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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Converting User Profile Sync into partition mode

We're in the process of rearchitecting our farm to make it more of a multi-tenant environment, and I was wondering... is it possible to partition an existing user profile application, or do I have to ...
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After user profile sync, all Account name's domain changed to AD. i.e. AD\user01

I got a weird issue. We are working on Sharepoint ugpgrade. Hence we have an old SP2010 farm and a new SP2013 farm. We decide not to migrate the User Profile DB. We setup sync connection at both farm ...
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Update the UPS Synchronization to a BDC model

Is there a way to update the available fields within a UPS synchronization connection when the underlying BDC model changes (addded/deleted fields) and without recreating the connection?
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User Profile Synchronization Service won't start String not recognized as DateTime

I am currently using Sharepoint 2013 on premises. User Profile Synchronization Service won't start with the following error: > UserProfileApplication.SynchronizeMIIS: Failed to configure ILM, will ...
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Access to UserProfile from ClaimProvider

I try to access to UserProfile from FillClaimsForEntity. protected override void FillClaimsForEntity(Uri context, SPClaim entity, List<SPClaim> claims) { if (entity == null) throw new ...
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Sync users from a security group?

How do I sync users profiles from a specific security group?
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Usergroup.asmx returns “UNAUTHORIZED” for *some* groups

I am trying to invoke the "GetUserCollectionFromGroup" method of the UserGroup.asmx web service. I am using the "Web Service" function in Nintex Workflow but I am pretty confident that Nintex is not ...
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Updated external content type but connection not updated in central admin

I have an external content type for a sql server view, all working well. I add a new field to the view and save (SPD), in central admin I go to BDC and click on the content type - I can see the added ...
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display people within a department

Is there anyway to display a list of people within a department which is pulled from the user profile service or similar? For example, our intranet has a site for each department and we'd like to have ...
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Why can't powershell convert my password from system.string to system.security.securestring?

I'm trying to create a UPS sync connection using powershell. Becuase of the vagaries of our AD setup I can't use the Central Admin 'Create New Connection' function. I am using the script below which ...
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User Profile Synchronization Service not configured

I am in the process of taking over the administration of our SharePoint 2010 infrastructure. Following a support call from one user, we noticed that the names showing up on the sites are looking like ...
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A disabled user still show in search result and manage user profile

We have a disabled account that shows in search results. So we checked CA> Manage User Profile and the user still exist (note we implemented userAccountControl Bit on equals 2) and this is only ...
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User Profile Synchronization Service Stuck on starting

User profile synchroization service was not working properly so i have stopped the service and try to restart but it stuck on starting.Please suggest.
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Delete values from multi value user profile property

How can I remove a property value from a user profile multi valued property. I have a custom multi valued(string) property where I can add items.But does anyone know if how to remove any value ...
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Removing NewsFeed comments with Remove-SPSocialItemByDate throws SQLException

I am trying to remove all Mysite newsfeed comments via powershell in preparation for a new site release (getting debugging and test comments out, etc.)... I am using the Remove-SPSocialItemByDate ...
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Employee Directory Issues

I am trying to build an employee directory in SP 2013 on premise and I found this article" http://www.sharepointconfig.com/2013/05/how-to-create-a-simple-sharepoint-2013-people-directory/ but the ...
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Profile Picture from URL not showing in 2010

I am trying to import profile pictures using PictureURL. We have a full url stored in extensionAttribute3(http://pictureserver/photo/GetPhoto.aspx?id=xyz)(could it be because my url isn't linking ...
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UPS Connectors with Flow Updates not mapping

I'm syncing data from various sources to user profiles. I have a few multi-value fields and all of them but one work. For example a field called Education gets data from an external content type and ...
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SharePoint 2013 “Sites I'm following” Points to Wrong URL

I have 3 major site collections where 250 sites are housed inside of it. For example: https://Departments.internal.contoso.com https://Projects.internal.contoso.com ...
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Restricting Non-Synchronised Users in 2013

Scenario We have two synchronisation connections. One uses windows synchronisation and syncs an "Internal" OU group. The other uses forms authentication and syncs an "External" OU Group. This ...
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How to get another user's (including current user) followed sites

