encryption in web.config

Discussion in 'ASP .Net' started by Edward W., Nov 28, 2004.

  1. Edward W.

    Edward W. Guest

    any good articles out there on using encryption in web.config? i'd like not
    to store sql server names and passwords, or conn strings for that matter in
    plain text. sorry - nt authentication isn't applicable in this app.
    Edward W., Nov 28, 2004
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  2. Hi Edward,

    This sounds like what you're looking for:

    How to use the ASP.NET utility to encrypt credentials and session state
    connection strings

    "This step-by-step article describes how to use the Aspnet_setreg.exe
    utility to encrypt credentials and session state connection strings."

    http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;329290

    "Edward W." <> wrote in message
    news:%...
    > any good articles out there on using encryption in web.config? i'd like
    > not to store sql server names and passwords, or conn strings for that
    > matter in plain text. sorry - nt authentication isn't applicable in this
    > app.
    >
    >
    >
    Ken Cox [Microsoft MVP], Nov 28, 2004
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  3. If you are talking about encrypting the connection string,there is a proper
    way in doing this please do try this method.

    http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/default.asp?url=/library/en-us/dnnetsec/html/SecNetHT08.asp

    Which is discussed in the TEchEd 2004, and Microsoft Innovation Day
    conference.

    also try this:
    http://builder.com.com/5100-6373_14-1052981-2.html#Listing A


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    "Edward W." wrote:

    > any good articles out there on using encryption in web.config? i'd like not
    > to store sql server names and passwords, or conn strings for that matter in
    > plain text. sorry - nt authentication isn't applicable in this app.
    >
    >
    >
    >
    =?Utf-8?B?d2VpY2h1bmcgW01DU0QsIE1DREJBXQ==?=, Nov 29, 2004
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