.NET Tutorials, Forums, Interview Questions And Answers
Welcome :Guest
Sign In
Win Surprise Gifts!!!

Top 5 Contributors of the Month
Gaurav Pal
Post New Web Links

User Profiles Error - Failure trying to synch web application... No User Profile Application availab

Posted By:      Posted Date: September 03, 2010    Points: 0   Category :SharePoint
Hello, everyone, I've got an issue I can't seem to figure out. every since I set up my farn and configured the User Profile Service Application, I've been getting the following error every morning at 6:11 AM: Log Name:      Application Source:        Microsoft-SharePoint Products-SharePoint Portal Server Date:          9/3/2010 6:11:23 AM Event ID:      5555 Task Category: User Profiles Level:         Critical Keywords:      User:          NS\spfarm Computer:      jxnpvsp01.NetworkStreaming.local Description: Failure trying to synch web application 3f3f96cc-8bbd-439c-ae80-1ed633c6ec1d, ContentDB 6ef952b5-3312-46a2-b3e1-1b5218b5d209  Exception message was Microsoft.Office.Server.UserProfiles.UserProfileApplicationNotAvailableException: No User Profile Application available to service the request. Contact your farm administrator.    at Microsoft.Office.Server.Administration.UserProfileApplicationProxy.get_ApplicationProperties()    at Microsoft.Office.Server.Administration.UserProfileApplicationProxy.get_PerfmonInstanceHandle()    at Microsoft.Office.Server.UserProfiles.ContentDBS

View Complete Post

More Related Resource Links

Recreate User Profile Service Application error


I have deleted the User Profile Service Application, I am not able to create the same.

It creates the service with the respective content databases, but does not create a proxy for it, I get a correlation id after i create the service application, I am a farm admin, local admin

Need help to get this up and running

User Profiles Service Application and Import of SharePoint 2007 SSP data

I have setup a test SharePoint 2010 Farm. I will be using this as a test upgrade of a current live SharePoint 2007 Farm. The database attach method will be used. I have replicated the web application and AAM settings of the SharePoint 2007 Farm to the SharePoint 2010 Farm and have made the 2010 Farm a DC in a new Forest. I don't want to join this to the current domain at the moment. It also has SQL server 2005 with SP3 and cumulative update 3 installed. I have just setup the User Profiles Serice Application and when I go to Manage it, I get this. Error An unexpected error has occurred.   Troubleshoot issues with Microsoft SharePoint Foundation. Correlation ID: a1760e87-372f-4711-afac-3ceba34bc599 Date and Time: 8/31/2010 4:22:56 PM I have verified and configured the following. Created the Managed Metadata Service. The status is started via Service Applications and Services on Server. Created the User Profiles Service Application and ensured status is started via Service Applications. I started the User Profile Service and User Profile Synchronisation Service via Manage Services on Server.      

User Profile Application Failing in SharePoint 2010 (14.0.4514.1004)

I keep getting the following error "This User Profile Application's connection is currently not available. The Application Pool or User Profile Service may not have been started. Please contact your administrator.". As sugested by Travis at http://blogs.pointbridge.com/Blogs/nielsen_travis/pages/default.aspx I tried commenting the two security nodes, removing its' allowInsecureTransport attributes, and setting then False. As Lionel wrote in his comment I tried also modifying "Central Administration / Application Management / Configure service application associations / Application Proxy Group" of my share point web application. My application pool for User Profile Service Application seems working and User Profile Service status is Started.One thing I remember about my issue, first I tried creating User Profile Service Application I got some error message and tried creating User Profile Service Application again. It gave me some other exception and than I navigated somehow to the "Manage service applications" page and there the desired User Profile Service Application was magically on the list with status Started. I thought - that's great! But when I clicked the User Profile Service Application link I got the nasty red error I mentioned at the beginning. Any ideas?Regards,Dawid Ireno

general error login failed for user '' on windows 2008 in application that runs correctly on windo



we have a web application that one company prepared for us. this application read connection string from registery key in hkey_local_machine and connect to sql server 2005 database.

It worked correctly in windows server 2003. we changed our Server'OS to windows server 2008. but we have a problem to login. after try to login we see this error :

Login failed for user ''. The user is not associated with a trusted SQL Server connection.

Server Error in '/dabir' Application.

Login failed for user ''. The user is not associated with a trusted SQL Server connection.

Description: An unhandled exception occurred during the execution of the current web request. Please review the stack trace for more information about the error and where it originated in the code.

Exception Details: System.Data.SqlClient.SqlException: Login failed for user ''. The user is not associated with a trusted SQL Server connection.

Source Error:

An unhandled exception was generated during the execution of the current web request. Information regarding the origin and location of the exception can be

"Use Social Features" permission in "User Profile Service Application"



We wish to disable the "Tags and Notes" feature on our SharePoint 2010 site.  When I remove the "Use Social Features" permission from the "User Profile Service Application" this also removes the "My Site" link from the drop down at the top of the page.

Why on earth would this happen?  According to the TechNet page on social features (http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee721063.aspx) the Use Social Features permission "Includes social tags, Note Board, and ratings."  Nothing in there indicates that it would remove the link to My Site.

My Site continues to work of course, it is just that the link is removed (which confuses users).

We want to disable Tags and Notes but leave the link to My Site.  Is there a way?


Issue using Managed Metadata with custom fields in the User Profiles application


Hi there,

I've created several custom properties in my User Profile Application.

