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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Photo field not syncing in SharePoint 2016 using Microsoft Identity Manager

I have installed MIM 2016 and run a photo sync in SharePoint 2016, but I am having some problem as some users' photos are not being synced in SharePoint even though they have photos in AD. Other users ...
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Strange NetBIOS behaviour

I have noticed strange behaviour with some user accounts in our SharePoint 2013 Enterprise farm. We have a domain that has a slightly different NetBIOS name than the beginning of our FQDN, and as ...
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How to add UPS users profile to a Site Collection without performing EnsureUser?

I have a SP2013 farm with a User Profile Service populated with an External Identity Provider (MIM 2016 to be more specific). The Identity Manager takes users for several Active Directories and ...
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User Profile Sync is not currently provisioned

Our site was hit by a major disaster whic reduced our 6 server sharepoint farm to 2 servers. I have recovered the entire environment with the exception of the User Profile Service. Whenever I ...
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Looping over UserProfiles

I have a number of users who need to have some properties of their Profile updated. I've been using UserProfileManager.GetEnumerator to get a collection of all users in the system and am then ...
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How to update a user profile property from javascript or workflow in SharePoint 2013 On-Prem?

I have SP 2013 On prem, I am looking to update a user profile property from the client side javascript. Does anyone know a way to do this? I was thinking of client object model, but the article I ...
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1 User Profile Sync Service with 2 domains

Here is the scenario: I have 2 domains. Domain A is corporate, Domain B is local to our site. Each domain has its own SharePoint that uses its respective AD and User Profile Syncs wonderfully. The ...
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Is it possible to import user profile from an external source, not from active directory

How do I import user profile directly from an external source (SQL database) without using active directory? The common usual solution is to have a SharePoint privilege account that have the ...
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User Profile Import from Different environment

I just wondering if there is a way to import User profile from different environment. For instance copy the user profile import from Production environment to PreProd environment. Both environment ...
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How can I sync SID to user profiles when the authentication provider type is Trusted Claims Provider Authentication (ADFS)?

We are implementing ADFS within our environment but have code that is dependent on the user's SID. The SPUser.Sid is empty due to the switch from classic to claims authentication and thought we could ...
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User Profiles in DEV and PROD have different Number

I have DEV and PROD SharePoint 2010 Server environments. DEV is a copy of production a few months old. The User Profile configuration is, I believe, identical. Same sources, same FIM. However, the ...
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Has SharePoint O365 stopped support of /_vti_bin/UserProfileService.asmx endpoint recently?

Until now, the legacy /_vti_bin/UserProfileService.asmx was the only possible API to update SharePoint o365 user profile properties. Unfortunately, recently it started to return Server was unable to ...
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Sharepoint 2013 with SQL Authentication

I'm trying to get Sharepoint 2013 to install correctly with SQL Authentication. The domain environment I am running this under, service accounts are not easy to come by and have to be renewed every ...
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What's the connection between the User Profile Service and the People And Groups hidden list? SharePoint 2013

I'm looking to understand the connection between the User Profile Service and the hidden User Information List. Here's what I'm experiencing. New SharePoint 2013 farm with a migrated UPS from a ...
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How to get User Profile Service information on user OTHER THAN current user?

So much information on how to autopopulate information for the current user or the logged in user in InfoPath. But what about other users? What if there's a field that's 99/100 times going to be the ...
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SharePoint 2013 User Profile Sync exclusion filters

I'm trying to figure out if there is anyway to create an exclusion filter for importing expired only profiles from Active Directory through the synchronization connection for user profiles. The ...
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Updated external content type but connection not updated in central admin

I have an external content type for a sql server view, all working well. I add a new field to the view and save (SPD), in central admin I go to BDC and click on the content type - I can see the added ...
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Search_Service_Application_DB permissions

All of the sudden no one can get to their profiles in our SharePoint 2010 Enterprise environment. A lovely unexpected error message pops up. Comparing the correlation ID with the ULS logs, it appears ...
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Valid SharePoint user that doesn't have a user profile causing workflow errors

I have created a work flow that retrieves some details, such as the manager and some address details, about users on our SharePoint. The information is retrieved for after the fact analysis we do on ...
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SharePoint 2013 User Profile Service - Attributes Not Being Imported

My SP 2013 User Profile Service is configured to import all active users within 2 domains; external.company.com (external domain) and company.org (internal domain). The UPS is setup on the external ...
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Edit UserProfileProperties in Sharepoint 2010 using PowerShell

As I mentioned above I want to modify given UserProfileProperties. This is what I have found during the last two hours. I also found several other things, but it won´t work. I modified all paths, so ...
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How to get SharePoint user's manager?

