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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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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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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PurgeNonImportedObjects doesn’t remove user accounts?

Our customer has switched his AD to a new one. We have migrated users in SharePoint, but the User Profile Service doesn’t work for 73 of 7024 users. These users can log in to SharePoint, but doesn’t ...
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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 to import users from a different domain in User Profile service application?

The sharepoint server is setup in the public domain and all service accounts used for installation and configuration are based off of the same(public)domain as well. The server is meant to host the ...
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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 ...
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Resolve User ID

We currently have a user ID that had been issued to two different employees at two different times... neither of which overlapped. The accounts were also created seperately in AD. One initially, ...
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Sync AD Email to SharePoint 2007 Users

I have a AD that is populated to feed a SharePoit (SP) site, initial the AD did not have any email addresses in it, so when the users in SP were created the email was not present. Now the emails have ...
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List contents of Active Directory in List

I have got my AD set up with Sharepoint 2010, but I need to display a list of all users in the AD as a list of contacts. How do I go about doing this? Thanks
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Syncing AD User with AD Groups

i want to create a ad connection in user profile service application, which sync specific users. These users are members of a group. When i check this group in the "AD Container" and start a full ...
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SharePoint 2010 with UAG - LDAP and AD users

We are trying to test the following setup. We have a SharePoint Farm in our forest (setup to use Kerberos). The DC of the SharePoint farm domain contains an AD with external users and their ...
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SPUtility.GetPrincipalsInGroup and Claims authentication issue

I have the requirement to enumerate a list of users that are in an Active Directory group that has been granted rights to an SPWeb. If the site collection is using windows auth this is no problem and ...
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People Picker in Multi-Domain Scenario

So, we have our people picker working to add users to a site collection or User Info List in WSS 3. We implemented the STSADM command to search a specific OU and this works fine. Our problem is that a ...
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Granting site permissions to AD security group

I need to grant permissions to a large group of people (over 1000) so adding each user is not practical. I created an active directory security group and added mailing lists containing those users to ...
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Sharepoint 2010 Standalone mode not hooked up to AD

I have installed sharepoint 2010 in standalone mode. the only user it is seeing is the user I created the account with. How can I point it to AD to see other users? this is a test server on our ...
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Sharepoint 2010 server setup, possible to add it to the domain without breaking it?

I have a MOSS 2010 server nicely configured but its a workgroup / stand alone setup. I want to add the computer to the domain. Will this break the sharepoint installation?
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SharePoint Foundation 2010 in a multiple forest environments of Active Directory Domain Services?

Can i set up a SPF 2010 to use 2 active directory domain? If yes how to? Regarding user and groups will it populate users from both ADs? Will i be able to select users from both ADs for permission ...
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How can I work around a user's manager not being populated in Active Directory

I am newbie in SharePoint 2010. Here is what I'm trying to do... I have portal users (active directory integrated). A user from x department will fill an employee request form which includes 4-5 ...
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Importing specific profiles from AD

I want to import accounts in specific OU's and not the whole Active Directory. I have created the connection to AD and everything is working well. I'm sure it is possible to import specific accounts ...
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Tie sharepoint list, active directory group and forum together

We are using Microsoft Exchange together with Active Directory and MOSS 2007. I want to accomplish the following: Interest groups defined already in AD and used as Mailing Lists inside Exchange. How ...
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Syncing profile details with active directory

Several fields in MOSS profiles are mapped to fields in active directory and we have given the user the ability to modify these. But when the incremental profile import runs it overwrites these with ...
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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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Restricting Non-Synchronised Users in 2013

Scenario We have two synchronisation connections. One uses windows synchronisation and syncs an "Internal" OU group. The other uses forms authentication and syncs an "External" OU Group. This ...
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Names not adding to list

In sharepoint workspace I want to add names to my 'IM contact' field in one of my lists. When I click the address icon and search for a name, the name appears. It lets me add it, then when I click ok ...
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Sharepoint Authentication (Windows and Forms) - User Mismatch

I've been doing some testing in sharepoint 2013 and I have come accross a rather annoying situation regarding the authentication. I have both windows authentication and forms authentication working. ...
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InfoPath and Dynamics AX

I have an InfoPath 2010 form that I am publishing to SharePoint 2013. I have added rules like PreferredName, WorkEmail and WorkPhone to auto populate and everything works fine when I preview. The ...
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On signout access denied message is thrown in sharepoint

I created a loginpage using FBA and Active Directory Authentication. It is working fine when I am trying to login. But when I try to signout it is showing layouts/15/AccessDenied.aspx in the url . ...
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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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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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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: ...