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Enter New-SPUser without actually authenticating?

Our org has two AD forests (internal users, external users) with no trust between them. When I enter a user manually in SharePoint and I type the username into the people picker, it accepts the user ...
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Office 365 test user accounts

I need to have test user accounts to test a custom solution I built on O365 tenant, the tenant I have is only licensed for 1 account, but I would like to have test users to test my work that includes ...
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Infopath - get user properties (e-mail, department.. ) from a people picker - other than current user

I've tried to follow this link http://blogs.technet.com/b/anneste/archive/2011/11/02/how-to-create-an-infopath-form-to-auto-populate-data-in-sharepoint-2010.aspx to get user properties, but I only get ...
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Bind all users of office 365 except system users using C#

How to bind all the users of Sharepoint(office 365) except system users like : "System Account", "NT AUTHORITY\authenticated users", "_SPOCacheFull", "YLO001_spocrwl_142_11094". I want only ...
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Switch user from within embedded SharePoint form?

I work at a university where we're using SharePoint forms for much of our workflow for students and faculty. A large problem arises when the user's browser automatically logs them in to SharePoint for ...
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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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SP2010 - showing/hiding form fields based on users' list group membership

I have a somewhat complicated situation with which I need some help. Problem: Certain fields in a (list) form need to be hidden when the user is not an Admin. I am using SP2010. Setup: I have 2 ...
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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 ...
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Creating a report showing which user belongs to which group

Is there a way to create an excel report or something to show which user belongs to which group in a Office 365 tenant?
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Efficiently get a collection of all users following a list in SP2013 using CSOM or SSOM?

Does anyone know if there is a way to leverage the SocialFollowingManager() class or the SPList() class to efficiently get a collection of all of the users that follow a specific List? I thought ...
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What is the negative side of 'Remove-SPUser' in SharePoint 2010?

I may have to cleanup the inactive users, so thought of using the 'Remove-SPUser' cmdlet as below. Remove-SPUser -Identity "demo.net\karthik" -Web http://demo.net/testA/testA1/testA1a -Confirm:$false ...
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Get users with Read permission

how can I get by JavaScript all the users of a Web that have just the Read permission. Thanks
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User Import problems

I have a problem that I can't resolve with many searches or impossible to understand. I am using the AD import with my SharePoint install 2013 sever. My problem is : The AD import is ok , I can ...
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Unable to access a tab on sharepoint 2010 for a particular user

When one of the users tries to access a tab on SharePoint 2010, it is throwing the following error: "An unexpected error has occured. Troubleshoot with MicrosoftSharepointFoundation. corelation ...
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remove share permission on platform

i have a user with permission to all records in group and i need to remove those permissions to that user but the only way is going on records one by one and remove it. Since i have plenty of records ...
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Password changing feature in SharePoint 2013

How I can enable password changing feature for site's users in SharePoint 2013, so that each user can changed him/her password?
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How to prevent the disabled user accessing the SharePoint resources?

Still now, I thought that disabling user account(on AD as windows authentication is being used) would remove the user access and his profile, which would prevent accessing the SharePoint resources. ...
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Where does the Id part of a User field come from?

I am using SP web services (usergroup.asmx.GetUserCollectionFromSite()) to get the user IDs of users that I am programmatically adding to a usermulti field in a list. Apparently this is not the user ...
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How to retrieve users from “list permissions users” of any LIST in SharePoint 2010 Client Object Model?

These code is giving me all users of the site, but need to get Users that are in List Permissions of any LIST (not Library) i.e of Project Task or Custom List. Thank you Web web = _ctx.Web; List ...
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When I login different account, my webparts and styles disappear

I'm creating new Sharepoint site. I created a custom masterpage. I added webparts in my page. I'm login with system account and my webparts are visible. Then I'm login with another account, but my ...
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“Sign as Different User” option does not appear in WelcomeMenuBox

I created new custom masterpage. But "Sign as different user" option disappear in WelcomeMenuBox. is there a way to add this option, maybe i remove it by accidently?
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Get all Users with Info(LoginName,Id,Email,Title) in SharePoint 2010 Client Object Model C#

I have gone through this link : http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/office/ee538244(v=office.14).aspx But through this I am only able to get user details which are in groups. I am not able to get ...
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Check current user in sharepoint group

I need to write a function where I need to check if current user belong to specific sharepoint group. Senario: I have site like ship, logistic etc and sharepoint group like ship site member, logistic ...
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How to add user to site collection administrator using clientcontext SharePoint 2010?

