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 Sync will not sync any users

I click on Start Profile Synchronization (Full or Incremental) and nothing happens. It never shows it going through the different sync stages. Running with farm account that has full rights ...
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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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User Profile Sync Creation + FIM error 22

We encountered problems with the User Profile Synchronization in SharePoint 2013. In the end we decided to re-create it, so we deleted the User Profile Service and kept the databases, however now ...
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Keep a Sharepoint List updated with User Profile changes

Here is a run-down on what I am hoping to achieve on Sharepoint 2013: We need to create a Sharepoint List of users. This list is a sub-set of users - only from certain departments, for example. We ...
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How to add additional property in the user profile system?

User profile service is having primary connection with the AD but if we want to add additional property from external SAP application what are the possible ways?
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Multiple User Profile Sync Service instances in same AD domain?

In our Active Directory domain, we have a handful of SharePoint farms, mostly SP2010, and an SP2013. Our main farm, an SP2010 Enterprise farm, has User Profile Sync Service configured and actively ...
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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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“Failed to initialize SPDistributedSecurityTokenCache ” issue in my SP environmnet

I am getting following error in sharepoint log: SharePoint Foundation DistributedCache air4g Monitorable Token Cache: Failed to initialize SPDistributedSecurityTokenCache Exception: ...
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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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Change user profile sub type with powershell

How to change the user profile sub type for an account with powershell? The UI way: Edit user profile in the CA. Change the subtype to custom subtype and save So far I have this code. $site = ...
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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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Permission issue trying to export Picture to AD

I am working on a SharePoint 2013 on-premise farm. I am trying to set the property for picture to export to AD. I have set everything as described in this blog: ...
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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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Increase the display name length for user profile property

I want to add a custom user profile property whose display name is more that 50 characters. I am unable to do so using UI or PowerShell.
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Add a URL to a custom user profile property

I have added a new property : "Edit notification and activity stream settings". using power shell I want to give a url as the value of this property. How to achieve this? When I give the url in the ...
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User Profile Synchronization Service won't start

I am trying to start the User Profile Synchronization Service on Sharepoint 2013 Enterprise on premises with no luck. In the log there is the error below. Do you know what the problem could be? Thanks ...
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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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User Profile Synchronization service is not starting

Following error occurs: UserProfileApplication.SynchronizeMIIS: Failed to configure MIIS post database, will attempt during next rerun. Exception: System.Configuration.ConfigurationErrorsException: ...
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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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User Profile Synchronization stops when I try to start it up

I am having problems starting User Profile Synchronization service. User Profile Synchronization just stops right away. I try to start it as the farm service account, and the service account is local ...
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CSOM : Exception of type 'System.OutOfMemoryException' was thrown

I am trying to get the details of users from User Profiles using CSOM. I have a list of users in Excel file(approx 20000). I am reading the excel file and storing data in DataTable, i am iterating ...
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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 can I pull in properties of a user based on their email address?

EDIT: Another way of asking this same question, I guess, is: is there an out of the box web service to which I can pass an email address as a parameter, and get other properties for that user back as ...
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User profiles service and AD

I have selected specific ou's to sync for user profiles and added exclusion filters. After an initial full sync I have gone back and un-ticked some OU's. Performed a full sync but the profiles are ...
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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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Can't find a job that syncs User Profiles to our Person Detail Page webpart

I'm fairly new to Sharepoint 2013 so my terminology may be a little off but I'm hoping someone can point me in the right direction. We do not use My Sites or FIM. When a new user or change to a user ...
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Account is removed in AD but User Profile still exist

We are using SP2013 on-premise and UPS is setup to sync with our AD for more than a year. Most of the users created/deleted on AD will be added/deleted in the SharePoint UPS as expected. However, we ...
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Create SharePoint UserProfile for existing ActiveDirectory Contact

I have some Contacts in my Active-Directory which i need as UserProfiles in SharePoint 2013 (Standard Edition). Any idea how to get contacts imported to UPS as profiles? Edit: Some more background ...
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Update managed metadata field in user profile using UserProfileService web service

I have property in users that is a managed metadata / taxonomy field, but I'm unable to set it using code from my SharePoint App/Add-In. UserProfileService.PropertyData[] props = new ...
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Export users from User Profile

Is there a way to export all user profiles from SP using something other than powershell? I need a list of all synchronized users from SharePoint.
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Moving Users between OU's in Active directory and User Profile Sync

Currently we are going through a process of moving our users from one active directory OU to another OU within the same forest. The issue that is now becoming apparent is that the users that have ...
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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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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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Sharepoint 2010 patch to sort out sync db housekeeping

I am wanting to install the patch that sorts out the housekeeping of the sync db, first of all is this the right patch? https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/kb/2597150. Secondly where would I install ...
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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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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 Synchronization Service does not start due to Serialization Error: “String was not recognized as a valid DateTime”

I'm Trying to start User Profile Synchronization Service on a Sharepoint 2013 system but it does not and it reports the following error in ULS: UserProfileApplication.SynchronizeMIIS: Error updating ...
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How can I get user information from user ID?

I am writing a very small C# console app and I am making an HttpWebRequest to get the list items in a task log and send a daily summary email to everyone with something 'assigned to' them, showing ...
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Unable to add new synchronization connection

Getting following error while adding new synchronization connection The HTTP service located at http://[ServerName]:5725/ResourceManagementService/MEX is unavailable. This could be because the ...
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User Account Exclusions

I've excluded all the IT administrator accounts from User Profiles and Search. The problem is that mine continues to come back when there is nothing different with my account. I am filtering out ...
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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 Properties Not Importing?

Here's the scenario: I add a user to Sharepoint under Central Administration : Manage User Profiles The Name, Email and Manager come over, but not the Office (mapped to PhysicalDeliveryOfficeName) ...
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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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How to integrate a separate custom homepage for each user?

I know this question has been asked before, but the responses were not suitable to answer my question. I also realize that what I am asking may not be plausible given the SharePoint environment. I am ...
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Incremental user profile synchronization issue

Increment user profile sync is not working. I was able to full sync the profile initially but AD authentication is failing from many days now.Full crawl did not create any issue. Only when i started ...
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Will SharePoint delete the User Profile and his mysite if User Account is disabled and moved another OU in the same domain?

What will happen if a user's profile is set to be disabled and moved(from Users OU) to the Disabled Users OU(just another OU)? does SharePoint deletes the user profile and properties?
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how to fix this problem “No audience was found based on your search request. Refine your search text.”

I am working on an enterprise wiki site collection inside SP2013. I did the following:- Create new User Profile service. associated the service with the web application as follow:- but the ...
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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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Work management service is irregular

Anybody here that has had a smooth experience with the work management service ? (In SharePoint on premise) I sure am not one of them. This service is so irregular that it makes me want to pull my ...
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Deleted Service Application, Service Instance(s) Remain

The User Profile Synchronization Service was not properly configured and was stuck in "Stopping" state. I was able to delete the User Profile Service Application but the User Profile Service ...