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The [Configure CMS](🔗) topic describes the syntax used in the description of the configuration elements.


The `episerver.basicAuthentication` element is optional. The following default configuration values set in code and are overriden if other values are specified in the _web.config_ file.

NameDefault valueDescription
[basicRealm](🔗)String.EmptyGets the basic realm used when sending a basic authentication challenge to the client.
[sendBasicChallenge](🔗)trueDefines whether the [EPiServer.Security.BasicAuthentication](🔗) module sends a basic challenge to the client.