Don't hard code well-known user names!

by Michael S. Kaplan, published on 2005/04/01 19:58 -05:00, original URI: http://blogs.msdn.com/b/michkap/archive/2005/04/01/404833.aspx


Jason Bower has a great post that points out why you do not want to hard code the well known accounts like NETWORK SERVICE (he found this in an oops in a .NET QuickStart sample!).

Luckily he also presented the way you would fix it, using built-in features in the .NET Framework!


# Michael S. Kaplan on 2 Apr 2005 5:48 PM:

Ovidiu and AC and John and Fred and . (yes, the name was a period!) -- I will need you to-post you comments. The server was being migrated last night when your posts came in, so they are lost now.

Sorry about that. :-(

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