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

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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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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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Automatically Authenticating with On-Premise SharePoint 2013 with ADFS 2.0 using C# Application

We're trying to connect to an on premise installation of SharePoint 2013 which authenticates using ADFS. Our Development was done using Office 365 installation where the following code works perfectly ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Change in SharePoint DNS breaking remote authentication code through office 365 login

I have a website that connects to a SharePoint online site in order to access content from there. The authentication is done through the Office 365 login. In order to do that, I composed the following ...
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What's the best authentication method if client won't give us access to their internal AD?

I have a provincial government client who we're deploying a SharePoint 2013 Standard farm. Because we're a 3rd party consultant they are reluctant to expose their AD and allow us to ADFS single-sign ...
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Click back button after logout and the application should not be browsed again

I am currently using SAML token authentication for one of our clients. When I click log-out the session is getting cleared , everything works fine. But when I click the browser back button I can still ...
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OWA web part is asking for user/password every time

I have a publishing site. In one of the pages I have added OWA calendar web part. It is working fine but it asks for user/password every time user closes the browser and then open again. When I ...
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Have DNS set up, yet unable to access a web application unless it's in hosts file

I'm stuck unable to access a newly created sharepoint 2013 server web application (at portal.spdev.mycompany.com, with host header of same name) unless I have an entry for that web application in the ...
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What is the correct way to migrate a SharePoint web app from classic to claims based authentication?

In my new project, the client wants us to convert several web applications from Classic to Claims. I've read many articles on the steps to convert a SharePoint web application from classic mode to ...
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Customize Log out page for a sub-site

Is there a way to log a user out of a sharepoint subsite and redirect them to a page different from the root site? I've searched far and wide, tried quite a bit and I still cannot figure out a way ...
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Refining Anonymous Access

On my sharepoint site collection I have enabled anonymous access for the "entire web site", and it is, indeed working. However, I find that I cannot choose "Anonymous Users" and add them to any ...
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Sharepoint 2010 and TMG configuration

I have a SharePoint 2010 Portal that uses claims based authentication with NTLM. The portal was published to TMG with site name something like staff.portal.com I have also installed certificates in ...
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SP2013 won't use Kerberos - but C2WTSTest passes fine?

I'm setting up a new SharePoint 2013 farm using Kerberos authentication. I've read a ton of resources about it and it seems I've got my solution 99% right - Kerberos is working like a charm when I ...
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Hosted SharePoint to support OAuth/OpenID authentication?

Is it yet reasonably possible to integrate OAuth or OpenID authentication as a means of signing into SharePoint? Preferably, any obsolete account management features would be entirely hidden away ...