How to Force Enterprise Manager Login to Use Form-Based Authentication

KB ID: 2089
Product: Veeam Backup & Replication | 10 | 11
Published: 2016-01-15
Last Modified: 2022-05-06
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Purpose

This article documents how to force Enterprise Manager to use HTML Form-Based authentication instead of a Windows Authentication Pop-Up.
Example of NTLM-based auth
Windows Authentication Pop-Up
Form Based Auth
HTML Form-based Authentication

Solution

Disable Windows Authentication

  1. Open the web.config file.
    Default Path: C:\Program Files\Veeam\Backup and Replication\Enterprise Manager\WebApp\web.config
  2. Locate the useWindowsAuth key and set the value to false.
    No reboot required. Simply relaunch the the Enteprise Manager webpage.
Default Value:
<add key="useWindowsAuth" value="true" />
useWindowsAuth location
Default Value Shown

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