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Managed Metadata Service Application and Crazy Behavior

Good afternoon everyone. I've been working on the implementation of a SharePoint 2010 farm for over a week know, which is far longer than I should have been working on it. I'm running into a ...
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Why is SharePoint 2013 Designer workflow people picker field from the list item showing wrong user?

We have a standard SharePoint 2013 list that contains several columns. One of the columns is your typical People Picker column. Let's call it the Employee Name column When we send out an email via a ...
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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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Special characters AD to User Profile

I have some trouble with special characters while syncing the UserProfile with the AD. Some fields in the AD are correct but the in the UserProfile I see some wrong characters(question mark). How ...
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Some AD users do not have user profiles

We have large enterprise system. Some of the AD users do not have user profiles so the code throws a null point exception. When check in user profile list, they do not have user profiles. Why is that? ...
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Users added to AD group not granted access in SharePoint

Let's say I have an AD group called domain\Group1, in SharePoint I create a group called Group 1. In the SharePoint group I add the corresponding domain group. Now if I add a user to the domain group, ...
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Can't see Security Groups when creating Audiences

I'm trying to create an Audience based on a Security group. So I selectthe Member Of, then when I go to search for my security group I don'tsee them.I have been struggling with this for while with no ...
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does user profile service application or synchronisation pull in AD details like password and expiry?

We use user profile service application for one way AD sync . we can pull in data like the name email phones etc. I would like to know if there was any way in which we could retrieve the password ...
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People Picker Control with Anonymous Access

SP2010 Visual C# Web Part. How can I allow Anonymous users the ability to use the People Picker control? I have already tried the typical RunWithElevatedPrivileges but continue to get "The control is ...
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Domain integration - Is there any special setup for the farm

We recently got merged with another company. Our company intranet is inside.go2.com (multi server sp 2010 farm). Say our domain is SilverForest and we have multple SP 2010 farms (Prod, QA and DEV). ...
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On website AD 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 opens the site in IE, the login window popsup. When user enters username and password and ...
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(AD) People picker works on some parts of Central Admin and not on others

SharePoint Server 2010 (not just Foundation) If I go to Central Admin>Application Management>Manage service applications and select Business Data Connectivity Service, then click Administrators, I can ...
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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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FBA and AD Authentication can work together?

We are using Sharepoint 2013, and AD authentication works properly. We think about creating subsite dedicated to external users without AD accounts. I've google it, so I think the best solution is to ...
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Disable the Sync of Profile pictures from SharePoint My Sites to AD

I'm looking for a way to stop the sync of Profile Pictures between My Sites and Active Directory. Users are editing their profile photo and thus they are synced back. I have seen the Property "Picture ...
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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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What permission is required to be able to access and modify AD user properties?

Suppose User X logs into SharePoint and there is webpart to access and change his AD properties, I want to know: what permission should be there for him to be able to query his AD properties. what ...
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Question on credentials in SharePoint - To modify Active Directory properties through SharePoint

I am referring to an article:- Change the Active Directory User Password Through SharePoint My requirement is: Change the Active Directory User Password Through SharePoint. Code:- // Claims-based ...
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Determine if SPPrincipal is SPUser, SPGroup or AD User

Context I have a List<SPPrincipal> that is a mix of SPGroup, SPUser and AD Users. Problem I'm trying to find out how to determine if an SPPrincipal I have is an SPUser, SPGroup or an AD ...
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User Profile Synchronization in SharePoint 2013

This can be found under central admin->App mgmt->Manage service apps->User profile service app. Our requirement is to sync the AD user data into SharePoint user profiles. And this should be scheduled ...
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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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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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Remove old profiles from upgrade to 2010

when i upgraded our environment from 2007 to 2010 it seems everyones profiles came with it. I did a cutover upgrade so i would have thought that any profiles in my 2007 environment would have been ...
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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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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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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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Peoplepicker returning with “No exact match was found” for a 1-way trust

Problem: When selecting an user in the peoplepicker, and posting the page to the server, an error is returned that the user cannot be found (No exact match was found). This happens when a task is to ...
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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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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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Employee Directory (from AD) as webpart in SP 2013

Perhaps I am missing it Is there a way to create a employee Dir list that pulls from AD in sharepoint. all my users data is in AD and syncing to SP I just need an easy way to concentrate it all ...
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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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Sync AD Groups to Sharepoint Groups?

Is it possible or not sync AD Groups to SharePoint Groups means System Administrator created one new Group in AD then it is possible sync AD new group to SharePoint New Group. next if it sync which ...
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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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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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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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Filter Library on SharePoint Foundation 2010 based on user membership

I'm trying to filter the rows of a Document Library on a SharePoint Foundation 2010. I would like to filter depending on the user: Department of the user I don't mind if that is done via AD groups ...
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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 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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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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Pull ALL Active Directory users into SharePoint 2010

I have a SharePoint 2010 farm with a User Profile Service (UPS) configured. It reaches into my AD Forest and pulls out exactly 24 users. There are about 150 users in my company's Active Directory. ...
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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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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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Active Directory users not getting resolved in a FBA enabled site

I have configured forms authentication on a web application. FBA users can be used to access the website but NTLM users not getting resolved. Because of this I cannot use AD users in SharePoint. I ...
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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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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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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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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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How can I map a user authenticated via Claims Authentication to Active directory account?

I have a user that is logged into SharePoint via Claims Authentication and a custom STS. This provides the following claims: http://schemas.xmlsoap.org/ws/2005/05/identity/claims/authentication ...