Authentication and web services

Enable basic authentication for web services

By default, basic authentication is disabled for all protected backend web services in Sitefinity/Services and RestApi/Sitefinity, except for Sitefinity/CMIS/RestAtom/ and Sitefinity/Services/SiteSync/SiteSyncService.svc.

To turn on basic authentication for all web services, perform the following:

  1. Open AuthenticationConfig.config file, located in your projects ~\App_Data\Sitefinity\Configuration folder.
  2. Insert the following section:
  3. Save and close the file.

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