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Validation the identity of the user, usually with username and password authentication.

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Make a RESTful API Call to SharePoint Online from Console program

I knew how to make a RESTful API call to SharePoint 2013 OnLine from SharePoint APP (Provided-Host App). Like get List from Site. There are already many samples in here. Because the TokenHelper can ...
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How to authenticate user in SharePoint online using javascript

I have a public site on Office 365 SharePoint Online. By default when user clicks on to sign in, it redirect to Microsoft login page. I don't want to redirect user to Microsoft login page. But ...
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SharePoint Online REST API Authentication In POSTMAN

I am trying to authenticate with the REST API for a list in SharePoint Online using POSTMAN. For example, the URL for my site looks something like this: https://mytenantname.sharepoint.com/sites/...
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Why are user permissions set in AD not updated immediately to SharePoint?

I have a SharePoint 2010 Foundation installation on Windows 2008 R2 and SQL Server 2008 and using Claims and Windows authentication. Subsites are visible only to members of a certain group. However, ...
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The remote server returned an error: (403) Forbidden

I am developing a C# console application on my local computer running on Windows 8. My target SharePoint server is SharePoint Online on Office 365. I am trying to get the web site name using web.Title ...
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Windows authentication with SharePoint Web Services via SOAP

I am building an application on a different server, than that of the SharePoint 2010 foundation. But I want to be able to update some information / data in SharePoint Lists using Web Services. I am ...
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SharePoint 2016 - ADFS - persistent cookie - office client integration - authentication prompt

After migration from sp2013 to new sp2016 server farm we have problems with office client integration. on sp2013 farm, if there was no persistant cookie written from IE, the client application ...
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Map a network drive via command prompt SPO

When I am trying to map a network drive via command prompt, I receive the following error for both user and administrator. The credentials are obviously correct and the admin user is also site ...
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Connect to SharePoint Online from our console application when the "DisableCustomAppAuthentication is set to true"

We have a lot of .Net console applications which run inside windows on-premises servers, which connect to SharePoint online using ClientID & ClientSecret and perform some background tasks, as ...
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Delegating/Forwarding SharePoint on-prem (ADFS) identity to call Exchange Online API

I have a SharePoint (2010) on-premises, plugged to an ADFS server. I deploy custom components (Web parts, _layouts pages) with custom code onto it. One of these components must access data stored ...
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SharePoint repeatedly prompting iPad users for credentials

We have an internal portal on SharePoint Server 2010. For example portal.abc.com. We are using Windows authentication (NTLM). When users access the portal from a joined computer in an Active ...
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Authenticate to Sharepoint Online/Office 365 with cURL

I am currently trying to develop a PHP application that checks whether or not a folder exists in a SharePoint directory. While I have managed to submit the right REST requests when logged in inside ...
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Use App Password to Authenticate with PowerShell PnP

Suppose you have a tenant with MFA enabled. The same tenant allows users to create private app passwords like on the screenshot below. Question: Is it possible to use this app password to ...
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Zones, AAM, Host Headers,

I am getting really confused as when to use AAM and when to use header. I wish there was table to list scenarios and based on that you would pick AAM or host headers. Same thing I am trying to ...
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Best authentication method for accessing sharepoint web from the Internet

We're planning a sharepoint intranet which will be acceded directly from our LAN, however it should be accesible from the Internet, too. What would be the best authentication method available for this ...
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Connect to Sharepoint Online REST API using Java

I'm trying to connect Sharepoint online REST API using Java. Retrieved cookies -rtfa and fedAuth. Also got xForm Digest value and trying to authenticate. But it always throws Authentication error. ...
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How to authenticate to SharePoint Online (Office 365) using REST API when On-premise ADFS Sync to Office 365 cloud is enabled?

Many enterprises who use Sharepoint Online leverage the Office 365 integration with an on-premise ADFS. That way they can have the benefit of having Sharepoint on the cloud, but while being able to ...
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Understanding Access's automagic authentication to SharePoint Online

I'm trying to automate SharePoint tasks from Microsoft Access using the REST API (since the CSOM is not available in VBA). This, however, requires me to authenticate. I usually authenticate to ...
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Unable to change SharePoint account password in SharePoint 2010

I was trying to start Microsoft SharePoint Foundation Sandboxed Code Service But it threw The password for the account domainName\empID, as currently stored in SharePoint, is not the same as the ...
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MSOLAPSvc.3 service missing from kerberos delegation

I'm trying to configure PerformancePoint using this article and Analysis Services is running and configured on that box, but the constrained delegation won't let me choose the MSOLAPSvc.3 service ...
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Authentication methods for SharePoint REST API

Let's say I work in company AAA and want to automatically upload documents to BBB's company SharePoint Online application https://BBB.sharepoint.com using REST API. My email [email protected] is ...
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Change Error Message on FBA Login page

On the default FBA Login Page, when a user enters wrong username/password an error message gets displayed: "The server could not sign you in. Make sure your Username and Password are correct, and ...
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NTLM vs Kerberos

I just want to know the difference between NTLM and Kerberos. When to use NTLM and Kerberos and when not to use it? Why do you need to use Kerberos for authenticated feeds? Our admin is asking me why? ...
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Difference between claim based authentication and classic windows authentication

I have read several articles about the same but still not cleared about the difference between claim based Authentication and classic window authentication in SharePoint 2013.i Understood the claim ...
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Can't pass authentication to browse a Sharepoint site

I am trying to browse a Sharepoint site in IE8 from the server where it is deployed. When I am prompted to enter my credentials I enter them, but this doesn't work. The box keeps appearing and asks me ...
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Impersonation in a net.tcp WCF-service in a claims based/Kerberos solution

I have tried to keep this as short as possible, dont hesitate if you want more details. Im trying to get impersonation (of calling user) to work over a net.tcp WCF-Service in a Sharepoint 2010-...
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What are SPOIDCRL cookie and IDCRL (Identity Client Runtime library)?

