Claims-based identity is a common way for applications to acquire the identity information they need about users inside their organization, in other organizations, and on the Internet. It also provides a consistent approach for applications running on-premises or in the cloud.

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What is the practical limit for the quantity of entities listed in a claim based peoplepicker?

What is the practical limit for the quantity of entities listed in a claim based peoplepicker in SharePoint 2010? Is there a limit? We are trying to get a list of 200,000+ plus users to work in the ...
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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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EntityData in PeoplePicker in Claims mode

We've switched to claim based authentication (Windows + FBA on the same web application in the same zone) and something strange happens with peoplepicker.EntityData dictionary. Before claims (in ...
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What's the best authentication method if client won't give us access to their internal AD?

I have a provincial government client who we're deploying a SharePoint 2013 Standard farm. Because we're a 3rd party consultant they are reluctant to expose their AD and allow us to ADFS single-sign ...
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Can SharePoint 2010 be used to authenticate external web form?

I am tasked at creating a SSO solution. I have webform on a.example.com, SharePoint on b.example.com. SharePoint uses claims based auth, and uses ADFS as the idP. Can the claims based webform use the ...
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User Profile Information in InfoPath 2013 using Claims Based Authentication

When attempting to retrieve User Profile Information within InfoPath 2013 using the User Profile Service Web Service (GetUserProfileByName) under Claims Based Authentication, I am getting the expected ...
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Customize Log out page for a sub-site

Is there a way to log a user out of a sharepoint subsite and redirect them to a page different from the root site? I've searched far and wide, tried quite a bit and I still cannot figure out a way ...
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SharePoint 2010 AD User permission not updated instantly in SharePoint

This is similar to the issue asked here in SE before Why are user permissions set in AD not updated immediately to SharePoint? but in my case it doesn't work. I have a SharePoint 2010 Enterprise ...
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Limiting a view based on authentication by writing qualified username

This article http://www.thesharepointbar.com/?p=340 how to limit a read on a user in BCS, but we can't find the correct syntax for fba-users. (MS Quote: If the login mode for the user is claims-based, ...
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Claim Based Auth Webapplication issue in SharePoint 2013

I have done FBA configuration in IIS. I am getting success to login through FBA User. But when click on sign out through any SharePoint user or FBA user, it will give error "Exception of type ...
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SharePoint 2013, ADFS, “not a trusted issuer”

First let me start by saying I feel like this is an easy question, but I am beating my head against the wall on it. I am trying to get SharePoint 2013 to accept claims from another organization's ...
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How to insert Case Sensitive Login Name for a Sharepoint User

I'm in a claim based installation of sharepoint 2010. My users are matched by user GUID in this form: provider|GUID@mydomain.dom My GUID is case sensitive. If I use ...
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Claims Authentication (ADFS &STS)

Can i have ADFS authentication mechanism for 1 subsite and SSO implementation for 3-4 subsites ? i am using Claims based authentication.I have ADFS already configured.I have 1 webapplication and have ...
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Claims Authentication Unexpected Error in Developer Dashboard

The error below is listed in the developer dashboard in our environments. We have recently changed to claims authentication. The contentdatabase has been converted from classical authentication. We ...
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Claims auth + LDAP user display setting in SharePoint

I have a claims auth site setup right now with both Windows & Forms. Providers are configured for LDAP auth. This works without an issue. I want users to be able to sign in to SharePoint using ...
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Web Services and Claim Based Authentication Problem

I'm facing some problems accessing by Claim Based to my web service. On my App there's only Claim Based: windows auth is disabled and NTLM also. If I access to Sharepoint by web based interface, this ...
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Ideal way to Secure Custom Application

We are developing an application which is going to do some CRUD operations for a couple lists and offer our customers to download files. We are using REST services as well as Sharepoint Web Services. ...
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Can people picker resolve NTLM users in an FBA extended site

We have a SharePoint 2010 extranet web application that uses claims authentication. •The Intranet zone is using mixed authentication (NTLM against internal AD and FBA against a separate AD). •The ...
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Self Service Create Site - Access is denied. (Exception from HRESULT: 0x80070005 (E_ACCESSDENIED))

Requirement : Web Application "A" - App-pool account : acc1 - Classic Mode Authentication Web Application "B" - App-pool account : acc2 - Classic Mode Authentication Web Application "C" - App-pool ...
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Simple Microsoft demo wcf service works on classic authentication web app, but fails on a claims based web app. Why?

This must be something very simple I just don't get. I create the demo wcf service by Microsoft: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff521581.aspx I create two web applications on my SP2010 ...
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Claims Based Authentication- Windows Explorer Mode only works after installing SharePoint Designer on the client

I have a situation where users recieve the following error when trying to view a library/list in Explorer Mode: Your client does not support opening this list with Windows Explorer. We have ...
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Sharepoint 2010 - FBA provider count and iterate

My SP web application use FBA authentication (AD and aspnetSQLmembership providers). Requirement : I want the count of providers and display name for the provider.After that i want to check if user ...
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Multiple webapplications using same STS?

