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Well as I understood you would like to use SharePoint for a "Public Facing web site" so users should not be on AD because this has got licensing costs. Really Trevor is right, for installation and all the service accounts needed for it you need an AD, but later you can use other repositories for keeping users. Try to use OpenLdap and ADFS or other server ...


Upgrading to Service Pack 1 (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2880552) or the December 2013 CU (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2850024) resolves this issue. When there are similar aliases in SharePoint 2013, workflows retrieve incorrect user names. When you create a list workflow in which the platform type is "SharePoint 2013 workflow" in SharePoint ...


You can edit the User Profile Service Synchronization Connection to Active Directory. Central Admin --> Manage Service Applications --> User Profile Service --> Configure Synchronization Connections --> Select Connection --> Edit Then make sure all the required OUs are selected. Thereafter do a full synchronization for the user profile ...


Did you use AD Import or SharePoint Sync for your UPS Connection to AD? We ran into a similar problem having used the sync method for a connection and found that the problem solved could be solved if we disabled NETBIOS names so the profile sync was recovering the AD profiles by Distinguished Name rather than NETBIOS Name.


it looks like your workflow is picking up the last instance of the found pool of names! so in your case, you have the name JDOE, the workflow in AD picks up JDOE and JDOE1 and JDOE2 it would then return JDOE2 as its the last occurance in the array of returned items. If in the people picker you had JDOE1 it would return JDOE1 only and send the mail to ...


I think the issue related to User Profile Services, could you try to run synchronization with Active Directory via PowerShell using following command: Get-SPUser –Web http://<name of web app> | Set-SPUser –SyncFromAD or for sync one user Set-SPUser –Identity '<domain>\<username>' –SyncFromAD –Web http://<name of web app>


you can map password expire property( i believe accountExpires is) in SharePoint user profile mapping. Then you can display where ever you want You can use the power shell to do this...check the 2nd part of this below blog. http://sadomovalex.blogspot.com/2011/02/create-custom-ad-attribute-and-map-it.html To display in profile or embed in the Master ...

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