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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Impersonate SPUser to access Exchange.asmx from SharePoint 2013

We are trying to extract the number of unread emails from current users inbox in Exchange 2007 SP1. Since we are using SharePoint 2013, we are using Claims authentication. The problem now is: How to ...
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Does Sharepoint 2013 Support SAML 2.0?

As SP2010 does not support SAML 2.0, I want to know if SP2013 supports SAML 2.0 tokens?
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Why and when to use claims-based authentication?

I understand MS recommends claims-based authentication for new installations of SP 2010. This authentication model is based on WIF. It is a new authentication model available in SP 2010. But, I would ...
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Login a user from code with claims authentication (fba)

i have a problem with logging in a user from server side on a claims (fba) enabled site. Users can register themselves on the site and get an email with a confirmation link. After they click on the ...
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Claims based authentication and adding users

I set up claims based authentication on one of our web applications. It works with forms authentication. There are 20,000 users that need to access to this site but I don't know how to add them. Do I ...
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How to map Claims to SPUser object?

I have SharePoint 2010 with Claims Authentication (SAML / AD FS v2). I have made an incoming mapping for UPN, Role, CommonName. I want to show the user's "DisplayName" in the right corner (the Name on ...
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How can I add Windows Live ID users to my site, by their email addresses

I've managed to register new Trusted Identity Provider on my farm, and I'm using Azure ACS as the provider. I have no issues adding yahoo and gmail users by their email addresses, but if I add a WLID ...
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Updating “My Settings” profile information via User Profile Sync

Environment: SharePoint Server 2010 Web Application: Claims Authentication - Windows NTLM User claim token: i:0#.w User Profile Sync: Configured to retrieve user info from ActiveDirectory. ...
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Update Users Personal Settings on Sharepoint with Custom Trusted Login Provider

Am not able to see the logged in user's email address in the Personal Settings. I have configured Custom STS Provider on Sharepoint. I also have a claim type mapping like below. Can any one please ...
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Converted site from claims back to Windows auth - accesss denied

We attempted to convert a web app that was set up in claims back to NTLM/Windows auth. First we unchecked the claims provider in the web app properties in CA. We realized we were still getting claims ...
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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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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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Configure ADFS with Windows Authentication

I created an integration of an existing product that shows reports in web, comparable to Reporting Services. This product needs Windows Authentication or Kerberos/ asp.net impersonation to access ...
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New-SPSite - Could not find user when using SAML Claims

I have a Host Header web application https://example.com (SharePoint 2013) where users will login from ADFS using SAML Claims. I am in the process of provisioning multiple site collections for ...
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How can I authenticate SharePoint REST calls from Android App?

I have a website that is built using SharePoint Foundation 2013.I have a number of list and libraries there. For Example: I need to develop a android application to show the SharePoint List ...
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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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Item level permissions based on claim values

is it possible to have a SharePoint group that is based on a claim? i.e, I have an ADFS enabled site. One of the claim descriptions http://temp.org/Country has values like US, UK, India, etc.. Is ...
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What is the correct way to migrate a SharePoint web app from classic to claims based authentication?

In my new project, the client wants us to convert several web applications from Classic to Claims. I've read many articles on the steps to convert a SharePoint web application from classic mode to ...
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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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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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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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How to Add user for form authentication in sharepoint 2010?

I confirgured the form authentication. but i am not able to create the users for login using form authentication . When i want add user in the Policy for Web Application, I search User , Noticeable ...
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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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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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How do I access the logged in user from a sharepoint webpart?

I have a Sharepoint site that uses Forms Based Authentication. I would like to discover the last password updated date and the creation, for the purpose of discovering whether they have changed their ...
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SharePoint 2013 “search by path” or “search this site” with claims show no results

My Problem: I cant use the Managed Attribute "Path" to search in a defined SiteCollection or Website or something else. And the "Search this Site" field on each site dosen't work too. I've resetet ...
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People.asmx SearchPrincipals returns multiple values

I am using SearchPrincipals function from webservice People.asmx to know the UserInfoId and display name corresponding to any user by providing domain\login names. In SharePoint 2007 I am getting ...
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How to dynamically set credentials when calling a REST web service with code in Infopath

Our SharePoint is configured to use Claims Based Authentication. We want authenticated users in SharePoint to fill a form and some fields will be automatically filled with their personal data. We ...
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Store Forms Claims when using ADFS (SAML)

I have a number of different software packages where I require a SSO experience. I've rolled out ADFS between all these applications and SharePoint 2013 and it is working well. I am now facing an ...
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InfoPath 2010 and SharePoint 2013 Claims Based

I cant get InfoPath 2010 to auto populate current user in SharePoint 2013, It keeps populating service account. I know this has to do with claims based auth but I can't see any reasonably workaround ...