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How to authorize declaratively

J.D. Meier, Jason Taylor, Prashant Bansode, Carlos Farre, Madhu Sundararajan, Steve Gregersen.

Authorize windows groups declaratively by adding the PrincipalPermission attribute above each service method that requires authorization. Specify the Windows user group required to access the method in the Role field.
[PrincipalPermission(SecurityAction.Demand, Role = "accounting")]
public double Add(double a, double b)
{
    return a + b;
}

The username/password combination supplied by the client will be mapped by the WCF service to a Windows user account. If the user is successfully authorized, the system will next check to see if the user belongs to the group declared with the PrinciplePermission role. Method access will be granted if the user belongs to the role.

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Last edited May 8, 2008 at 1:43 AM by prashantbansode, version 1

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