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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Proper Architecture and role for SP server

we are (small office with 30 user) testing SharePoint for improving in document and workflow management. we have five server (appserver, fileserver, DC and 2 kerio server) running on Esxi so i add new ...
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How Can I Sync Active Directory User Profile Company Address with SharePoint 2013

How can we Sync Active Directory User Profile Company Address with SharePoint 2013? What is the mapping? A VCard is: ADR;WORK;PREF:;Main Office;12345 Here St.;MyCity;MyState;MyPostal;MyCountry Is ...
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Skype for business integration of SharePoint profiles

I would like to find people in Skype for Business based on their user properties in SharePoint. We have custom user properties configured in SharePoint. Now in Skype for Business I would like to ...
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Initiate workflow on SharePoint 2013 when initiator is granted access only through Active Directory group

Has anyone successfully achieved the following: Using SharePoint 2013, in the browser, create a custom list or library Grant Full Access or Contribute access to this list or library for an Active ...
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AD user stops working then throws Access Denied page

I have a problem with one AD user on my test environment. It suddenly stopped working, even logging with it on remote desktop resulted in incorrect password (which wasn't changed, and the user has ...
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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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people picker not resolving names correctly

We have our sharepoint server in a domain named DMZ. Our AD users are in another domain, say domain ACME. In the DMZ domain we also have external SP users. All of a sudden the people picker will ...
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STS Configuration: Local Login Provider is missing it's signing certificate

One of our Sharepoint farms is stuck on "User Profile Synchronization Service" Starting Any idea how to give a signing certificate to "Local Login Provider"? other errors in ULS: 04/04/2014 ...
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How to give a consultant access into sharepoint

I have a consultant joining into my company and unfortunately he will not have my company email address. Is there a way I can give him SharePoint access to the site on which he is going to work on? ...
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Duplicate users

I am looking at two user accounts: userdisp.aspx?ID=10 and userdisp.aspx?ID=11. User Id = 10 has an account name i:0#.w|MyDomain\Bob.Smith. User Id = 11 has an account name MyDomain\Bob.Smith. I ...
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Set Multiple Default Values for People/Group Picker

I have a scenario where I would like to set the default values of a people picker to a handful of users based on information in the form. However, if I set the AccountID of the field to a concatenated ...
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How to update active directory data from SharePoint 2010 application

Is there any way by which we can directly update active directory data from SharePoint 2010 application? Plz guide how to do this? Regards
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SharePoint authentication after demoting a domain controller

I have an issue in regards to a domain controller being demoted. SharePoint is not installed on this DC. When the dc is demoted in sites and services for AD SP has kittens and can't auth at all. ...
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Impact of AD UPN Changes with SharePoint online permissions

I am currently using a tool to migrate the on-premises content to SharePoint Online which is having ADFS and Dir Sync. I saw a difference in the migrated and non migrated Office 365 AD accounts ...
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How do I create SharePoint accounts from AD, but populate additional info that's NOT in AD in my employee directory?

The job I've been tasked with is to "import the users from Active Directory", which I think I can do with some of the tutorials I've found on here. What I'm unclear on is if I can link a second table ...
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Deleting and creating the Domain Group “Everyone” in Sharepoint 2013 using Powershell CSOM

With Powershell CSOM and SharePoint 2013, I am trying to reset the permission to the domain group "Everyone", with the name "c:0(.s|true". Therefore I want to delete and recreate it, so that all the ...
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Error Code 6398 - Critical

This error code keeps showing up and now Active Directory users can no longer edit documents etc., on SharePoint! Please Help!
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Access Mobile Number from Active Directory in Office 365

Can I access mobile number from AD in an Office 365 project using rest api or server side code? Currently I am able to get information like emailand name from rest api but not mobile number or phone ...
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Sending email from 2010 workflow in 2013to user granted access through Active Directory group

In SharePoint 2013 on-premise, I have ListA, and grant Active Directory group GroupA Contribute rights to it. I assign a 2010 workflow to the list which should send an email to the person who created ...
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Trying to Set Password in Webpart

I created a webpart where I am trying to set the password (if forgotten). Below is the code I am using: I get an access denied even though I am impersonating with an account that is in the ...
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AD Account Mapping between Forests (SharePoint to Exchange)

I am working with SharePoint 2013 on-premise and I am running into an issue with the 'Sync to Outlook' task button. When I try syncing the tasks to Outlook, the ULS logs read "401 Unauthorized ...
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Changing user's picture in sharepoint 2010

we have a sharepoint 2010 team site as an intranet site, we have user profile which is synchronized with AD. now I want my user be able to change their picture from sharepoint(my profile>edit photo). ...
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Update AD attribute from a data list

I'm new to SharePoint. We have a list of AD objects that we are looking for owners. We are using SharePoint to store the data and send email out to people to accept or deny ownership to the AD object ...
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Active Directory Auhtentication for Sharepoint MVC On-Premises App

Probably a stupid question, but I have some trouble understanding if both normal MVC application Organizational Accounts On-Premises Authentication and On-Premises high-trust app authentication for ...
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Scope “Person and Group” column

