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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Saving User IDs in DB

I am building new SharePoint solution that contains module with large number of items as well as complex relations so I decided to save all the data into custom database I need to relate some ...
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Access needs to be given to an external user into a document library which is in a sub site

Access needs to be given to an external user into a document library which is in a sub site. But the user should not be able to view the content of the main site that means the external user should ...
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How can I do a check if current user is following current site?

I have a usercontrol and inside its ascx.cs file I would like to do a check(if) if current user is following the current site. How can I accomplish that? So far I have done something like this: ...
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Display the name of the user currently logged in?

Is there a way (without SP Designer) that I can display the name of the user that is currently logged in on my team's homepage?
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SharePoint Online Track Inactive Users

How do you setup auditing so that you can track users not interacting with SharePoint Online?
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Sometimes not able to login in on SharePoint site

I have one development environment which is having SharePoint 2013 installed. All the required permissions are there on site for users. Sometimes when a user logs in to site it is working fine, but ...
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Unlock FBA User

Two days ago I was debugging some of my webpart which do password encryption, which I intentionally filled wrong FBA user password many times. At first I thought it was just 15 minutes or so account ...
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Get All Users in Powershell Not Returning All Displayed User Accounts

I am using the following powershell command to list all users in a site collection: $sites = get-spsite "http://mysite/sitecollection/" $web = $site.RootWeb $web.Users | select-object $web.sitegroups ...
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What is the advantage of using local server admin account on the SharePoint 2010 server over sp_farm account?

What is the best practice and advantage of having the local server admin accounts(user accounts) on the SharePoint 2010 server(to login and check the logs) over the sp_farm & sp_admin account. i.e....
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Copy user accounts across site collections

I am writing an archival Feature for a SharePoint 2010 list using C#. I have it copying the list items and all version history over to the new site collection but the Modified By and Created By fields ...
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Password management web parts? [closed]

Does anyone of you know some webpart providers. I am desperately looking for a SharePoint webpart which can do following. change password lost password recovery (e-mail) change password reminder (e-...
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Sharepoint Webservice get another user's phone number?

I'm developing an Infopath form. I'd like to only use a webservice if possible. Of course with code I can tap right into AD. But not what I need for this project. I'm looking around I've check out ...
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How to hide specific list from user or a group

I have one list called Projects. I want to enable this list to the administrators or project managers. If any other person login to the site, that list should not be appear to that person. Also it ...
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Can I limit what a user can see in a PowerPivot table/chart (e.g. slicer shows their department[s] only) using their AD credentials?

I want to produce a number of PowerPoint tables and charts and make them available to my entire management team but limit it so that the Department slicer only shows the department(s) that they manage....
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Get user id with powershell

I'm updating custom fields in a document library and I have to set a value for the person that's responsible for the file. On the frontend I put the AD account name in the field but it is stored as a ...
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sharepoint 2010 change system account

How can I get my login account to not show as [System Account]? I've setup up SharePoint locally on my system as standalone environment, using my windows credentials [Domain\Username] to set it up. ...
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SharePoint 2013 External Users

I'm setting up a brand new SharePoint 2013 server and site, but haven't personally touched SharePoint since 2007. I don't want to use Windows Auth or any Active Directory for user management. Which, ...
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User Profile Service Application Sync But Members count 0 in AD Security Group

I have Configure User Profile Service on Production Server(SharePoint Server 2010 Enterprise).It's Configure successfully.It shows Security Group in Audience in Navigation Menu but it shows total ...
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Give user write permissions based on meta data tag (s)

Ex: The organisation do not have access to write back to AD Everybody (users) in a organisation have read permission on every document / library / site etc. Based on "something magic" (list / user ...
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Updating a username in a List - false positive

In my portal I have a list with a "person" field that contains usernames. I am using a powershell script to update this field. You can see my function below. I've already loaded the list, and am ...
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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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Character case difference in account name retrieved with UserProfileService

I am replacing a colleage for support of a SharePoint 2010 intranet. A functionality has been implemented in a site allowing users to make holiday requests. A user must fill in an InfoPath form to ...
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How do I add test user accounts to SharePoint 2010 Enterprise?

I would like to add test user accounts to my SharePoint 2010 development environment. It is running on a Windows Server 2008 OS. I have test user accounts I’ve created at the windows level. IIS's ...
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Get current logged user name for user “Account operates as System”

When I'm try to get current logged user name for account domain\username and I added many users to this option "Account operates as System" In code I got the system account not the real name of user "...
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How to create a user for my sharepoint 2010 site without active directory

I am building a sharepoint site for a college department I work for. Our sharepoint site is linked to the active directory of the school so it seems like I can only add users that are in the active ...
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Sharepoint User groups

I have a Sharepoint 2010 portal set up with custom user groups like ManagerUserGroup, SubManagerUserGroup etc. When I add any new user to those User groups, that user gets an 'Access denied' error ...
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Where is my Organization Chart?

