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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My site and AD?

We are about create my sites for our users. In this regard I have some questions. How many my sites can we have in a web-application for my site? How many AD sources can one have with regards to ...
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Powershell script to get list of AD groups used from site collections in SharePoint 2010

I need to list all the AD groups used in all the site collection. Can any one please help. $SPWebApp = Get-SPWebApplication https://*******.com/ foreach ($SPSite in $SPWebApp.Sites) { write-host ...
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Multi language sites

We are about to create a multi lingual portal for a customer that has offices in many countries. We will have site collections with different language packs. All our users will have access to the ...
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Effect of upgrade of AD on Sharepoint 2010 service accounts and users

Our present Active Directory is version 2003. We're going to upgrade to 2012 version. In addition, we'll be migrating all users from one domain to another (let's call it from OldDom\user.name to ...
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When I change the display name for a user in AD the saved value does not change in SharePoint 2013

When I change the display name for a user in AD the saved value does not change in SharePoint 2013. I created fields Person / groups in a list when I'm entering the correct name appears like this in ...
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Two sources for people picker name resolution duplicating users

We have a dev environment where there are two sources for resolving names in people pickers. The spelling of the name gets corrected when you enter domain\user, but then it states there are no ...
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Is it possible to use profile sync on two a production and staging sharepoint server?

Our staging server has been neglected for a while, and I'm trying to get it back to as close as production as I can. I'm trying to setup profile sync and I've used the same accounts for production and ...
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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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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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Unknown SQL Exception 18452 occurred

I am not sure if this is a SP problem or not. So I am posting here because the problem occurs to the SP server. Well, I have three servers: a Domain server, an SQL server and a server dedicated to ...
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Simple Question about stsadm -o migrateuser cmdlet

Just for my clarification i want to ask a simple question: I per my understanding, stsadm -o migrateuser command will only migrate the userAccounts if the userAccounts exists on both Active ...
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Difference between migrateuser and adduser manually

Just want to clarify what will be the difference between the two: I migrate a user 'xyz' from one AD domain e.g, DomainA\xyz to another AD Domain, DomainB\xyz using stsadm -o migrateuser cmdlet if i ...
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Installation of Sharepoint 2010 on VM

I want to install Sharepoint 2010. I have a couple of queries that need addressing: Is it a must I have SQL server 2008 in a separate VM as the Windows Server 2008 R2 where Sharepoint? What are the ...
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Getting user email from full name

I want to get email of users who are uploading documents in a library. You know there is a field called "Created By" which contain full name, so I want to read that name and then find that user's ...
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How to export SharePoint 2007 AD Accounts to Excel

Is there any way to export SharePoint 2007 AD accounts to Excel? I know that there are couple of ways to export SharePoint Userinfo list to Excel. But i want to export SharePoint 2007 Active Directory ...
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Migrating user accounts from one AD domain to another AD Domain using Powershell

Is there any Powershell command to migrate all the 1000+ user accounts from old AD domain to new domain? If yes, what will be the possible powershell script? Any sample Powershell script or reference ...
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After migrating user from one AD to another AD, the user can no longer access WSS

We have migrated users from one AD domain to another AD domain in SharePoint 2007. But after migration, the users can no longer access windows SharePoint services e.g, permissions and roles etc. Any ...
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Active Directory changes do not appear in SharePoint

I have to read data from an external source which contains names inside an XML-structure. I have to map these names to users from an active directory. This is part of the code: foreach (SPUser user ...
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SharePoint won’t report active directory domain user permissions inherited from active directory domain security groups nested in SharePoint groups?

For instance: ads\mdepnorm aka MDEP TSST Norman Testing is in SP-CONTRIBUTORS ADS security group: . The sp-contributors ADS group is in SharePoint group Intranet Members: . It follows that if I ...
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Can't sync user's picture from Active Directory to SharePoint2013 [duplicate]

As title, I've done every single step to sync user's picture, but it's still doesn't work. I don't know what to do now to make it work. Any idea? I've selected "Use SharePoint Active Directory ...
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The users can not change their passwords in AD-SharePoint 2013

I used 3rd party option free from codeplex to allow users changing their password themselves in my site collection. But when a user want to change his password, after entering new password, get the ...
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How to migrate AD domain groups in sharepoint 2010

I want to migrate AD domain group "old\abc" to "new\abc"" domain in sharpeoint 2010 using powershell. I am using powershell to run stsadm -o migrategroup –oldlogin old\abc –newlogin new\abc but I ...
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Profile Synchronization Status don't work in Sharepoint 2013?

