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Posted on    October-25-2010 12:00 AM

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Pushpendra Singh

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Posted on    October-26-2010 12:00 AM

  • Forms authentication can be easily implemented using login controls without writing any code.
  • Login control performs functions like prompting for user credentials, validating them and issuing authentication just as the FormsAuthentication class.
  • However, all that’s needs to be dne is to drag and drop the use control from the tool box to have these checks performed implicitly. 
  • The FormsAuthentication class is used in the background for the authentication ticket and ASP.NET membership is used to validate the user credentials. 

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