How can I migrate the User Profiles in SharePoint 2007 (including custom fields) to the SharePoint 2010 User Profile Service?
I'm finding it difficult to find clear steps.
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Here are the steps you should follow
Profile DBand the My Site Content database as
WSS_Content_MySitesin the SharePoint 2010 -SQL Server instance.
Turn off the following services in your SharePoint 2010 Central Administration site:
Now delete the existing User Profile Service Application(s) if they already exist [ in Central Administration -> Application Management -> Manage Service Applications]
Create a new User Profile Service Application in Central Administration [Central Administration –> Manage Service Applications –> New]
http://mysites) as the default MySites location for the new User Profile Service Application.
Start the User Profile Synchronization service in Central Administration [Central Administration –> Application Management –> Manage Services on Server]
In services.msc on your Central Administration host server (i.e. “App Server”), verify the two ForeFront Identity Management Windows services.
Setup the Profile Import [Central Administration -> Manage Service Applications -> User Profile Service Application - click on title]
Click on the link to “Add New Synchronization Connection”
Run a Full Import
Setup Profile Sync schedules [Central Administration –> Monitoring –> Timer Jobs]
Now we have done everything and it’s time now to test the MySites site with a domain user account.