ASP.NET 2.0 ships with seven authentication-related composite controls such as the
Login control (which provides a standard user interface for implementing Forms Authentication) and the
PasswordRecovery control (which allows retrieval of a user's password). These controls can be seen within the Login tab of the Visual Studio 2005 toolbox.
Login:provides the necessary user interface for Forms Authentication.
LoginStatus:provides a Login or Logout hyperlink depending upon the user's current logon status.
LoginName:displays the name of the currently logged-on user.
LoginName control can be used directly without modification in MCMS applications regardless of their authentication mode to display the name of the currently logged-on user. The
LoginStatus control, however, has no useful purpose unless Forms Authentication...