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Posted 2 Nov 2003

Custom Authentication provider by implementing IHttpModule, IPrincipal and IIdentity

, 2 Nov 2003
An article on writing Custom Authentication provider in ASP.NET
using System;
using System.Collections;
using System.Security;
using System.Security.Principal;

namespace CustomSecurity
	/// <summary>
	/// Represents a Custom Principal
	/// </summary>
	public class CustomPrincipal: IPrincipal
		# region private variables
		private IIdentity identity;
		private ArrayList roles;


		# region Constructor
		/// <summary>
		/// Initializes a new instance of the GenericPrincipal class 
		/// from a CustomIdentity and an ArrayList of role names 
		/// to which the user represented by that CustomIdentity belongs
		/// </summary>
		/// <param name="id"></param>
		/// <param name="rolesArray"></param>
		public CustomPrincipal(IIdentity id, ArrayList rolesArray)
			identity = id;
			roles = rolesArray;

		# region Methods
		/// <summary>
		/// Determines whether the current CustomPrincipal belongs to the specified role.
		/// </summary>
		/// <param name="role">The name of the role for which to check membership</param>
		/// <returns>true if the current CustomPrincipal is a member of the specified role; 
		/// otherwise, false.</returns>
		public bool IsInRole(string role)
			return roles.Contains( role );


		# region Properties
		/// <summary>
		/// Gets the CustomIdentity of the user represented by the current CustomPrincipal.
		/// </summary>
		public IIdentity Identity
			get { return identity; }
			set { identity = value; }

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