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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Editing connection filters in SharePoint 2016 UPS

I have got SP 2016 installed in premise and I am trying to setup User Profile service application. I have successfully created my connection to AD, however, I need to filter the profiles. When I ...
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Deleted Users in FIM not matching UserProfileManager

I'm looking in FIM (MIISclient.exe) and can see the daily sync summaries for each day. I notice the number of Deletes listed and it is about 15-20 on each day. However, when I use this snippet of code ...
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How can I add an ADFS user as User Profile Service Application Administrator?

When I try to add an ADFS user to the 'Administrators for User Profile Service' list through Central Administration I get the error 'Specified argument was out of the range of valid values. Parameter ...
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Backup and Restore Social DB (User Profile Service) Sharepoint 2010

Does anyone know the step by step to migrate User Profile Service (Social DB) from one farm to another different (the server name is different)? I need to restore all site collection comments
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SharePoint 2013 User Profile Sync exclusion filters

I'm trying to figure out if there is anyway to create an exclusion filter for importing expired only profiles from Active Directory through the synchronization connection for user profiles. The ...
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User Profile Sync running, but data not updated?

Our User Profile Sync says it's working, but it's only synchronising data if I run a FULL import. Below the Sync Service telling me it's detected an update for the DS_DELTAIMPORT Profile, however the ...
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User Profile Service Incremental Sync doesn't sync photos

On a Sharepoint 2010 farm I've found lately that the automatic Incremental Sync that runs for the User Profile Service daily, isn't properly syncing the information between AD and Sharepoint. An ...
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Move-SPUser - only changing upa but not mysite url with new id

SharePoint 2010: Move-SPUser works however in SP 2010 it does not change the mysite url to reflect user's new id. for example, mysite.fu.bar/sites/oldid so it should be mysite.fu.bar/sites/newid. The ...
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User Profile Application without Sync - SharePoint 2013

I would like to know how does SharePoint map the attribute PreferredName when no sync from AD is effective ? I'm having issues after having provisioned the user profile service application but didn't ...
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User's email in SharePoint differs from UPS-email

We are using SP2013, with User Profile Synchronization. One of our users has changed email. The new email is set correct in his User Profile, but the old email address is still on his ...
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Get User Details from User Profile using Web Service in SPD 2013 Workflow

I want to retrieve the user properties like Group,Email,Manager from User Profile using Web service in SharePoint Designer 2013 workflow. I trying with Call HTTP Web Service Action. Please explain me ...
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Error trying to create Synchronization Connection

I'm trying to create a Synchronization Connection by going to Central Administration > Manage Service Applications > User Profile Service Application > Configure Synchronization Connections. ...
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“About Me” missing - SharePoint onPremise

I am using SP Server onPremise, I have a site collection with some sites. I do not see the "About me" menu. I would like to allow user to change profile picture and update some information about the ...
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Error: Unexpected response data from server - user Profile properties displays

I get the mentioned error message when i try to display the User Profile properties by using JSOM(Java Script Object Model) Error: Unexpected response data from server. The error occurs for around 1 ...
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There are no instances of the User Profile Service started on any server in this farm. Which timer job throw this error?

Why below error messages in a SharePoint application even i did not enable and no need user profile and user profile synchronization service There are no instances of the User Profile Service ...
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Get all user profiles to list

I have created user profile application successfully and also I got all user profiles to Central Administration from AD. but now how do I save these all user profiles details into list in subsite. I ...
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How do you fix User Profile Service after the wizard

I am trying to get the User Profile sync to start on my SharePoint 2013 server. Operation is not valid due to the current state of the object. I did start off when we first got the server with the ...
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Profile being imported even if the OU containing the user is excluded

We are exluding a given OU from the profile import (OU=OLD): However, a user belonging to that OU still shows up in the people picker: Since the implementation of SharePoint here is really recent, ...
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Display name is incorrect in people picker

One of the Users 'Last Name' and 'Email Address' are changed and updated in the Active Directory. The updated name can also be seen in 'Manage User Properties' link in the Central Admin. But when I ...
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Forefront Identity Manager Service status is blank

Forefront identity manager service status is showing as blank in services console but I'm able to successfully start User profile service and User Profile Synchronization Service. But I couldn't ...
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No exact match was found when add user to SP2013 site

I am working on a SharePoint 2013 on-premise farm. We need to add a user "Subdomain\peterpan" to site collection A's permission group. But it returns "No exact match was found" error. We checked in ...
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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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Issue with User Profile in User Profile Application

I have SharePoint 2013 Ent. I have successfully configure User Profile Service Application. My User Profile Synchronize Server is also started successfully. I did AD connection with Auto discover ...
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How to update a user profile property from javascript or workflow in SharePoint 2013 On-Prem?

I have SP 2013 On prem, I am looking to update a user profile property from the client side javascript. Does anyone know a way to do this? I was thinking of client object model, but the article I ...
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“An error was encountered while retrieving the user profile” in sharepoint Log DB

We have 70 thousands+ user profiles in our user profile service application. when i search some profile in manage user profile page, i can easily find the profile without any errors. But when i see ...
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Management agent “MOSSAD-HRDomain” failed on run profile “DS_DELTAIMPORT” because the server encountered errors

SharePoint 2010 User Profile Service not able to import data from AD and this issue facing from last 2 days previously it was working without any issue. In Event viewer getting below error: "The ...
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AD Account is not selected in profile connections, but exists. How to get remove?

