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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SP 2013 How to create new FBA sql users with PowerShell?

I set up SharePoint 2013 with FBA users (SQL). I'd like to know if it's possible to create new users using PowerShell script ? What I tried but did not work : ...
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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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SSO from SharePoint 2010 to External Web Application

I need to establish SSO from our SharePoint 2010 sites to various third party web applications. these applications do not authenticate against the same directory servers as SharePoint does. I ...
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Form based authentication FBA - keeps getting “Make sure your user name and password are correct”

I'm using Sharepoint 2013 Foundation. I have followed a few tutorials on getting the Form Based Authentication to work: ...
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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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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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SP2013 FBA pack - returns error for User Management

I dowloaded SP2013 FBA pack from here, and I installed it. The installation works well, I have now the FBA features. But when I click on "FBA User Management", it returns the error : A Membership ...
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Users get access denied at root (/) and are not sent to home page

I have SPF2010. I have a default.aspx page that is configured as the home page. Users access the site under forms authentication. When they come in to the site, they get an access denied message (site ...
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How to create a new FBA user programatically using VS 2010?

I am looking to create a new FBA user (explicitly) in the membership db using the membershipuser create user programatically. The purpose is to test permissions using the spfarm account. What is ...
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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 ...
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How to Limit Access to a Form using Active Directory?

I have a specific form that needs to be accessed only by certain users and/or AD groups. How do I limit access to specified users or specified Active Directory groups? Is this done via a workflow? ...
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Windows Authentication getting access denied after migrating from Classic to Claims-based authentication

We had an existing web application using classic mode authentication. We changed the existing site to use Claims based authentication for Windows accounts and enabled Forms Based Authentication (FBA) ...
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UserNotFoundException with ActivityManager

Here is a weird situation. The site works with forms based authentication. I need to get the activity feed of the current user. As you know in FBA mode login names are prefixed with ...
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SharePoint 2010 Claims

I've got a SharePoint portal configured to use Claims based authentication. I'm able to login using this, but each time I click a link within the portal, I'm redirected to the logon page. Any clues?
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LdapRoleProvider Problem in SharePoint FBA

I have a question regarding SharePoint FBA with LDAP against AD. Currently, I have configured LDAP with LdapMembershipProvider (AD) and LdapRoleProvider (ldaprole) in SharePoint with the following ...
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Time-limited access to SharePoint

An user should be given access to the SharePoint-Website. This access should be limited to a variable date or a timeframe. After this date/timeframe, the user should no more be able to access the ...
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Sharepoint site Windows authentication and FBA

I have an Extranet that use SharePoint 2007. The users of this Site use Windows Authentication(AD) but there is also some External Partners that use this Site that don't have AD is it possible to make ...
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How to force change password on first login for FBA user?

I have one solution in SharePoint 2013 in which FBA is enable to login user in the system. I want the FBA user to change the password whenever he/she logs into the system the first time. I have ...
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SP2013 FBA pack - User Management error

I come back with another problem on another new fresh install : 1 SQL Server, 2 WFE. And I still have the problem 'Membership provider etc'. (Come back because I had the problem here). Now I ...
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Logon Rule based on time

Is there any way to control when users can login in a site or not? Example: I have a bunch of FBA users that can only login in the site from monday to friday, each day from 6am to 7pm.
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What's the best authentication method if client won't give us access to their internal AD?

I have a provincial government client who we're deploying a SharePoint 2013 Standard farm. Because we're a 3rd party consultant they are reluctant to expose their AD and allow us to ADFS single-sign ...
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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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How to set default login with windows prompt for all intranet users?

I've created claim based one site in sharepoint. I've configured NTLM and FBA both for that site. (for e.g. 5000 Port) I've also extended site for FBA (internet) Users only (SQL Membership) with ...
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sharepoint 2013 form based authentication

My project is in SharePoint 2013 I have a site collection which has two sub sites other than the root site , suppose the name of the sub sites are x and y , I have to implement fba in this project ...
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WSS 3.0 Write to New Column in User Information List

I am working on a site that is using FBA in WSS 3.0. This is an external facing site, so in the FBA User Management page (UsersDisp.aspx) I would like to add a column that displays the user's company ...
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Password Recovery webpart in CKS FBA is ignoring the configured email template

I'm using the FBA solution from http://cks.codeplex.com/SourceControl/changeset/view/94877#85179. The issue I'm facing is that though FBA and the webparts seems to be working correctly, the password ...
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Forms Authentication - Login prompt opening office documents

I have a pretty common problem with WSS 3.0 When a user logs on to the site using IE 7/8 and opens a word document from a document library he gets prompted for a login / password. At this point, even ...
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Claims FBA with multiple membership providers

Is there a way to use only forms authentication with multiple membership providers? For example, a user would enter their username and password this would attempt to authenticate with, say, the SQL ...
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FBA Custom Login Mixed - Access Denied Loops Back to Login Page

I created a custom login page using information from David's site (Thanks David). All works fine except in the following situation: My company has multiple domains - An employee logs into windows ...
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CQWP throwing security validation error when selecting list

I am currently building an intranet portal which is highly dependent on content query web parts. I am having an issue where when I go to select a list from the popup, it throws an error. The ...
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Can't access the 'Site Settings' page after enabling Forms Based Authentication

I've setup Forms Based Authentication on my Sharepoint site using various online tutorials. It has both FBA and Windows Authentication and everything works as expected apart from the 'Site Settings' ...
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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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SharePoint 2010 Access Denied - Temporarily fixed by Check Permissions

I am using Forms Based Authentication and security seems to be setup properly. The problem I am getting is that every so often, my users report access denied issues on one of my site collections. ...
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how to create sharepoint custom login page

Im creating custom login page for sharepoint that will use Forms Based Authenitcation. I've read couple articles how to do it, but something is not clear to me. What class should my Login.aspx (and ...
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Add FBA role to SharePoint 2010 group

I've setup FBA for SharePoint 2010 following these instructions: http://blogs.msdn.com/b/kaevans/archive/2010/07/09/sql-server-provider-for-claims-based-authentication-in-sharepoint-2010.aspx It ...
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how to administer forms based authentication in sp2010 foundation

I have a public facing site for community to exchange information efficiently. I have different subsites within that site. I want to provide users forms based authentication to log in to the system. ...
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Multiple mysite hosts + fba

I'm trying to figure out the best way to do this. I need to create a mysite host for an FBA site in SP2010 (I'm already researching the FBA particulars parallel to this, but if anyone could give a ...
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How could I log on the Central Administration by Form Based Authentication user

I noticed that there is a value PeoplePicker which may control this. But I dont know how to do it.
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SharePoint 2010 FBA - 401 Unauthorized

I Converted a sharepoint 2010 web application which has default zone and Extranet zone to use claims based authentication instead of classic mode. I followed this article http://bit.ly/bvv3CT to ...
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Office software remembers logged out person when using FBA

I have a SharePoint 2010 site using Forms Based Authentication (ASP.NET Membership) User (A) logon to the SharePoint site. Opens a document for editing in Word. Word displays form for login. User ...
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Add users from custom membershipprovider without enabling FBA

I have a Web application with 2 zones. Default: used by users on the inside using AD. Extranet: used by external users using a custom membership provider What I want is for the users in the ...
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Activating MySites problem

We have FBA on SP2010. ​This is for Activating My Sites - But I have understood that does not happen without user profile services. We have activated it in Site features but in central admin it has ...