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  • Hi there,

     

    Is there a way to use an external authentication mechanism (ADFS, ...) to access a LS application?

    Best regards, Eric.


    best regards, Eric.
    Friday, June 3, 2011 1:02 PM

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  • We don't support any other authN schemes in V1.

    That said, if you are doing a web-only application, and you can put a custom login.aspx page out infront of your LS app, and have that page set the ASP.NET auth cookie to a valid LightSwitch user, yes, you can integrate other types of authN.  Also, you can write a custom membership provider for users to get even more flexibility.

    So, there are possible ways, but nothing supported, and not something the team has really focused on internally.

     

    Friday, June 3, 2011 4:50 PM

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