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

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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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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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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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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 ...
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How to change SQL Authentication to Windows Authentication in BDC Sharepoint 2007

Sharepoint 2007 Created a BDC Access SQL Server as following Authentication Mode: Passthrough DBACcessProvider: sqlserver Integrated Security: empty User Name: username Password: password This is ...
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All apps downloaded from Office Store require username and password to view

I've successfully setup Sharepoint's Office Store, and have begun testing some of the app that can be downloaded for Sharepoint from the App Store. These apps download successful and function ...
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Double authentication cross browser support

I have the typical Sharepoint 2013 setup with a sharepoint.domain.com as the primary web application and a my.sharepoint.domain.com application for the user my sites. I'd like to have the users be ...
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Picture manager not opening up after authentication during multi upload in images library

While trying to upload multiple images in a picture/image library, i am getting authentication popup, after which the picture manager doesn't open up. This is happening to many users. What could be ...
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Update User Profile Property When User First Visits Site

Is there a way to automatically set the value of a User Profile property right when the user first visits a SharePoint site -regardless of what page they load first? I'm kind of looking for the ...
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Remote web application accessing SharePoint with current user's credentials

Can we access SharePoint from a remote application with current user's credentials when user opens a remote page which has server-side CSOM user opens a remote page which has a server-side WCF ...
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Metro style app login to SharePoint

I have a metro style app based on the metro style web browser (http://code.msdn.microsoft.com/windowsapps/Metro-Style-Web-Browser-ecde9a6d) In this browser I navigate to a page on a SharePoint site: ...
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Using 'Call HTTP Web Service' activity to call WCF service hosted on SP site with authentication

Hell guys, I have a WCF service deployed to SharePoint site exactly like in this tutorial - there is a .svc file deployed to ISAP folder (/_vti_bin virtual directory) and there is a class ...
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Identify user Authentication provider - FBA vs Domain

I have a SharePoint website configured to use both Windows (AD) Authentication and SQL Authentication with Forms based authentication.. I want to query all Form Based Authentication users.. Is there ...
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OAuth Authentication & Azure

I'm new to SharePoint development and using Office 365 SharePoint 2013. We need to replace our AD cloud based authentication servers with OAuth authentication. Am I correct in thinking that our SP ...
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Getting SAML Token from SharePoint

I have a SharePoint running on SAML security and I'm creating a SharePoint web part to interact with an external system (kind of connector), the communacation is made using SOAP Web Services, to ...
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Exception of type 'System.ArgumentException' was thrown

I'm on 2010 Sharepoint. some users get the error when they're logged in with "remember me" checked and being inactive for more than 2 days. we have the cookies set to expires after 2 days and it ...
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Programatically adding All Authenticated Users

I want to give all authenticated users read access to a list (that stores some configuration for a feature). "All Authenticated Users" is a special concept in SharePoint, but the implementation ...
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workflow consuming WCF Service in https - First Call takes too much time

I have a State machine Workflow that consumes a WCF Service in https (Basic Authentication, security mode transport). It works fine in our test environment, but it had problem in the integration ...