GenericPrincipal GenericPrincipal GenericPrincipal GenericPrincipal Class

Definition

Represents a generic principal.

public ref class GenericPrincipal : System::Security::Claims::ClaimsPrincipal
[System.Runtime.InteropServices.ComVisible(true)]
public class GenericPrincipal : System.Security.Claims.ClaimsPrincipal
type GenericPrincipal = class
    inherit ClaimsPrincipal
Public Class GenericPrincipal
Inherits ClaimsPrincipal
Inheritance
GenericPrincipalGenericPrincipalGenericPrincipalGenericPrincipal
Derived
Attributes

Examples

The following example shows the use of members of the GenericPrincipal class.

using namespace System;
using namespace System::Security::Principal;

ref class GenericPrincipalMembers
{
public:
   [STAThread]
   static void Main()
   {
      // Retrieve a GenericPrincipal that is based on the current user's
      // WindowsIdentity.
      GenericPrincipal^ genericPrincipal = GetGenericPrincipal();
      
      // Retrieve the generic identity of the GenericPrincipal object.
      GenericIdentity^ principalIdentity =
         dynamic_cast<GenericIdentity^>(genericPrincipal->Identity);

      // Display the identity name and authentication type.
      if ( principalIdentity->IsAuthenticated )
      {
         Console::WriteLine( principalIdentity->Name );
         Console::WriteLine( L"Type:{0}",
            principalIdentity->AuthenticationType );
      }
      
      // Verify that the generic principal has been assigned the
      // NetworkUser role.
      if ( genericPrincipal->IsInRole( L"NetworkUser" ) )
      {
         Console::WriteLine( L"User belongs to the NetworkUser role." );
      }
      Console::WriteLine( L"The sample completed successfully; "
      L"press Enter to continue." );
      Console::ReadLine();
   }

private:
   // Create a generic principal based on values from the current
   // WindowsIdentity.
   static GenericPrincipal^ GetGenericPrincipal()
   {
      // Use values from the current WindowsIdentity to construct
      // a set of GenericPrincipal roles.
      WindowsIdentity^ windowsIdentity = WindowsIdentity::GetCurrent();
      array<String^>^roles = gcnew array<String^>(10);
      if ( windowsIdentity->IsAuthenticated )
      {
         
         // Add custom NetworkUser role.
         roles[ 0 ] = L"NetworkUser";
      }

      if ( windowsIdentity->IsGuest )
      {
         
         // Add custom GuestUser role.
         roles[ 1 ] = L"GuestUser";
      }

      if ( windowsIdentity->IsSystem )
      {
         
         // Add custom SystemUser role.
         roles[ 2 ] = L"SystemUser";
      }
      
      // Construct a GenericIdentity object based on the current Windows
      // identity name and authentication type.
      String^ authenticationType = windowsIdentity->AuthenticationType;
      String^ userName = windowsIdentity->Name;
      GenericIdentity^ genericIdentity = gcnew GenericIdentity(
         userName,authenticationType );
      
      // Construct a GenericPrincipal object based on the generic identity
      // and custom roles for the user.
      GenericPrincipal^ genericPrincipal = gcnew GenericPrincipal(
         genericIdentity,roles );

      return genericPrincipal;
   }
};

int main()
{
   GenericPrincipalMembers::Main();
}


using System;
using System.Security.Principal;

class GenericPrincipalMembers
{
    [STAThread]
    static void Main(string[] args)
    {
        // Retrieve a GenericPrincipal that is based on the current user's
        // WindowsIdentity.
        GenericPrincipal genericPrincipal = GetGenericPrincipal();

        // Retrieve the generic identity of the GenericPrincipal object.
        GenericIdentity principalIdentity = 
            (GenericIdentity)genericPrincipal.Identity;

        // Display the identity name and authentication type.
        if (principalIdentity.IsAuthenticated)
        {
            Console.WriteLine(principalIdentity.Name);
            Console.WriteLine("Type:"+principalIdentity.AuthenticationType);
        }

        // Verify that the generic principal has been assigned the
        // NetworkUser role.
        if (genericPrincipal.IsInRole("NetworkUser"))
        {
            Console.WriteLine("User belongs to the NetworkUser role.");
        }

        Console.WriteLine("The sample completed successfully; " +
            "press Enter to continue.");
        Console.ReadLine();
    }

    // Create a generic principal based on values from the current
    // WindowsIdentity.
    private static GenericPrincipal GetGenericPrincipal()
    {
        // Use values from the current WindowsIdentity to construct
        // a set of GenericPrincipal roles.
        WindowsIdentity windowsIdentity = WindowsIdentity.GetCurrent();
        string[] roles = new string[10];
        if (windowsIdentity.IsAuthenticated)
        {
            // Add custom NetworkUser role.
            roles[0] = "NetworkUser";
        }

        if (windowsIdentity.IsGuest)
        {
            // Add custom GuestUser role.
            roles[1] = "GuestUser";
        }

        if (windowsIdentity.IsSystem)
        {
            // Add custom SystemUser role.
            roles[2] = "SystemUser";
        }

