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Can not create a user profile synchronization connection

I have a new SharePoint 2010 server farm that I'm trying to configure. Installation went fine. But I'm having trouble getting the user profiles to import. I've created the User Profile service ...
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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. ...
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Organization Browser in SharePoint 2010 empty unless used on My Site

I have been trying to get the organization browser web part to work on a publishing site and I can't get the web part to display any users. When I look at the organization browser web part on the my ...
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SharePoint 2010: allowing users to modify other users' profile properties

In SharePoint 2010 is it possible to delegate permissions to a user so they can edit other users profile properties through the standard web interface i.e. not through Central Administration? An ...
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Add existing list as a lookup column in User Profiles

I'd like to extend my user profile properties in my SSP by adding a new property which would render as a dropdownlist via a lookup column. Is it possible to reference a sharepoint list using a ...
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Personal site URL in User Profile - SSP?

User has deleted his Mysite E.g., Site Action -> Site settings -> Delete this Site. however his mysite site-collection URL is still present in the User profile in SSP. Is that expected ? Update: ...
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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 ...
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Sync between UserProfile Store and User Information List

One of the users has updated his photo/picture on his My Site and it is showing the updated photo (on his My Site) as well as the picture property (user profile property) in SSP is updated with the ...
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Architecture of the Audience Compilation?

I went through the SharePoint Escalation team blogs and understood the basic architecture of the "User Profile Import" and still would like to know the architecture of the "Audience Compilation" and ...
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Event handlers on User Information List

Has anyone ever tried adding an event handler to the User Information List of a site collection? Or for that matter, an alert? I'd try it out, but was just wondering if there were any issues I should ...
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How to fix “Unable to delete user profile” exception

MySiteCleanup: Unable to delete user profile (UserX). Exception: Microsoft.Office.Server.UserProfiles.DSInvalidDomainNameException: The format of the specified domain name is invalid. ---> ...
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How to update data in the user information list when using FBA

I've got to support a SharePoint web application which uses FBA with a custom membership and a custom role provider to authenticate the user against two different LDAPs. The user data are only stored ...
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'Sign in as Different User' Not “Taking”

In some instances of WSS or MOSS when you use the "Sign in as Different User" option, the new login doesn't "take". Is there any known issue here? Usually logging out and then logging back in with ...
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Way to get MOSS User Profile custom property Choice List to dynamically update?

I have been asked to determine if there is a way to get the "Choice List" that is available as an option in a Custom User Profile property to automatically update from a SharePoint list (which would ...
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Unable to editing user profiles

I've SharePoint Server 2007 installed on Windows Server 2003 (x32). I'm trying to create Alerts but I get the error: The following users do not have e-mail addresses specified: System Account, ...
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How do you change last names in SharePoint?

I am new to Sharepoint Administration and we are running version 12.0.0.6318. We have two people who recently got married that I need to change their last names. Their information has been changed ...
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SharePoint wrong profile information displayed on master page

The master page on our SharePoint 2007 sites display the current user's department and division. The users department and division are sourced from the SharePoint profile. Recently, we have been ...
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Profile pictures work everywhere except People Search!

I'm stumped. Profile pictures are appearing correctly everywhere in SharePoint except People Search results. Here's how I tested: I did a full AD import. I edited my profile, including the PictureURL ...
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Add User to Group People Picker not resolving name correctly

I am trying to add a user to a permission group on our portal and the name is not resolving correctly. This user's name has changed recently and is resolving to the old name and they are not able to ...
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Configuring user profiles with forms authentication [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Integrating SharePoint user profiles with forms authentication I am using SharePoint Server 2007 Enterprise with Windows Server 2008 Enterprise. I have deployed a publishing ...
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Integrating SharePoint user profiles with forms authentication

I am using SharePoint Server 2007 Enterprise with Windows Server 2008 Enterprise. I have deployed a publishing portal. It is using a custom forms authentication solution, i.e. I store user names, ...
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Importing specific profiles from AD

I want to import accounts in specific OU's and not the whole Active Directory. I have created the connection to AD and everything is working well. I'm sure it is possible to import specific accounts ...
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Creating a User Profile section programmatically

I'm attempting to create a new user profile section programmatically but without success. The problem is with the Type property of the Property class. When I specify a value such as "section" for ...
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Entering Skills Proficiency in People Profile

We are considering implementing a predefined listing of skills for people to choose from when updating their profile in MOSS. How can we add the ability for each person to also include their ...
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Restoring SSP Databases from SP1 to SP2 server farm

Has anyone restored Shared Services Databases from SP1 Server Farm to a new SP2 Server farm? I don't want to lose user related information link My Links etc. I followed the DB attach method as ...
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Search not returning any results for custom profile property

I've added a new property (lets call it CarReg) to our users profile. It's set as a 15 character string with multiple values allowed. When you see the property in a profile it's a clickable link that ...
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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 ...
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Accessing UserProfile information Annonymously

I am trying to run a piece code to figure out if a user has a MySite or not. Following is the code: UserProfileManager profManager = new UserProfileManager(); UserProfile profile = profManager....
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User Profiles synching to BDC 1:1 option

What is the purpose of the 1:1 option within the Custom Import Connections when selecting the BDC? I initially thought that 1:1 was 1 record per user profile, but it is actually the set of profiles, ...
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How do I get the user profile from an e-mail address?

What is the best way to fetch the user profile from an e-mail address? I have a site collection in which I have to get a hold of a MOSS UserProfile object and I only have the users e-mail address. ...
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How do I search for people by birthday?

SharePoint 2007 has a problem finding people by birthday. If you view a person's profile (their "My Site") and click on their birthday, you're taken to a People Search for a term like this: ...
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MOSS User profile database

What populates entries in to MOSS user profile database? I've notice that each time a user creates a mysite it adds an entry to user profile database. Is there any other actions which does the same?...
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Profile Sync doesn't filter to all users on all sites

A changed email address or name (or any other profile property) on AD does not filter through to all the users across all site collections. We have a suspicion that if a users permissions are not ...
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stsadm migrateuser: The user does not exist or is not unique

I'm running: stsadm -o migrateuser -oldlogin "domain1\user" -newlogin "domain2\user" -ignoreidhistory and getting the error "The user does not exist or is not unique". The users exist in both ...