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[Original Post Date: 9th October 2005]
I just finished implementing WIVisualizer, a WindowsIdentity debugger visualizer for Visual Studio 2005. It displays important details like:

    1. Username
    2. Authentication type
    3. Impersonation Level
    4. Account type - System or Guest
    5. Anonymous or Authenticated identity
    6. Windows groups the identity is member of
Here's a screen-shot for the same:
It has been built using the Visual Studio 2005 Release Candidate and can be downloaded from here. To install, simply copy the DLL file to <Visual Studio 2005 Installation Folder>\Common7\Packages\Debugger\Visualizers folder.
Posted on Thursday, January 5, 2006 9:53 AM .NET Framework , .NET Framework V1.X , VS 2005 , 64bit , .NET Compact Framework , Debugging , Tools/Applications | Back to top

Comments on this post: WindowsIdentity Debugger Visualizer for Visual Studio 2005

# Debugger Visualizer for BizTalk 2006: MessageContext
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Visual Studio 2005 added support for Debugger Visualizers. With debugger visualizers, developers can&nbsp;define...
Left by Gilles' WebLog on Mar 20, 2006 11:55 AM

# re: WindowsIdentity Debugger Visualizer for Visual Studio 2005
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the url for the download does not work
Left by edgar on Jun 20, 2006 7:16 PM

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I have managed to install it however I don't know when the visualizer magnifier is supposed to appear in order to see the users security.

Could you post a "how-to"

Left by Ian Powell on Jun 01, 2007 10:55 AM

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