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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 ...
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Show Distribution Lists as options in the People Picker

I have a People Picker column in one of my lists and it can pull users and security groups but not Distribution Lists. Is there any way to make it pull from Distribution Lists or do you know of any ...
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Grant access to Sharepoint site for a non-domain user

We have two ActiveDirectory separate forests (no trust is established between them). And user from another forest/domain wants to use Sharepoint site (resides on our forest) like we do. I read the ...
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Pre load names from active Directory

I would have a list that i am working on and my goal is to load the users name to a text box from active directory when the user click on add new item... Can anyone help me with that?
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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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Getting SharePoint working with multiple Domains

Lets say I have Domain A which currently is set up with my SharePoint environment. We have merged with Company B. We want Domain B to work with our SharePoint environment. So they can log on an ...
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Permissions(user has not created list item but should only be able to edit their own)

Hope you can help. Ok so I have a list with a field called Owner which is derived from the active directory, this is the person who should be able to edit the list item in which they are assigned to. ...
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Deleted users and metadata

If I delete users from SP (AD), how will that affect metadata (e.g. created/modified by in file metadata, or person lookup fields). Will I end up with anonymous ugly SIDs?
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How do I import active directory photos and sync them with my site collections?

I have employee photos that are already loaded into active directory. I would like to have them pushed into SharePoint so that they are visible on the MySite pages and on all site collections. How ...
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PeoplePicker not find users in FBA using multiple domains

I'm facing a problem with my forms authentication that has consumed me some good hours. My forms authentication points to 2 providers. Both are AD using a ldap connection to diferent domains. I have ...
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Site Collections <target user> is a member of

There is already a webpart for this but it shows subsites etc, which is not the requirement. What I need is a webpart that will list the Site collections a target user is a member of, and it must be ...
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How to transfer ownership using powershell

We are currently running SP2010 within a development environment in a different domain. What I have been able to accomplish now is to create a cross forest trust so that users within the live domain ...
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user profile photos not appearing in search results even after full sync

I imported user photos to the thumbnailPhoto Active Directory attribute. I ran a full user profile synchronization. Then, I ran the Update-SPProfilePhotoStore PowerShell command as described here. ...
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How do I Augment Active Directory and CRM roles in Visual Studio?

I have a custom solution that allows users to login via CRM and this works fine. Also, users who can can login with windows authentication and this works fine. I need to combine the roles such that ...
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People Picker Control with Anonymous Access

SP2010 Visual C# Web Part. How can I allow Anonymous users the ability to use the People Picker control? I have already tried the typical RunWithElevatedPrivileges but continue to get "The control is ...
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Mutiple User Conflict : User changes after clicking ok in People Picker/Address book

I am trying to add a specific user on a SharePoint Site. While searching for that user in Address book by"Name" say "User A", its showing the correct user. But when i add that user by clicking Ok, ...
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Determine if SPPrincipal is SPUser, SPGroup or AD User

Context I have a List<SPPrincipal> that is a mix of SPGroup, SPUser and AD Users. Problem I'm trying to find out how to determine if an SPPrincipal I have is an SPUser, SPGroup or an AD ...
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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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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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Claim auth from ADFS

I asked this question @StackOverflow[1] but maybe this is a better location for it: I try to connect to a SharePoint Online instance via a WPF-Application (C#). I have found this article[2] that ...
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User Profile Synchronization - Filter by AD OU or DN attributes

I am attempting to filter out a subset of users in Active Directory from being pulled into the User Profile Service. The users need to be filtered by the Organizational Unit property (ou), which is ...
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sharepoint 2010 adding more fields in user profile, accessible from spuser

we have custom fields like e.g. Manager, Organisation, EmployeeCode. currently we are creating a custom list to add these with respective SpUser.ID, which i think is wrong. Can any one please guide ...
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Will Sharepoint Sync User Profiles if only Domain Groups are Used?

In my sharepoint, I have assigned permissions for sites and pages by using only domain groups - that is, I am not using any sharepoint groups themselves. This works fine. It allows me to add and ...
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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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SharePoint 2010 PeoplePicker Control Not Displaying User Data

In a test SharePoint environment, I have configured the User Profile Service, and the user profiles have been successfully populated into the UPS using the User profile Synchronization Service from ...
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Import User profiles from AD not working

I intend to import user profiles from AD to SharePoint 2010 but I can't do it. See the process that I am following below: When I got to User Profile Service Application -> Configure Synchronization ...
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How Can I Enable Editing for User Information AD Properties?

In a list, I have a column for users. When I click on the username it opens up the user profile panel with information gotten from AD for that user. This is good. You would think that if I ...
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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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Site Permissions AD Query

When assigning permissions to a site in Sharepoint 2010, is it possible instead of specifically adding a group or a user, to create an LDAP query or something simular. For example I have a group ...
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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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How to access programmatically to Active Directory Properties from an SPUser

I'd like to know how can I do to access to Active Directory information (eg: Department) of an User starting from an SPUser... I've User Profile Service configured and I see in Sharepoint those ...
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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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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 getting resolved in a FBA enabled site

I have configured forms authentication on a web application. FBA users can be used to access the website but NTLM users not getting resolved. Because of this I cannot use AD users in SharePoint. I ...
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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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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 ...