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Setting up Two-Factor Authentication in ASP.NET Core 2.0

In this article, I’m going to write bit about security aspects in ASP.Net Core 2.0. Whenever you create a new ASP.NET Core application, you must notice that there is an option on dialog with a button captioned as Change Authentication and once you click on that, you will land upon a dialog having below 4 options as shown below:    I’ll discuss about each of these options in detail but as of now, to get started, let’s take a high-level idea about these No Authentication – which means application is completely anonymous and open for everyone to access it. Individual User Accounts – it uses local database for storing the information related to user. Work or School Accounts – it means application will work with Office365, Active Directory, support for cloud, etc.. Windows Authentication – For internet application and uses IIS capabilities to know who has logged in. Here I’ll be choosing my option as ‘ Individual User Accounts ’ which is very easy, simplest as well