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How do I use DotNetNuke Membership Authentication from Another Application?

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I have a standard DNN installation with NB_Store.  I have a separate application that runs in a different virtual directory, but has access to the DNN database.  This app currently uses default "AspNetSqlMembershipProvider" authentication.   This application uses c# code "Membership.ValidateUser(sUserName,sPassword)" to determine if the user is a member.
I want this application to use the DNN authentication system/database.  How do I do this?  Is it as simple as modifying the app's web.config file?  Do I simply add a <connectionStrings> for the DNN SQL server?  How would I modify the "<membership defaultProvider=…" section since I don't see the equivalent in the DNN Web.Config?
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