Updated: February 29, 2012
Applies To: Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2012
Use the .NET Profile feature page to manage a list of profile properties that are used to track any custom information your application requires.
Sort the list by clicking one of the feature page column headings or select a value from the Group by drop-down list to group similar items.
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The following tables describe the UI elements that are available on the feature page and in the Actions pane.
Displays the name of the profile property.
Displays the data type for the property. This will be either a common data type such as String, Int32, DateTime, StringCollection, and so on, or a custom data type that contains custom information that is passed to the profile provider.
Displays the value to which the property is initialized.
Displays whether the property is managed for anonymous users. The value is either True or False.
Displays whether the item is local or inherited. Local items are read from the current configuration file, and inherited items are read from a parent configuration file.
Opens the Add .NET Profile Property dialog box from which you can add a .NET profile property.
Opens the Add Group dialog box from which you can add a group to group .NET profile properties.
Add Property to Group
Opens the Add .NET Profile Property to Name Group dialog box from which you can add .NET profile properties to the selected group.
Opens the Edit .NET Profile Property or Edit .NET Profile Property in Name Group dialog box from which you can edit the selected .NET profile property.
Enables the Name field of the selected .NET profile property so that you can rename the property.
Removes the item that is selected from the list on the feature page.
Disables the .NET Profile feature.
Set Default Provider
Opens the Edit Profile Settings dialog box from which you can select a default provider for the feature.
Opens the Providers feature page from which you can add additional providers for the .NET Profile feature.
Use the .NET Profile Property dialog box to set or edit profile properties that track any custom information that your application requires, including:
User information, such as an address or city.
Preferences, such as a color scheme or list of stocks to follow.
Custom information about the current session, such as a shopping cart.
Defines the name of the profile property.
Specifies the type for the property. The default is String. You can specify any .NET class as the type (Int32, DateTime, StringCollection, and so on).
Specifies the value with which the property is initialized.
Specifies the serialization formatter (String, Binary, XML, or Provider Specific serialization). The default is String.
Specifies whether the property can be modified.
Available for anonymous users
Specifies whether the property is managed for anonymous users. By default, this check box is clear.
Use the Add Group dialog box to add a profile group. Groups are helpful for organizing profile properties.
Defines the name of the profile group.
Use the Edit Profile Settings dialog box to define the default interface between the ASP.NET membership service and membership data sources.
Defines the default interface between the ASP.NET membership services and membership data sources.