A domain name (for instance, "contoso.com") is an identification string that defines a realm of administrative autonomy, authority, or control on the Internet or a local network.

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How to access a site on another machine in the same domain programmatically?

I have a site on DOMAIN\PC1 with url http://site1. I can access it by using following code (code is running on DOMAIN\PC1): using(SPSite site = new SPSite("http://site1")) { } Also there is a site ...
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How to force standalone install?

On out-of-the-box Windows Server 2012, I installed SharePoint 2013. I was not asked any database question, and SharePoint was working fine. Then I made the server a domain controller and decided to ...
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InvalidOperationException after promoting SharePoint server to domain controller

I installed SharePoint 2013 Standard on Windows Server 2012, and it was running fine until I decided to make the server a domain controller: Remove the ADCS role Remove then re-add the ADDS role ...
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Does renaming Windows domain impact SharePoint?

My setup is following: I have SharePoint 2010 running on Windows 2008R2 and another server running SQL Server 2008. AD DS/Domain controller is on same server as the SharePoint. My SharePoint isn't ...
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Add Domain User To The Site With Having Only Email Address

I know that; SPWeb.EnsureUser(string loginName); can be used to add Domain Users with login name, to the site users. But i have a list with only email addresses. How can i add these people to site ...
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Change URL's address of SharePoint Online

I try to change the URL address from https://company.sharepoint.com - I using SharePoint Online (Office 365). Can Microsoft change this address? Or can I create address/record in my private domain, ...
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Hide the domain name on Sharepoint site

On my Sharepoint document workspace site the users are able to publish files, news and tasks. Whenever a user for example publish a news post, the author name is displayed as DOMAIN\Username. Is ...
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New Development SharePoint Site

To creat a new SharePoint Site, I first created a new web application, then a new site collection at the root of that web application. I bound the site to the domain devsite in IIS. If I edit the ...
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MS InfoPath throws connection error when trying to lookup a list in “Preview” mode

For some time I've been highly annoyed with the data connection errors I receive when trying to preview my InfoPath forms. I had to publish the form before I could see my lookup list working ...
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Moving content database to new domain (Move-SPUser behaviour)

I've got a customer needing to move their SharePoint 2010 install to a new domain, I've done some reading and looks like I can mount the content DB to a web application which I've basically setup in ...
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Problem with authentication on subsites (internal/external approach)

This our current situation 1 main-site foo.org and 2 subsites foo.org/FR and foo.org/EN (French and English) When you'll browse to foo.org, you're redirected directly to foo.org/FR/default.aspx And ...
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Developer VMs on the domain

My organization recently hired 2 SharePoint developers, myself and another person. Prior to this, the organization has never had any developers, so we are in the process of setting of the ...
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Two Server Sharepoint Farm Topology

I'm working on creating a product for Sharepoint and have set up a server farm consisting of two machines running Server 2008 R2. I want to set up SQL2008 on one Machine, and SharePoint 2010 on the ...
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SharePoint Foundation 2010 - Production

I have a few questions about developing a full-featured internet website using Sharepoint 2010. First of all, on TechNet it says: SharePoint Foundation 2010 does not support single label domain ...
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How to configure Sharepoint 2010 to get user from multiple domains

I have a farm installed on a machine in domain X. Domain X is "trusted" relation with another domain Y. If I want to programmatically get an user, I can do something like: ...
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How to invoke programmatically “http post” on Sharepoint

I'm encountering some problem adding by code users from another domain (in my farm I have trust for 2 domain). If I use People Picker, everything goes fine... So I ask u.. It's possible to create an ...
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SharePoint on Amazon Web Services

I'm installing SP2010 Enterprise on AWS EC2. I have downloaded SharePoint and installed it. My problem is getting through the Configuration Wizard. I'm creating a new server farm. I'm having ...
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Get single user from multiple domain problem

This is my situation. I have a farm in which an instance of Sharepoint Foundation is installed.. Windows Server is configure to accept users from 3 trusted domain (xxx, yyy and zzz) Suppose i have ...
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User's display name “Firstname Lastname” resets to domain\user every day

At least one particular user gets reset every day, display name keeps being set to domain\user format. I have been fixing it by SharePoint 2010 Management Shell, using command: Set-SPUser ...
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Custom WCF service - namespace location problem

I created a custom web service in my sharepoint using CSKDev template. Everything looks good when I'm testing my service locally. But problems came up when I decided to test it on our sample farm with ...
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vmdk's vm-workstation and change domain

I created 4 vmdks (CA server, sql server, app server and index) from the dev instance. Now I need to change their domain from old domain (crest to seacrest) Do I need to add these vmdks to vm ...
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Synchronized AD group won't appear in SharePoint site

I wan't to add three users who are on a new AD on another Domain Name that the one I use habitually, on my test server there no problemes and after I add a connection to the new domain and I launch a ...
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SP2010 - Image links are pointing local URLS

Migrated a site from MOSS2007, and was given a new site URL of http://:/ e.g. http://spserver:1234 I have added an alternate access mapping so it can be accessed over the internet. However none of ...
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Domain Groups in SharePoint 2010

We have several domain groups that are not showing up in our SharePoint 2010 environment. The common thread seems to be that domain groups without an e-mail address assigned to the group are the ones ...
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Problem in VariationsRootLanding.ascx and a Domain entry

I have a problem with my client's live environment and a concept known as Variations in SP2007. They're domain, http://www.clientweb.co.za forcefully redirects the user to ...
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Sharepoint unable to query security group members from AD?

I have a sharepoint environment with multiple domains, access to the site is given on each domain by an AD security group on the remote domain. The newest domain has a security group that has been ...
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Sharepoint user security best practices question

I am new to the realm of Sharepoint. I am wondering if there is a best-practice for setting up user accounts for Sharepoint. We will be having employees of our company, as well as clients, ...
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Can a sharepoint 2007 site access accounts from 2 domains?

I have 2 domains. DOGS and CATS (for example) The sharepoint server is a member of DOGS. Can I get the sharepoint site/web app/server to also reference domain accounts from CATS? So I add users ...
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Using SharePoint Site across domains

We have a SharePoint site in a domain where most of the users are located. A few users are in a different domain. Is it possible to give these users access to the site? Does it require a trust ...
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Sharepoint 2010 server setup, possible to add it to the domain without breaking it?

I have a MOSS 2010 server nicely configured but its a workgroup / stand alone setup. I want to add the computer to the domain. Will this break the sharepoint installation?