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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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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Active Directory Display name with commas and SharePoint

This is rather a rant than a question, but I'm trying to find a best practice. A Active Directory I'm working with is currently organized using LastName, FirstName for displayName. The ...
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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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Get the User Profile data with API SharePoint 2013

I have to fetch the User Profiles(selected) with filters- First_Name starts with A or Department_Name = "Test" or Last_Name contains A and get the count of those users with API. Can you guide me ...
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SharePoint 2013 User Profile Synchronization Service is not running

In SharePoint 2013 farm, I can't start UPSS. When I try to start, it stuck on starting about 30 minutes and then it turns to stopped. On event viewer I found something like this. The Execute method ...
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Update Multiple User Profiles - Not One at a Time

My Question: Is it possible to easily update multiple user profiles, but NOT one at a time? I need to update a user profile property for every user - thousands of them. Scenario: We have a custom ...
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Can I add a non-Admin user in O365 access to Sharepoint Admin User Profile service?

I wanted to give another department head access to be able to update the user profile service (specifically update Manager Field)? Is this possible or any other way to do it?
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Without using My sites is it possible to display the profile picture in SharePoint 2013?

How to show the current user profile picture without using my sites in SharePoint 2013?
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Disabled Users in SharePoint 2013 - Best practices

What is the best practice for managing disabled users? Should these be imported in SharePoint? And if not, how to filter these records? SharePoint 2013, Synchronization option in User Profile Service
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A user seemingly modified a document after their account was deactivated

Our company uses Office 365. A user left and our IT team confirms that her account was disabled in June. There's a document in SharePoint showing that she created it in April (ok) and edited it in ...
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SharePoint User Profile Synchronization Service not starting

I upgraded my user profile service application from SP2010 to SP2013. I upgraded only ProfileDB and Social DB and created a new Sync DB for SP2013. After creating user profile service,when i tried to ...
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GetPropertiesFor ajax call from Sharepoint 2013 app

I tried the below code with GetMyProperties in a SharePoint Hosted app and it works, but the following code gives me a bad request url = appweburl + "/_api/SP.UserProfiles.PeopleManager/...
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“HostId is not registered” when starting User Profile Synchronization Service

I'm totally stuck trying to get the User Profile Synchronization Service to run in a new SharePoint 2013 system. I've followed every possible guide and applied every known fix, but it's still unable ...
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How do I fix the error “Your personal site does not contain a picture library named 'Pictures'” on user profile pages?

I'm working with a SharePoint 2010 farm that has SP 1 + the October 2011 CU installed. MySites and User Profile Synchronization with Active Directory were recently added. Everything seems to be ...
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Updates are currently disallowed on GET requests. To allow updates on a GET, set the 'AllowUnsafeUpdates' property on SPWeb

I want to update the user profile details through the code however it is throwing the below exception "Updates are currently disallowed on GET requests. To allow updates on a GET, set the '...
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Newsfeed remains empty

I am having a problem provisioning users newsfeeds with actual news. I have followed Harbars guide to create the user profile server application. Also i have created the user profile Syncronisation ...
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SharePoint CSOM: how to get login name using email

I have a column of type People in a SharePoint list. I want to get the user properties for the users present in that column. For this I am using below code: PersonProperties personProperties = ...
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Can I synchronize only users that are members of a certain AD group?

I have a user profile service application set up, and now I want to import profiles from an AD, but I don't want all users, only those that are members of a given AD group. How do I do that?
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How do I import active directory photos and sync them with my site collections?

I have employee photos that are already loaded into active directory. I would like to have them pushed into SharePoint so that they are visible on the MySite pages and on all site collections. How ...
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How to check time when last user profile service full synchroniztion was done?

I am trying to find out when full synchronization of user profile service was done. Is there any way to find its last date and time?
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Is Forefront Identity Manager required for user profile synchronization service in SharePoint 2013?

I want to configure user profile synchronization service in SharePoint 2013 environment. Does anyone know the steps to configure the same? Is Forefront Identity Manager required to be installed for ...
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Maintaining permissions across a SharePoint 2007 and SharePoint 2010 site?

We're currently mid-way through migrating to SharePoint 2010. As we have a large test schedule ahead of us we're currently running two test deployments side by side - Our SharePoint 2007 test ...
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User Profile Sync Pulls Invalid Accountnames

I have a customer with an interesting issue. They are currently synchronizing about 12k user accounts from their domain. They have a selection of accounts that are coming over incorrectly. Lets say ...
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How to lock GetUserProfileByName value when InfoPath form was submitted

I have created InfoPath form that collects information from the user (name, department, manager etc...) using GetUserProfileByName method. I have also created a workflow for this form so that once it ...
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Can I use a single SharePoint Server for User Profile Synchronization?

