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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User Profile Service Application Sync But Members count 0 in AD Security Group

I have Configure User Profile Service on Production Server(SharePoint Server 2010 Enterprise).It's Configure successfully.It shows Security Group in Audience in Navigation Menu but it shows total ...
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Edit URL with description through SharePoint User Profile Web Service

Is it possible to add/edit a URL with a description through the user profile web service? So far I'm only able to update the actual URL, and not the description. This is the code I'm using so far: ...
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Container (OU) selections changing in User Profiles Sync in SharePoint 2010?

I am working with a client who has a SharePoint Server 2010 farm, build level is pre-SP1. They have had User Profile Sync running against two Active Directory Domains for quite some time. What we are ...
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Get User picture From Blob

We have a table where the user picture is stored in Oracle(As BloB) and I want to use that picture in Profiles. Can someone explain a little bit how to create a timer job for this?
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Let members choose their own web parts in an Intranet site Sidebar

I need to setup an Intranet site where site members can personalise & manage the web parts that appear for them in the sidebar (on the master page). For example - one member may choose to have a ...
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Update another user profile property in SharePoint 2013 online

I tried to implement it by referencing user profiles .asmx web service. So I call ModifyUserPropertyByAccountName method, but always receive "Operation Failure ---> Attempted to perform an ...
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How to make User Profile Service work on “condition” when reading data from Oracle

I have an Oracle HRMS along with Sharepoint. I want User Profile Service to sync with Oracle. UPS will have following fields periodically updated from Oracle. Employee Name Employee Number Marital ...
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Problem with audiences not recognizing AD Groups

I have a problem where my audiences are finding the correct AD groups but they are not being recognized when I assign them. They show up with "nickname" as the alias and total members set to "0". ...
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How can user profile subtypes be assigned in batch?

Long story short, I don't want to have to go into each profile and assign them to a sub-type. Can this be accomplished in batch somehow? Ideally , it would be great to somehow use audiences. If I ...
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Stop Local Accounts From Being Included in User Profile Synchronization

I've created connection filters that should filter out any service accounts from being imported from AD. It's worked for all service accounts except for the Sharepoint search and Sharepoint service ...
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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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Sharepoint broke Active Directory?

Have a bit of a urgent issue here and hope I can get some advice. I suspect that somehow Sharepoint 2010 User Profile Sync overwrote certain active directory properties with null or empty values. I ...
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What is the bext way to update user profile info in AD from Sharepoint?

Is there a way to update a users profile in AD from sharepoint? Is there a web part available, one that I can develop or any other interface that I could build/use? Thanks
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User Profile Pictures

SharePoint 2010 + December 2011 CU. Got User Profiles syncing with Active Directory and configured to pull in picture from AD. I've got a single Site Collection at the moment, and adding users to a "...
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User Profile Data Not AutoPopulated into SP Custom List created through InfoPath Designer 2010

I have created a custom list in sharepoint site and customzied the fields using the infopath designer 2010.I want the userprofile data to be loaded into SPList while click the new item after ...
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How can I map the ADGuid Property for import in the User Profile Service Application?

I am trying to use the User Profile Service Application to import the ADGuid (Active Directory ID) from Active Directory into SharePoint 2010. There is already a default property to store this data, ...
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User Profile Service not setup, but user information from Active Directory Exists

I have yet to setup the User Profile Service on my new SP2010 Farm. Yet when I go to view my user information or other users' information, it contains properties (mobile number, department, etc) that ...
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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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Suggestion : KB 2756920 causes several issues [closed]

KB 2756920 causes several errors like Search scope may not function and user profile service may break causing your SharePoint site go down, so make sure your server did not update this article. I ...
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How to get extra User properties?

A few custom properties have been added to the user object via CA. I would I retrieve these fields programmatically? Solution: UserProfileManager mgr = new UserProfileManager(SpServiceContext....
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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 "....
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User Profile - MultiloginAccounts - Claims: Forms Based Auth and Windows

In SharePoint 2010, I'm using Forms Based Auth with the LDAP role and membership providers. I have the SPS-ClaimID mapped properly so the Forms Based Profile is sync/mapped to the AD Profile. What I'...
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People Search - Show Recent Staff

I need to be able to show the latest 5 members of staff to join the organisation on our intranet homepage. I think the best way to do this would be with the People Search Core Results web part, but I ...
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User Profile Service Configuration problem: no update of user information even in full synch

I'm encountering some problems with UPS. After the installation every user from sharepoint has all fields parametrized (eg.: Department) but if I change them and launch a Sync (full or incremental) my ...
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Mapping User Properties Fails

I have the User Profile Service set up to map Active Directory users to Sharepoint. Its all working, but I'm having trouble when trying to make the mobile field import into the CellPhone field in ...
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Fetching data from user profile service throws NullReferenceException

I am fetching the user data from the user profile service. I have created a custom property for EmpId. When I try to access its value NullReferenceException is thrown. How can I access the value ...
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Associate groups or attributes to a SharePoint user

I need to associate some groups or attributes to a SharePoint user and be able to query for those, maybe by using the _vti_bin/UserGroup.asmx or /_vti_bin/UserProfileService.asmx. Is this possible in ...
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BDC - User profile sync won't sync with sql server/wcf service

I created simple web service which implement 2 methods (one (no parameters) return list of object, another (one parameter - upId int) returns simple object with 3 properties (bool, string, and int (...
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Duplicate profiles showing up in SharePoint 2010 search results

Ok, this one is a bit odd. In my environment we have FAST Search Server 2010, everything is configured and working properly. Recently we had to run a full profile sync in the User Profile Service ...
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Problem when trying to initialize a SocialRatingManager object

We had a tiny console app. that index some content of a Sharepoint 2010 site. Among that data, we need to index the user rating per content. We use the following code to do it: //content and url are ...
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How can I upload documents/pictures into a users “My Site” Shared documents/pictures?

Is there any easy way to upload documents/pictures into a users "My Site" Shared Documents/Pictures? Maybe using the user profile service? The only way I can think to accomplish this is to first get ...
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MySite Title always changes to Site Collection admin display name

I have been struggling with an issue for a while now. Our customer had the requirements to have a central account to be set as site collection administrator for each mysite. This means that, upon ...
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What is it with the User Profile Service?

The "User Profile Synchronization service" gets stuck on starting on every machine and server I ever use. Is there any guide, that is not Harbar's and 200 pages long, on what can make this service ...
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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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Getting AD Information

I need to certain information. I read that it is not possible to get AD information unless you have some sort of solution that accesses it. So the other option is the SharePoint user profiles. How ...

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