Profile Sync in SharePoint is a managed service which syncronizes Active Directory records with SharePoint User Profiles

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Multiple User Profile Sync Service instances in same AD domain?

In our Active Directory domain, we have a handful of SharePoint farms, mostly SP2010, and an SP2013. Our main farm, an SP2010 Enterprise farm, has User Profile Sync Service configured and actively ...
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Can't find AD data connection when importing pictures from AD

I want to syncronize the pictures in AD with SharePoint 2013, but I can't seem to find the AD data connection. I'm following this guide. But when I go to select the AD data connection when adding a ...
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Account is removed in AD but User Profile still exist

We are using SP2013 on-premise and UPS is setup to sync with our AD for more than a year. Most of the users created/deleted on AD will be added/deleted in the SharePoint UPS as expected. However, we ...
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SharePoint 2013 FBA Users and 2013 Workflows

I am having an issue regarding SharePoint 2013 FBA Users and 2013 workflows. FBA users can’t start 2013 SharePoint workflows. I used this tutorial to setup FBA: ...
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Do we need to have exchange and Sharepoint installed on same server to sync to outlook

How do we sync SharePoint 2013 with outlook 2013? Do we need to have exchange and SharePoint 2013 installed on the same server? I am having problems when I click on Sync to look. what are the steps ...
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Sharepoint 2013 task list sync to outlook is throwing error

When I try to click on sync to outlook on sharepoint 2013 task list. It is throwing this error: We couldn't start syncing your tasks because we need to get a few things set up first. Click here to ...
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User Profile Service - missing user profiles from AD

I have 2 SP 2013 SP1 environments, testing and production. Both have user profile service application (using FIM agent) configure to get profiles from AD. Both the farms have similar service ...
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SharePoint 2013 Active Directory Profile Picture URL Incorrect

When user images sync from active directory the image url is https://example.com/sites/mysitesUser%20Photos/Profile%20Pictures/user_MThumb.jpg. I'm missing a slash after mysites. If I manually ...
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Switching Assistant and Manager values in SharePoint User Profile

We have SharePoint 2013 and we have been having this strange issue, where we can user profile to show Manager and Assistant, which are OOTB user properties that are mapped to Manager and Assistant ...
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Profile Sync is running but it does not update the attributes correctly

We have SharePoint 2013 with September CU (15.0.4649.1000) and we have started to receive issues when users change their manager or work status and in SharePoint it does not update the attributes that ...
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User Profile Sync status stuck at “Synchronizing” every time it runs

We have SharePoint 2013 and every time it runs, that status remains on Synchronizing although it is importing user profiles. In order to make it idle we do the following: Click on Stop in Central ...
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SharePoint 2013: Sync Active Directory Detail Information with SharePoint Users

I am setting up a new SharePoint 2013 environment and the customer is requesting that the detailed information from Active Directory (phone #, email, fax, etc.) be synced with the user information in ...
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Remove Replicating directory changes on a user - AD - powershell

I'm having problem in my production environment with User Profile Synchronization Service that is stuck on starting. I'm not able to reach the AD but the hosting company does. I think they might have ...
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User synced from AD with wrong Name

I'm on a Sharepoint 2013 On Premise farm and I have a problem with one user. It gets synced with the wrong name and email (from another user - both are AD Users, both have different SIDs and they're ...
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Cutom AD attributes don't show in Attribute drop down list in SharePoint CA for Mange User Property

There is a Custom AD attribute that is mapped in SharePoint 2010 farm. We created a new SharePoint 2013 farm and when we tried to map the AD attribute from CA we don't see the custom attribute in the ...
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Do I need to setup separate User Profile Sync for each child domain?

Our SharePoint 2013 on-premise farm is installed on our company major domain "Domain.com". We have setup user profile sync for domain.com. Under Domain.com there are several child domains a.com, b.com ...
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Is it possible to use profile sync on two a production and staging sharepoint server?

Our staging server has been neglected for a while, and I'm trying to get it back to as close as production as I can. I'm trying to setup profile sync and I've used the same accounts for production and ...
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SharePoint - Hide Irrelevant Users from Search

I have a SharePoint site - is there an easy way to hide specific users from being searched and/or logging in? For instance, I have two domain accounts (DOMAIN\William and DOMAIN\William.Yeack) one ...
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User Profile Properties and SharePoint Profile Synchronization

Every time I try to enable UPS SharePoint Profile Synchronization in the Manage Profile Service: User Profile Service, the service appears to work great and everything is fine, however some things end ...
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Profile Synchronization Status don't work in Sharepoint 2013?

Im using SP2013 and I tried to import data from AD to SP 2013, but I got problem when I start sync. The Profile Synchronization Status don't work, it still 'Idle'. Here is some images of my ...
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UPS users and groups

Trying to get an idea of this concept of groups when it comes to UPS. We have groups in AD that we use for security in SharePoint 2013. Will excluding groups from UPS affect this? Only interested in ...
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Filter BCS Data by Users AD Group

I'd like to know if it is possible (and if so, how) to filter the BCS data results by the AD group a user belongs to. For example. User A belongs to AD group 'group1'. In the external data that ...
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Active directory user account images not syncing with SharePoint User Profiles

I am uploading the images in Active Directory and trying to sync them with User Profile Services (tried both Incremental and Full Synchronization) but still not able to retrieve the AD User Profile ...
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More than one User Profile Service Instance

