Authentication is the process of establishing the user identity in a web application. It is how Sitefinity CMS knows who is using it at the moment. You can think of authentication as proving to Sitefinity CMS who you are by supplying credentials.
Sitefinity CMS supports two modes of authentication:
NOTE: As of Sitefinity CMS 5.0, Claims is the default authentication mode.
For information on how to configure the authentication mode for your Sitefinity CMS application, please read the following articles in the Installation and Administration Guide:
In this section, we are going to explore different authentication scenarios that developers may need to implement with explanations about the API that is used and code samples.
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