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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How can I schedule the User Profile Service to run a full sync weekly?

We are running SharePoint Server 2010 and have not yet applied SP1. User profile incremental sync is not picking up all of the group membership from AD. Starting a full sync seems to rectify the ...
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TimeStamp in UPS log incorrect

When running a profile sync there is a log that you can view within CA that shows you how the process is moving along in its various stages....for whatever reason this log is now displaying a time ...
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Disabling navigationg to MySite when clicking username

We have set up profile synchronization and mysite, but client didn't like the idea behind mysite and decided to shut it down. But there is still a little problem - when user clicks user name of ...
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unable change privacy setings for mobile phone property

I am trying to change the privacy settings for the mobile phone through central administration, however the option is dimmed. I though that as with any other option this could changed. I have tried ...
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merge data in a sharepoint2010 user profile property sync with sql using BCS

i have configured the user profile syncing with my custom SQL table. i require 4 properties that are with 6 columns in the table & the scenario is i have to concatenate the strings of the 3 ...
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SharePoint UPS Proxy

I had a situation with UPS service. I have a farm with 2 WFE and 2 AppServers. In the WFE there are two WebApplication. From the AppServer of this farms the UPS is connected to the UPS of other Farm. ...
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User Profile Incremental Synchronization Timer Job runs on wrong server

I have configured 2 User Profile Service instance's on a SharePoint 2010 farm to cater for an Intranet and Extranet Domain. One UPS runs on the app server and hosts the Intranet sync and the other ...
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Maintaining permissions across a SharePoint 2007 and SharePoint 2010 site?

We're currently mid-way through migrating to SharePoint 2010. As we have a large test schedule ahead of us we're currently running two test deployments side by side - Our SharePoint 2007 test ...
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Admin uploaded user profile picture do not show up in search results but do on mysite [closed]

When a user uploads their own picture it correctly shows both on their my site and in the search results but when admin uploads the user profile picture it does display on the users profile page but ...
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User Profile Service: Cannot create syncronization connection

We have a very strange problem with User Profile Service. We configure the properly by following this guide provided here http://www.harbar.net/articles/sp2010ups.aspx. The User Profile Service and ...
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Ability to create users inside SharePoint 2010

We have a very simple SharePoint Server 2010 SP1 installation. We created and configured everything manually, and only set up what we really needed. So there is no user profile service in SP, and we ...
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User Profile Synchronization - Filter by AD OU or DN attributes

I am attempting to filter out a subset of users in Active Directory from being pulled into the User Profile Service. The users need to be filtered by the Organizational Unit property (ou), which is ...
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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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Why is GetUserProfileByName from InfoPath Forms Services with claims authentication failing?

I have a web application with an ADFS 2.0 trusted identity provider, and it's the only authentication provider. When I login, SharePoint correctly associates me with the my stored profile, but calls ...
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User Profile Synchronization Service error

I am having a strange error with our user profile service application .When i tried to start the user profile synchronization service it will take some time saying starting and then it will stop when ...
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UPS Multiple sync connections

I have a scenario where I want to push the SharePoint profile pictures to AD. I have this down and all is good in a test environment. In my production environment I want to start pushing this out. ...
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List all Audiences in a site (in Console App)

I'm in the beginning of creating a custom web part that allows users to add themselves to Audiences and I'm first trying to get a feel for the API, by trying to simply list all Audiences I have on my ...
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Admin account appearing in People Search Results

I have created a Staff Directory by using the "People Search Results" page available in SP 2010. I followed these instructions: ...
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Count in people scope and User Profiles is different

Can anybody tell me why item count in People Scope and User Profiles is different? And at different time item count in Scope people can be different too. I mean at 11 a.m. it was 501 and at 4 p.m. it ...
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When I browse to user profiles, SharePoint tells me that there are profiles but doesn't list any of them

When I navigate to the User Profile service and click "Manage User Profiles," Sharepoint tells me there are 11 profiles. But none are listed and searches do not appear to return results. I am having ...
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Updates are currently disallowed on GET requests. To allow updates on a GET, set the 'AllowUnsafeUpdates' property on SPWeb

I want to update the user profile details through the code however it is throwing the below exception "Updates are currently disallowed on GET requests. To allow updates on a GET, set the ...
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Will Sharepoint Sync User Profiles if only Domain Groups are Used?

In my sharepoint, I have assigned permissions for sites and pages by using only domain groups - that is, I am not using any sharepoint groups themselves. This works fine. It allows me to add and ...
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Import User profiles from AD not working

I intend to import user profiles from AD to SharePoint 2010 but I can't do it. See the process that I am following below: When I got to User Profile Service Application -> Configure Synchronization ...
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Imported user profiles and disabled Active Directory accounts

UserProfiles normally is setup to import data from Active Directory (one-way direction). Assuming disabled accounts are excluded from the import what happens to the user profiles when the account in ...
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User Profile Service Configuration problem: no update of user information even in full synch

I'm encountering some problems with UPS. After the installation every user from sharepoint has all fields parametrized (eg.: Department) but if I change them and launch a Sync (full or incremental) my ...
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User Profile Service Application CA pages slowness

