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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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AD Group in SharePoint (2007) Group and Navigation Audiences

I have given an AD group permissions to a SharePoint (Moss 2007) site. Then I added that group as well as some individuals to a SharePoint Group. I then added a link to the site Navigation (Site ...
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People Picker for AD LDS FBA

I have set up a test system to evaluate the use of AD LDS in an extranet scenario. I have a Windows 2008 R2 server with Sharepoint 2010 SP1 installed. This machine is joined to an AD domain, and has ...
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Approval workflow: “Assigned to” field gets different user name in list and autogenerated e-mail

I've added an Approval workflow on my development server and manually copied the workflow in the production environment (since no efficient deployment tool for configured workflows seems to exist). ...
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People Picker is not recognizing usernames on Server 2008 R2

In the original configuration, I have a SharePoint 2007 site hosted on Windows Server 2003/32 bit server. I configured it to use Forms Authentication with ActiveDirectoryMembershipProvider and ...
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Task Assignment with Active Directory Groups [closed]

Here's the situation: Single Sharepoint web front end server in domain A. Site is also used by members of domain M. There is a one-way trust from domain A to M. The people picker has been set up to ...
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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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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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Is it possible to grant security roles through an event receiver?

I have a requirement to grant a department contribute to their department parent & child sites. The catch is, they also want to be able to grant & remove contribute to outside department ...
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Can Active Directory Upgrade lead to problems with SharePoint?

Are there compatibility issues between SharePoint version and Active Directory version? I have a scenario with MOSS 2007 and Active Directory 2000. I will upgrade Active Directory to 2012. I ...
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Can User Profile Service read data from other sources such as SAP, Oracle or only through AD?

Can User Profile Service read data from other sources such as SAP, Oracle?
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Lync ActiveX inside SharePoint will not display the user image, unless we moved the mouse over the username

I am implementing a SharePoint 2013 community site. And inside the members sections I can view the member picture inside a pop-up when I move the mouse over the username, as shown in the picture. ...
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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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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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Get Managers name and ID from Active directory via client side people picker

I have a working app that uses's a client side people picker to find users...Once i have my user selected i then need to get the selected users Manager and department. I don't think this is readily ...
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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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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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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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Sync users from a security group?

How do I sync users profiles from a specific security group?
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SharePoint profile picture link missing “/”

I have imported profile pictures from AD and is successfully synchronizing. The problem is that SharePoint is looking for the picture at the wrong location. In the console i get this error: GET ...
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Profile photos from AD show in profile, not in Org Browser

We are syncing AD with SharePoint 2010, and the photos loaded from AD shows up in the user profiles. But, while the Org browser shows the hierarchy fine, it does not show the photos. Am I doing ...