When should I use programmatic impersonation?

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J.D. Meier, Prashant Bansode, Alex Mackman

Answer

If your application is such that it uses the ASP.NET worker process Identity for the most part and you only want to temporarily impersonate the original caller (or any other identity) to perform specific set of operations or access specific resources, you should use programmatic impersonation.


More Information

For more information on using programmatic impersonation, see “How To: Use Impersonation and Delegation in ASP.NET 2.0” at http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/en-us/dnpag2/html/PAGHT000023.asp

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