In general, the term refers to the notion of a user being presented with an editable "form" to fill in and submit in order to log in to some system or service.

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FedAuth cookie set to expire only 10 hours after creation

I've written a custom login script for my Forms Based Authentication SharePoint 2010 Server website, which allows my users to enter credentials for one of our products, and map them to a FBA user ...
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What is the best way to override _forms/default.aspx?

I've got FBA enabled. Created custom login page, which uses two factor authentication. It is all working fine, same as /_forms/default.aspx. However, I'd not like users to use /_forms/default.aspx as ...
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SharePoint 2010 - Dual Authentication - FBA works, Windows doesn't

I have a new SP 2010 web-application configured for Claims authentication, with both 'windows' and 'forms' authentication. Initially, I created a root site collection, set a windows ...
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can you have multiple visitor groups, all which grant read access to the site?

I am trying to prevent members of a group from being able to see who else is in that group. So, one idea is to have multiple groups, where each group would grant 'read' access to the site. The 'Set ...
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Web service authentication with multiple authentication types

I am trying to pull data from the list.asmx web service from a console application. I am using clams based authentication, and whenever only integrated Windows Authentiation is checked everything ...
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SSO between 2 host-named sitecollections with different subdomains

Setup 1 webapplication, which consists of 2 host-named sitecollections: abc.domain.com xyz.domain.com The webapplication is claim-based - with different authentication mechanisms: Anonymous ...
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Unauthorized access to User Profile Service web service

I have two zones for my SP2010 site collection: default (uses Win Auth- claims) and internet (uses FBA to an AD user store). I have a WP which would call the User Profile Web Service and get some ...
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Methods of sharing authentication between SharePoint 2010 and ASP.NET applications?

We're evaluating ways of sharing authentication (to achieve an SSO effect or actual SSO) with SharePoint 2010 and several ASP.NET applications. The options I've seen so far are to configure ...
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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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Search issue with People Picker when limited to select from one group only

Some of you might have noticed that when you limit a people picker to select users only from one group, the search in the browse-user-dialog (or whatever it's called) won't work anymore. This is ...
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using FBA can create a new account but people picker doesn't recognize it

I am using FBA on a wss 3.0 site, I can create new users in the DB by using the ASP.NET management site. The users can then log in, but receive an error: access denied message. So, I know that the ...
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Sharepoint Provider Hosted app loses current user

I have a site collection that use an ASP .NET Memebership provider to authenticate user. I created an high trusted provider hosted application. But this application loses the current user ...
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SharePoint 2013 - FBA - Error on Login Failed

I have configured FBA with SharePoint 2013. It works well without any issues. But when any user enters wrong username or password and login fails, then below error gets posted in event viewer on ...
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People Picker and FBA - partial functionality

So I've read a number of other questions on this topic and believe my situation is different. I have a web application with Forms Authentication. It is configured in the web.config files of central ...
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Windows Auth and Forms with LDAP provider - merge identity?

I have a need to handle two unique authentication scenarios: "Off network" - provide a login form (Forms based auth) "In Network" - traditional windows auth / no form This is the same user base - ...
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FBA and People Picker Issue on NTLM Web App Zone

SCENARIO I correctly set up FBA on SharePoint 2010 following these tutorials (among others): ...
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SharePoint People Picker look-up for asp net membership provider not working

We are trying to replicate our 2007 setup of FBA in SharePoint 2010. Create a Web Application that is Windows login for internal users. Extend the Web Application that is for FBA login for external ...
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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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Deploying reports with enabled Forms Based Authentication (FBA)

Configuration: Sharepoint 2010 Reporting Services Integrated Mode Claims Authentication with Windows Authentication (NTML) and Forms Based Authentication Enabled I can deploy reports from Visual ...
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Code to create a security token isn't working

I've been developing a SharePoint Server 2010 site, which uses Forms Based Authentication. As part of my custom login script, I used the following C# code: System.IdentityModel.Tokens.SecurityToken ...
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Excluding FBA users from people search

I've got a mixed environment with both AD users as well as FBA users. The FBA users are stored in a seperate ASP.NET membership database. Now when I use search, both AD and FBA users show up. I'd ...
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Microsoft.Office.Server.Security.LdapMembershipProvider Alternative

I have a SP 2010 set up using claims based authentication and the Microsoft.Office.Server.Security.LdapMembershipProvider provider. Everything for user authentication works perfectly but when I try ...
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Content Type, document template and forms authentication

I have a custom content type defined, with a document template, similar to below: <ContentType ID="0x010100120A74C7DFDA4C6fA8C3E519B41F421E" Name="My Excel Library" Group="My ...
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'Unknown error' on login with default FBA setup, an iisreset fixes for ~24hr

I have a basic WSS 3.0 site set up with an ASP.NET membership database and default forms login. There is no custom code or any customization on the entire site. When I try to log in, I get 'unknown ...
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How do I allow users to change their password (ASP.NET membership)

Title says it all. I have an ASP.Net membership database (extranet) site set up, but users have no way to change thier passwords.
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SharePoint 2013 authentification with Kerberos and Forms

We are currently using SP2010 with ADFS to implement the following scenario: [Internet]->ADFS with Webform->[SP2010]<-ADFS with Windows Auth<-[Internal Network] SharePoint has only one Url ...
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How to implement 2 factor authentication in Sharepoint 2010?