I have been working with FedAuth cookie and sometimes rtFA cookie with Office365 authentication. Recently I came across SPOIDCRL cookie while logging in using .NET library, but I couldn't find much ...
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MySite authentication

I have various web applications running in our SharePoint2010 farm, one of them being the MySites web application. For people connected externally (not within our network, which automatically ...
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How to call (_vti_bin) SOAP web service in SharePoint Online 2013 from dot net web application

I m trying to hit SP Online asmx web services and update a list item. I have the code below which I m trying to run. /*Declare and initialize a variable for the Lists Web service.*/ ...
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SharePoint Online - Authentication issue with SharePoint Designer

I am not able to open my SharePoint online site in SharePoint Designer 2013. It is giving below authentication error while trying to open the site "Your account is in a bad state. Please sign-in to ...
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web application is configured with claims authentication mode however the content database you are trying to attach is intended

web application is configured with claims authentication mode however the content database you are trying to attach is intended to be used against a windows classic authentication mode We migrated ...
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Form based authentication FBA - keeps getting "Make sure your user name and password are correct"

I'm using Sharepoint 2013 Foundation. I have followed a few tutorials on getting the Form Based Authentication to work: http://sharepointsolutions.blogspot.com.au/2012/08/configuring-forms-based-...
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Can only see 'System Account' as the current user instead of domain account

When I navigate to sites on my local Windows 7 workstation with SharePoint 2010 installed I see 'System Account'. I would like to see my domain account as the user. When I try to login to SharePoint ...
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2010 : Problem in authenticating CSOM C# code

I am working with SharePoint 2010 with Client Side Object Model (C#). I am able to login in Browser but with the same credential I am not able to login with CSOM C# Code. I am getting 401 ...
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How to migrate User database from FBA to AD in SP2010

I have successfully migrated from WSS 3.0 to SP2010. The User database is FBA. However, I need to migrate from FBA to Active Directory (AD). I need to know the process to migrate this User Database ...
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My site collection is not accessible using IE & Chrome , while I can access it uing Firefox

I have a Team site collection at the root of my server, and can be accessed using the following URL:- http://servername now i can access it using firefox by entering the username/password and ...
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Why do I get a 401 error when calling a WCF service from a web part?

I have a SharePoint 2010 web part and WCF service deployed to a web application using Kerberos authentication. The service was developed based on the walkthrough from MSDN with the only difference ...
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Hosted SharePoint to support OAuth/OpenID authentication?

Is it yet reasonably possible to integrate OAuth or OpenID authentication as a means of signing into SharePoint? Preferably, any obsolete account management features would be entirely hidden away ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflow Configuration Error (Authentication)

I am a newbie when it comes to server configuration and maintenance. I installed a copy of SharePoint 2013 for evaluation purposes and got everything up and running okay, but have run into issues ...
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Login failed. The login is from an untrusted domain and cannot be used with Windows authentication

I am using Sp2013 Standard server, with 1 APP, 1 WFE, 1 Workflow and 1 Clustered SQL. Everything was all great until Monday Morning (7-28-14). Thats when Event Log started to fire off following ...
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Web service authentication in SharePoint Office 365 compared to SharePoint BPOS?

On our public web site we have forms users can use to insert data into lists on our SharePoint BPOS site. We use the web services (authentication/lists) to do this and the piece of code to ...
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UPLOAD FAILED: You are required to sign in to upload your changes to this location

I have SharePoint 2013 on premise with ADFS 3.0 authentication. If a user opens a document from SharePoint, he or she is able to save the document correctly. If that same users does something else ...
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What permissions are required to invoke a custom WCF web service deployed to the ISAPI folder (exposed through /_vti_bin/)?

Related / follow up to this question. Because a site's email settings (SMTP server, "from" address, etc.) are not available through any client-side APIs, I created a mini WCF web service ...
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How to set anonymous user as a specific user

I am using SharePiont Server 2007 Enterprise with Windows Server 2008 Enterprise. I am developing using VSTS 2008 + C# + .Net 3.5. I am wondering whether SharePoint has any means to set an anonymous ...
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Authenticating to SharePoint from fiddler/postman fails with 401

I am trying to follow the guidance in many articles, one by Fabian williams, on how to make queries from Fiddler or Postman, but I keep getting 401 unauthorized. I have SharePoint on prem 2016, with ...
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The Token Issuer is not a trusted issuer

When trying to deploy a custom STS (Functioning when used with a custom MVC app) I get the following error: `The Token Issuer is not a trusted issuer` It seems to be an issue with the certificates ...
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ADFS Sliding Expiration

We are using ADFS to authenticate our sharepoint application and now the application get expires base on the TokenLifetime of ADFS. We want to set it as sliding expiration, such that it will not ...
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"Sorry this site hasn't been shared with you" only for root site

Has anyone come across a situation (in SP2013) where accessing http://myserver.domain.com/ Gives "Sorry this site hasn't been shared with you", yet any other address, including the address of the ...
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Programatically adding All Authenticated Users

I want to give all authenticated users read access to a list (that stores some configuration for a feature). "All Authenticated Users" is a special concept in SharePoint, but the implementation ...
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VBA Autheticate to SharePoint Office 365

I tried to follow the base instructions using this post (as it was the only one I could find) http://www.sharepoint-insight.com/2016/03/21/step-by-step-sharepoint-online-authentiaction-process-via-...
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