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Backup > Restore to New Farm > My site does not resolve

I have a Dev farm and I restored (SP restore) my site web application. After this, I went to use profile service and reconfigured "My site host". When I type the dev url for mysite it does not ...
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Searching using custom properties on mysite

I have a question about using a search to search on custom properties, properties that i've added myself to profile page. So what i have now a user profile page with some standart properties like ...
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Extending the ConsolidatedNewsFeedWebPart Newsfeed Web Part in order to render custom Activity Events in SharePoint 2010 MySites

The title says it all and I imagine this question will evolve as more people provide input. I will try to update with the current answer and/or working code for all to use. The question is about ...
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Apply my custom branding to MYSites also?

I have a custom branding (masterpage that I created for my main web site) with company logo and navigation that I have used for all my site collections. I have also modified it to work with my search ...
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MySite Organization Browser

Anybody know where the data for mysite Organization Browser is stored (the silverlight webpart)? We have a employee who left the company but he is still showing up in the Org Browser. He has been ...
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How to delete webparts from my site on creation

I want to delete some of the webparts from my sites when they are created. I've stapled a feature that runs custom code. I've attached the basics of what it does below, edited for brevity. It works ...
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How do I recreate a my site for a specific user?

I am trying to recreate a user mysite, but all I get is a 404. I added a costum my site using http://sharepointologic.blogspot.pt/2013/04/branding-sharepoint-2013-my-sites-with.html feature stapeling, ...
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Cross-site publishing - using SharePoint “My Site” as authoring site collection?

I'm planning to use the SharePoint 2013 cross-site publishing feature to isolate content authoring from content publishing. My use case is business intelligence scenario, where mostly it will be Excel ...
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How do i get the url for the mysite host from powershell?

I need the url of the mysite in SharePoint 2010 server. In my farm i only have one MySite host (and one corresponding user profile service) configured. I need the information on one of the farm ...
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Accessing Custom User Profile Property Value

With the Code below i'm able to get access to a custom profile property which i created ("Qualifications"). Somehow i dont get it how to get access to the stored information for the custom property ...
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My site and AD?

We are about create my sites for our users. In this regard I have some questions. How many my sites can we have in a web-application for my site? How many AD sources can one have with regards to ...
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Turn Off Minimal Download Strategy when stapling mysite

I have to deactivate the MDS when provisioning my sites. I have tried with an event receiver in a custom feature but it seems that when I execute this code in the receiver Guid featureGuid = new ...
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Two-Way User Profile Synchronization from / to AD

I am wondering about the following problem - say I have MySites configured on my SharePoint Server 2013 environment and the users' profile properties like address, telephone number and so forth are ...
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Setting up the “Search this Site” functionality in Mysites?

I have been able to configure "find people" on the top of the mysites page by setting it to people search results of the enterprise search center in "Setup MySites" settings from CA. However I cant ...
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New MySite URL still redirects to old URL

So far, we had our MySite setup in the same web application as our intranet (http://ourintranet), and had it located under the URL http://ourintranet/my. No personal sites were allowed, we are ...
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MySite Outside Access

I want to allow an https access to a MySite from outside. I have already do this for the intranet and it works but for the MySite it's another problem. I have change mapping access with my https URL ...
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MySites - moving documents from 'Personal Documents' to 'Shared Documents'

We are running SharePoint 2010 SP1 and looking at MySites. Maybe I am missing something so hope you can help. Is there an easy way for a user to move a document from their 'Personal Documents' ...
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Is Customizing My Sites in SharePoint 2010 Allowed?

I've heard that Microsoft doesn't support customizations made to the SharePoint 2007 My Sites. Is this the same for 2010? What is supported in Customizing SharePoint 2010 My Sites?
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How to brand MySites in SharePoint 2010?

How can you brand MySites in SharePoint 2010 so that all the pages look the same, including personal sites the users create? Changing 'mysite.master' only has an effect on some of the pages, not the ...
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How to feature staple to MySites masterpage

Is there a way to feature staple to the MySites site definition? I want to be able to style it via the masterpage.
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Who can view private documents in My Site?

When users create their "My Site", they can store some documents in their private space. Is there any other user who can view it? or work around (maybe like going to central administration and adding ...
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Disable the Sync of Profile pictures from SharePoint My Sites to AD

I'm looking for a way to stop the sync of Profile Pictures between My Sites and Active Directory. Users are editing their profile photo and thus they are synced back. I have seen the Property "Picture ...
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Can I have People Search without using My Sites?

I have a request to create a custom employee directory. I plan to use search display templates linking to a custom profile page. I'm making the following assumptions: I have to setup My Sites ...
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MySite My Content deleted

A SharePoint 2010 My Site application has suddenly deleted all data from the "My Content" area of users' profiles. Does anyone have any experience of this or know what the cause is? There were custom ...
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Copy picture from Document Library to Mysite Profile Picture

Today we have picture of all the users in a document library. https://site.url/.../username_jpg.jpg I would like to use these pictures of them on mysite. Can I use powershell or something else that ...
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Mysite fails after changed content database?

