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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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 ...
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How does forms based authentication work in SharePoint 2010?

We are setting up a new extranet farm and we want to use SharePoint 2010. We have some usability issues with authentication on our old farm, so I'd like to do things right (or at least righter) on ...
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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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can you have multiple visitor groups, all which grant read access to the site?

I am trying to prevent members of a group from being able to see who else is in that group. So, one idea is to have multiple groups, where each group would grant 'read' access to the site. The 'Set ...
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Log out using forms authentication in SP2010

I have configured an intranet using Claims based authentication and an extended internet site using forms based authentication in SP 2010 All is set up and working except logging out... I have a ...
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Web service authentication with multiple authentication types

I am trying to pull data from the list.asmx web service from a console application. I am using clams based authentication, and whenever only integrated Windows Authentiation is checked everything ...
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SSP Personal Features for Everyone

How may I grant Everyone Use Personal Features access to our SSP, we are not using AD to authenticate users, so NT Authority\Authenticated Users will not work in this situation. I want to enable My ...
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SharePoint 2007 fails to redirect to login page

I have a SharePoint 2007 publishing portal that started throwing an error when user's click the Sign Out link. This started happening just this week and I can't tell what changes that have been made ...
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Forms Auth, Sharepoint Group, Form Group, Workflow Email notification

We have a publishing site using MOSS2007 that is using a Forms authentication and our own Membership and Role Provider We want to have a workflow that sends emails to the Approvers sharepoint group ...
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using FBA can create a new account but people picker doesn't recognize it

I am using FBA on a wss 3.0 site, I can create new users in the DB by using the ASP.NET management site. The users can then log in, but receive an error: access denied message. So, I know that the ...
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Problem uploading files to WSS 3.0 from Office 2010

hopefully someone can help me out with this one. We're using WSS 3.0 with forms based authentication and I'm not able to get it to integrate with Office client app. I'm using Office 2010 and I'm able ...
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I have a problem trying to add FBA Users or Roles to a SharePoint site

I’ve added the membership and role provider keys for an FBA database into the web.config of a standard AD authenticated SharePoint site (as per Andrew Connells article). This should then allow me to ...
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SSL and Forms Based Authentication in WSS 3.0

I have a FBA application and we would like to use SSL with it. By default, does setting SSL in IIS use SSL for the entire site, or just the login? We think we'd like to use SSL for the entire visit ...
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How to update data in the user information list when using FBA

I've got to support a SharePoint web application which uses FBA with a custom membership and a custom role provider to authenticate the user against two different LDAPs. The user data are only stored ...
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WSS V3 - 403 Error in folder of document library in extended webzone

I've got a server with wss v3 and i'm using a fba with sql-membershipprovider. The users which are using fba come to an extended webapplication. From outside this user must pass our ISA server where ...
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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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Content Type, document template and forms authentication

I have a custom content type defined, with a document template, similar to below: <ContentType ID="0x010100120A74C7DFDA4C6fA8C3E519B41F421E" Name="My Excel Library" Group="My ...
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Configuring user profiles with forms authentication [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Integrating SharePoint user profiles with forms authentication I am using SharePoint Server 2007 Enterprise with Windows Server 2008 Enterprise. I have deployed a ...
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Integrating SharePoint user profiles with forms authentication

I am using SharePoint Server 2007 Enterprise with Windows Server 2008 Enterprise. I have deployed a publishing portal. It is using a custom forms authentication solution, i.e. I store user names, ...
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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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'Unknown error' on login with default FBA setup, an iisreset fixes for ~24hr

I have a basic WSS 3.0 site set up with an ASP.NET membership database and default forms login. There is no custom code or any customization on the entire site. When I try to log in, I get 'unknown ...
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Site output cache with Forms authentication in a sub site

I have a Sharepoint 2007 puiblishing site. The top level site is purely anonymous and one of the children is using Forms authentication using Custom membership provider. The Admin site is using ...
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How to set anonymous user as a specific user

I am using SharePiont Server 2007 Enterprise with Windows Server 2008 Enterprise. I am developing using VSTS 2008 + C# + .Net 3.5. I am wondering whether SharePoint has any means to set an anonymous ...
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Forms authentication login page issue

I am using SharePoint 2007 Enterprise + Publishing portal template + Windows Server 2008. And I am developing using ASP.Net + C# + .Net 3.5 + VSTS 2008 on SharePoint Server 2007. I am developing a ...
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ValidateUser of Forms Authentication issue

I am using SharePoint 2007 Enterprise + Publishing portal template + Windows Server 2008. And I am developing using ASP.Net + C# + .Net 3.5 + VSTS 2008 on SharePoint Server 2007. I am developing a ...
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How do I allow users to change their password (ASP.NET membership)

Title says it all. I have an ASP.Net membership database (extranet) site set up, but users have no way to change thier passwords.