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Can anyone explain the distinction between the use of <allow users="*" /> and <allow users="?" /> in a web.config file? Why would one be used over the other? Do you know a good tutorial on the web.config <authorization> section?
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Hello:
1. <allow users="*" /> Will allow access ONLY to any authenticated user
2. <allow users="?" />Will allow access to anonymous users

I recommend you these resources:
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/xdt4thhy(v=VS.100).aspx
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/wce3kxhd.aspx

And these are good ones too but old:
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff649337.aspx
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff647070.aspx
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