Display photos you have stored in Active Directory in Sharepoint
AD Photos provided will let you upload photographs to Active Directory and manage them easily using a light and super-intuitive user interface. The photos can be visible in Outlook, Exchange, Office 365, Sharepoint and AD Phonebook. AD Photos has been designed to make managing scores of users’ images straightforward and ultra-fast.
Setting up thousands of Active Directory users’ photographs is just a matter of cooking soft boiled eggs, which really makes this program stand out in the crowd.
We tend to think of SharePoint as strictly a repository for business-type/Office documents, like Excel, Word, PowerPoint, PDFs. However, even in the business world, it is not just about the office documents. More and more, visuals, like photos and videos become a necessary content in the daily business life.
- SharePoint Server 2010 with the October Cumulative Update installed
- Successfully working User Profile Service Application
- Photo stored in thumbnailPhoto AD attribute
Instead of using the Import-RecipientDataProperty command let to upload users’ images to Active Directory’s thumbnailPhoto attribute, you can do it with a few clicks using AD Photos without having any expertise at all. If you find yourself in need to make bulk photo uploads or changes, it can easily be done with the help of the our software and the built in scheduler.
Why would I need to add photos to Active Directory?
You may need to add photographs to Active Directory to show them in internal Outlook messages, display in Outlook’s contacts and Global Address List (GAL), or to add them to internal or outbound email.
Letting people see each other’s pictures while corresponding adds more human touch to the communication. Sometimes it seems to be the only way for some people to know who is who in their own company. What is more, adding users’ images to external messages makes your mail look more professional and also lets your customers see who they are corresponding with.
Displaying photos in Outlook messages and contacts
If you want to show pictures in internal emails and Outlook contacts, just rely on what AD Photos gives you.
By uploading photos to Active Directory and assigning them to users, they will be automatically displayed in Microsoft Outlook’s internal emails.