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Update user profile for user whose account name has changed in AD

We have an issue with User Profile Sync in SharePoint 2010 when the following happens: A new user is added to AD (i.e. DOMAIN\jdoh) The user is synched successfully to SharePoint Time passes The user'...
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Best Practice to check if a user exist

Am I missing something here? There should be a method to check if a user exist, which doesn't throw an error if it doesn't. EnsureUser() is not applicable, because that method creates a new user if it ...
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How to get all properties of all users in SharePoint 2013 Rest API?

I am using this code to get all properties for just myself (current user). But how can I change this so that I can get the same data but for all the users in SharePoint? var oldurl = ...
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Updating User Profile doesn't invalidate cache

The website I'm building has a heavily extended user model. The requirement is to have a single page where admins (who are windows authenticated users) can see the profiles of all the users. Regular ...
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SharePoint 2010: allowing users to modify other users' profile properties

In SharePoint 2010 is it possible to delegate permissions to a user so they can edit other users profile properties through the standard web interface i.e. not through Central Administration? An ...
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Powershell error when trying to hook into UserProfileConfigManager

I am making the following call new-object Microsoft.Office.Server.UserProfiles.UserProfileConfigmanager($servercontext) And get the following error: New-Object : Exception calling ".ctor" with "...
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How is the user information list populated?

When you add a user with direct permissions somewhere within a site but they haven't yet visited SharePoint - will the user be added into the user information list automatically or only once they ...
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How can I migrate my existing MOSS 2007 userprofiles including audiences to SharePoint Server 2010?

We are planning to implement SharePoint Server 2010 in our orginization. Many of our in-house application are heavily dependent upon userprofiles and audience targeting. Is there any Microsoft ...
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Why is user name resolution displaying mydomain\user when using claims based authentication?

We have claims based authentication enabled on our SharePoint 2010 environment. None of the account display names are correct for users. I tried the solution listed here: Inconsistent user names in ...
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How do I search for people by birthday?

SharePoint 2007 has a problem finding people by birthday. If you view a person's profile (their "My Site") and click on their birthday, you're taken to a People Search for a term like this: ...
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How can I Move Windows User Profiles to FBA User Profiles?

I'm working with an extranet that had been configured to use Windows Integrated Authentication in SharePoint 2010. I'd like to move it to FBA authentication, but I'm hung up on the User Profiles. ...
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Sharepoint Site permission issue

We have a web application based on SharePoint. Every Saturday night Site collection permission default groups gets deleted automatically and it is difficult to find the cause of this issue. We have ...
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Tracing user profile changes without iterating all the through?

Due to the project requirement, we want to trace the user profile property changes (made through mysite) whenever they do. Is it a good idea to insert a javascript (through a delegation control) and ...
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How to get user profile property value when privacy for property set to “Private” (only me)

I have a property in the user profile. This property has privacy settings equal to "Private" (or "Only Me" if working through UI). It means that value for this property will be shown only to you or ...
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How to return all user profiles

I need to query the entire user profile store and do multiple operations such as filtering based on one user profile property, sorting by another, and grouping on yet another. Is this possible using ...
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Account is removed in AD but User Profile still exist

We are using SP 2013 On-Premises and User Profile Service (UPS) is setup to sync with our AD for more than a year. Most of the users created/deleted on AD will be added/deleted in the SharePoint UPS ...
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ResolvePrincipal vs SearchPrincipal

So I'm attempting to write something to mimic sharepoint's people picker. I was originally using Utility.ResolvePrincipal with some success, but it was only returning me a single user (obviously). So, ...
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Event handlers on User Information List

Has anyone ever tried adding an event handler to the User Information List of a site collection? Or for that matter, an alert? I'd try it out, but was just wondering if there were any issues I should ...
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'Sign in as Different User' Not “Taking”

In some instances of WSS or MOSS when you use the "Sign in as Different User" option, the new login doesn't "take". Is there any known issue here? Usually logging out and then logging back in with ...
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Displaying user profile image using JSOM - broken image link in IE

I have written the following code to get the user profile image and display on my master page header. Everything is working fine with Chrome but in IE I get a broken image link where i should be ...
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Get UserData - JavaScript

As seen in the following picture, when I add a User-Filter to a page it allows me to choose the parameter to pass. In my case I used the Büro. How can I retrive this data from client using JavaScript?...
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How to disable or remove the Choose Picture & Remove Button in Edit Profile SharePoint 2010?

Is there a way to remove or disable the Choose Picture and Remove button in Edit Profile for Users?
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How to set/see my email?

