Manage profile synchronization (SharePoint Server 2010)
Applies to: SharePoint Server 2010
Topic Last Modified: 2011-11-10
Profile Synchronization in Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 enables User Profile service administrators to synchronize user and group profile information that is stored in the SharePoint Server 2010 profile store with profile information that is stored in directory services and business systems across the enterprise. The following articles explain how to configure and perform profile synchronization.
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This article explains how to connect to a directory service and configure settings to synchronize user profile information between the directory service and SharePoint Server 2010.
This article explains how to use an LDIF file to configure profile synchronization with SharePoint Server 2010 and an LDAP provider that is not directly supported otherwise.
This article explains how to start user profile synchronization manually in SharePoint Server 2010.
This article explains how to configure the Profile Incremental Synchronization timer job to define the schedule for running incremental profile synchronization in SharePoint Server 2010.
This article covers common maintenance tasks for profile synchronization.
This video shows how to create a profile synchronization connection and a synchronization filter, as well as how to map profile properties.
This video shows how to import user profile information from a business system. It discusses external content types from data in SQL Server tables, synchronization connections, and mapping user profile properties.
ConceptsUser Profile Service administration (SharePoint Server 2010)
Plan for profile synchronization (SharePoint Server 2010)
User Profile service application overview (SharePoint Server 2010)
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