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How to disable CMS on web front servers



In a load balanced environment, I would like to turn off the CMS from the www front servers (we have a dedicated cms server).

What is best practice when it comes to this, just empty the field for cms url in episerver.config or something else?



Jun 11, 2014 16:19

Hi Freguz,

There's a nice article in the documentation on what we recommend:


Jun 11, 2014 23:51

Thanks a lot Toni!

The magic text was:

"Follow the description below to make the edit/admin user interfaces unavailable on a publicly facing server.

In web.config, both for <location path="EPiServer"> and <location path="EPiServer/CMS/admin">, remove any allow roles (WebEditors, WebAdmins, Administrators and additonal ones) so that the <authorization> sections only contain the following:"

Jun 12, 2014 9:41
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