Questions tagged [user-accounts]

a user account is identified by a username (also user name) and is the users way to identify herself in SharePoint

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How to change SharePoint users domain

I migrated my SharePoint 2016 from one domain to other ABC to XYZ. But the user which are showing in SharePoint site is still the older one, is their any way that I can change my users domain to new ...
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SPContext.Current.Web.CurrentUser returns incorrect/random value

On button click I am saving few values and the user who performed the action by using SPContext.Current.Web.CurrentUser in the list But SPContext.Current.Web.CurrentUser is not returning the correct ...
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Creative User Names for Test/Dev Accounts

I need creative help thinking of clever and creative User names to make up for Test accounts....aaaannd go!
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How do I realize a Database based on user form input?

Hello everyone I am new to sharepoint. Since I dont know much about it yet, I would be thankful if you can drop some hints and key words for my problem since i dont know where to start on this. ...
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EnsureUser - The specified user could not be found

One of my customers has a second Sharepoint farm installed in the extranet network with a dedicated domain. To allow internal users to login in the extranet Sharepoint, there is a one-way trust ...
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ADFS 2016 and SharePoint 2016, 2 differant accounts in SP permission group?

We are using SharePoint 2016 and ADFS 2016. I have a situation that userX requested permissions to siteA. We are using the OOTB request access approval functionality. The approver received an email ...
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Deactivation of SharePoint Online account

I have a SharePoint Online account that has been as site collection admin to all of the site collections in tenant. Now that employee is leaving the organization. So we have to deactivate that account....
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Remove former employee User Profiles from SharePoint online Site collections

i have one query. If User leaves organization means if we delete the user from Office 365 then ideally User profiles should be automatically get deleted from all the SharePoint online Site collections....
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SP/O365 Library: document version history shows wrong username

Has anyone else experienced this? We are O365/hosted SharePoint. I honestly didn't believe it when it was reported to me by other users, but now I've seen it for myself. The version history (showing ...
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Username's skype status is showing “Presence unknown” on a site collection, while it is working well on the other site collections

I have the following problem, inside our sharepoint on-premises 2013, which we did NOT configure any user profile managed service for it. on our root site collection, i have noted that certain user ...
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“Profiles Missing from Import” not appearing in “-GetNonImportedObjects” Results

I have a number of user profiles that appear in my "Profiles Missing From Import" screens in CA (for operational reasons, we have disabled the Profile cleanup service, and are now investigating our ...
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Access for external employees suddenly no longer possible

external is added to list and does not appear in this list. the external had already accessed and was able to edit the documents, etc., this access was suddenly no longer possible for no apparent ...
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SharePoint Online, get 'clean user-email' in SharePOint Designer workflow

Trying to get user's e-mail in SPD, but 'E-mail Address' returns string with 'garbage': i:0#.f|membership|sharepointpadmin@portal.com but I need only sharepointpadmin@portal.com As I've ...
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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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Is there a way to create a new list item with other user using Microsoft.SharePoint.Client namespace

We have a SharePoint list in which each user has permission to view only records created by him. I have a task to write a service that generates list items, list item must be created by another user ...
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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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SP 2013 How do I return all fields from a list AND get the User/Title property in the same call?

I am wanting to return all the column AND User/Title instead of User/ID...is there a way to accomplish this without making 2 ajax calls?
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Delete Mutiple Users from a Sharepoint Group

Does anyone have insight as to how to delete multiple users from a SharePoint group? Currently, I can only delete one user at a time via REST POST: /users/removebyid()
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SharePoint User profiles loading from multiple domain

We have recently migrated a SharePoint a Farm from one domain to other domain. All the users are successfully migrated but in SharePoint applications, a single user is being resolved from two domains. ...
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SharePoint not finding users in trusted domain

We are using SharePoint Online with Office 365. We recently acquired another company who had their own domain....we'll call us "domainus" and them "domainthem". We now have a 2-way trust between ...
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what happens to the records created by someone if their office 365 account is deleted?

So if I delete someone's O365 account, what will happen to all the records that were created by them?
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How to update user field, multi user field, taxonomy field & multi taxonomy fields using GRAPH

I am using MS documentation mentioned at "https://developer.microsoft.com/en-us/graph/docs/api-reference/beta/api/listitem_update". All other types of fields are getting updated but user and taxonomy ...
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A user seemingly modified a document after their account was deactivated

Our company uses Office 365. A user left and our IT team confirms that her account was disabled in June. There's a document in SharePoint showing that she created it in April (ok) and edited it in ...
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SPFx how to set a people field in a list, e.g. “convert” AccountName to Lookup ID?

I am trying to build an SPFx WebPart with React Office UI Fabric. I have a SharePoint list with a People field called AssignedTo. The lookup ID values are like 12, 20, and so on. When I select a ...
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Filter Service Accounts / Non-User accounts from Search Results in SharePoint ONLINE

I am developing SharePoint ONLINE "Employee Directory" where I am able to get all the users information along with Service Accounts. The requirement is not the display the service accounts or non-user ...
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Sharepoint 2010 : Nintex Workflow does not refresh UserInfo from WSS_Content [closed]

I have an intranet SharePoint 2010 application. The user info is gathered from Active Directory. One of our new employee's account was created with a wrong surname by our technicians. Then, he ...
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How to give External Users Access to Certain SubSites?

