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Microsoft Silverlight 5 Data and Services Cookbook by Kevin Dockx, Gill Cleeren

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Tracking a user's identity default Windows authentication

Applies to Silverlight 4, 5

In quite a few applications, knowing which user is using your application is important. You might want to enable certain features if a certain user is logged in, or limit the data you're offering depending on the logged-in user's identity. In this recipe, you'll learn how easy it is to get to know which user is using your application. You'll learn how to verify and track a user's identity in your Silverlight application.

Getting ready

Before getting started, you've got to make sure the correct SDK and assemblies to enable WCF RIA Services are available. Please refer to the recipe Setting up a data solution to work with WCF RIA Services from Chapter 11, Using ...

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