I am trying to create a Custom Login Page for Windows Authentication in my SharePoint 2013 Web Application.

Please point me to right directions as to how I can have this implem


As Waqas mentioned, you cannot use forms to log in if using WIA. There is an alternative: using a pre-auth reverse proxy. There are many vendors who have pre-auth reverse proxy products. Microsoft has Web Application Proxy (WAP) in conjunction with ADFS 3.0. This will allow you to use Kerberos on your Web Application in SharePoint while having a forms-based login experience through WAP. The ADFS login page can be customized, e.g. add branding as shown at https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dn280950.aspx.

  • but , i want to have a simple custom page login for sharepoint , i can not understand why all this configuration ? May 11 '16 at 7:26
  • WIA uses a challenge and response method. The browser sends an anonymous request to the web server, and the web server responds with a challenge for a username and password. The browser then prompts you for that information. This is fundamentally how it works. What you're asking for is forms based authentication, where the user navigates to a page and inputs their password. FBA and WIA are not the same. So if you want to continue using WIA, but want the FBA login experience, then you need a pre-auth reverse proxy. May 11 '16 at 14:12

By definition, Windows Authentication will prompt for credentials with a pop-up. Any 'custom logon page' will require forms-based authentication. https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/b7270c7f-7ddb-4ec6-8564-9ef4ab11bd6c/custom-login-page-for-windows-authentication-in-sharepoint-2013?forum=sharepointgeneral

But there are still reference in that article or below blog which guide you.


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