Display name in active directory not updating
= null) Thanks, I've accepted it but not tried it, 3.5 isn't installed and I've been told not to run any code or do anything with it.A user logs into Share Point and their login name is stamped in the “hidden” user information list.It will not update its display unless the User Information list has been modified. This page describes how to change your display name in Active Directory if you are staff.Sharepoint maintains a User Information List that contains all the users that updated any item within the site or if the users have been granted access on the site. On the next User login, the User information list is automatically updated with the new AD information.Display name label seems to be sourcing its data into this list. Their Share Point footprint is now reflected by this login name.At some point this users name is changed in Active Directory but the change is NOT reflected in the “hidden” user information list despite a successful User Profile Synchronization having taken place in Share Point.
If your name in EDE is John Quincy Doe, Active Directory will automatically set your display name to "Doe, John Q".
For my today’s task, I ran into an issue in sharepoint when my manager wanted me to modify the display name of one of our client account.
Despite changing the display name information in the Active Directory, sharepoint was still showing the old display name in the ribbon toolbar and in the people picker when granting the user rights in the site.
I just need to get this done, and I do not want to spend a lot of time with it. —HH Hello HH, Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. The tea is the perfect companion for doing a little bit of Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) work.
The first thing I always do is query AD DS to see what sort of data I have.
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If John Quincy Doe goes by "Johnny" instead, he'll need to add Johnny to his EDE Nickname field before he can use it in the AD Name Change tool.