Basic Authentication with the ASP.NET Membership API

added by wullinkm
2/21/2012 4:14:55 PM


If you are an ASP.NET developer you are probably familiar with both membership and http basic authentication. If you are familiar with IIS's different authentication methods you also know that the only way to use HTTP authentication on IIS to verify the credentials against the windows account store. In this post we'll discuss how you can get IIS to use basic authentication against an ASP.NET Membership store.