A user is an agent, either a human agent (end-user) or software agent, who uses a computer or network service.

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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 ...
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How to Use ECMA CSOM to Set a Field of Type SPFieldUserValue

I have a JavaScript array containing the string representation of some usernames (domain\username format). Using the JavaScript CSOM, what is the best way to create a new item and add those usernames ...
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Grant access to Sharepoint site for a non-domain user

We have two ActiveDirectory separate forests (no trust is established between them). And user from another forest/domain wants to use Sharepoint site (resides on our forest) like we do. I read the ...
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How to manage the removed account from the server?

Many of the service is running under some x user account suddenly the user relived from the company, So his account is no more available, since it wide organization we cant add the user again. Now we ...
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Learning resources for first time sharepoint end user?

A new end user has started using your sharepoint site. They have never used sharepoint before. What do you recommend they start read/watch/listen to? What is the best resource for first time ...
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Can find user in peopleeditor but not in web?

I want to assign the value from a peopleeditor control to a user field in C#. I have a resolved entity in the people editor, but when passing the SPUserId into the SPFieldUserValue constructor along ...
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How to grant access to Intranet site to External Users?

Our company recently acquired few small companies. We are in the transition for getting all the files and documentation. I created a "Document Center" site for this project. What is the best way ...
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SharePoint User Specific Key Value settings

I need to create functionality to save user specific data like bookmark, favorites etc. I want to know about the best approach I can take to save the user specific data so that logged in user can see ...
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SPListItem item[“Author”] throws ArgumentException on blog lists only for some users

We have a webpart on our SiteCollection home page which aggregates the most recent posts from a number of blog subsites. The code looks like this: using (SPSite site = new ...
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Send current user's parameter to External Content Type

Is it possible to send the current user's username as a parameter for my External Content Type query? I am on SharePoint 2010 Standard.
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Lists.asmx item person not in UserGroup.asmx GetAllUserCollectionFromWeb method

I am using Lists.asmx's GetListItems method, then I'm using info from UserGroup.asmx's GetAllUserCollectionFromWeb method to get more user details about a person in one of the columns of the list. I ...
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Can't get the user email from user info when code executing in timer job

SPList resourceList = SiteProvisioningProvider.GetListReference(web, "Lists/list"); foreach (SPFieldUserValue admin in adminCollection) { SPListItem ...
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User Profile Synchronization (Point to Local Folder for Photos)

I am attempting to Re-Map the Picture Field to a Local Folder that has all of our corporate employee's photos. Each employee has an image predified for their samaccountname - ...
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Sharepoint 2010>My settings> (the right) User Profile fields, show up in CA site only. Not in any other Site

In central administration, the option "My Settings" is displayed in the right profile fields. i.e When I log in the CA with the credentials of the administrator, or of ...
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Get current logged user name for user “Account operates as System”

When I'm try to get current logged user name for account domain\username and I added many users to this option "Account operates as System" In code I got the system account not the real name of user ...
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Elements.xml Id substitution

I have a site column defined in an Elements.xml file in Visual Studio. The SharePoint project this is in does all sorts of initial configuration on the website. I need to set the UserSelectionScope to ...