Validation the identity of the user, usually with username and password authentication.

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Why does Kerberos authentication fail?

Running SharePoint 2010. I need to set up Kerberos authentication, since the double-hop problem with NTLM is causing trouble with a web part I am developing. Long story short, Kerberos authentication ...
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Remote Access to SharePoint Lists with PowerShell

I have a PowerShell script that pulls data from a database. I need to push this data to a SharePoint list on a different server. Would you have tutorial or examples that show how to do this ...
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Access programmatically to SharePoint 2013 Online REST Web Services from Windows 8.1 Application

I have a problem in connecting to SharePoint online from the Windows 8.1 Application. My goal is quite simple: Connect to SharePoint Retrieve the List of Lists Get Items from a List I have tried ...
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Make a RESTful API Call to SharePoint Online from Console program

I knew how to make a RESTful API call to SharePoint 2013 OnLine from SharePoint APP (Provided-Host App). Like get List from Site. There are already many samples in here. Because the TokenHelper can ...
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accessing database through sharepoint using a service account (windows account)

I am having an issue with connecting to the database for KHouse through sharepoint. I have run through several workarounds to get it to work, but to no avail. We are using several pages that retrieve ...
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SharePoint 2010 updates the machine key in web config

I will attempt to explain this fully, if I don't please ask me to clarify, this part of SharePoint is a whole new world for me. I'm coming in from this on the Administration side and have been taking ...
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Is Claims-based authentication Required for Kerberos and Excel Services?

I'm trying to setup Kerberos for Excel Services + SSAS. SharePoint Web Application pool using Classic Authentication. I was wondering if it's necessary to switch it to claims-based. I've found zero ...
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People Picker attempts to use claim based authentication but the web application authentication provider is classic / windows

We recently in-place upgraded our sharepoint 2007 to sharepoint 2010. We were using Windows authentication in the 2007 environment and wish to continue doing so in the 2010 environment. The ...
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Windows Live Authentication with Sharepoint Question

I have configured as CBA with Windows Live as instructed here: http://www.wictorwilen.se/Post/Post.aspx?id=562. I think I am very close. When I visit my site I am redirected to select authentication ...
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Remote authentication with SharePoint Online

I am following the article and sample that can be found in this address: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hh147177.aspx Everything works fine but I need a more automated solution. The user ...
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Accessing SharePoint's Web Services from iOS

I got an email through my blog the other day which asked an interesting question. My reply bounced back, so I figured I'd post it on my blog as well as in the SPServices Discussions (where a question ...
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Can I map multiple domain accounts (or authentication sources) to one user/profile?

This is probably impossible but... We have a local 2010 farm and HQ has one. I've been asked to use the HQ MySites service application rather than doing our own, which is very sensible. However, on ...
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Authenticate user before getting a SPUserToken object

I know that a user can be impersonated by using an SPUserToken object when constructing an SPSite. I need to authenticate the user before getting a token for the user as I am developing an ...
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SSO SharePoint 2013 for 2 domains

Hi We are building apps with sharepoint 2013. Currently we have them setup as two web applications with two separate domain names - Wep App 1 - www.webapp1.com Web App 2 - www.webapp2.com We ...
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How to make a request to SharePoint 2013 REST service from code that runs inside SharePoint server (NOT from App/External code)

I have a page hosted in _layouts in SharePoint 2013. I want to make REST call to SharePoint REST api from this page using current user credentials. I don't want to do it from client-side (jquery etc) ...
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HttpWebRequest in TimerJob

I have an aspx-page in the Layouts-folder. A timejob makes a httpwebrequest on this page and the response-html is saved as a pdf. The httpwebrequest works fine, when its not called in a timerjob (ex. ...
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SharePoint 2010 FBA Access Denied for Forms Users

I setup SharePoint 2010 FBA using ASP Net Membership database following the article: Step by Step Guide to Configure SharePoint 2010 Forms Based Authentication with SQL. I configured all web.config ...
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How to change Authentication in sharepoint server 2010?

how to change Authentication in sharepoint server 2010? By default it takes windows authentication. After creating website it is possible to change authentication name in website if it possible how ...
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Authentication web service and special characters in password

My client application is authenticating with a SharePoint website using the Authentication web service in Windows Sharepoint Services 3.0. The client is not written in C# and I craft the SOAP request ...
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What to watch out for developing an HTTP Module in SharePoint 2007

Has anyone created a custom HTTP Module for SharePoint 2007? If yes, what should I watch out for? I need to add a course grain authentication check to SharePoint (can a user see this app), so I need ...
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What does “Security validation expires” do?

We have mixed authentication on our SharePoint 2013 site collection. I need to have FBA users automatically logged out after 30 minutes of inactivity, but they don't have to necessarily be redirected ...
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How to implement 2 factor authentication in Sharepoint 2010?

Can anyone please mention how to implement 2 factor authentication in Sharepoint 2010? I have been reading alot of stuff. but can not figure out what exactly should I do first. Can anyone atleast ...
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Make WebRequest to auth type Windows | Wss 3.0

I have wss 3.0 with auth type Integrated Windows Authentication/Kerberos. I want to make custom login form. I developed below codes. After executed I got error: The remote server returned an error: ...
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Difference between claim based authentication and classic windows authentication

I have read several articles about the same but still not cleared about the difference between claim based Authentication and classic window authentication in SharePoint 2013.i Understood the claim ...
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Duplicate SPNs for SharePoint hostname

I realise this might be a non SharePoint question but it might have been one that someone has encountered. I have a customer site that has a component (custom code) that use AD Kerberos delegation to ...
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How to add the /_vti_bin/Admin.asmx webservice as a service reference in Visual Studio 2008

I'm trying to use the Admin webservice of SharePoint 2007 within a console application. So I add a new service reference to my project pointing to http://<central ...
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NTLM or Kerberos for Intranet & Internet application in SharePoint 2010

NTLM or Kerberos.... which authentication is suitable for Intranet application? Internet application? Will answer differ if 3rd party tools are used? for MySite and ContentType Hub application ...
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How do I pass the SharePoint username to another site for Single Sign-On?

