Metadata about a user.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

0
votes
1answer
1k views

Sites not working after sharepoint 2010 server SP1 & Aug 2012 CU

Single server and single farm. It has SP foundation 2010. I then upgraded it to SP 2010 server SP1 (by first installing SP 2010 server followed by SP 2010 foundation SP1 and then server 2010 SP1 and ...
0
votes
0answers
231 views

SP Admin unable to upload profile picture through CA area

Getting following error when try to upload user picture through Central Admin > User Profile area. However, it does have latest CU. It works in the Dev farm but not production farm (apparently farms ...
1
vote
0answers
486 views

Migrating MySite User Profiles to new account

We are currently in the process of changing (AD) domain and user names for users. This is done gradually, and the old and new domain/user names will coexist in a transition period. A challenge we ...
3
votes
2answers
1k views

FBA User Profile Creation Access Denied

I'm writing this post because I think I've exhausted every other avenue. Basically I have a Claims-based SharePoint site that has Forms Authentication setup. Everything works well, registrations, etc. ...
1
vote
0answers
38 views

Getting suggestion for people on typing in textbox

I want to build a technique in which if users start typing some name into textbox, then they should be able to get suggestion for matching people's name as drop down list. The names are assumed to be ...
2
votes
1answer
497 views

UserProfileManager.Search(string[])

whats up? Has anyone used the UserProfileManager.Search method? if I pass an array of strings it does an 'AND' or an 'OR' search? Is it possible to do a 'Like' search using this function? Thanks in ...
1
vote
1answer
74 views

User Profile Restore

Due to one issue we had restored the user profile production to test environment ,After restore we are unable to find any of the multi value properties that are entered by the user . Is there any ...
1
vote
0answers
188 views

Redirect page does not work if the ProfilePropertyLoader returns null in a sharepoint 2010 profile page

I have a custom person.aspx that is currently used by my mysite application and I wrote a code that checks if the ProfilePropertyLoader control returns a null value of the profile page being viewed ...
2
votes
2answers
1k views

How to get SharePoint user's manager?

I found some examples on the internet (this one I understand the most). I am confused on how to implement it. I do not know which assemblies I need to reference. Also, shouldn't I use classes from ...
4
votes
2answers
308 views

Using the Web Services to determine if a user has a document checked out

(Note I need a solution for this that works on 2007 and 2010) We have a desktop application that we are adding Sharepoint Check in and out functionality to using the Web Services. One issue we are ...
2
votes
4answers
1k views

How to prevent user profile error?

I've configured a new user profile service application and synchronisation service too, which I have also ran and can see it says there are 128 User Profiles. Also, under 'Manage User Profiles' I can ...
1
vote
2answers
111 views

Hide or change username across site collection

I am developing a custom solution, based on an Enterprise Wiki template, that has a requirement for a degree of anonymity - basically, hide the actual username of all contributors from other site ...
1
vote
0answers
267 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
244 views

Anonymous blog posts and comments?

We have an HR blog on the SharePoint and would like everyone to post and comments, issues or feedback on it. However, we want it to say annonymous for the user that posted rather than the actual ...
2
votes
2answers
1k views

How Can I Enable Editing for User Information AD Properties?

In a list, I have a column for users. When I click on the username it opens up the user profile panel with information gotten from AD for that user. This is good. You would think that if I ...
5
votes
5answers
21k views

How do you change user's names and email addresses?

In SharePoint 2010, how do you change users' names and email addresses when you don't have Active Directory - when the accounts you are using are just local user accounts?
6
votes
1answer
10k views

Newsfeed error - The operation failed because the server could not access the distributed cache

I've recently installed SharePoint 2013 RTM and on the newsfeed page the error "The operation failed because the server could not access the distributed cache." with no items are available in the ...
1
vote
2answers
144 views

Identity correlation using User Profile Service (FIM)

Background We are currently using SharePoint 2010 and are potentially looking at SharePoint 2013 for an upcoming project. We have information about 'users' (employees) in a bunch of systems: Active ...
0
votes
1answer
271 views

User Profile Service - display user domain name

We have set up profile synchronization and user are displayed as "FirstName LastName", but client wants to display user name from AD. What do I have to change in user profile service to display user ...
1
vote
1answer
36 views

CurrentUser.Name different on dev to test?

Locally (during development) CurrentUser.Name brings back a nicely formatted first name and surname: "Dee Mac". On test it brings back "DOMAIN\DeeMaC". Is there anyway I can ensure I'm gettin a ...
1
vote
0answers
343 views

Methods to disable colleague suggestions

I have a couple test farms that I use and recently it sent out the monthly colleague suggestion email to all of my users who had profiles in the test domain. I've found several articles in research ...
1
vote
2answers
240 views

User Profile Property : Latest change value for a single property

i want to log the changes done on a single Propety value change for ex : VOIP number. i should be able to log the recent change that was done on this property in a day for all the employees. i am ...
0
votes
1answer
339 views

PeopleEditor controls resolve names differently

Hopefully this is a question with a simple answer. I have two SharePoint 2010 environments, each containing a people editor control. In one environment the "check names" button resolves the name into ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

User display name

I have a user, let's say XYZ in AD. I have classic-authentication web application. My user has set only first name and login name to XYZ. In SharePoint he is displayed as XYZ. When I update his ...
1
vote
4answers
2k views

Sync between UserProfile Store and User Information List

One of the users has updated his photo/picture on his My Site and it is showing the updated photo (on his My Site) as well as the picture property (user profile property) in SSP is updated with the ...
3
votes
3answers
2k views

