This section provides a quick interface reference to the key objects described in this chapter. Space constraints prevent us from documenting every object in the .NET framework in this book; for the sake of brevity and conciseness, we include only the most important objects here. For more information on the other objects in the .NET framework, consult the .NET Framework Reference online help file.
Member of System.Security.Principal.
The GenericIdentity class represents the identity of authenticated users and the method used to authenticate them. Derive from this class to provide additional information to the Identity specific to a custom authentication method.