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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Clarify on SharePoint user license count

We are using SharePoint on-premise. Our company only have 100 users (I count it manually...). But the UPS in SharePoint CA shows we have about 300 profiles. I checked there are many service accounts ...
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Critical error 6398 - User synchronization not working anymore

I just found this morning that there are a lot of critical errors since 9/9/2015 in SharePoint, all of them being the Event ID 6398. Here's the error: The Execute method of job definition Microsoft....
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“Profiles Missing from Import” not appearing in “-GetNonImportedObjects” Results

I have a number of user profiles that appear in my "Profiles Missing From Import" screens in CA (for operational reasons, we have disabled the Profile cleanup service, and are now investigating our ...
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User Profile Service - missing user profiles from AD

I have 2 SP 2013 SP1 environments, testing and production. Both have user profile service application (using FIM agent) configure to get profiles from AD. Both the farms have similar service ...
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SharePoint User Profile error - 5000 entries for the below error in event viewer

"The extensible extension returned an unsupported error. The stack trace is: ""System.Reflection.TargetInvocationException: Exception has been thrown by the target of an invocation. ---> System....
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UserProfile rest API

I need to retrieve User Profile information by REST. I am using this code: $(document).ready(function(){ var requestUri = "http://mySite/_api/SP.UserProfiles.PeopleManager/GetPropertiesFor(...
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Changing User Profile Sync OU

A consultant came and created the sync connection with everything selected (he selected all OU from the forest). Now I have 10,000 + user profiles. I unchecked all the OU and selected only one OU "...
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Create user profile using CSOM in a On-Prem SP 2013 server

I need to create user profiles in the User Profile service, and I need to use the Client Side Object Model. The SP server is a on-Prem SharePoint 2013 server. How can this be implemented?
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sharepoint audience Not compiling new users from ad

I have 7 people in total in one of my Active Directory groups. 4 of them is created before May this year and 3 after. When I run a full user profile sync, and after that compile the audience for that ...
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Farm account Permissions for User Profile Service

On our SharePoint 2013 (SP1) farm, we require the User Profile Service Application (UPA) for saving SAML user claims in the user profile via 3rd party solution, beyond this we do not utilize UPA. Some ...
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Why the User Profile service is missing the Synchronization links inside sharepoint online

I am working on a SharePoint online tenant, and when i click on the User Profile service link, i found the following:- where it is missing the Synchronization links, which were available inside ...
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How to remove My Site Host location in SharePoint 2016

I have a SharePoint 2016 farm where i have mentioned a My site host location. The farm does not want to use the Mysite functionality and hence i would like to remove that from my user profile service ...
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How to create target audience with GUID via PowerShell

I am creating target audience using the sample code here https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint/administration/create-an-audience-for-sharepoint-server My problem is that when I create target ...
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How can I set up a workflow to run under a service account?

I am very new to SharePoint workflows, so please "ELI5" here. I am trying to create a Sharepoint 2010 workflow using impersonation. I want to run that impersonation under a service account so that ...
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How to remove standard field mappings when synchronizing data between AD and user profiles?

It is necessary to prevent overwriting the values of FirstName, LastName, PreferredName fields during synchronization user profiles with AD. How can I do that?
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Cannot set the accessibility of navigation tabs through AD groups

We have a Portal developed by SharePoint 2016 Enterprise. In this, there are Navigation tabs. Different groups can access different tabs. Then I set particular group for that tab in "Target ...
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FIMSynchronization error - 6801

I have just taken over an environment. I am not too familiar with SP and am temporarily managing the farm. Every night there are errors from FIMSynchronizationService. Example one below. In the UPS I ...
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Profile pictures not visible in web parts

Since a couple of weeks the profile pictures of users are (suddenly) not visible anymore in the contacts web parts of SharePoint online. It is unknown to me what caused this and how to debug it. The ...
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Manager not displayed when manager is in a different active directory domain than the user

Users whose accounts reside in the EU or AP domains but whose managers accounts reside in AM or some other domain in the forest are not displaying their managers at all. Additionally these users are ...
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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 Service Application. Unable to create a New User Profile Service Application

I am trying to configure Mysite to SharePoint 2013. I first tried to start User Profile Synchronization Service on my server. In that it shown an error message "No User Profile Application found. ...
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Strange NetBIOS behaviour

I have noticed strange behaviour with some user accounts in our SharePoint 2013 Enterprise farm. We have a domain that has a slightly different NetBIOS name than the beginning of our FQDN, and as ...
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Syncing Users' information between SharePoint and Active Directory, when Users' accounts on SP & AD are not similar

I am facing a problem regarding the users' information inside the userdisp.aspx Page, not being in-sync with Active Directory. Now we have the following settings:- SharePoint 2013 on-premises farm ...
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Usergroup.asmx returns “UNAUTHORIZED” for *some* groups

I am trying to invoke the "GetUserCollectionFromGroup" method of the UserGroup.asmx web service. I am using the "Web Service" function in Nintex Workflow but I am pretty confident that Nintex is not ...
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Odd behaviour from Infopath, SP list and active directory

Hi I have built a time sheet system in Sharepoint 2013 and I am getting some unexpected results for some users (not all). Basically I have one list which is a basic sharepoint list which lists ...
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How can I exclude disabled users from my user profile synchronization?

