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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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 ...
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How to get SharePoint user's manager?

I found some examples on the internet (this one I understand the most). I am confused on how to implement it. I do not know which assemblies I need to reference. Also, shouldn't I use classes from ...
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Why is my Admin user magically transformed to SHAREPOINT\system?

I have an administator, which also is Farm Administrator in my Sharepoint environment. It is synced via UPSA and have all the properties I need do display content the right way. However - when I check ...
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Security Token Service - which account and permissions should be?

I would like to ask you about Security Token Service, in SharePoint Foundation. Default this service works on user who installed SP but I would like to change this account. Which permissions I have to ...
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Can I delete the Document Conversions User Account

I have looked over the site, but couldn't find the answer to this... I just installed SharePoint 2010 on my Windows 7 machine for development (super exited). I restarted the machine and a new user ...
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Set-SPSite with UserAccountDirectoryPath to specific OU could be ignored by site collection

I've had the case with SharePoint 2010 site collection what was set during creation to use UserAccountDirectoryPath to specific OU. It created w/o exceptions but wasn't following the restriction ...
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Get current user in SPFeatureReceiver?

I am working on a web application-scoped feature which creates a site collection. I would like to set the person who activated the feature as site collection owner. To do that, I would have to either: ...
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Create a user-specific home page

Is it possible to have user specific home page in a sharepoint site? For example when User 1 logins to the site, Homepage 1 will be shown and when User 2 logins, Homepage 2 will appear.
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Login takes SHAREPOINT\system Account

When I Open m Web sometimes it Takes "SHAREPOINT\system" Account insted of My Own Account.. Can anyone help me why it is doing like that?
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User display name

I have a user, let's say XYZ in AD. I have classic-authentication web application. My user has set only first name and login name to XYZ. In SharePoint he is displayed as XYZ. When I update his ...
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Users get access denied but “check-permissions” claim they should have access

SharePoint 2010 is giving me a major headache. We have a site collection with a number of sites where we are trying to give certain users access to certain areas of the site. The problem is that ...
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How to hide specific list from user or a group

I have one list called Projects. I want to enable this list to the administrators or project managers. If any other person login to the site, that list should not be appear to that person. Also it ...
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People Picker suggesting account but still no exact match

I just setup my farm and have the generic admin account and a john.doe user account for me. I am trying to add my account john.doe as the admin for a new site collection or add myself to anything ...
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Users Not Displayed In SharePoint Groups, Missing From User Information List

When certain users are added to a SharePoint group in a particular site collection, they do not appear in the user list in the browser. If added outside of a SharePoint group (ie: given a permission ...
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Get current logged user name for user “Account operates as System”

When I'm try to get current logged user name for account domain\username and I added many users to this option "Account operates as System" In code I got the system account not the real name of user ...
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Changing System Account of Central Admin on MOSS 2007

I've been trying to change the System Account used on my MOSS 2007 with Sharepoint 3.0 Central Admin. I've followed the instruction on this page as instructed but the Central Admin, when opened, still ...
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Ability to create users inside SharePoint 2010

We have a very simple SharePoint Server 2010 SP1 installation. We created and configured everything manually, and only set up what we really needed. So there is no user profile service in SP, and we ...
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Clone User Permissions for Another User

I have a user that has access highly sensitive information. He is giving a meeting and we want him to use an account that has the exact same permissions as another user. I seem to remember there was a ...
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Backup and Restore Sitecollection: users on target machine not existing

I backed up a sitecollection from Server A and restored that sitecollection to server B using stsadm backup and stsadm restore. Before the backup I removed the users from the sitecollection user ...
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Limit login attempts to a SharePoint server to a single OU

The setup: Several SharePoint 2010 Foundation web applications, each on individual servers. Default SharePoint authentication mechanism in use Single Active Directory Domain controls user ...
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User Profile Service and Account disabled

I'm facing a problem after I have installed and configured the User Profile Service. When I create the synch everything work fine but now the system floods active directory with wrong credential (I ...
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terminated employee still shows up in user search

From Central Admin > user profile search > Employee not listed (meaning nightly sync took him out) However, went to a site permission and type the terminated employee's user id "tpatel" and SP ...
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Why can the local administartor access a site collection?

I'm stumped by an access phenomenon because I am not sure how the permisssons for accessing a site collection work in this specific scenario: Even though I shouln't be able to do so, I am accessing ...
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User with Full Control can't access or edit member of a group

Like the title describes I have a user who is assigned full permissions but when I click on on the user groups I get a permissions error "You do not have permission to view the membership of the ...
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user search - found but name does not match what's in AD

A user "Marketing Services" (mk@company.com) was added to a list permission about 4 weeks ago. The department decided to change the name to "Marketing Support" and AD was updated (3 weeks ago). Now I ...
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Domain Account migration

here follows the current scenario: Our farm is running MS SharePoint Server 2007 SP2. Our corporate, is migrating all accounts from DomainA to DomainB. For example, user DomainA\XXX will be migrated ...