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.

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