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Shared authentication

Shared authentication

There may be a requirement for different web applications within the site to share authentication tickets between each other. To share authentication cookies between two different ASP.NET Core applications, configure each application that should share cookies. To configure shared authentication on by IP go to:     

  • Content -> Pages -> Options -> Setup     
  • Content -> Assets -> Options -> Setup    
  • Setup -> Site    
  • System -> Configuration

Select Site, and then People -> Authentication -> Shared authentication:

Shared authentication configuration

1. Edit/configure:    

Enable shared authentication  

Check if required. 

Cookie name

Enter the name of the shared authentication Cookie.

Cookie domain

Enter the domain the Cookie is being shared from.

Cookie expiration

Enter an appropriate value.

Force SSL

If required, check to ensure the Cookie is only shared over an encrypted connection.