I searched for this but in vain. Used this below code for SharePoint 2013 and works fine, but now need to develop for SharePoint 2010. Web web = _ctx.Web; User user = web.EnsureUser(userName); ...
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Determine “normal” Users from User Collection loaded with CSOM (provider-hosted App)

In my provider-hosted app I load the UserCollection from SharePoint by CSOM (Client Side Object Model), like this: UserCollection users = web.SiteUsers; ...
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SP13 - Cannot add user as farm administrator

As a farm administrator am I not allowed to add an other farm administrator? If I fill in the existing user and hit apply I get following... Sorry, something went wrong An unexpected error has ...
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Cannot modify User Roles in InfoPath

I am trying to modify the User Roles for my form but the button 'User Roles' button in the Data tab is greyed out and I cannot click it. Anyone has any idea what might be the reason? I tried googling ...
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Limit user to fill a Infopath list

I have create a list in Infopath and published it in SharePoint. I want to limit users to fill in this list just once. How can I do this? I have Nintex if it's necessary to write a workflow.
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Status Updates related to data entry

I am new to SharePoint and was tasked with a large project. Basically we are going to have a data entry point for information. Is there a way to track what the status of the data entry is if there ...
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SharePoint2013 REST: Get user profile properties

I've been fighting to get user data using the REST API but I can't get it to work mainly because I am getting a server error 500 "Network Error: 500 Internet Server Error - ...
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How to reconcile old usernames after move to Office 365 from SharePoint 2010?

Any old people/group columns from lists and libraries copied from the old 2010 environment show the following in the new environment: Domain\UserName With red squiggles and the error message: No ...
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Remove all user groups from a web site in javascript

I have figured out how to break inheritance on a site, but I really want to do that and then remove all the standard and/or inherited user groups from the site. Is there a way to iterate through all ...
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Created by display in email when creating a new task

So I created a workflow which sends an alert email to specific user. The content of email is to say which user created a task. In string builder of email content I use [%Current Item:Created By%] but ...
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object object from get_userProfileProperties() stringify

var clientContext = SP.ClientContext.get_current(); var peopleManager = new SP.UserProfiles.PeopleManager(clientContext); // Get user properties for the target user. // To ...
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Convert Person/User Group to String

I am retrieving a list that contains Persons and would like to convert them to String, and also be able to count how many users are per list. The Person is retrieved as an Object. How can I solve this ...
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How to check if current user belongs to SharePoint group

I have a custom list with a script (JavaScript) allowing me to add some features/customisations to my list. More precisely, I have a function in my script which creates an hyperlink according to a ...
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NewFormUrl stops user field from saving data

I have a custom content type inheriting from document set. The content type has various # of fields, including two user (e.g. Person or Group) fields. <Field ...
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SharePoint Portal

I am completely new to the SharePoint development environment, though I have experience in VBA. I am attempting to create a SharePoint site that will allow several vendors to view an Excel ...
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Add user in group

I'm trying to add a user in a group during my event itemupdated. Like this he has the necessary permission to move a file and after I remove him from group. I've tried this to add but nothing ...
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Check if a user can read a specified File

I'm working with SharePoint Client API 2010 for a .Net application. I want to check if the current user (or a specified user) can read a specified File? This user could also be in a SP Group or in a ...
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Unable to delete FBA Users

My application is divided into two zones one of which uses FBA authentication and the other uses built-in Windows authentication. I have the need to allow application admins to easily delete an FBA ...
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People picker: Error - The user does not exist or is not unique

I am using SharePoint 2013 Enterprise. I have configured the people picker with the following PowerShell command: stsadm -o setproperty -url http://our.acc.myCompany.biz -pn ...
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<SharePointWebControls:UserField> in visual web part not displaying more than one users details

I have a list in which there is one user field and in the visual web part I want to display the data of that list. To view user's details I want to display the details in the way SharePoint displays ...
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Integrate SharePoint User links with MySites

In staging, if you click on a user link (for example, on a permissions page, or the 'modified by' column in a document library), it automatically goes to our staging MySites site. With fiddler, I see ...
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How can I change a list item's user permissions programmatically?

In my SharePoint list, there are different users in different list items. By using C#, I want to change the users' permissions to "Read", but I couldn't find an exact solution for this. If you can ...
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Get the current logged in user in sharepoint added HttpModule

How can I get the current logged in user in SharePoint in an added module? I have tried the following codes but I always get the system account SPUser user = null; using (SPSite site = new ...
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How do I create a Validation feature for User Profiles in MySites (SharePoint 2013)

I have a request for users to be prompted on their MySites page if one of their User Profile property has not be completed. I came across a similar question -Displaying a User Profile Property In ...
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User feedback while uploading large files

I currently have an asset library setup to allow users to collaborate with short video clips, a maximum of 250MB. These clips have a short lifespan and retention is set to 10 days. While this all ...
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All user lost permissions including system account

All users have lost all the permissions on the site collection. Even the System account can not perform any action. I have reviewed the services and profile sync is correct.
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Users access to subsite but no acces to root site

In SP2013, I have AD users. I have : site1 subsite1 sub_subsite1 sub_subsite2 I want the users to access to sub_subsite1, for example, but no access to subsite1 or site1. I know this is ...