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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SharePoint 2010 and Active Directory

I would like to know in details the effects of SharePoint 2010 on the Active Directory 2008 R2. Currently, we have a SharePoint 2007 production and development environments. Both environments are ...
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Duplicate users

I am looking at two user accounts: userdisp.aspx?ID=10 and userdisp.aspx?ID=11. User Id = 10 has an account name i:0#.w|MyDomain\Bob.Smith. User Id = 11 has an account name MyDomain\Bob.Smith. I ...
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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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Sharepoint: are AD-bound Person columns impractical for common use?

Our organization maintains Sharepoint lists of our people. Person names come from Person columns. Our Person columns validate against Active Directory (AD). The trouble is that as a matter of ...
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Getting Active directory users in Sharepoint 2010

How can we take the user's details from active directory in SharePoint 2010. I have one requirement, which has the functionality to send the mail to all the users who are listed in particular column ...
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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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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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User Profile Service and Account disabled

I'm facing a problem after I have installed and configured the User Profile Service. When I create the synch everything work fine but now the system floods active directory with wrong credential (I ...
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How to import from FBA (Claim-based) to Active Directory (AD)?

I am on FBA (Claim-based). I need to shift to Active Directory. Is it possible to do it? The reason is that I am missing out on many features which are unavailable on FBA. Any help is appreciated!
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stsadm migrateuser: The user does not exist or is not unique

I'm running: stsadm -o migrateuser -oldlogin "domain1\user" -newlogin "domain2\user" -ignoreidhistory and getting the error "The user does not exist or is not unique". The users exist in both ...
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Moving domains not supported?

I have a SharePoint 2013 farm (multiple servers that connects to a sql cluster). The entire farm needs to move to a different AD domain. The SharePoint servers, the SQL cluster, the service accounts, ...
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Added AD Group to SharePoint 2013, how long do I have to wait to get in?

How long do I have to wait to access a site if I add a AD Group I'm in to SharePoint? I believe the time can be configured through Powershell. If that is correct, then how?
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SharePoint 2013 - user automatically logged in with other user's credentials - how is that possible?

We recently had the following problem with SharePoint 2013: User A suddenly was logged in on his computer with the name of another user (user B). Both use Windows 7 and Google chrome as browser. ...
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Custom org chart in SP 2013

We have an on premise SharePoint 2013 farm. The out of the box org chart that comes with SharePoint is not good enough, so we are looking for some 3rd party org charts. Any body here that has some ...
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Audit Report With User IDs as Numbers

I recently turned on auditing for a specific list. After producing a custom report to check usage data, we noticed the report contains several 3 and four digit numbers in the user ID column instead ...
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Get AD user object GUID using Client Object Model in Sharepoint

I want to extract the objectguid corresponding to a username from the AD using javascript in Sharepoint. Is it possible? I can get some properties like the current username by using SP.UserProfiles,...
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How to install Sharepoint 2013, AD and SQL Database separately

I have a ISO with SharePoint 2013 Standard Edition and Microsoft SQL Server 2012 and want to make a SharePoint environment with Active Directory on 3 virtual Machines (using Hyper-V). Instead of ...
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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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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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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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People picker: Error - The user does not exist or is not unique

I am using SharePoint 2013 Enterprise. I have configured the people picker with the following PowerShell command: stsadm -o setproperty -url http://our.acc.myCompany.biz -pn peoplepicker-...
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Using SPAuditQuery to surface users that have read a document, but are part of a Group

I am using the following code to return the details of users that have read a document: private List<Int32> GetWhoHasRead() { List<Int32> returnList = new List<...
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Show members of a AD group in Site users web part

I have added a AD group to a SharePoint group. Now I want to show the users which are member of the AD group (not name of the AD group) in a Site User web part. What is the best way to do it? because ...
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E-mail only working sometimes in SharePoint 2013?

Whenever I create or start a simple workflow with an email action I receive this message: 11/19/2013 9:41 AM Error No presence informationadministrator **Coercion warning: user or group does not ...
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People picker not working after machine rename Foundation 2010

Silly me forgot to rename my foundations 2010 test server's machine name prior to installing SharePoint. I used STSAdmin to perform a server-rename after changing the machine name, but now local users ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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Ability to create users inside SharePoint 2010

We have a very simple SharePoint Server 2010 SP1 installation. We created and configured everything manually, and only set up what we really needed. So there is no user profile service in SP, and we ...
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SharePoint 2010 People Picker Issues

I recently performed a database attach upgrade from a SharePoint 2003 system to SharePoint 2007, then up to SharePoint 2010. Everything is running well, for the most part. But one of our biggest ...
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Add a server to SharePoint Admin user?

