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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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User Profile Inactive Profiles Not Deleting

In the share point farm we have , The inactive user profiles (Those are disabled in AD )are not being removed when i am running the my site cleanup timer job .I verified the configuration of User ...
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Retrieve the Large Thumbnail Profile Image in Sharepoint 2010 My Site Profile Page

I am trying to retrieve the profile image with the _LThumb URL, in my people search result. But since my container is 30x30px, SharePoint is automatically retrieving the profile image with _MThumb on ...
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preventing users to create my site

If you synchronize Users so it means that you have created a profile for everyone in Users and everybody in Users can create My Site if he/she logs on to a machine which is contected to AD. is it ...
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Migrating MySite User Profiles to new account

We are currently in the process of changing (AD) domain and user names for users. This is done gradually, and the old and new domain/user names will coexist in a transition period. A challenge we ...
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SharePoint 2010 people search results recent content showing no results

What are the dependencies for having the "By username" actually work and show recent content within the people search results? I'm assuming the recent content is not just my site content but ALL ...
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What is the My Site search experience in geographically distributed model?

I'm developing an architecture model for my company's global SharePoint footprint and have a question on the people search experience for a geographically distributed model. My plan right now is to ...
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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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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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Display navigation from another site collection

How can we display the top link navigation from another site collection at MySite? We now have a custom master page with some custom code but it only shows the current site menu. We want it to show ...
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Manipulate my site - business card - Person.asxp

I'm trying to add fields (custom) to the business card. I want to use the default Person.aspx from SharePoint but I can't manipulate what fields I want to display. I've tried "User Profile Property" ...
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Configuring Personal Site Quota Per User

Initially, I would like all users to have the default Personal Site quota, which is 100 MB. Per user request, I would like to increase this quota to 500 MB for that individual user only. Is this ...
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Is it possible to generate a new mysite space with the Web Services?

I need to generate a mysite space upon account creation. As of today, once the account has been created, user is redirected to /_layouts/mysite.aspx generating the mysite. I need to call this ...
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How can I retrieve files from a MySite profile belonging to former employee?

The title kind of speaks for itself. Someone left the organization, and I need to get into the files of that person on their MySite profile. How do I go about this?
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configure mysite different Web application

I have already a web application with this url http://sp.blah.com is it possible to have mysite on differet web application but following url? http://sp.blah.se/my thanks
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MySite and could not load user profile

Got a really strange problem here. All of a sudden users cannot access their mysite. I get the could not load user profile error. Strangely there doesnt seem to be anything in the logs relating to ...
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Determine programmatically if you are in MySites

My question is the same as the title: How can I determine programmatically am in MySites?
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My Site: Enable users to post their biography

I am looking for a way to let my users have an editable area on their personnal site where they can enter their bios. The way I thought about doing it is creating a new page with a web part zone using ...
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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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in sharepoint 2010 my site, disable subsite creation and personal document library

I'm being asked to disable the subsite creation ability and "personal document library" that exist under the Content tab in My Site. I did some searching, but don't see any info on this. Is it ...
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When searching for a user, SharePoint prompts for login for mysite

We are running SharePoint 2010 Server. We have setup mysites on a seperate web application. Whenever a user searches from our intranet for users, SharePoint will prompt for login for the data coming ...
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Staple onto MyContent

I made my farm level stapler and my site level staple features, for SPSPER#0 it fires on MySite creation, so I presumed SPSMSITEHOST#0 would be MyContent, but nothing gets fires at all. I set the ...
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MySite Title always changes to Site Collection admin display name

I have been struggling with an issue for a while now. Our customer had the requirements to have a central account to be set as site collection administrator for each mysite. This means that, upon ...
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Customising my sites site definition via code

I want to create a site definition based on the my sites template (i.e. so that when I provision my sites, the site collections created include my customisations as in the vs2010 project. How can I ...
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Disabling navigationg to MySite when clicking username

We have set up profile synchronization and mysite, but client didn't like the idea behind mysite and decided to shut it down. But there is still a little problem - when user clicks user name of ...
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Get sites from which user is member of user's My Site

One of the requirements of our SharePoint installation is that in each user's My Site-Profile, we need to show what pages he is a member of - separated by site categories (projects, etc.) In other ...
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Member Sites not syncing to My Site - SharePoint 2010

We are running a SharePoint 2010 environment and the member sites for our users are not showing up. I have read through a bunch of articles including this one How does Membership show in Mysite - ...
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Hide “My Site” Top Link Bar Item in MySite

In SharePoint 2010, the top-left link is "My Site". How can I hide or customize this link to allow me to put in my own link in the very top-left? I know I can use Personalization Site Links to add an ...
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Search Bar Scope Dropdown not visible on My Sites?

