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Request.AnonymousID is null

Jan 14, 2011 at 8:38 PM


I need to use the Request.AnonymousID, and thus I have activated it by changing the config file

<anonymousIdentification enabled="true"/>


However, Request.AnonymousID is always null.

What else do I need to change in order to make this work? This is a pretty straightforward change when I make it on a new Website/Webapplication generated by VS2010



PS I'm using BE on SQL server 2008


Jan 18, 2011 at 7:29 AM


I'm really struggling about this, so any help is more than welcome


Jan 19, 2011 at 6:45 AM

I've not used Request.AnonymousID before, but when I add <anonymousIdentification enabled="true" /> tag to the BE 2.0 web.config file, Request.AnonymousID is a non-null value (a GUID), but only when I'm not logged into the blog.  When I'm logged in, it is null ... then when I logout, it is a non-null value.