IIS Express and windows authentication

How to control the IIS Express Authentication settings

To set the windows authentication parameters for you MVC applicaiton there are two ways to do this .

  1. On a per project basis, by going to the properties of the web app, F4, and setting the windows authentication to on or off; or
  2. Globally for the entire computer.
    • go to the following path, %HemePath%\Documents\IISExpress\config
    • edit the “applicationhost.config” file
    • find the line
    • Change the value as required and then save