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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 ...
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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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How can we configure WSS 3 to disallow user authentication from select OUs?

I'm working with a web admin who has recently improved our WSS 3 deployment such that selected user OUs (e.g. service accounts, domain admins) in our Active Directory forest are explicitly ...
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How do I get Active Directory Group Name from Sharepoint programmatically?

So my problem is this: I have created a Sharepoint Group and added a New User, which in fact is an Active Directory Group. Now I loggin using an account from this Active Directory Group. I need this ...
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What is the bext way to update user profile info in AD from Sharepoint?

Is there a way to update a users profile in AD from sharepoint? Is there a web part available, one that I can develop or any other interface that I could build/use? Thanks
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Is possible to rename a SPUser(IsDomainGroup) LoginName?

I want to rename SPPrincipals that are ADGroups. I've tried with $SPFarm = Get-SPFarm #$SPFarm.MigrateGroup("loginName", "newLoginName") $SPFarm.MigrateUserAccount("loginName", "newLoginName", ...
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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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How can I map the ADGuid Property for import in the User Profile Service Application?

I am trying to use the User Profile Service Application to import the ADGuid (Active Directory ID) from Active Directory into SharePoint 2010. There is already a default property to store this data, ...
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User Profile Service not setup, but user information from Active Directory Exists

I have yet to setup the User Profile Service on my new SP2010 Farm. Yet when I go to view my user information or other users' information, it contains properties (mobile number, department, etc) that ...
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People picker very slow with active directory

Using a standard people picker on a task form - searching the AD (active directory) is very slow. Example: John Smith (smith@domain.com) When I enter smith in the people picker and hit CTRL+K ...
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Can I synchronize only users that are members of a certain AD group?

I have a user profile service application set up, and now I want to import profiles from an AD, but I don't want all users, only those that are members of a given AD group. How do I do that?
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Authorization Fails When Using Active Directory Group Membership

I have a test user who is a member of an Active Directory Security Group. I've added that Active Directory group to the a SharePoint Group "[SiteName] Users". In this scenario, when I attempt to ...
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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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What populates the People Picker / Address Book

I'm sure I already know this... that or it is really simple but what setting, connection or page decides who is shown in the People Picker / Address Book? Is it simply who is in your AD, determined ...
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pickerentity.key with Claims

In a Sharepoint 2010 page, I am using a people picker to pick users or groups, SPgroups as well as Active directory groups. I am then retrieving every item that was picked as a PickerEntity.Key which ...
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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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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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How to configure AD to enable SharePoint users to authenticate with username@custom.com rather than domain\username?

How can I configure Active Directory to enable SharePoint users to authenticate with username@custom.com rather than domain\username? I have done this before and by adding an item to the select box ...
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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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SPUtility.GetPrincipalsInGroup not working with every AD Group

I'm currently having an issue with SPUtility.GetPrincipalsInGroup, I've search here and on Google but I haven't found any explication for this behavior. I use the method to list Users that are part or ...
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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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SPS2010 - AD account password changing, for non-domain computers

I have Sharepoint 2010 farm - application server(Sharepoint), database server(MS SQL 2008 R2), and domain controller. 3 servers total. All of these 3 servers are included to domain(domain set up on ...
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Connect to AD with Sharepoint?

Does Sharepoint have the possibility to display right information in the Sharepoint's website to the user from Active Directory by using Sharepoint as a middleman?
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Intermittant Issue with AD Group look-up in One-way trust configuration

We are seeing some odd behavior with some accounts in a SharePoint 2010 Farm that is installed in an Active Directory Domain with a 1-way trust established to another AD domain. Here is the ...
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Group permission inheritance, with 1:1 to Active Directory?

I am looking to add some groups to a subsite and wonder how the SharePoint permissions are cascaded for nested groups? e.g. Is it least priveledge? All_Users |__Managers |__Request_Managers ...
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Sync AD Groups to Sharepoint Groups?

Is it possible or not sync AD Groups to SharePoint Groups means System Administrator created one new Group in AD then it is possible sync AD new group to SharePoint New Group. next if it sync which ...
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AD Role provider for SharePoint 2010

I'm trying to set up a Sharepoint 2010 solution with form based authenication (claims). ActiveDirectoryMembershipProvider workes find as memebership provider, we need the be able to add ad groups ...
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Searching user in directory services in very slow

When adding a user to a SharePoint site, searching that user in directory services is taking more time than usual, in some cases more than a minute. Is there any specific reason for this? Can the ...
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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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Forgot password in sharepoint with activedirectory membership?

0 Hi I’m working with forgot password link on custom login page having active directory membership(LDAP) For which I need to set web.config of webapplication in sharepoint For example ...
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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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Is it okay to use a domain account for a SP dev box?

Salvete! I have installed Windows7 64bit on an Oracle VirtualBox VM. I am preparing to install Sharepoint (Enterprise 2010), but I've a question about how this will work with my network's Active ...
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Find SPUser Preferred Name from UserPrincipal

I am looping through a group of UserPrincipal that was retrieved from Active Directory. I need to get find a SPUser using the properties of the UserPrincipal. Once the SPUser is found I will get its ...