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Explain the various authentication mechanisms in ASP.NET.

ASP.NET supports 3 authentication mechanisms:

a. Windows Authentication: This is used for an intranet based application. Used to authenticate domain users within a network. By default windows authentication is used.

b. Form Authentication: It's a custom security based on roles and user accounts created specifically for an application.

c. Passport Authentication: This is based on hotmail passport account.