ASP.NET offers Forms Authentication as part of its authentication schemes. Developers use Forms Authentication along with membership, roles and profile features to provide security to the web applications. The needs of authentication schemes in web application have changed. This article will explain how ASP.NET MVC application from the ground up.
ASP.NET Identity is a new authentication system that is intended to replace the existing membership system of ASP.NET. ASP.NET Identity is an OWIN (Open Web Interface for .NET) based library.
In this post, you’ll be guided on how to implement security using ASP.NET Identity in an ASP.NET MVC application from the ground up.
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