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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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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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, ...