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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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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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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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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Certificate Authentication with Sharepoint 2013 and AD-RMS/IRM

Our business has an internal document sharing repository built around Sharepoint/Active Directory/Rights Management Services. We enable IRM in Sharepoint to prevent the copying, saving, printing, etc ...
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Certain user profiles return 404 errors, others work fine

I am interning at a company and they have set me up working on improving the company intranet site, which is a sharepoint 2010 enterprise site. I am trying to make a useful company directory, however ...
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Names not adding to list

In sharepoint workspace I want to add names to my 'IM contact' field in one of my lists. When I click the address icon and search for a name, the name appears. It lets me add it, then when I click ok ...
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Sharepoint Organization Chart / Browser

How can I remove from organization chart and from organization browser, employees with specified AD group or email address e.g. user@testUser.com. Right now my chart is showing everyone. As I know I ...
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SQL Server Standalone and Sharepoint connected to a domain

I am currently in the process of setting up a client that wishes to use SharePoint. They currently have a Enterprise version of SQL Server 2012 running in a standalone environment and is not connected ...
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Can I reuse AD accounts set as SharePoint service accounts in other instances of SharePoint?

I'm currently installing a SharePoint 2013 Farm using an AD domain that currently already has a totally separate SharePoint installation. I was just curious if i could reuse the service accounts ...
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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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Unable to connect to AD using LDAP

I am not able to authenticate a user by using LDAP authentication membership provider. Have gone through a lot of resources online. Currently using the below provider in the config file of the web ...
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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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Importing AD Users in to SharePoint online

I need a help in import active directory users in to SharePoint online. So that the authentication will be done with imported users on SharePoint online. Please help me with procedure to ...
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Assign permisions from Power Shell

I'm trying to modify the permission of a library through Power Shell. What I want to do is: I have a library with one folder for each user, but now, all this folders inherite the permissions from ...
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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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SharePoint Online - Can I use Azure AD and On premise at the same time for authentication

I want to create external users in seperate domain in Azure AD. The employees in our company are in On-premise AD. Currently SharEPoint Online is authenticating with On-premise AD. Can I use both ...
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Some of ADSecurity groups are not available fro permission

I have two AD Security group, one of the group is available in the Grant Permission page however other security group is not available. Any idea on what makes an ADSecurity group visible to ...
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How to get from DirectoryEntry to SPuser

I need to get the SPuser for a partcular directory entry. What I need to do is get all the users from an AD group and give them permissions to a list item. The code is: SearchResult result = ...
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is posible Remote development on SharePoint 2013 with no Active Directory?

I have: VM with SharePoint 2013 installation, I'm not using Active Directory. Laptop with Windows 7 and Visual Studio 2013 and Office Developer Tools for Visual Studio 2013 Is there a way to ...
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Sharepoint 2013 and Active Directoy

I've been asked to build a large tool on SharePoint 2013 so I've broken it down into parts and starting to learn some of the basics. I'm fairly new to SP 13 and have a little knowledge on JS but ...
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Security Group membership not updating in SharePoint Online

We have recently setup SharePoint Online and it has all been going well until... A few new people have joined and they have been added to their teams AD Security Group. This security group is then ...
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InfoPath and Dynamics AX

I have an InfoPath 2010 form that I am publishing to SharePoint 2013. I have added rules like PreferredName, WorkEmail and WorkPhone to auto populate and everything works fine when I preview. The ...
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Question on AD Groups and Sharepoint Groups

I have a security group inside Active Directory called 'Services'. I've added a number of users to the group. I then went into Sharepoint and added that group to the 'Contribute' sharepoint group. ...
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Pulling Staff list when a location is selected

I have a requirement where when user selects the headquarters and location the staff members for working there should be automatically populated where they can be nominated for a particular task. Can ...
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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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Authenticate within a Sharepoint Library by Folder Name?

I have a Sharepoint Library, which I have a Powershell script dropping files into for processing. The Powershell script reaches out to Active Directory, and returns Group Membership information. The ...
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Custom checklist with radio buttons in Sharepoint possible?

