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

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How can I pass credentials to SharePoint 2010 people service?

I need to do a simple request against the People service in SharePoint 2010. Please tell me how I can do that. The following piece doesn't work. public void Test() { var client = new ...
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Windows Auth and Forms with LDAP provider - merge identity?

I have a need to handle two unique authentication scenarios: "Off network" - provide a login form (Forms based auth) "In Network" - traditional windows auth / no form This is the same user base - ...
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Combine Forms Authentication with Windows Authentication

A client wants to allow both AD users and non-AD users access to a SharePoint site. I have done similar work before on a ASP.NET site but that required a custom MembershipProvider. Is there a way to ...
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How to authenticate a user in SharePoint server side object model?

I am developing an Asp.Net web application that will access data in a list on a SharePoint 2010 server. Can anyone tell me how do I authenticate a user against SharePoint using the server side object ...
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Windows Authentication & IIS URL Rewrite Module 2.0

I'm trying to use the IIS URL Rewrite Module 2.0 to prettify SharePoint 2010 URLs for the Internet zone of an extended SharePoint application. I have the zone set up to allow anonymous users. As long ...
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How do switch a SharePoint farm from NTLM to Kerberos

How do you switch a SharePoint farm / site collection from NTLM to Kerberos? It seems that there more to it than selecting Kerberos in: Central Administration > Application Management > ...
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2013 grant read access to authenticated users without having to visit site

I have created an app which uses a people picker. The people picker needs to pickup everyone within the NT AUTHORITY\authenticated users group. So I have added that group to the Members group of the ...
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Usage and Health Data Collection using SQL Authentication

I'm having an issue with trying to set my Usage and Health Data Collection to use SQL Authentication. I have tried setting my database credentials to SQL Authentication using both Powershell and ...
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Change method of granting permission with claims based

Our SharePoint site has claims based authentication right now and we want to change the default method of granting permissions. Whenever a new user is added all related permissions should be adjusted ...
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ASP.NET Identity (2.0) with Sharepoint

I have been searching around for information about using the new ASP.NET Identity 2.0 with SharePoint, but not much luck... Anyone succeeded setting it up?
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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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SharePoint Online Authentication (Wave 15, non-.NET Code)

For those who are unaware, it was possible to authenticate to SharePoint Online by sending an OASIS SAML token with credentials to login.microsoftonline.com/extSTS.srf and you'd get back a security ...
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Combine AD and ADFS Authentication in Sharepoint

we have a sharepoint farm where we would like to use AD authentication in conjunction with ADFS authentication. The ADFS and AD-Authentication work both (on different AAMs). What i want to ...
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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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Web service authentication in SharePoint Office 365 compared to SharePoint BPOS?

On our public web site we have forms users can use to insert data into lists on our SharePoint BPOS site. We use the web services (authentication/lists) to do this and the piece of code to ...
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SQL Reporting Services in SharePoint Mode Prompts for Login

Scenario: We currently have SQL Reporting Services 2008 R2 in a scale-out deployment on two servers. SSRS is configured in SharePoint integrated mode with our SharePoint 2010 servers (configured with ...
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Using SharePoint via Office Hub on Windows Phone 7

What settings are required to connect to SharePoint via the Office Hub on Windows Phone 7? I've heard so many contradictory things that I have no idea what it takes. Is it using claims auth? classic ...
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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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Is it necessary to host apps on a different domain?

I am starting with app development on SharePoint 2013 onprem. I want to develop Hight trust provider-hosted apps for my office catalog. After going through some msdn articles (on-premises development ...
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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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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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FBA Authentication with Custom Database

I want to implement forms based authentication for a sharepoint portal. I have used the standard ASP.NET membership provider database for test purpose and it work fine. My client has Authentication ...
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SharePoint 2010 Authentication Prompt

I upgraded SharePoint to 2010 Enterprise from MOSS 2007. Now, whenever a normal user goes to one of the pages, they get prompted for authentication. If they keep hitting cancel, it will let them ...
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How to set anonymous user as a specific user

I am using SharePiont Server 2007 Enterprise with Windows Server 2008 Enterprise. I am developing using VSTS 2008 + C# + .Net 3.5. I am wondering whether SharePoint has any means to set an anonymous ...
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How to authenticate user in sharepoint online using javascript

I have one sharepoint online 365 site. In that one public site will be there. In that there is sign-in option. Generally When ever user clicks on signin it will redirect to microsoft login page. But i ...
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Form based authentication FBA - keeps getting “Make sure your user name and password are correct”

I'm using Sharepoint 2013 Foundation. I have followed a few tutorials on getting the Form Based Authentication to work: ...
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Dual authentication for document libraries

We have a SharePoint 2010 environment setup to use Kerberos which works wonderfully - users within our network are authenticated automatically and are not presented with a login prompt. For some ...
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Kerberos on Chrome, Safari or FireFox

recently enabled Kerberos on my SharePoint 2010 install. If I browse from IE, I see logins authenticate over Kerberos protocol. If I browse from any other browser (Chrome, Firefox, Safari..), NTLM ...
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Can I give a Super User the ability to impersonate someone else?

