How to logout of ASP.net website when Basic authentication is used for authentication at login?

How to logout of ASP.net website when Basic authentication is used for authentication at login?
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pateljituConnect With a Mentor Commented:
Once the user is logged in create a "Logout" link which when clicked take you to logout.aspx page, on page_load of logout.aspx.cs page add sample as provided and user will be prompted to windows authentication
protected void Page_Load(object sender, EventArgs e)
        {
            // Create a 401 response
            Response.Buffer = true;
            Response.StatusCode = 401;
            Response.StatusDescription = "Unauthorized";

            // A authentication header must be supplied. This header can be changed to Negotiate when using keberos authentication
            Response.AddHeader("WWW-Authenticate", "NTLM");

            // Send the 401 response
            Response.End();
        }

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Kyle AbrahamsConnect With a Mentor Senior .Net DeveloperCommented:
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Create a "/logout" page on your server which accepts only a certain credential such as username: false, password: false. Then using this AJAX request below, you can send the user to that page.


 $("#logout").click(function(e){                                              
    e.preventDefault();                                                        
    var request = new XMLHttpRequest();                                        
    request.open("get", "/logout", false, "false", "false");                                                                                                                               
    request.send();                                                            
    window.location.replace("WHEREVER YOU WANT YOUR LOGGED OUT USER TO GO");                                              
  });

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The other thing you can do is just force the browser closed.  

<a href="javascript:window.opener='x';window.close();">Logout</a>
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