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

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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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Implementing SSL for SharePoint High trust Apps

I have been struggling to configure an SSL Certificate based environment for hight trust apps in SharePoint 2013. I have on-premises installation of SharePoint 2013 (Enterprise). Following google and ...
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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 ...
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AD FS. SPWeb.EnsureUser exception on AD user

We use ADFS and have a problem. The PeoplePicker find users and show a string such as: "UserDisplayName [Active Directory]". But the page throws the following error: ...
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Windows authentication for an application page without Kerberos?

I'm investigating ways to integrate an existing SQL Server database into my firm's Sharepoint installation. I've put together some external content types, but I'd also like to develop an application ...
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Limit login attempts to a SharePoint server to a single OU

The setup: Several SharePoint 2010 Foundation web applications, each on individual servers. Default SharePoint authentication mechanism in use Single Active Directory Domain controls user ...
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Resources on the authentication cycle of SP2010

I'm trying to find in-depth resources on the authentication cycle. Things like: which HTTP requests are done in the process of authentication (mostly with claims based auth) which events can we ...
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authentication between host-named site collection, https and http

Here's my situation and I'm wondering what the best way to solve it is. I have two domains and I'm trying to pass credentials between them. Maybe it's not possible, but here goes...... Domain One ...
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Authenticating from an iPhone application

A while ago I asked a question regarding authenticating users from a remote location. Last week I installed an iPhone application developed for SharePoint. It asks the server I want to connect and ...
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Can I use all type of authentications in a sharepoint site external users also

Can I use the same authentications of internal users (available in AD) to external users.? If no what all authentication method I can use for external users? Is there any difference in ...
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Sharepoint 2010 Exchange Calendar overlay error

SharePoint Calendar gives that error below when using SharePoint Exchange Calendar overlay. The HTTP request is unauthorized with client authentication scheme 'Ntlm'. The authentication header ...
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User Access Notification

is there an event in sharepoint that is raised when a user logs in?. I want to have a notification email whenever any user is logged in to a specific sharepoint site. Also, login here is not limited ...
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Avoid specifying domain at logon?

Is it possible to configure Sharepoint 2010 (or maybe IIS) to automatically assume a logon domain during authentication? We have a pretty long domain name and would like to alleviate the user from ...
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Resolve User ID

We currently have a user ID that had been issued to two different employees at two different times... neither of which overlapped. The accounts were also created seperately in AD. One initially, ...
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Directory services error in a trusted domain scenario

There are two forests in my setup and there is a two way trust between the forests. I can add users from the trusted domain to SharePoint site but they can't login to the site. Here is an exception ...
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Accessing External List Items Programmatically

The following bit of code throws an Unauthorized Operation exception when I try to enumerate the items in the list. Any ideas? SPSecurity.RunWithElevatedPrivileges(delegate() { ...
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BasicHttpBinding WCF services don't get NTLM challenge when hosted on a Claims enabled server

The service is hosted in /_vti_bin, and uses SharePoint's own BasicHttpBinding service host factory (MultipleBaseAddressBasicHttpBindingServiceHostFactory). According to Microsoft's guidance, three ...
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SPUtility.GetPrincipalsInGroup and Claims authentication issue

I have the requirement to enumerate a list of users that are in an Active Directory group that has been granted rights to an SPWeb. If the site collection is using windows auth this is no problem and ...
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SharePoint 2010 - Claim based authentication and Access Services 2010

I want to change from Kerberos to the Claim based authentication in my SharePoint 2010 environment. I want to use Access Services. Are there any technical difficulties with Access Services?
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Open office document pops up login dialog

We have a problem with opening Office documents where some users get a login dialog and others don't. If the user press Cancel the dialog disappears and the document is opened properly. If the enter ...
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how to open a sharepoint page by providing the user credentials explicitly

I want to open a native SharePoint 2010 page from my application (for example the Edit Properties page of a document) without the need to enter username/password, but instead to authenticate silently ...
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Success Audit spamming event log

I have set up a standard MOSS installation using forms authentication with NTLM. I have noticed that there are a lot of audit success events in the windows event log is this normal? It makes it very ...
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Problem when using 'sign in as a different user'.

