Test Lab Guide: Demonstrate profile synchronization for SharePoint Server 2013

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

Topic Last Modified: 2016-12-16

Summary:  Learn how to configure and demonstrate user profile synchronization based on the Test Lab Guide: Configure SharePoint Server 2013 in a Three-Tier Farm (http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj219610.aspx).

This document explains how to set up the SharePoint Server synchronization tool to synchronize profiles between SharePoint Server 2013 and a single Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) domain controller.

This document contains instructions for the following:

  1. Setting up the SharePoint Server 2013 three-tier farm test lab.

  2. Creating a My Site web application and site collection and configuring settings.

  3. Configuring the User Profile service application.

  4. Creating a synchronization connection on APP1 to a directory service on DC1.

  5. Demonstrating user profile synchronization.