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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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 ...
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SharePoint FBA and Custom data - SharePoint 2010

I'm not sure I'm doing this in the right way, but I was hoping someone here could guide me. I have an application that I'm creating, allows users to create accounts, login, view their billing ...
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Authenticate Windows user on Web Application using dual authentication and custom login page

What I have? I have configured FBA in one of the web applications with out of the box login page having dropdown box to select the either windows or FBA login. Everything is working fine. What I ...
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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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Error Adding FBA User as Site Collection Administrator

I'm having a problem trying to add an ASP.NET Membership (SQL Provider) user as a site collection administrator in WSS3. My user can log into the front end website and can manage their profile ...
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Are there any way to change the Membership Provider & Role Manager through code or Powershell

I know that you can specify the Membership provider and Role manager for a web application on creation, but I need to update it after creation. any clue.
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How to enable MySites?

I am unable to see MySites page on my SP2010 environment. I am on FBA, is this the reason that MySites is not shown? Please let me know what to do?
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SP2010 Web Services: GetUserInfo and FBA?

I'm trying to use the SharePoint 2010 SOAP web services to get/update User information, which seems to work OK when the user comes from Active Directory, but not when trying to find a user in Forms ...
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How to change authentication from FBA to Active Directory?

Is there a way to change authentication from FBA to Active Directory? Since I am on FBA (claims based), I am unable to use many features of SP2010 like MySites etc. I would appreciate if someone can ...
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How do I change People Search to show full names instead of login names?

People Search is showing login names instead of full names i.e. in case of showing John Doe it is showing johnd when searched Is there a way to change it? I am on FBA.
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SharePoint 2010 Unique FBA Accounts Per Site Collection

We are trying to make it so that we can have a single Web Application that uses FBA that has 1-n site collections below that. However, we would like the permissions for each site collection to be ...
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Unable to login from custom login page - FormsAuthentication.RedirectFromLoginPage fail

I created custom login page for FBA access (SP 2010). In related custom code i inherit Microsoft.SharePoint.IdentityModel.Pages.FormsSignInPage class. Problem: I would like to login in sharepoint ...
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SPClaimsAuthMembershipProvider returns only aspnetdb users - WHY?

If I use : MembershipProvider membership = Membership.Providers["AspNetSqlMembershipProvider"]; MembershipUserCollection msc = membership.GetAllUsers(0, 200000, out totalnumber); I got all userS ...
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FBA custom login page - membership provider returns “The method or operation is not implemented.”

My SP web application use FBA authentication (AD and aspnetSQLmembership providers). I want log in to SP site from custom SP login page. In code-behind page (my class inherit ...
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How do I avoid redirection for web service authentication in SharePoint 2010 when both claims and classic auth is allowed?

I have a SharePoint 2010 web application that allows both claims authentication and classic authentication. The Default claims provider for the web application has "Enable Windows Authentication" and ...
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Is there a tool that can let me manage MemberShip SqlProvider names/passwords in SharePoint?

Currently we have a SQL Provider setup to manage a SharePoint Site Collection via Forms Based Authentication. However I currently have no real tools to manage the users within. I'd like to get a ...
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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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Microsoft Search Server express 2010 Not crawling pages with forms authentication

I can't configure search server to use forms authentication during crawling. I have created crawl rule and set form credentials there with no errors. But during crawl Search server is still considered ...
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How to add search box to FBA User Management page?

I have FBA on SP2010. I need a search box on http://mysite/_layouts/FBA/Management/UsersDisp.aspx It's very cumbersome to find one particular user in 1000+ database. Can someone please help me out ...
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LiveID SharePoint 2010 Integration

I'm trying to configure the LiveId integration with SharePoint 2010. MS Service Manager Settings: Domain name: domain.com DNS: urn:subdomain-dev:int Default Return URL: ...
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error on browsing to homepage of public sharepoint 2010 site

I have created a public SharePoint 2010 site called http://xyz.com and when I browse to it I see the following; HTTP/1.1 200 OK Server: Microsoft-IIS/7.5 Date: Wed, 18 May 2011 16:42:23 GMT ...
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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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Microsoft.Office.Server.Security.LdapMembershipProvider Alternative

I have a SP 2010 set up using claims based authentication and the Microsoft.Office.Server.Security.LdapMembershipProvider provider. Everything for user authentication works perfectly but when I try ...
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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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SharePoint 2010 - Dual Authentication - FBA works, Windows doesn't

I have a new SP 2010 web-application configured for Claims authentication, with both 'windows' and 'forms' authentication. Initially, I created a root site collection, set a windows ...
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FormatAccountName exception after logging into Forms site

I've started receiving the following Sharepoint exception whenever I log a user in via Forms Authentication; Value cannot be null. at ...
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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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How to modify user account in FBA authentication

I have an installation of Sharepoint Foundation 2010 configured in Mixed Authentication (Windows + Form Based). I would like to know how to modify the account of a FBA user like this one ...
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Sharepoint seeking authentication when opening Word / Excel files from website

The company I work for is using SharePoint as a CMS for it's public facing website. I recently enabled FBA (Forms Based Authentication) for the site in order to provide some user specific ...
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Custom properties of logged in user

I have written a custom membership provider for forms-based authentication to our SP site. The membership provider authenticates against our existing Users table in our DB. There are a few bits of ...
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Authenticate user before getting a SPUserToken object

I know that a user can be impersonated by using an SPUserToken object when constructing an SPSite. I need to authenticate the user before getting a token for the user as I am developing an ...
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Form Based Authentication in Wss 3.0

Hey, I need some good links references for Form Based Authentication in WSS 3.0. and the next thing i want to know is that possible to do Form based authentication with my own database ? thanks ...
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People Picker is not recognizing usernames on Server 2008 R2

In the original configuration, I have a SharePoint 2007 site hosted on Windows Server 2003/32 bit server. I configured it to use Forms Authentication with ActiveDirectoryMembershipProvider and ...
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FBA in hosted SharePoint

Does anyone have details on how to create Forms based Authentication using SharePoint 2010? I have a scenario where i want users to login and view information relating to them from a database. This ...
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How can we use facebook login to authenticate to SharePoint

I know SharePoint 2010 has claims based authentication. First off, is it possible to use facebook as the authentication mechanism in SharePoint 2010? If it is possible what are the steps needed from ...
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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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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 ...