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Using custom Membership/Role providers for WCF?

Posted By:      Posted Date: October 14, 2010    Points: 0   Category :WCF

I'm currently trying to get the hang of WCF services and build a few test services that do a few dummy things(like a game's highscore service, where you can submit a high score to, get the list of top 10 users in it, get your position in the list and create a new account).

This is all still very basic stuff, since WCF is overwhelming me. What I want to do is write my own custom little username/password store because the default asp.net membership provider is way to complex for me. However, since I intend to write services that do make use of roles when calling it, I decided to add an extra little layer to it, and add in user roles as well. When a user is an admin, it can retrieve the high score list and delete items from it. So, this would result having only 2 roles(submitter / admin).

However, I am completely lost on how to implement it. I've used the Membership stuff before in asp.net, but never wrote my custom version of it, and I'm not even sure if I need to use that. Can anyone shed some light on the situation here?


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