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Anonymous blog posts and comments?

We have an HR blog on the SharePoint and would like everyone to post and comments, issues or feedback on it. However, we want it to say annonymous for the user that posted rather than the actual ...
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How Can I Enable Editing for User Information AD Properties?

In a list, I have a column for users. When I click on the username it opens up the user profile panel with information gotten from AD for that user. This is good. You would think that if I ...
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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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Identity correlation using User Profile Service (FIM)

Background We are currently using SharePoint 2010 and are potentially looking at SharePoint 2013 for an upcoming project. We have information about 'users' (employees) in a bunch of systems: Active ...
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User Profile Service - display user domain name

We have set up profile synchronization and user are displayed as "FirstName LastName", but client wants to display user name from AD. What do I have to change in user profile service to display user ...
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CurrentUser.Name different on dev to test?

Locally (during development) CurrentUser.Name brings back a nicely formatted first name and surname: "Dee Mac". On test it brings back "DOMAIN\DeeMaC". Is there anyway I can ensure I'm gettin a '...
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Methods to disable colleague suggestions

I have a couple test farms that I use and recently it sent out the monthly colleague suggestion email to all of my users who had profiles in the test domain. I've found several articles in research ...
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User Profile Property : Latest change value for a single property

i want to log the changes done on a single Propety value change for ex : VOIP number. i should be able to log the recent change that was done on this property in a day for all the employees. i am ...
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PeopleEditor controls resolve names differently

Hopefully this is a question with a simple answer. I have two SharePoint 2010 environments, each containing a people editor control. In one environment the "check names" button resolves the name into ...
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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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Sync between UserProfile Store and User Information List

One of the users has updated his photo/picture on his My Site and it is showing the updated photo (on his My Site) as well as the picture property (user profile property) in SSP is updated with the ...
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User Profiles “User Information” -vs- Mysites

In Sharepoint lists, where it gives you a link to the user who created or modified a file, or to a username specified in a "user field" on a list, sometimes I get a plain "Edit User Profile" panel, ...
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How to get user profile info from AD like ManagerName and E-mail automatically in doc library item

I have a Document Library based on a custom content type and I cannot figure out how to grab information from the user profile. The built-in column called "Created By" knows my "full name" based on my ...
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Deleted users and metadata

If I delete users from SP (AD), how will that affect metadata (e.g. created/modified by in file metadata, or person lookup fields). Will I end up with anonymous ugly SIDs?
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Profile/group expiration for non-use?

I am wondering if it is possible to be notified if a Sharepoint user and/or group has not been used in a specified amount of time. For example, if user - "Bob" does not log into our sharepoint site in ...
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user profile changes not reflected

Say, i have 100 users in user profile. Requirement : Get all user profile changes from a given date-time value to Now(date time) in a collection .Iterate collection to do the necessary changes. ...
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Get User Profile Info from Preferred Name

I am trying to fetch the manager full name when a user name is populated in the people picker control. Here are the steps I am following: Added another control on page. The AfterCallbackClientScript ...
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SharePoint User Profile Creation Oddity

I have a couple farms setup with SharePoint 2010. The dev farm is a single server with everything on it (except for the database), and another test farm has multiple web front ends and an app server (...
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SharePoint 2010 User Profile Sync - Remove Disabled Users

I have SharePoint 2010 set up to sync active directory users and it is working great. I am getting disabled users in the sync though. I have tried what all the blogs say, filter on ...
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Using the people picker how to get the typed/selected users to save them somewhere?

Using the people picker how to get the typed/selected users to save them somewhere? I already know how to create a people picker in an application page, however after the user types 10 users or ...
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Creating a page library with shared and unshared pages in Sharepoint

I wish to create a Page library that has some shared items that everyone can see, and some items that just some users can see. What might be the best way to implement this?
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Deleting a SharePoint User Profile remotely

Can anyone tell me how to delete a SharePoint user profile remotely? I don't see a way to do this using SharePoint Web Services or User Profile Services. The following code works fine when run on ...
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Is it possible to swap out urls pointing to MySite with urls to custom pages?

We've developed a custom userprofile page for a costumer. This page is supposed to be linked to by all default sharepoint buttons and links pointing to the MySite. One example is the SharePoint ...
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MySite Title always changes to Site Collection admin display name

I have been struggling with an issue for a while now. Our customer had the requirements to have a central account to be set as site collection administrator for each mysite. This means that, upon ...
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Lists.asmx item person not in UserGroup.asmx GetAllUserCollectionFromWeb method

I am using Lists.asmx's GetListItems method, then I'm using info from UserGroup.asmx's GetAllUserCollectionFromWeb method to get more user details about a person in one of the columns of the list. I ...
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Disabling navigationg to MySite when clicking username

We have set up profile synchronization and mysite, but client didn't like the idea behind mysite and decided to shut it down. But there is still a little problem - when user clicks user name of ...
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User profile properties Replication

