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How do I store username in asp.net CreatUserwizard in session variable?

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I want to store the username in a session and retrieve it later.  How would i do this? Or does the wizard store this value, and if so how to i retrieve from the wizard?

Thanks for any help.

Code I have:
Session[UserName] = UserName.Text;  // this does not work
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Question by:bmanmike39
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by:Anurag Thakur
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replace it to
Session["UserName"] = UserName.Text;  

this line will come only once your user has been authenticated
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by:bmanmike39
ID: 22602058
I get the error " UserName does not exist in the current context"
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by:Anurag Thakur
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can you please share your asp.net code and the code behind code so that we can understand the actual problem and suggest you an asnwer
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by:bmanmike39
ID: 22602094
This is my code:
<asp:CreateUserWizard ID="CreateUserWizard1" runat="server" 
    FinishDestinationPageUrl="~/mgrConsol.aspx" 
        oncreateduser="CreateUserWizard1_CreatedUser" ActiveStepIndex="1" 
        oncreatinguser="CreateUserWizard1_CreatingUser" Width="341px">
        <HeaderTemplate>
            Enter a New Application Name
        </HeaderTemplate>
    <WizardSteps>
        <asp:WizardStep runat="server" StepType="Start" 
            Title="Enter a New Application Name">
            <asp:TextBox ID="TextBox1" runat="server" OnTextChanged="TextBox1_TextChanged" 
                Width="163px"></asp:TextBox>
            <asp:RequiredFieldValidator ID="RequiredFieldValidator1" runat="server" 
                ControlToValidate="TextBox1" ErrorMessage="RequiredFieldValidator"></asp:RequiredFieldValidator>
        </asp:WizardStep>
        <asp:CreateUserWizardStep runat="server" >
            <ContentTemplate>
                <table border="0" style="font-size:100%;width:341px;">
                    <tr>
                        <td align="center" colspan="2">
                            Sign Up for Your New Account</td>
                    </tr>
                    <tr>
                        <td align="right">
                            <asp:Label ID="UserNameLabel" runat="server" AssociatedControlID="UserName">User 
                            Name:</asp:Label>
                        </td>
                        <td>
                            <asp:TextBox ID="UserName" runat="server"></asp:TextBox>
                            <asp:RequiredFieldValidator ID="UserNameRequired" runat="server" 
                                ControlToValidate="UserName" ErrorMessage="User Name is required." 
                                ToolTip="User Name is required." ValidationGroup="CreateUserWizard1">*</asp:RequiredFieldValidator>
                        </td>
                    </tr>
                    <tr>
                        <td align="right">
                            <asp:Label ID="PasswordLabel" runat="server" AssociatedControlID="Password">Password:</asp:Label>
                        </td>
                        <td>
                            <asp:TextBox ID="Password" runat="server" TextMode="Password"></asp:TextBox>
                            <asp:RequiredFieldValidator ID="PasswordRequired" runat="server" 
                                ControlToValidate="Password" ErrorMessage="Password is required." 
                                ToolTip="Password is required." ValidationGroup="CreateUserWizard1">*</asp:RequiredFieldValidator>
                        </td>
                    </tr>
                    <tr>
                        <td align="right">
                            <asp:Label ID="ConfirmPasswordLabel" runat="server" 
                                AssociatedControlID="ConfirmPassword">Confirm Password:</asp:Label>
                        </td>
                        <td>
                            <asp:TextBox ID="ConfirmPassword" runat="server" TextMode="Password"></asp:TextBox>
                            <asp:RequiredFieldValidator ID="ConfirmPasswordRequired" runat="server" 
                                ControlToValidate="ConfirmPassword" 
