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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Can I convert Claims Authentication to Classic Mode?

Is there a way to convert Claims Authentication to Classic? Also, if I want to start with Windows Authentication and then have the possibility to change to forms Authentication in the future, which ...
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Phone-Gap Claims Authentication against SharePoint in Office365 fails, probably because of HTTPOnly flag in cookie

I am coding an application using Phone Gap to connect to a Sharepoint in Office365. I need to use the REST services in Sharepoint Office 365 to add items to a list, but before that I need to ...
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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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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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Search by Author: domain\user or email or Name and Surname?

I have a problem with search "by Author" in sharepoint 2010. I have 2 farms, one with Windows Auth and one with Claim Based... I have an application that has to work in the same way in each ...
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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, Seach and Custom Security Trimmer

I'm facing a problem betweek "claim passage", "token" and Search. Looking online this is a well known bug that everybody solves creating a custom security trimmer... My solution to the problem works ...
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Custom People Picker ADFS by Claim Provider

I have a farm with claim based / ADFS configured.. I have some Web Services running on it and the "EnsureUser(domain\name)" doesn't work, as people picker do. I read a lot of stuff online, I try to ...
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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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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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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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Claims/Forms Auth and Secure Store - good use?

I have a need to provide single sign on capabilities within the same enterprise - meaning sometimes I'll need access to the user's name and password. A few examples: SSO to OWA (forms based) SSO ...
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Creating a custom authentication provider for SharePoint 2010

I am trying to implement the "best" solution for a custom authentication mechanism in a SharePoint 2010 Extranet site. Here is how I would define "best": Does not require purchasing additional ...
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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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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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Sharepoint Authentication Windows and Custom Login Form

We're trying to find a way to implement a rater tricky scenario. We want to create a web app with Claims Based Windows Authentication, so that in a machine in the local domain the authentication is ...
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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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How to Client Side connect to Sharepoint 2010 with claim based auth

I had to create an application which connects to Sharepoint. The interested Sharepoint Application is set to work ONLY with claim based Authentication, so I cannot use the classic: NetworkCredential ...
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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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ADFS, people picker and custom claims provider

I read article of Steve Peshka here which points that we have to develop custom claims provider in order to override pepole searching using people picker in SP2010. I have two questions regarding ...
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Claim Based Authentication - Object Model and Impact on existing Web Service

I have a farm in which is installed Sharepoint 2010 Foundation. On my principal app I have installed a web application that accepts windows authentication. On that application I installed my Web ...
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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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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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Forms Based Authentication Users in the SharePoint 2010 People Picker Not Working

I Created custom login page . I use this code for login if (Membership.ValidateUser(Username.Text, Password.Text)) { SecurityToken tk = SPSecurityContext.SecurityTokenForFormsAuthentication( ...
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Identify SharePoint 2010 exception

I a problem with identifying the origin of the exception in SP 2010 Enterprise. Environment: Standalone SP2010 AAM configured Authentication: Claims based. SSL enabled. Description: New web ...
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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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How do find web config file of Claims Based authentication?

I want Configuring claims and forms based authentication for use with an LDAP provider in SharePoint 2010. I change webcomfig file of : 1.Adjust the web.config of the Central Administration site ...
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What set for ASP.NET Membership provider name in forms based authentication?

I want created a custom login page . I set Claims Based Authentication my site . When i Enable Forms Based Authentication (FBA) , what value set for : ASP.NET Membership provider name ASP.NET Role ...
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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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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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LDAP Authentication - connection string

I am setting up claims auth for a site which needs to use LDAP. The connection needs to be made using a certain user account so I need to pass in the password. Does anybody has an example of a ...
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Extend Win Auth Webapp to use Forms Auth

Is it possible to extend an existing web application (configured to use classic mode authentication) to use claims authentication? When I try to extend the web app I don't see a option to pick ...
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Migrate from claims-based authentication to classic-mode sharepoint 2010

We are planning to change the authentication provider from claims-based authentication to classic windows mode. I am planning to do this by preserving the content databases and re-create the web-app ...
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AuthenticateFormsUser with no password

I believe in SharePoint 2007 you could authenticate a user programatically (without a password) using something like this: FormsAuthentication.RedirectFromLoginPage(username, false); In SharePoint ...
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Custom Claim Provider - What is the fix for “Error loading the claim provider assembly”?

I have implemented a custom SPClaimProvider that is doing claims augmentation in the FillClaimsForEntity method. I have packaged this as a SharePoint feature and deploy it in a WSP. I am trying to ...
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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 ...