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Brian T. Jackett
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"Requested registry access is not allowed" error on .Net / SharePoint application

The error message “Requested registry access is not allowed” coming from a .Net / SharePoint application can be slightly misleading as I will explain in this post. Today I ran into this error message while trying to log into a Forms Based Authentication (FBA) SharePoint site at my client. The hosting web front end (WFE) server was recently rebuilt from scratch (re: fresh OS) so first thoughts pointed towards a permissions error relating to IIS and the registry. Sadly that started to take me down ......

Single Sign-On Across .Net Web Apps Using Forms Based Authentication

<foreword>Please read this explanation of Forms Based Authentication (FBA) first if you are unfamiliar with how FBA works or is implemented. </foreword> Achieving single sign-on capabilities using Forms Based Authentication is much easier than I had initially expected, yet it took awhile to find the exact settings required. To get FBA working in SharePoint click here for a good starter from the SharePoint team blog. I also used this article from MSDN as a reference for ultimately determining ......