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 Synchronization Service missing

I am using Sharepoint 2013 Enterprise with an administration user. The option "User Profile Synchronization Service" is missing in Central Admin/Manage Service Applications Do you know why? Thanks
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SP2013 AD and import

I noticed without configuring the sync user profile service the name and telephone number come from the AD ( domain\newUser, Some Number, New User Name ). Why not the email ( or other camps)? is this ...
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Can't remove old references to databases from User Profile SA

I'm trying to fix some errors in the ULS logs. Critical errors are being thrown from the User Profile Service saying it can't sync with a particular Content DB, a DB that doesn't exist any more. I ...
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SharePoint 2010 User Profile Synchronization: BCS + WCF

I'm here because I'm trying to implement a scenario of user profile synchro with bcs connecting to wcf service. Here is the context: A remote web service is returning a full list of employee infos. ...
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Is there a relation between people picker and user profile service

I have a question regarding the relation between people picker and user profile service. The thing is i'm planning to move content from sp 2007 to 2010, but without SSP database, so user profiles ...
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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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SharePoint 2010 PeoplePicker Control Not Displaying User Data

In a test SharePoint environment, I have configured the User Profile Service, and the user profiles have been successfully populated into the UPS using the User profile Synchronization Service from ...
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request timed out error while creating User profile service application after long time

in order to configure my sites in sharepoint 2013, we need to start user profile synchronization service. while starting that service it should populate user profile application. for me it is not ...
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User Profile Service will not Start

When I provision the User Profile Service it will not start. I started with a clean install of SharePoint 2013 (Build Version: 15.0.4420.1017) on Windows Server 2012. Initially I used PowerShell to ...
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How to retrieve User Profiles that have been modified recently

We have a process that extracts User Profiles from the User Profile Service Application The problem is we need only the user Profiles that have been modified in the last one week How should we ...
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Update User Profile Property When User First Visits Site

Is there a way to automatically set the value of a User Profile property right when the user first visits a SharePoint site -regardless of what page they load first? I'm kind of looking for the ...
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Mysite not opening on some PCs and also picture not appearing in search results

I have configured MySite and People Search. Profile pictures are being loaded from UPS. Problem is, on some PCs in organization user's MySite doesn't open and it shows generic IE error that This ...
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User not appearing when I start typing name in Group

There are 3 users in AD and they are synced with UPS. I can see their profile and if I do people search then they also appear in results. Let's call them user1, user2, user3. Problem is I am trying to ...
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Custom field in office 365 user profile

I need to create different types of custom fields in user profile in office 365. From office 365 administration i am able to add text box type filed in user profile under a new section and working ...
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SP2010 User Profiles: Setting values to a multivalued property via managed code

Any having experience with SharePoint 2010 and updating the user profiles properties (via managed code/PowerShell)? We have some problems setting values to a multivalued property. We have tried ...
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SP2010 User Profile Service - Incremental Sync not working

we have a sharepoint 2010 fram with 2 WFE and 2 App Server. On one App Service we have activated the user priovile Service and user provile syncronisation service. If i start a full syncronisation, ...
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Edit personal information page , not able to edit user profile properties

Facing issue with Editing user information, My requirement is user should able to edit personal information from http://<siteurl>/_layouts/useredit.aspx?ID=1, However I am just seeing Title ...
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Excluding non-imported users from people search SP2010

The user profile service connection filter excludes any user accounts that don't have a custom 'user ID' attribute populated. Set-SPProfileServiceApplication $ups -GetNonImportedObjects $true ...
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SharePoint 2010 User Profile Picture Medium/Large thumbnail mapping the first time uploaded image.New Profile picture is not loaded

I am facing the some critical issue in production server. I uploaded the userprofile photoA first time for USER A. Its is working fine. now the image stored in the User Photos/ProfilePicturs ...
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User Profile Information in InfoPath 2013 using Claims Based Authentication

When attempting to retrieve User Profile Information within InfoPath 2013 using the User Profile Service Web Service (GetUserProfileByName) under Claims Based Authentication, I am getting the expected ...
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Which Service Application Databases are Mandatory in Upgrade to 2013?

I have checked TechnNet and posted a related question but still cannot find a simple answer for this. I am upgrading from SharePoint 2010 to 2013 standard. It's a two-server farm for an internal ...
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Sharepoint and Active Directory Integration

New to the whole Sharepoint business, so any help is appreciated. Whenever a new user is created in Active Directory, I'd like Sharepoint to automatically populate itself to add the entry as a ...
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Passing employee id from AD to a SharePoint list

I have a property named EmployeeId in AD. UPS is configured and is getting all users EmployeeID from AD. I have made an external list. I want to pass logged in user's EmployeeID to that list so it ...
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People Search Results Links to /person.aspx?accountname=DOMAIN/USERNAME Causes 404 User Not Found

When doing people searches in SharePoint 2010 Server, the account name is formatted DOMAIN/USERNAME instead of DOMAIN\USERNAME. This is causing a User Not Found error when trying to click on their ...
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Updating Active Directory User Information from Sharepoint User Profiles BCS Data

