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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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AD group users cannot access sharepoint 2013

I have added some users to a AD security group and I am adding that AD group to my SharePoint 2013 site but when I am trying to login with the ID of AD Group user the site is giving me Access Denied. ...
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Javascript and add user to Active Directory group in Sharepoint

How to add user to active directory group? How can I add user to the Active Directory by the javascript code. I have got a script which adding to Sharepoint Group, but how Could I do it with Active ...
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Display name with comma is split up in SharePoint People Picker

I am running into an issue in SharePoint 2007 where I have user profiles that contain a display name with the value "[last name], [first name]". In SharePoint when using the people picker control ...
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People Picker not working for cross forest users

I have cross forest users which I want to add to my SharePoint Enterprise site but the people picker is not able to pick up those users? Can someone help.
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SharePoint 2013 Authentication with Azure AD

I am attempting to establish authentication using Azure AD for a SharePoint 2013 site. I followed the instructions in the article here. Everything appears to work correctly as I am presented with a ...
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Sharepoint 2007 - Querying multiple domains

The existing system (phone book) on the client's SharePoint intranet site is .net application that is integrated with SharePoint site. Now the client wants to change the application to query from ...
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Error when import picture to my site

I've followed the answer of this question to import user picture to My Site, but at the command line in step 4 I've got an error like this, can anyone help me?
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Looping through active directory nested security groups in SharePoint

Is there a way to loop through the nested security groups in active directory, with or without using LDAP in SharePoint?? I have tried SPUtility.GetPrincipalsInGroup but Im not geting nested groups ...
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Domain integration - Is there any special setup for the farm

We recently got merged with another company. Our company intranet is inside.go2.com (multi server sp 2010 farm). Say our domain is SilverForest and we have multple SP 2010 farms (Prod, QA and DEV). ...
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Sharepoint Foundation 2010 connect to Active Directory

So I have an application built in SharePoint Foundation 2010. Until now the application users, were Windows users. But suddenly the necessity for a LDAP authentication arose. Since I have the ...
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How Can I Sync Active Directory User Profile Company Address with SharePoint 2013

How can we Sync Active Directory User Profile Company Address with SharePoint 2013? What is the mapping? A VCard is: ADR;WORK;PREF:;Main Office;12345 Here St.;MyCity;MyState;MyPostal;MyCountry Is ...
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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 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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Slow people picker issue in large organisations.

What is recommended time for people picker in large org. E.g Users : 10000+, multiple forests/domains at different locations. Our current time is 3-10 secs depends on location and domain. What is ...
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How to Configure Mixed Authentication in one page - Moss 2007

Is it possible to have mixed authentication in one page(url)? For eg: If a user may internal or external based on that AD authentication or Form authentication should validate the user. That is login ...
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Removing and adding users in active directory with the same name breaks permissions in Sharepoint 2010?

My company has a procedure to remove and then re-add users with the same name during department transfers (this isn't best practice I guess?). Presently, the user has problems accessing files in the ...
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Container (OU) selections changing in User Profiles Sync in SharePoint 2010?

I am working with a client who has a SharePoint Server 2010 farm, build level is pre-SP1. They have had User Profile Sync running against two Active Directory Domains for quite some time. What we are ...
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Sharepoint User Login

Recently I have a problem that new Active Directory users cannot log into Sharepoint. All other functionality seems fine, but it appears to be failing to create new user accounts. To me, it looks ...
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SharePoint authentication after demoting a domain controller

I have an issue in regards to a domain controller being demoted. SharePoint is not installed on this DC. When the dc is demoted in sites and services for AD SP has kittens and can't auth at all. ...
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How to retrive all the user account info and email and make a data view webpart

I am trying to create a data view webpart with url parameter ID (_layouts/userdisp.aspx?ID=(@ID).. where all the user information especially user name, email and some basic information can be obtain ...
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Can Move-SPUser be used to merge users if security is not a factor?

We manage all our site security via AD group memberships. We are currently in the process of folding four AD domains into a fifth domain that already exists. Our farm is in one of those four domains ...
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Searching user in directory services in very slow

When adding a user to a SharePoint site, searching that user in directory services is taking more time than usual, in some cases more than a minute. Is there any specific reason for this? Can the ...
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Synchronize Sharepoint Group to Active Directory Group

How could I synchronize a SharePoint group with an Active Directory Group. It should all the time show the same users from SharePoint Group in Active Directory Group.