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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User Profile Service: Can add my user to Administrators, but not Permissions

I'm trying to run a Powershell script that updates the "PictureURL" for a specific FBA user on my SharePoint 2010 site. However, the script returns an error saying: New-Object : Exception calling ...
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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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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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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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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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SharePoint2013 REST: Get user profile properties

I've been fighting to get user data using the REST API but I can't get it to work mainly because I am getting a server error 500 "Network Error: 500 Internet Server Error - ...
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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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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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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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How can user profile subtypes be assigned in batch?

Long story short, I don't want to have to go into each profile and assign them to a sub-type. Can this be accomplished in batch somehow? Ideally , it would be great to somehow use audiences. If I ...
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Duplicate profiles showing up in SharePoint 2010 search results

Ok, this one is a bit odd. In my environment we have FAST Search Server 2010, everything is configured and working properly. Recently we had to run a full profile sync in the User Profile Service ...
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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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Custom Discussion Board Join User Profile Custom Properties Linked Datasource

I have been tasked with modifying the SharePoint 2010 default Discussion Board to include two additional custom fields that have been definied in the User Profile list. In an ideal world I would like ...
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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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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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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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Active Directory thumbnail sync with SharePoint 2010

I've got the User Profile service setup in SharePoint 2010 to sync user profiles with Active Directory. It is working and pulls down changes from AD. What I would like to do is allow users to change ...
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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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Problem syncing user profile information to Site Collection

SharePoint 2010 Server - I've got a Site Collection where the user profiles aren't getting updated from the farm profile store. Especially I noticed that photos I've uploaded to the user profiles are ...
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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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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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User Profile Synchronization: How to delete/overwrite “Job Title” property?

The UPS animal is a strange one. I just don't know how I can delete or overwrite a property completely. I have the Job Title property (Imported from AD) filled on all my users. I want to change this ...
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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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Creating a Custom File Upload CoreProperty Field?

I'm currently working on a site where the client has requested a "Resume" field where they can upload a Word Document of the person's Resume. So far, I have created the CoreProperty field: "Resume" ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Sync between the Content DB and Profile DB is not happening?

Sync between the Content DB and Profile DB is not happening since a week, even the command "stsadm -o sync -DeleteOldDatabases 0" is failed to respond. is there any other specific command can be used ...
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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: ...