Questions tagged [forms-authentication]

In general, the term refers to the notion of a user being presented with an editable "form" to fill in and submit in order to log in to some system or service.

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SharePoint 2013 Active Directory FBA Change Password solutions

I have a SharePoint 2013 set up using mix mode authentication. Windows authentication for internal users, and Forms Based Authentication using an LDAP provider against Active Directory for external ...
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How can I Move Windows User Profiles to FBA User Profiles?

I'm working with an extranet that had been configured to use Windows Integrated Authentication in SharePoint 2010. I'd like to move it to FBA authentication, but I'm hung up on the User Profiles. ...
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How can we use facebook login to authenticate to SharePoint

I know SharePoint 2010 has claims based authentication. First off, is it possible to use facebook as the authentication mechanism in SharePoint 2010? If it is possible what are the steps needed from ...
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How to implement 2 factor authentication in Sharepoint 2010?

Can anyone please mention how to implement 2 factor authentication in Sharepoint 2010? I have been reading alot of stuff. but can not figure out what exactly should I do first. Can anyone atleast ...
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Remove extra sign-in step after enabling Forms Based Authentication

Now that I have enabled Forms Based Authentication (FBA) on my sharepoint site, there is an extra Sign-In page where I have to select what type of authentication I wish to use. I pretty much want ...
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Auto login with custom membership provider

My goal is to setup a SSO-like environment (not fully support SSO), with below behaviour: User logon in System_A (java) When user click on a specify link, System_A will generate a security token, ...
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SharePoint 2013 AD FBA 2010 Compatibility

I have a SharePoint 2013 server set up to use FBA through active directory. I've set up the claims providers following Microsoft guidelines from TechNet Blog On a site collection using SharePoint ...
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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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Does the level of effort justify using SharePoint 2010 as a public facing webportal?

I have a predicament in a project I'm currently involved in. Due to the nature of the project and the customer, I will not be able to disclose any detailed information regarding the actual project, ...
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Sharepoint 2013 mixed mode authentication custom login

I've configured 2 zones in sharepoint 2013. Both zones are configured to use NTLM and FBA authentication in order to have full availability of all users in the people picker. My extranet zone (FBA) ...
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SharePoint 2013 Authentication model

I am new to SharePoint and have few questions regarding the authentication. We are using SP 2013 as extranet and we have different sites for different partners. Total number of users will be less ...
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How does forms based authentication work in SharePoint 2010?

We are setting up a new extranet farm and we want to use SharePoint 2010. We have some usability issues with authentication on our old farm, so I'd like to do things right (or at least righter) on ...
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FBA and the People Picker

I have Windows and Forms Based Authentication enabled for my Web Application. All three web.configs (Central Admin, Security Token Service and Application) are correctly configured to use a custom ...
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Opera browser shows 403 FORBIDDEN

Opera browser gives 403 FORBIDDEN when trying to access my SharePoint site. The site uses FBA authentication and is an internet facing site. In IIS logs I can see that Opera has requested the favicon. ...
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How do I avoid redirection for web service authentication in SharePoint 2010 when both claims and classic auth is allowed?

I have a SharePoint 2010 web application that allows both claims authentication and classic authentication. The Default claims provider for the web application has "Enable Windows Authentication" and ...
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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 feedback ...
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What does “Security validation expires” do?

We have mixed authentication on our SharePoint 2013 site collection. I need to have FBA users automatically logged out after 30 minutes of inactivity, but they don't have to necessarily be redirected ...
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FBA - Search Issue with Custom Login Page

I have implemented FBA on an web application which has a custom login page. The custom page doesn't let the users login via windows authentication even though it is enabled from central admin. Seems ...
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SP2013 FBA pack - returns error for User Management

I dowloaded SP2013 FBA pack from here, and I installed it. The installation works well, I have now the FBA features. But when I click on "FBA User Management", it returns the error : A Membership ...
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LiveID SharePoint 2010 Integration

I'm trying to configure the LiveId integration with SharePoint 2010. MS Service Manager Settings: Domain name: domain.com DNS: urn:subdomain-dev:int Default Return URL: https://subdomain-...
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Pre-authenticate a FBA user

We have SharePoint 2013 hooked up to the userstore of a third party web application. The users from that web application are now also known in SharePoint and able to log in using the same credentials. ...
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Strategy for correct external authentication?

I'm a bit confused about the different terminology, components and steps to make my scenario work. I'm working on a SP 2010 platform that can have multiple authentication mechanisms : Anonymous, ...
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SoapException: Possible SOAP version mismatch, accessing SSL enabled site

When I execute the following code: var context = new ClientContext("https://somehost/somesite"); FormsAuthenticationLoginInfo login = new FormsAuthenticationLoginInfo("jesuslogin", "mypassword"); ...
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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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SharePoint 2010 FBA: Redirect on Sign Out

I'm using the SharePoint 2010 FBA Pack http://sharepoint2010fba.codeplex.com/. Basically, I want to redirect to the homepage once a user Sign's out. I'm unable to find this. Could someone please help ...
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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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SharePoint 2013 External Users

I'm setting up a brand new SharePoint 2013 server and site, but haven't personally touched SharePoint since 2007. I don't want to use Windows Auth or any Active Directory for user management. Which, ...
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How to Set Forms Authentication Timeout?

