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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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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User profile is not including all Organization Unit

I'm trying to contact /_vti_bin/People.asmx service from a simple javascript call. This web service is returning some user informations. For example I receive these informations in the SPS-...
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Manager for users not updating after upgrade from 2013 to 2016

We recently upgraded from SharePoint 2013 to 2016 and one of the things we did was upgraded our Upgrade the User Profile service application using the method documented. However after we went live, ...
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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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Moving properties in Manage User Properties

So I have a list of properties, I need to put them all in an order that they were for the old site but I am having problems when trying to move certain properties past other ones where rather than ...
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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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SharePoint Online: Get User's(People picker) Manager name and email id

I am on SharePoint Online environment. I have 3 columns Author(People picker, only people, no groups), Manager Name(text field) and Manager email(text field). When a user fills out the Author column ...
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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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If AD user profile is deleted - effect on Sharepoint data (created by, modified by, historic assigned tasks…)

I'm a SP Admin with a basic understanding of how AD and Sharepoint interact. I've had a request from management "...to remove former employee names from Sharepoint". While I've taken care of the SP ...
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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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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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AD Import Connections in Multi-Domain Environment

I have a question regarding AD Import in a multi-domain environment. I currently have my SharePoint 2016 farm setup sync'ing users from the root domain in a forest. We also have a child domain under ...
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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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User Profile Synchronization currently not available

Our SharePoint farm suddenly failed to run the profiles sync. I have checked the Log file and found below ULS Log snipped which is not certain to any error. "The Execute method of job definition ...
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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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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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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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User profiles not available in security

I have a SharePoint 2016 on-prem server farm that I manage. It is set up to sync users from Active Directory and everything appears to be working fine. Since there are multiple OUs containing ...
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What is the best way to store credentials for SharePoint Online?

I will be creating a C# console app that will be executed by a windows task. The purpose of this console app is to prepare a JSON file for bulk user profile update. what is the best way to store SPO ...
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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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InfoPath User Profile Issue after migration with Sharegate

I m migrating SP 2013 to SP Online using Sharegate tool. After migration GetUserProfileByName property is not working in Infopath form because it is accessing one On-Premise web service. How to fix ...
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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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Profile Sychronization Instance list does not list all WFE servers on farm to choose from

I want to create a UPA on a second WFE that serves as a failover WFE server, however the list of "Select the machine in this farm on which you would like to run Profile Synchronization process." only ...
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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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Do I need to update FIM 2010 in SharePoint 2013?

I was wondering if I need to update FIM 2010 that comes with SharePoint 2013? There are some patches available here and the version I have is 4.0.2450.51, which is even below the RTM version. My ...
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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 property mappings between local AD, Azure AD and SharePoint Online?

I'm having trouble finding out property mappings from local AD via Azure AD landing in the SharePoint Online User Profile Service. For example, how would I track down what the equivalent property of ...
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User Profile Service Application page cannot be opened

When I try to access the User Profile Service Application page, it shows the 'Something went wrong' error. Also the user profile sync service cannot be started as it keep being stuck in starting. ...
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Cannot update user profile custom property through ssom

I m trying to update the user profile "State" custom property using below code but getting following error. We have even tried to restart the user profile service but it couldn't fix the issue. Any ...
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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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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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Is it the best practice to run user profile service in WFE servers and search with user profile service?

Hi In new SharePoint 2016 Farm I have below topology 2 APP Servers((Application With Search ROLE) = User Profile Service + and Search Host Controller Service, Search Query and Site Settings Service &...
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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 ...
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Fim error while running synchronization. - Invalid credentials.

When i am running user profile synchronization, i am getting the below error in SharePoint 2013. The screen shot is from Synchronization service manager. How to resolve the below error?
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Is there any way to find out , when the user had updated his profile last time

I want to know the date and time , when user had last updated his profile
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Can the User Profile database be wiped?

Can the User Profile database be wiped or does it need deleted and re-created? I've recently run a full import, but have way more User Profiles than I need. There were groups included in the ...
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MySite Creation

Following on from my original question - SharePoint Farm requiring DC I successfully got this to work, and have all the required profiles available in CA now. Now that the User Profile service has ...
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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 shared service with same database alias

I have SP2016 and SP2013 On-Premises farms. I would like to consume User Profile Application from SP2016 on SP2013. All the configuration was done successfully but I have SQLAlias with same name (...
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User profile service application status starting in sharepoint 2016

I have an intranet farm with 2 application, 3 WFE servers there is user profile service running in 3 servers one app and in 2 wfe servers. In central administraton>Manage service applications user ...
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IS Self Service Site creation work in the Cross farm configuration

We have a problem with UPA in cross farm scenario in SharePoint 2016 ( April 2018 CU). We configure the UPA in Farm A (where everything is working as expected). MySites also in Farm A Build a Trust ...
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Upgrading to SharePoint 2016 UPSA is missing all mapped properties

We're attempting to upgrade our existing SharePoint UPSA from 2013 to 2016, where we are using an AD import sync. After the database are attached to 2016, the mapped properties for AD to the ...
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User Profile Language Settings are not updated in MySite

I have an odd scenario. When I change the Language Preferences of a User using the Edit Profile Properties Page in the User Profile Service Application (SPS-MUILanguages ans SPS-ContentLanguages) the ...
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SharePoint Online: Cannot read user profile property via CSOM / PnP - why?

We created a custom user profile property. We want to read it's value via CSOM (or PnP, doesn't matter). We fail. Our property is not returned in the list of user profile properties. Other ...
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User profile sync service not start - SharePoint 2013

How can start user profile sync service with status disabled in SharePoint 2013 in PowerShell I am using the farm account the farm account in the local admin the FIM services are started I checked ...
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UserProfileApplication Error after giving permissions

A customer has migrated from 2007 to 2013, one of their employees did not get their permissions migrated properly, so she could not modify files in a shared library. I gave her contribute permissions ...