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Manage user profile synchronization in SharePoint Server 2013

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Applies to: SharePoint Server 2013 Standard, SharePoint Server 2013 Enterprise

Topic Last Modified: 2013-12-18

Summary: Learn about articles and worksheets to help you manage User Profile synchronization in SharePoint Server 2013.

Profile Synchronization in SharePoint Server 2013 enables User Profile service administrators to synchronize user and group profile information that is stored in the SharePoint Server 2013 profile store with profile information that is stored in directory services and business systems across the enterprise.

The following downloadable resources, articles on TechNet, and related resources provide information about how to configure and perform profile synchronization.

Download the following content for information about how to manage User Profile synchronization.

 

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User profile properties and profile synchronization planning worksheets for SharePoint Server 2013

Includes 4 worksheets:

  • Connection planning worksheet: Contains details about each profile synchronization connection that you will create. The article Plan profile synchronization for SharePoint Server 2013 contains instructions for filling out the worksheet.

  • External content type planning worksheet: Collects information you need in order to synchronize user profiles with business systems. Use this worksheet with the instructions in Plan profile synchronization for SharePoint Server 2013.

  • User profile properties worksheet: Identifies user profile properties and how the properties are mapped to external data sources. The article Plan user profiles in SharePoint Server 2013 explains how to complete most of the worksheet, and the article Plan profile synchronization for SharePoint Server 2013 contains instructions on how to add the property mapping information.

  • Profile synchronization planning worksheet: Collects the information that you must have to create the User Profile service application and its prerequisites. If your farm already contains a User Profile service application, you can omit this worksheet.

The following articles about how to manage User Profile synchronization are available to view online. Writers update articles on a continuing basis as new information becomes available and as users provide feedback.

 

Building blocks Content Description

Synchronize user and group profiles in SharePoint Server 2013

Learn how to synchronize user and group profile information by using the SharePoint Server 2013 profile synchronization method.

Configure profile synchronization by using SharePoint Active Directory Import in SharePoint Server 2013

Learn how to import user profiles by using the SharePoint Active Directory Import tool.

Use UPRE to replicate user profiles across multiple farms in SharePoint Server 2013

Learn how to use the User Profile Replication Engine to replicate user profiles across multiple SharePoint Server 2013 farms.

Maintain user profile synchronization settings in SharePoint Server 2013

Learn how to maintain Profile Synchronization settings in SharePoint Server 2013 after you configure Profile Synchronization.

Start profile synchronization manually in SharePoint Server 2013

Learn how to manually start a full or incremental profile synchronization.

Schedule profile synchronization in SharePoint Server 2013

Learn how to configure the Profile Incremental Synchronization timer job to define the schedule for running incremental profile synchronization in SharePoint Server 2013.

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