I found some examples on the internet (this one I understand the most). I am confused on how to implement it. I do not know which assemblies I need to reference. Also, shouldn't I use classes from ...
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Retrieve the Large Thumbnail Profile Image in Sharepoint 2010 My Site Profile Page

I am trying to retrieve the profile image with the _LThumb URL, in my people search result. But since my container is 30x30px, SharePoint is automatically retrieving the profile image with _MThumb on ...
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User profile sync issues

"The management agent ""MOSS-UserProfile"" run profile ""MOSS_DELTAIMPORT_32f3b5c7-5bf3-4dc4-b6c4-393a2c9e111b"" completed a step with errors. Additional Information Discovery Errors : ""3"" ...
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How to programmatically access values on “My Site Settings” page

I'm working on an automated SharePoint 2013 production environment deployment. I'm searching for a programmatic means of manipulating all values found on the "My Site Settings" page of CA. Reverse ...
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Cannot navigate to request page while User Profile Synchronization Is Running

I'm trying to create new Synchronization connection, when I Click on create new connection button it Shows below message For that I have done below steps Open the Central Administration > Manage ...
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People search yielding no results in spite of a successful User Profile Synchronization?

I have used the sharepoint farm configuration wizard to setup all services under spfarm account and everything works fine. However I am having trouble with Searching for people. Here is the link I ...
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Active Directory Integration with Sharepoint

I have a SharePoint site with my company's active directory integration. When new personnel start to work, he/she is defined in AD. Then the record comes to SharePoint automatically. If personnel ...
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Some AD users do not have user profiles

We have large enterprise system. Some of the AD users do not have user profiles so the code throws a null point exception. When check in user profile list, they do not have user profiles. Why is that? ...
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How do i get the url for the mysite host from powershell?

I need the url of the mysite in SharePoint 2010 server. In my farm i only have one MySite host (and one corresponding user profile service) configured. I need the information on one of the farm ...
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Deleting User Profile Service Application

Here's my issue, we have a 3-tier Farm where we deploy custom solutions (site templates, features, etc...). We need to oversee what changes will be made to these custom solutions if we deploy the UPA ...
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More than one User Profile Service Instance

We have SharePoint 2013 and running the following PS cmdlet: get-spserviceinstance | ? {$_.Typename -eq "User Profile Service"} We get the following result: I am not sure why there are too many ...
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After user profile sync, all Account name's domain changed to AD. i.e. AD\user01

I got a weird issue. We are working on Sharepoint ugpgrade. Hence we have an old SP2010 farm and a new SP2013 farm. We decide not to migrate the User Profile DB. We setup sync connection at both farm ...
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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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How to connect with AD in SharePoint 2013 On Premises User Profile service

I have not configured UPS by PowerShell , but done via Farm Configuration wizard. Added Mysite host URL in search content resource but only seven users who are testing the Sharepoint site added in ...
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Update SharePoint Online User Profile Properties (SPS-Birthday) via Powershell

our current on-prem enviorment uses a external field to hold the employees birthday, this is then mapped to SPS-Birthday (on-prem). We have a SP Online instance to and I would like to get this ...
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Operation has timed out using powershell script

Hi I am running a powershell script to update the custom user profile property called 'testvalue' whose values are [2,3] format. We have total of 20,000 users but at 2300 th user the powershell script ...
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How to get Display Name from Manager(Person field) userprofile - SharePoint 2010

I'm using powershell to get some data from userprofile but I cant get to display the Managers field name as its a person field. What I currently get it domain\username . How can I get a display name . ...
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My site and AD?

We are about create my sites for our users. In this regard I have some questions. How many my sites can we have in a web-application for my site? How many AD sources can one have with regards to ...
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Which Service Application Databases are Mandatory in Upgrade to 2013?

I have checked TechnNet and posted a related question but still cannot find a simple answer for this. I am upgrading from SharePoint 2010 to 2013 standard. It's a two-server farm for an internal ...
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SP2 Upgrade Failure - Corrupt User Profile Database

I'm trying to perform an upgrade to SP2 on Sharepoint 2010. However during the final stages of the upgrade process, it fails. Digging into the upgrade logs I see this error as the reason: Column, ...
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User Profile Sync status stuck at “Synchronizing”

User profile synchronization status is stuck at "Synchronizing" for more that 8 hours and it seems the Active directory import(0) is also not updated. Any suggestions?
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Count in people scope and User Profiles is different

Can anybody tell me why item count in People Scope and User Profiles is different? And at different time item count in Scope people can be different too. I mean at 11 a.m. it was 501 and at 4 p.m. it ...
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User Profile Service and Account disabled

I'm facing a problem after I have installed and configured the User Profile Service. When I create the synch everything work fine but now the system floods active directory with wrong credential (I ...
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User Profile Application - MOSS MA not found

I've had an interesting 2 days with a production environment which saw me rebuild a farm in 2007 and upgrade it to 2010. Nearly have everything working bar the fabled UPSA. I seemingly have some kind ...
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User Profile Service Application - Set a value for a custom property in the user profile

In the Manage User Properties section of the User Profile Service Application I can create custom properties in the user's profile. But how can I set values for it using the SharePoint UI? I don't ...
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GetUserProfile Method Failure

I am trying to understand why the following error occurs. It seems to me that this fails whent the _userName does not have a My Site. I have seen that this code works in environments where My Sites ...
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Best way to get external data to SP 2010

This is the scenatio: I have an AD that i'm going to use when installing SP 2010 but it doesn't have a lot of meta data as in poperties its only got : Lastname, fistname and email etc.. So i would ...
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How do I import all users from an OU into sharepoint

How do I get user profile service to create the associated users in SharePoint and put them into a specified user group?
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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 ...