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 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 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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SharePoint 2013 Authentication model

I am new to SharePoint and have few questions regarding the authentication. We are using SP 2013 as extranet and we have different sites for different partners. Total number of users will be less ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Pre-authenticate a FBA user

We have SharePoint 2013 hooked up to the userstore of a third party web application. The users from that web application are now also known in SharePoint and able to log in using the same credentials. ...
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Auto login with custom membership provider

My goal is to setup a SSO-like environment (not fully support SSO), with below behaviour: User logon in System_A (java) When user click on a specify link, System_A will generate a security token, ...
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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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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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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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Custom Sign In Page has an SPContext.Current that is always null

Important Update (based on feedback received so far) I do not have Visual Studio installed on the SharePoint 2013 Server. All code is compiled in Visual Studio 2012 remotely using references ...
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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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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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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 with facebook in SharePoint

How to login in SharePoint site with facebook login. i follow the steps from this site. http://ovaismehboob.wordpress.com/2011/09/07/configuring-facebook-authentication-in-sharepoint-2010/ but there ...
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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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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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FBA and AD Authentication can work together?

We are using Sharepoint 2013, and AD authentication works properly. We think about creating subsite dedicated to external users without AD accounts. I've google it, so I think the best solution is to ...
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Give anonymous users access to only one page on SharePoint Site

I only want anonymous users to access one page on my entire site collection, that is the Login page. All other pages should not be accessible. I tried going to manage permissions for the page, and ...
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Sign off of Windows with out of box LDAP provider on 2013 causes encodedValue error

I've hit upon yet another encodedValue error scenario: Exception of type 'System.ArgumentException' was thrown. Parameter name: encodedValue at ...
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Powershell script to get all Sharepoint user id and user login

I am importing data into a SharePoint list. One of the columns is the user's login/name which links to their profile via their SharePoint user id. FARMURL/userdisp.aspx?ID=56 In order to import ...
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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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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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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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SharePoint 2013 External Users

I'm setting up a brand new SharePoint 2013 server and site, but haven't personally touched SharePoint since 2007. I don't want to use Windows Auth or any Active Directory for user management. Which, ...
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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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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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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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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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Migrating from SP on Office365 to SP2013 on premises (users from FBA to AD)

I need to migrate from a SP2013 on Office365 to SP2013 on premises. Major problem I foresee is how to migrate from FBA users on Office365 to AD on premises. Questions are: What would be the ...
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How to troubleshoot Active Directory powered FBA

I'm just learning the basics of Sharepoint and I've set up a test instance of Sharepoint Foundation 2013 in a virtual machine running Windows Server 2012. (I followed ...
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Can I have FBA using .NET SQL Membership provider & AD using 2 custom log in pages?

I am quite new in this area and I need your advice. I have created a custom log in page using .NET SQL authentication. It works fine. Whereas, for windows (AD) authentication the traditional pop up ...
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SharePoint 2010 FBA Access Denied for Forms Users

I setup SharePoint 2010 FBA using ASP Net Membership database following the article: Step by Step Guide to Configure SharePoint 2010 Forms Based Authentication with SQL. I configured all web.config ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Sharepoint 2013 AD FBA 2010 Compatability

I have a Sharepoint 2013 server set up to use FBA through active directory. I've set up the claims providers following microsofts guidelines: ...
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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 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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How Can I active FBA in sharepoint 2013 [closed]

Hi I need create a site collection with FBA authenticate in sharepoint 2013 How can I do this simple?
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Sharepoint 2013 mixed mode authentication custom login

I've configured 2 zones in sharepoint 2013. Both zones are configured to use NTLM and FBA authentication in order to have full availability of all users in the people picker. My extranet zone (FBA) ...
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Windows Forms Application - How to connect to FBA site

I have a SharePoint 2010 web application and site collection with Forms Based Authentication. I am trying to develop a Windows Forms Application to connect to this site but so far the connection ...
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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 ...