In this article we have shown you how to utilize the Client
Application Services by first creating a new ASP.NET website host application.
This application enables the Membership and Role management services together
with enabling ASP.NET 2.0 AJAX 1.0 Extensions services.
After that, a new windows client application was created and
configured to access the remote authentication and role services.
This article is part 2 of a series of articles on the Client
Application Services feature introduced with Visual Studio 2008 and .NET 3.5.
The first article was an introductory article on the application services and
CLAS. This article gave a better overview of the CLAS by providing a concrete
example on how to use and access authentication and roles services. The third
and last article will deal with accessing Profile service and Web settings in
your Windows client application. In addition, we will show you how to configure
your application with offline mode to perform all your operations of
authenticating and authorizing users against local copy of their credentials
and finally, how to provide a logout functionality for the user to logout from
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