Convert Web Application from Classic Mode to Claims Based Authentication

Posted: November 7, 2014 in SharePoint2010

Introduction

In this blog we are exploring how to convert an existing web application configured with Classic Mode Authentication to Claims Based. This can be done using PowerShell.

Note: Once converted from classic to claims, you will not be able to revert the change.

Screenshot showing web application in Classic Mode

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Now, run the PowerShell command:

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You can see that the web application is now converted to Claims Based Authentication:

Note: Once converted from classic to claims, you will not be able to revert the change
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