I have a standard website (one Web Application and one Site Collection) with some custom pages and webparts. The issue I'm having is that when I try to switch users, using the "Sign In As a Different ...
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Authentication using Sharepoint Online REST API to create Task for Organizational Site

I have a Office 365 Organizational SharePoint Online Account. I want to Add Few Tasks in one of the list programmatically. I saw options of using JavaScript API or hitting the REST URL's ...
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Automating upload and download using script in Linux system

I am new to share point. i was tiring to download and upload file using Perl script in a Linux machine but getting an "NTLM Authentication Error" during running of the script. I tried downloading ...
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SharePoint 2013 Client Context authentication token/cookie?

I am building a WPF application that uses Microsoft.SharePoint.Client.ClientContext to connect to a SharePoint 2013 site and interact with lists. My SP site uses Windows Authentication, and all users ...
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ADFS and SharePoint 2013: Re-authenticating every 4 minutes

We have our token to expire after 10 hours, but every 4-5 minutes SharePoint goes out and re-authenticates against the token. Browser activity doesn't matter. How do we keep SharePoint from ...
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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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User Profile Creation for Anonymous User throws Null Reference Exception

I am trying to create a User Profile when an anonymous user registers on my FBA web application. The below CreateUserProfile() method is being called during the register event. It works well in ...
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Why are SharePoint permissions shared across zones

I have a SharePoint 2010 webapplication with 2 zones with different claims based authentication providers: Default zone: Windows authentication (Kerberos) Extranet zone: Custom claims provider Why ...
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Login failed. The login is from an untrusted domain and cannot be used with Windows authentication

I am using Sp2013 Standard server, with 1 APP, 1 WFE, 1 Workflow and 1 Clustered SQL. Everything was all great until Monday Morning (7-28-14). Thats when Event Log started to fire off following ...
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retrieving sharepoint online authentication cookie and using it elsewhere

so if a person goes to sharepoint online, logs in, how can I get the cookie that tells sharepoint later on that you are logged in so I can have something else use it and access sharepoint?
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Remote authentication examples

We have a SharePoint 2013 instance in the cloud. I am trying to figure out the ways we can write an application (be it web app, windows form, windows service) to either: Get a SAML token from a NAM ...
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Restricting Non-Synchronised Users in 2013

Scenario We have two synchronisation connections. One uses windows synchronisation and syncs an "Internal" OU group. The other uses forms authentication and syncs an "External" OU Group. This ...
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Forms Based Authentication Sharepoint 2013 Application Forbidden error 403

I am making a Provider-hosted application for SharePoint 2013. I debug this application on a Development Collection with both Windows Authentication and FBA (Form Based Authentication) activated. I ...
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MSIS7042: The same client browser session has made '6' requests in the last '10' seconds. Contact your administrator for details

I have sharepoint application using the ADFS authentication provider . Intermittently i am receiving the below error when trying to login to my application. ...
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How to call (_vti_bin) SOAP web service in SharePoint Online 2013 from dot net web application

I m trying to hit SP Online asmx web services and update a list item. I have the code below which I m trying to run. /*Declare and initialize a variable for the Lists Web service.*/ ...
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Get FedAuth when authenticating to SharePoint Online via Office 365 from a remote website

I have a .NET website that allows viewing files located in SharePoint Online, among other clouds. So far we used asked the users for the SharePoint site address, the username and the password in order ...
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SP 2013 on a Mac?

So our SP2013 homepage has 4-5 "apps" from the SharePoint store. Anytime a Mac user uses Safari to go to our site they have to enter their credentials for the site and then each app. Anyone figured ...
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How to allow only part of AD users sign in sharepoint?

We have a SP2013 farm using windows authentication. On the AD there are 10,000 user accounts and we have no edit permission on AD. (Hence, I cannot setup any group there) As the Sharepoint admin I ...
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Authentication between SharePoint O365 and external OData web service

We are using SharePoint Online (O365) with ADFS. We are also building an on-premise OData web service to provide data into the cloud as an External Content Type. We understand generally how to use ...