Solved

Forms Authentication - Add User to Role

Posted on 2011-09-28
2
354 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-12
Using VS2010   ASP.NET with VB.NET Code

I'm developing a web site using ASP.NET that will use Forms Authentication to authenticate users.  

I have an existing back end database that has a table of users with user name and password along with a field that represents their "role" for the web site.  I cannot alter the back end database so what I'm trying to do is implement Forms Authentication with Roles without using the Membership or Roles API.

in the code for my Login page, I do the following

- User clicks the 'Login' button.
- Pass their username and password to a customer data object that runs a stored procedure to see if this matches the user table in the database.
- The data object returns "Yes" if the username and password is authenticated as well as the user's "role"
- Set the FormsAuthentication.SetAuthCookie to authenticate the users and they are transferred to the sites home page.

During this login process, how to I assign the "role" to the authenticated user?
0
Comment
Question by:tfewster500
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
2 Comments
 
LVL 21

Accepted Solution

by:
Tapan Pattanaik earned 500 total points
ID: 36719356
0
 

Author Comment

by:tfewster500
ID: 36815555
I've looked at these links and I believe they all refer to using the Membership or Roles API which I do not want to do at this point.

If there anyway to simply assign the role in the code behind?
0

Featured Post

Industry Leaders: We Want Your Opinion!

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

One of the pain points with developing AJAX, JavaScript, JQuery, and other client-side behaviors is that JavaScript doesn’t allow for cross domain request for pulling content. For example, JavaScript code on www.johnchapman.name could not pull conte…
ASP.Net to Oracle Connectivity Recently I had to develop an ASP.NET application connecting to an Oracle database.As I am doing it first time ,I had to solve several problems. This article will help to such developers  to develop an ASP.NET client…
Finds all prime numbers in a range requested and places them in a public primes() array. I've demostrated a template size of 30 (2 * 3 * 5) but larger templates can be built such 210  (2 * 3 * 5 * 7) or 2310  (2 * 3 * 5 * 7 * 11). The larger templa…
Exchange organizations may use the Journaling Agent of the Transport Service to archive messages going through Exchange. However, if the Transport Service is integrated with some email content management application (such as an antispam), the admini…

732 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