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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Scriptable tools for user management that don't require DB access?

Is there any mechanism for user management of WSS3 that does not require direct database access? I have one instance still in service and would like to integrate it into our central user account ...
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How to default to not sending email when a user is added to a Group

When I add a user to a group in SharePoint Foundation 2013 I have to click the advanced option and untick the send notification email option. How do I make the default 'No' The reason I want to do ...
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User Information List - Duplicate Accounts

I was looking at the hidden User Information List on a claims based site and noticed that some users have two entries, one for the claims version of their account (i:0#.w|domain\user) and one ...
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Migrate SharePoint 2010 FBA Users to online SharePoint 2013

We have FBA users in SharePoint 2010 and entire project is moved to Online SharePoint 2013 , But now we need to move the FBA Users of sharepoint 2010 to online SharePoint 2013 .Can any one guide me ...
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SPContext.Current.Web.CurrentUser returns wrong user (Broken user database?)

This code snippet is used to Break Role Inheritance on a Document Library and set the current user as the only user who has "Read" priviliges on that Library: SPUser oUser = ...
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Event Receiver How to change account of Firing Event Receiver

Event receiver always running on privilages of acount who logged in. How to change in Event Receiver Account with who is firing the account. How could I set a account for firing event receiver ? By ...
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The search for user profile not showing any result ( sharepoint 2013 )

When i am trying to search on my user from the team site (the small search box) i can't find the user profile in the result of search it's showing only employees list and document but the profile ...
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How do I clear the user list that the permission checker uses?

I have gone through my site user list and deleted all duplicate entries. However, when I go to the "Check Permissions" page and search for some users, they still show up twice. One entry has no ...
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Retrieving list of users in a site shows expired accounts

I'm retrieving a list of users using the following: public List<SPUsersEntity> FetchItems(string siteName) { try { PostEvent("Attempting to load users from: " + siteName, ...
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How To Set/Update user profile custom property value programmatically?

Currently created User Profile Custom Property "Function" programmatically,But I Don't Know How To assign Value To That Custom Property programmatically.
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How to migrate local user from system to system

I have to migrate SP 2007, which have user locals and domain users as users, to SP 2013. After migration, I am getting stuck with migrating user locals to new system. I do not know there is any way to ...
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Create page listing latest user logon and location

Background: Users authenticate to our company SharePoint 2013 site using domain\username, and for those using systems with a trust relationship established with the AD servers, the SharePoint site is ...
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People picker not displaying one of the user

I am currently having an issue with the people picker. One of the user is not able to access the SharePoint site. he keeps prompted for login credentials. I have verified the user is not "Disabled" ...
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The type 'Microsoft.SharePoint.SPUserCollection' has no constructors defined

I need to get users within SPFieldUserValueCollection and set them inside SPUserCollection, but I have the following build error: The type 'Microsoft.SharePoint.SPUserCollection' has no ...
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Get the “actual” logged in user and not sharepoint\system

I have a problem with getting the actual logged in user. The "standard" method: SPUser webUser = SPContext.Current.Web.CurrentUser; Returns SHAREPOINT\system when the user is set as a system ...
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Get user login name by email address even if the user is still not ensured

Is there a way to get the user name or the SPUser object by passing the mail address for a user, which is not already known by the site? I know I can get the SPUser by using ...
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New-SMBShare : No mapping between account names and security IDs was done

I am creating Shared folder and want to set permissions on it with SharePoint farm account and App_Pool Account as below: $FullAccessAccounts = "domain\farm,domain\app_pool" $ReadAccount = ...
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Register users to receive alerts for multiple lists

I would like to create an application which is started up from a webpart on a SharePoint (2010) site that allows users to register to receive alerts for changes/additions to a collection of four ...
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How to access list of website users from SharePoint hosted app?

My app is hosted here: https://mySite.sharepoint.com/sites/path/myApp/ And user information is hosted here: https://mySite.sharepoint.com/sites/path/_catalogs/users/simple.aspx I already use this ...
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SharePoint 2010 List Workflow cancels on one device, works fine on anothe for same account

I'm facing a strange issue with a list Workflow that I've built in SPD. The Workflow is responsible for sending an email to speficic recipients based on 2 lookup fields (choice drop down). 1 of the ...
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Backup and Restore User

I have SharePoint 2010 and would like to know if it is possible to change the user in charge of performing Backup and Restore routines. I recently changed most users to non local administrator and ...
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When I change the display name for a user in AD the saved value does not change in SharePoint 2013

When I change the display name for a user in AD the saved value does not change in SharePoint 2013. I created fields Person / groups in a list when I'm entering the correct name appears like this in ...
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How to force sharepoint to stop returning search results for defunct claims provider?

I had installed a custom claims provider, and used it to search for and add some users via the claims picker. Now, I have removed the claims provider, and via powershell, removed the corresponding ...
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Simple Question about stsadm -o migrateuser cmdlet

Just for my clarification i want to ask a simple question: I per my understanding, stsadm -o migrateuser command will only migrate the userAccounts if the userAccounts exists on both Active ...
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Copying userAccount from One AD Domain to another Domain

Is it possible to copy userAccount from One AD Domain e.g, DomainA\User to another Domain e.g, DomainB\User in sharepoint 2007? Is it possible with powershell? And is the copy operation will also copy ...
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Adding existing account with different AD Domain

I have 2000+ accounts in User Info List with domain e.g, Domain1\User. I want to add all these existing users with different domain e.g, Domain2\User. So that the Users can login with both accounts ...
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Active Directory changes do not appear in SharePoint

I have to read data from an external source which contains names inside an XML-structure. I have to map these names to users from an active directory. This is part of the code: foreach (SPUser user ...
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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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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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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 ...