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

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Deactivate the link of lookup-fields (2010)

On our solution (SP Foundation) we multiple lists with quite some lookup fields. Some of the lookup fields are user fields who link to the user info list, and we don't want that to happen. Of ...
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Dealing with Person column when someone leaves the organization?

We have a list which has a person (people picker) column. This column pulls from (is validated against) several possible sources including Active Directory. If a name cannot be found when ...
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How to check user has visited site collection first time?

I want to know which users have visited the site first time from the added users. For ex, I have added 40 users in the sharepoint but only 10 users have logged in and 30 have never logged in the site. ...
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Is the User Information List deprecated in SharePoint 2010?

Is the User Information List deprecated in SharePoint 2010? I have been advised that it is, and that it can no longer be easily synched with AD. It has been suggested that if I need this sort of user ...
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Hot to get custom user property from UserInformationList

My user profiles have some custom properties. Now I need to get a list of all values that this custom property has on any user. This code return an error that "Column 'Division' does not exist. It may ...
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Using Sharepoint 2010 user profiles to store user information for a public facing website?

We're planning to use Sharepoint 2010 as a CMS for a website we're building. This site will also have login functionality; and my boss suggested we use Sharepoint's user profile features to store user ...
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Updates are currently disallowed on GET requests. To allow updates on a GET, set the 'AllowUnsafeUpdates' property on SPWeb

I want to update the user profile details through the code however it is throwing the below exception "Updates are currently disallowed on GET requests. To allow updates on a GET, set the ...
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People Picker and Site Collection User Information List

I was under the impression that the People Picker used to be able to query both the underlying authentication types (Active Directory and FBA repository) as well as the User Information List (in ...
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Prepopulate UserInfo Table on Site Collection

From SharePoint 2007 to SharePoint 2010, I have partially migrated some of our sites. However, since due to the immediateness of the requirement, sites which has issues was left behind the old ...
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Adding SPUsers to SPGroups programmatically changes User ID

In a SharePoint Online (Office 365) environment we created a Sandboxed WebPart to put SPUsers in SPGroups. The SPGroup is created on rootlevel and has been given permissions on a subsite. This Subsite ...
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User Information List doesn't match Userinfo Table

we are on sharepoint 2010. When I query the Userinfo table in the content database, there is one user that has tp_deleted = 0 and tp_IsActive = 1 but this user does not show up in the User Information ...
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Is that possible to find the share point site current logged In user information?

Is that possible to find the share point site current logged In user information ? I find many reference in net it show only current user (single user info only).
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Discrepent Column Names in UserInformationList

I have found a strange difference between our production and dev servers in the UserInformationLists. In dev the name property is called Name but on the production instance it's Title. Then the job ...
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Missing fields from SiteUserInfoList user ListItems

I'm using the SharePoint 2010 Client Object Model to retrieve all the users from a SharePoint instance, via Web.SiteUserInfoList: var query = new CamlQuery { ViewXml = "<Query/>" }; var ...
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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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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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User Profile Service Application to sync User Info List with AD

Is there any article explaining steps to pull in the AD user data into the user info list? At the moment the list contains only users who have logged into the SP site. Can I pull in all AD users?
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Understanding Access rights on User Information List

I am here to get some details on User Information List(available at http://domainname.com/_catalogs/users/simple.aspx ), which i did find on the internet. As it is available under _catalogs, only ...
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How to make fields in User profile page read only?

I use WSS 3.0 I want fields like Name, email etc Read-Only. Is this possible? thx saumil
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SharePoint Online: Getting Current User Information

What is the best way to get the current users information. With the UserProfileService unavailable in SharePoint Online what would be the best method for getting a users information. Client was ...
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User Profile sync with User Information List

Do these two lists have a syncing mechanism? I know of the User Profiles being synced via your data store, but does the User Profile sync with the User Information List? If so, what settings drive ...
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Calculating Delta for RoleAssignments for a Documents List item

Consider this scenario; I create an item(file or folder) on my OneDrive (Office365) and I share that item with an internal user say xyx@mydomain.com. When I get the changelogs for my site, I ...
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Create a contact list with the user information list

I want to populate a list in sharepoint 2013 foundation with the user information list. The user information list is found at /_catalogs/users/simple.aspx (SiteUserInfoList) and contains all the ...
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How to display custom ListView from User Information List

Best way to show a custom ListView (User Information List) with all users with granted permissions (by permission level assigned or group ) with a possibility to select item/user account to proceed to ...
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Contact details not showing user information

I've got a standard Contact Details web part on a page, when I add some users as the contact the web part refreshes with no change, yet other users are fine. I've checked the problem users exist in ...
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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 ...