properties of a user profile are properties describing the profile such as Location, Organisation, Cell Phone Number and Profile image.

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Tracing user profile changes without iterating all the through?

Due to the project requirement, we want to trace the user profile property changes (made through mysite) whenever they do. Is it a good idea to insert a javascript (through a delegation control) and ...
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How to get user profile property value when privacy for property set to “Private” (only me)

I have a property in the user profile. This property has privacy settings equal to "Private" (or "Only Me" if working through UI). It means that value for this property will be shown only to you or ...
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Change / rearrange / move user properties - Powershell

Is there a way with PowerShell to rearrange / change the order of user properties? If I create a custom user property and make it visible on the mysite I have to click like 100 times to get in to the ...
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How to change the user profile property value for all users via PowerShell?

We have a bool: User profile property. Is there a way to set the value of this field to 'false' for all users? The user profile property exists only in the SharePoint and not in AD.
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Creating a Custom File Upload CoreProperty Field?

I'm currently working on a site where the client has requested a "Resume" field where they can upload a Word Document of the person's Resume. So far, I have created the CoreProperty field: "Resume" ...
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Determining if a user should be able to see another user's profile property in code

I'm trying to create a Web Part that will conditionally display its contents if the current user has permission to see a specific user profile property. Here's what I've got so far. It seems that I ...
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UserProfileChangeCollection is not recognizing the change if a property is associated with term store

We want to monitor the "User Profile Changes", so have used "UserProfileChangeCollection". It works perfectly for "UserProfileMultiValueChange" and "UserProfileSingleValueChange" however it is not ...
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Display User Profile Property on the editprofile.aspx page?

I have mapped the "Mobile Number" property to Active Direcotry and want to display the "mobile number" field on the "editprofile.aspx" page without allowing the user to edit the property. It is not ...
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What's maximum length allowed for string type User profile property in SharePoint?

Default length for string type property is 25. Let me know maximum length allowed for it's value.
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How can I export User Profile Custom Properties for importing into a different environment?

Is there a PowerShell or other mechanism that I can use to export out the custom property definitions from the Manage User Properties page in Central Admin from one environment to another? I know I ...
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Conflicting permission in provider hosted apps

I am stuck in a weird issue. I have a provider hosted app which needs to be deployed in MySite of users. This app is requesting for 2 permissions: Full Control on Web (which only user can approve) ...
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Is it possible to create custom User Profile Properties using CSOM or SPO PowerShell?

I have not been able to find much information regarding creating custom User Profile Properties via CSOM or SharePoint Online PowerShell. Is this possible, and if so, how do I go about doing it?
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SharePoint 2010 - The account in User Information is not up to date with Active Directory

I'm running a 2010 SharePoint environment and have encountered a problem in the User Information list. Previously a user logged in with username: domain\JackSh But his accountname has been ...
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Attach an event receiver to profile property update

Do someone know if it's possible to attach an event receiver to profile updates? The goal would be to update an external system (such as a CRM) when a user is updating his profile.
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Updates are currently disallowed on GET requests. To allow updates on a GET, set the 'AllowUnsafeUpdates' property on SPWeb

I want to update the user profile details through the code however it is throwing the below exception "Updates are currently disallowed on GET requests. To allow updates on a GET, set the ...
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SharePoint MySite last modified date - Create CV based on mysite's properties / lists

What's the best way to find out when a property / custom property are changed on a mysite? Can't find any last modified on user properties. We're trying to create CV based on users mysite. We've ...
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Users Not Displayed In SharePoint Groups, Missing From User Information List

When certain users are added to a SharePoint group in a particular site collection, they do not appear in the user list in the browser. If added outside of a SharePoint group (ie: given a permission ...
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User Profile Synchronization: How to delete/overwrite “Job Title” property?

The UPS animal is a strange one. I just don't know how I can delete or overwrite a property completely. I have the Job Title property (Imported from AD) filled on all my users. I want to change this ...
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How to hide user properties

Can I conditionally hide properties being displayed using SPSWC:ProfilePropertyDisplayName and SPSWC:ProfilePropertyValue based on the field policy settings "Default Privacy Setting" (or the "Show To" ...
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Is there a way to remove/delete/hide the activity from “activities I am following” section?

Is there a way to remove/delete/hide the activity from "activities I am following" section? I do not want to hide the entire section itself like mentioned in this URL - ...
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Missing Personal site url in user profile properties after editing filters in ups connection - mysite - powershell

Something strange has happend in my environment. I've pre-populated 1500 user profiles and everything was ok. After some changes with the connections filters in user profile synchronization connection ...
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How to retrieve profile-picture and workphone from user profile

How can I get profile image from spuser and also phone? Guid fieldID1 = item.Fields.GetFieldByInternalName("User").Id; string valueField1 = item[fieldID1].ToString(); SPFieldUserValue userField = ...
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Delete sharepoint userprofile property using powershell

This is the script im using to delete the sharepoint userprofile property using powershell. #Load Sharepoint SnapIn if ((Get-PSSnapin "Microsoft.SharePoint.PowerShell" -ErrorAction ...
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Error on feature activated property creation

Im trying to create custom properties on feature activated event, but it doenst work, does anyone has any suggestion, what the problem could be? When i do a console application and try there my code ...
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User Profile properties

We have a problem with user profile properties We are not able to see a property on EditProfile.aspx because in Edit User Profile Property I checked the radio button"Do not allow users to edit values ...
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User profile synchronization - AD - “&” character triggers update on users

When doing a sync against AD almost every user get updated. And this happens every time I'm doing a sync! When I look at FIM it looks like SPS-Deparment detects changes because AD has a different ...
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How to get the user profile property that is of type Managed Metadata using JavaScript?

