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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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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No results when searching with special characters in custom metadata property

We have an issue with SharePoint 2010 Search. Currently, we have a property in Active Directory, for each user, that specify their initials. We have a scheduled task that runs every hour to sync these ...
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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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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 ...
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Synchronisation Service doesn't update Job Title

A user's Job Title field isn't updating in the User Profile (and therefore an old value is showing-up in the People Search). Interestingly, I can see the Job Title property changing when I view it ...
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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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SharePoint 2013 User Profile Service - Attributes Not Being Imported

My SP 2013 User Profile Service is configured to import all active users within 2 domains; external.company.com (external domain) and company.org (internal domain). The UPS is setup on the external ...
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User not appearing when I start typing name in Group

There are 3 users in AD and they are synced with UPS. I can see their profile and if I do people search then they also appear in results. Let's call them user1, user2, user3. Problem is I am trying to ...
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SharePoint User Profiles Deleted

I had an strange issue 3 weeks before and i was wondering if you guys can help me with that . We have setup my sites in our environment and we have about 5000 profiles and everyday at 1.00 am an ...
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Sync DB Tables not being created when creating a User Profile Service Application?

Been having difficult getting the User profile synchronization service started. Deleted and recreated the service multiple times. Now I notice after creating the UPS application the profile db, social ...
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Edit UserProfileProperties in Sharepoint 2010 using PowerShell

As I mentioned above I want to modify given UserProfileProperties. http://www.c-sharpcorner.com/uploadfile/anavijai/modify-user-profile-properties-in-sharepoint-2010-using-powershell/ This is what I ...
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Separate sub-sites into their own application pools?

I'm in the middle of an upgrade of a SharePoint 2007 farm. In this old farm, they have My Sites set up to share a database and application pool with everything else in the farm. As we move ahead ...
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Retrieve the Large Thumbnail Profile Image in Sharepoint 2010 My Site Profile Page

I am trying to retrieve the profile image with the _LThumb URL, in my people search result. But since my container is 30x30px, SharePoint is automatically retrieving the profile image with _MThumb on ...
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SharePoint 2010 people search results recent content showing no results

What are the dependencies for having the "By username" actually work and show recent content within the people search results? I'm assuming the recent content is not just my site content but ALL ...
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User Profile Sync not running

Under the User Profile Service Application, I noticed that the Profile Synchronization Status was set to "Synchronizing Stop". Which is weird, as it was noon, and the incrementals are supposed to ...
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Does a trusted My Site location actually have to point to a My Site Host?

I'm trying to evaluate my strategy for doing some custom User Profile related pages. I'd like to reuse my main master page and use a combination of web parts, users controls and page layouts to get ...
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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 OWSTIMER.EXE ...
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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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Approval workflow: “Assigned to” field gets different user name in list and autogenerated e-mail

I've added an Approval workflow on my development server and manually copied the workflow in the production environment (since no efficient deployment tool for configured workflows seems to exist). ...
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How does Membership show in Mysite - SharePoint 2010 - Part-2?

User's membership is not getting populated in the Membership tab on Mysite in our SharePoint 2010 environment. It was working fine until we provisioned a new UPA (used the existing profile and social ...
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problem syncing user profile info to site collection

sp2010 Server - I've got a site collection where the user profiles aren't getting updated from the Farm Profile store. specifically I noticed that photos I've uploaded to the user profile aren't ...
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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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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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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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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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“originalMaConfiguration.Create or UpdateResource failed at step Create Connection”

When i try to create to add a new synchronization connection, following the section "Configure Connections and do a Sync (Import)" of Rational Guide to implementing SharePoint Server 2010 User Profile ...
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User Profile Service site host giving ASP.Net error

I'm trying to get my sites working on my demo environment but I keep getting this error I don't know what to do from here. The error message here is pretty useless. I did the whole sp_farm ...
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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 ...
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User display name not sync to Sharepoint sites

In my SP2013 standard environment, I have setup User Profile Sync service. I updated in AD a user's display name from "Sam K" to "Sam Y". Then I goto CA's Manage Profile Service: User Prifle service ...
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SharePoint 2010 - User Profile Application Proxy issue

Again I hope that some of you have already found a solution for my problem. Here is my environment: 2 front-end server with NLB 2 SQL Server (cluster) While installing a third front end server for ...
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Force re-import of user profiles?

