Configure cookie-based serving authentication


For environments that rely on embedded HTML authentication forms and session cookies to identify users, you do not use the Forms Authentication section of Crawl and Index to configure search user identity.


Cookie-based authentication (aka forms authentication) is setup via the Cookie tab in the Serving > Universal Login Auth Mechanisms area of the admin console.

Additional Information:

The following documentation details the specifics of the different kinds of cookie and/or forms authentication mechanisms and scenarios supported by the search appliance: Managing Search for Controlled-Access Content: Cookie-Based Authentication Scenarios

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