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

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User Profile Sync Service Frustration

I try to provision the UPSA on my single server farm. I have a SQL 2008 R2 and a SP2010 Server on the same maschine. (Version: 14.0.5130.5002) Loopback Check is disabled and I use NTML Auth in ...
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How to find out disk space/storage usage from photo storage in a SharePoint profile

Does anyone know how to query the amount of space that is being used by storing photos in the my sites section of SharePoint? There has been concern that syncing photos to Active Directory will bloat ...
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update profile db with ad but without setting up the ups

Is there another way to push data from Active Directory to profile DB without using UPS. i am working on developer machine and just need one time push from AD to profile DB. Is there an alternate to ...
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Not allowing to syncronize one of the fields

I have a question concerning syncronization of user profiles with AD. Is it possible to someone how to disable syncronization of all properties from AD, because some fields i dont want to be imported ...
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Synchronized AD group won't appear in SharePoint site

I wan't to add three users who are on a new AD on another Domain Name that the one I use habitually, on my test server there no problemes and after I add a connection to the new domain and I launch a ...
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User Profile Application service was inaccessible - ProfilePropertyService.svc has exceeded the allotted timeout

Yesterday, we suffered with the Global outage on our SharePoint 2010 farm as the "User Profile Service Application" was inaccessible during those hours. Exception: 01/13/2012 08:41:20.16 OWSTIMER.EXE ...
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How do I fix the error “Your personal site does not contain a picture library named 'Pictures'” on user profile pages?

I'm working with a SharePoint 2010 farm that has SP 1 + the October 2011 CU installed. MySites and User Profile Synchronization with Active Directory were recently added. Everything seems to be ...
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User Profile AD Sync - 2 Way Field-Level Update Permissions

I've got a working AD->SharePoint 2010 user sync running and also have 2-way updating specificed for for some of the user profile fields via the users' My Site. While this is very handy for contact ...
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Setting up MySite on single machine without AD?

We are developing on single machine without AD role, because we thought that since we are going to use ADFS, we don't need it. Our project requires that we set up MySite for users. I'm struggling with ...
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Can't set up my sites in SharePoint 2010

I'd like to run MySite in my sharepoint 2010 instance. I'm following the article from TechNet from here and here for creating Profile Service Application. I'm creating profile service application and ...
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SharePoint 2010 User Profile Sync issue

I am doing a SharePoint user profile sync from AD, the process is working fine, as shown in the screenshot below got from "Synchronization service manager" 2373 profiles were added. but only 9 were ...
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User Profile Sync - Certain Properties not syncing

I've followed Spence Harbar's Rational guide to implementing Profile Sync. Everything seems fine until further inspection. The following properties don't sync: Job Title; Proxy Address; Office ...
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Deleted Service Application, Service Instance(s) Remain

The User Profile Synchronization Service was not properly configured and was stuck in "Stopping" state. I was able to delete the User Profile Service Application but the User Profile Service ...
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SharePoint Profile Sync Exclusion Filters

If an exlcusion filter is added to a profile sync connection AFTER the profiles have already been imported, when are the newly excluded profiles purged?
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can I create organization profiles manually, and add AD users to it?

I have partners with an AD account in a specific OU (for authentication purposes). The schema hasn't be customized. using the SharePoint OM and/or BCS and/or profile sync, can I create partners ...
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Syncing AD User with AD Groups

i want to create a ad connection in user profile service application, which sync specific users. These users are members of a group. When i check this group in the "AD Container" and start a full ...
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Manager resolution across multiple domains during User Profile sync

When utilizing Active Directory connections across multiple domains (with a two-way trust), is it possible to have resolution (during sync) of the Manager field when the Manager exists in another ...
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User Profile Replication Problems when Many Colleagues

We are using User Profile Replication Engine http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc663011.aspx to transfer information from old userprofile service to new userprofile service. Anoyne else ...
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Does Sharepoint use the wWWHomePage attribute in AD?

