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Membership.GetUser() method returns null

mugsey
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Last Modified: 2013-12-17
I am using forms authentication....and trying to lockdown a folder using roles.


Membership.GetUser() return null when web.config is <deny users="?"/>
but works fine when web.config   <deny users="*"/>

Why is this?

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"*" will deny all users, and "?"  will deny anonymous users

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/8aeskccd(VS.80).aspx

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Yes but I do authenticate

this code is executing fine

 if (Membership.ValidateUser(LoginUserName, LoginPassword))
        {            
            e.Authenticated = true;            
        }
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and have you checked Membership.GetUser() in the code?

 if (Membership.ValidateUser(LoginUserName, LoginPassword))
        {  
            // check Membership.GetUser()  here because setting e.Authenticated  to true
            e.Authenticated = true;            
        }

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