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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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Grant “Replicate Changes” permissions in Active Directory with PowerShell

I'm creating a user in Active directory with PowerShell and need to assign it "Replicate Changes" rights. I can't find anywhere online how to do this.
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People picker: Error - The user does not exist or is not unique

I am using SharePoint 2013 Enterprise. I have configured the people picker with the following PowerShell command: stsadm -o setproperty -url http://our.acc.myCompany.biz -pn ...
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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 ...
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Sharepoint and Active Directory Integration

New to the whole Sharepoint business, so any help is appreciated. Whenever a new user is created in Active Directory, I'd like Sharepoint to automatically populate itself to add the entry as a ...
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How to set permissions for SP2010 Server

I'm new to SharePoint 2010 and am creating numerous Publishing sites with workflows, each for a different department. Each department needs to have a few people assigned to be able to create pages, ...
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AD groups with upper-case letters are all lower-case if added in wss

we are running an wss 3.0 connected to AD. New Users were directly given permissions to subsites/lists by adding them to the permission list in sharepoint. The users are already in AD security groups ...
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Does Sharepoint use the wWWHomePage attribute in AD?

I have been working with synchronizing users into Active Directory, from an external data source, and one of the attributes of interest is wWWHomePage, and the AD folk have noticed that many users ...
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Sharepoint shows wrong account for User Profile Syncronisation Service

I've been trying to start UPS Sync Service in my SP2010 Farm. Here what I do: Create a UPS Sync Service Application with a managed account (DOMAIN\spservices). Click on newly created application, ...
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How do I pull the email address from Active Directory?

I have a custom phone list that was populated from an Excel spreadsheet. I have to add the email address to this list in SharePoint. How do I query Active Directory for the correct email address for ...
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Sharepoint 2010 server running stand alone, how to add domain accounts to it for auth?

I have a SharePoint server that is not running on our primary domain. I would like the users to come from AD on our primary domain. so users can login with their [domain][account]. I would also ...
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Synchronize User Profile data from an external list

I would like to use additional properties from another datasource (SQL server) as additional user properties, then push them back to active directory. I setup a sample BCS to the sql server ...
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How to synchronise changes in Active Directory with Sharepoint profile info

I recently had an incident where the email details of a Sharepoint user were changed in Active Directory. These changes were not transferred into SharePoint and I had a problem in one of my web parts ...
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Will Sharepoint be Upset if We Move the Domain Controller and DNS Server?

Our Domain Controller and DNS Server is on the same machine as SharePoint. We want to provision a new machine with the Domain Controller (and promote it) and the DNS Server whilst leaving SharePoint ...
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Syncronizing AD groups to sharepoint user list (through powershell?)

I am wondering if there is any way to get members of specific AD groups (several AD groups actually) to sync with the Sharepoint User Lists, found at ...
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SP2013 AD and import

I noticed without configuring the sync user profile service the name and telephone number come from the AD ( domain\newUser, Some Number, New User Name ). Why not the email ( or other camps)? is this ...
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Mysites User Profiles Gone?

So today suddenly all but the very latest (added within this week) users disappeared from MySites and our People Directory. What could of caused this to happen? How can I restore everyone's ...
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Active Directory Group inside Group and Sharepoint Site Permissions

I have create GroupB inside GroupA in active directory and give permission to GroupA in sharepoint site.GroupA contains UserA and GroupB contains UserB. If i logged in using UserA than everything ...
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SharePoint 2013 - People Search not showing all AD users

I have a People Search set up on my SharePoint site. The User Profile Sync service is set up to 'Use SharePoint Profile Synchronization'. About a week ago, all users were coming into SharePoint ...
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E-mail only working sometimes in SharePoint 2013?

