Monthly Archives: August 2014

“Input string was not in a correct format” error with People Picker and custom claim provider

In SharePoint 2013 I implemented a custom claim provider with search and resolve functionality and everything appeared to work fine. I was able to search and resolve users, grant them permissions to the site, and they were able to login … Continue reading

Posted in Claim Authentication, People Picker, SharePoint | 4 Comments

Access Request inconvenience: approval form does not list SharePoint groups

When granting permissions to a user in SharePoint, it is almost always best to add them to a group rather than granting them permissions directly. The Access Request feature in SharePoint 2013 does a good job of promoting this for … Continue reading

Posted in Access Request, Permission, SharePoint 2013 | 6 Comments