Category Archives: Claims

Yammer, SharePoint 2013 and Office 365

Just noticed two great sources of information for Yammer and SharePoint 2013 On Prem and Yammer and Office 365. A whitepaper is available: Learn how to replace the social features in SharePoint Server 2013 with equivalent Yammer features in a SharePoint Server 2013 on-premises deployment. Integrate Yammer with on-premises SharePoint 2013 environments (white paper) (direct… Read More »

MOSS 2007 and ADFS

Found this today, might be usefull for people who are “stuck” on Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 but want to use ADFS2 or Federation. Microsoft Federation Extensions for SharePoint 3.0 Release to Web Federated Document Collaboration Using Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 and AD FS 2.0

Writing your own Trusted Identity provider for SP2010 (1)

With the introduction of the Windows Identity Framework and SharePoint 2010 it is now possible to have multiple authentication providers on a Single URL on a SPWebApplication. Especialy in an Extranet scenario this is very usefull: Employees login with their AD Account Partners, suppliers, customers login through a (Custom) Trusted Identity Provider ( Like facebook,OpenID… Read More »

Claims Based authentication and the Outlook social connector don’t work together

Following the updates on the Outlook social connector and the Facebook plugin for the Outlook social connector there is one little snag! When using a SharePoint 2010 Web Application for your portal/mysites with Claims Based authentication the Outlook social connector cannot connect to it! UPDATE: SP2010 CU1 fixes this! With Fiddler you will see that… Read More »

Usefull tools for Claims Based authentication and SharePoint 2010

If you want to create a your own Security Token Service that is compatible with SharePoint 2010 have a look here and download the Windows Identity Foundation (formaly known as Geneva)  SDK: This will install 4 VS 2010 Project Templates on which you can base your Custom STS, I used the first one : Part of a… Read More »

Claims based authentication and SharePoint 2010 QFE

When using SharePoint 2010 with a Claims Based Authentication Web Application you will receive an issue in your Central Administration Healt analyser: “Web Applications using Claims authentication require an update” Just install this hotfix: ( the first recorded SP2010 update? ) More info on the issue:

Claims Based authentication and the PublishingCache

If you are using Claims Based Authentication on your WebApplication then the Publishing Cache doesn’t work properly. Have a look into your Developer Dashboard to see what is going on: The warning and critical error are: 7362 – Warning Publishing Cache 7363 – Critical Publishing Cache Why is this? Because with Claims Based Authentication the Cache… Read More »