Sorry, something went wrong while browsing to the Central Administration: Parameter name: encodedValue

October 8, 2018By Maarten PeetersSharePoint No Comments

We encountered the “Sorry, something went wrong” while browsing to the Central Administration of a SharePoint 2013 environment. We analyzed the logs using the ULSViewer and found the following errors referenced by the correlation ID. Application error when access /, Error=Exception of type ‘System.ArgumentException’ was thrown. Parameter name: encodedValue at Microsoft.SharePoint.Administration.Claims.SPClaimEncodingManager.DecodeClaimFromFormsSuffix(String encodedValue)  at Microsoft.SharePoint.Administration.Claims.SPClaimProviderManager.GetProviderUserKey(IClaimsIdentity claimsIdentity, String … Read More