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Can I prevent a user from deleting his MySite

Can I prevent a user from deleting his MySite?
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951 views

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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1answer
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Merge Mysite in Hybrid Solution

A customer has an on premise SharePoint Server (2013) Farm with multiple web applications/site collections serving 15,000 users – each with a mysite. The customer has also moved all collaboration ...
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How do I add a custom control to the My Site person.aspx page?

I have created a server control and want to place it in the person.aspx page on the My Site however do not want to edit the page through SharePoint Designer but want to edit the file itself from the ...
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Branding SkyDrive/Newsfeed (Mysite) in SharePoint Online

We're in the middle of a massive SP2007 to SharePoint Online migration and were able to successfully rebrand our portal site in the cloud. The only portion we're having trouble with is matching our ...
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changing master page of My Site content and Host

I have succeeded to change master page for my site (content) by implementing feature stapling, and now I can see my top navigation in my site as well. My question is, if after a while I made changes ...
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Avoid sending emails to manager while deleting My Site in Moss

I want to stop the functionality of sending email to the manager of user whose mysite is going to be deleted rather mysite cleanup activity if below things happened to user/user profile: 1) If he ...
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1answer
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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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1answer
9k views

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 does Membership show in Mysite - SharePoint 2010?

I am a member of site collection however membership tab does not show any information in my Mysite even after a week. I understood that SharePoint 2010 uses a timer job to collect the membership ...
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237 views

Increase Limit of 3 Mentions per Post

Using SharePoint 2013 social features/mysite. Just realized that there is a limit of 3 mentions (@ tags) per post in the microblog list for SharePoint 2013. Does anyone know of a way to increase that ...
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Setting “contribute” permissions for blog comment lists

It appears as though Sharepoint 2010 OOB does not give Authenticated Users "contribute" permissions for users' blog comment lists. Authenticated Users only have the permission to read, which is not ...
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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 search ...
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My Sites Link in Search Resuls is Incorrect (Escaped)

I've setup MySites in SharePoint 2013 and created some test sites. Everything seems to be working well except on searching people. Using search center finds the person and the link's backslash is ...
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1answer
782 views

Enlarge Newsfeed images on SharePoint 2013

I am a bit stumped why I have not found much information on this topic or why no one is asking the question. Maybe it is just not possible. My question being: Are you able to enlarge Newsfeed images ...
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5answers
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Single Sign On between two web applications?

In my SharePoint 2013 Server farm I have two web applications: Simple intranet portal (http://portal) My Sites (http://portal:8080) Problem is that users have to authenticate to each application. ...
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Change the MySite Blog Site Title SP2013

When users provision a Blog on their SharePoint 2013 MySite, the Site Title is called "Blog". Thus when a crawl is done, the search results say "Blog" as the title. Is there a way to change the ...
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4answers
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Add a Web Part Zone to “My Newsfeed” Page via PowerShell

I've done a fair amount of looking into this idea without promising leads. Let me define my problem: I need to add a third column (as a Web Part Zone) to the "My Newsfeed" page in My Sites. The ...
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1answer
2k views

Programmatically create MySites for Users with FBA

I am trying to create MySites for users programmatically but I am receiving the following error: My Site creation failure for user '' for site URL 'http://goaccel-app2:1000/sites/mysites/personal/'. ...
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Is there a “Who Follows me” Web Part?

I need a WebPart similar to Colleagues WebPart, but to return which users have added me as a Colleague. Does it already exist? Or, how can I develop it? I'm using SharePoint 2010.
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Deleting Sharepoint Sites taking too much time

I am trying to delete few sites that have loads of sub-sites but its taking way too much time, I tried to delete sites using "Content Structure" & tried to use this tool as well, Tool for ...
3
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1answer
267 views

Apps don't work (HTTP 400 Bad Request) in MySites Web App, but do work in main SharePoint Web App

When I try to add an app to a MySite site collection it looks like it is created without error, but when I try to go to it, it gives me a 400 bad request error. Apps work fine on our regular ...
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1answer
712 views

How can you get a user's mysite image url based on a list's AuthorId?

I have a list that I am using SharePoint 2013's rest API to grab info from. I would like to display an image of the user who created the list. This site shows how to get a user's image url based on ...
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2answers
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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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1answer
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Listadded events on My Site omits Personal and Shared Documents creation

I want to have a feature which will change some settings on every list on My Site. Problem is i cant change settings for two main list: Shared and Personal Documents. For testing I have web feature ...
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2answers
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Getting prompted for password when going to My Sites

I have created a web app for hosting my sites and configured it according to Microsoft best practice on technet. However, when I log on to the portal I enter my credentials and when I click on my name ...
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1answer
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Can I sync user properties to AD both ways?

