Yes, SearchBlox can access documents or web pages/sites protected by form-based authentication. Form Authentication can be enabled through the Collections > Settings tab.
To index documents via form authentication, it is required to give the following fields in the HTTP collection settings
- Form URL
- Name Value pairs for username, password, and other fields as applicable.
Other than basic form authentication we support ADFS Form authentication and Dynamic Form authentication.
To learn about form authentication in SearchBlox read: Form Authentication in SearchBlox