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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Problem uploading files to WSS 3.0 from Office 2010

hopefully someone can help me out with this one. We're using WSS 3.0 with forms based authentication and I'm not able to get it to integrate with Office client app. I'm using Office 2010 and I'm able ...
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What does “Security validation expires” do?

We have mixed authentication on our SharePoint 2013 site collection. I need to have FBA users automatically logged out after 30 minutes of inactivity, but they don't have to necessarily be redirected ...
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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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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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Login with facebook in SharePoint

How to login in SharePoint site with facebook login. i follow the steps from this site. http://ovaismehboob.wordpress.com/2011/09/07/configuring-facebook-authentication-in-sharepoint-2010/ but there ...
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Are there any way to change the Membership Provider & Role Manager through code or Powershell

I know that you can specify the Membership provider and Role manager for a web application on creation, but I need to update it after creation. any clue.
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How do I change People Search to show full names instead of login names?

People Search is showing login names instead of full names i.e. in case of showing John Doe it is showing johnd when searched Is there a way to change it? I am on FBA.
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How Can I active FBA in sharepoint 2013 [closed]

Hi I need create a site collection with FBA authenticate in sharepoint 2013 How can I do this simple?
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Same public URL on two zones?

I have a default and an extended "Extranet" zone on one of my web application. I would like to assign a single URL "https://Name.myDomain.com" to both zones. Additionally I also want to be able to ...
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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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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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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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Web application extended for FBA not showing login page

I have extended the web application and enabled form based authentication with a different host name and I have created a new host name site collection with host header application pointing to host ...
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Creating form based authentication users using client object model

I need to create a considerable number of form based authentication users. I have an Excel spread sheet containing user names and email addresses. I have no permission to execute code directly on farm ...
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Authenticate in SharePoint with OpenLDAP

I've been trying to use openLdap for SharePoint authentication. I followed this document http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee806890.aspx but I don't know how to customize the foolllowing ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Combine Forms Authentication with Windows Authentication

A client wants to allow both AD users and non-AD users access to a SharePoint site. I have done similar work before on a ASP.NET site but that required a custom MembershipProvider. Is there a way to ...
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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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WebDAV not working with Form Based Authentication

I am really stuck with this and have tried everything to get this to work AND really need some help. I have a Site Collection where users log in via the Default SP Login Page, when they log in and ...
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with FBA, How to get rid of Login popup while opening document in library

I've enabled fba with custom login page. I've document library.While trying to open document, it asks for credentials everytime. Due to FBA with custom login page, it does not close the login popup ...
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Windows Authenticated API calls failing when I use a custom sign-in form for FBA

I have a SharePoint 2013 web application configured for both Windows Authentication and FBA (which is working fine). I also have some code which executes a CSOM request using windows credentials, ...
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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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Use CMIS endpoint via tool or script? (no human web login step)

I am trying to access a Rackspace-hosted SharePoint 2013 Demo site via CMIS. Unfortunately, I get this error: I am sure the CMIS URL is correct, because I receive an app:service XML file when I ...
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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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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, ...