Web.config password security
I am running an Asp.net application and i have used web.config instead of a database tableto to save user names and passwordes since i don't have many users. Now how can i prevent unautherised users to see this file. Means is there any way to code the password in the web.config file.
<user name="user1" password="123" />
...web.config: How do you encrypt a password for impersonate?
I want to encrypt the impersonation password.
in my web.config I want to replace this:
<identity impersonate="true" userName="testuser" password="guest" />
with something like this:
<identity impersonate="true" userName="testuser" password="35675E68F4B5AF7B995D9205AD0FC43842F16450" />
Here ya go!
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I stored my dB connection string in web.config file. Since it will be easily acces to it by opening the file, what is a good way to secure it?Thanks in advance.
There are two ways
The aspnet_regiis.exe command-line utility
Encryption within developers application code
In second way i.e secure web.config programatically, check the below articles.
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