I have an issue with a specific user that sharepoint doesn't show his name.

For instance, if this user creates or edits an item in sharepoint, the value for "created/modify by" is alwayse empty.

Any idea where the issue comes from ? Active directory issue? User profile perhaps? I checked and noticed that this user has all needed permissions as other users. Thanks alot


The display name in Active Directory is where ours comes from. SharePoint then adds it to the User Information List when it does a profile sync. You may want to check your user profile sync and look up in Central Admin.

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