How can I Migrate the Synchronization connection settings for User Profile Service Application from SharePoint 2013 to 2016 on premise?

  • What u mean connection settings? Are you migrating upa from 2013 to 2016.
    – Waqas Sarwar MVP
    Commented Dec 27, 2017 at 18:16

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I looked into migrating the sync connection setting and I found that It wasn't possible. When you migrate the User Profile Service Application, you can migrate the Profile DB and Social DB. Plus, you need a dedicated MIM Server (FIMs replacement) for 2016.

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