Active Directory is a Microsoft technology primarily for managing multiple Windows servers and workstations in a single environment. It was first released in 2000.

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Set Different OU for different Site collections with Form Based Authentication

I've one web application with multiple site collections. My requirement is like this: Set different OU for different site collections. For example: Tenant1 refers OU1, Tenant2 refers OU2 and so on. ...
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SharePoint security based on Active Directory security groups not work

Please help me. In the organization , we have deployed SharePoint 2013 , to control access to sites decided through security group Active Directory. Active Directory security groups are added to the ...
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Can Active Directory Upgrade lead to problems with SharePoint?

Are there compatibility issues between SharePoint version and Active Directory version? I have a scenario with MOSS 2007 and Active Directory 2000. I will upgrade Active Directory to 2012. I ...
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Active Directory Group Members missing

I'm wondering if anybody could help me with this odd situation: I've noticed the member count of my active directory groups has missing members when searching from SharePoint. I've noticed this when ...
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Department or Organization Chart from Active Directory

How do I create a chart of my organization departments from active directory and display it in sharepoint?
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STS Configuration: Local Login Provider is missing it's signing certificate

One of our Sharepoint farms is stuck on "User Profile Synchronization Service" Starting Any idea how to give a signing certificate to "Local Login Provider"? other errors in ULS: 04/04/2014 ...
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stsadm migrateuser operation successful, but no change

We recently had an AD username change on our system. In SharePoint, the profile is updated except, as many people have experienced, some of the core fields like username are still stuck on the old ...
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Syncronizing AD groups to sharepoint user list (through powershell?)

I am wondering if there is any way to get members of specific AD groups (several AD groups actually) to sync with the Sharepoint User Lists, found at ...
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Can SharePoint 365 access Active Directory via REST or CSOM?

I am creating a NAPA app for SharePoint 365 and there are specs to: Display information of user from Active Directory (which is NOT 365) Push tasks to user's My Site Is it possible for SharePoint ...
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People Picker in Infopath Forms acting Strange

Using an upgraded site collection (from 2010) in SharePoint Server 2013, we get inconsistent name resolution behavior inside of an infopath form surfaced by infopath forms services. The environment ...
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Is it necessary to create a site collection of type “My Sites” to user the User profile service application (AD import)?

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee721052(v=office.15).aspx Above URL --> Under before you begin section: An application pool for My Sites exists. We have a silt collection of "team sites ...
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User Profile Synchronization in SharePoint 2013

This can be found under central admin->App mgmt->Manage service apps->User profile service app. Our requirement is to sync the AD user data into SharePoint user profiles. And this should be scheduled ...
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User Profile Service Application to sync User Info List with AD

Is there any article explaining steps to pull in the AD user data into the user info list? At the moment the list contains only users who have logged into the SP site. Can I pull in all AD users?
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Due to some exceptions with code we added HostingEnvironment.Impersonate(). Is it safe and good practice?

We are trying to access the active directory services using C# on SharePoint webpart. There was COM exception when executing: SearchResultCollection resultCol = search.FindAll(); I got the solution ...
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FBA and AD Authentication can work together?

We are using Sharepoint 2013, and AD authentication works properly. We think about creating subsite dedicated to external users without AD accounts. I've google it, so I think the best solution is to ...
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Is it possible to create a list and pull in all AD users and few details into it?

We are using SP2013. We need to create a list (custom/contact list) and need to pull the AD user and few details into it. It needs to be synchronized. Changes in AD must reflect into the list. Is ...
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Active Directory stops authenticating user

I've used FBA for my site. Authentication is done using Active Directory. The login and authentication works perfect but sometimes the login does not work. Then after resetting the same password ...
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“Sorry, this site hasn't been shared with you.” if using AD Security Groups directly

It's possible to use Sharepoint2013 by permitting a user directly on the site. I can either put it into a SharePoint group or give it the appropriate permissions directly. But if I add a AD security ...
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How to troubleshoot Active Directory powered FBA

I'm just learning the basics of Sharepoint and I've set up a test instance of Sharepoint Foundation 2013 in a virtual machine running Windows Server 2012. (I followed ...
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Can't approve a workflow task after the initiator was removed from Active Directory

We have a rare but frustrating issue in which a workflow and task are initiated by someone who then is later removed from AD. These tasks can no longer be actioned by the assignee or anyone else for ...
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Prevent “Access Denied” error for domain users

I would like all members of the DOMAIN\Domain Users' or 'DOMAIN\Users' AD groups to have read-only access to a site collection and its subsites. I have added these groups to Site Permissions at the ...
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Slow people picker issue in large organisations.

What is recommended time for people picker in large org. E.g Users : 10000+, multiple forests/domains at different locations. Our current time is 3-10 secs depends on location and domain. What is ...
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Sharepoint in Resouce domain accessed over site to site vpn

I have an issue/question. There was an option given by a consultant for a project to create a Sharepoint farm in a Resource domain accessed over site to site vpn with outside users. Domain trusts are ...
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Renaming SAMAccountName in Active Directory and update in SharePoint 2010?

