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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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 ...