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 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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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 ...
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Retreive all site collection User Profile by code

I've been trying to get all users from a SharePoint site collection site. But some people that I can retrieve using people picker, I can't find from the code. And when I try to get them using ...
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Not able to add Users to Site Collection in SharePoint 2013

I am having big issues in adding users to a site collection to giving them access. Let me describe to you my problem: I have created a site collection and can set the site collection ...
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Can Move-SPUser be used to merge users if security is not a factor?

We manage all our site security via AD group memberships. We are currently in the process of folding four AD domains into a fifth domain that already exists. Our farm is in one of those four domains ...
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General user profile sync question

What is the exact reason the UPS runs under a diffrent account then the farm admin account?
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Has SharePoint O365 stopped support of /_vti_bin/UserProfileService.asmx endpoint recently?

Until now, the legacy /_vti_bin/UserProfileService.asmx was the only possible API to update SharePoint o365 user profile properties. Unfortunately, recently it started to return Server was unable to ...
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Users added to AD group not granted access in SharePoint

Let's say I have an AD group called domain\Group1, in SharePoint I create a group called Group 1. In the SharePoint group I add the corresponding domain group. Now if I add a user to the domain group, ...
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Issue with user profile and AD synchro

I've an issue in my synchro AD with SharePoint 2010. i've deleted a user from the AD, the synchro runs but i've some web app and on a web app. If i do check permission, the user exist. when i select ...
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Problems starting UPS sync service

When provisioning the User Profile Service Application via Powershell, we can not start the User Profile Synchronization Service, no matter what. It gets stuck on starting, and after a while gets ...
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Connect/disconnect “Managed Metadata Service” to the user profile service

In my SharePoint 2013 Farm, I have Two Managed Metadata Services "Managed Metadata Service 1" and "Managed Metadata Service 2". Right now User profile service is connected to "Managed Metadata ...
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Why does this security group have two names?

We are having a strange issue with user access. Three users were recently added to an Active Directory security group. Two users have the access they require to a SharePoint list, but the third does ...
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InfoPath and UserProfileService

I am having a strange problem with UserProfileService that I can't seem to resolve. When I add http://<mySite>/_vti_bin/UserProfileService.asmx as a data source, none of the methods are listed, ...
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manually delete user profile via central admin - SP 2010 - Error Access Denied

I have some users that would like to delete from UPS in central admin. I have farm admin access and also added the accts to Admin - user profile service but when i try to delete i get access denied. ...
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People picker does not find users in other domain with two-way trusted connection

Our customer has two domains with two-way trusted connection between them. On one of them they have a SharePoint farm. The problem is people pickers only find users that exist in the domain which has ...
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Customize my site

We are going to heavily customize My Sites, but will use standard components (web parts used in my site) and add some libraries and lists to every Profile. In this regard I am wondering how to go ...
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User Profile Service Application Issue

I have a farm that consists of 2 WFE and 2 APP servers. I have the User Profile Service running on both APP servers and User Profile Sync running on APP01. For some reason when I access the User ...
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SP.ClientContext.get_current() is returning the wrong AD username?

I'm logged in as the following user myintranet\svc_q_sp_farm. The "About Me" page lists my details as svc_q_sp_farm, however the following CSOM/JavaScript code returns Sharepoint\System as the user. ...
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FIM Syncronization Services fails to start - User Profile Synchronization won't start

User Profile Synchronization was working ok and after one restart FIM Synchronization Services fails to start and User Profile Synchronization won't start. I have follow harbar.net article for ...
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Edit person.aspx?

We have more than 1000 user profiles that need a customized person.aspx. We need to make quite big changes to person.aspx. What is best practice here ? Do we edit person.aspx via SharePoint designer ...
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Move-SPUser : pixels

Migrating users from one domain to another, I get this error on a couple of users. The migration still seems to occur. Move-SPUser : pixels At D:\UserMigration\MigrateUsers.ps1:10 char:28 + ...
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User Profile Picture not synchronized in SharePoint 2007

We currently have SharePoint 2007 sites synchronized with AD in our intranet. Each Staff or user's images are stored in a network Drive using their full name . For example ...
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Looking for Specific User Profile Property for Workflow but Don't Have Access User Profile Web Service

I've put together a workflow using SharePoint 2013 and SP Designer 2013 that fires off emails based certain user events in a SP library. I'm capturing these user events through the Account Name field ...