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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Check user exist in active directory group without RunWithElevatedPrivileges

Yes I know it is duplicate question of this and this, but I want to check if user belongs to active directory group with out RunWithElevatedPrivileges. Is it possible? ...
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Synchronize Userprofile SP2013 VM with Active Directory

I have a SP2013 DEV on a virtual machine and wonder if is possible to synchronize Userprofiler with Active directory of the company.
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Is it possible to install Active Directory on a machine that already has sharepoint installed?

All the links I've read say the correct way is to have Active Directory installed before Sharepoint. But currently I have a machine running sharepoint and need to install active directory on it, is it ...
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LDAP query not working in custom web part

I have a custom web part which will pull Active directories custom attribute(logged in user). For testing purpose currently I am trying to get "mail" of currently logged in user. But it is not ...
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Install active directory after SP Farm installation [duplicate]

I have installed a SP2013 Farm everything works. Now for some reasons I need to install AD domain controller. Could this cause any problems to the FARM? What should I do before this operation to ...
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Sharepoint 2013 server local to domain

I installed Sp 2013 farm into a local machine e now I Installed Active Directory with domains controller. SP Central admin doesn't work now. Should I re install everything or is there any workaround? ...
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Acces Active directory users custom attribute from sharepoint

We have a custom attribute in Active directory for all users, say 'HCODE' and I have to access 'HCODE' based on logged in user and to pass that value to the SSRS reports. So far I have done this ...
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Get user login name by email address even if the user is still not ensured

Is there a way to get the user name or the SPUser object by passing the mail address for a user, which is not already known by the site? I know I can get the SPUser by using ...
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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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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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Can't create User Profile AD mapping using PowerShell in 2013

Using PowerShell, I want to add properties to the user profile in 2013 and map those properties to be synchronized with Active Directory. I can create the properties fine as well as 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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E-mail only working sometimes in SharePoint 2013?

Whenever I create or start a simple workflow with an email action I receive this message: 11/19/2013 9:41 AM Error No presence informationadministrator **Coercion warning: user or group does not ...
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User Profile Sync retrieve AD Attributes

I'm configuring UPS. The account used by the service application has delegate control on an specific OU. When I create a new property to sync, in "Attribute" I typed Created or createTimeStamp but it ...
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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 add AD Group to SP Group

Just want to know if it is possible to add AD Group to any custom SP Group? by using interface or by using powershell?
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Retreive all site collection User Profile by code

I've been trying to get all users from a SharePoint site collection site. But some people that I can retrieve using people picker, I can't find from the code. And when I try to get them using ...
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SP2013 DEV environment VM creation - AD machine setup

I'm creating a dev environment, Server 2012 R2 + SP 2013, as a separate virtual machine. My main OS is Win 8.1 Pro. Now, I would like to dual boot to this dev environment. I already know how to ...
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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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How to change Active Directory picture?

I got a request to create an App in a on-premise SharePoint 2013 enviroment. The App should upload a userprofile picture to a list and then send the small-thumbnail (sharepoint created) to the Active ...
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Insert image from ActiveDirectory to SPListItem c#

First of all, I would like to ask question, do I need to insert image to Sharepoint as Image or byte[] array? I have tried both ways to do that. In both cases it returns me ...
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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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Permission to same user in multiple domains

I have a SharePoint farm that take users from multiple domains. Some users are present in two or more domains but on in SharePoint the second account doesn't have the same permission as the first ...
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Do SharePoint Servers need external adapters in Hyper-V?

I have two servers on Hyper-V in a development environment. One has AD and SQL. One has SharePoint 2013. Each server has two network adapters, one internal only and one external. On the AD&SQL ...
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How to add SP Group to Managed Metadata Term Group using Powershell

I want to add Active Directory Group to Term Group using Powershell. I have found script to add AD Group to Term Group, but i want to add AD group to multiple Term Groups. Need powershell script to ...
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SharePoint 2013 - People Picker with multiple Domains

At at the momentent I´m investigating a problem with the people picker in my new domain. Environment: Old: OldDomain.com New: NewServiceDomain.root.com (For Serviceaccounts) and ...
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How to add AD Group to SharePoint Group using Powershell

I want to create a SharePoint Group named "SomeGroup" and then want to add crossponding Active Directory Group to this SharePoint Group "SomeGroup". I have searched but not found any good example to ...
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SharePoint 2013 - People picker: Round robin problem with multiple domains

