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CurrentUser.LoginName returns too much information

Say I am logged in as domain\spuser this is what I am expecting in return when I access SPContext.Current.Web.CurrentUser.LoginName, but instead I am getting "i:0#.w|domain\spuser". Anyone know why ...
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How to give specific users access to only subsites?

I am trying to figure out how to give some user access to ONLY specific subsites. We are using Sharepoint 2013
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Security is not working after migration to SP2013

We have migrated site from MOSS to Sharepoint 2013 by using OOTB Export\Import APIs. Everything is working fine apart from user security. I can see that all the users are migrated to the destination ...
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External User not part of company directory

I am trying to share a document folder to an external user that has his own Microsoft 365 account. We are apart of two different companies, both with their own SharePoint sites. When I send him an ...
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How to get Current logged in user in Provider Hosted App?

How can I get Current Logged in user of SharePoint Site in Provider Hosted App's code behind? I tried this: 1) clientContext.Load(clientContext.Web, web => web.CurrentUser.LoginName); ...
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Best Approach to manage permissions for my parent and its sub sites

I have a parent site and 5 sub sites. Any user who can read any of the sub site should be able to read the parent site. But certain users can edit the parent site and specific sub sites.Currently my ...
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Site Collection Administrators permissions level?

I tried to answer this one via Google but the answers seem quite conflicting. I was wondering if anybody knows this answer definitively, or can reference any Microsoft documentation (I couldn't find ...
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Users Activity Data

We have started tracking users activity in Sharepoint 2007, and while it doesn't matter that much, I know I am going to be asked - what does the data represent? Our highest users Value is 14.7. Is ...
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Migrate SharePoint (MOSS 2007 & SharePoint Server 2010) Users from one domain to another

We are preparing for a companywide domain user migration from Domain A to Domain B (of all corporate apps and services). However, only about half of the users will be migrated because the other half ...
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How to display and get the value chosen in an User field?

I'm very new at Sharepoint and I faced to a trick issue. Here is the situation : in an .aspx.cs file, I've created an EventHandler called btnValidate_Click, raised on a click on a button. In this ...
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SharePoint 2013 Site Collection Move Owner to Group

I am in process of migrating our WSS 3.0 installation to 2013 and I am at the point where I need to break the single site collection down into more manageable sizes and I have a script that ...
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How to Log Users Who click Hyperlink

I have a SharePoint page with several hyperlinks pointing to different document downloads. I would like to log information everytime someone clicks a hyperlink. More specifically, I would like to keep ...
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SP2013 “_spUserId” is undefined

As we migrated our solutions and scripts from SP2010 to SP2013 my script ran into some weird error where I could not fetch the current logged in user with "_spUserId" anymore. var user = _spUserId ...
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PS Script to output members of targetted groups into a file

I have an auditing / documentation requirement around my SP Environment upon which members of specific groups need to be listed. Now, rather than doing this manually via screen-shots and / or cut and ...
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Getting the logged in user given the SPWeb, regardless of elevated priveleges

I have a requirement to be able to always get the logged in user. The object the calling process is going to pass is the spweb. As this is legacy code, I cannot change what the calling processes ...
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Cannot change the site collection administrator - error?

I am trying to change the Site Collection administrator for a site collection, in Central Admin. under Site Collection Administrators. When I select a new user from the lookup I get the "Error. An ...
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User recognition in a form [duplicate]

When opening a new form I want the users to be recognized automaticly. For example if I open a form I want the form to recognize it's me by useing my credentials and update the field with my Name. ...
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Using SP_Admin account, can I sign in on behalf of another user?

When we get reports of error from users it's sometimes hard to know what actually happened. The error report from the user may not be as descriptive as you would wish and it would be easier if you saw ...
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Is it safe to remove SharePoint\system SPUser from a custom sharepoint user group?

is it safe to remove SPUser "SharePoint\system" from a custom SharePoint user group? <User ID="1073741823" Sid="S-1-0-0" Name="System Account" LoginName="SHAREPOINT\system" Email="" Notes="" ...
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How to sync users from AD, I need to update the email address of 1 user

I have a sharepoint 2010 portal without AD sync connection. But I can login with all AD user accounts. When I login with for example testuser1 everything is working. testuser1 has no email address in ...
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Using User Profile Service from a different farm

This is SP2010. Our production farm has a somewhat-working (sync doesn't work, of course) User Profile Service application. Our test/dev farm doesn't have a User Profile Service app, and I'm a bit ...
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Collection or list for SPUser and SPGroup objects?

