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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FBA With SQL Membership Provider

I am working on, what it seems for the most part, a standard implementation of SharePoint 2010 to support internal and external authentication. Internal will be using traditional NTML Windows ...
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Strategy for correct external authentication?

I'm a bit confused about the different terminology, components and steps to make my scenario work. I'm working on a SP 2010 platform that can have multiple authentication mechanisms : Anonymous, ...
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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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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 ...
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Sharepoint - user can log in only from one computer

We are using claims based authentication and observing strange behavior - one user can log in only from one browser. The moment the same user logs in from the second browser his session dies in the ...
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People Picker attempts to use claim based authentication but the web application authentication provider is classic / windows

We recently in-place upgraded our sharepoint 2007 to sharepoint 2010. We were using Windows authentication in the 2007 environment and wish to continue doing so in the 2010 environment. The ...
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SharePoint 2010 FBA InfoPath access denied to webservice

I have a SharePoint 2010 web application using Claims based authentication. Anonymous access enabled Windows authentication enabled, integrated Windows authentication, NTLM Forms Based ...
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Sharepoint - user can log in only from one computer

We are using claims based authentication and observing strange behavior - one user can log in only from one browser (computer). The second the same user logs in on second browser (computer) his ...
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How to detect if my code is running inside SPSecurity.RunWithElevatedPrivileges

Is there a way to detect if my code is running inside SPSecurity.RunWithElevatedPrivileges? class Foo { public static void Bar() { if (CODE_RUNS_ELEVATED) { Debug.WriteLine("You ...
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Claims authentication with AD

I'm very new at this claims based authentication, and I just set up a sharepoint site with claims, with FBA access through a regular asp.net membership db. This works just fine. What I now need is ...
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How to Consume OData or Web Services from Office 365 on Windows Phone?

I am struggling to consume a web service of Office 365 like _vti_bin/lists.asmx. I found good documentation and an example of how to work with SharePoint and Forms Based Authentication in the ...
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Sharepoint 2010 windows authentication via login form (2 textboxes for username and password)

are there anyways to use a login form with a textbox for username and another one for password to authenticate a user with windows authentication ? like the image below, i want to use a login form ...
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Claims-Based Authentication and User Provisioning

Been mulling something over with regards to CBA in 2010. Suppose that I have a trusted IdP. A user authenticates against the IdP and enters my SharePoint site for the first time. Unless the user ...
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Claims Based Authenticaion in 2010: Change UserAttributes

I have a custom claims provider which adds some claims from an external system (eg. Email, Fullname, etc.). This works fine, but i want to display the value from the fullname-claim on the top-right ...
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Authentication - multiple web domains

We use claims based authentication and have one application running, say www.abc.com This application authenticates against AD via claimns provider. We would like to deploy another web site: ...
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Windows Live Authentication with Sharepoint Question

I have configured as CBA with Windows Live as instructed here: http://www.wictorwilen.se/Post/Post.aspx?id=562. I think I am very close. When I visit my site I am redirected to select authentication ...
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Unable to create site collection programmatically

This problem is somewhat related to this Creating a Site collection programmatically throws exception 0x80070005 question. I cannot create site collections programmatically in Claims-based ...
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Top Visitors Report displaying IP addresses

We have a SharePoint 2010 CBA site where anonymous access is disabled. Recently the Top Visitors reports started displaying IP addresses. Could this be related to client vpn's? I havent been able to ...
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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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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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Using Person field in Datasheet view with Claims/FBA

Is it possible to use a person field in datasheet view when the site is configured to use Claims/FBA? It's currently not working, when I click the field I get the usual dropdown but it has a check box ...
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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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Call SharePoint WCF web service protected by claims based authentication

I'm using SharePoint 2010 as a document store for a front-end .NET application. The SharePoint farm is using Claims Based Authentication. I want to call a WCF web service on the farm with a ...
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RSS Viewer web part with claims based authentication through a proxy

When using the RSS viewer web part under classic authentication to get the web part to work through a proxy you would add the following to the web.config file. <system.net> ...
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Sharepoint 2010 SSO with Forefront TMG