I have set up and SP 2010 web application with claims based authentication with simple, custom STS. How can I connect another web application to the same STS? For my first web application I used a ...
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ADFS redirects to login screen when calling site via http web request

I have configured Sharepoint with ADFS (claims-based auth). There is another web site (probably on a different machine) that shall be shown in a web part - just like page viewer it is hosted in an ...
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Claims based login from apps

I was wondering how to deal with claims based SharePoint sites related to login from other devices. An example: I have a SharePoint site setup with claims based authentication for both Active ...
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claims authentication

We are using claims authentication which means sp-sts authenticates the user. we have a custom membership provider that authenticates but we want to change the username. we tried setting the name ...
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User Profile Synchronisation to Multiple Domains

I cannot find a definitive trusted resource that specifies whether or not the FIMS service can sync with multiple domains. Has anyone got any good information on this? Also if we sync to an AD source ...
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STS Configuration: Local Login Provider is missing it's signing certificate

One of our Sharepoint farms is stuck on "User Profile Synchronization Service" Starting Any idea how to give a signing certificate to "Local Login Provider"? other errors in ULS: 04/04/2014 ...
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Getting the exception: “Operation is not valid due to the current state of the object” when calling SPUtility.GetPrincipalsInGroup()

When calling the method: Microsoft.SharePoint.Utilities.SPUtility.GetPrincipalsInGroup(SPWeb web, String input, Int32 maxCount, Boolean& reachedMaxCount) I get the following stack trace: ...
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Users added to AD group that has permission to site don't get permission

The SP Visitors group has an AD group with permissions. Users that already existed in the group when it was added have permissions but users that are added to the AD group afterwards don’t have ...
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Custom service application - error when trying to use claims authentication

I have been working on creating a custom service application (in SharePoint 2010) based on the walkthrough provided here. I'm completely new to service applications, using claims authentication, and ...
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OPTIONS on claims-based 2013 site throws Error.aspx when not authenticated

I have a claims-based SharePoint 2013 site that is using a custom logon page and supports multiple authentication methods. In general, things are working as expected. Users can sign-in, access ...
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Single Sign on Sharepoint and ASP.net

I have 1.) Sharepoint 2010 web applications with Default windows authentication. 2.) ASP.Net Application with custom authentication against Same AD. Now I have requirement to implement SSO among ...
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Getting SAML Token from SharePoint

I have a SharePoint running on SAML security and I'm creating a SharePoint web part to interact with an external system (kind of connector), the communacation is made using SOAP Web Services, to ...
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Get Current UserName for .NET Server Control

I upgraded our test environment from SharePoint 2010 to 2013. We were using classic authentication in 2010, migrated to claims (NTLM) in 2013. The databases have been upgraded and attached but the ...
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Claims Based Authentication in SharePoint 2013 Online Not working anymore

I'm trying to connect an application (desktop application) to SharePoint 2013 sites. I have a client webservice, the issue is Claims Based Authentication in SharePoint 2013 does not work: ...
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Sharepoint foundation 2013, claims/FBA based authentiction and SSO

My Scenerio is this: I have a big client that supplies services to a few partners of his. he would like to create a sharepoint farm (hosted on a VM) for each of his clients, installed with ...
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Sharepoint - SAML Authentication

I have a Sharepoint web application running on SAML security (based on user e-mail). I have a problem with one user that is not managing to log-in. Basically the IT admin, have done a mistake and have ...
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Elevated Account during unit testing when using Claims Based Authentication

I am using SharePoint 2010 and we have switched to using Claims Based Authentication. When I run unit tests and running code with elevated privileges the web.CurrentUser.LoginName is ...
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Windows Claims / Forms Claims - Augmentation - How to

Can claims augmentation be used to "map" a Windows Claim to a Forms Claim? Scenario: WebApp1: Forms Claims Auth (LDAP Provider) WebApp2: Windows Claims Auth With Claims Augmentation, can I make ...
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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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SPUtility.GetPrincipalsInGroup not working when claims authentication is enabled

Method SPUtility.GetPrincipalsInGroup can be used to resolve users that belongs to a AD Group. However, when claims authentication is enabled, this method doesn't work as expected. Is there another ...
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SPSecurityTokenService.Issue() failed: System.ArgumentException: Cannot get Membership Provider with name xxxxx

Really need help with this issue. I've been struggling for about 4 hours today with this issue and no luck.. Tried everything and every article out there but obviously missed something. Here's the ...
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Enabling forms based authentication for existing Sharepoint Web Application

I have an site collection in a web application for which I need to enable forms based authentication (rather than using the standard Windows/AD authentication). I followed the rather good ...
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Claim Based Authentication user LoginName and People Picker problem

I have a problem with People Picker in my claim based app: From People Picker finds many instance of the same user From Code EnsureUser(Domain\Name) doesn't work at all From Code EnsureUser(email) ...
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SharePoint claims with single sign on redirects when accessing _trust subdirectory

I have developed a cutom STS/Identity provider/SSO (Single sign on) website in MVC3 which acts as a claims provider. This site signs on a user to a sharepoint site using WSFederation. It correctly ...
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Sharing authentication ticket between apps in different subdomains

I'm working with a SharePoint farm that has one content web application and one My Sites web application. The apps are configured for clamis-based authentication using a combination of OpenSSO and ...
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What are _formsweb.config files? SP2010 Claims [Access Denied]

I'm hoping someone will have experience with this. I'm stumped! I have two SharePoint 2010 (Enterprise) farms: development and production. Each farm has 3 servers: SPSQL-Dev, SPSQL-Prod ...
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Error: Access Denied in Claims Authentication, Custom Login Form

I created a web application Claims Authentication. I want create a custom login form. I use this link for create it. But when login it , I get error: Access Denied
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Custom SPClaimProvider with Context Impersonation throwing exception

I have written a custom SPClaimProvider for my SharePoint 2010 site. It seemed to be working for couple of days and it started throwing exception whenever I elevate the privileges or user Context ...