Environment Old: olddomain.local New: Forest (contoso.local) with 2 domains: newdomain.contoso.local (User) newservice.contoso.local (Servideaccounts, Server) New and old domain are still ...
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How to install Sharepoint 2013, AD and SQL Database separately

I have a ISO with SharePoint 2013 Standard Edition and Microsoft SQL Server 2012 and want to make a SharePoint environment with Active Directory on 3 virtual Machines (using Hyper-V). Instead of ...
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How to retrieve AD Informations from Custom Application Page (Using VB)

I've just created a new application page (aspx with VB). I can't find any solution to gather their AD informations (specific attributes) without asking them their password twice (first time when they ...
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wsp Template loaded, but site creation problem

I have a wsp file from a different farm sent to me and would like to use it on my organization's sharepoint environment. I loaded the template and activated it and can see it as a template when I ...
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How can I retrieve the AD account name for an email address using a sharepoint workflow

I am currently working on a list that will display contact information. I would like to set things up so that someone can just past several email addresses into a list (in the datasheet view), after ...
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Can Move-SPUser be used to merge users if security is not a factor?

We manage all our site security via AD group memberships. We are currently in the process of folding four AD domains into a fifth domain that already exists. Our farm is in one of those four domains ...
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How to Add AD Groups in SharePoint Site?

I have created AD Groups but sharepoint picker throws the following error No exact "match was found" even though the groups exists in AD? I added these groups to folders on both servers(AD and SP ...
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SPS2010 - AD account password changing, for non-domain computers

I have Sharepoint 2010 farm - application server(Sharepoint), database server(MS SQL 2008 R2), and domain controller. 3 servers total. All of these 3 servers are included to domain(domain set up on ...
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Users added to AD group not granted access in SharePoint

Let's say I have an AD group called domain\Group1, in SharePoint I create a group called Group 1. In the SharePoint group I add the corresponding domain group. Now if I add a user to the domain group, ...
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Map Active Directory Custom Properties with Office365

my company offers support to one of our clients and they use Office365. The question is that they wanted to map custom properties from their Active Directory to Office365, so they could create custom ...
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Inactive employees in Office365 and MySites

Today one of the users that use the intranet (Office365) asked us about a few employees that are inactive in Active Directory but they still appear if someone search for them in MySites. We have ...
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AD group users cannot access sharepoint 2013

I have added some users to a AD security group and I am adding that AD group to my SharePoint 2013 site but when I am trying to login with the ID of AD Group user the site is giving me Access Denied. ...
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SP 2010, Infopath form, not returning queries after FormLoad when uploaded, works in preview

Purpose of form is for the filler to enter employee name/account id/etc into people picker. AccountId is pushed to ADS Web Service AccountName, queried, and form is filled with employee's WorkEmail, ...
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Javascript and add user to Active Directory group in Sharepoint

How to add user to active directory group? How can I add user to the Active Directory by the javascript code. I have got a script which adding to Sharepoint Group, but how Could I do it with Active ...
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Synchronize Sharepoint Group to Active Directory Group

How could I synchronize a SharePoint group with an Active Directory Group. It should all the time show the same users from SharePoint Group in Active Directory Group.
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Why does this security group have two names?

We are having a strange issue with user access. Three users were recently added to an Active Directory security group. Two users have the access they require to a SharePoint list, but the third does ...
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Display name with comma is split up in SharePoint People Picker

I am running into an issue in SharePoint 2007 where I have user profiles that contain a display name with the value "[last name], [first name]". In SharePoint when using the people picker control ...
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How to check if current user is permitted to create personal site and create it on demand

Given the following situation: Within our company's farm the creation of MySites / PersonalSites is limited to members of a special AD Group ("MysiteCreator"). This group has been given the ...
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Effect of upgrade of AD on Sharepoint 2010 service accounts and users

Our present Active Directory is version 2003. We're going to upgrade to 2012 version. In addition, we'll be migrating all users from one domain to another (let's call it from OldDom\user.name 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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People Picker not working for cross forest users

I have cross forest users which I want to add to my SharePoint Enterprise site but the people picker is not able to pick up those users? Can someone help.
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Assign Group Permission to Distribution Group SharePoint 2013

I have a Distribution Group in AD and i want to assign permission to same in SharePoint 2013 on-premise. But i am not able to get that group in people picker. However, i am able to fetch the Security ...
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Move-SPUser : pixels

Migrating users from one domain to another, I get this error on a couple of users. The migration still seems to occur. Move-SPUser : pixels At D:\UserMigration\MigrateUsers.ps1:10 char:28 + ...