Different zones (Intranet/Internet) - same URL ? RRS feed

  • Question

  • Hi,

    I would like to setup a system that is available from inside (->Windows/Kerberos authentication) and from Internet (-> claims based authentication). I want to use different zones to implement different authentication types.

    In order to not confuse the users, I want the internal and external URL to be the same. Normally I would say that the IIS decides in regards to the Hostheader how to procee, which means that they need to be different.

    Does anyone have any idea ?


    Friday, January 28, 2011 7:15 AM


  • Usual I used If I want to have different authentication methods I tried to used http for your internal and https for the external with referent authentication methods. I personally fell that The URLs need to be different for the seperate zones. As you've noticed, alerts use whichever zone the user was accessing the site through for the links in the email. For using different authentication schemes, you must extend the web application, and not simply add an Alternate Access mapping. Best practice would dictate that you use the most secure URL for the default (https) and then extend into another zone for your other authentication (http).

    MCPD, MCITP, MCTS SharePoint 2010
    • Proposed as answer by MasoodAhmed Friday, January 28, 2011 8:04 AM
    • Marked as answer by Wayne Fan Thursday, February 3, 2011 2:35 AM
    Friday, January 28, 2011 8:04 AM