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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How are user accounts being sync'd without a UPSA

I have a 2013 farm with no user profile service application configured, the purpose of the farm is to run a single application which lives on top of SharePoint and administers insurance claims. One ...
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On IIS cannot find existing application pool showed in CA

We are using SP2010 on-premise Enterprise edition. It is a single server containing SQL2008 (not express) and SharePoint Recently we found the User Profile Service application is not working. In the ...
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User Profile Sync service not updating the profiles

I have been trying to run the user profile configuration in SP 2013 but the profiles are not getting updated. I configured sync connections, assigned proper account but it just pulls 8 profiles out of ...
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Start UserProfileService on a Server With Different Account

I have got a farm where the User profiles are synced through AD Import. I changed the settings to use Sharepoint User Profile synchronization to run a full crawl on the farm. When I tried to start the ...
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Unable to set a user profile property back to uneditable for Administrators

I wanted to edit the Account Name (login) for a single user in our on-premises farm, so I went to User Profile Properties in SharePoint central admin, found the Account Name property and in Edit ...
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Cannot delete User Profile Service in SP 2010

I want to delete the User Profile Service Application in SP 2010. On Manage Service Application page I click Delete on the ribbon. But the popup keep showing "In Progress..." and never finish. The cpu ...
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Sharepoint 2013 User Profile Service, will delete a user profile from SP cause deletion on AD?

I setup a User Profile Service using SharePoint Profile Synchronization Option. And have imported few hundred of AD users to the SharePoint. Since there are some service account imported to ...
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AD display name change not getting updated in peoplepicker

Recently I have updated display name in AD for some users and have run the full synchronization in my sharepoint server 2010. When I do this the user names get updated in my user profile service where ...
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User is listed under User Profile Service but not listed in the Select Users dialog for Workflow Email

I have confirmed that my User Profile Service have a user 'kamalpreet' with email 'kamalpreet@company.com'. In InfoPath user also able to select the user from the People Picker control. No problem at ...
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Publish SP2016 User Profile Service for use on SP2010 farms?

If I publish the User Profile Service service application on a SharePoint 2016 farm for sharing, can a SharePoint 2010 farm subscribe to it? And, if you have done this and have any real-world ...
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Set-SPUser : Cannot get the full name or e-mail address of user

I am having trouble using ProfileLoader from Microsoft.Office.Server.UserProfiles. When I run this command: UserProfile profile = ProfileLoader.GetProfileLoader(context).GetUserProfile(); I get ...
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Creating Array “get_users” returns Array with Null or Undefined Value

I'm pulling user data, saving that to an array, and then using that array to pull in additional values from PeopleManager. The problem is (at least so far) my array has a blank value in it that I can'...
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SharePoint 2016 - Add-SPProfileSyncConnection with ADFS

I want to use the following PowerShell command with ADFS. How can I define to use the right Authentication Provider Instance? My working normal use command but not working for ADFS: Add-...
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How to access custom property from User Profile using jquery

Environment : SP 2010 I have a custom property in User Profile called CompanyCode. I need to fetch this property using javascript/jquery in a master page. Can anyone let me know how to fetch custom ...
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How to use AddMembership Method in SharePoint User Profile using PowerShell?

I could use the Add Colleague method using, _vti_bin/UserProfileService.asmx?wsdl user profile web service, But dont know how to use the below code for AddMembership Method, which has URL like: ...
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Editing connection filters in SharePoint 2016 UPS

I have got SP 2016 installed in premise and I am trying to setup User Profile service application. I have successfully created my connection to AD, however, I need to filter the profiles. When I ...
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Deleted Users in FIM not matching UserProfileManager

I'm looking in FIM (MIISclient.exe) and can see the daily sync summaries for each day. I notice the number of Deletes listed and it is about 15-20 on each day. However, when I use this snippet of code ...
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How can I add an ADFS user as User Profile Service Application Administrator?

When I try to add an ADFS user to the 'Administrators for User Profile Service' list through Central Administration I get the error 'Specified argument was out of the range of valid values. Parameter ...
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Move-SPUser - only changing upa but not mysite url with new id

SharePoint 2010: Move-SPUser works however in SP 2010 it does not change the mysite url to reflect user's new id. for example, mysite.fu.bar/sites/oldid so it should be mysite.fu.bar/sites/newid. The ...
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User Profile Application without Sync - SharePoint 2013

I would like to know how does SharePoint map the attribute PreferredName when no sync from AD is effective ? I'm having issues after having provisioned the user profile service application but didn't ...
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User's email in SharePoint differs from UPS-email

We are using SP2013, with User Profile Synchronization. One of our users has changed email. The new email is set correct in his User Profile, but the old email address is still on his "SharePoint-...
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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 are no instances of the User Profile Service started on any server in this farm. Which timer job throw this error?

Why below error messages in a SharePoint application even i did not enable and no need user profile and user profile synchronization service There are no instances of the User Profile Service ...
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How do you fix User Profile Service after the wizard

I am trying to get the User Profile sync to start on my SharePoint 2013 server. Operation is not valid due to the current state of the object. I did start off when we first got the server with the ...
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Profile being imported even if the OU containing the user is excluded

We are exluding a given OU from the profile import (OU=OLD): However, a user belonging to that OU still shows up in the people picker: Since the implementation of SharePoint here is really recent, ...
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Display name is incorrect in people picker

One of the Users 'Last Name' and 'Email Address' are changed and updated in the Active Directory. The updated name can also be seen in 'Manage User Properties' link in the Central Admin. But when I ...
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Issue with User Profile in User Profile Application

I have SharePoint 2013 Ent. I have successfully configure User Profile Service Application. My User Profile Synchronize Server is also started successfully. I did AD connection with Auto discover ...
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How to update a user profile property from javascript or workflow in SharePoint 2013 On-Prem?