Hej Anyone know a way to define a scope for a "person and group" field. I have custom code giving the persons selected in the column permissions directly on the case. I'm trying to avoid creating a ...
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Using Active Directory Groups for Permissions

I have been researching the AD vs SharePoint group question and have found many conflicting answers. We are beginning a SharePoint 2013 on-prem implementation for an intranet serving about 4000 users ...
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SharePoint conflict with same username in different domains

We recently ran into a problem in which when we updated a user's photo in mysite, it automatically updated another user's profile with the same photo. On further researching, we found that both users ...
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Get all users from sharepoint site using client side code(SP-App)

I want to get all users in all groups from my Sharepoint-Site, is this possible? if so, how do I do this?
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SharePoint 2013 Windows Extranet Permisisons

I have inherited a SharePoint site as part of a new job. The thing is a bit of a mess but I'm getting my head around it. The previous admin has created an extranet which uses a Basic Windows ...
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Active Directory Import “No containers to display”

I am trying to configure Active Directory Import in SP2013, the problem is that on Add new synchronization connection screen I am getting "No containers to display" error after clicking "Populate ...
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Item permissions changed

I have a question because i cant explain why something happend. Suddenly the item permissions on several items are changed. An AD group is gone as a permissions group and instead i see the ...
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SPGroup.ContainsCurrentUser intermittently returning false for indirect membership via AD groups

I have a WCF REST service running in SP2013 that is used to determine which SP groups a given user is in (this is called by provider hosted apps, who can't get the relevant info from the CSOM). The ...
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UserProfile Picture not being updated with AD

I have established Picture mapping so it can be feed from AD. However, pictures are not being populated. I followed this article Adding Pictures to Active Directory and Show in SharePoint 2013just to ...
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User Profile Synchronization in SharePoint 2013

This can be found under: Central Administration -> Application Management -> Manage service applications ->User profile service application. Our requirement is to sync the AD user data into ...
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Display Active directory user Properties(name,mail) And filter through People picker value

I want to display AD user properties which filter through people picker value which I getting from the people picker control I show all user using this filter search.Filter = ...
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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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Trying to add an AD group to an alert

I am trying to add an existing AD group to an alert for a list, however, it does not appear in the dropdown. When I add the email directly i get a "Sorry, you are not allowed to share this with ...
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SharePoint 2010 AD User permission not updated instantly in SharePoint

This is similar to the issue asked here in SE before Why are user permissions set in AD not updated immediately to SharePoint? but in my case it doesn't work. I have a SharePoint 2010 Enterprise ...
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Sharepoint 2013 online: Retrieve email address of an active directory user via JavaScript Object model

I have set up a working connection between my sharepoint 2013 online and my Active directory, what I'm trying to achieve is to retrieve a specific field (in this particular case an email address ...
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Unknown SQL Exception 18452 occurred

I am not sure if this is a SP problem or not. So I am posting here because the problem occurs to the SP server. Well, I have three servers: a Domain server, an SQL server and a server dedicated to ...
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Get AD user object GUID using Client Object Model in Sharepoint

I want to extract the objectguid corresponding to a username from the AD using javascript in Sharepoint. Is it possible? I can get some properties like the current username by using ...
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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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EnsureUser has a limitation?

We're converting all SP permissions into ActiveDirectory groups (one per uninherited object, per role level). I wanted the group names to reflect where the permissions were/are, so I assigned each ...
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How to programmatically add Active Directory groups to a Sharepoint group

Which is the proper way to add an Active Directory group to an SP group? I've tried with no luck. I'm using SCOM. Thank you User user = web1.EnsureUser("TheOwners"); User user = ...
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Powershell script to get list of AD groups used from site collections in SharePoint 2010

I need to list all the AD groups used in all the site collection. Can any one please help. $SPWebApp = Get-SPWebApplication https://*******.com/ foreach ($SPSite in $SPWebApp.Sites) { write-host ...
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SharePoint 2013 Active Directory Profile Picture URL Incorrect

When user images sync from active directory the image url is https://example.com/sites/mysitesUser%20Photos/Profile%20Pictures/user_MThumb.jpg. I'm missing a slash after mysites. If I manually ...
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Get all active directory groups of a user

I have found many results on how to get all members of an AD group, but not the other way round. How can I get all AD groups a given SPUser belongs to and not just the SharePoint groups of that user ...
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Show organization chart

I need to show the organization chart of employee and employer. How can I do this using Active Directory and SharePoint 2013? Is there a way to do it in javascript to get a JSON data?
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Cannot automatically start workflow for users outside of the active directory

I have a web part that is a form that links to a list that anyone who comes to the public site (i.e. people who are not in the active directory) can fill out. I have a workflow (created in SharePoint ...
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Filter disabled AD users from Organizational chart using Active Directory Import

So pople who are no longer a part of the organization are shown in the Organizational chart on MySites. I know the solution when the User Profile Synchronization instance is started, and the ...