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.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

0
votes
0answers
157 views

User Profile Sync from AD only syncs ADFS users' properties

I have a web application with regular Kerberos authentication provider set up at the url extranet.contoso.com, and I have extended it to provide a way to log in through ADFS2.0, through a different ...
1
vote
2answers
3k views

User Profile Synchronization Service won't start

I am trying to start the User Profile Synchronization Service on Sharepoint 2013 Enterprise on premises with no luck. In the log there is the error below. Do you know what the problem could be? Thanks ...
1
vote
1answer
358 views

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
0
votes
1answer
265 views

Users photo not shown in mysite Sharepoint 2010

I am having a huge problem with importing users photo into mysite in Sharepoint 2010. I have SharePoint 2010 standard edition installed. All users were imported into mysite and we could see all users ...
1
vote
1answer
36 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
125 views

SharePoint 2013 User Profile Service - Attributes Not Being Imported

My SP 2013 User Profile Service is configured to import all active users within 2 domains; external.company.com (external domain) and company.org (internal domain). The UPS is setup on the external ...
0
votes
0answers
23 views

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 ...
1
vote
2answers
197 views

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 ...
2
votes
2answers
91 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
71 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
42 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
26 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
19 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
350 views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
3k views

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 ...
0
votes
3answers
77 views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
189 views

Can User Profile Service read data from other sources such as SAP, Oracle or only through AD?

Can User Profile Service read data from other sources such as SAP, Oracle?
1
vote
1answer
731 views

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 ...
1
vote
2answers
72 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
153 views

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 ...
1
vote
2answers
351 views

InfoPath 2010 webservice connection error - 401 unauthorized - user profile service

The form works sometimes and doesn't other times, or it throws an error and still pulls the appropriate data. All loopbacks have been disabled for all wfe and app servers. I saw that some are adding ...
0
votes
1answer
918 views

Error: Unexpected response data from server - user Profile properties displays

I get the mentioned error message when i try to display the User Profile properties by using JSOM(Java Script Object Model) Error: Unexpected response data from server. The error occurs for around 1 ...
8
votes
1answer
2k views

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 ...
6
votes
1answer
223 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
465 views

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 + ...
5
votes
2answers
770 views

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 ...
0
votes
3answers
755 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
33 views

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.
0
votes
1answer
142 views

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= ...
0
votes
2answers
133 views

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. ...
0
votes
3answers
347 views

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. ...
0
votes
0answers
136 views

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 :- ...
0
votes
2answers
905 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
479 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
387 views

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, ...
0
votes
1answer
3k views

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, ...
0
votes
1answer
157 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
3k views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
93 views

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: ...
0
votes
1answer
103 views

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 ...
3
votes
2answers
2k views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
37 views

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?
0
votes
0answers
93 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
120 views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
1k views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
277 views

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 ...
5
votes
1answer
299 views

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" ...
0
votes
3answers
134 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
29 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
878 views

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