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Filtering SharePoint People Picker to prevent listing live users

Shetab SharePoint Live Authentication allows you to filter SharePoint People Picker to prevent anybody who has access to SharePoint Standard People picker see the list of all live users.

Note: Anyone who has access to SharePoint Claim picker can find live users if specify his Display Name or e-mail address exactly. the following feature just prevent users to find people by typing its name or e-mail address partially and also prevent them to see the list of live users.

Instruction

Add following parameter to "stsadm -addliveauth" command, you can also specify "@SET DirectoryAccess=" in var.bat file.

–DirectoryAccess <All|Admins|None>
The following value is available for –DirectoryAccess parameter
  • All: Anyone can see the list of live users in people picker; it is the default if not specified
  • Admins: Just site collection administrator can see the list of live users in people picker
  • None: No one can see the list of live users in people picker
Note: This feature is available from version 3.0.13 or upper
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