Credential is a security clearance to access content in SharePoint.

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SharePoint Setup Account (SP_Install) really necessary?

We’ve all been there assigning all accounts to install SharePoint. Specifically we use a setup account (SP_Install) and a farm administrator account (SP_Farm). When we install signed in to the server ...
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Passing current user security token to ExchangeService

I am wondering if it is possible to pass credentials of current user to ExchangeService object. Currently I am providing specific UserName/Password to WebCredentials in order to authenticate the ...
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Securing usernames and passwords for external SQL DB

We want to ensure that we are following best practice around connecting to a custom database. I'm not a developer as such so thought I would ask SharePoint Overflow :-). We have several SharePoint ...
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Logging into SharePoint through C# programatically

I am trying to login programatically to a SharePoint app and get the HTML code of specific page within that website. Is there a way how I can do that programatically? I am having problems with the ...
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Incorrect user name displaying on page [duplicate]

We just built a new SP 2013 farm. For some reason when I access the sites, I see I am sometimes logged in as one of our service accounts (sp_crawl). If I refresh the browser, it switches to my normal ...
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HttpWebRequest in TimerJob

I have an aspx-page in the Layouts-folder. A timejob makes a httpwebrequest on this page and the response-html is saved as a pdf. The httpwebrequest works fine, when its not called in a timerjob (ex. ...
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How to prevent credential pop up?

It's only happening for one user where he keeps getting authentication pop up. After 4/5 attempts he can go to the document library page. Then when he clicks on a word file (where version and checkout ...
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Switch user from within embedded SharePoint form?

I work at a university where we're using SharePoint forms for much of our workflow for students and faculty. A large problem arises when the user's browser automatically logs them in to SharePoint for ...
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Is it possible to make SharePoint lists accessible cross domain using REST API?

Is it possible to make SharePoint 2013 resources accessible via internet using REST API? Say I want to do CURD with a list from outside of SharePoint. How we can manage credentials for this situation? ...
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Change Workflow Manager 2013 credentials

I need to change the service account running Workflow Manager 2013 and I am unable to find a procedure for doing this without dismantling the whole farm and starting again the process. I tried ...
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Question on credentials in SharePoint - To modify Active Directory properties through SharePoint

I am referring to an article:- Change the Active Directory User Password Through SharePoint My requirement is: Change the Active Directory User Password Through SharePoint. Code:- // Claims-based ...
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User-hidden credentials for SharePoint-hosted / Auto-hosted App

I am experienced with developing SharePoint 2007 and 2010 solutions, and am working to get into SharePoint 2013 development. The requirement from our customer is that the App can only be deployed as ...
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hasn't been shared with you (_admin/FarmCredentialManagement.aspx)?

When I go to (Configure service accounts) I get the following message: *> _admin/FarmCredentialManagement.aspx "Sorry this site hasn't been shared with you".* I've added my account in domain as ...
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SecureStoreService dll for SharePoint 2013

Where I can get Microsoft.Office.SecureStoreService.dll for SharePoint 2013 Server? For SharePoint 2010 version it was located at C:\Windows\assembly\GAC_MSIL\Microsoft.Office.SecureStoreService\14.0....
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AAM redirect http https double auth

I use SP2013, and I set AAM to redirect http to https. When I browse http://mysite it asks for credentials, then redirect to https://mysite and asks for credentials again. So the redirection works ...
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Access Sharepoint from console using token

I want to access a Sharepoint 2013 / office365 - site from a console application using OAuth-token I saved earlier using a provider hosted app. I already can connect using credentials: using (...
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SharePoint 2013 - user automatically logged in with other user's credentials - how is that possible?

We recently had the following problem with SharePoint 2013: User A suddenly was logged in on his computer with the name of another user (user B). Both use Windows 7 and Google chrome as browser. ...
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Error occurred in deployment step 'Uninstall app for SharePoint': The System Account cannot perform this action

I have the SharePoint 2013 RTM Farm from Cloudshare. This SharePoint topology includes a server with SharePoint 2013 Enterprise RTM, Visual Studio 2012 and Office 2013 RTM, an additional ...
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Taxonomy.asmx returns sometimes 'No credentials are available in the security package'

I've created a WCF WebService which connects to the Taxonomy service from SharePoint with a 'Service Reference' in Visual Studio 2010 to the https://localhost/sites/MYSITE/_vti_bin/...
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Sharepoint unable to query security group members from AD?

I have a sharepoint environment with multiple domains, access to the site is given on each domain by an AD security group on the remote domain. The newest domain has a security group that has been ...
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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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How to do a web request to another SharePoint website using the current user's credentials (claims)

I've got a custom server control which does a web request to a HttpHandler (different site collection) on the same web application. Everything works fine, except that the user account which does the ...
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How do I call a SecureStore Credential by name rather than by type?

I am using SecureStore for storing the data needed to make SQL queries from a Sharepoint webpart without having to hard-code the data in the config file. I have created the following fields in the ...
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request query using jsom for project server (ps.js) another user

request query using jsom for project server (ps.js) another user i need request a query using another user, no my current user this is possible ? I'm using JSOM with ps.js for project server 2013 ...
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TroubleShooting Error 401 Unauthorised

Have been tasked to connect with a SharePoint site hosted by another company...when asked about theitr authorisation this is the response I got.. The authentication is annoying to work with in ...
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Custom Approval Workflow and Credentials

We have developed several custom SharePoint workflows which are the same ones I have implemented in the past with no problem. We are an intranet site and the users are already directly logged in. I ...
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CSOM returns 403 Forbidden when checking site collection

I am creating a console application to create Subsite's, lists, list items etc. I have a simple function that checks if a SiteCollection exists and am met with a 403 Forbidden error when calling the ...
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SharePoint 2013 Client Context authentication token/cookie?

