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Question on credentials in SharePoint - To modify Active Directory properties through SharePoint

I am referring to an article:- Change the Active Directory User Password Through SharePoint My requirement is: Change the Active Directory User Password Through SharePoint. Code:- // Claims-based ...
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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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How do I get Active Directory Group Name from Sharepoint programmatically?

So my problem is this: I have created a Sharepoint Group and added a New User, which in fact is an Active Directory Group. Now I loggin using an account from this Active Directory Group. I need this ...
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Names not adding to list

In sharepoint workspace I want to add names to my 'IM contact' field in one of my lists. When I click the address icon and search for a name, the name appears. It lets me add it, then when I click ok ...
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On signout access denied message is thrown in sharepoint

I created a loginpage using FBA and Active Directory Authentication. It is working fine when I am trying to login. But when I try to signout it is showing layouts/15/AccessDenied.aspx in the url . ...
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Department or Organization Chart from Active Directory

How do I create a chart of my organization departments from active directory and display it in sharepoint?
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stsadm migrateuser operation successful, but no change

We recently had an AD username change on our system. In SharePoint, the profile is updated except, as many people have experienced, some of the core fields like username are still stuck on the old ...
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Is it necessary to create a site collection of type “My Sites” to user the User profile service application (AD import)?

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee721052(v=office.15).aspx Above URL --> Under before you begin section: An application pool for My Sites exists. We have a silt collection of "team sites ...
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Due to some exceptions with code we added HostingEnvironment.Impersonate(). Is it safe and good practice?

We are trying to access the active directory services using C# on SharePoint webpart. There was COM exception when executing: SearchResultCollection resultCol = search.FindAll(); I got the solution ...
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Can't approve a workflow task after the initiator was removed from Active Directory

We have a rare but frustrating issue in which a workflow and task are initiated by someone who then is later removed from AD. These tasks can no longer be actioned by the assignee or anyone else for ...
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Accessing Office365's Active Directory

I am trying to implement a Single-Sign-On functionality for an Intranet web-application that will sit on SharePoint. Now, I have done a lot of research on this and informed myself about the ...
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Add new synchronization connection - NeedsFullImport Error

We are trying to setup a new sychronization connection on Sharepoint 2013 however after having filled in our account details and selecting User OU's, when pressing OK the following error is displayed ...
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User not appearing when I start typing name in Group

There are 3 users in AD and they are synced with UPS. I can see their profile and if I do people search then they also appear in results. Let's call them user1, user2, user3. Problem is I am trying to ...
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Active Directory inheritance and Team Sites

Consider the following scenario for Active Directory groups for Team Sites: A1 (Top Level Site - Top level AD Group) -B1 (Mid Level Site - 2nd level AD Group) --C1 (Lower Level Site - 3rd level AD ...
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Using PrincipalContext to create groups from SharePoint gives access denied for domain admin user

I'm trying to create new AD security groups from the codebehind of a SharePoint application page. I'm using System.DirectoryServices.AccountManagement to do this. This is how I'm creating a group: ...
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Active Directory group not displayed in membership tab in sharepoint 2010

I recently activated My Site in my portal. I wanted to display the users that belonged to a particular distribution list in active directory. I have created distribution list and also security group ...
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How can I manage an AD group through SharePoint?

I have a hosted SharePoint and Exchange environment and want to manage email distribution list memberships through SharePoint. Assuming I have some universal security group in AD which is mail-enabled ...
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How can I create distribution lists from groups in SharePoint Foundation 2013?

The SharePoint site in question is internet facing extranet site built on SharePoint 2103 Foundation. There is no Active Directory or Exchange Server and the site members have email addresses from ...
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How to retrieve the user account associated to a client certificate on SharePoint 2013

I’m searching for a while but I don’t find any answer to my problem. So now, i'm confused ... I hope to find an answer thanks to you. On SharePoint 2013, I configured FBA with a custom login page. ...
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“Add document” link missing for users receiving access through AD groups

So, using SP Foundation 2010, we've chosen to assign Active Directory groups to various sites and folders to control access, instead of assigning indidual users directly, then control all access ...
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Search user with firstname instead of lastname

When i try to search people in AD or SharePoint, i don't get results on there firstname. I always need to give either fullname or lastname. Is there a way do get John Doe as result for both, "John" ...
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E-Mail appearing in 'My Settings' but not in user profile?

As title suggests, there's a user who has confirmed he has his e-mail populated based on what they see in 'My Settings'. However, when I'm trying to do something in code with their e-mail I can't ...
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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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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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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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Special characters AD to User Profile

I have some trouble with special characters while syncing the UserProfile with the AD. Some fields in the AD are correct but the in the UserProfile I see some wrong characters(question mark). How ...
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Can't see Security Groups when creating Audiences

I'm trying to create an Audience based on a Security group. So I selectthe Member Of, then when I go to search for my security group I don'tsee them.I have been struggling with this for while with no ...
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Pull items from a column in order to populate filter options?

