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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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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Access to UserProfile from ClaimProvider

I try to access to UserProfile from FillClaimsForEntity. protected override void FillClaimsForEntity(Uri context, SPClaim entity, List<SPClaim> claims) { if (entity == null) throw new ...
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Sync users from a security group?

How do I sync users profiles from a specific security group?
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User Profile Incremental Synchronization Timer Job runs on wrong server

I have configured 2 User Profile Service instance's on a SharePoint 2010 farm to cater for an Intranet and Extranet Domain. One UPS runs on the app server and hosts the Intranet sync and the other ...
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Usergroup.asmx returns “UNAUTHORIZED” for *some* groups

I am trying to invoke the "GetUserCollectionFromGroup" method of the UserGroup.asmx web service. I am using the "Web Service" function in Nintex Workflow but I am pretty confident that Nintex is not ...
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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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Updated external content type but connection not updated in central admin

I have an external content type for a sql server view, all working well. I add a new field to the view and save (SPD), in central admin I go to BDC and click on the content type - I can see the added ...
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User Profile Service: Can add my user to Administrators, but not Permissions

I'm trying to run a Powershell script that updates the "PictureURL" for a specific FBA user on my SharePoint 2010 site. However, the script returns an error saying: New-Object : Exception calling ...
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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 programmatically access values on “My Site Settings” page

I'm working on an automated SharePoint 2013 production environment deployment. I'm searching for a programmatic means of manipulating all values found on the "My Site Settings" page of CA. Reverse ...
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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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Creating users in the User Profile Service

Background We are currently using SharePoint 2010 and are potentially looking at SharePoint 2013 for an upcoming project. Question The article below suggests that user profiles cannot be created ...
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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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People picker people from AD other domain

I have a problem with my SharePoint 2013 on premise set up. At this moment we have a SharePoint web application at "SHAREPOINT.DOMAIN2.COM". I've set up a User Profile Synchronisation correctly in ...
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display people within a department

Is there anyway to display a list of people within a department which is pulled from the user profile service or similar? For example, our intranet has a site for each department and we'd like to have ...
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Why can't powershell convert my password from system.string to system.security.securestring?

I'm trying to create a UPS sync connection using powershell. Becuase of the vagaries of our AD setup I can't use the Central Admin 'Create New Connection' function. I am using the script below which ...
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User Profile Synchronization Service not configured

I am in the process of taking over the administration of our SharePoint 2010 infrastructure. Following a support call from one user, we noticed that the names showing up on the sites are looking like ...
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Creating a Custom File Upload CoreProperty Field?

I'm currently working on a site where the client has requested a "Resume" field where they can upload a Word Document of the person's Resume. So far, I have created the CoreProperty field: "Resume" ...
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A disabled user still show in search result and manage user profile

We have a disabled account that shows in search results. So we checked CA> Manage User Profile and the user still exist (note we implemented userAccountControl Bit on equals 2) and this is only ...
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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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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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User Profile Synchronization won't start

I am using sharepoint 2010 standard on Server2008 R2. I have configured and started User Profile Synchronization Service by following http://www.harbar.net/articles/sp2010ups.aspx article. My both ...
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Delete values from multi value user profile property

How can I remove a property value from a user profile multi valued property. I have a custom multi valued(string) property where I can add items.But does anyone know if how to remove any value ...
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Sync AD Groups to Sharepoint Groups?

Is it possible or not sync AD Groups to SharePoint Groups means System Administrator created one new Group in AD then it is possible sync AD new group to SharePoint New Group. next if it sync which ...
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Restricting Non-Synchronised Users in 2013

Scenario We have two synchronisation connections. One uses windows synchronisation and syncs an "Internal" OU group. The other uses forms authentication and syncs an "External" OU Group. This ...
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SharePoint 2013 “Sites I'm following” Points to Wrong URL

I have 3 major site collections where 250 sites are housed inside of it. For example: https://Departments.internal.contoso.com https://Projects.internal.contoso.com ...
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Removing NewsFeed comments with Remove-SPSocialItemByDate throws SQLException

I am trying to remove all Mysite newsfeed comments via powershell in preparation for a new site release (getting debugging and test comments out, etc.)... I am using the Remove-SPSocialItemByDate ...
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Employee Directory Issues

