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

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Using Single Sign On to log into external website from SharePoint

We have a SharePoint 2010 server and another site (a service desk tool) that has a custom forms based authentication (not related to SharePoint). It would be nice if the SharePoint users wouldn't ...
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Sharepoint 2010 MySite Profile Pictures displaying on another Web App / Site Collection Requiring Authentication multiple times

We have Sharepoint 2010 installed with MySites setup, allowing our users to upload their own profile picture. This seems to work great, however when we start using things like Discussion lists on ...
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Configuring FBA in SharePoint 2010

I have a web application in which Windows Authentication is configured. I want to configure FBA for the same web application. I know I can extend the web application to a different zone and configure ...
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Consuming On-Prem SQL Data from SharePoint 2013 Online (Office 365)

At a high level, What's the recommended Development model if we want to consume local (On-Prem) SQL data from Office 365 SharePoint 2013 Cloud application? Say we have a custom SharePoint List Form ...
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Users added programmatically can not authenticate

I'm adding users programmatically to a SharePoint site. I'm doing this by adding the users domain login into the "[SiteName] Members" group. Unfortunately, users added this way are not able to ...
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Login anonymous user with username and password by code on a SharePoint main page

I have a custom usercontrol to logon users. My Authentication setting: Authentication Type: Windows Enabled anonymous access IIS Authentication Setting: Basic authentication Now is the question ...
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Sign-in link does not appear

This is rather strange. The Sign-In link (upper right corner) has disappeared from an entire SharePoint web application. Anyone run into this situation before?
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Infopath Form with Password validation

we have a request from a client to add some type of password validation to one of their info path forms. This means that before the user could submit the form they would somehow be prompted for their ...
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SharePoint 2013 Authentication model

I am new to SharePoint and have few questions regarding the authentication. We are using SP 2013 as extranet and we have different sites for different partners. Total number of users will be less ...
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SAML authentication not working properly for the roles

I am facing an issue regarding the authentication in SP 2010. The scenario is below: WindowsTokenLifetime, FormsTokenLifetime and ServiceTokenLifetime are set to 365 days. Login with the user on ...
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Kerberos on Chrome, Safari or FireFox

recently enabled Kerberos on my SharePoint 2010 install. If I browse from IE, I see logins authenticate over Kerberos protocol. If I browse from any other browser (Chrome, Firefox, Safari..), NTLM ...
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Windows Authentication and Trusted Identity Provider - User mapping to a single identity store

First, let me describe the scenario: I have a Web Application with 2 enabled Identity Providers Windows Authentication Custom Trusted Identity Provider (that provider handles PingFederate SAML ...
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User not logged in even after Fed Auth shows it's expiration in year 2015

I have an issue regarding the cookies. I have set all 3 FormsTokenLifetime, WindowsTokenLifetime and ServiceTokenLifetime to 365 days and the cookie is persistent. When any user login to the site ...
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SPS2010 - AD account password changing, for non-domain computers

I have Sharepoint 2010 farm - application server(Sharepoint), database server(MS SQL 2008 R2), and domain controller. 3 servers total. All of these 3 servers are included to domain(domain set up on ...
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SharePoint 2010 Claims to Classic PowerShell help

I have a client requirement to move from Classic to Claims. I'm currently utilizing some PowerShell from http://derekmartin.org/archives/701 $webApp = $farm = get-SPFarm $wa = get-SPWebApplication ...
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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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Login defaults to the wrong domain in certain situations

User authentication fails in certain situations because the domain is incorrect. If my domain is DOMAINA the user would have to enter DOMAINA\username to authenticate correctly. When we designed our ...
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Share Documents with External User using Live ID?

I get this question from potential customers at every seminar we hold, but I'm unable to answer. Problem is I can’t find the pod cast or other source which described this issue. Is it possible to ...
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Repeated login prompts and being logged in as another user?

