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Restricting access to page or directory in ASP.NET

Posted on 2011-09-08
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Is there a simple way to restrict access to a page or directory. I tried using the code below in web.config but I can't specify a password and I'm not sure where it's looking for credentials. IIS?
TIA
<location path="secure">
    <system.web>
      <authorization>
        <deny users="?" />
        <allow users="myuser" />
      </authorization>
    </system.web>
  </location>

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Question by:Mike Miller
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Daniel Van Der Werken earned 2000 total points
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You have to use Forms Authentication.
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/301240
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Impersonation / locking down on the server could be an option depending on your context.
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