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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Pull items from a column in order to populate filter options?

I have a column, participants, which is capable of including any one of 250,000 people. I expect the column to only be populated with 10-15 different names, but as people will join and leave the team, ...
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Sync users from a security group?

How do I sync users profiles from a specific security group?
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Filling in Lookup columns with AD information SP2013

Im trying to put together a simple contact list. Our Sharepoint Online is linked up to our Active directory. I was wondering if its possible to automate as much as possible to minimise errors on this ...
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Will Sharepoint be Upset if We Move the Domain Controller and DNS Server?

Our Domain Controller and DNS Server is on the same machine as SharePoint. We want to provision a new machine with the Domain Controller (and promote it) and the DNS Server whilst leaving SharePoint ...
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FBA Active Directory Security Groups Not Working SP 2013

So I have in active directory one security group, lets call it "Shrpt_Users". Within SharePoint I have granted this Active directory group read rights to my sub site: "Advertising". My user ...
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SharePoint profile picture link missing “/”

I have imported profile pictures from AD and is successfully synchronizing. The problem is that SharePoint is looking for the picture at the wrong location. In the console i get this error: GET ...
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After login, how to remind user to change his AD password which is due for expiry?

We are using SharePoint 2010. The website is an intranet portal with AD username authentication. When user enters username and password and clicks 'OK', we need to alert the user that his/her ...
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Update AD password for username in SharePoint 2010

we are using SharePoint 2010. Need reference articles for foll. requirement: There is a webpart with 3 textbox's for username, original password and new password. We need to allow user to be able to ...
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Get status of username from active directory in SharePoint 2010

Hello we are using SharePoint 2010. Need reference articles for following requirement: There is textbox and button on a webpart. User can enter the domain\username in textbox and click on button. On ...
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User Profile Sync and Active Directory groups

We utilize Active Directory (2003) to provide access to our SharePoint 2010 team sites. Lately we have noticed that when we change a Group in Active Directory, that change doesn't necessarily affect ...
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Profile photos from AD show in profile, not in Org Browser

We are syncing AD with SharePoint 2010, and the photos loaded from AD shows up in the user profiles. But, while the Org browser shows the hierarchy fine, it does not show the photos. Am I doing ...
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Profile Picture from URL not showing in 2010

I am trying to import profile pictures using PictureURL. We have a full url stored in extensionAttribute3(http://pictureserver/photo/GetPhoto.aspx?id=xyz)(could it be because my url isn't linking ...
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How to display User Profile Name Prefix (Mr. Mrs. Dr.) in SharePoint?

The Column for User Profile Name Prefix (Mr. Mrs. Dr.) is not a default site column in SharePoint? In VCard it is: N:MyLastName;MyFirstName;MyMiddleName;MyPrefix (Mr., Mrs., Dr.);MySuffix (Sr., Jr.) ...
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How Can I Sync Active Directory User Profile Company Address with SharePoint 2013

How can we Sync Active Directory User Profile Company Address with SharePoint 2013? What is the mapping? A VCard is: ADR;WORK;PREF:;Main Office;12345 Here St.;MyCity;MyState;MyPostal;MyCountry Is ...
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Grant “Replicate Changes” permissions in Active Directory with PowerShell

I'm creating a user in Active directory with PowerShell and need to assign it "Replicate Changes" rights. I can't find anywhere online how to do this.
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Restricting Non-Synchronised Users in 2013

Scenario We have two synchronisation connections. One uses windows synchronisation and syncs an "Internal" OU group. The other uses forms authentication and syncs an "External" OU Group. This ...
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People picker: Error - The user does not exist or is not unique

I am using SharePoint 2013 Enterprise. I have configured the people picker with the following PowerShell command: stsadm -o setproperty -url http://our.acc.myCompany.biz -pn ...
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Sync AD groups with Sharepoint 2010 Programmatically

Can someone help me with an example of this. How to sync changes in AD groups with SharePoint groups progammatically?
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Get Managers name and ID from Active directory via client side people picker

I have a working app that uses's a client side people picker to find users...Once i have my user selected i then need to get the selected users Manager and department. I don't think this is readily ...
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Certificate Authentication with Sharepoint 2013 and AD-RMS/IRM

Our business has an internal document sharing repository built around Sharepoint/Active Directory/Rights Management Services. We enable IRM in Sharepoint to prevent the copying, saving, printing, etc ...
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Certain user profiles return 404 errors, others work fine

I am interning at a company and they have set me up working on improving the company intranet site, which is a sharepoint 2010 enterprise site. I am trying to make a useful company directory, however ...
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Names not adding to list

In sharepoint workspace I want to add names to my 'IM contact' field in one of my lists. When I click the address icon and search for a name, the name appears. It lets me add it, then when I click ok ...
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Sharepoint Organization Chart / Browser

How can I remove from organization chart and from organization browser, employees with specified AD group or email address e.g. user@testUser.com. Right now my chart is showing everyone. As I know I ...
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SQL Server Standalone and Sharepoint connected to a domain

I am currently in the process of setting up a client that wishes to use SharePoint. They currently have a Enterprise version of SQL Server 2012 running in a standalone environment and is not connected ...
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Can I reuse AD accounts set as SharePoint service accounts in other instances of SharePoint?

