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FormsAuthenticationConfiguration.DefaultUrl Property

Gets or sets the default URL.

Namespace:  System.Web.Configuration
Assembly:  System.Web (in System.Web.dll)

[ConfigurationPropertyAttribute("defaultUrl", DefaultValue = "default.aspx")]
[StringValidatorAttribute(MinLength = )]
public string DefaultUrl { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.String
The URL to which to redirect the request after authentication. The default value is default.aspx.

The DefaultUrl is used if the user accesses the login page directly or if a return URL is not provided.

The following code example shows how to access the DefaultUrl. Refer to the code example in the FormsAuthenticationConfiguration class topic to learn how to get the section.

            // Get current DefaultUrl. 
            string currentDefaultUrl = 

            // Set current DefaultUrl.
            formsAuthentication.DefaultUrl = "newDefaultUrl";

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0
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