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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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 ...
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problem syncing user profile info to site collection

sp2010 Server - I've got a site collection where the user profiles aren't getting updated from the Farm Profile store. specifically I noticed that photos I've uploaded to the user profile aren't ...
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Can/should you migrate the User Profile Service databases?

We migrate the Content and Metadata databases to our Test environment from Production, although I was recently asked if we should be moving the User Profile Service databases as well. I don't really ...
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How to migrate User database from FBA to AD in SP2010

I have successfully migrated from WSS 3.0 to SP2010. The User database is FBA. However, I need to migrate from FBA to Active Directory (AD). I need to know the process to migrate this User Database ...
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How can I upload documents/pictures into a users “My Site” Shared documents/pictures?

Is there any easy way to upload documents/pictures into a users "My Site" Shared Documents/Pictures? Maybe using the user profile service? The only way I can think to accomplish this is to first get ...
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Forefront Run Profiles not created when creating user profile service from PowerShell

I'm trying to achieve a full User Profile setup for SharePoint 2010 using PowerShell, including the creation of the Active Directory connection. My PowerShell source code comes mainly from here. // ...
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Supplementing User Profile with information from BCS

I've got my external content type and BCS all sorted and working - the list view of the external list shows 100% in the site and the external content type shows under my BCS service application. Now ...
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Error message on new farm “Failure checking user access permissions for User Profile Application Proxy”

I have created a new SharePoint farm and am getting an error message when I create sub-sites. The sub-site appears to be created fine (links appear to it in menus) but I also get an error when I ...