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Newsfeed error - The operation failed because the server could not access the distributed cache

I've recently installed SharePoint 2013 RTM and on the newsfeed page the error "The operation failed because the server could not access the distributed cache." with no items are available in the ...
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How to update “The My site of user is scheuled for deletion” email message in SharePoint 2013

The MySite Deletion job is sending an email with subject "The MySite of is Scheduled for deletion". This email is sent to the manager and mysite is assigned to the manager. This email contains a ...
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Remove users and their MySite using CSOM

I have a scenario in which I have to remove the users from SharePoint after they have left the company. Say, I have 5 users who left the company. So I'll write a CSOM code to read the names from a ...
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Create mysite for all users sharepoint 2013

I have synced 5000 users from the AD, and I wish to create a MySite for all users without them having to access the site for it to be created. Is this possible?
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Restore a previous version of My Site pages

How can I restore a previous version of the mysite pages? At some point during customisation, we made some major changes to the pages (particularly default.aspx) that we want to revert but I can't ...
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“Sorry, this site hasn't been shared with you” when trying to access MySite

I'm receiving the error in the title when trying to access my personal site on the MySite Collection. I can fix this by adding "Full Read" permissions for "Everyone" on the entire web app but I'm not ...
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2013 Task Aggregator / MySites Setup

Our office is using SharePoint 2013 and relies heavily on user tasks. I've been searching for a 2013 task aggregator that works like the 2010 User Tasks web part! The issue with the 2010 User Tasks is ...
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Something deleted user data from MySite

One of our users received this warning: The My Site of [USER] is scheduled for deletion in 14 days. As their manager you are now the temporary owner of their site. This temporary ownership gives ...
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Show links (my quick) from my site on Intranet

On my site, the users can add private links /_layouts/15/MyQuickLinks.aspx on their sites. I want to show these links on our intranet portal, which is on another web application. I would prefer ...
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Remove and recreate all personal sites - mysites - remove them from DB without waiting ~25 days

Is there a easy way to remove (delete) all personal sites and recreate them all over again? I also want to delete them from the sql. I've tried to delete personal sites and run my site clean up job ...
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SharePoint profile pictures are not showing up

The AD pictures are coming in fine via the UPS. If I go to User Photos in Mysite the picutres are there. They are named abc_userid_LThumb.jpg. But when I go to mysites I got a small black box with a ...
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Creating My Site web application destroys application running on port 80

This is happening for the past 2 days. I have a web application running on port 80. When I create a new web application for My Site on port 8080, my port 80 web app stops working and shows "500 ...
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Context Search box on MySite does not redirect to Search Center when Search Results WebPart is on the same page

I am facing a strange problem that is easy to reproduce with SharePoint 2013: Go to the MySite Add a search results webpart. Change the search result webpart to a static query Use the context ...
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News Feed settings Showing error in SharePoint 2016 mysite

I am working in SharePoint 2016 Beta 2 version, in which I created my site host which is working correctly, but I am not getting how to configure News feed Settings. To see the error please refer ...
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Synced user cannot be found - EnsureUser - AD - SharePoint 2013

I've created 1500 mysites (pre-provisioning), but there are 25 user that don't get their mysites. All users can be found after running a sync, but when I try to check for a user with powershell I ...
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Web Application or Site Collection Architecture for My Sites in SharePoint 2013

I am designing a solution for our client which have the following 'Areas' Teams Committees My Sites Projects (MS project server) Apps I see the best approach is creating a Web Application (WA) ...
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Missing Personal site url in user profile properties after editing filters in ups connection - mysite - powershell

Something strange has happend in my environment. I've pre-populated 1500 user profiles and everything was ok. After some changes with the connections filters in user profile synchronization connection ...
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Profile properties web part

On my site, on the out of the box web part that shows profile info properties like title, department, phone etc. Is it possible to edit the display name of the properties ? I.e I am trying to rename ...
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How to “Change the Look” in My Site?

I cannot find the "Change the Look" option in a My Site site. Is theming possible in a My Site Host web application?
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Difference between “Ask me about” and “Skills”

Over the last days I had a deeper look into User Profiles, My Sites and Social Features in SharePoint 2013. And I came up a bit confused about the User Profile attributes "Ask me about" and "Skills". ...
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SharePoint 2013 MySites: Users unable to create mysites (personal site)

I am testing out an on prem dev farm with April CU I am attempting to create the Mysite web app, sc so my user can self-create their personal sites. With PS script I have been able to repeat this a ...
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My site “integration” with portal is not working.

I am using SharePoint 2013 Enterprise, on premise. I have just finished installing SharePoint in a farm with 4 SharePoint servers: 2 front-end and 2 application (back-end) servers. I installed ...
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Connect to Office not working Sharepoint 2013 and Windows 7

I cannot for the life of me get the Connect to Office to create any sites within my Sharepoint sites directory on my local computer. It does create the link in the "My Sites" Quick Links, but i don't ...
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Prompt My Site users to accept Terms of Use Agreement on first visit

Looking for a way to prompt every user to accept a "Terms of Use Agreement" on the first visit to their My Site. currently thinking of several approaches and looking for some feedback and other ...
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Master page in SharePoint

I am about to create a new customized master page that will be used on a portal based on the "my site" template. I am wondering what the best way would be to provision the master page. Edit: We are ...
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How do I manage staff headshots?

