Using ASP.NET 2.0 Forms Authentication with Security App Block providers

Topics: Security Application Block
Nov 25, 2008 at 5:24 AM

The ASP.NET 2.0 Forms Authentication Components are easy and dependable - all the way back to their origins in early Commerce Servers.

But the Guidance frameworks, such as Web Client like the Enterprise Library Security Providers.

I found one example where they seem to be connected, at least at the point of entry: 

(Thanks Adam Getchell for digging this up!)

However a lot of searching turned up nothing that gives me confidence that this is a common scenario.

Anyone have any insight about the consequences or experience with the integration of these two groups of components?



Nov 25, 2008 at 11:08 AM
Edited Nov 25, 2008 at 11:12 AM

You can use the pure ASP.NET Forms Authentication to authenticate a user since the Authentication and profile providers of Ent lib aren't available since v2. Another related post, see this:

Also see this:

Valiant Dudan
Global Technology and Solutions
Avanade, Inc.