Windows Authentication – Get User Full Name, email

using (var context = new PrincipalContext(ContextType.Domain))
{
    var principal = UserPrincipal.FindByIdentity(context, User.Identity.Name);
    var firstName = principal.GivenName;
    var lastName = principal.Surname;
}

You’ll need to add a reference to the System.DirectoryServices.AccountManagement assembly.

You can add a Razor helper like so:

@helper AccountName()
    {
        using (var context = new PrincipalContext(ContextType.Domain))
    {
        var principal = UserPrincipal.FindByIdentity(context, User.Identity.Name);
        @principal.GivenName @principal.Surname
    }
}

If you indend on doing this from the view, rather than the controller, you need to add an assembly reference to your web.config as well:

Add that under configuration/system.web/assemblies.

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