We have SharePoint 2013 and running the following PS cmdlet: get-spserviceinstance | ? {$_.Typename -eq "User Profile Service"} We get the following result: I am not sure why there are too many ...
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UPS office property is not updated after incremental sync, only full sync is updating this property

I am using sp2010. I have in the ups a property names "Office". This property was here OOTB and is mapped to AD property "physicalDeliveryOfficeName". When I change this AD property and do a ...
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User Profile Service to Sharepoint Sync Not Updating userdisp.aspx

We added a custom field Division to active directory. The sync from AD to User Profile Service is working correctly, as our MySites correctly show this custom field populated as it should be. Upon ...
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Synchronizing pictures to Sharepoint Online without EXO

We have a hybrid deployment with users using Exchange on premise and Sharepoint Online without Exchange Online. When you try to synchronize a picture to Sharepoint Online from on premise AD, the usual ...
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Restricting Non-Synchronised Users in 2013

Scenario We have two synchronisation connections. One uses windows synchronisation and syncs an "Internal" OU group. The other uses forms authentication and syncs an "External" OU Group. This ...
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User permissions lost after AD Sync

Our test SharePoint 2013 environment, which is a mirror of our production environment, recently stopped allowing anybody to log into site collections in the content web application. Every attempt to ...
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User profile sync connections cannot be modified

I have a single-server SharePoint 2013 SP1 farm installed on a Windows Server 2012R2, with another 2012R2 server acting as a DC for farm-based accounts. I have another domain where users reside, ...
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AD User data not updating

I have a User Profile Service, and the User Profile Synchronization Service is running. However, updates that I am making in Active Directory are not being shown in SharePoint 2010. The UPSS was ...
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Syncronizing AD groups to sharepoint user list (through powershell?)

I am wondering if there is any way to get members of specific AD groups (several AD groups actually) to sync with the Sharepoint User Lists, found at ...
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What will happen if I delete all user profiles, rebuild connection and start a full sync?

In my sharepoint 2013 test environment, I have 20 users and I found some of their properties are not sync with AD. I cannot find the resolution and I would like to try delete all user profiles, delete ...
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Error Creating or Editing Synchronization

Today I made the mistake of clicking "select all" on a large group of domains in a synchronization connection in the user profile service. After I saved the connection I saw this error on the ...
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How to query custom user profile properties

Is it possible to get CustomProperties from a User Profile? I would like to list all user profiles in a webpart including some custom properties which are imported from the AD by the User Profile ...
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Container (OU) selections changing in User Profiles Sync in SharePoint 2010?

I am working with a client who has a SharePoint Server 2010 farm, build level is pre-SP1. They have had User Profile Sync running against two Active Directory Domains for quite some time. What we are ...
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Room Finder or Room Search in SharePoint 2010?

I would like to do two things with meeting rooms in SharePoint 2010: Search them (scope to resources only) Book them (Add them as an option to avaliable/busy in a SharePoint calendar) I have tried ...
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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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Sync SharePoint 2010 UPS to a csv file

I get a nightly update of all users' profile properties via csv. I would like to setup the User Profile Service App to sync to that CSV. I assume this shouldn't be terribly difficult and has likely ...
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2010 - displayNames from Active Directory not staying consistent

We are having a problem in which the "Name" portion of some people's profiles are being updated on the periodic sync wiping out the proper displayName which should just be their first and last names ...
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User Profile Photos not displaying in IE or Org Browser, but do in other browsers

User Profile Service is importing photos from AD. Sync and profile photos are being created fine. I've identified one profile picture that will not display in IE8, eventhough the picture exists. ...
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Best Practice changing usernames for Sharepoint 2010

We are using SharePoint 2010 Enterprise and have a User Profile service set to synchronize against AD DS. When a user's username changes, because of marriage or mis spelling, there are a set of ...
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SPS2007 users sync does not work, anything found already tried

I have set up a Sharepoint server 2007 in a single-server-farm configuration, which has to serve a single site database, that was restored from 2YO backup. The server's domain is different, although I ...
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Setup Department Profile property as Term Set and Sync back to AD

I have a requirement to allow users to only set their Department via a Locked MMS Termset. Also, whatever the user choose from the Termset should be synced back. Im trying to see if there is a out of ...
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Error trying to create Synchronization Connection

I'm trying to create a Synchronization Connection by going to Central Administration > Manage Service Applications > User Profile Service Application > Configure Synchronization Connections. ...
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Sync DB Tables not being created when creating a User Profile Service Application?

Been having difficult getting the User profile synchronization service started. Deleted and recreated the service multiple times. Now I notice after creating the UPS application the profile db, social ...
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User Profile Service not setup, but user information from Active Directory Exists

I have yet to setup the User Profile Service on my new SP2010 Farm. Yet when I go to view my user information or other users' information, it contains properties (mobile number, department, etc) that ...
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User Profile Synchronisation from SQL Database

I am trying to update the Manager and Profile Picture properties for the UPS from SQL. The problem is that these two fields are stored as text in SQL but SharePoint expects a Person field and URL ...
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SP2010 User Profile Service - Incremental Sync not working

we have a sharepoint 2010 fram with 2 WFE and 2 App Server. On one App Service we have activated the user priovile Service and user provile syncronisation service. If i start a full syncronisation, ...
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request timed out error while creating User profile service application after long time

in order to configure my sites in sharepoint 2013, we need to start user profile synchronization service. while starting that service it should populate user profile application. for me it is not ...