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Hidden users list in SharePoint

SharePoint has a hidden users list which stores the user information. This list exists for every site collection. It is only visible for administrators and there will not be any link directly provided other than typing in the Url. http://sharepointsite/sites/site/_catalogs/users/detail.aspx http://sharepointsite/sites/site/_catalogs/users/simple.aspx If a user is deleted from the site, this hidden list still holds the…

Infopath error using GetUserProfileByName method after converting to Claims or migrating to SP2013

When migrating your SharePoint 2010 InfoPath forms to SharePoint 2013 or while changing your classic web application to claims based web application, all the InfoPath forms which accesses user profile services(GetUserProfileByName method) fails with authentication errors. In claims based web application user name is prefixed with “0#.w|” .User name in classic mode is “domain\username”  but…

Troubleshooting SharePoint Designer Workflows

Troubleshooting SharePoint Designer Workflows is one of the trickiest things to do. Except for the status, we don’t have much information available unless you know the trick to get to the workflow logs list available in every site. Location of workflow list : http://yoursite/lists/workflow history/allitems.aspx Fields in workflow log are: Workflow History Parent Instance –…