All i am trying to achieve is to populate the "My Organization Chart", for new users it doesn't display anything: For other users you are able to see the data: I tried to start the "start profile ...
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Sharepoint User Management: User Profile and User Information List

What is the difference between User Profile in Central Admin and User Information List in a Site Settings? I want to add some columns and lookups to Users of a SharePoint site in order to access them ...
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Sort alphabetically Users

When I'm Adding users, i want to sort them alphabetically. Could You help. Here is my code: SPUserCollection userzyWszyscy2 = witryna.SiteUsers; foreach (SPUser oUserKolejny in ...
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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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Why I get “Attempted to perform an unauthorized operation” while looping groups users

Could anyone explain me why when I trying to loop user of a group foreach (var u in group.Users){....}, I get the error : Attempted to perform an unauthorized operation. I notice that inside ...
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System Account Vs. Site Collection Administrators

I have SharePoint 2010 Server. I have put myself as a Site Collection Administrator. Somehow someone was able to check out a document with the System Account. I, thinking that I had just as much ...
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Sharepoint output list of users

I would like to output the users of a group, for 40 groups, or for every group within the SharePoint Portal. I would like to do this programatically through powershell or a command line tool for the ...
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How to get SharePoint user's manager?

I found some examples on the internet (this one I understand the most). I am confused on how to implement it. I do not know which assemblies I need to reference. Also, shouldn't I use classes from ...
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Why is my Admin user magically transformed to SHAREPOINT\system?

I have an administator, which also is Farm Administrator in my Sharepoint environment. It is synced via UPSA and have all the properties I need do display content the right way. However - when I check ...
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Security Token Service - which account and permissions should be?

I would like to ask you about Security Token Service, in SharePoint Foundation. Default this service works on user who installed SP but I would like to change this account. Which permissions I have to ...
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Get current user in SPFeatureReceiver?

I am working on a web application-scoped feature which creates a site collection. I would like to set the person who activated the feature as site collection owner. To do that, I would have to either: ...
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User display name

I have a user, let's say XYZ in AD. I have classic-authentication web application. My user has set only first name and login name to XYZ. In SharePoint he is displayed as XYZ. When I update his ...
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Get Active Directory user for multiple security provider for EnsureUser()

I have 3 security provider for my web application 1. Active Directory 2. ADFS 3. SAML Now suppose a user exist in all 3 provider.Hence when i do use ensure user method i get error/ exception "user ...
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People Picker suggesting account but still no exact match

I just setup my farm and have the generic admin account and a john.doe user account for me. I am trying to add my account john.doe as the admin for a new site collection or add myself to anything site,...
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Changing System Account of Central Admin on MOSS 2007

I've been trying to change the System Account used on my MOSS 2007 with Sharepoint 3.0 Central Admin. I've followed the instruction on this page as instructed but the Central Admin, when opened, still ...
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Ability to create users inside SharePoint 2010

We have a very simple SharePoint Server 2010 SP1 installation. We created and configured everything manually, and only set up what we really needed. So there is no user profile service in SP, and we ...
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Clone User Permissions for Another User

I have a user that has access highly sensitive information. He is giving a meeting and we want him to use an account that has the exact same permissions as another user. I seem to remember there was a ...
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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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User Profile Service and Account disabled

I'm facing a problem after I have installed and configured the User Profile Service. When I create the synch everything work fine but now the system floods active directory with wrong credential (I ...
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terminated employee still shows up in user search

From Central Admin > user profile search > Employee not listed (meaning nightly sync took him out) However, went to a site permission and type the terminated employee's user id "tpatel" and SP ...
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How to find the number of Active Logged in Users across all site collections

I wish to know the possible ways to find out the count of all currently logged in users across all the SharePoint site collections in a farm. For example (users logged into sites) John - http://...
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Why can the local administartor access a site collection?

I'm stumped by an access phenomenon because I am not sure how the permisssons for accessing a site collection work in this specific scenario: Even though I shouln't be able to do so, I am accessing ...
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user search - found but name does not match what's in AD

A user "Marketing Services" (mk@company.com) was added to a list permission about 4 weeks ago. The department decided to change the name to "Marketing Support" and AD was updated (3 weeks ago). Now I ...
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Domain Account migration

here follows the current scenario: Our farm is running MS SharePoint Server 2007 SP2. Our corporate, is migrating all accounts from DomainA to DomainB. For example, user DomainA\XXX will be migrated ...