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Custom Web API with Claims Security

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  1. Adam
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    I'm building a custom ASP.net web api in Sitefinity 9.1. I would like consumers to be able to use the same claims authentication they would against the built in Sitefinity web services --that is call sitefinity login endpoint, get a token and pass that claim token to my endpoint. I've built the api and am calling it via this test rest clent app published by Progress (https://github.com/svetlay/RESTfulSitefinityClient). The test app does everything right --gets a token and passes it as a header to the API. The problem is, within the API itself, I can't seem to be able to get ahold of the actual user. I'm trying to get the user in the API by calling var identity = ClaimsManager.GetCurrentIdentity(); However, "Anonymous" is always returned. Any thoughts?
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