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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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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Access Denied Even If login through site collection admin

One site ,two site collection admin contoso\admin1 contoso\admin2 Both have multiple group rights(full,contribute,etc..), But while I login with admin2 permission denied error "You are ...
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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 synchronization connection has been deleted but still user profiles show up in SharePoint

We have SharePoint 2013 environment and we have 2 AD connections (ie. 2 different domains) in User Profile Service Application. All the users from DomainA have been moved to DomainB and AD team have ...
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Removing user from people picker/UIL

Background Information: Company is the process of moving to a new domain called domain A, from domain B. at one point there was going to be a domain, called domain C that had a few users setup and ...
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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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SharePoint 2013 - User Profile Pictures does not replicate to AD using Profile Synchronization

I am working with SP 2013 Intranet Site. I am working on a issue where I can upload a photo to User My Site and it gets replicated to AD and then to Outlook. However, existing photos in User MySites ...
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User Profile Synchronization Service missing

I am using Sharepoint 2013 Enterprise with an administration user. The option "User Profile Synchronization Service" is missing in Central Admin/Manage Service Applications Do you know why? Thanks
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User Profile Synchronization Service is not starting at all

I have a User Profile Service and User Profile Synchronization Service. This is what I did. I went into powershell and typed: get-spserviceinstance and I got all the services status. The next step ...
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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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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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How do I take the User Profile Store Offline

For testing purposes I need to take SharePoint's User Profile service offline, imitating the user profile store not having started after a reboot. Stopping the User Profile Service and User Profile ...
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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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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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User profile service error: An item with the same key has already been added

I am getting an error with the User Profile to SharePoint Full Synchronization timer job on one (of two) of our web front ends. Couldn't find any info on the internet specific to this problem. Any ...
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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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SharePoint 2013 People Search Configuration

Having trouble getting search results for People in SharePoint search. Active Directory user profiles are imported to site. Followed set up directions found here: ...
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User Profile Synchronization Connections empty

I am having issues with SharePoint synchronization services. I stopped the services and started it back on. After some time all the users in the people search are missing. I did not delete any ...
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Remove Admin/System Accounts from People Search

We have several SharePoint only accounts that don't correspond to any users in our Active Directory. How can I exclude these accounts from People search?
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Provisioning User Profile Service - Will not start

I've been following Spence Harbar's guide for setting up a multi-tenant install of SharePoint 2013 in a testing environment. I am following his 2010 Guide but replaced the Search Service script with ...
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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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Is it possible to create custom User Profile Properties using CSOM or SPO PowerShell?

I have not been able to find much information regarding creating custom User Profile Properties via CSOM or SharePoint Online PowerShell. Is this possible, and if so, how do I go about doing it?
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SharePoint profile pictures are not showing up

The AD pictures are coming in fine via the UPS. If I go to User Photos in Mysite the picutres are there. They are named abc_userid_LThumb.jpg. But when I go to mysites I got a small black box with a ...
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User 'app@sharepoint' doesn't exist in UPA by UPN or SID, and user with this SID was not found in AD

I am having an issue on Sharepoint Online(Provider-hosted app) with calling User Profile REST API using AppOnlyAccessToken. My app has the feature to give permission on the fly to 'AllProfiles.Manage' ...
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How to get access to SPServiceContext in powershell?

I'm having trouble getting Get-SPServiceContext to return a SiteSubscriptionId that is not a bunch of zeros. I'm using an account 'SP_Sync' and set permissions to Farm Administrators group User ...
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1 User Profile Sync Service with 2 domains

Here is the scenario: I have 2 domains. Domain A is corporate, Domain B is local to our site. Each domain has its own SharePoint that uses its respective AD and User Profile Syncs wonderfully. The ...
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Active Directory Import not working correctly

I have configured AD Import on 2013 instance, but it seems that it doesn't work correctly. New entries in specified OUs are not imported into UPS. I have checked the logs and there are no errors ...
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What is it with the User Profile Service?