I have a service account that is in our SharePoint and needs to be removed. The account still needs to exist in AD, just not in SharePoint. This account is from an OU that is not selected in the "Edit ...
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sync Ad custom atrbute with userprofiles

I have tried and failed to use the built-in UI to map some custom properties from an AD over to SharePoint. That is when I went over to a Powershell script that can do the same. The problem I'm ...
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User Profile Service will not Start

When I provision the User Profile Service it will not start. I started with a clean install of SharePoint 2013 (Build Version: 15.0.4420.1017) on Windows Server 2012. Initially I used PowerShell to ...
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SharePoint is not picking up User Email Ids

My mail server is hosted with some third party and not synch with our AD. We found that Email Id attribute is blank in AD as well as for SharePoint user profile. We manually added User email ID's in ...
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My site “integration” with portal is not working.

I am using SharePoint 2013 Enterprise, on premise. I have just finished installing SharePoint in a farm with 4 SharePoint servers: 2 front-end and 2 application (back-end) servers. I installed ...
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Cannot open User profile service application

I want to run the user profile service application on a SharePoint 2013 Farm. When i create the service, I cannot open it, there is an 'Unexpected error'. When I try to run the User Profile ...
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User Profile pictures changing after updating another profile

SharePoint 2013 + February 2016 CU We have an issue when uploading pictures to User Profiles in Central Admin. The steps to recreate the problem are: Choose a profile to edit (not your own) from ...
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SharePoint 2013 User Profile synchronization for SAML claims users through BCS and WCF

Scenario: User profiles got created when SAML claims user login to SharePoint for the first time. What i am trying to implement now is the sync of those User profiles from WCF service via BCS. I ...
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Creating user profile for (SAML) claims users in sharepoint 2013

I have activated (SAML) claims based authentication on SharePoint 2013 web application and most of the users are external who doesnt have a domain account. I can see that the User profiles got created ...
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Deploying User Profile Application - My Sites

I need to use specific features available when deploying UPA. Hence I need to create a "my sites" site collection because I need to use the "Site feed" feature. I need to know if deploying the my ...
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How to obtain user id for userdisp.aspx page

I have SP 2013 farm. When i want to see user, SP render for me link like this: http://portal/_layouts/15/userdisp.aspx?ID=1. Then i go for this link become redirect to ...
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SharePoint 2013 UserProfile Issue: Microsoft.Office.Server.UserProfiles.UserNotFoundException

In my SharePoint farm I have default AD authentication and SAML Claim based authentication. I am unable to see the profile of other users, when I click on the user's name from any site collection. i.e ...
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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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Deleting User Profile Service Application

Here's my issue, we have a 3-tier Farm where we deploy custom solutions (site templates, features, etc...). We need to oversee what changes will be made to these custom solutions if we deploy the UPA ...
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User Profile Sync - User Names displayed as MVID=

Noticed that during the final couple stages of an incremental active directory sync for my user profile service, the FIM Synchronization Service Manager lists the users distinguished names as ...
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SharePoint User Profiles showing duplicate user Profiles

We have upgraded our SharePoint farm from 2010 to 2013, after the upgrade is seeing duplicate user profiles in User Profile service application each user with domainname\username and other with ...
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Full or Incremental User Profile Sync needed?

Our client uses SharePoint Server 2013. We created a People directory, but the problem is that for many employees the job title in the search results is shown twice: as in "Job title: job title job ...
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Unable to give the Preferred Search Center in My Site Settings in SharePoint 2013

I am trying to give the Search Center URL in User Profile->My Site Setting ->Preferred Search Center. Once I've given the url and clicking ok, if I again go to that location I am unable to see the ...
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How to iterate each User Profile with Powershell

I've trying to iterate each User Profile with this snippet but at the following step: write-host "Job Description for user" $User " is : " $up[$upAttribute].Value the code always return the ...
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custom rule for custom AD attribute in User Profile Sync settings

There is custom AD attribute gender. When setting up custom user profile property for that attribute (called Gender), is there any way to add custom rule, like this (pseudocode): if ...
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How to lockdown a mysite page for some users

import profile services is configured and running into my sp 2010 farm. But for some requirements I need to Lockdown a mysite page properties for a specific user , so that when import profile runs, ...
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SharePoint 2013 - Publish custom user profile property to User Information list using powershell

I'm using SharePoint Server 2013 and I need a powershell script that published a custom user profile property to the User Information List. Thanks.
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Active Directory Import and it “not supporting” Business Connectivity Services Import

I'm in the process of setting up a new SharePoint farm. We only really need one way import for Active Directory so I've been thinking we'll go with simplified Active Directory Import... however... of ...
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Critical error 6398 - User synchronization not working anymore

I just found this morning that there are a lot of critical errors since 9/9/2015 in SharePoint, all of them being the Event ID 6398. Here's the error: The Execute method of job definition ...