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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Mysites and other User Profile Services 404 Error: Works Temporarily after Startup

In the past couple of days, my SP2013 Standard Environment is acting strange. I am unable to view personal sites (the About Me/NewsFeed/or OneDrive). I have tried the following steps: Verifying ...
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How to get User Profile Service information on user OTHER THAN current user?

So much information on how to autopopulate information for the current user or the logged in user in InfoPath. But what about other users? What if there's a field that's 99/100 times going to be the ...
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User Profile Cleanup - How to do this

Here is the problem, I am only syncing Users from a DomainA. Due to acquisition I now see bunch of users from DomainB in the user profile thus they are showing up in the people search with just their ...
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2013 MySite - WebPart provides user properties

I'm currently branding a 2013 MySite host and to do so I access some user information via JSOM. EnsureUserProperties: function (callback) { /// <summary> /// Ensures that the ...
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SharePoint 2010 User Profile Synchronisation service Does not start

When I start the User Profile Synchronisation Service on the Server, I get following error in the ULS Logs : UserProfileApplication.SynchronizeMIIS: Failed to configure ILM, will attempt during next ...
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User Profile Sync Service Behavior

I have created a synchronization connection to an AD that results in 100k accounts synchronized. If I change sync connection criteria (branches selected, or filters applied) so only 20k accounts match ...
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Can I delete 1 user from the UPS “Profiles missing from import” in powershell?

I am using sp2010. I would like to delete 1 user from the User Profile Service Application in the section "Profiles missing from import". How can I do this in powershell? I know there is a powershell ...
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Managed property is not being set, coming from a User Profile custom property

I have a custom user profile property that is mapped to 2 different managed properties. For some reason, it is only appearing in 1 one of the managed properties. I can confirm the managed properties ...
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Why Does Microsoft Use The Word 'Proxy'?

Could somebody explain the use of the word 'proxy' in service applications in SharePoint 2010 and SharePoint 2013 in simple understandable terms? A Proxy Group is a mechanism which defines the ...
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How to remove userprofile from User Profile Service Application in Powershel?

I am using sp 2010. How can I remove a userprofile from the User Profile Service Application in Powershel?
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Exclude certain accounts in SharePoint Profile Import

We are trying to exclude certain account from SharePoint Imports. Basically we have service accounts that we need to exclude from the import and was wondering if this can be done via editing ...
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Is it possible to use UserProfileService to return all current Birthdays?

I am new to the UserProfileService web service, the url based service accessed through /_vti_bin/userprofileservice.asmx In reference to writing a JavaScript CSOM web part, I am wondering if it's ...
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Change user's account name

I sync all my users from AD and I have a few that were synced before I turned the Netbios names option on on the User Profile Service. This means that 98% of my users have the proper ...
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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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Active directory user account images not syncing with SharePoint User Profiles

I am uploading the images in Active Directory and trying to sync them with User Profile Services (tried both Incremental and Full Synchronization) but still not able to retrieve the AD User Profile ...
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Active Directory Import “No containers to display”

I am trying to configure Active Directory Import in SP2013, the problem is that on Add new synchronization connection screen I am getting "No containers to display" error after clicking "Populate ...
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More than one User Profile Service Instance

We have SharePoint 2013 and running the following PS cmdlet: get-spserviceinstance | ? {$_.Typename -eq "User Profile Service"} We get the following result: I am not sure why there are too many ...
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I want to replace existing an Sharepoint 2010 WFE/App server with two new WFE and App servers

I currently have a Sharepoint 2010 two-tier environment (1 server running DB, 1 server running both WFE and app functions running on Server 2008 R2). Ultimately, I'd like to scale the environment ...
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UPS office property is not updated after incremental sync, only full sync is updating this property

I am using sp2010. I have in the ups a property names "Office". This property was here OOTB and is mapped to AD property "physicalDeliveryOfficeName". When I change this AD property and do a ...
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SharePoint 2010 UserProfileService GetUserProfileByName - different results for similar input syntax

I have a problem where a call from a browser enabled InfoPath form to the UserProfileService in SP 2010 returns at 500 error: "Warning The following query failed: GetUserProfileByName (User: ...
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How and where are user properties stored in SharePoint Foundation?

I am wondering where information about users (user properties) is stored in SharePoint Foundation. In SharePoint Server the User Profile Service Application (UPS) syncs in user properties and creates ...
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sharepoint 2010 user profiles Access denied error

We have provisioned MySites for users and created a new permission level according our company requirements, wherein the Mysite is visible only to the MySite owners. Now, from which ever page we are ...
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Importing the Profile Picture from AD using ADI & ADFS

I configured the SharePoint 2013 farm recently for one of the Customer. As per requirement, I have to use ADFS as authentication and Active Directory Import(ADI) for User Profile. Everything as ...
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Lync presence suddenly stop showing inside sharepoint 2013

I have SharePoint server 2013 with SP1 , and we are using Microsoft lync 2010. Previously the Lync presence status was showing up inside SharePoint sites. But today this stop working, although we did ...
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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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UPS, when click on “Edit My Profile” for 1 user I got an exception

