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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Order of User Profile update

I'm in the middle of configuring UPS and would appreciate some advise on the order of how the end user interacts with their profile and how updating of user profile and AD should work. Users start ...
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SP Online: Diagnosing a 400 Bad Request error with UserProfiles.asmx and $.ajax

I'm trying to save a user profile field back to SharePoint using Javascript running within the portal. The request is kicking back a 400 error with no real descriptions of what the error might be. ...
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Http 403 on creating user profiles programmatically

I am trying to create a user profile programmatically for an AD user whose user profile does not exist already in SharePoint 2013. I know from MSDN that in order to create a user profile for somebody ...
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User Profile Service site host giving ASP.Net error

I'm trying to get my sites working on my demo environment but I keep getting this error I don't know what to do from here. The error message here is pretty useless. I did the whole sp_farm ...
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Not able to fetch the item level rating for the document programatically in sharepoint 2013

I am trying to get the current logged in user rating for items in document libraries . However. It is giving rating as 0 for the all the documents. I am using below code SPSite site = new ...
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Strange behaviour of User Profile Synchronization

last week I created 2 new user profile properties via CA. First property named "HR - Manager" is mapped to AD attribute "manager". Second property named "HR - Assistant" is mapped to AD attribute ...
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Error in User Profile Service connection (it was working fine before)

I noticed the following error on that page where you define connection for User Profile Service Synchronization. An error has occurred while accessing the SQL Server database or the SharePoint Server ...
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User Profile Service Application to sync User Info List with AD

Is there any article explaining steps to pull in the AD user data into the user info list? At the moment the list contains only users who have logged into the SP site. Can I pull in all AD users?
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User display name not sync to Sharepoint sites

In my SP2013 standard environment, I have setup User Profile Sync service. I updated in AD a user's display name from "Sam K" to "Sam Y". Then I goto CA's Manage Profile Service: User Prifle service ...
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Synchronization Service Manager Client - not quite understand “Metaverse Search” behaviour

I am using SP2013 and have setup sync service with AD. I tried to use Synchronization Service Manager Client (C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office Servers\15.0\Synchronization ...
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Synchronisation Service doesn't update Job Title

A user's Job Title field isn't updating in the User Profile (and therefore an old value is showing-up in the People Search). Interestingly, I can see the Job Title property changing when I view it ...
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Viewing the existing MySiteHostLocation for the SPProfileServiceApplication

I've found plenty of example of how to set the My Site host location for the User Profile service application. On the Start menu, click All Programs. Click Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Products. ...
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Check for Valid User via Button

Ok, so I have a form that has multiple views, some read only and some editable. Each form has buttons to open the other forms in either edit mode or read only mode based on a field being set to ...
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User Profile Service Incremental Sync doesn't sync photos

On a Sharepoint 2010 farm I've found lately that the automatic Incremental Sync that runs for the User Profile Service daily, isn't properly syncing the information between AD and Sharepoint. An ...
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SharePoint 2010 - User Profile Application Proxy issue

Again I hope that some of you have already found a solution for my problem. Here is my environment: 2 front-end server with NLB 2 SQL Server (cluster) While installing a third front end server for ...
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Will SharePoint delete the User Profile and his mysite if User Account is disabled and moved another OU in the same domain?

What will happen if a user's profile is set to be disabled and moved(from Users OU) to the Disabled Users OU(just another OU)? does SharePoint deletes the user profile and properties?
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Valid sharepoint user that doesn't have a user profile causing workflow errors

I have created a work flow that retrieves some details, such as the manager and some address details, about users on our SharePoint. The information is retrieved for after the fact analysis we do on ...
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Force re-import of user profiles?

I have a user profile service application that I'm trying to rebuild because of different errors. I've managed to rebuild the user profile service application by reusing Profile_Db and Social_Db but ...
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User cleanup in Sharepoint 2010?

In our project, User accounts are set to be inactive in Active directory whenever they depart and it will be removed permanently only after 6months. In this case, may I expect that SharePoint User ...
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User Profile Sync running, but data not updated?

Our User Profile Sync says it's working, but it's only synchronising data if I run a FULL import. Below the Sync Service telling me it's detected an update for the DS_DELTAIMPORT Profile, however the ...
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Error Creating or Editing Synchronization

Today I made the mistake of clicking "select all" on a large group of domains in a synchronization connection in the user profile service. After I saved the connection I saw this error on the ...
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How to show user first name + last name in top bar in sharepoint 2013

In sharepoint in topest bar shown the active directory user name. I want to show user first name + last name instead of it. How I can do that? thanks
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SharePoint 2013 Log Error - dbo.proc_MIP_GetScheduledJobsInInterval

I've recently check the log files of my SharePoint 2013 installation and I found that I've an exception error that occur quite often. The log says that SharePoint could not find stored procedure ...
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Synchronize FBA Users (ASPNET Membership Databse in SQL Server) in User Profile Service

I have FBA configured in a web application (SharePoint 2013) with ASPNET Membership Database in SQL Server. Now I need to have FBA users (SQL - Membership Database users) synchronized in User Profile ...
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Intermittently when uploading a User Photo into User Profile it displays a broken image

