Active directory sharepoint user validating
Additionally, you can browse the full User Information List by accessing the User Info table from the site collection\web application content database.
As you can see from the folllowing screen, only three users are marked as active. Share Point; namespace Delete SPUser Info List User Step 2: Modify the code by replacing your Site URL and User Name.
In our scenario, this is where orphaned AD user (Niks\tpatel) shows up in the people picker control because even though she is not available in the target environment’s active directory but lingered in the User Info table from the source site collection.
To view the User Information List from the browser, log in to the site using the Administrator privileges, and navigate to the /_catalogs/users/
I am not sure if the ldap parameters are correct, or of something else is wrong.
The best approach to delete the orphaned AD users from the User Information List, you should write a custom code and remove the user using the SPWeb. This will delete the users from the top level site collection. Alternatively, you can access the /_catalogs/users/to verify that user isn’t exists in the User Information List. Niks\tpatel) is not browsable in the People Picker control. Hopefully this will be helpful to someone who is looking for both background story and sample code to clean up the site collection users. Web, Version=126.96.36.199, Culture=neutral, Public Key Token=b03f5f7f11d50a3a" connection String Name="Customer Connection String" connection Username="domain\user" enable Password Reset="false" requires Question And Answer="false" min Required Password Length="1" min Required Nonalphanumeric Characters="0" connection Password="password"/ I have a simple active directory running on one server, one domain. I have tried ldap://xyz ldap://ldap://192.168.1.200 ldap://xyz.com/CN=Users, DC=xyz, DC=com The error message I get are worthless to me, such as " You can look at articles that introduce how to specify LDAP paths and make sure you are specifying correct LDAp path to point to your Active Directory users container. Web, Version=188.8.131.52, Culture=neutral, Public Key Token=b03f5f7f11d50a3a" connection String Name="ADConnection String" connection Username="testdomain\administrator" connection Password="password"/ Best Regards Xiao Yong Dai Microsoft Online Community Support Please remember to click “Mark as Answer” on the post that helps you, and to click “Unmark as Answer” if a marked post does not actually answer your question. Hi Looks like you have established connection with the AD server, One thing to keep in mind when authenticate valid credentials for an account is that: The format of the user name depends on the attribute Map Username attribute of the Best Regards Xiao Yong Dai Microsoft Online Community Support Please remember to click “Mark as Answer” on the post that helps you, and to click “Unmark as Answer” if a marked post does not actually answer your question. Event time: 1/24/2008 AM Event time (UTC): 1/24/2008 AM Event ID: f2fd83f2d54f4b25a0325434aa681af0 Event sequence: 15 Event occurrence: 2 Event detail code: 0 Application information: Application domain: b06a0b20-6-128456464236250000 Trust level: Full Application Virtual Path: /Active Directory Logon2 Application Path: D:\Visual Studio 2005\Track Star\Active Directory Logon2\ Machine name: XXX745 Process information: Process ID: 4364 Process name: Web Dev. EXE Account name: XXX\dave Request information: Request URL: Directory Logon2/Service.asmx/Logon Request path: /Active Directory Logon2/Service.asmx/Logon User host address: 127.0.0.1 User: ISC\dave Is authenticated: True Authentication Type: NTLM Thread account name: XXX\dave Name to authenticate: dave Custom event details: For more information, see Help and Support Center at After deploying the site collection in the client environment, I am able to browse the “Niks\tpatel” user from the target environment’s people picker control.To gain more insight into where would people picker control show the user information from, I have launched extensive research on web and gladly found many resources but none of them captured in one article.