I have an internal SharePoint site running SharePoint Services 3.0. It was built by a web developer who no longer works here.

I need to force a synchronization between the SharePoint database and Active Directory to resolve a user account issue.

How can I force a sync between Sharepoint Services 3.0 and Active Directory?


You can carry out the following things and test!

1.In Central Admin -> System Setting -> Manage Services on server check for following service have status = started.

  • User profile Service
  • User profile Sync Service

    1. In Central Admin -> Application Management -> Manage Service Applications Select User Profile Service Application. Check for the following Configure Synchronization Connection setting is correct. start the Profile synchronization by clicking the link.

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