The scenario is: Go to my profile Open your profile Add a photo Upon completing these steps I am receiving a broken image on the profile the first time and then after a little time if I refresh ...
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User Profile Service Migration

I am attempting to setup a test farm that has the exact same user profile data and site content as my production farm. So far i have been able to take copys of the databases i use for the service and ...
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User profile accounts not being removed after filter and full sync

Trying to get rid of some accounts, and the filter IS working in FIM..showing 160+ deletes. But when I perform a search in SharePoint, these accounts still show up. Any thoughts on what other rocks ...
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User Profile Sync from AD only syncs ADFS users' properties

I have a web application with regular Kerberos authentication provider set up at the url extranet.contoso.com, and I have extended it to provide a way to log in through ADFS2.0, through a different ...
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User Profile Synchronization Service won't start

I am trying to start the User Profile Synchronization Service on Sharepoint 2013 Enterprise on premises with no luck. In the log there is the error below. Do you know what the problem could be? Thanks ...
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User Profile Synchronization Service missing

I am using Sharepoint 2013 Enterprise with an administration user. The option "User Profile Synchronization Service" is missing in Central Admin/Manage Service Applications Do you know why? Thanks
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Users photo not shown in mysite Sharepoint 2010

I am having a huge problem with importing users photo into mysite in Sharepoint 2010. I have SharePoint 2010 standard edition installed. All users were imported into mysite and we could see all users ...
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SP2013 AD and import

I noticed without configuring the sync user profile service the name and telephone number come from the AD ( domain\newUser, Some Number, New User Name ). Why not the email ( or other camps)? is this ...
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SharePoint 2013 User Profile Service - Attributes Not Being Imported

My SP 2013 User Profile Service is configured to import all active users within 2 domains; external.company.com (external domain) and company.org (internal domain). The UPS is setup on the external ...
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Can't remove old references to databases from User Profile SA

I'm trying to fix some errors in the ULS logs. Critical errors are being thrown from the User Profile Service saying it can't sync with a particular Content DB, a DB that doesn't exist any more. I ...
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Is there a relation between people picker and user profile service

I have a question regarding the relation between people picker and user profile service. The thing is i'm planning to move content from sp 2007 to 2010, but without SSP database, so user profiles ...
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UPS not importing data from AD

I have setup User Profile Service Application. User Profile Service is running. User Profile Synchronization Service is running. I did full profile synchronization. The synchronization started ...
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How to retrieve User Profiles that have been modified recently

We have a process that extracts User Profiles from the User Profile Service Application The problem is we need only the user Profiles that have been modified in the last one week How should we ...
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Update User Profile Property When User First Visits Site

Is there a way to automatically set the value of a User Profile property right when the user first visits a SharePoint site -regardless of what page they load first? I'm kind of looking for the ...
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Mysite not opening on some PCs and also picture not appearing in search results

I have configured MySite and People Search. Profile pictures are being loaded from UPS. Problem is, on some PCs in organization user's MySite doesn't open and it shows generic IE error that This ...
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User not appearing when I start typing name in Group

There are 3 users in AD and they are synced with UPS. I can see their profile and if I do people search then they also appear in results. Let's call them user1, user2, user3. Problem is I am trying to ...
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Custom field in office 365 user profile

I need to create different types of custom fields in user profile in office 365. From office 365 administration i am able to add text box type filed in user profile under a new section and working ...
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Edit personal information page , not able to edit user profile properties

Facing issue with Editing user information, My requirement is user should able to edit personal information from http://<siteurl>/_layouts/useredit.aspx?ID=1, However I am just seeing Title ...
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Excluding non-imported users from people search SP2010

The user profile service connection filter excludes any user accounts that don't have a custom 'user ID' attribute populated. Set-SPProfileServiceApplication $ups -GetNonImportedObjects $true ...
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Can User Profile Service read data from other sources such as SAP, Oracle or only through AD?

Can User Profile Service read data from other sources such as SAP, Oracle?
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User Profile Information in InfoPath 2013 using Claims Based Authentication

When attempting to retrieve User Profile Information within InfoPath 2013 using the User Profile Service Web Service (GetUserProfileByName) under Claims Based Authentication, I am getting the expected ...
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Which Service Application Databases are Mandatory in Upgrade to 2013?

I have checked TechnNet and posted a related question but still cannot find a simple answer for this. I am upgrading from SharePoint 2010 to 2013 standard. It's a two-server farm for an internal ...
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Passing employee id from AD to a SharePoint list

I have a property named EmployeeId in AD. UPS is configured and is getting all users EmployeeID from AD. I have made an external list. I want to pass logged in user's EmployeeID to that list so it ...
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InfoPath 2010 webservice connection error - 401 unauthorized - user profile service

The form works sometimes and doesn't other times, or it throws an error and still pulls the appropriate data. All loopbacks have been disabled for all wfe and app servers. I saw that some are adding ...
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Error: Unexpected response data from server - user Profile properties displays

I get the mentioned error message when i try to display the User Profile properties by using JSOM(Java Script Object Model) Error: Unexpected response data from server. The error occurs for around 1 ...
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User Profile Service will not Start

When I provision the User Profile Service it will not start. I started with a clean install of SharePoint 2013 (Build Version: 15.0.4420.1017) on Windows Server 2012. Initially I used PowerShell to ...