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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 token-...
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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 don'...
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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 directory....
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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: http://blog.areflyen.no/2012/06/05/...
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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 ...
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Can't find AD data connection when importing pictures from AD

I want to syncronize the pictures in AD with SharePoint 2013, but I can't seem to find the AD data connection. I'm following this guide. But when I go to select the AD data connection when adding a ...
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Why isn't my Active Directory changes updating in Sharepoint 2013

I notice today when someone was trying to give a user permission to a folder on their site. The user that they were trying to add was not showing up. But when I went to look in AD I saw the user. ...
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Custom org chart in SP 2013

We have an on premise SharePoint 2013 farm. The out of the box org chart that comes with SharePoint is not good enough, so we are looking for some 3rd party org charts. Any body here that has some ...
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Organisational Chart not seen for all users

Organisational chart is not being displayed for all colleagues.  So for example I can not see my colleagues or line manager.  But if I search for a colleague and view the org chart on their mysite ...
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Audit Report With User IDs as Numbers

I recently turned on auditing for a specific list. After producing a custom report to check usage data, we noticed the report contains several 3 and four digit numbers in the user ID column instead ...
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Sharepoint Sync with AD

I have an internal SharePoint site running SharePoint Services 3.0. It was built by a web developer who no longer works here. I need to force a synchronization between the SharePoint database and ...
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Users do not have access rights to the site randomly

I meet a problem with some users. They are in a active directory group which is in a Sharepoint group. They cannot randomly connect to sharepoint site ("sorry this site hasn't been shared with you"). ...
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Proper Architecture and role for SP server

we are (small office with 30 user) testing SharePoint for improving in document and workflow management. we have five server (appserver, fileserver, DC and 2 kerio server) running on Esxi so i add new ...
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Skype for business integration of SharePoint profiles

I would like to find people in Skype for Business based on their user properties in SharePoint. We have custom user properties configured in SharePoint. Now in Skype for Business I would like to ...
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AD user stops working then throws Access Denied page

I have a problem with one AD user on my test environment. It suddenly stopped working, even logging with it on remote desktop resulted in incorrect password (which wasn't changed, and the user has ...
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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 give a consultant access into sharepoint

I have a consultant joining into my company and unfortunately he will not have my company email address. Is there a way I can give him SharePoint access to the site on which he is going to work on? ...
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Duplicate users

I am looking at two user accounts: userdisp.aspx?ID=10 and userdisp.aspx?ID=11. User Id = 10 has an account name i:0#.w|MyDomain\Bob.Smith. User Id = 11 has an account name MyDomain\Bob.Smith. I ...
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Set Multiple Default Values for People/Group Picker

I have a scenario where I would like to set the default values of a people picker to a handful of users based on information in the form. However, if I set the AccountID of the field to a concatenated ...
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Impact of AD UPN Changes with SharePoint online permissions

I am currently using a tool to migrate the on-premises content to SharePoint Online which is having ADFS and Dir Sync. I saw a difference in the migrated and non migrated Office 365 AD accounts ...
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How do I create SharePoint accounts from AD, but populate additional info that's NOT in AD in my employee directory?

The job I've been tasked with is to "import the users from Active Directory", which I think I can do with some of the tutorials I've found on here. What I'm unclear on is if I can link a second table ...
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Deleting and creating the Domain Group “Everyone” in Sharepoint 2013 using Powershell CSOM

With Powershell CSOM and SharePoint 2013, I am trying to reset the permission to the domain group "Everyone", with the name "c:0(.s|true". Therefore I want to delete and recreate it, so that all the ...
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Error Code 6398 - Critical

This error code keeps showing up and now Active Directory users can no longer edit documents etc., on SharePoint! Please Help!
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Access Mobile Number from Active Directory in Office 365

Can I access mobile number from AD in an Office 365 project using rest api or server side code? Currently I am able to get information like emailand name from rest api but not mobile number or phone ...
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Trying to Set Password in Webpart

I created a webpart where I am trying to set the password (if forgotten). Below is the code I am using: I get an access denied even though I am impersonating with an account that is in the ...
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AD Account Mapping between Forests (SharePoint to Exchange)

I am working with SharePoint 2013 on-premise and I am running into an issue with the 'Sync to Outlook' task button. When I try syncing the tasks to Outlook, the ULS logs read "401 Unauthorized .......
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Sending email from 2010 workflow in 2013to user granted access through Active Directory group

In SharePoint 2013 on-premise, I have ListA, and grant Active Directory group GroupA Contribute rights to it. I assign a 2010 workflow to the list which should send an email to the person who created ...
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Changing user's picture in sharepoint 2010

we have a sharepoint 2010 team site as an intranet site, we have user profile which is synchronized with AD. now I want my user be able to change their picture from sharepoint(my profile>edit photo). ...