.NET Tutorials, Forums, Interview Questions And Answers
Welcome :Guest
Sign In
Win Surprise Gifts!!!

Top 5 Contributors of the Month
david stephan
Gaurav Pal
Post New Web Links

Newbie User Import Question re: One way external trust & Security

Posted By:      Posted Date: September 23, 2010    Points: 0   Category :SharePoint


There is a business initiative to install a Dev Sharepoint 2007 server in our Trusting Domain. My internal corp network will be Corp.COM. The 3rd party network will be 3rd.COM.  Currently 3rd.COM has a Oneway External Trust pointing inward to Corp.com.  Corp.COM Domain and Forest levels are WIndows 2003. 3rd.com Domain level is Windows 2000 Mixed and the Forest is Windows 2000.

The Dev sharepoint server is located in 3rd.Com domain and the consultant is trying to import Corp.com users by pointing the user profile connection to Corp.com active directory. Needless to say this will fail because there is a one way trust in place so 3rd.com users are allowed to read Corp.Com active directory. Not to mention there are no firewall ports open for this anyway. My questions are...

How can we securely allow this sharepoint server to import in 3rd.com to import users from Corp.com?

Ideally we would like to use a service account from Corp.com to import the accounts. We would also like to either

(A) encrypt the sharepoint servers communication to our Corp.com active directory. because there are Two firewalls between the trust ports would be specifically opened from Sharepoint server <-> Corp.com DC

(b) some how use the existing trust to facilitate this procedures. no additional ports opened on the firewalls.

Any ass

View Complete Post

More Related Resource Links

stsadm Import command + include user security



When I move sites from test to staging to production, I am using the stsadm –o export command with the –includeusersecurity option in the staging environment.  In production environment, I then use the stsadm –o import command with the –includeusersecurity option.  I was assuming that this option was bringing over the security on the exported site only.  This does not seem to be the case.

Last night I exported one sub site to produtction.  Today, I was notified that the security groups on other sub sites have been altered.  


So why is it when using the –includeusersecurity option effect all sub sites and not just the one sub site being moved from staging to production

Dynamically adding User Controls -- newbie question!

I am new to ASP.NET (coming from ColdFusion, thank goodness I'm away from that!).  And I am have THE hardest time understanding how to work with forms in ASP.NET.  Here's what I am doing:Dynamically add User Controls to a PlaceHolder based on some int value (which currently is passed in a HiddenField).Fire an event if the WebControls inside of the User Control change, then handle that event in the Main Page (i.e. save the input to DB)When the user clicks the "Next/Continue" button, the next controls for the next page are loaded.And I guess maybe I just can't seem to get how things work in ASP.NET, because I am really struggling with the general idea of how ASP.NET flows.  Should I be dynamically loading the controls in Page_Init, or Page_Load?  Or should I load the controls when the buttonclick event is fired?Do I have to add the axCtrl.OnDataChange += new EventHandler(HandleAxControlDataChange); line on Page_Load?  Or should I put this in When I first load the UserControl, I need to initialize some WebControls within the UserContorl.  Is there a way to know if I have loaded new user controls into my placeholder?  I can't use Page.IsPostback, because after the first page, every page is a postback from the buttonclick.Any help for this confused newbie would be GREATLY appreciated!!Here's what I have: pu

newbie question: change login name of dbo user


My database has a user "dbo" which is dbo of all database objects. The login name for this user is e.g. "Login1". Now I need to change the login name for user "dbo" from "Login1" to a new login name "Login2".

It is not possible to change the related login name of the user "dbo" in the user's properties dialog. And it is also not possible to change or remove the dbo relation in the login name's properties dialog (because a dbo user can not be removed).

Is there any possibility to change the login name of an dbo user? How can I do it?

question about multi user website and security



i am developing a multi-user website using Dynamic Data and wondered if someone could answer the following or provide advice:

what is the best way of protecting data so someone (who has a login to the site) cannot see records intended ONLY to be viewable by another valid user?

as far as i can see a user can simply tamper with querystring or url values (if using routing) and bring up the details of records they should not.


any help qould be gratefully appreciated. i am drawing a blank so far and the easiest option may be to back to a traditional asp.net site where i can control things simply by use of a Session variable (UserID)



connection string question from a newbie


when publishing  in the webmatrix dialogue it asks for "destination connection string" for my "database.mdf"

I was not sure what it was so I pasted this from my web.config file :

Data Source=.\SQLEXPRESS;AttachDbFilename=|DataDirectory|\database.mdf;Integrated Security=True;User Instance=True

it all published ok, but wont run, so I guess it has somthing to do with this connection string or some kind of configuration issue.

My question is this, What should go in the field for "Destination connection string"

Security Question Answer Retrieval


I know there is a method built in for retrieving the encrypted password, but how do I retrieve the encrypted security answer?

What I want to do is have a member profile update screen that the end user can update their password and security question and answer. However, when they get to this page, I want to already be showing the security question (the easy part) and its answer (the not so easy part).

I have updated web.config with passwordFormat=Encrypted and have added a machineKey with the generator (forgot the link, but located on eggheadcafe somewhere).

I haven't done ANYTHING yet, since I already have a user store with hashed information. I wanted to get some functionality done before publishing, wiping the store and recreating users (only a couple developers).


A Challenging Question for Advanced user....


Using  dot net How will you release .exe applicattion for 1000 clients.this question was asked by manager but i could not answer him.tell me if you can!!!

