A Security Token Service is a software based identity provider responsible for issuing security tokens, especially software tokens, as part of a claims-based identity system.

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500 Internal Server Error. SecureTokenService

Environment: SharePoint 2013 (2 APP SERVERS & 2 WEB SERVERS) Error: 500 Internal Server Error EventViewer: An exception occcured when trying to issue security token. The HTTP request ...
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AppOnlyPolicy track originating user

On the SharePoint side, is it possible somehow to track the user that originates the request from the remote server when using the AppOnlyPolicy?
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Is it recommended to run the Security token service application pool using built-in accounts

I have changed the SecurityTokenServiceApplicationPool to run under the localsystem built-in account, so my question is whether specifying a built-in account s for the ...
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Can not login to SharePoint 2013 using IE 10

Currently when I try to access our intranet using IE 10 , I will be promoted with the windows security dialog box, and after entering my username and password for three times , I will receive a white ...
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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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SharePoint 2013 internal 500 error looks like security token service issue

I have been trying to grant external access through my TMG for SharePoint 2013, long story short one of the things I was trying to do was extend my web application for external access, so in central ...
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Claims Based Application Not redirecting to STS

I have setup my Claims Based application along with my STS. I have setup the STS as the token issuer in the Powershell. I can view the STS and everything in the browser, but when I try to go to the ...
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How can I add Windows Live ID users to my site, by their email addresses

I've managed to register new Trusted Identity Provider on my farm, and I'm using Azure ACS as the provider. I have no issues adding yahoo and gmail users by their email addresses, but if I add a WLID ...
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How to issue new security token in sharepoint 2013 without iis reset

I want to issue new security token in sharepoint 2013. One option is reset IIS but i want to do without IIS reset. How to do this?
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SharePoint 2010 slow compiling with claims authentication

I don't know why, but the Security Token Service Application is extremely slow on my latest SP 2010 installation. The first time it needs ages to access a site. After about one minute i receive the ...
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The Security Token Service is unavailable

I have to problems left on my dev machine. 1. The Security Token Service is unavailable 2. Get the user profile sync serve started. I am getting the following error every 5 minutes in my event log ...
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User has too much permission

My issue is different than most. My user 'spdo' is in the group SP Visitors. They should have access to the following... Root > Subsite > Subsite (and it should end there) however they can see doc ...
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Security Token Service could not activated

The requested service, 'http://localhost:32843/SecurityTokenServiceApplication/securitytoken.svc/actas' could not be activated. I did everything what here is written. ...
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Getting SAML Token from SharePoint

I have a SharePoint running on SAML security and I'm creating a SharePoint web part to interact with an external system (kind of connector), the communacation is made using SOAP Web Services, to ...
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SharePoint 2013 oAuth URL to get token

here is the idea: i want to make php web site which will be hosted on my server and it will work with my sharepoint 2013 site hosted on office365. my sharepoint 2013 ...
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SPContext on Forms login page

How can I get the SPContext on the forms login page (/_forms/default.aspx)? Looking up SPContext.Current or SPContext.GetContext(HttpContext.Current) is always null. I need to retrieve the parent ...
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Security token service and custom claims provider - strange error

I have a custom claims provider, which uses some services from another assembly. This service assembly basically uses Linq-to-SQL context to read data from database which then custom claims provider ...
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Share Point Client Object Model SAML token from STS

I am planning to use the share-point client object model to get the data(Lists etc) from share-point site ( Sharepoint site and mobile sites are hosted on two different machines/IIS servers). I do ...
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SAML authentication not working properly for the roles

I am facing an issue regarding the authentication in SP 2010. The scenario is below: WindowsTokenLifetime, FormsTokenLifetime and ServiceTokenLifetime are set to 365 days. Login with the user on ...
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Does Sharepoint 2013 Support SAML 2.0?

As SP2010 does not support SAML 2.0, I want to know if SP2013 supports SAML 2.0 tokens?
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Security Token Service - which account and permissions should be?

I would like to ask you about Security Token Service, in SharePoint Foundation. Default this service works on user who installed SP but I would like to change this account. Which permissions I have to ...
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Claim Types in Sharepoint 2010

I am currently working on SAML2.0 to SAML1.0 conversion.How can i define my own Claim Type. Currently there are few claim types which can be passed and understood by sharepoint ...
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Ways to get data from Sharepoint out of sharepoint environment

My question is Can someone tell me the possible ways, I can get data from a sharepoint 2007 list, which is secured with SSL/Https for a Windows 7 gadget(uses HTML/Java Script), (I asked my senior ...
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Remember Me not working after SP1 with February Cumulative Update

We recently upgraded our servers with SP1 and the Feb. cumulative update. Everything seemed to go well, but we are now noticing that our Remember Me functionality is not working properly. We are not ...
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How to Client Side connect to Sharepoint 2010 with claim based auth

I had to create an application which connects to Sharepoint. The interested Sharepoint Application is set to work ONLY with claim based Authentication, so I cannot use the classic: NetworkCredential ...
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Sharepoint 2010 Item level Permission to a Document Library is Our approach right?

We are planing to apply Item level Permission on document library and want share point experts advise...are we going right way or we will fall in performance issue or others.. What We Have : 1- We ...
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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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How Do I Configure the SharePoint 2010 Security Token Service for Use By Another Web Application?

I am trying to configure the SharePoint Security Token Service on SharePoint 2010 so that another non-SharePoint web application can use SharePoint for authentication (SSO). The only instructions I ...
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Single Sign on / SharePoint 2010

We currently have a SP2010 farm, with a number of web applications all configured to used classic windows authentication. One of our service providers has an externally hosted application that we want ...
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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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Active Directory Federation

I have a need to get SharePoint to communicate with an Active Directory service on a different domain, but trust is an issue. Basically we have arp.local.org (arp.org exposed externally) that hosts ...
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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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Can't find where to change user on Security Token Service Application

So right now I'm trying to delete a managed user account in my SharePoint Server farm as we try and make him non-existent, using the following code: $s = get-spmanagedaccount "Account_Name" ...
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The Security Token Service is not available

After a fresh install of SharePoint Server 2010 (Standalone) on Server 2008 R2 I get this warning from the Health Analyzer: "The Security Token Service is not available." The Windows Application ...