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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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TokenHelper.GetContextTokenFromRequest(Request) returns null

i'm developing a provider-hosted app but stuck in how to get current user such as trying javascript code and the second way is to use token but token is null. i have googled and tried many solutions ...
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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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Description of Service parameters in SPSecurityTokenService

SharePoint 2010 allows us to setup it for different authentication scenarios: session sliding, expiration, etc. In those cases changes of parameters of SecurityTokenService are involved. This could be ...
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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. ...