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

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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 ...
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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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Pass user UPN claim to WCF service via BDC

I've finally managed to get my SharePoint system up and running so that it authenticates users with Kerberos and successfully passes that authentication along to a back-end WCF service. All end-users ...
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Remotely authenticating users

We are creating a mobile web application that will run under ASP.Net and will connect to an internal SharePoint Server. We need to remotely authenticate users from this web application to see whether ...
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How to migrate User database from FBA to AD in SP2010

I have successfully migrated from WSS 3.0 to SP2010. The User database is FBA. However, I need to migrate from FBA to Active Directory (AD). I need to know the process to migrate this User Database ...
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SharePoint 2010 Authentication Prompt

I upgraded SharePoint to 2010 Enterprise from MOSS 2007. Now, whenever a normal user goes to one of the pages, they get prompted for authentication. If they keep hitting cancel, it will let them ...
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Client Object Model Authentication - Authenticating the Wrong account!

I am using the Client Object Model to interface my .NET App with SP 2010. What I am finding curious is that I am using default authentication, and whenever I make my connection, I am ending up ...
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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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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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Using SharePoint via Office Hub on Windows Phone 7

What settings are required to connect to SharePoint via the Office Hub on Windows Phone 7? I've heard so many contradictory things that I have no idea what it takes. Is it using claims auth? classic ...
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Combination of anonymous and windows authentication on sharepoint 2007 web

is it possible to enable anonymous access only for a specific library? The script library should have an anonymous access whereus the page library should use the windows authentication.
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User authenication being lost on remoting call

My administration page and webpart make calls to a service via .Net remoting. I've added AD credential checking to the service and discovered that the calls being made from both the admin page and ...
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SharePoint 2010 updates the machine key in web config

I will attempt to explain this fully, if I don't please ask me to clarify, this part of SharePoint is a whole new world for me. I'm coming in from this on the Administration side and have been taking ...
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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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Basic authentification only for a specific listening ip address?

One of my customer has a requirement which is to allow basic authentication because a outdated SSO and reverse proxy tool (changing this is not an option today). This is true for external access (both ...
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Sharepoint 2010 can't find domain users when granting permissions

I'm trying to grant permissions to other people to view a SharePoint site but when granting permissions it uses "Check Names" and claims any user or group that is part of a domain does not exist. It ...
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FBA - problem with adding asnet membership users to Sharepoint groups

I have one farm with two web application ("training" and "test") which are installed od 2 servers (for NLB purpose). Web apps use claims based auth (win & fba). Both web applications use same ...
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How to modify user account in FBA authentication

I have an installation of Sharepoint Foundation 2010 configured in Mixed Authentication (Windows + Form Based). I would like to know how to modify the account of a FBA user like this one ...
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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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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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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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SPSite Credential

Hey , i created a sample application with take Site name as parameter and get all the list of that site, thats working fine on my local system , but it throws exception when i give the site address of ...
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Can only see 'System Account' as the current user instead of domain account

When I navigate to sites on my local Windows 7 workstation with SharePoint 2010 installed I see 'System Account'. I would like to see my domain account as the user. When I try to login to SharePoint ...
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Can a sharepoint 2007 site access accounts from 2 domains?

I have 2 domains. DOGS and CATS (for example) The sharepoint server is a member of DOGS. Can I get the sharepoint site/web app/server to also reference domain accounts from CATS? So I add users ...
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Why can't I authenticate a user when accessing my site from different URL…?

I'm having a problem authenticating users when I attempt to access my site using its URL. Server: "SERVERNAME". Access and authenticate fine at: "http://SERVERNAME". DNS record: "intranet.domain.com" ...
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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 2007 Production Server, can't authenticate against my site

If I visit the address: http://localhost:8260 I can browse my site without any problems. If I try http://machineName:8260 I get prompted to login, and my credentials don't work. Any ideas on how ...
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Redirect authenticated users to a particular page

I have an anonymous access publishing site that has a 'Log In' link. I would like to redirect successfully authenticated users to a particular page. So, a user could be looking at any page on the ...