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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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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Public Sharepoint site with custom user registration

We are doing a public site with external user registration based on Sharepoint 2010. We have some experience in ASP.NET development but nobody has any experience with Sharepoint. What is a relatively ...
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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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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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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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PDF documents are not opening for FBA logged in user only on android devices from SharePoint 2013 public site

We have a public facing SharePoint 2013 site with Form based authentication set up, this site has document library which contains pdf files. These pdf files are opening fine from laptops(all the ...
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How login information is cached?

I have created a custom authentication provider to allow user to access Sharepoint with FBA. The web application zone I'm accessing allows both Windows Authentication and FBA. I see that if one user ...
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Changes not reflecting to extended site

We have extended web application for FBA users. I did changes to master pages of main site, still the changes are not reflecting in extended site. What could be the reason? How can I make the ...
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Error “sorry this site hasn't been shared with you” while using custom FBA?

I cannot access a site through a zone that has custom membership provider set. I get the following error sorry this site hasn't been shared with you for custom My CustomDbUsersMP class has the ...
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Get password of FBA user programatically

I have email id of FBA user and based on that I need username and password of that email id programatically. I guess I will get username but is it possible to get password of FBA user? Thanks.
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FBA : Force windows authentication prompt

I've been asking this request, but I can't seem to find a relevant answer... I need to implement a custom sign-in page for external users and internal users (SharePoint 2013). I enabled and ...
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SharePoint 2013 Forms Based Authentication is slow– Why does SetPrincipalAndWriteSessionToken take 20 seconds or more?

We have a SharePoint 2013 implementation in which our web application is using Forms Based Authentication (FBA). There are 2 servers in the farm. A web front end server that resides in a DMZ and a ...
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Subscribe RSS list feed with FBA

Is it possible to subscribe to a Sharepoint RSS feed automatically passing Forms Based Authentication username and password?
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UserToken throws exception

When a user is created in SharePoint 2013 (using forms based authentication) the UserToken is not set for the user. When the users token then is accessed programmatically a "OutOfMemoryException" is ...
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How to get users from multiple membership providerspicker in people picker

I've implemented a custom membership provider that authenticate users from a custom sharepoint list . I've added membership provider and role provider to : my web app web.config central ...
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Issues with Single Farm, Multiple Web Applications and Workflows for FBA Users

General Info We have three Web Applications on a single SharePoint Farm. Each Web Application has its own FBA (SqlProvider) Database, ConnectionString, Membership and Role Providers with distinct ...
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Get login / logout activity in Audit Trails for SharePoint 2010

Is there anyway by which I can log the login/logout activity along with other user related activities like Edit Profile, Change Password etc. in a FBA configured 2010 SharePoint site? I searched over ...
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Custom Upload.aspx for Content Types in 2013

I'm trying to create an Upload.aspx and EditForm.aspx for a custom content type on my site in SharePoint Designer 2013. I'm adding cascading columns functionality using SPServices. My problem is that ...
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SharePoint 2010 Custom Registration webpart

I have a Form based authentication website in SharePoint 2010 . Now I want to create a custom registration web part in which users themselves can register on the website and can get their account ...
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SharePoint provider hosted app and form based authentication: the resource cannot be found

I followed the following article, to change the web.config to use provider hosted apps in combination with fba. http://www.sharepointpals.com/post/How-to-create-a-Provider-Hosted-Application-on-Form-...
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SharePoint provider hosted app app part and mixed authentication

I have a web application with mixed authentication: - Windows authentication - Forms based authentication Logging in onto the web application works. And accessing all apps with an active directory ...
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Form Authenticate user should not see specific site pages

I have a SharePoint site works with both Form user and windows user. I have a login page (application page in 15 folder). The site is fully anonymous now. Everything works fine. The problem is When ...
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Facing issue in setting up FBA in sharepoint 2010 foundation

I have followed this procedure of creating fba from msdn. Now after trying to login in a site collection , it shows Error: Access Denied , Current User You are currently signed in as: ...
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How do i disable inactive users in sharepoint 2010

In an external facing website where fba is used to login, I want that certain users who haven't logged in for a specific period of time should get their account disabled. How should I approach to this ...
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Cannot open office files on SP 2013 using IE 11

I have a working Web App with FBA and a site containing a document library with office files. When using IE11, whenever I click on any of the files, I am prompted to login. After entering credentials, ...
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SharePoint 2013 list webform - error 5566

I've been struggling with this for past couple of weeks researching all over. I have a webform with couple of views with one being restricted to certain users. When I try and query the data using ...
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Anonymous site with Form Based Authentication is showing login page

I have a site with Anonymous access and Form Based authentication enabled. When a user opens website (site page for e.g. about us, contact us), it shows that screen where user has to choose whether ...
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SSO and Functional Directory AD LDS

I have Portal deployed on SharePoint Server 2013. The authentication and authorization are managed in SharePoint with an AD LDS instance containing functional accounts (no link between the ...
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Sharepoint FBA authentication

Can we have site collections with different FBA membership providers in same web application. If yes, how will be the entries in config files of CA and STS?
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Sharepoint foundation 2013 FBA (Claim based authentication issue)

I'm trying to configure FBA on sharepoint 2013 foundation. Followed each steps described in technet. Still getting error " An exception occurred when trying to issue security token: The server ...
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SSO between Sharepoint 2013 and another asp.net website using asp.membership provider form authentication

I have been trying to setup authentication between SharePoint and another asp website. SharePoint has been setup to use FBA membership provider, the same database used by the asp.net website. The ...
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Programatically Add user to a SharePoint Group C# CSOM SharePoint 2013

I am trying to programatically add user to a SharePoint Group. I have a function that takes two values: userName and groupName. I am able to pass a groupName and the function does input AD group ...
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EnsureUser has a limitation?

We're converting all SP permissions into ActiveDirectory groups (one per uninherited object, per role level). I wanted the group names to reflect where the permissions were/are, so I assigned each ...
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Forms based authentication error on log out

I have configured Forms based authentication and I can login with Windows authentication but when I log out I get following error: "Claim identity is not from a trusted login provider. Identity ...
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AD LDS group auto completion

i have problem with people picker with AD LDS with SharePoint 2013 The people picker does not search partial inputs (auto-completion) on the groups that i created in the AD LDS. However, it works ...
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SharePoint 2013 FBA LDAP Display Name - User Profile Sync

I implemented LDAP FBA on one of my sites based on this lab: http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=34684 It works great. I wanted users to login using their email address, changed ...
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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 ...