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  • User2068566658 posted

    If I put a password in web.config file, is it secure where it can't be seen?

    Wednesday, July 2, 2014 3:18 PM

Answers

  • User-37275327 posted

    If I put a password in web.config file, is it secure where it can't be seen?

    web.config can not be viewed on client browser. It is secure until someone get access to the file system.

    • Marked as answer by Anonymous Thursday, October 7, 2021 12:00 AM
    Thursday, July 3, 2014 1:29 AM
  • User-519136805 posted

    If you have doubt then encrypt it. Here is the scottGu post which discuss this:

    http://weblogs.asp.net/scottgu/434893

    • Marked as answer by Anonymous Thursday, October 7, 2021 12:00 AM
    Thursday, July 3, 2014 5:25 AM

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  • User-1028151323 posted

    It's as secure as your hosting environment.

    Wednesday, July 2, 2014 3:25 PM
  • User-37275327 posted

    If I put a password in web.config file, is it secure where it can't be seen?

    web.config can not be viewed on client browser. It is secure until someone get access to the file system.

    • Marked as answer by Anonymous Thursday, October 7, 2021 12:00 AM
    Thursday, July 3, 2014 1:29 AM
  • User-519136805 posted

    If you have doubt then encrypt it. Here is the scottGu post which discuss this:

    http://weblogs.asp.net/scottgu/434893

    • Marked as answer by Anonymous Thursday, October 7, 2021 12:00 AM
    Thursday, July 3, 2014 5:25 AM