How to get another user's followed sites, programmatically. It seems that SPSocialFollowingManager followingManager = new SPSocialFollowingManager(userProfile, context); only works for the current ...
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User permission to see notes/comments

Farm admin can se all comments to an articel in a comment/note field I added to my article page layout. Users can only see their own notes/comments. This has worked before, what could I have ruined ...
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Delegate control user profile service

We are running sp 2010 in production, we are testing sp 2013. We only have one AD. Is there a potenial problem running the UPS on the same ad?
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Populate User Properties in list form using JavaScript in Sharepoint 2013

I have a list where Administrator adds users and it contains information of the users(Employee Name, First Name, Last Name, Email etc). Employee Name is a people picker control and I need to populate ...
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Using user profiles in hybrid SharePoint 2013 scenario

I'm facing a challenge at a customer hybrid SharePoint 2013 project. The thing is that we have a on premise SharePoint 2013 site with custom webparts and custom code which show content based on ...
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AboutMe Link in SharePoint 2013(On Premises)

We have a SharePoint site running on SharePoint 2013 on premises. It got "mysite" set up already. from the main site, I am unable to see the about me link to navigate to "MySite". I can see the about ...
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Fetch user profile service in object model

How to call user profile service in client object model (ECMA)? I need to fetch department ID or name of current logged in user in Sharepoint 2010.
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Synchronize user profile service with SQL Server Database

I have a web application that has user credentials stored in SQL Server database(Form Based Authentication). I need to synchronize the user profile service application with the SQL Server database. ...
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People picker people from AD other domain

I have a problem with my SharePoint 2013 on premise set up. At this moment we have a SharePoint web application at "SHAREPOINT.DOMAIN2.COM". I've set up a User Profile Synchronisation correctly in ...
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Using the Organizational Browser with two User Profile Services

I have a SharePoint 2010 Server configured with two User Profile Services. The default UPS has 100 profiles configured. The second UPS has 20 profiles configured. A user in the second UPS has a ...
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PowerShell container selection for UPSA

I've run into an issue trying to be selective with the OUs that we allow synchronization from. The problem is that our primary user OU has several OUs inside it that I want to exclude, but they don't ...
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Missing manager for some users

I am facing an annoying issue with my User Profile Application : some users don't have a manager in SharePoint whereas they have one in Active Directory. I have run several full / part ...
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MySites, users cant get recognized

I found this link Mysite signin repeats in IE that sounds like the problem I am having right now, but none of the answers is the right solution for me. I have created MySites on Port 80 (I got two ...
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Both AD Import and SharePoint 2013 AD Sync (with FIM) fail to import users

2 Server Environment: SharePoint 2013 On Server 2008 R2 SQL 2008 R2 AD is 2 domain servers - primary and secondary - Server 2003 w/ 2003 AD Functional Level SharePoint User Profile service ...
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Search_Service_Application_DB permissions

All of the sudden no one can get to their profiles in our SharePoint 2010 Enterprise environment. A lovely unexpected error message pops up. Comparing the correlation ID with the ULS logs, it appears ...
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Backup and Restore Social DB (User Profile Service) Sharepoint 2010

Does anyone know the step by step to migrate User Profile Service (Social DB) from one farm to another different (the server name is different)? I need to restore all site collection comments
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AD User data not updating

I have a User Profile Service, and the User Profile Synchronization Service is running. However, updates that I am making in Active Directory are not being shown in SharePoint 2010. The UPSS was ...
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“originalMaConfiguration.Create or UpdateResource failed at step Create Connection”

When i try to create to add a new synchronization connection, following the section "Configure Connections and do a Sync (Import)" of Rational Guide to implementing SharePoint Server 2010 User Profile ...
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Provisioning User Profile Service - Will not start

I've been following Spence Harbar's guide for setting up a multi-tenant install of SharePoint 2013 in a testing environment. I am following his 2010 Guide but replaced the Search Service script with ...
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Running multiple mysite

I know this question has been asked before, and i have read many blogs about my question but i cant get a clear answer, everyone is saying different things. We have one farm with one web-application ...
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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 ...