Chapter 21. Managing Your Site’s Users

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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

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Many websites allow visitors to create user accounts and log on to the site. If you bank online or have ever purchased an item from an online retailer, you’re already familiar with the process of creating an account and logging on to a website from the end user’s perspective. But what steps are required from the web developer’s perspective ...

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