Security :: Creating Membership Provider At Runtime?
Jan 30, 2010
Sometimes MS provides error message so silly that its hard to understnad and you feel like throwing away all things.
My Web.Config does not contain any entries of MemberShip, Role or Profile.
I want to create a membership provider dynamically through code at runtime. I wrote following code and it receives following error message. I don;t know how come machine.config error appears in my application. how annoying.
Parser Error Message: The connection name 'LocalSqlServer' was not found in the applications configuration or the connection string is empty.
I'm building an application that will be used by a number of different schools who want completely separate databases so I've decided to have multiple connection strings and membership/role providers in my web.config file. In my code, I'm trying to set which connection string and provider to use at runtime for the correct database according to the logged in user.
I'm coming into a lot of bits in my code that previously worked fine, that now don't. For example, I used to use:
But now that I've changed it to this, it doesn't work anymore:
The compiler tells me that AddUserToRole is not a member of 'r'. I've had similar problems not just with Roles but Membership too, like with calling CreateUser.
I'd still like to be able to use all these methods that I was using before which are extremely handy. I just want to be able to set the membership/role provider at runtime rather than use the default one. Am I doing something wrong? Is there a simpler way to go about this?
so after a short talk with some people around ASP.NET MVC forum I took a huge step and chose to create my own Custom Membership Data provider.. so I logged into sweet google and started searching , it doesnt look that hard and seems totally possible for me , that's what i thought...
So now I opened visual studio , and started to think on few things .. So before I would start typing code , I would like to ask those questionsSo i would know better
1. when I build an SQL object , or XML or w.e object, how do I know which fields I need for my table ? should i just copy them from aspnetdb or is there somewhere it is written?
2. how the heck do I copy lines from webconfig ? and should I get those lines like "reset password" from web config or not?
3. I saw some parameters in "create User" called providerKey or something like that, and also MembershipState ? what exacly are those ?
4. last question: the functions get username , and password and stuff like that , but what If i want to create my own User Entity , is there a way to change what the function gets ? or should i just make another class that get my custom UserEntity and let the first class to send her the userentity as repository ?
I am creating a interface for User Role Management based on built in membership provider.I want to display all the roles as check boxes for a selected user. I am able to display all the roles in the database, but not able to load the specific user roles. For example, I am able to publish role 1 role 2 role3 role 4 as check boxes. But if the user is already flagged as role 1 and role 3, I am not able to show that data (role1 and 3 should be checked when form loads, but right now, they are not checked)...How do I get the roles as checked boxes display on a page.I am using a repeater control to display roles as check boxes on the page..
used the built-in Membership framework and has implemented his own provider by creating a class that inherits from MembershipProvider (found in System.Web.Security). I actually went ahead and created a custom provider which inherits from MembershipProvider. The problem is that there are several methods I do not really need. Also, the schema is totally different. Plus, most methods return a MembershipUser which means my User class has to inherit from it as well. So really, what benefits does the MembershipProvider and the whole Membership framework add to my system? Do these benefits justify the fact that I won't be using most of the methods on the class?
i'm building an application and i need to manage roles, users and more things so i tought to use the membership provider but i have some questions about it: can i full extend it and can i override the functions to use a database table to store infos about config or i need to build my own provider?
This value, MembershipService.MinPasswordLength, is zero (0). Obviously, this is coming from my class. I can't have a set because the abstract class has this as a read-only property.Why doesn't the MembershipProvider read this value from the Web.Config? What am I missing?
I am using SQL Membership Provider to create user accounts for my web site and for some reason, the CreateDate and LastLoginDate fields are NOT saving the current time of my machine when I add a new user to the website. It is showing the previous day's date and the time is displayed as PM when it's AM and vise-versa in the CreateDate and LastLoginDate fields in aspnet_Membership table. I am developing and running the website via localhost on my laptop using IIS 7 (Windows 7). Does this have anything to do with my laptop's clock settings or is there something I need to configure in the web.config file or in IIS.
I have more problem in costomize membership provider, i did download the code in c# from videos tutorial, that code have Membership provider class. but i am unable to use that class. how i will use it.
am having an argument at work on the asp.net membership provider.One of my colleagues says we should modify the tables and add our own custom columns, and i prefer we create additional tables and add relationships.
Server Error in '/' Application. Default Membership Provider must be specified. Description: An unhandled exception occurred during the execution of the current web request. Please review the stack trace for more information about the error and where it originated in the code. Exception Details: System.Configuration.Provider.ProviderException: Default Membership Provider must be specified. Source Error:
i'm new to the mvc framework but i used forms authentification in an asp.net webapplication. Because im forced to use Sybase SQL Anywhere server i use membership / profile / role provider from sybase.Why i can't login in the MVC Application? When i create a user via mvc web control i'm logged in. But when i logout and try to login i get a error that username or password is not correct.Maybe someone has an idea? Could it be a problem with the application name? Both have the applicationname " / " ?Both applications has these web.config entries:
I'm using one application but have multiple providers in my web.config for memberships, roles and profiles to allow my application to be used by different groups of users who need to connect to different databases.
This means I'm having to change the membership, role and profile providers on-the-fly in my code-behind files. So far I've taken care of the membership and roles a bit like this:
However, I'm having trouble finding out how to do the same sort of thing for Profiles. I've looked at ProfileProvider and ProfileManager but I can't work it out how to access my the profile property that I've created in my web.config file called "ScreenSize". Normally you would just write Profile.ScreenSize to read or write to the property.
I have started to implement asp membership. I go the administration page and click provider. I have a database on a server on the local network that i want to install my members tables in. When i run the
aspnet_regsq.exe it doesn't ask me what SQL database i want to use and seems to default to my local SQL Server 2005 installation. How I change this to use my SQL Express database on a local server?
I have to implement a small webshop. Basically it's just a website with a huge backend ERP System and with the possibility to sell one (yap, really only one!) product on the website. The only requirement is a MySQL Server. The backend is almost finished (about 95%) and is secured with the .net MemberShip Provider for MySQL (the one in MySql.Web from the MySql Connector .NET).
Now to my question: I can set up the membership system easily but I do not need such things like username or password-question but I would need a reference to an address table to store the users home address. So, it is possible to change or customize the membership system to for eg. a unique customer id instead of the username column and set this in codebehind when the user is creating a new account? And is it possible to insert new users/customers from codebehind in an easy way? (I mean without checking each foreign key and inserting the customer reference to the userinrole table and so on...)