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 do I clear the user list that the permission checker uses?

I have gone through my site user list and deleted all duplicate entries. However, when I go to the "Check Permissions" page and search for some users, they still show up twice. One entry has no ...
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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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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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Deleted Owners rights and alerts for group members

Old accounts were removed from AD and one of the accounts was the owner of some dokuments in Sharepoint. Now that the owner has been removed, the cases and subsites/documents are not displayed ...
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Every User Access Denied in Whole web application

I access whole web application but while, I check Permission in every List message "Sorry, this site hasn't been shared with you." I have Web application Primary admin/Full access rights Tried ...
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Assign two users to a SharePoint 2013 workflow task

I want to assign a couple of users to a task in a SP 2013 workflow task that is developed via Visual Studio 2012. I tried assigning i:0#.w|mydomain\\spfarm;i:0#.w|mydomain\\muhammedh and I got the ...
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User changeable subscriptions for news in different categories

We have a SharePoint site with lots of technical documentation. When new documentation is uploaded or current documentation is updated we create a new "News" object in a custom list. The news object ...
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User Information List - Duplicate Accounts

I was looking at the hidden User Information List on a claims based site and noticed that some users have two entries, one for the claims version of their account (i:0#.w|domain\user) and one non-...
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JSOM How to get User Id

When trying to resolve a user with the ensureUser() call, the object is always returned as undefined even though the user exists as a Domain and SharePoint user. //Calling code. var currentCtx = SP....
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Sharepoint 2010 user permission issues

In Sharepoint 2010 (on prem deployment), I have created a publishing page which contains a custom list and a few views. I have broken permissions inheritance for this page. There are three users ...
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Can sharepoint user profile customized and set security?

Can sharepoint user profile edit page customized? I am planning to customize the user profile page, and have a function to generate a new UPN for users, and update it on AD. Is it possible?
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Javascript to: get username, lookup id in list, then update list item

I have a pretty complex task I need to perform in Sharepoint, but I'm a total beginner when it comes to JavaScript! Here's what I need to do: I have a list on my site that is basically a database of ...
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Sharepoint Sync with AD

I have an internal SharePoint site running SharePoint Services 3.0. It was built by a web developer who no longer works here. I need to force a synchronization between the SharePoint database and ...
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Register users to receive alerts for multiple lists

I would like to create an application which is started up from a webpart on a SharePoint (2010) site that allows users to register to receive alerts for changes/additions to a collection of four ...
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View user names inside groups WSS 3.0

When I click on users an groups inside WSS 3.0 I just get a "IT Members" entry in the list that pops up. How do I drill down and find out who is exactly in that group? I see no options for listing ...
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How to prefill user field in custom aspx form?

I have a task to create SP2010 inventory request system based on VS2010. The idea is the requestor creates a request, which contains inventory information and approvers. Approvers is the user field ...
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I can add users to the Active users in the portal, but not to People and Groups - Sharepoint 2013 on Office365

I'm using SharePoint 2013 on Office365. I've added two users in the Admin Portal, both with identical attributes (except name, email address etc.!) However, when I go onto my site and try to add ...
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Unauthorized error when adding form to a form library

I have a webpart that extracts a form from an infopath template then it attempts to add this to a form library in SharePoint. I get an unauthorized error 401 when it attempts to add the file. It ...
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Backup and Restore Sitecollection: users on target machine not existing

I backed up a sitecollection from Server A and restored that sitecollection to server B using stsadm backup and stsadm restore. Before the backup I removed the users from the sitecollection user ...
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Fully delete a user from the User Information List (WSS 3.0)

I am having the same issue as this poster on MSDN, but the solution given did not work: http://bit.ly/Akz5RD This is also a follow-up from an earlier question of mine: http://bit.ly/wfjd13 NOTE: ...
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Find a specific user into Sharepoint workflows

How can i find for a specific user, all the workflows that this user is related to ? I find a loop to discover all the workflows here: [Find all SPD workflows in site collection How can i adapt to ...
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Tracking SharePoint User Activity by Specific Users

I am managing a SharePoint site for my team that primarily serves as a portal for files/documents. I am interested in looking at user activity (file downloads, page visits, site visits, etc.) but ...
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SharePoint 2007: Copy users from Shared Services User Profiles to new user group

How can I copy users from Shared Services User Profiles to new user group in SharePoint 2007? Thank you, Matej
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Create a new farm user

I have a onpremises sharepoint server 2016 and I want to create a new farm user. If I create a new with the sames permissions that the old farm user have is enough to work? Or I have to set up ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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 ...
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Sharepoint Designer Approval tasks assigned to old domain account

We recently migrated from Windows domain A, to Windows domain B. In our SharePoint Designer Workflow, we try to assign an approval task to a user which we lookup from another list, this user is the ...
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When choosing plan, does it matter?

I can choose between Business Essentials, Business, Business Premium. But does it really matter? Everyone in my firm will be given a vareity of licenses when it comes up and running?
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People Picker in Client Object Model 2010

So I am trying to build an equivalent to a People Picker in Windows.Forms Application. Since 2010 does not have Web.SiteUsers like 2013 does I had to write it like this. public UserPicker(string ...
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AD user stops working then throws Access Denied page

I have a problem with one AD user on my test environment. It suddenly stopped working, even logging with it on remote desktop resulted in incorrect password (which wasn't changed, and the user has ...
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How to migrate local user from system to system

I have to migrate SP 2007, which have user locals and domain users as users, to SP 2013. After migration, I am getting stuck with migrating user locals to new system. I do not know there is any way to ...
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Create page listing latest user logon and location

Background: Users authenticate to our company SharePoint 2013 site using domain\username, and for those using systems with a trust relationship established with the AD servers, the SharePoint site is ...
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The type 'Microsoft.SharePoint.SPUserCollection' has no constructors defined

I need to get users within SPFieldUserValueCollection and set them inside SPUserCollection, but I have the following build error: The type 'Microsoft.SharePoint.SPUserCollection' has no ...
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Get user login name by email address even if the user is still not ensured

Is there a way to get the user name or the SPUser object by passing the mail address for a user, which is not already known by the site? I know I can get the SPUser by using SPSite.AllUsers....