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  Asked By: Kavisha    Date: Aug 03    Category: Sharepoint    Views: 1231

For some reason, the username display for users are not consistent. For some
users, the username is displayed as domain\username and for others, it's First
Name Last Name. One day it will display one way and the next day it will display
the other way. We are pulling the name from AD and the network individual
confirm that the information is all correct in AD. Is this a problem with
SharePoint? And if it is, any recommendations?

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5 Answers Found

 
Answer #1    Answered By: Geraldine Slater     Answered On: Aug 03

please check the following scenario's

1> have you done any domain migration work in your server ?

i.e changing one domain user to another domain ?

2> you can rectify this problem  by using stsadm.exe -o migrateuser .

 
Answer #2    Answered By: Gail Richmond     Answered On: Aug 03

Definitely #1 didn't happen.
I'll give #2 a try.

 
Answer #3    Answered By: Ramona Solis     Answered On: Aug 03

I have a question, for #2, you have to do this one by one? Is there anything
that will migrate all the users?

 
Answer #4    Answered By: Harvey Blankenship     Answered On: Aug 03

For this collect which users  are having problem  with the Display name
and create a batch file and run @ 12 hive in the command prompt...

 
Answer #5    Answered By: Xiomara Blanchard     Answered On: Aug 03

Check "Preferred Name" in User Profile..........

 
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