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.
  7. Basic authentication is configured in SharePoint for the Zone Internet.