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SharePoint conflict with same username in different domains

We recently ran into a problem in which when we updated a user's photo in mysite, it automatically updated another user's profile with the same photo. On further researching, we found that both users ...
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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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Using Active Directory Groups for Permissions

I have been researching the AD vs SharePoint group question and have found many conflicting answers. We are beginning a SharePoint 2013 on-prem implementation for an intranet serving about 4000 users ...
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Sharepoint 2013 server local to domain

I installed Sp 2013 farm into a local machine e now I Installed Active Directory with domains controller. SP Central admin doesn't work now. Should I re install everything or is there any workaround? ...
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Permission to same user in multiple domains

I have a SharePoint farm that take users from multiple domains. Some users are present in two or more domains but on in SharePoint the second account doesn't have the same permission as the first ...
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Active Directory Import “No containers to display”

I am trying to configure Active Directory Import in SP2013, the problem is that on Add new synchronization connection screen I am getting "No containers to display" error after clicking "Populate ...
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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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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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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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Passing employee id from AD to a SharePoint list

I have a property named EmployeeId in AD. UPS is configured and is getting all users EmployeeID from AD. I have made an external list. I want to pass logged in user's EmployeeID to that list so it ...
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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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Sharepoint 2010 Organization Browser with Vacant Positions

Our sharepoint 2010 uses Active Directory to populate the Org Browser, using the Manager field. However, there are some exec. positions that are vacant, so they don't have a corresponding User in AD. ...
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Custom Web Part's Active Directory connection only working from server

I have a custom web part that utilizes a dropdown combobox with items populated from AD. While it used to work, now I am unable to see anything populated in the dropdown unless I view the web part ...
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BDC Model for ActiveDirectory

I am trying to build a BDC Model and a custom .net connector for ActiveDirectory so that users can search for data in AD from Sharepoint as well as create lists (ie: Users list that will show users ...
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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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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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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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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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Update AD attribute from a data list

I'm new to SharePoint. We have a list of AD objects that we are looking for owners. We are using SharePoint to store the data and send email out to people to accept or deny ownership to the AD object ...
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Get all users from sharepoint site using client side code(SP-App)

I want to get all users in all groups from my Sharepoint-Site, is this possible? if so, how do I do this?
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SPGroup.ContainsCurrentUser intermittently returning false for indirect membership via AD groups

I have a WCF REST service running in SP2013 that is used to determine which SP groups a given user is in (this is called by provider hosted apps, who can't get the relevant info from the CSOM). The ...
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User Profile Picture not synchronized in SharePoint 2007

We currently have SharePoint 2007 sites synchronized with AD in our intranet. Each Staff or user's images are stored in a network Drive using their full name . For example ...
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Looking for Specific User Profile Property for Workflow but Don't Have Access User Profile Web Service

I've put together a workflow using SharePoint 2013 and SP Designer 2013 that fires off emails based certain user events in a SP library. I'm capturing these user events through the Account Name field ...
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AuthenticateFormsUser with Foreign Security Principal “user”

I have code in which I am searching a user from cross the forest from a trusted domain, but when I doing SPClaimsUtility.AuthenticateFormsUser on that it returns false and if I am running the same ...
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How to deal with SP Apps when the SP farm is in a different AD domain?

I have a situation here where my laptop is on our "production" AD domain, and my SP2013 farm is in a "test" AD domain. I have a personal account in the test domain, and I have set up a generic SP ...
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Windows Authentication Custom Login is redirecting to Same Login Page

My requirement is to create a custom login page which uses Windows Authentication and to suppress the Windows Security popup for a SharePoint 2013 site. For that I have designed Custom Login ...
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How to export SharePoint 2007 AD Accounts to Excel

Is there any way to export SharePoint 2007 AD accounts to Excel? I know that there are couple of ways to export SharePoint Userinfo list to Excel. But i want to export SharePoint 2007 Active Directory ...
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Can a person/group column find people in a AD group

Im going to try to explain this as best as I can and hopefully someone can provide a solution. A normal SP group would look like (SP group>people within the group). In my company we use active ...
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The users can not change their passwords in AD-SharePoint 2013

I used 3rd party option free from codeplex to allow users changing their password themselves in my site collection. But when a user want to change his password, after entering new password, get the ...
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Updating custom Active Directory attributes from custom user profile properties in SharePoint Online

I have found that it is possible to update custom user profile properties in SharePoint Online from custom attributes in Active Directory on-prem. The code that makes it possible is: ...
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How to make “Job Title” property deletable?

