Windows Authentication is a term associated with Microsoft products that refers to the SPNEGO, Kerberos, and NTLMSSP authentication protocols with respect to SSPI functionality. The term is used more commonly for the automatically authenticated connections between Microsoft Internet Information ...

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My Wss 3.0 web application only authenticates with basic authentication. HELP!

I just installed fresh install of windows server 2008 R2. Then I installed wss 3.0 64 bit in the server. Install finished sucessfully, i installed standalone version with Windows Internal Database. ...
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How do I access SharePoint web services behind a Windows-based-authentication or ISA server?

I want to access sharepoint webservices behind a windows based authentication/ ISA server so that I can getallitems of a list. I been looking for a tutorial to do this or come up with my own logic ...
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Disable windows auth, but access a resource in the site collection

I have a sitecol with anonymous access. I have a console code that uses client-object-model to query from a particular list in that site collection. This was working fine. But recently I had to ...
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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 ...
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Migrate from claims-based authentication to classic-mode sharepoint 2010

We are planning to change the authentication provider from claims-based authentication to classic windows mode. I am planning to do this by preserving the content databases and re-create the web-app ...
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Combine Forms Authentication with Windows Authentication

A client wants to allow both AD users and non-AD users access to a SharePoint site. I have done similar work before on a ASP.NET site but that required a custom MembershipProvider. Is there a way to ...
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SharePoint prompting credentials for every external URL

Each time when I try to browse SharePoint site using external URL it ask for windows credential. When using default (internal) URL, credentials are not asked. How to make SharePoint not ask ...
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People Picker attempts to use claim based authentication but the web application authentication provider is classic / windows

We recently in-place upgraded our sharepoint 2007 to sharepoint 2010. We were using Windows authentication in the 2007 environment and wish to continue doing so in the 2010 environment. The ...
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View All Site Content Link goes to Content of Incorrect Site

Can you explain why a View All Site Content link would go to the wrong place? I've never seen this before, but a friend reports it happening on a test farm. What could explain most everything else ...
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Windows Auth + Anononymous + Custom Application in SP Web App in IIS = SPContext.Current.Web.CurrentUser - null for authenticated users

The Issue There is a forum application (YetAnotherForum) that is integrated with SharePoint and allows posting (and other things) for authenticated users in SharePoint. It has a customized ...
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Not able to browse SharePoint site

I am trying to browse SharePoint site(host header site collection site ) on my windows 7 machine where it is deployed but When i try to browse this site it prompts to enter credential.I am entering ...
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Claims-based or classic authentication mode - how to figure out in a given SharePoint 2010 installation?

How do I figure out whether a web application in my SharePoint 2010 farm is using claims-based or classic authentication mode? I know that authentication provider (default zone) is Windows, but ...
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Which identity is being used and authenticated while connection to SQL Server with Windows Authentication?

SQL Server Windows authentication uses application's process identity or thread identity to connect. So, for a solution deployed to a SharePoint farm which identity will be used to connect Current ...
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Sharepoint 2010 SSO with Forefront TMG

We have a SharePoint 2010 site which we would like to SSO users into from an existing ASP.NET (Forms auth) website on which they are already authenticated. However the users need to be logged into ...
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Authentication not persisting with Claims

We are using Claims Based Authentication for an application that was upgraded from 2007. It actually uses a custom forms provider for the front-end, but to edit content we use Windows Authentication. ...
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MOSS 2007 Windows Authentication NTLM problem in IE7 with IIS7.5

Having recently migrated from MOSS 2007 to MOSS 2007 x64, we are having problems connecting to the Windows Authenticated (NTLM) authoring site using IE7. The domain name is exactly the same but the ...
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SharePoint 2007 Website Authentication

I've build an external facing SharePoint site and it's keeps promopting for the user the login. How do I remove this functionality while allow internal users to log in? Ideally, I'd like to hide the ...
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Exception fetching current thread user in SPUtility.CacheClaimsIdentity

Has anyone come across this exception? It occurs when I have the mapToWindows web.config value set to true, and I try to authenticate using either Windows Authentication or our custom STS. Exception ...
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WebHost failed to process a request for Lists web service

I get the following error when I try to access the SharePoint 2010 List web service in a web application. This error happens only when I have Kerberos as the authentication provider. If I change to ...
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Resolve User ID

We currently have a user ID that had been issued to two different employees at two different times... neither of which overlapped. The accounts were also created seperately in AD. One initially, ...
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Determining Authentication Provider

Went to Central Admin > Security > Authentication Providers > I see Zone==Default and Membership Provider Name = Windows Integrated Windows authentication is checked and NTLM is selected Is that ...
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Log in all anonymous users as one authenticated user?

I would like to catch anonymous users on our SharePoint 2010 site and automatically log them in as a single specific user. Any ideas? I can currently intercept the Application_AuthenticateRequest ...
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Configure ADFS with Windows Authentication

I created an integration of an existing product that shows reports in web, comparable to Reporting Services. This product needs Windows Authentication or Kerberos/ asp.net impersonation to access ...
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SharePoint 2010 and OWA web parts authentication

I have SharePoint 2010 Enterprise and Exchange server 2010 SP1 installed. I added "My Inbox" web part for each user in his "my site". The problem is when the user is opening the page; the login window ...
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Sharepoint Auth to Livelink Auth

Today I'm Facing a new issue which I must admit, i have no idea where to start.. I've been asked to Show certain Livelink files within Sharepoint. Now, Livelink has a couple of web services (Luckily ...
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Custom Windows Authentication Login Form

When a user on a non-company asset (i.e. not connected to the domain) logs on to our SharePoint site, they are presented with a default windows popup dialog. We would like to remove this dialog and ...
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Using Client OM from an Windows Auth ASP.Net application

I have an asp.net application and a SharePoint application which uses windows authentication and are on the same domain. From the asp.net application, I am making some managed client OM calls to the ...
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Granting anonymous access only on a list when the site is configured to use Windows Auth?

Is there a way I can grant anonymous access only to a specific list when the site is using Windows Auth?