User Profiles “User Information” -vs- Mysites

In Sharepoint lists, where it gives you a link to the user who created or modified a file, or to a username specified in a "user field" on a list, sometimes I get a plain "Edit User Profile" panel, ...
1
vote
2answers
341 views

Why always show same (Admin) login in sharepoint 2010? [closed]

I have installed standalone SharePoint 2010 on windows7 OS. i have created one admin user (Admin) which is default windows user and another standard user name(xxxxx) also a windows user. when i use ...
1
vote
1answer
51 views

Preventing User Profile Field Mapping to AD

We have two network domains, A and B, each with its own AD DS. We have a SharePoint 2010 implementation on domian A that has full bi directional syncing with its AD DS. We would like to synchronise ...
0
votes
2answers
309 views

How to get user profile info from AD like ManagerName and E-mail automatically in doc library item

I have a Document Library based on a custom content type and I cannot figure out how to grab information from the user profile. The built-in column called "Created By" knows my "full name" based on my ...
0
votes
1answer
141 views

Deleted users and metadata

If I delete users from SP (AD), how will that affect metadata (e.g. created/modified by in file metadata, or person lookup fields). Will I end up with anonymous ugly SIDs?
0
votes
1answer
64 views

Profile/group expiration for non-use?

I am wondering if it is possible to be notified if a Sharepoint user and/or group has not been used in a specified amount of time. For example, if user - "Bob" does not log into our sharepoint site in ...
1
vote
2answers
323 views

user profile changes not reflected

Say, i have 100 users in user profile. Requirement : Get all user profile changes from a given date-time value to Now(date time) in a collection .Iterate collection to do the necessary changes. ...
0
votes
1answer
489 views

Get User Profile Info from Preferred Name

I am trying to fetch the manager full name when a user name is populated in the people picker control. Here are the steps I am following: Added another control on page. The ...
0
votes
1answer
165 views

SharePoint User Profile Creation Oddity

I have a couple farms setup with SharePoint 2010. The dev farm is a single server with everything on it (except for the database), and another test farm has multiple web front ends and an app server ...
2
votes
2answers
2k views

SharePoint 2010 User Profile Sync - Remove Disabled Users

I have SharePoint 2010 set up to sync active directory users and it is working great. I am getting disabled users in the sync though. I have tried what all the blogs say, filter on ...
2
votes
1answer
635 views

user profile photos not appearing in search results even after full sync

I imported user photos to the thumbnailPhoto Active Directory attribute. I ran a full user profile synchronization. Then, I ran the Update-SPProfilePhotoStore PowerShell command as described here. ...
0
votes
2answers
3k views

Using the people picker how to get the typed/selected users to save them somewhere?

Using the people picker how to get the typed/selected users to save them somewhere? I already know how to create a people picker in an application page, however after the user types 10 users or ...
0
votes
1answer
37 views

Creating a page library with shared and unshared pages in Sharepoint

I wish to create a Page library that has some shared items that everyone can see, and some items that just some users can see. What might be the best way to implement this?
2
votes
1answer
113 views

Deleting a SharePoint User Profile remotely

Can anyone tell me how to delete a SharePoint user profile remotely? I don't see a way to do this using SharePoint Web Services or User Profile Services. The following code works fine when run on ...
3
votes
2answers
529 views

Is it possible to swap out urls pointing to MySite with urls to custom pages?

We've developed a custom userprofile page for a costumer. This page is supposed to be linked to by all default sharepoint buttons and links pointing to the MySite. One example is the SharePoint ...
0
votes
2answers
425 views

MySite Title always changes to Site Collection admin display name

I have been struggling with an issue for a while now. Our customer had the requirements to have a central account to be set as site collection administrator for each mysite. This means that, upon ...
1
vote
1answer
729 views

Multilingual Taxonomy Search

I don't know whether this is possible in share point or not but can some one please confirm about this . I have created a multi-lingual term set so for eg for a term called energy i added a Spanish ...
0
votes
1answer
246 views

Lists.asmx item person not in UserGroup.asmx GetAllUserCollectionFromWeb method

I am using Lists.asmx's GetListItems method, then I'm using info from UserGroup.asmx's GetAllUserCollectionFromWeb method to get more user details about a person in one of the columns of the list. I ...
0
votes
1answer
75 views

Disabling navigationg to MySite when clicking username

We have set up profile synchronization and mysite, but client didn't like the idea behind mysite and decided to shut it down. But there is still a little problem - when user clicks user name of ...
2
votes
1answer
335 views

User profile properties Replication

I am having a problem with user profile property work phone. I don't want the work phone property to be displayed in userdisp.aspx so I unchecked the replicable property in user profile. However, it ...
0
votes
1answer
84 views

Get sites from which user is member of user's My Site

One of the requirements of our SharePoint installation is that in each user's My Site-Profile, we need to show what pages he is a member of - separated by site categories (projects, etc.) In other ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

Powershell script to update all users

Okay I am half asleep, what did I do wrong with my powershell script (modified with I have just watched the A-Team in mind) function update-fields () { #Set up default variables #My Site URL ...
0
votes
1answer
98 views

unable change privacy setings for mobile phone property

I am trying to change the privacy settings for the mobile phone through central administration, however the option is dimmed. I though that as with any other option this could changed. I have tried ...
1
vote
1answer
225 views

How to GetSearchCenterUrl from UserProfileApplicationProxy

I want to get the my site host's configured search center URL for the user profile applicaiton (UPA), but the UserProfileApplicationProxy class is internal, as all the other UPA classes in the ...
1
vote
2answers
475 views

merge data in a sharepoint2010 user profile property sync with sql using BCS

i have configured the user profile syncing with my custom SQL table. i require 4 properties that are with 6 columns in the table & the scenario is i have to concatenate the strings of the 3 ...