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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How to retrieve AD Informations from Custom Application Page (Using VB)

I've just created a new application page (aspx with VB). I can't find any solution to gather their AD informations (specific attributes) without asking them their password twice (first time when they ...
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wsp Template loaded, but site creation problem

I have a wsp file from a different farm sent to me and would like to use it on my organization's sharepoint environment. I loaded the template and activated it and can see it as a template when I ...
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How can I retrieve the AD account name for an email address using a sharepoint workflow

I am currently working on a list that will display contact information. I would like to set things up so that someone can just past several email addresses into a list (in the datasheet view), after ...
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How to Add AD Groups in SharePoint Site?

I have created AD Groups but sharepoint picker throws the following error No exact "match was found" even though the groups exists in AD? I added these groups to folders on both servers(AD and SP ...
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Map Active Directory Custom Properties with Office365

my company offers support to one of our clients and they use Office365. The question is that they wanted to map custom properties from their Active Directory to Office365, so they could create custom ...
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Inactive employees in Office365 and MySites

Today one of the users that use the intranet (Office365) asked us about a few employees that are inactive in Active Directory but they still appear if someone search for them in MySites. We have ...
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AD group users cannot access sharepoint 2013

I have added some users to a AD security group and I am adding that AD group to my SharePoint 2013 site but when I am trying to login with the ID of AD Group user the site is giving me Access Denied. ...
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Synchronize Sharepoint Group to Active Directory Group

How could I synchronize a SharePoint group with an Active Directory Group. It should all the time show the same users from SharePoint Group in Active Directory Group.
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Javascript and add user to Active Directory group in Sharepoint

How to add user to active directory group? How can I add user to the Active Directory by the javascript code. I have got a script which adding to Sharepoint Group, but how Could I do it with Active ...
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Why does this security group have two names?

We are having a strange issue with user access. Three users were recently added to an Active Directory security group. Two users have the access they require to a SharePoint list, but the third does ...
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Display name with comma is split up in SharePoint People Picker

I am running into an issue in SharePoint 2007 where I have user profiles that contain a display name with the value "[last name], [first name]". In SharePoint when using the people picker control ...
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How to check if current user is permitted to create personal site and create it on demand

Given the following situation: Within our company's farm the creation of MySites / PersonalSites is limited to members of a special AD Group ("MysiteCreator"). This group has been given the ...
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SP 2010, Infopath form, not returning queries after FormLoad when uploaded, works in preview

Purpose of form is for the filler to enter employee name/account id/etc into people picker. AccountId is pushed to ADS Web Service AccountName, queried, and form is filled with employee's WorkEmail, ...
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Assign Group Permission to Distribution Group SharePoint 2013

I have a Distribution Group in AD and i want to assign permission to same in SharePoint 2013 on-premise. But i am not able to get that group in people picker. However, i am able to fetch the Security ...
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People Picker not working for cross forest users

I have cross forest users which I want to add to my SharePoint Enterprise site but the people picker is not able to pick up those users? Can someone help.
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User Profile Picture not synchronized in SharePoint 2007

We currently have SharePoint 2007 sites synchronized with AD in our intranet. Each Staff or user's images are stored in a network Drive using their full name . For example ...
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Looking for Specific User Profile Property for Workflow but Don't Have Access User Profile Web Service

I've put together a workflow using SharePoint 2013 and SP Designer 2013 that fires off emails based certain user events in a SP library. I'm capturing these user events through the Account Name field ...
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AuthenticateFormsUser with Foreign Security Principal “user”

I have code in which I am searching a user from cross the forest from a trusted domain, but when I doing SPClaimsUtility.AuthenticateFormsUser on that it returns false and if I am running the same ...
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SharePoint 2013 Authentication with Azure AD

I am attempting to establish authentication using Azure AD for a SharePoint 2013 site. I followed the instructions in the article here. Everything appears to work correctly as I am presented with a ...
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Manager not displayed when manager is in a different active directory domain than the user

Users whose accounts reside in the EU or AP domains but whose managers accounts reside in AM or some other domain in the forest are not displaying their managers at all. Additionally these users are ...
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Can't Add Users and Groups Using the AD Browse Button

I am a farm administrator for our SharePoint Foundation 2010 site, and I have been experiencing a permissions problem for the past few months (it has not always been like this) that inhibits me from ...
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My site and AD?

We are about create my sites for our users. In this regard I have some questions. How many my sites can we have in a web-application for my site? How many AD sources can one have with regards to ...
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Powershell script to get list of AD groups used from site collections in SharePoint 2010

I need to list all the AD groups used in all the site collection. Can any one please help. $SPWebApp = Get-SPWebApplication https://*******.com/ foreach ($SPSite in $SPWebApp.Sites) { write-host ...
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Multi language sites

We are about to create a multi lingual portal for a customer that has offices in many countries. We will have site collections with different language packs. All our users will have access to the ...
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How to deal with SP Apps when the SP farm is in a different AD domain?

