Where do I type in the redirect code for authentication?

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I am somewhat new to asp.net and aspx. I think I understand the code. However, I used asp.net configuration tool in VS 2008. I don't know where to write the code to override the redirect. Can you help me?
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Top Expert 2013

Are you using asp.net built-in Login Control?
Then you can do redirect in LoggedIn event of Login control.
OR please share your login page code (markup and code-behind).
Greg GambleProgrammer

Try this in the web.config
   <authentication mode="Forms">
      <forms loginUrl="logon.aspx" name=".ASPXFORMSAUTH">

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Thanik you all for responding. My day job has me working overtime right now so I couldn't get back to my project or you guys right away. Thank you for your patience.

First of all I related this question with question  ID: 21459415. That's the code I was referring to. What I'm tryiing to accomplish I believe is very simple. When someone times out and requestss a page they are sent to login again. After they submit their credentials they are taken to their requested page.  Instead of them going to their requested page I would rather send them to a page I choose. Basically I'm hijacking their redirect.


I did use the Login Controlof VS 2008. Attached is the code you requested.  Also attached is the recommended code from the original question.

<asp:Content ID="Content1" ContentPlaceHolderID="ContentPlaceHolder3" Runat="Server">
    <link href="StyleSheets/FormStyles.css" rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" />
    <link href="StyleSheets/GeneralStyles.css" rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" />
<asp:Content ID="Content2" ContentPlaceHolderID="ContentPlaceHolder2" Runat="Server">
    <asp:Login ID="Login1" runat="server" 
        DestinationPageUrl="~/Teachers/LoginStep2.aspx" ForeColor="Yellow">
        <CheckBoxStyle Font-Bold="False" Font-Names="Verdana" ForeColor="Aqua" />
        <TextBoxStyle BackColor="#F1ECD8" BorderColor="Red" BorderStyle="Groove" 
            BorderWidth="3px" Font-Names="Verdana" Font-Size="Medium" ForeColor="#5D034D" />
        <LoginButtonStyle BackColor="#F1ECD8" Font-Names="Verdana" 
            ForeColor="#5D034D" />
        <LabelStyle Font-Names="Verdana" Font-Size="Medium" ForeColor="Lime" />
        <FailureTextStyle BackColor="Yellow" Font-Names="Verdana" />
        <TitleTextStyle Font-Bold="True" Font-Names="Verdana" Font-Size="Large" 
            ForeColor="Lime" />
<asp:Content ID="Content3" ContentPlaceHolderID="ContentPlaceHolder1" Runat="Server">
    <p class="LargeTextLime">
    <p class="LargeTextLime">
        User Login</p>
Code Behind:

Partial Class login
    Inherits System.Web.UI.Page

End Class
Code from related question:

Step 1 
SetAuthCookie :-

'Validate User Login Information first
'If the user login information is valid

Step 2
Listing defaultURL in web.config :-

<authentication mode="Forms">   
    <forms loginUrl="member_login.aspx" defaultUrl="index.aspx" />

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Top Expert 2013
If you used asp.net configuration Tool i.e. you are using asp.net membership provider + asp.net Login Control then then
1: Ideally there is no need to set the cookie explicitly. It is done for your automatically if user validation succeeds.
2: As said earlier use LoggedIn event to redirect.


 Protected Sub Login1_LoggedIn(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As EventArgs) Handles Login1.LoggedIn
        'do redirect wherever you want based
        'e.g. if you want to redirect to defaultUrl set in web.config you can use like below
    End Sub

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