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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Installing SharePoint 2013 without Active Directory

We are planning to install SharePoint 2013 on single box for public web site. Web site is not having very heavy traffic. Website will be install on cloud, hosting company is denying to give us domain ...
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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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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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Update AD password for username in SharePoint 2010

we are using SharePoint 2010. Need reference articles for foll. requirement: There is a webpart with 3 textbox's for username, original password and new password. We need to allow user to be able to ...
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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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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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SSO between SharePoint and .NET applications, can't seem to get configurations right

I am working on developing/configuring a SSO between my a .NET and SharePoint 2010 Foundation site. I have been working on this for a couple days and haven't had any luck. I have a DEV server I am ...
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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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Intermittant Issue with AD Group look-up in One-way trust configuration

We are seeing some odd behavior with some accounts in a SharePoint 2010 Farm that is installed in an Active Directory Domain with a 1-way trust established to another AD domain. Here is the ...
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Active Directory users not getting resolved in a FBA enabled site

I have configured forms authentication on a web application. FBA users can be used to access the website but NTLM users not getting resolved. Because of this I cannot use AD users in SharePoint. I ...
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Synchronized AD group won't appear in SharePoint site

I wan't to add three users who are on a new AD on another Domain Name that the one I use habitually, on my test server there no problemes and after I add a connection to the new domain and I launch a ...
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User Synchronization SharePoint to AD

Is it possible to sync SharePoint user profile back to AD. I want users to be able to change there Job title which is mapped to an AD field. If they change it I want AD to show the change. Is this ...
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How can I map a user authenticated via Claims Authentication to Active directory account?

I have a user that is logged into SharePoint via Claims Authentication and a custom STS. This provides the following claims: http://schemas.xmlsoap.org/ws/2005/05/identity/claims/authentication ...
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User profile synchronization - AD - “&” character triggers update on users

When doing a sync against AD almost every user get updated. And this happens every time I'm doing a sync! When I look at FIM it looks like SPS-Deparment detects changes because AD has a different ...
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Multi language sites

We are about to create a multi lingual portal for a customer that has offices in many countries. We will have site collections with different language packs. All our users will have access to the ...
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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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Move-SPUser : pixels

Migrating users from one domain to another, I get this error on a couple of users. The migration still seems to occur. Move-SPUser : pixels At D:\UserMigration\MigrateUsers.ps1:10 char:28 + ...
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How do modify active directory user properties?

I use this code for find users in AD SearchResultCollection results = null; try { SPSecurity.RunWithElevatedPrivileges(delegate() { ...
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Pull ALL Active Directory users into SharePoint 2010

I have a SharePoint 2010 farm with a User Profile Service (UPS) configured. It reaches into my AD Forest and pulls out exactly 24 users. There are about 150 users in my company's Active Directory. ...
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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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How do I keep my My Sites from prompting users for credentials?

Currently on my SharePoint 2010 install the My Sites section is roped off on a sub-domain (port 80) of the main site collection. Whenever anyone opens the main site it automatically detects their ...
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Can SharePoint 2013 be configured & Installed without connecting to Active Directory

We want to build a public facing web site using SharePoint 2013 . but as the public facing web site will be accessed by public users, so can we configure and install the SharePoint server 2013 , ...
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How to use AD group in SharePoint 2010

I'm relatively new to SP2010 and wondered about a few Active Directory permission things: Is it possible to limit access to lists and pages to a specific AD group? We have a helpdesk area that will ...
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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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UPS not importing data from AD

I have setup User Profile Service Application. User Profile Service is running. User Profile Synchronization Service is running. I did full profile synchronization. The synchronization started ...
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How to migrate User database from FBA to AD in SP2010

I have successfully migrated from WSS 3.0 to SP2010. The User database is FBA. However, I need to migrate from FBA to Active Directory (AD). I need to know the process to migrate this User Database ...
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What populates the People Picker / Address Book

I'm sure I already know this... that or it is really simple but what setting, connection or page decides who is shown in the People Picker / Address Book? Is it simply who is in your AD, determined ...
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list most recently added user profiles?

In a web part (either out of the box or custom), I would like to list the user profiles most recently imported from Active Directory. This would be roughly equivalent to the most recent hires. Is this ...
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Grant access to Sharepoint site for a non-domain user

We have two ActiveDirectory separate forests (no trust is established between them). And user from another forest/domain wants to use Sharepoint site (resides on our forest) like we do. I read the ...
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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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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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How to create page simlar to Person.aspx

We currently provide an email signature creator that employees can either use or not. The form asks users to enter information that we have in Active Directory. So, I was wondering if somebody can ...
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How to get Full Name in 'Calculated Column' from User Id in SharePoint List

I have a list with a column which consist of user id. there is also a calculated column which has to get the full name from this id. I was able to achieve this by installing custom WSP. Is there any ...
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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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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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How to check if current user is permitted to create personal site and create it on demand

Given the following situation: Within our company's farm the creation of MySites / PersonalSites is limited to members of a special AD Group ("MysiteCreator"). This group has been given the ...
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How to use Active Directory groups with workflows?

Is there a way to use Active Directory groups with Workflows 2013? From what I have experimented the workflow starts but then gives operation cancelled. I have read that someone saying that it's not ...
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How can I create people directory in Sharepoint 2013?

I want to create a Company Directory so that everyone can access to a list/directory of all people in our company. It also should be searchable. I think we need 2 sites for this: 1) Search site, ...
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Renaming SAMAccountName in Active Directory and update in SharePoint 2010?

We would be updating the SAMAccountName in Active Directory and should update the profiles in SharePoint 2010. Eg: Old SAMAccountName : ABC New SAMAccountName : XYZ I hope that we may just need to ...
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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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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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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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Is possible to rename a SPUser(IsDomainGroup) LoginName?

I want to rename SPPrincipals that are ADGroups. I've tried with $SPFarm = Get-SPFarm #$SPFarm.MigrateGroup("loginName", "newLoginName") $SPFarm.MigrateUserAccount("loginName", "newLoginName", ...
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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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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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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.