Questions tagged [user-profile-service]

The User Profile Service in SharePoint is responsible for synchronising user data to and from SharePoint to identity stores such as Active Directory, LDAP and many others.

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Get Birthdays of all Users from User Profile Services Rest API

Among all the endpoints i have seen for user profile service, i dont see any such endpoint which gives birthday property of user. I need to get for all users at once. Is it Possible?
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Error: Unexpected response data from server - user Profile properties displays

I get the mentioned error message when i try to display the User Profile properties by using JSOM(Java Script Object Model) Error: Unexpected response data from server. The error occurs for around 1 ...
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Error trying to create Synchronization Connection

I'm trying to create a Synchronization Connection by going to Central Administration > Manage Service Applications > User Profile Service Application > Configure Synchronization Connections. ...
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The Execute method of job definition Microsoft.Office.Server.UserProfiles.FeedCacheRepopulationJob threw an exception

We are getting below error in SharePoint 2019 server event viewer logs. The Execute method of job definition Microsoft.Office.Server.UserProfiles.FeedCacheRepopulationJob (ID 7a18f297-7677-...
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Delete users from Profile Missing from Import view

I need to delete users from user profile in the view Profile Missing from Import. I tried to run the My Site Cleanup Timer job but they are still there. How can I do?
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SharePoint Online User Profile updating

Is there a REST API for updating User Profiles? I've found the one to read them, but can't seem to work out how to update them. User Profile Properties With REST API–SharePoint Office 365. Thanks.
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Newsfeed Posts Disappear Suddenly

My post in the news-feed disappear after 1 min and trying to change the cache for the appfabric but it's not working and i stuck here how i can change this setting for my newsfeed ? i try the ...
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SharePoint 2019 My site not working

We have come across a strange issue with mysite creation on a SharePoint 2019 on-prem deployment where in mysites are not creating for the users My site gives the following error We're sorry. ...
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SharePoint 2013 User Profile Service Application is not synchronizing

In SharePoint 2013 farm UPSA running with no error but after full or incremental synchronization number of user profiles doesn't change. Here is the number of user profiles section in SharePoint ...
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Creating user profile for (SAML) claims users in sharepoint 2013

I have activated (SAML) claims based authentication on SharePoint 2013 web application and most of the users are external who doesnt have a domain account. I can see that the User profiles got created ...
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SharePoint 2016 user profile service issue

I have the User Profile service for Sharepoint 2016 completely setup. I run the full import and users were populated. I now update a user in AD and it does not update in SharePoint. The only ...
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User Profile Service Application Stuck in Provisioning

My User Profile Service Application (NOT the synchronisation Service) stopped working so I deleted and tried to recreate it using PowerShell. I have tried a number of times - deleting it before I ...
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ConnectionManager can't find connection

I'm trying to get a connection from the connectionManager, but when I run the following code, I get my connection as null (which throws a nullreference exception later) Is there anyone who knows what ...
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Active Directory Import not working correctly

I have configured AD Import on 2013 instance, but it seems that it doesn't work correctly. New entries in specified OUs are not imported into UPS. I have checked the logs and there are no errors ...
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User can access Sharepoint Online on desktop in office, but not on laptop via wi-fi or on -phone

I have a user who can access all areas of SharePoint he has access to using the desktop in the office. However, when trying to access SharePoint on his iphone or on his laptop via wifi he gets the ...
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Has SharePoint O365 stopped support of /_vti_bin/UserProfileService.asmx endpoint recently?

Until now, the legacy /_vti_bin/UserProfileService.asmx was the only possible API to update SharePoint o365 user profile properties. Unfortunately, recently it started to return Server was unable to ...
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User Profile synchronization connection has been deleted but still user profiles show up in SharePoint

We have SharePoint 2013 environment and we have 2 AD connections (ie. 2 different domains) in User Profile Service Application. All the users from DomainA have been moved to DomainB and AD team have ...
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Passing employee id from AD to a SharePoint list

I have a property named EmployeeId in AD. UPS is configured and is getting all users EmployeeID from AD. I have made an external list. I want to pass logged in user's EmployeeID to that list so it ...
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Confused with User Profile Title, Job Title and people picker Title

I'm seriously confused. I have a User Profile services which is using User Profile Synchronization with two Configured Synchronization Connections. One Business Data Connectivity (BDC) connection, ...
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User Profile Service Incremental Sync doesn't sync photos

On a Sharepoint 2010 farm I've found lately that the automatic Incremental Sync that runs for the User Profile Service daily, isn't properly syncing the information between AD and Sharepoint. An ...
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No exact match was found when add user to SP2013 site

I am working on a SharePoint 2013 on-premise farm. We need to add a user "Subdomain\peterpan" to site collection A's permission group. But it returns "No exact match was found" error. We checked in ...
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User Profile Sychronization - lower vs. mixed case

I have User Profile Synchronization service that uses Business Data Connection table which has all usernames in lowercase. While some users have their NTN Username in mixed case. I am assuming this is ...
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How to get All Users in User Profile Services Sharepoint 2013 Using CSOM

I need some function like bellow on CSOM. could you help me ? if ((Get-PSSnapin "Microsoft.SharePoint.PowerShell" -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue) -eq $null) { Add-PSSnapin "Microsoft.SharePoint....
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Error in User Profile Service connection (it was working fine before)

I noticed the following error on that page where you define connection for User Profile Service Synchronization. An error has occurred while accessing the SQL Server database or the SharePoint Server ...
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SharePoint User Profile error - Your search encountered an error. If the problem persists, contact the portal site administrator

I have configured User Profile service in my environment. It was working fine till we shift our database to other server. Currently we are not able to get sync profiles. It shows blank. Refer below ...
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User Profile Language Settings are not updated in MySite

I have an odd scenario. When I change the Language Preferences of a User using the Edit Profile Properties Page in the User Profile Service Application (SPS-MUILanguages ans SPS-ContentLanguages) the ...
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I want to allow users to be able to add a user to a permission group they are in. I want to use InfoPath to accomplish this. Is this possible?

