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Editing List that is populated by Active Directory

Posted By:      Posted Date: October 07, 2010    Points: 0   Category :SharePoint


I'm doing some work for a customer that has a Telephone Directory list on his Sharepoint intranet home page. The list is populated from the "Users & Groups" in sharepoint, but they can edit the entries to change things like extension numbers, etc within the list.

Recently, they have reported that they are unable to edit the entries. I have VPN'd onto their site and, indeed, they can't.

Having not designed their system myself, I can't confirm how the list was set up, so... here is my big ask:

1) How would this have most likley been set up?

2) What is the most likley cause for their newly-found restrictions?

They guy claims that he hasn't changed anything lately, but... well, we all know customers, right?

Sorry to be so vague about this. If I learn any more detail, I will post here.


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