0

I am setting up SharePoint 2016 on-premises. I have the User Profile Service running and have correctly configured the User Profile Service Application. I am now trying to set up navigation on our main site using Audiences. When I add a link and attempt to use an Active Directory group as an audience, I can't find any of the groups. I have also attempted to create an audience with a memberOf rule, but cannot find any AD groups like this either. However, if I go to People and Groups and Add a User to a group, I can successfully find all my AD groups. Any idea what's going on here?

  • Are you importing groups via the UPSA? You need to make sure the OU they're contained in is synchronized. – Trevor Seward Dec 5 '18 at 22:16
  • Yes I am and I double checked to make sure I selected the correct OU. When selecting an OU, though, does it pull in that OU and all children? – DrewB Dec 6 '18 at 11:29
0

Please check the things:

  1. Did you start user profile synchronization service and add connection to sync from AD? Please go to Central Administration->Manager services on server/Manage web applications->User profile service application->configure synchronization connections.

  2. In the Select Audience dialog, select “Distribution/Security Groups” category and check.

enter image description here

  • Yes, I've set the User Profile service up and gone over the configuration several times. – DrewB Dec 6 '18 at 11:29
  • And I've also tried select Distribution/Security groups in that dialog and I don't get any results back. – DrewB Dec 6 '18 at 11:32

Your Answer

By clicking "Post Your Answer", you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.