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Flipping names of the two server machines

Following is my scenario. I have maintained two servers machines.On one machine(lets call it machine-1) I have installed SharePoint Server 2013 which is using Active Directory Installed with users ...
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SharePoint 2013 AD Active Security Group Issue

We are facing an issue that is SharePoint 2013 user permissions. We added AD security group which contains all the users in SharePoint Visitor Group. It was working fine. But now an interesting ...
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How can I enumerate an AD Group using REST or CSOM

Our organization has decided to use only AD Groups (against my recommendation to use a mix of AD and users in SP Groups). So now I'm trying to List members of an AD Group, and find out if the current ...
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GET request for all contacts in active directory

I am using sharepoint online to host my website and I need to make a "print all" button for all of the contacts within my active directory. I believe I just need to make a simple GET request, but I am ...
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Can not update the import connection to AD

I am using active directory import connection and I am not able to update the selected containers for the synchronization connection. I just opened the edit connection page, enter the synchronization ...
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Find users deleted from active directory

I have a requirement in which I need to find users which are deleted from the active directory but still exists in Sharepoint online. Is there exist a way in which this can be achieve? Below is the ...
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SharePoint URL Change

I am testing SharePoint 2013 local. First, I can't create new web application without server name. Eg.(servername:port). Second, I can't change URL(not subsite). I also tested by creating zones(in ...
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User Profile Application without Sync - SharePoint 2013

I would like to know how does SharePoint map the attribute PreferredName when no sync from AD is effective ? I'm having issues after having provisioned the user profile service application but didn't ...
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How to get active directory department user property in a column?

I've got a document library and want to add the department filled from AD, so the library can be sorted by department. How can I do this? I tried to add column of type "Person or group" and show ...
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SharePoint Navigation Audience Targeting Not Working With AD Group

We're using SharePoint 2013 as an intranet portal and want to customize what global navigation links users see based on their AD group membership and I'm having a hard time getting it to work. I have ...
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SharePoint People Picker / SP Group containing AD Group

Problem: I have an AD group that is used to maintain a list of approvers at the manager level within my organization. We now need to use this exact same list across multiple sites. Our solution was to ...
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AD group not receiving mails from one of the SharePoint Farm

Experts, The era of weird issue continues... I have few AD groups and have two SharePoint 2010 Farm configured with these groups with exact SMTP settings. The issue is the AD groups from one of ...
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unable to update user profile properties with custom value

I am using a custom powershell script to update SharePoint Online user profile property (mobile number) with a custom value reading from a text file. but it is always throwing the error as ...
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How do I setup a Sharepoint Org Chart that automatically sync with AD?

Is there a way to do this out of box? And if not, does someone recommend a webpart that I can install? Thanks!
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SharePoint 2013 workflow fails to assign a task for username with single quote (apostrophe)

We have an interesting case which I think is a bug in WorkflowManager SP2013. Maybe someone has seen it before and has a solution. We had the issue in the VS workflow, but managed to recreate issue in ...
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cannot add user to ADSI to configure Replicating Directory Changes

I want to add the DOMAIN\spups user to the ADSI for configure Replicating Directory Changes on the Configuration Naming Context for the domain. based on the instructions: Run ADSIEDIT.msc. Connect ...
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Filter domain in people picker for SharePoint 2010 trusted domain

Our customer is using 3 domains in two way trusted mode. We are supporting applications on SharePoint 2010 Foundation. We are facing duplicate user account issue as a few users are present in two ...
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How to obtain an App-Only Access Token to use with CSOM for SharePoint Online?

I have a multi-tenant Azure AD web application set up. This represents a scheduled task that needs to get a list of Site Collections from each one of (the web app's) SharePoint Online Tenants. I am ...
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Mapping and populate the additional user profile properties in SharePoint Online from Active Directory

I am looking if there is a non-programmatic way to auto populate mobile number property from Active Directory to SharePoint Online User Profile properties so it can be used in the contact list instead ...
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Setting Up SharePoint Alerts for AD Group - No success with troubleshooting tips [duplicate]

(This is similar to other questions on the site, however none of the solutions have worked.) I am trying to create an alert for a SharePoint list to send an email to a domain local AD group. The ...
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Change Lookup Field Trying to Retrieve from AD

I'm new to SharePoint, so please bear with me. In a workflow I get employee work email, and I'm trying to retrieve employee account name using Active Directory. In lookup window, I only get to use ...
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Active Directory Account lockout from SharePoint web server

Some process in SharePoint is causing my active directory account to be locked out repeatedly. It seems to happen on a regular interval (roughly every 4 hours). I have checked the windows event log ...
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If AD group gets a rename will SP automaticly understand its same group just different name?

If AD group gets another name will SP automaticly understand its same group just different name or do I need to remove it and add it again in site permissions?
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Moving domains not supported?

