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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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SharePoint User Profile Commit Error: Invalid Property Value: Could not find SID corresponding to input account name

I have a problem getting user profile saved. It works fine if I'm changing profile fields of string type e.g. WorkEmail or FirstName, but when it comes to the type of person, e.g. Manager, it gives me ...
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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 to lock GetUserProfileByName value when InfoPath form was submitted

I have created InfoPath form that collects information from the user (name, department, manager etc...) using GetUserProfileByName method. I have also created a workflow for this form so that once it ...
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Clean up user profile database - Remove user marked with bDeleted=1

I have SharePoint 2016 set up with ADI. MySite and everything configured and working properly. Users were imported without any filters and I got almost 20K users. I have applied filter to get rid of ...
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SharePoint Active Directory Import

I am using SharePoint 2016 on-premise and I am also using the SharePoint Active Directory Import for user profiles. I am seeing disabled users that still show up the user profiles but according to MS ...
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Sync does not import all users from AD

I have a SharePoint 2016 single server farm. My User Profile Service Application is configured to use the SharePoint Active Directory Import. I have configured a new Synchronization Connection and ...
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Default placeholder is not loading in my sites in SharePoint 2013?

I have created a new web application inside that I created MySite and configured User Profile Service. While accessing MySites, default placeholder is not loading. I checked the layouts and images ...
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Replicating the User Profiles of multi server Farm1 into multi server Farm2

I am having a multi-server farm with WFE and SQL,(say Farm1) with SP 2013 installed. I have configured user profile service application on this farm with custom UPSA properties. Now my issue is,i am ...
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User Profile Synchronization Service Stuck on starting in SharePoint 2010

User profile synchronization service was not working properly so I have stopped the service and try to restart but it stuck on starting. What I have tried: Restart the UPS service thru PowerShell ...
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SharePoint 2010 - A Web Part or Web Form Control on this Page cannot be displayed or imported. The type is not registered as safe

I have been stuck on this error and am unable to solve it since the past few days. I have googled all I could, but none of the solutions seem to work for me. I'll go through all the steps I've done ...
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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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User Profile Synchronization Service stopped but still working

Recently I noticed, via central admin, that our User Profile Synchronization Service is stopped. User Profile Service, however, is started. It's been like that for almost one month now and new AD ...
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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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Enable Library Versioning by default for all new users Mysites

One of our clients has asked us to set all Mysites with library versioning - have done this for all existing ones, but not so sure about the process to make it default for new Mysites generated ...
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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 Picture not Showing for some site URLs

I migrated a website from SP2010 to SP2016 (not directly, used 2013 in between). After I mounted and upgraded the content database on the customer's system an error was shown and the site (http://site)...
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Unable to Remove User Profile Application Pool

Get-SPServiceApplicationPool | Format-List After running the above commandlet, I get that the User Profile Application Pool is present and online. But, when I run the following commandlet, I get an ...
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Unable to get users from user profile for SHAREPOINT\system

I'm retrieving user profiles data from SharePoint user profile. Its working fine. I have SharePoint site http://pc5 and user with login name pc5\akshay for this user I'm able to get data from user ...
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SharePoint 2013 user profile sync service stuck on starting after db restore

I have restored my managed metadata db and user profile db's on a new SharePoint 2013 farm with a SQL 2012 server. I recreated both service applications with the restored db's (created a new sync db ...
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Difference between having User Profile Sync service running on App server and on both App and Web servers

Way back some of our company employees had configured User Profile Sync Service on both App and WEF servers. Now we are in a situation where we have to stop User Profile sync service stopped on the ...
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office 365 users, is the AD property 'division' mapped correctly in your tenancy?

I need to use the AD property called Division but it looks not mapped (users using this property shows 0) while I have people in AD using the property. Anyone?
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User Profile Synchronization Service status sits in “Starting” status for sometime and finally status changed to “Stopped”

We are migrating User Profile Synchronization service from SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2013 using content database attach upgrade method. We have a fully configured and working state SharePoint ...
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Sharepoint 2016 and compatibility version of Microsoft identity manger server( MIM) server

Hi what is the compatibility version of Microsoft identity manager server with share point 2016? We have a SharePoint 2016 farm and want to import user profiles from active directory
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SharePoint 2010 User connected to wrong AD user

We are using SharePoint 2010 that has User sync set up with Active Directory. Frequent problem that we have is that if an user comes to our firm with a name John Smith, we give him an user name ...
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profile image of O365: best place to upload it or no difference?

