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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Forefront Identity Manager Service status is blank

Forefront identity manager service status is showing as blank in services console but I'm able to successfully start User profile service and User Profile Synchronization Service. But I couldn't ...
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SharePoint 2010 User Profile Synchronisation service Does not start

When I start the User Profile Synchronisation Service on the Server, I get following error in the ULS Logs : UserProfileApplication.SynchronizeMIIS: Failed to configure ILM, will attempt during next ...
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SharePoint User Profiles showing duplicate user Profiles

We have upgraded our SharePoint farm from 2010 to 2013, after the upgrade is seeing duplicate user profiles in User Profile service application each user with domainname\username and other with domain:...
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How to schedule a task for UPA Photo update

I setup a task schedule to run ps1 to update photo store. I notice that photos aren't being updated. But when I to run the update-spprofilephotostore manually then photos are updated? http://www....
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Removing User Profile Service Application

Because of a malfunctioning UPS, I consider deleting it and recreating it from scratch. HOWEVER I'm wondering about the impact on my users. Once it's recreated, what do they lose (alerts, stuff like ...
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User profiles not available in security

I have a SharePoint 2016 on-prem server farm that I manage. It is set up to sync users from Active Directory and everything appears to be working fine. Since there are multiple OUs containing ...
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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 Information List not sync'd with User Profile database

I have a bunch of site collections for my single web application and when I run Full Synchronization of users using the User Profile Synchronization service the information in each site collection's ...
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What is the best way to store credentials for SharePoint Online?

I will be creating a C# console app that will be executed by a windows task. The purpose of this console app is to prepare a JSON file for bulk user profile update. what is the best way to store SPO ...
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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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Migrate Sharepoint AD import connection to Microsoft Identity Manager (MIM)

We want to migrate Sharepoint user profile sychronization from active directory import to Microsoft Identity Manager (MIM).(Due to multiple AD forests requirement) Can we do this, and if we do this ...
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SharePoint 2013 how to get the correct ProfileManager on a farm with two Profile servcie applications

Here is my situation, I have a farm that has two profile service applications. One is a standard user profile service application, the other is a replicated profile service application. They each ...
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Profile Sychronization Instance list does not list all WFE servers on farm to choose from

I want to create a UPA on a second WFE that serves as a failover WFE server, however the list of "Select the machine in this farm on which you would like to run Profile Synchronization process." only ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Profile Synchronisation user profile picture not syncing

I have the follow problem: I try to import the profilepicture from ad into sharepoint. On the internet i find all kind of blogs that give me the same solution over and over. Create the mapping ...
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Display name is incorrect in people picker

One of the Users 'Last Name' and 'Email Address' are changed and updated in the Active Directory. The updated name can also be seen in 'Manage User Properties' link in the Central Admin. But when I ...
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Get specific user info from UPS

I have followed various articles to get current user information via a UPS data connection. I can even pull the current users manager data. I have trouble with the filter syntax and can't pull a ...
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SharePoint 2016 User Profile Active Directory Import

In our SP2016 farm,we have configured User profile service with Active Directory Import. We are using ADFS claims for authentication. While mapping AD attributes to User Properties, I'm not sure which ...
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Do I need to update FIM 2010 in SharePoint 2013?

I was wondering if I need to update FIM 2010 that comes with SharePoint 2013? There are some patches available here and the version I have is 4.0.2450.51, which is even below the RTM version. My ...
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Deactivating user in Project Online

I am using Project Online. If a user is deactivated in AD, it is not getting deactivated in Project Online. How that can be achieved or should I always have to deactivate user in Project Online ...
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User property mappings between local AD, Azure AD and SharePoint Online?

I'm having trouble finding out property mappings from local AD via Azure AD landing in the SharePoint Online User Profile Service. For example, how would I track down what the equivalent property of ...
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User Profile Service Application page cannot be opened

When I try to access the User Profile Service Application page, it shows the 'Something went wrong' error. Also the user profile sync service cannot be started as it keep being stuck in starting. ...
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User Profile custom property not updated for all users

We want to read data from "State/Province" attribute from AD. However, this attribute was missing in SharePoint User Profile Service application. So in order to achieve that, we created a custom ...
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Cannot update user profile custom property through ssom

I m trying to update the user profile "State" custom property using below code but getting following error. We have even tried to restart the user profile service but it couldn't fix the issue. Any ...
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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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“UserProfileDBCache_WCFLogging :: ProfileDBCacheServiceClient.GetUserData threw exception: Access is denied.”

As SP2016 farm administrator, I am trying to work on user profile with PowerShell. Found several examples that use $profileManager = New-Object Microsoft.Office.Server.UserProfiles....
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Is it the best practice to run user profile service in WFE servers and search with user profile service?

