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I have a custom security domain that has a majority of content authors in it. I feel like, there is a way, so that rather than optionally having to type in sitecore\user, you can make your custom security domain optional to enter.

So rather than having to type my-custom-domain\user, you can just type in user (like you can with any user in the Sitecore security domain).

If anyone can remind me, how to configure this, I would really appreciate it. My recollection is that, you can only have one security domain that is optional to enter, so a consequence would be that any Sitecore security domain users would need to enter in sitecore\user to login, which is fine.

  • Once we started using the switcher provider, we had to provide the domain name for our custom domain. Perhaps it has to do with the order of the configured providers. – Michael West Jan 4 '18 at 21:35
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You need to change the domain attribute of the login site node in configuration, by default it is "sitecore":

<configuration xmlns:set="http://www.sitecore.net/xmlconfig/set/">
  <sitecore>
    <sites>
      <site name="login" set:domain="powerful" />
    </sites>
  </sitecore>
</configuration>

As you say, you can only have a single default domain, if you change this then users in the sitecore\ domain will need to explicitly specify it.

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