We’re rewarding the question askers & reputations are being recalculated! Read more.

Questions tagged [user-profile]

Information about users in a central location

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
10
votes
2answers
3k views

Why is user name resolution displaying mydomain\user when using claims based authentication?

We have claims based authentication enabled on our SharePoint 2010 environment. None of the account display names are correct for users. I tried the solution listed here: Inconsistent user names in ...
2
votes
3answers
2k views

User profile is not getting started after SP1 on sharepoint 2010 environment?

We are neither able to start or reprovision the user profile application after installing the SP-1 on the sharepoint 2010 enterprise environment. Is it a known issue?
0
votes
2answers
399 views

problem using microsoft.office.server and microsoft.office.server.userprofiles

I'm trying to retrieve the user profile properties in a webpart so i can display some kind of CV in a new tab on the my sites. Regarding this tutorial (http://community.bamboosolutions.com/blogs/...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

User Profile Sync - Certain Properties not syncing

I've followed Spence Harbar's Rational guide to implementing Profile Sync. Everything seems fine until further inspection. The following properties don't sync: Job Title; Proxy Address; Office ...
1
vote
2answers
262 views

Custom User Profile Picture On My Sites Possible?

Besides the default user profile picture we want to create a new property for a second profile picture which is directed to business contacts etc. Is it possible to create a second custom profile ...
1
vote
2answers
2k views

Sharepoint shows wrong account for User Profile Syncronisation Service

I've been trying to start UPS Sync Service in my SP2010 Farm. Here what I do: Create a UPS Sync Service Application with a managed account (DOMAIN\spservices). Click on newly created application, ...
0
votes
3answers
936 views

SPContext returns wrong user account [closed]

I'm creating a web part on a non local server and I need to get the current user logged in to SharePoint. I'm using the following code to get the username. string currentUser = SPContext.Current.Web....
1
vote
0answers
451 views

How does Membership show in Mysite - SharePoint 2010 - Part-2?

User's membership is not getting populated in the Membership tab on Mysite in our SharePoint 2010 environment. It was working fine until we provisioned a new UPA (used the existing profile and social ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

Presence indicators

I want to add presence indicators to my custom webpart. I have found a blog post about it. string.Format("<li><a class=\"ms-imnlink\" href=\"javascript:;\"><img width=\"12\" height=\"...
2
votes
2answers
2k views

Hot to get custom user property from UserInformationList

My user profiles have some custom properties. Now I need to get a list of all values that this custom property has on any user. This code return an error that "Column 'Division' does not exist. It may ...
1
vote
2answers
765 views

Multi value person picker in MOSS user profiles

I'd like to add a property to the user profile (mysites) that allows the user to pick multiple users from the people picker control. It looks like the Person control only accepts 1 value by default. ...
0
votes
1answer
408 views

Import user profiles in MOSS 2007 server into my SharePoint 2010

I want to import user profiles in MOSS 2007 server into my SharePoint 2010 server. Can anyone please suggest how can i go about achieving the same. Can we import user profiles using Business Data ...
1
vote
1answer
39 views

My Site Links go to incorrrect domain

I have a my sites host site collection (http://insitedev/site/my) but when I click on some of the links they go to the machinename instead of the host name I have set up. This can be seen in the video ...
1
vote
2answers
8k views

Why is the Domain\Username showing up instead of the full name in User Profile Sync Service?

I have the user profile sync service setup and running; with all of it's idiosyncrasies. I am however still getting the domain\username showing up instead of the person's first and last. I've ...
0
votes
2answers
93 views

Is there a way to re-intall Forefront Identity Manager?

Is there a way to re-install the FIM for SP2010? I think there are some issue with this and hanging up in the production environment. But works fine in Test environment. All the setups are exactly ...
0
votes
2answers
1k views

Permission problems (access denied) when listing all user profile images

We have a webapp http://intranet01 (default zone) with an internal zone AAM http://intranet and a public zone http://intranet.company.com. Everyting works fine except one solution. The solution ...
2
votes
2answers
6k views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
75 views

Privacy/security for changes to user profiles

I am querying the UserProfileManager using the GetChanges method which returns a collection of strongly typed collection of objects describing the changes to user profiles. The objects are derived ...
1
vote
2answers
225 views

User Profile Replication Problems when Many Colleagues

We are using User Profile Replication Engine http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc663011.aspx to transfer information from old userprofile service to new userprofile service. Anoyne else ...
0
votes
1answer
149 views

How do I add People Search in the search drop down?

We have a new test box and I like to put people search in the main search drop down. How is it done? I tried googling and it talks about setting up user profile which I already did. and sync is ...
0
votes
1answer
217 views

SharePoint Profile Sync Exclusion Filters

If an exlcusion filter is added to a profile sync connection AFTER the profiles have already been imported, when are the newly excluded profiles purged?
3
votes
1answer
681 views

How to store and maintain column data with relationships

We have a requirement to store metadata for documents, but the complication comes because: metadata has relationships (many-to-many) Its a multi select cannot use Profile Store (My sites) as this is ...
0
votes
1answer
668 views

How to retrieve department info of current user creating a new list item?

I'm building an Issue Tracking System in Sharepoint 2010 and I want to save user's department along with the other issue data. Perhaps I don't have to save the department info. Maybe I can display it ...
4
votes
1answer
979 views

ProfileManagerBase.Search Method doesn't return all items

I'm trying to query all the UserProfile objects imported into SharePoint 2010 User Profile Service using OM using this: SPServiceContext context = SPServiceContext.GetContext(site); ...
1
vote
1answer
594 views

User profile sync with AD and custom provider

This is kind of sequel for [question]: How to bulk import User Profiles from a legacy system and pre-create MySites. After research I went with next strategy: Part of users in new system will be ...
0
votes
1answer
214 views

SP2010 domain user migration problem

I have a rather basic SP2010 installation. 1xWFE, 1xSQL (2008) both on 2008 server. When the original synchronization connection was created the forrest root was entered in FQDN form i.e. "domaina....
0
votes
2answers
4k views

Need Help - How to update listitem of type User in sharepoint 2010?

