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SharePoint 2013 Permission for AD Group not working

On your site, navigate to Site Settings > Site Permissions In the ribbon, find and click "Check Permissions". The return will show how the user have access to your site.
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Restrict SharePoint access for 1 ActiveDirectory group

In Central Admin, Web application management, highlight the web application you'd like to restrict for a group. Select User Policy from the ribbon and type the group name and select "Deny All". Click ...
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SharePoint Navigation Audience Targeting Not Working With AD Group

I ended up contacting Microsoft and was able to get this resolved. We made a few changes so I'm not 100% sure which step fixed it but I have an idea. For starters, it's worth mentioning we used to run ...
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Disabled Users in SharePoint 2013 - Best practices

If the users have already disabled from Active directory and you need to exclude them in SharePoint , you should do the following Centeral Administration > Application Management > Mange Service ...
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Difference between service accounts and managed accounts

Service Accounts accounts used within sharepoint to run the services, app pools, cache etc are called services accounts. These of domain accounts created within active directory. Like farm admin ...
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Sharepoint Online O365 best practice

Yes there is. You should turn your browser to FastTrack which does exactly what your asking for - all in one place: https://fasttrack.microsoft.com/office If you have more that 150 users, Fast Track ...
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How to set permission to all AD users in Shareoint 2013

If you only have one Site Collection you want to share, then in the Visitor group (with read permission only) add the user Everyone which is equivalent to NT Authoruty\Authenticated Users. But if you ...
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Using Active Directory groups instead of SP groups

The cons is obviously that you won't be able to add users to a group in SharePoint, and you have to manage AD-groups instead. If you already have 10'000 SharePoint groups in your environment, you may ...
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Migrate MOSS 2007 to SharePoint 2013 on different AD environment

To migrate from SharePoint 2007 to 2013 without using third party tools, you'll need to go via an intermediate SharePoint 2010 farm. You should be able to build one on a trial license however for the ...
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SharePoint 2013 Permission for AD Group not working

Another thing to check. Check the permission on site collection, if you allowed NT AUTHORITY\Authenticated Users or Added Everyone in somewhere the site collection. if yes then user will get the ...
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Difference between service accounts and managed accounts

Service Accounts are all the accounts you should use to have a best practice installation of any SharePoint Server. They are ... SP_CacheSuperReader SP_CacheSuperUser SP_ExcelUser SP_Farm SP_Install ...
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Query Membership of Active Directory Group in Security Group in Sharepoint

You can query AD membership using this workaround: var clientContext = new SP.ClientContext(); var groupId = 5; // the group membership ID for the group you want to check var group = clientContext....
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Best approach to allow all our employees to Read a site and send them an email when a new discussion item is added

There is a property IsHiddenInUI but unfortunately its only a getter property so you cant change its value and hide group in UI. Now you are afraid that AD group might be removed by some adventurous ...
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Modify PeoplePicker to remove AD results and only show SAML Claims?

Use https://ldapcp.codeplex.com/ codeplex Custom Claim Provider then you can use the following script to hide however this will hide in entire farm. $cpm = Get-SPClaimProviderManager $ad = get-...
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Can we use distribution lists inside sharepoint 2016 "Person and Group" column type

Distribution lists cannot be used here as they're used to distribute emails to recipient mailboxes but not more. They do not have any security context as the mail-enabled security groups do.
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SharePoint 2013 on premise - using Azure AD Application Proxy

Azure AD Application Proxy is part of the Azure AD Premium P1 license (see Pricing). To your questions: Unfortunately you didn't specify what you want to achieve.. Do do want externals to access ...
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Critical error 6398 - User synchronization not working anymore

in SharePoint 2013 use "Active Directory Import" instead of "SharePoint Profile Synchronization" in Configure synchronization Settings Extremely fast performance Very reliable No FIM and extra sync ...
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How can I create people directory in Sharepoint 2013?

Option 1: Use the Contact List Web Part available in SharePoint If you are a small organization, you can simply use an out of the box Web Part called Contacts to manage contact information. The beauty ...
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Can I synchronize only users that are members of a certain AD group?

You can also add a LDAP filter to the synchronization connection if you are using AD import. If you open the User Profile Service Application, then click on 'Configure Synchronization Connections', ...
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How do I setup a Sharepoint Org Chart that automatically sync with AD?

SharePoint includes an OrgChart webpart and it's enabled in user profile pages by default. You however have to have user profile service configured correctly and in Active Directory the manager ...
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How to prepare solution: Sharepoint Group and Active Directory Group

Why not just have the active directory group as the only member inside of a SharePoint group? If you want to do it that way, it may have to be an Event Receiver for a Site using the GroupUserAdded ...
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Disabled Users in SharePoint 2013 - Best practices

you can filter the Disbaled user from User Profile Sync using the Connection filter as M.Qassas Mentioned in his post. The User Profile Synchronization timer job marks for deletion users who ...
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Office 365 Distribution Group not showing in Sharepoint Permissions?

You cannot use distribution groups as securable objects in SharePoint. It must be converted to a mail enabled security group. This has been the case for nearly a decade.
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Syncing AD Security Groups to Office 365 to use in SharePoint

AD Security groups can be synced to Office 365 and used in permissioning SharePoint sites. We do it all over the place. To handle changes, you have to update your on prem groups, allow them to ...
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Active Directory Group Members missing in SharePoint 2013

The AD groups, so long as they are security groups (not distribution lists), will appear in people pickers when imported in the User Profile Service application. AD groups are not expanded when used ...
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cant start User Profile Synchronization Service

Make sure that You are using the Farm Account to start UPSs. The Farm account is added to local administrator group during starting UPS service. Note: After adding the farm account to local ...
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cant start User Profile Synchronization Service

this how i resolve the problem:it's a combination of the answer and the comment on top: -First , need to flow step by step. User Profile Synchronization Service Starting then Stopped in SharePoint -...
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