I need to add one of our production servers (that hosts SQL Server 2008) let's say XXX to SharePoint Admin in SharePoint 2010. How can I do that? I agree that a server is not a user or a group. Let ...
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People picker is picking users from AD even though user profile service is not connected to AD

I have seen this scenario at my office I had installed sharepoint on a new machine at my office. After installing I tried to add a new user profile. When clicking on account name I can see that I can ...
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Active Directory users not listed when trying to add users to SharePoint Foundation 2010

this was previously asked on serverfault by me: http://serverfault.com/q/389357/121152 I'm running SharePoint Foundation 2010 on a Windows Server 2008 R2 and I'm having a problem adding users ...
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Updating Active Directory 'webpage' property

We currently have a SharePoint 2007 environment that has been in use for years now. When it was set up, it automatically entered information into the Active Directory property 'webpage' for all users ...
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How do you import AD Security groups into SharePoint?

How do you import Active Directory security groups for SP into SharePoint itself? I have created the group and added the users, just want to have that group displayed when you go to the Site ...
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How can we differentiate users exists in particular group of Active Directory

My requirement in one of my projects is like, I have 2 Active Directory Groups say Team Group and HR group and members(users) total of 25. So I have to differentiate those 25 users in under which ...
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How to set permissions for SP2010 Server

I'm new to SharePoint 2010 and am creating numerous Publishing sites with workflows, each for a different department. Each department needs to have a few people assigned to be able to create pages, ...
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AD groups with upper-case letters are all lower-case if added in wss

we are running an wss 3.0 connected to AD. New Users were directly given permissions to subsites/lists by adding them to the permission list in sharepoint. The users are already in AD security groups ...
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Does Sharepoint use the wWWHomePage attribute in AD?

I have been working with synchronizing users into Active Directory, from an external data source, and one of the attributes of interest is wWWHomePage, and the AD folk have noticed that many users ...
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Sharepoint shows wrong account for User Profile Syncronisation Service

I've been trying to start UPS Sync Service in my SP2010 Farm. Here what I do: Create a UPS Sync Service Application with a managed account (DOMAIN\spservices). Click on newly created application, ...
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How do I pull the email address from Active Directory?

I have a custom phone list that was populated from an Excel spreadsheet. I have to add the email address to this list in SharePoint. How do I query Active Directory for the correct email address for ...
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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 server running stand alone, how to add domain accounts to it for auth?

I have a SharePoint server that is not running on our primary domain. I would like the users to come from AD on our primary domain. so users can login with their [domain][account]. I would also ...
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Synchronize User Profile data from an external list

I would like to use additional properties from another datasource (SQL server) as additional user properties, then push them back to active directory. I setup a sample BCS to the sql server ...
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How to synchronise changes in Active Directory with Sharepoint profile info

I recently had an incident where the email details of a Sharepoint user were changed in Active Directory. These changes were not transferred into SharePoint and I had a problem in one of my web parts ...
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People Picker not resolving active directory user in SharePoint 2013 site

once again having a people picker not resolving active directory users of a two-way-trust domain. So we configure the picker as described e. g. in one of these how to configure picker blogs. Having ...
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Error opening site when adding AD users to SharePoint Group

I am working on Sharepoint and I am trying to save all the users from Active Directory into the Sharepoint under same group. If I run my code then I get this error: The Web application at http://...
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Can not update the import connection to AD

I am using active directory import connection and I am not able to update the selected containers for the synchronization connection. I just opened the edit connection page, enter the synchronization ...
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SharePoint People Picker / SP Group containing AD Group

Problem: I have an AD group that is used to maintain a list of approvers at the manager level within my organization. We now need to use this exact same list across multiple sites. Our solution was to ...
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How do I setup a Sharepoint Org Chart that automatically sync with AD?

Is there a way to do this out of box? And if not, does someone recommend a webpart that I can install? Thanks!