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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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Import User profiles from AD not working

I intend to import user profiles from AD to SharePoint 2010 but I can't do it. See the process that I am following below: When I got to User Profile Service Application -> Configure Synchronization ...
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Populate SharePoint Contact List with AD user information

I want to import user information (contacts) from Active Directory (AD) and populate contact list in Sharepoint 2010. I bet the easiest way is to import contacts from outlook. However, this will not ...
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EnsureUser throws The security validation for this page is invalid. Click Back in your Web browser, refresh the page, and try your operation again

I have this code: The EnsureUser Line is throwing me that exception, any idea? The security validation for this page is invalid. Click Back in your Web browser, refresh the page, and try your ...
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Import About Me property from AD

Is it possible to import from Active Directory a property for About Me ? On the telephones tab exists a property Notes (I think it's called Info) but I can't import it. Thank's
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Exluding some users from Search

In AD we have two entries for users if they have a mobile number. John Smith John Smith (Mobile) This is because our phone system can only display one number per entry and is hooked into AD. This I ...
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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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“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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Deleted user profile from sharepoint, profile not picked from AD again

I have SharePoint 2010 configured to pick user profile details from AD. I had a user whose details were incorrectly picked by SharePoint. We have what you would define as 2 ADs. One for the parent ...
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Multiple ADs with 2 way trust not working in SP Org Browser

We run SP 2010. We have multiple AD domains in the enterprise due to mergers and acquisitions. We now have managers and employees under the manager working in different domains. Is there a solution ...
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SharePoint 2010 Foundation Complete Install guide

I could not find any guides on the net regarding complete installation of SharePoint 2010 Foundation on vm or SharePoint 2010 Foundation with AD on vm. Here is my current progress:- 1. I've setup a ...
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InfoPath Form - Limiting View Access by Domain Controller's AD Groups?

I'm working on a Sharepoint 2010 server that is virtualized inside of a domain. The domain controller has Active Directory installed and thus defines the AD Groups on it. An InfoPath 2010 form was ...
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SharePoint 2010 - Change Password WebPart?

I´m searching for a free SharePoint 2010 WebPart to change the password from the current user.
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SharePoint and several Active Directory sources(solved)

I have either a SharePoint AD sync problem or AD problem. I have mapped several AD sources to be imported into SharePoint: SP-domain AD 1 AD 2 - > groups to be imported into SC 2 AD 3 - > groups ...
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Access Denied when creating AD Group with Workflow

I'm trying to create AD Group via Workflow...I'm using a Workflow 2010 type on a Sharepoint Server 2013 . When i try to launch the Workflow it cancels himself and says "Access Denied" ... I tried to ...
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Force create SPUser for disabled AD account

I am trying to get SharePoint to create an SPUser for a disabled active directory account. The reason for this is that I am archiving items across site collections. As the items are copied I am ...
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SharePoint 2013 User Profile Can't Sync with AD

I used to have SP13 sync with AD until I deleted the Service application, and now no matter what I do, the synchronization service won't start and I'm getting this error in event log: The Execute ...
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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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Can I synchronize only users that are members of a certain AD group?

I have a user profile service application set up, and now I want to import profiles from an AD, but I don't want all users, only those that are members of a given AD group. How do I do that?
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SPUtility.GetPrincipalsInGroup not working with every AD Group

I'm currently having an issue with SPUtility.GetPrincipalsInGroup, I've search here and on Google but I haven't found any explication for this behavior. I use the method to list Users that are part or ...
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user profile photos not appearing in search results even after full sync

I imported user photos to the thumbnailPhoto Active Directory attribute. I ran a full user profile synchronization. Then, I ran the Update-SPProfilePhotoStore PowerShell command as described here. ...
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SharePoint 2010 PeoplePicker Control Not Displaying User Data

In a test SharePoint environment, I have configured the User Profile Service, and the user profiles have been successfully populated into the UPS using the User profile Synchronization Service from ...
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cannot add External Domain User To Group

I have a problem about adding a User to Group using a custom code (web part / web services is the same). In my organization I have 2 Active Directory domain (DOMAIN and DOMAINEXT). My Sharepoint farm ...
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User Contact List and Lync

I am struggling in creating a contact list. Our company requires a sharepoint contact list so that the details of AD users are shown. It would be great if the online status of users is shown. I think ...
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Import and Export last profile picture to AD

I actually want to have a perfect sync of my Sharepoint site with my AD for profile picture. So, I need to have a bi-directionnal import of profile picture and a mean to have the most recent picture ...
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Powershell script for adding imported user profiles to SP group?

I've managed to import user profiles from our AD. Now I want to add all the imported user profiles into a specific SharePoint group, let's say Visitors, and doing this by using the People Picker takes ...
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Troubleshooting People-Picker errors in multi-domain environment

I'm looking for help with troubleshooting people-picker in multi-domain environment with one-way trusts. We already executed the stsadm –o setapppassword -password pickapassword and stsadm -o ...
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How do I get Active Directory Group Name from Sharepoint programmatically?

