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The User Information List stores metadata about specific users. This may include pictures, contact information, full name, etc.

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How can I get the orphaned (deleted) info from User Information List using web api?

I have a list called "Employees" where I store an employee's name in the Resource field using the people picker. The people picker allow single values only (no groups). I have other fields ...
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Get Principal By Id - Getting User or Group by ID

How to get a CSOM Principal from a user or group ID? For example to assign permissions stored in a "People" field (which can also contain groups). At the moment I have this super kludge using ...
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SharePoint User Profile property is not updating in User Information List

I have SharePoint 2019 environment migrated from MOSS 2007. I have also configured the User Profile service application and sync all users from AD. For some reason the User Property like "Title / ...
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Access User Information List into Subsite

I've a subsite where I wanted to access User Information List.. My main site can do have the access of user infor list using the following url http://mysite:8080/_catalogs/users/simple.aspx This ...
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SP2010 - User Profile Sync not updating site collection data

I have a SharePoint 2010 farm composed of two WFE servers and I have the User Profile Service running on both of them. I am not using MySites. I setup the synchronization between AD and the User ...
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VBA Excel Retrieve SharePoint User Number By Name (not User Information List)

Below, I've got a little job to insert a record into a SharePoint list. The Requestor field is a "Person or Group" type field, and in the code, the... rst![Project] = Sheets("Sheet2").Range("B2")....
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SharePoint 2016 Online Information List out of sync

Help! I'm adding users to SP Security Groups but they aren't updating on the Information List so users keep getting the Request Access page when then click on a link. First and most important how ...
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Problem with User ID in different UserInformationList queries

I have got a custom SharePoint site setup, using JavaScript REST queries, and need to write a user into a "To" field of a custom list (setup as a Person field). The site is at <domain>/sites/...
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Edit userdisp.aspx

I need to hide some fields on userdisp.aspx form on a SharePoint Foundation 2013. It is known that modifying forms under template/layouts folder is not recommended/supported. Is there any way to ...
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list 'user information list' does not exist at site with url http://siteurl - SharePoint 2016

I am trying to get the data from User Info list using below JSOM code. but the issue is, it returns the data only when owner group user logged in to the site, for a visitor or even site members are ...
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SharePoint 2013 ListData.svc works for English language and fails for other languages

We have SharePoint 2013 On premises multilingual site, To get the user details we are using the below query to get the login user details from the User Information list /_vti_bin/ListData.svc/...
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Autofill fields on newform once name is entered in person field

I am creating a request form where below fields are needed: Name: Location: Contact: Manager: Now requirement is, once name is entered rest 3 fields should be autofilled. Can I apply below logic? ...
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User not visible in UserInfoList

We're trying to a user in a list item but it's not working. In fact, when we validate the people picker, user is detected and we can validate our form. But when we edit the item, the user is not ...
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Edit the User Information List without being a Site Collection Administrator

I am managing a SharePoint 2013 site collection, I want to allow a group of users to edit the User Information List through a script, but I get Access Denied errors, even though the group has Full ...
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Is this possible to show the custom userprofile property in user info list without populating values to the property?

I have created two custom userprofile property , I marked it as replicable to show that property in user info list. My custom property is showing in user information list after when that property ...
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Add all AD users to new SharePoint Online UserInformationList

I've created a new Site Collection, and am building a List with a User field on it. When I manually add items to that list, it lets me search for all the users in my Active Directory, even if they're ...
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How can I sync up users data in site collection and user information list

Few USER ID's are different in User Information List compared to site collection. If I hover over on a user in Pages library, the user id is 10. And the same user id is 20 in User Info List how can ...
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Add a manager Column to Request forms

So in my SharePoint. I have a folder for Travel Requests. Due to the amount of information, and my supervisor's preference I can't just turn all the items on the Excel file into a list. (That would ...
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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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How to get delve users on match skills and expertise to entered value in text box

How can I get user information from Delve on SharePoint Online. I have a text box on form and have to enter value (skills - SharePoint , .Net, Project Management etc) and have to get all users ...
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Send user-specific information through sharepoint

I have just recently started to use Sharepoint, so bare with me for my ignorance. I have created a sharepoint site, where employees can submit information to our headquarter on customers. This is done ...
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Disable user information edition

How can I disable the user information edition? I want that users don't be able to modify their user data. I'm using Sharepoint 2013 Foundation. Thank you
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Lists[“User Information List”] is null

I'm trying to export groups from my site and I used this script. $siteUrl="http://mysite" $groupName="BWS Team" $Output = @("GroupName|Name|Login|Email|Department|Title") $web = Get-SPWeb $siteUrl $...
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Pull JobTitle from Person field in JSLink

I'm using the following code in a webpart JSLink to pull user information from a Person and Groups Field: (function () { var overrideCtx = {}; overrideCtx.Templates = {}; ...
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Prevent user to access other users' information

There is many way to access other users' information in SharePoint 2013. For example: Shared With button in Ribbon Manage Permission button in Ribbon Version view for ListItem What is the best way ...
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SiteUsers.GetByEmail() returns user not found error

I have a custom webpart in which I get the SPUser object from email address, see the code below. It was working fine for like an year now , but since yesterday it gives a "User cannot be found" ...
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Get user information from a sub site?

