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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Multiple User Profile Sync Service instances in same AD domain?

In our Active Directory domain, we have a handful of SharePoint farms, mostly SP2010, and an SP2013. Our main farm, an SP2010 Enterprise farm, has User Profile Sync Service configured and actively ...
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Change user profile sub type with powershell

How to change the user profile sub type for an account with powershell? The UI way: Edit user profile in the CA. Change the subtype to custom subtype and save So far I have this code. $site = ...
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Permission issue trying to export Picture to AD

I am working on a SharePoint 2013 on-premise farm. I am trying to set the property for picture to export to AD. I have set everything as described in this blog: http://blog.areflyen.no/2012/06/05/...
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Increase the display name length for user profile property

I want to add a custom user profile property whose display name is more that 50 characters. I am unable to do so using UI or PowerShell.
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Add a URL to a custom user profile property

I have added a new property : "Edit notification and activity stream settings". using power shell I want to give a url as the value of this property. How to achieve this? When I give the url in the ...
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User Profile Synchronization stops when I try to start it up

I am having problems starting User Profile Synchronization service. User Profile Synchronization just stops right away. I try to start it as the farm service account, and the service account is local ...
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User Profile Synchronization service is not starting

Following error occurs: UserProfileApplication.SynchronizeMIIS: Failed to configure MIIS post database, will attempt during next rerun. Exception: System.Configuration.ConfigurationErrorsException: ...
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CSOM : Exception of type 'System.OutOfMemoryException' was thrown

I am trying to get the details of users from User Profiles using CSOM. I have a list of users in Excel file(approx 20000). I am reading the excel file and storing data in DataTable, i am iterating ...
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User profiles service and AD

I have selected specific ou's to sync for user profiles and added exclusion filters. After an initial full sync I have gone back and un-ticked some OU's. Performed a full sync but the profiles are ...
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Can't find a job that syncs User Profiles to our Person Detail Page webpart

I'm fairly new to Sharepoint 2013 so my terminology may be a little off but I'm hoping someone can point me in the right direction. We do not use My Sites or FIM. When a new user or change to a user ...
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Account is removed in AD but User Profile still exist

We are using SP 2013 On-Premises and User Profile Service (UPS) is setup to sync with our AD for more than a year. Most of the users created/deleted on AD will be added/deleted in the SharePoint UPS ...
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“Failed to initialize SPDistributedSecurityTokenCache ” issue in my SP environmnet

I am getting following error in sharepoint log: SharePoint Foundation DistributedCache air4g Monitorable Token Cache: Failed to initialize SPDistributedSecurityTokenCache Exception: '...
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Update managed metadata field in user profile using UserProfileService web service

I have property in users that is a managed metadata / taxonomy field, but I'm unable to set it using code from my SharePoint App/Add-In. UserProfileService.PropertyData[] props = new ...
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Export users from User Profile

Is there a way to export all user profiles from SP using something other than powershell? I need a list of all synchronized users from SharePoint.
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Create SharePoint UserProfile for existing ActiveDirectory Contact

I have some Contacts in my Active-Directory which i need as UserProfiles in SharePoint 2013 (Standard Edition). Any idea how to get contacts imported to UPS as profiles? Edit: Some more background ...
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Sharepoint 2010 patch to sort out sync db housekeeping

I am wanting to install the patch that sorts out the housekeeping of the sync db, first of all is this the right patch? https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/kb/2597150. Secondly where would I install ...
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How can I get user information from user ID?

I am writing a very small C# console app and I am making an HttpWebRequest to get the list items in a task log and send a daily summary email to everyone with something 'assigned to' them, showing ...
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Unable to add new synchronization connection

Getting following error while adding new synchronization connection The HTTP service located at http://[ServerName]:5725/ResourceManagementService/MEX is unavailable. This could be because the ...
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User Account Exclusions

I've excluded all the IT administrator accounts from User Profiles and Search. The problem is that mine continues to come back when there is nothing different with my account. I am filtering out ...
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User profile service error: An item with the same key has already been added

I am getting an error with the User Profile to SharePoint Full Synchronization timer job on one (of two) of our web front ends. Couldn't find any info on the internet specific to this problem. Any ...
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User Profile Synchronization Service does not start due to Serialization Error: “String was not recognized as a valid DateTime”

I'm Trying to start User Profile Synchronization Service on a Sharepoint 2013 system but it does not and it reports the following error in ULS: UserProfileApplication.SynchronizeMIIS: Error updating ...
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User Profile Properties Not Importing?

Here's the scenario: I add a user to Sharepoint under Central Administration : Manage User Profiles The Name, Email and Manager come over, but not the Office (mapped to PhysicalDeliveryOfficeName) ...
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Incremental user profile synchronization issue

Increment user profile sync is not working. I was able to full sync the profile initially but AD authentication is failing from many days now.Full crawl did not create any issue. Only when i started ...
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How to integrate a separate custom homepage for each user?

I know this question has been asked before, but the responses were not suitable to answer my question. I also realize that what I am asking may not be plausible given the SharePoint environment. I am ...
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how to fix this problem “No audience was found based on your search request. Refine your search text.”

