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When starting User profile synchronization does SharePoint check if one managed accounts have “Replicate directory changes” permission?

I'm trying to start User Profile synchronization service but I'm stuck on starting. Does SharePoint check if one of the managed accounts have replicated directory changes permission? Can user ...
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Force Users to change their password on first logon

I'm using SharePoint 2013 Server, and I added a solution (changepasswordfromsharepoint2013 from codeplex) that permit users to modify their AD password from SharePoint. This is working well. Now I'm ...
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How to Retrieve Specific User Roles (Permission Levels) from SharePoint Site Using Client Object Model?

I'm trying to get user names from List and for those user roles i need to Retrieve from Site using CSOM. Please help me if any one have idea i have written the below code RoleAssignmentCollection ...
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Bind all users of office 365 except system users using C#

How to bind all the users of Sharepoint(office 365) except system users like : "System Account", "NT AUTHORITY\authenticated users", "_SPOCacheFull", "YLO001_spocrwl_142_11094". I want only ...
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Convert Person/User Group to String

I am retrieving a list that contains Persons and would like to convert them to String, and also be able to count how many users are per list. The Person is retrieved as an Object. How can I solve this ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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 SPEnsureUser(provider|GUID@...
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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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How to link to user profile in wiki

I'm looking to add simple links to different users within a wiki article (i.e. "John defined the original request, which was then expanded on my Jane." where John and Jane linked to their profile ...
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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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FilterDefinition CamlQuery

I working with custom AlertTemplate. I only want to send an Alert if field "Beställare" or "Agent" contains my UserId I Have tried with this query, but I always get an Alert when something chanches. ...
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Few users cant see the Top navigation bar in SPS2013

Even though the user has the permission to access the site and they can view other content on the SPS 2013 homepage. Not sure why few users cant see the TOP navigation bar. I have logging with my ...
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How can I fix a missing user in SharePoint?

I have a SharePoint Online (O365) site that has a Document Library called 'Project Documents'. When I try to access it via REST using the following URL I get an error: https://{Site}/_api/Web/Lists/...
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Combine JSLink of UserContextFilterWebPart and a XsltListViewWebPart

I have a WebPartPage which includes a XsltListViewWebPart and a UserContextFilterWebPart. In order to filter the results by the user office and 'connect' the two webparts, I added the parameter <...
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Read user field via Javascript/REST: Some users are NULL

I have a simple list with a simple user field. I can assign users, save the item and everything was working fine... ...until I tried to access the list via REST call within a Javascript. Some of the ...
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How to play a video when hovering with the cursor using Promoted Links in sharepoint 2013

I am trying to create a meet the team page, where each colleague has a profile picture with their name and job title. When you click on the profile photo it brings you to their user page. I have ...
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Get SharePoint user by email address

Is it possible to get the SharePoint user by email address? I'm writing a SharePoint 2013 workflow and the steps are : call a web service to get user email address look up SharePoint user using ...
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get user information by account name or e-mail for users that are not in the site's user list using javascript in 2010

I have either a user's e-mail address or account name. I need to get their other information like name, department and title. Everything I have read online only works if the user in question is in ...
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Name change not shown in Sharepoint

Our SharePoint 2007 farm imports user info from AD daily. We have found a problem with one user (there may be more). This user has changed her surname - it was changed on AD and imported to ...
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Event reciever wont add users to visitors group on teamsite

my code wont add nt authority users to group visitors in min team site why? public override void FeatureActivated(SPFeatureReceiverProperties properties) { string usersAll = "NT ...
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Remove Replicating directory changes on a user - AD - powershell

I'm having problem in my production environment with User Profile Synchronization Service that is stuck on starting. I'm not able to reach the AD but the hosting company does. I think they might have ...
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SharePoint setup where admin has no access to data

We have a customer who want's to store sensitive data on SharePoint which should only be accessed from a few members of the company. This would be no problem with SharePoint group policies, but we ...
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Where does the Id part of a User field come from?

I am using SP web services (usergroup.asmx.GetUserCollectionFromSite()) to get the user IDs of users that I am programmatically adding to a usermulti field in a list. Apparently this is not the user ...
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Status Updates related to data entry

I am new to SharePoint and was tasked with a large project. Basically we are going to have a data entry point for information. Is there a way to track what the status of the data entry is if there ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Enable access to Authenticated users only for 'layouts/user.aspx' page

I want 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 across thousands of sites. Can anyone ...
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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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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: Microsoft.SharePoint.SPSecurity....
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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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list of current logged users on a given sp web application [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: how to check how many users are currently logged in sharepoint foundation 2010 Is there a way to know who all are logged into the portal.abcd.com site? Is there a ...
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User profile property values are disappeared in SharePoint 2010

We have configured a user profile multi-valued property ("Certificate") and it is used in our SharePoint 2010 environment since a year. Suddenly, the values of this property disappeared when I try ...
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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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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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User adding working, but permissions setting is not woring - CSOM

Following code adds user to SP Group. This code works perfectly and adding user to group. But permission is not going to set for the user from the group. When I go to site and "Check Permissions" ...
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Get userID using CSOM powershell

I want to get the User ID using PowerShell CSOM I know its $replacedUser =$web.EnsureUser("domainName\Account") server side but I don't know how to do it client side
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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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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 ("domain\username")...
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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="" ...