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Setting user values on login

Posted By:      Posted Date: October 25, 2010    Points: 0   Category :ASP.Net

Hi all,

Not sure if this falls under security but I figured since its about logging in it might.  Anyway.  I would like to know if my approach is good.  I have set up a login, the Login method is under the User Class which uses validation to my own database (not ASPNETDB).  I would also like to set values to that user to use on each page such as a simple label on the home page that says "Hello [UserName]". 

Code is below, should I separate the User values into a different class?  Also once i go to another page (called Home.aspx) I would like to set an ASP Panel to have the username in it.  I created a new instance of the User class in Home.aspx but unsure what I would need to go to get this to work.  Should I have some LoadUser method after a successful login?


public class User
    int UserID { get; set; }

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