I have SP 2013 On prem, I am looking to update a user profile property from the client side javascript. Does anyone know a way to do this? I was thinking of client object model, but the article I ...
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“An error was encountered while retrieving the user profile” in sharepoint Log DB

We have 70 thousands+ user profiles in our user profile service application. when i search some profile in manage user profile page, i can easily find the profile without any errors. But when i see ...
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AD Account is not selected in profile connections, but exists. How to get remove?

I have a service account that is in our SharePoint and needs to be removed. The account still needs to exist in AD, just not in SharePoint. This account is from an OU that is not selected in the "Edit ...
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sync Ad custom atrbute with userprofiles

I have tried and failed to use the built-in UI to map some custom properties from an AD over to SharePoint. That is when I went over to a Powershell script that can do the same. The problem I'm ...
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SharePoint is not picking up User Email Ids

My mail server is hosted with some third party and not synch with our AD. We found that Email Id attribute is blank in AD as well as for SharePoint user profile. We manually added User email ID's in ...
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Cannot open User profile service application

I want to run the user profile service application on a SharePoint 2013 Farm. When i create the service, I cannot open it, there is an 'Unexpected error'. When I try to run the User Profile ...
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User Profile pictures changing after updating another profile

SharePoint 2013 + February 2016 CU We have an issue when uploading pictures to User Profiles in Central Admin. The steps to recreate the problem are: Choose a profile to edit (not your own) from ...
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SharePoint 2013 User Profile synchronization for SAML claims users through BCS and WCF

Scenario: User profiles got created when SAML claims user login to SharePoint for the first time. What i am trying to implement now is the sync of those User profiles from WCF service via BCS. I ...
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Creating user profile for (SAML) claims users in sharepoint 2013

I have activated (SAML) claims based authentication on SharePoint 2013 web application and most of the users are external who doesnt have a domain account. I can see that the User profiles got created ...
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Deploying User Profile Application - My Sites

I need to use specific features available when deploying UPA. Hence I need to create a "my sites" site collection because I need to use the "Site feed" feature. I need to know if deploying the my ...
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Deleting User Profile Service Application

Here's my issue, we have a 3-tier Farm where we deploy custom solutions (site templates, features, etc...). We need to oversee what changes will be made to these custom solutions if we deploy the UPA ...
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SharePoint User Profiles showing duplicate user Profiles

We have upgraded our SharePoint farm from 2010 to 2013, after the upgrade is seeing duplicate user profiles in User Profile service application each user with domainname\username and other with domain:...
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Full or Incremental User Profile Sync needed?

Our client uses SharePoint Server 2013. We created a People directory, but the problem is that for many employees the job title in the search results is shown twice: as in "Job title: job title job ...
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How to iterate each User Profile with Powershell

I've trying to iterate each User Profile with this snippet but at the following step: write-host "Job Description for user" $User " is : " $up[$upAttribute].Value the code always return the ...
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custom rule for custom AD attribute in User Profile Sync settings

There is custom AD attribute gender. When setting up custom user profile property for that attribute (called Gender), is there any way to add custom rule, like this (pseudocode): if (adUser["gender"...
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How to lockdown a mysite page for some users

import profile services is configured and running into my sp 2010 farm. But for some requirements I need to Lockdown a mysite page properties for a specific user , so that when import profile runs, ...
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SharePoint 2013 - Publish custom user profile property to User Information list using powershell

I'm using SharePoint Server 2013 and I need a powershell script that published a custom user profile property to the User Information List. Thanks.
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Active Directory Import and it “not supporting” Business Connectivity Services Import

I'm in the process of setting up a new SharePoint farm. We only really need one way import for Active Directory so I've been thinking we'll go with simplified Active Directory Import... however... of ...
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Access Denied Even If login through site collection admin

One site ,two site collection admin contoso\admin1 contoso\admin2 Both have multiple group rights(full,contribute,etc..), But while I login with admin2 permission denied error "You are ...
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User Profile synchronization connection has been deleted but still user profiles show up in SharePoint

We have SharePoint 2013 environment and we have 2 AD connections (ie. 2 different domains) in User Profile Service Application. All the users from DomainA have been moved to DomainB and AD team have ...
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SharePoint 2013 - User Profile Pictures does not replicate to AD using Profile Synchronization

I am working with SP 2013 Intranet Site. I am working on a issue where I can upload a photo to User My Site and it gets replicated to AD and then to Outlook. However, existing photos in User MySites ...
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User Profile Synchronization Service is not starting at all

I have a User Profile Service and User Profile Synchronization Service. This is what I did. I went into powershell and typed: get-spserviceinstance and I got all the services status. The next step ...
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How do I take the User Profile Store Offline

For testing purposes I need to take SharePoint's User Profile service offline, imitating the user profile store not having started after a reboot. Stopping the User Profile Service and User Profile ...