How are your loading times of the User Profile Service Application pages in the Central Administration ? Mine are often beyond one or two minutes, for example when adding a new user property. I am not ...
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User Profile Service and Account disabled

I'm facing a problem after I have installed and configured the User Profile Service. When I create the synch everything work fine but now the system floods active directory with wrong credential (I ...
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People picker is picking users from AD even though user profile service is not connected to AD

I have seen this scenario at my office I had installed sharepoint on a new machine at my office. After installing I tried to add a new user profile. When clicking on account name I can see that I can ...
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User Profile Sync Pulls Invalid Accountnames

I have a customer with an interesting issue. They are currently synchronizing about 12k user accounts from their domain. They have a selection of accounts that are coming over incorrectly. Lets say ...
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Get-SPUser: Error cannot get the full name or e-mail address of user sharepoint 2010

I'm trying to display first name last names instead of DOMAIN\username. I tried running : Get-SPUser –Web webapplication| Set-SPUser –SyncFromAD But i keep getting the rror : cannot get the full ...
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null valued error in powershell scripting

Im trying to create a userprofile section but when i run the code Im gettiong the following error you cannot cal a method on a null valued expression.please help me out thanks in advance. ...
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Claims auth + LDAP user display setting in SharePoint

I have a claims auth site setup right now with both Windows & Forms. Providers are configured for LDAP auth. This works without an issue. I want users to be able to sign in to SharePoint using ...
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How many users can user profile service handle?

I have a question regarding the user profile service. It is more functional question. The question is how many users can the user profile service handle? By this i mean, lets say i have a sharepoint ...
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Problem managing User Profile Service

I had a brand new Sharepoint Farm... I tried to installa User Profile Service and everying goes well. When i tried to access to the Manage Area, I get an "unexpected exception". If i look inside the ...
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People search yielding no results in spite of a successful User Profile Synchronization?

I have used the sharepoint farm configuration wizard to setup all services under spfarm account and everything works fine. However I am having trouble with Searching for people. Here is the link I ...
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Active Directory thumbnail sync with SharePoint 2010

I've got the User Profile service setup in SharePoint 2010 to sync user profiles with Active Directory. It is working and pulls down changes from AD. What I would like to do is allow users to change ...
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User Profile Service Application is not showing in Server Applications page

I installed SharePoint 2010 Foundation (Standalone) on my development machine but for some reason, "User Profile Service Application" is not showing in Service Applications ...
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new install > website is not comming after adding ups

I followed microsoft step by step process on adding "user profile service app", did the very last step as well. iisreset. Now the web application's site collection is not comming Also, user profile ...
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Updating Active Directory 'webpage' property

We currently have a SharePoint 2007 environment that has been in use for years now. When it was set up, it automatically entered information into the Active Directory property 'webpage' for all users ...
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Remove Admin/System Accounts from People Search

We have several SharePoint only accounts that don't correspond to any users in our Active Directory. How can I exclude these accounts from People search?
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UserProfile Not Running - am I setting myself up for a fall?

I had a question User Profile Application - MOSS MA not found still outstanding. I believe its a transparent proxy related problem. The site does not use My Sites, Social Tagging, or the need to sync ...
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Mapping User Properties Fails

I have the User Profile Service set up to map Active Directory users to Sharepoint. Its all working, but I'm having trouble when trying to make the mobile field import into the CellPhone field in ...
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Importing Active Directory fields into User Profile Managed Metadata Properties

In the simplest approach, we've created a term set for our company's departments. Our Active Directory also captures this information as a string property. When we import our users from AD into ...
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User Profile Sync Service Frustration

I try to provision the UPSA on my single server farm. I have a SQL 2008 R2 and a SP2010 Server on the same maschine. (Version: 14.0.5130.5002) Loopback Check is disabled and I use NTML Auth in ...
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Fetching data from user profile service throws NullReferenceException

I am fetching the user data from the user profile service. I have created a custom property for EmpId. When I try to access its value NullReferenceException is thrown. How can I access the value ...
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User Profile Sync not running

Under the User Profile Service Application, I noticed that the Profile Synchronization Status was set to "Synchronizing Stop". Which is weird, as it was noon, and the incrementals are supposed to ...
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User Profile Service Application Error

I have Sharepoint Server 2010 Standard installed. I want to configure the default "User Profile Service Application". When I click on User Profile Service Application from central admin, it gives ...
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Does a trusted My Site location actually have to point to a My Site Host?

I'm trying to evaluate my strategy for doing some custom User Profile related pages. I'd like to reuse my main master page and use a combination of web parts, users controls and page layouts to get ...
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Sharepoint sets wrong profile picture to some people who don't have one

My problem is that Sharepoint 2010 sets by default a wrong profile picture which owns to another profile to some profile which don't have any one. But next, some profile who don't have any profile ...
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How to find out disk space/storage usage from photo storage in a SharePoint profile

Does anyone know how to query the amount of space that is being used by storing photos in the my sites section of SharePoint? There has been concern that syncing photos to Active Directory will bloat ...