I am investigating the possibility of updating Active Directory user account information from Sharepoint 2010 User Profiles. I am aware that there is functionality to synchronise data from the User ...
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Search in User Profiles does not work on localized values at Sharepoint 2013

Search in User Profiles does not work on localized values at Sharepoint 2013 HI! I from Russia and yesterday i was trying to search user profiles by russian. For example, my last name is Мурадов and ...
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Two-Way User Profile Synchronization from / to AD

I am wondering about the following problem - say I have MySites configured on my SharePoint Server 2013 environment and the users' profile properties like address, telephone number and so forth are ...
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What are Disadvantages of Disable Security Trimming in User Profile Service Application?

I want to know possible disadvantages of removing "Security Trimming" from "User Profile Service Application". Any Technet or MSDN link will be better for understanding.
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How i can dynamically amend the userid to the “My Site Host location: ” URL

Under the "User Profile Service Application " managed service i have define the "My Site Host Location" URL to be :- ...
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Lync ActiveX inside SharePoint will not display the user image, unless we moved the mouse over the username

I am implementing a SharePoint 2013 community site. And inside the members sections I can view the member picture inside a pop-up when I move the mouse over the username, as shown in the picture. ...
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SharePoint is redirecting to different places (depending on the username) when clicking on the username text

I have a community site and clicking on the username text, will take to one of these two places, depending on the username, so the redirection will either be to:- /_layouts/15/userdisp.aspx?ID= ...
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Active Directory Display name with commas and SharePoint

This is rather a rant than a question, but I'm trying to find a best practice. A Active Directory I'm working with is currently organized using LastName, FirstName for displayName. The ...
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User Profile service gives error on infopath form load event

User Profile Service application web service returns the following error message on infopath form onload event.: Data adapter failed during OnLoad: The remote server returned an error: (500) Internal ...
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Issue in user profile service during info path form load event

I have an infopath form in which I prefill the data on load of the form from User Profile Service. This was working correctly but ever since I changed the password, I get the following error: Data ...
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how does sharepoint connect to AD so you can add users to sites etc

We have sharepoint on our local domain which is part of a forest. I seem to be able to add users from outside our local domain to sites etc even though our UPS is synced only to our local domain. ...
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How do I import active directory photos and sync them with my site collections?

I have employee photos that are already loaded into active directory. I would like to have them pushed into SharePoint so that they are visible on the MySite pages and on all site collections. How ...
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Showing user image from active directory on some page

I have a page on which I want to show pictures of some users. The picture needs to be read from Active Directory. The user whose image will be shown is not logged in user but some other users. I ...
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Force sync of existing data to AD

I've had UPS set up for a year now with no problems but the business is requesting that some fields (mobile number for example) from the user profile be exported to AD. I've configured this correctly ...
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One user gets “access denied” when attempting to log in

Our intranet site is built on SharePoint 2007 and has been operational for a few years now. Our users import automatically from AD into the intranet site, and new users can typically log into the ...
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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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SP2 Upgrade Failure - Corrupt User Profile Database

I'm trying to perform an upgrade to SP2 on Sharepoint 2010. However during the final stages of the upgrade process, it fails. Digging into the upgrade logs I see this error as the reason: Column, ...
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User Profile Service Application Sync But Members count 0 in AD Security Group

I have Configure User Profile Service on Production Server(SharePoint Server 2010 Enterprise).It's Configure successfully.It shows Security Group in Audience in Navigation Menu but it shows total ...
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Container (OU) selections changing in User Profiles Sync in SharePoint 2010?

I am working with a client who has a SharePoint Server 2010 farm, build level is pre-SP1. They have had User Profile Sync running against two Active Directory Domains for quite some time. What we are ...
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Edit URL with description through SharePoint User Profile Web Service

Is it possible to add/edit a URL with a description through the user profile web service? So far I'm only able to update the actual URL, and not the description. This is the code I'm using so far: ...
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How do i get the url for the mysite host from powershell?

I need the url of the mysite in SharePoint 2010 server. In my farm i only have one MySite host (and one corresponding user profile service) configured. I need the information on one of the farm ...
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Get User picture From Blob

We have a table where the user picture is stored in Oracle(As BloB) and I want to use that picture in Profiles. Can someone explain a little bit how to create a timer job for this?
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User Profile Sync - User Names displayed as MVID=

Noticed that during the final couple stages of an incremental active directory sync for my user profile service, the FIM Synchronization Service Manager lists the users distinguished names as ...
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How can I pull in properties of a user based on their email address?

EDIT: Another way of asking this same question, I guess, is: is there an out of the box web service to which I can pass an email address as a parameter, and get other properties for that user back as ...
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Using PowerShell, how can I compare User Profile Properties to a list

For this example, I have a list of first names Fred Mark Tony Alisa Todd Emily I would like to compare them to profiles in the user profile service Fred Greg Tony Alisa John And get output ...