July 2009 Entries

Forms Based Authentication and Active Directory

I recently had to configure Forms Based Authentication for our website (in my case SharePoint, but the same would apply to a plain ASP.NET website) and I wanted to configure it to use Active Directory for the account storage. Our website is going to be accessed at the corporate office, using Windows Integrated Authentication and we’ve set up a separate website pointing to the same content for our extranet users. Both corporate and extranet accounts are going to be stored in AD. Just for review, FBA ......

Clearing saved passwords in IE6 and Windows XP

I’m building out a Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 (SharePoint 2007) site for my client. The site uses two different methods of authentication, one for intranet users and one for extranet users. The intranet users will be logging onto their workstations using their corporate domain based username and password. We have one Url in SharePoint for these users, which is set to the out of the box Windows authentication. When the user goes to this Url, IE6 is set to send the credentials to the site, so ......