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Updating User Profile doesn't invalidate cache

The website I'm building has a heavily extended user model. The requirement is to have a single page where admins (who are windows authenticated users) can see the profiles of all the users. Regular ...
10
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4answers
7k views

Best Practice to check if a user exist

Am I missing something here? There should be a method to check if a user exist, which doesn't throw an error if it doesn't. EnsureUser() is not applicable, because that method creates a new user if it ...
9
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1answer
3k views

How can I migrate my existing MOSS 2007 userprofiles including audiences to SharePoint Server 2010?

We are planning to implement SharePoint Server 2010 in our orginization. Many of our in-house application are heavily dependent upon userprofiles and audience targeting. Is there any Microsoft ...
8
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2answers
1k views

Tracing user profile changes without iterating all the through?

Due to the project requirement, we want to trace the user profile property changes (made through mysite) whenever they do. Is it a good idea to insert a javascript (through a delegation control) and ...
8
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1answer
1k views

Event handlers on User Information List

Has anyone ever tried adding an event handler to the User Information List of a site collection? Or for that matter, an alert? I'd try it out, but was just wondering if there were any issues I should ...
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2answers
1k views

Why is user name resolution displaying mydomain\user when using claims based authentication?

We have claims based authentication enabled on our SharePoint 2010 environment. None of the account display names are correct for users. I tried the solution listed here: Inconsistent user names in ...
7
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2answers
664 views

How can I Move Windows User Profiles to FBA User Profiles?

I'm working with an extranet that had been configured to use Windows Integrated Authentication in SharePoint 2010. I'd like to move it to FBA authentication, but I'm hung up on the User Profiles. ...
6
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7answers
18k views

How to update Sharepoint 2010 user profile for user whose account name has changed in AD?

We have an issue with User Profile Sync in SharePoint 2010 when the following happens: A new user is added to AD (ie DOMAIN\jdoh) The user is synched successfully to SharePoint Time passes The ...
6
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2answers
1k views

How to set/see my email?

I am new to SP, using 2010, and have my account tied to active directory. Yet in SP I cannot see my email address anywhere. How can I know what address is using? Ok, I CAN see my address under My ...
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7answers
4k views

'Sign in as Different User' Not “Taking”

In some instances of WSS or MOSS when you use the "Sign in as Different User" option, the new login doesn't "take". Is there any known issue here? Usually logging out and then logging back in with ...
6
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1answer
2k views

How do I search for people by birthday?

SharePoint 2007 has a problem finding people by birthday. If you view a person's profile (their "My Site") and click on their birthday, you're taken to a People Search for a term like this: ...
6
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1answer
99 views

What is the My Site search experience in geographically distributed model?

I'm developing an architecture model for my company's global SharePoint footprint and have a question on the people search experience for a geographically distributed model. My plan right now is to ...
6
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1answer
7k 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 ...
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2answers
1k views

Sort Order in People Search Core Results

I wish to display a list of new users on my SharePoint site. I've picked the People Search Core Results webpart and have a user list, but how do I order it by creation date? Iknow in Active ...
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5answers
2k views

Need to sync User Profile with aspnetdb

Can someone please guide me on How to sync user profiles from aspnetdb (FBA users)? We do not have AD, So we need to Create and Sync the User Profile of Sharepoint with aspnetdb. Just to add more ...
5
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2answers
2k views

Powershell error when trying to hook into UserProfileConfigManager

I am making the following call new-object Microsoft.Office.Server.UserProfiles.UserProfileConfigmanager($servercontext) And get the following error: New-Object : Exception calling ".ctor" with ...
5
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3answers
4k views

How to access programmatically to Active Directory Properties from an SPUser

I'd like to know how can I do to access to Active Directory information (eg: Department) of an User starting from an SPUser... I've User Profile Service configured and I see in Sharepoint those ...
5
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3answers
462 views

How to get two User Profiles service application using C#?

Is it possible to get two User Profiles service application 1). User profile service1 2). User profile service2 I have some code which only fetches the Ist User profile service application but ...
5
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1answer
4k views

Get current logged user name for user “Account operates as System”

When I'm try to get current logged user name for account domain\username and I added many users to this option "Account operates as System" In code I got the system account not the real name of user ...
5
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4answers
7k views

How to get user profile property value when privacy for property set to “Private” (only me)

I have a property in the user profile. This property has privacy settings equal to "Private" (or "Only Me" if working through UI). It means that value for this property will be shown only to you or ...
5
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3answers
754 views

Person.gif shown for all posters in threaded view of Discussion Board

I have one farm where all Discussion Board threaded views show the cartoonish Person.gif picture for all users. I know the users posting have pictures in their profile that show in the site collection ...
5
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1answer
939 views

How to disable or remove the Choose Picture & Remove Button in Edit Profile SharePoint 2010?

Is there a way to remove or disable the Choose Picture and Remove button in Edit Profile for Users?
5
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2answers
8k views

SharePoint 2010: allowing users to modify other users' profile properties

In SharePoint 2010 is it possible to delegate permissions to a user so they can edit other users profile properties through the standard web interface i.e. not through Central Administration? An ...
5
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1answer
1k views

Can/should you migrate the User Profile Service databases?

