Updated: February 25, 2016
Represents an authentication extension in SQL Server Reporting Services.
Assemblies: Microsoft.ReportingServices.Interfaces (in Microsoft.ReportingServices.Interfaces.dll)
Microsoft.ReportingServices.SharePoint.UI.WebParts (in Microsoft.ReportingServices.SharePoint.UI.WebParts.dll)
Returns the current user identity.
Indicates whether the specified principal name is valid.
|LogonUser(String, String, String)|
Creates a logon session for the user associated with the given credentials.
Used to pass custom configuration data to an extension.(Inherited from IExtension.)
Theinterface in Reporting Services enables your security extension to specify a custom way for the report server to authenticate users. To create an authentication extension class, implement .
Your authentication extension should provide implementations for the LogonUser, GetUserInfo, and IsValidPrincipalName methods. Implementing enables your security extension to validate user credentials against a specified authority and enables the report server to access user information.
The primary way in which you can implement a custom authentication extension is through the use of Forms authentication. For more information, see "Forms Authentication Provider" in your .NET Framework Developer's Guide.