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Get users from 7.2 - throwing error in Sitecore PowerShell

I am using 7.2 Sitecore version. There I need to fetch users using PowerShell script. I have tried multiple combinations or filters to run for instance - Get-User -Filter * I get an error saying - ...
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User management in the Content Hub

I am trying to understand a few things regarding Sitecore Content Hub but cannot figure them out. When a user logs in, the SAML response contains GUIDs under the groups. None of the documentation I ...
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How to create AD User in sitecore via custom API?

The Membershipprovider doesnt seem to create an AD user from custom c# API. While logging in via Azure AD sitecore automatically creates the AD user and maps the roles as per the transformation rules....
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JSS import security is not stopping content from being overwritten

I am trying to stop the JSS deploy to my local sitecore environment from overwriting some personalisation rules on a route that I have applied on a route. I have tried following the steps outlined in ...
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How to handle two user sessions at the same time in Sitecore

We have a Sitecore MVC website. The Sitecore version is 9.3.0. As of now, we have a login functionality on the website. We use AuthenticationManager.Login method and pass 3 parameters: username, ...
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Unable to delete user programmatically in sitecore 9

i am trying to delete extranet users through code. (same functionality that is in user manager) Code: User user = User.FromName(username, true); user.Delete(); i am not getting any error but user is ...
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Getting Sitecore Users faster, filtering based on custom property

Need help with the performance issue with sitecore GetUsers Function. I have 80K sitecore users, and have custom property called "Accounts Assigned" in user profile. I am using pipe ...
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How can I change Username and Fully qualified name fields for the users programmatically? [duplicate]

I am trying to write a code that changes the username and the user quilfied name but all the fields I found were read-only, any help?
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Virtual user persisting Roles after logout

I am trying to login a virtual user for my application and have assigned roles to this virtual user. var virtualUser = Sitecore.Security.Authentication.AuthenticationManager.BuildVirtualUser(userName, ...
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Sitecore allow item to access only by Owner

I have a requirement from one of our clients related to Sitecore security roles. The requirement is that an item can be visible only to the owner of that item and only they have the access to edit the ...
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Assign rights to create new version of an item if a user does not have write access

I have a basic approval workflow set up with three states (Draft, For Approval and Published), and two basic user types that can work on an item in this workflow (Author and Editor). An author can ...
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I packaged a bunch of roles but when seen in next environment, the security access and options did not translate in the next environment

I spent a good deal of time creating a series of roles to highly limit access to content items depending on the role. I did not want to go through the same exercise again when I moved from the DEV ...
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Add a Buyer Role to a User programatically

Imagine i have "MyDomain\Buyer" role in Role Manager, i want to get that role from role manager and add that role to a user programmatically using c#. can any one let me know how to do it. i ...
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Sitecore users are present in core db - [aspnet_Users] table, but not shown in User Manager wizard

We migrated our Sitecore 8.2 initial release to Sitecore 9.2. In sitecore 8.2 initial release we had sitecore users synched with AD(using LDAP ) Since Sitecore 9.2 will not support AD, we removed ...
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Sitecore virtual users in a setup with different login options

End-users of our commerce solution can log in, in two ways: With their email-address or using a booking number as user name. They log in with an email-address when they already have a user profile on ...
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user not created in user manager using Federated Authentication

I'm using sitecore 9.1.1. I've implemented federated authentication and it's working successfully. However, i have an issue that user creation always fails and i found the below error in the logs. "...
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Making use of the "user" events

I'm using Sitecore 9.1.1, and in the sitecore.config there are a series of user events (user:created, user:created:remote, user:deleted, user:deleted:remote, user:updated, user:updated:remote, etc). ...
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How to set default wallpaper for virtual user?

I am logging in user as virtual user to Sitecore. For some reason default wallpaper for user is blue screen instead of default Sitecore field image. if I update wallpaper manually via dialog it save ...
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Login virtual user to Sitecore Content Editor

Sitecore 8.2 I need to login virtual user with name like 'virtualUser2000' (not 'sitecore\virtualUser2000') to sitecore content editor. My code: var virtualUser = _authenticationManager....
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How do I edit content with a non-admin user?

I created a new user so that user can edit content For example the user is Chelsea. I made it and I tried to give full access So it's the same as admin. This is only for tests. I logged in with the ...
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Roles not mapping correctly using Federated Authentication

I've run into a dead end with Federated authentication in Sitecore 9.1. I've implemented a IdentityProvidersProcessor using Microsoft.Owin.Security.OpenIdConnect to be able to authenticate using users ...
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How does a virtual user differ from a user authenticated using a custom membership provider?

