Switch to forms authentication

If your website is in claims based mode of authentication, you can configure it to use the forms based authentication, in the following way:

  1. Login to the backend of your website.
  2. Click Administration » Settings » User Authentication.
  3. In the dropdown box, select Forms authentication (backward compatibility) and click Save changes.
  4. Open the web.config file.
  5. Under <httpModules> section find and delete <remove name="FormsAuthentication"/>.
  6. Under <system.web> section, change <authentication mode="Forms" />.
  7. Save and close the web.config.
  8. Restart the application.

Increase your Sitefinity skills by signing up for our free trainings. Get Sitefinity-certified at Progress Education Community to boost your credentials.

Web Security for Sitefinity Administrators

The free standalone Web Security lesson teaches administrators how to protect your websites and Sitefinity instance from external threats. Learn to configure HTTPS, SSL, allow lists for trusted sites, and cookie security, among others.

Foundations of Sitefinity ASP.NET Core Development

The free on-demand video course teaches developers how to use Sitefinity .NET Core and leverage its decoupled architecture and new way of coding against the platform.

Was this article helpful?