We currently have a situation where we need the ability to fully impersonate a login on a SharePoint Web Application. Effectively any "SuperUser" needs the ability to, without a password, proxy login ...
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Combination of anonymous and windows authentication on sharepoint 2007 web

is it possible to enable anonymous access only for a specific library? The script library should have an anonymous access whereus the page library should use the windows authentication.
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How to programmatically check if the current sharepoint user name and password?

Hi, i am using client object model in c# win form. How to programmatically check if the current SharePoint user name and password is correct? here I log in using SharePoint Site URL, username and ...
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Authentication in Sharepoint - Could you explain me?

Im learning SP and i have everything installed and running. The only thing im not sure about is authentication: 1)If you run your SP installation on LAN and the only users who can access it, is ...
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Enabling Basic Authentication For A Specific SharePoint Instance

My web host claims that he is unable to meet our company's request of enabling Basic Authentication for our hosted SharePoint site. While I understand that we can use NTLM, we are hoping for a ...
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How to programmatically determine if anonymous access is enabled for a SharePoint 2010 Web Application using C#?

In Central Administration\Manage Web Applications, there is the ability to enable anonymous access on a web application through the authentication providers. Is there a way to programmatically ...
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Subsite change automatic logs me out

The situation: We have 2 subsites: /FR and /EN When logged in as administrator in /FR, and you change to /EN subsite, the subsite logs me out. Is this because it's a whole new subsite and the ...
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Authenication error when accessing SharePoint Webservice using java

I am trying to access SharePoint UserGroup service using a Java client. I have generated the stubs from the WSDL using axis2-1.6.2 and using the following code to access the user group but getting ...
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Remote authentication

How can I authenticate SharePoint users programmatically from a computer which is not a member of the domain where SharePoint server exists? SharePoint uses Windows auth only, not forms auth.
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Claims-based or classic authentication mode - how to figure out in a given SharePoint 2010 installation?

How do I figure out whether a web application in my SharePoint 2010 farm is using claims-based or classic authentication mode? I know that authentication provider (default zone) is Windows, but ...
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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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ClientContext security won't work with claims-based SP2010 security enabled

I want to connect to SP2010 server with claims based authorization via client context. But I have security issue. First I didn't managed to connect with default credentials. Then I wrote: ...
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Lots of 401 status codes in IIS logs using Windows authentication

I'm seeing a lot of 401s in the IIS status logs. I know this is normal for windows authentication, but it seems like the authentication should be cached. For example, a user will get a 401 when ...
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SharePoint 2010 Claims

I've got a SharePoint portal configured to use Claims based authentication. I'm able to login using this, but each time I click a link within the portal, I'm redirected to the logon page. Any clues?
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Failed to apply web.config mods through central admin

Something serious has happened. I’m trying to set the authentication provider for a newly created web site (Application Management -> Authentication Providers). I try to set it to either Forms or ...
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SSO authentication integration issue

I am using SharePoint 2007 Enterprise + Publishing portal template + Windows Server 2008. I am developing using VSTS 2008 + C# + .Net 3.5. I need to implement SSO (Single Sign On feature) with another ...
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Public-facing on-premises SharePoint with NTLM authentication

I've been searching for authentication best practices for public-facing SharePoint site but I didn't find any useful resources on the issue that is troubling me. Assume I set up a web application ...
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How do I decrypt Cliams Identification Encoding:

I recenlty encountered exception in Distributed Cache services, When i looked at the logs i found out certain user account had timed out while trying to access App fabric services. In Sharepoint logs ...
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Kerberos - Farm Account

I have to configure Kerberos for PerformancePoint and I have one farm account for all services in test farm. I need add delagtion for Performance Account. Can I use Farm account to set spn as below ...
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How to require Kerberos authentication on SharePoint?

I have created an Active Directory Domain Controller-integrated SharePoint site on Azure using the new Create SharePoint Farm feature. I want to change it to require Kerberos. Does anyone know how ...
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How can I authenticate SharePoint REST calls from Android App?

I have a website that is built using SharePoint Foundation 2013.I have a number of list and libraries there. For Example: I need to develop a android application to show the SharePoint List ...
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WARNING: The conversion of web application and most of the users to Claims mode

I am migrating from SP2010 to SP2013 farm. In the old farm web applications are using Window Classic mode. I was told to follow the procedure here ...