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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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STS Configuration: Local Login Provider is missing it's signing certificate

One of our Sharepoint farms is stuck on "User Profile Synchronization Service" Starting Any idea how to give a signing certificate to "Local Login Provider"? other errors in ULS: 04/04/2014 ...
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stsadm migrateuser operation successful, but no change

We recently had an AD username change on our system. In SharePoint, the profile is updated except, as many people have experienced, some of the core fields like username are still stuck on the old ...
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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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Is it necessary to create a site collection of type “My Sites” to user the User profile service application (AD import)?

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee721052(v=office.15).aspx Above URL --> Under before you begin section: An application pool for My Sites exists. We have a silt collection of "team sites ...
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Due to some exceptions with code we added HostingEnvironment.Impersonate(). Is it safe and good practice?

We are trying to access the active directory services using C# on SharePoint webpart. There was COM exception when executing: SearchResultCollection resultCol = search.FindAll(); I got the solution ...
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FBA and AD Authentication can work together?

We are using Sharepoint 2013, and AD authentication works properly. We think about creating subsite dedicated to external users without AD accounts. I've google it, so I think the best solution is to ...
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Can't approve a workflow task after the initiator was removed from Active Directory

We have a rare but frustrating issue in which a workflow and task are initiated by someone who then is later removed from AD. These tasks can no longer be actioned by the assignee or anyone else for ...
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Accessing Office365's Active Directory

I am trying to implement a Single-Sign-On functionality for an Intranet web-application that will sit on SharePoint. Now, I have done a lot of research on this and informed myself about the ...
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Add new synchronization connection - NeedsFullImport Error

We are trying to setup a new sychronization connection on Sharepoint 2013 however after having filled in our account details and selecting User OU's, when pressing OK the following error is displayed ...
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User not appearing when I start typing name in Group

There are 3 users in AD and they are synced with UPS. I can see their profile and if I do people search then they also appear in results. Let's call them user1, user2, user3. Problem is I am trying to ...
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Active Directory inheritance and Team Sites

Consider the following scenario for Active Directory groups for Team Sites: A1 (Top Level Site - Top level AD Group) -B1 (Mid Level Site - 2nd level AD Group) --C1 (Lower Level Site - 3rd level AD ...
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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 ...
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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: ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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
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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. ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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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. ...
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Move-SPUser : pixels

Migrating users from one domain to another, I get this error on a couple of users. The migration still seems to occur. Move-SPUser : pixels At D:\UserMigration\MigrateUsers.ps1:10 char:28 + ...
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FBA with AD provider and Windows Authentication not the same user?

is there a way that my FBA (ActiveDirectoryMembershipProvider) logged user like jo@xxx.com and the Windows Authentication user jo@xxx.com became the same user (meaning they have the same user id) and ...
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“Add document” link missing for users receiving access through AD groups

So, using SP Foundation 2010, we've chosen to assign Active Directory groups to various sites and folders to control access, instead of assigning indidual users directly, then control all access ...
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(AD) People picker works on some parts of Central Admin and not on others

SharePoint Server 2010 (not just Foundation) If I go to Central Admin>Application Management>Manage service applications and select Business Data Connectivity Service, then click Administrators, I can ...
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Search user with firstname instead of lastname

When i try to search people in AD or SharePoint, i don't get results on there firstname. I always need to give either fullname or lastname. Is there a way do get John Doe as result for both, "John" ...
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Custom Web Part's Active Directory connection only working from server

I have a custom web part that utilizes a dropdown combobox with items populated from AD. While it used to work, now I am unable to see anything populated in the dropdown unless I view the web part ...
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E-Mail appearing in 'My Settings' but not in user profile?

As title suggests, there's a user who has confirmed he has his e-mail populated based on what they see in 'My Settings'. However, when I'm trying to do something in code with their e-mail I can't ...
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How to access AD users in SharePoint 2010 Sandboxed solution?

I am running with an issue to accessing AD users in Sandbox solution. Can anyone has idea how to do that. I know how to do in normal SharePoint 2010 solution. But I am not able to do in the same ...
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BDC Model for ActiveDirectory

I am trying to build a BDC Model and a custom .net connector for ActiveDirectory so that users can search for data in AD from Sharepoint as well as create lists (ie: Users list that will show users ...
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The old name of domain group shows up always

We granted permissions to group1 on a site collection. After a while we created a new OU on AD and moved group1 to this OU and renamed the group to group1New. However we still get the old name of the ...
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Getting user's AD groups as lookup

I'm trying to make a simple reservation site, containing two lists: resources and reservations. Users are making reservations by creating a new item on Reservations list, specifying which resource ...
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How do I Augment Active Directory and CRM roles in Visual Studio?

I have a custom solution that allows users to login via CRM and this works fine. Also, users who can can login with windows authentication and this works fine. I need to combine the roles such that ...
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Mutiple User Conflict : User changes after clicking ok in People Picker/Address book

I am trying to add a specific user on a SharePoint Site. While searching for that user in Address book by"Name" say "User A", its showing the correct user. But when i add that user by clicking Ok, ...
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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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Strange problem with adding some users

I'm encountering problems adding "some" users(of a certain domain) to a group.. The code works every "domain1" user, but for "domain2" for doesn't: ...
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User Profile Sync not running

Under the User Profile Service Application, I noticed that the Profile Synchronization Status was set to "Synchronizing Stop". Which is weird, as it was noon, and the incrementals are supposed to ...
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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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AD Group in SharePoint (2007) Group and Navigation Audiences

I have given an AD group permissions to a SharePoint (Moss 2007) site. Then I added that group as well as some individuals to a SharePoint Group. I then added a link to the site Navigation (Site ...
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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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Approval workflow: “Assigned to” field gets different user name in list and autogenerated e-mail

I've added an Approval workflow on my development server and manually copied the workflow in the production environment (since no efficient deployment tool for configured workflows seems to exist). ...
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People Picker is not recognizing usernames on Server 2008 R2

In the original configuration, I have a SharePoint 2007 site hosted on Windows Server 2003/32 bit server. I configured it to use Forms Authentication with ActiveDirectoryMembershipProvider and ...
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Task Assignment with Active Directory Groups [closed]

Here's the situation: Single Sharepoint web front end server in domain A. Site is also used by members of domain M. There is a one-way trust from domain A to M. The people picker has been set up to ...
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SharePoint 2010 Development: PrincipalContext Could not be Found

I am using Visual Studio 2010. When I want to use PrincipalContext Class, the Visual Studio couldn't find the Reference: I have opened the project with .NET Framework 4 selected and my project was ...
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Script or Code to import from AD to Sharepoint Group All users

I'm looking for a script or code to make Sharepoint know 'bout users from active directory.. I have 3 domains and People Picker sees people but cannot resolve that (suggest only).. I read in many ...
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Is it possible to grant security roles through an event receiver?

I have a requirement to grant a department contribute to their department parent & child sites. The catch is, they also want to be able to grant & remove contribute to outside department ...
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Can Active Directory Upgrade lead to problems with SharePoint?

Are there compatibility issues between SharePoint version and Active Directory version? I have a scenario with MOSS 2007 and Active Directory 2000. I will upgrade Active Directory to 2012. I ...
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Can User Profile Service read data from other sources such as SAP, Oracle or only through AD?

Can User Profile Service read data from other sources such as SAP, Oracle?
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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. ...