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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Updated external content type but connection not updated in central admin

I have an external content type for a sql server view, all working well. I add a new field to the view and save (SPD), in central admin I go to BDC and click on the content type - I can see the added ...
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Creating users in the User Profile Service

Background We are currently using SharePoint 2010 and are potentially looking at SharePoint 2013 for an upcoming project. Question The article below suggests that user profiles cannot be created ...
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People picker people from AD other domain

I have a problem with my SharePoint 2013 on premise set up. At this moment we have a SharePoint web application at "SHAREPOINT.DOMAIN2.COM". I've set up a User Profile Synchronisation correctly in ...
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display people within a department

Is there anyway to display a list of people within a department which is pulled from the user profile service or similar? For example, our intranet has a site for each department and we'd like to have ...
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Why can't powershell convert my password from system.string to system.security.securestring?

I'm trying to create a UPS sync connection using powershell. Becuase of the vagaries of our AD setup I can't use the Central Admin 'Create New Connection' function. I am using the script below which ...
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User Profile Synchronization Service not configured

I am in the process of taking over the administration of our SharePoint 2010 infrastructure. Following a support call from one user, we noticed that the names showing up on the sites are looking like ...
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A disabled user still show in search result and manage user profile

We have a disabled account that shows in search results. So we checked CA> Manage User Profile and the user still exist (note we implemented userAccountControl Bit on equals 2) and this is only ...
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User Profile Synchronization won't start

I am using sharepoint 2010 standard on Server2008 R2. I have configured and started User Profile Synchronization Service by following http://www.harbar.net/articles/sp2010ups.aspx article. My both ...
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Delete values from multi value user profile property

How can I remove a property value from a user profile multi valued property. I have a custom multi valued(string) property where I can add items.But does anyone know if how to remove any value ...
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Sync AD Groups to Sharepoint Groups?

Is it possible or not sync AD Groups to SharePoint Groups means System Administrator created one new Group in AD then it is possible sync AD new group to SharePoint New Group. next if it sync which ...
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Restricting Non-Synchronised Users in 2013

Scenario We have two synchronisation connections. One uses windows synchronisation and syncs an "Internal" OU group. The other uses forms authentication and syncs an "External" OU Group. This ...
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SharePoint 2013 “Sites I'm following” Points to Wrong URL

I have 3 major site collections where 250 sites are housed inside of it. For example: https://Departments.internal.contoso.com https://Projects.internal.contoso.com ...
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Removing NewsFeed comments with Remove-SPSocialItemByDate throws SQLException

I am trying to remove all Mysite newsfeed comments via powershell in preparation for a new site release (getting debugging and test comments out, etc.)... I am using the Remove-SPSocialItemByDate ...
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Employee Directory Issues

I am trying to build an employee directory in SP 2013 on premise and I found this article" http://www.sharepointconfig.com/2013/05/how-to-create-a-simple-sharepoint-2013-people-directory/ but the ...
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Pull ALL Active Directory users into SharePoint 2010

I have a SharePoint 2010 farm with a User Profile Service (UPS) configured. It reaches into my AD Forest and pulls out exactly 24 users. There are about 150 users in my company's Active Directory. ...
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Profile Picture from URL not showing in 2010

I am trying to import profile pictures using PictureURL. We have a full url stored in extensionAttribute3(http://pictureserver/photo/GetPhoto.aspx?id=xyz)(could it be because my url isn't linking ...
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How to get another user's (including current user) followed sites

How to get another user's followed sites, programmatically. It seems that SPSocialFollowingManager followingManager = new SPSocialFollowingManager(userProfile, context); only works for the current ...
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Delegate control user profile service

We are running sp 2010 in production, we are testing sp 2013. We only have one AD. Is there a potenial problem running the UPS on the same ad?
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AboutMe Link in SharePoint 2013(On Premises)

We have a SharePoint site running on SharePoint 2013 on premises. It got "mysite" set up already. from the main site, I am unable to see the about me link to navigate to "MySite". I can see the about ...
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Synchronize user profile service with SQL Server Database

I have a web application that has user credentials stored in SQL Server database(Form Based Authentication). I need to synchronize the user profile service application with the SQL Server database. ...
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Fetch user profile service in object model

How to call user profile service in client object model (ECMA)? I need to fetch department ID or name of current logged in user in Sharepoint 2010.
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Using the Organizational Browser with two User Profile Services

I have a SharePoint 2010 Server configured with two User Profile Services. The default UPS has 100 profiles configured. The second UPS has 20 profiles configured. A user in the second UPS has a ...
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Missing manager for some users

