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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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Get all active directory groups of a user

I have found many results on how to get all members of an AD group, but not the other way round. How can I get all AD groups a given SPUser belongs to and not just the SharePoint groups of that user ...
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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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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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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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Modify View of Shared Documents in SharePoint 2010/2013

So this is what is my requirement, I am trying to setup a page where different users can share their files (zip,doc.. etc), But i dont want one user to see other users upload document. So what i have ...
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User Profile Service = “An unexpected error has occurred.”

This is for a new SP 2010 install. I have a server running SP 2010. In IIS I have created an empty web site, "share.example.com". In SP Central Admin, I have created a web application bound to the IIS ...
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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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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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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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A list of all users in a SharePoint site, including in a group?

I'm trying to get a list of all users that have access to a SharePoint site. This is working, except it's only showing people who have been given direct access and then listing out the "everyone" ...
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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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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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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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List Datasheet view track who changed an element

I want to know who changed a value in a list datasheet view row. The list is created by exporting, from Excel to Sharepoint, a 400 row table. Many users come to the list and enter two values in the ...
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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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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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Create new SharePoint user using SharePoint Online Management Shell

I have a *.sharepoint.com tenant provisioned through singing up for Office 365. Is there a way to create a new user for the tenant using PowerShell (for SharePoint Online)? This would normally be ...
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SharePoint MySite last modified date - Create CV based on mysite's properties / lists

What's the best way to find out when a property / custom property are changed on a mysite? Can't find any last modified on user properties. We're trying to create CV based on users mysite. We've ...
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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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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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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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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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Get Groups for Specific User?

I want to retrieve all Groups a specific user is member of. But it should include all Site Collections and in the best case also all Webapplications. If there are two groups in different Site ...
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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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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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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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Password changing feature in SharePoint 2013

How I can enable password changing feature for site's users in SharePoint 2013, so that each user can changed him/her password?
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Is it possible to replace the personal site / MySite with a custom site template in on-premise SP 2013?

We are looking at deploying the SharePoint 2013 personal site/ MySite feature but management wants to change a lot of things that come with the default template. We want to suppress certain features ...
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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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operation is not valid due to the current state of the object. (for extranet)

I am using following code to impersonate a user on an extranet which uses Form Based Authentication, however when it comes to this line (SPSite s = new SPSite(siteStr, userToken);) it throws ...
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Office 365 test user accounts

I need to have test user accounts to test a custom solution I built on O365 tenant, the tenant I have is only licensed for 1 account, but I would like to have test users to test my work that includes ...
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User control optimize code

I have a SharePoint list with data. A user control is there which fetches data from this list and displays it in the SharePoint page. Now on every page refresh the list is getting hit which is ...
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How can I restrict users from creating views in the Datasheet view in SP 2013?

I need to restrict users (with Contribute rights) ability to create Datasheet view. Also, how may I disable Quick Edit mode in all views?
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Infopath - get user properties (e-mail, department.. ) from a people picker - other than current user

I've tried to follow this link http://blogs.technet.com/b/anneste/archive/2011/11/02/how-to-create-an-infopath-form-to-auto-populate-data-in-sharepoint-2010.aspx to get user properties, but I only get ...
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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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User permission from Content database

I am having copy of content database from client. Now i need to find permission level for particular user using SQL query. Is it possible?
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Switch user from within embedded SharePoint form?

I work at a university where we're using SharePoint forms for much of our workflow for students and faculty. A large problem arises when the user's browser automatically logs them in to SharePoint for ...
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Difference between migrateuser and adduser manually

Just want to clarify what will be the difference between the two: I migrate a user 'xyz' from one AD domain e.g, DomainA\xyz to another AD Domain, DomainB\xyz using stsadm -o migrateuser cmdlet if i ...
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SharePoint2013 REST: Get user profile properties

I've been fighting to get user data using the REST API but I can't get it to work mainly because I am getting a server error 500 "Network Error: 500 Internet Server Error - ...
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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 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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Creating a report showing which user belongs to which group

Is there a way to create an excel report or something to show which user belongs to which group in a Office 365 tenant?
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Efficiently get a collection of all users following a list in SP2013 using CSOM or SSOM?

Does anyone know if there is a way to leverage the SocialFollowingManager() class or the SPList() class to efficiently get a collection of all of the users that follow a specific List? I thought ...