In all places where I had sharepoint on premise, the upload image in skype and outlook was disabled and the only entry point was SP, with that element mapped back to AD. In the O365 (in a hybrid ...
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SharePoint 2010 User Profile Picture Synchronization - Missing Updates from ADS

right now i've got a problem where i can't get my head wrapped arround it: The User Profile Pictures within the Thumbnail Attribute of ADS were imported successfully. (Following this Guide) ...
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is it possible to use active directory and bcs both in user profile in sharepoint 2013

hi is it possible to use active directory and BCS both in user profile in sharepoint 2013 for example I want some information like name ,family ,job position ,email and internal number to be filled ...
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Disappearing user properties in User Information List

I have faced an intriguing issue in SharePoint 2013 environment. After some user complaints we have found that some users in User Information List don't have any properties set anymore, except their ...
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Featured Skills & Endorsements in SharePoint 2013 Profile

Is it possible to have Endorsements in SharePoint 2013 profile like linkedin?
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UPSS does not start after full backup

every week we perform a full backup of our SharePoint environment using the backup-spfarm command: backup-spfarm -directory $directory -backupmethod full -Verbose and every week, after the backup is ...
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Retrieve user profiles based on the value of user property with Powershell

I need to get all the user profiles that based on a certain user property. Eg "Get all the user that have a property of Department in Finance." $url = "mysite" $site = Get-SPSite $url $context = Get-...
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Modify the email property in user profile service application

I have created some user profiles in my AD environment and its available in my SharePoint and added them as my portal visitors group and they dont have email enabled. Now because of my other ...
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People Search Not working

People search is not working. By this I mean when I go to my MySite profile, I put a name in the search box and it lists no results. No documents, person, or even newsfeed posts I have with their name ...
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User Profile Synchronization Error

I am installing SharePoint 2010 using AutoSPInstaller which is failing when creating a user profile service application with below error. I have provided Install account dbcreator and security admin ...
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Delete all “Profiles missing from Import”

I have the below script which works perfectly fine to remove a user profile which is missing from import. $caUrl="http://central-admin:12345"; $site= new-object Microsoft.SharePoint.SPSite($caUrl);...
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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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Showing Newsfeed without setup personal sites in MySite SharePoint 2013

Background: I have SharePoint 2013 environment where Personal Sites are disabled by turning off "Self-Service Site Creation" in Central Administration and users can see only About Me and People in ...
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UPS on SharePoint 2013 - Single - Dev Server

I was unable to start the "User Profile Synchronization Service". Then I tried to start the "Forefront Identity Manager Synchronization Service" from the services and both attempts failed. Then I ...
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Sharepoint 2013 - User Profile update

We are using User Profile Synchronization to get basic profile information for staff. The User Profile is editable by the user. I believe there cannot be a two way sync between AD & SP in this ...
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Profile image in my site

I have changed the profile image for My site in a SharePoint 2013 environment. I want to add a question that. Is the profile image in synchronization with the Active Directory. ? I do not have a ...
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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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People remain in User Information List even after successful AD synch

I have a User Profile synchronization service that seems to be working well. The User Profile pages of new staff members are populating correctly, including changed data from AD and our BDC. Users who ...
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Failed to retrieve user profile using Search API by Birthday date filter after updating the Birthday property using Power shell

I have updated an user profile Birthday date using Powershell Birthday format(MMM DD) Eg: February 15. here is my script $adAccount = "domain\username" $up = $profileManager.GetUserProfile($...
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Photo field not syncing in SharePoint 2016 using Microsoft Identity Manager

I have installed MIM 2016 and run a photo sync in SharePoint 2016, but I am having some problem as some users' photos are not being synced in SharePoint even though they have photos in AD. Other users ...
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User Profile Incremental Synchronization Access is denied. (Exception from HRESULT: 0x80070005 (E_ACCESSDENIED))

I am quite new to SharePoint administration. On our production environment (1App server, 1 Web server and database on another server) the User Profile Synchronization service is not running. I tried ...
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User Profile Synchronization - not stopping

Does anyone have any idea how to fix this issue? Our User Profile Stopped working about two weeks ago therefore none of our AD content is being updated across to our SP site which we rely on for ...
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SharePoint Online - Remove users from the SharePoint sites, when they leave the organization (When their account becomes inactive/expired)

We use SharePoint Online in my work place and we always deal with this issue of removing users/owners manually from SharePoint sites when they leave our organization. Is there a way to automate this ...
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Department values are not showing up in people search results

We have Directory Sync setup in our environment. All of the users and corresponding user profile attributes are provisioned directly from our local AD. However, when searching through the OOTB People ...
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Full Crawl inside my sharepoint server 2013 never stop

I am facing a problem that the full crawl never ends. now i have never similar problem since we have deployed the live sharepoint around 3 years ago. but last week i have noticed that new contents are ...
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Increment all users that enrolled in a list

Good day, I need to add all the users that added and item in list and save them to another list in one field on my list and retain the information for later reporting using C#. Thanks in Advance.