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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Unable to find one user in SharePoint group bound to Assigned To column in Tasks List

I have a Tasks List in one of my SharePoint 2013 sites. I have mapped(Choose from attribute in column settings ) the Assigned To column with one of the SharePoint groups. When i am creating a new ...
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How can I restrict a user to only add / remove his name from a user group

I have created a user group in sharepoint 2013. In this group I need to set up an permission level, that the user viewing this group can only add or remove himslef. He should not be allowed to add or ...
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Update User's Email Directly in T-SQL?

We inherited a SP 2007 server. We were told to use MembershipSeeder to manage users. One of the users has misspelled email address. MembershipSeeder does not have option to update email address. ...
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How to add all users to sharepoint standard group members

Can I add "All" (Users) to SharePoint group members? string userGroupName ="Member"; SPSecurity.RunWithElevatedPrivileges(delegate { //Don't use context to create ...
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AD Group's Display Name showing up as DOMAIN/accountname in Sharepoint 2007

I am an absolute beginner when it comes to Sharepoint and I am current facing an odd issue right now where one of our AD security group's displayname field is showing up as DOMAIN/accountname : The ...
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People picker not displaying one of the user

I am currently having an issue with the people picker. One of the user is not able to access the SharePoint site. he keeps prompted for login credentials. I have verified the user is not "Disabled" ...
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Get the “actual” logged in user and not sharepoint\system

I have a problem with getting the actual logged in user. The "standard" method: SPUser webUser = SPContext.Current.Web.CurrentUser; Returns SHAREPOINT\system when the user is set as a system ...
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How to get/check all currently connected users

Everything in the question. How can I check how many users are online and connected to a SharePoint Site Collection (or site) ? And/Or who are they ? Is there any PowerShell Tips ? P.S: I'm using ...
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Adding User to a group

I am a MS CRM Developer. I am writing a plugin in CRM. We have an on premises deployment of SharePoint and CRM. In my plugin my requirement is:- I have login name of user, I want to check whether ...
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Possible to set permissions for running workflows?

Good morning, I have a site in SP2010 that has several workflows set up. They are started manually via buttons on the Actions ribbon. Is there a way to only grant certain users permission to run ...
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Get user login name by email address even if the user is still not ensured

Is there a way to get the user name or the SPUser object by passing the mail address for a user, which is not already known by the site? I know I can get the SPUser by using ...
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How to create SharePoint users?

I want to create user in SharePoint control panel for day to day task activities for the users. What would be the procedure
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Not able to access sharepoint site from France

Our sharepoint site is not external facing site and was able to access through intranet by all France users and other countries users. But since Yesterday all french users have no access to the ...
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Document Library Not Filtering Columns

There is a document library which has over 5000 items, it has passed its item view threshold. The view was reduced to show items that met certain requirements. This view now shows less than 1000 ...
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Delete user properties under specific section - list all user properties in a section

I'm trying to delete all user properties under a section in user properties. How do I list all user properties in a specific section? Add-Type -Path "c:\program files\common files\microsoft ...
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How to iterate through Document Libraries where specific user have access

In a site collection, i have couple of Document libraries like DocA, DocB and DocC. There are couple of users who have permission to access specific Document libraries. For example User A have access ...
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Updating User's email address — TIP environment

I have a SharePoint farm that uses an ADFS Trusted Identity Provider. The property that I use to identify users is their email address -- thus anywhere that they have specific permissions assigned ...
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SP2010 - showing/hiding form fields based on users' list group membership

I have a somewhat complicated situation with which I need some help. Problem: Certain fields in a (list) form need to be hidden when the user is not an Admin. I am using SP2010. Setup: I have 2 ...
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Get users with Read permission

how can I get by JavaScript all the users of a Web that have just the Read permission. Thanks
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Unable to access a tab on sharepoint 2010 for a particular user

When one of the users tries to access a tab on SharePoint 2010, it is throwing the following error: "An unexpected error has occured. Troubleshoot with MicrosoftSharepointFoundation. corelation ...
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remove share permission on platform

i have a user with permission to all records in group and i need to remove those permissions to that user but the only way is going on records one by one and remove it. Since i have plenty of records ...
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How to retrieve users from “list permissions users” of any LIST in SharePoint 2010 Client Object Model?

These code is giving me all users of the site, but need to get Users that are in List Permissions of any LIST (not Library) i.e of Project Task or Custom List. Thank you Web web = _ctx.Web; List ...
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Cannot modify User Roles in InfoPath

I am trying to modify the User Roles for my form but the button 'User Roles' button in the Data tab is greyed out and I cannot click it. Anyone has any idea what might be the reason? I tried googling ...
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Created by display in email when creating a new task

So I created a workflow which sends an alert email to specific user. The content of email is to say which user created a task. In string builder of email content I use [%Current Item:Created By%] but ...
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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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Add user in group

I'm trying to add a user in a group during my event itemupdated. Like this he has the necessary permission to move a file and after I remove him from group. I've tried this to add but nothing ...
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Check if a user can read a specified File

I'm working with SharePoint Client API 2010 for a .Net application. I want to check if the current user (or a specified user) can read a specified File? This user could also be in a SP Group or in a ...
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Unable to delete FBA Users

My application is divided into two zones one of which uses FBA authentication and the other uses built-in Windows authentication. I have the need to allow application admins to easily delete an FBA ...
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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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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 ...