        // Construct a GenericIdentity object based on the current Windows
        // identity name and authentication type.
        string authenticationType = windowsIdentity.AuthenticationType;
        string userName = windowsIdentity.Name;
        GenericIdentity genericIdentity =
            new GenericIdentity(userName, authenticationType);

        // Construct a GenericPrincipal object based on the generic identity
        // and custom roles for the user.
        GenericPrincipal genericPrincipal =
            new GenericPrincipal(genericIdentity, roles);

        return genericPrincipal;
    }
}

Imports System
Imports System.Security.Principal

Public Class Form1
    Inherits System.Windows.Forms.Form

    ' Event handler for Run button.
    Private Sub Button1_Click( _
        ByVal sender As System.Object, _
        ByVal e As System.EventArgs) Handles Button1.Click

        tbxOutput.Cursor = Cursors.WaitCursor
        tbxOutput.Text = ""

        ' Retrieve a GenericPrincipal that is based on the current user's
        ' WindowsIdentity.
        Dim genericPrincipal As GenericPrincipal = GetGenericPrincipal()

        ' Retrieve the generic identity of the GenericPrincipal object.
        Dim principalIdentity As GenericIdentity = _
            CType(genericPrincipal.Identity, GenericIdentity)

        ' Display identity name and authentication type.
        If (principalIdentity.IsAuthenticated) Then
            WriteLine(principalIdentity.Name)
            WriteLine("Type:" + principalIdentity.AuthenticationType)
        End If

        ' Verify that the generic principal has been assigned the
        ' NetworkUser role.
        If (genericPrincipal.IsInRole("NetworkUser")) Then
            WriteLine("User belongs to the NetworkUser role.")
        End If
        WriteLine("This sample completed successfully; " + _
            " press Exit to continue.")
        tbxOutput.Cursor = Cursors.Default
    End Sub
    ' Create generic principal based on values from the current
    ' WindowsIdentity.
    Private Function GetGenericPrincipal() As GenericPrincipal
        ' Use values from the current WindowsIdentity to construct
        ' a set of GenericPrincipal roles.
        Dim roles(10) As String
        Dim windowsIdentity As WindowsIdentity = windowsIdentity.GetCurrent()

        If (windowsIdentity.IsAuthenticated) Then
            ' Add custom NetworkUser role.
            roles(0) = "NetworkUser"
        End If

        If (windowsIdentity.IsGuest) Then
            ' Add custom GuestUser role.
            roles(1) = "GuestUser"
        End If


        If (windowsIdentity.IsSystem) Then
            ' Add custom SystemUser role.
            roles(2) = "SystemUser"
        End If

        ' Construct a GenericIdentity object based on the current Windows
        ' identity name and authentication type.
        Dim authenticationType As String = windowsIdentity.AuthenticationType
        Dim userName As String = windowsIdentity.Name
        Dim genericIdentity = _
            New GenericIdentity(userName, authenticationType)

        ' Construct a GenericPrincipal object based on the generic identity
        ' and custom roles for the user.
        Dim genericPrincipal As New GenericPrincipal(genericIdentity, roles)

        Return genericPrincipal
    End Function
    ' Write out message with linefeed and carriage return.
    Private Sub WriteLine(ByVal message As String)
        tbxOutput.AppendText(message + vbCrLf)
    End Sub

    ' Event handler for Exit button.
    Private Sub Button2_Click( _
        ByVal sender As System.Object, _
        ByVal e As System.EventArgs) Handles Button2.Click

        Application.Exit()
    End Sub
#Region " Windows Form Designer generated code "

    Public Sub New()
        MyBase.New()

        'This call is required by the Windows Form Designer.
        InitializeComponent()

        'Add any initialization after the InitializeComponent() call

    End Sub

    'Form overrides dispose to clean up the component list.
    Protected Overloads Overrides Sub Dispose(ByVal disposing As Boolean)
        If disposing Then
            If Not (components Is Nothing) Then
                components.Dispose()
            End If
        End If
        MyBase.Dispose(disposing)
    End Sub

    'Required by the Windows Form Designer
    Private components As System.ComponentModel.IContainer

