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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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Sharepoint Foundation 2010 connect to Active Directory

So I have an application built in SharePoint Foundation 2010. Until now the application users, were Windows users. But suddenly the necessity for a LDAP authentication arose. Since I have the ...
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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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people picker not resolving names correctly

We have our sharepoint server in a domain named DMZ. Our AD users are in another domain, say domain ACME. In the DMZ domain we also have external SP users. All of a sudden the people picker will ...
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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 access does not update last login in Active Directory

Users accessing SharePoint 2010 from outside of our domain do not have the "last login" property of their Active Directory account updated. This is problematic as we are supposed to disable accounts ...
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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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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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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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SharePoint authentication after demoting a domain controller

I have an issue in regards to a domain controller being demoted. SharePoint is not installed on this DC. When the dc is demoted in sites and services for AD SP has kittens and can't auth at all. ...
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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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Audience membership using nested groups in Active Directory

I have looked into this issue and whilst I understand that a distribution group won't be imported into SharePoint via user profile import security groups however will. I have a security group that is ...
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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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The old name of domain group shows up always

We granted permissions to group1 on a site collection. After a while we created a new OU on AD and moved group1 to this OU and renamed the group to group1New. However we still get the old name of the ...
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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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How to add AD Group to SharePoint Group using Powershell

I want to create a SharePoint Group named "SomeGroup" and then want to add crossponding Active Directory Group to this SharePoint Group "SomeGroup". I have searched but not found any good example to ...
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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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Initiate workflow on SharePoint 2013 when initiator is granted access only through Active Directory group

Has anyone successfully achieved the following: Using SharePoint 2013, in the browser, create a custom list or library Grant Full Access or Contribute access to this list or library for an Active ...
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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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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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SharePoint 2010 AD User permission not updated instantly in SharePoint

This is similar to the issue asked here in SE before Why are user permissions set in AD not updated immediately to SharePoint? but in my case it doesn't work. I have a SharePoint 2010 Enterprise ...
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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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How to get Full Name in 'Calculated Column' from User Id in SharePoint List

I have a list with a column which consist of user id. there is also a calculated column which has to get the full name from this id. I was able to achieve this by installing custom WSP. Is there any ...
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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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SPUtility.GetPrincipalsInGroup and Claims authentication issue

I have the requirement to enumerate a list of users that are in an Active Directory group that has been granted rights to an SPWeb. If the site collection is using windows auth this is no problem and ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How do I get Active Directory Group Name from Sharepoint programmatically?

So my problem is this: I have created a Sharepoint Group and added a New User, which in fact is an Active Directory Group. Now I loggin using an account from this Active Directory Group. I need this ...
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How to update active directory data from SharePoint 2010 application

Is there any way by which we can directly update active directory data from SharePoint 2010 application? Plz guide how to do this? Regards
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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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InvalidOperationException after promoting SharePoint server to domain controller

I installed SharePoint 2013 Standard on Windows Server 2012, and it was running fine until I decided to make the server a domain controller: Remove the ADCS role Remove then re-add the ADDS role ...