I am building a WPF application that uses Microsoft.SharePoint.Client.ClientContext to connect to a SharePoint 2013 site and interact with lists. My SP site uses Windows Authentication, and all users ...
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Pass Credentials on a SharePoint site and get a Response

I'm trying to pass credentials against a SharePoint site (It uses Windows Authentication). This is the code I'm using to do so, SPServices.Lists sourceListService = new SPServices.Lists(); ...
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SharePoint 2013 site not accepting credentials

We have a SharePoint 2013 site created on one of our test servers. It is not prompting for credentials quite often. Even if we provide correct credentials it doesn't accept and prompts. The same AD ...
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Compare Credentials to his one's own login credentials

I would like to compare the current user credentials with my UserAccount and if they are identical then I would like to have an alert, but It doesn't work. I don't know why.I hoept that you can help ...
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Webservice consuming SP WebService - Authentication

Our SharePoint site is not accessible from outside. So I am working on a WebService (not hosted in SP) that will consume SP WebService (ListData Wcf). It's a kind of wrapper. Anonymous access are not ...
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Modify User Active Directory Domain during Login

We currently have two domains which I'll call DomainOld and DomainNew. We have users whose machines are set to use DomainOld and won't be pushed to DomainNew for at least a year. Each user has an ...
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vmdk's vm-workstation and change domain

I created 4 vmdks (CA server, sql server, app server and index) from the dev instance. Now I need to change their domain from old domain (crest to seacrest) Do I need to add these vmdks to vm ...
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the remote server return an error : 500 internal server error context.executequery()

I try to connect to another farm in intense to manipulate an SPList on SharePoint 2007: The following code returns : the remote server return an error : 500 Internal server error using (...
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How does the SharePoint Search crawler access the content db?

The windows account the Sharepoint search service runs under neither needs to be administrator nor farm account. How does the search crawler access the content dbs? Which identity does it use to log ...
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Prompt credentials for single page

I'm now in charge of a SharePoint site, I don't have too much experience with it. Previous developer set some configuration to prompt for credentials for an specific page, I haven't been able to ...
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Use Current User's Credentials for SharePoint Online C#

I am currently using my account's credentials to run some custom code in my SharePoint Online provider-hosted Add-in. I am passing the credentials this way: SecureString passWord = new SecureString()...
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Authenticate Web Services with currently logged in users credentials

I have a Sharepoint solution that uses the Security and Resources ASMX web services. I'm currently using the hard-coded way of authenticating these services, but I want to implement a more universal ...
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Logon authentication

We have a domain in our environment name "Roofing" in which SharePoint is installed. We are not able to login if the domain name is case sensitive. for ex: if I use the user name as: ROOFING\Shinyj ...
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Microsoft Office credential prompts

Microsoft Office applications prompt for user credentials when associated file types are loaded from SharePoint (xlsx, docx, etc). Is there any way to pass through the Windows login credentials so ...
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Sharepoint 2013 always asking for credentials vs Virus Warning when clicking a file

If I've added my SharePoint site to the 'Local Intranet' zone I get the 'Some files contain viruses that can be harmful...' warning every time I click on a file. If I've added my SharePoint site as a ...
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how to connect to spsite with a credential information

I want to know how can I open an SPSite with credentials. These are my credentials: NetworkCredential nc = new NetworkCredential(); nc.Domain = "dm"; nc.UserName = "...
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Pass credentials along to new WebRequest

I am making a page in SharePoint that is used to proxy other content in SharePoint. The user is authenticated at the time they hit this proxy page, but I am getting an Unauthorized Access error. The ...
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Powershell and CredSSP in Production Environments

I try deploy Sharepoint WSP projects using PowerShell Remoting. See PowerShell Remoting Sharepoint 2010 Error Solution is configure CredSSP for Sharepoint. But Microsoft says: Caution: Credential ...
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Problem with authentication on subsites (internal/external approach)

This our current situation 1 main-site foo.org and 2 subsites foo.org/FR and foo.org/EN (French and English) When you'll browse to foo.org, you're redirected directly to foo.org/FR/default.aspx And ...
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Infopath accessing the username of the user logged into the machine instead of the credential entered

I am pretty new to using Infopath form, so apologies in advance if I am asking anything that might seem very silly. I have created an InfoPath form , it gets the username from the userName() method. ...
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SharePoint Subscriptions - Stored credentials issue

When I was trying to subscribe a report I was getting the following error : Subscriptions cannot be created because credentials used to run this report are not stored. Provide credentials for the ...
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OneDrive for Business “Credentials Nedded” problem

In our company we have Sharepoint 2013 installed. My task is to enable connection to SharePoint with OneDrive for Business. The SharePoint installation is connected to a domain based on Active ...
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“Page can't be displayed” and Admin must enter credentials for local app domain (DNS is correct I think!)

SharePoint Server is a Windows Server 2012 R2 and contains the Active Directory, SharePoint and SQL Server 2008. Local domain is: test.local SharePoint host name is: sharepoint (in domain sharepoint....