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 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 ...
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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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UserProfiles - UserNotFoundExceptio

Scenario: User X (AD user) has access to the sharepoint environment (full control permissions) Environment is load balanced The customer told me they use different domain notations (old = ...
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User Profile Synchronization - cannot import users without DN entry

I need help in troubleshooting the problem with User Profile Synchronization. Issue: Some users were treated with stsadm -o migrateuser command and they no longer being imported from Active ...
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BDC - User profile sync won't sync with sql server/wcf service

I created simple web service which implement 2 methods (one (no parameters) return list of object, another (one parameter - upId int) returns simple object with 3 properties (bool, string, and int ...
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User Profile AD Sync - 2 Way Field-Level Update Permissions

I've got a working AD->SharePoint 2010 user sync running and also have 2-way updating specificed for for some of the user profile fields via the users' My Site. While this is very handy for contact ...
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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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When I go to create a managed user, I receive a “Requested registry access is not allowed.” error message

I'm trying to add a maanged user account to the SharePoint install on my development machine. My development machine is running Windows 7 and is linked to our domain. Right now, I only have 2 ...
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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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GetUserProfile Method Failure

I am trying to understand why the following error occurs. It seems to me that this fails whent the _userName does not have a My Site. I have seen that this code works in environments where My Sites ...
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Setting up MySite on single machine without AD?

We are developing on single machine without AD role, because we thought that since we are going to use ADFS, we don't need it. Our project requires that we set up MySite for users. I'm struggling with ...
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Can't set up my sites in SharePoint 2010

I'd like to run MySite in my sharepoint 2010 instance. I'm following the article from TechNet from here and here for creating Profile Service Application. I'm creating profile service application and ...
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Best way to get external data to SP 2010

This is the scenatio: I have an AD that i'm going to use when installing SP 2010 but it doesn't have a lot of meta data as in poperties its only got : Lastname, fistname and email etc.. So i would ...
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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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How do I import all users from an OU into sharepoint

How do I get user profile service to create the associated users in SharePoint and put them into a specified user group?
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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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SharePoint 2010 User Profile two way Synchronization

in this blog/guide.. where exactly is two way sycnchronization defined and managed? Not that we want to do this - but just want to know where that is defined? ...
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UserProfileChangeCollection is not recognizing the change if a property is associated with term store

We want to monitor the "User Profile Changes", so have used "UserProfileChangeCollection". It works perfectly for "UserProfileMultiValueChange" and "UserProfileSingleValueChange" however it is not ...
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sharePoint 2010 User Profile Syncronization

In this Blog, Where exactly in sharePoint 2010 the dialog box that says import vs export dropdown in the UPSS configuration? Thanks. ...