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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Get all the Users from the User Profile in less time

Currently I'm using Server Side Object Model in web part var srchResults = profileManager.GetEnumerator(); while (SrchResults.MoveNext()){//Code here} But it takes a lot of time because the users ...
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SharePoint is not picking up User Email Ids

My mail server is hosted with some third party and not synch with our AD. We found that Email Id attribute is blank in AD as well as for SharePoint user profile. We manually added User email ID's in ...
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Full or Incremental User Profile Sync needed?

Our client uses SharePoint Server 2013. We created a People directory, but the problem is that for many employees the job title in the search results is shown twice: as in "Job title: job title job ...
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Update managed metadata field in user profile using UserProfileService web service

I have property in users that is a managed metadata / taxonomy field, but I'm unable to set it using code from my SharePoint App/Add-In. UserProfileService.PropertyData[] props = new ...
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Retrieving list of users in a site shows expired accounts

I'm retrieving a list of users using the following: public List<SPUsersEntity> FetchItems(string siteName) { try { PostEvent("Attempting to load users from: " + siteName, ...
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Active Directory Import “No containers to display”

I am trying to configure Active Directory Import in SP2013, the problem is that on Add new synchronization connection screen I am getting "No containers to display" error after clicking "Populate ...
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User cleanup in Sharepoint 2010?

In our project, User accounts are set to be inactive in Active directory whenever they depart and it will be removed permanently only after 6months. In this case, may I expect that SharePoint User ...
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Two-Way User Profile Synchronization from / to AD

I am wondering about the following problem - say I have MySites configured on my SharePoint Server 2013 environment and the users' profile properties like address, telephone number and so forth are ...
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Error trying to delete User Profile Service Application

When trying to delete a user profile service application I'm getting an error. It goes ahead and deletes the proxy, but then I get the following error without completing the delete: "The timer job ...
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Unauthorized access to User Profile Service web service

I have two zones for my SP2010 site collection: default (uses Win Auth- claims) and internet (uses FBA to an AD user store). I have a WP which would call the User Profile Web Service and get some ...
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Forefront Identity Manager Service status is blank

Forefront identity manager service status is showing as blank in services console but I'm able to successfully start User profile service and User Profile Synchronization Service. But I couldn't ...
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Preventing User Profile Field Mapping to AD

We have two network domains, A and B, each with its own AD DS. We have a SharePoint 2010 implementation on domian A that has full bi directional syncing with its AD DS. We would like to synchronise ...
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Claims auth + LDAP user display setting in SharePoint

I have a claims auth site setup right now with both Windows & Forms. Providers are configured for LDAP auth. This works without an issue. I want users to be able to sign in to SharePoint using ...
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How many users can user profile service handle?

I have a question regarding the user profile service. It is more functional question. The question is how many users can the user profile service handle? By this i mean, lets say i have a sharepoint ...
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User Profile Service Strikes Again

Before someone links me to Habar I know that site intamatley. Usually I can overcome UPS issues with the August 2011 CUs and correctly set permissions for the app pool account. I have a current issue ...
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UserProfiles - UserNotFoundExceptio

Scenario: User X (AD user) has access to the sharepoint environment (full control permissions) Environment is load balanced The customer told me they use different domain notations (old = ...
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Sharepoint 2010 grab SIP address from AD?

I would like to have the 'SIP Address' (eg. sip:myname.companyname.com) field automatically filled in so we can use Portal's 'presence' functionality - as far as I can see we have no dedicated LDAP ...
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User Profile Synchronisation Service Provision Problem

I'm having exactly the same problem as stated here: https://serverfault.com/questions/148924/sharepoint-2010-user-profile-synchronization. I checked the page at harbar.net but I don't know what ...
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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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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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Migrate Site Collection to new farm without UPS causing issues

We are in the process of migrating to a new domain/datacenter, and have rebuilt a development farm in the new DC. The farm is very simple in that it does not require many services and service apps (...
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User Profile service is showing 35 UserProfile while the UserProfileSyncService is stopped and we did not define any Sync Connections

I have started working on a new sharepoint farm 2013 on-premises for our customer, and first thing i checked is the managed services they have which seems fine, except for the User Profile Service, ...
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FIM Synchronization service not starting Sharepoint 2013

User Profile Service and User Profile Synchronization services in Central Administration site is started but FIM Synchorization Service is stopped. When i try to start it, gave me this error 6324: ...
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Manager field in SharePoint 2016 is not synced using Microsoft Identity Manager

We have installed Microsoft Identity Manager and performed all the steps to sync MIM with Sharepoint, but what we noticed is that Manager field in SharePoint 2016 User profile is not synced, rather it ...
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Deleted users showing up in peoplepicker

