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

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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 Settings, Person.aspx and Personal Site

How does SharePoint determine that its time to use person.aspx rather than userdisp.aspx? I have some accounts that use person but most still use userdisp.aspx. Is this just something that happens ...
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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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Changing to a different ADFS server without repeating access requests

Our Sharepoint site is setup to allow external users access, however, to manage it they are being authenticated via (their) ADFS. All working surprisingly well, including the site access request ...
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Deleted all user profiles and sync again, profiles did not come back

In my SP2013 standard environment, I noticed some user's attribute never get update from AD. After a few days of trial and fail, I decide to delete all user profile at CA and then run a full sync. In ...
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Please advice for User Profiles synchronization planning

I am planing for a SP2013 system. At the beginning there will be 500 users and 1000 users after a year. Most social features (e.g. blog, newsfeed, following) will be actively used. The existing ...
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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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User display name not sync to Sharepoint sites

In my SP2013 standard environment, I have setup User Profile Sync service. I updated in AD a user's display name from "Sam K" to "Sam Y". Then I goto CA's Manage Profile Service: User Prifle service ...
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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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Error when trying to sync Actve Directory Photos

I am trying to sync the photos from the Active Directory with Sharepoint 2010. I am following the instructions at : ...
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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. When I ...
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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 ...
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Profile Synchronization exception in FIM

I get the following exception when performing user profile synchronization in FIM to import user profiles from Novell eDirectory to our SharePoint 2010 server. System.NotSupportedException: ...
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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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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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Sync AD Groups to Sharepoint Groups?

Is it possible or not sync AD Groups to SharePoint Groups means System Administrator created one new Group in AD then it is possible sync AD new group to SharePoint New Group. next if it sync which ...
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User profile synchronization service instance turning off

I have setup synchronization service and successfully imported accounts from AD. I also have configured incremental synchronization to be run every hour (there are frequent updates and/or account ...
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How can I exclude disabled users from my user profile synchronization?

I have my user profile synchronization setup and working but I have noticed that disabled users who no longer work for my company are showing up in the sync. I would like to update the sync so that ...
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How do I import active directory photos and sync them with my site collections?

I have employee photos that are already loaded into active directory. I would like to have them pushed into SharePoint so that they are visible on the MySite pages and on all site collections. How ...
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User Profile to SharePoint Full Synchronization is missing from the list of timer jobs

'User Profile to SharePoint Full Synchronization' and 'User Profile to SharePoint Quick Synchronization' are missing from my list of available timer jobs. The User Profile Service is configured, Sync ...
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sharepoint 2010 adding more fields in user profile, accessible from spuser

we have custom fields like e.g. Manager, Organisation, EmployeeCode. currently we are creating a custom list to add these with respective SpUser.ID, which i think is wrong. Can any one please guide ...
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User Profile Synchronization Service error

I am having a strange error with our user profile service application .When i tried to start the user profile synchronization service it will take some time saying starting and then it will stop when ...