Multiple Authentication Methods in SharePoint 2010

In SharePoint 2007, you were limited to a single authentication mechanism per AAM zone. With SharePoint 2010, this is still the case when dealing with “Classic” mode authentication, but in Claims-based authentication scenarios, the limitation of a signle authentication mechanism per zone is removed. In SharePoint 2010, you are able to configure multiple authentication providers,…



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SharePoint 2010 & Service Provisioning

When you configure a particular service to run on a particular server, if the server you chose isn’t the local server, SharePoint registers a timer job (an instance of SPServiceInstanceJobDefinition, to be exact) that has a singular purpose – to deserialize the SPServiceInstance that represents the service being provisioned from the database, and to call…

Excluding Disabled User Accounts from Profile Synchronization in SharePoint 2010

Filtering profile imports is a much more powerful experience in SharePoint 2010, due in large part to the much more generic and extensible profile import mechanism in place. Those familiar with;en-us;827754 know that in the past, you had to construct an LDAP filter that excluded accounts based on the value of the userAccountControl attribute in…