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ASP.NET 2.0 Login debug

For some reason the users I've created with the CreateUser wizard can't login with the Login control.  They all get the error message:

                       Your login attempt was not successful. Please try again.

 Is there any way to debug this type of problem to see what the authentication code didn't like?


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8/22/2022 - Mon

you need to give more information.

did you set up the DB? Can you use the WSAT from VS to create users?

Can anyone long in?

Ok, I have this working now.  I  had added a membership section to my web.config file so I could lighten the credential requirements (only 5 characters needed for password and all can be alphanumeric, and no security question/answer required).  Apparently the Login control I was using had been created before I made the change to web.config and was still thinking the unmodified way.   Reverting to the original web.config, without my membership section,  and deleting the old Login control and dragging a new one onto the page got things working.

Still, the question I had was, Is there any way to debug the login phase.  It would have been nice if I could have gotten back a message  like "password needs to be 7 characters with at least one character non-alphanumeric"  or "login control doesn't match database"  etc.  Or a way to step through the login control code to see where it branches to the reject path.


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Ok, thanks for the discussion.  I gave you the points.
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