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

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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 ...