I have a column, participants, which is capable of including any one of 250,000 people. I expect the column to only be populated with 10-15 different names, but as people will join and leave the team, ...
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FBA Active Directory Security Groups Not Working SP 2013

So I have in active directory one security group, lets call it "Shrpt_Users". Within SharePoint I have granted this Active directory group read rights to my sub site: "Advertising". My user ...
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User Profile Sync and Active Directory groups

We utilize Active Directory (2003) to provide access to our SharePoint 2010 team sites. Lately we have noticed that when we change a Group in Active Directory, that change doesn't necessarily affect ...
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Profile Picture from URL not showing in 2010

I am trying to import profile pictures using PictureURL. We have a full url stored in extensionAttribute3(http://pictureserver/photo/GetPhoto.aspx?id=xyz)(could it be because my url isn't linking ...
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Certificate Authentication with Sharepoint 2013 and AD-RMS/IRM

Our business has an internal document sharing repository built around Sharepoint/Active Directory/Rights Management Services. We enable IRM in Sharepoint to prevent the copying, saving, printing, etc ...
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Unable to connect to AD using LDAP

I am not able to authenticate a user by using LDAP authentication membership provider. Have gone through a lot of resources online. Currently using the below provider in the config file of the web ...
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SharePoint Online - Can I use Azure AD and On premise at the same time for authentication

I want to create external users in seperate domain in Azure AD. The employees in our company are in On-premise AD. Currently SharEPoint Online is authenticating with On-premise AD. Can I use both ...
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Some of ADSecurity groups are not available fro permission

I have two AD Security group, one of the group is available in the Grant Permission page however other security group is not available. Any idea on what makes an ADSecurity group visible to ...
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Security Group membership not updating in SharePoint Online

We have recently setup SharePoint Online and it has all been going well until... A few new people have joined and they have been added to their teams AD Security Group. This security group is then ...
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Authenticate within a Sharepoint Library by Folder Name?

I have a Sharepoint Library, which I have a Powershell script dropping files into for processing. The Powershell script reaches out to Active Directory, and returns Group Membership information. The ...
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Sharepoint 2013 farm in 2003 forest

I have recently installed a test (evaluation) SharePoint 2013 farm consisting of one server for SP2013 on Windows Server 2008R2 and one MSSQL Server 2008R2 SP1 server for databases. However, when I ...
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Set Different OU for different Site collections with Form Based Authentication

I've one web application with multiple site collections. My requirement is like this: Set different OU for different site collections. For example: Tenant1 refers OU1, Tenant2 refers OU2 and so on. ...
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Can SharePoint 365 access Active Directory via REST or CSOM?

I am creating a NAPA app for SharePoint 365 and there are specs to: Display information of user from Active Directory (which is NOT 365) Push tasks to user's My Site Is it possible for SharePoint ...
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People Picker in Infopath Forms acting Strange

Using an upgraded site collection (from 2010) in SharePoint Server 2013, we get inconsistent name resolution behavior inside of an infopath form surfaced by infopath forms services. The environment ...
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Sharepoint in Resouce domain accessed over site to site vpn

I have an issue/question. There was an option given by a consultant for a project to create a Sharepoint farm in a Resource domain accessed over site to site vpn with outside users. Domain trusts are ...
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User Profile Sync from AD only syncs ADFS users' properties

I have a web application with regular Kerberos authentication provider set up at the url extranet.contoso.com, and I have extended it to provide a way to log in through ADFS2.0, through a different ...
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Error when trying to sync Actve Directory Photos

I am trying to sync the photos from the Active Directory with Sharepoint 2010. I am following the instructions at : ...
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Access Denied Error in Active Directory user creation

My Active directory user creation code works perfect when I add application pool user in administrator group in active directory. But if don't give administrator permission to application pool user, ...
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SharePoint AD communication gives operations error

I'm trying to access AD (read and write) as the currently logged in user in SharePoint and I suspect the issue is that delegation is not set up correctly. It seems the system is attempting to log in ...
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Single Sign-on with Sharepoint 2010 from 3rd party application without password

Overview Our SharePoint 2010 application will be launched from a 3rd party application, let's call it HealthApp, via an embedded URL. Much of the time the user will be logged into HealthApp from a ...
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One user gets “access denied” when attempting to log in

Our intranet site is built on SharePoint 2007 and has been operational for a few years now. Our users import automatically from AD into the intranet site, and new users can typically log into the ...