External authentication is perfect when you have an existing user database in another system. You can then configure Weavy to use your already existing user database for authentication.
In order to configure external authentication the following things are required:
- You have an existing user database.
- You can implement and add an API endpoint (https) that Weavy can call for authentication.
The following settings are required for Weavy to use external authentication.
The Weavy website in IIS must be configured with the following settings:
Anonymous Authentication = Enabled
Forms Authentication = Disabled
Windows Authentication = Disabled
web.config file should have the following configuration: