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How can I be logged in in parallel with different user profiles for testing, what users with certain permissions can see in a SharePoint site?

RIGHT click on IE hold SHIFT and then RIGHT click again on IE LEFT click "Run as different user" login Repeat 1.- 4. for other users :)
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Unable to get users from user profile for SHAREPOINT\system

System account is basically the Web application pool account user which you have passed during web application creation phase. You cannot find this user with account name "SharePoint\System" in User ...
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How to update a renamed Active Directory User in the SharePoint People Picker

To update the name in SharePoint People Picker and other lists, execute the following PowerShell Command: $web = (Get-SPSite https://Environment).rootweb $web | Set-SPUser -Identity "DOMAIN\username" ...
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A user seemingly modified a document after their account was deactivated

I would look at possibly a workflow that she initiated before she left that had a next step that was triggered in July. I think I have seen this behavior in approval workflows before.
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Check if the user has attached any file

You can add this script: <script type="text/javascript" language="javascript"> function PreSaveAction() { var elm = document.getElementById("idAttachmentsTable"); if (...
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Event Receiver How to change account of Firing Event Receiver

You can impersonate in the event receiver. Usually, running code under System User is required and it is done using throuth RunWithElevatedPrivileges method, like: Guid siteGuid = properties.SiteId; ...
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How can I be logged in in parallel with different user profiles for testing, what users with certain permissions can see in a SharePoint site?

Remember the old "log in as different user" from SP2010? Well it's still there - just browse to <yourSharePoint>/_layouts/15/closeConnection.aspx?loginasanotheruser=true
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How can I be logged in in parallel with different user profiles for testing, what users with certain permissions can see in a SharePoint site?

Use chrome and create multiple users In settings you can shift to a different user using top right menu every user opens in a seperate window. Each window uses its own cache, saved passwords, ...
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Get-SPUser without specify a site collection

The users are stored per SiteCollection, so there will no other way as to iterate through all of them.
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How to give External Users Access to Certain SubSites?

The subsites which should be allowed for the external users need to have unique permissions, meaning their permissions must not inherit from the parent site. To break the permission inheritance, ...
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How can I be logged in in parallel with different user profiles for testing, what users with certain permissions can see in a SharePoint site?

There's a bunch of options: You can easily open up to 6 browser sessions: IE, IE InPrivate, Chrome, Chome Incognito, Firefox, Firefox Private browsing (+ Opera or else if you want!). They all have ...
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Duplicate users

There's only one account in AD but they end up being treated like two different user profiles within SharePoint. You're on the right track when you mention the claims prefix. Most likely, this site ...
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When I change the display name for a user in AD the saved value does not change in SharePoint 2013

When ever you make a change in AD for one user or all users, You have to run the User Profile Sync Crawl. You can schedule it daily /weekly or what ever. We schedule incremental every night so that ...
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New-SMBShare : No mapping between account names and security IDs was done

The documentation for the command is very poor concerning the required format for the IDs. If you modify your example and change the line: $FullAccessAccounts = "domain\farm,domain\app_pool" to $...
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Getting user's manager in SharePoint (Javascript)

Hi i know this is an old question, but here's a result that doesn't use SPServices: Note that this answer is inspired from this post The method to get the manager of a user by user_email: function ...
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Importing AD Users in to SharePoint online

If you have an enterprise-level “E Plan” subscription, you can use Active Directory Synchronization. This lets you use your existing Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) infrastructure to grant ...
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How can I be logged in in parallel with different user profiles for testing, what users with certain permissions can see in a SharePoint site?

Personally, I use 3 browsers for testing with different users, this is the best way I think, you don't need to install a small VM, that's too dear and long to do it. Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Opera and ...
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Consequences Of Renaming A User Account

I think you can face problem as sometimes the profile synchronization timer job does not correctly synchronize the changes in the User name and Account name information. You need to execute the ...
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Three-tier Farm install, what to use on DB - SP_Farm or SQL_Admin?

if you ask for the best practice then: Create the SQL_Admin: The SQL Server service account is used to run SQL Server. It is the service account for the following SQL Server services: MSSQLSERVER ...
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Set Default user when EnsureUser fails

You can use a try/catch block like this: $siteCollUrl = "http://my-sharepoint-site" $spSourceWeb = Get-SPWeb $siteCollUrl; $test_user = "CONTOSO\Administrator" try { $userx = $spSourceWeb....
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Does deleting an Office 365 user also delete their SharePoint Online files?

No. Removing a user will not remove their files they created on SharePoint sites that are not their OneDrive. Eventually, after 30 days, their person site , which contains their OneDrive, will be ...
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Does i:0#.w| part matter in superuser or superreader username on web app properties?

No it doesn't. The i:0#.w| part is an internal signature for SharePoint that identifies the authentication type as claims rather than the soon to be deprecated classic authentication. Update Usually ...
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Does i:0#.w| part matter in superuser or superreader username on web app properties?

Yes, it does matter. Especially in the Object Cache Configuration( Super User & Super Reader).If your webapplication configured as claims based authentication then this is import piece. Make Sure ...
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what happens to the records created by someone if their office 365 account is deleted?

Whatever happens to a user when you delete them from AD, or delete their profile, their username will always appear attached to documents written by them or against comments they've added within your ...
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Username's skype status is showing "Presence unknown" on a site collection, while it is working well on the other site collections

Each SiteCollection stores information about users in the hidden User Information List. Your problem should exist in the SipAddress attribute of the user. You can confirm this with the following ...
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How to change SharePoint users domain

you have to use the move-spuser command to move the users from one domain to other. what you can do, create a CSV files which contains all ids Now create powershell script which loop through all ids ...
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Sign in as different user in SharePoint 2013

Much like Derek Gusoff, I use a bookmarklet. Thought I would post it in the interest of added options. javascript:(function(){ var curloc = document.location.href.split('_');var urlEnding= '_layouts/...
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How to prevent the disabled user accessing the SharePoint resources?

Yes, this is correct. In our intranet we use disabling user to prevent unauthorized access. So the way this user references remain intact and guarantee the security of sensitive information. Hope ...
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The search for user profile not showing any result ( sharepoint 2013 )

After creating the Enterprise Search Center I changed the setting in my Intranet by entering a Search Center URL and results page URL and now it's working. Thx for user19952.
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