I have been working with synchronizing users into Active Directory, from an external data source, and one of the attributes of interest is wWWHomePage, and the AD folk have noticed that many users ...
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User DisplayName on first-time login

Folks, we've got the problem. We are using Claims auth on a SharePoint farm. As usual (windows auth) when user login at first-time to SharePoint site, he sees his DisplayName in welcomecontrol.ascx ...
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Display a list of user profiles that are missing from the AD import?

How can you display a list of user profiles that are missing from the AD import? I know you can go to Manage User Profiles and search for individual users that are missing, but it doesn't seem to ...
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Incremental AD Sync does not delete users

I cannot find any documentation to support this, but in practice it seems that running incremental user profile AD syncs does NOT mark missing users for deletion. Running a full sync however will ...
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SharePoint 2010 User Profile Sync - Remove Disabled Users

I have SharePoint 2010 set up to sync active directory users and it is working great. I am getting disabled users in the sync though. I have tried what all the blogs say, filter on ...
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User Profile Synchronisation to Multiple Domains

I cannot find a definitive trusted resource that specifies whether or not the FIMS service can sync with multiple domains. Has anyone got any good information on this? Also if we sync to an AD source ...
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How to configure replicable properties in User Profile

I try to configure SharePoint Server 2010 replicated properties of User Profile (such as 'Birthday') to see them into User Info Lists on my Site Collections. I've setted it to Replicable and Pirvacy ...
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Start User Profile Synchronization on SharePoint 2010 standalone installation

I recently created a SharePoint 2010 standalone VM with ADDS. As soon as I start User Profie Synchronization service, the service status shows starting and then stops in a minute. Googling, I came ...
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Possible to only import User Profiles from Active Directory, not synchronize?

Wondering if there is a way in Sharepoint 2010 to import User Profiles from Active Directory without exporting them back? I've got a User Profile Synchronization connection made but I want to make ...
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Why aren't changes in Active Directory synchronizing with the People and Groups list?

I just noticed an interesting scenario where if a users first name, last name or username is changed in AD it doesn't synchronize with the People and Groups list. How does the Active Directory sync ...
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Name showing as DOMAIN\UserName

My name seems to be appearing as DOMAIN\UserName for sites that I create (and sometimes sites that others have created as well) rather than Forename Surname, why is this happening? It is on an Active ...
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Forefront Identity Manager errors when starting the SharePoint 2010 User Profile Synchronization Service Application

After following Spence Harbar's Rational Guide to implementing SharePoint Server 2010 User Profile Synchronization (http://www.harbar.net/articles/sp2010ups.aspx) exactly (and having it work several ...
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User profile sync error

I am trying to sync users from our AD to SharePoint. Currently I can not start user profile import because I get the following error all the time. Error "Cannot navigate to the requested page while ...
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How to synchronise changes in Active Directory with Sharepoint profile info

I recently had an incident where the email details of a Sharepoint user were changed in Active Directory. These changes were not transferred into SharePoint and I had a problem in one of my web parts ...
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Sync between UserProfile Store and User Information List

One of the users has updated his photo/picture on his My Site and it is showing the updated photo (on his My Site) as well as the picture property (user profile property) in SSP is updated with the ...
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How to update data in the user information list when using FBA

I've got to support a SharePoint web application which uses FBA with a custom membership and a custom role provider to authenticate the user against two different LDAPs. The user data are only stored ...
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Way to get MOSS User Profile custom property Choice List to dynamically update?

I have been asked to determine if there is a way to get the "Choice List" that is available as an option in a Custom User Profile property to automatically update from a SharePoint list (which would ...
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Add User to Group People Picker not resolving name correctly

I am trying to add a user to a permission group on our portal and the name is not resolving correctly. This user's name has changed recently and is resolving to the old name and they are not able to ...
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Profile Sync doesn't filter to all users on all sites

A changed email address or name (or any other profile property) on AD does not filter through to all the users across all site collections. We have a suspicion that if a users permissions are not ...