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Add User to Group People Picker not resolving name correctly

I am trying to add a user to a permission group on our portal and the name is not resolving correctly. This user's name has changed recently and is resolving to the old name and they are not able to ...
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Sharepoint Online User Pictures

As the admin of a office 365 subscription with Sharepoint Online Is it possible for me to place users profile pictures or remove them if inappropriate?
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Single Sign On between two web applications?

In my SharePoint 2013 Server farm I have two web applications: Simple intranet portal (http://portal) My Sites (http://portal:8080) Problem is that users have to authenticate to each application. ...
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User profile synchronization for User profile properties

IN SP2010, I have added 3 new User profile properties by Central Admin of type boolean, datetime and string.Then I added data for the user in the profile for these new properties. I ran the "User ...
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Is it possible to swap out urls pointing to MySite with urls to custom pages?

We've developed a custom userprofile page for a costumer. This page is supposed to be linked to by all default sharepoint buttons and links pointing to the MySite. One example is the SharePoint ...
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Is there and efficient method to get UserProfile from email in SharePoint 2010?

I need to find user-profile using the active directory email account. Note: its not the 'work-email' but the email in AD.
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Powershell to list specific user profiles

Is there a way to list specific user profiles instead all the users? Ex: List all the accounts starting with IT. It should list all the users with ITUser1,ITUser2, ect.... The following script ...
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User Profile Synch for Claims Based accounts

The situation: I have a SharePoint 2010 Claims Based Web Application with 2 authentication methods enabled: Windows Authentication and a Trusted Identity Provider. I have enabled User Profiles and ...
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Powershell script to get all Sharepoint user id and user login

I am importing data into a SharePoint list. One of the columns is the user's login/name which links to their profile via their SharePoint user id. FARMURL/userdisp.aspx?ID=56 In order to import ...
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Maintaining permissions across a SharePoint 2007 and SharePoint 2010 site?

We're currently mid-way through migrating to SharePoint 2010. As we have a large test schedule ahead of us we're currently running two test deployments side by side - Our SharePoint 2007 test ...
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Changing users DisplayName isn't permanent (i:0#.f|… issue)

We're having the issue where user's names shown after logging in are being preffixed with the membership provider information, e.g. i:0#.f|fbamembershipprovider|myemail@q... (note that we're using FBA ...
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Accessing A User's Home Directory Through the Web

Our school board is set up with Active Directory and we'd like to be able to allow staff to access their files from home through a web interface. Is it possible to securely expose a user's home ...
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Can I sync user properties to AD both ways?

I was under the impression that the UPS could be two way. That is, I could make the 'name' field editable and if a user updates it, that change gets written back to AD, and if the name is changed in ...
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Does every user have a user.ID?

Does every user that belongs to a site collection or a group in that site collection, have a user.ID? I am iterating through a list of SPFieldUserValueCollection and am comparing the ...
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Start User Profile Synchronization on SharePoint 2010 standalone installation

I recently created a SharePoint 2010 standalone VM with ADDS. As soon as I start User Profie Synchronization service, the service status shows starting and then stops in a minute. Googling, I came ...
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User profile synchronization service instance turning off

I have setup synchronization service and successfully imported accounts from AD. I also have configured incremental synchronization to be run every hour (there are frequent updates and/or account ...
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User Profiles “User Information” -vs- Mysites

In Sharepoint lists, where it gives you a link to the user who created or modified a file, or to a username specified in a "user field" on a list, sometimes I get a plain "Edit User Profile" panel, ...
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Update CRM from User Profile

We currently have Sharepoint 2010 setup to use AD to get useraccounts, and a BCS connection to provide extra information to the User Profile of users. The data from AD is very basic: only username and ...
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How to hide user properties

Can I conditionally hide properties being displayed using SPSWC:ProfilePropertyDisplayName and SPSWC:ProfilePropertyValue based on the field policy settings "Default Privacy Setting" (or the "Show To" ...
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Is there a way to remove/delete/hide the activity from “activities I am following” section?

Is there a way to remove/delete/hide the activity from "activities I am following" section? I do not want to hide the entire section itself like mentioned in this URL - ...
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Can I map multiple domain accounts (or authentication sources) to one user/profile?

This is probably impossible but... We have a local 2010 farm and HQ has one. I've been asked to use the HQ MySites service application rather than doing our own, which is very sensible. However, on ...
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SharePoint Claims, populate name field

I am using SharePoint 2010 foundation with a claims provider. I have build a custom claims provider in which I have working properly. My only concern is that I would like to display the users full ...
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SP2010 User Profile Service - Incremental Sync not working

we have a sharepoint 2010 fram with 2 WFE and 2 App Server. On one App Service we have activated the user priovile Service and user provile syncronisation service. If i start a full syncronisation, ...
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request timed out error while creating User profile service application after long time

in order to configure my sites in sharepoint 2013, we need to start user profile synchronization service. while starting that service it should populate user profile application. for me it is not ...
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Intermittant Issue with AD Group look-up in One-way trust configuration