I have a need to create either a checklist, questionnaire or some sort of custom list in Sharepoint to track Group Ownership in Active Directory. Currently, this form is a paper form that is printed ...
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Sharepoint 2013 farm in 2003 forest

I have recently installed a test (evaluation) SharePoint 2013 farm consisting of one server for SP2013 on Windows Server 2008R2 and one MSSQL Server 2008R2 SP1 server for databases. However, when I ...
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On signout access denied message is thrown in sharepoint

I created a loginpage using FBA and Active Directory Authentication. It is working fine when I am trying to login. But when I try to signout it is showing layouts/15/AccessDenied.aspx in the url . ...
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Set Different OU for different Site collections with Form Based Authentication

I've one web application with multiple site collections. My requirement is like this: Set different OU for different site collections. For example: Tenant1 refers OU1, Tenant2 refers OU2 and so on. ...
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SharePoint security based on Active Directory security groups not work

Please help me. In the organization , we have deployed SharePoint 2013 , to control access to sites decided through security group Active Directory. Active Directory security groups are added to the ...
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Can Active Directory Upgrade lead to problems with SharePoint?

Are there compatibility issues between SharePoint version and Active Directory version? I have a scenario with MOSS 2007 and Active Directory 2000. I will upgrade Active Directory to 2012. I ...
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Active Directory Group Members missing

I'm wondering if anybody could help me with this odd situation: I've noticed the member count of my active directory groups has missing members when searching from SharePoint. I've noticed this when ...
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Department or Organization Chart from Active Directory

How do I create a chart of my organization departments from active directory and display it in sharepoint?
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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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stsadm migrateuser operation successful, but no change

We recently had an AD username change on our system. In SharePoint, the profile is updated except, as many people have experienced, some of the core fields like username are still stuck on the old ...
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Syncronizing AD groups to sharepoint user list (through powershell?)

I am wondering if there is any way to get members of specific AD groups (several AD groups actually) to sync with the Sharepoint User Lists, found at ...
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Can SharePoint 365 access Active Directory via REST or CSOM?

I am creating a NAPA app for SharePoint 365 and there are specs to: Display information of user from Active Directory (which is NOT 365) Push tasks to user's My Site Is it possible for SharePoint ...
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People Picker in Infopath Forms acting Strange

Using an upgraded site collection (from 2010) in SharePoint Server 2013, we get inconsistent name resolution behavior inside of an infopath form surfaced by infopath forms services. The environment ...
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Is it necessary to create a site collection of type “My Sites” to user the User profile service application (AD import)?

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee721052(v=office.15).aspx Above URL --> Under before you begin section: An application pool for My Sites exists. We have a silt collection of "team sites ...
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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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User Profile Service Application to sync User Info List with AD

Is there any article explaining steps to pull in the AD user data into the user info list? At the moment the list contains only users who have logged into the SP site. Can I pull in all AD users?
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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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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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Is it possible to create a list and pull in all AD users and few details into it?

We are using SP2013. We need to create a list (custom/contact list) and need to pull the AD user and few details into it. It needs to be synchronized. Changes in AD must reflect into the list. Is ...
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Active Directory stops authenticating user

I've used FBA for my site. Authentication is done using Active Directory. The login and authentication works perfect but sometimes the login does not work. Then after resetting the same password ...
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“Sorry, this site hasn't been shared with you.” if using AD Security Groups directly

It's possible to use Sharepoint2013 by permitting a user directly on the site. I can either put it into a SharePoint group or give it the appropriate permissions directly. But if I add a AD security ...
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How to troubleshoot Active Directory powered FBA

I'm just learning the basics of Sharepoint and I've set up a test instance of Sharepoint Foundation 2013 in a virtual machine running Windows Server 2012. (I followed ...
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Can't approve a workflow task after the initiator was removed from Active Directory

We have a rare but frustrating issue in which a workflow and task are initiated by someone who then is later removed from AD. These tasks can no longer be actioned by the assignee or anyone else for ...
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Prevent “Access Denied” error for domain users

I would like all members of the DOMAIN\Domain Users' or 'DOMAIN\Users' AD groups to have read-only access to a site collection and its subsites. I have added these groups to Site Permissions at the ...