What are the authentication methods in .NET?
There are 4 types of authentications.
The authentication option for the ASP.NET application is specified by using the tag in the Web.config file, as shown below:
other authentication options
1. WINDOWS AUTHENTICATION Schemes
I. Integrated Windows authentication
II. Basic and basic with SSL authentication
III. Digest authentication
IV. Client Certificate authentication
2. FORMS AUTHENTICATION
You, as a Web application developer, are supposed to develop the Web page and authenticate the user by checking the provided user ID and password against some user database
A centralized service provided by Microsoft, offers a single logon point for clients. Unauthenticated users are redirected to the Passport site
4 NONE/CUSTOM AUTHENTICATION:
If we don't want ASP.NET to perform any authentication, we can set the authentication mode to “none". The reason behind this decision could be: We don't want to authenticate our users, and our Web site is open for all to use. We want to provide our own custom authentication
Authentication Methods :ASP. NET provides different methods to authenticate a user:
Integrated Windows Authentication