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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 2013 “Sites I'm following” Points to Wrong URL

I have 3 major site collections where 250 sites are housed inside of it. For example: https://Departments.internal.contoso.com https://Projects.internal.contoso.com https://Communities.internal....
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Restricting Non-Synchronised Users in 2013

Scenario We have two synchronisation connections. One uses windows synchronisation and syncs an "Internal" OU group. The other uses forms authentication and syncs an "External" OU Group. This ...
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Update User Profile Property When User First Visits Site

Is there a way to automatically set the value of a User Profile property right when the user first visits a SharePoint site -regardless of what page they load first? I'm kind of looking for the ...
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User not appearing when I start typing name in Group

There are 3 users in AD and they are synced with UPS. I can see their profile and if I do people search then they also appear in results. Let's call them user1, user2, user3. Problem is I am trying to ...
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Passing employee id from AD to a SharePoint list

I have a property named EmployeeId in AD. UPS is configured and is getting all users EmployeeID from AD. I have made an external list. I want to pass logged in user's EmployeeID to that list so it ...
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User Profile Sync - User Names displayed as MVID=

Noticed that during the final couple stages of an incremental active directory sync for my user profile service, the FIM Synchronization Service Manager lists the users distinguished names as MVID=(...
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SharePoint User Profiles Deleted

I had an strange issue 3 weeks before and i was wondering if you guys can help me with that . We have setup my sites in our environment and we have about 5000 profiles and everyday at 1.00 am an ...
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Separate sub-sites into their own application pools?

I'm in the middle of an upgrade of a SharePoint 2007 farm. In this old farm, they have My Sites set up to share a database and application pool with everything else in the farm. As we move ahead ...
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SharePoint 2010 people search results recent content showing no results

What are the dependencies for having the "By username" actually work and show recent content within the people search results? I'm assuming the recent content is not just my site content but ALL ...
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Custom Discussion Board Join User Profile Custom Properties Linked Datasource

I have been tasked with modifying the SharePoint 2010 default Discussion Board to include two additional custom fields that have been definied in the User Profile list. In an ideal world I would like ...
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User Profile Sync not running

Under the User Profile Service Application, I noticed that the Profile Synchronization Status was set to "Synchronizing Stop". Which is weird, as it was noon, and the incrementals are supposed to ...
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Does a trusted My Site location actually have to point to a My Site Host?

I'm trying to evaluate my strategy for doing some custom User Profile related pages. I'd like to reuse my main master page and use a combination of web parts, users controls and page layouts to get ...
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User Profile Application service was inaccessible - ProfilePropertyService.svc has exceeded the allotted timeout

Yesterday, we suffered with the Global outage on our SharePoint 2010 farm as the "User Profile Service Application" was inaccessible during those hours. Exception: 01/13/2012 08:41:20.16 OWSTIMER....
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Approval workflow: “Assigned to” field gets different user name in list and autogenerated e-mail

I've added an Approval workflow on my development server and manually copied the workflow in the production environment (since no efficient deployment tool for configured workflows seems to exist). ...
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How does Membership show in Mysite - SharePoint 2010 - Part-2?

User's membership is not getting populated in the Membership tab on Mysite in our SharePoint 2010 environment. It was working fine until we provisioned a new UPA (used the existing profile and social ...
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Problem syncing user profile information to Site Collection

SharePoint 2010 Server - I've got a Site Collection where the user profiles aren't getting updated from the farm profile store. Especially I noticed that photos I've uploaded to the user profiles are ...
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SharePoint Online profile picture sync from AAD

Hope someone here can help with an issue which is strange and new to me. We have hybrid environment, running both SharePoint on-premises and Online. We have lot of services running in our ...
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Query userprofileservice.asmx from a Windows desktop application

I have a C# desktop application that loads user information from various sources and compares it. At a high level, I would like the app to query our on-premise SharePoint 2013 user profile service ...
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user profile service issue on SharePoint 2010 environment

on our test environment, user profile service was not working. When we checked, there was no connection between AD and SharePoint. And also "Forefront Identity Manager Synchronization Service" was not ...
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How to Change “About Me” URL in SharePoint 2016?

I need to Change "About Me" URL in SharePoint 2016 to be "https" instead of "http". Note that "My Site" is in the same Web application with other sites.
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User Profile Synchronization not happening in SharePoint 2016

I have created SharePoint site collection and when I am trying to add users to groups, People picker is not resolving the users of Active directory. I have created User Profile service, Configured ...
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How to update Job Title property in User Profile Synchronization?

I am using SharePoint 2016. I ran user profile full synchronization, but Job Title and Organization chart(Manager name) are NOT getting "updated" from Active Directory to SharePoint. For example, the ...
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Error running PS Script to reindex user profiles in SharePoint online

I have reused the managed property RefinableString00 and mapped it to the crawled property People:Office. I need to reindex user profiles for an organization with 600 employees. Given that this is ...
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SP 2013 user profiles keep reverting to old profile information

I have this issue where we have a script that updates user profiles if there has been changes to their profile which as being changed in a custom list. this script runs every night. however recently ...
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Difference between $UserProfileManager. - RemoveUserProfile() and RemoveProfile()

you can see my question in the title. One more another question to this situation: Do any of you know, what happens after the MySite-CleanUp-Job runs? In my company there are a lot of users with the "...
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SharePoint 2013 - User Profile Synchronization service not starting

I'm working with SharePoint 2013 and SQL server 2014. Getting below exception while starting "User Profile Synchronization Service". User Profile Application Proxy failed to retrieve partitions ...
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SharePoint 2019 User Profile Service Application could not be provisioned

When creating User Profile Service Application,gives invalid column name 'RecordId' error. I tried following action, create user profile service with powershell but same result create user profile ...
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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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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 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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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SharePoint 2013 User Profile Service Application is not synchronizing

In SharePoint 2013 farm UPSA running with no error but after full or incremental synchronization number of user profiles doesn't change. Here is the number of user profiles section in SharePoint ...
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User Profile Service Application Stuck in Provisioning

My User Profile Service Application (NOT the synchronisation Service) stopped working so I deleted and tried to recreate it using PowerShell. I have tried a number of times - deleting it before I ...