I customized My Sites to look like regular SharePoint 2010 sites so that when the ribbon is not active the logo/header of a company is visible AND I added the placeholder for the search barin that ...
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manage user properties and adding new mappings

Can anyone let me know if i need to do full AD synch after adding a new mapping in manage user properties. I created a mapping between the mobile user profile property and AD however the mobile ...
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Ribbon not showing up on My Sites?

I'm having a weird issue with the top ribbon on MySites. This has been like this from the beginning even before I have added some CSS, so I don't think that would be the problem. Basically, what is ...
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User Profile Service: Cannot create syncronization connection

We have a very strange problem with User Profile Service. We configure the properly by following this guide provided here http://www.harbar.net/articles/sp2010ups.aspx. The User Profile Service and ...
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Error occurred in deployment step 'Activate Features' - When feature stapling to My Sites

I am trying to deploy a feature to My Sites in SharePoint 2010 and nothing seems to be working. I did this perfectly fine on the test environment but can't seem to get it working on the production ...
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Private and Public Tasks in Lists?

I am trying to create a Task List which would go on a user's My Site profile. This task list will have a column where the user can select Private vs Public. If a task is Public, anyone viewing his ...
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Display User Profile Picture next to Welcome Menu?

I want to display the user profile picture next to the Welcome Menu in the top right and I have it working after following Erik Swenson's blog but it doesn't seem to be working on My Sites. This is ...
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Different views My Site tabs

I have a situation where my company wants to create different views for different users on the tabs of My Site Quicklaunch. The default tabs are (as we all know) Overview, My content, My Colleagues, ...
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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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Multiple My Site Hosts

I have a scenario where two sub-companies of a company should be deemed independent and as such need to not share any of the following Search - Should not rely on security trimming User Profiles / ...
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How to change “My Site is scheduled for deletion.. ” message Format in SharePoint 2007

When user is Diable/Deleted from AD. Their Manger get the below Message : Subject: The My Site of [user] is scheduled for deletion The My Site of [user] is scheduled for deletion. As their manager ...
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Adding web part to person.aspx - WebPartId?

I'm kind of stuck adding a web part to the Person.aspx page....I have a custom web part which I have uploaded but I'm not sure how to add it. On the masterpage (in SharePoint Designer) I went to ...
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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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Switching Ribbon and Navigation Bar Location, MySites

I'm trying to get the Top Navigation Bar (My Site, My Content, My Profile...) to go below the Top Ribbon. Basically I want the top area of MySites to look just like a regular site collection. Any idea ...
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How do I use the Organizational Browser in My Site

I want to have an overview of all users within my organization, including pictures. Pictures and business information is available on the my sites, however an overview is not possible. Probably ...
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What is the Maximum Size Limit supported by the Profile Editor Picture?

When I edit my user profile on a My Site with default settings, I received an error for a picture that is too large. The message says "Choose a smaller file to upload." I've received this message ...
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How can I restrict the MySite owners to have limited permissions on their MySite

Is it possible to restrict the MySite owners (Site Collection administrator) to have limited permissions on their Mysites. Please let me know about possible approaches.
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Search Core Results showing My Site Blogs

I'm trying to create something like "Recent blogs" after some research I came up with two feasible options. Use Search Core Results - has been suggested that it is possible to create some sort of ...
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My Site creation issues

I have a strange problem for creating my sites programmatically. As a lot of people I know the method CreatePersonalSite of the UserProfile class. My scenario is when a user is clicking on some button ...
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Is it possible to add notes to My Profiles with a multi-farm deployment?

I'm accessing a SharePoint 2010 implementation that has been setup by someone else and I don't have admin access to explore further. I also don't have a multi-farm VM setup available to test on at the ...
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How do I limit the available site templates within a My Site?

How do I limit the available site templates with a My Sites site? I want to limit our My Sites users to using only a few templates. I mean literally "HOW?". I've googled this and stared at snips of ...
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Sharepoint Site to create new project

I want to create a Sharepoint site so that I may automate the creation of new site from within my site. For example, a firm has several projects. A Project Manager tries to create a new site from the ...