ASP.NET UserPrincipal not consistent when multiple people are on the site. RRS feed

  • Question

  • I have a website that is pulling in the current authenticated user using the following code.

                PrincipalContext ctx = new PrincipalContext(ContextType.Domain, "domainname");
                UserPrincipal user = UserPrincipal.FindByIdentity(ctx, HttpContext.Current.User.Identity.Name);

    I currently have it in the Session_Start of my site.  If multiple people hit the site, is gets confused and seems to get the last person to hit the page.

    Where is the best place to get the current user?  I want to display this info in the master page header of my site.


    Tuesday, February 27, 2018 2:57 PM

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  • Hi Jeff573,

    Thank you for posting here.

    For your question is more related to ASP.NET, you could post a new thread in ASP.NET forum for suitable support.

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    Wednesday, February 28, 2018 5:59 AM