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Are You in the Know?: Find Out What's New with Code Access Security in the .NET Framework 2.0

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Unlike role-based security measures, code access security is not based on user identity. Instead, it is based on the identity of the code that is running, including information such as where the code came from. Here Mike Downen discusses the role of code access security (CAS) in .NET and outlines some key new features and changes in CAS for the .NET Framework 2.0.

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MSDN Magazine November 2005

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I m having an application where I loads dlls dnamically and from that loaded dll is use to read some machine settings,files etc. I want full access for my application so I want to disable CAS setting for my application.

I have tried "SecurityManager.SecurityEnabled =  false" but I m failing to set this property from my application.

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Okay, i think most of you guys out there use wspbuilder to build the wsp solutions and to deploy it. So here is my problem.

I'm working on a SharePoint solution which makes use of a third party dll (Telerik for Asp.Net Ajax - Telerik.Web.UI.dll) for rich experience. Since Telerik dll is a common assembly i have to deploy it to the bin folder of the webapplication instead of GAC. So here comes the problem.

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