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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’.



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


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


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


  1. Now, switch to “Local intranet” and choose the “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



  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.

  1. Accept the risk to enter the configuration panel.

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


 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.


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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