AuthorizationContext Class

Encapsulates the information that is required for using an AuthorizeAttribute attribute.

Inheritance Hierarchy


Namespace:  System.Web.Mvc
Assembly:  System.Web.Mvc (in System.Web.Mvc.dll)


Public Class AuthorizationContext _
    Inherits ControllerContext
Dim instance As AuthorizationContext
public class AuthorizationContext : ControllerContext
public ref class AuthorizationContext : public ControllerContext
public class AuthorizationContext extends ControllerContext

The AuthorizationContext type exposes the following members.


  Name Description
Public method AuthorizationContext() Initializes a new instance of the AuthorizationContext class.
Public method AuthorizationContext(ControllerContext) Obsolete. Initializes a new instance of the AuthorizationContext class using the specified controller context.
Public method AuthorizationContext(ControllerContext, ActionDescriptor) Initializes a new instance of the AuthorizationContext class using the specified controller context and action descriptor.



  Name Description
Public property ActionDescriptor Provides information about the action method that is marked by the AuthorizeAttribute attribute, such as its name, controller, parameters, attributes, and filters.
Public property Controller Gets or sets the controller. (Inherited from ControllerContext.)
Public property HttpContext Gets or sets the HTTP context. (Inherited from ControllerContext.)
Public property IsChildAction Gets a value that indicates whether the associated action method is a child action. (Inherited from ControllerContext.)
Public property ParentActionViewContext Gets an object that contains the view context information for the parent action method. (Inherited from ControllerContext.)
Public property RequestContext Gets or sets the request context. (Inherited from ControllerContext.)
Public property Result Gets or sets the result that is returned by an action method.
Public property RouteData Gets or sets the URL route data. (Inherited from ControllerContext.)



  Name Description
Public method Equals (Inherited from Object.)
Protected method Finalize (Inherited from Object.)
Public method GetHashCode (Inherited from Object.)
Public method GetType (Inherited from Object.)
Protected method MemberwiseClone (Inherited from Object.)
Public method ToString (Inherited from Object.)



When an action method is marked with the AuthorizeAttribute attribute, an AuthorizationContext instance is passed to the OnAuthorization method. The AuthorizationContext class encapsulates information about the controller, HTTP context, request context, route data, action descriptor, and action result.

Thread Safety

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

See Also


System.Web.Mvc Namespace