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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Does i:0#.w| part matter in superuser or superreader username on web app properties?

I'm trying to figure out continuous "Unable to write SPDistributedCache call usage entry." error in ULS and some instructions like this suggests that issue might be with super accounts having ...
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How can I create a SharePoint group only for collaboration and User access rights

A lot of my users are not really "Savvy users" in the way they can manage their own sites layout and apps. But some of them need to be able to Share/assign access to user of their site. I tried a few ...
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Terminated user: what happens to delve blog and videos

What happens to content in Delve blog and videos for a user when he is terminated (leaving the company). Does the /portals/personal/user site collection get deleted like MySite?
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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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How to get user in PowerShell for SAML Claims authentication

I am using this PowerShell to add a user to a group. This code works for our Windows claims users: $site = Get-spsite "https://test.contoso.com" $web = $site.RootWeb $claim = New-SPClaimsPrincipal -...
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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 to Display a List of New Users on Site Page

I would like to create a page on our SharePoint site which displays a list of all users which have been recently added to the site. This page will also have a few other bits, such as a new user's ...
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Powershell command to get all the users in domains

Is there any command or script to get all the users belonging to any domains in SharePoint 2010. Any help is appreciated.
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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 = "domain\...
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Deleted Owners rights and alerts for group members

Old accounts were removed from AD and one of the accounts was the owner of some dokuments in Sharepoint. Now that the owner has been removed, the cases and subsites/documents are not displayed ...
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How to handle accounts with powershell?

Our company is changing everyone's AD user account from numeric to alpha or alphanumeric. The move-spuser command will not work because account 4510014 is now jasmith. 4510014 will fail because they ...
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Logged as another user

UPDATE : I've totally disabled the Distributed Cache, however, the problem is still there. For the record, I've applied CU7 for AppFabric as well as SharePoint 2013 Server March '13 CU. No luck so ...
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Move User Profile via PowerShell for account that has never logged into SharePoint

Move-SPUser works lovely if you have an SPUser object to pass into it. It will update the account name in the User Profile Service to the new account name and modify all the site permissions. ...
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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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Using REST, How can you add a user to the User Information List so that he/she has a user ID?

I want to create a form which allows users to search for a particular user who may not exist on the current site. I can do that using the SearchPrincipals web service, but the users will have an ID of ...
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Sharepoint 2010 user permission issues

In Sharepoint 2010 (on prem deployment), I have created a publishing page which contains a custom list and a few views. I have broken permissions inheritance for this page. There are three users ...
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Cannot create users or groups

I'm not quite sure why the New dropdown link is missing within the People and Groups section when i'm logged in as the Site Collection Administrator.
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UserToken throws exception

When a user is created in SharePoint 2013 (using forms based authentication) the UserToken is not set for the user. When the users token then is accessed programmatically a "OutOfMemoryException" is ...
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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. _api/Web/Lists(guid'id')/items?$select=Id,Author/ID&$expand=Author/ID&$filter=(...
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Does deleting an Office 365 user also delete their SharePoint Online files?

I've been having difficulty finding an answer to this question. When I delete an Office 365 user account (and their license), it warns me that their data will be deleted as well. Does this include ...
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Cross Domain Migration approach

I need to migrate a full-fledge intranet portal running on SP13, with lots of custom made applications, into another domain. With some 5TB data. I have gone the various blogs to get the approach but ...
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Sharepoint Designer Approval tasks assigned to old domain account

We recently migrated from Windows domain A, to Windows domain B. In our SharePoint Designer Workflow, we try to assign an approval task to a user which we lookup from another list, this user is the ...
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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. I restarted the machine and a new user was added, ...
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Every User Access Denied in Whole web application

I access whole web application but while, I check Permission in every List message "Sorry, this site hasn't been shared with you." I have Web application Primary admin/Full access rights Tried ...
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Get-SPUser without specify a site collection

I am going to migrate users with Move-SPUser. To do this, I am getting the user first: $user = Get-SPUser -Identity $adAccount -web https://sharepoint/site-collection The moving them: Move-SPUser –...
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Set Default user when EnsureUser fails

I made the following Powershell script to check if a user exists in Sharepoint 2013: $siteCollUrl = "http://my-sharepoint-site" $spSourceWeb = Get-SPWeb $siteCollUrl; $test_user = "CONTOSO\...
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Three-tier Farm install, what to use on DB - SP_Farm or SQL_Admin?

