method, and then examined using the Create User Wizard Web control.
However, the login page currently validates the supplied credentials against a hard-coded list of username and password pairs.
We will also look at how to customize the login control's appearance and behavior. For web sites that use forms authentication, a user logs on to the website by visiting a login page and entering their credentials.
To validate a user against the Membership framework, use the method into its equivalent encrypted or hashed state and then compares it with what was returned from the database.
If the password stored in the database matches the formatted password entered by the user, the credentials are valid.
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At this point your screen should look similar to Figure 3.