I have a public facing SP2010 site that uses forms authentication (default ASP.NET membership provider). I noticed that The user stays logged in even after hours of inactivity. We need the user to be ...
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How to create a custom FBA login Page that forces user to change password and view license agreement if required

We have implemented our own MembershipProvider. I inherited the SQLMembership provider used the Microsoft ASP Membership SQL database. We have extended this database so that you could set a bit flag ...
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SharePoint 2016 with FBA credential prompts when opening Office documents

Can someone, please, share their experience in solving the problem with Office applications prompting for credentials? We've got FBA and Windows authentication in the default zone. Everything works ...
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Authenticate Windows user on Web Application using dual authentication and custom login page

What I have? I have configured FBA in one of the web applications with out of the box login page having dropdown box to select the either windows or FBA login. Everything is working fine. What I ...
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Programmatically create MySites for Users with FBA

I am trying to create MySites for users programmatically but I am receiving the following error: My Site creation failure for user '' for site URL 'http://goaccel-app2:1000/sites/mysites/personal/'. ...
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SSL and Forms Based Authentication in WSS 3.0

I have a FBA application and we would like to use SSL with it. By default, does setting SSL in IIS use SSL for the entire site, or just the login? We think we'd like to use SSL for the entire visit ...
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Configuring SP2013 Foundation with Forms-Based Authentication (OpenLDAP)

I am having difficulty setting up Sharepoint Foundation 2013 to use forms-based authentication with an external LDAP provider. I have followed the instructions here: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-...
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Sharepoint 2010 windows authentication via login form (2 textboxes for username and password)

are there anyways to use a login form with a textbox for username and another one for password to authenticate a user with windows authentication ? like the image below, i want to use a login form ...
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FBA SharePoint 2010 and login in Word

I have tried to get into Claim based authentication using FBA as with AspNetSqlRoleProvider and AspNetSqlMembershipProvider, I got it up and running. But there is one issue I can't get my head around. ...
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How to get SPUser from FBA login name

I have a Form Based Authentication login name login_name how to get an SPUser object for that login name. I have tried the Web.EnsureUser(string.Format("c:0-.f|role|{0}", name)); but it gives me ...
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improve People Picker search on a claims-based-authentification server (forms-based; FBA)

Long story short: On a SharePoint 2010 Server solution, which is using forms-based-authentification only, I want that the people picker search dialog works like any other usable search. Rightnow it ...
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FBA accounts not found

I have a strange issue where when I call EnsureUser I get an error that the SharePoint user is not unique or cannot be found. I have set up claims auth in 2010 using SQL membership provider. Got all ...
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Is there a tool that can let me manage MemberShip SqlProvider names/passwords in SharePoint?

Currently we have a SQL Provider setup to manage a SharePoint Site Collection via Forms Based Authentication. However I currently have no real tools to manage the users within. I'd like to get a ...
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FBA and AD Authentication can work together?

We are using Sharepoint 2013, and AD authentication works properly. We think about creating subsite dedicated to external users without AD accounts. I've google it, so I think the best solution is to ...
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Give anonymous users access to only one page on SharePoint Site

I only want anonymous users to access one page on my entire site collection, that is the Login page. All other pages should not be accessible. I tried going to manage permissions for the page, and ...
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SharePoint 2013 Migration to SharePoint 2016 with FBA

We are using SharePoint 2013 application (FBA Authentication Enabled).Now we want to migrate this application to SharePoint 2016. Here what my concern is: Is anything need to be done with FBA ...
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Migrating from SP on Office365 to SP2013 on premises (users from FBA to AD)

I need to migrate from a SP2013 on Office365 to SP2013 on premises. Major problem I foresee is how to migrate from FBA users on Office365 to AD on premises. Questions are: What would be the ...
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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 Microsoft.SharePoint.Administration.Claims....
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Powershell script to get all Sharepoint user id and user login

I am importing data into a SharePoint list. One of the columns is the user's login/name which links to their profile via their SharePoint user id. FARMURL/userdisp.aspx?ID=56 In order to import ...
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Changing users DisplayName isn't permanent (i:0#.f|… issue)

We're having the issue where user's names shown after logging in are being preffixed with the membership provider information, e.g. i:0#.f|fbamembershipprovider|myemail@q... (note that we're using FBA ...
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Forms Authentication, persistent cookie needed by IE, but not Firefox or Chrome

I have a WSS 3.0 internet facing site which we have configured to use forms authentication. We have customized the login page to remove the 'remember me' check box. We have problems with users not ...
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Web service authentication with multiple authentication types

I am trying to pull data from the list.asmx web service from a console application. I am using clams based authentication, and whenever only integrated Windows Authentiation is checked everything ...
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Windows Authentication, FBA and Anonymous users

I am trying to setup FBA for a SharePoint 2013 WebApplication which has Windows Authentication and Anonymous users enabled. Will these three: FBA, Windows Authentication & Anonymous users work ...