The User Profile Service in SharePoint is responsible for synchronising user data to and from SharePoint to identity stores such as Active Directory, LDAP and many others.

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General user profile sync question

What is the exact reason the UPS runs under a diffrent account then the farm admin account?
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Has SharePoint O365 stopped support of /_vti_bin/UserProfileService.asmx endpoint recently?

Until now, the legacy /_vti_bin/UserProfileService.asmx was the only possible API to update SharePoint o365 user profile properties. Unfortunately, recently it started to return Server was unable to ...
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Issue with user profile and AD synchro

I've an issue in my synchro AD with SharePoint 2010. i've deleted a user from the AD, the synchro runs but i've some web app and on a web app. If i do check permission, the user exist. when i select ...
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Not able to add Users to Site Collection in SharePoint 2013

I am having big issues in adding users to a site collection to giving them access. Let me describe to you my problem: I have created a site collection and can set the site collection ...
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Connect/disconnect “Managed Metadata Service” to the user profile service

In my SharePoint 2013 Farm, I have Two Managed Metadata Services "Managed Metadata Service 1" and "Managed Metadata Service 2". Right now User profile service is connected to "Managed Metadata ...
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Problems starting UPS sync service

When provisioning the User Profile Service Application via Powershell, we can not start the User Profile Synchronization Service, no matter what. It gets stuck on starting, and after a while gets ...
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Why does this security group have two names?

We are having a strange issue with user access. Three users were recently added to an Active Directory security group. Two users have the access they require to a SharePoint list, but the third does ...
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manually delete user profile via central admin - SP 2010 - Error Access Denied

I have some users that would like to delete from UPS in central admin. I have farm admin access and also added the accts to Admin - user profile service but when i try to delete i get access denied. ...
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People picker does not find users in other domain with two-way trusted connection

Our customer has two domains with two-way trusted connection between them. On one of them they have a SharePoint farm. The problem is people pickers only find users that exist in the domain which has ...
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Customize my site

We are going to heavily customize My Sites, but will use standard components (web parts used in my site) and add some libraries and lists to every Profile. In this regard I am wondering how to go ...
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User Profile Service Application Issue

I have a farm that consists of 2 WFE and 2 APP servers. I have the User Profile Service running on both APP servers and User Profile Sync running on APP01. For some reason when I access the User ...
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SP.ClientContext.get_current() is returning the wrong AD username?

I'm logged in as the following user myintranet\svc_q_sp_farm. The "About Me" page lists my details as svc_q_sp_farm, however the following CSOM/JavaScript code returns Sharepoint\System as the user. ...
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FIM Syncronization Services fails to start - User Profile Synchronization won't start

User Profile Synchronization was working ok and after one restart FIM Synchronization Services fails to start and User Profile Synchronization won't start. I have follow harbar.net article for ...
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Edit person.aspx?

We have more than 1000 user profiles that need a customized person.aspx. We need to make quite big changes to person.aspx. What is best practice here ? Do we edit person.aspx via SharePoint designer ...
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User Profile Picture not synchronized in SharePoint 2007

We currently have SharePoint 2007 sites synchronized with AD in our intranet. Each Staff or user's images are stored in a network Drive using their full name . For example ...
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Looking for Specific User Profile Property for Workflow but Don't Have Access User Profile Web Service

I've put together a workflow using SharePoint 2013 and SP Designer 2013 that fires off emails based certain user events in a SP library. I'm capturing these user events through the Account Name field ...
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Do I need to setup separate User Profile Sync for each child domain?

Our SharePoint 2013 on-premise farm is installed on our company major domain "Domain.com". We have setup user profile sync for domain.com. Under Domain.com there are several child domains a.com, b.com ...
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Manager not displayed when manager is in a different active directory domain than the user

Users whose accounts reside in the EU or AP domains but whose managers accounts reside in AM or some other domain in the forest are not displaying their managers at all. Additionally these users are ...
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My site and AD?

We are about create my sites for our users. In this regard I have some questions. How many my sites can we have in a web-application for my site? How many AD sources can one have with regards to ...
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Sharepoint 2013 with SQL Authentication

I'm trying to get Sharepoint 2013 to install correctly with SQL Authentication. The domain environment I am running this under, service accounts are not easy to come by and have to be renewed every ...
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How to detect that a profile has changed

I need to detect when there has been an update on a user profile (my site) in SharePoint. I guess I will loop through all the user profiles in a timer job, and look after some proprerty. Any ideas of ...
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Removing user from people picker/UIL

Background Information: Company is the process of moving to a new domain called domain A, from domain B. at one point there was going to be a domain, called domain C that had a few users setup and ...
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SiteUserInfoList not updating

I am running a workflow that Calls user information from http://site/_api/Web/SiteUserInfoList/Items(<UserID>) The workflow is pulling the information just fine however I noticed that not all ...
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People results not returning anything

I've setup UPS and have 7 users from AD. Search has performed a successful crawl and I can search via Everything and find user's my-site pages. When I perform a search by People it returns no results. ...
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User Profile Synchronization and server farm account issue

I have SharePoint 2013 farm with 1 Application server and 2 web server on load balance. My user profile is up and running with Server Farm Account. But it always throw below error. So I tried to ...
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How to migrate SharePoint 2007 Shared Services User Profiles to SharePoint 2010

How can I migrate the User Profiles in SharePoint 2007 (including custom fields) to the SharePoint 2010 User Profile Service? I'm finding it difficult to find clear steps.
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What's the connection between the User Profile Service and the People And Groups hidden list? SharePoint 2013

I'm looking to understand the connection between the User Profile Service and the hidden User Information List. Here's what I'm experiencing. New SharePoint 2013 farm with a migrated UPS from a ...
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How to send document library document from one group to another group people by using designer workflows?