I was under the impression that the UPS could be two way. That is, I could make the 'name' field editable and if a user updates it, that change gets written back to AD, and if the name is changed in ...
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SharePoint 2010: MySites: Add custom tabs to My Profile

I want to have custom tabs to My Profile of mysites (where you have overview, organization,etc). I was able to add these tabs by going into Site Settings->Look and Feel-> Navigation-> Add Heading, and ...
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1answer
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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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2answers
3k views

Disable social features but allow My Site Profiles

We want to disable the social feature functionality but still make available the My Profile pages which is part of My Site. We also want disable the personal My Sites (My Content). Under Permissions ...
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2answers
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Can I map multiple domain accounts (or authentication sources) to one user/profile?

This is probably impossible but... We have a local 2010 farm and HQ has one. I've been asked to use the HQ MySites service application rather than doing our own, which is very sensible. However, on ...
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1answer
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User has changed his name in the active directory and wants see his mysite with the new URL

Question : User has changed his name in the active directory and wants see his mysite with the new URL. Can we follow the steps given below: ○ Take the backup of the existing site collection ...
3
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1answer
174 views

Can you make users follow something?

We currently have groups of users that we'd like to push news out to their newsfeed. Obviously, their newsfeed is personal, but we've been selling it as the one stop shop for news pertinent for them. ...
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Mysite signin repeats in IE

For some reason my claimsbased mysite hosts won't let me login - it authenticates my credentials, but instead of taking me to mysite, it just refreshes the login page? It only does this in IE - I get ...
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Disable or remove all links to MySite?

We've just enabled MySite in my organization and all the author links etc. (user-related links) points towards their respective MySite. Is it possible to disable the links or remove them completely?
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1answer
663 views

Why does Membership not show up in Mysite?

We just upgraded to 2010. When I provision a new SharePoint site, it is now not populating in the SharePoint Site Lists on My Site. (Formerly Memberships in 2007). I have rerun the profile sync and ...
3
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1answer
780 views

How do you integrate activity feeds between Lync and SharePoint

How do you integrate the My Activities feed on Lync, with the SharePoint My Newsfeed feed on SharePoint 2010? As an added bonus, how can these activity updates be surfaced in Outlook? Are their any ...
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How to bulk import User Profiles from a legacy system and pre-create MySites

I need suggestions how to accomplish one upgrade task. I have list of user accounts in .csv file which I need to import to SP2010 and create user accounts with appropriate attributes. Also this ...
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Migrated My Profile link still pointing to the old MOSS server

Migrated a MOSS content DB to a brand new farm. The My Sites also were on the same content DB. Then the SSP also was migrated over. However, the My Profile link is not binding to the restored My Sites ...
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1answer
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SharePoint 2010 - prevent My Site access for some users

I have the situation that we have two SP2010 farms, one for internal and one for internal and external users (different AD's, with trust relationship). Goal: I want to have only MySites for internal ...
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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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1answer
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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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Can't create MySite because one already exists

I am getting the following error message when I try to open up My Site for the first time. Your personal site cannot be created because it already exists with your user name. Please contact your ...
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2answers
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Programmatically retrieve the MySite URL of user

Let's say that we have the SPUser object of current user - how do I programmatically retrieve his mysite URL path, for example "mydomain:8080/personal/saltarski"? Currently I do it through string ...
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2answers
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How do I keep my My Sites from prompting users for credentials?

Currently on my SharePoint 2010 install the My Sites section is roped off on a sub-domain (port 80) of the main site collection. Whenever anyone opens the main site it automatically detects their ...
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1answer
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My Site - When does “My Newsfeed” get refreshed?

Which timer job is resposible for refreshing "My Newsfeed"? I am not sure if it is the User Profile Activity Feeds or Search Crawl. Can someone please point me to a technet/msdn article explaining ...
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1answer
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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 ...
2
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1answer
9k views

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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Files not deleting on solution retraction

When i retract my solution several files are not deleted including my custom master. Probably something simple but i want it deleted so that visual studio doesn't complain every time i deploy about ...
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SP2007 > Making mysite read only

in sp 2010, it just a click to make mysite read only. The old sp2007 is slowly decommissioning and I need to make the mysite Read only. Any idea guys?