A security token service (STS) is the service component that builds, signs, and issues security tokens according to the WS-Trust and WS-Federation protocols.

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FBA User Login Fails after Recreation of User Profile Service in SharePoint 2013

I have a Multi Tenant SharePoint 2013 environment configured for FBA in Windows Azure, with SharePoint 2013 and SQL Server 2014 on separate VMs. For every tenant, the SQL connection string dynamically ...
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Broken SharePoint Online remote authentication - redirect ending on error page

I have a .NET website that connects to a SharePoint online site in order to access content from there. The authentication is done through the Office 365 login. In order to do that, I composed the ...
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Browsing Security Token Service URL showing error

I have SharePoint 2010 installed on my Box and when browsing locally my STS service URL I am getting the following error on this link: http://<site ...
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Use Google to sign-in to Sharepoint 2013 through Asp.net application that uses STS

I have a SharePoint 2013 on-premise that should be accessible to the users that is logged-in the asp.net Web Application on another server. It's so that i have asp.net Web Application that uses STS ...
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D4257: X.509 certificate 'CN=SharePoint Security Token Service, OU=SharePoint, O=Microsoft, C=US' validation failed by the token handler

I am trying to build a Security Token, Serialize, Read and Validate it, all inside a Console Application. Following is the code. I am getting an exception while trying to Validate the Token. The ...
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Custom STS Service, Tokens and Authentication for SP 2013

Is it possible to develop a custom STS, custom token for authentication in SP2013? If yes, can anyone point to any good links or resources to achieve this? I have seen some links, but they are mostly ...
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Sliding Sessions in SharePoint 2013

Can anyone please explain Sliding Sessions in SP 2013 clearly? I referred some links given below. But every link seems to be explaining things differently and I am getting more confused. ...
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Serialize, Deserialize and Validate a Security Token

I have a class library in SharePoint 2013 and the SharePoint site is configured for FBA with SQL. The scenario is that, there is no use of SharePoint UI. So, SharePoint is essentially used as a kind ...
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Authenticate users in high-trust provider hosted app

I have this provider hosted app/addin with STS, high trust scheme. My question is, how can I authenticate a user from my provider hosted against an on-premise SharePoint ? I want this because my app ...
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STS users unable to see all search results

We have a webapp (http) with an extended zone (https), where both STS users and NTLM users can log in to. The STS users have 'read' permission on the site collection. The problem we are facing, is ...
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Errors with SharePoint Security Token Service: “The revocation function was unable to check revocation for the certificate”

I'm getting these errors in the eventlog and ULS, "An operation failed because the following certificate has validation errors:\n\nSubject Name: CN=SharePoint Security Token Service, ...
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Obtain FedAuth Cookie with RST token

I've got a phone gap application which should contact ADFS with a RST to obtain a SAML token then should pass this token to STS to obtain a FedAuth Cookie which is finally used in the header of REST ...
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The issuer of the token is not a trusted issuer

I'm trying to solve this issue for a while without luck, may be someone with more Sharepoint experience will be able to pinpoint my issue. Exception stacktrace in Sharepoint logs looks like this: ...
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Exception occurred when trying to issue security tokenactivated

I have just completed an upgrade of one of our servers from Windows 2008 to Window 2012 running Sharepoint 2010. Our sharepoint site works but we have run into an issue with the Search facility. I ...
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A certificate validation operation took milliseconds and has exceeded the execution time threshold

I have a SharePoint 2013 Farm which is behind a secure firewall and has no internet access which includes a Web Application running over SSL. We keep seeing the following error in the SharePoint ULS ...
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Can SharePoint 2010 be used to authenticate external web form?

I am tasked at creating a SSO solution. I have webform on a.example.com, SharePoint on b.example.com. SharePoint uses claims based auth, and uses ADFS as the idP. Can the claims based webform use the ...
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Getting 401/403 in High Trust App for Sharepoint 2013

I have this Cloudshare environment consisting on 3 machines: One for Sharepoint 2013 (this is where I develop with VS2012 installed) Another for SQL Server 2012 And another for Active Directory ...
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Unauthorized access to User Profile Service web service

I have two zones for my SP2010 site collection: default (uses Win Auth- claims) and internet (uses FBA to an AD user store). I have a WP which would call the User Profile Web Service and get some ...
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Windows Live ID Compliance Guide

I've been following this guide to set up Windows Live ID authentication (http://www.wictorwilen.se/Post/Visual-guide-to-Windows-Live-ID-authentication-with-SharePoint-2010-part-1.aspx) and it makes ...
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Recreate SharePoint Certificate Store (2013)

I had a major OS issue on a SharePoint 2013 machine, and unrelated external issues led to not having a backup. The machine ended up needing an OS reinstall, which I did as an in-place reinstall ...
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Site Minder People Picker should work like windows authentication results

I have a custom STS(Site Minder) and windows authentication configured for sharepoint web application. In the people picker for Windows authentication, I can search by first name, last name, email id. ...
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Crawler authentication in SharePoint 2013 for STS based external website

I am not able to crawl website that has STS (security token service) based authentication using FAST Search for SharePoint 2013 . I tried Form credentials and Cookie based authentication in Crawl ...
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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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Logout in case of custom STS

I am using a custom STS for SP.The site is SAML token enabled with SSO implmentation. The logout is not working properly.How do i implement custom Signout .do i need to clear the SP session or clear ...
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Claims Authentication (ADFS &STS)

Can i have ADFS authentication mechanism for 1 subsite and SSO implementation for 3-4 subsites ? i am using Claims based authentication.I have ADFS already configured.I have 1 webapplication and have ...
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How to get claims from SPUser object

Is it possible to read claims by using the SPUser object only? STS is used as claimsprovider. All examples I have found use: var claimsPrincipal = Page.User as IClaimsPrincipal; claimsIdentity = ...
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Multiple webapplications using same STS?

I have set up and SP 2010 web application with claims based authentication with simple, custom STS. How can I connect another web application to the same STS? For my first web application I used a ...