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Adam Freeman, Pro ASP.NET Core MVC 2, https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-3150-0_28

28. Getting Started with Identity

Adam Freeman

(1)London, UK

ASP.NET Core Identity is an API from Microsoft to manage users in ASP.NET applications. In this chapter, I demonstrate the process of setting up ASP.NET Core Identity and creating a simple user administration tool that manages individual user accounts that are stored in a database.

ASP.NET Core Identity supports other kinds of user accounts, such as those stored using Active Directory, but I don’t describe them since they are not used that often outside corporations (where Active Directive implementations tend to be so convoluted that it would be difficult for me to provide useful ...

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