Questions tagged [active-directory]

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 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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Check if the current user is member of specific AD security group

following situation: I have kind of classification tree (with Managed Metadata) next to a document library. Now my customer came up with the idea "Hey, it would be nice, if you can hide parts of the ...
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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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Identify Active Directory group synced to PWA

How do I identify which Active Directory groups are synced to Project Online PWA instance? Environment was configured long back when I was not working on this.
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Is SharePoint 2016 compatible with Windows Active Directory functional domain/forest level 2012R2?

I would like to know if there is any documentation from Microsoft stating that SharePoint 2016 is compatible with Windows Active Directory functional domain/forest level 2012R2
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SharePoint Online Permissions Not Updating

Some of our SharePoint sites have permissions maintained in AD. I added a person to a group in question, but he can not yet access the site. The change was made two days ago. If I pull up the ...
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Deactivating user in Project Online

I am using Project Online. If a user is deactivated in AD, it is not getting deactivated in Project Online. How that can be achieved or should I always have to deactivate user in Project Online ...
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SharePoint 2019/Project Server 2019 Sync AD problems

I'm trying to create sync through AD in Project Server using Active Directory Resource Pool Synchronization. When I try to save config, no action and in ULS log i get this: UsageLoggedSqlSession: ...
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SharePoint SecurityGroup role assignment - what value does it use? samAccountName, CN, or Name?

I have a sharepoint role assignment that points to a SecurityGroup on my active directory. DN = CN=Building Leasehold,CN=Users,DC=sp2016,DC=local name = Building Leasehold CN = Building Leasehold ...
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Can't find AD Groups in SharePoint

I am setting up SharePoint 2016 on-premises. I have the User Profile Service running and have correctly configured the User Profile Service Application. I am now trying to set up navigation on our ...
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is there a way to understand if a particular AD group is synchronized or not?

in SharePoint 2013, is there a way to troubleshoot and confirm if a particular AD group is synchronized or not?
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How to Check Current User Exists in AD Group using Rest Api

We have a SharePoint 2013 On premise environments and having the Domain Groups with the Names contains SPECIAL characters as (Role)x$Customer$2838. Using the below rest call i am able to get all the ...
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What can I use to practice configuring an on-prem Active Directory into my SP Online?

I have an SP Online E3 account that I use for practice. Other than perhaps running a VM with Active Directory, have you any other ideas on how to practice connecting an on-prem AD to a SP Online via ...
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Can I remove Sharepoint subscriptions from a disabled user?

The user was disabled in AD. Deleted his mailbox from Exchange (2013). But i have a problem. The user apparently had previously subscribed to changes are different files in Sharepoint (2013) and ...
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Can Not get all users by GetPrincipalsInGroup in Sharepoint

I am quite new to SharePoint, what I am trying to do is resolveing everything into users (sp group, User, AD group, Distribution List etc.) I am using the SPUtility method "GetPrincipalsInGroup" which ...
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Users names not resolving on one server but do on another

I have a 4 server Farm, 1DB, 1 App and 2 WFE's I've noticed that if I am on WFE1 and I go onto a site and try to add someone to a Permissions Group all is fine. As soon as you start typing the users ...
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Get current user group name

I am trying to get current user group name when the member is added via Active Directory in SharePoint 2013 using Rest/jQuery. Any help is appreciated.
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Get Domain Group id using REST API in SharePoint

We have a SharePoint 2013 On premise environments and having the Domain Groups with the Names contains SPECIAL characters as below. I want get the Domain Group Id and assign READ permission using ...
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FBA configuration with 2 AD in SharePoint site

I have created Claim based SharePoint site for Form-based authentication. The site is perfectly working with 1 Active Directory membership. I need to add 2 AD membership in the same SharePoint site. ...
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SharePoint 2016 OnPrem - Is It recommended to make changes to SecurityTokenServiceConfig

Today we landed into a typical AD group to SharePoint group sync issue scenario. Created a group in AD which has 10 users. Update Site Permissions to set Visitors (Read) access to a SharePoint group....
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SharePoint Server broken membership with DC and doesnt have a local admin password. What to be done?

In one of our QA farms, we restored the old VM snaps and one of the server couldn't able to connect to the FARM due to the broken membership with DC and we unfortunately dont have the local admin ...
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User profile and active directory sync

I understand the concept of AD syncing with Sharepoint online to feed in details like name, job title etc. My confused about what happens when we add/update property values in sharepoint. Does it ...
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Allowing access to Sharepoint online for AD user with no O365 account

Recently, we were migrated from SP2013 to Sharepoint online, and we encountered a following problem: We have "users" in AD which are basically just accounts for machines with no user interaction. As ...
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Sharepoint 2010 | Detect the new user

Hello all SharePoint fanatics, My task is: Send e-mail to the new user when it's created in AD. So, AD is sync with SP farm, so I want to know, if it is possible detect, when added the new user in ...
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My VM all of a sudden stopped sending out emails (They stay stuck in the Queue folder). Nothing has been changed in configrations)

All of a sudden my SharePoint 2013 VM stopped sending emails. Had been fine for the longest. Nothing with configuration has changed. All the mail stay stuck in the queue. Here's the odd thing. I have ...
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Migrating SharePoint 2013 Servers to new Domain (Same Version and Build): Best Practice

Looking for an answer in form of Microsoft's Best Practice. when migrating from one domain to another using the same version of SharePoint, as well as an outline of the chronological steps that ...
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How best to remove mailbox accounts from the organisation chart

We are currently looking at using the organisation chart in SharePoint 2013 and have noticed that there are many mailbox and service accounts showing under people. I can think of a few ways around ...
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What are the available approaches to show our meeting rooms' calendars inside sharepoint online modern site page

I am working on a SharePoint online team site (classic team site), which have some modern UI pages. and we have our meeting rooms created inside our Active directory, and those meeting rooms have ...
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How can I set up a workflow to run under a service account?

