Category: Permissions

SharePoint: Issues with profile pictures when MySite uses SAML auth

  There are a couple known issues with user profile pictures when your Mysite web application uses Trusted Provider (ADFS / SAML) authentication. Symptoms There are two different known symptoms with the same cause and solution: #1When running User Profile Synchronization, nothing is imported or exported. In the Forefront Identity Manager (FIM) client, we see

SharePoint: Troubleshooting Check Permissions – Windows auth

Note: This post is specific to Windows Authentication (NLTM or Kerberos) within SharePoint. For Forms-based authentication see this: And for Trusted Provider (SAML) auth, see this: Why should you care? Having “Check Permissions” fail to give you an accurate representation of user permissions can be annoying, but it doesn’t actually effect the users ability