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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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User Permissions SharePoint 2010

I am working with SharePoint 2010. My requirement is to have some user groups blocked for some of my custom pages those reside in "Site Pages" library.So that users in those groups can not access the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Sandboxed Webpart - Is it possible get the current logged in user?

Using standard windows authentication I attempting to get the identity of the logged in user so I can update a value in a list that this webpart is interacting with. I have tried: SPWeb currentWeb = ...
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How to convert string into SPUser?

I have a string "System Account", how can I convert the string into SPUser? I've tried SPContext.Current.Web.EnsureUser("System Account") and also web.AllUser["System Account"] but hit error. Please ...
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User Profile to SharePoint Full Synchronization is missing from the list of timer jobs

'User Profile to SharePoint Full Synchronization' and 'User Profile to SharePoint Quick Synchronization' are missing from my list of available timer jobs. The User Profile Service is configured, Sync ...
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Is there any event reciver available for user group events?

I have to update some list whenever a new user or group is added to the site. Is there any event receiver available for users/groups?
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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 ...
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Programmatically Add/Remove User to Audience

I've been searching everywhere for information on how to programmatically add a user to an Audience. Is this at all possible? We'd like to set up Audiences as a kind of "Subscription" base where our ...
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Workflow with initialization form - Notify user of error

I have a SP 2010 site workflow with an InfoPath initialization form. After the user fills in the data in the init form he submits the form and the workflow starts with the WorkflowActivated event. If ...
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Welcome Page change according to user is it possible in SP2010?

I'm using Sharepoint 2010 its a publishing site and i have different pages in the Pages folder(Which is a default one). Its a simple query i have 3 different type of users. What i want is to get a ...
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How to make SharePoint simpler for end users?

We are going to use SharePoint for our intranet. The perception at my office is that SharePoint is too complicated for average users to learn. There are many different ways to do any given task, and ...
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Auto forward user at login to specific url

When a user calls http://moss.domain.tld he should be auto forwarded to a url like http://moss.domain.tld/customers/xyz based upon his user or assigned group. Is this possible with sharepoint?
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Getting Sharepoint Users and comparing them with SPList field

I have a Custom SPList that has a field "Assigned To", now I can add as many items as I want, and they can have same title and same User they are assigned to, but what I want is a script so that I ...
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Tracking User Activity for badges

I'm creating a QA site similar to Stack Overflow on SharePoint. I'd like to be able to integrate some badges into the System. I've thought of a few ideas, but I'd love some divergent thinking on ...
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Selecting single user from User Information List

I've got a problem with not being able to select a single list item from the User Information List, I have used U2U CAMLbuilder to build a query that extracts an entry with the ID = 1 When run in the ...
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Restore User Profile Data to another farm

I've been setting up a test farm for a customer where I'll be looking to restore the UPSA databases from production, mainly the profile one, there isn't too much else I'm interested in other than ...
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Navigation breadcrumb visibility for visitors

I have a website which contains mostly normal webpages, which are stored in the Shared Documents section. The visitors are only able to read these pages. But when you see the breadcrumb in the above, ...
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Assigning the same task to multiple users with a specific completion

I am using SP Designer. I need to assign the same task to 2 people at the same time and if one of them completes the task, it must be enough in order to go to next step in workflow. How can I ...
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Strange problem with adding some users

I'm encountering problems adding "some" users(of a certain domain) to a group.. The code works every "domain1" user, but for "domain2" for doesn't: ...
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terminated employee still shows up in user search

From Central Admin > user profile search > Employee not listed (meaning nightly sync took him out) However, went to a site permission and type the terminated employee's user id "tpatel" and SP ...
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How many users can user profile service handle?

I have a question regarding the user profile service. It is more functional question. The question is how many users can the user profile service handle? By this i mean, lets say i have a sharepoint ...
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Restoring a Deleted User in the Site's Owners and Members Groups SharePoint 2010

I have accidentally deleted some users from the site's members and owners groups. How do I restore these users back to the site?
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Merge Sherepoint User Content

Let's say you have UserA and UserB in AD. Sysadmin made a duplicate AD records for the same person. UserA has 17 assigned tasks and has 27 documents in personal document library. After a while, he ...
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get context login info

I see all kinds of code to get current SharePoint 2010 logged in user. (I guess current context user from the browser client). What is the best code? (not currently logged into machine user)
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How to invoke programmatically “http post” on Sharepoint

I'm encountering some problem adding by code users from another domain (in my farm I have trust for 2 domain). If I use People Picker, everything goes fine... So I ask u.. It's possible to create an ...
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Fetching data from user profile service throws NullReferenceException

I am fetching the user data from the user profile service. I have created a custom property for EmpId. When I try to access its value NullReferenceException is thrown. How can I access the value ...
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Using Sharepoint Modal

we are implementing a feature in sharepoint where the user can share documents, we are reworking our own UI to make it easier for the end user. We have a modal popup where you can select multiple ...
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ldap and user profile attributes

I have an extended webapp that uses the LDAP provider so users can log in without the fun windows integrated popup. I configured the User Profile Sync Application to use my Forms/LDAP Provider and ...
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Fully delete a user from the User Information List (WSS 3.0)

I am having the same issue as this poster on MSDN, but the solution given did not work: http://bit.ly/Akz5RD This is also a follow-up from an earlier question of mine: http://bit.ly/wfjd13 NOTE: ...
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Get single user from multiple domain problem

This is my situation. I have a farm in which an instance of Sharepoint Foundation is installed.. Windows Server is configure to accept users from 3 trusted domain (xxx, yyy and zzz) Suppose i have ...
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Show deleted users in User Information List programmatically

I am working with retrieving user info programmatically in WSS 3.0. I understand that users are stored in each Site Collection's User Information List. Deleted users are not visible in the User ...
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SharePoint User ID is wrong

I am having a weird issue with a user in our SharePoint farm. When you see the users name within SharePoint the URL sharepoint tries to go to is http://FARMURL/_layouts/userdisp.aspx?ID=173 This ...
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User's display name “Firstname Lastname” resets to domain\user every day

At least one particular user gets reset every day, display name keeps being set to domain\user format. I have been fixing it by SharePoint 2010 Management Shell, using command: Set-SPUser ...