I am using sp2010. When I go to CA en go to the User Profile Service Application -> Manage User Profiles -> search on a username like domainA\joha I got one result. When I click on the user I click on ...
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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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Some AD users do not have user profiles

We have large enterprise system. Some of the AD users do not have user profiles so the code throws a null point exception. When check in user profile list, they do not have user profiles. Why is that? ...
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Relatively slow page load in my profile page

It takes an average of 4.5 seconds to load a profile page in our site. We've turned on developer dashboard and we narrowed down what was causing this. We have around 7 calls that look like this: ...
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Return Display Name of profile property when using userprofileservice.asmx

In Central Admin, the profile property for Responsibility is configured this way: When I call upon GetUserProfileByName using the User Profile Service, I get this back in the responseXML: As you ...
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“Could not load user profile” on OneDrive after migration to multitenancy

I've been struggling with this issue for a bit as we move toward converting our farm toward a multitenant environment. I was able to make a copy of my current UPS DBs, then use those to create a ...
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SharePoint 2013 Event ID 3760 SQL Database ' ' on SQl Server Instance ' ' not found

I am running into following error message into my Event Viewer in the Sp2013 Web Server. Site is stable and no issues realted to db. But repeatedly it is throwing following errors: Log Name: ...
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SharePoint2013 REST: Get user profile properties

I've been fighting to get user data using the REST API but I can't get it to work mainly because I am getting a server error 500 "Network Error: 500 Internet Server Error - ...
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User Profile Property locked down and un-editable

Brand new SharePoint 2013 on premise, sync with AD successful however the field Office Location (SPS-Location) is set as "Configure a Term Set to be used for this property" but I cannot select the ...
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Converting User Profile Sync into partition mode

We're in the process of rearchitecting our farm to make it more of a multi-tenant environment, and I was wondering... is it possible to partition an existing user profile application, or do I have to ...
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After user profile sync, all Account name's domain changed to AD. i.e. AD\user01

I got a weird issue. We are working on Sharepoint ugpgrade. Hence we have an old SP2010 farm and a new SP2013 farm. We decide not to migrate the User Profile DB. We setup sync connection at both farm ...
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Update the UPS Synchronization to a BDC model

Is there a way to update the available fields within a UPS synchronization connection when the underlying BDC model changes (addded/deleted fields) and without recreating the connection?
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User Profile Synchronization Service won't start String not recognized as DateTime

I am currently using Sharepoint 2013 on premises. User Profile Synchronization Service won't start with the following error: > UserProfileApplication.SynchronizeMIIS: Failed to configure ILM, will ...
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Access to UserProfile from ClaimProvider

I try to access to UserProfile from FillClaimsForEntity. protected override void FillClaimsForEntity(Uri context, SPClaim entity, List<SPClaim> claims) { if (entity == null) throw new ...
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Sync users from a security group?

How do I sync users profiles from a specific security group?
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Usergroup.asmx returns “UNAUTHORIZED” for *some* groups

I am trying to invoke the "GetUserCollectionFromGroup" method of the UserGroup.asmx web service. I am using the "Web Service" function in Nintex Workflow but I am pretty confident that Nintex is not ...
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Updated external content type but connection not updated in central admin

I have an external content type for a sql server view, all working well. I add a new field to the view and save (SPD), in central admin I go to BDC and click on the content type - I can see the added ...
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display people within a department

Is there anyway to display a list of people within a department which is pulled from the user profile service or similar? For example, our intranet has a site for each department and we'd like to have ...
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Why can't powershell convert my password from system.string to system.security.securestring?

I'm trying to create a UPS sync connection using powershell. Becuase of the vagaries of our AD setup I can't use the Central Admin 'Create New Connection' function. I am using the script below which ...
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User Profile Synchronization Service not configured

I am in the process of taking over the administration of our SharePoint 2010 infrastructure. Following a support call from one user, we noticed that the names showing up on the sites are looking like ...
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A disabled user still show in search result and manage user profile

We have a disabled account that shows in search results. So we checked CA> Manage User Profile and the user still exist (note we implemented userAccountControl Bit on equals 2) and this is only ...
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User Profile Synchronization Service Stuck on starting

User profile synchroization service was not working properly so i have stopped the service and try to restart but it stuck on starting.Please suggest.
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Delete values from multi value user profile property

How can I remove a property value from a user profile multi valued property. I have a custom multi valued(string) property where I can add items.But does anyone know if how to remove any value ...
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Removing NewsFeed comments with Remove-SPSocialItemByDate throws SQLException

I am trying to remove all Mysite newsfeed comments via powershell in preparation for a new site release (getting debugging and test comments out, etc.)... I am using the Remove-SPSocialItemByDate ...
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Employee Directory Issues

I am trying to build an employee directory in SP 2013 on premise and I found this article" http://www.sharepointconfig.com/2013/05/how-to-create-a-simple-sharepoint-2013-people-directory/ but the ...