I am having a problem with user profile property work phone. I don't want the work phone property to be displayed in userdisp.aspx so I unchecked the replicable property in user profile. However, it ...
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Get sites from which user is member of user's My Site

One of the requirements of our SharePoint installation is that in each user's My Site-Profile, we need to show what pages he is a member of - separated by site categories (projects, etc.) In other ...
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Powershell script to update all users

Okay I am half asleep, what did I do wrong with my powershell script (modified with I have just watched the A-Team in mind) function update-fields () { #Set up default variables #My Site URL $...
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unable change privacy setings for mobile phone property

I am trying to change the privacy settings for the mobile phone through central administration, however the option is dimmed. I though that as with any other option this could changed. I have tried ...
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merge data in a sharepoint2010 user profile property sync with sql using BCS

i have configured the user profile syncing with my custom SQL table. i require 4 properties that are with 6 columns in the table & the scenario is i have to concatenate the strings of the 3 ...
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Can't get Division from UserProfile Store in SharePoint 2007

There is an attribute in AD called "division" which we have mapped in SharePoint 2007 and crawled in. It shows in our Profiles. I'm trying to update a custom list through a timer job that pulls the "...
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Detecting dead accounts and cleaning them from a SharePoint site

I've been asked to create a solution which detects the dead accounts and cleans it up from a SharePoint site. I found a code snippet here (in the comments) which checks each user against the AD and ...
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Synchronize User Profile data from an external list

I would like to use additional properties from another datasource (SQL server) as additional user properties, then push them back to active directory. I setup a sample BCS to the sql server ...
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Maintaining permissions across a SharePoint 2007 and SharePoint 2010 site?

We're currently mid-way through migrating to SharePoint 2010. As we have a large test schedule ahead of us we're currently running two test deployments side by side - Our SharePoint 2007 test ...
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Showing users like SPFieldUser

Is there an option to show users like the SPFieldUser? I have a custom c# webpart and want show usernames. Every username i want to link to a userprofile. I also want the online status of a user.
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Users image in my site programatically

How to get the users image in my site programatically? I need to show image of the logged-in user in my webpart.
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Manager resolution across multiple domains during User Profile sync

When utilizing Active Directory connections across multiple domains (with a two-way trust), is it possible to have resolution (during sync) of the Manager field when the Manager exists in another ...
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Tracking Changes to Individual Cell in Excel Spreadsheet on SharePoint?

I've gotten a weird request today, someone I work with asked if there is any way to track changes to a specific cell in an Excel Spreadsheet. The spreadsheet is hosted on SharePoint and they want to ...
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Adding users in Sharepoint

How do you add users in Sharepoint Online without importing from AD? I've seen a few places mention you can do it but when I create and save a user it complains it doesn't match a name.
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Display User Profile Picture next to Welcome Menu?

I want to display the user profile picture next to the Welcome Menu in the top right and I have it working after following Erik Swenson's blog but it doesn't seem to be working on My Sites. This is ...
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Map ADFS Claims to Sharepoint Pofile

i've set up claims based authentication with SPTrustedIdentityTokenIssuer using ADFS 2.0 as a backend. Within my ADFS 2.0 i've set up rules to send the LDAP Email as Email, LDAP Surname as Surname and ...
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Personalization with a User Profile Property in the SharePoint 2010 Master Page

I'm trying to build a megamenu with two levels of personalization for every user: Filtered links driven by list-based content. I'm using a DVWP for this. The DVWP is all set up and works great in a ...
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machine user profile folder C:/docsandsettings big

So my Documents and Settings folder on my WSS server is getting big in size, I feel the server needs some space freed up on the OS partition. Each user logs in using their unique MACHINENAME\username ...
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User Profile to SharePoint Full Synchronization is missing from the list of timer jobs

'User Profile to SharePoint Full Synchronization' and 'User Profile to SharePoint Quick Synchronization' are missing from my list of available timer jobs. The User Profile Service is configured, Sync ...
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SPFieldUserValue and UserProfileManager / Convert UserProfile to SPFieldUserValue

I have a big problem. I would like add a user to a list item via SPFieldUserValue. But this user has never used the Sharepoint site before. So I can not select the SPUser-Object of this user from a ...
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Attach an event receiver to profile property update

Do someone know if it's possible to attach an event receiver to profile updates? The goal would be to update an external system (such as a CRM) when a user is updating his profile.
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SharePoint 2010 Profile Enhancements

I am looking for any 3rd party tools that would enhance the useability, functionality, as well as the branding of the SharePoint 2010 MySites. Currently we would like a more intuitive user interface ...
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Incremental AD Sync does not delete users

I cannot find any documentation to support this, but in practice it seems that running incremental user profile AD syncs does NOT mark missing users for deletion. Running a full sync however will ...
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Tracking User Activity for badges

I'm creating a QA site similar to Stack Overflow on SharePoint. I'd like to be able to integrate some badges into the System. I've thought of a few ideas, but I'd love some divergent thinking on ...