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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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What Causes a Blank Screen When a Registered User Views a Page?

I have a fairly simple page in WSS3. It's basically a web part page with a custom webpart to display some text and a embedded video from Vimeo, a custom webpart to handle newsletter submissions (a ...
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Creating Users for Formbased Authentication In SharePoint 2010 Using SharePoint Object Model?

I followed this http://donalconlon.wordpress.com/2010/02/23/configuring-forms-base-authentication-for-sharepoint-2010-using-iis7/ to setup a sharepoint site with forms based authentication, and it ...
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Allowing an anonymous user to access a FBA site in SharePoint 2010

I have a new site with a custom forms membership and role provider, and I need to allow anonymous users to visit the site (i.e. to browse around but not log in). This is a new SharePoint 2010 site ...
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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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Forms Based Authentication Discussion SharePoint 2013

I want a to have a discussion forum, with forms based authentication mode and a registration module. (it will be done in a webPart) This forum includes topics, questions, answers... I basically ...
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If condition always true for ValidateUser method in custom Membership provider

I have created a custom membership provider for SharePoint FBA. In the ValidateUser method, i am verifying the username and password. The problem is that login is verified even if the password doesn't ...
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User Profile Creation for Anonymous User throws Null Reference Exception

I am trying to create a User Profile when an anonymous user registers on my FBA web application. The below CreateUserProfile() method is being called during the register event. It works well in ...
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SharePoint MFA and FBA Authentication

Before I pose my conundrum, some background: I have a lab environment with SharePoint 2013 installed and configured. I have also configured SharePoint with FBA, allowing "external users" (to my lab ...
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Forms Based Authentication Sharepoint 2013 Application Forbidden error 403

I am making a Provider-hosted application for SharePoint 2013. I debug this application on a Development Collection with both Windows Authentication and FBA (Form Based Authentication) activated. I ...
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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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Sharepoint Authentication (Windows and Forms) - User Mismatch

I've been doing some testing in sharepoint 2013 and I have come accross a rather annoying situation regarding the authentication. I have both windows authentication and forms authentication working. ...
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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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Set Custom PeoplePicker

I want to create custom people picker and want to replace default people picker. My requirement is to set different OU for different Tenants with FBA. Default people picker shows all users from OU ...
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On signout access denied message is thrown in sharepoint

I created a loginpage using FBA and Active Directory Authentication. It is working fine when I am trying to login. But when I try to signout it is showing layouts/15/AccessDenied.aspx in the url . ...
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Visigo FBA - STS and Machine config are configured correctly. Still won't authenticate user login

I followed this blog: http://blogs.visigo.com/chriscoulson/configuring-forms-based-authentication-in-sharepoint-2013-part-1-creating-the-membership-database/ and I'm at the point where I can add ...
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How can I get my CSOM code to authenticate using Windows Credentials when FBA is in use?

The title should really say it all: Web Application with both Windows (NTLM) and FBA CSOM and REST requests are both failing with 403 (Forbidden) ClientContext.AuthenticationMode set to "Default" ...
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FBA Custom login page to use 2 factor authentication - simplified

User provides an username/password. Should validate those and only then proceed to step 2. User provides an additional authentication token. If succeeds user is authenticated against SharePoint and ...
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SharePoint 2013 Active Directory FBA Change Password solutions

I have a SharePoint 2013 set up using mix mode authentication. Windows authentication for internal users, and Forms Based Authentication using an LDAP provider against Active Directory for external ...