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

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Sharepoint 2007 to 2010 conversion and authentication

I'm consulting on a project that needs help passing authenticated user to other .Net applications on the same domain from Sharepoint to standard .Net & classic asp sites. Currently in SP 2007, ...
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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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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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Single Sign on / SharePoint 2010

We currently have a SP2010 farm, with a number of web applications all configured to used classic windows authentication. One of our service providers has an externally hosted application that we want ...
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Web service authentication in SharePoint 2003 secured with OpenSSO

The past recently caught up me in the form of an old client still running SharePoint 2003. They have for political reasons chosen to secure all their systems with Oracle OpenSSO and that includes ...
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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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HTTP 401 twice before HTTP 200 when serving files

I've built a Javascript web application which is served from Sharepoint (ie. there is no Sharepoint code at all operating on the web app, it's just some HTML/JS being served from a Sharepoint 2010 ...
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How to Impersonate Users Via Client Object Model?

I want to insert new SP List items -- blog comments, to be exact -- on behalf of other users. Ideally, I'd just pass a SharepointID for the user, but that doesn't seem to be possible. I think that ...
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Hyperlinking between two Sharepoint sites problem for external users

I have two Sharepoint sites. These are accessed by users both internal and external to the company. The internal users log in to both automatically, the external users have to login any time they ...
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How to fix credential issue?

I tried both default credential and user/pass but keep getting 401 unauthorized error. What's the fix? Here is the error I am getting .... New-WebServiceProxy : The request failed with HTTP status ...
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Create a sharepoint registration page for external users

I want to make a sharepoint site where everyone has access to the login page. On the login page, there should be a link to a registration page where new users can register. The emailadress provided ...
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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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Office 365 SharePoint Authentication from Objective-C on IOS

I want to create an IOS app that connects to my Office365 SharePoint team site using the list rest services. How do I do authentication? Any examples?
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Is it possible to use SharePoint Logger from MS P&P SharePoint 2010 Guidance Library when user is not authenticated?

I am working on custom authentication for SharePoint 2010. And I found very useful to use SharePoint Logger from MS P&P SharePoint 2010 Guidance Library. It works fine when I get instance of ...
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How do I pass the SharePoint username to another site for Single Sign-On?

We would like to have users sign into an internal SharePoint site, then be able to click on a link that takes them to a vendor's site. However, we want to pass the username, first and last names, and ...
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Remote Access to SharePoint Lists with PowerShell

I have a PowerShell script that pulls data from a database. I need to push this data to a SharePoint list on a different server. Would you have tutorial or examples that show how to do this ...
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Login trouble between URL's that point to the same server

We have a strange problem on our intranet. The intranet is accessed through http://intranet and http://intranet.company.com. They both point to http://intranetsrv01.domain.com. We are experiencing ...
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Log in all anonymous users as one authenticated user?

I would like to catch anonymous users on our SharePoint 2010 site and automatically log them in as a single specific user. Any ideas? I can currently intercept the Application_AuthenticateRequest ...
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Windows Authentication & IIS URL Rewrite Module 2.0

I'm trying to use the IIS URL Rewrite Module 2.0 to prettify SharePoint 2010 URLs for the Internet zone of an extended SharePoint application. I have the zone set up to allow anonymous users. As long ...
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Can I give a Super User the ability to impersonate someone else?

We currently have a situation where we need the ability to fully impersonate a login on a SharePoint Web Application. Effectively any "SuperUser" needs the ability to, without a password, proxy login ...
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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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Override _layouts/Authenticate.aspx for claims based authentication (LiveID)

I've configured claims-based authentication using Windows Live ID. In Microsoft service manager the default return URL is as in WS-Federation specification: https://domain.com/_trust/default.aspx ...
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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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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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Are there any way to change the Membership Provider & Role Manager through code or Powershell

I know that you can specify the Membership provider and Role manager for a web application on creation, but I need to update it after creation. any clue.
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Always getting access denied for all loginaccounts

I'm in a middle of a process of setting sp_accounts to sp services and for some wrong behaviour I'm always getting access denied when enter the webapp for all accounts. Claims service could be the ...
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Remote authentication with SharePoint Online

