Active Directory is a Microsoft technology primarily for managing multiple Windows servers and workstations in a single environment. It was first released in 2000.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

2
votes
1answer
2k views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
179 views

Passing employee id from AD to a SharePoint list

I have a property named EmployeeId in AD. UPS is configured and is getting all users EmployeeID from AD. I have made an external list. I want to pass logged in user's EmployeeID to that list so it ...
5
votes
2answers
915 views

Updating Active Directory User Information from Sharepoint User Profiles BCS Data

I am investigating the possibility of updating Active Directory user account information from Sharepoint 2010 User Profiles. I am aware that there is functionality to synchronise data from the User ...
0
votes
3answers
945 views

Two-Way User Profile Synchronization from / to AD

I am wondering about the following problem - say I have MySites configured on my SharePoint Server 2013 environment and the users' profile properties like address, telephone number and so forth are ...
0
votes
1answer
52 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
48 views

How to restrict a user list to only certain types of active users? [duplicate]

In our SharePoint sites, we have a number of places where a user (SBS) can be inserted. For example, which user is responsible for a particular task. However, when selecting this user, there is a list ...
0
votes
1answer
79 views

Lync ActiveX stopped working , after changing the web application URL

I use to have my web application on the server root, where the web application was accessible from the following URL :- http://servername. And the Lync ActiveX was working well . Then the client ...
1
vote
0answers
476 views

Using PrincipalContext to create groups from SharePoint gives access denied for domain admin user

I'm trying to create new AD security groups from the codebehind of a SharePoint application page. I'm using System.DirectoryServices.AccountManagement to do this. This is how I'm creating a group: ...
0
votes
1answer
117 views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
314 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
406 views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
134 views

how does sharepoint connect to AD so you can add users to sites etc

We have sharepoint on our local domain which is part of a forest. I seem to be able to add users from outside our local domain to sites etc even though our UPS is synced only to our local domain. ...
4
votes
1answer
650 views

How to use Azure AD Tenant as Identity provider for on-premises farm

I've successfully set up Azure Access Control Service to use Facebook, Google and Live as Identity providers for an on-premise Claims aware Sharepoint web application. Next, I'd like to try and use ...
0
votes
3answers
374 views

Lync ActiveX inside SharePoint will not display the user image, unless we moved the mouse over the username

I am implementing a SharePoint 2013 community site. And inside the members sections I can view the member picture inside a pop-up when I move the mouse over the username, as shown in the picture. ...
0
votes
2answers
1k views

Showing user image from active directory on some page

I have a page on which I want to show pictures of some users. The picture needs to be read from Active Directory. The user whose image will be shown is not logged in user but some other users. I ...
0
votes
1answer
236 views

UserName profile property not updated after migration

I am working for the support of a SharePoint 2010 intranet. The User Profile Application Service performs an incremental synchronization each day. The UPAS retrieves user profiles from an Active ...
0
votes
1answer
566 views

Force sync of existing data to AD

I've had UPS set up for a year now with no problems but the business is requesting that some fields (mobile number for example) from the user profile be exported to AD. I've configured this correctly ...
0
votes
1answer
221 views

Sharepoint 2010 Jquery/knockout.js

Bit of background, we have a large SharePoint environment (500k users) which has multiple authentication providers (AD/Custom Claims) in order to simplify user management, I wrote a farm solution ...
1
vote
0answers
58 views

Active Directory group not displayed in membership tab in sharepoint 2010

I recently activated My Site in my portal. I wanted to display the users that belonged to a particular distribution list in active directory. I have created distribution list and also security group ...
0
votes
1answer
77 views

Creating A Printable Employee Information List

I am trying to create a nice, printable contact information list or page that keeps itself up to date as our Active Directory changes. I thought maybe InfoPath was a good direction, but I'm struggling ...
1
vote
1answer
539 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
129 views

Force My Sites Sync Of New AD Info

So I have noticed that my My Sites profiles will sometimes be less accurate then my People Search in SharePoint. Is there a way to force My Sites to sync up with the new information in my Active ...
0
votes
2answers
4k views

Users added to AD group not granted access in SharePoint

Let's say I have an AD group called domain\Group1, in SharePoint I create a group called Group 1. In the SharePoint group I add the corresponding domain group. Now if I add a user to the domain group, ...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
135 views

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 ...
3
votes
2answers
2k views