Hi In new SharePoint 2016 Farm I have below topology 2 APP Servers((Application With Search ROLE) = User Profile Service + and Search Host Controller Service, Search Query and Site Settings Service &...
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Unable to replicate the attributes of AD to SPO via AzureAD

I am trying to sync a custom property which is created in AD with SharePoint Online User Profiles. I want to understand that while it is synced from AD to Azure AD, and while it is synced from Azure ...
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Is there any way to find out , when the user had updated his profile last time

I want to know the date and time , when user had last updated his profile
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More than one DN specified for the same profile in Profile DB - User profile synchronization.

I am facing a similar error as the Link provides. Is there a relevant SQL query for PS Query provided in the link to delete those entries? I did find an other technet article but the link seems to be ...
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Fim error while running synchronization. - Invalid credentials.

When i am running user profile synchronization, i am getting the below error in SharePoint 2013. The screen shot is from Synchronization service manager. How to resolve the below error?
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Can the User Profile database be wiped?

Can the User Profile database be wiped or does it need deleted and re-created? I've recently run a full import, but have way more User Profiles than I need. There were groups included in the ...
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MySite Creation

Following on from my original question - SharePoint Farm requiring DC I successfully got this to work, and have all the required profiles available in CA now. Now that the User Profile service has ...
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how to make SharePoint organizational structure from custom database instead of AD

I there a way to use a custom database with users and department instead of Active Directory? can I sync users in user profile service with that custom database design instead of syncing it with ...
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SharePoint shared service with same database alias

I have SP2016 and SP2013 On-Premises farms. I would like to consume User Profile Application from SP2016 on SP2013. All the configuration was done successfully but I have SQLAlias with same name (...
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User profile service application status starting in sharepoint 2016

I have an intranet farm with 2 application, 3 WFE servers there is user profile service running in 3 servers one app and in 2 wfe servers. In central administraton>Manage service applications user ...
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IS Self Service Site creation work in the Cross farm configuration

We have a problem with UPA in cross farm scenario in SharePoint 2016 ( April 2018 CU). We configure the UPA in Farm A (where everything is working as expected). MySites also in Farm A Build a Trust ...
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SharePoint Online: Cannot read user profile property via CSOM / PnP - why?

We created a custom user profile property. We want to read it's value via CSOM (or PnP, doesn't matter). We fail. Our property is not returned in the list of user profile properties. Other ...
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User profile sync service not start - SharePoint 2013

How can start user profile sync service with status disabled in SharePoint 2013 in PowerShell I am using the farm account the farm account in the local admin the FIM services are started I checked ...
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UserProfileApplication Error after giving permissions

A customer has migrated from 2007 to 2013, one of their employees did not get their permissions migrated properly, so she could not modify files in a shared library. I gave her contribute permissions ...
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SharePoint User Profile - Populate empty work email field with user name.

I need to create a solution in powershell that iterates through all my user profiles, finds the ones that have empty work email fields, and populates that field with whatever is in the name field (...
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Migrate Site Collection to new farm without UPS causing issues

We are in the process of migrating to a new domain/datacenter, and have rebuilt a development farm in the new DC. The farm is very simple in that it does not require many services and service apps (...
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Cannot create user profile service…Creating Profile Service Application. Please wait

When I try to create a new user profile service application, it is stuck at Creating Profile Service Application. Please wait. Eventually it times out. Any assistance would be appreciated. It is a ...
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User Profile Synchronization with Active Directory not working

In sharepoint 2010, user profile synchronization is not working.Currently,user profile are set to sync with active directory.Some user profile properties are set to import and some are set to export. ...
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User profile sync issues

"The management agent ""MOSS-UserProfile"" run profile ""MOSS_DELTAIMPORT_32f3b5c7-5bf3-4dc4-b6c4-393a2c9e111b"" completed a step with errors. Additional Information Discovery Errors : ""3"" ...
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The AD sync is not working

Environment: SharePoint 2016, one server with custom role The user profile service is started ، some usres were imported when the farm installed, Today, I tried to add a new user in the Same domain ...
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News targeting - Department based (using Target Audience)

I would like to have a news page that are targetted to certain department (news page currently is based on publishing pages) I was thinking of using Target Audience feature But not sure if using ...
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Receiving “Access Denied” message when using Sharepoint API for GetUserProfilePropertyFor

I am using SharePoint 2013 Online/Office 365. Since I read that the _vin... user profile services through InfoPath are not available for the Office 365 version of SharePoint, I am trying a new ...
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Importing the Profile Picture from AD using ADI & ADFS

I configured the SharePoint 2013 farm recently for one of the Customer. As per requirement, I have to use ADFS as authentication and Active Directory Import(ADI) for User Profile. Everything as ...
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People Picker, User profile, and AD Sync - small clarification

I am a beginner SharePoint developer, here is my question The people picker fields in SharePoint, fetches data from user profile or AD? How do I sync user profile to AD?
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Event Viewer Error with Event ID 3: WebHost failed to process a request repeating continuously

Below is the error details. Please suggest the solution for same. This is on SharePoint 2016 Environment configure on Windows Server R2 Sender Information: System.ServiceModel....