I have a SharePoint 2013 farm (multiple servers that connects to a sql cluster). The entire farm needs to move to a different AD domain. The SharePoint servers, the SQL cluster, the service accounts, ...
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Query Membership of Active Directory Group in Security Group in Sharepoint

I have a Sharepoint group, and within this group, is an Active Directory group. I want to know if I can send a query to find if the current user is a member of the AD group, from Javascript. I do ...
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SSO between Sharepoint 2013 and asp.net application both using same AD and domain

I've looked through various other posts and can't seem to find a direct answer. I'm trying to enable SSO between my Sharepoint 2013 portal and asp.net web application. The sharepoint portal is ...
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Retain all permissions and tasks after changing active directory

We have SharePoint 2013 with AD domain like testdm. We have 2 separate Active Directory with same domain e.g. testdm. Now we need to change our SharePoint AD with another AD that having same domain. ...
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How to reset a user's permissions

I need to reset the permission granted to a user in a Sharepoint 2013 farm. That is: revoking any permissions ever granted to this user (Read, Collaboration, etc...) for any sites, lists, folders, etc....
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Some Users are missing in People from Active Directory

I am checking Directory in people view in my office 365 application. I am also checking my Azure Active Directory for all user list. When I compare this two, Most of the users are there in Directory. ...
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SharePoint 2013 - How to query members/users of an Active Directory group?

I have written some JavaScript code to get all groups and their users with permissions to a SharePoint list. Beside SharePoint groups there are also AD groups with permissions. The Problem is, that I ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Limit tagging and searching for people in their own OU

Im almost finished setting up our companys Sharepoint farm. But I got a small question regarding people tagging and searching for each other. We are a consulting company where the client got their ...
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SharePoint 2010 unable to resolve usernames in peoplepicker

In a SharePoint 2010 Foundation environment, I am experiencing issues when attempting to edit a list element. It seems to be caused by peoplepicker fields, but can't verify this for sure. We are using ...
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SharePoint 2013 Standard Alerts failing to send when user is a Contributor by way of AD group

There has been an ongoing issue where our SharePoint 2013 (Standard) sites which are using AD groups in the Contributors SharePoint group. Administrators have set up subscriptions for users, and ...
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How to get new users for an Office 365 tenant through Graph API?

I'm looking for a way to retrieve new users to my tenant. I am polling users through the Graph API, msdn article Now, this API doesn't list any created datetime or anything similar. I am trying to ...
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Domain user returns false when I validate user using PrincipalContext ValidateCredentials

I have created a function to check domain user is valid or not and I have deployed this function to service.asmx in _layouts folder public bool CheckUser(string username, string password, string ...
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Getting User from Active Directory through PowerShell and updating SharePoint List

I have created Windows 2012 R2 as a domain controller as bellow Server Name :- Server Domain :- milind.intra I have all users in user container only and not all user have manager in active directory ...
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Is there a way to auto invite external users to SharePoint Online / O365

We are moving parts of our intranet to SharePoint Online and need to allow access to it by some partners who we aren't covering with full E3 licenses. These users are currently managed in AD with ...
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SP2013: What's the best way to AD Re-Authenticate in a List Edit Page?

Per customer request: When an approver reviews item data in a list edit screen, the approver re-enters his AD credentials for "verification". I've already explained to the customer about security, ...
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Installing SharePoint 2013 without Active Directory

We are planning to install SharePoint 2013 on single box for public web site. Web site is not having very heavy traffic. Website will be install on cloud, hosting company is denying to give us domain ...
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Discover whether user is a member of an AD group via jquery [duplicate]

Using jquery and/or spservices, how can I know whether the current user is a member of an AD group? I have found this, but I think it only checks for membership in a Sharepoint group.
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Added AD Group to SharePoint 2013, how long do I have to wait to get in?

How long do I have to wait to access a site if I add a AD Group I'm in to SharePoint? I believe the time can be configured through Powershell. If that is correct, then how?
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User profile synchronization - AD - “&” character triggers update on users

When doing a sync against AD almost every user get updated. And this happens every time I'm doing a sync! When I look at FIM it looks like SPS-Deparment detects changes because AD has a different &...
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My Sharepoint Account must change

I sign in to Sharepoint with an AD Account, Domain\George I can no longer use that account, and instead need to login as Domain\George.Winters Both accounts are present, however, in the Sharepoint ...
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How do I get AD group(s) of an SPUser

We developed a web part that lists data which filters data according to the user's active directory groups. However, I am not able to get the groups from an SPUser context via SPControl.GetContextWeb(...
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Configuring Sharepoint Server 2013 connect to SQL server using child Active Directory domain user

I'm having a problem with the initial configuration of SharePoint. I'm unable to connect to my SQL user account which is integrated in a child Active Directory domain, like this format: "ad.domain....
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Unwanted users showing in User Profile Service

I've created a sync connection with Active Directory in the User Profile Service Application. When the connection was created, some OUs were deselected. Somehow, though, users within these OUs were ...
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Trusted domain users not showing in people picker

We have a webapplication http://webapp1 installed in domain contoso1. We also have contoso2 domain . contoso1 and contoso2 has bidirectional trust. I have executed below script against webapp ...
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Email is present in AD but WorkFlow returns empty string

I have an account ABC in Active Directory with email abc@abc.com When I run Workflow and log email of ABC account it show empty string. What's happening?
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Sharepoint 2013 Workflow assign AD Security group

Is there a way to create a workflow that would grant AD permissions to users after it's completed? I want to create a workflow that would grant users VPN access by adding them to a certain AD security ...
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Audience People Picker - Not Resolving Security Groups

Background: I have a SharePoint 2013 server with a dev publishing site. I am trying to set an Audience on several navigation headings and links so I can control what navigation items certain users ...