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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Identify Current Authentication Method Being Used

I am working on a solution that needs to act slightly differently if the incoming request is NTLM vs. Kerberos vs. ADFS, etc. Does anyone have an example of how to determine the incoming ...
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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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SharePoint 2010 Query service authentication problem

I am struggling with calling search.asmx service from asp.net page. I've created proxy class using svcutil.exe and run request using following code: var binding = new BasicHttpBinding(); ...
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Custom Sign In Page has an SPContext.Current that is always null

Found the Solution The solution was to add a Root Site Collection (as the code was running in a sub-site, without a root site). See This Solution Important Update (based on ...
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Claims-based Windows login acting different on pre-IE10 and IE10

I have a custom claims-based login page which works correctly in Firefox, Chrome, and IE 10. The login page is a standard "choose your login type" scenario that redirects to _windows for Windows ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Can I convert Claims Authentication to Classic Mode?

Is there a way to convert Claims Authentication to Classic? Also, if I want to start with Windows Authentication and then have the possibility to change to forms Authentication in the future, which ...
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Problem in Automatically log into Sharepoint

I could not automatically logged into sharepoint site with the window user account. I have to click "SignIn" button displayed on the right of the screen.(as shown in picture) As described in this ...
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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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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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Sandboxed Webpart - Is it possible get the current logged in user?

Using standard windows authentication I attempting to get the identity of the logged in user so I can update a value in a list that this webpart is interacting with. I have tried: SPWeb currentWeb = ...
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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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Claim Based Authentication: Using Windows Authentication, but gathering user roles from SQL Database

I am currently tasked with planning authentication for a new SharePoint 2013 site. My goal is to allow users to sign on using Windows Authentication, however once they login I would like to query a ...
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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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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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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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Windows Authenticated API calls failing when I use a custom sign-in form for FBA

I have a SharePoint 2013 web application configured for both Windows Authentication and FBA (which is working fine). I also have some code which executes a CSOM request using windows credentials, ...
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Combine AD and ADFS Authentication in Sharepoint

we have a sharepoint farm where we would like to use AD authentication in conjunction with ADFS authentication. The ADFS and AD-Authentication work both (on different AAMs). What i want to ...
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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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Programmatically add item to sharepoint list from window application

How to add item to SharePoint list from window application using claim based authentication ? it gives 401 forbidden error. user is authenticated from ADFS server.
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Kerberos on Chrome, Safari or FireFox

recently enabled Kerberos on my SharePoint 2010 install. If I browse from IE, I see logins authenticate over Kerberos protocol. If I browse from any other browser (Chrome, Firefox, Safari..), NTLM ...
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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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How to Create multiple Document Uploader in Client Object Model?

I want to create multiple file upload application(Client Object Modal) which upload the multiple document in the specific(selected) document library with the meta data(custom properties in library). ...
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Converted site from claims back to Windows auth - accesss denied

We attempted to convert a web app that was set up in claims back to NTLM/Windows auth. First we unchecked the claims provider in the web app properties in CA. We realized we were still getting claims ...
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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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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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Users don't remain logged in with mixed anonymous / integrated windows authentication (NTLM)

I am not quite sure how to even begin to troubleshoot this. After some undetermined number of requests or actions an authenticated user will suddenly become anonymous again. Here is a sample series of ...
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Sharepoint site Windows authentication and FBA

I have an Extranet that use SharePoint 2007. The users of this Site use Windows Authentication(AD) but there is also some External Partners that use this Site that don't have AD is it possible to make ...
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Add “Forgot Password” link in Windows Auth. Page

Like on the FBA Login Page, can we add" Forgot Password" link in Windows Auth. Page? How can this be done?
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window authentication in Office 365 from client context

I want to access office 365 list from window application. Is it possible to access using window authentication ? i don't want to pass user id and password
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How to set default login with windows prompt for all intranet users?

I've created claim based one site in sharepoint. I've configured NTLM and FBA both for that site. (for e.g. 5000 Port) I've also extended site for FBA (internet) Users only (SQL Membership) with ...
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Windows Authentication for sharepoint 2010 intranet site, for SmartPhones

When our SharePoint 2010 intranet login page loads on desktop PC'S, our Windows Authentication link shows up, this way members can log-in properly. But for some reason, specifically with iPhones and ...
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How to create custom login page for extended claims-Windows authentication based Internet sharepoint application?

1) I have a Claims Based Windows Authentication web application which is being used by my internal Active Directory users. (Intranet app) 2) Now I want to expose this to the Internet (by configuring ...
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Connection to external data source using windows authentication (NTLM)

I'm trying to connect to an external SQL server DB programmatically from a SharePoint WebPart. The problem is that I'm not able to authenticate to the DB although I gave access to application pool ...
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SSRS reports not visible to all users in spite of permissions?

I have added a SSRS report to one of my department home pages and two things concern me: It is very slow - almost a minute to render and any slicing takes a minute as well. Reporting services ...
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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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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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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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After a farm restore, going to web application shows Sign In, Select credentials page

I have a scratch SharePoint farm to use for testing and experimenting. I used Wrox's "Professional SharePoint 2013 Administration" to set up the farm. I did a farm backup using the Central ...
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SharePoint redirects me to non-existent Account/Login page

I'm running into a weird situation. I have two web applications, both using Windows Authentication. They are both using the default login page, both disallow anonymous access, no other special ...
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SharePoint 2010 javascript file Access Denied

The sharepoint web site returns content of the sp.core.js file correctly, when accessing the server by computer name, but when using network IP address, the 401.2 Access is denied error is returned. ...
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Different URLS for different auth providers, under one web application and site collection

We have a single site collection setup within a web application. The site collection has one top-level site, and the setup has one content database. The application is using Forms authentication for ...
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Sharepoint Authentication (Windows and Forms) - User Mismatch

I've been doing some testing in sharepoint 2013 and I have come accross a rather annoying situation regarding the authentication. I have both windows authentication and forms authentication working. ...
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Not able to create site collection in sharepoint 2013

I have created New Web application using PowerShell with Windows Authentication mode using spadmin account. Application successfully created. but when I try to do create Site collection for the same ...
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Outlook 2013 hangs for a minute or two if the user tries to open the email with sharepoint task in a disconnected network

Have you come across the following scenario anytime with SharePoint outlook task? • SharePoint task assigned to a user and embedded in the outlook email. • Works perfectly when connected to ...