Claims Viewer Web Part – Installation

In this article we can explore how to Download & Install the claims viewer web part for SharePoint 2013.

Download

You can go the following location to get the web part:

https://sharepoint2013claimsviewer.codeplex.com/

From there choose the Downloads page:

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You will get the WSP file.

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The web part is Free for development & commercial use.

Installation

Once you have downloaded the WSP file, you need to install it. This is a Farm Solution so you require PowerShell.

Go to your SharePoint Server & Open the PowerShell window in Administrator mode.

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You will get the following command window.

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Run the following command to add the WSP package to Farm Solutions.

· Add-SPSolution “full path”

· Eg: Add-SPSolution “c:\shared\ ClaimsViewerWebPart2013.wsp”

If things went well, you will get the following message.

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Now run the following command to install the WSP package.

· Install-SPSoluiton ClaimsViewerWebPart2013.wsp –gacdeployment –webapplication http://yourserver

If things went well, you will the following output with no error messages.

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Now you can come to your SharePoint site > Go to Site Collection features > Activate the following feature.

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Once you have activated the feature, you can add the Web Part to a page.

Create a new page & choose the Insert web part option. You should be able to see the Claims web part as shown below.
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Insert the web part & Save the page. You are ready to use the Claims Viewer web part.

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Your claims may be different from the items shown above.

References

https://sharepoint2013claimsviewer.codeplex.com/

Summary

In this article we have explored how to install the Claims Viewer web part.

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