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How to get current windows user name using ASP .NET

Posted by Dmitrij Ivanov on September 21, 2010

There are three different ways to obtain the same information.
protected void Page_Load(object sender, EventArgs e)
  System.Security.Principal.WindowsPrincipal windowsPrincipal = System.Threading.Thread.CurrentPrincipal as System.Security.Principal.WindowsPrincipal;
  string identityName1way = windowsPrincipal.Identity.Name;
  string identityName2way = HttpContext.Current.User.Identity.Name;
  string identityName3way = Request.ServerVariables["AUTH_USER"];
  Label1.Text = identityName1way + " or " + identityName2way + " or " + identityName3way;

The Web.config file should have authentication mode set to Windows.
     <authentication mode="Windows" />


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