Use the .NET Profile feature page to manage a list of profile properties that are used to track any custom information your application requires.

Sort the list by clicking one of the feature page column headings or select a value from the Group by drop-down list to group similar items.

UI Element List

The following tables describe the UI elements that are available on the feature page and in the Actions pane.

Feature Page Elements

Element NameDescription


Displays the name of the profile property.

Data Type

Displays the data type for the property. This will be either a common data type such as String, Int32, DateTime, StringCollection, and so on, or a custom data type that contains custom information that is passed to the profile provider.

Default Value

Displays the value to which the property is initialized.

Allow Anonymous

Displays whether the property is managed for anonymous users. The value is either True or False.

Entry Type

Displays whether the item is local or inherited. Local items are read from the current configuration file, and inherited items are read from a parent configuration file.

Actions Pane Elements

Element NameDescription

Add Property

Opens the Add .NET Profile Property dialog box from which you can add a .NET profile property.

Add Group

Opens the Add Group dialog box from which you can add a group to group .NET profile properties.

Add Property to Group

Opens the Add .NET Profile Property to Name Group dialog box from which you can add .NET profile properties to the selected group.


Opens the Edit .NET Profile Property or Edit .NET Profile Property in Name Group dialog box from which you can edit the selected .NET profile property.


Enables the Name field of the selected .NET profile property so that you can rename the property.


Removes the item that is selected from the list on the feature page.


Disables the .NET Profile feature.

Set Default Provider

Opens the Edit Profile Settings dialog box from which you can select a default provider for the feature.


Opens the Providers feature page from which you can add additional providers for the .NET Profile feature.

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