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Sharepoint 2010 users strangely removed from Sharepoint Group (Expert Advise required)

Since 3 months client portal was working fine suddenly due to some network problem we restarted SharePoint server, after that some Active directory users complained system was inaccessible, where ...
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People search yielding no results in spite of a successful User Profile Synchronization?

I have used the sharepoint farm configuration wizard to setup all services under spfarm account and everything works fine. However I am having trouble with Searching for people. Here is the link I ...
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Is Active Directory Synchronisation possible without Exchange?

I've been checking out SharePoint (Foundation, Server, Online) for a customer of ours, and one of the requirements is synchronisation with Active Directory. I stumbled upon this virtual lab while ...
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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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Populate SharePoint list with unique elements based on a domain AD property (for instance Department)

I wish to create a Site Column, that will display all existing departments in our company. We have the correct departments setup in our AD, and all users subject for this list are part of the same OU ...
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All users in multi tenant environment

I have a problem with authentication in a multi tenant environment. I have a couple of seperate customers which all have their own SharePoint environment within our hosted environment. In the AD, I ...
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Securing Application Pages

I have a set of application pages stored in the _layouts virtual directory, that I'd like to secure, in order to prevent unauthorized access to the pages, as well as prevent certain actions from being ...
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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 Display a treeview Control in a webpart Or Alternatives

Hi I developed a TreeView that listing groups and users in them, but for some reason I cant find the best way even googled it, here's the Code protected override void CreateChildControls() { ...
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Populate SharePoint Contact List with AD user information

I want to import user information (contacts) from Active Directory (AD) and populate contact list in Sharepoint 2010. I bet the easiest way is to import contacts from outlook. However, this will not ...
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User Profile Synchronization: How to delete/overwrite “Job Title” property?

The UPS animal is a strange one. I just don't know how I can delete or overwrite a property completely. I have the Job Title property (Imported from AD) filled on all my users. I want to change this ...
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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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Remove old profiles from upgrade to 2010

when i upgraded our environment from 2007 to 2010 it seems everyones profiles came with it. I did a cutover upgrade so i would have thought that any profiles in my 2007 environment would have been ...
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Peoplepicker returning with “No exact match was found” for a 1-way trust

Problem: When selecting an user in the peoplepicker, and posting the page to the server, an error is returned that the user cannot be found (No exact match was found). This happens when a task is to ...
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How to configure Sharepoint 2010 to get user from multiple domains

I have a farm installed on a machine in domain X. Domain X is "trusted" relation with another domain Y. If I want to programmatically get an user, I can do something like: ...
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SharePoint 2010 not seeing Active Directory users

This is a repost from here: http://serverfault.com/questions/380590/sharepoint-2010-not-seeing-active-directory-users Not sure how to migrate questions. I'm pretty new to Active Directory and ...
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cannot add External Domain User To Group

I have a problem about adding a User to Group using a custom code (web part / web services is the same). In my organization I have 2 Active Directory domain (DOMAIN and DOMAINEXT). My Sharepoint farm ...
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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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How do modify active directory user properties?

I use this code for find users in AD SearchResultCollection results = null; try { SPSecurity.RunWithElevatedPrivileges(delegate() { ...
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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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Searching people in Active Directory doesn't work

I've installed SharePoint 2010 for my organization. When giving permissions to people I can find anyone on the organization's Active Directory easily, out of the box. No special steps are needed. But ...
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EnsureUser throws The security validation for this page is invalid. Click Back in your Web browser, refresh the page, and try your operation again

I have this code: The EnsureUser Line is throwing me that exception, any idea? The security validation for this page is invalid. Click Back in your Web browser, refresh the page, and try your ...
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What are the advantages of Active Directory over FBA?

