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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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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, ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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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, ...
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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 ...
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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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, ...
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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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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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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 ...
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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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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 ...
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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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“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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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SharePoint authentication after demoting a domain controller

I have an issue in regards to a domain controller being demoted. SharePoint is not installed on this DC. When the dc is demoted in sites and services for AD SP has kittens and can't auth at all. ...
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How to retrive all the user account info and email and make a data view webpart

I am trying to create a data view webpart with url parameter ID (_layouts/userdisp.aspx?ID=(@ID).. where all the user information especially user name, email and some basic information can be obtain ...
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FQDN prompts for login info every time

Our sharepoint installation used to run so that when you were logged in to the computer via active directory going to the sharepoint site it logged you in automatically. This seemed to happen only if ...
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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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Autocomplete Textbox from Active Directory Users

Im making a webpart where a user should be able to add other users from active directory, without being able to know their full name etc. The field should be autocompleted in some way (like googles ...
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Sharepoint 2013: AD users not found on people/user picker, but they shows up only in Central Admin site

I'm having problem with my SharePoint 2013 people picker. It doesn't shows any AD users at all. But strangely, when I pick/search people in its Central Administration site, all my AD users are shown. ...
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Getting AD Information

I need to certain information. I read that it is not possible to get AD information unless you have some sort of solution that accesses it. So the other option is the SharePoint user profiles. How ...
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Get Current User's Department Name and Manager From Active Directory

How the "department name" and "manager" attribute value could be retrieved from active directory programmatically? For ex. i will have custom newform.aspx to create some new item, in the code-behind ...
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SP2010 - User profile results with mix-and-match NETBIOS/DNS domains

First off, let me say that User Profile Service is provisioned and generally runs normally. We're running on February 2012 CU. We're in the middle of a domain merge, combining five AD domains into ...
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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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2010 - displayNames from Active Directory not staying consistent

We are having a problem in which the "Name" portion of some people's profiles are being updated on the periodic sync wiping out the proper displayName which should just be their first and last names ...
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Deleted user profile from sharepoint, profile not picked from AD again

I have SharePoint 2010 configured to pick user profile details from AD. I had a user whose details were incorrectly picked by SharePoint. We have what you would define as 2 ADs. One for the parent ...
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InvalidOperationException after promoting SharePoint server to domain controller

I installed SharePoint 2013 Standard on Windows Server 2012, and it was running fine until I decided to make the server a domain controller: Remove the ADCS role Remove then re-add the ADDS role ...
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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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Sharepoint broke Active Directory?

Have a bit of a urgent issue here and hope I can get some advice. I suspect that somehow Sharepoint 2010 User Profile Sync overwrote certain active directory properties with null or empty values. I ...
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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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Can Move-SPUser be used to merge users if security is not a factor?

We manage all our site security via AD group memberships. We are currently in the process of folding four AD domains into a fifth domain that already exists. Our farm is in one of those four domains ...
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Sharepoint change password webpart

I have created a webpart in which it uses AccountManagement namespace methods to change the current users password but this message shows up: Configuration information could not be read from the ...