Whenever I create or start a simple workflow with an email action I receive this message: 11/19/2013 9:41 AM Error No presence informationadministrator **Coercion warning: user or group does not ...
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Can't create User Profile AD mapping using PowerShell in 2013

Using PowerShell, I want to add properties to the user profile in 2013 and map those properties to be synchronized with Active Directory. I can create the properties fine as well as the ...
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How to Update AD Group Membership Based on Sharepoint List

In my portal I have a list where we keep track of officials that belong to a particular location. If someone adds or subtracts a person from that list, then I have to manually adjust the Active ...
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SharePoint 2010 AD User permission not updated instantly in SharePoint

This is similar to the issue asked here in SE before Why are user permissions set in AD not updated immediately to SharePoint? but in my case it doesn't work. I have a SharePoint 2010 Enterprise ...
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“User cannot be found.” error in Powershell

I am writing a PowerShell script to re-sync my users to the AD because of a problem I have described Here. From time to time I get a "Set-SPUser : user cannot be found." error but when I call the same ...
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SP2010 - User profile results with mix-and-match NETBIOS/DNS domains

First off, let me say that User Profile Service is provisioned and generally runs normally. We're running on February 2012 CU. We're in the middle of a domain merge, combining five AD domains into ...
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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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FIM throwing massive errors on AD Synchronization

since 5 days we are running into massive errors, when our AD synch is running. The error code from the event viewer looks like this: EventID 6801 The extensible extension returned an unsupported ...
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Access Active Directory Objects in SharePoint 2013 using c#

I am trying to create a web-part which access the objects of active directory like "Users" "OU" etc. how can i access active directory to use this objects using c# code ?, i developing this web-part ...
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AD Managed Service Account as SharePoint Managed Account

I'm slightly confused with regards to managed service accounts in Active Directory & SharePoint. Here's what I'm doing: Create a managed service account in AD with "New-ADServiceAccount" & ...
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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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Filter Library with parameter

I am an intern at a company, so I am not completely sure about the structure of the servers etc. However, I have a library that I want to filter by the department that the currently logged on user is ...
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Mapping AD “member of” user property in sharepoint 2010 user profile properties

I need to map AD's "Member Of" property in sharepoint 2010 user profile properties. I found a guide on how to do that, How to map a user’s Active Directory group membership to their SharePoint profile ...
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People picker / Add users to groups resolves non-existing ad users and groups

I have an odd problem. I have a site where I'm able to resolve ad groups that no longer exists. I can see them if I search in the people picker or I can type it in and resolve it just fine. If I try ...
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custom pickerEntity tied to Sharepoint list

I have an application page that uses sharepoint people picker. I also have another sharepoint page that has what I called allContacts, which is a custom list with unique contacts. I want the people ...
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how can pages/ documents be auto tagged based on active directory information?

Is it possible to auto tag pages and documents based on a users active directory data, such as the team, section, department they work in?
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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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Access control with a very large AD group

I'm working with a company that has 100k+ employees, contractors, and external partners who have user accounts in their Active Directory. People fall into different categories: Employees (60k) ...
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AD security groups renamed. PeoplePicker in Sharepoint 2010 still shows old values

Sharepoint 2010. Our IT guys have recently renamed many Active Directory security groups, however PeoplePicker appears to now display both the old name and new name in results. I assume the new name ...
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Domain user cannot be found

I'm trying to add my domain account as a secondary site collection admin but for some reason it can't find the account. I'm currently logged in with servcenter\my.name but the people picker does not ...
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Avoid specifying domain at logon?

Is it possible to configure Sharepoint 2010 (or maybe IIS) to automatically assume a logon domain during authentication? We have a pretty long domain name and would like to alleviate the user from ...
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How to manage users in Active Directory?

I have managed to get Active Directory Auth working on my SharePoint environment. Now, I need to get User Management working for Active Directory. i.e. I want to add, delete & modify user profiles ...
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User Profile AD Sync - 2 Way Field-Level Update Permissions

I've got a working AD->SharePoint 2010 user sync running and also have 2-way updating specificed for for some of the user profile fields via the users' My Site. While this is very handy for contact ...