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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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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Creating Custom Login page for both windows and Forms based authentication

I have created a web application with Forms based authentication and Windows authentication . When i login into site i get a Custom sign in page where there is a drop down box to select either windows ...
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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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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 SPEnsureUser(provider|GUID@...
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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: Microsoft.SharePoint....
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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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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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Access SharePoint Documents from ASP.net

As per current requirement, I have a sharepoint 2013 On Premise site open to internet for a perticular domain users. I want to retrieve documents from a document library from an worl wide web ASP.Net ...
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Active ADFS authentication, token is always invalid

I am attempting JS-based ADFS authentication to consume SharePoint resources. I am using active authentication (browserless) to get a SAML token from the ADFS server. A portion of the XML I get back ...
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Configuring SharePoint 2013 with Thinktecture identity provider

I have configured SharePoint Server 2013 with Thinktecture identity server 2 by following this article. http://www.wictorwilen.se/using-sharepoint-2013-with-thinktecture-identityserver-2 Every ...
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Get Current User before ADFS authentication

I'm currently writing an HttpModule in the hopes of gleaning the currently logged in user and redirecting them if they are trying to authenticate with the Windows credentials instead of using a valid ...
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SharePoint 2013 Warm up script for Claims Provider

I tried this blog but I get and error with "Invoke-WebRequest : Invalid Uri. The host name could not be parsed." Can anybody help me resolve this issue?
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SharePoint 2010 - Mysite - Add Colleague - ADFS Authentication Trusted Provider - Permissions

Bit of a strange issue here, which I just can't seem to solve. I'll start by explaining the environment: Environment SharePoint 2010 Enterprise, Build Number 14.0.7113.5000 Windows Server 2008 R2 ...
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User Role Permissions in Security Token Claims in SharePoint 2013

The Security Token for an FBA user (in SharePoint 2013 site) consists of the Role details also. What if the role has custom permissions defined in it. How do we get the Permissions of that role into a ...
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No search results for ADFS user

We have a SharePoint 2013 web application configured to use Windows/NTLM and a Trusted Identity Provider (ADFS) on the same default zone. If I perform a search as a windows user, I see results. If I ...
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SharePoint 2013, Two Web Applications and Persistent Cookie, looping issue

In our environment we are having a looping issue. Scenario: WebApp1 (https://webapp1) WebApp2 (https://webapp2) Clients using IE11 Claims Authentication - Using a Trusted Identity Provider (...
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Remote App will not authenticate with SAML Claims

We have a web application that integrates with Sharepoint 2013, in essence it uses SP to store documents. In dev and test, where we've not used a federated provider, the web app authenticates without ...
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How a Security token service rely on asp.net application authenticated users to authenticate share point

i have a requirement to authenticate share point from an asp.net application, if an user is authenticated to asp.net and after that also he able to authenticate to share point application . in asp....
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strange claims account for cache users

We are facing in our sharepoint farm "sporadic" access denied issue due to our cache accounts in a claims (with ADFS) setup. cache reader & cache full access are configured as expected at webapp ...
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Access Denied on incoming email with claims based user accounts

I have a somewhat unusual set up - I am using Foundation 2013, and have integrated Windows Azure AD accounts for external users through a trusted identity provider. That part works fine, and I can ...
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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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Search does not return results

We're using claims and securing site collections using the claims in SP2013. Security-wise, everything works as expected. We crawl the content and it appears the sites are in the index. We issue a ...
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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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Is the only supported way to convert users to claims using a web application?

According to Microsoft documentation, Migrate from classic-mode to claims-based authentication in SharePoint 2013, the way to upgrade a classic-authenticated users would be to attach a database to a ...
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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 ...
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People Picker - Disable Automatic Resolution of Claims

So according to TechNet (http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/gg602078(v=office.15).aspx) By default, when you use SAML token-based authentication, all queries entered in the text box are ...
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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 17:15:...
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How to create a claims aware custom WCF service for SharePoint 2010?

I have a SharePoint 2010 instance that is Claims enabled (ADFS). I am creating a WCF service that I need to deploy to SharePoint's _vti_bin directory. How do I make this WCF service claims aware? ...
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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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Claims Based Application Not redirecting to STS

I have setup my Claims Based application along with my STS. I have setup the STS as the token issuer in the Powershell. I can view the STS and everything in the browser, but when I try to go to the ...
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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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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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SharePoint Claims authentication on external zone : Could not retrieve the IIS Settings. Parameter name: context

SPClaimsUtility.AuthenticateFormsUser(Context.Request.UrlReferrer, txtEmail.Text, txtPassword.Text); This authenticates the user properly and lets me through to a page that needs authentication on ...
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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 ...