I am new to SP, using 2010, and have my account tied to active directory. Yet in SP I cannot see my email address anywhere. How can I know what address is using? Ok, I CAN see my address under My ...
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Person.gif shown for all posters in threaded view of Discussion Board

I have one farm where all Discussion Board threaded views show the cartoonish Person.gif picture for all users. I know the users posting have pictures in their profile that show in the site collection ...
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Newsfeed error - The operation failed because the server could not access the distributed cache

I've recently installed SharePoint 2013 RTM and on the newsfeed page the error "The operation failed because the server could not access the distributed cache." with no items are available in the ...
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Sort Order in People Search Core Results

I wish to display a list of new users on my SharePoint site. I've picked the People Search Core Results webpart and have a user list, but how do I order it by creation date? Iknow in Active ...
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Use Powershell to iterate through all UserProfile properties

The following script spits out all UserProfile properties for users on Sharepoint 2007: [void][System.Reflection.Assembly]::LoadWithPartialName("Microsoft.Office.Server") [void][System.Reflection....
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Powershell to list specific user profiles

Is there a way to list specific user profiles instead all the users? Ex: List all the accounts starting with IT. It should list all the users with ITUser1,ITUser2, ect.... The following script ...
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How to access programmatically to Active Directory Properties from an SPUser

I'd like to know how can I do to access to Active Directory information (eg: Department) of an User starting from an SPUser... I've User Profile Service configured and I see in Sharepoint those fields....
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Active Directory Import in Sharepoint Foundation 2013

I am new to Sharepoint 2013 and started working on Sharepoint 2013 Foundation version. I have a requirement that suggest to Import or Synchronize Active Directory users with Sharepoint user profiles. ...
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Turning off “We found some suggestions for you on Sharepoint” globally

Every few days I get a "We found some suggestions for you" email telling me to follow people within our own organization. This is a very annoying and useless default option, at least for our mid-sized ...
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UserProfileApplicationNotAvailableException_Logging :: UserProfileApplicationProxy.ApplicationProperties ProfilePropertyCache does not have

I have a two views of my List and two SharePoint groups. Only one List view is visible depending on the user logged in according to his group. I am using SitePage and added a WebPartZone to it. In ...
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Does every user have a user.ID?

Does every user that belongs to a site collection or a group in that site collection, have a user.ID? I am iterating through a list of SPFieldUserValueCollection and am comparing the SPFieldUserValue....
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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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How to get two User Profiles service application using C#?

Is it possible to get two User Profiles service application 1). User profile service1 2). User profile service2 I have some code which only fetches the Ist User profile service application but not ...
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Add a user profile property as a library column

I have a few properties stored against user profiles (both standard and custom properties) that I would like to show, based on the user that created an item, in library views. For example, if the ...
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Can/should you migrate the User Profile Service databases?

We migrate the Content and Metadata databases to our Test environment from Production, although I was recently asked if we should be moving the User Profile Service databases as well. I don't really ...
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Why is SharePoint 2013 Designer workflow people picker field from the list item showing wrong user?

We have a standard SharePoint 2013 list that contains several columns. One of the columns is your typical People Picker column. Let's call it the Employee Name column When we send out an email via a ...
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sharepoint 2010 adding more fields in user profile, accessible from spuser

we have custom fields like e.g. Manager, Organisation, EmployeeCode. currently we are creating a custom list to add these with respective SpUser.ID, which i think is wrong. Can any one please guide ...
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What is the My Site search experience in geographically distributed model?

I'm developing an architecture model for my company's global SharePoint footprint and have a question on the people search experience for a geographically distributed model. My plan right now is to ...
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REST API to get Frequent Sharepoint Sites programmatically?

Sharepoint Online offers a view of the frequent sites of the current user. It is available in the home page of the "My Site" of the user. I'm asking if there is a REST API (or something like) to get ...
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Sync user photo from local AD to SharePoint online

My problem seems to be simple, but it makes me crazy… In general I would like to display user photo from my local AD in SharePoint online (Office 365 E3). I have asked this question on MS support, ...
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Need to sync User Profile with aspnetdb

Can someone please guide me on How to sync user profiles from aspnetdb (FBA users)? We do not have AD, So we need to Create and Sync the User Profile of Sharepoint with aspnetdb. Just to add more ...
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Unable to replicate the attributes of AD to SPO via AzureAD

I am trying to sync a custom property which is created in AD with SharePoint Online User Profiles. I want to understand that while it is synced from AD to Azure AD, and while it is synced from Azure ...
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How do you change user's names and email addresses?

In SharePoint 2010, how do you change users' names and email addresses when you don't have Active Directory - when the accounts you are using are just local user accounts?
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How do I get the user profile from an e-mail address?

What is the best way to fetch the user profile from an e-mail address? I have a site collection in which I have to get a hold of a MOSS UserProfile object and I only have the users e-mail address. ...
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How to access user profile with object model

I need to fetch some properties. How can I access User Profile with Client Object Model? Any code example will be helpful.
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Change / rearrange / move user properties - Powershell

Is there a way with PowerShell to rearrange / change the order of user properties? If I create a custom user property and make it visible on the mysite I have to click like 100 times to get in to the "...
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Profile image size issue

When uploading an image of up to 300x300 for profiles into SharePoint 2013 - SP automatically creates thumbnails for the image for use around the site; org browser, people search etc. However if the ...
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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 "...