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Enterprise Configuration Issues in authentication


Hi all,

Just read an SDK article about Membership and Role providers. Last chapter is about Enterprise issues,

"If you are using the SQl Server membership/role provider and want to use the same set of users / roles for all sites using the same web.config files (probably the most common scenario), you need to use a separate database for the user/role information." 

I understood this scenario is about having one CMS 5 R2 installed and multiple sites set up in IIS and also configured in the web.config. Could someone clarify why and when is this separate database needed ? I might understand this if there was multiple installations and web.configs and then both sites needs to point to the same database... what did I miss here :-)

Thanks in advance !


Apr 07, 2009 15:03

Hi Esa,

You're right. There is no need for a seperate database for the sql member and role provider. You can place these tables in the episerver db as usual. We will update the documentation accordingly.

May 14, 2009 10:44
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