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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About Satyendra Mishra

Microsoft certified, motivated, energetic and accomplished SharePoint Consultant and Architect with 13+ years of work experience in Management, Architecture, Analytics, Development and Maintenance. I have been fortunate to be a part of over 20+ Web/Mobile/Software SharePoint and .Net projects delivery with various companies across different industry sectors. This has provided me a valuable insight and experience especially in successful implementation of technology solutions. Having very strong System Architecture, Technological, Management & Analytical Skills, Knowledge of Office 365, SharePoint, .Net, JavaScript, React, Angular, Azure, SQL. In 2016, he decided to start sharing the knowledge back to society in the form for content writing and blogging. LinkedIn : https://www.linkedin.com/in/satyendram/
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