We have a SharePoint 2010 site which we would like to SSO users into from an existing ASP.NET (Forms auth) website on which they are already authenticated. However the users need to be logged into ...
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Sharepoint 2010 ADFS 2.0 people picker

I've got a Sharepoint 2010 Server and on the same virtual machine ADFS 2.0. (It's a testing environment) The Problem is, that sharepoint people picker doesnt show the claims when searching. These ...
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All Authenticated Users claim

I'm adding items to my list by powershell script. I need to fine-grain user permissions to added items. Code I'm using now: $claim = New-SPClaimsPrincipal -ClaimValue $role -ClaimType $ROLE_CLAIM ...
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FBA SharePoint 2010 and login in Word

I have tried to get into Claim based authentication using FBA as with AspNetSqlRoleProvider and AspNetSqlMembershipProvider, I got it up and running. But there is one issue I can't get my head around. ...
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Authentication not persisting with Claims

We are using Claims Based Authentication for an application that was upgraded from 2007. It actually uses a custom forms provider for the front-end, but to edit content we use Windows Authentication. ...
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Programmatically create MySites for Users with FBA

I am trying to create MySites for users programmatically but I am receiving the following error: My Site creation failure for user '' for site URL 'http://goaccel-app2:1000/sites/mysites/personal/'. ...
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Access Denied - While migrating classic to claims

I was following the below links to migrate my classic site to claims based. ...
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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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Issue with Excel Services work book with Integrated Security but logged in from Claims auth

I am trying to use an embedded Excel work book within a SharePoint site. This workbook connects to SSAS using Integrated Security. It works correctly when I log in to SharePoint using windows ...
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Windows Authentication getting access denied after migrating from Classic to Claims-based authentication

We had an existing web application using classic mode authentication. We changed the existing site to use Claims based authentication for Windows accounts and enabled Forms Based Authentication (FBA) ...
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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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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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Exception fetching current thread user in SPUtility.CacheClaimsIdentity

Has anyone come across this exception? It occurs when I have the mapToWindows web.config value set to true, and I try to authenticate using either Windows Authentication or our custom STS. Exception ...
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Allow multiple authentication methods in claims based web application

Web applications using CMA (Classic Mode Authentication) need to be setup with different Zones if it is to accommodate different types of CMA methods. This is called 'extending a web application'. In ...
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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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What are the claims supported by SharePoint?

I am passing Claims from a custom STS to SharePoint. It seems that some of the Claims are coming through OK to SharePoint, but not all. For example I am passing in the GivenName and Surname claims, ...
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SharePoint 2010 Export to Excel Fails Claims Based Authentication

We have a 2010 SharePoint implementation and the clients are using Office 2007 SP2 and IE 8. Security is handled using claims-based authentication over http. In Office 2010 we are able to go to a ...
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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 can I map a user authenticated via Claims Authentication to Active directory account?

I have a user that is logged into SharePoint via Claims Authentication and a custom STS. This provides the following claims: http://schemas.xmlsoap.org/ws/2005/05/identity/claims/authentication ...
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improve People Picker search on a claims-based-authentification server (forms-based; FBA)

Long story short: On a SharePoint 2010 Server solution, which is using forms-based-authentification only, I want that the people picker search dialog works like any other usable search. Rightnow it ...
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Can't add Claims Web Part

I have successfully managed to make sharepoint web application claims-aware and connect it to my custom STS. Then I wanted to view claims user has after logging in. I got Claims Web Part from Claims ...
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Sharepoint anonymous user search results

We have two zones - Default is Claims based and Custom is NTLM - this one is used for crawling. My issue is that when I search under anonymous user - the protected content is returned, even though ...
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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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Is SPContext.Current Supposed to Be null in Custom WCF Service?

Here is the scenario: Custom WCF Service deployed in SharePoint 2010 Site is using Claims Based authentication (FBA, NTLM) .svc is deployed to ISAPI in the hive Service is configured using custom ...