Wednesday, May 28, 2008

How to know if user is a member of specific group?

Hi All,

Sometimes we may require to know if current logged-in user is a member of any specific group or not?

Here is a simple way to accomplish this. But just make sure that user under which the code is running is having sufficient rights to access the groups in web.

Becuase make sure that the code that runs under ElevatedPrivileges will be running under system account and you will never be able to take the current user in that code.

if ( web.Groups["Group_Name"].ContainsCurrentUser )
// code implementation

This condition simple checks if the user is in specific group or not.

That's it. Your job is done.

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