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Usually, AD refers to Microsoft Active Directory - a directory service that contains information about users, groups, computers and other entities relevant for managing enterprise IT infrastructure based on Microsoft Windows Server.

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Is it possible to search cases/documents by user's sid?

In AD I have a lot of users that may change their personal data. When I use search by user name obviously I don't get correct results. One solution is to update all necessary items metadata when user ...
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Is there any impact of Changing OU in AD of Farm Admin or Application Admin accounts?

Ours is a SharePoint 2016 On Prem Farm. It has Farm and App Admin AD accounts. The Systems team wants to change the OU of these Accounts. Need to know that Is there any impact of Changing OU in AD ...
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SharePoint 2016 on-premise - trouble with ADFS : user appears as deleted

It seems that we are encountering a problem with our SharePoint 2016 on-premise installation where we use ADFS. Sometimes, for a reason that we cannot figure out, some users appear as DELETED in the ...
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User unable to see content (links) that others in the same Audience can see

I am using Audiences to display either UK or US links on our Sharepoint portal. It has worked fine for years, but lately new starters are not able to see the links on the portal. If a user is in the ...
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SharePoint - cannot change users e-mail address (SIP address?)

We have a SharePoint user (SP2016 on prem) and we need to change his email address. SharePoint user profile is up to date with the correct email address. But when I click on the user within a ...
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SharePoint 2016 ADFS authentication, people picker shows AD users and AD group, permissions dont work for AD groups

We are using SharePoint 2016 and ADFS authentication. In AD we have users and groups. In SharePoint it is possible to resolve users and groups from AD. When you share a document to an AD user it is ...
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How to solve below error for sp 2013 on premises setup

I am setting sharepoint 2013 single server farm for training and learning purposes and while clicking on "Promote this server to a domain controller", i am getting error, please see below screenshots....
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Create user account in local AD on SharePoint Online list form submission

I need to implement a solution where a user submits a SharePoint Online list form and with those details we should create a local AD user account. I am fine if this could be implemented as a scheduler,...
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My site collection not able share with on-premise AD user

I installed a SharePoint 2013 on my test server. The SharePoint 2013 is installed and configured all in one server including SQL Server. I completed my SharePoint authentication using AD as the ...
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People Picker, User profile, and AD Sync - small clarification

I am a beginner SharePoint developer, here is my question The people picker fields in SharePoint, fetches data from user profile or AD? How do I sync user profile to AD?
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User profile not updating in SharePoint

We have a SharePoint 2013 environment and we use SharePoint Active Directory Import for User profile synchronization. We have the connections setup for different domains and the timer job “User ...
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Identify user group on item creation

I'm in the process of creating a custom list. All Items in this list will be added by two departments. what I'm looking to do is record which department the user belongs to. Example: User 1 is in ...
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“Duplicate Account” Issue

For lack of a better expression, my team and I call this "The Duplicate Account Issue." Our business uses Azure AD and SharePoint Online. For SharePoint permissions we solely use SharePoint Groups. ...
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SharePoint Groups and AD Groups

i have one question about the SP Groups and AD Groups. I'm trying to get all AD Groups which are in one SP Group inserted in SP. I'm trying to get them in C#. For example: When i have SP Group ...
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Is there any option to automaticly remove/get alerts of the users who leaves the company?

Our company use several SP applications. When an employee leaves the company the user is removed from the AD group, so that user ll not appears in SP anymore. But if the user already had permission in ...
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Get users from an AD-group

I want to retrieve users/ a user from an AD-group in SharePoint 2016 and show them on the permissions site under site settings. Add a custom button for this first under the permissions menu for ...
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How do you populate information from a user's AD profile to a list in SharePoint

We have a custom list for user access request....as it stands now, they have to select the employee name and supervisor from the(ppl picker) fields, and select the following from a drop down (job ...
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Best way to read data from AD and insert in a list in Office 365

What is the best way to read data such as name, email, designation, department, etc. from AD and insert in a SharePoint list in Office 365? Is there some kind of event available which will fire when ...
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Issue sending workflow email, to an email enabled AD security group

I have an issue sending workflow email, to an email enabled AD security group. I sandwiched the AD group inside a SharePoint group and give permission in the site(this is the usual way to send email ...
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Odd behaviour from Infopath, SP list and active directory

Hi I have built a time sheet system in Sharepoint 2013 and I am getting some unexpected results for some users (not all). Basically I have one list which is a basic sharepoint list which lists ...
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Retrieve information from Active Directory

I have a new requirement from client to insert AD details from the users into a Web Part within a site. I have read that the GetUserProfileByName web service is used for this purpose but when I made ...
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How to resolve “Multiple entries matched, please click to resolve.”?

I am working with SharePoint Foundation 2013. I have created a custom HTML page and kept a Client Side People Picker. Now when I set the current user in People Picker I get following There is no ...
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SharePoint Online - user id causing problem - userdisp.aspx?ID=

After the support team (third-party) deleted a user and created the same user in another OU we're having some problem. Old ID is showing up on "Created by" on some document set, see picture below: ...
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Single AD user having 2 email addresses + SharePoint created 2 users

We are stuck in very difficult scenario. We have a user U1 which has 2 email addresses in system U1@abc.com and U1@def.com Now Sharepoint has 2 users for this i:0#.w|abc\U1 i:0#.w|def\U1 ...
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How do I Import/Sync Custom Azure AD fields into SharePoint Online UPS?

