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SharePoint Help FBA PowerScript Conversion

Posted on 2011-09-27
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After converting to FBA for SharePoint 2010 with the PowerShell Script, I can no longer get into my default web-app, I’m logged in, but just get this access denied error (if that makes sense)

To be honest I have no idea where to even start with this. Any ideas would be most welcome?

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by:abhitrig
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2010 FBA works under the claims mode, you will need to convert your FBA users to claims users...
http://jsiegmund.wordpress.com/2010/06/21/converting-fba-users-to-sharepoint-2010/
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by:liminal
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You should be able to use both forms of authentication though. I have a forms user and an AD user and neither work.

I have added the AD admin user as the collection admin and i have specifically given the AD admin full permissions to the web application (not sure if that is something to do with login) and still nothing

 
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by:abhitrig
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The claims comment is true for both AD and FBA users. Give the powershell migrate command a try.
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by:liminal
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Thanks for getting back.

I have already made the migration using the command... after that I could no longer use the domain admin user to get in... as i said the error was, logged in as domain\administrator access denied.

Since then i have set up the FBA users and they get the same error. what should I look for, as i said before the site collection admin is still the domain admin... how the hell can access be denied... just doesn't make any sense
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by:liminal
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If anyone can tell me what that Power-shell script changes that could lock out the domain admin even if they are enabled as collection admin of the site. I would be much appreciative
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by:abhitrig
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Can you check if the site collection is locked by any chance? If yes, then Unlock the site collection
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc263238.aspx

Another option worth trying is http://www.tek-tips.com/viewthread.cfm?qid=1646874&page=1


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by:liminal
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Thanks for that, im del the web app and recreating it. Im not sure what service account credentials I need though?
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by:liminal
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Ok I have del the website and recreated it using the same database WSS_Content, but now all i get is an error.

An unexpected error has occurred.

and that's it, no info in the windows logs, no nothing... im really starting to hate SharePoint lol

When I was recreating the web app, i didn't know what service credentials to use. SO i just used Network Service. would this have been the default? (to be fair it was the only one i could choose)
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by:liminal
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Ok went through the rest of the set up guide for FBA

http://donalconlon.wordpress.com/2010/02/23/configuring-forms-base-authentication-for-sharepoint-2010-using-iis7/

and now it's asking for a logon. but after inputting the my credentials i get a blank page... the only hint of failure is in the address bar

%252F%255Flayouts%252FAccessDenied%252Easp (let me know if you want the full thing.

Like what the hell? how could this power shell script kill it so much?

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by:liminal
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The last step in that guide says that I need to reset the default provider to "i", however even after doing that im still getting.



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So no one has any idea what this means??
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