1) Created a web application
2) Configured user profile ,search and metadata.
3) Created a Team site collection at the root i.e.
4) Create a Explicit path at 'my'
5) Created a wildcard path at my/personal'
6) Created mysite host site collection at
7) Configured Self Site Creation and set the path to https://sites/my/personal[%usersid%]
8) Under Setup my sites in User profile service application I have set the MySite Location to My/personal.
9) The user profile site collections are not created. I have enabled self site creation using the ui and powershell for the web application.
The my sites opens but the site collection for the user is not created. It points to
10) Set the thumbnailphoto property for the picture and ran a full synch
11) The import worked after 3 to 4 full synch
12) In MIISCLIENT.EXE when the sync runs it shows connections successful but o adds or deletes for the export.