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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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Unable to start User Profile Synchronization service

I am trying to configure User Profile Synchronization service in SP 2013 server but unable to start the relevant service since it is showing NT Authority\Network Service account, although SharePoint ...
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Problem with Mysite Sites feed

On a client's SP2013 O/P install we're having a problem with the 'Sites' feed on the /personal/<user>/social/sites.aspx page for user's Mysites. The feed shows sites that are being explicitly ...
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SharePoint CSOM: how to get login name using email

I have a column of type People in a SharePoint list. I want to get the user properties for the users present in that column. For this I am using below code: PersonProperties personProperties = ...
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Adding a new mapping to an existing User Profile Service

When I add a new mapping to an existing Connection on an existing User Profile Service do I need to run a full synchronization, or is incremental enough? Is there any risk of losing data on the ...
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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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Disabled Users in SharePoint 2013 - Best practices

What is the best practice for managing disabled users? Should these be imported in SharePoint? And if not, how to filter these records? SharePoint 2013, Synchronization option in User Profile Service
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User profiles info in SP overwrites user data in Active Directory

Does anyone deal with situation when user profiles info in SP overwrites user data in Active Directory while synchronization option is configured in UPS?
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Necessary permissions to the synchronization account in AD [closed]

Configure the User Profile Synchronization service to import user profile data from Active Directory. and Grant the User Profile service account the least permissions necessary to read data ...
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Deleted users showing up in peoplepicker

I have a strange problem in SharePoint 2013 OnPrem. SP used to be set up with AD import from two domains, let's call them DomainA and DomainB. Then it was decided to remove DomainB, and all users in ...
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GetUserProfileByName not taking the right value

I have Leave Form that is created in InfoPath and Published it to SharePoint 2013. I followed this link to take the current logged information. However there is an issue on taking the value. Let ...
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How to configure (My sites)User profile services in SharePoint without using AD? [closed]

Configure User Profile services by using External data sources(BCS),I already referred http://www.dotnetfunda.com/articles/show/1628/user-profile-imports-using-bcs But its not Working....Please ...
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User Profile Sync (on prem 2013) with no mysites

Strange request here. Let me explain what I'm hoping to accomplish and hopefully somebody can point me in the right direction. Brand new 2013 on prem environment. All of our work flows and work will ...
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SharePoint User Profile Synchronization Service not starting

I upgraded my user profile service application from SP2010 to SP2013. I upgraded only ProfileDB and Social DB and created a new Sync DB for SP2013. After creating user profile service,when i tried to ...
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User Images in certain places still pointing to old mysite

We did a content DB backup restore from one server to another (both being SP 2013). We found that in certain places the user images still point to old mysite thumbnail image url. One of the location ...
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Sharepoint 2013 User Profile Service Error

We have setup SharePoint 2013 with SQL 2014. 2014 June CU is also installed. Since my previous attempts failed, I tried to set up user profile service using the farm account. It is a local admin ...
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User Profile Configuration - SharePoint [Me] keyword not working for one user

I am a SharePoint Developer (a relatively new one) and I have a mystery I have been trying to solve for exactly one user: we’ll call them User X. So here is the problem: My user cannot see their ...
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How are user accounts being sync'd without a UPSA

I have a 2013 farm with no user profile service application configured, the purpose of the farm is to run a single application which lives on top of SharePoint and administers insurance claims. One ...
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On IIS cannot find existing application pool showed in CA

We are using SP2010 on-premise Enterprise edition. It is a single server containing SQL2008 (not express) and SharePoint Recently we found the User Profile Service application is not working. In the ...
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User Profile Sync service not updating the profiles

I have been trying to run the user profile configuration in SP 2013 but the profiles are not getting updated. I configured sync connections, assigned proper account but it just pulls 8 profiles out of ...
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Start UserProfileService on a Server With Different Account

I have got a farm where the User profiles are synced through AD Import. I changed the settings to use Sharepoint User Profile synchronization to run a full crawl on the farm. When I tried to start the ...
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Unable to set a user profile property back to uneditable for Administrators

I wanted to edit the Account Name (login) for a single user in our on-premises farm, so I went to User Profile Properties in SharePoint central admin, found the Account Name property and in Edit ...
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Cannot delete User Profile Service in SP 2010

I want to delete the User Profile Service Application in SP 2010. On Manage Service Application page I click Delete on the ribbon. But the popup keep showing "In Progress..." and never finish. The cpu ...
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Sharepoint 2013 User Profile Service, will delete a user profile from SP cause deletion on AD?

I setup a User Profile Service using SharePoint Profile Synchronization Option. And have imported few hundred of AD users to the SharePoint. Since there are some service account imported to ...
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AD display name change not getting updated in peoplepicker

Recently I have updated display name in AD for some users and have run the full synchronization in my sharepoint server 2010. When I do this the user names get updated in my user profile service where ...
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User is listed under User Profile Service but not listed in the Select Users dialog for Workflow Email

I have confirmed that my User Profile Service have a user 'kamalpreet' with email 'kamalpreet@company.com'. In InfoPath user also able to select the user from the People Picker control. No problem at ...
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Publish SP2016 User Profile Service for use on SP2010 farms?

