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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Preventing User Profile Field Mapping to AD

We have two network domains, A and B, each with its own AD DS. We have a SharePoint 2010 implementation on domian A that has full bi directional syncing with its AD DS. We would like to synchronise ...
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How to manage the removed account from the server?

Many of the service is running under some x user account suddenly the user relived from the company, So his account is no more available, since it wide organization we cant add the user again. Now we ...
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UserProfile WebService understanding permission required to create user

I've currently written a proof of concept console application to add a single user to our user profile service, using the SharePoint web services http://sharepoint/_vti_bin/userprofileservice.asmx. ...
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How can I exclude disabled users from my user profile synchronization?

I have my user profile synchronization setup and working but I have noticed that disabled users who no longer work for my company are showing up in the sync. I would like to update the sync so that ...
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How do I import active directory photos and sync them with my site collections?

I have employee photos that are already loaded into active directory. I would like to have them pushed into SharePoint so that they are visible on the MySite pages and on all site collections. How ...
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User Profiles cannot add connection

I've added User Profiles, seems to be partly operational as I can see a number of Profiles, but not all. I dont know how this happened as I havent added a connection. When i click 'Configure ...
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How can I get list of all users reporting to perticular user using UserProfileManager?

I can see that UserProfileManager class does have a method GetManager() to pull manager from users profile but I don't see any thing which returns list of all users currently reporting to particular ...
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People Search - Show Recent Staff

I need to be able to show the latest 5 members of staff to join the organisation on our intranet homepage. I think the best way to do this would be with the People Search Core Results web part, but I ...
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How to reduce the number of user profiles reported

My user profile service was reporting 1,000 or so users before i reprovisioned but after i did that i did a sync with out my exclusion filters set on teh connection to my AD and it imported in an ...
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Post upgrade - FIM Sync issue

Upgraded my production farm to FEB 2012 CU from OCT 2010 CU a couple weeks ago and things went ok for the most part nothing major issue wise, however I ran a full sync in my User Profile Service ...
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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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MySite Title always changes to Site Collection admin display name

I have been struggling with an issue for a while now. Our customer had the requirements to have a central account to be set as site collection administrator for each mysite. This means that, upon ...
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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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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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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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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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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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sharepoint 2010 adding more fields in user profile, accessible from spuser

we have custom fields like e.g. Manager, Organisation, EmployeeCode. currently we are creating a custom list to add these with respective SpUser.ID, which i think is wrong. Can any one please guide ...
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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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ConnectionManager can't find connection

I'm trying to get a connection from the connectionManager, but when I run the following code, I get my connection as null (which throws a nullreference exception later) Is there anyone who knows what ...
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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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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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SharePoint 2010 PeoplePicker Control Not Displaying User Data

In a test SharePoint environment, I have configured the User Profile Service, and the user profiles have been successfully populated into the UPS using the User profile Synchronization Service from ...
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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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SharePoint 2010 User Profile Synchronization: BCS + WCF

I'm here because I'm trying to implement a scenario of user profile synchro with bcs connecting to wcf service. Here is the context: A remote web service is returning a full list of employee infos. ...
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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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SharePoint 2010 Organization Browser limit active/enabled AD accounts users

We are just starting to use the Organization browser webpart in our local intranet. While working with it we've noticed that disabled AD accounts are showing up in the list. Is there a way to filter ...
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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 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 ...