I want users to be able to add other users to their security group and I want to use InfoPath to create the form they will fill out. What is the best way to accomplish this.
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Management agent "MOSSAD-HRDomain" failed on run profile "DS_DELTAIMPORT" because the server encountered errors

SharePoint 2010 User Profile Service not able to import data from AD and this issue facing from last 2 days previously it was working without any issue. In Event viewer getting below error: "The ...
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What does Total Number of Daily Unique Visitors really mean?

Looking at the site Web Analytics report, I see that one of our site collections has about 10K "Total Number Daily Unique Visitors" for a given time period. Comparing that number with the count of ...
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No one is able to log into SharePoint sites after AD Migration

We recently migrated AD to a new server. As a result, we lost access to SharePoint sites. We can still log into the Central Admin but no user (including the farm account and site collection admins) is ...
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User Profile Sync Service stuck on Starting / Looking for wrong

We have a SharePoint 2013 farm (1 SP server, 1 SQL server) where the User Profile Sync Service is stuck on the status "Starting". When going to the service's page it says "User Profile ...
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User Profile Application - MOSS MA not found

I've had an interesting 2 days with a production environment which saw me rebuild a farm in 2007 and upgrade it to 2010. Nearly have everything working bar the fabled UPSA. I seemingly have some kind ...
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how to deactivate the user in office 365 and set sps-hidefromaddresslists value in sharpeoint online

I want to deactivate some of my company users and also I want to exclude deactivate users from SharePoint's online search.
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User Profile Service Application - Feed Cache Repopulation Job - Failed

User Profile Service Application - Feed Cache Repopulation Job fails each time trying to run. Wondering if this is dependent on the farm using the SharePoint User Profile Sync Service (and FIM) vs. ...
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SharePoint 2013 - User Profile Service application with active directory import - incremental sync is failed

User profile synchronization service is configured to use SharePoint Active Directory Import in SharePoint 2013 server. Full sync is working fine and only incremental sync is failed with below error. ...
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SP 2019 - Onpremise - Userprofiles - names removed from AD but still appear in SharePoint

My users which have been removed from AD are still showing up in SP. I notice the mysites are still there for these users as well. I am not expert at all and seem to find issues in user profile sync. ...
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FIM Syncronization Services fails to start - User Profile Synchronization won't start

User Profile Synchronization was working ok and after one restart FIM Synchronization Services fails to start and User Profile Synchronization won't start. I have follow harbar.net article for setting ...
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How to get/update all user profiles via CSOM?

I need to get and update user profile properties in SharePoint Online via CSOM using App only permissions. I am using .NET core CSOM. App is registered via appinv.aspx page. Permissions: <...
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Encountered error when searching for user profiles on Manage User Profiles page on Central Administration

I was searching for imported user profiles on Manage User Profiles page on Central Administration. The search is working fine for all other search terms except when I input alphabet "s" or &...
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How to show user first name + last name in top bar in sharepoint 2013

In sharepoint in topest bar shown the active directory user name. I want to show user first name + last name instead of it. How I can do that? thanks
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SharePoint 2019: MySite person.aspx stuck on "we're almost ready"

We are currently encountering a strange behaviour when we reach the URL /person.aspx where we are stuck with the message "we're almost ready". The problem occurs in our different SharePoint ...
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Container (OU) selections changing in User Profiles Sync in SharePoint 2010?

I am working with a client who has a SharePoint Server 2010 farm, build level is pre-SP1. They have had User Profile Sync running against two Active Directory Domains for quite some time. What we are ...
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Link Multiple Email Addresses to AD-Imported User Profile

I am looking for a way to associate multiple email addresses with a single SharePoint user profile which was sync'd from AD (via AD Import). The purpose of this is so that incoming email from any of ...
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How to Create Organization Chart Free and without Code

I have trying to create an organization chart for my site but there is no free substitute for it. As I stumbled upon organization browser it only shows the current user hierarchy and I want to display ...
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User Profile Synchronization Service Stuck on starting

User profile synchroization service was not working properly so i have stopped the service and try to restart but it stuck on starting.Please suggest.
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New User Profile Service Application creation Is returning timeout expired error

Good day, I am trying to deploy SP site collection from development server to live but noticed I had issues with User Profiles so I deleted and in the process of creating another User Profile Service ...
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Controlling User Skills - Delve

I would like to start implementing employee skill management in 365. I understand each user can edit his/her own skills in the delve profile page. But how can I ,as the global admin, control other ...
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Removing NewsFeed comments with Remove-SPSocialItemByDate throws SQLException

I am trying to remove all Mysite newsfeed comments via powershell in preparation for a new site release (getting debugging and test comments out, etc.)... I am using the Remove-SPSocialItemByDate ...
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Auto populate current user information

I am creating a list where I would like the current user information to auto populate so they don't have to type things like name, email, phone, etc. I have tried to do this in infopath but out system ...
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Unable to give the Preferred Search Center in My Site Settings in SharePoint 2013

I am trying to give the Search Center URL in User Profile->My Site Setting ->Preferred Search Center. Once I've given the url and clicking ok, if I again go to that location I am unable to see the ...

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