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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Move-SPUser : pixels

Migrating users from one domain to another, I get this error on a couple of users. The migration still seems to occur. Move-SPUser : pixels At D:\UserMigration\MigrateUsers.ps1:10 char:28 + $...
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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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Active Directory Import not working correctly

I have configured AD Import on 2013 instance, but it seems that it doesn't work correctly. New entries in specified OUs are not imported into UPS. I have checked the logs and there are no errors ...
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No results when searching with special characters in custom metadata property

We have an issue with SharePoint 2010 Search. Currently, we have a property in Active Directory, for each user, that specify their initials. We have a scheduled task that runs every hour to sync these ...
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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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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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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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User Profile synchronization connection has been deleted but still user profiles show up in SharePoint

We have SharePoint 2013 environment and we have 2 AD connections (ie. 2 different domains) in User Profile Service Application. All the users from DomainA have been moved to DomainB and AD team have ...
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User Profile Service Incremental Sync doesn't sync photos

On a Sharepoint 2010 farm I've found lately that the automatic Incremental Sync that runs for the User Profile Service daily, isn't properly syncing the information between AD and Sharepoint. An ...
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ConnectionManager can't find connection

I'm trying to get a connection from the connectionManager, but when I run the following code, I get my connection as null (which throws a nullreference exception later) Is there anyone who knows what ...
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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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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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User 'app@sharepoint' doesn't exist in UPA by UPN or SID, and user with this SID was not found in AD

I am having an issue on Sharepoint Online(Provider-hosted app) with calling User Profile REST API using AppOnlyAccessToken. My app has the feature to give permission on the fly to 'AllProfiles.Manage' ...
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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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Synchronisation Service doesn't update Job Title

A user's Job Title field isn't updating in the User Profile (and therefore an old value is showing-up in the People Search). Interestingly, I can see the Job Title property changing when I view it ...
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Error: Unexpected response data from server - user Profile properties displays

I get the mentioned error message when i try to display the User Profile properties by using JSOM(Java Script Object Model) Error: Unexpected response data from server. The error occurs for around 1 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to add UPS users profile to a Site Collection without performing EnsureUser?

I have a SP2013 farm with a User Profile Service populated with an External Identity Provider (MIM 2016 to be more specific). The Identity Manager takes users for several Active Directories and ...
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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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1 User Profile Sync Service with 2 domains

Here is the scenario: I have 2 domains. Domain A is corporate, Domain B is local to our site. Each domain has its own SharePoint that uses its respective AD and User Profile Syncs wonderfully. The ...
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User Profile Import from Different environment

I just wondering if there is a way to import User profile from different environment. For instance copy the user profile import from Production environment to PreProd environment. Both environment ...
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How can I sync SID to user profiles when the authentication provider type is Trusted Claims Provider Authentication (ADFS)?

We are implementing ADFS within our environment but have code that is dependent on the user's SID. The SPUser.Sid is empty due to the switch from classic to claims authentication and thought we could ...
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User Profiles in DEV and PROD have different Number

I have DEV and PROD SharePoint 2010 Server environments. DEV is a copy of production a few months old. The User Profile configuration is, I believe, identical. Same sources, same FIM. However, the ...
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Has SharePoint O365 stopped support of /_vti_bin/UserProfileService.asmx endpoint recently?

Until now, the legacy /_vti_bin/UserProfileService.asmx was the only possible API to update SharePoint o365 user profile properties. Unfortunately, recently it started to return Server was unable to ...
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Sharepoint 2013 with SQL Authentication

I'm trying to get Sharepoint 2013 to install correctly with SQL Authentication. The domain environment I am running this under, service accounts are not easy to come by and have to be renewed every ...
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What's the connection between the User Profile Service and the People And Groups hidden list? SharePoint 2013

I'm looking to understand the connection between the User Profile Service and the hidden User Information List. Here's what I'm experiencing. New SharePoint 2013 farm with a migrated UPS from a ...
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How to get User Profile Service information on user OTHER THAN current user?

So much information on how to autopopulate information for the current user or the logged in user in InfoPath. But what about other users? What if there's a field that's 99/100 times going to be the ...
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Updated external content type but connection not updated in central admin

I have an external content type for a sql server view, all working well. I add a new field to the view and save (SPD), in central admin I go to BDC and click on the content type - I can see the added ...
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Search_Service_Application_DB permissions

All of the sudden no one can get to their profiles in our SharePoint 2010 Enterprise environment. A lovely unexpected error message pops up. Comparing the correlation ID with the ULS logs, it appears ...
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Valid SharePoint user that doesn't have a user profile causing workflow errors

I have created a work flow that retrieves some details, such as the manager and some address details, about users on our SharePoint. The information is retrieved for after the fact analysis we do on ...
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SharePoint 2013 User Profile Service - Attributes Not Being Imported

My SP 2013 User Profile Service is configured to import all active users within 2 domains; external.company.com (external domain) and company.org (internal domain). The UPS is setup on the external ...
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Edit UserProfileProperties in Sharepoint 2010 using PowerShell

As I mentioned above I want to modify given UserProfileProperties. This is what I have found during the last two hours. I also found several other things, but it won´t work. I modified all paths, so ...
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Retrieve the Large Thumbnail Profile Image in Sharepoint 2010 My Site Profile Page

I am trying to retrieve the profile image with the _LThumb URL, in my people search result. But since my container is 30x30px, SharePoint is automatically retrieving the profile image with _MThumb on ...
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User profile sync issues

"The management agent ""MOSS-UserProfile"" run profile ""MOSS_DELTAIMPORT_32f3b5c7-5bf3-4dc4-b6c4-393a2c9e111b"" completed a step with errors. Additional Information Discovery Errors : ""3"" ...
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How to programmatically access values on “My Site Settings” page

I'm working on an automated SharePoint 2013 production environment deployment. I'm searching for a programmatic means of manipulating all values found on the "My Site Settings" page of CA. Reverse ...
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SharePoint is not picking up email address of a particular user in AD

We have a travel request form in SharePoint where two of the fields are "Traveler Name" and "Traveler Email". When the "Traveler Name" is filled up then "Traveler Email" field automatically picks up ...
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Choose User Profile DB on Sharepoint 2013

We have 2 User Profile Service application in our environment. Early created User profile service is not provisioning with user synchronization service and not working now. Last created User profile ...
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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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How to schedule a task for UPA Photo update

I setup a task schedule to run ps1 to update photo store. I notice that photos aren't being updated. But when I to run the update-spprofilephotostore manually then photos are updated? http://www....
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Migrate Sharepoint AD import connection to Microsoft Identity Manager (MIM)

We want to migrate Sharepoint user profile sychronization from active directory import to Microsoft Identity Manager (MIM).(Due to multiple AD forests requirement) Can we do this, and if we do this ...
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SharePoint 2013 how to get the correct ProfileManager on a farm with two Profile servcie applications

Here is my situation, I have a farm that has two profile service applications. One is a standard user profile service application, the other is a replicated profile service application. They each ...
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Users Unable to Edit Profile Properties

I have an on-premises SharePoint 2016 server. The user Profile Service is set up to sync with Active Directory and all of my users have been pulled in. When a user goes to "About Me", they can click ...
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More than one DN specified for the same profile in Profile DB - User profile synchronization.

I am facing a similar error as the Link provides. Is there a relevant SQL query for PS Query provided in the link to delete those entries? I did find an other technet article but the link seems to be ...