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How to make the windows authentication login prompts for user credentials in browsers?

How to enable the windows authentication pop-up in browsers

When the user logs on to the Dashboard Server using the Windows Authentication, the browser automatically detects the logged in Windows user, and authenticates to use the application.

To log on with different users, enable the login prompt in browsers. The login prompt settings which are browser specific can be set as follows:

Internet Explorer

To enable or disable login prompts in Internet Explorer, follow the given steps:

  1. Open the Internet Explorer and click the settings icon, and then select the ‘Internet Options’.


Internet option on IE settings


  1. Select the ‘Security’ tab in the pop-up window.

Security tab


  1. Choose theTrusted sites” and click “Sites” in the Internet Properties dialog.

Click sites to add the trusted sites


  1. Add the Dashboard Server URL and close the dialog.

Add the trusted sites in IE and Chrome


  1. Now, switch to “Local intranet” and choose the “Custom levelChoose custom level


  1. Prompt Settings
  1. Select “Prompt for user name and password” under “Logon” for the Internet Explorer to prompt for getting the credentials from the user.
  2. Select “Automatic logon with current user name and password” for the Internet Explorer to automatically log on as the currently logged user


Prompt for username and password


  1. Restart the Internet Explorer to apply the prompt settings.


Mozilla Firefox

To enable or disable login prompts in Mozilla Firefox, please follow the given steps:

  1. Open the Firefox and type “about:config” in the address bar, and then press Enter.

Firefox settings to make the domain trust

  1. Accept the risk to enter the configuration panel.

Accept the risk and continue

  1. Search for “network.automatic-ntlm-auth.trusted-uris” in browser and right-click it, and then select ‘Modify’.

Navigation to Modify the trusted domain names


 4.  Prompt Settings

  1. This dialog shows a list of application URLs to the users, which will be logged on to the application automatically.
  2. To Enable login prompt: Remove the Dashboard Server URL from the list if it exists.
  3. To Disable login prompt: Include the Dashboard Server URL in this list.

Firefox popup to enter the trusted domain names


5. Restart the Firefox to apply the prompt settings


Google Chrome, Safari, Opera

Google Chrome, Safari, and Opera follow the same internet settings that has been set to the Internet Explorer.


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