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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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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Is it possible to create custom User Profile Properties using CSOM or SPO PowerShell?

I have not been able to find much information regarding creating custom User Profile Properties via CSOM or SharePoint Online PowerShell. Is this possible, and if so, how do I go about doing it?
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SharePoint profile pictures are not showing up

The AD pictures are coming in fine via the UPS. If I go to User Photos in Mysite the picutres are there. They are named abc_userid_LThumb.jpg. But when I go to mysites I got a small black box with a ...
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User 'app@sharepoint' doesn't exist in UPA by UPN or SID, and user with this SID was not found in AD

I am having an issue on Sharepoint Online(Provider-hosted app) with calling User Profile REST API using AppOnlyAccessToken. My app has the feature to give permission on the fly to 'AllProfiles.Manage' ...
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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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1 User Profile Sync Service with 2 domains

Here is the scenario: I have 2 domains. Domain A is corporate, Domain B is local to our site. Each domain has its own SharePoint that uses its respective AD and User Profile Syncs wonderfully. The ...
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Active Directory Import not working correctly

I have configured AD Import on 2013 instance, but it seems that it doesn't work correctly. New entries in specified OUs are not imported into UPS. I have checked the logs and there are no errors ...
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What is it with the User Profile Service?

The "User Profile Synchronization service" gets stuck on starting on every machine and server I ever use. Is there any guide, that is not Harbar's and 200 pages long, on what can make this service ...
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Configure a Term Set to be used for this property

I am creating user profile properties by using powershell, on SP 2013 on prem. Some of the properties need to be configured with termsets, and I don't want to have multi value option. I am ...
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Retrieve my personal site url

This code retrieves my property values succesfully except my "PersonalUrl" property. If i cant retrieve it with the PeopleManager object, is their any other options to retrieve the personal url ...
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UserSync not working

I'm getting crazy trying to activate UPSS in my environment. First I tried to use SharePoint Active Directory Import in order to synchronize my AD users to SP. After reading some articles concerning ...
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FBA User Login Fails after Recreation of User Profile Service in SharePoint 2013

I have a Multi Tenant SharePoint 2013 environment configured for FBA in Windows Azure, with SharePoint 2013 and SQL Server 2014 on separate VMs. For every tenant, the SQL connection string dynamically ...
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SharePoint Standard 2013, FIM sync service keeps disabling

We have a SharePoint 2013 farm - single server and we are trying to start the UPS service etc. When we try to start the: Forefront Identity Manage Synchronisation Service It just says starting and ...
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Configure SharePoint 2013 in Windows Azure Farm with Windows Server 2012 and SQL Server 2014

I have a SharePoint Farm in Windows Azure with 3 servers, one for SP2013, one for AD and the 3rd one for SQL. The OS for all the servers is Windows Server 2012. The SQL Server version is 2014. This ...
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Profile properties web part

On my site, on the out of the box web part that shows profile info properties like title, department, phone etc. Is it possible to edit the display name of the properties ? I.e I am trying to rename ...
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Export Active users list from SharePoint 2007

At my workplace, our intranet is currently running on sharepoint 2007 server. So we are planning to migrate this to sharepoint 2013 farm using a third-party tool. I wanted to find out how many active ...
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User profile service on multiple farms

We have a SharePoint 2013 on-prem farn, with 2 Front End and 2 Application servers. The User Profile services run on the application servers. We experience every day that the "User Profile ...
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User is labeled as Check-out, and need to check them in

i am new to sharepoint, and trying to make updates to user details. For some reason the user appears to be check-out, and I am not sure how to check them back in. Any ideas?
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SharePoint 2010: View Audience Membership in Central Admin “Failed to render the result list.”

I'm using audience targeting for links in SharePoint 2010. I use a combination of AD groups, SharePoint groups and Audiences to target links on various sites. Some new members were added to one of my ...
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How to hide user properties on my site?

I am using SharePoint 2013 on-prem. In the User Profile Service Application > Manage user properties, the properties can be hidden from users my site by unchecking the check boxes under "display ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Profile Synchronisation user profile picture not syncing

I have the follow problem: I try to import the profilepicture from ad into sharepoint. On the internet i find all kind of blogs that give me the same solution over and over. Create the mapping ...
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Claims authentication event ID 8306 error, cannot start USPS service after expired password change

About 2 days ago the password expired for the farm account due to someone not using the function to never expire passwords. Anyways, after this I went thru CA and changed the password but now I can't ...
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Delete sharepoint userprofile property using powershell

This is the script im using to delete the sharepoint userprofile property using powershell. #Load Sharepoint SnapIn if ((Get-PSSnapin "Microsoft.SharePoint.PowerShell" -ErrorAction ...
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Get current logged in User

My client has a server farm (2 Web-servers, 2 App-Servers and one Database-Server). Now I want to show the current user in an Infopath Form. Instead of the current user, the user will be shown, who ...
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Removing non-user accounts from User Profile

Using SP 2010 Enterprise our User Profile Service has been working fine for over a year now. All AD users are present. I have recently created a search center with a people search. The problem is ...
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Unwanted users showing in User Profile Service

