Convert Web Application from Classic Mode to Claims Based Authentication in SharePoint 2010

convert classic to claims sharepoint 2013

In this blog we are explore how to convert an existing web application configured with Classic Mode Authentication to Claims Based in SharePoint 2010. This can be done using PowerShell.

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

Screen shot showing web application in Classic Mode:

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convert web application from classic to claims sharepoint 2010 change
convert web application from classic to claims sharepoint 2010 change

Now, run the PowerShell command:

$App = get-spwebapplication “http://SvrName:1007”

$app.useclaimsauthentication = “True”

$app.Update()

convert classic to claims sharepoint 2013
convert classic to claims sharepoint 2013

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

convert classic to claims sharepoint 2010
convert classic to claims sharepoint 2010

Hope this will be helpful.


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I am Developer working on Microsoft Technologies for the past 6+years. I am very much passionate about programming and my core skills are SharePoint, ASP.NET & C#,Jquery,Javascript,REST. I am running this blog to share my experience & learning with the community I am an MCP, MCTS .NET & Sharepoint 2010, MCPD Sharepoint 2010, and MCSD HTML 5,Sharepoint 2013 Core Solutions. I am currently working on Sharepoint 2010, MOSS 2007, Sharepoint 2013,Sharepoint 2013 App Dev, C#, ASP.NET, and SQL Server 2008.

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