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  • Upgrading Forms based auth - SharePoint 2013

    I recently upgraded our and the sites to SharePoint 2013.  As part of the process, you have to build a new farm and all the web apps, then attach the content dbs.  As long as you have put your membership providers in the machine.config files (32 and 64bit), you shouldn't have ...
    Posted to CJG (Weblog) by cjg on November 24, 2012
  • More Forms Authentication Madness

    Every time you apply an update or change some setting in Central Admin, the Root web.config file gets updated to add the <clear/> element back into the providers.  If you are using the machine.config file to propagate your membership settings, then this will be QUITE annoying.  Chris
    Posted to CJG (Weblog) by cjg on July 29, 2010
  • SharePoint 2010 Forms Authentication Migration (For Developers)

    For IT Pros, it is simple to setup the Forms Auth in SharePoint 2010.  However, when a system is migrated to 2010 that uses the Membership Provider generic factory classes extensively...all hell breaks loose!  The class definition for the Membership provider and MembershipUser is here.  After looking at that, consider a piece of ...
    Posted to CJG (Weblog) by cjg on July 22, 2010
  • SharePoint 2010 Claims based Forms Authentication

    Forms based authentication in SharePoint 2010 has changed.  It is now Claims based Forms Authentication, which means all the forms configuration stuff you see all over the web doesn't quite work in the same way.  Even if you set the membership and role providers in your web applications and central administration you forms auth ...
    Posted to CJG (Weblog) by cjg on March 18, 2010
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