I've created a sync connection with Active Directory in the User Profile Service Application. When the connection was created, some OUs were deselected. Somehow, though, users within these OUs were ...
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User Profiles email property not getting updated in SharePoint

We have SharePoint 2013 on-premise site, where users from "ABC" AD domain are accessing the site. Now some of the users got new account and email on "XYZ" domain, but still they are part of "ABC" ...
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User Profile Synchronization Service Stuck on Starting

I have encountered this issue on on of our SharePoint 2013 farms, I've googled this issue for days on end and still have not found a solution. I have noticed a lot of people have had this error, but ...
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User Profile REST Endpoint isn't up-to-date

I'm trying to access the User Profile information so that I can personalize some information on our Intranet. I'm using the User Profile REST endpoint for it, but it seems like the REST endpoint is ...
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How do I manage staff headshots?

We have the thumbnailPhoto attribute in Active Directory populated with a 96x96 photo of each staff member, this adds richer functionality to Outlook and Cisco Jabber for our staff who can see at a ...
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AD Sync includes the ability to select a user I want to block

I have created a sync connection to my AD forest, and I'm selecting very specific OU's to sync. This means that my forest of 6'500 users is actually only synching 360 - which is exactly what I need. ...
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SharePoint 2013 - User Profile Service not updating

I have SP2013 farm that is configured to sync with three AD domains: EU AP US We've had to amend the import of these three domains, so that we limit the OU's we're synching with. It used to be that ...
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Security Exception while trying to start User Profile Synchronization through Web Part

I am new to SharePoint. I have setup SharePoint using least privilege principle and I am trying to start incremental user profile synchronisation through a web part(it works fine when manually doing ...
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Account is removed in AD but User Profile still exist

We are using SP 2013 On-Premises and User Profile Service (UPS) is setup to sync with our AD for more than a year. Most of the users created/deleted on AD will be added/deleted in the SharePoint UPS ...
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Is it possible to sniff all Sharepoint's outgoing traffic?

I'm having lots of troubles configuring Sharepoint 2013 to fetch user profile pictures from Exchange 2013 and I've already asked a question about the whole problem. Here I want to ask something more ...
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import user profile directly from an external source (`SQL database`) without using active directory?

Pertaining to SharePoint 2013, How do I import user profile directly from an external source (SQL database) without using active directory? is it possible to start the User Profile Synchronization ...
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Adding Users Without User Profile Sync

In SharePoint 2013, is it possible to give domain users permissions to a site without their profile being in the User Profile Sync set of users? We are seeing a couple of issues - the users don't ...
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Opening profile site causes unexpected error

I face this kind of problem in our client which use SharePoint 2010. Seems like UserProfileService works fine and all profiles are up to date and synced with AD. One person profile is causing the ...
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Is it possible to import user profile from an external source, not from active directory

How do I import user profile directly from an external source (SQL database) without using active directory? The common usual solution is to have a SharePoint privilege account that have the ...
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Unable to retrieve User Profile in designer workflow

I am using SharePoint 2010. My scenario is I was trying to use the Data source “User Profiles” in a workflow and I’m getting the following error. Kindly help if anyone faced similar issue and ...
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Catch UserProfileNoUserFoundException exception

I have a requirement where I am checking a user account whether it does exist in User Profile Service or not. And if the account doesn't exist then it will create an account. I am using CSOM for this. ...
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How to get Display Name from Manager(Person field) userprofile - SharePoint 2010

I'm using powershell to get some data from userprofile but I cant get to display the Managers field name as its a person field. What I currently get it domain\username . How can I get a display name . ...
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SharePoint Profile Synchronization - don't import users from trusted domain

We have a two way trust configured between our 2 domains. I am trying to set up SharePoint Profile Synchronization, but I do not wish to import the users from the trusted domain. Is there a way to ...
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SharePoint 2010 User Profile Service Application Error

I got a strange problem with Sharepoint 2010 User Profile Synchronization Service (UPS). I have User Profile Service Application(UPA) and User Profile Service is started. Two FIM Service is stopped ...
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User Profile Service Application. Unable to create a New User Profile Service Application

I am trying to configure Mysite to SharePoint 2013. I first tried to start User Profile Synchronization Service on my server. In that it shown an error message "No User Profile Application found. ...
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How to update active directory data from SharePoint 2010 application

Is there any way by which we can directly update active directory data from SharePoint 2010 application? Plz guide how to do this? Regards
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DB Sync Large Size

My DB Sync database is very large atm over 20 GB. I applied a patch which was suppose to fix this from- https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/2597150 However, I have checked the DB Sync and it is ...
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How to show multi-string values of an AD-mapped property in Person search hover panel template?

I have two Active Directory multi-string properties. The goal is to show the value of these two fields in the Item Person hover panel display template (People Search). We created two user profile ...
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SharePoint User removal procedures and policies

What are your policies and procedures for removal of users? I'm looking to hear from the community to what some best practices are. In particular, I'm looking to see if anything else is done after ...
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User informaiton list not updaing SIP address

We have some users whose SIP address will not update using any of the SharePoint OOB methods. I have to force the update using powershell: $web = $site.RootWeb $list = $web.Lists["User Information ...