I have a situation here where my laptop is on our "production" AD domain, and my SP2013 farm is in a "test" AD domain. I have a personal account in the test domain, and I have set up a generic SP ...
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Effect of upgrade of AD on Sharepoint 2010 service accounts and users

Our present Active Directory is version 2003. We're going to upgrade to 2012 version. In addition, we'll be migrating all users from one domain to another (let's call it from OldDom\user.name to ...
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Windows Authentication Custom Login is redirecting to Same Login Page

My requirement is to create a custom login page which uses Windows Authentication and to suppress the Windows Security popup for a SharePoint 2013 site. For that I have designed Custom Login ...
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When I change the display name for a user in AD the saved value does not change in SharePoint 2013

When I change the display name for a user in AD the saved value does not change in SharePoint 2013. I created fields Person / groups in a list when I'm entering the correct name appears like this in ...
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Two sources for people picker name resolution duplicating users

We have a dev environment where there are two sources for resolving names in people pickers. The spelling of the name gets corrected when you enter domain\user, but then it states there are no ...
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Is it possible to use profile sync on two a production and staging sharepoint server?

Our staging server has been neglected for a while, and I'm trying to get it back to as close as production as I can. I'm trying to setup profile sync and I've used the same accounts for production and ...
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Active Directory Integration with Sharepoint

I have a SharePoint site with my company's active directory integration. When new personnel start to work, he/she is defined in AD. Then the record comes to SharePoint automatically. If personnel ...
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Sharepoint 2007 - Querying multiple domains

The existing system (phone book) on the client's SharePoint intranet site is .net application that is integrated with SharePoint site. Now the client wants to change the application to query from ...
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Unknown SQL Exception 18452 occurred

I am not sure if this is a SP problem or not. So I am posting here because the problem occurs to the SP server. Well, I have three servers: a Domain server, an SQL server and a server dedicated to ...
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Simple Question about stsadm -o migrateuser cmdlet

Just for my clarification i want to ask a simple question: I per my understanding, stsadm -o migrateuser command will only migrate the userAccounts if the userAccounts exists on both Active ...
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Difference between migrateuser and adduser manually

Just want to clarify what will be the difference between the two: I migrate a user 'xyz' from one AD domain e.g, DomainA\xyz to another AD Domain, DomainB\xyz using stsadm -o migrateuser cmdlet if i ...
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Installation of Sharepoint 2010 on VM

I want to install Sharepoint 2010. I have a couple of queries that need addressing: Is it a must I have SQL server 2008 in a separate VM as the Windows Server 2008 R2 where Sharepoint? What are the ...
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How can i retrive all Active Directory users?

I'm trying to create an provider-hosted app (mvc) for sharepoint to add AD users in Sharepoint. Is there any way to retrive all AD users using MVC? I want to create my custom ...
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Getting user email from full name

I want to get email of users who are uploading documents in a library. You know there is a field called "Created By" which contain full name, so I want to read that name and then find that user's ...
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How to export SharePoint 2007 AD Accounts to Excel

Is there any way to export SharePoint 2007 AD accounts to Excel? I know that there are couple of ways to export SharePoint Userinfo list to Excel. But i want to export SharePoint 2007 Active Directory ...
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Migrating user accounts from one AD domain to another AD Domain using Powershell

Is there any Powershell command to migrate all the 1000+ user accounts from old AD domain to new domain? If yes, what will be the possible powershell script? Any sample Powershell script or reference ...
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Can a person/group column find people in a AD group

Im going to try to explain this as best as I can and hopefully someone can provide a solution. A normal SP group would look like (SP group>people within the group). In my company we use active ...
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After migrating user from one AD to another AD, the user can no longer access WSS

We have migrated users from one AD domain to another AD domain in SharePoint 2007. But after migration, the users can no longer access windows SharePoint services e.g, permissions and roles etc. Any ...
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Active Directory changes do not appear in SharePoint

I have to read data from an external source which contains names inside an XML-structure. I have to map these names to users from an active directory. This is part of the code: foreach (SPUser user ...
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SharePoint won’t report active directory domain user permissions inherited from active directory domain security groups nested in SharePoint groups?

For instance: ads\mdepnorm aka MDEP TSST Norman Testing is in SP-CONTRIBUTORS ADS security group: . The sp-contributors ADS group is in SharePoint group Intranet Members: . It follows that if I ...
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Can't sync user's picture from Active Directory to SharePoint2013 [duplicate]

As title, I've done every single step to sync user's picture, but it's still doesn't work. I don't know what to do now to make it work. Any idea? I've selected "Use SharePoint Active Directory ...
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The users can not change their passwords in AD-SharePoint 2013

I used 3rd party option free from codeplex to allow users changing their password themselves in my site collection. But when a user want to change his password, after entering new password, get the ...
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How to migrate AD domain groups in sharepoint 2010

I want to migrate AD domain group "old\abc" to "new\abc"" domain in sharpeoint 2010 using powershell. I am using powershell to run stsadm -o migrategroup –oldlogin old\abc –newlogin new\abc but I ...
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Updating custom Active Directory attributes from custom user profile properties in SharePoint Online

I have found that it is possible to update custom user profile properties in SharePoint Online from custom attributes in Active Directory on-prem. The code that makes it possible is: ...
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How to make “Job Title” property deletable?

It's a known bug that "Job Title" is not synch'ed in SPS2010 once it's imported from AD. However, I have yet to find a workaround. One of the suggestions I found is to delete the "Job Title" ...
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Profile Synchronization Status don't work in Sharepoint 2013?

Im using SP2013 and I tried to import data from AD to SP 2013, but I got problem when I start sync. The Profile Synchronization Status don't work, it still 'Idle'. Here is some images of my ...