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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Users added to AD group not granted access in SharePoint

Let's say I have an AD group called domain\Group1, in SharePoint I create a group called Group 1. In the SharePoint group I add the corresponding domain group. Now if I add a user to the domain group, ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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SharePoint User Profiles Deleted

I had an strange issue 3 weeks before and i was wondering if you guys can help me with that . We have setup my sites in our environment and we have about 5000 profiles and everyday at 1.00 am an ...
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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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Add user from PeopleSoft to User profile

E.g. we have SP 2010 application along with PeopleSoft application. Now we want to add users from PeopleSoft application to the User profile and merge with existing users with UPS database. What are ...
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Let members choose their own web parts in an Intranet site Sidebar

I need to setup an Intranet site where site members can personalise & manage the web parts that appear for them in the sidebar (on the master page). For example - one member may choose to have a ...
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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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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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SharePoint 2013 Permissions & Active Directory Synchronization

I am running into quite an annoying issue with SharePoint & AD Sync. Basically, SharePoint isn’t recognizing certain users inside the AD groups that I have created and it’s giving them the “Sorry ...
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Cross farm / federated service application usage in SharePoint 2010

I know user profile service application is used in many company for cross farm / federated service application. What other default service applications are also widely used in cross farm scenario?
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InfoPath and UserProfileService

I am having a strange problem with UserProfileService that I can't seem to resolve. When I add http://<mySite>/_vti_bin/UserProfileService.asmx as a data source, none of the methods are listed, ...
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Update another user profile property in SharePoint 2013 online

I tried to implement it by referencing user profiles .asmx web service. So I call ModifyUserPropertyByAccountName method, but always receive "Operation Failure ---> Attempted to perform an ...
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SharePoint 2013 - User Profile Sync PreferredName

In the 2010 world, you used to be able to set the SharePoint user property PreferredName to import an Active Directory user property. In 2013, I can still set the property to import from Active ...
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How to make User Profile Service work on “condition” when reading data from Oracle

I have an Oracle HRMS along with Sharepoint. I want User Profile Service to sync with Oracle. UPS will have following fields periodically updated from Oracle. Employee Name Employee Number Marital ...
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MySite My Content deleted

A SharePoint 2010 My Site application has suddenly deleted all data from the "My Content" area of users' profiles. Does anyone have any experience of this or know what the cause is? There were custom ...
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SharePoint 2010: Programmatic changes to user property not creating change token

I have a webpart that provides an interface to a new field for users, and when I save the changes, I notice that there arent any new events in the collection returned from the profile.GetChanges() ...
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Problem with audiences not recognizing AD Groups

I have a problem where my audiences are finding the correct AD groups but they are not being recognized when I assign them. They show up with "nickname" as the alias and total members set to "0". ...
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Hide / Disable My Site, My Profile and Social Tags

I was following these steps to disable social-related functionality on SharePoint 2010 Publishing site, using Central Admin: ...
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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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Stop Local Accounts From Being Included in User Profile Synchronization

I've created connection filters that should filter out any service accounts from being imported from AD. It's worked for all service accounts except for the Sharepoint search and Sharepoint service ...
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Unauthorized access to User Profile Service web service

I have two zones for my SP2010 site collection: default (uses Win Auth- claims) and internet (uses FBA to an AD user store). I have a WP which would call the User Profile Web Service and get some ...
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AD Sync strange behavior

Sync is running fine. It updates and adds users. However, some of the employees in the same OU are not being added when FIM runs. Any reason for this?
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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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SharePoint Services not running

I have installed SharePoint standalone in C:. I have choose database : data and log file path in D:\ drive. Now after successful installation, I start configuring services, SharePoint search ...
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Configuring User Profile/Managed Metadata Sync Service

As far as I know, everytime you perform a crawl on the User Profile Service Application certain Active Directory fields are converter or added (if already exist) to the People term-set. We found a ...
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Move-SPUser : pixels

Migrating users from one domain to another, I get this error on a couple of users. The migration still seems to occur. Move-SPUser : pixels At D:\UserMigration\MigrateUsers.ps1:10 char:28 + ...
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How to programmatically access values on “My Site Settings” page

I'm working on an automated SharePoint 2013 production environment deployment. I'm searching for a programmatic means of manipulating all values found on the "My Site Settings" page of CA. Reverse ...
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Sync SharePoint 2010 UPS to a csv file

I get a nightly update of all users' profile properties via csv. I would like to setup the User Profile Service App to sync to that CSV. I assume this shouldn't be terribly difficult and has likely ...
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Getting AD Information

I need to certain information. I read that it is not possible to get AD information unless you have some sort of solution that accesses it. So the other option is the SharePoint user profiles. How ...