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

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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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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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How to get users from multiple membership providerspicker in people picker

I've implemented a custom membership provider that authenticate users from a custom sharepoint list . I've added membership provider and role provider to : my web app web.config central ...
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TroubleShooting Error 401 Unauthorised

Have been tasked to connect with a SharePoint site hosted by another company...when asked about theitr authorisation this is the response I got.. The authentication is annoying to work with in ...
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Can I use Microsoft.SharePoint.Client.User.LoginName as login for custom Identity authentication?

As the title suggests, I am doing a SharePoint Provider-hosted app that will be deployed to Microsoft Azure. I implemented security with custom Authentication class which references Owin namespaces. ...
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Can't find the cause of user credential prompts in SharePoint site

I have a SharePoint 2013 instance that runs our company intranet site. This past weekend we moved our site to a new set of servers and we also set the site up use SSL (https). Since this move, some, ...
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Getting User Information with Add-In-Only-Authentication

I need to write a SharePoint Add-In (provider-hosted, CSOM) that has the permission to write entries in the hosts' SharePoint-List even if the user has no permission to do that. That's why I want to ...
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SharePoint 2010 Anonymous using SOAP 1.2 always leads to login prompt

SharePoint server has Anonymous Access configured, everything is working fine. But when I try to connect from SOAP 1.2 client it asks for credentials (401 Forbidden), moreover it asks for NTLM ...
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ADFS 2.0 configuration in SharePoint 2013 - differentiate windows and external users

We have configured AD FS 2.0 for our SharePoint 2013 site and we are using claim windows account name for login. Its working fine, but now client has changed the requirements. The new requirement is ...
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Broken SharePoint Online remote authentication - redirect ending on error page

I have a .NET 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 ...
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SharePoint provider hosted app app part and mixed authentication

I have a web application with mixed authentication: - Windows authentication - Forms based authentication Logging in onto the web application works. And accessing all apps with an active directory ...
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Security Token Generation in Trusted Identity Provider for SharePoint 2013

I am using Thinktecture Identity Provider for SharePoint 2013. I know that, for FBA, we can generate security token for user authentication using SPSecurityContext.SecurityTokenForFormsAuthentication. ...
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Equivalent for Authentication.asmx in SharePoint 2013

Everyone knows that SharePoint has a web service (ASMX), called Authentication.asmx, which is a good web service for doing authentication. It has a method called Login, which takes username and ...
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Doubts on SP infrastructure

My client has 2 WFEs. I have seen that the web applications and sites that I create in 1 server are mirrored in another server. But if I try to access sites under those web apps from another wfe using ...
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After a farm restore, going to web application shows Sign In, Select credentials page

I have a scratch SharePoint farm to use for testing and experimenting. I used Wrox's "Professional SharePoint 2013 Administration" to set up the farm. I did a farm backup using the Central ...
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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 ...
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Host low-trust app on IIS Website for SharePoint Online

I'm working on a thesis regarding SharePoint Online and apps. I thought it is possible to deploy a low-trust app to a local IIS website and make in accessible from SharePoint Online. However, I can't ...
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Using Authentication.asmx Login gives HTTP 500 error

I try to login to SharePoint 2010 via Authentication.asmx service from native C++ application and get HTTP 500 response.I saw HTTP 500 before in case of malformed SOAP request but what's wrong with it ...
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HTTP 403 Forbidden on SOAP calls

When I do some calls to SOAP services to SharePoint 2010 site (e.g. CopyIntoItemsLocal from Copy.asmx or CheckInFile from Lists.asmx) I get HTTP 403 Forbidden. I suspect this is somehow requires ...
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SharePoint redirects me to non-existent Account/Login page

I'm running into a weird situation. I have two web applications, both using Windows Authentication. They are both using the default login page, both disallow anonymous access, no other special ...
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SharePoint 2010 javascript file Access Denied

The sharepoint web site returns content of the sp.core.js file correctly, when accessing the server by computer name, but when using network IP address, the 401.2 Access is denied error is returned. ...
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Different URLS for different auth providers, under one web application and site collection

We have a single site collection setup within a web application. The site collection has one top-level site, and the setup has one content database. The application is using Forms authentication for ...
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Office 365 Authorization without login

I am developing a Mobile app which sends data to SharePoint list (SharePoint Online, Office 365). The users of the app should be able to save data in the list silently, without logging. Is this ...
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Authentication in Remote App Using the Cross-Domain Library

What's a good authentication mechanism to use in my remote app that is accessed via cross-domain library (SP.RequestExecutor.js) javascript code in a publishing SharePoint page in my host web? ...
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Sharepoint app REST Authorization Header

I have developed a Sharepoint app that I installed on my sharepoint site for testing. I filled it with data and now I want to run REST queries on my app with Postman in Chrome. Once I am logged in to ...
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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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My site collection is not accessible using IE & Chrome , while I can access it uing Firefox

I have a Team site collection at the root of my server, and can be accessed using the following URL:- http://servername now i can access it using firefox by entering the username/password and ...
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web application is configured with claims authentication mode however the content database you are trying to attach is intended

web application is configured with claims authentication mode however the content database you are trying to attach is intended to be used against a windows classic authentication mode We migrated ...
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Site Collection admin getting error 'Sorry, this item hasn't been shared with you.'

I am getting this new error in chrome. I am logged into Windows with a Site Collection Administrator. I tried clearing the browser cache and passwords but no luck. This doesn't happen in IE or ...
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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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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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How to install SharePoint 2013 Installation with SQL Server Authentication

I'm just curious about the steps required to install Sharepoint 2013 using SQL Server Authentication. Also if there are any drawbacks that i might not be aware of. Here are some steps i currently ...
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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 ...