IN THIS CHAPTER
In this chapter, you learn how to use ASP.NET with Windows security and authenticate users by using Windows user accounts and groups.
In the first section, you learn how to configure both Internet Information Server and ASP.NET to use Windows authentication. You examine how to use Windows authentication to control access to particular resources on your Web site.
Next, you examine the topic of impersonation. You learn how to configure impersonation so that ASP.NET pages will execute with the permissions of the user making the request. You also learn how to execute ASP.NET pages under a particular Windows user account regardless of the user making the request.
Finally, this chapter provides a brief overview of security policies. You learn how to implement different security policies for your ASP.NET applications.