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People picker in the Site collection

  Asked By: Cameron    Date: Feb 17    Category: Sharepoint    Views: 3130

I am facing a strange issue with People Picker .as the
People picker is working fine in the Web application ,but it is not fetching
the users from the AD in the Site Collection .

ex: web application : *http://xyz.com* --- fetching the all the users from
the AD.

one of the site collection : *http://xyz/sites/abc/default.aspx* ---- people
picker is not fetching users from the AD ..Fetching the users only with in
the site collection.



2 Answers Found

Answer #1    Answered By: Meaghan Webster     Answered On: Feb 17

The people  Picker settings are configured in the Web.config of the web

Having said that, when you say the people picker  is working  fine in the web
application I assume you mean when you assign people to the web  application as a
site collection  administrator or through web application  permission policies.
When you use the people picker to do these choices you are actually in the
central admin web site  which is a different web application and web.config than
the one you are adding the people to. So I suspect something is wrong in the
people picker settings in the specific web.config for XYZ.com that isn't wrong
for wherever your central admin web site is.

Answer #2    Answered By: Sunny Delacruz     Answered On: Feb 17

The web.config settings are correct ..but still I am
facing the same issue  .

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