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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User Profile access issue

I have to access a User Profile application for user profile manipulation by PowerShell. Environment: I have two user profile service applications installed in my farm. I wrote this code: $site = ...
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Profile Sync is running but it does not update the attributes correctly

We have SharePoint 2013 with September CU (15.0.4649.1000) and we have started to receive issues when users change their manager or work status and in SharePoint it does not update the attributes that ...
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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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User Profile Service Application not available on central admin services

I'm setting up an app store in sharepoint and the user profile service is required. The creation of this service is not available in the manage services on server. How can I enable this as on option ...
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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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User Profile Application service was inaccessible - ProfilePropertyService.svc has exceeded the allotted timeout

Yesterday, we suffered with the Global outage on our SharePoint 2010 farm as the "User Profile Service Application" was inaccessible during those hours. Exception: 01/13/2012 08:41:20.16 ...
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Valid sharepoint user that doesn't have a user profile causing workflow errors

I have created a work flow that retrieves some details, such as the manager and some address details, about users on our SharePoint. The information is retrieved for after the fact analysis we do on ...
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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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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 services set as running, but manual synch won't start

After years of good performance the UPS stopped performing. The services are listed as running but starting a manual sync has got no effects. Even the night sync apparently does not perform, although ...
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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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Configuring User Profile/Managed Metadata Sync Service

As far as I know, everytime you perform a crawl on the User Profile Service Application certain Active Directory fields are converter or added (if already exist) to the People term-set. We found a ...
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My Site Cleanup and Secondary Admin

In the User Profile area of the Sharepoint admin center, you can elect to reroute permissions of an employee's OneDrive for Business site to another user when their profile is deleted. You also have ...
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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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Cannot activate Site Feed feature

I am trying to activate "Site Feed" feature in my Site Collection, but I am getting the following errors via UI: UI: SiteFeedFeatureReceiver: can only be enabled on the same farm where MySites are ...
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Listing all users in user profile service using UserProfileManager and Linq

I'm trying to return a list of all users in the user profile service using linq. Unfortunately I can't see a way to do this, and have become stumped at the following: public List<SPUsersEntity> ...
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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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Set alert in central administration to notify when timer job fails?

Is there a way to set an alert in SharePoint 2010 Central Administration to notify an administrator when a timer job fails? For example, I'd like to be notified when the following job's status equals ...
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Retrieving list of users in a site shows expired accounts

I'm retrieving a list of users using the following: public List<SPUsersEntity> FetchItems(string siteName) { try { PostEvent("Attempting to load users from: " + siteName, ...
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How to update active directory data from SharePoint 2010 application

Is there any way by which we can directly update active directory data from SharePoint 2010 application? Plz guide how to do this? Regards
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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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Receiving “Access Denied” message when using Sharepoint API for GetUserProfilePropertyFor

I am using SharePoint 2013 Online/Office 365. Since I read that the _vin... user profile services through InfoPath are not available for the Office 365 version of SharePoint, I am trying a new ...
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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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Removing User Profile Service Application

Because of a malfunctioning UPS, I consider deleting it and recreating it from scratch. HOWEVER I'm wondering about the impact on my users. Once it's recreated, what do they lose (alerts, stuff like ...
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User Profile Service Application. Unable to create a New User Profile Service Application

I am trying to configure Mysite to SharePoint 2013. I first tried to start User Profile Synchronization Service on my server. In that it shown an error message "No User Profile Application found. ...
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User Profile Synchronization is not provisioned, but User Profile services are started

I have problem in my SharePoint 2013 farm. User profile services and User profile sync service are already started. FIM and User Profile sync is working fine. We are able to see all the changes from ...
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User Profile REST Endpoint isn't up-to-date

I'm trying to access the User Profile information so that I can personalize some information on our Intranet. I'm using the User Profile REST endpoint for it, but it seems like the REST endpoint is ...
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Is it possible to edit the User Profile Synchronization Settings in SharePoint Online?

I was wondering if it is possible to edit the User Profile Synchronization settings in SharePoint Online like in SharePoint On-Premise to select which users should and should not be imported in the ...
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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 - missing user profiles from AD

I have 2 SP 2013 SP1 environments, testing and production. Both have user profile service application (using FIM agent) configure to get profiles from AD. Both the farms have similar service ...
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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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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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SharePoint 2013 Active Directory Profile Picture URL Incorrect

When user images sync from active directory the image url is https://example.com/sites/mysitesUser%20Photos/Profile%20Pictures/user_MThumb.jpg. I'm missing a slash after mysites. If I manually ...
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User Property does not export despite “success”

I'm working with a SharePoint 2010 Server and added the [initials] property to my User Profile Properties and set it to export [initials] in my Active Directory. But changing the value and running the ...
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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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SP2013: User Profile Synchronization Service wants a password, but SharePoint manages that one

My User Profile Synchronization Service won't start. When I go to Central Administration > Manage services on server and try to start the service, it asks me for the password for my farm account. ...
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Filter disabled AD users from Organizational chart using Active Directory Import

So pople who are no longer a part of the organization are shown in the Organizational chart on MySites. I know the solution when the User Profile Synchronization instance is started, and the ...
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SharePoint 2013 - User Profile synchronisation and appfabric error

I try to start the User Profile Synchronisation service, it starts but then stops again. When I press "start", the Forefront Identity Manager Synchronization Service is up and set up correctly but ...
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How can I sync SID to user profiles when the authentication provider type is Trusted Claims Provider Authentication (ADFS)?

We are implementing ADFS within our environment but have code that is dependent on the user's SID. The SPUser.Sid is empty due to the switch from classic to claims authentication and thought we could ...
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People picker not displaying one of the user

I am currently having an issue with the people picker. One of the user is not able to access the SharePoint site. he keeps prompted for login credentials. I have verified the user is not "Disabled" ...
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Scheduled task of User profile updation - best practice

I have wrote a C# code which will update two custom attributes of User Profile(for all users). Values for those two resides in different database(not in active directory). We need to run that c# ...
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Iterating over user profiles in Sharepoint Online 2013

With the on-premise instance of SharePoint, I am able to call the GetUserProfileByIndex from the User Profile Service to iterate over user profiles. However, with SharePoint online 2013, I get the ...
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User Profile Service Not working

I will try to be as specific as possible. I have deleted User Profile Service Application, and remade it many times. I think the first two times i Deleted the Synchronization first, and then the ...
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Synchronize Userprofile SP2013 VM with Active Directory

I have a SP2013 DEV on a virtual machine and wonder if is possible to synchronize Userprofiler with Active directory of the company.
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Users from trusted domain can't access SharePoint farm

I have been given the task to give users from 2 new trusted domains (B & C) access to one of our SharePoint farms. Currently, these users reside in 2 seperate, but trusted domains. The "native" ...
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User Profile Information in InfoPath 2013 using Claims Based Authentication

When attempting to retrieve User Profile Information within InfoPath 2013 using the User Profile Service Web Service (GetUserProfileByName) under Claims Based Authentication, I am getting the expected ...
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User Profiler : Property Not Defined: SPS-Section-BasicInfo

I'm trying to get all the properties for a user profile in Sharepoint. I'd like to know why the framework returns me this excepiton. It seems like I must configure something with the User ...
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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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User Profiles in DEV and PROD have different Number

I have DEV and PROD SharePoint 2010 Server environments. DEV is a copy of production a few months old. The User Profile configuration is, I believe, identical. Same sources, same FIM. However, the ...
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Error in User Profile Service connection (it was working fine before)

I noticed the following error on that page where you define connection for User Profile Service Synchronization. An error has occurred while accessing the SQL Server database or the SharePoint Server ...