So my problem is this: I have created a Sharepoint Group and added a New User, which in fact is an Active Directory Group. Now I loggin using an account from this Active Directory Group. I need this ...
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pickerentity.key with Claims

In a Sharepoint 2010 page, I am using a people picker to pick users or groups, SPgroups as well as Active directory groups. I am then retrieving every item that was picked as a PickerEntity.Key which ...
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How Can I Enable Editing for User Information AD Properties?

In a list, I have a column for users. When I click on the username it opens up the user profile panel with information gotten from AD for that user. This is good. You would think that if I ...
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Issues with migrating SharePoint 2010 from one AD to another

I currently have an AD which needs some work, and are building a new one and assigning a trust. However I'm also doing a SP 2010 build. Will there be any issues if I hook SP 2010 up to the current ...
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Where are users in SharePoint stored?

Quick question, I don't know how SharePoint i set up like this, but where are users stored? I recently got to a new workplace and there's a Sharepoint site here which has been programmed a bit. And I ...
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Is System Account user should be Domain Admin or Local Admin user too?

I've installed SharePoint 2010 SP2 on windows server 2012 r2(Domain Controller) and during configuration wizard i determined one of my regular AD users("SPFarm" user in Domain Users group) as my farm ...
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Why i can not install sharepoint 2013 on a domain controller

It is mentioned that it is not recommended to install SharePoint 2013 on a domain controller. But In my current situation I am setting up my development environment for SP2013; where SharePoint and ...
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Set permission to SharePoint 2010 site to ALL users of Active Directory

I have created web-app in SharePoint 2010 using workgroup layout. I can assign users from my Active Directory manually. Is there a way to allow access to all AD automatically?
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How do I add an AD account to a sharepoint group from a different (non-sharepoint server)

For reasons beyond my control, I have to run our e-commerce on a non-sharepoint server. I can easily create an AD account and have no problems there. Now, on a different box, I need to add the ...
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SharePoint 2010 and Active Directory

I would like to know in details the effects of SharePoint 2010 on the Active Directory 2008 R2. Currently, we have a SharePoint 2007 production and development environments. Both environments are ...
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Getting Active directory users in Sharepoint 2010

How can we take the user's details from active directory in SharePoint 2010. I have one requirement, which has the functionality to send the mail to all the users who are listed in particular column ...
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User Profile Service and Account disabled

I'm facing a problem after I have installed and configured the User Profile Service. When I create the synch everything work fine but now the system floods active directory with wrong credential (I ...
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How to import from FBA (Claim-based) to Active Directory (AD)?

I am on FBA (Claim-based). I need to shift to Active Directory. Is it possible to do it? The reason is that I am missing out on many features which are unavailable on FBA. Any help is appreciated!
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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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People picker not working after machine rename Foundation 2010

Silly me forgot to rename my foundations 2010 test server's machine name prior to installing SharePoint. I used STSAdmin to perform a server-rename after changing the machine name, but now local users ...
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What field in Active Directory should be populated to allow e-mail alerts?

Apologies if this is a duplicate, but none of the questions I've found so far seem to answer this specific question. I have a SharePoint site where no users (or almost no users) can create alerts ...
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Ability to create users inside SharePoint 2010

We have a very simple SharePoint Server 2010 SP1 installation. We created and configured everything manually, and only set up what we really needed. So there is no user profile service in SP, and we ...
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SharePoint 2010 People Picker Issues

I recently performed a database attach upgrade from a SharePoint 2003 system to SharePoint 2007, then up to SharePoint 2010. Everything is running well, for the most part. But one of our biggest ...
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Add a server to SharePoint Admin user?

I need to add one of our production servers (that hosts SQL Server 2008) let's say XXX to SharePoint Admin in SharePoint 2010. How can I do that? I agree that a server is not a user or a group. Let ...
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People picker is picking users from AD even though user profile service is not connected to AD

I have seen this scenario at my office I had installed sharepoint on a new machine at my office. After installing I tried to add a new user profile. When clicking on account name I can see that I can ...
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Active Directory users not listed when trying to add users to SharePoint Foundation 2010

this was previously asked on serverfault by me: http://serverfault.com/q/389357/121152 I'm running SharePoint Foundation 2010 on a Windows Server 2008 R2 and I'm having a problem adding users ...
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Updating Active Directory 'webpage' property

We currently have a SharePoint 2007 environment that has been in use for years now. When it was set up, it automatically entered information into the Active Directory property 'webpage' for all users ...
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How can we differentiate users exists in particular group of Active Directory

My requirement in one of my projects is like, I have 2 Active Directory Groups say Team Group and HR group and members(users) total of 25. So I have to differentiate those 25 users in under which ...