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Visual Studio LightSwitch 2015, Second Edition by Tim Leung

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CHAPTER 22

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Authorizing Your Users

An important part of any application is security. To help secure your application, LightSwitch provides a security modal that you can use to control the actions of users. You can create server-based rules to restrict the data that various groups of users can view and update. And with desktop applications, you can limit the screens and controls that users can access. In this chapter, I’ll show you how to do the following:

  • set up permissions, roles, users, and administrators in a system
  • limit access to data based on permissions
  • restrict access to screens and screen controls based on permissions

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