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Can Global.Application_Start() get the URL?

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How would the Application_Start() method in the Global.asax file get the URL the user used to load to the program?

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How might the Global object find the username and password used to log onto a releated website of ours? I want to use Single Sign On but since the browser has the cookie locked down, I need the other program or the browser somehow provide this information to Global.Application_Start() on the second website to load.

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newbieweb
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should be able to use :

System.Web.HttpContext.Current.Request.Url.AbsoluteUri.ToString();
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by:Paul Jackson
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For the username I think this will work :

System.Web.HttpContext.Current.User.Identity.Name
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The first one worked, but the User was null in the second one.
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I'll deal with the User later. Thanks.
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