I have my user profile synchronization setup and working but I have noticed that disabled users who no longer work for my company are showing up in the sync. I would like to update the sync so that ...
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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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User Profile Incremental Synchronization Timer Job runs on wrong server

I have configured 2 User Profile Service instance's on a SharePoint 2010 farm to cater for an Intranet and Extranet Domain. One UPS runs on the app server and hosts the Intranet sync and the other ...
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Change User Profile Service Application database name

Due to some reason we are in need to rename the User Profile Service Application. Following the steps mentioned in below link, we started the rename activity: Move or rename service application ...
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Migrate sync connection settings

How can I Migrate the Synchronization connection settings for User Profile Service Application from SharePoint 2013 to 2016 on premise?
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Following Sites from another SharePoint farm in the same AD domain

I have two SharePoint Enterprise farms in the same domain. Farm 1 is hosting the intranet and the User Profile Service Application and Farm 2 is hosting all the "project sites". They both are ...
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Edit UserProfileProperties in Sharepoint 2010 using PowerShell

As I mentioned above I want to modify given UserProfileProperties. This is what I have found during the last two hours. I also found several other things, but it won´t work. I modified all paths, so ...
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Multiple MySite hosts for multiple Web Applications

I have searched the interwebz, but haven't found anything specific. Problems are either different or answers are 5 years old. I've got a SharePoint 2016 on premise farm. 2 Web applications: companyA ...
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Infopath - get user properties (e-mail, department.. ) from a people picker - other than current user

I've tried to follow this link http://blogs.technet.com/b/anneste/archive/2011/11/02/how-to-create-an-infopath-form-to-auto-populate-data-in-sharepoint-2010.aspx to get user properties, but I only get ...
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SharePoint 2010 User Custom properties

Here is my question. I saw in a previous post about getting when a user last logged in to SharePoint. My understanding is that you can find this in the audit logs or you can add a custom property ...
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Error in SP2016 “My Site Settings” Could not load the current My Site settings

Iam struggling to find out why I'm getting this error Could not load the current My Site settings when I try to configure "my site settings". This is SP2016 On-Premise environment with single App ...
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Search in User Profiles does not work on localized values at Sharepoint 2013

Search in User Profiles does not work on localized values at Sharepoint 2013 HI! I from Russia and yesterday i was trying to search user profiles by russian. For example, my last name is Мурадов and ...
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SharePoint User profiles loading from multiple domain

We have recently migrated a SharePoint a Farm from one domain to other domain. All the users are successfully migrated but in SharePoint applications, a single user is being resolved from two domains. ...
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SP2013 - User Profile Service, Corrupt?

SP2013 Two Tier Farm. A Little bit of an outage this morning which caused a few VM's to drop storage. Had to restore storage and bring servers back online. SP came back up fine, however; ever since ...
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Could Syncing the User profile Service with AD, remove users from the User Profile Service if users are no longer inside the AD

I am working on a sharepoint farm 2013 on-premises, and i have the following settings for the user profile service:- currently i have created a user profile service, but there is not any sync with AD....
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How to empty User Profile Database after applying filter?

The current UPA shows 7000 users (including bunch of service accounts). I just added 4 exclusion filters so that number of users is back to 2000. I did a full sync but all the service accounts and ...
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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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Missing manager for some users

I am facing an annoying issue with my User Profile Application : some users don't have a manager in SharePoint whereas they have one in Active Directory. I have run several full / part ...
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Why is GetUserProfileByName from InfoPath Forms Services with claims authentication failing?

I have a web application with an ADFS 2.0 trusted identity provider, and it's the only authentication provider. When I login, SharePoint correctly associates me with the my stored profile, but calls ...
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User Profile Synchronization service hangs on “starting” status forever inside sharepoint 2013 on-premises farm

I have the following:- SharePoint server 2013 on-premises farm. the user profile managed service is already created under the farm account. the farm account is part of the local admin group. now from ...
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User Profile service is showing 35 UserProfile while the UserProfileSyncService is stopped and we did not define any Sync Connections

I have started working on a new sharepoint farm 2013 on-premises for our customer, and first thing i checked is the managed services they have which seems fine, except for the User Profile Service, ...
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Can we Sync the “Contact Information” section inside the users' my-site from active directory

I have accessed some my-sites for our users, and i find that each site have a section named "Contact Information" as follow:- so i have these questions regarding the above:- 1) can we sync all these ...
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How to check time when last user profile service full synchroniztion was done?

I am trying to find out when full synchronization of user profile service was done. Is there any way to find its last date and time?
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AD import Error in SharePoint Server 2013

Hello I need support to solve the issue below: I have have setup AD user profile import on SharePoint 2013 and it worked fine for months, but since a few days the synchronization to AD is failing. I ...
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FIMSynchronizationService SharePoint 2013 EventID 6324

FIMSynchronizationService SharePoint 2013 EventID 6324 Log Windows: BAIL: MMS(6116): sql.cpp(252): 0x80040e4d BAIL: MMS(6116): storeimp.cpp(234): 0x80040e4d ERR: MMS(6116): server.cpp(373): ...