Andrew Connell

Configuring Multiple Authentication Mechanisms with Alternate Access Mappings in WSS 3.0

Learn how to configure a site collection with two entry points that use different authentication mechanisms in Windows SharePoint Services 3.0.

One of the biggest improvements in Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 is the fact that it is built on top of ASP.NET 2.0. This enables SharePoint sites to use the membership provider model that abstracts the identity and authentication store away from application and makes it more pluggable. In addition, in Windows SharePoint Services 3.0, administrators can now create multiple entry paths into a SharePoint site collection, with each one having its own authentication configuration.

Learn how to configure a site collection with two entry points that use different authentication mechanisms in Windows SharePoint Services 3.0.

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Andrew Connell
Founder & Chief Course Artisan, Voitanos LLC. | Microsoft MVP
Written by Andrew Connell

Andrew Connell is a web developer with a focus on Microsoft Azure & Microsoft 365. He’s received Microsoft’s MVP award every year since 2005 and has helped thousands of developers through the various courses he’s authored & taught. Andrew’s the founder of Voitanos and is dedicated to delivering industry-leading on-demand video training to professional developers. He lives with his wife & two kids in Florida.