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Purging ex-employees from SharePoint Site Collections

  Asked By: Harshad    Date: Jan 24    Category: Sharepoint    Views: 1491

We have a list that serves as an fairly large contacts list. For
simplicity's sake, we used a Person field to identify the contact so we
could use presence. I created a workflow to copy the person field to
the title field, which worked like a charm for the dozen or so I
tested. However, after migrating several hundred contacts into the
list, we found about 25 where the workflow had errored out.
Investigating it uncovered that all 25 people picked for those contacts
were no longer with the company, although they appeared in the
SharePoint person lookup. Once I removed them from the All People list
in the site collection, they no longer appeared in the SharePoint



4 Answers Found

Answer #1    Answered By: Janak Jadeja     Answered On: Jan 24

I believe AvePoint has this capability. It is a 3rd party tool but

Answer #2    Answered By: Jude Alston     Answered On: Jan 24

Couple of other 3-rd party tools do that too, Axceler ControlPoint
and some other, I don't remember which one.

Answer #3    Answered By: Araceli Eaton     Answered On: Jan 24

Another commercial product that can do that is Axceler's ControlPoint

Full disclosure: I work for Axceler - feel free to contact  me for
more information.

Answer #4    Answered By: Nisarg Kapadia     Answered On: Jan 24

Barracuda's DeliverPoint does this. That's the main reason we
purchased it.

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