Im using SP2013 and I tried to import data from AD to SP 2013, but I got problem when I start sync. The Profile Synchronization Status don't work, it still 'Idle'. Here is some images of my ...
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Move users from child domain to parent domain

We will soon move our user accounts from a child domain to the parent domain (admin/service accounts are already in the parent domain). Has anyone done something similar and are there any resources I ...
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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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Active Directory intagrated Sharepoint Site issue

My sharepoint site integrated with Active Directory. I changed one users name in Active Directory. But it doesn't change in sharepoint Site. How can i change users name in sharepoint designer? Thanks ...
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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: " + ...
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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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How to use Active Directory groups with workflows?

Is there a way to use Active Directory groups with Workflows 2013? From what I have experimented the workflow starts but then gives operation cancelled. I have read that someone saying that it's not ...
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User with Contribute and modify cannot add Items to a list

I am currently using SharePoint 2013. I have just added a user to an Active Directory Group with contribute permissions to a Calendar. Unfortunately, the AD group can contribute but the user can't. ...
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Error when create simple people directory in Sharepoint 2013

I've follow this tutorial to sync data from Active Directory to SP 2013 : http://www.boostsolutions.com/blog/introduction-of-sharepoint-2013-active-directory-import/ And I've got this connection: ...
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How can I create people directory in Sharepoint 2013?

I want to create a Company Directory so that everyone can access to a list/directory of all people in our company. It also should be searchable. I think we need 2 sites for this: 1) Search site, ...
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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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Active Directory Import “No containers to display”

I am trying to configure Active Directory Import in SP2013, the problem is that on Add new synchronization connection screen I am getting "No containers to display" error after clicking "Populate ...
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How to allow for autocomplete Person/Group for a new custom site column of type Person or group

I have added a new site column named “Assinged To” of type “Person or Group”, then I added it to the page layout. The final result was that I can search for our active directory user/groups.but if I ...
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User Profile Service to Sharepoint Sync Not Updating userdisp.aspx

We added a custom field Division to active directory. The sync from AD to User Profile Service is working correctly, as our MySites correctly show this custom field populated as it should be. Upon ...
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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 is SharePoint 2013 Designer workflow people picker field from the list item showing wrong user?

We have a standard SharePoint 2013 list that contains several columns. One of the columns is your typical People Picker column. Let's call it the Employee Name column When we send out an email via a ...
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does user profile service application or synchronisation pull in AD details like password and expiry?

We use user profile service application for one way AD sync . we can pull in data like the name email phones etc. I would like to know if there was any way in which we could retrieve the password ...
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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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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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Disable the Sync of Profile pictures from SharePoint My Sites to AD

I'm looking for a way to stop the sync of Profile Pictures between My Sites and Active Directory. Users are editing their profile photo and thus they are synced back. I have seen the Property "Picture ...
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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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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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What permission is required to be able to access and modify AD user properties?

Suppose User X logs into SharePoint and there is webpart to access and change his AD properties, I want to know: what permission should be there for him to be able to query his AD properties. what ...
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Sync users from a security group?

How do I sync users profiles from a specific security group?
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Filling in Lookup columns with AD information SP2013

Im trying to put together a simple contact list. Our Sharepoint Online is linked up to our Active directory. I was wondering if its possible to automate as much as possible to minimise errors on this ...
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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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FBA Active Directory Security Groups Not Working SP 2013

So I have in active directory one security group, lets call it "Shrpt_Users". Within SharePoint I have granted this Active directory group read rights to my sub site: "Advertising". My user ...
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SharePoint profile picture link missing “/”

I have imported profile pictures from AD and is successfully synchronizing. The problem is that SharePoint is looking for the picture at the wrong location. In the console i get this error: GET ...