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How to Set a Default Domain for Forms-Based Authentication

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This article applies to Barracuda ArchiveOne version 6.5.3 and higher using forms-based authentication deployed in an Exchange resource forest topology.

You can set the domain name used for authentication in the ArchiveOne Search (AOneSearch) website so that users do not need to enter their username in the form Domain\Username.

All users must reside in the same domain within the Accounts forest.

Complete the following steps on each web server that hosts the AOneSearch website to set the default domain used for authentication.

ArchiveOne Version 7.3 and Higher

  1. Browse to the Local Configuration Store in C:\ProgramData\Barracuda\ArchiveOne\LocalConfigurationStore.
  2. Open the Web_AOneSearch.ini file in a text editor such as Notepad.
  3. In the section for additional configuration settings at the end of the file, add the following on a new line:
    1. DefaultDomain=<DomainName>
    2. where <DomainName> is the NetBIOS name (not fully qualified domain name) of the domain in the Accounts forest where the users reside, for example: DefaultDomain=Barracuda
  4. Save and close the file.
  5. Repeat for any additional servers.

ArchiveOne Version 7.2 and Earlier

  1. Browse to: C:\inetpub\wwwroot\AOneSearch.
  2. Create a copy of the web.config file. You can revert to this backup if required.
  3. Open web.config in a text editor such as Notepad.
  4. Find the line which reads:
    <add key="DefaultDomain" value="" />
  5. In the double quotes after value= type the NetBIOS name (not fully qualified domain name) of the domain in the Accounts forest where the users reside, for example:
    <add key="DefaultDomain" value="MyCompany" />
  6. Save and close the file.
  7. Repeat for any additional servers.
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