When visiting the root site, users are repeatedly prompted to login. After many prompts, a partial page will begin to display. If more than 1 user is attempting to login in the above fashion, another ...
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Multiple authentications for web applciation and sub site

I've root site collection MainSite. Also I have another site collectionSubSite hosted on "http://MainSit/SubSite" and "http://MainSit/SubSite1". Question: Is it possible to have Anonymous ...
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Identify Current Authentication Method Being Used

I am working on a solution that needs to act slightly differently if the incoming request is NTLM vs. Kerberos vs. ADFS, etc. Does anyone have an example of how to determine the incoming ...
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How authentication is done when using a CAML query for SharePoint List in a console application

I am try to develop a console application in Visual Studio which uses CAML query to get data from SharePoint List. The question is, how does the console application authenticates from the SharePoint ...
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Impersonation in a net.tcp WCF-service in a claims based/Kerberos solution

I have tried to keep this as short as possible, dont hesitate if you want more details. Im trying to get impersonation (of calling user) to work over a net.tcp WCF-Service in a Sharepoint ...
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WSS 3 and external web site authorization : How to know if user is logged in

I am not common with ISS and SharePoint technologies ... I'll try to explain what I need to do. There is a web site (call it Site A) running under ISS 6.0 and SharePoint in a Window Server 2003 with ...
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How to programmatically determine if anonymous access is enabled for a SharePoint 2010 Web Application using C#?

In Central Administration\Manage Web Applications, there is the ability to enable anonymous access on a web application through the authentication providers. Is there a way to programmatically ...
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SharePoint BCS with SOAP web service using custom authentication

I'm very new to using BCS in SharePoint 2010. I'm not really sure how to go about my problem or if it's even possible without coding a custom solution in Visual Studio using .NET. I have a SOAP web ...
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Getting SharePoint working with multiple Domains

Lets say I have Domain A which currently is set up with my SharePoint environment. We have merged with Company B. We want Domain B to work with our SharePoint environment. So they can log on an ...
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accessing database through sharepoint using a service account (windows account)

I am having an issue with connecting to the database for KHouse through sharepoint. I have run through several workarounds to get it to work, but to no avail. We are using several pages that retrieve ...
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how to change windows based to form based authentication?

I extended current web application to extranet and initially used windows based authentication. Now the business unit wants form based authentication for the extended extranet site. changing option ...
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When searching for a user, SharePoint prompts for login for mysite

We are running SharePoint 2010 Server. We have setup mysites on a seperate web application. Whenever a user searches from our intranet for users, SharePoint will prompt for login for the data coming ...
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SharePoint 2010 FBA Access Denied for Forms Users

I setup SharePoint 2010 FBA using ASP Net Membership database following the article: Step by Step Guide to Configure SharePoint 2010 Forms Based Authentication with SQL. I configured all web.config ...
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Authentication in a webpart return a Null Exception

I'm trying to make a authentication WebPart. For this, i used tghios tutorial: ...
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External login issues due to WWW-Authentication

How do i change settings so that external users, with their own Sharepoint sites are prompted to enter credentials for our site. Currently the users are presented with an error messgae stating "your ...
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SharePoint 2010 Mixed Mode Custom SignIn ArgumentException

I'm using an ASP.Net LoginView to sign users into my web site. The authentication process runs through successfully, but when the user is redirected back to the designation url provider, I get the ...
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How can I pass credentials to SharePoint 2010 people service?

I need to do a simple request against the People service in SharePoint 2010. Please tell me how I can do that. The following piece doesn't work. public void Test() { var client = new ...
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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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Map ADFS Claims to Sharepoint Pofile

i've set up claims based authentication with SPTrustedIdentityTokenIssuer using ADFS 2.0 as a backend. Within my ADFS 2.0 i've set up rules to send the LDAP Email as Email, LDAP Surname as Surname and ...
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Windows Auth and Forms with LDAP provider - merge identity?

I have a need to handle two unique authentication scenarios: "Off network" - provide a login form (Forms based auth) "In Network" - traditional windows auth / no form This is the same user base - ...
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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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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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Authenication error when accessing SharePoint Webservice using java

I am trying to access SharePoint UserGroup service using a Java client. I have generated the stubs from the WSDL using axis2-1.6.2 and using the following code to access the user group but getting ...
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Zones, AAM, Host Headers,

I am getting really confused as when to use AAM and when to use header. I wish there was table to list scenarios and based on that you would pick AAM or host headers. Same thing I am trying to ...
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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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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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How to change Authentication in sharepoint server 2010?

how to change Authentication in sharepoint server 2010? By default it takes windows authentication. After creating website it is possible to change authentication name in website if it possible how ...
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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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All browsers are requiring a login

This is the current situation: We've setup a SharePoint website with 2 types of users: Visitors and Admins. The role of a visitor is that they're only able to see the webpages (no document/library ...
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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 ...