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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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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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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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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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Sharepoint 2010 Install on VM - Is it possible to isolate it from rest of the corporate network while giving connectivity to some devs? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: SharePoint 2010 and Active Directory I have a corporate network. The system admin has created a VMware VM for us with Windows Server 2008 R2 on which to install ...
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Workflow cannot assign task to user in another Active Directory OU?

I'm trying to create a task, in a VS 2010 workflow, and assign it to one of our domain users. This guy's not a site collection user, but I'm assuming that he'll be added to Sharepoint automatically. ...
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User Profile Service Application to sync User Info List with AD

Is there any article explaining steps to pull in the AD user data into the user info list? At the moment the list contains only users who have logged into the SP site. Can I pull in all AD 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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how does sharepoint connect to AD so you can add users to sites etc

We have sharepoint on our local domain which is part of a forest. I seem to be able to add users from outside our local domain to sites etc even though our UPS is synced only to our local domain. ...
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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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Force sync of existing data to AD

I've had UPS set up for a year now with no problems but the business is requesting that some fields (mobile number for example) from the user profile be exported to AD. I've configured this correctly ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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All domain users have full control

On our SharePoint 2010 development server, I noticed that all domain users had full control. On the "Intranet Owners" group, which has Full Control permission level, there are the admin accounts from ...
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How to change authentication from FBA to Active Directory?

Is there a way to change authentication from FBA to Active Directory? Since I am on FBA (claims based), I am unable to use many features of SP2010 like MySites etc. I would appreciate if someone can ...
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Detecting dead accounts and cleaning them from a SharePoint site

I've been asked to create a solution which detects the dead accounts and cleans it up from a SharePoint site. I found a code snippet here (in the comments) which checks each user against the AD and ...
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Possible to only import User Profiles from Active Directory, not synchronize?

Wondering if there is a way in Sharepoint 2010 to import User Profiles from Active Directory without exporting them back? I've got a User Profile Synchronization connection made but I want to make ...
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Is it possible to create a list and pull in all AD users and few details into it?

We are using SP2013. We need to create a list (custom/contact list) and need to pull the AD user and few details into it. It needs to be synchronized. Changes in AD must reflect into the list. Is ...
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Active Directory stops authenticating user

I've used FBA for my site. Authentication is done using Active Directory. The login and authentication works perfect but sometimes the login does not work. Then after resetting the same password ...
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Prevent “Access Denied” error for domain users

I would like all members of the DOMAIN\Domain Users' or 'DOMAIN\Users' AD groups to have read-only access to a site collection and its subsites. I have added these groups to Site Permissions at the ...
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Renaming SAMAccountName in Active Directory and update in SharePoint 2010?

We would be updating the SAMAccountName in Active Directory and should update the profiles in SharePoint 2010. Eg: Old SAMAccountName : ABC New SAMAccountName : XYZ I hope that we may just need to ...
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Users photo not shown in mysite Sharepoint 2010

I am having a huge problem with importing users photo into mysite in Sharepoint 2010. I have SharePoint 2010 standard edition installed. All users were imported into mysite and we could see all users ...
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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 ...
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Can we add OU in SharePoint security group

Can we add OU in SharePoint security group instead of adding users or AD group?
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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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Set work e-mail address to SharePoint Group

Looking at the SharePoint groups in my site, I see there's a column work e-mail. How does this work? Is it possible to set a work e-mail to a SharePoint group? Maybe through Powershell? Basically, ...
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How to restrict a user list to only certain types of active users? [duplicate]

In our SharePoint sites, we have a number of places where a user (SBS) can be inserted. For example, which user is responsible for a particular task. However, when selecting this user, there is a list ...
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UserName profile property not updated after migration

I am working for the support of a SharePoint 2010 intranet. The User Profile Application Service performs an incremental synchronization each day. The UPAS retrieves user profiles from an Active ...
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Sharepoint 2010 Jquery/knockout.js

Bit of background, we have a large SharePoint environment (500k users) which has multiple authentication providers (AD/Custom Claims) in order to simplify user management, I wrote a farm solution ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...