Security and Authentication

Store Extra Information at Sign-In Time

Code Customization
Store Extra Information at Sign-In Time

This customization is designed for Database authentication but can be easily adopted to Active Directory Security. This customization stores extra information at sign-in time. There are several reasons to do this, including:

  • Display a greeting such as, "Hello [first name]".
  • Filter data based on the logged in user.

The extra information is saved in Session variables and is accessed as, e.g.


This customization will be added in:

..\<Application Name>\Security\SignIn.aspx.vb

For example: C:\MyApp1\Security\SignIn.aspx.vb


Step 1:  Configure role-based security using the Application Security Wizard.

Step 2:  Use this wizard to add code customization.

Step 3:  Insert the following line at the top of the page where the code gets inserted.

using <Application namespace>.Business;

Replace <Application namespace> with your Application namespace name.

Step 4:  Edit the Login method by modifying the code between the "[BEGIN]" and "[END]" markers.

Step 5:  Build and run the application.

Customizations included in this wizard are provided as a sample to demonstrate a feature, and may work only in specific situations. The Iron Speed Designer support team cannot assist in the resolution of problems which may occur as a result of customizing your application or modifying a customization to fit a particular purpose.

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