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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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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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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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Deactivate the link of lookup-fields (2010)

On our solution (SP Foundation) we multiple lists with quite some lookup fields. Some of the lookup fields are user fields who link to the user info list, and we don't want that to happen. Of course,...
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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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Updates are currently disallowed on GET requests. To allow updates on a GET, set the 'AllowUnsafeUpdates' property on SPWeb

I want to update the user profile details through the code however it is throwing the below exception "Updates are currently disallowed on GET requests. To allow updates on a GET, set the '...
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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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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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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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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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Is the User Information List deprecated in SharePoint 2010?

Is the User Information List deprecated in SharePoint 2010? I have been advised that it is, and that it can no longer be easily synched with AD. It has been suggested that if I need this sort of user ...
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Hot to get custom user property from UserInformationList

My user profiles have some custom properties. Now I need to get a list of all values that this custom property has on any user. This code return an error that "Column 'Division' does not exist. It may ...
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Using SharePoint 2010 user profiles to store user information for a public facing website?

We're planning to use SharePoint 2010 as a CMS for a website we're building. This site will also have login functionality; and my boss suggested we use SharePoint's user profile features to store user ...
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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 /...
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Prepopulate UserInfo Table on Site Collection

From SharePoint 2007 to SharePoint 2010, I have partially migrated some of our sites. However, since due to the immediateness of the requirement, sites which has issues was left behind the old ...
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Adding SPUsers to SPGroups programmatically changes User ID

In a SharePoint Online (Office 365) environment we created a Sandboxed WebPart to put SPUsers in SPGroups. The SPGroup is created on rootlevel and has been given permissions on a subsite. This Subsite ...
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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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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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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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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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Is that possible to find the share point site current logged In user information?

Is that possible to find the share point site current logged In user information ? I find many reference in net it show only current user (single user info only).
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How to make fields in User profile page read only?

I use WSS 3.0 I want fields like Name, email etc Read-Only. Is this possible? thx saumil
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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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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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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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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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Missing fields from SiteUserInfoList user ListItems

I'm using the SharePoint 2010 Client Object Model to retrieve all the users from a SharePoint instance, via Web.SiteUserInfoList: var query = new CamlQuery { ViewXml = "<Query/>" }; var ...
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User Profile sync with User Information List

Do these two lists have a syncing mechanism? I know of the User Profiles being synced via your data store, but does the User Profile sync with the User Information List? If so, what settings drive ...
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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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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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Staff information Tracker help

I’ve been tasked to look at using SharePoint 2010 to better manage staff information. Staff information can include: Personal Information (name, address, phone email etc), Next of Kin information (...
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User DisplayName on first-time login

Folks, we've got the problem. We are using Claims auth on a SharePoint farm. As usual (windows auth) when user login at first-time to SharePoint site, he sees his DisplayName in welcomecontrol.ascx (...
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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Data View Web part Office 365: Not able to fetch User information (picture,job title,etc.)

I have created SharePoint List with People Picker column. Now while creating Data View Web part from same list, I am able to fetch User Title, but not Picture, Job Title. Note : I am able to fetch my ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...