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

1
vote
1answer
881 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
2
votes
1answer
758 views

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 ...
4
votes
2answers
482 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
38 views

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?
0
votes
2answers
608 views

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, ...
0
votes
1answer
241 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
167 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
48 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
299 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
276 views

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() ...
0
votes
1answer
109 views

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". ...
0
votes
2answers
123 views

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: ...
0
votes
1answer
288 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
82 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
198 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
34 views

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?
3
votes
1answer
2k views

“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 ...
0
votes
1answer
59 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
520 views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
720 views

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 + ...
1
vote
1answer
514 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
110 views

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 ...
-1
votes
2answers
117 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
650 views

Iterating over user profiles in Sharepoint Online 2013

With the on-premise instance of SharePoint, I am able to call the GetUserProfileByIndex from the User Profile Service to iterate over user profiles. However, with SharePoint online 2013, I get the ...
1
vote
2answers
288 views

SP2010 - User profile results with mix-and-match NETBIOS/DNS domains

First off, let me say that User Profile Service is provisioned and generally runs normally. We're running on February 2012 CU. We're in the middle of a domain merge, combining five AD domains into ...
0
votes
1answer
102 views

Use SharePoint web app without user profile service application

I have a requirement to allow users to change their display name, but, due to a somewhat bizarre combination of existing farm configuration and other limitations, I cannot accomplish this by making ...
1
vote
1answer
478 views

User Profile Photos not displaying in IE or Org Browser, but do in other browsers

User Profile Service is importing photos from AD. Sync and profile photos are being created fine. I've identified one profile picture that will not display in IE8, eventhough the picture exists. ...
2
votes
3answers
4k views

SharePoint 2010 User Profile Service Application Error

I got a strange problem with Sharepoint 2010 User Profile Synchronization Service (UPS). I have User Profile Service Application(UPA) and User Profile Service is started. Two FIM Service is stopped ...
6
votes
2answers
205 views

Best Practice changing usernames for Sharepoint 2010

We are using SharePoint 2010 Enterprise and have a User Profile service set to synchronize against AD DS. When a user's username changes, because of marriage or mis spelling, there are a set of ...
0
votes
1answer
721 views

Using User Profile Service from a different farm

This is SP2010. Our production farm has a somewhat-working (sync doesn't work, of course) User Profile Service application. Our test/dev farm doesn't have a User Profile Service app, and I'm a bit ...
0
votes
0answers
92 views

Sharepoint broke Active Directory?

Have a bit of a urgent issue here and hope I can get some advice. I suspect that somehow Sharepoint 2010 User Profile Sync overwrote certain active directory properties with null or empty values. I ...
3
votes
2answers
2k views

FIM Import error for one user

I have got one user that is causing the user profile sync to error, if I remove the OU the user is in from the sync it works ok. I have thought about deleting and re-creating the user, but that seems ...
0
votes
1answer
280 views

Can Move-SPUser be used to merge users if security is not a factor?

We manage all our site security via AD group memberships. We are currently in the process of folding four AD domains into a fifth domain that already exists. Our farm is in one of those four domains ...
0
votes
1answer
77 views

What is the bext way to update user profile info in AD from Sharepoint?

Is there a way to update a users profile in AD from sharepoint? Is there a web part available, one that I can develop or any other interface that I could build/use? Thanks
0
votes
1answer
301 views

Forefront Identity Manager Service status is blank

Forefront identity manager service status is showing as blank in services console but I'm able to successfully start User profile service and User Profile Synchronization Service. But I couldn't ...
0
votes
0answers
1k views

User Profile Pictures

SharePoint 2010 + December 2011 CU. Got User Profiles syncing with Active Directory and configured to pull in picture from AD. I've got a single Site Collection at the moment, and adding users to a ...
0
votes
0answers
124 views

Upload picture through CA User Profile Service

Awhile back we packed our SP 2010 farm to SP1 and Oct Cum 2011 update. Well that introduced the UPS issue with not being able to upload pictures via a user profile or the CA. On our Dev Farm, I ...
1
vote
4answers
304 views

How to collect user profile details?

I'm creating web part that will show user's links and sites. When I'm trying to get context from SPServiceContext information server throws me exception: No User Profile Application available to ...
0
votes
1answer
476 views

User Profile Data Not AutoPopulated into SP Custom List created through InfoPath Designer 2010

I have created a custom list in sharepoint site and customzied the fields using the infopath designer 2010.I want the userprofile data to be loaded into SPList while click the new item after ...
0
votes
1answer
260 views

My Site creation failure for user after moving My Sites to dedicated web application

I have created a new web application at port 8080 with the intention of having all personal site creation (i.e. My Sites) stored in a dedicated WSS_Content database (i.e. a best practice ...
1
vote
3answers
170 views

Can edits to a user's profile trigger a workflow?

I would like a workflow to be triggered when a property in a user's profile is edited. Ideally this would be triggered by an edit done either by a user or through the User Profile Synchronization ...
1
vote
2answers
1k views

Error trying to create Synchronization Connection

I'm trying to create a Synchronization Connection by going to Central Administration > Manage Service Applications > User Profile Service Application > Configure Synchronization Connections. When I ...
0
votes
0answers
190 views

How can I map the ADGuid Property for import in the User Profile Service Application?

I am trying to use the User Profile Service Application to import the ADGuid (Active Directory ID) from Active Directory into SharePoint 2010. There is already a default property to store this data, ...
2
votes
0answers
272 views

No results when searching with special characters in custom metadata property

We have an issue with SharePoint 2010 Search. Currently, we have a property in Active Directory, for each user, that specify their initials. We have a scheduled task that runs every hour to sync these ...
1
vote
0answers
126 views

Sync DB Tables not being created when creating a User Profile Service Application?

Been having difficult getting the User profile synchronization service started. Deleted and recreated the service multiple times. Now I notice after creating the UPS application the profile db, social ...
0
votes
1answer
4k views

What does Total Number of Daily Unique Visitors really mean?

Looking at the site Web Analytics report, I see that one of our site collections has about 10K "Total Number Daily Unique Visitors" for a given time period. Comparing that number with the count of ...
0
votes
0answers
34 views

User Profile Service not setup, but user information from Active Directory Exists

I have yet to setup the User Profile Service on my new SP2010 Farm. Yet when I go to view my user information or other users' information, it contains properties (mobile number, department, etc) that ...
1
vote
2answers
3k views

User Profile Sync status stuck at “Synchronizing”

User profile synchronization status is stuck at "Synchronizing" for more that 8 hours and it seems the Active directory import(0) is also not updated. Any suggestions?
1
vote
0answers
265 views

Edit UserProfileProperties in Sharepoint 2010 using PowerShell

As I mentioned above I want to modify given UserProfileProperties. http://www.c-sharpcorner.com/uploadfile/anavijai/modify-user-profile-properties-in-sharepoint-2010-using-powershell/ This is what I ...
0
votes
1answer
36 views

Search finds too many users

I have a problem with the SharePoint search crawler for user profiles - it finds/indexes too many user profiles, and I don't understand why. The user profile service application synchronizes around ...