The title says it all. I found a Microsoft Blog that sort of explains it, but the jargon is above my level. I've never used Powershell and I haven't written C#. https://dev.office.com/blogs/...
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Get users of SharePoint security group

How to get the users of SharePoint security group in JSOM.? I followed several articles including this one: How to get user security group name through javascript But none of them were helpful.
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Unable to replicate the attributes of AD to SPO via AzureAD

I am trying to sync a custom property which is created in AD with SharePoint Online User Profiles. I want to understand that while it is synced from AD to Azure AD, and while it is synced from Azure ...
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User Azure AD groups in SharePoint

We have an education license office 365 and i can create groups in AD azure portal (Microsoft). but in SharePoint I can see users but not groups anybody can help me to see groups (created in azure ...
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Online365. Does SharePoint sync user photos automatically or all users need to visit Delve page?

As I've understood from this article, SharePoint syncs photos when the user visits "Me.aspx" page (when he logs in it triggers synchronization) Am I right?... We uploaded few photos to AD, they are ...
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User ID's in User Information List are updated/changed

In which scenario's user id's will update/changed? Any help much appreciated. Thanks in Advance.
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PowerShell Script to detect ADUser Changes before synching to Office365 [closed]

Office365 - OneDrive for Business is sending out some alerts to managers of colleagues advising that their content is going to be deleted as they're leaving. Nothing is visible in the tenancy setting ...
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Update-SPProfilePhotoStore executing successfully but not Profile updating photos in sharepoint 2013

I'm running this command in powershell Update-SPProfilePhotoStore -CreateThumbnailsForImportedPhotos 1 -MySiteHostLocation http://mysite.mydomain.local It's executing successfully but the profile ...
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Domain users not showing in People Picker

SharePoint is completely new to me, so thanks for your patience. I have set up a standalone SharePoint 2016 instance for testing/development purposes. However, People Picker cannot resolve domain ...
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User profile - mapping AD & ADFS

I have the exact same users in AD and ADFS - when I attempt to import the user profiles from these sources I end up with duplicate users, i want to essentially 'merge' the AD and ADFS users for SP ...
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SPFieldUserValue.User.Email giving an deleted email address on prod

Am very new to SharePoint. I have got stuck into a strange issue. On Prod server SPFieldUserValue.User.Email giving an email address which as been deleted. Actually, there were 2 users with the same ...
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Can we generate email signature page using SharePoint Mysite

Hi I am looking for best way to generate email signature including Company logo image in SharePoint (Mysite and AD). So if user click on a link, it should open up a page with his following details: ...
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Syncing AD Security Groups to Office 365 to use in SharePoint

The organization that I work for has about 2400 employees who we will want to allow access to a site collection. However, only about 150 of those will have Office 365 licenses. We would like to set ...
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Permissions to AD group does not work until refresh

I have an AD group "superusers" which has direct access to some list items in a list. Using Check Permissions show that even though the AD group is listed with access to the list item, it does not ...
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Allow custom non-AD CRM users with SharePoint online login

Trying to figure-out if it's possible to allow for non-AD users from a custom CRM system (where users credentials are stored in a custom SQLServer DB) to login with their credentials on SharePoint ...
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Get Profile Name and Photo of all AD users from AD using CSOM

I want to get all the AD users profile name and photo directly from AD using CSOM. Is there any way to do this without getting from user profile service?
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Questions on SPUser

I have a few questions related to the User object in SharePoint. When I use AD users, if I Disable a user in AD and run profile synchronization and get the SPUser instance for this user, I have no way ...
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HTTP 500 Internal Server Error in SharePoint 2013

There are two SharePoint 2013 farms - Production and Development. We have an AD account which runs a couple of WCF services. If I login with that account to any computer (tried a couple)/or open IE ...
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Checking if user is in AD group

One of the fields on list is User Picker where often are place AD groups. Authentication is set up with claims. While presenting the item, users which are in this AD groups (and others mentioned in ...
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If a User has no permission on site, Workflow throws null exception when trying to send Email

I have run into this problem many times and not yet able to find solution to it. Scenario: A user John is present in AD but have no permissions on the site. A user filling out InfoPath form selects ...
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Set-SPUser : Cannot get the full name or e-mail address of user

I am having trouble using ProfileLoader from Microsoft.Office.Server.UserProfiles. When I run this command: UserProfile profile = ProfileLoader.GetProfileLoader(context).GetUserProfile(); I get the ...
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SharePoint Navigation Audience Targeting Not Working With AD Group

We're using SharePoint 2013 as an intranet portal and want to customize what global navigation links users see based on their AD group membership and I'm having a hard time getting it to work. I have ...
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Searching Users in AD through REST in sharepoint?

Any ideas on trying to find/search users by id in Sharepoint by a REST query? At the moment I am playing around with the clientside people picker to search for users https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/...
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sync Ad custom atrbute with userprofiles

I have tried and failed to use the built-in UI to map some custom properties from an AD over to SharePoint. That is when I went over to a Powershell script that can do the same. The problem I'm ...
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JavaScript: add AD security groups to list item permissions

I use the code below to group permissions on list items. This works fine for SharePoint groups. How'd I do this for AD security groups? (SP2013) restrictToGroup = function( a ) { var ctx = new ...
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If AD group gets a rename will SP automaticly understand its same group just different name?

If AD group gets another name will SP automaticly understand its same group just different name or do I need to remove it and add it again in site permissions?