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Add or delete a trusted My Site host location (SharePoint Server 2010)

SharePoint 2010
 

Applies to: SharePoint Server 2010

Topic Last Modified: 2011-11-10

User Profile service application administrators can add links to trusted My Site host locations when they want to give users access to My Sites on multiple User Profile service applications. In most cases, links to trusted My Site host locations will be targeted to individual users or groups of users based on an identified business need. The links can be maintained and changed over time as business and user needs change.

User Profile service application administrators can delete a link to a trusted My Site host locations when the users targeted by the link no longer require access to My Sites in multiple locations.

This article describes how to add and delete a trusted My Site host location.

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Before you perform these procedures, confirm the following:

  • Your system is running either the Standard or Enterprise version of SharePoint Server 2010.

  • An instance of the User Profile service application exists.

  • The host location that you want to make trusted exists.

Perform the following procedure to add a trusted My Site host location.

To add a trusted My Site host location by using Central Administration
  1. Verify that you have the following administrative credentials:

    • To use Central Administration to add a trusted My Site host location, you must be a member of the Farm Administrators group or a Service Application Administrator for the User Profile service application.

  2. On the Central Administration Web site, under Application Management, click Manage service applications.

  3. On the Manage Service Applications page, select the User Profile service application from the list of service applications.

  4. On the ribbon, click Manage.

  5. On the Manage Profile Service page, under My Site Settings, click Configure Trusted Host Locations.

  6. On the Trusted My Site Host Locations page, click New Link to add a trusted My Site host location.

  7. On the Add Trusted Host Location page, enter the URL of the trusted personal site location in the URL box.

  8. In the Description box, enter a description for the trusted personal site location.

  9. Optionally, in the Target Audiences box, either type the user names or group names in the corresponding box or click Browse to select audiences by browsing, and then click OK.

Perform the following procedure to delete a trusted My Site host location.

To delete a trusted My Site host location by using Central Administration
  1. Verify that you have the following administrative credentials:

    • To use Central Administration to delete a trusted My Site host location, you must be a member of the Administrators group or a Service Application Administrator for the User Profile service application.

  2. On the Central Administration Web site, under Application Management, click Manage service applications.

  3. On the Manage Service Applications page, select the User Profile service application from the list of services.

  4. On the ribbon, click Manage.

  5. On the Manage Profile Service page, under My Site Settings, click Configure Trusted Host Locations.

  6. On the Trusted My Site Host Locations page, select the box next to the trusted My Site host location that you want to delete, and then click Delete Link to delete that trusted My Site host location.

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