Disable Kernel-mode authentication in IIS 8.5

Procedure-related prerequisites

  • You need to be logged in as an administrator.
  • Configuration takes place in IIS web server.


  • 1.
    Go to: Administrative Tools >> Internet Information Services (IIS) Manager
  • 2.
    In the Connections span, expand the Sites node tree.
  • 3.
    In the Connections span, select the Default Web Site.
  • The instructions describe the required steps for the Default Web Site.

  • 4.
    Double-click on the Authentication feature.
  • 5.
    Select Windows Authentication.
  • 6.
    In the Action span, click on Advanced Settings...
  • 7.
    Disable the checkbox Enable Kernel-mode authentication
  • 8.
    Click on OK to close the configuration dialog.
  • 9.
    Run the following command, to restart the IIS and make the previous changes active:
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    iisreset /noforce