Need some help.. My requirement is: we have three groups 1.Requestor,2.Aprrovers 3.vendors. In Requestor group, there are number of persons and every one can have permissions to create ...
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Two sources for people picker name resolution duplicating users

We have a dev environment where there are two sources for resolving names in people pickers. The spelling of the name gets corrected when you enter domain\user, but then it states there are no ...
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Adding Colleague to All Users

I am not sure the SharePoint 2010 social features are designed to work this way, but I would like to setup AD accounts that are tied to various departments within our company (HR, IT, Accounting, ...
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Active Directory Integration with Sharepoint

I have a SharePoint site with my company's active directory integration. When new personnel start to work, he/she is defined in AD. Then the record comes to SharePoint automatically. If personnel ...
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Get specific user based on a custom user profile field - REST

I've got a custom user profile field ex: CompanyID If CompanyID=444 then return "microsoft" Something like this: ...
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Infopath - get user properties (e-mail, department.. ) from a people picker - other than current user

I've tried to follow this link http://blogs.technet.com/b/anneste/archive/2011/11/02/how-to-create-an-infopath-form-to-auto-populate-data-in-sharepoint-2010.aspx to get user properties, but I only get ...
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Restore Errors on Sharepoint

I got up backup a server. And I want to restore the backup to nother server. But I got this error and my restore job is failed. Object Excel Service Application failed in event OnRestore. For ...
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Is Forefront Identity Manager required for user profile synchronization service in SharePoint 2013?

I want to configure user profile synchronization service in SharePoint 2013 environment. Does anyone know the steps to configure the same? Is Forefront Identity Manager required to be installed for ...
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stopping black x when retrieving profile pic, not filling in details

I have a page in which I am getting a profile pic from mysites. It asks for the password and when you fill in the details it does what its supposed to and the profile pic appears. However when you ...
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No exact match was found when add user to SP2013 site

I am working on a SharePoint 2013 on-premise farm. We need to add a user "Subdomain\peterpan" to site collection A's permission group. But it returns "No exact match was found" error. We checked in ...
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User Profiles not syncing Images

I'm wondering if anyone else has had trouble with their SharePoint 2013 user profile syncs, because I am currently experiencing the problem for several SharePoint users whose profile images do not ...
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Issue with Active Directory Import

I have two issues with this mode in SharePoint 2013 (or I think are issues). I have different domains so I should create different AD connections (for domain CONTOSOA, CONTOSOB, etc) but I think is ...
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Delete users from Profile Missing from Import view

I need to delete users from user profile in the view Profile Missing from Import. I tried to run the My Site Cleanup Timer job but they are still there. How can I do?
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UserProfile rest API

I need to retrieve User Profile information by REST. I am using this code: $(document).ready(function(){ var requestUri = ...
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How to get access to SPServiceContext in powershell?

I'm having trouble getting Get-SPServiceContext to return a SiteSubscriptionId that is not a bunch of zeros. I'm using an account 'SP_Sync' and set permissions to Farm Administrators group User ...
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CSOM. Get user profile info return “503 Service Unavailable” from code

We have an SharePoint-hosted App, that receives a lot of information from SharePoint user profiles. Client code looks like this: var context = new SP.ClientContext.get_current(); var peopleManager = ...
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Cannot use “postOfficeBox” in User Profile Synchronization Service

I would like to use the "P. O. Box"-AD-attribute (according to http://www.selfadsi.de/user-attributes-w2k8.htm it is named "postOfficeBox") in SharePoint. Unluckily i cannot find the according entry ...
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I cannot create Audiences in my SP2013 user profile service

I am on SP 2013 Enterprise server and I am trying to create some Audiences in my User Profile Service. When I attempt to add a rule I get the following error: "Rule context is not detected. This ...
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Can't select the User Profile Application

We are provisioning our User Profile Synchronization service. In Central Admin, when we go to manage "Services on the Server" and click to "start" the User Profile Synchronization Service, it takes ...
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What happens if I don't configure mysites?

We are reconfiguring our Sharepoint User Profile Service (Enterprise 2010). Now, I don't really want to use mysites at all. Do I need a User Profile Service, then? The only think I can think of ...
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How to get User Profile Service information on user OTHER THAN current user?

So much information on how to autopopulate information for the current user or the logged in user in InfoPath. But what about other users? What if there's a field that's 99/100 times going to be the ...
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User Profile Cleanup - How to do this

Here is the problem, I am only syncing Users from a DomainA. Due to acquisition I now see bunch of users from DomainB in the user profile thus they are showing up in the people search with just their ...
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2013 MySite - WebPart provides user properties

I'm currently branding a 2013 MySite host and to do so I access some user information via JSOM. EnsureUserProperties: function (callback) { /// <summary> /// Ensures that the ...