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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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 ...
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“Default Reader Site Group” people picker not retrieving SQL FBA users?

I have an issue with people picker for SQL FBA users in SSP admin site for "My Site Settings" page. I have added provider and role information SSP admin web.config file. And also I added "connection ...
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FedAuth cookie in Farm using https missing

I have issue where a custom providers, I can see that in the development environment the FedAuth cookie is set. But in productions is not. Production has two front end servers, and are accessed using ...
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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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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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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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How can I Move Windows User Profiles to FBA User Profiles?

I'm working with an extranet that had been configured to use Windows Integrated Authentication in SharePoint 2010. I'd like to move it to FBA authentication, but I'm hung up on the User Profiles. ...
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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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FBA SharePoint 2010 and login in Word

I have tried to get into Claim based authentication using FBA as with AspNetSqlRoleProvider and AspNetSqlMembershipProvider, I got it up and running. But there is one issue I can't get my head around. ...
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Programmatically create MySites for Users with FBA

I am trying to create MySites for users programmatically but I am receiving the following error: My Site creation failure for user '' for site URL 'http://goaccel-app2:1000/sites/mysites/personal/'. ...
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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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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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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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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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Unable to establish secure connection with the server ActiveDirectory

i m trying to enable FBA mode in my sharepoint. Followed all tutorials from msdn and blogs. but i am still not able to make it working. here is how my web.config looks like <connectionStrings> ...
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Get Active Directory user for multiple security provider for EnsureUser()

I have 3 security provider for my web application 1. Active Directory 2. ADFS 3. SAML Now suppose a user exist in all 3 provider.Hence when i do use ensure user method i get error/ exception "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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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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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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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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Does the level of effort justify using SharePoint 2010 as a public facing webportal?

I have a predicament in a project I'm currently involved in. Due to the nature of the project and the customer, I will not be able to disclose any detailed information regarding the actual project, ...
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improve People Picker search on a claims-based-authentification server (forms-based; FBA)

Long story short: On a SharePoint 2010 Server solution, which is using forms-based-authentification only, I want that the people picker search dialog works like any other usable search. Rightnow it ...