                                ErrorMessage="Confirm Password is required." 
                                ToolTip="Confirm Password is required." ValidationGroup="CreateUserWizard1">*</asp:RequiredFieldValidator>
                        </td>
                    </tr>
                    <tr>
                        <td align="right">
                            <asp:Label ID="EmailLabel" runat="server" AssociatedControlID="Email">E-mail:</asp:Label>
                        </td>
                        <td>
                            <asp:TextBox ID="Email" runat="server"></asp:TextBox>
                            <asp:RequiredFieldValidator ID="EmailRequired" runat="server" 
                                ControlToValidate="Email" ErrorMessage="E-mail is required." 
                                ToolTip="E-mail is required." ValidationGroup="CreateUserWizard1">*</asp:RequiredFieldValidator>
                        </td>
                    </tr>
                    <tr>
                        <td align="right">
                            <asp:Label ID="QuestionLabel" runat="server" AssociatedControlID="Question">Security 
                            Question:</asp:Label>
                        </td>
                        <td>
                            <asp:TextBox ID="Question" runat="server"></asp:TextBox>
                            <asp:RequiredFieldValidator ID="QuestionRequired" runat="server" 
                                ControlToValidate="Question" ErrorMessage="Security question is required." 
                                ToolTip="Security question is required." ValidationGroup="CreateUserWizard1">*</asp:RequiredFieldValidator>
                        </td>
                    </tr>
                    <tr>
                        <td align="right">
                            <asp:Label ID="AnswerLabel" runat="server" AssociatedControlID="Answer">Security 
                            Answer:</asp:Label>
                        </td>
                        <td>
                            <asp:TextBox ID="Answer" runat="server"></asp:TextBox>
                            <asp:RequiredFieldValidator ID="AnswerRequired" runat="server" 
                                ControlToValidate="Answer" ErrorMessage="Security answer is required." 
                                ToolTip="Security answer is required." ValidationGroup="CreateUserWizard1">*</asp:RequiredFieldValidator>
                        </td>
                    </tr>
                    <tr>
                        <td align="center" colspan="2">
                            <asp:CompareValidator ID="PasswordCompare" runat="server" 
                                ControlToCompare="Password" ControlToValidate="ConfirmPassword" 
                                Display="Dynamic" 
                                ErrorMessage="The Password and Confirmation Password must match." 
                                ValidationGroup="CreateUserWizard1"></asp:CompareValidator>
                        </td>
                    </tr>
                    <tr>
                        <td align="center" colspan="2" style="color:Red;">
                            <asp:Literal ID="ErrorMessage" runat="server" EnableViewState="False"></asp:Literal>
                        </td>
                    </tr>
                </table>
            </ContentTemplate>
        </asp:CreateUserWizardStep>
        <asp:CompleteWizardStep runat="server" >
            <ContentTemplate>
                <table border="0" style="font-size:100%;width:341px;">
                    <tr>
                        <td align="center" colspan="2">
                            Account Created Successfully</td>
                    </tr>
                    <tr>
                        <td>
                            Now you must create account profile.</td>
                    </tr>
                    <tr>
                        <td align="right" colspan="2">
                            <asp:Button ID="ContinueButton" runat="server" CausesValidation="False" 
                                CommandName="Continue" PostBackUrl="~/icsAdmin/CreateProfile.aspx" 
                                Text="Create Profile" ValidationGroup="CreateUserWizard1" />
                        </td>
                    </tr>
                </table>
            </ContentTemplate>
        </asp:CompleteWizardStep>
    </WizardSteps>
</asp:CreateUserWizard>
 
