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sharepoint 2010 user profiles Access denied error

We have provisioned MySites for users and created a new permission level according to our company requirements, wherein the Mysite is visible only to the MySite owners. Now, from whichever page we are ...
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Something deleted user data from MySite

One of our users received this warning: The My Site of [USER] is scheduled for deletion in 14 days. As their manager you are now the temporary owner of their site. This temporary ownership gives ...
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SP2016 “About me” link does not work

We migrated from SP2013 to SP2016. The link "About me" in the top right corner points to http://portal/Person.aspx, by clicking it the system tells Page not found. I took a look in the Central ...
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Remove and recreate all personal sites - mysites - remove them from DB without waiting ~25 days

Is there a easy way to remove (delete) all personal sites and recreate them all over again? I also want to delete them from the sql. I've tried to delete personal sites and run my site clean up job ...
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SharePoint doesn't create mysite

I configured Mysite on Sharepoint 2013 by creating a new webapp and a root site collection but no site collection is created when user click on "About Me". It redirects to my.xxxx/person.aspx If i ...
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Getting “No User Profile Application available to service the request. Contact your farm administrator.”

I am getting "No User Profile Application available to service the request. Contact your farm administrator." while enabling "Self-Service Site Creation" User profile application has been created and ...
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hide folder in SharePoint 2013

How to remove the Shared Documents folder in SharePoint 2013 My Sites? I have to remove or hide the shared folder using powershell method. Any powershell commands to delete the sharepoint 2013 mysite ...
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How can i add personal site url to all the users in sharepoint in one shot

I want to add a personal site to all the users(2100) in a quick time. suggest me the methods. I am new to SharePoint. Thanks in advance
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can't change My site host location

I meet a issue that we have a web application, there are two web zones: Default zone: http://webserver20:91 Internet zone: http://www.abc.com I can't change the my site host location in My Site ...
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Get SharePoint user pictures from mysite

I have written a SharePoint core solution with C# which gets the URLs of user pictures and should download them. The URL I get is correct. The URL structure is like: http://mytestsharepoint/my/...
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How to add Calendar to every “My Sites” Globally?

I want everyone in my company have their personal calendar in their SharePoint "My Site". It means that I don't want to log in with everyone's credentials and go to their "my site" and add calendar ...
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List all pages from MySite

I am a farm-level administrator in a SharePoint 2013 farm and I want to view all sub sites of MySites. The problem is that I don't have the permission to access the site contents of the users in the ...
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My Site, adding to “Ask Me About” returns “The given term is not valid”

I have a SP2010 "My Site". When a user edits their profile, in the "Ask Me About" section, there is a semicolon-separated list of terms which the user is supposed to populate. The problem is, though, ...
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Documents / Library missing after migrating My Site to the new Content Database

I've moved some My Sites to new content database with the powershell cmdlet Move-SPSite. However, after moving them, it appears documents were "lost" on some of them (most of sites is just fine). When ...
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Enable/Disable site features from powershell

I need to activate the Team Collaboration Lists feature and deactivate the Minimal Download strategy in a user's blog and personal site. I am a farm admin, is that possible using powershell? UPDATE: ...
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How to customise left hand links on My Site

I am trying to customise the links shown on My Site using a stapled feature that runs when the site is created. The links I am trying to change are the top two in the quick launch, but I can't work ...
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Error with newly created Blog sites

We are running SharePoint 2013 Server on prems. I am trying to create a new blog site under my personal site. There is a link in the quick lunch but when I click on it, it points me to: https://[...
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SharePoint 2010 MySite not sending Email Alerts

Great site!! I've configured my new SP2010 MySite to send me email alerts for all changes or additions to my MySite profile. However I'm not receiving them nor are any of my users. Am I missing ...
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MySite Profile Pic updates for two users not one

When I am adding a profile picture for a user as an admin through the user's personal site, it is updating another user's picture and vise versa. It is only for these two accounts. I have tried ...
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Count the number of personal blogs

On SharePoint Server 2013, some users have their personal blog created while some other don't. I would like to count the number of personal blogs (in MySite) that have been created/used in SharePoint. ...
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Microfeed not working or showing up for all users in sp 2016 on-prem

So I have devoured the internet with everything i can find regarding getting the microfeed to work, mainly revolving around permissions, distribution cache, and i even went as far as to delete the ...
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Users Unable to Edit Profile Properties

I have an on-premises SharePoint 2016 server. The user Profile Service is set up to sync with Active Directory and all of my users have been pulled in. When a user goes to "About Me", they can click ...
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MySite: Custom links lost after “Change the look”

SharePoint 2016 on premise migrated from 2013 approx 1 year ago. After "Change the look" on MySite site collection on all personal sites user created custom links are lost. See red area in screenshot....
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mysite is deleted and retention is for 30days. How to restore it from database?

