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a user account is identified by a username (also user name) and is the users way to identify herself in SharePoint

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View user names inside groups WSS 3.0

When I click on users an groups inside WSS 3.0 I just get a "IT Members" entry in the list that pops up. How do I drill down and find out who is exactly in that group? I see no options for listing ...
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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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The users can not change their passwords in AD-SharePoint 2013

I used 3rd party option free from codeplex to allow users changing their password themselves in my site collection. But when a user want to change his password, after entering new password, get the ...
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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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Issue in retrieving All users from a Person or Group type column using C# COM for each List Item

I have a requirement like this: There is a SharePoint 2013 document library, say, MyReports. MyReports has a column "AssignedToUsers" which is of type Person or Group (multiple selections enabled). ...
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How to get User's account ID in Display Form

I want to get the User Account ID inside of a 'Person or Group' field in my Display Form: is it possible?
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How to filter a list by current user account ID?

I'm working with sharepoint 2010. I have a list view webpart with a field which is a list of user account ID. the type of the field is single line of text. What I want to do is to filter my list by ...
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Some users can't Contribute

All employees in my company are granted Contribute access through an Outlook group email list. I created a survey and also gave the employees instructions to set up Alerts for announcements. So far, ...
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Check if the user has attached any file

When I open(edit) some item in a list I want to check with JavaScript if the user has attached any file in my Edit Form...
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Importing AD Users in to SharePoint online

I need a help in import active directory users in to SharePoint online. So that the authentication will be done with imported users on SharePoint online. Please help me with procedure to ...
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Trying to link Community site member ID with userlogin with powershell

I have a site collection created with default Community Site template. I need to generate a user report with powershell. The user's loginname, displayname, NoOfReplies, NoOfBestReplies, etc should be ...
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SharePoint 2010 User Disappearing from a SharePoint Group when the User Logs In [duplicate]

We have ADFS in place. When a user logs in to SharePoint 2010, the user authenticates through our University's LDAP then the system grabs info from our school's AD so we can determine the user's ...
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How to add application account access to SharePoint site?

I have an application that ingests scan data files that are manually fed. I would like to grant it access to our SharePoint site so it can pull the data automatically from a Document Library. What do ...
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The field 'Author' of type 'User' cannot be used in the query filter expression

I was making a rest api call with Odata filter author/id. I want to get survey responses of a particular user. ...
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Sharepoint 2010 impersonantion of Global Navigation, webparts and quick launch

In sharepoint 2010, is it possible to impersonante the Global Navigation, Quick Launch and webparts for a certain user? The requirenment that i have is to log in with a user and then this user can ...
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Limit number of users in a security group

I've a requirement like there should be only one user with some specific permissions on a given site. We should not allow Admin to add more than one user with those permissions, So I created a group ...
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Please advice for User Profiles synchronization planning

I am planing for a SP2013 system. At the beginning there will be 500 users and 1000 users after a year. Most social features (e.g. blog, newsfeed, following) will be actively used. The existing ...
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How to prefill user field in custom aspx form?

I have a task to create SP2010 inventory request system based on VS2010. The idea is the requestor creates a request, which contains inventory information and approvers. Approvers is the user field ...
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How programmatically create a new user in Sharepoint 2013

How do I create a new user account in Active Directory from SharePoint 2013 programmatically?
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Saving User IDs in DB

I am building new SharePoint solution that contains module with large number of items as well as complex relations so I decided to save all the data into custom database I need to relate some ...
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Sign in as different user in SharePoint 2013

I use SharePoint 2013 and I need to change my current user in my SharePoint site. How can I change my current user? How can I add sub menu (sign in as different user) to my menu ?
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Access needs to be given to an external user into a document library which is in a sub site

Access needs to be given to an external user into a document library which is in a sub site. But the user should not be able to view the content of the main site that means the external user should ...
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SharePoint Online Track Inactive Users

How do you setup auditing so that you can track users not interacting with SharePoint Online?
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Sometimes not able to login in on SharePoint site

I have one development environment which is having SharePoint 2013 installed. All the required permissions are there on site for users. Sometimes when a user logs in to site it is working fine, but ...
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Unlock FBA User

Two days ago I was debugging some of my webpart which do password encryption, which I intentionally filled wrong FBA user password many times. At first I thought it was just 15 minutes or so account ...
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What is the advantage of using local server admin account on the SharePoint 2010 server over sp_farm account?

What is the best practice and advantage of having the local server admin accounts(user accounts) on the SharePoint 2010 server(to login and check the logs) over the sp_farm & sp_admin account. ...
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Copy user accounts across site collections

I am writing an archival Feature for a SharePoint 2010 list using C#. I have it copying the list items and all version history over to the new site collection but the Modified By and Created By fields ...
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How to get the Login Name of user from people picker control using jquery?

