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ClientFormsAuthenticationMembershipProvider.ServiceUri Property

Gets or sets the URI of the authentication service.

Namespace:  System.Web.ClientServices.Providers
Assembly:  System.Web.Extensions (in System.Web.Extensions.dll)

public string ServiceUri { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.String
The authentication service URI.


When getting this property, no service URI was found in the application configuration file, and this property has not been previously set.

You can set the ServiceUri property in your application code, but you will typically set the value in your application configuration file. This enables you to change the service location without recompiling your code.

The following example code demonstrates how to use this property to programmatically set the authentication service location. When you set the service location programmatically, you must specify the complete service URI, which will always end with "Authentication_JSON_AppService.axd".

private void SetAuthenticationServiceLocation()
        System.Web.Security.Membership.Provider).ServiceUri =

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003

The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5