I had a situation here where an active user deleted his mysite and it was also not available under recycle as it is set to 30days. We still have database backup and we got to know that the mysite is ...
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Setting up Preferred Search Center for My Sites defaulting to default public URL

I'm having a problem correctly linking the My Site preferred search center to our main portal application's search center. In the User Profile service, Setup My Sites link, there is a place to ...
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Updating filters for OOTB SharePoint 2013 My Site Cleanup Job

Is it possible to change the parameters by which the SharePoint 2013 Cleanup Timer Job initiates the process to remove sites/user profiles? Currently, our internal policies dictate that when a user ...
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Hide/Remove the site contents and site settings on user site (SharePoint 2013)

How can I remove or hide the setting (add an app, site content, site setting) from the user site <MySite>, but the user must have permission to edit his/her personal information?
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Avoid sending emails to manager while deleting My Site in Moss

I want to stop the functionality of sending email to the manager of user whose mysite is going to be deleted rather mysite cleanup activity if below things happened to user/user profile: 1) If he ...
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User Profile Inactive Profiles Not Deleting

In the SharePoint farm we have, the inactive user profiles (those are disabled in AD) are not being removed when i am running the my site cleanup timer job. I verified the configuration of User ...
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SharePoint Documents after employee leaves

We currently have a SharePoint 2013 farm, with an Active Directory User Profile sync, where we store public documents by department, in their own site collections by department, as well as personal ...
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Restore a previous version of My Site pages

How can I restore a previous version of the mysite pages? At some point during customisation, we made some major changes to the pages (particularly default.aspx) that we want to revert but I can't ...
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REST API to get Frequent Sharepoint Sites programmatically?

Sharepoint Online offers a view of the frequent sites of the current user. It is available in the home page of the "My Site" of the user. I'm asking if there is a REST API (or something like) to get ...
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Sharepoint Site to create new project

I want to create a Sharepoint site so that I may automate the creation of new site from within my site. For example, a firm has several projects. A Project Manager tries to create a new site from the ...
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Enable “Community Site Feature” on a subsite site, will prevent users from accessing it unless they have contribute permision on the root site

I am working on an on-premises team site collections 2013. now the site collection have some sub-sites which have unique permissions. and for certain users they only have contribute permission on the ...
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My Sites Link not appearing

This is SharePoint 2010 environment. I am trying to configure My Sites in a test environment, I have the User Profile successfully running and have created My sites web application and site collection ...
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HTTP 400 Request Headers Too Long when viewing profile images in CSWP

I have a Content Search Web Part teed up in a SharePoint Online site that is returning just people results. The search is looking for users within a specific department. This is working great as I am ...
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Users are not able to create My sites. No new site collections will be created when they edit their profile

I am working on an on-premise farm 2013. now i have configured the My sites under user profile as follow:- now usually when a user access the my-site such as http://servername/my/Person.aspx?...
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Is there a way to always redirect users to “/_layouts/15/userdisp.aspx?ID=**” instead of “/my/Person.aspx?accountname=**”

I am working on a sharepoint farm 2013 on-premises. now when i click on some user names i will be redirected to this page:- /my/Person.aspx?accountname=*** while for other users i will be redirected ...
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delete pages from MySite host site collection page library

I want to delete the pages from the MySite page library and add new pages to that library. How to do it with PowerShell?
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Feature code not upgrading

I am using a feature (with feature receiver) to create some lists by code on "my site". The feature is site scoped and is activated by a farm scoped feature (using feature stapling) when a new my site ...
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How to feature staple to MySites Master Page?

Is there a way to feature staple to the MySites site definition? I want to be able to style it via the Master Page.
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Is it possible to add a global navigation bar to my sites?

Is it possible to add a global navigation bar to my sites for SharePoint 2016? I've tried enabling publishing features on the my site host but it did not work.
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Do I need MySite Web App per UPSA?

In SP2013 farm I have 2 User Profile Service Applications (UPSA) running and working fine. UPSA1 --> Using SharePoint Synchronization >> associate with WebApp1 UPSA2 --> Using ADI >> Associate ...
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New SP2013 Farm - Issues with Search and MySites

I am stumped, new farm with old topology. WFE1 (Web Services / Distributed Cache) WFE2 (Web services / Distributed Cache) APPS1 (UPS/CA/SEARCH) SQL WAK1 (no provisioned but for future) All over SSL ...
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How can I create a page that will look different to each user/is customizable by each user?

The reason I want it to be a page rather than using the MySite Site Collection is because I want each user to be able to customize their page with certain document libraries and for it to be ...
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Creating MySite - Configure over 443 or Extend?

I have decided to recreate MySite Web App with all the issues I am having. My question is: Should I create it under some port like 1234 and use http://mysite/localhost/? Then extend it to my domain ...
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How to correctly migrate Sharepoint 2013 Mysites to 2016

I have a SP 2013 Farm and a new SP 2016 Farm installed from scratch. I migrated a content database without any problem. Now I need to migrate my sites, I have the .bak but not sure how to do the ...
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My Site Cleanup Job deleting My Site immediately

Our current environment is SharePoint 2010 and have My Sites enabled. The My Site Cleanup Job is also enabled and set to run every hour as set by default. Once an account is deleted or deactivated ...
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My Sites Error -There was a problem retrieving the latest activity. Please try again later

I've had some problems with Distributed Cache with SharePoint 2013 which I think are resolved, however in the newsfeed section of MySites the following error is visible: SharePoint returned the ...
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Searching using custom properties on mysite

I have a question about using a search to search on custom properties, properties that I've added myself to profile page. So what I have now a user profile page with some standard properties like ...