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ASP.net, MVC 4, C#, Razor -- SAME page, different user ?

Posted on 2013-05-17
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What parameter passing (HTTP_Cookie, etc)
do I need during step #1 so the below #4 works ?

Steps
 1. worker is on order #5, clicks SWITCH_USER
 2. login box displays
 3. manager types their user/pass, clicks LOGIN
 4. same order #5 page displays
 5. manager clicks approve

I don't want to use cookies if I don't have to.
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David Johnson, CD, MVP earned 500 total points
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you need to use cookies because http is stateless.. so you need a way of passing the session token from page to page.
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Can you provide a FULL example or webpage talking cookies with MVC  ?
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ID: 39181971
Steps
 1. create new MVC 4 ASP.net APP, Template=Internet App
 2. change to below in "AccountController.cs"
 3. run APP
 4. login
 5. go to a different page
 6. click "LogOff"
 7. automatically get taken back to the page, just not logged in
 8. login
 9. same page displays
10. works

        public ActionResult LogOff()
        {

            HttpCookie MyCookie = new HttpCookie("lastURL");
            MyCookie.Value = Request.UrlReferrer.ToString();
            Response.Cookies.Add(MyCookie);

            WebSecurity.Logout();
            //return RedirectToAction("Index", "Home");
            return Redirect(MyCookie.Value);
        }

Below are some additional URLs if desired

http://stackoverflow.com/questions/6795575/reading-cookies-on-the-server-written-by-a-different-host-on-the-same-domain
http://stackoverflow.com/questions/9158225/using-cookie-in-asp-net-mvc-c-sharp
http://stackoverflow.com/questions/10629624/how-to-get-data-from-cookie-to-view-c-sharp-in-mvc3-using-viewbag
http://stackoverflow.com/questions/716636/how-do-i-access-request-cookies-in-controller-of-mvc-patternasp-net
http://stackoverflow.com/questions/5304782/how-to-get-current-page-url-in-mvc-3
http://stackoverflow.com/questions/5122404/how-do-you-clear-cookies-using-asp-net-mvc-3-and-c
http://stackoverflow.com/questions/15823965/mvc3-cookie-value-not-setting-in-viewdata-page
http://stackoverflow.com/questions/10790359/creating-and-accessing-cookies-in-asp-net-mvc3
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by:finance_teacher
ID: 39182016
Above #9 should take me to the page, but it does to HOME, changing AccountController.cs LOGIN is needed.
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