I am trying to update a list which is having User content type field, where I am saving users name selected from people picker. Now my requirement is to add/remove a particular person in that list ...
7
votes
2answers
2k views

How to set/see my email?

I am new to SP, using 2010, and have my account tied to active directory. Yet in SP I cannot see my email address anywhere. How can I know what address is using? Ok, I CAN see my address under My ...
0
votes
1answer
223 views

How to add search box to FBA User Management page?

I have FBA on SP2010. I need a search box on http://mysite/_layouts/FBA/Management/UsersDisp.aspx It's very cumbersome to find one particular user in 1000+ database. Can someone please help me out ...
0
votes
2answers
1k views

Custom List form - Autopopulate Manager

I have a SharePoint 2007 custom list with the column Manager. When creating a new item I want the NewForm.aspx to autopulate the Manager field with the user's manager. I know we can autopulate ...
3
votes
1answer
396 views

Can I sync user properties to AD both ways?

I was under the impression that the UPS could be two way. That is, I could make the 'name' field editable and if a user updates it, that change gets written back to AD, and if the name is changed in ...
2
votes
2answers
2k views

Get e-mail from user profile

Could you please help me how to add the e-mail address of the logged user into a form field? From the user profile, the email address is stored there, I need to extract and dislplay the e-mail address ...
3
votes
2answers
352 views

Can I map multiple domain accounts (or authentication sources) to one user/profile?

This is probably impossible but... We have a local 2010 farm and HQ has one. I've been asked to use the HQ MySites service application rather than doing our own, which is very sensible. However, on ...
6
votes
2answers
2k views

Does every user have a user.ID?

Does every user that belongs to a site collection or a group in that site collection, have a user.ID? I am iterating through a list of SPFieldUserValueCollection and am comparing the SPFieldUserValue....
3
votes
3answers
1k views

How to bulk import User Profiles from a legacy system and pre-create MySites

I need suggestions how to accomplish one upgrade task. I have list of user accounts in .csv file which I need to import to SP2010 and create user accounts with appropriate attributes. Also this ...
1
vote
6answers
2k views

Syncing profile details with active directory

Several fields in MOSS profiles are mapped to fields in active directory and we have given the user the ability to modify these. But when the incremental profile import runs it overwrites these with ...
7
votes
1answer
3k views

How to disable or remove the Choose Picture & Remove Button in Edit Profile SharePoint 2010?

Is there a way to remove or disable the Choose Picture and Remove button in Edit Profile for Users?
2
votes
1answer
2k views

Microsoft.Office.Server dll for getting UserProfiles is missing in SharePoint Foundation 2010

I was migrating my MOSS 2007 project to SharePoint 2010. I am using Microsoft.Office.Server dll for getting user profiles in my code. Now during migration I am getting an exception related to this dll....
2
votes
2answers
718 views

How do you import user profiles without using User Profile Synchronization Services

I was told by a SharePoint MVP, that it was possible to run a SharePoint 2010 environment without using the "User Profile Synchronization Service" (which we are not able to use in our environment). ...
6
votes
1answer
2k views

Can/should you migrate the User Profile Service databases?

We migrate the Content and Metadata databases to our Test environment from Production, although I was recently asked if we should be moving the User Profile Service databases as well. I don't really ...
3
votes
1answer
453 views

SPUtility.SearchPrincipals very slow

I'm trying to create a "Search for Users" function that is supposed to hit the SharePoint User Profile Store (running SP2010 Enterprise). However, that function takes up to a Minute to search, which ...
1
vote
2answers
604 views

UserNotFoundException with ActivityManager

Here is a weird situation. The site works with forms based authentication. I need to get the activity feed of the current user. As you know in FBA mode login names are prefixed with i:0#.f|...
1
vote
1answer
96 views

How to ignore the HTML components while retrieving the user profile data in sharepoint 2010?

I am using a powershell script to retrieve the user profile information (i.e., about me, skills...) $usp["sps-skills"].tostring() It is getting the required information however the data also ...
0
votes
2answers
825 views

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 ...
1
vote
2answers
4k views

SharePoint 2010 user profile updates permissions

I have a proof of concept that programmatically updates SharePoint 2010 user profile custom properties. To get this working I had to impersonate a user with domain administration permissions which ...
7
votes
3answers
1k views

Person.gif shown for all posters in threaded view of Discussion Board

I have one farm where all Discussion Board threaded views show the cartoonish Person.gif picture for all users. I know the users posting have pictures in their profile that show in the site collection ...
1
vote
1answer
118 views

Odd Entries in Activity Feed

I'm working on getting User Synchronization working for our SharePoint 2010 deployment and after fighting with it for a while (and the almost black magic that was associated with it) I got it to start ...
0
votes
4answers
823 views

How can I totally delete a user from Sharepoint 2010?

I can delete a user from a site collection, but I can't seem to delete a user totally from SharePoint. For example: Let's say DOMAIN\joetest has a user ID of 15. I can delete that account from the ...
3
votes
1answer
8k views

Get all user profiles in SharePoint 2010

I'm using the User Profile Service Application in SharePoint 2010 which contains imported user profiles. Now I want to display a list of all users who have a profile, to show a list like "my ...
0
votes
1answer
412 views

How can I share user profiles between different subsites?

I have a home site based on Sharepoint Foundation 2010 with FBA and many different subsites. I have defined all users profiles in the home site, but now I have the problem that I need to add again ...