SharePoint 2016: Forms Based Authentication – Part 3

In the previous article SharePoint 2016: Forms Based Authentication – Part 2 of this series on implementing FBA with SharePoint we saw the execution of Steps 3 & 4 for the process.

In this article we are going to see the execution of Step 5 and for the sake of quick review I am putting up the process diagram again in here.

Process Diagram

1

Step 5: Configure Authentication Provider

In this step we will associate the Membership Provider with the Web Application that we want to enable with Form Based Authentication

  • Go to Central Administration
  • Click on Manage Web Application

2

  • Select the Web Application
  • Click on “Authentication Providers” link in the ribbon bar

3

  • Click on the Zone “Default”

4

On the Authentication Provider Screen

  • Check “Enable Forms Based Authentication (FBA)”
  • Specify the Membership Provider Name “SPMembership” that we configured previously
  • Specify the Role Manager Name “SPRoles” that we configured previously

5

Under “Sign In” Page Section you can choose to configure a Custom Sign Page if you need or you can proceed with Default Sign Page provided by SharePoint OOB.

In this case I am going along with Default Sign Page offered by SharePoint OOB.

6

That is it for this part of the demo.

I will see you guys in the next article covering Steps 6 & 7.

Hope you find it helpful.

 

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