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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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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 contact....
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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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Using PowerShell with CSOM to grant permissions to AD security groups

I have been testing out the provisioning of team sites using Powershell CSOM calls working against an on premise SharePoint 2013 farm. Creating Team Sites this way is very easy. One of the great ...
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Set Multiple Default Values for People/Group Picker

I have a scenario where I would like to set the default values of a people picker to a handful of users based on information in the form. However, if I set the AccountID of the field to a concatenated ...
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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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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 ...
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How to sync user's picture from AD to Sharepoint 2013

I've followed this tutorial to try to sync user's picture from AD to SP 2013 but I've got issue in the first step: In dropdownlist for attribute I can't find 'thumbnailPhoto' to selected. It was ...
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Check user account in an SP group is disabled or not

I have this piece of PowerShell script that lists out all the users in a SharePoint group ... foreach ($grp in $web.groups) { $grp.name foreach ($user in $grp.users) { " User: " + $user....
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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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Error occured in deployment step 'install app for SharePoint': The System Account cannot perform this action. Deploying App - On-Premises Farm

Yes this question is the same as : This question How ever none of the proposed solutions work for me. I've tried swapping the account in Central Admin (did not work) I've created a new AD account, ...
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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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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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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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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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Get all users from active directory to sharepoint

I have to populate my autocomplete PeopleEditor-like control based on brililant ASPTokenInput with all people from my AD domain. Reflecting PeopleEditor shows a real mess in their Active Directory ...
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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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Is it possible to import user profile from an external source, not from active directory

How do I import user profile directly from an external source (SQL database) without using active directory? The common usual solution is to have a SharePoint privilege account that have the ...
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how to know AD Forest name in central admin?

I'm creating user profile service application in sharepoint server 2013 . for creating new sync connection , I need to enter Forest name. But I don't have permissions to see AD . I just have Farm ...
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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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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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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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people picker not resolving names correctly

We have our sharepoint server in a domain named DMZ. Our AD users are in another domain, say domain ACME. In the DMZ domain we also have external SP users. All of a sudden the people picker will ...
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Question on credentials in SharePoint - To modify Active Directory properties through SharePoint

I am referring to an article:- Change the Active Directory User Password Through SharePoint My requirement is: Change the Active Directory User Password Through SharePoint. Code:- // Claims-based ...
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Department or Organization Chart from Active Directory

How do I create a chart of my organization departments from active directory and display it in sharepoint?
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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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People Picker for AD LDS FBA

I have set up a test system to evaluate the use of AD LDS in an extranet scenario. I have a Windows 2008 R2 server with Sharepoint 2010 SP1 installed. This machine is joined to an AD domain, and has ...
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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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Audience membership using nested groups in Active Directory

I have looked into this issue and whilst I understand that a distribution group won't be imported into SharePoint via user profile import security groups however will. I have a security group that is ...
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Active Directory Integration with Sharepoint

I have a SharePoint site with my company's active directory integration. When new personnel start to work, he/she is defined in AD. Then the record comes to SharePoint automatically. If personnel ...
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Some AD users do not have user profiles

We have large enterprise system. Some of the AD users do not have user profiles so the code throws a null point exception. When check in user profile list, they do not have user profiles. Why is that? ...
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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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People search yielding no results in spite of a successful User Profile Synchronization?

I have used the sharepoint farm configuration wizard to setup all services under spfarm account and everything works fine. However I am having trouble with Searching for people. Here is the link I ...
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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 ...