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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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SharePoint User Profile Sync to AD

One question regarding the user profile sync, we are trying to sync user photo in SharePoint back to AD picture. We have one AD forest, two domains, and in SharePoint we have two Synchronization ...
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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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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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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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SharePoint 2010 AD and LDAP Authentication Types

I currently have a SharePoint 2010 web application using regular Windows authentication provider. A single default zone, Integrated Windows NTLM authentication. We need to provide access to other ...
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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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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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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: 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 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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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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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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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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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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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 ...