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4 major limitations of the SharePoint People Picker when used with Forms-Based Authentication – Part 1

In SharePoint 2010 and 2013, the People Picker has at least 4 major limitations when used in conjunction with Forms-Based Authentication: User Search can only be performed on user names or emails User Search only returns user names Group Search does not support wildcard search User confidentiality and segregation is usually not guaranteed Let’s take […]

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Extradium 2010 v2.5.4.0: New Auto Sign In feature

A lot of customers have lately started to tell us that the standard Extradium Sign In Web Part (see below) really doesn’t cut it for internal users. And they’re right. For an internal user who is already authenticated on the network, having to click on “Sign in with Windows credentials” on an extranet site hosted […]

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SharePoint 2013 Licensing for External Users: What’s new?

I recently found out that Microsoft made a significant modification in their licensing model for extranet and internet uses of SharePoint 2013 and wanted to share that update with you, since it may impact your deployment options of SharePoint outside the firewall. If you remember how things worked in SharePoint Server 2010, you had to […]

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Extradium vs. CodePlex SharePoint FBA Pack

There is no doubt that CodePlex is a gold mine for any well-versed Microsoft developer. However, it clearly falls short when it comes to providing real-world solutions that organizations can safely rely on in their product environment. As many of our customers and partners have told us, the SharePoint 2010 FBA Pack is no exception […]

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Extradium for SharePoint 2013 is released!

I am excited to announce today that we have released Extradium for SharePoint 2013, the 2013-compatible version of our flagship Forms-based Authentication solution for SharePoint Products and Technologies. As part as this new 2013 release, we are switching our product name from XtraShare to Extradium. We believe that this new brand name will better reflect […]

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