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Updated: 07/15/2013 14:07 PM
Author: Shiju Mathews
It is possible to add custom information to FormsAuthentication in MVC. The user role associated with the current user can to added to FormsAuthenticationTicket as uaer data, and this ticket can be attached to the Authentication cookie.
Add the following namespaces to the controller using System.Web.Security; using System.Security.Principal
This cookie can be retrived to get the data back. I am retriving the data on Global.asax as follows.