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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User Information List not sync'd with User Profile database

I have a bunch of site collections for my single web application and when I run Full Synchronization of users using the User Profile Synchronization service the information in each site collection's ...
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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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Custom Discussion Board Join User Profile Custom Properties Linked Datasource

I have been tasked with modifying the SharePoint 2010 default Discussion Board to include two additional custom fields that have been definied in the User Profile list. In an ideal world I would like ...
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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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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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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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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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User Profile Synchronization: How to delete/overwrite “Job Title” property?

The UPS animal is a strange one. I just don't know how I can delete or overwrite a property completely. I have the Job Title property (Imported from AD) filled on all my users. I want to change this ...
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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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Disabling/postponing timer jobs programmatically

I wrote a utility that sync's our Oracle HR database of employees into SharePoint profiles. It loads all 150,000 employees from Oracle into an array, for each employee it retrieves or creates a ...
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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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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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Problem with User Profile Synchronization Service

I have been facing the problem with my sharepoint user profile synchronization service for almost 2 months. I have followed exactly the http://www.harbar.net/articles/sp2010ups.aspx article and yet ...
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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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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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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 Application - MOSS MA not found

I've had an interesting 2 days with a production environment which saw me rebuild a farm in 2007 and upgrade it to 2010. Nearly have everything working bar the fabled UPSA. I seemingly have some kind ...
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Moving Users between OU's in Active directory and User Profile Sync

Currently we are going through a process of moving our users from one active directory OU to another OU within the same forest. The issue that is now becoming apparent is that the users that have ...
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FIM Synchronization Service fails to start - User Profile Synchronization service stuck on starting

So, I have an user profile synchronization service application configured for a production farm. When I go to manage services on server (through central admin) it shows this :- User Profile Service ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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UPS > An unexpected error has occured > How to fix this issue?

I recreated UPS about 6 times now and still getting the above error. I will include the ULS log at the end. I followed all the rules Services started in SP. forefront stated (2 FIMS R RUNing under ...
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Search by samaccountname in people picker [closed]

Our current people picker works perfect, but we have about 5000 users and it would be easier for us to use the samaccountname which comes from AD. Is it possible to do?
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to fetch Logged username on Asp.net page in sharepoint

Can any one let me know how to fetch a logged username in a asp.net application page running on sharepoint site. It will be kind if expressed in details.. Regards amit
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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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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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Configuring user profile sync service

I am working on configuring the User profile sync service (As in the services on server page) but is "stuck on starting". Anyway, this service uses the farm account (where I installed Sharepoint ...
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How to verify that AD Groups synched using User Profile Service

Our AD administrator has just set up about 10 AD groups that I want to synch with the User Profile Service for SP 2010. Seems like the synch runs fine without error but now I am having trouble ...
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My Site - User Profile service

I have few short questions about relations between "My Site" and UP/UPSync services. Can I, normally, use User profile service without having My Site configured? Can I, normally, use User profile ...
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User Profile Application service was inaccessible - ProfilePropertyService.svc has exceeded the allotted timeout

Yesterday, we suffered with the Global outage on our SharePoint 2010 farm as the "User Profile Service Application" was inaccessible during those hours. Exception: 01/13/2012 08:41:20.16 OWSTIMER.EXE ...
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User Profile Service Strikes Again

Before someone links me to Habar I know that site intamatley. Usually I can overcome UPS issues with the August 2011 CUs and correctly set permissions for the app pool account. I have a current issue ...
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Problem with User Profile Service Application

We have a new problem-free SharePoint installation running for days. Yesterday I configured the User Profile Service Application. As soon as I set up My Sites, the main web site started giving 500 ...
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Staff directory webpart broken after a manual synchronization

On the main page of my SharePoint 2010 I have a Staff Directory web part that uses the User Profile service to sync with Active Directory. I noticed that it was not synchronizing correctly as some ...
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How do i get the url for the mysite host from powershell?

I need the url of the mysite in SharePoint 2010 server. In my farm i only have one MySite host (and one corresponding user profile service) configured. I need the information on one of the farm ...
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Rating Feature and User Profile Service

I have just added the rating feature for my page layouts and is working fine. However I noticed that in order to do so I had to have the User Profile Service running. Is there a way to have the ...
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move my site profile information from one server to another

I used central administration site collection backup to back up a My Site, and then used PowerShell restore-spsite to restore it on another server. All of the content moved, but the profile ...
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SharePoint 2010 Farm Backup and the User Profile Service

Every night we run a farm backup via PowerShell Script, but after that the User Profile Service is unprovisioned. I've found this article: ...
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Sharepoint and Active Directory Integration

New to the whole Sharepoint business, so any help is appreciated. Whenever a new user is created in Active Directory, I'd like Sharepoint to automatically populate itself to add the entry as a ...
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User Profile Sync will not sync any users

I click on Start Profile Synchronization (Full or Incremental) and nothing happens. It never shows it going through the different sync stages. Running with farm account that has full rights ...
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How do I fix the error “Your personal site does not contain a picture library named 'Pictures'” on user profile pages?

I'm working with a SharePoint 2010 farm that has SP 1 + the October 2011 CU installed. MySites and User Profile Synchronization with Active Directory were recently added. Everything seems to be ...
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User Profile Service Application - Set a value for a custom property in the user profile

In the Manage User Properties section of the User Profile Service Application I can create custom properties in the user's profile. But how can I set values for it using the SharePoint UI? I don't ...
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Associate groups or attributes to a SharePoint user

I need to associate some groups or attributes to a SharePoint user and be able to query for those, maybe by using the _vti_bin/UserGroup.asmx or /_vti_bin/UserProfileService.asmx. Is this possible in ...
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Claims authentication event ID 8306 error, cannot start USPS service after expired password change

About 2 days ago the password expired for the farm account due to someone not using the function to never expire passwords. Anyways, after this I went thru CA and changed the password but now I can't ...