I'm currently installing a SharePoint 2013 Farm using an AD domain that currently already has a totally separate SharePoint installation. I was just curious if i could reuse the service accounts ...
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Sharepoint Authentication (Windows and Forms) - User Mismatch

I've been doing some testing in sharepoint 2013 and I have come accross a rather annoying situation regarding the authentication. I have both windows authentication and forms authentication working. ...
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Unable to connect to AD using LDAP

I am not able to authenticate a user by using LDAP authentication membership provider. Have gone through a lot of resources online. Currently using the below provider in the config file of the web ...
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Sharepoint: are AD-bound Person columns impractical for common use?

Our organization maintains Sharepoint lists of our people. Person names come from Person columns. Our Person columns validate against Active Directory (AD). The trouble is that as a matter of ...
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Importing AD Users in to SharePoint online

I need a help in import active directory users in to SharePoint online. So that the authentication will be done with imported users on SharePoint online. Please help me with procedure to ...
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Assign permisions from Power Shell

I'm trying to modify the permission of a library through Power Shell. What I want to do is: I have a library with one folder for each user, but now, all this folders inherite the permissions from ...
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Migrating from SP on Office365 to SP2013 on premises (users from FBA to AD)

I need to migrate from a SP2013 on Office365 to SP2013 on premises. Major problem I foresee is how to migrate from FBA users on Office365 to AD on premises. Questions are: What would be the ...
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SharePoint Online - Can I use Azure AD and On premise at the same time for authentication

I want to create external users in seperate domain in Azure AD. The employees in our company are in On-premise AD. Currently SharEPoint Online is authenticating with On-premise AD. Can I use both ...
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Some of ADSecurity groups are not available fro permission

I have two AD Security group, one of the group is available in the Grant Permission page however other security group is not available. Any idea on what makes an ADSecurity group visible to ...
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How to get from DirectoryEntry to SPuser

I need to get the SPuser for a partcular directory entry. What I need to do is get all the users from an AD group and give them permissions to a list item. The code is: SearchResult result = ...
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is posible Remote development on SharePoint 2013 with no Active Directory?

I have: VM with SharePoint 2013 installation, I'm not using Active Directory. Laptop with Windows 7 and Visual Studio 2013 and Office Developer Tools for Visual Studio 2013 Is there a way to ...
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Sharepoint 2013 and Active Directoy

I've been asked to build a large tool on SharePoint 2013 so I've broken it down into parts and starting to learn some of the basics. I'm fairly new to SP 13 and have a little knowledge on JS but ...
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Security Group membership not updating in SharePoint Online

We have recently setup SharePoint Online and it has all been going well until... A few new people have joined and they have been added to their teams AD Security Group. This security group is then ...
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InfoPath and Dynamics AX

I have an InfoPath 2010 form that I am publishing to SharePoint 2013. I have added rules like PreferredName, WorkEmail and WorkPhone to auto populate and everything works fine when I preview. The ...
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Question on AD Groups and Sharepoint Groups

I have a security group inside Active Directory called 'Services'. I've added a number of users to the group. I then went into Sharepoint and added that group to the 'Contribute' sharepoint group. ...
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Pulling Staff list when a location is selected

I have a requirement where when user selects the headquarters and location the staff members for working there should be automatically populated where they can be nominated for a particular task. Can ...
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People Picker Only Returns User Search Results For One Account

We currently have SharePoint 2010 running a single server farm, single domain. We have it configured to authenticate using ADFS 2.0. Users have no problem authenticating, but we have noticed a very ...
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Authenticate within a Sharepoint Library by Folder Name?

I have a Sharepoint Library, which I have a Powershell script dropping files into for processing. The Powershell script reaches out to Active Directory, and returns Group Membership information. The ...
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Custom checklist with radio buttons in Sharepoint possible?

I have a need to create either a checklist, questionnaire or some sort of custom list in Sharepoint to track Group Ownership in Active Directory. Currently, this form is a paper form that is printed ...
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Sharepoint 2013 farm in 2003 forest

I have recently installed a test (evaluation) SharePoint 2013 farm consisting of one server for SP2013 on Windows Server 2008R2 and one MSSQL Server 2008R2 SP1 server for databases. However, when I ...
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On signout access denied message is thrown in sharepoint

I created a loginpage using FBA and Active Directory Authentication. It is working fine when I am trying to login. But when I try to signout it is showing layouts/15/AccessDenied.aspx in the url . ...
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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?