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The following XML pseudocode describes the <episerver.basicAuthentication> section of the configuration file. The Configuration topic describes the syntax used in the description of the configuration elements.


<episerver.basicAuthentication basicRealm="string"
                               sendBasicChallenge="bool" />

Note: The episerver.basicAuthentication element is optional. The following default configuration values set in code and are overriden if other values are specified in the web.config file.

NameDefault ValueDescription
basicRealm String.Empty Gets the basic realm used when sending a basic authentication challenge to the client.
sendBasicChallenge true Defines whether the EPiServer.Security.BasicAuthentication module sends a basic challenge to the client.