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SharePoint User Profile Synchronization Service not starting

There are many root causes for this issue like The farm account is not added to the local administrator group during starting and provisioning UPS service. The User Profile Sync Service account is ...
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Fim error while running synchronization. - Invalid credentials.

You didn't show what stage the sync failed, but my assumption is that it will be that you have incorrect credentials for your sync account. If you go to Central Admin -> Manage Service Application -> ...
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Profile being imported even if the OU containing the user is excluded

The SharePoint Active Directory Import does not mark the profile to be deleted either with incremental or Full Import when they are not selected and only way to remove the obsolete users is here. You ...
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FIM service is 'Starting' then failes to start

just a guess - Event ID6309 used to be related to FIM certificates for 2010. Every time a new UPS service was provisioned a new ForeFrontIdentityManager certificate was created on the server in the ...
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Failed to configure ILM, will attempt during next rerun.

Check if the fim service has some dependency set 1. Check for dependency on FIM service . Go the service console> fim service > right click propeties, if there is any dependency mentioned then that ...
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Do I need to update FIM 2010 in SharePoint 2013?

No, you never patch FIM directly. Only apply SharePoint cumulative updates. Those will patch the built-in FIM instance as required.
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SharePoint User Profile Synchronization Service not starting

Mine was a known bug with SP2013 SP1 and SQL server 2014.You need to install any of the CU after April 2014 to fix this issue After installing latest CU,I was able to start the user profile ...
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Failed to configure ILM

I got it fixed. When starting the UPAS the FIM tried to check the firewall ports. I looked inside my Windows Firewall and saw that the service had created 25-30 firewall rules. ILM Web Service - RMS ...
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FIM Synchronization service wont start - Sharepoint 2010

Here is what i did to fix the issue. 1) I deleted User Profile Application and recreated it. 2) USP gave me an error, cannot connect to USP because application pool or User Profile Service is not ...
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User Profile Service - missing user profiles from AD

Sometimes there are errors on profiles not visible in the GUI. You could try the following script and do a sync again then the script has finished. Get-SPServiceApplication #Copy the ID an replace &...
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Change language on SharePoint Foundation 2013 SP1

Once it is created you cannot change it easily. You have to back up the content database and reattach it with the new LCID attached (1033 for english) Here is an artical which explains how to do it. ...
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