I would like to store in c# code some list or collection or what else to store SPUser and SPGroup objects. After this I would like to do some foreach loop and do some logic.
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Filter out folders from a user alert against a list

I have created an alert for a user against a list (more specifically, a document library). I want the user to be notified of all changes regarding list items (documents) and not any sub folders. ...
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User alerts being sent for something that happened before alert was created

I create a web. I create a doc library within this web. Create folders within this doc library. Then 'subscribe' (i.e. create an alert for) a user for this doc library. Why, if I'm doing things in ...
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Show one of the 3 views depandant on current user

I have builded in Visual Studio (c#) a custom list, custom content type and 3 custom views. I am using sp 2010. The list is working ok and I can see and select the 3 views. It is possible for the end ...
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WSS 3.0 Write to New Column in User Information List

I am working on a site that is using FBA in WSS 3.0. This is an external facing site, so in the FBA User Management page (UsersDisp.aspx) I would like to add a column that displays the user's company ...
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UpdateFarmCredentials: PowerShell command line error?

stsadm –o updatefarmcredentials –userlogin "[DOMAIN\USERNAME]" –password "[PASSWORD]" I've tried to run the above command with the " character and without, neither works. The error is 'Command line ...
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How to get users/usergroups from an lookup column from SPField

I have a custom list for example "MyCustomListA" I have created a custom ListForm template and overide the ListFieldIterator. I have overide the ListFieldIterator and CreateChildControls to implement ...
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Enable access to Authenticated users only for 'layouts/user.aspx' page

Hi i wan to enable access to all Authenticated users only for page 'layouts/user.aspx'.They should be able to read the contents in this page. It has to be done acorss thousands of site.Can anyone help ...
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Add Domain User To The Site With Having Only Email Address

I know that; SPWeb.EnsureUser(string loginName); can be used to add Domain Users with login name, to the site users. But i have a list with only email addresses. How can i add these people to site ...
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Users added programmatically can not authenticate

I'm adding users programmatically to a SharePoint site. I'm doing this by adding the users domain login into the "[SiteName] Members" group. Unfortunately, users added this way are not able to ...
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Opening site collection with admin user to prevent access exceptions

I have a custom webservice hosted in SharePoint. Within this service, I need to at times look up sites by id. Despite running code in an SPSecurity.RunWithElevatedPriviledges block, I still get Access ...
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Add multiple people using Javascript Client Object Model to a Field of Type SPFieldUserValue

I want to update a UserField client side. I found the following code at this topic How to Use ECMA CSOM to Set a Field of Type SPFieldUserValue Tried the following code: var users = new Array(); ...
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Deny user access to a “Document Library”

I'm using Sahrepoint 2010. I've created many Document Libraries according to how many departments we have in the company and i want to specify access permission to users for viewing and opening ...
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How to find which user last visited a site or recently downloaded a file available on SharePoint?

Is there a way to find who visited the site at last and who downloaded file recently in SharePoint? Also can we log who are the users that used/accessed the file? Can anyone provide some guidance on ...
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How to access User Information Columns in a Workflow

I need to access a custom column of User Information List in a work flow. I've create a new column named MyCol in User Information List and now in a workflow I want to access to in when I lookup ...
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Sharepoint User Management: User Profile and User Information List

What is the difference between User Profile in Central Admin and User Information List in a Site Settings? I want to add some columns and lookups to Users of a SharePoint site in order to access them ...
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Why are some users appearing as system account?

I have implemented a feature in my solution where by the current user's Name is assigned to a field. With certain users - this appears as 'System Account'. Is it possible that if somebody is the site ...
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Is it possible for a User to create a new User bypassing Admin?

In out organization, We have to create lots of new users in various departments. So, I want Head of Department to create their own users and not approach Admin for same. Is such a thing possible?
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How to get SharePoint user's manager?

I found some examples on the internet (this one I understand the most). I am confused on how to implement it. I do not know which assemblies I need to reference. Also, shouldn't I use classes from ...
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External user with personal email

I am trying to share a portal site with a few clients and allow them to use their own email address. (via office 365 plan E3 if that matters) I went to the admin center -> site collections -> ...
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Say Hello to User!

I have for example "User1" and "User2" and ... I want that when "User1" logins to the site home page show "Hello User1" and when "User2" comes, it show "Hello User2" Can anyone help me?
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How to insert Case Sensitive Login Name for a Sharepoint User

I'm in a claim based installation of sharepoint 2010. My users are matched by user GUID in this form: provider|GUID@mydomain.dom My GUID is case sensitive. If I use ...
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Show list items depending on a user

I have a list and for example in my list there is a column called "Go to" and this column has values "user1", "user2" and "user3". I want my list items which have "user1" value just be visible to user ...
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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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Searching user in directory services in very slow

When adding a user to a SharePoint site, searching that user in directory services is taking more time than usual, in some cases more than a minute. Is there any specific reason for this? Can the ...
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User Profile Service - display user domain name

We have set up profile synchronization and user are displayed as "FirstName LastName", but client wants to display user name from AD. What do I have to change in user profile service to display user ...
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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 ...