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People picker: Error - The user does not exist or is not unique

I am using SharePoint 2013 Enterprise. I have configured the people picker with the following PowerShell command: stsadm -o setproperty -url http://our.acc.myCompany.biz -pn ...
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<SharePointWebControls:UserField> in visual web part not displaying more than one users details

I have a list in which there is one user field and in the visual web part I want to display the data of that list. To view user's details I want to display the details in the way SharePoint displays ...
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Integrate SharePoint User links with MySites

In staging, if you click on a user link (for example, on a permissions page, or the 'modified by' column in a document library), it automatically goes to our staging MySites site. With fiddler, I see ...
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How can I change a list item's user permissions programmatically?

In my SharePoint list, there are different users in different list items. By using C#, I want to change the users' permissions to "Read", but I couldn't find an exact solution for this. If you can ...
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Get the current logged in user in sharepoint added HttpModule

How can I get the current logged in user in SharePoint in an added module? I have tried the following codes but I always get the system account SPUser user = null; using (SPSite site = new ...
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How do I create a Validation feature for User Profiles in MySites (SharePoint 2013)

I have a request for users to be prompted on their MySites page if one of their User Profile property has not be completed. I came across a similar question -Displaying a User Profile Property In ...
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User feedback while uploading large files

I currently have an asset library setup to allow users to collaborate with short video clips, a maximum of 250MB. These clips have a short lifespan and retention is set to 10 days. While this all ...
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All user lost permissions including system account

All users have lost all the permissions on the site collection. Even the System account can not perform any action. I have reviewed the services and profile sync is correct.
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Users access to subsite but no acces to root site

In SP2013, I have AD users. I have : site1 subsite1 sub_subsite1 sub_subsite2 I want the users to access to sub_subsite1, for example, but no access to subsite1 or site1. I know this is ...
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SP2010: Why are individual user accounts appearing in group list

SharePoint 2010 I go to site settings and People and Groups, click on Groups on the quick launch to view all user groups. In the list of groups, there are more than a few user accounts that are ...
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SharePoint 2013 get user groups by CSOM

I wrote some code to get the current user groups by CSOM. function getCurrentUser() { this.clientContext = new SP.ClientContext.get_current(); this.oWeb = clientContext.get_web(); ...
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Create users form SharePoint

In SharePoint, can you create users directly from a teamsite? i.e the users are not local computer users or Active directory users, but they are created and managed from SharePoint. This means that ...
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End User Training: Differences between SharePoint 2007 & SharePoint 2013

Less of a technical question but more of a governance one. I'm finding it hard to take off my technical hat for this one. Helpful responses will of course be marked as answers and upvoted ...
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Where does SPFolder store it's “Created By” information?

Here's an odd one: I have a content type derived from SPFolder, that I am creating through code. As part of the creation process, I am trying to set the "Created By" information to be the user who ...
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Get Context through REST call

I know that in SharePoint 2013 with JavaScript, you can load the current context like so... var context = SP.ClientContext.get_current(); var user = context.get_web().get_currentUser(); ...
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Changing to a different ADFS server without repeating access requests

Our Sharepoint site is setup to allow external users access, however, to manage it they are being authenticated via (their) ADFS. All working surprisingly well, including the site access request ...
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Check login user exists in sharepoint site?

We are creating mobile app for SharePoint 2010 site.when mobile user enter user name and password .How i check that user exsists in AD or not .
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Give users Edit permission to a list, but no access to the site

On my (SharePoint 2013) sub site I have a list (where users from a specific store can report errors). This list I want to share with another group of users, those who will do something about the ...
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Is there a way to hide the Persons tab in Sharepoint 365?

I don´t want my users to see each other but they do if Persons tab is enabled. Can it be disabled?
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how to find out when a user last visited?

