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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). ...
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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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Active Directory Auhtentication for Sharepoint MVC On-Premises App

Probably a stupid question, but I have some trouble understanding if both normal MVC application Organizational Accounts On-Premises Authentication and On-Premises high-trust app authentication for ...
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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 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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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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SharePoint 2013 Windows Extranet Permisisons

I have inherited a SharePoint site as part of a new job. The thing is a bit of a mess but I'm getting my head around it. The previous admin has created an extranet which uses a Basic Windows ...
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Item permissions changed

I have a question because i cant explain why something happend. Suddenly the item permissions on several items are changed. An AD group is gone as a permissions group and instead i see the SHAREPOINT\...
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UserProfile Picture not being updated with AD

I have established Picture mapping so it can be feed from AD. However, pictures are not being populated. I followed this article Adding Pictures to Active Directory and Show in SharePoint 2013just to ...
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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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Sharepoint 2013 online: Retrieve email address of an active directory user via JavaScript Object model

I have set up a working connection between my sharepoint 2013 online and my Active directory, what I'm trying to achieve is to retrieve a specific field (in this particular case an email address field)...
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Trying to add an AD group to an alert

I am trying to add an existing AD group to an alert for a list, however, it does not appear in the dropdown. When I add the email directly i get a "Sorry, you are not allowed to share this with ...
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Get AD user object GUID using Client Object Model in Sharepoint

I want to extract the objectguid corresponding to a username from the AD using javascript in Sharepoint. Is it possible? I can get some properties like the current username by using SP.UserProfiles,...
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EnsureUser has a limitation?

We're converting all SP permissions into ActiveDirectory groups (one per uninherited object, per role level). I wanted the group names to reflect where the permissions were/are, so I assigned each ...
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How to programmatically add Active Directory groups to a Sharepoint group

Which is the proper way to add an Active Directory group to an SP group? I've tried with no luck. I'm using SCOM. Thank you User user = web1.EnsureUser("TheOwners"); User user = web1.EnsureUser(@...
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SharePoint 2013 Active Directory Profile Picture URL Incorrect

When user images sync from active directory the image url is https://example.com/sites/mysitesUser%20Photos/Profile%20Pictures/user_MThumb.jpg. I'm missing a slash after mysites. If I manually ...
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Show organization chart

I need to show the organization chart of employee and employer. How can I do this using Active Directory and SharePoint 2013? Is there a way to do it in javascript to get a JSON data?
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Cannot automatically start workflow for users outside of the active directory

I have a web part that is a form that links to a list that anyone who comes to the public site (i.e. people who are not in the active directory) can fill out. I have a workflow (created in SharePoint ...
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Filter disabled AD users from Organizational chart using Active Directory Import

So pople who are no longer a part of the organization are shown in the Organizational chart on MySites. I know the solution when the User Profile Synchronization instance is started, and the ...
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how to remove user from sharepoint Farm

I want to remove a user from SharePoint from all Web applications in SharePoint Farm. Like the user has never existed! is ti possible? I see there many users that don't exists in AD anymore. But I ...
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Implementing FBA & Windows auth with user profiles in 2013

Has anyone successfully implemented a multi auth SP2013 farm but managed to retain a single source user profile? my client has a bad AD Domain set up and so as a result users are going to be prompted ...
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Set password policy for specific user in O365?

In Office 365, I have a workflow that runs in the context of another user - a service user. The service users password gets expired after 120 days and then has to be edited, like it does for all other ...
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Get all active directory groups of a user

I have found many results on how to get all members of an AD group, but not the other way round. How can I get all AD groups a given SPUser belongs to and not just the SharePoint groups of that user (...
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How to pull in the 'l' field from Active Directory into SharePoint user profile?

I went into "Manage User Properties" within the User Profile Service Application. I set the "Office Location" field and mapped it to 'l' within Active Directory. 'l' is used to contain our City (a.k....
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Check user exist in active directory group without RunWithElevatedPrivileges

Yes I know it is duplicate question of this and this, but I want to check if user belongs to active directory group with out RunWithElevatedPrivileges. Is it possible? HttpContext.Current.User....
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Synchronize Userprofile SP2013 VM with Active Directory

I have a SP2013 DEV on a virtual machine and wonder if is possible to synchronize Userprofiler with Active directory of the company.
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Is it possible to install Active Directory on a machine that already has sharepoint installed?