I am facing an annoying issue with my User Profile Application : some users don't have a manager in SharePoint whereas they have one in Active Directory. I have run several full / part ...
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Creating a new user profile service application with exisiting databases

Is it possible to create a new user profile service application and use the exisitng the databases from a previous user profile service application? Both service applications are in the same farm. I ...
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PowerShell container selection for UPSA

I've run into an issue trying to be selective with the OUs that we allow synchronization from. The problem is that our primary user OU has several OUs inside it that I want to exclude, but they don't ...
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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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MySites, users cant get recognized

I found this link Mysite signin repeats in IE that sounds like the problem I am having right now, but none of the answers is the right solution for me. I have created MySites on Port 80 (I got two ...
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Both AD Import and SharePoint 2013 AD Sync (with FIM) fail to import users

2 Server Environment: SharePoint 2013 On Server 2008 R2 SQL 2008 R2 AD is 2 domain servers - primary and secondary - Server 2003 w/ 2003 AD Functional Level SharePoint User Profile service ...
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Search_Service_Application_DB permissions

All of the sudden no one can get to their profiles in our SharePoint 2010 Enterprise environment. A lovely unexpected error message pops up. Comparing the correlation ID with the ULS logs, it appears ...
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PurgeNonImportedObjects doesn’t remove user accounts?

Our customer has switched his AD to a new one. We have migrated users in SharePoint, but the User Profile Service doesn’t work for 73 of 7024 users. These users can log in to SharePoint, but doesn’t ...
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AD User data not updating

I have a User Profile Service, and the User Profile Synchronization Service is running. However, updates that I am making in Active Directory are not being shown in SharePoint 2010. The UPSS was ...
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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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“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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Running multiple mysite

I know this question has been asked before, and i have read many blogs about my question but i cant get a clear answer, everyone is saying different things. We have one farm with one web-application ...
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Order of User Profile update

I'm in the middle of configuring UPS and would appreciate some advise on the order of how the end user interacts with their profile and how updating of user profile and AD should work. Users start ...
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Http 403 on creating user profiles programmatically

I am trying to create a user profile programmatically for an AD user whose user profile does not exist already in SharePoint 2013. I know from MSDN that in order to create a user profile for somebody ...
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User Profile Service site host giving ASP.Net error

I'm trying to get my sites working on my demo environment but I keep getting this error I don't know what to do from here. The error message here is pretty useless. I did the whole sp_farm ...
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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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Not able to fetch the item level rating for the document programatically in sharepoint 2013

I am trying to get the current logged in user rating for items in document libraries . However. It is giving rating as 0 for the all the documents. I am using below code SPSite site = new ...
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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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User Profile Service Application to sync User Info List with AD

Is there any article explaining steps to pull in the AD user data into the user info list? At the moment the list contains only users who have logged into the SP site. Can I pull in all AD users?
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Synchronization Service Manager Client - not quite understand “Metaverse Search” behaviour

I am using SP2013 and have setup sync service with AD. I tried to use Synchronization Service Manager Client (C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office Servers\15.0\Synchronization ...
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User profile synchronization service instance turning off

I have setup synchronization service and successfully imported accounts from AD. I also have configured incremental synchronization to be run every hour (there are frequent updates and/or account ...
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Synchronisation Service doesn't update Job Title

A user's Job Title field isn't updating in the User Profile (and therefore an old value is showing-up in the People Search). Interestingly, I can see the Job Title property changing when I view it ...
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Connect BCS / BDC to the User Profile Service?

Firstly I'm open to suggestions if people have better solutions or ideas. I would like to be able to create a list with a 'username' field that will pull additional fields from the information stored ...
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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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Viewing the existing MySiteHostLocation for the SPProfileServiceApplication

I've found plenty of example of how to set the My Site host location for the User Profile service application. On the Start menu, click All Programs. Click Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Products. ...
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Check for Valid User via Button

Ok, so I have a form that has multiple views, some read only and some editable. Each form has buttons to open the other forms in either edit mode or read only mode based on a field being set to ...
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SharePoint 2010 - User Profile Application Proxy issue

Again I hope that some of you have already found a solution for my problem. Here is my environment: 2 front-end server with NLB 2 SQL Server (cluster) While installing a third front end server for ...
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User cleanup in Sharepoint 2010?

In our project, User accounts are set to be inactive in Active directory whenever they depart and it will be removed permanently only after 6months. In this case, may I expect that SharePoint User ...