I am on FBA (Claim-based) Authentication and plan to migrate to Active Directory. My System is SharePoint 2010 for Internet Sites. I want to know what additional benefits I will gain if I migrate to ...
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User Contact List and Lync

I am struggling in creating a contact list. Our company requires a sharepoint contact list so that the details of AD users are shown. It would be great if the online status of users is shown. I think ...
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Set permission to SharePoint 2010 site to ALL users of Active Directory

I have created web-app in SharePoint 2010 using workgroup layout. I can assign users from my Active Directory manually. Is there a way to allow access to all AD automatically?
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Import and Export last profile picture to AD

I actually want to have a perfect sync of my Sharepoint site with my AD for profile picture. So, I need to have a bi-directionnal import of profile picture and a mean to have the most recent picture ...
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Moving Users between OU's in Active directory and User Profile Sync

Currently we are going through a process of moving our users from one active directory OU to another OU within the same forest. The issue that is now becoming apparent is that the users that have ...
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Are permissions transfered through multiple stages from AD?

I am setting up a SharePoint site where the security permissions are configured as follows: Active directory security group: Users -> SharePoint (OU) -> WebAuthors My user, geir, is a member of the ...
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How do I add an AD account to a sharepoint group from a different (non-sharepoint server)

For reasons beyond my control, I have to run our e-commerce on a non-sharepoint server. I can easily create an AD account and have no problems there. Now, on a different box, I need to add the ...
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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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Pull ALL Active Directory users into SharePoint 2010

I have a SharePoint 2010 farm with a User Profile Service (UPS) configured. It reaches into my AD Forest and pulls out exactly 24 users. There are about 150 users in my company's Active Directory. ...
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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 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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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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Sharepoint sets wrong profile picture to some people who don't have one

My problem is that Sharepoint 2010 sets by default a wrong profile picture which owns to another profile to some profile which don't have any one. But next, some profile who don't have any profile ...
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Filter Library on SharePoint Foundation 2010 based on user membership

I'm trying to filter the rows of a Document Library on a SharePoint Foundation 2010. I would like to filter depending on the user: Department of the user I don't mind if that is done via AD groups ...
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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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build less intensive dev ad for sp2010

now that sharepoint will support AD like Active Directory, SUN One LDAP, IBM Tivoli, and Novell eDirectory. what is the most logical to create a less intensive ad for dev?
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Claims authentication with AD

I'm very new at this claims based authentication, and I just set up a sharepoint site with claims, with FBA access through a regular asp.net membership db. This works just fine. What I now need is ...
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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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Some sharepoint users always show up as DOMAIN\username

On our SharePoint 2010 Enterprise intranet most people are displayed by their full name / display name as it's written in AD, like "Mark Jones | HTTP BV", and that's the way it should be. But there ...
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Multiple ADs with 2 way trust not working in SP Org Browser

We run SP 2010. We have multiple AD domains in the enterprise due to mergers and acquisitions. We now have managers and employees under the manager working in different domains. Is there a solution ...
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Synchronized AD group won't appear in SharePoint site

I wan't to add three users who are on a new AD on another Domain Name that the one I use habitually, on my test server there no problemes and after I add a connection to the new domain and I launch a ...
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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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How to get Full Name in 'Calculated Column' from User Id in SharePoint List

I have a list with a column which consist of user id. there is also a calculated column which has to get the full name from this id. I was able to achieve this by installing custom WSP. Is there any ...
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Site editor vs. site visitor permissions

We have a single site collection on SharePoint 2010 with some 30 departmental web sites. Each site has its own editors group, and they're set to AD groups. Editors for one department can't edit ...
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Accessing A User's Home Directory Through the Web

Our school board is set up with Active Directory and we'd like to be able to allow staff to access their files from home through a web interface. Is it possible to securely expose a user's home ...
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SharePoint 2010 Foundation Complete Install guide

I could not find any guides on the net regarding complete installation of SharePoint 2010 Foundation on vm or SharePoint 2010 Foundation with AD on vm. Here is my current progress:- 1. I've setup a ...
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Move SharePoint to new Domain

I have SharePoint Foundation installed on a domain joined machine. It is a single server install (SharePoint and SQL on the same machine). I need to un-join this machine from the domain and install ...