I want to get the log-in name of user from people picker control using jquery. I have a code which displays the display name of the user but I am not able to get the login name. Code is as follows: ...
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Sharepoint Webservice get another user's phone number?

I'm developing an Infopath form. I'd like to only use a webservice if possible. Of course with code I can tap right into AD. But not what I need for this project. I'm looking around I've check out ...
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Can I limit what a user can see in a PowerPivot table/chart (e.g. slicer shows their department[s] only) using their AD credentials?

I want to produce a number of PowerPoint tables and charts and make them available to my entire management team but limit it so that the Department slicer only shows the department(s) that they ...
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Get user id with powershell

I'm updating custom fields in a document library and I have to set a value for the person that's responsible for the file. On the frontend I put the AD account name in the field but it is stored as a ...
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User Profile Service Application Sync But Members count 0 in AD Security Group

I have Configure User Profile Service on Production Server(SharePoint Server 2010 Enterprise).It's Configure successfully.It shows Security Group in Audience in Navigation Menu but it shows total ...
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Give user write permissions based on meta data tag (s)

Ex: The organisation do not have access to write back to AD Everybody (users) in a organisation have read permission on every document / library / site etc. Based on "something magic" (list / ...
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Updating a username in a List - false positive

In my portal I have a list with a "person" field that contains usernames. I am using a powershell script to update this field. You can see my function below. I've already loaded the list, and am ...
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How can I do a check if current user is following current site?

I have a usercontrol and inside its ascx.cs file I would like to do a check(if) if current user is following the current site. How can I accomplish that? So far I have done something like this: ...
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sharepoint 2010 change system account

How can I get my login account to not show as [System Account]? I've setup up SharePoint locally on my system as standalone environment, using my windows credentials [Domain\Username] to set it up. ...
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Get All Users in Powershell Not Returning All Displayed User Accounts

I am using the following powershell command to list all users in a site collection: $sites = get-spsite "http://mysite/sitecollection/" $web = $site.RootWeb $web.Users | select-object $web.sitegroups ...
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I can add users to the Active users in the portal, but not to People and Groups - Sharepoint 2013 on Office365

I'm using SharePoint 2013 on Office365. I've added two users in the Admin Portal, both with identical attributes (except name, email address etc.!) However, when I go onto my site and try to add ...
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Getting user's manager in Sharepoint (Javascript)

I'm having trouble with getting user's manager data in Sharepoint Javascript Model. I'm using context.get_web().get_siteUserInfoList(); through SiteUserInfoList. What I got back is a bunch of info ...
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Character case difference in account name retrieved with UserProfileService

I am replacing a colleage for support of a SharePoint 2010 intranet. A functionality has been implemented in a site allowing users to make holiday requests. A user must fill in an InfoPath form to ...
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How many users can login on an extranet concurrently using the same username and password?

I got asked an interesting question regarding the a number of users using a generic login to sign in at the same time across different machines. Is there a particular number that Microsoft recommends ...
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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 do I add test user accounts to SharePoint 2010 Enterprise?

I would like to add test user accounts to my SharePoint 2010 development environment. It is running on a Windows Server 2008 OS. I have test user accounts I’ve created at the windows level. IIS's ...
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SharePoint 2013 External Users

I'm setting up a brand new SharePoint 2013 server and site, but haven't personally touched SharePoint since 2007. I don't want to use Windows Auth or any Active Directory for user management. Which, ...
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Where is my Organization Chart?

All i am trying to achieve is to populate the "My Organization Chart", for new users it doesn't display anything: For other users you are able to see the data: I tried to start the "start ...
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Sharepoint User Management: User Profile and User Information List

What is the difference between User Profile in Central Admin and User Information List in a Site Settings? I want to add some columns and lookups to Users of a SharePoint site in order to access them ...
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Sort alphabetically Users

When I'm Adding users, i want to sort them alphabetically. Could You help. Here is my code: SPUserCollection userzyWszyscy2 = witryna.SiteUsers; foreach (SPUser oUserKolejny in ...
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Unauthorized error when adding form to a form library

I have a webpart that extracts a form from an infopath template then it attempts to add this to a form library in SharePoint. I get an unauthorized error 401 when it attempts to add the file. It ...
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Why I get “Attempted to perform an unauthorized operation” while looping groups users

Could anyone explain me why when I trying to loop user of a group foreach (var u in group.Users){....}, I get the error : Attempted to perform an unauthorized operation. I notice that inside ...
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System Account Vs. Site Collection Administrators

I have SharePoint 2010 Server. I have put myself as a Site Collection Administrator. Somehow someone was able to check out a document with the System Account. I, thinking that I had just as much ...