Forms and Windows Authentication for our website

Posted on 2013-12-18
Last Modified: 2014-01-25
We are using Forms Authentication for our website.  For the sandbox version I would like to add Windows Authentication so that only authenticated users can access the site. Here is what I have done.
1. Disabled Anonymous Access
2. Setup a Windows user account that is mentioned in the web.config file under the allow users
3. Deny users is equal to *
4. When someone tries to load the site it prompts for the user name and password. However the user is not allowed to go to any other page on the site.

Question by:giveindia
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by:Carl Tawn
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First thing to try is changing "*" to "?". The asterisk mean deny everybody, whereas the question mark means deny anonymous users only.

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giveindia earned 0 total points
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None of the above solutions worked. I am going to allow the people to access the sandbox without any authentication until I find a solution.

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None of the above solutions worked. I am going to allow the people to access the sandbox without any authentication until I find a solution.

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