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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Active Directory Import not working correctly

I have configured AD Import on 2013 instance, but it seems that it doesn't work correctly. New entries in specified OUs are not imported into UPS. I have checked the logs and there are no errors ...
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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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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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1 User Profile Sync Service with 2 domains

Here is the scenario: I have 2 domains. Domain A is corporate, Domain B is local to our site. Each domain has its own SharePoint that uses its respective AD and User Profile Syncs wonderfully. The ...
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User Profile Import from Different environment

I just wondering if there is a way to import User profile from different environment. For instance copy the user profile import from Production environment to PreProd environment. Both environment ...
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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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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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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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How to get User Profile Service information on user OTHER THAN current user?

So much information on how to autopopulate information for the current user or the logged in user in InfoPath. But what about other users? What if there's a field that's 99/100 times going to be the ...
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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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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 Profile Application without Sync - SharePoint 2013

I would like to know how does SharePoint map the attribute PreferredName when no sync from AD is effective ? I'm having issues after having provisioned the user profile service application but didn't ...
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Cannot open User profile service application

I want to run the user profile service application on a SharePoint 2013 Farm. When i create the service, I cannot open it, there is an 'Unexpected error'. When I try to run the User Profile ...
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Configure a Term Set to be used for this property

I am creating user profile properties by using powershell, on SP 2013 on prem. Some of the properties need to be configured with termsets, and I don't want to have multi value option. I am ...
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User Profile Synchronization Service Stuck on Starting

I have encountered this issue on on of our SharePoint 2013 farms, I've googled this issue for days on end and still have not found a solution. I have noticed a lot of people have had this error, but ...
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Catch UserProfileNoUserFoundException exception

I have a requirement where I am checking a user account whether it does exist in User Profile Service or not. And if the account doesn't exist then it will create an account. I am using CSOM for this. ...
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SharePoint Profile Synchronization - don't import users from trusted domain

We have a two way trust configured between our 2 domains. I am trying to set up SharePoint Profile Synchronization, but I do not wish to import the users from the trusted domain. Is there a way to ...
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Can sharepoint user profile customized and set security?

Can sharepoint user profile edit page customized? I am planning to customize the user profile page, and have a function to generate a new UPN for users, and update it on AD. Is it possible?
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SharePoint 2013 - Manage User Profiles - Not Showing Profiles in Search

I did the full import from AD and I have around 1100+ profiles. (See Screen shot) However when I search via my domain name (i.e. mydc) I don't see any results. My login goes as mydc\ahmed What ...
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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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Deleted Users in FIM not matching UserProfileManager

I'm looking in FIM (MIISclient.exe) and can see the daily sync summaries for each day. I notice the number of Deletes listed and it is about 15-20 on each day. However, when I use this snippet of code ...
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There are no instances of the User Profile Service started on any server in this farm. Which timer job throw this error?

Why below error messages in a SharePoint application even i did not enable and no need user profile and user profile synchronization service There are no instances of the User Profile Service ...
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How to update a user profile property from javascript or workflow in SharePoint 2013 On-Prem?

I have SP 2013 On prem, I am looking to update a user profile property from the client side javascript. Does anyone know a way to do this? I was thinking of client object model, but the article I ...
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“An error was encountered while retrieving the user profile” in sharepoint Log DB

We have 70 thousands+ user profiles in our user profile service application. when i search some profile in manage user profile page, i can easily find the profile without any errors. But when i see ...
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sync Ad custom atrbute with userprofiles

I have tried and failed to use the built-in UI to map some custom properties from an AD over to SharePoint. That is when I went over to a Powershell script that can do the same. The problem I'm ...
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SharePoint profile pictures are not showing up

The AD pictures are coming in fine via the UPS. If I go to User Photos in Mysite the picutres are there. They are named abc_userid_LThumb.jpg. But when I go to mysites I got a small black box with a ...
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Profile properties web part

On my site, on the out of the box web part that shows profile info properties like title, department, phone etc. Is it possible to edit the display name of the properties ? I.e I am trying to rename ...
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User is labeled as Check-out, and need to check them in

i am new to sharepoint, and trying to make updates to user details. For some reason the user appears to be check-out, and I am not sure how to check them back in. Any ideas?
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Get current logged in User

My client has a server farm (2 Web-servers, 2 App-Servers and one Database-Server). Now I want to show the current user in an Infopath Form. Instead of the current user, the user will be shown, who ...
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Unwanted users showing in User Profile Service

I've created a sync connection with Active Directory in the User Profile Service Application. When the connection was created, some OUs were deselected. Somehow, though, users within these OUs were ...
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Security Exception while trying to start User Profile Synchronization through Web Part

I am new to SharePoint. I have setup SharePoint using least privilege principle and I am trying to start incremental user profile synchronisation through a web part(it works fine when manually doing ...
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Opening profile site causes unexpected error

I face this kind of problem in our client which use SharePoint 2010. Seems like UserProfileService works fine and all profiles are up to date and synced with AD. One person profile is causing the ...
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DB Sync Large Size

My DB Sync database is very large atm over 20 GB. I applied a patch which was suppose to fix this from- https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/2597150 However, I have checked the DB Sync and it is ...
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How to show multi-string values of an AD-mapped property in Person search hover panel template?

I have two Active Directory multi-string properties. The goal is to show the value of these two fields in the Item Person hover panel display template (People Search). We created two user profile ...