Configure Basic Authentication in SharePoint

Basic Authentication will be enabled in SharePoint for Zone Internet.

Procedure-related prerequisites

  • None.


  • 1.
    In SharePoint Central Administration, go to: Application Management >> Manage web applications
  • 2.
    Select the web application.
  • 3.
    Click on Authentication Providers in menu bar.
  • 4.
    Select the Zone.
    • Zone: Internet
  • 5.
    In the dialog, in the section Claims Authentication Types select Basic Authentication
  • 6.
    Click on Save to activate the new setting.
  • Basic authentication is configured in SharePoint for the Zone Internet.