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

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Duplicate SPNs for SharePoint hostname

I realise this might be a non SharePoint question but it might have been one that someone has encountered. I have a customer site that has a component (custom code) that use AD Kerberos delegation to ...
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Sharepoint 2010 Exchange Calendar overlay error

SharePoint Calendar gives that error below when using SharePoint Exchange Calendar overlay. The HTTP request is unauthorized with client authentication scheme 'Ntlm'. The authentication header ...
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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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Methods of sharing authentication between SharePoint 2010 and ASP.NET applications?

We're evaluating ways of sharing authentication (to achieve an SSO effect or actual SSO) with SharePoint 2010 and several ASP.NET applications. The options I've seen so far are to configure ...
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Authentication - multiple web domains

We use claims based authentication and have one application running, say www.abc.com This application authenticates against AD via claimns provider. We would like to deploy another web site: www.xyz....
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Windows Live Authentication with Sharepoint Question

I have configured as CBA with Windows Live as instructed here: http://www.wictorwilen.se/Post/Post.aspx?id=562. I think I am very close. When I visit my site I am redirected to select authentication ...
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User Access Notification

is there an event in sharepoint that is raised when a user logs in?. I want to have a notification email whenever any user is logged in to a specific sharepoint site. Also, login here is not limited ...
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People Picker for AD LDS FBA

I have set up a test system to evaluate the use of AD LDS in an extranet scenario. I have a Windows 2008 R2 server with Sharepoint 2010 SP1 installed. This machine is joined to an AD domain, and has ...
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Avoid specifying domain at logon?

Is it possible to configure Sharepoint 2010 (or maybe IIS) to automatically assume a logon domain during authentication? We have a pretty long domain name and would like to alleviate the user from ...
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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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How to login into SharePoint without forms authentication

I have SharePoint Server 2010 with windows authentication(ntlm). We are working in java and want to authenticate a user, which is in active directory. We tried using authentication.asmx but it ...
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SharePoint caching and how to ignore it

I am new to SharePoint so I may be asking a very simple question. We have a webservice in java which accepts a username and password and using these crendentials it hits SharePoint (using ntlm ...
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Suggestions on SharePoint Public Facing Site with User Registration

I am exploring options on creating a public facing SharePoint site. I need to provide functionality where I allow users to register (create an account) to later login to view certain pages. Is this ...
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SharePoint 2010 custom 401 error page on authenticated site

I'm trying to create a custom 401 error page for my site. The setup is a SharePoint 2010 enterprise site with subwebs. The entire solution requires authentication (no anonymous access). I've tried ...
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Sharepoint 2007 to 2010 conversion and authentication

I'm consulting on a project that needs help passing authenticated user to other .Net applications on the same domain from Sharepoint to standard .Net & classic asp sites. Currently in SP 2007, ...
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How to authenticate a user in SharePoint server side object model?

I am developing an Asp.Net web application that will access data in a list on a SharePoint 2010 server. Can anyone tell me how do I authenticate a user against SharePoint using the server side object ...
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Puzzling security issue with SharePoint 2010 Central Admin authentication on Windows 7

I have a really odd issue with SharePoint 2010 central admin on Windows 7 (x64 if that matters). Somehow when I go to Central Admin and hit any of the _admin links I get a password prompt. I looked ...
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Single Sign on / SharePoint 2010

We currently have a SP2010 farm, with a number of web applications all configured to used classic windows authentication. One of our service providers has an externally hosted application that we want ...
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Web service authentication in SharePoint 2003 secured with OpenSSO

The past recently caught up me in the form of an old client still running SharePoint 2003. They have for political reasons chosen to secure all their systems with Oracle OpenSSO and that includes ...
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SQL Reporting Services in SharePoint Mode Prompts for Login

Scenario: We currently have SQL Reporting Services 2008 R2 in a scale-out deployment on two servers. SSRS is configured in SharePoint integrated mode with our SharePoint 2010 servers (configured with ...
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HTTP 401 twice before HTTP 200 when serving files

I've built a Javascript web application which is served from Sharepoint (ie. there is no Sharepoint code at all operating on the web app, it's just some HTML/JS being served from a Sharepoint 2010 ...
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How to Impersonate Users Via Client Object Model?

I want to insert new SP List items -- blog comments, to be exact -- on behalf of other users. Ideally, I'd just pass a SharepointID for the user, but that doesn't seem to be possible. I think that ...
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Hyperlinking between two Sharepoint sites problem for external users

I have two Sharepoint sites. These are accessed by users both internal and external to the company. The internal users log in to both automatically, the external users have to login any time they ...
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How to fix credential issue?

