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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SharePoint 2010 not seeing Active Directory users

This is a repost from here: https://serverfault.com/questions/380590/sharepoint-2010-not-seeing-active-directory-users Not sure how to migrate questions. I'm pretty new to Active Directory and ...
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Access Denied - While migrating classic to claims

I was following the below links to migrate my classic site to claims based. http://blogs.technet.com/b/speschka/archive/2010/07/20/migrating-from-windows-classic-auth-to-windows-claims-auth-in-...
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How can new users create their own usernames in SharePoint 2010

I have read that in SharePoint 2003 there was a web part whereby users can create their own usernames using a web part. I am on FBA (Claim-based). Can this functionality be achieved in SharePoint ...
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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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Duplicate userame in site collection after list import form classic to claims authenticated server

I had an list on SharePoint server 2010 enterprise with classic authentication. on the list there was field with usernames After I migrated (import/export statements below) this list to new server ...
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Show deleted users in User Information List programmatically

I am working with retrieving user info programmatically in WSS 3.0. I understand that users are stored in each Site Collection's User Information List. Deleted users are not visible in the User ...
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Usernames of some users are long with characters

Usernames of some of the users is showing in following format. i:0#.f|aspnetsqlmembershipprovider|username Is it possible to solve it? Strangely 80%-85% usernames do not face this issue. Any ...
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CAML Query to retrieve First Name using Email Id of users in Sharepoint

I am creating a custom workflow which gets activated whenever some data is entered in a particular list. One of the field in this list is a column for Email ID of the a user( not necessarily the ...
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Retrieve only the fields shown in userdisp.aspx from User Information List

I have built a Web Part in Visual Studio 2008 to show the current user's information (this is for WSS 3.0). I have no problem iterating through all the fields in the SPListItem, but I want to filter ...
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Sharepoint 2007-User Login Problems

I have developed an application on my development box. I have some windows users on the system. I have created some groups and added the users ti those groups. I have given permission to the group, ...
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Web scoped Timer Job

Could you help me understand the SharePoint timer job? The issue is simple. I should implement a page and put it to the layout folder (the page should be accessible from any web). This page should ...
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Using SharePoint Site across domains

We have a SharePoint site in a domain where most of the users are located. A few users are in a different domain. Is it possible to give these users access to the site? Does it require a trust ...
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Where are users in SharePoint stored?

Quick question, I don't know how SharePoint i set up like this, but where are users stored? I recently got to a new workplace and there's a Sharepoint site here which has been programmed a bit. And I ...
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Migrating Users list from old site to a new site

I have a backup of a 2007 site which has been upgraded and added as the root site collection in a new web application. I am currently migrating content from this site collection to another site ...
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Inconsistent user names in SharePoint

Using SharePoint 2010, some user names in the people pickes and User Information List are shown by John Smith. Others are companyDomain\jsmith. We would like to correct this for consistency. I have ...
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Limitations for concurrent login of the same user?

I am not aware of such limitation but recently while preforming some custom upgrades to our farm I experienced some strange things (or not?). Our development team is sharing Site Collection Admin ...
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Sharepoint 2010 grab SIP address from AD?

I would like to have the 'SIP Address' (eg. sip:myname.companyname.com) field automatically filled in so we can use Portal's 'presence' functionality - as far as I can see we have no dedicated LDAP ...
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SharePoint 2010 - Change Password WebPart?

I´m searching for a free SharePoint 2010 WebPart to change the password from the current user.
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SharePoint 2010 with UAG - LDAP and AD users

We are trying to test the following setup. We have a SharePoint Farm in our forest (setup to use Kerberos). The DC of the SharePoint farm domain contains an AD with external users and their attributes....
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Sharepoint 2010 Standalone mode not hooked up to AD

I have installed sharepoint 2010 in standalone mode. the only user it is seeing is the user I created the account with. How can I point it to AD to see other users? this is a test server on our ...
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IP tracking on user account

Is there any way to track/trace/find an IP that a user account has logged in as? I feel like I have a user logging into the wrong account and is doing some damage...
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How can I totally delete a user from Sharepoint 2010?

I can delete a user from a site collection, but I can't seem to delete a user totally from SharePoint. For example: Let's say DOMAIN\joetest has a user ID of 15. I can delete that account from the ...
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Get user email

I wonder how to get the email for a specific user. I want to send an email to the user that created a specific item in a list. I can get the user by using the following SPWebApplication ...

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