Role Based Forms Authentication in ASP.NET 2.0
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by Satheesh Babu
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Controlling Access to Roles

This is done by <Location> tag in Web.Config file.

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<location path="ADMIN">
    <system.web>
      <authorization>
        <allow roles="ADMIN"/>
        <deny users="*"/>
      </authorization>
    </system.web>
  </location>
  <location path="Publishers">
    <system.web>
      <authorization>
        <allow roles="PUBLISHER,ADMIN"/>
        <deny users="*"/>
      </authorization>
    </system.web>
  </location>

The above setting will restrict users trying to access the Admin section and Publisher section until they are part of that role and allow users who are already part of the roles.


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User Comments

Title: it works at once   
Name: snopbear
Date: 2008-08-26 9:32:07 AM
Comment:
When I log in with test1 or any of them, I get redirected to a HTTP Error 404 - Not Found page. Any ideas?
Title: Question   
Name: Jeff
Date: 2008-06-26 9:53:38 AM
Comment:
When you log into the site with a user, go to their homepage, then click logout, hit the BACK button enough, it will get you into the home page without credentials.

Once you hit refresh it kicks you out and you have to login again.

This happens in IE6. It seems to work in Firefox right.
Title: Something is wrong   
Name: Mike
Date: 2008-06-25 10:16:43 AM
Comment:
When I log in with test1 or any of them, I get redirected to a HTTP Error 404 - Not Found page. Any ideas?
Title: permissions and roles   
Name: tariq
Date: 2008-05-12 5:39:03 AM
Comment:
Hi,

I need to grant users with permissions depending on their roles. I have heard about Visual Guard .Net http://www.visual-guard.com/EN. before I start testing, do you have any feedback about this tool?

thank you
Title: Thnx   
Name: Dhaval Patel
Date: 2008-05-02 11:04:11 AM
Comment:
thanks buddy... it helped understanding it better.






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