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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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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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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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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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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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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 17:15:...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Can Move-SPUser be used to merge users if security is not a factor?

We manage all our site security via AD group memberships. We are currently in the process of folding four AD domains into a fifth domain that already exists. Our farm is in one of those four domains ...
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Importing specific profiles from AD

I want to import accounts in specific OU's and not the whole Active Directory. I have created the connection to AD and everything is working well. I'm sure it is possible to import specific accounts ...
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Tie SharePoint list, Active Directory group and forum together

We are using Microsoft Exchange together with Active Directory and MOSS 2007. I want to accomplish the following: Interest groups defined already in AD and used as Mailing Lists inside Exchange. ...
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stsadm migrateuser: The user does not exist or is not unique

I'm running: stsadm -o migrateuser -oldlogin "domain1\user" -newlogin "domain2\user" -ignoreidhistory and getting the error "The user does not exist or is not unique". The users exist in both ...
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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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Due to some exceptions with code we added HostingEnvironment.Impersonate(). Is it safe and good practice?

We are trying to access the active directory services using C# on SharePoint webpart. There was COM exception when executing: SearchResultCollection resultCol = search.FindAll(); I got the solution ...
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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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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 won’t report active directory domain user permissions inherited from active directory domain security groups nested in SharePoint groups?

For instance: ads\mdepnorm aka MDEP TSST Norman Testing is in SP-CONTRIBUTORS ADS security group: . The sp-contributors ADS group is in SharePoint group Intranet Members: . It follows that if I ...
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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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Authorization Fails When Using Active Directory Group Membership

I have a test user who is a member of an Active Directory Security Group. I've added that Active Directory group to the a SharePoint Group "[SiteName] Users". In this scenario, when I attempt to ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Powershell script to get list of AD groups used from site collections in SharePoint 2010

I need to list all the AD groups used in all the site collection. Can any one please help. $SPWebApp = Get-SPWebApplication https://*******.com/ foreach ($SPSite in $SPWebApp.Sites) { write-host ...
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Get AD user object GUID using Client Object Model in Sharepoint

I want to extract the objectguid corresponding to a username from the AD using javascript in Sharepoint. Is it possible? I can get some properties like the current username by using SP.UserProfiles,...
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Active directory distribution group and user permission?

We have two active directory security groups(internal) added into the sharepoint members group explicitly. GroupB is a subgroup of GroupA, when I search a user permission (went to the member group and ...
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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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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 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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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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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 ...