All the links I've read say the correct way is to have Active Directory installed before Sharepoint. But currently I have a machine running sharepoint and need to install active directory on it, is it ...
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LDAP query not working in custom web part

I have a custom web part which will pull Active directories custom attribute(logged in user). For testing purpose currently I am trying to get "mail" of currently logged in user. But it is not working....
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Install active directory after SP Farm installation [duplicate]

I have installed a SP2013 Farm everything works. Now for some reasons I need to install AD domain controller. Could this cause any problems to the FARM? What should I do before this operation to ...
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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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Acces Active directory users custom attribute from sharepoint

We have a custom attribute in Active directory for all users, say 'HCODE' and I have to access 'HCODE' based on logged in user and to pass that value to the SSRS reports. So far I have done this ...
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Get user login name by email address even if the user is still not ensured

Is there a way to get the user name or the SPUser object by passing the mail address for a user, which is not already known by the site? I know I can get the SPUser by using SPSite.AllUsers....
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How to add AD Group to SP Group

Just want to know if it is possible to add AD Group to any custom SP Group? by using interface or by using powershell?
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Retreive all site collection User Profile by code

I've been trying to get all users from a SharePoint site collection site. But some people that I can retrieve using people picker, I can't find from the code. And when I try to get them using ...
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SP2013 DEV environment VM creation - AD machine setup

I'm creating a dev environment, Server 2012 R2 + SP 2013, as a separate virtual machine. My main OS is Win 8.1 Pro. Now, I would like to dual boot to this dev environment. I already know how to ...
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How to change Active Directory picture?

I got a request to create an App in a on-premise SharePoint 2013 enviroment. The App should upload a userprofile picture to a list and then send the small-thumbnail (sharepoint created) to the Active ...
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Insert image from ActiveDirectory to SPListItem c#

First of all, I would like to ask question, do I need to insert image to Sharepoint as Image or byte[] array? I have tried both ways to do that. In both cases it returns me System....
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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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Do SharePoint Servers need external adapters in Hyper-V?

I have two servers on Hyper-V in a development environment. One has AD and SQL. One has SharePoint 2013. Each server has two network adapters, one internal only and one external. On the AD&SQL ...
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How to add AD Group to SharePoint Group using Powershell

I want to create a SharePoint Group named "SomeGroup" and then want to add crossponding Active Directory Group to this SharePoint Group "SomeGroup". I have searched but not found any good example to ...
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SharePoint 2013 - People Picker with multiple Domains

At at the momentent I´m investigating a problem with the people picker in my new domain. Environment: Old: OldDomain.com New: NewServiceDomain.root.com (For Serviceaccounts) and NewUserDomain.root....
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How to install Sharepoint 2013, AD and SQL Database separately

I have a ISO with SharePoint 2013 Standard Edition and Microsoft SQL Server 2012 and want to make a SharePoint environment with Active Directory on 3 virtual Machines (using Hyper-V). Instead of ...
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wsp Template loaded, but site creation problem

I have a wsp file from a different farm sent to me and would like to use it on my organization's sharepoint environment. I loaded the template and activated it and can see it as a template when I ...
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How can I retrieve the AD account name for an email address using a sharepoint workflow

I am currently working on a list that will display contact information. I would like to set things up so that someone can just past several email addresses into a list (in the datasheet view), after ...
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How to Add AD Groups in SharePoint Site?

I have created AD Groups but sharepoint picker throws the following error No exact "match was found" even though the groups exists in AD? I added these groups to folders on both servers(AD and SP ...
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Map Active Directory Custom Properties with Office365

my company offers support to one of our clients and they use Office365. The question is that they wanted to map custom properties from their Active Directory to Office365, so they could create custom ...
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Inactive employees in Office365 and MySites

Today one of the users that use the intranet (Office365) asked us about a few employees that are inactive in Active Directory but they still appear if someone search for them in MySites. We have ...