I am looking to invite a few accounts from outside my org. But I have 12 SubSites and I want to give them access to only 4 of them. How do I do this? Regards, Simon
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Can't login to VM SharePoint 2016 from the network

I set up a virtual demo environment for a single SharePoint 2016 farm. I followed the steps on this open guide: https://github.com/CriticalPathTraining/SharePoint2016VmSetupGuide What it's achieved ...
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Unable to fetch user from sharepoint site using powershell

$user = Get-SPuser -Web $web -Identity $UserID Get-SPUser : You must specify a valid user object or user identity. At line:11 char:31 + $user = get-SPuser <<<< -Web $web -...
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update people and group list item by name and dont have user id/user name/email id Sharepoint 2013 by providing name in JSOM

In my current scenario am having an excel with all the metadata and person name. This details I have to upload to Sharepoint 2013 list using JSOM. Am not sure how to handle people and group column ...
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WSS server locking domain admin account

One of our domain admin accounts continues to be locked out on the hour every hour by our Sharepoint 2010 server. I have looked in the list of managed accounts and service accounts and this ...
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Unable to get users from user profile for SHAREPOINT\system

I'm retrieving user profiles data from SharePoint user profile. Its working fine. I have SharePoint site http://pc5 and user with login name pc5\akshay for this user I'm able to get data from user ...
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Everyone group doesn't include all my users from AD

I have a problem I've added everyone to the Visitors group and some people can see the site other cannot unless I add them as contributors, which i shouldn't i know. And yes my User Profile ...
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How do I add a custom action to the user.aspx administration page?

I need to add a custom action to the built-in user administration page. I know how do do a custom action for our own lists, but I can't find any information on how to hook into this page. We need to ...
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People Search Not working

People search is not working. By this I mean when I go to my MySite profile, I put a name in the search box and it lists no results. No documents, person, or even newsfeed posts I have with their name ...
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Accounts have “Team Site” option disappearing

I have invited all 354 stores that i manage and they all had the team site option to access the SharePoint, and now stores are losing the team site option through Office 365 is there any reason for ...
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Users cannot see content that I have posted to sharepoint page

I have set up a series of sharepoint team pages for our companies intranet, i have also set one of the pages as the home page. All the others are a subsite to this home page. I have customized the ...
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How to reset mailuser password for EXO?

As administrator for my Office365 domain, I have to reset the password for mailuser accounts (Exchange Online), and I want to do this via powershell. These are the accounts that I issue so folks can ...
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How to add local users to a site collection in sharepoint2013, while server is in Workgroup

I have installed Sharepoint2013 on a local server. i.e Server is in Workgroup. Server is not in Domain. I have created on root site collection, and trying to add users from Site Settings>Peoples and ...
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How Do I create Dynamic Security Groups in SharePoint 2013?

Currently I have users synced from our on premise AD synced to the cloud so I have users in groups (departments) and then I have created a all staff group using the security groups pushed up. I was ...
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Convert single user from windows classic to windows claims

3 years ago we migrated from SP2010 to SP2013 and so also the users. We noticed that some users have not been migrated/converted. I was looking for a way to convert them and found the Move-SPUser cmd-...
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Disabling old domain users from Person Picker

I have SharePoint 2013 eviorment, There are 2 types of domain users in SharePoint, lets say, that they are old.contoso.com that are old domain users and contoso.com that are new domain users. ...
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How to Update a User's Name and how it Appears in SharePoint 2013 Front End

I have a handful of users that were entered in AD incorrectly (instead of their full name, they were entered by their username). I have made the corrections in AD, forced a Full Sync, and names are ...
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How to update a renamed Active Directory User in the SharePoint People Picker

Only the user Display Name was updated in Active Directory. However the incorrect old display name is not updated in SharePoint People Picker and still shows the old name. The "User's Security ...
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Reuse already existing accounts in my new brand SP2016

Regarding my new challenge, where I should install a new brand SP2016 following the best practices. I started to prepared the environment but during the analysis I bumped to the Question/Dilemma : ...
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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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Account Permissions for accessing SPFarm, SPWebApplication using Object Model

I am developing a custom Windows Service. Within this Windows Service, I need to loop through all web applications. So I need to use SPFarm.Local from Administration namespace. My intent is to use ...
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User Profile Configuration - SharePoint [Me] keyword not working for one user

I am a SharePoint Developer (a relatively new one) and I have a mystery I have been trying to solve for exactly one user: we’ll call them User X. So here is the problem: My user cannot see their ...
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Does i:0#.w| part matter in superuser or superreader username on web app properties?

I'm trying to figure out continuous "Unable to write SPDistributedCache call usage entry." error in ULS and some instructions like this suggests that issue might be with super accounts having ...
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How to Display a List of New Users on Site Page

I would like to create a page on our SharePoint site which displays a list of all users which have been recently added to the site. This page will also have a few other bits, such as a new user's ...