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

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Why does Kerberos authentication fail?

Running SharePoint 2010. I need to set up Kerberos authentication, since the double-hop problem with NTLM is causing trouble with a web part I am developing. Long story short, Kerberos authentication ...
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Sharepoint Authentication Windows and Custom Login Form

We're trying to find a way to implement a rater tricky scenario. We want to create a web app with Claims Based Windows Authentication, so that in a machine in the local domain the authentication is ...
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Claim auth from ADFS

I asked this question @StackOverflow[1] but maybe this is a better location for it: I try to connect to a SharePoint Online instance via a WPF-Application (C#). I have found this article[2] that ...
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Same public URL on two zones?

I have a default and an extended "Extranet" zone on one of my web application. I would like to assign a single URL "https://Name.myDomain.com" to both zones. Additionally I also want to be able to ...
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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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Are the zones tie to particular authentication provider(s)?

Are the zones tie to particular authentication provider(s)? or this is arbitrary?
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External access - continually prompted for credentials

I have a client trying to access our hosted SP 2010 instance, an she can log in, but once she starts clicking, gets prompted to login again and again. She is accessing from the outside, not inside of ...
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Unable to change SharePoint account password in SharePoint 2010

I was trying to start Microsoft SharePoint Foundation Sandboxed Code Service But it threw The password for the account domainName\empID, as currently stored in SharePoint, is not the same as the ...
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Problem with authentication on subsites (internal/external approach)

This our current situation 1 main-site foo.org and 2 subsites foo.org/FR and foo.org/EN (French and English) When you'll browse to foo.org, you're redirected directly to foo.org/FR/default.aspx And ...
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Can't pass authentication to browse a sharepoint site

I am trying to browse a sharepoint site in IE8 from the server where it is deployed. When I am promped to enter my credentials i enter them but this doesn't work. The box keeps appearing and asks me ...
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Accessing SharePoint's Web Services from iOS

I got an email through my blog the other day which asked an interesting question. My reply bounced back, so I figured I'd post it on my blog as well as in the SPServices Discussions (where a question ...
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How can I authenticate to BPOS SharePoint using JavaScript

Does anyone know where I can find resources explaining how I can authenticate towards BPOS SharePoint using javascript? I have managed to authenticate with Office365 building on the scripts of lstak, ...
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Authentication Type invisible in “Edit Authentication” Window (Central Administration 2010)

I am facing a strange issue in Central Administration. I was trying to change the Authentication Type of a Web Application by following the steps, Central Administration -> Manage Web 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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SharePoint 2007 : How to sign out user?

I've an application build on SharePoint 2007 platform, the problem is in Mozilla FireFox, the sign out button does not successfully sign out the current login user, I believe SharePoint 2007 is not ...
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Java to Sharepoint interface, with claims based authentication

I have a sharepoint server with a claims-based authentication (ADFS server). I have a Java app that needs to push data to a sharepoint list, preferably over the REST API, and with the additional ...
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Authenticate user before getting a SPUserToken object

I know that a user can be impersonated by using an SPUserToken object when constructing an SPSite. I need to authenticate the user before getting a token for the user as I am developing an ...
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FBA and MemberShipProvider

Do we always need to extend web app when using FBA? I know it seems a silly question, but I can't find a straight answer. EDIT: SharePoint 2010
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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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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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Authentication pop-ups not working

the authentication pop ups for opening documents in sharepoint site is not functioning the way it is expected to behave, rather it opens automatically without authentication.. For security reasons i ...
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Windows authentication with SharePoint Web Services via SOAP

I am building an application on a different server, than that of the SharePoint 2010 foundation. But I want to be able to update some information / data in SharePoint Lists using Web Services. I am ...
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ADFS, people picker and custom claims provider

I read article of Steve Peshka here which points that we have to develop custom claims provider in order to override pepole searching using people picker in SP2010. I have two questions regarding ...
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Claim Based Authentication - Object Model and Impact on existing Web Service

I have a farm in which is installed Sharepoint 2010 Foundation. On my principal app I have installed a web application that accepts windows authentication. On that application I installed my Web ...
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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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Migrate from claims-based authentication to classic-mode sharepoint 2010

We are planning to change the authentication provider from claims-based authentication to classic windows mode. I am planning to do this by preserving the content databases and re-create the web-app ...
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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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Logging in with Windows Identity Foundation

Is it possible to log a user programmatically with Windows Identity Foundation regardless of the authentication scheme used on SharePoint (claims / forms)? Thanks.
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Authentication web service and special characters in password

My client application is authenticating with a SharePoint website using the Authentication web service in Windows Sharepoint Services 3.0. The client is not written in C# and I craft the SOAP request ...
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ldap and user profile attributes

I have an extended webapp that uses the LDAP provider so users can log in without the fun windows integrated popup. I configured the User Profile Sync Application to use my Forms/LDAP Provider and ...
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Transparent Login through URL containing Username & Password - Possible?

Is it possible to create a URL, containing the domain, username and password, to login to a Sharepoint website, much like is possible with vanilla HTTP authentication? I have tried a URL in the ...
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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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Duplicate SPNs for SharePoint hostname

I realise this might be a non SharePoint question but it might have been one that someone has encountered. I have a customer site that has a component (custom code) that use AD Kerberos delegation to ...
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How to clea Authentication Cache from browser to custom signout sharepoint page completly

This code I have using to clear the cache so that it has automatically sign-out from SharePoint site and it has to prompt the authentication dialog to login again. function _spBodyOnLoad() { ...
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Claims authentication with AD

I'm very new at this claims based authentication, and I just set up a sharepoint site with claims, with FBA access through a regular asp.net membership db. This works just fine. What I now need is ...
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How to login into SharePoint without forms authentication

I have SharePoint Server 2010 with windows authentication(ntlm). We are working in java and want to authenticate a user, which is in active directory. We tried using authentication.asmx but it ...
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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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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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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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Authenticate Sharepoint users using digital certificates

We have internet facing Sharepoint 2007? We have recently distributed digital certificates to our users, mainly for authentication purposes. We would like to enable users to authenticate to MOSS ...
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SharePoint 2010 and OWA web parts authentication

I have SharePoint 2010 Enterprise and Exchange server 2010 SP1 installed. I added "My Inbox" web part for each user in his "my site". The problem is when the user is opening the page; the login window ...
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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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Puzzling security issue with SharePoint 2010 Central Admin authentication on Windows 7

I have a really odd issue with SharePoint 2010 central admin on Windows 7 (x64 if that matters). Somehow when I go to Central Admin and hit any of the _admin links I get a password prompt. I looked ...
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Methods of sharing authentication between SharePoint 2010 and ASP.NET applications?

We're evaluating ways of sharing authentication (to achieve an SSO effect or actual SSO) with SharePoint 2010 and several ASP.NET applications. The options I've seen so far are to configure ...
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Windows Live Authentication with Sharepoint Question

I have configured as CBA with Windows Live as instructed here: http://www.wictorwilen.se/Post/Post.aspx?id=562. I think I am very close. When I visit my site I am redirected to select authentication ...
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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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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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People Picker for AD LDS FBA

I have set up a test system to evaluate the use of AD LDS in an extranet scenario. I have a Windows 2008 R2 server with Sharepoint 2010 SP1 installed. This machine is joined to an AD domain, and has ...
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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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Forms authentication login page issue

I am using SharePoint 2007 Enterprise + Publishing portal template + Windows Server 2008. And I am developing using ASP.Net + C# + .Net 3.5 + VSTS 2008 on SharePoint Server 2007. I am developing a ...