Blog Posts for: Identity

Using the ASP.NET OAuth providers without ASP.NET Identity

27 April 2015

Introduction I think very few ASP.NET developers realise that the ASP.NET authentication providers and ASP.NET Identity really have nothing to with each other. It is two completely independent technologies which are brought together nicely by the default ASP.NET MVC project template to allow users to sign in with the social media accounts, or link a social media sign in to their existing user account. ASP.NET Identity is the technology which provides user management, role management and authentication.