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Get Current User's windows identity

Last Modified: 2013-12-04
i have an asp.net application which requires user's current name.
when the use the below code.. it runs well on my local machine and gives my username.. however when i deploy the application on server.. it returns NTAUthority\IUSR.
can any one tell me..why does that happen??
how to handle this issue? Please help
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