ASP.NET – Using the same encryption method used by ActiveDirectoryMembershipProvider to encrypt secret password answer and store it in AD

Okay, this is an interesting stuff. MembershipProvider automatically encrypts most of the sensitive information such as password, secret-question-password. What if you want to use the same encryption method yourself to encrypt data? Before continuing reading, You need to understand and keep in mind that your <machinekey> section is the one which would be used for…


Enabling PasswordReset functionality when using ActiveDirectoryMembershipProvider

If you want to use ActiveDirectoryMembershipProvider on your website to manage users specially the password reset functionality, you will also need to create few attributes in the active directory schema for the "USER" object. You can check this MSDN article to know more about this, but again, it doesn’t list how to create the needed…