I'm having trouble getting a user's info using SP Services from a sub-site. Using the code below I get the error There are multiple root elements. var employeeName = $(this).attr('ows_Employee'); var ...
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Using REST, How can you add a user to the User Information List so that he/she has a user ID?

I want to create a form which allows users to search for a particular user who may not exist on the current site. I can do that using the SearchPrincipals web service, but the users will have an ID of ...
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SharePoint 2013 - Publish custom user profile property to User Information list using powershell

I'm using SharePoint Server 2013 and I need a powershell script that published a custom user profile property to the User Information List. Thanks.
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Populating User Information List

I am using the user information list as a contact list for our employees, and it works very well, it automatically pulls the Office, work phone, and mobile phone numbers, however I cannot get it to ...
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Unable to get the user information in InfoPath form using UserInformation list

I am having a form and I am trying to get the current user details to be repopulated like first name, lastname, email, phone, etc using the user information list in SharePoint 2010. I did all the ...
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SharePoint 2013 Users not being added to User Information List

I have a SharePoint 2013 anonymous site.If I add a user to any group then those users are added to User Information List but new users when they log in to the site (who are not given explicit ...
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Login Name in User Information List is in Lower Case

In AD, the login name is in upper case (example: CONTOSO\JANE.DOE). In the user profile found in the SharePoint User Profile Service Application, it's still in upper case. However, in the SharePoint ...
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Getting multiple users from user field

I am trying to Get multiple users from user field in page load, and display loginName and navigate url in a hyperlinks in a repeater, but only the last user in the list are displayed? in ascx page i ...
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delete all users with specific domain prefix

I need to delete all the Users from the hidden List _catalog/users where user's domain is NorthP so sample user would be NorthP\johnd. What am I missing from the following PS code? ADD-PSSNAPIN ...
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Unable to update the User Information list using Powershell

I am using the following Powershell script for updating User Information List in SP2013 environment. I am a member of Administrators group and also Site collection administrator. $Site = Get-SPSite "...
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What's the connection between the User Profile Service and the People And Groups hidden list? SharePoint 2013

I'm looking to understand the connection between the User Profile Service and the hidden User Information List. Here's what I'm experiencing. New SharePoint 2013 farm with a migrated UPS from a ...
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REST API and User Information List Permissions and Breeze.js

Users who are not site collection admins can read from the User Information List without any issues when using http://server.domain.com/_vti_bin_/ListData.svc/UserInformationList but these users get a ...
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What is the negative side of 'Remove-SPUser' in SharePoint 2010?

I may have to cleanup the inactive users, so thought of using the 'Remove-SPUser' cmdlet as below. Remove-SPUser -Identity "demo.net\karthik" -Web http://demo.net/testA/testA1/testA1a -Confirm:$false ...
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Dealing with Person column when someone leaves the organization?

We have a list which has a person (people picker) column. This column pulls from (is validated against) several possible sources including Active Directory. If a name cannot be found when adding/...
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Create a contact list with the user information list

I want to populate a list in sharepoint 2013 foundation with the user information list. The user information list is found at /_catalogs/users/simple.aspx (SiteUserInfoList) and contains all the ...
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User Profile Service Application to sync User Info List with AD

Is there any article explaining steps to pull in the AD user data into the user info list? At the moment the list contains only users who have logged into the SP site. Can I pull in all AD users?
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How to check user has visited site collection first time?

I want to know which users have visited the site first time from the added users. For ex, I have added 40 users in the sharepoint but only 10 users have logged in and 30 have never logged in the site. ...
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Contact details not showing user information

I've got a standard Contact Details web part on a page, when I add some users as the contact the web part refreshes with no change, yet other users are fine. I've checked the problem users exist in ...
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Understanding Access rights on User Information List

I am here to get some details on User Information List(available at http://domainname.com/_catalogs/users/simple.aspx ), which i did find on the internet. As it is available under _catalogs, only ...
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SharePoint Online: Getting Current User Information

What is the best way to get the current users information. With the UserProfileService unavailable in SharePoint Online what would be the best method for getting a users information. Client was ...
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User Information List doesn't match Userinfo Table

we are on sharepoint 2010. When I query the Userinfo table in the content database, there is one user that has tp_deleted = 0 and tp_IsActive = 1 but this user does not show up in the User Information ...
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Discrepent Column Names in UserInformationList

I have found a strange difference between our production and dev servers in the UserInformationLists. In dev the name property is called Name but on the production instance it's Title. Then the job ...
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User Information List issue

I have an unusual problem with User Information List in my main site collection. After unknown circumstances, we lost quite a few users from that list (their profiles still exist). Moreover in .../...
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People Picker and Site Collection User Information List

I was under the impression that the People Picker used to be able to query both the underlying authentication types (Active Directory and FBA repository) as well as the User Information List (in /...