I have a strange problem in SharePoint 2013 OnPrem. SP used to be set up with AD import from two domains, let's call them DomainA and DomainB. Then it was decided to remove DomainB, and all users in ...
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Editing connection filters in SharePoint 2016 UPS

I have got SP 2016 installed in premise and I am trying to setup User Profile service application. I have successfully created my connection to AD, however, I need to filter the profiles. When I ...
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SharePoint User removal procedures and policies

What are your policies and procedures for removal of users? I'm looking to hear from the community to what some best practices are. In particular, I'm looking to see if anything else is done after ...
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Get all user profiles to list

I have created user profile application successfully and also I got all user profiles to Central Administration from AD. but now how do I save these all user profiles details into list in subsite. I ...
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CSOM : Exception of type 'System.OutOfMemoryException' was thrown

I am trying to get the details of users from User Profiles using CSOM. I have a list of users in Excel file(approx 20000). I am reading the excel file and storing data in DataTable, i am iterating ...
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Cannot activate Site Feed feature

I am trying to activate "Site Feed" feature in my Site Collection, but I am getting the following errors via UI: UI: SiteFeedFeatureReceiver: can only be enabled on the same farm where MySites are ...
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Receiving “Access Denied” message when using Sharepoint API for GetUserProfilePropertyFor

I am using SharePoint 2013 Online/Office 365. Since I read that the _vin... user profile services through InfoPath are not available for the Office 365 version of SharePoint, I am trying a new ...
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Synchronize Userprofile SP2013 VM with Active Directory

I have a SP2013 DEV on a virtual machine and wonder if is possible to synchronize Userprofiler with Active directory of the company.
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Removing User Profile Service Application

Because of a malfunctioning UPS, I consider deleting it and recreating it from scratch. HOWEVER I'm wondering about the impact on my users. Once it's recreated, what do they lose (alerts, stuff like ...
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How to get access to SPServiceContext in powershell?

I'm having trouble getting Get-SPServiceContext to return a SiteSubscriptionId that is not a bunch of zeros. I'm using an account 'SP_Sync' and set permissions to Farm Administrators group User ...
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Cannot use “postOfficeBox” in User Profile Synchronization Service

I would like to use the "P. O. Box"-AD-attribute (according to http://www.selfadsi.de/user-attributes-w2k8.htm it is named "postOfficeBox") in SharePoint. Unluckily i cannot find the according entry ...
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Can Move-SPUser be used to merge users if security is not a factor?

We manage all our site security via AD group memberships. We are currently in the process of folding four AD domains into a fifth domain that already exists. Our farm is in one of those four domains ...
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SharePoint 2010 User Profile Picture Medium/Large thumbnail mapping the first time uploaded image.New Profile picture is not loaded

I am facing the some critical issue in production server. I uploaded the userprofile photoA first time for USER A. Its is working fine. now the image stored in the User Photos/ProfilePicturs //...
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UserProfileManager.Search(string[])

whats up? Has anyone used the UserProfileManager.Search method? if I pass an array of strings it does an 'AND' or an 'OR' search? Is it possible to do a 'Like' search using this function? Thanks in ...
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User Profile Synchronization - Filter by AD OU or DN attributes

I am attempting to filter out a subset of users in Active Directory from being pulled into the User Profile Service. The users need to be filtered by the Organizational Unit property (ou), which is ...
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SharePoint 2010 PeoplePicker Control Not Displaying User Data

In a test SharePoint environment, I have configured the User Profile Service, and the user profiles have been successfully populated into the UPS using the User profile Synchronization Service from ...
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UPS > An unexpected error has occured > How to fix this issue?

I recreated UPS about 6 times now and still getting the above error. I will include the ULS log at the end. I followed all the rules Services started in SP. forefront stated (2 FIMS R RUNing under ...
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My Site - User Profile service

I have few short questions about relations between "My Site" and UP/UPSync services. Can I, normally, use User profile service without having My Site configured? Can I, normally, use User profile ...
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When I browse to user profiles, SharePoint tells me that there are profiles but doesn't list any of them

When I navigate to the User Profile service and click "Manage User Profiles," Sharepoint tells me there are 11 profiles. But none are listed and searches do not appear to return results. I am having ...
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Can't set up my sites in SharePoint 2010

I'd like to run MySite in my sharepoint 2010 instance. I'm following the article from TechNet from here and here for creating Profile Service Application. I'm creating profile service application and ...
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Supplementing User Profile with information from BCS

I've got my external content type and BCS all sorted and working - the list view of the external list shows 100% in the site and the external content type shows under my BCS service application. Now ...
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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 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. ...