Just wondering, what is the difference between a Sitecore virtual user and a user authenticated using a custom membership provider(and respective custom profile and role provider)? I have been ...
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What role to add to show just the presentation details [duplicate]

I'm creating roles for the Author user who should be able to add components to the page (along with creating & editing content). This user has only two roles now - Sitecore client authoring & ...
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Check if a user is disabled

We have some custom code to send emails out when submitting an item from one workflow state to another and it seems to be sending items to users who have been disabled. I've been trying to find a way ...
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After migrating users the user Ids are different

I'm trying to migrate users to another instance. Both the source & destination are the same - v8.2. There is an option Serialize users and roles in the Domain Manager dialog. Using that I have ...
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Run powershell script when new user is created

So, I've been successful in creating a powershell script that modifies the MyToolbar to what we need based on the user's domain: $ribbonCommands = "{1DDBC2B7-69B4-44A0-AAF9-895AB51B1F00}|{D87FDF3B-...
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Content authors to see their own items only in workbox, not from other authors

Is there a way to implement the workflow and user roles for Content authors to see their own items only in workbox not from other authors.
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How to define a new user role that can create and approve their OWN content only?

I have a requirement like a user should create and approve their OWN content only and it should not accessible that created/updated Sitecore items to other users. Ex: user1 has created a test1 page ...
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The "Sitecore Client Users" role and concurrent user limit?

Let's say your license limits you to 10 concurrent CMS users at once. If someone's user account is in the Sitecore Client Users role, and they log in with that account, do they count as a concurrent ...
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Restricting which roles a role can assign

So, I've set it up so that a given role can create new users and assign them roles. What I really would like to do is to restrict which roles that role can assign. Is there a way to do this? If it'...
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Automatically attach user to external identity

On SC 9.0.2 we want to map an existing user in sitecore automatically to an external identity provider, but get the following error: [InvalidOperationException: Unable to create a user. Reason: ...
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How to setup authentication when using a combination of Azure AD and a custom database to store user accounts?

I am using SXC 9.0.2. I have an Azure AD and would like to let Azure AD accounts access both the Content Editor and the Commerce Business Tools. End-users will also need to sign-in - these users will ...
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Can't get user roles on content delivery server

In Sitecore 7.2 we're having some trouble getting a value from Sitecore.Context.Domain.GetRoles() on our content delivery servers. It works fine in development and locally but when we deploy to a load ...
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Create new user with JSS

Is there any API by which can create a new user in Sitecore with JSS?
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User Profile table in SQL

I am saving a user profile and one of the field is "UserLanguage" which is saving fine Context.User.Profile.Save(); The save method is working as expected but where the User Profile being saved in ...
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How to Transfer Users with active password policy

I want to transfer users from our QA environment to the PROD environment on Sitecore.NET 8.2 (rev. 170728). It is totally fine if the users are deactivated and have a random password set. ...
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Administrator access as a role

When you edit a user in Sitecore, such as Sitecore\Admin, there's a checkbox to set the user as an Administrator. This checkbox is not available on roles. How do you set a group of users to the ...
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Is there a way to add Sitecore admin into core database?

By mistake I have deleted the Admin user from Sitecore(9) User Manger panel and now unable to login with default user id and password i.e admin/b. I have run the below query but no record found in ...
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Change password using generate button in User Manager

We added a rule for Password Policy in web.config by changing some properties(minRequiredPasswordLength, passwordStrengthRegularExpression) of SqlMembershipProvider. Changing password manually in ...
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Changing the "Invalid Password" message in User Manager

We changed the password complexity for users using a passwordStrengthRegularExpression property, it works fine but how can we inform the user about the format of password needed. For example if ...
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How to remove admin role permissions programatically?

I tried changing it via protected void RemoveRoles(User user) { using (new SecurityDisabler()) { UserRoles.FromUser(user).RemoveAll(); UserProfile profile =...
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Sitecore Custom Role based User gets disabled on package installation

I created a package of users and roles from local development environment of Sitecore.NET 9.0.1 (rev. 171219). When this package is installed on Azure , users got disabled. I know we can enable them ...
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Unable to delete commerce users

We are using Sitecore Commerce. Users who visit the website can register and are created in the domain CommerceUsers. We moved all data from our PROD to STAGING and this also included users. Now, in ...
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Sitecore disable user event

Does anyone know is it possible to subscribe to an event about disable user throw sitecore user management . it is a lot of events in sitecore about it, but user:updated event not raised if a user ...
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Getting Error while creating the Virtual User

We are using ADFS Authenticator module, when we are trying to create a virtual user, we are getting the below error: Expecting state ‘Element’.. Encountered ‘Text’ with name ”, namespace ”. ...
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Virtual user custom properties missing on CD server

We have 2 load balanced CD servers. Session affinity is disabled on the load balancer and we are using MongoDB for session storage. User authentication is performed on a separate site. They are ...
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"Application access denied." when viewing roles

I am getting an Application access denied. message when viewing the roles, when trying to edit a personization rule ("where the current user is a member of the specific role"). When I click specific ...
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Subscribing to EXM Email: How do you manage multiple contacts using the same computer?

We are currently working on a project, where we implemented a registration process using WFFM, EXM and Engagement Plans. We are facing one specific issue, regarding the contact identification with EXM....
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Is it possible to edit/customize columns that appear for User Manager?

Upon accessing User Manager, there are eight default columns: User name, Domain, Fully qualified name, Full name, Email, Comment, Language, and Locked. Is it possible to add/remove columns to display ...
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Can we increase max size of the search box in usermanager?

Can we increase max size of the search box in usermanager? which currently only 20 character. I am trying to implement this email search using link https://sitecorecontextitem.wordpress.com/2014/11/...
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