It's a known bug that "Job Title" is not synch'ed in SPS2010 once it's imported from AD. However, I have yet to find a workaround. One of the suggestions I found is to delete the "Job Title" ...
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Profile Synchronization Status don't work in Sharepoint 2013?

Im using SP2013 and I tried to import data from AD to SP 2013, but I got problem when I start sync. The Profile Synchronization Status don't work, it still 'Idle'. Here is some images of my ...
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How to implement Form Based Authentication using Active Directory

There are many tuts online that uses FBA and authenticate users based on the credentials stored inside SQL Server database. I want to create a login page and authenticate users using the Active ...
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Issue about sync data from Active Directory

I've created a company directory by follow this tutorial : http://www.sharepointconfig.com/2013/05/how-to-create-a-simple-sharepoint-2013-people-directory/ . Everything good except the avatar of ...
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Issue about information when sync Active Directory with Sharepoint 2013

After I sync information in Active Directory with Sharepoint 2013, And I've created a Company directory. But I can not see the avatar, phone number and some info of our staff to show up in my site. Is ...
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How to get data from active directory and display as list in sharepoint 2013?

As the title of question, I want to create a list which contain information of our employee. I've done this tutorial to sync data from Active Directory to Sharepoint 2013. : ...
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User Profile Service to Sharepoint Sync Not Updating userdisp.aspx

We added a custom field Division to active directory. The sync from AD to User Profile Service is working correctly, as our MySites correctly show this custom field populated as it should be. Upon ...
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Benefit of SharePoint 2013 sql server membership provider

We are working with SharePoint 2013 public facing website with Form based authentication. Anyone can register and start using our site. We are storing all the user related data in Active directory. ...
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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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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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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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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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SPUCWorkerProcessProxy.exe is consuming all the memory

I have many processes with the name SPUCWorkerProcessProxy (over 50 process) that are consuming all the available memory. I guess, this problem appeared after installing Active Directory. What shall ...
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Getting a SPUser's title (as it is on Active Directory)

I need to get the Titles (eg: Mr, Mrs, Dr) for SPUsers which are stored in a list. The Title is not available on the SPUser object, is it possible to somehow get this information, assuming it is ...
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2010 - displayNames from Active Directory not staying consistent

We are having a problem in which the "Name" portion of some people's profiles are being updated on the periodic sync wiping out the proper displayName which should just be their first and last names ...
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Sharepoint broke Active Directory?

Have a bit of a urgent issue here and hope I can get some advice. I suspect that somehow Sharepoint 2010 User Profile Sync overwrote certain active directory properties with null or empty values. I ...
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Sharepoint change password webpart

I have created a webpart in which it uses AccountManagement namespace methods to change the current users password but this message shows up: Configuration information could not be read from the ...
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How can I map the ADGuid Property for import in the User Profile Service Application?

I am trying to use the User Profile Service Application to import the ADGuid (Active Directory ID) from Active Directory into SharePoint 2010. There is already a default property to store this data, ...
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User Profile Service not setup, but user information from Active Directory Exists

I have yet to setup the User Profile Service on my new SP2010 Farm. Yet when I go to view my user information or other users' information, it contains properties (mobile number, department, etc) that ...
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SharePoint 2010 not seeing Active Directory users

This is a repost from here: http://serverfault.com/questions/380590/sharepoint-2010-not-seeing-active-directory-users Not sure how to migrate questions. I'm pretty new to Active Directory and ...