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OneDrive to Greatness- Microsoft’s File Share Product Is Even Better in 2017

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Date : February 8, 2017

As you know, we here at Netwoven have shared in great detail why we feel that Office 365 is, hands down, the best productivity suite for any enterprise. As we enter 2017, one in five corporate employees are using an Office 365 cloud service – making it the most widely used enterprise cloud service by number of users. Continue Reading…

Microsoft PowerApps – The new way to build forms in SharePoint

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Date : November 29, 2016

InfoPath was introduced a decade ago as a form generator for SharePoint and it has been there as a front-end tool for designing custom forms in SharePoint. No doubt that, InfoPath in combination with SharePoint designer and Visual studio workflows, automated many of the business scenarios and made user’s lives easy. Continue Reading…

Change SharePoint Web Application Authentication mode from Classic to Claims (Multiple login prompt)

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Date : October 25, 2016

Error – Sharepoint continues to prompt for username/password (Multiple login prompt)


If you have migrating SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2013 using databases process, you will get Multiple Login Prompt on every pages after the migration.


  1. We are trying to migrate SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2013 by Upgrade databases detach attach method, thereby upgrading the database to a higher version of SQL. process.

2. We recreate the new Web Application in the target FARM before attaching the database and it normal without any authentication issue. However the same web application started prompting for username/password after the database was attached and upgraded. When we migrate the Database from SharePoint 2010 the Claims Authentication types is Kerberos and this the reason for Multiple Login Prompt appearing in Sharepoint 2013. This primary happen after upgrading Content Database from SQL 2008 to SQL 2014.


Change the “Claims Authentication Types” of Web Application from Kerberos to NTLM.

After cleaning the features, change the Claim Authentication type of Web Application from “Kerberos” to “NTLM”.

Steps: 1 Go to Central Admin è Application Management è Manage Web Applications è.

Steps: 2 Select the Web Application and click on “Authentication Providers” from ribbon.

Classic to Claim 1

Steps: 3 Click on “Default” Zone.

Classic to Claim 2

Steps: 4 Change the “Claims Authentication Types” of Web Application from Negotiate (Kerberos) to NTLM.

Classic to Claim 3

You are done.

Changing UPN of O365 federated Users

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Date : October 18, 2016

Every user synchronized from on-prem Active Directory onto office 365 must use their UPN (UserPrincipalName) to login to any of the O365 services. However if an organization having a very old operational Active Directory probably be using NETBIOS (domain\user) way of login to on premise workstations/applications. To overcome this, administrators enforces the UPN as the primary way of authenticating with similar user name to both on-prem and cloud. Continue Reading…

Things you will lose when you move to SharePoint Online from SharePoint on Premises

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Date : May 9, 2016

Microsoft has been doing every effort to retain its position in the enterprise IT space. In this cloud era, where everything is being imagined are pushed to the cloud. Last year Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has emphasized the company’s new business strategy with the mantra of mobile-first, cloud-first. This philosophy runs through everything Microsoft says or does and SharePoint has no exception to it.
This blog details out some of the On-premises features that you will miss when you move to SharePoint Online. Continue Reading…

PowerApps – Microsoft’s new Beast.

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Date : March 29, 2016

Late last year, Microsoft introduced PowerApps, a new enterprise service that empowers users to connect, create and share business apps with team members on any device in minutes. I had a chance to review it and in this article, I describe the features of PowerApps and answer some common questions about it. Continue Reading…

SharePoint 2016 Few new Innovations

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Date : March 24, 2016

SharePoint 2016 New Features

Standalone installation is no longer supported. Earlier versions of SharePoint installs SQL Express edition along with SharePoint. But that is not the case anymore. In SP 2016, standalone installation requires separate installation of SharePoint edition and SQL installation. Continue Reading…