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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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. When I ...
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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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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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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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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 ...
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My site and AD?

We are about create my sites for our users. In this regard I have some questions. How many my sites can we have in a web-application for my site? How many AD sources can one have with regards to ...
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Do I need to setup separate User Profile Sync for each child domain?

Our SharePoint 2013 on-premise farm is installed on our company major domain "Domain.com". We have setup user profile sync for domain.com. Under Domain.com there are several child domains a.com, b.com ...
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Manager not displayed when manager is in a different active directory domain than the user

Users whose accounts reside in the EU or AP domains but whose managers accounts reside in AM or some other domain in the forest are not displaying their managers at all. Additionally these users are ...
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Sharepoint 2013 with SQL Authentication

I'm trying to get Sharepoint 2013 to install correctly with SQL Authentication. The domain environment I am running this under, service accounts are not easy to come by and have to be renewed every ...
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How to detect that a profile has changed

I need to detect when there has been an update on a user profile (my site) in SharePoint. I guess I will loop through all the user profiles in a timer job, and look after some proprerty. Any ideas of ...
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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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SiteUserInfoList not updating

I am running a workflow that Calls user information from http://site/_api/Web/SiteUserInfoList/Items(<UserID>) The workflow is pulling the information just fine however I noticed that not all ...
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What does Total Number of Daily Unique Visitors really mean?

Looking at the site Web Analytics report, I see that one of our site collections has about 10K "Total Number Daily Unique Visitors" for a given time period. Comparing that number with the count of ...
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Strange behaviour of User Profile Synchronization

Last week I created 2 new user profile properties via CA. First property named HR - Manager is mapped to AD attribute manager. Second property named HR - Assistant is mapped to AD attribute assistant. ...
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User Profile Synchronization and server farm account issue

I have SharePoint 2013 farm with 1 Application server and 2 web server on load balance. My user profile is up and running with Server Farm Account. But it always throw below error. So I tried to ...
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People results not returning anything

I've setup UPS and have 7 users from AD. Search has performed a successful crawl and I can search via Everything and find user's my-site pages. When I perform a search by People it returns no results. ...
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How to migrate SharePoint 2007 Shared Services User Profiles to SharePoint 2010

How can I migrate the User Profiles in SharePoint 2007 (including custom fields) to the SharePoint 2010 User Profile Service? I'm finding it difficult to find clear steps.
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Active Directory Integration with Sharepoint

I have a SharePoint site with my company's active directory integration. When new personnel start to work, he/she is defined in AD. Then the record comes to SharePoint automatically. If personnel ...
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What's the connection between the User Profile Service and the People And Groups hidden list? SharePoint 2013

I'm looking to understand the connection between the User Profile Service and the hidden User Information List. Here's what I'm experiencing. New SharePoint 2013 farm with a migrated UPS from a ...
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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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How to send document library document from one group to another group people by using designer workflows?

Need some help.. My requirement is: we have three groups 1.Requestor,2.Aprrovers 3.vendors. In Requestor group, there are number of persons and every one can have permissions to create ...
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Post upgrade - FIM Sync issue

Upgraded my production farm to FEB 2012 CU from OCT 2010 CU a couple weeks ago and things went ok for the most part nothing major issue wise, however I ran a full sync in my User Profile Service ...
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Two sources for people picker name resolution duplicating users

We have a dev environment where there are two sources for resolving names in people pickers. The spelling of the name gets corrected when you enter domain\user, but then it states there are no ...
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MySite My Content deleted

A SharePoint 2010 My Site application has suddenly deleted all data from the "My Content" area of users' profiles. Does anyone have any experience of this or know what the cause is? There were custom ...
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Adding Colleague to All Users

I am not sure the SharePoint 2010 social features are designed to work this way, but I would like to setup AD accounts that are tied to various departments within our company (HR, IT, Accounting, ...
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Get specific user based on a custom user profile field - REST

I've got a custom user profile field ex: CompanyID If CompanyID=444 then return "microsoft" Something like this: ...