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Visual Studio LightSwitch 2012 by Tim Leung

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CHAPTER 17

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Authorizing Your Users

Security can be extremely important in a business application. Fortunately, LightSwitch allows you to carry out access control in a granular fashion. Using LightSwitch, you can restrict access to screens, screen commands, entities, and queries.

In this chapter, you’ll learn how to

  • Define permissions and roles
  • Set up an administrator, and allocate users to roles
  • Restrict access to resources based on role membership

This chapter extends the HelpDesk application by including access-control rules. You’ll find out how to apply entity (table) level permissions to prevent engineers from updating, inserting, or deleting ...

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