We would be updating the SAMAccountName in Active Directory and should update the profiles in SharePoint 2010. Eg: Old SAMAccountName : ABC New SAMAccountName : XYZ I hope that we may just need to ...
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User Profile Sync from AD only syncs ADFS users' properties

I have a web application with regular Kerberos authentication provider set up at the url extranet.contoso.com, and I have extended it to provide a way to log in through ADFS2.0, through a different ...
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Users photo not shown in mysite Sharepoint 2010

I am having a huge problem with importing users photo into mysite in Sharepoint 2010. I have SharePoint 2010 standard edition installed. All users were imported into mysite and we could see all users ...
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SP2013 AD and import

I noticed without configuring the sync user profile service the name and telephone number come from the AD ( domain\newUser, Some Number, New User Name ). Why not the email ( or other camps)? is this ...
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MOSS 2007 Email Alerts to Google Apps

We recently migrated to Google Apps, and after removing Exchange 2010 from our domain we no longer get our SharePoint alerts. Through some digging I believe this is because Exchange removes the email ...
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Using SPAuditQuery to surface users that have read a document, but are part of a Group

I am using the following code to return the details of users that have read a document: private List<Int32> GetWhoHasRead() { List<Int32> returnList = new ...
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Employee Directory (from AD) as webpart in SP 2013

Perhaps I am missing it Is there a way to create a employee Dir list that pulls from AD in sharepoint. all my users data is in AD and syncing to SP I just need an easy way to concentrate it all ...
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Can SharePoint 2013 be configured & Installed without connecting to Active Directory

We want to build a public facing web site using SharePoint 2013 . but as the public facing web site will be accessed by public users, so can we configure and install the SharePoint server 2013 , ...
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Accessing Office365's Active Directory

I am trying to implement a Single-Sign-On functionality for an Intranet web-application that will sit on SharePoint. Now, I have done a lot of research on this and informed myself about the ...
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UPS not importing data from AD

I have setup User Profile Service Application. User Profile Service is running. User Profile Synchronization Service is running. I did full profile synchronization. The synchronization started ...
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Add new synchronization connection - NeedsFullImport Error

We are trying to setup a new sychronization connection on Sharepoint 2013 however after having filled in our account details and selecting User OU's, when pressing OK the following error is displayed ...
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Error when trying to sync Actve Directory Photos

I am trying to sync the photos from the Active Directory with Sharepoint 2010. I am following the instructions at : ...
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Is System Account user should be Domain Admin or Local Admin user too?

I've installed SharePoint 2010 SP2 on windows server 2012 r2(Domain Controller) and during configuration wizard i determined one of my regular AD users("SPFarm" user in Domain Users group) as my farm ...
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Mysites User Profiles Gone?

So today suddenly all but the very latest (added within this week) users disappeared from MySites and our People Directory. What could of caused this to happen? How can I restore everyone's ...
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User not appearing when I start typing name in Group

There are 3 users in AD and they are synced with UPS. I can see their profile and if I do people search then they also appear in results. Let's call them user1, user2, user3. Problem is I am trying to ...
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Can we add OU in SharePoint security group

Can we add OU in SharePoint security group instead of adding users or AD group?
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Active Directory Group inside Group and Sharepoint Site Permissions

I have create GroupB inside GroupA in active directory and give permission to GroupA in sharepoint site.GroupA contains UserA and GroupB contains UserB. If i logged in using UserA than everything ...
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Getting Active directory users in Sharepoint 2010

How can we take the user's details from active directory in SharePoint 2010. I have one requirement, which has the functionality to send the mail to all the users who are listed in particular column ...
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Access Denied when creating AD Group with Workflow

I'm trying to create AD Group via Workflow...I'm using a Workflow 2010 type on a Sharepoint Server 2013 . When i try to launch the Workflow it cancels himself and says "Access Denied" ... I tried to ...
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Access Denied Error in Active Directory user creation

My Active directory user creation code works perfect when I add application pool user in administrator group in active directory. But if don't give administrator permission to application pool user, ...
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Active Directory inheritance and Team Sites

Consider the following scenario for Active Directory groups for Team Sites: A1 (Top Level Site - Top level AD Group) -B1 (Mid Level Site - 2nd level AD Group) --C1 (Lower Level Site - 3rd level AD ...
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SharePoint 2013 - People Search not showing all AD users

I have a People Search set up on my SharePoint site. The User Profile Sync service is set up to 'Use SharePoint Profile Synchronization'. About a week ago, all users were coming into SharePoint ...
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Force create SPUser for disabled AD account

I am trying to get SharePoint to create an SPUser for a disabled active directory account. The reason for this is that I am archiving items across site collections. As the items are copied I am ...
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Can User Profile Service read data from other sources such as SAP, Oracle or only through AD?

Can User Profile Service read data from other sources such as SAP, Oracle?
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Show members of a AD group in Site users web part

I have added a AD group to a SharePoint group. Now I want to show the users which are member of the AD group (not name of the AD group) in a Site User web part. What is the best way to do it? because ...
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Set work e-mail address to SharePoint Group

Looking at the SharePoint groups in my site, I see there's a column work e-mail. How does this work? Is it possible to set a work e-mail to a SharePoint group? Maybe through Powershell? Basically, ...
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E-mail only working sometimes in SharePoint 2013?

Whenever I create or start a simple workflow with an email action I receive this message: 11/19/2013 9:41 AM Error No presence informationadministrator **Coercion warning: user or group does not ...