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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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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Enter New-SPUser without actually authenticating?

Our org has two AD forests (internal users, external users) with no trust between them. When I enter a user manually in SharePoint and I type the username into the people picker, it accepts the user ...
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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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How can i retrive all Active Directory users?

I'm trying to create an provider-hosted app (mvc) for sharepoint to add AD users in Sharepoint. Is there any way to retrive all AD users using MVC? I want to create my custom ...
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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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SharePoint Portal

I am completely new to the SharePoint development environment, though I have experience in VBA. I am attempting to create a SharePoint site that will allow several vendors to view an Excel ...
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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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Sharepoint 2013 online, how to remove AD accounts and groups from user and group column?

I have sharepoint 2013 online (o365). When I try to select a user or group I see sometimes double usernames. This is because the user is available in AD and as a user in Office 365. How can I change ...
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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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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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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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How to display and get the value chosen in an User field?

I'm very new at Sharepoint and I faced to a trick issue. Here is the situation : in an .aspx.cs file, I've created an EventHandler called btnValidate_Click, raised on a click on a button. In this ...
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SharePoint 2013 Site Collection Move Owner to Group

I am in process of migrating our WSS 3.0 installation to 2013 and I am at the point where I need to break the single site collection down into more manageable sizes and I have a script that ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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.