I have apply JSLink to the custom list's new form. I want to query the user profile property which is Managed Metadata for entered user. I wrote below code which simply gives the string. But I want ...
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No results when searching with special characters in custom metadata property

We have an issue with SharePoint 2010 Search. Currently, we have a property in Active Directory, for each user, that specify their initials. We have a scheduled task that runs every hour to sync these ...
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How can we save data into the User Profile custom property?

We have got User profiles in SharePoint with custom properties. We want to programatically insert values into them. Preferably via javascript object model. Is this possible? Please point to reference ...
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Changing a users mention name

I have a user who was originally imported from AD with the first name Judith. She actually goes by Judy. When people mention her in their my sites newsfeed, they have to remember to type 'judi' ...
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how do I update user profile property in SharePoint 2013

We are using sp2013. There is a custom user profile property with name: MyProperty (boolean). The property cannot be edited by user. I want to update the property value for current user on an ...
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Show Manager in People Search Core Results [closed]

I need to show the manager (if possible clickable to his profile) on the People Search Core Results webpart. What I've done atm: Added a User profile property linked to the AD Synchronised (and ...
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Import About Me property from AD

Is it possible to import from Active Directory a property for About Me ? On the telephones tab exists a property Notes (I think it's called Info) but I can't import it. Thank's
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Get User Profile Section For Properties

I'm wondering if it's possible to get just one section of the users profile properties. Since i created a new section with custom properties, i would like to call the whole section (including all of ...
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Get User Details from User Profile using Web Service in SPD 2013 Workflow

I want to retrieve the user properties like Group,Email,Manager from User Profile using Web service in SharePoint Designer 2013 workflow. I trying with Call HTTP Web Service Action. Please explain me ...
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There is already a term with the same default label and parent term

I am using SP2013 on-premise standard edition and we tried to update the user profile with a PowerShell script. Unfortately, part of profiles cannot be updated. The exception is "There is already a ...
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SharePoint Online - Update User Profile Properties via CSOM App

I have a console application where I am updating SharePoint Online user profile properties via CSOM. When I do it via the following code below (using a username and password), it works just fine. ...
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2010: How to query user profiles for custom properties?

Our sharepoint user profiles are configured to have two additional AD synchronized, public custom properties, EmployeeID and CostCenter. I need to read a list of users with the same CostCenter as the ...
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Where is my Organization Chart?

All i am trying to achieve is to populate the "My Organization Chart", for new users it doesn't display anything: For other users you are able to see the data: I tried to start the "start ...
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User profile properties Replication

I am having a problem with user profile property work phone. I don't want the work phone property to be displayed in userdisp.aspx so I unchecked the replicable property in user profile. However, it ...
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Sharepoint 2010 grab SIP address from AD?

I would like to have the 'SIP Address' (eg. sip:myname.companyname.com) field automatically filled in so we can use Portal's 'presence' functionality - as far as I can see we have no dedicated LDAP ...
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How to make a custom managed property searchable

I have added a new property "Initials" to my User Profile Synchronization Service and mapped it to a property from AD. That works and the property gets properly imported into user's profiles. I have ...
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How to get User Profile Property settings changed value?

I would like to know how to get the Property Privacy settings when the user changed from "MY Manager" to "My colleague" in edit profile page ? I am able to get the Default privacy value, but i want ...
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Sharepoint Application Search doesn't work well for skills, interests

I have provisioned MySites and the Application Search Service. This works when finding people - I put in my name or name of a collegaue and it does give search results. But when I'm trying to search ...
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Getting only first value of multi value string in User Profile Property

I defined a multi value string for user profile properties in the backend of my SharePoint 2010. I'm reading the content from the created property like this: propertyValue = ...
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Property value picker problem on non-IE browsers

We have several profile properties that are set as multivalue fields and are restricted to a list of options. Some of them are set up as Company Name Company Name - Specific Department 1 Company Name ...
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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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HitHighlightedSummary HitHighlightedProperties is empty in people search using REST

Is there a way to get search hits in HitHighlightedSummary HitHighlightedProperties on people search using REST? ...
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UserProfile Picture not being updated with AD

I have established Picture mapping so it can be feed from AD. However, pictures are not being populated. I followed this article Adding Pictures to Active Directory and Show in SharePoint 2013just to ...
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How can I sync SID to user profiles when the authentication provider type is Trusted Claims Provider Authentication (ADFS)?

We are implementing ADFS within our environment but have code that is dependent on the user's SID. The SPUser.Sid is empty due to the switch from classic to claims authentication and thought we could ...