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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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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Mysites and other User Profile Services 404 Error: Works Temporarily after Startup

In the past couple of days, my SP2013 Standard Environment is acting strange. I am unable to view personal sites (the About Me/NewsFeed/or OneDrive). I have tried the following steps: Verifying ...
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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 ...
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SharePoint 2010 User Profile Synchronisation service Does not start

When I start the User Profile Synchronisation Service on the Server, I get following error in the ULS Logs : UserProfileApplication.SynchronizeMIIS: Failed to configure ILM, will attempt during next ...
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User Profile Sync Service Behavior

I have created a synchronization connection to an AD that results in 100k accounts synchronized. If I change sync connection criteria (branches selected, or filters applied) so only 20k accounts match ...
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Can I delete 1 user from the UPS “Profiles missing from import” in powershell?

I am using sp2010. I would like to delete 1 user from the User Profile Service Application in the section "Profiles missing from import". How can I do this in powershell? I know there is a powershell ...
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Managed property is not being set, coming from a User Profile custom property

I have a custom user profile property that is mapped to 2 different managed properties. For some reason, it is only appearing in 1 one of the managed properties. I can confirm the managed properties ...
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Why Does Microsoft Use The Word 'Proxy'?

Could somebody explain the use of the word 'proxy' in service applications in SharePoint 2010 and SharePoint 2013 in simple understandable terms? A Proxy Group is a mechanism which defines the ...
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How to remove userprofile from User Profile Service Application in Powershel?

I am using sp 2010. How can I remove a userprofile from the User Profile Service Application in Powershel?
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Exclude certain accounts in SharePoint Profile Import

We are trying to exclude certain account from SharePoint Imports. Basically we have service accounts that we need to exclude from the import and was wondering if this can be done via editing ...
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Is it possible to use UserProfileService to return all current Birthdays?

I am new to the UserProfileService web service, the url based service accessed through /_vti_bin/userprofileservice.asmx In reference to writing a JavaScript CSOM web part, I am wondering if it's ...
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Change user's account name

I sync all my users from AD and I have a few that were synced before I turned the Netbios names option on on the User Profile Service. This means that 98% of my users have the proper ...
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Unable to give the Preferred Search Center in My Site Settings in SharePoint 2013

I am trying to give the Search Center URL in User Profile->My Site Setting ->Preferred Search Center. Once I've given the url and clicking ok, if I again go to that location I am unable to see the ...
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Active directory user account images not syncing with SharePoint User Profiles

I am uploading the images in Active Directory and trying to sync them with User Profile Services (tried both Incremental and Full Synchronization) but still not able to retrieve the AD User Profile ...
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Active Directory Import “No containers to display”

I am trying to configure Active Directory Import in SP2013, the problem is that on Add new synchronization connection screen I am getting "No containers to display" error after clicking "Populate ...
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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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I want to replace existing an Sharepoint 2010 WFE/App server with two new WFE and App servers

I currently have a Sharepoint 2010 two-tier environment (1 server running DB, 1 server running both WFE and app functions running on Server 2008 R2). Ultimately, I'd like to scale the environment ...
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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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SharePoint 2010 UserProfileService GetUserProfileByName - different results for similar input syntax

I have a problem where a call from a browser enabled InfoPath form to the UserProfileService in SP 2010 returns at 500 error: "Warning The following query failed: GetUserProfileByName (User: ...
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How and where are user properties stored in SharePoint Foundation?

I am wondering where information about users (user properties) is stored in SharePoint Foundation. In SharePoint Server the User Profile Service Application (UPS) syncs in user properties and creates ...
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sharepoint 2010 user profiles Access denied error

We have provisioned MySites for users and created a new permission level according our company requirements, wherein the Mysite is visible only to the MySite owners. Now, from which ever page we are ...
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Importing the Profile Picture from AD using ADI & ADFS

I configured the SharePoint 2013 farm recently for one of the Customer. As per requirement, I have to use ADFS as authentication and Active Directory Import(ADI) for User Profile. Everything as ...
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Lync presence suddenly stop showing inside sharepoint 2013

I have SharePoint server 2013 with SP1 , and we are using Microsoft lync 2010. Previously the Lync presence status was showing up inside SharePoint sites. But today this stop working, although we did ...
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SharePoint 2013 User Profile Sync exclusion filters

I'm trying to figure out if there is anyway to create an exclusion filter for importing expired only profiles from Active Directory through the synchronization connection for user profiles. The ...
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UPS, when click on “Edit My Profile” for 1 user I got an exception

I am using sp2010. When I go to CA en go to the User Profile Service Application -> Manage User Profiles -> search on a username like domainA\joha I got one result. When I click on the user I click on ...
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“About Me” missing - SharePoint onPremise

I am using SP Server onPremise, I have a site collection with some sites. I do not see the "About me" menu. I would like to allow user to change profile picture and update some information about the ...
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Some AD users do not have user profiles

We have large enterprise system. Some of the AD users do not have user profiles so the code throws a null point exception. When check in user profile list, they do not have user profiles. Why is that? ...
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Relatively slow page load in my profile page

It takes an average of 4.5 seconds to load a profile page in our site. We've turned on developer dashboard and we narrowed down what was causing this. We have around 7 calls that look like this: ...
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Return Display Name of profile property when using userprofileservice.asmx

In Central Admin, the profile property for Responsibility is configured this way: When I call upon GetUserProfileByName using the User Profile Service, I get this back in the responseXML: As you ...
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“Could not load user profile” on OneDrive after migration to multitenancy

I've been struggling with this issue for a bit as we move toward converting our farm toward a multitenant environment. I was able to make a copy of my current UPS DBs, then use those to create a ...