I tried both default credential and user/pass but keep getting 401 unauthorized error. What's the fix? Here is the error I am getting .... New-WebServiceProxy : The request failed with HTTP status ...
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Create a sharepoint registration page for external users

I want to make a sharepoint site where everyone has access to the login page. On the login page, there should be a link to a registration page where new users can register. The emailadress provided ...
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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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Office 365 SharePoint Authentication from Objective-C on IOS

I want to create an IOS app that connects to my Office365 SharePoint team site using the list rest services. How do I do authentication? Any examples?
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Is it possible to use SharePoint Logger from MS P&P SharePoint 2010 Guidance Library when user is not authenticated?

I am working on custom authentication for SharePoint 2010. And I found very useful to use SharePoint Logger from MS P&P SharePoint 2010 Guidance Library. It works fine when I get instance of ...
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How do I pass the SharePoint username to another site for Single Sign-On?

We would like to have users sign into an internal SharePoint site, then be able to click on a link that takes them to a vendor's site. However, we want to pass the username, first and last names, and ...
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Remote Access to SharePoint Lists with PowerShell

I have a PowerShell script that pulls data from a database. I need to push this data to a SharePoint list on a different server. Would you have tutorial or examples that show how to do this (...
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Login trouble between URL's that point to the same server

We have a strange problem on our intranet. The intranet is accessed through http://intranet and http://intranet.company.com. They both point to http://intranetsrv01.domain.com. We are experiencing ...
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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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Windows Authentication & IIS URL Rewrite Module 2.0

I'm trying to use the IIS URL Rewrite Module 2.0 to prettify SharePoint 2010 URLs for the Internet zone of an extended SharePoint application. I have the zone set up to allow anonymous users. As long ...
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Can I give a Super User the ability to impersonate someone else?

We currently have a situation where we need the ability to fully impersonate a login on a SharePoint Web Application. Effectively any "SuperUser" needs the ability to, without a password, proxy login ...
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Logging in with Windows Identity Foundation

Is it possible to log a user programmatically with Windows Identity Foundation regardless of the authentication scheme used on SharePoint (claims / forms)? Thanks.
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Override _layouts/Authenticate.aspx for claims based authentication (LiveID)

I've configured claims-based authentication using Windows Live ID. In Microsoft service manager the default return URL is as in WS-Federation specification: https://domain.com/_trust/default.aspx I ...
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Directory services error in a trusted domain scenario

There are two forests in my setup and there is a two way trust between the forests. I can add users from the trusted domain to SharePoint site but they can't login to the site. Here is an exception ...
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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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Are there any way to change the Membership Provider & Role Manager through code or Powershell

I know that you can specify the Membership provider and Role manager for a web application on creation, but I need to update it after creation. any clue.
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Always getting access denied for all loginaccounts

I'm in a middle of a process of setting sp_accounts to sp services and for some wrong behaviour I'm always getting access denied when enter the webapp for all accounts. Claims service could be the ...
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Remote authentication with SharePoint Online

I am following the article and sample that can be found in this address: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hh147177.aspx Everything works fine but I need a more automated solution. The user ...
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Accessing SharePoint's Web Services from iOS

I got an email through my blog the other day which asked an interesting question. My reply bounced back, so I figured I'd post it on my blog as well as in the SPServices Discussions (where a question ...
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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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Outlook 2007 randomly prompts for credentials for a SharePoint site

I have an issue where users are being prompted for username and password for our MOSS 2007 Intranet site. The strange thing is this prompt originates mostly from OutLook 2007, but can come from any ...
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Internet Explorer forces user to log into site with DOMAIN\USERNAME

I have a public Internet facing site running on SHarePoint 2010 using NTLM authentication. Users using FireFox/Chrome/Safari are able to log into the site using just their username and password. ...
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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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Authenticating users from another domain

I need to setup SharePoint so that some users from some other domain can log in to SharePoint. I think this is something to do with domain trusts but I don't have any idea how / where to start. Can ...
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Can I configure LiveID in PROD environment skipping INT one?

I have a problem with the registration test LiveId account via https://login.live-int.com/ I need to get PUID user required in the LiveID integration process with SharePoint 2010. The problem is ...
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Anonymous access = huge web services security hole?

My company uses SharePoint for their public website by allowing anonymous access. Some of our lists and document libraries have permissions to only allow certain users to be able to access them. I'm ...
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Unable to login from custom login page - FormsAuthentication.RedirectFromLoginPage fail

I created custom login page for FBA access (SP 2010). In related custom code i inherit Microsoft.SharePoint.IdentityModel.Pages.FormsSignInPage class. Problem: I would like to login in sharepoint ...
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