I have a test server and this server running central admin and SharePoint foundation Web Application service. Can I use this server for user profile synchronization service and user profile service ...
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Get User Details from User Profile using Web Service in SPD 2013 Workflow

I want to retrieve the user properties like Group,Email,Manager from User Profile using Web service in SharePoint Designer 2013 workflow. I trying with Call HTTP Web Service Action. Please explain me ...
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Profile being imported even if the OU containing the user is excluded

We are exluding a given OU from the profile import (OU=OLD): However, a user belonging to that OU still shows up in the people picker: Since the implementation of SharePoint here is really recent, I ...
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User Profiles email property not getting updated in SharePoint

We have SharePoint 2013 on-premise site, where users from "ABC" AD domain are accessing the site. Now some of the users got new account and email on "XYZ" domain, but still they are part of "ABC" ...
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How to get another user's (including current user) followed sites

How to get another user's followed sites, programmatically. It seems that SPSocialFollowingManager followingManager = new SPSocialFollowingManager(userProfile, context); only works for the current ...
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SharePoint 2010 User Profile Service Application Error

I got a strange problem with Sharepoint 2010 User Profile Synchronization Service (UPS). I have User Profile Service Application(UPA) and User Profile Service is started. Two FIM Service is stopped (...
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Add Administrator to User Profile Server via Powershell

I was recently directed to an article that explains how to add a user to the permissions list for the User Profile Service using Powershell, which worked a treat. [My original question] I'm now ...
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SP2010 User Profiles: Setting values to a multivalued property via managed code

Any having experience with SharePoint 2010 and updating the user profiles properties (via managed code/PowerShell)? We have some problems setting values to a multivalued property. We have tried ...
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User profile properties mapped to a BCS connection requires two syncs for new users

I have the User Profile Service Application up and running in a SharePoint 2010 farm. It is configured with two synchronization connections; one to Active Directory and a second to a backend database ...
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User Profile Synchronization: How to delete/overwrite “Job Title” property?

The UPS animal is a strange one. I just don't know how I can delete or overwrite a property completely. I have the Job Title property (Imported from AD) filled on all my users. I want to change this ...
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People Search Results Links to /person.aspx?accountname=DOMAIN/USERNAME Causes 404 User Not Found

When doing people searches in SharePoint 2010 Server, the account name is formatted DOMAIN/USERNAME instead of DOMAIN\USERNAME. This is causing a User Not Found error when trying to click on their ...
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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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Ability to change user profile picture to no picture

We would like to give the end user the ability to decide and have either badge picture or no picture as a profile picture under people search results in SharePoint 2016. From user profile ...
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SharePoint User Profile error - Your search encountered an error. If the problem persists, contact the portal site administrator

I have configured User Profile service in my environment. It was working fine till we shift our database to other server. Currently we are not able to get sync profiles. It shows blank. Refer below ...
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AD display name change not getting updated in peoplepicker

Recently I have updated display name in AD for some users and have run the full synchronization in my sharepoint server 2010. When I do this the user names get updated in my user profile service where ...
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My Site Cleanup and Secondary Admin

In the User Profile area of the Sharepoint admin center, you can elect to reroute permissions of an employee's OneDrive for Business site to another user when their profile is deleted. You also have ...
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User Profile Service - missing user profiles from AD

I have 2 SP 2013 SP1 environments, testing and production. Both have user profile service application (using FIM agent) configure to get profiles from AD. Both the farms have similar service ...
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Removing user from people picker/UIL

Background Information: Company is the process of moving to a new domain called domain A, from domain B. at one point there was going to be a domain, called domain C that had a few users setup and ...
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Unable to give the Preferred Search Center in My Site Settings in SharePoint 2013

I am trying to give the Search Center URL in User Profile->My Site Setting ->Preferred Search Center. Once I've given the url and clicking ok, if I again go to that location I am unable to see the ...
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How to update active directory data from SharePoint 2010 application

Is there any way by which we can directly update active directory data from SharePoint 2010 application? Plz guide how to do this? Regards
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Configuring User Profile/Managed Metadata Sync Service

As far as I know, everytime you perform a crawl on the User Profile Service Application certain Active Directory fields are converter or added (if already exist) to the People term-set. We found a ...