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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 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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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 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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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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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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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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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 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 + ...
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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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User Profile Picture not synchronized in SharePoint 2007

We currently have SharePoint 2007 sites synchronized with AD in our intranet. Each Staff or user's images are stored in a network Drive using their full name . For example ...
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Looking for Specific User Profile Property for Workflow but Don't Have Access User Profile Web Service

I've put together a workflow using SharePoint 2013 and SP Designer 2013 that fires off emails based certain user events in a SP library. I'm capturing these user events through the Account Name field ...
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AuthenticateFormsUser with Foreign Security Principal “user”

I have code in which I am searching a user from cross the forest from a trusted domain, but when I doing SPClaimsUtility.AuthenticateFormsUser on that it returns false and if I am running the same ...
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Sharepoint 2007 - Querying multiple domains

The existing system (phone book) on the client's SharePoint intranet site is .net application that is integrated with SharePoint site. Now the client wants to change the application to query from ...
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SharePoint 2013 Authentication with Azure AD

I am attempting to establish authentication using Azure AD for a SharePoint 2013 site. I followed the instructions in the article here. Everything appears to work correctly as I am presented with a ...
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My site and AD?

We are about create my sites for our users. In this regard I have some questions. How many my sites can we have in a web-application for my site? How many AD sources can one have with regards to ...
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Manager not displayed when manager is in a different active directory domain than the user

Users whose accounts reside in the EU or AP domains but whose managers accounts reside in AM or some other domain in the forest are not displaying their managers at all. Additionally these users are ...
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Can't Add Users and Groups Using the AD Browse Button

I am a farm administrator for our SharePoint Foundation 2010 site, and I have been experiencing a permissions problem for the past few months (it has not always been like this) that inhibits me from ...
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Multi language sites

We are about to create a multi lingual portal for a customer that has offices in many countries. We will have site collections with different language packs. All our users will have access to the ...
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How to deal with SP Apps when the SP farm is in a different AD domain?

I have a situation here where my laptop is on our "production" AD domain, and my SP2013 farm is in a "test" AD domain. I have a personal account in the test domain, and I have set up a generic SP ...
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Active Directory Integration with Sharepoint

I have a SharePoint site with my company's active directory integration. When new personnel start to work, he/she is defined in AD. Then the record comes to SharePoint automatically. If personnel ...
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Windows Authentication Custom Login is redirecting to Same Login Page

My requirement is to create a custom login page which uses Windows Authentication and to suppress the Windows Security popup for a SharePoint 2013 site. For that I have designed Custom Login ...
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When I change the display name for a user in AD the saved value does not change in SharePoint 2013

When I change the display name for a user in AD the saved value does not change in SharePoint 2013. I created fields Person / groups in a list when I'm entering the correct name appears like this in ...
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Two sources for people picker name resolution duplicating users

We have a dev environment where there are two sources for resolving names in people pickers. The spelling of the name gets corrected when you enter domain\user, but then it states there are no ...
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Is it possible to use profile sync on two a production and staging sharepoint server?

Our staging server has been neglected for a while, and I'm trying to get it back to as close as production as I can. I'm trying to setup profile sync and I've used the same accounts for production and ...
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UPS not importing data from AD

I have setup User Profile Service Application. User Profile Service is running. User Profile Synchronization Service is running. I did full profile synchronization. The synchronization started ...
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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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Simple Question about stsadm -o migrateuser cmdlet

Just for my clarification i want to ask a simple question: I per my understanding, stsadm -o migrateuser command will only migrate the userAccounts if the userAccounts exists on both Active ...
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Difference between migrateuser and adduser manually

Just want to clarify what will be the difference between the two: I migrate a user 'xyz' from one AD domain e.g, DomainA\xyz to another AD Domain, DomainB\xyz using stsadm -o migrateuser cmdlet if i ...
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Installation of Sharepoint 2010 on VM

I want to install Sharepoint 2010. I have a couple of queries that need addressing: Is it a must I have SQL server 2008 in a separate VM as the Windows Server 2008 R2 where Sharepoint? What are the ...
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How can i retrive all Active Directory users?

I'm trying to create an provider-hosted app (mvc) for sharepoint to add AD users in Sharepoint. Is there any way to retrive all AD users using MVC? I want to create my custom ...