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Client side people picker not working when using ADFS as claim provider RRS feed

  • Question

  • Hi All,

    I have implemented a client side people by following the below link from Microsoft. This works fine with Windows authentication.

    http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/office/jj713593%28v=office.15%29.aspx

    But this people control doesn't work with SAML claims when I used ADFS as claim provider.

    Any idea about  this issue?

    Thanks

    Vishnu





    • Edited by Vishnu P Wednesday, January 21, 2015 3:53 AM
    Wednesday, January 21, 2015 3:52 AM

Answers

  • Hi,

    According to your description, my understanding is that the client side people picker not work when use ADFS as claim provider.

    When we are searching for a user, we cannot go directly to ADFS because there is no search function.  Instead, we use a custom claim provider to query directly to some authentication store or directory such as Active Directory to retrieve information about a list of users in order to provide name resolution.

    As a workaround, we can override the fill method to bind with People picker like the article below:

    http://blogs.msdn.com/b/kaevans/archive/2013/05/26/fixing-people-picker-for-saml-claims-users-using-ldap.aspx

    Best Regards


    Jerry Guo
    TechNet Community Support

    • Proposed as answer by Eric Tao Tuesday, February 3, 2015 3:20 AM
    • Marked as answer by Eric Tao Friday, February 6, 2015 1:39 AM
    Thursday, January 22, 2015 8:24 AM