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Authentication for people picker

Posted By:      Posted Date: August 31, 2010    Points: 0   Category :SharePoint
Hi All, People picker failed to track for the domain user. an error says "No Exact match was found"   I have look into many articles and one of it actually did solved my case. But i do not know what is the logic behind.   My web application's app pool is run under local account. When i try to create a site collection and people picker failed to match with domain user. I changed the app pool account(Identity) to a domain account to run the app pool. Then i try to create site collection, and people picker can match with the domain user. I do not know why. Can please brief me on the logic behind? Possible to trace for the domain user while the web app pool is running under local user account? This is a standalone farm but joined to a domain. Whole farm is using local user account to run the service. Thanks in advance.   Regards Jason  

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