How to Integrating Windows Live ID, Google and Facebook Accounts with SharePoint (On Premises)

Federated authentication mechanism handles authentication by external providers which send the token back to SharePoint. So, Instead of we, creating accounts internally (in AD, SQL Server) for external users and partners, We can make use of external authentication providers like Microsoft Live ID Accounts, Google, Yahoo, Facebook accounts (or even external Active Directory – ADFS ) to manage authentication. Its extremely useful with public facing SharePoint sites, isn’t it?




This article walks through step by step on integrating Windows Live ID, Google and Facebook account authentications with SharePoint 2013.

To start with, Here are the steps in summary:

  1. We need Windows Azure ACS (Access Control Service) as our Trusted Identity provider. Subscribe and get one.
  2. Add new Identity Provider for SharePoint 2013 with PowerShell.
  3. Authorize users by granting them access to the web application.

For more information visit http://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/22309.integrating-windows-live-id-google-and-facebook-accounts-with-sharepoint-2013-white-paper.aspx




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Satyendra is a Technical Project Manager with 12+ years of experience on Project Management, Microsoft Technologies including ASP.NET, ASP.NET MVC, C#, SharePoint (On premises & Office 365), JavaScript Framework (AngularJS) and related technologies. He is a person with belief, sky is limit for a hard working and dedicated individual. That’s why he devoted himself to field of Software Development and now both are growing with each other. Every year for him turned out to be best year and he received enormous support and love from his companies and his clients from around the world. Now with vast knowledge of software development and its outsourcing process, he decided to move himself into knowledge sharing. Keep a fact in your mind about the comfort level of your clients and this will make you king/queen of your area.
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