XML Schemas: Take Advantage of Existing External XML Schemas with a Custom Import Framework in ASP.N


Over the years, many industry-standard XML schemas and dialects have been developed. These industry-specific schemas embrace the original purpose of XML and are extremely valuable in promoting and supporting B2B interaction. Unfortunately, the ASP.NET Web Services runtime does not allow developers to directly reference external schemas from within their XML Web Services interface (the WSDL file). This article builds an external schema framework as an extension to the ASP.NET Web Services runtime to enable you to reference external schemas within your XML Web Service interface.

Scott Short

MSDN Magazine December 2002

Question about user used to execute code from app_code


 Hello. I would like to know something about code execution  in App_Code folder.

Under wich user executed code from app_code.

I'm using impersonate in web.config

Total newbie question: Calling jQuery in an UpdatePanel?



Please forgive this ignorant question - I've used ASP.NET AJAX a good deal but I'm new to jQuery.  Specifically, is it possible to call or create jQuery events on the fly via an UpdatePanel?  For example, calling a jQuery modal or animating a Label (or <div> contained Literal), etc.

If anyone has any advice or could point me to some easy tutorials on mixing ASP.NET AJAX and jQuery, I'd greatly appreciate it. 



output cache to be used only when parameter has changed + old question of user control not answered



i have 2 questions about output cache:

1.is it just me , or does it seems that it is used only after the second time that the user reaches the webpage? if so, why, and how can i tweak it to my needs? my guess is that it wouldn't be logical to cache every time a user reach a webpage, but only when it happens enough times.

2.i know that i can use "varybyparam" for using the output cache when the parameter doesn't change , but it seems that it would use the output cache even if there is no parameter , or if the specified paramter is not there. is there a way to overcome this?

3.an old question that somehow marked as "answered" , yet i didn't solve : suppose i created a user control and i gave it values through the CTOR via the aspx file . is it possible to show the values from within the split/design mode? remember that i've talking about ASP.NET and not simply C# winforms . i write this because this question was on :


and the answer that i got was for C# and winforms . i've tried to do the same for ASP.NET , but i've failed.

can anyone please help me?

SSAS newbie question

Hi Guys, I come from a SAP BW background, and i was wondering if i need to learn SSIS and SSRS together with SSAS in order to get a job? A insight into the current job market would also be helpfful. Thanks!

User Profiles Service Application and Import of SharePoint 2007 SSP data

I have setup a test SharePoint 2010 Farm. I will be using this as a test upgrade of a current live SharePoint 2007 Farm. The database attach method will be used. I have replicated the web application and AAM settings of the SharePoint 2007 Farm to the SharePoint 2010 Farm and have made the 2010 Farm a DC in a new Forest. I don't want to join this to the current domain at the moment. It also has SQL server 2005 with SP3 and cumulative update 3 installed. I have just setup the User Profiles Serice Application and when I go to Manage it, I get this. Error An unexpected error has occurred.   Troubleshoot issues with Microsoft SharePoint Foundation. Correlation ID: a1760e87-372f-4711-afac-3ceba34bc599 Date and Time: 8/31/2010 4:22:56 PM I have verified and configured the following. Created the Managed Metadata Service. The status is started via Service Applications and Services on Server. Created the User Profiles Service Application and ensured status is started via Service Applications. I started the User Profile Service and User Profile Synchronisation Service via Manage Services on Server.      

BDC Import for user profile picture

I am attempting to populate the user profile property 'Picture' with data from a BDC connection. My column from the BDC contains urls but SharePoint will not allow me to map Picture to the column. I"m guessing this is because the property is expecting a strongly typed Url type. That doesn't help me though. So, has anyone successfully mapped the Picture property to a field from a BDC connection. (-SN: I know the field can be mapped to AD but I need it mapped to a BDC) Thanks in advance.

Question about URL security

Hi I'm creating a website where I want people not to be able to create link to certain pages. The site work like this: The user do a serch for a document and click the link to view it, then he can view the document. If the user somehow adds the URL to favorites he should not be able to view the document when he at some time later tries to view the document. In addition if the user sends the URL to other people they should not be able to view the document. Any suggestions how to implement this?  

People Picker gets error when selecting user from a trusted domain(one way forest trust)

  Hello all,   Our current setup is SharePoint 2010 Foundation server in one external forest(Trusting forest), and trying to have users in a separate internal forest(Trusted forest) access the site. The external forest's DC and SharePoint server are in a DMZ separated by a firewall with the internal forest's DC and users. A one way transitive forest trust was successfully created and has been validated. On SharePoint, we're ran the sts commands to set the setapppassword as well as the peoplepicker-searchadforests adding the domain that the SharePoint server is in, as well as the trusted forest. An iisreset was issued after running these commands. In SharePoint, we can then search for users from the trusted domain, and select the users in the Select People page, but when hitting the final Ok, an error is received: An unexpected error has occurred in which a correlation ID is provided. Reviewing the SharePoint logs we find the following: <!-- /* Font Definitions */ @font-face {font-family:Calibri; panose-1:2 15 5 2 2 2 4 3 2 4; mso-font-charset:0; mso-generic-font-family:swiss; mso-font-pitch:variable; mso-font-signature:-520092929 1073786111 9 0 415 0;} @font-face {font-family:Tahoma; panose-1:2 11 6 4 3 5 4 4 2 4; mso-font-charset:0; mso-generic-font-family:swiss; mso-font-pitch:variable; mso-font-signature:-520081665 -1073717157 41 0 66047 0;} /* Style Defin
ASP.NetWindows Application  .NET Framework  C#  VB.Net  ADO.Net  
Sql Server  SharePoint  Silverlight  Others  All   

Hall of Fame    Twitter   Terms of Service    Privacy Policy    Contact Us    Archives   Tell A Friend