ASP.Net Membership Provider Sample Web.Config

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 1NoOutline<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
 2NoOutline<configuration>
 3NoOutline <connectionStrings>
 4NoOutline    <remove name="LocalSqlServer" />
 5NoOutline    <!--You add your connectionstring here-->
 6NoOutline    <!--Use something like this for a database in App_data folder-->
 7NoOutline    <add name="LocalSqlServer"
 connectionString="data source=.\SQLEXPRESS;Integrated Security=SSPI;
 8NoOutlineAttachDBFilename=|DataDirectory|aspnetdb.mdf;User Instance=true"
 providerName="System.Data.SqlClient"/>
 9NoOutline     <!--Use something like this for a Local sql server
10NoOutline     <add name="LocalSqlServer" connectionString="server=machinename\SQLEXPRESS; 
11NoOutlineinitial catalog=databasename;uid=username;Pwd=password" 
providerName="System.Data.SqlClient"/> -->
12NoOutline<!--For more info on connectionStrings take a look at http://www.connectionstrings.com -->
13NoOutline</connectionStrings>
14NoOutline     <system.web>
15NoOutline<!--set if you are using roles-->
16NoOutline     <roleManager>
17NoOutline            <providers>
18NoOutline                <add name="AspNetSqlRoleProvider"
19NoOutline                connectionStringName="LocalSqlServer"
20NoOutline                applicationName="/" 
21NoOutline                type="System.Web.Security.SqlRoleProvider, System.Web, Version=2.0.0.0,
22NoOutline Culture=neutral,
23NoOutline PublicKeyToken=b03f5f7f11d50a3a"/>
24NoOutline            </providers>
25NoOutline        </roleManager>
26NoOutline     <authentication mode="Forms">
27NoOutline        <forms timeout="50000000"/>
28NoOutline        <!--More info at http://weblogs.asp.net/scottgu/archive/2005/11/08/430011.aspx  -->
29NoOutline      </authentication>
30NoOutline<!--set if you are using membership-->
31NoOutline<!-- You should ALWAYS customize the Membership provider and specify an applicationName...
See
32NoOutlinehttp://weblogs.asp.net/scottgu/archive/2006/04/22/Always-set-the-_2200_applicationName_2200_
33NoOutline-property-when-configuring-ASP.NET-2.0-Membership-and-other-Providers.aspx 
34NoOutlinefor more details... -->
35NoOutline <membership defaultProvider="AspNetSqlMembershipProvider" userIsOnlineTimeWindow="15">
36NoOutline            <providers>
37NoOutline                <clear/>
38NoOutline                <add name="AspNetSqlMembershipProvider"
39NoOutline                    type="System.Web.Security.SqlMembershipProvider, 
System.Web, Version=2.0.0.0,40NoOutline Culture=neutral,
41NoOutline PublicKeyToken=b03f5f7f11d50a3a"
42NoOutline                    connectionStringName="LocalSqlServer"
43NoOutline                    enablePasswordRetrieval="false"
44NoOutline                    enablePasswordReset="true"
45NoOutline                    requiresQuestionAndAnswer="true"
46NoOutline                    applicationName="/"
47NoOutline                    requiresUniqueEmail="false"
48NoOutline                    passwordFormat="Hashed"
49NoOutline                    maxInvalidPasswordAttempts="5"
50NoOutline                    minRequiredPasswordLength="7"
51NoOutline                    minRequiredNonalphanumericCharacters="1"
52NoOutline                    passwordAttemptWindow="10"
53NoOutline                    passwordStrengthRegularExpression="" />
54NoOutline            </providers>
55NoOutline </membership>
56NoOutline</system.web>
57NoOutline</configuration>

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