Questions tagged [account]

For questions related to Sitecore's user account handling and related Roles.

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Server Role for SQL Server Account?

Connecting to SQL Server I currently have set the Server Role sysadmin on the account accessing SQL Server where I'm about to host Sitecore databases. My guess is that it's way to much privileges for ...
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Why does Sitecore insist on generating a new password to provide the 'old' password, when setting a new password

If I need to change a Sitecore user's password, the dialog requires that I submit the old password at the same time. Often I don't know the old password, so within the same dialog I can generate a new ...
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Search not working for Sitecore User Field

Using Sitecore 8.0. The template has a field "Author" of field type "Sitecore User". I have created an Item of this template. On clicking Select for "Author", it shows a dialog - "Associate Sitecore ...
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Add profile image for Sitecore user

Can we add profile images for the Sitecore user. When a user is created, I can only see the option to assign an icon from a preset list. My project is a blogging site, where every blogger is a ...
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How to perform a faster search on User list

I'm trying to fetch a user by its custom profile property. The code times out because there are more than 100000 records. So, I wrote a second method, which seems a little better, but maybe because ...
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Are there any problems with using email addresses as IDs?

I am thinking of using an email address as a login ID for Sitecore (CMS). In the settings <setting name="AccountNameValidation", value=".*"> , any character can be used. We ...