Configuring the User Profile Service Application in SharePoint 2016

This course will teach you how to create the User Profile Service Application and synchronize user profile information from Active Directory using either AD Import, or Microsoft identity Manager with SharePoint 2016.
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Mar 27, 2017
Duration
2h 2m
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Description
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Mar 27, 2017
Duration
2h 2m
Description

If you are planning to use any of the social features of SharePoint such as My Sites, Yammer, and even user profiles, then you are going to need to know how to configure the User Profile Service Application (UPSA), and use it to import user profile information into SharePoint. In this course, Configuring the User Profile Service Application in SharePoint 2016, you'll learn just that. First, you'll discover how to create the UPSA and the MY Site Host. Next, you'll explore how to perform a simple AD Import to bring user profile information into the UPSA. Finally, you'll learn to install and configure Microsoft Identity Manager and use it with for a full synchronization of user profile information from Active Directory, along with user profile pictures, into the UPSA and SharePoint. When you are finished with this course, you'll have the skills and the knowledge to create the User Profile Service Application and import, or synchronize user profile data from Active Directory.

About the author
About the author

Bill Kulterman is an educator, author, and a Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT). Bill has been a trainer for more than a dozen years, educating students in Excel, Visio and a bevy of additional solutions. In recent years he has focused solely on SharePoint and SharePoint Online through Office 365. When he's not creating courses, he can usually be found riding his bike or relaxing near his Koi pond.

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Course Overview
Hi everyone. My name is Bill Kulterman, and welcome to my course, Configuring the User Profile Service Application in SharePoint 2016. I am an eLearning courseware author for the Information Technology Industry. In this course, we learn how to create the User Profile Service Application and synchronize user profile information from Active Directory using AD Import. We will then learn how to set up and install Microsoft Identity Manager, and how to use it for user profile synchronization with SharePoint 2016. Some of the major topics that we will cover include, creating the User Profile Service Application, preparing for and performing an AD Import of user information from Active Directory into the User Profile Service Application, installing Microsoft Identity Manager, which includes the installation of an instance of SQL Server, and preparing for and performing the synchronization of user information from Active Directory into SharePoint 2016 using Microsoft Identity Manager. By the end of this course you'll know how to create the My Site host, the User Profile Service Application, and two ways of getting user profile information into SharePoint 2016, those being AD Import and using Microsoft Identity Manager. Before beginning the course, you should be familiar with Active Directory, SharePoint, and PowerShell. I hope you'll join me on this journey to learn the User Profile Service Application, AD Import, and Microsoft Identity Manager with my course, Configuring the User Profile Service Application in SharePoint 2016, at Pluralsight.