How to enable Windows Authentication in IIS Express

Posted by Anuraj on Thursday, September 12, 2013

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Unlike IIS Server, IIS Express doesn’t support Windows Authentication by default. You can enable the Windows Authentication in IIS Express by modifying the applicationhost.config under the “C:\Users[username]\Documents\IISExpress\config” directory. You need to find the windowsAuthentication element under authentication, and change the value of attribute enabled to true.

ASP.Net application with Windows Authentication in IIS Express

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