I am working on an enterprise wiki site collection inside SP2013. I did the following:- Create new User Profile service. associated the service with the web application as follow:- but the ...
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Management agent “MOSSAD-HRDomain” failed on run profile “DS_DELTAIMPORT” because the server encountered errors

SharePoint 2010 User Profile Service not able to import data from AD and this issue facing from last 2 days previously it was working without any issue. In Event viewer getting below error: "The ...
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Auto populate current user information

I am creating a list where I would like the current user information to auto populate so they don't have to type things like name, email, phone, etc. I have tried to do this in infopath but out system ...
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user profile synchronization stuck on “synchronizing”

Hi I am working on SharePoint 2010 and I have run user profile synchronization and it is stuck at "synchronizing" and not moving further. It shows in central admin as "post-processing". I have ...
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UserProfileApplicationNotAvailableException_Logging

receive this error automatically: UserProfileApplicationNotAvailableException_Logging :: UserProfileApplicationProxy.ApplicationProperties ProfilePropertyCache does not have 46dc9eae-db02-...
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Newsfeed Posts Disappear Suddenly

My post in the news-feed disappear after 1 min and trying to change the cache for the appfabric but it's not working and i stuck here how i can change this setting for my newsfeed ? i try the ...
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User Profile access issue

I have to access a User Profile application for user profile manipulation by PowerShell. Environment: I have two user profile service applications installed in my farm. I wrote this code: $site = ...
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User Profile Service Application not available on central admin services

I'm setting up an app store in sharepoint and the user profile service is required. The creation of this service is not available in the manage services on server. How can I enable this as on option ...
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user profile services set as running, but manual synch won't start

After years of good performance the UPS stopped performing. The services are listed as running but starting a manual sync has got no effects. Even the night sync apparently does not perform, although ...
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My Site Cleanup and Secondary Admin

In the User Profile area of the Sharepoint admin center, you can elect to reroute permissions of an employee's OneDrive for Business site to another user when their profile is deleted. You also have ...
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Cannot activate Site Feed feature

I am trying to activate "Site Feed" feature in my Site Collection, but I am getting the following errors via UI: UI: SiteFeedFeatureReceiver: can only be enabled on the same farm where MySites are ...
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Listing all users in user profile service using UserProfileManager and Linq

I'm trying to return a list of all users in the user profile service using linq. Unfortunately I can't see a way to do this, and have become stumped at the following: public List<SPUsersEntity> ...
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Set alert in central administration to notify when timer job fails?

Is there a way to set an alert in SharePoint 2010 Central Administration to notify an administrator when a timer job fails? For example, I'd like to be notified when the following job's status equals ...
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Retrieving list of users in a site shows expired accounts

I'm retrieving a list of users using the following: public List<SPUsersEntity> FetchItems(string siteName) { try { PostEvent("Attempting to load users from: " + siteName, ...
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Receiving “Access Denied” message when using Sharepoint API for GetUserProfilePropertyFor

I am using SharePoint 2013 Online/Office 365. Since I read that the _vin... user profile services through InfoPath are not available for the Office 365 version of SharePoint, I am trying a new ...
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User Profile Synchronization is not provisioned, but User Profile services are started

I have problem in my SharePoint 2013 farm. User profile services and User profile sync service are already started. FIM and User Profile sync is working fine. We are able to see all the changes from ...
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User Profile REST Endpoint isn't up-to-date

I'm trying to access the User Profile information so that I can personalize some information on our Intranet. I'm using the User Profile REST endpoint for it, but it seems like the REST endpoint is ...
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User Profile Service - missing user profiles from AD

I have 2 SP 2013 SP1 environments, testing and production. Both have user profile service application (using FIM agent) configure to get profiles from AD. Both the farms have similar service ...
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Is it possible to edit the User Profile Synchronization Settings in SharePoint Online?

I was wondering if it is possible to edit the User Profile Synchronization settings in SharePoint Online like in SharePoint On-Premise to select which users should and should not be imported in the ...
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How to obtain user id for userdisp.aspx page

I have SP 2013 farm. When i want to see user, SP render for me link like this: http://portal/_layouts/15/userdisp.aspx?ID=1. Then i go for this link become redirect to http://portal/my/Person.aspx?...
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User 'app@sharepoint' doesn't exist in UPA by UPN or SID, and user with this SID was not found in AD

I am having an issue on Sharepoint Online(Provider-hosted app) with calling User Profile REST API using AppOnlyAccessToken. My app has the feature to give permission on the fly to 'AllProfiles.Manage' ...
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SharePoint 2013 Active Directory Profile Picture URL Incorrect

When user images sync from active directory the image url is https://example.com/sites/mysitesUser%20Photos/Profile%20Pictures/user_MThumb.jpg. I'm missing a slash after mysites. If I manually ...
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User Property does not export despite “success”

I'm working with a SharePoint 2010 Server and added the [initials] property to my User Profile Properties and set it to export [initials] in my Active Directory. But changing the value and running the ...
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User Profiles email property not getting updated in SharePoint

We have SharePoint 2013 on-premise site, where users from "ABC" AD domain are accessing the site. Now some of the users got new account and email on "XYZ" domain, but still they are part of "ABC" ...
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Filter disabled AD users from Organizational chart using Active Directory Import

So pople who are no longer a part of the organization are shown in the Organizational chart on MySites. I know the solution when the User Profile Synchronization instance is started, and the ...
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SP2013: User Profile Synchronization Service wants a password, but SharePoint manages that one

My User Profile Synchronization Service won't start. When I go to Central Administration > Manage services on server and try to start the service, it asks me for the password for my farm account. ...