I am very new to SharePoint workflows, so please "ELI5" here. I am trying to create a Sharepoint 2010 workflow using impersonation. I want to run that impersonation under a service account so that ...
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How to remove standard field mappings when synchronizing data between AD and user profiles?

It is necessary to prevent overwriting the values of FirstName, LastName, PreferredName fields during synchronization user profiles with AD. How can I do that?
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Cannot set the accessibility of navigation tabs through AD groups

We have a Portal developed by SharePoint 2016 Enterprise. In this, there are Navigation tabs. Different groups can access different tabs. Then I set particular group for that tab in "Target ...
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SharePoint 2013 on premise - using Azure AD Application Proxy

The two big questions I have about using Azure AD Application Proxy is as follows: Can the Active Directory in Azure be used for outside emails aka (@gmail, @yahoo, ect. ect.) Will the people picker ...
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How does Content Search WebPart do the User.Name comparison? based on Account, Name or GUID?

I have the following issue inside my SharePoint 2013 farm, regarding usernames' properties. I have test farm + live farm. both farms are integrated with the same Active directory. For some users i ...
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Active Directory Import with Trusted Domain (One way)

We have SharePoint installed on servers joined to domain lets say contoso.com and we have users in Foo.com with one-way trust with contoso.com. Now Is it possible to sync users from Foo.com to User ...
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SharePoint Online - Made AD Security Group Owner of All Group Sites but Still no Access

I ran a PS script from this site - https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/SharePoint/O365-Global-Admin-has-no-access-to-recent-SharePoint-Online-site/td-p/30031 It made a AD Security group an owner ...
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AD powershell script to remove contact information [closed]

Is there a PowerShell script or some tool to help me remove additional Contact information from all/certain users in Active Directory. There is First name, Last name and Display name which is fine ...
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Available approaches we can implement inside SharePoint Server 2013 On-Premises to allow external user (non-AD) to login and use our sites

We have the following inside our sharepoint server 2013 enterprise on-premises:- An enterprise Wiki Site collection, which have enterprise wiki sub-sites representing our customers. Now, we want our ...
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Changing userPrincipalName in AD - SharePoint 2013 issues

The Active Directory attribute userPrincipalName and related to this samAccountName have to be changed. As the users are active users in SharePoint the Move-SPUser command has to be used. old ...
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How to get all users (name, id) from a SharePoint group including AD groups with JavaScript?

Is it possible to retrieve a list of all members of a sharepoint group, including members of included Sharepoint/AD groups using JavaScript? As far as I know it is not possible using client side ...
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ADAL acquireToken method dynamic redirectURL

I have an Azure AD Application which is registered for accessing few Power BI rest APIs. I have an issue with RedirectURI, As per the Microsoft definition we must have a redirect URL mentioned in App ...
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SharePoint user can't see site despite being in AD group

I have a problem where when I give permission to an AD group to a site on SharePoint, the site does not show to the people in that group. It shows when they are in a normal SharePoint group but not ...
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SharePoint online > Unable to get user's FirstName and LastName using $select and $expand

Environment : Office 365 Enterprise E3 / SharePoint Online (Plan 2) To re-create issue : Create a simple list with single line text (named EmployeeName) and people picker column (named EmployeeCode). ...
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sharepoint Username won't show up

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. ...
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SharePoint 2016 - How do you bulk add users to a new user group without AD or PowerShell that are already has users in SharePoint?

We have SharePoint Enterprise 2016 at my work. All users from all departments and units are already in the Global AD which is connected to SharePoint. I want to create a user group in bulk from a ...
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sharepoint audience Not compiling new users from ad

I have 7 people in total in one of my Active Directory groups. 4 of them is created before May this year and 3 after. When I run a full user profile sync, and after that compile the audience for that ...
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How to move SharePoint from one AD to another AD in another domain

Am quite new to SharePoint Central Admin stuff. Though there are other similar quires already available like Move AD Am not able to make it out completely. Scenario: SharePoint Version - SharePoint ...
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Nested AD group is not able to get permissions on SharePoint 2013

I have this case: DOMAIN1\GroupA (Group type "Security", scope "Domain Local") DOMAIN2\GroupB (Group type "Security", scope "Global") GroupB is inside GroupA. In a SharePoint subsite I have a ...
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Could Syncing the User profile Service with AD, remove users from the User Profile Service if users are no longer inside the AD

I am working on a sharepoint farm 2013 on-premises, and i have the following settings for the user profile service:- currently i have created a user profile service, but there is not any sync with AD....