The SharePoint 2013 and SharePoint 2010 claims encoding topic is now available.
Have you ever wondered what “i:0#.w|contoso\chris” (or something like it) meant in the display of user sign-in information on a SharePoint site or in Unified Logging Service (ULS) log files?
Well, wonder no longer. This topic describes the syntax and encoding of these claims for both SharePoint 2013 and SharePoint 2010 Products, along with multiple examples.
The first thing you might notice about this topic is that I published it in the TechNet Wiki, rather than the TechNet Library. I did this for the following reasons:
When you are about to publish your next blog post or other piece of SharePoint technical content, consider the following: Is this something I want my SharePoint colleagues around the world to participate in?
If so, publish it in the TechNet Wiki. All you need is a Microsoft (formerly Windows Live) account. You can still blog about it and link to your initial topic in the TechNet Wiki, with an open invitation to others to improve on your work for the benefit of all.
To get started with SharePoint 2013, see the following:
Joe DaviesPrincipal Writer