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

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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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REST calls between applications

I have a series of SharePoint applications, one being our Intranet site and one being a system for serviceinformation on our IT-systems (itstatus). I really want to make a section of out intranet ...
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What are SPOIDCRL cookie and IDCRL (Identity Client Runtime library)?

I have been working with FedAuth cookie and sometimes rtFA cookie with Office365 authentication. Recently I came across SPOIDCRL cookie while logging in using .NET library, but I couldn't find much ...
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Skipping entering domain at login Office 365

Usualy domain users use there domain credentials (firstname.lastname@domain.com) to login to their SharePoint online (Office 365). Now there are another users from another company (domain) which try ...
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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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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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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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“Sorry this site hasn't been shared with you” only for root site

Has anyone come across a situation (in SP2013) where accessing http://myserver.domain.com/ Gives "Sorry this site hasn't been shared with you", yet any other address, including the address of the ...
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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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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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window authentication in Office 365 from client context

I want to access office 365 list from window application. Is it possible to access using window authentication ? i don't want to pass user id and password
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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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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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Multi-factor authentication enabled Office 365 site

I am looking for any working examples of remote CSOM or SOAP OData calls against Office 365 with multi-factor authentication enabled. The available documentation is unclear on this scenario. I think ...
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SSO between Sharepoint 2013 and another asp.net website using asp.membership provider form authentication

I have been trying to setup authentication between SharePoint and another asp website. SharePoint has been setup to use FBA membership provider, the same database used by the asp.net website. The ...