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Custom Role Provider Not Authenticating Users

Posted By:      Posted Date: September 01, 2010    Points: 0   Category :SharePoint
I have created a custom role provider that is hard coded to say everyone is in a certain group (code below).  I have edited the webconfig of Central Admin, my Web Front End, and the Claims Service.  I can sucessuflly log in using the asp.net membership provider and configured access to the site by adding the "custom" role to the Owner Group.  With all of the above items setup I can launch visual studio and attach the to IIS process and verify that my custom role provider is being called.  Even with all this setup I cannot get another forms based user to be able to access the site.  The other user is getting a sharepoint access denied issues. Any Ideas?   public class IdBasedRoleProvider : RoleProvider { public const string AllAuthenticatedUsersRoleName = "custom"; public override string ApplicationName { get; set; } public override string[] GetRolesForUser(string username) { return new[] { AllAuthenticatedUsersRoleName }; } public override bool RoleExists(string roleName) { if (roleName == AllAuthenticatedUsersRoleName) return true; else return false; } #region Methods Not Implemented public override string[] GetAllRoles() { throw new NotImplementedException(); } public override bool IsUserInRole(string username, string roleName) { throw new NotImplementedException(); } public override void Ad

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