I am trying to build an employee directory in SP 2013 on premise and I found this article" http://www.sharepointconfig.com/2013/05/how-to-create-a-simple-sharepoint-2013-people-directory/ but the ...
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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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Pull ALL Active Directory users into SharePoint 2010

I have a SharePoint 2010 farm with a User Profile Service (UPS) configured. It reaches into my AD Forest and pulls out exactly 24 users. There are about 150 users in my company's Active Directory. ...
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Profile Picture from URL not showing in 2010

I am trying to import profile pictures using PictureURL. We have a full url stored in extensionAttribute3(http://pictureserver/photo/GetPhoto.aspx?id=xyz)(could it be because my url isn't linking ...
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UPS Connectors with Flow Updates not mapping

I'm syncing data from various sources to user profiles. I have a few multi-value fields and all of them but one work. For example a field called Education gets data from an external content type and ...
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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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How to get another user's (including current user) followed sites

How to get another user's followed sites, programmatically. It seems that SPSocialFollowingManager followingManager = new SPSocialFollowingManager(userProfile, context); only works for the current ...
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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 permission to see notes/comments

Farm admin can se all comments to an articel in a comment/note field I added to my article page layout. Users can only see their own notes/comments. This has worked before, what could I have ruined ...
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Delegate control user profile service

We are running sp 2010 in production, we are testing sp 2013. We only have one AD. Is there a potenial problem running the UPS on the same ad?
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Populate User Properties in list form using JavaScript in Sharepoint 2013

I have a list where Administrator adds users and it contains information of the users(Employee Name, First Name, Last Name, Email etc). Employee Name is a people picker control and I need to populate ...
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Using user profiles in hybrid SharePoint 2013 scenario

I'm facing a challenge at a customer hybrid SharePoint 2013 project. The thing is that we have a on premise SharePoint 2013 site with custom webparts and custom code which show content based on ...
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AboutMe Link in SharePoint 2013(On Premises)

We have a SharePoint site running on SharePoint 2013 on premises. It got "mysite" set up already. from the main site, I am unable to see the about me link to navigate to "MySite". I can see the about ...
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Synchronize user profile service with SQL Server Database

I have a web application that has user credentials stored in SQL Server database(Form Based Authentication). I need to synchronize the user profile service application with the SQL Server database. ...
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Fetch user profile service in object model

How to call user profile service in client object model (ECMA)? I need to fetch department ID or name of current logged in user in Sharepoint 2010.
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Using the Organizational Browser with two User Profile Services

I have a SharePoint 2010 Server configured with two User Profile Services. The default UPS has 100 profiles configured. The second UPS has 20 profiles configured. A user in the second UPS has a ...
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Missing manager for some users

I am facing an annoying issue with my User Profile Application : some users don't have a manager in SharePoint whereas they have one in Active Directory. I have run several full / part ...
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Creating a new user profile service application with exisiting databases

Is it possible to create a new user profile service application and use the exisitng the databases from a previous user profile service application? Both service applications are in the same farm. I ...
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PowerShell container selection for UPSA

I've run into an issue trying to be selective with the OUs that we allow synchronization from. The problem is that our primary user OU has several OUs inside it that I want to exclude, but they don't ...
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Cant start User Profile Sync Service

I have tested below condition and everything in right place but still I am not able to start the services You must run the UPA Service Instance as the Farm Account. Farm Account must be a local ...
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MySites, users cant get recognized

I found this link Mysite signin repeats in IE that sounds like the problem I am having right now, but none of the answers is the right solution for me. I have created MySites on Port 80 (I got two ...
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Both AD Import and SharePoint 2013 AD Sync (with FIM) fail to import users

2 Server Environment: SharePoint 2013 On Server 2008 R2 SQL 2008 R2 AD is 2 domain servers - primary and secondary - Server 2003 w/ 2003 AD Functional Level SharePoint User Profile service ...
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Search_Service_Application_DB permissions

All of the sudden no one can get to their profiles in our SharePoint 2010 Enterprise environment. A lovely unexpected error message pops up. Comparing the correlation ID with the ULS logs, it appears ...