Chapter 20. Managing Your Site’s Users

In this hour, we will cover

  • How to configure a website to support user accounts

  • How and where user account information is stored

  • Creating and managing user accounts and roles through the ASP.NET Website Administration Tool

  • Granting and denying access to folders based on users, user type, or role

  • Logging users on to the site using the Login control

  • Recovering a user’s forgotten password with the PasswordRecovery control

Starting in Hour 22, “Devising a Plan for the Photo Album Application,” we will begin looking at how to create a website that allows users to upload and share their digital pictures. Such an application requires user accounts, which store information about a particular user. When a user wants to upload ...

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