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Unable to replicate the attributes of AD to SPO via AzureAD

By default user profile synchronization in SharePoint Online synchronises only few standard set of properties. Custom AAD Properties are not synced to SharePoint online User profiles by default/OOTB ...
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Get the User Profile data with API SharePoint 2013

I use UserInformationList for User Profile properties. Your requirement can be achieved using $filter operator. /_vti_bin/ListData.svc/UserInformationList?$filter=startswith(FirstName,'A') or ...
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Unable to get users from user profile for SHAREPOINT\system

System account is basically the Web application pool account user which you have passed during web application creation phase. You cannot find this user with account name "SharePoint\System" in User ...
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User Profile Synchronization Service stopped but still working

To avoid this confusion, let's elaborate the main difference between User Profile Service and User Profile Synchronization service. User Profile Service: This service is used to import the users ...
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SharePoint CSOM: how to get login name using email

You can use the Microsoft.SharePoint.Client.Utilities.Utility.ResolvePrincipal method. For example: Web web = context.Web; string email = "[email protected]"; ...
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Update Multiple User Profiles - Not One at a Time

You can execute the following PowerShell script. It instantiates the User Profile Manager and loops through each "Profile", copying Unit property value in Units property. $url = "<mySiteUrl>" $...
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"UserProfileDBCache_WCFLogging :: ProfileDBCacheServiceClient.GetUserData threw exception: Access is denied."

Access denied denote to a permission issue, Meanwhile, you are using a user as a farm admin with sysadmin as server role,So my suggestion is to: Make sure that you are running the PowerShell with the ...
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6 votes

SharePoint user migration error

When switching from one AD-environment to another, you sometimes end up with users who don't get imported correct. You see them when they don't have first name and last name when they are logged in to ...
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SharePoint 2013 User Profile Synchronization Service is not running

The behavior of UPSS starting then stopped has more reasons, so you should make sure that: You are using the Farm Account to start UPSs. The Farm account is added to local administrator group during ...
Mohamed El-Qassas MVP's user avatar
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is it possible to use active directory and bcs both in user profile in sharepoint 2013

It's definitely doable. On European SharePoint Conference 2015 in Stockholm, Patrick Curran showed us in a demo how this worked. From an architectural viewpoint this is how it works with the new ...
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User Profile Synchronization Service stopped but still working

Yes you are correct UPSS is the one who sync with AD. But make sure your FIM is running if yes then you will be able to sync AD contact. for more dig into this please check MIISCLIENT.MSC this will ...
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A user seemingly modified a document after their account was deactivated

I would look at possibly a workflow that she initiated before she left that had a next step that was triggered in July. I think I have seen this behavior in approval workflows before.
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Issue with User Profile in User Profile Application

The issue is that your Forest Name and NetBIOS name are different. You have to follow the guide from Spence Harbar: http://www.harbar.net/articles/sp2010ups.aspx . It was written for 2010 but still ...
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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 ...
Mohamed El-Qassas MVP's user avatar
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Disabled Users in SharePoint 2013 - Best practices

If the users have already disabled from Active directory and you need to exclude them in SharePoint , you should do the following Centeral Administration > Application Management > Mange Service ...
Mohamed El-Qassas MVP's user avatar
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Without using My sites is it possible to display the profile picture in SharePoint 2013?

Yes, but there 2 things you have to make sure User profile sync is enabled, photo property properly mapped n imported. You also need a Mysite host location, this is required because profile picture ...
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Cannot navigate to request page while User Profile Synchronization Is Running

Stop and Start the User Profile Synchronization Service from Services on the server page! Make sure after start service, it should not stuck on starting
Viraj Gorajia's user avatar
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Can I add a non-Admin user in O365 access to Sharepoint Admin User Profile service?

No. The user(s) must have the SharePoint Administrator role.
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How to check time when last user profile service full synchroniztion was done?

You can get a report of the timer job which drives this is called "User Profile Service - User Profile to SharePoint Full Synchronization." If you go to Central Admin, select Monitoring -> Review Job ...
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Sharepoint 2016 User Profile Service syncronization only works after iisreset

For your first issue: Whether the Farm Admin account is added to farm administrators group in CA->Security->Manage the farm administrators group? If so, try to troubleshoot your issue as below: ...
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Get User Details from User Profile using Web Service in SPD 2013 Workflow

Create EndPoint workflow variable with value [%Workflow_Context:Current Site URL%]]/_api/Web/SiteUserInfoList/items?$filter=(ID eq [%Workflow_Context:AssignedTo%]) Add Build dictionary action to get ...
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Cannot delete User Profile Service in SP 2010

If the actual Service is stuck in Stopping or Starting: Firstly, run this: Get-SPServiceInstance This will show a list of service Instances. Find your broken Service (Status will be Provisioning or ...
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On IIS cannot find existing application pool showed in CA

The details steps here : Open SharePoint Management Shell as Administrator. Type this command Get-SPServiceApplicationPool | select Id, Name Open IIS Manager > Application Pool > Match Application ...
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Get the User Profile data with API SharePoint 2013

You can use the search API and REST or CSOM to achieve this: https://<your tenant url>/_api/search/query?querytext='FirstName=A* OR Department=Test OR LastName:A'&selectproperties='LastName,...
Matthew McDermott's user avatar
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Getting error while accessing User Profiles Anonymously

RunWithElevatedPrivileges elevates the code block to the Web Application App Pool Account. You need to ensure that account has access to the User Profile Service. I should point out RWEP is generally ...
Matthew McDermott's user avatar
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Cannot navigate to request page while User Profile Synchronization Is Running

Couple of things to check restart sharepoint timer service on the server where UPA sync provisioned check from central admin, timer job status if upa sync job still running stop and start upa sync ...
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Get all the Users from the User Profile in less time

You need to go with People search, instead fetching all users at once. This also fits your requirements for filtering, you can construct different KQL queries for filtering. Sample code fetching ...
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User profile Synchronization services missing in SharePoint 2016?

One of the big change In SharePoint 2016 there is no UPA Sync services, rather we have two options. Active Directory Import( one way import from AD, here is guide(it is same for 2016)https://blogs....
Waqas Sarwar MVP's user avatar
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Increment all users that enrolled in a list

You can use workflow for adding users to another list. Suppose you have List A and List B. You want to add users who created items in A to B. Then attach a workflow on A, so when an item is created on ...
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