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Force Login dialog display

 To force login dialog in your asp.net application, follow the following steps,

1. Open global.asax .cs

2. Add the Application_AuthenticateRequest event

 3. Add the following code as shown below,

//this event will get hit after verifying with the AD

 protected void Application_AuthenticateRequest(object sender, EventArgs e){

. . . //your logic here

var loggedUser = Request.ServerVariables[“Logon_User”].ToLower(); //get the logged in user… //your logic here
//now force login dialog to display

Response.AppendHeader(“WWW-Authenticate”, “Basic”); 

Response.StatusCode = 401;




December 30, 2009 - Posted by | ASP.NET

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