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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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, ...
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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 ...
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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: ...
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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 ...
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Is it possible to import user profile from an external source, not from active directory

How do I import user profile directly from an external source (SQL database) without using active directory? The common usual solution is to have a SharePoint privilege account that have the ...
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Pre Active Directory Migration users unable to create MySites

First off, thanks for any insight you can provide, I have been smashing against this problem for the last week and think I have been able to come up with a solid pattern. I took over the System ...
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How to force update of AD group in SharePoint?

I need to force/trigger an update of an active directory group that is added as a domain group on a web. Some delayed timed job is not going to work (i.e. it is not an option to change the ...
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Referenicng a single user on an active directoy group inside People or group colum

I am working on a team site inside SharePoint web application 2013, and I have defined the following on my sub-site permission: Inside a "Service Desk Member" group I defined it to have an Active ...
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User informaiton list not updaing SIP address

We have some users whose SIP address will not update using any of the SharePoint OOB methods. I have to force the update using powershell: $web = $site.RootWeb $list = $web.Lists["User Information ...
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how to know AD Forest name in central admin?

I'm creating user profile service application in sharepoint server 2013 . for creating new sync connection , I need to enter Forest name. But I don't have permissions to see AD . I just have Farm ...
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How to get all the active directory users and groups in SharePoint using C# SSOM

I have two dropdown list in one of my custom webpart. I want to load all users and groups from an active directory into respective dropdown list on a form. I am making use of SSOM for developing a ...
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Assign workflow task to each member of Active Directory group

When creating a task as part of a workflow, using the following settings I am getting different results when using Sharepoint groups as opposed to AD Groups. ExpandGroup: Yes ParallelAssignment: ...
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Form Based Authentication with Active Directory

I have seen many implementations which uses FBA using SQL, but I am not able to find any examples on implementing FBA with Active Directory. I need to implement FBA with Active Directory.
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How the user is authenticated in SharePoint using Active Directory?

I am having a requirement when admin sets an account to "Force Password change at next login", the user will be redirected to password reset page. But I don't know what happens at the back after user ...
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Single sign-on Office 365 and an ASP.Net web application

I want to implement single sign-on on Office 365 with an ASP.Net web application. For example, if a user is logged in to Office 365 and then he opens the web application in the same session, then the ...
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SharePoint people picker. Show other AD attribute

Is any way to show other field from AD in PeoplePicker control ? E.g. from extensionAttiribute1.
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Is it disruptive to run two installations of SharePoint on two servers in the same AD domain?

I'm a developer evaluating the BI capabilities of SharePoint. We've already got a SharePoint server running in our domain, but enabling the needed functionality would require a lot of work from our ...
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Critical error 6398 - User synchronization not working anymore

I just found this morning that there are a lot of critical errors since 9/9/2015 in SharePoint, all of them being the Event ID 6398. Here's the error: The Execute method of job definition ...
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how to implement single-signon?

Want to create a intranet portal where all users after authenticated by windows domain controller should not login again in to SharePoint to access SharePoint intranet portal. What steps should be ...
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Get data from Active Directory when a field in custom list is changed in SharePoint 2013

I'm having a list with the following columns that have relation in the Active Directory: employee name, employee charge, department, extension number, employee's boss, and other text columns. I'm ...
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Import users from an external server with Active Directory

I'm doing my first steps with Sharepoint and I'm not clear how to import users from an external server using AD. The point is that I set as "Fully Qualified Domain Name", the server name (it could be ...
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User Profile Field - “Department”

I have preformed multiple full User Profile syncs and have a selection of users that do not properly emulate the Active Directory metadata. The users are within the same OU. Regards, ohio_tech
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AD Users cannot Login intermittently, have to reset iis

SharePoint 2010 foundation. Users not using ADFS across domains. Users can otherwise access domain resources properly, eg.,OWA Certain, if not all, AD Users sans farm admins behave as ufif they ...
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SharePoint server access issue

We are using windows credential to authenticate. I am not able to access SharePoint site as it is asking for credentials again and again. I am logging with admin credentials in both development and ...
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How to integrate different portals in php/.net in sharepoint using Single Signon

In my organization, I have tons of existing application which mostly uses active directory authentication. Application prompts for username/password and validate that password against Active ...
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Multiple User Profile Sync Service instances in same AD domain?

In our Active Directory domain, we have a handful of SharePoint farms, mostly SP2010, and an SP2013. Our main farm, an SP2010 Enterprise farm, has User Profile Sync Service configured and actively ...
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Get Active Directory Username in SharePoint2013

I want to get the Active Directory username from SharePoint page. I will send it to a page on another server. How can I do this? My page's Code: <%-- _lcid="1033" _version="15.0.4420" _dal="1" ...
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SharePoint 2013 - user automatically logged in with other user's credentials - how is that possible?

We recently had the following problem with SharePoint 2013: User A suddenly was logged in on his computer with the name of another user (user B). Both use Windows 7 and Google chrome as browser. ...
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Permission issue trying to export Picture to AD

I am working on a SharePoint 2013 on-premise farm. I am trying to set the property for picture to export to AD. I have set everything as described in this blog: ...
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Using PowerShell with CSOM to grant permissions to AD security groups

I have been testing out the provisioning of team sites using Powershell CSOM calls working against an on premise SharePoint 2013 farm. Creating Team Sites this way is very easy. One of the great ...