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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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 ...
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SharePoint 2010 not seeing Active Directory users

This is a repost from here: http://serverfault.com/questions/380590/sharepoint-2010-not-seeing-active-directory-users Not sure how to migrate questions. I'm pretty new to Active Directory and ...
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How to find the number of Active Logged in Users across all site collections

I wish to know the possible ways to find out the count of all currently logged in users across all the SharePoint site collections in a farm. For example (users logged into sites) John - ...
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How can new users create their own usernames in SharePoint 2010

I have read that in SharePoint 2003 there was a web part whereby users can create their own usernames using a web part. I am on FBA (Claim-based). Can this functionality be achieved in SharePoint ...
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Fully delete a user from the User Information List (WSS 3.0)

I am having the same issue as this poster on MSDN, but the solution given did not work: http://bit.ly/Akz5RD This is also a follow-up from an earlier question of mine: http://bit.ly/wfjd13 NOTE: ...
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Duplicate userame in site collection after list import form classic to claims authenticated server

I had an list on SharePoint server 2010 enterprise with classic authentication. on the list there was field with usernames After I migrated (import/export statements below) this list to new server ...
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Sharepoint output list of users

I would like to output the users of a group, for 40 groups, or for every group within the SharePoint Portal. I would like to do this programatically through powershell or a command line tool for the ...
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Show deleted users in User Information List programmatically

I am working with retrieving user info programmatically in WSS 3.0. I understand that users are stored in each Site Collection's User Information List. Deleted users are not visible in the User ...
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Unable to change SharePoint account password in SharePoint 2010

I was trying to start Microsoft SharePoint Foundation Sandboxed Code Service But it threw The password for the account domainName\empID, as currently stored in SharePoint, is not the same as the ...
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Usernames of some users are long with characters

Usernames of some of the users is showing in following format. i:0#.f|aspnetsqlmembershipprovider|username Is it possible to solve it? Strangely 80%-85% usernames do not face this issue. Any ...
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CAML Query to retrieve First Name using Email Id of users in Sharepoint

I am creating a custom workflow which gets activated whenever some data is entered in a particular list. One of the field in this list is a column for Email ID of the a user( not necessarily the ...
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Retrieve only the fields shown in userdisp.aspx from User Information List

I have built a Web Part in Visual Studio 2008 to show the current user's information (this is for WSS 3.0). I have no problem iterating through all the fields in the SPListItem, but I want to filter ...
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Sharepoint User groups

I have a Sharepoint 2010 portal set up with custom user groups like ManagerUserGroup, SubManagerUserGroup etc. When I add any new user to those User groups, that user gets an 'Access denied' error ...
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Sharepoint 2007-User Login Problems

I have developed an application on my development box. I have some windows users on the system. I have created some groups and added the users ti those groups. I have given permission to the group, ...
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Web scoped Timer Job

Could you help me understand the SharePoint timer job? The issue is simple. I should implement a page and put it to the layout folder (the page should be accessible from any web). This page should ...
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Where are users in SharePoint stored?

Quick question, I don't know how SharePoint i set up like this, but where are users stored? I recently got to a new workplace and there's a Sharepoint site here which has been programmed a bit. And I ...
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How do I eliminate duplicate user accounts?

I have a user who is listed only once in our AD, only comes up once in the user selection search, however she is listed twice when looking at a user field within a the datasheet view. Is there any ...
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Access Denied - While migrating classic to claims

I was following the below links to migrate my classic site to claims based. ...
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How to create a user for my sharepoint 2010 site without active directory

I am building a sharepoint site for a college department I work for. Our sharepoint site is linked to the active directory of the school so it seems like I can only add users that are in the active ...
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Get Active Directory user for multiple security provider for EnsureUser()

I have 3 security provider for my web application 1. Active Directory 2. ADFS 3. SAML Now suppose a user exist in all 3 provider.Hence when i do use ensure user method i get error/ exception "user ...
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Migrating Users list from old site to a new site

I have a backup of a 2007 site which has been upgraded and added as the root site collection in a new web application. I am currently migrating content from this site collection to another site ...
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Limitations for concurrent login of the same user?

I am not aware of such limitation but recently while preforming some custom upgrades to our farm I experienced some strange things (or not?). Our development team is sharing Site Collection Admin ...
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Sharepoint 2010 grab SIP address from AD?

I would like to have the 'SIP Address' (eg. sip:myname.companyname.com) field automatically filled in so we can use Portal's 'presence' functionality - as far as I can see we have no dedicated LDAP ...
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SharePoint 2010 - Change Password WebPart?

I´m searching for a free SharePoint 2010 WebPart to change the password from the current user.
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How do I find out what a group has permission to?

I'm cleaning up a farm that has loads of junk groups on it. Is there an easy way to tell if any of these groups have been assigned access to anything? The intention is to delete groups that have ...
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SharePoint 2010 with UAG - LDAP and AD users

We are trying to test the following setup. We have a SharePoint Farm in our forest (setup to use Kerberos). The DC of the SharePoint farm domain contains an AD with external users and their ...
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Inconsistent user names in SharePoint

Using SharePoint 2010, some user names in the people pickes and User Information List are shown by John Smith. Others are companyDomain\jsmith. We would like to correct this for consistency. I have ...
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How can I totally delete a user from Sharepoint 2010?

I can delete a user from a site collection, but I can't seem to delete a user totally from SharePoint. For example: Let's say DOMAIN\joetest has a user ID of 15. I can delete that account from the ...
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IP tracking on user account

Is there any way to track/trace/find an IP that a user account has logged in as? I feel like I have a user logging into the wrong account and is doing some damage...
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Sharepoint 2010 Standalone mode not hooked up to AD

I have installed sharepoint 2010 in standalone mode. the only user it is seeing is the user I created the account with. How can I point it to AD to see other users? this is a test server on our ...
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People Picker:’ Select People and Groups’ finder doesn’t find users from site collection

Environments(test/production): Production: • MOSS 2007 Ent. SP2 (2008 r2 x64) • 1x App(2008 r2 x64) • 2x WFE(2008 r2 x64) • 1x SQL 2008 (2008 r2 x64) • Profile import will find users ...