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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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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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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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?
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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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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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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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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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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". ...