 
=============================  Code behind  =======================
 
using System;
using System.Collections;
using System.Configuration;
using System.Data;
using System.Web;
using System.Web.Security;
using System.Web.UI;
using System.Web.UI.HtmlControls;
using System.Web.UI.WebControls;
using System.Web.UI.WebControls.WebParts;
 
 
public partial class icsAdmin_createUser : System.Web.UI.Page
{
    string aID = "";
    protected void Page_Load(object sender, EventArgs e)
    {
        aID = TextBox1.Text;
 
        
       // Session["UserName"] = UserNameText;
     
        
    }
    protected void CreateUserWizard1_CreatedUser(object sender, EventArgs e)
    {
       //Roles.AddUserToRole(CreateUserWizard1.UserName, "icsAdmin");
       
    }
    
    
}

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by:bmanmike39
ID: 22602105
oops!
<asp:CreateUserWizard ID="CreateUserWizard1" runat="server" 
    FinishDestinationPageUrl="~/mgrConsol.aspx" 
        oncreateduser="CreateUserWizard1_CreatedUser" ActiveStepIndex="1" 
        oncreatinguser="CreateUserWizard1_CreatingUser" Width="341px">
        <HeaderTemplate>
            Enter a New Application Name
        </HeaderTemplate>
    <WizardSteps>
        <asp:WizardStep runat="server" StepType="Start" 
            Title="Enter a New Application Name">
            <asp:TextBox ID="TextBox1" runat="server" OnTextChanged="TextBox1_TextChanged" 
                Width="163px"></asp:TextBox>
            <asp:RequiredFieldValidator ID="RequiredFieldValidator1" runat="server" 
                ControlToValidate="TextBox1" ErrorMessage="RequiredFieldValidator"></asp:RequiredFieldValidator>
        </asp:WizardStep>
        <asp:CreateUserWizardStep runat="server" >
            <ContentTemplate>
                <table border="0" style="font-size:100%;width:341px;">
                    <tr>
                        <td align="center" colspan="2">
                            Sign Up for Your New Account</td>
                    </tr>
                    <tr>
                        <td align="right">
                            <asp:Label ID="UserNameLabel" runat="server" AssociatedControlID="UserName">User 
                            Name:</asp:Label>
                        </td>
                        <td>
                            <asp:TextBox ID="UserName" runat="server"></asp:TextBox>
                            <asp:RequiredFieldValidator ID="UserNameRequired" runat="server" 
                                ControlToValidate="UserName" ErrorMessage="User Name is required." 
                                ToolTip="User Name is required." ValidationGroup="CreateUserWizard1">*</asp:RequiredFieldValidator>
                        </td>
                    </tr>
                    <tr>
                        <td align="right">
                            <asp:Label ID="PasswordLabel" runat="server" AssociatedControlID="Password">Password:</asp:Label>
                        </td>
                        <td>
                            <asp:TextBox ID="Password" runat="server" TextMode="Password"></asp:TextBox>
                            <asp:RequiredFieldValidator ID="PasswordRequired" runat="server" 
                                ControlToValidate="Password" ErrorMessage="Password is required." 
                                ToolTip="Password is required." ValidationGroup="CreateUserWizard1">*</asp:RequiredFieldValidator>
                        </td>
                    </tr>
                    <tr>
                        <td align="right">
                            <asp:Label ID="ConfirmPasswordLabel" runat="server" 
                                AssociatedControlID="ConfirmPassword">Confirm Password:</asp:Label>
                        </td>
                        <td>
                            <asp:TextBox ID="ConfirmPassword" runat="server" TextMode="Password"></asp:TextBox>
                            <asp:RequiredFieldValidator ID="ConfirmPasswordRequired" runat="server" 
                                ControlToValidate="ConfirmPassword" 
                                ErrorMessage="Confirm Password is required." 
                                ToolTip="Confirm Password is required." ValidationGroup="CreateUserWizard1">*</asp:RequiredFieldValidator>
                        </td>
                    </tr>
                    <tr>
                        <td align="right">
                            <asp:Label ID="EmailLabel" runat="server" AssociatedControlID="Email">E-mail:</asp:Label>
                        </td>
                        <td>
                            <asp:TextBox ID="Email" runat="server"></asp:TextBox>
                            <asp:RequiredFieldValidator ID="EmailRequired" runat="server" 
                                ControlToValidate="Email" ErrorMessage="E-mail is required." 