The "User Profile Synchronization service" gets stuck on starting on every machine and server I ever use. Is there any guide, that is not Harbar's and 200 pages long, on what can make this service ...
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Configure a Term Set to be used for this property

I am creating user profile properties by using powershell, on SP 2013 on prem. Some of the properties need to be configured with termsets, and I don't want to have multi value option. I am ...
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Retrieve my personal site url

This code retrieves my property values succesfully except my "PersonalUrl" property. If i cant retrieve it with the PeopleManager object, is their any other options to retrieve the personal url ...
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UserSync not working

I'm getting crazy trying to activate UPSS in my environment. First I tried to use SharePoint Active Directory Import in order to synchronize my AD users to SP. After reading some articles concerning ...
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FBA User Login Fails after Recreation of User Profile Service in SharePoint 2013

I have a Multi Tenant SharePoint 2013 environment configured for FBA in Windows Azure, with SharePoint 2013 and SQL Server 2014 on separate VMs. For every tenant, the SQL connection string dynamically ...
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SharePoint Standard 2013, FIM sync service keeps disabling

We have a SharePoint 2013 farm - single server and we are trying to start the UPS service etc. When we try to start the: Forefront Identity Manage Synchronisation Service It just says starting and ...
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Configure SharePoint 2013 in Windows Azure Farm with Windows Server 2012 and SQL Server 2014

I have a SharePoint Farm in Windows Azure with 3 servers, one for SP2013, one for AD and the 3rd one for SQL. The OS for all the servers is Windows Server 2012. The SQL Server version is 2014. This ...
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Profile properties web part

On my site, on the out of the box web part that shows profile info properties like title, department, phone etc. Is it possible to edit the display name of the properties ? I.e I am trying to rename ...
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Export Active users list from SharePoint 2007

At my workplace, our intranet is currently running on sharepoint 2007 server. So we are planning to migrate this to sharepoint 2013 farm using a third-party tool. I wanted to find out how many active ...
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User profile service on multiple farms

We have a SharePoint 2013 on-prem farn, with 2 Front End and 2 Application servers. The User Profile services run on the application servers. We experience every day that the "User Profile ...
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User is labeled as Check-out, and need to check them in

i am new to sharepoint, and trying to make updates to user details. For some reason the user appears to be check-out, and I am not sure how to check them back in. Any ideas?
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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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SharePoint 2010: View Audience Membership in Central Admin “Failed to render the result list.”

I'm using audience targeting for links in SharePoint 2010. I use a combination of AD groups, SharePoint groups and Audiences to target links on various sites. Some new members were added to one of my ...
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How to hide user properties on my site?

I am using SharePoint 2013 on-prem. In the User Profile Service Application > Manage user properties, the properties can be hidden from users my site by unchecking the check boxes under "display ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Profile Synchronisation user profile picture not syncing

I have the follow problem: I try to import the profilepicture from ad into sharepoint. On the internet i find all kind of blogs that give me the same solution over and over. Create the mapping ...
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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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Delete sharepoint userprofile property using powershell

This is the script im using to delete the sharepoint userprofile property using powershell. #Load Sharepoint SnapIn if ((Get-PSSnapin "Microsoft.SharePoint.PowerShell" -ErrorAction ...
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Get current logged in User

My client has a server farm (2 Web-servers, 2 App-Servers and one Database-Server). Now I want to show the current user in an Infopath Form. Instead of the current user, the user will be shown, who ...
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Removing non-user accounts from User Profile

Using SP 2010 Enterprise our User Profile Service has been working fine for over a year now. All AD users are present. I have recently created a search center with a people search. The problem is ...
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Unwanted users showing in User Profile Service

I've created a sync connection with Active Directory in the User Profile Service Application. When the connection was created, some OUs were deselected. Somehow, though, users within these OUs were ...
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User Profiles email property not getting updated in SharePoint

We have SharePoint 2013 on-premise site, where users from "ABC" AD domain are accessing the site. Now some of the users got new account and email on "XYZ" domain, but still they are part of "ABC" ...
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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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User Profile Synchronization Service Stuck on Starting

I have encountered this issue on on of our SharePoint 2013 farms, I've googled this issue for days on end and still have not found a solution. I have noticed a lot of people have had this error, but ...