The User Information List stores metadata about specific users. This may include pictures, contact information, full name, etc.

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Login Name in User Information List is in Lower Case

In AD, the login name is in upper case (example: CONTOSO\JANE.DOE). In the user profile found in the SharePoint User Profile Service Application, it's still in upper case. However, in the SharePoint ...
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User DisplayName on first-time login

Folks, we've got the problem. We are using Claims auth on a SharePoint farm. As usual (windows auth) when user login at first-time to SharePoint site, he sees his DisplayName in welcomecontrol.ascx (...
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SiteUsers.GetByEmail() returns user not found error

I have a custom webpart in which I get the SPUser object from email address, see the code below. It was working fine for like an year now , but since yesterday it gives a "User cannot be found" error. ...
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User Information List issue

I have an unusual problem with User Information List in my main site collection. After unknown circumstances, we lost quite a few users from that list (their profiles still exist). Moreover in .../...
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What is the negative side of 'Remove-SPUser' in SharePoint 2010?

I may have to cleanup the inactive users, so thought of using the 'Remove-SPUser' cmdlet as below. Remove-SPUser -Identity "demo.net\karthik" -Web http://demo.net/testA/testA1/testA1a -Confirm:$false ...
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What's the connection between the User Profile Service and the People And Groups hidden list? SharePoint 2013

I'm looking to understand the connection between the User Profile Service and the hidden User Information List. Here's what I'm experiencing. New SharePoint 2013 farm with a migrated UPS from a ...
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SharePoint 2013 Users not being added to User Information List

I have a SharePoint 2013 anonymous site.If I add a user to any group then those users are added to User Information List but new users when they log in to the site (who are not given explicit ...
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Staff information Tracker help

I’ve been tasked to look at using SharePoint 2010 to better manage staff information. Staff information can include: Personal Information (name, address, phone email etc), Next of Kin information (...
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Getting User from Active Directory through PowerShell and updating SharePoint List

I have created Windows 2012 R2 as a domain controller as bellow Server Name :- Server Domain :- milind.intra I have all users in user container only and not all user have manager in active directory ...
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Will the User Information List data remain after deployment to production?

We have a deployment process that updates our production server. It does not create a site collection so that the existing live site collection and content does not get overwritten. Does this include ...
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Unable to update the User Information list using Powershell

I am using the following Powershell script for updating User Information List in SP2013 environment. I am a member of Administrators group and also Site collection administrator. $Site = Get-SPSite "...