If I publish the User Profile Service service application on a SharePoint 2016 farm for sharing, can a SharePoint 2010 farm subscribe to it? And, if you have done this and have any real-world ...
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Creating Array “get_users” returns Array with Null or Undefined Value

I'm pulling user data, saving that to an array, and then using that array to pull in additional values from PeopleManager. The problem is (at least so far) my array has a blank value in it that I can'...
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SharePoint 2016 - Add-SPProfileSyncConnection with ADFS

I want to use the following PowerShell command with ADFS. How can I define to use the right Authentication Provider Instance? My working command, but not working for ADFS: Add-...
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How to access custom property from User Profile using jquery

Environment : SP 2010 I have a custom property in User Profile called CompanyCode. I need to fetch this property using javascript/jquery in a master page. Can anyone let me know how to fetch custom ...
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Editing connection filters in SharePoint 2016 UPS

I have got SP 2016 installed in premise and I am trying to setup User Profile service application. I have successfully created my connection to AD, however, I need to filter the profiles. When I ...
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Deleted Users in FIM not matching UserProfileManager

I'm looking in FIM (MIISclient.exe) and can see the daily sync summaries for each day. I notice the number of Deletes listed and it is about 15-20 on each day. However, when I use this snippet of code ...
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How can I add an ADFS user as User Profile Service Application Administrator?

When I try to add an ADFS user to the 'Administrators for User Profile Service' list through Central Administration I get the error 'Specified argument was out of the range of valid values. Parameter ...
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Move-SPUser - only changing upa but not mysite url with new id

SharePoint 2010: Move-SPUser works however in SP 2010 it does not change the mysite url to reflect user's new id. for example, mysite.fu.bar/sites/oldid so it should be mysite.fu.bar/sites/newid. The ...
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User Profile Application without Sync - SharePoint 2013

I would like to know how does SharePoint map the attribute PreferredName when no sync from AD is effective ? I'm having issues after having provisioned the user profile service application but didn't ...
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User's email in SharePoint differs from UPS-email

We are using SP2013, with User Profile Synchronization. One of our users has changed email. The new email is set correct in his User Profile, but the old email address is still on his "SharePoint-...
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Get User Details from User Profile using Web Service in SPD 2013 Workflow

I want to retrieve the user properties like Group,Email,Manager from User Profile using Web service in SharePoint Designer 2013 workflow. I trying with Call HTTP Web Service Action. Please explain me ...
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There are no instances of the User Profile Service started on any server in this farm. Which timer job throw this error?

Why below error messages in a SharePoint application even i did not enable and no need user profile and user profile synchronization service There are no instances of the User Profile Service ...
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How do you fix User Profile Service after the wizard

I am trying to get the User Profile sync to start on my SharePoint 2013 server. Operation is not valid due to the current state of the object. I did start off when we first got the server with the ...
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Profile being imported even if the OU containing the user is excluded

We are exluding a given OU from the profile import (OU=OLD): However, a user belonging to that OU still shows up in the people picker: Since the implementation of SharePoint here is really recent, I ...
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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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Issue with User Profile in User Profile Application

I have SharePoint 2013 Ent. I have successfully configure User Profile Service Application. My User Profile Synchronize Server is also started successfully. I did AD connection with Auto discover ...
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How to update a user profile property from javascript or workflow in SharePoint 2013 On-Prem?

I have SP 2013 On prem, I am looking to update a user profile property from the client side javascript. Does anyone know a way to do this? I was thinking of client object model, but the article I ...
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AD Account is not selected in profile connections, but exists. How to get remove?

I have a service account that is in our SharePoint and needs to be removed. The account still needs to exist in AD, just not in SharePoint. This account is from an OU that is not selected in the "Edit ...
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sync Ad custom atrbute with userprofiles

I have tried and failed to use the built-in UI to map some custom properties from an AD over to SharePoint. That is when I went over to a Powershell script that can do the same. The problem I'm ...
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SharePoint is not picking up User Email Ids

My mail server is hosted with some third party and not synch with our AD. We found that Email Id attribute is blank in AD as well as for SharePoint user profile. We manually added User email ID's in ...
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Cannot open User profile service application

I want to run the user profile service application on a SharePoint 2013 Farm. When I create the service, I cannot open it, there is an 'Unexpected error'. When I try to run the User Profile ...
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User Profile pictures changing after updating another profile

SharePoint 2013 + February 2016 CU We have an issue when uploading pictures to User Profiles in Central Admin. The steps to recreate the problem are: Choose a profile to edit (not your own) from the ...
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SharePoint 2013 User Profile synchronization for SAML claims users through BCS and WCF

Scenario: User profiles got created when SAML claims user login to SharePoint for the first time. What i am trying to implement now is the sync of those User profiles from WCF service via BCS. I ...
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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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Deploying User Profile Application - My Sites

I need to use specific features available when deploying UPA. Hence I need to create a "my sites" site collection because I need to use the "Site feed" feature. I need to know if deploying the my ...