We have the thumbnailPhoto attribute in Active Directory populated with a 96x96 photo of each staff member, this adds richer functionality to Outlook and Cisco Jabber for our staff who can see at a ...
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SharePoint 2010 Mysite : How to remove keyword suggestions at Ask Me about and Interests

I am using SharePoint 2010 and Outlook 2010. My Mysite edit profile page shows some keyword suggestion below About me and Interest field. looks like this: Suggestions: (Learn more) Please click on ...
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can't change My site host location

I meet a issue that we have a web application, there are two web zones: Default zone: http://webserver20:91 Internet zone: http://www.abc.com I can't change the my site host location in My Site ...
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Permission issue trying to export Picture to AD

I am working on a SharePoint 2013 on-premise farm. I am trying to set the property for picture to export to AD. I have set everything as described in this blog: ...
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Custom Site Map Provider for Personal Sites SP 2013

I made a custom site map provider for the left nav on the My Site Host and it works perfectly, however, all of the personal my sites have a different site map than the host. I thought I could remedy ...
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Add link to mysite for all users

Once our users visit their mysite we have no obvious link back to the main site, is there an easy way to add this for all users? I want to add a link for users but cant see an easy way via the UI or ...
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SharePoint URL contains extra string “My”

I created a web application then a My Site. When I restore my site, all links contains string "My" and no port in it. How can I remove it? This link: http://siteURL/my/default.aspx should be ...
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Get SharePoint user pictures from mysite

I have written a SharePoint core solution with C# which gets the URLs of user pictures and should download them. The URL I get is correct. The URL structure is like: ...
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How to display the custom user profile property in the Details section on the editprofile.aspx page

Environment: SharePoint 2010 Part-A: Is it possible change the user profile property order across the sections? Let's say 1. We have a custom property group called "custom group" 2. It has the ...
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MySite - Audiences and Trusted Host location

I am bit confused about this theory. Our current farm is only 1 production multi-server farm, 1 TEST and 1 DEV multi-server farm. I dont have same farm replicated in Europe or Asia. It's only 1 farm ...
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Which processess are doing a page request on the mysites? Crawl account, My Site Cleanup Timer Job?

I have created a delegate control on mysites. This delegate control adds a webpart on the welcomepage, and after this it wil deactivate this delegate control feature. We would like that a normal user ...
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Change MySite template

When a user in SharePoint 2013 clicks on his name and 'about me' for the first time, a MySite will be created. What are the possibilities to change the template that is used to create this site ...
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Delete My Site Status Updates

How can you delete previous status updates within My Sites in SharePoint 2010? There is no delete option when looking through previous updates.
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On Premise SharePoint 2013 host web Rest api cross domain access from MySite

We are using the OOTB REST api to access data from the Host Web App using JavaScript. The MySite has been set up under a separate Web App following the recommendations of Microsoft. This site needs ...
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Masterpage Feature Stapling not applied to Blog (SharePoint 2013)

I've created a feature staple for my sites to apply a particular master page. It appears to work for all the subsites/pages in /personal/[userid]/ except for the blog. Any ideas?
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Newsfeed Posts Disappear

My post in the newsfeed disappear after 1 min and trying to change the cache for the appfabric but it's not working and i stuck here how i can change this setting for my newsfeed ?
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My Site, adding to “Ask Me About” returns “The given term is not valid”

I have a SP2010 "My Site". When a user edits their profile, in the "Ask Me About" section, there is a semicolon-separated list of terms which the user is supposed to populate. The problem is, though, ...
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How to embed a link (or preview) of the “About Me” MySite of a certain user into a page in SharePoint 2013

In a SharePoint 2013 publishing page, I want to insert contact information for technical support for the SharePoint portal. I wonder how I can insert a link (or even preview) to my MySite which then ...
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User Profile Application service was inaccessible - ProfilePropertyService.svc has exceeded the allotted timeout

Yesterday, we suffered with the Global outage on our SharePoint 2010 farm as the "User Profile Service Application" was inaccessible during those hours. Exception: 01/13/2012 08:41:20.16 ...
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SharePoint Online Delve

Hi all I need to add logo and link in Delve page. SharePoint not support customization in Delve page. How to add that any idea. Also can i change the order of the display field like contact field ...
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Hide/Remove the site contents and site settings on user site (SharePoint 2013)

How can I remove or hide the setting (add an app, site content, site setting) from the user site <MySite>, but the user must have permission to edit his/her personal information?
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SharePoint 2013 My Site Branding [closed]

We have a SharePoint 2013 on premise intranet portal. I'm looking for some real word examples/screenshots on how organisation are using My Sites, Personal Sites and the level of customisations and ...
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Displaying list items in my site

I have a need to display content from a list in another site collection on every users My Site page - About Me (/person.aspx). The list is essentially responsibilities for users. So the list needs ...
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Cascading Dropdowns within My Sites - Edit Profile

I have successfully implemented the SPServices Cascading Dropdowns within one of my sites, this is working perfectly. Is there any way of implementing this within My Sites > Edit Profile page. From ...
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Restore the ProfileInfo web part in person.aspx

I deleted the Profile Info Viewer web part on the person.aspx mysite, thinking I could re-add it in a different web part zone on the page later, but I can't find that web part to add back onto my page ...