I have a user profile service application that I'm trying to rebuild because of different errors. I've managed to rebuild the user profile service application by reusing Profile_Db and Social_Db but ...
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Intermittently when uploading a User Photo into User Profile it displays a broken image

The scenario is: Go to my profile Open your profile Add a photo Upon completing these steps I am receiving a broken image on the profile the first time and then after a little time if I refresh ...
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User Profile Service Migration

I am attempting to setup a test farm that has the exact same user profile data and site content as my production farm. So far i have been able to take copys of the databases i use for the service and ...
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User Profile Sync from AD only syncs ADFS users' properties

I have a web application with regular Kerberos authentication provider set up at the url extranet.contoso.com, and I have extended it to provide a way to log in through ADFS2.0, through a different ...
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Can't remove old references to databases from User Profile SA

I'm trying to fix some errors in the ULS logs. Critical errors are being thrown from the User Profile Service saying it can't sync with a particular Content DB, a DB that doesn't exist any more. I ...
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What are Disadvantages of Disable Security Trimming in User Profile Service Application?

I want to know possible disadvantages of removing "Security Trimming" from "User Profile Service Application". Any Technet or MSDN link will be better for understanding.
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User Profile service gives error on infopath form load event

User Profile Service application web service returns the following error message on infopath form onload event.: Data adapter failed during OnLoad: The remote server returned an error: (500) Internal ...
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Issue in user profile service during info path form load event

I have an infopath form in which I prefill the data on load of the form from User Profile Service. This was working correctly but ever since I changed the password, I get the following error: Data ...
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How i can dynamically amend the userid to the “My Site Host location: ” URL

Under the "User Profile Service Application " managed service i have define the "My Site Host Location" URL to be :- ...
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One user gets “access denied” when attempting to log in

Our intranet site is built on SharePoint 2007 and has been operational for a few years now. Our users import automatically from AD into the intranet site, and new users can typically log into the ...
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User Profile Sync - User Names displayed as MVID=

Noticed that during the final couple stages of an incremental active directory sync for my user profile service, the FIM Synchronization Service Manager lists the users distinguished names as ...
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SharePoint 2013 - User Profile Sync PreferredName

In the 2010 world, you used to be able to set the SharePoint user property PreferredName to import an Active Directory user property. In 2013, I can still set the property to import from Active ...
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Sharepoint broke Active Directory?

Have a bit of a urgent issue here and hope I can get some advice. I suspect that somehow Sharepoint 2010 User Profile Sync overwrote certain active directory properties with null or empty values. I ...
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User Profile Pictures

SharePoint 2010 + December 2011 CU. Got User Profiles syncing with Active Directory and configured to pull in picture from AD. I've got a single Site Collection at the moment, and adding users to a ...
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Upload picture through CA User Profile Service

Awhile back we packed our SP 2010 farm to SP1 and Oct Cum 2011 update. Well that introduced the UPS issue with not being able to upload pictures via a user profile or the CA. On our Dev Farm, I ...
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How can I map the ADGuid Property for import in the User Profile Service Application?

I am trying to use the User Profile Service Application to import the ADGuid (Active Directory ID) from Active Directory into SharePoint 2010. There is already a default property to store this data, ...
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User Profile Service not setup, but user information from Active Directory Exists

I have yet to setup the User Profile Service on my new SP2010 Farm. Yet when I go to view my user information or other users' information, it contains properties (mobile number, department, etc) that ...
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User Profile - MultiloginAccounts - Claims: Forms Based Auth and Windows

In SharePoint 2010, I'm using Forms Based Auth with the LDAP role and membership providers. I have the SPS-ClaimID mapped properly so the Forms Based Profile is sync/mapped to the AD Profile. What ...
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User Profile Service: Cannot create syncronization connection

We have a very strange problem with User Profile Service. We configure the properly by following this guide provided here http://www.harbar.net/articles/sp2010ups.aspx. The User Profile Service and ...