I have a test environment which has a different URL and a different database server than the production environment. I’ve taken a backup of the production content database of mysite and attached it to ...
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Missing Content Web Query web part in a my-site

On my-site I've created a wiki site and would like to make use of content-query-web-part, however when I Page > Edit > Insert > Web Part CQWP isn't among the available choices. Does it have ...
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How to make top ribbon visible on all accounts - My Sites

So I've spent a lot of time customizing the look and feel of My Sites using feature stapling but I had been checking the changes using the Administrator account...now I logged in as a test user with ...
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Can I limit MySite profile picture file size submitted?

We are trying to have SharePoint limit the size of the profile picture that can be submitted (to about less than 1MB). This is for the MySite profile picture only. Can this be done? Either via: 1. ...
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Updating Active Directory 'webpage' property

We currently have a SharePoint 2007 environment that has been in use for years now. When it was set up, it automatically entered information into the Active Directory property 'webpage' for all users ...
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Sharepoint 2010 Search core result

Is there any way we can link the "Author" field that is displayed in "search core results" (not People Core Search Results) to their corresponding "My Site"? I tried using the managed property to ...
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SharePoint 2010 & MySites & Remove 'Create Blog' link

I have a SharePoint Server 2010 instance that has UPS setup and over 1000 end users using MySites. Is there a way to disable the 'Create Blog' link? Currently I have already deployed a custom master ...
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How can I get list of users which have documents stored in My Sites?

How can I get list of users which have their own documents stored in My Sites (MOSS 2007)? Or even better, all their documents together with names? It dosen't matter if it will be via script or GUI. I ...
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Show dropdowns in Edit Profile (My Sites)

Is it possible to only allow certain values through dropdowns rather than free text when people edit their profile? For instance to limit choice of company, organisation, county or location. I want ...
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How to rename “My Home” tab in My sites

We want to rename the "My Home" tab so it says "My Stuff"(!). We're using Sharepoint 2007 - does anyone know how to do this? Using a javascript hack at the moment; but we really want the change to be ...
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Accessing UserProfile information Annonymously

I am trying to run a piece code to figure out if a user has a mysite or not. Following is the code: UserProfileManager profManager = new UserProfileManager(); UserProfile profile = ...
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Downloading files, setting cookie expiry SPOIDCRL

I'm looking to download multiple files from a SharePoint site and upload them to another cloud provider. I've done some testing and it looks like I only have to add the cookie to the cookie container ...
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Problems breaking inheritance and giving permission to manager

By using feature stapling we activate a feature that creates a custom list on a users profile in my site web-application each time a new my site (site collection) is created for a user. We want to ...
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How to check if current user is permitted to create personal site and create it on demand

Given the following situation: Within our company's farm the creation of MySites / PersonalSites is limited to members of a special AD Group ("MysiteCreator"). This group has been given the ...
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Apply look and feel to mysite automatically

I would like to know how to apply a look and feel to all My Sites automatically including the Apps area of a mysite.
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Remove image from My Site Profile settings

I've setup a sharepoint site that initially had My Sites turned on. One of our users went in and uploaded a picture for their profile. Then we realized we didn't want to use My Sites, so we turned ...
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Disable Blog and SkyDrive for everyone in Sharepoint 2013

We are using sharepoint 2013 and for some reason we want to hide blog and skydrive from mysite. How can I do this?
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Unused MySites in SP2013 - how to identify them?

I want to regularly remove MySites which have been created and remain unused (i.e. never accessed). Ideally the criteria for this would be: Created more than 7 days ago (Which I can get using ...
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Mysites User Profiles Gone?

So today suddenly all but the very latest (added within this week) users disappeared from MySites and our People Directory. What could of caused this to happen? How can I restore everyone's ...
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Using Organization Browser webpart in publishing site even if MySite is not configured

Can I use Organiation Browser web part in a publishing site page even if MySite is not configured?
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Locating MySite profile import data

I am attempting to find where our SharePoint 2007 MySite gets it's information from. There are certain fields that are not updating correctly all the time. I have been unable to find where to even ...
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Show/ Hide and Change User Profile Properties

Is there a way to show/hide/Change the user profile properties based on the value of another user profile property For Eg : I have a custom Boolean user property and when the user checked the box ...
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Using My Sites Data In A List

Is there a way to pull data from SharePoint My Sites into a SharePoint list? For example if I wanted to make a list of users and their phone numbers.
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how to create MySite & ContentType Hub in HNSC

I know how to implement Content Type Hub & MySite as Path-Based site collections (PBSC), but in case of implementing Host-Named site collection (HNSC), I have doubt. Can anyone guide me how to ...
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Take ownership over My Sites

Cannot find a way to add an Administrator account (or, for example, Company Administrator group) into Site Collection Administrators list for each of Personal (i.e. My) Sites at SharePoint Online ...