automatically login user after registering

Posted on 2011-02-10
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Last Modified: 2012-05-11
when a user registers using the standard asp.net membership register functionality, i need to log them in automatically and take them to their profile page to update more details

Can you explain how I would do this please and provide code examples of tutorials
Question by:websss
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robasta earned 2000 total points
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login the user with the details they supplied on the registration page e.g.

public sub Register(string username, string password, email){

 MembershipCreateStatus createStatus = MembershipService.CreateUser(model.UserName, model.Password, model.Email);
                if (createStatus == MembershipCreateStatus.Success)
                   FormsAuthentication.Authenticate(username, password);
                }else{//show registration errors}

Author Comment

ID: 35079050
should this work on its own?

  FormsAuthentication.Authenticate("myusername", "mypassword");
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by:Amandeep Singh Bhullar
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