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Visual Studio LightSwitch 2015, Second Edition by Tim Leung

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CHAPTER 21

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Authenticating Your Users

In the next two chapters, I’ll show you how to secure your LightSwitch application. This chapter covers authentication—the process that determines the identity of your user. Once you identify your user, you can control the screens that they can see and functions that they can perform in your application. I’ll cover this process in the next chapter (Chapter 22), which is on authorization. In this chapter, you’ll learn how to do the following:

  • choose an authentication method that suits your application type
  • apply Windows or Forms authentication in your LightSwitch application
  • share authentication credentials ...

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