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MySiteCleanup: Unable to delete user profile (UserX). Exception: Microsoft.Office.Server.UserProfiles.DSInvalidDomainNameException: The format of the specified domain name is invalid. ---> System.ComponentModel.Win32Exception: The format of the specified domain name is invalid --- End of inner exception stack trace --- at Microsoft.Office.Server.UserProfiles.DS.ProcessDCWIn32Exception(Int32 ret, Int32 win32err) at Microsoft.Office.Server.UserProfiles.DS.GetDomainControllerInfo(String strDomain) at Microsoft.Office.Server.UserProfiles.DS.GetDCName(String strDomain) at Microsoft.Office.Server.UserProfiles.MySiteCleanupJob.IsActiveUser(LDAPConnection connLDAP, String filter, Credentials credentials) at Microsoft.Office.Server.UserProfiles.MySiteCleanupJob.IsActiveUser(UserProfile up, UserProfileConfigManager upcm, String searchApplicationName) at Microsoft.Office.Server.UserProfiles.MySiteCleanupJob.ProcessPendingDeletion(String username, ServerContext context, UserProfileManager upm, UserProfileConfigManager upcm, String searchApplicationName)

  • @Crazy: Please pay attention to the tags you are using and make sure they relate directly to your questions. Thanks! – Alex Angas Apr 2 '10 at 0:04
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The most descriptive part of this message is "The format of the specified domain name is invalid.". It looks as it can't find a "my site" for a user. Can you identify for which user it's trying to clean up "my site" (recently deleted or disabled) and see in his/her profile the My Site link. If the link is there and "my site" isn't, that could be one problem.

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It looks like you have serious issues with your installation (considering all your posts here). A couple of questions:

  • Have you fiddled with the SharePoint databases?
  • Have you changed domain or similar on your SharePoint servers?
  • Have you recently installed or changed your SharePoint servers in any way?
  • Do you have any warnings or errors in the Windows Event Logs relating to this?

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