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Managing name changes in MOSS 2007

Posted By:      Posted Date: August 26, 2010    Points: 0   Category :SharePoint

We use Active Directory to manage our userbase. Members in AD get placed into groups setup for Sharepoint, and these AD Groups link to Sharepoint groups, and that is how we manage our permissions (and there are no problems with this).

My issue is:

We are developing a list to manage an employee of the month, and it has cropped up recently about how do we handle staff name changes? The name can be changed in A/D, but this doesn't seem to cascade through to Sharepoint. Our link is done on staff number, so the account is the same, but a different dispaly name (that doesn't update).

Is there a command within stsadm that refreshesa the user list, or any other ideas?


Andrew Berry - Software analyst/Developer

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