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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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. ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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, ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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?
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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 ...
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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 ...
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User Profile Synchronisation from SQL Database

I am trying to update the Manager and Profile Picture properties for the UPS from SQL. The problem is that these two fields are stored as text in SQL but SharePoint expects a Person field and URL ...
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Can I synchronize only users that are members of a certain AD group?

I have a user profile service application set up, and now I want to import profiles from an AD, but I don't want all users, only those that are members of a given AD group. How do I do that?
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Delete sharepoint userprofile property using powershell

This is the script im using to delete the sharepoint userprofile property using powershell. #Load Sharepoint SnapIn if ((Get-PSSnapin "Microsoft.SharePoint.PowerShell" -ErrorAction ...
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Suggestion : KB 2756920 causes several issues [closed]

KB 2756920 causes several errors like Search scope may not function and user profile service may break causing your SharePoint site go down, so make sure your server did not update this article. I ...
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SharePoint 2010 User Profile Picture Medium/Large thumbnail mapping the first time uploaded image.New Profile picture is not loaded

I am facing the some critical issue in production server. I uploaded the userprofile photoA first time for USER A. Its is working fine. now the image stored in the User Photos/ProfilePicturs ...
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Powershell scripts: Create user profile synchronization service using sharepoint active directory

In sharepoint 2013 I have to create user profile synchronization connection using sharepoint active directory through scripts. I have created the user profile service using powershell after that is ...
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SP2010 User Profile Service - Incremental Sync not working

we have a sharepoint 2010 fram with 2 WFE and 2 App Server. On one App Service we have activated the user priovile Service and user provile syncronisation service. If i start a full syncronisation, ...
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User Profile Service Application. Unable to create a New User Profile Service Application

I am trying to configure Mysite to SharePoint 2013. I first tried to start User Profile Synchronization Service on my server. In that it shown an error message "No User Profile Application found. ...
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request timed out error while creating User profile service application after long time

in order to configure my sites in sharepoint 2013, we need to start user profile synchronization service. while starting that service it should populate user profile application. for me it is not ...
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How to get extra User properties?

A few custom properties have been added to the user object via CA. I would I retrieve these fields programmatically? Solution: UserProfileManager mgr = new ...