I'm no expert on the synchronisation of user profiles between AD and SP, so I'd be hugely grateful if somebody could clarify and expand on the following - User profile images for users are disappearing from my organisations SP farm. This only affects accounts that have migrated to a differing OU within AD (and in the same domain). Could anyone explain why that occurs? Is it because SP treats each migrated profile as a new profile entirely and doesn't carry the picture across? or is it some reason entirely different? Going forward, all users within the organisation are being migrated OU's within AD. I am hoping there is a way this migration can be implemented without losing all the user profile pictures for the entire organisation. Again, any suggestions welcome?
first, Make sure the Sync is configured to pickup the new OU. You can then try and run this
Update-SPProfilePhotoStore -CreateThumbnailsForImportedPhotos 1 -MySiteHostLocation <siteurl>