We migrate the Content and Metadata databases to our Test environment from Production, although I was recently asked if we should be moving the User Profile Service databases as well. I don't really ...
5
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5answers
17k 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?
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4answers
542 views

ResolvePrincipal vs SearchPrincipal

So I'm attempting to write something to mimic sharepoint's people picker. I was originally using Utility.ResolvePrincipal with some success, but it was only returning me a single user (obviously). So, ...
5
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2answers
2k views

sharepoint 2010 adding more fields in user profile, accessible from spuser

we have custom fields like e.g. Manager, Organisation, EmployeeCode. currently we are creating a custom list to add these with respective SpUser.ID, which i think is wrong. Can any one please guide ...
5
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1answer
232 views

Determining if a user should be able to see another user's profile property in code

I'm trying to create a Web Part that will conditionally display its contents if the current user has permission to see a specific user profile property. Here's what I've got so far. It seems that I ...
5
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1answer
167 views

UserProfileChangeCollection is not recognizing the change if a property is associated with term store

We want to monitor the "User Profile Changes", so have used "UserProfileChangeCollection". It works perfectly for "UserProfileMultiValueChange" and "UserProfileSingleValueChange" however it is not ...
4
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4answers
2k views

How do I get the user profile from an e-mail address?

What is the best way to fetch the user profile from an e-mail address? I have a site collection in which I have to get a hold of a MOSS UserProfile object and I only have the users e-mail address. ...
4
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3answers
4k views

Use Powershell to iterate through all UserProfile properties

The following script spits out all UserProfile properties for users on Sharepoint 2007: [void][System.Reflection.Assembly]::LoadWithPartialName("Microsoft.Office.Server") ...
4
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2answers
77 views

Recommended method to retrieve user personal site URL

I use following method to retrieve URL of personal site: private string GetPersonalSite(SPSite site) { var curUser = SPContext.Current.Web.CurrentUser; ServerContext context = ...
4
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2answers
143 views

How to return all user profiles

I need to query the entire user profile store and do multiple operations such as filtering based on one user profile property, sorting by another, and grouping on yet another. Is this possible using ...
4
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2answers
3k views

How is the user information list populated?

When you add a user with direct permissions somewhere within a site but they haven't yet visited SharePoint - will the user be added into the user information list automatically or only once they ...
4
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1answer
60 views

How can I add a global control to check user has updated her/his profile?

Is there any control/feature/webpart I can add to trigger a functionality globally in any page on a Sharepoint? I now have a webpart on the homepage that checks if a user is due to update her/his ...
4
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2answers
1k views

Display User Profile Property on the editprofile.aspx page?

I have mapped the "Mobile Number" property to Active Direcotry and want to display the "mobile number" field on the "editprofile.aspx" page without allowing the user to edit the property. It is not ...
4
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2answers
2k views

How can I export User Profile Custom Properties for importing into a different environment?

Is there a PowerShell or other mechanism that I can use to export out the custom property definitions from the Manage User Properties page in Central Admin from one environment to another? I know I ...
4
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2answers
5k views

Can't access the user profiles in a console application

I want to make some manipulation with the user profiles from a console application. I'm trying to enumerate the profiles, with no success : var mysite = "http://my"; ...
4
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2answers
205 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 ...
4
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1answer
122 views

SharePoint 2010 is altering user profile properties

I'm facing a weird issue with SharePoint 2010 user profile. I'm storing in the user profile a base 64 string that hold some custom data. As the data may be quite heavy, the profile property has been ...
4
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1answer
978 views

Create User Profile for external Users in sharepoint 2010?

I have 20,000 external Users, they don't have domain account. How can i create User Profiles for them in SharePoint 2010 ? Is there any way to create them without adding them to domain ?
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2answers
887 views

Default value on user profile property

Is it possible to set a default value on a user profile property? Eg a term? I guess one has to hook up with a user profile creation event, but I can't find this one. A workaround could be to add ...
4
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3answers
6k views

Name showing as DOMAIN\UserName

My name seems to be appearing as DOMAIN\UserName for sites that I create (and sometimes sites that others have created as well) rather than Forename Surname, why is this happening? It is on an Active ...
3
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3answers
874 views

Personalization with a User Profile Property in the SharePoint 2010 Master Page

I'm trying to build a megamenu with two levels of personalization for every user: Filtered links driven by list-based content. I'm using a DVWP for this. The DVWP is all set up and works great in a ...
3
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4answers
4k views

SharePoint 2010 - The account in User Information is not up to date with Active Directory

I'm running a 2010 SharePoint environment and have encountered a problem in the User Information list. Previously a user logged in with username: domain\JackSh But his accountname has been ...
3
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3answers
2k views

Add User to Group People Picker not resolving name correctly

I am trying to add a user to a permission group on our portal and the name is not resolving correctly. This user's name has changed recently and is resolving to the old name and they are not able to ...
3
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1answer
503 views

User profile synchronization for User profile properties

IN SP2010, I have added 3 new User profile properties by Central Admin of type boolean, datetime and string.Then I added data for the user in the profile for these new properties. I ran the "User ...
3
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2answers
462 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 ...
3
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1answer
1k views

Is there and efficient method to get UserProfile from email in SharePoint 2010?

I need to find user-profile using the active directory email account. Note: its not the 'work-email' but the email in AD.
3
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2answers
1k views

User Profile Synch for Claims Based accounts

The situation: I have a SharePoint 2010 Claims Based Web Application with 2 authentication methods enabled: Windows Authentication and a Trusted Identity Provider. I have enabled User Profiles and ...