I'm installing SQL on (by example FARM_DB1) server. I created SP_Farm in AD and added it as admin on machines, and I'll use it on WFE's. But what is best-practice for SQL machine? Which account to ...
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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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Export Active users list from SharePoint 2007

At my workplace, our intranet is currently running on sharepoint 2007 server. So we are planning to migrate this to sharepoint 2013 farm using a third-party tool. I wanted to find out how many active ...
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JSOM How to get User Id

When trying to resolve a user with the ensureUser() call, the object is always returned as undefined even though the user exists as a Domain and SharePoint user. //Calling code. var currentCtx = SP....
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Adding Users Without User Profile Sync

In SharePoint 2013, is it possible to give domain users permissions to a site without their profile being in the User Profile Sync set of users? We are seeing a couple of issues - the users don't ...
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Assign two users to a SharePoint 2013 workflow task

I want to assign a couple of users to a task in a SP 2013 workflow task that is developed via Visual Studio 2012. I tried assigning i:0#.w|mydomain\\spfarm;i:0#.w|mydomain\\muhammedh and I got the ...
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When choosing plan, does it matter?

I can choose between Business Essentials, Business, Business Premium. But does it really matter? Everyone in my firm will be given a vareity of licenses when it comes up and running?
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SharePoint User removal procedures and policies

What are your policies and procedures for removal of users? I'm looking to hear from the community to what some best practices are. In particular, I'm looking to see if anything else is done after ...
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User changeable subscriptions for news in different categories

We have a SharePoint site with lots of technical documentation. When new documentation is uploaded or current documentation is updated we create a new "News" object in a custom list. The news object ...
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Can sharepoint user profile customized and set security?

Can sharepoint user profile edit page customized? I am planning to customize the user profile page, and have a function to generate a new UPN for users, and update it on AD. Is it possible?
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Consequences Of Renaming A User Account

What are the consequences in SharePoint of renaming a user account in Active Directory? i.e. historical data, running workflows, etc. E.g. the context is that there is a merge of domains in our ...
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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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How can I be logged in in parallel with different user profiles for testing, what users with certain permissions can see in a SharePoint site?

When defining permissions in a SharePoint 2013 site or library I'd often wish to easily test what a users with (only) those permissions can see on this site. So I think I'll have to create some test ...
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Javascript to: get username, lookup id in list, then update list item

I have a pretty complex task I need to perform in Sharepoint, but I'm a total beginner when it comes to JavaScript! Here's what I need to do: I have a list on my site that is basically a database of ...
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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 Sync with AD

I have an internal SharePoint site running SharePoint Services 3.0. It was built by a web developer who no longer works here. I need to force a synchronization between the SharePoint database and ...
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People Picker in Client Object Model 2010

So I am trying to build an equivalent to a People Picker in Windows.Forms Application. Since 2010 does not have Web.SiteUsers like 2013 does I had to write it like this. public UserPicker(string ...
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Migration from SharePoint 2010 to 2013 in new domain but users reside in old domain

We need to migrate a site from SharePoint 2010 in Domain A to SharePoint 2013 in Domain B. Domain B has a trust to Domain A and it is planned to keep the users in Domain A - they won't get migrated to ...
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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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AD user stops working then throws Access Denied page

I have a problem with one AD user on my test environment. It suddenly stopped working, even logging with it on remote desktop resulted in incorrect password (which wasn't changed, and the user has ...
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Duplicate users

I am looking at two user accounts: userdisp.aspx?ID=10 and userdisp.aspx?ID=11. User Id = 10 has an account name i:0#.w|MyDomain\Bob.Smith. User Id = 11 has an account name MyDomain\Bob.Smith. I ...
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Set Multiple Default Values for People/Group Picker

I have a scenario where I would like to set the default values of a people picker to a handful of users based on information in the form. However, if I set the AccountID of the field to a concatenated ...
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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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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 ...