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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How to Set Forms Authentication Timeout?

I have a public facing SP2010 site that uses forms authentication (default ASP.NET membership provider). I noticed that The user stays logged in even after hours of inactivity. We need the user to be ...
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Overriding the SharePoint ASP:Login control for FBA with code behind

I've searched online at all different documents regarding FBA custom login page for Sharepoint 2010. Nearly everyone I have found, either shows you a custom page, adds a login control and no code ...
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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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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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Client Extranet with SharePoint 2010, how to prevent employees from giving clients permissions that would allow client to see all FBA users?

I am a development manager and one of the sys admin and I are trying to build a "Client Extranet", which is a fancy name for a SharePoint 2010 web application with sites that employees and clients can ...
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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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Enabling forms based authentication for existing Sharepoint Web Application

I have an site collection in a web application for which I need to enable forms based authentication (rather than using the standard Windows/AD authentication). I followed the rather good ...
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HTTPS Login page not showing browser prompt to remember password

I have a SharePoint 2010 website using a custom FBA login page: https://www.questionmark.com/members/login.aspx The page works fine, meaning that our users can login. The problem is that the browsers ...
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FBA User Profile Creation Access Denied

I'm writing this post because I think I've exhausted every other avenue. Basically I have a Claims-based SharePoint site that has Forms Authentication setup. Everything works well, registrations, etc. ...
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Export to excel option not work for FBA site

I have publishing site where i am using the FBA authentication with custom login page. Everything is working fine but when i am trying to export to excel from list its not work. Even i am not able to ...
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Remove extra sign-in step after enabling Forms Based Authentication

Now that I have enabled Forms Based Authentication (FBA) on my sharepoint site, there is an extra Sign-In page where I have to select what type of authentication I wish to use. I pretty much want ...
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Digital Signature Modal from InfoPath Form in SharePoint 2010

I currently have 4 views created in InfoPath, using Form Load for a Approval Process in SharePoint 2010. I would like to use Digital Signatures for each approvers signature but the Modal view that ...
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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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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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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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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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Active Directory users not getting resolved in a FBA enabled site

I have configured forms authentication on a web application. FBA users can be used to access the website but NTLM users not getting resolved. Because of this I cannot use AD users in SharePoint. I ...
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FBA and applicationName

I have created a custom membership provider for FBA (SharePoint 2010). My CustomMembershipProvider (+ role provider) are defined in the 3 web.config (CA, STS, webapp). In web.config of webapp, I set ...
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FBA and MemberShipProvider

Do we always need to extend web app when using FBA? I know it seems a silly question, but I can't find a straight answer. EDIT: SharePoint 2010
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issue with forms authentication - Unable to redirect from login page to home page after authentication

In Sharepoint 2010, We created a web application with classic authentication and started developing it. Later, we want to implement forms authentication to our project, so I created a new sharepoint ...
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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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Changing users DisplayName isn't permanent (i:0#.f|… issue)

We're having the issue where user's names shown after logging in are being preffixed with the membership provider information, e.g. i:0#.f|fbamembershipprovider|myemail@q... (note that we're using FBA ...
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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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SharePoint Licensing using FBA

I've a remaining question in my head... If i use FBA for authenticate my users, does it changes the licensing volume of my SharePoint farm? Using FBA my users are almost SQL Server side and could not ...
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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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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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SharePoint 2010 FBA: Redirect on Sign Out

I'm using the SharePoint 2010 FBA Pack http://sharepoint2010fba.codeplex.com/. Basically, I want to redirect to the homepage once a user Sign's out. I'm unable to find this. Could someone please help ...
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What are the advantages of Active Directory over FBA?

I am on FBA (Claim-based) Authentication and plan to migrate to Active Directory. My System is SharePoint 2010 for Internet Sites. I want to know what additional benefits I will gain if I migrate 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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ldap and user profile attributes

I have an extended webapp that uses the LDAP provider so users can log in without the fun windows integrated popup. I configured the User Profile Sync Application to use my Forms/LDAP Provider and ...
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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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FBA and the People Picker

I have Windows and Forms Based Authentication enabled for my Web Application. All three web.configs (Central Admin, Security Token Service and Application) are correctly configured to use a custom ...
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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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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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Strategy for correct external authentication?

I'm a bit confused about the different terminology, components and steps to make my scenario work. I'm working on a SP 2010 platform that can have multiple authentication mechanisms : Anonymous, ...
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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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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 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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Mysite signin repeats in IE

For some reason my claimsbased mysite hosts won't let me login - it authenticates my credentials, but instead of taking me to mysite, it just refreshes the login page? It only does this in IE - I get ...
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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 windows authentication via login form (2 textboxes for username and password)

are there anyways to use a login form with a textbox for username and another one for password to authenticate a user with windows authentication ? like the image below, i want to use a login form ...
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Forms Authentication, persistent cookie needed by IE, but not Firefox or Chrome

I have a WSS 3.0 internet facing site which we have configured to use forms authentication. We have customized the login page to remove the 'remember me' check box. We have problems with users not ...
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Opera browser shows 403 FORBIDDEN

Opera browser gives 403 FORBIDDEN when trying to access my SharePoint site. The site uses FBA authentication and is an internet facing site. In IIS logs I can see that Opera has requested the favicon. ...
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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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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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One FBA Web Application with Multiple Membership Providers in sharepoint 2010?

I am trying to implement both LDAP as well as Sql provider authentication by creating multiple zones i.e by extending the web application that already uses LDAP provider. I have implemented following ...