We would like to have users sign into an internal SharePoint site, then be able to click on a link that takes them to a vendor's site. However, we want to pass the username, first and last names, and ...
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SharePoint 2010 and OWA web parts authentication

I have SharePoint 2010 Enterprise and Exchange server 2010 SP1 installed. I added "My Inbox" web part for each user in his "my site". The problem is when the user is opening the page; the login window ...
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Are there any way to change the Membership Provider & Role Manager through code or Powershell

I know that you can specify the Membership provider and Role manager for a web application on creation, but I need to update it after creation. any clue.
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Authenticating users from another domain

I need to setup SharePoint so that some users from some other domain can log in to SharePoint. I think this is something to do with domain trusts but I don't have any idea how / where to start. Can ...
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How to migrate User database from FBA to AD in SP2010

I have successfully migrated from WSS 3.0 to SP2010. The User database is FBA. However, I need to migrate from FBA to Active Directory (AD). I need to know the process to migrate this User Database ...
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Powershell to set a Web Application's Trusted Identity Provider to an STS and NTLM?

I've created a custom STS and have setup trust with SharePoint via New-SPTrustedIdentityTokenIssuer. I can use Central Admin to configure a Web Application to use both NTLM and the STS, however I ...
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Same public URL on two zones?

I have a default and an extended "Extranet" zone on one of my web application. I would like to assign a single URL "https://Name.myDomain.com" to both zones. Additionally I also want to be able to ...
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Puzzling security issue with SharePoint 2010 Central Admin authentication on Windows 7

I have a really odd issue with SharePoint 2010 central admin on Windows 7 (x64 if that matters). Somehow when I go to Central Admin and hit any of the _admin links I get a password prompt. I looked ...
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Windows authentication with SharePoint Web Services via SOAP

I am building an application on a different server, than that of the SharePoint 2010 foundation. But I want to be able to update some information / data in SharePoint Lists using Web Services. I am ...
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Can only see 'System Account' as the current user instead of domain account

When I navigate to sites on my local Windows 7 workstation with SharePoint 2010 installed I see 'System Account'. I would like to see my domain account as the user. When I try to login to SharePoint ...
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Does SSL work with NTLM authentication?

Does SSL work with NTLM authentication? or should I go SSL with Kerberos? I am setting up an extranet farm and I need to use SSl. I have seen blogs that talk about SSL and Kereberos together. Can I ...
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Map a network drive via command prompt SPO

When I am trying to map a network drive via command prompt, I receive the following error for both user and administrator. The credentials are obviously correct and the admin user is also site ...
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What is the FedAuth cookie and how is it used?

Can anyone explain what the FedAuth cookie is and how it differs from the ASP.Net ASPXAUTH cookie?
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SharePoint 2013 Workflow Configuration Error (Authentication)

I am a newbie when it comes to server configuration and maintenance. I installed a copy of SharePoint 2013 for evaluation purposes and got everything up and running okay, but have run into issues ...
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Planning for SPNs - what SPNs would I need?

I'm planning to set-up Kerberos in SharePoint 2013, but I'm unsure about the amount of SPNs I need. The farm I want to install is 3-tier: Server02: AD and KDC Server06: MSSQL Database Server ...
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Authenticate Sharepoint users using digital certificates

We have internet facing Sharepoint 2007? We have recently distributed digital certificates to our users, mainly for authentication purposes. We would like to enable users to authenticate to MOSS ...
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Log in all anonymous users as one authenticated user?

I would like to catch anonymous users on our SharePoint 2010 site and automatically log them in as a single specific user. Any ideas? I can currently intercept the Application_AuthenticateRequest ...
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Web service authentication with multiple authentication types

I am trying to pull data from the list.asmx web service from a console application. I am using clams based authentication, and whenever only integrated Windows Authentiation is checked everything ...
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Authenticate to Sharepoint Online/Office 365 with cURL

I am currently trying to develop a PHP application that checks whether or not a folder exists in a SharePoint directory. While I have managed to submit the right REST requests when logged in inside ...
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Detect Authentication Type using Client Object Model

Is there a way of detecting the type of authentication used by SharePoint from the client browser? Edit It doesn't have to be via the Client Object Model. If there is a SharePoint JS parameter that ...
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When searching for a user, SharePoint prompts for login for mysite

We are running SharePoint 2010 Server. We have setup mysites on a seperate web application. Whenever a user searches from our intranet for users, SharePoint will prompt for login for the data coming ...
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Authentication Type invisible in “Edit Authentication” Window (Central Administration 2010)

I am facing a strange issue in Central Administration. I was trying to change the Authentication Type of a Web Application by following the steps, Central Administration -> Manage Web Application -> ...
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ADFS, people picker and custom claims provider

I read article of Steve Peshka here which points that we have to develop custom claims provider in order to override pepole searching using people picker in SP2010. I have two questions regarding ...