Solved

How can I get my web.config file to ignore my css and images folder

Posted on 2011-03-06
5
660 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-11
Ive got forms authentication kinda working in an ASP app but it wants to protect everything and there is a css folder and an images folder, both of which, because of the authentication are being protected to the point that when I run the site in Visual Studio all I see is white background with the logon page the formating and the images do not show up.

Im attaching that part of my web.config file in the code section(slightly edited for security reasons)

Ive scowered the MSDN sites and googled all over the place and this authentication is driving me nutts.

<authentication mode="Forms">
     <forms name=".ADAuthCookie" loginUrl="Login.aspx"  protection="All" defaultUrl="newpage.aspx" domain="testsite.com" timeout="90" path="/" />
    </authentication>
 
    
   <authorization>
      <deny users="?" />
      <allow users="*" />
    </authorization>

Open in new window

0
Comment
Question by:ThePrettyGeek
  • 3
5 Comments
 
LVL 8

Accepted Solution

by:
PagodNaUtak earned 500 total points
ID: 35053387
Here, put this in web.config
<location path="css">
    <system.web>
      <authorization>
        <allow users="*"/>
      </authorization>
    </system.web>
  </location>

  <location path="images">
    <system.web>
      <authorization>
        <allow users="*"/>
      </authorization>
    </system.web>
  </location>

Open in new window

0
 
LVL 8

Expert Comment

by:PagodNaUtak
ID: 35053391
Here is the detail explanation...
0
 
LVL 1

Expert Comment

by:lalitgada
ID: 35053460
<system.web>

   <authorization>

       <deny users="?"/>

   </authorization>

</system.web>

<location path="/images">

    <system.web>

        <authorization>

            <allow users="*"/>

        </authorization>

    </system.web>

</location>
0
 
LVL 8

Expert Comment

by:PagodNaUtak
ID: 35053492
@lalitgada,

Hi! I already suggested that, please see my post.

Before posting please check if what you are posting is already suggested!
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:ThePrettyGeek
ID: 35057195
There was another post that said here is the explanation and I would love to still have that link as it did not show up or I didn't see it, so please teacher send it again.

Cristy
0

Featured Post

How your wiki can always stay up-to-date

Quip doubles as a “living” wiki and a project management tool that evolves with your organization. As you finish projects in Quip, the work remains, easily accessible to all team members, new and old.
- Increase transparency
- Onboard new hires faster
- Access from mobile/offline

Join & Write a Comment

Suggested Solutions

Creating an analog clock UserControl seems fairly straight forward.  It is, after all, essentially just a circle with several lines in it!  Two common approaches for rendering an analog clock typically involve either manually calculating points with…
International Data Corporation (IDC) prognosticates that before the current the year gets over disbursing on IT framework products to be sent in cloud environs will be $37.1B.
In this tutorial you'll learn about bandwidth monitoring with flows and packet sniffing with our network monitoring solution PRTG Network Monitor (https://www.paessler.com/prtg). If you're interested in additional methods for monitoring bandwidt…
This video demonstrates how to create an example email signature rule for a department in a company using CodeTwo Exchange Rules. The signature will be inserted beneath users' latest emails in conversations and will be displayed in users' Sent Items…

762 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

18 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now