Active Directory Display name with commas and SharePoint

This is rather a rant than a question, but I'm trying to find a best practice. A Active Directory I'm working with is currently organized using LastName, FirstName for displayName. The ...
0
votes
1answer
212 views

Updating a username in a List - false positive

In my portal I have a list with a "person" field that contains usernames. I am using a powershell script to update this field. You can see my function below. I've already loaded the list, and am ...
1
vote
1answer
381 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
476 views

SPUCWorkerProcessProxy.exe is consuming all the memory

I have many processes with the name SPUCWorkerProcessProxy (over 50 process) that are consuming all the available memory. I guess, this problem appeared after installing Active Directory. What shall ...
1
vote
1answer
974 views

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
0
votes
1answer
407 views

AD Security Group not resolving in People Picker

I created a new global AD Security Group and tried to add it to my Farm Admins group in Central Admin. It worked no problem. When I try to add it to a site in any other group outside of Central Admin, ...
6
votes
2answers
2k views

Allow any user?

Please forgive the novice question, but I can't seem to find the answer. Is there a way to allow any user access to a SharePoint site without having to add them to a group or turn on anonymous ...
1
vote
1answer
147 views

Sharepoint 2010 Organization Browser with Vacant Positions

Our sharepoint 2010 uses Active Directory to populate the Org Browser, using the Manager field. However, there are some exec. positions that are vacant, so they don't have a corresponding User in AD. ...
4
votes
2answers
540 views

SharePoint 2013 Permissions & Active Directory Synchronization

I am running into quite an annoying issue with SharePoint & AD Sync. Basically, SharePoint isn’t recognizing certain users inside the AD groups that I have created and it’s giving them the “Sorry ...
0
votes
1answer
530 views

Not all users in an active directory group receiving a workflow notification? [closed]

I have a Nintex workflow with a flexitask that should send a notification to all users in an active directory group. Currently, users within this group who have been with the company for some time ...
1
vote
1answer
3k views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
151 views

Getting a SPUser's title (as it is on Active Directory)

I need to get the Titles (eg: Mr, Mrs, Dr) for SPUsers which are stored in a list. The Title is not available on the SPUser object, is it possible to somehow get this information, assuming it is ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

How external users can access the SharePoint application in case the SharePoint is connected to our company active directory

I have created a Publishing Web application and I have specified that SharePoint is connected to our company Active Directory. Now all our employees are able to login to the SharePoint publishing site ...
0
votes
1answer
95 views

How to deny a group of authenticated users access?

Our SharePoint environment has various securable objects that grant permission (at very least read permission) to the Active Directory group "all authenticated users". In other words, up until now, ...
1
vote
0answers
81 views

How can I manage an AD group through SharePoint?

I have a hosted SharePoint and Exchange environment and want to manage email distribution list memberships through SharePoint. Assuming I have some universal security group in AD which is mail-enabled ...
1
vote
2answers
1k views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
487 views

SharePoint server 2013 central administration become unavailable after installing active directory

I have SharePoint 2013 installed inside windows server 2008 r2 and it was working fine, but after I install Active directory on the windows server I try to aces the SharePoint central administrator ...
1
vote
0answers
395 views

How can I create distribution lists from groups in SharePoint Foundation 2013?

The SharePoint site in question is internet facing extranet site built on SharePoint 2103 Foundation. There is no Active Directory or Exchange Server and the site members have email addresses from ...
1
vote
2answers
3k views

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, ...
1
vote
0answers
214 views

SharePoint User Profile Sync to AD

One question regarding the user profile sync, we are trying to sync user photo in SharePoint back to AD picture. We have one AD forest, two domains, and in SharePoint we have two Synchronization ...
1
vote
0answers
75 views

How to retrieve the user account associated to a client certificate on SharePoint 2013

I’m searching for a while but I don’t find any answer to my problem. So now, i'm confused ... I hope to find an answer thanks to you. On SharePoint 2013, I configured FBA with a custom login page. ...
1
vote
1answer
152 views

“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 ...
0
votes
2answers
302 views

How to exclude users from view access?

We have a SharePoint 2007 site that is viewable by "All Authenticated Users". As part of company policy, when an employee is terminated or leaves, we modify their active directory account to remain ...
0
votes
1answer
78 views

Have FBA users visible (via people picker) to a non-FBA site

I have a publishing site collection extended into two zones: Zone1: (default zone, win auth only- internal users) Zone2: (internet zone, fba only- external users) I want zone1 users to be able to ...
0
votes
1answer
90 views

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 ...