                                ToolTip="E-mail is required." ValidationGroup="CreateUserWizard1">*</asp:RequiredFieldValidator>
                        </td>
                    </tr>
                    <tr>
                        <td align="right">
                            <asp:Label ID="QuestionLabel" runat="server" AssociatedControlID="Question">Security 
                            Question:</asp:Label>
                        </td>
                        <td>
                            <asp:TextBox ID="Question" runat="server"></asp:TextBox>
                            <asp:RequiredFieldValidator ID="QuestionRequired" runat="server" 
                                ControlToValidate="Question" ErrorMessage="Security question is required." 
                                ToolTip="Security question is required." ValidationGroup="CreateUserWizard1">*</asp:RequiredFieldValidator>
                        </td>
                    </tr>
                    <tr>
                        <td align="right">
                            <asp:Label ID="AnswerLabel" runat="server" AssociatedControlID="Answer">Security 
                            Answer:</asp:Label>
                        </td>
                        <td>
                            <asp:TextBox ID="Answer" runat="server"></asp:TextBox>
                            <asp:RequiredFieldValidator ID="AnswerRequired" runat="server" 
                                ControlToValidate="Answer" ErrorMessage="Security answer is required." 
                                ToolTip="Security answer is required." ValidationGroup="CreateUserWizard1">*</asp:RequiredFieldValidator>
                        </td>
                    </tr>
                    <tr>
                        <td align="center" colspan="2">
                            <asp:CompareValidator ID="PasswordCompare" runat="server" 
                                ControlToCompare="Password" ControlToValidate="ConfirmPassword" 
                                Display="Dynamic" 
                                ErrorMessage="The Password and Confirmation Password must match." 
                                ValidationGroup="CreateUserWizard1"></asp:CompareValidator>
                        </td>
                    </tr>
                    <tr>
                        <td align="center" colspan="2" style="color:Red;">
                            <asp:Literal ID="ErrorMessage" runat="server" EnableViewState="False"></asp:Literal>
                        </td>
                    </tr>
                </table>
            </ContentTemplate>
        </asp:CreateUserWizardStep>
        <asp:CompleteWizardStep runat="server" >
            <ContentTemplate>
                <table border="0" style="font-size:100%;width:341px;">
                    <tr>
                        <td align="center" colspan="2">
                            Account Created Successfully</td>
                    </tr>
                    <tr>
                        <td>
                            Now you must create account profile.</td>
                    </tr>
                    <tr>
                        <td align="right" colspan="2">
                            <asp:Button ID="ContinueButton" runat="server" CausesValidation="False" 
                                CommandName="Continue" PostBackUrl="~/icsAdmin/CreateProfile.aspx" 
                                Text="Create Profile" ValidationGroup="CreateUserWizard1" />
                        </td>
                    </tr>
                </table>
            </ContentTemplate>
        </asp:CompleteWizardStep>
    </WizardSteps>
</asp:CreateUserWizard>
 
 
=============================  Code behind  =======================
 
using System;
using System.Collections;
using System.Configuration;
using System.Data;
using System.Web;
using System.Web.Security;
using System.Web.UI;
using System.Web.UI.HtmlControls;
using System.Web.UI.WebControls;
using System.Web.UI.WebControls.WebParts;
 
 
public partial class icsAdmin_createUser : System.Web.UI.Page
{
  
    protected void Page_Load(object sender, EventArgs e)
    {
       
 
        
        Session["UserName"] = UserNameText;
     
        
    }
    protected void CreateUserWizard1_CreatedUser(object sender, EventArgs e)
    {
       //Roles.AddUserToRole(CreateUserWizard1.UserName, "icsAdmin");
       
    }
    
    
}

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Anurag Thakur earned 500 total points
ID: 22602143
the values from the createuserwizard cannot be retrieved directly as we have been trying to do

to fetch username we will have to use
Session["UserName"] = ((TextBox)CreateUserWizardStep1.ContentTemplateContainer.FindControl("UserName")).Text

please have a look at the sample from the MSDN site might be more helpful than i can be
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms178342(VS.80).aspx
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