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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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Error trying to create Synchronization Connection

I'm trying to create a Synchronization Connection by going to Central Administration > Manage Service Applications > User Profile Service Application > Configure Synchronization Connections. ...
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Cannot create user profile service…Creating Profile Service Application. Please wait

When I try to create a new user profile service application, it is stuck at Creating Profile Service Application. Please wait. Eventually it times out. Any assistance would be appreciated. It is a ...
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No exact match was found when add user to SP2013 site

I am working on a SharePoint 2013 on-premise farm. We need to add a user "Subdomain\peterpan" to site collection A's permission group. But it returns "No exact match was found" error. We checked in ...
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SharePoint Online User Profile updating

Is there a REST API for updating User Profiles? I've found the one to read them, but can't seem to work out how to update them. User Profile Properties With REST API–SharePoint Office 365. Thanks.
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wrong person being added in sharepoint group

I have encountered a weird issue when i got a request to add a person in one of the security groups.what's odd is when i enter the login name of Christopher, another person is being added. they have ...
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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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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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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 Synchronization Service is not starting at all

I have a User Profile Service and User Profile Synchronization Service. This is what I did. I went into powershell and typed: get-spserviceinstance and I got all the services status. The next step ...
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user profile services set as running, but manual synch won't start

After years of good performance the UPS stopped performing. The services are listed as running but starting a manual sync has got no effects. Even the night sync apparently does not perform, although ...
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SP2013: User Profile Synchronization Service wants a password, but SharePoint manages that one

My User Profile Synchronization Service won't start. When I go to Central Administration > Manage services on server and try to start the service, it asks me for the password for my farm account. ...
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Not able to add Users to Site Collection in SharePoint 2013

I am having big issues in adding users to a site collection to giving them access. Let me describe to you my problem: I have created a site collection and can set the site collection administrators. ...
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Delete users from Profile Missing from Import view

I need to delete users from user profile in the view Profile Missing from Import. I tried to run the My Site Cleanup Timer job but they are still there. How can I do?
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Forefront Identity Manager Service status is blank

Forefront identity manager service status is showing as blank in services console but I'm able to successfully start User profile service and User Profile Synchronization Service. But I couldn't ...
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disable adding user which are not imported from AD

I'm still able to add users which are not imported via AD-Import in user profile service. Is there any way to stop adding them in sites?
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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 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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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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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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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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How to lockdown a mysite page for some users

import profile services is configured and running into my sp 2010 farm. But for some requirements I need to Lockdown a mysite page properties for a specific user , so that when import profile runs, ...
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Configure SharePoint 2013 in Windows Azure Farm with Windows Server 2012 and SQL Server 2014

I have a SharePoint Farm in Windows Azure with 3 servers, one for SP2013, one for AD and the 3rd one for SQL. The OS for all the servers is Windows Server 2012. The SQL Server version is 2014. This ...
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How to add additional property in the user profile system?

User profile service is having primary connection with the AD but if we want to add additional property from external SAP application what are the possible ways?
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Auto populate current user information

I am creating a list where I would like the current user information to auto populate so they don't have to type things like name, email, phone, etc. I have tried to do this in infopath but out system ...
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Newsfeed Posts Disappear Suddenly

My post in the news-feed disappear after 1 min and trying to change the cache for the appfabric but it's not working and i stuck here how i can change this setting for my newsfeed ? i try the ...
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General user profile sync question

What is the exact reason the UPS runs under a diffrent account then the farm admin account?
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How to detect that a profile has changed

I need to detect when there has been an update on a user profile (my site) in SharePoint. I guess I will loop through all the user profiles in a timer job, and look after some proprerty. Any ideas of ...
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User Profile Synchronization and server farm account issue

I have SharePoint 2013 farm with 1 Application server and 2 web server on load balance. My user profile is up and running with Server Farm Account. But it always throw below error. So I tried to ...
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User Profiles not syncing Images

I'm wondering if anyone else has had trouble with their SharePoint 2013 user profile syncs, because I am currently experiencing the problem for several SharePoint users whose profile images do not ...
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SharePoint Services not running

I have installed SharePoint standalone in C:. I have choose database : data and log file path in D:\ drive. Now after successful installation, I start configuring services, SharePoint search ...
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Use SharePoint web app without user profile service application

I have a requirement to allow users to change their display name, but, due to a somewhat bizarre combination of existing farm configuration and other limitations, I cannot accomplish this by making ...
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User Profile Synchronisation from SQL Database

I am trying to update the Manager and Profile Picture properties for the UPS from SQL. The problem is that these two fields are stored as text in SQL but SharePoint expects a Person field and URL ...
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User Profile Service: Can add my user to Administrators, but not Permissions

I'm trying to run a Powershell script that updates the "PictureURL" for a specific FBA user on my SharePoint 2010 site. However, the script returns an error saying: New-Object : Exception calling "....