We are seeing some odd behavior with some accounts in a SharePoint 2010 Farm that is installed in an Active Directory Domain with a 1-way trust established to another AD domain. Here is the ...
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Get User Profile from email address

I was using SPUtility.ResolvePrincipal to resolve the email address but it only seems to work if the user is already in the User Information List. Is there any way I can resolve users based on email ...
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FBA User Profile Creation Access Denied

I'm writing this post because I think I've exhausted every other avenue. Basically I have a Claims-based SharePoint site that has Forms Authentication setup. Everything works well, registrations, etc. ...
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User Profile Synchronization won't start

I am using sharepoint 2010 standard on Server2008 R2. I have configured and started User Profile Synchronization Service by following http://www.harbar.net/articles/sp2010ups.aspx article. My both ...
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User Synchronization SharePoint to AD

Is it possible to sync SharePoint user profile back to AD. I want users to be able to change there Job title which is mapped to an AD field. If they change it I want AD to show the change. Is this ...
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User Profile Sync will not sync any users

I click on Start Profile Synchronization (Full or Incremental) and nothing happens. It never shows it going through the different sync stages. Running with farm account that has full rights ...
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Sharepoint 2007 Alert emails going to wrong account

We've got a Sharepoint 2007 site, and alerts are in place for changes to Tasks & Milestones, so users receive emails whenever they are assigned a new Task. However, many of those emails are going ...
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People Search Results Links to /person.aspx?accountname=DOMAIN/USERNAME Causes 404 User Not Found

When doing people searches in SharePoint 2010 Server, the account name is formatted DOMAIN/USERNAME instead of DOMAIN\USERNAME. This is causing a User Not Found error when trying to click on their ...
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How to bulk import User Profiles from a legacy system and pre-create MySites

I need suggestions how to accomplish one upgrade task. I have list of user accounts in .csv file which I need to import to SP2010 and create user accounts with appropriate attributes. Also this ...
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SPUtility.SearchPrincipals very slow

I'm trying to create a "Search for Users" function that is supposed to hit the SharePoint User Profile Store (running SP2010 Enterprise). However, that function takes up to a Minute to search, which ...
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Add a user profile property as a library column

I have a few properties stored against user profiles (both standard and custom properties) that I would like to show, based on the user that created an item, in library views. For example, if the ...
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UserNotFoundException on MySite queued for deletion

I just created a connection filter, which excludes disabled users from the UPS. I did not disable the My Site Cleanup Timer Job. I ran a full profile synch after setting the filter. E-Mails were sent ...
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Sharepoint Site permission issue

We have a web application based on SharePoint. Every Saturday night Site collection permission default groups gets deleted automatically and it is difficult to find the cause of this issue. We have ...
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Active Directory Display name with commas and SharePoint

This is rather a rant than a question, but I'm trying to find a best practice. A Active Directory I'm working with is currently organized using LastName, FirstName for displayName. The ...
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How to Get your manager with Javascript

I want to get the user's manager using Javascript Client Object model. How can I do this?
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Apps not available for user pages

our company just started using sharepoint 2013 (in office 365). We are trying to get an app to show up in the user personal pages. In this case it is about the app 'promoted links'. When we login ...
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User Profile Inactive Profiles Not Deleting

In the share point farm we have , The inactive user profiles (Those are disabled in AD )are not being removed when i am running the my site cleanup timer job .I verified the configuration of User ...
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Display User Profile Picture next to Welcome Menu?

I want to display the user profile picture next to the Welcome Menu in the top right and I have it working after following Erik Swenson's blog but it doesn't seem to be working on My Sites. This is ...
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Programmatically retrieve the MySite URL of user

Let's say that we have the SPUser object of current user - how do I programmatically retrieve his mysite URL path, for example "mydomain:8080/personal/saltarski"? Currently I do it through string ...
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Users image in my site programatically

How to get the users image in my site programatically? I need to show image of the logged-in user in my webpart.
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Attach an event receiver to profile property update

Do someone know if it's possible to attach an event receiver to profile updates? The goal would be to update an external system (such as a CRM) when a user is updating his profile.
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Create app page with user/group picker?

I need to create an app page with some multiline textboxes. In those textboxes, user should be able to type users, and put as many users or groups in the normal sharepoint way: domain\user1; ...
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How can we save data into the User Profile custom property?

We have got User profiles in SharePoint with custom properties. We want to programatically insert values into them. Preferably via javascript object model. Is this possible? Please point to reference ...
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User profile is not getting started after SP1 on sharepoint 2010 environment?

We are neither able to start or reprovision the user profile application after installing the SP-1 on the sharepoint 2010 enterprise environment. Is it a known issue?
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How do you get the Profile Picture URL through code?

How do you get the user profile picture from an SPUser profile?
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Get all user profiles in SharePoint 2010

I'm using the User Profile Service Application in SharePoint 2010 which contains imported user profiles. Now I want to display a list of all users who have a profile, to show a list like "my ...