Re: ASP.Net Forms authentication & Windows Auth combined

From: John M Deal (
Date: 12/06/04

Date: Mon, 06 Dec 2004 11:37:13 -0800

Accidentally posted this to another message. Anyway, I came across an
article a bit back on ASP Alliance that talks about doing something
similar. It may be able to point you in the right direction. Hope it helps.

Have A Better One!

John M Deal, MCP
Necessity Software

Vince wrote:
> I have a situation where I would like to use forms authentication and
> windows authentication combined. Basically, I would like to use a form to
> get the user's ID and password, and then validate those against the domain
> just like IIS does when using Windows authentication. Also at login time I
> would initialize their session variables.
> I've seen the FormsAuthentication class, but it says that when you call
> Authenticate it validates the credentials against the configured credential
> store. How do I configure it so that it validates against the Windows
> domain? Or is this the wrong class to use to meet my requirement?
> Thanks in advance,
> Vince