Questions tagged [authentication]

For questions related to user authentication in the Sitecore client, as well as site membership questions that are specific to Sitecore

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Restriction of Pages using sitecore domain

I am having issues using domain in Sitecore when pages are restricted to extranet\anonymous. So my goal is to restrict extranet\anoymous from viewing a page(Test Page) then redirect me to my custom ...
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Restricted Home Page showing Layout Requested Not Found

I am having issues about redirection to a page after using the Custom Login/Logout. The scenario is, I need to redirect the user to the Custom Login page, if accessing the Restricted Page (Test ...
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Anonymous login system

In my project, I have to add a login system for users using a different database. These users will not have access to the sitecore functionality, only those with anonymous access. Any ideas how I can ...
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Sitecore context user lost in custom MVC Route

I'm having a strange issue with my Sitecore.Context.User. I set up a custom MVC route for a controller that looks like this public class RouteConfig { public static void RegisterRoutes(...
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Log in virtual user with persistent flag

I am investigating using Sitecore virtual users so that I can authenticate with an external system and log users in that way. However, I also need to be able to support the persistent flag. Currently ...
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Share Session across Sitecore subsites

I have a Sitecore multi-site solution set up to use a third party service to authenticate users, these sites are mostly divisions under the main site, but each one has its own host name and site ...
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How to validate a “Disabled” user account

If a user provides me their username and password, I am able to log them in using Sitecore.Security.Authentication.AuthenticationManager.Login(username, password) Or validate their account with ...
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Architecture choices for integrating Azure AD with Sitecore

We are replacing our native Sitecore authorization and user management in our customer portal with Azure AD. We would like Azure AD to also provide some profile data (we will probably extend the ...
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Sitecore 8.2 update 2 authentication failed on MongoDB 3.2 [closed]

I've the following scenario Sitecore 8.2 update 2 MongoDB 3.2 Now, I'm trying to setup authentication to MongoDB, and as soon as I update the mongod.cfg security: authorization: enabled and the ...
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Sitecore 8 ADFS module no FedAuth cookie

I've added the Sitecore ADFS module to Sitecore 7.2 and it works. Using the same module on Sitecore 8 doesn't work. I can see the MSISAuth cookies from sts. When it comes to reading the FedAuth ...
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Authentication and Authorization in Sitecore [closed]

I just started my journey as Sitecore developer.I want to create a user registration page and login page.I am totally confused where should i store the user details and how to authenticate him.
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Protecting a QA site from anonymous access

I'm trying to protect my QA site from anonymous users coming to it. I tried using basic authentication, which works for the front-end, but because it changes the authentication type to "Windows" it ...
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Using Sitecore authentication on external folders in IIS

We're using Sitecore authentication with a custom membership/roles database that's hooked into Sitecore with its own domain. We imported a ton of legacy data, and due to the number of documents, we ...
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How to use the Stormpath (or similar) OAuth provider to authenticate external users?

How can we replace the existing membership provider in Sitecore with an OAuth- based provider (like stormpath.com)? Further details: We are designing a solution in which the external users are stored ...
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Sitecore Logs shows The current user cannot be resolved from the authentication cookie

Sitecore logs are showing lot of these messages: WARN The current user cannot be resolved from the authentication cookie. The cookie will be removed. Ex: Line 556: 1820 07:14:48 WARN The ...
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Does Sitecore support SAML?

I'm aware of and have successfully used the AD module for numerous Sitecore implementations but I have a requirement to support SAML so that a non-AD based authentication provider can be used. Does ...

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