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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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. ...
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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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Newsfeed remains empty

I am having a problem provisioning users newsfeeds with actual news. I have followed Harbars guide to create the user profile server application. Also i have created the user profile Syncronisation ...
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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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SharePoint 2010 UserProfileService GetDirect Reports

In the SharePoint 2010 User Profile Service API there is a method to get the manager of an employee by using the method UserProfile.GetDirectReports(). I would like to do the same for these 2 ...
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sharePoint 2010 User Profile Syncronization - Not Starting.. Libutils.cpp Cannot find the file specified

Brand new SP2010 install patched up to August 2011 CU. Used wizard to install everything. Attempt to start User Profile Synchronization, but it just reads "starting". I have another install on ...
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Duplicate profiles showing up in SharePoint 2010 search results

Ok, this one is a bit odd. In my environment we have FAST Search Server 2010, everything is configured and working properly. Recently we had to run a full profile sync in the User Profile Service ...
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Approval workflow: “Assigned to” field gets different user name in list and autogenerated e-mail

I've added an Approval workflow on my development server and manually copied the workflow in the production environment (since no efficient deployment tool for configured workflows seems to exist). ...
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Problem when trying to initialize a SocialRatingManager object

We had a tiny console app. that index some content of a Sharepoint 2010 site. Among that data, we need to index the user rating per content. We use the following code to do it: //content and url are ...
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Post-Service Pack 1, Broken Web Applications (User Profile Sync)

I had a clean environment prior to installing service pack 1 and the June CUs. User Profile Sync is up and running, and synchronizing, but all web applications are throwing a SharePoint error. Digging ...
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User profile is not getting started after SP1 on sharepoint 2010 environment?

We are neither able to start or reprovision the user profile application after installing the SP-1 on the sharepoint 2010 enterprise environment. Is it a known issue?
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Why is user name resolution displaying mydomain\user when using claims based authentication?

We have claims based authentication enabled on our SharePoint 2010 environment. None of the account display names are correct for users. I tried the solution listed here: Inconsistent user names in ...
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People Search Results Links to /person.aspx?accountname=DOMAIN/USERNAME Causes 404 User Not Found

When doing people searches in SharePoint 2010 Server, the account name is formatted DOMAIN/USERNAME instead of DOMAIN\USERNAME. This is causing a User Not Found error when trying to click on their ...
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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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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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Sync between the Content DB and Profile DB is not happening?

Sync between the Content DB and Profile DB is not happening since a week, even the command "stsadm -o sync -DeleteOldDatabases 0" is failed to respond. is there any other specific command can be used ...
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Tracing user profile changes without iterating all the through?

Due to the project requirement, we want to trace the user profile property changes (made through mysite) whenever they do. Is it a good idea to insert a javascript (through a delegation control) and ...
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Is the User Information List deprecated in SharePoint 2010?

Is the User Information List deprecated in SharePoint 2010? I have been advised that it is, and that it can no longer be easily synched with AD. It has been suggested that if I need this sort of user ...
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Shared Services with FBA enabled does not allow access to administrative actions in SSP_Admin

I'm in the process of integrating an image into SharePoint 2007's user profile, after a user has uploaded an image and we store it as a custom profile property in ASP.Net membership. I've read ...
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Why is ServerContext always null?

I have a web part, hosted within a SharePoint 2007 site that has Forms Authentication enabled. During the registration process, I allow users to upload a profile image which gets stored within ASP ...
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How does Membership show in Mysite - SharePoint 2010 - Part-2?

User's membership is not getting populated in the Membership tab on Mysite in our SharePoint 2010 environment. It was working fine until we provisioned a new UPA (used the existing profile and social ...
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Sharepoint 2010 grab SIP address from AD?

I would like to have the 'SIP Address' (eg. sip:myname.companyname.com) field automatically filled in so we can use Portal's 'presence' functionality - as far as I can see we have no dedicated LDAP ...
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Deleted Service Application, Service Instance(s) Remain

The User Profile Synchronization Service was not properly configured and was stuck in "Stopping" state. I was able to delete the User Profile Service Application but the User Profile Service ...
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can I create organization profiles manually, and add AD users to it?

I have partners with an AD account in a specific OU (for authentication purposes). The schema hasn't be customized. using the SharePoint OM and/or BCS and/or profile sync, can I create partners ...
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ProfileManagerBase.Search Method doesn't return all items

I'm trying to query all the UserProfile objects imported into SharePoint 2010 User Profile Service using OM using this: SPServiceContext context = SPServiceContext.GetContext(site); ...
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User Profile Replication Problems when Many Colleagues

We are using User Profile Replication Engine http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc663011.aspx to transfer information from old userprofile service to new userprofile service. Anoyne else ...
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Why is the Domain\Username showing up instead of the full name in User Profile Sync Service?

I have the user profile sync service setup and running; with all of it's idiosyncrasies. I am however still getting the domain\username showing up instead of the person's first and last. I've ...
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SharePoint Organization Profiles

I noticed that SharePoint User Profile Service now includes a definition for Organization Profiles. I think this is a really interesting new feature, but I'm not sure how it is used inside of ...
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MySite Organization Browser

Anybody know where the data for mysite Organization Browser is stored (the silverlight webpart)? We have a employee who left the company but he is still showing up in the Org Browser. He has been ...
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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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Event log errors with Forefront Identity Manager / User Profile Service

My event log is filled with errors with event ID 3. I am running a SharePoint 2010 farm with one front-end server and a dedicated database server. The events look something like this: ...
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Sharepoint shows wrong account for User Profile Syncronisation Service

I've been trying to start UPS Sync Service in my SP2010 Farm. Here what I do: Create a UPS Sync Service Application with a managed account (DOMAIN\spservices). Click on newly created application, ...
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User Profile Synchronisation Service Provision Problem

I'm having exactly the same problem as stated here: http://serverfault.com/questions/148924/sharepoint-2010-user-profile-synchronization. I checked the page at harbar.net but I don't know what ...