Can anyone please mention how to implement 2 factor authentication in Sharepoint 2010? I have been reading alot of stuff. but can not figure out what exactly should I do first. Can anyone atleast ...
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Session Expired Issue for IE browser in FBA Web Application

we have extend session timeout with the help of couple of posts : http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hh147183%28v=office.14%29.aspx ...
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Configuring SP2013 Foundation with Forms-Based Authentication (OpenLDAP)

I am having difficulty setting up Sharepoint Foundation 2013 to use forms-based authentication with an external LDAP provider. I have followed the instructions here: ...
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How to enable forms authentication programmatically?

So, my attempts are: 1)Site.WebApplication.IisSettings[currentZone].AuthenticationMode = System.Web.Configuration.AuthenticationMode.Forms; ...
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Central login page - different portals (SP2010)

I would like to have some advice for the logical structure for a corporate portal. I really appreciate your feedback. AS IS At the moment we have a 'partly' public facing site. Assuming this site is ...
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How to get SPUser from FBA login name

I have a Form Based Authentication login name login_name how to get an SPUser object for that login name. I have tried the Web.EnsureUser(string.Format("c:0-.f|role|{0}", name)); but it gives me ...
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FBA - Search Issue with Custom Login Page

I have implemented FBA on an web application which has a custom login page. The custom page doesn't let the users login via windows authentication even though it is enabled from central admin. Seems ...
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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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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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Integrating SharePoint user profiles with forms authentication

I am using SharePoint Server 2007 Enterprise with Windows Server 2008 Enterprise. I have deployed a publishing portal. It is using a custom forms authentication solution, i.e. I store user names, ...
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FBA Authentication with Custom Database

I want to implement forms based authentication for a sharepoint portal. I have used the standard ASP.NET membership provider database for test purpose and it work fine. My client has Authentication ...
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How to set anonymous user as a specific user

I am using SharePiont Server 2007 Enterprise with Windows Server 2008 Enterprise. I am developing using VSTS 2008 + C# + .Net 3.5. I am wondering whether SharePoint has any means to set an anonymous ...
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Cloning a SharePoint Server 2010 (Virtual Machine) production box?

Here is the long and short: Goal: To clone a SharepointProd VM retaining all the webapps and sites in order to debug a custom solution. We have two virtual machines: spTest and spProd. spTest is ...
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FBA accounts not found

I have a strange issue where when I call EnsureUser I get an error that the SharePoint user is not unique or cannot be found. I have set up claims auth in 2010 using SQL membership provider. Got all ...
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Getting current user in FBA site

I have a SP2010 site with FBA using Active directory membership provider. I am building an application page (under /_layouts) that only authenticated users can access. In this page's code behind, I am ...
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How to import from FBA (Claim-based) to Active Directory (AD)?

I am on FBA (Claim-based). I need to shift to Active Directory. Is it possible to do it? The reason is that I am missing out on many features which are unavailable on FBA. Any help is appreciated!
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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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With FBA, why do providers need to be registered in Central Admin web.config?

I have a web application that uses forms-based authentication. As part of the process of setting this up (e.g. these instructions), I need to register the FBA membership and role providers in Central ...
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Can I use the audience targeting with FBA using Custom Provider?

Is there a way to use Custom Membership provider with Audience targetting? The only way I found to do so is to duplicate the user creation by adding the user to Sharepoint group in addition to adding ...
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How to implement FBA in SharePoint 2013

What is the best way to implement FBA in SharePoint 2013.
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How to create a custom FBA login Page that forces user to change password and view license agreement if required

We have implemented our own MembershipProvider. I inherited the SQLMembership provider used the Microsoft ASP Membership SQL database. We have extended this database so that you could set a bit flag ...
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Central Administration shows error 26 - A network-related or instance-specific error occurred while establishing a connection to SQL Server

i Follow this Article to Config FBA , BUT after Step 3 , My Central Administration shows an Error : A network-related or instance-specific error occurred while establishing a connection to SQL ...
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Server Error in '/' application while trying to sign in as an FBA user?

I have setup windows and forms based authentication on one of my web applications and have an issue while trying to sign in as fbaadmin. fbaadmin is one of the users I have added to the FBADB on ...