I have a SP2013 DEV on a virtual machine and wonder if is possible to synchronize Userprofiler with Active directory of the company.

  • fix the link.Please check now.
    – Waqas Sarwar MVP
    Commented Mar 27, 2015 at 15:04

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If your VM on the domain then you can configure the User Profile services and create the sync connection.

Here are few guidline for you:


Synchronize user and group profiles in SharePoint Server 2013

  • ThankS. Should I have Active directory installed in my VM ?
    – hello B
    Commented Mar 27, 2015 at 15:07
  • Is your company have AD? is your VM part of the Company's AD?
    – Waqas Sarwar MVP
    Commented Mar 27, 2015 at 15:09
  • My company has AD. My VM is running on my company machine that is in doman. It's what you mean??
    – hello B
    Commented Mar 27, 2015 at 15:11
  • Ok then you just need to configure the user profile follow the article above. You dont need separate AD on your VM.
    – Waqas Sarwar MVP
    Commented Mar 27, 2015 at 15:12
  • one more question, in your link I see that some action must done with active directory UI. can I install Ad without domain controller?
    – hello B
    Commented Mar 27, 2015 at 16:43

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