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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Is it possible to create a new User Group subsite level only

Whenever I create a new user group in a subsite, the same user group is getting added at the top level site as well. Is it possible to create a new User Group on the subsite level only, either ...
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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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What is the negative side of 'Remove-SPUser' in SharePoint 2010?

I may have to cleanup the inactive users, so thought of using the 'Remove-SPUser' cmdlet as below. Remove-SPUser -Identity "demo.net\karthik" -Web http://demo.net/testA/testA1/testA1a -Confirm:$false ...
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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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User Import problems

I have a problem that I can't resolve with many searches or impossible to understand. I am using the AD import with my SharePoint install 2013 sever. My problem is : The AD import is ok , I can ...
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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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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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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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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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How to prevent the disabled user accessing the SharePoint resources?

Still now, I thought that disabling user account(on AD as windows authentication is being used) would remove the user access and his profile, which would prevent accessing the SharePoint resources. ...
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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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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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When I login different account, my webparts and styles disappear

I'm creating new Sharepoint site. I created a custom masterpage. I added webparts in my page. I'm login with system account and my webparts are visible. Then I'm login with another account, but my ...
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“Sign as Different User” option does not appear in WelcomeMenuBox

I created new custom masterpage. But "Sign as different user" option disappear in WelcomeMenuBox. is there a way to add this option, maybe i remove it by accidently?
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Get all Users with Info(LoginName,Id,Email,Title) in SharePoint 2010 Client Object Model C#

I have gone through this link : http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/office/ee538244(v=office.14).aspx But through this I am only able to get user details which are in groups. I am not able to get ...
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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 ...
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Check current user in sharepoint group

I need to write a function where I need to check if current user belong to specific sharepoint group. Senario: I have site like ship, logistic etc and sharepoint group like ship site member, logistic ...
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How to add user to site collection administrator using clientcontext SharePoint 2010?

I searched for this but in vain. Used this below code for SharePoint 2013 and works fine, but now need to develop for SharePoint 2010. Web web = _ctx.Web; User user = web.EnsureUser(userName); ...
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SP13 - Cannot add user as farm administrator

As a farm administrator am I not allowed to add an other farm administrator? If I fill in the existing user and hit apply I get following... Sorry, something went wrong An unexpected error has ...
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Determine “normal” Users from User Collection loaded with CSOM (provider-hosted App)

In my provider-hosted app I load the UserCollection from SharePoint by CSOM (Client Side Object Model), like this: UserCollection users = web.SiteUsers; ...
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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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Limit user to fill a Infopath list

I have create a list in Infopath and published it in SharePoint. I want to limit users to fill in this list just once. How can I do this? I have Nintex if it's necessary to write a workflow.
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How to reconcile old usernames after move to Office 365 from SharePoint 2010?

Any old people/group columns from lists and libraries copied from the old 2010 environment show the following in the new environment: Domain\UserName With red squiggles and the error message: No ...
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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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Remove all user groups from a web site in javascript

I have figured out how to break inheritance on a site, but I really want to do that and then remove all the standard and/or inherited user groups from the site. Is there a way to iterate through all ...
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NewFormUrl stops user field from saving data

I have a custom content type inheriting from document set. The content type has various # of fields, including two user (e.g. Person or Group) fields. <Field ...
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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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object object from get_userProfileProperties() stringify

var clientContext = SP.ClientContext.get_current(); var peopleManager = new SP.UserProfiles.PeopleManager(clientContext); // Get user properties for the target user. // To ...
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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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How to check if current user belongs to SharePoint group

I have a custom list with a script (JavaScript) allowing me to add some features/customisations to my list. More precisely, I have a function in my script which creates an hyperlink according to a ...
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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 ...