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Active Directory is a Microsoft technology primarily for managing multiple Windows servers and workstations in a single environment. It was first released in 2000.

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How i can get the login user Business Unit and Cost Center from active directory?

Is it possible to get the login user Business Unit and Cost Center from active directory inside our canvas app?
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List of user authorization

I am new to SharePoint, can I detect if a SharePoint group inherit users from Active directory? If a user is created into AD and then he is associated automatically to a SharePoint group? Today I have ...
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How to get rid of old, deleted user from SharePoint Person or group column suggestions

A user (contoso\John.Smith and display name JSmith) is created in Active Directory in SharePoint 2019 that is on Windows Server 2019. This user is added to a person or group column value in couple of ...
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PeoplePicker randomly showing users from different domains

This is about SharePoint 2016 on premise. Currently we have two Active Directories; CurrentDomain.com and NewDomain.com Plan is to migrate everything from CurrentDomain.com to NewDomain.com and as a ...
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What is the SharePoint Crawled Property for Azure Active Directory "Country" property?

I am trying to map the "Country" field property from Azure Active Directory User Profile to a custom Managed Property in SharePoint for search purposes. What is the correct "Crawled ...
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Allow certain external users to have full access to onedrive files while have other externla to have limited access

Inside SharePoint admin site , we can define that users from unmanageddevices will have limited access , as follow:- this will affect all SharePoint sites and onedrivce sites for all external users.. ...
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Which is more secure and why Certificate or Secret inside our Active Directory App [closed]

Inside our Azure Active Directory we have 2 options to secure our calls to the Active Directory App:- Secret Certificate so which option is more secure and why? because at the end inside our ...
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Create a file/folder per user and automatically dispatch rights

My company decided to distribute some individual PDFs to each employee. Say, the John Doe, Mark Twain and Anne Moore have some PDFs to get, like "John Doe.pdf", "Mark Twain.pdf" ...
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Why users who are members of Office 365 group can view the Group inside their outlook, while owner only can not

I have created 2 Office 365 groups:- GroupA GroupB And I added user1 as the owner of GroupA, and as the owner and member of GroupB. now when user1 accesses his outlook, the user will only see ...
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Creating a secure .Net WebAPI for Sharepoint without AAD

I need to call my custom .Net 6 core web api from on-premise sharepoint 2019 webpart. The users are already being authenticated using on-premise Active Directory. I want to pass the authentication ...
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How to obtain access token for SharePoint REST API v1.0

I need to call SharePoint REST API v1.0 endpoints, i.e. https://<any-tenant>.sharepoint.com/_api/web/lists The caller is a multitenant ASP.NET web app, not related in any way to the tenant of ...
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No one is able to log into SharePoint sites after AD Migration

We recently migrated AD to a new server. As a result, we lost access to SharePoint sites. We can still log into the Central Admin but no user (including the farm account and site collection admins) is ...
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Bulk User profile updates using CSOM

I have an Active Directory sync app which is using for internal purpose and its saving the data to SQL table feeding from Azure AD via Graph API. Along with its basic functionality, we are updating ...
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generate a list of all the AD users nested with in a sharepoint group in sharepoint online using powershell

I need to generate a matrix report of permissions for all the users with AD groups and SharePoint groups for a site collection in SharePoint online.
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Can we get Active Directory property named Employee ID using Office365Users connector

Inside our active directory we have a property named "Employee ID" as follow:- so inside our PowerApp form i want to get the value of this property,,, but i checked the Office365Users ...
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SharePoint 2019: filter users and groups in People Picker with ActiveDirectoryCustomFilter

We are currently trying to filter the People Picker in SharePoint 2019 for users and groups, but we have a little bit of trouble. Currently, we have the following filter: (&(objectCategory=person)(...
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SharePoint 2016 - Password reset of active directory user account - easy way

I have SharePoint 2016 environment where i have two set of users, users with company domain - logging in using enterprise login ( say User A ) users logging in via an internal - windows active ...
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Is it possible to create a leave request system in Sharepoint using Active Directory Groups

I am making a leave request list on SharePoint. I want the user to pick which department he/she is in via dropdown list of all the departments (AD groups). Then in the next column, I want only the ...
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SharePoint search query: display people from a specific AD group

I want to display all members / users who are in the Active Directory group "Marketing". What do I have to add / change to the following query so that I don't see all users, but only those ...
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How to connect SharePoint 2016 to new Active Directory server

Our Active Directory server has problems. So, we decide to create a new Active Directory server and restore backup to new Active Directory server. When DNS SharePoint servers and Database server ...
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SharePoint 2019 Security group AD group

There are few security groups in my SharePoint site .AD groups are added to the security groups. Is there any way using REST API to find out that the current user belongs to which all security groups ....
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Add AD Groups to Sharepoint Online Group using CSOM

I have the following situation: AD: Users Groups Sharepoint: Groups The hole point is to add both the users and the groups from AD to Sharepoint. I got adding the users to work using the following ...
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Replicate 2010 Globally Reusable Workflows in Designer 2013

I'm trying to replicate the 2010 Approval and Collect Feedback globally reusable workflows in Designer 2013 as 2013 workflows. These "native" workflows feature a people picker that accesses ...
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Can i reference a user/group inside SharePoint if our admin hide them from the AD global address list

Our system admin wants to hide some users/groups from the AD global address list to prevent those users from showing when sending emails through outlook. so my question is if we can still reference (...
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Audience targeting not supporting dynamic groups

After some tips regarding audience targeting, it seems to be the thing to go with. I want to audience target Buttons, menus, news posts etc... BUT, and there is a big BUT! The audience target ...
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SharePoint user profile still showing old information

