New to the whole Sharepoint business, so any help is appreciated. Whenever a new user is created in Active Directory, I'd like Sharepoint to automatically populate itself to add the entry as a contact.

How and where do I set up the LDAP lookup or automatically import AD details.

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    Which version of SharePoint are you using? SharePoint Foundation does not include the User Profile Service Application or the ability to synchronize. Dec 2, 2011 at 4:53

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You can have User profile synchronization and schedule the synchronization incremental timer job with the frequency you need.


Spence's blog post is the best on the topic, all the background and then the specific how to: http://www.harbar.net/articles/sp2010ups.aspx

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