I am following the article and sample that can be found in this address: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hh147177.aspx Everything works fine but I need a more automated solution. The user ...
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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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Sharepoint Auth to Livelink Auth

Today I'm Facing a new issue which I must admit, i have no idea where to start.. I've been asked to Show certain Livelink files within Sharepoint. Now, Livelink has a couple of web services (Luckily ...
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Outlook 2007 randomly prompts for credentials for a SharePoint site

I have an issue where users are being prompted for username and password for our MOSS 2007 Intranet site. The strange thing is this prompt originates mostly from OutLook 2007, but can come from any ...
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Internet Explorer forces user to log into site with DOMAIN\USERNAME

I have a public Internet facing site running on SHarePoint 2010 using NTLM authentication. Users using FireFox/Chrome/Safari are able to log into the site using just their username and password. ...
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Best authentication method for accessing sharepoint web from the Internet

We're planning a sharepoint intranet which will be acceded directly from our LAN, however it should be accesible from the Internet, too. What would be the best authentication method available for this ...
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Authenticating users from another domain

I need to setup SharePoint so that some users from some other domain can log in to SharePoint. I think this is something to do with domain trusts but I don't have any idea how / where to start. Can ...
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Can I configure LiveID in PROD environment skipping INT one?

I have a problem with the registration test LiveId account via https://login.live-int.com/ I need to get PUID user required in the LiveID integration process with SharePoint 2010. The problem is ...
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Anonymous access = huge web services security hole?

My company uses SharePoint for their public website by allowing anonymous access. Some of our lists and document libraries have permissions to only allow certain users to be able to access them. I'm ...
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Unable to login from custom login page - FormsAuthentication.RedirectFromLoginPage fail

I created custom login page for FBA access (SP 2010). In related custom code i inherit Microsoft.SharePoint.IdentityModel.Pages.FormsSignInPage class. Problem: I would like to login in sharepoint ...
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Authenticate user by WindowsIdentity in Sharepoint 2010

I have external authentication system that returns WindowsIdentity by user name and one time password. I am trying to use it with FBA and Claims-Based Authentication. I have created my custom login ...
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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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SPClaimsAuthMembershipProvider returns only aspnetdb users - WHY?

If I use : MembershipProvider membership = Membership.Providers["AspNetSqlMembershipProvider"]; MembershipUserCollection msc = membership.GetAllUsers(0, 200000, out totalnumber); I got all userS ...
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Why are user permissions set in AD not updated immediately to SharePoint?

I have a SharePoint 2010 Foundation installation on Windows 2008 R2 and SQL Server 2008 and using Claims and Windows authentication. Subsites are visible only to members of a certain group. However, ...
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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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Can I map multiple domain accounts (or authentication sources) to one user/profile?

This is probably impossible but... We have a local 2010 farm and HQ has one. I've been asked to use the HQ MySites service application rather than doing our own, which is very sensible. However, on ...
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How do I avoid redirection for web service authentication in SharePoint 2010 when both claims and classic auth is allowed?

I have a SharePoint 2010 web application that allows both claims authentication and classic authentication. The Default claims provider for the web application has "Enable Windows Authentication" and ...
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SPWeb.CurrentUser gives wrong result when called from HttpModule

I am trying to get the current logged-in SharePoint username through SPWeb.CurrentUser. This usually provides the results I am expecting, except in one instance. I am logged into my development ...
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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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Microsoft Search Server express 2010 Not crawling pages with forms authentication

I can't configure search server to use forms authentication during crawling. I have created crawl rule and set form credentials there with no errors. But during crawl Search server is still considered ...
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NTLM vs Kerberos

I just want to know the difference between NTLM and Kerberos. When to use NTLM and Kerberos and when not to use it? Why do you need to use Kerberos for authenticated feeds? Our admin is asking me why? ...
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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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Users have several ids in the same Web

I have backup-restored a site collection. In the new site collection we use Claims based authentcation. Now it looks like all the users from the old web is also restored on the new site (which ...
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Management of external users

I'm planning a SharePoint2010 application where most of our users are on an intranet and authenticated through Active Directory, but where ~20% of the users are external to the organization. We are ...