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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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....
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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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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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“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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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User Profile Synchronization Service status sits in “Starting” status for sometime and finally status gets changed to “Stopped”

I have created a User Profile Service Application in SharePoint 2010. But when I try to start the User profile synchronization service it sits in “Starting” status for sometime and finally status gets ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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): ...
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FIM Synchronization service not starting Sharepoint 2013

User Profile Service and User Profile Synchronization services in Central Administration site is started but FIM Synchorization Service is stopped. When i try to start it, gave me this error 6324: ...
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SP 2013 not starting User Profile Synchronization Service

New offline installation, no changes were made to the server configuration, error when starting User Profile Synchronization Service, log Windows: 6398: Category timer ***The Execute method of job ...
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A user seemingly modified a document after their account was deactivated

Our company uses Office 365. A user left and our IT team confirms that her account was disabled in June. There's a document in SharePoint showing that she created it in April (ok) and edited it in ...
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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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Confusing settings and behavioure for my User Profile service inside my on-premises sharepoint farm 2013 [closed]

I am working on a sharepoint enterprise farm on-premises. and inside the farm i find these settings regarding the User Profile Service which have been set previously by our customer. central ...
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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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FIM service is 'Starting' then failes to start

We have been having a problem with FIM not starting from Central Admin with SharePoint 2013 with the below error showing in event viewer several times before it has tried too many times and stops the ...
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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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SharePoint Web Services Round Robin Service Load Balancer Event: EndpointFailure

I am getting a error exactly like this: https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/869fb269-2a6b-4efa-a0e0-c4a829065ca4/load-balancer-error-mesaage Message: SharePoint Web Services Round ...
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Ability to change user profile picture to no picture

We would like to give the end user the ability to decide and have either badge picture or no picture as a profile picture under people search results in SharePoint 2016. From user profile ...
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User was not successfully retrieved. Seeing if this is a system account

I have created a user profile programmatically in SharePoint with the accountname "i:0#.f|gdwmembershipprovider|NTI3ODI0OQ==" The profile was successfully created. I can also visit the user profile ...
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User profile properties not updated in a particular web application

User profile properties not updated in a particular web application in a farm, but it is updated in all other applications. The user profile sync job is running fine.
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Configure User Profile Service with Business Data

We have a SQL Server view which contains users Samaccountname, phone number, id, picture, department and title We will like to configure User Profile Service with information from that view instead of ...