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Is there a way to change authentication from FBA to Active Directory? Since I am on FBA (claims based), I am unable to use many features of SP2010 like MySites etc.

I would appreciate if someone can help me out on this! Any recommendation for a third party app would also be great!

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Do you want to use AD in addtion to FBA or instead of FBA? –  AlexPoint Jul 21 '11 at 9:15
    
I want AD instead of FBA. On second thought is 'Only' AD better? –  saumilm Jul 21 '11 at 9:34
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Please take care of the fact that it's hard to map FBA users to AD users. Documents/sites/lists that have ownership by a FBA user, will get lost and not replaced by it's corresponding AD user! –  Bas Lijten Jul 21 '11 at 11:59
    
@Bas Does any third party app make the mapping simpler? –  saumilm Jul 21 '11 at 13:03
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In SharePoint 2010 you can use mutliple authentication methods per zone, so you can simply enable Windows authentication in addition to forms. See this blog on msdn.

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I want MySites working on my SP2010 site - It would be very nice of you if you can suggest the approach considering that I am on FBA (claims-based) now & what to do next. –  saumilm Jul 21 '11 at 9:41
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If you mean, how to change authentication mode on existing site - Central Admin -> Application Management -> Manage Web Applications (select web app) -> Authentication Providers (in ribbon) -> Default (zone) -> Scroll down to Claims Authentication Types and check on the Enable Windows Authentication checkbox. –  SPDoctor Jul 21 '11 at 10:22
    
Will 'MySites' get enabled if I follow your method? –  saumilm Jul 21 '11 at 12:19
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Configuring MySites is a whole other question. –  SPDoctor Jul 21 '11 at 12:43
    
Thanks SPDoctor. I will open a new discussion on it. –  saumilm Jul 22 '11 at 6:06
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