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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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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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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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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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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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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Creating a new user profile service application with exisiting databases

Is it possible to create a new user profile service application and use the exisitng the databases from a previous user profile service application? Both service applications are in the same farm. I ...
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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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Cant start User Profile Sync Service

I have tested below condition and everything in right place but still I am not able to start the services You must run the UPA Service Instance as the Farm Account. Farm Account must be a local ...
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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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PurgeNonImportedObjects doesn’t remove user accounts?

Our customer has switched his AD to a new one. We have migrated users in SharePoint, but the User Profile Service doesn’t work for 73 of 7024 users. These users can log in to SharePoint, but doesn’t ...
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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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GetPropertiesFor ajax call from Sharepoint 2013 app

I tried the below code with GetMyProperties in a SharePoint Hosted app and it works, but the following code gives me a bad request url = appweburl + ...
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“HostId is not registered” when starting User Profile Synchronization Service

I'm totally stuck trying to get the User Profile Synchronization Service to run in a new SharePoint 2013 system. I've followed every possible guide and applied every known fix, but it's still unable ...
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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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Can edits to a user's profile trigger a workflow?

I would like a workflow to be triggered when a property in a user's profile is edited. Ideally this would be triggered by an edit done either by a user or through the User Profile Synchronization ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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User profile synchronization service instance turning off

I have setup synchronization service and successfully imported accounts from AD. I also have configured incremental synchronization to be run every hour (there are frequent updates and/or account ...
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Synchronisation Service doesn't update Job Title

A user's Job Title field isn't updating in the User Profile (and therefore an old value is showing-up in the People Search). Interestingly, I can see the Job Title property changing when I view it ...
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Connect BCS / BDC to the User Profile Service?

Firstly I'm open to suggestions if people have better solutions or ideas. I would like to be able to create a list with a 'username' field that will pull additional fields from the information stored ...
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Error trying to delete User Profile Service Application

When trying to delete a user profile service application I'm getting an error. It goes ahead and deletes the proxy, but then I get the following error without completing the delete: "The timer job ...
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What does Total Number of Daily Unique Visitors really mean?

Looking at the site Web Analytics report, I see that one of our site collections has about 10K "Total Number Daily Unique Visitors" for a given time period. Comparing that number with the count of ...
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Viewing the existing MySiteHostLocation for the SPProfileServiceApplication

I've found plenty of example of how to set the My Site host location for the User Profile service application. On the Start menu, click All Programs. Click Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Products. ...
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Check for Valid User via Button

Ok, so I have a form that has multiple views, some read only and some editable. Each form has buttons to open the other forms in either edit mode or read only mode based on a field being set to ...
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User Profile Service Incremental Sync doesn't sync photos

On a Sharepoint 2010 farm I've found lately that the automatic Incremental Sync that runs for the User Profile Service daily, isn't properly syncing the information between AD and Sharepoint. An ...
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SharePoint 2010 - User Profile Application Proxy issue

Again I hope that some of you have already found a solution for my problem. Here is my environment: 2 front-end server with NLB 2 SQL Server (cluster) While installing a third front end server for ...
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Will SharePoint delete the User Profile and his mysite if User Account is disabled and moved another OU in the same domain?

What will happen if a user's profile is set to be disabled and moved(from Users OU) to the Disabled Users OU(just another OU)? does SharePoint deletes the user profile and properties?
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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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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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User cleanup in Sharepoint 2010?

In our project, User accounts are set to be inactive in Active directory whenever they depart and it will be removed permanently only after 6months. In this case, may I expect that SharePoint User ...
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Error Creating or Editing Synchronization

Today I made the mistake of clicking "select all" on a large group of domains in a synchronization connection in the user profile service. After I saved the connection I saw this error on the ...