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How to add external users in SharePoint 2010? Is that option provided in SharePoint 2010 trial version? Thanks in advance.

Posted on 2011-03-01
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HI Guys,

I wan to know whether we can add external users into our SharePoint site? Is this feature available
on SP 2010 trial version?

Thank you for your help in advance
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Question by:rgosai6149
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by:ezskol
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I don't see why it shouldn't based from this site, but you must have SharePoint Server 2010 for Internet Sites, Standard software though.

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/evalcenter/ee388573

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by:navdeepmadan
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configure forms based authentication and add the external user from custom database.
http://blogs.msdn.com/b/dhirajm/archive/2010/08/04/configuring-forms-based-authentication-using-sql-membershipprovider-for-claims-based-web-applications-in-sharepoint-2010.aspx

The above article is for SQL-server. if you have another database, please write the custom claims provider and configure it as provided in the above article.
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by:Minesh Shah
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FBA.
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jabellas earned 250 total points
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If all you are doing is a trial the easiest way is to create local users on the server where you are running the Sharepoint test.
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