Daily Archives: March 10, 2013

With SharePoint 2013, User Profile Synchronization has got something real cool and new, well actually the feature used to exist within MOSS 2007 J . Good old connection back to your AD to import users without any of the around the bush, lets fool FIM requirements. This import was just perfect and it always worked. If I had a dollar for every customer that I have come across on SharePoint 2010 complaining about User Profile Synchronization, nothing I would still be here doing SharePoint 2013. Erectiepil de tuinen

This normally happens via a SharePoint timer job named User Profile to SharePoint Full Synchronization. It’s described function is:

“Synchronizes user information from the user profile application to SharePoint users and synchronizes site memberships from SharePoint to the user profile application”

Well for whatever reason, it wasn’t doing that. To correct the issue, there can be a couple fixes:

Make a change to one of the fields via Central Administration like Title. Save this change, then re-open the profile and set it back to what it’s supposed to be. This will sometimes force the sync to run properly.
Remove the user from the site collection and re-add them
This is what did it for me. To do this, perform the following: Continue reading