    'NOTE: The following procedure is required by the Windows Form Designer
    'It can be modified using the Windows Form Designer.  
    'Do not modify it using the code editor.
    Friend WithEvents Panel2 As System.Windows.Forms.Panel
    Friend WithEvents Panel1 As System.Windows.Forms.Panel
    Friend WithEvents Button1 As System.Windows.Forms.Button
    Friend WithEvents Button2 As System.Windows.Forms.Button
    Friend WithEvents tbxOutput As System.Windows.Forms.RichTextBox
    <System.Diagnostics.DebuggerStepThrough()> _
    Private Sub InitializeComponent()
        Me.Panel2 = New System.Windows.Forms.Panel
        Me.Button1 = New System.Windows.Forms.Button
        Me.Button2 = New System.Windows.Forms.Button
        Me.Panel1 = New System.Windows.Forms.Panel
        Me.tbxOutput = New System.Windows.Forms.RichTextBox
        Me.Panel2.SuspendLayout()
        Me.Panel1.SuspendLayout()
        Me.SuspendLayout()
        '
        'Panel2
        '
        Me.Panel2.Controls.Add(Me.Button1)
        Me.Panel2.Controls.Add(Me.Button2)
        Me.Panel2.Dock = System.Windows.Forms.DockStyle.Bottom
        Me.Panel2.DockPadding.All = 20
        Me.Panel2.Location = New System.Drawing.Point(0, 320)
        Me.Panel2.Name = "Panel2"
        Me.Panel2.Size = New System.Drawing.Size(616, 64)
        Me.Panel2.TabIndex = 1
        '
        'Button1
        '
        Me.Button1.Dock = System.Windows.Forms.DockStyle.Right
        Me.Button1.Font = New System.Drawing.Font( _
            "Microsoft Sans Serif", _
            9.0!, _
            System.Drawing.FontStyle.Regular, _
            System.Drawing.GraphicsUnit.Point, _
            CType(0, Byte))
        Me.Button1.Location = New System.Drawing.Point(446, 20)
        Me.Button1.Name = "Button1"
        Me.Button1.Size = New System.Drawing.Size(75, 24)
        Me.Button1.TabIndex = 2
        Me.Button1.Text = "&Run"
        '
        'Button2
        '
        Me.Button2.Dock = System.Windows.Forms.DockStyle.Right
        Me.Button2.Font = New System.Drawing.Font( _
            "Microsoft Sans Serif", _
            9.0!, _
            System.Drawing.FontStyle.Regular, _
            System.Drawing.GraphicsUnit.Point, _
            CType(0, Byte))
        Me.Button2.Location = New System.Drawing.Point(521, 20)
        Me.Button2.Name = "Button2"
        Me.Button2.Size = New System.Drawing.Size(75, 24)
        Me.Button2.TabIndex = 3
        Me.Button2.Text = "E&xit"
        '
        'Panel1
        '
        Me.Panel1.Controls.Add(Me.tbxOutput)
        Me.Panel1.Dock = System.Windows.Forms.DockStyle.Fill
        Me.Panel1.DockPadding.All = 20
        Me.Panel1.Location = New System.Drawing.Point(0, 0)
        Me.Panel1.Name = "Panel1"
        Me.Panel1.Size = New System.Drawing.Size(616, 320)
        Me.Panel1.TabIndex = 2
        '
        'tbxOutput
        '
        Me.tbxOutput.AccessibleDescription = _
            "Displays output from application."
        Me.tbxOutput.AccessibleName = "Output textbox."
        Me.tbxOutput.Dock = System.Windows.Forms.DockStyle.Fill
        Me.tbxOutput.Location = New System.Drawing.Point(20, 20)
        Me.tbxOutput.Name = "tbxOutput"
        Me.tbxOutput.Size = New System.Drawing.Size(576, 280)
        Me.tbxOutput.TabIndex = 1
        Me.tbxOutput.Text = "Click the Run button to run the application."
        '
        'Form1
        '
        Me.AutoScaleBaseSize = New System.Drawing.Size(6, 15)
        Me.ClientSize = New System.Drawing.Size(616, 384)
        Me.Controls.Add(Me.Panel1)
        Me.Controls.Add(Me.Panel2)
        Me.Name = "Form1"
        Me.Text = "GenericPrincipal"
        Me.Panel2.ResumeLayout(False)
        Me.Panel1.ResumeLayout(False)
        Me.ResumeLayout(False)

    End Sub

#End Region
End Class

Remarks

This class represents the roles of the current user.

Constructors

GenericPrincipal(IIdentity, String[]) GenericPrincipal(IIdentity, String[]) GenericPrincipal(IIdentity, String[]) GenericPrincipal(IIdentity, String[])

Initializes a new instance of the GenericPrincipal class from a user identity and an array of role names to which the user represented by that identity belongs.

Properties

Identity Identity Identity Identity

Gets the GenericIdentity of the user represented by the current GenericPrincipal.

Methods

Equals(Object) Equals(Object) Equals(Object) Equals(Object)

Determines whether the specified object is equal to the current object.

(Inherited from Object)
GetHashCode() GetHashCode() GetHashCode() GetHashCode()

Serves as the default hash function.

(Inherited from Object)
GetType() GetType() GetType() GetType()

Gets the Type of the current instance.

(Inherited from Object)
IsInRole(String) IsInRole(String) IsInRole(String) IsInRole(String)

Determines whether the current GenericPrincipal belongs to the specified role.

MemberwiseClone() MemberwiseClone() MemberwiseClone() MemberwiseClone()

Creates a shallow copy of the current Object.

(Inherited from Object)
ToString() ToString() ToString() ToString()

Returns a string that represents the current object.

(Inherited from Object)

Applies to