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

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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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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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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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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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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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User profile synchronization for User profile properties

IN SP2010, I have added 3 new User profile properties by Central Admin of type boolean, datetime and string.Then I added data for the user in the profile for these new properties. I ran the "User ...
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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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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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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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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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Update CRM from User Profile

We currently have Sharepoint 2010 setup to use AD to get useraccounts, and a BCS connection to provide extra information to the User Profile of users. The data from AD is very basic: only username and ...
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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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User Profile Synchronization won't start

I am using sharepoint 2010 standard on Server2008 R2. I have configured and started User Profile Synchronization Service by following http://www.harbar.net/articles/sp2010ups.aspx article. My both ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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Import User profiles from AD not working

I intend to import user profiles from AD to SharePoint 2010 but I can't do it. See the process that I am following below: When I got to User Profile Service Application -> Configure Synchronization ...
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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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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 ...
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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 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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Import and Export last profile picture to AD

I actually want to have a perfect sync of my Sharepoint site with my AD for profile picture. So, I need to have a bi-directionnal import of profile picture and a mean to have the most recent picture ...
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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 - 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...