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Adding a user from a different domain

  Asked By: Jaron    Date: Apr 18    Category: Sharepoint    Views: 2997

We're trying to add a user who logins using a different domain.
I get an error:

The user does not exist or is not unique.

A trust has been setup, so I'm not sure why I can't add the user to
the site. Ideas?

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2 Answers Found

 
Answer #1    Answered By: Constance Guerrero     Answered On: Apr 18

Do you have the same user  name present in both domains?

 
Answer #2    Answered By: Chandrabhan Konwar     Answered On: Apr 18

Sounds like a distinct possibility, I'll have to check in a couple of
weeks time when I get back to the office.

Why would that be an issue for sharepoint; doesn't it use SID's anyway?
(e.g. EUROPE\123 and AUSTRALIA\123 would have different SID's)

 
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