A user was promoted to management however his profile is still showing his previous profile information. So whenever you see his ID in the SharePoint sites entries or uploads, it shows his old ...
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Same user on multiple domains

We have a SharePoint 2010 server. Since the start, we only had 1 domain. Now, company has decided to move some users on another domain. These users will not actually be moved, they will be created as ...
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Can Prod and Dev share the same AD? (SP 2016 On-Prem)

We are preparing to migrate our client's SP 2016 On-Prem to SP Online. As our first steps we are planning to: Create a Dev environment as a copy of the SP On-Prem (origin), but without most of the ...
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Sharepoint Active Directory Import importing users from unselected OU

I have Sharepoint Active Directory Import running pulling users from AD. I have distribution lists, security groups and 2 (of 4) user groups selected to import. The remaining 2 OU's I do not have ...
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How can I fetch only AD groups not SharePoint Groups with REST API or JavaScript?

I want to fetch the a user's membership and AD groups (Not SharePoint Groups). So, how can I fetch the data using REST API or JavaScript?
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Export and get the list of Orphaned users from SharePoint 2016 On premises - using PowerShell

I'm using SharePoint 2016 On-premises server, we have two main site collection, I need to get a list of orphaned users in each site collection. I've come across this PowerShell script mentioned here ...
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How to get rid of exception on ChangeManager SharePoint?

I am working on SharePoint site notifications using webhook. I have added webhook subscription using the following reference Get started with SharePoint webhooks. I have got Notification from the ...
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Does changing Username in Active Directory impact Login into SharePoint?

I have a requirement to change a username in Active Directory from domain\testuser1 to domain\testuser2 But my concern is whether the new changes will be synced automatically with SharePoint so that ...
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Manually trigger syncing of SharePoint online groups from AD

Is there a way to sync the groups from AD to SharePoint online manually? It usually takes around a day for the newly created groups to appear in O365 and I am not able to find any way to sync them ...
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SharePoint & lastlogontimestamp

We have a user whose account has been disabled in AD. But we see that the lastlogontimestamp attribute is still getting updated in Active Directory for that user. It is not known where this is ...
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Make column look at Active Directory and auto populate - SharePoint Designer 2013

I'm using SharePoint Designer 2013 and I have a list that I created from an excel spreadsheet that have several columns and rows. One Column is labeled as "Assigned To", it may have some data ...
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Validate if the user is present in AD Group under SharePoint Group using CSOM

I need to check if the user is a part of a specific SP group before performing some operations. The user can be a part of an "AD Group" which is under that "Sharepoint Group". For Ex. User "U" can ...
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What will happen if we modify the "Manager" property inside the sharepoint user profile service

I am not sure how the sync between AD and sharepoint online users profile service work. let say i modify the sharepoint user profile service property named Manager for a user, and inside AD this user ...
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Does SharePoint user profile service distinguish blocked users? [closed]

I added an external app to show an Org chart inside our sharepoint modern page, now the app will read the users' info and their managers from the sharepoint user profile service. when i first load the ...
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Account name is not correct as per AD in User Profile Service SharePoint 2010

A user whose UPN in Active Directory is like domain\first.last2. But when this user is synced with User Profile its Account Name is changed to domain\first.last. How can I diagnose the exact issue ...
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Stop External users with 'contribute' permission mass mailing everyone in AD (hide all users in AD from external users)

Our clients each have their own site on our tenant. They have contribute permission level (within their own site) to allow them to upload documents for us to process. With 'contribute' they also get ...
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How to exclude former employee name from a SP form (Person or Group aka people picker column)

I am trying to prevent ex-employee names from appearing in a SharePoint form. Specifically the column is a 'Person or Group' aka 'people picker' column. I have a separate 'Employee' list already, ...
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User profile is not including all Organization Unit

I'm trying to contact /_vti_bin/People.asmx service from a simple javascript call. This web service is returning some user informations. For example I receive these informations in the SPS-...
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Active Directory Import (UPS) not updating users

I'm importing users with Active Directory Import (in User Profile Service) in Sharepoint Server 2019. It imports new accounts well but does not update current users. There are no errors in ULS logs. A ...
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How to get Active Directory data from SharePoint into android using REST API?

I'm new into SharePoint, i searched a lot for how to get Active Directory data into android using REST API, but i could not found any suitable solution up to that, for example i want to access logged ...
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Can we have multiple FBA accounts having same email address?

I have a scenario where I will be creating 2 or more FBA accounts having the same email address. First place, is this scenario valid? Does SharePoint allow to create accounts with duplicate email ...
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How to add AD Security group to SharePoint Line Item Permission?

I have a few AD Security Groups (containing about 250 - 300 people in each group). I am looking for a solution to add and remove the AD Security Group to/from the SharePoint's "Line Item" permissions. ...
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If AD user profile is deleted - effect on Sharepoint data (created by, modified by, historic assigned tasks...)

I'm a SP Admin with a basic understanding of how AD and Sharepoint interact. I've had a request from management "...to remove former employee names from Sharepoint". While I've taken care of the SP ...
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Retrieve users info with js and sharepoint

I am facing following issue: I need to retrieve users from the whole domain not just siteusers list at sharepoint so that can can manipulate them and for example add them to sharepoint groups. I ...
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Using AWS Cognito instead of Azure AD

Is it possible to use AWS Cognito instead of Azure AD to authenticate users in SharePoint Online? Is there a workaround? I didn't find anything. I could only find how to use SharePoint Online with ...
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