Connect to remote MSSQL for ASP.NET membership and roles

I am trying to use SQL Server with the built-in "membership" function in ASP.NET.

I have a shared SQL Server database on a shared hosting provider.

In the webconfig file, I added the XML below, but when I bring up the ASP.NET configuration screen from within VWD2008, and click on the Security tab, it tells me I do not have permissions.  Any ideas?

Username and password have been altered in the code below to protect the site.
    <add name="usharborConn" connectionString="Data Source=,1533;Initial Catalog=usharbor;Persist Security Info=True;User ID=admin;Password=knot25" />

    <membership defaultProvider="usharborProvider">
        <add name="usharborProvider"
             minRequiredNonalphanumericCharacters="0" />

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You can't use website admin tool to access remote membership DB.
For the you have two options...
1: Write your own administrative pages using membership and roles API:
2: Integrate already created tool in your site:
rrhandle8Author Commented:
I am wondering if it is even possible to use a shared mssql database???  Maybe I should use Access.
--->I am wondering if it is even possible to use a shared mssql database???
What problem are you facing ? and that question is related to membership or in general?
rrhandle8Author Commented:
The problem is that a shared MSSQL database will not allow you to create addtional database.

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