I'm trying to figure out when a user has last visited.So let's say I logged out of my SharePoint intranet last night at 11PM, and this morning I logged back in at 9AM, I'd like to see a message saying ...
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How programmatically create a new user in Sharepoint 2013

How do I create a new user account in Active Directory from SharePoint 2013 programmatically?
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Get SharePoint User JSOM

I want to get a User via JSOM. The User is not the current user. The object I want to get should be SP.User (not String or anything) I want to get the User by asking for his login ...
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operation is not valid due to the current state of the object. (for extranet)

I am using following code to impersonate a user on an extranet which uses Form Based Authentication, however when it comes to this line (SPSite s = new SPSite(siteStr, userToken);) it throws ...
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C# custom list checking

I have made new custom list (throught sharepoint), and I have only add couple custom fields, which type is TEXT. I have rename that TEXT example "Extra". I know how I can read list through code. ...
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“User cannot be found.” Error While Updating List Item

I'm experiencing a weird error while trying to update the author and editor on some files in a site, but not all, and the behavior is strange and inconsistent. The code: SPListItem item; int newID; ...
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Grant column-based access in a library - SharePoint 2010

I'd like to grant user permissions to specific documents defined for a given project type. Unfortunately, all documents are lumped into a single Shared Documents library, categorized by a column ...
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Review or Simulation to make user to have right access

When you work for a organization that has about 300 users in a SharePoint solution and I need to review if right user has access to right page to right information. Is there a simulation approach to ...
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Is it possible to create a new User Group subsite level only

Whenever I create a new user group in a subsite, the same user group is getting added at the top level site as well. Is it possible to create a new User Group on the subsite level only, either ...
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Getting Value from PeoplePicker / PeopleEditor

I'm Trying to create a new formulary in a new Asp page on my sharepoint site. So i need a field that can search all users and select one. I Saw on several forums that the best controls are ...
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Sharepoint Groups [No Access]

I'm trying to select groups I created in Sharepoint Designer (2010). But they all say, [No Access] when I'm using the "Grant Permissions" Screen. If I add them in the regular sharepoint ...
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How to get the name from a user id

I query a list via jQuery (on the RSS presentation). The content type has one field that is used for a responsible. In the XML returned, only the User ID is supplied. How can I get the name of that ...
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Extract NewsFeed and use in a custom user control

Is it possible to use the news feed control in a custom user control page (ascx) ? I need only the message sender part of the newsFeed, which is displayed in following picture. So that I could send ...
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How can I restrict users from creating views in the Datasheet view in SP 2013?

I need to restrict users (with Contribute rights) ability to create Datasheet view. Also, how may I disable Quick Edit mode in all views?
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How to restrict a user list to only certain types of active users? [duplicate]

In our SharePoint sites, we have a number of places where a user (SBS) can be inserted. For example, which user is responsible for a particular task. However, when selecting this user, there is a list ...
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How to insert multiple users on a multiple user field with data coming from sql

I have one timer job that should add some users from one table field to one field in a sharepoint list. In sql,its formatted as user1;user2;user3;user4 However when I see this website ...
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Try to add a user to a multiple user field in the itemUpdating eventreceiver: The field you are trying to update may be read only

I am using Sharepoint 2013. I have created a custom list. This custom list is using a custom contentype. In this custom contenttype I have a custom column. This column is a people picker. It is ...
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Modifying E-mail through shell on Sharepoint 2013

I have working Sharepoint 2010 script that modifies e-mail for the web site user. The problem is - the script doesn't work on Sharepoint 2013. I am not able to modify its e-mail. I tried to modify it ...
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User permission from Content database

I am having copy of content database from client. Now i need to find permission level for particular user using SQL query. Is it possible?
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How can I create an approval workflow for changes to firstname and lastname in user profile properties?

Is it possible to create an approval workflow that captures the event of a user changing their first name or last name properties in their user profile?
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Users cant see 'Modified By' or 'Created By' (columns blank)

I have an issue whereby users can't see the 'Modified By' or 'Created By' columns on my SharePoint site (the columns are blank). This issue affects all users, even those with full control. I've ...
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Is it possible to replace the personal site / MySite with a custom site template in on-premise SP 2013?

We are looking at deploying the SharePoint 2013 personal site/ MySite feature but management wants to change a lot of things that come with the default template. We want to suppress certain features ...
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Current user in field

Can I set the default user in a user field to the current user -> [Me]? How is it done? The xml I already have is: <Field ID="{F117832D-E722-460C-A083-162C55B701F9}" Type="User" ...
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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 ...