I've also created several Term Sets in the Managed Metadata service application Term Store for use with these custom properties. Some of the Term Sets contain terms and have a closed submission policy whilst others have an open submission policy.

If the user hasn't already populated any of these custom fields in their profile, when they click on the Edit My Profile link from their My Site Profile page everything seems okay (for the first time).

The user is then able to successfully select values for these custom fields - the metadata is available. They can click on the "tag" icon to select values, or start typing and the suggestions appear. They are also able to enter new values into custom property fields where the term set is open to submission.

If they then Save and Close then go back into Edit My Profile, often not all of the existing data is populated in the metadata custom fields. On different occasions different fields may be blank. Sometimes this is accompanied by the error "Message from webpage / The server method 'ValidateTerms' failed", but not always.

Has anyone else tried this or have any suggestions are to what the issue might be?

Thanks in advance.

CustomAction for User Profile Service Application



Is it possible to add a custom link to the People section of ManageUserProfileServiceApplication.aspx? I used two custom actions:

 Title="This Action Does Not Work"

Cannot get user profile service application to work using the guide on harbar.net?



I'm hoping someone on here can help with this, as I've really been round the houses with this.

Anyway I've attempted to provision the UPS Service App probably 4 times now, each time learning more and more about the common problems.

The last time, I rolled my VM back to just after the installation of SharePoint 2010 binaries, and then ran the PCW and created the farm again from scratch.

I then followed this guide: http://www.harbar.net/articles/sp2010ups.aspx

Everything seemed to work perfectly well, after provisioning UPS I did a couple of iisresets as welll as execadmsvcjobs until I could see the timer job that provisions the FIM services.

These services came up and the following errors were reported in the event log:


The first one is lies, I did start the service and verified it was running, anyway for completeness:

"There are no instances of the User Profile Service started on any server in this farm. Ensure that at least one instance is started on an application server in the farm using the Services on Server page in Central Administration."

This one I have seen constantly on my Farm through various builds:

"An exception occurred when trying to issue security token: An error occurred while receiving t

Creating User Profile Service application and proxy using PowerShell

Hi All,

Not sure if anybody have tried creating a new user profile service application and user profile service aplication proxy using PowerShell?

I am able to create the user profile service application using the following cmdlet:

-ApplicationPool "SharePoint Web Services Default"
-Name "Demo Profile User Service"
-MySiteHostLocation http://demo2010a:80/my
-ProfileDBName UserProfile_ProfileDB_Demo
-ProfileSyncDBName UserProfile_SyncDB_Demo
-SocialDBName UserProfile_SocialDB_SyncDB

I was also not able to supply the MySite Host Relative Path (-MySiteRelativePath) and MySites have not been set up for the user profile application. And again, get-help lists MySiteRelativePath as a valid parameter, but when executed, PowerShell throws that the parameter is invalid. 

I am unable to create  a new proxy for the above created user profile service application using the cmdlet:


The cmdlet keeps asking for parameter Uri which seems to be undocumented.

Would be glad if anyone can help out here.

SharePoint Developer - MCTS SharePoin

Change Service Account for User Profile Service application



I change service account for user profile service application from spfarm to spservice . and then FIM Synchronization Service is stopped and i found this error in event viewer.

"The server encryption keys could not be accessed.

User Action

Verify that the service account has permissions to the following registry key:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Forefront Identity Manager\2010\Synchronization Service

If the problem persists, run setup and restore the encryption keys from backup."

But i tried to set the permission for spservice in registry. Still can't start the FIM Synchronization Service and also the log on as "Account" is changed to spservice .

When I change to spfarm for User Profile Service Application, it is working fine.

Please advise me that what do i need to configure for spservice ?



Central Administration, "User Profile Service Application" could not be provisioned


SP 2010 beta2 installed in Server Farm mode, using local account. OS = Windows 2008 R2, SQL Server 2008.

After SP Config Wizard is complete, the SP 2010 Central Administration is opened. I filled in the Service Account, clicked Next and a processing screen is spinning for abiut 3 minutes. After that IE8 displays an error message.

The service application proxy "User Profile Service Application" could not be provisioned because of the following error: The request channel timed out while waiting for a reply after 00:00:19.5439453. Increase the timeout value passed to the call to Request or increase the SendTimeout value on the Binding. The time allotted to this operation may have been a portion of a longer timeout.

Corelation Id: fe1bc44d-88ff-4297-85f8-4b5dcce248c1

Is it a critical error and can you please suggest where I can increase the timeout value?

Thanks very much in advance.

UPS Exception: No User Profile Application available.


We're getting a UPS Exception when trying to open our intranet or access MySites:

No User Profile Application available to service the request. Contact your farm administrator.,Stack Trace: 

 at Microsoft.Office.Server.Administration.UserProfileApplicationProxy.get_ApplicationProperties()   

 at Microsoft.Office.Server.Administration.UserProfileApplicationProxy.CheckAdministrationAccess(UserProfileApplicationAdminRights rights, Boolean requireAllRights)   

 at Microsoft.Office.Server.Administration.UserProfileApplicationProxy.CheckAdministrationAccess(UserProfileApplicationAdminRights rights)   

 at Microsoft.Office.Serv

Forefront Identity Manager errors when starting the User Profile Synchronization Service Application

I have seen several people who are having trouble getting the User Profile Synchronization Service to start.  None of those threads have the set of errors that I am seeing.  I have all the prerequisites installed and I am using the farm administrator account which has admin rights both on the SP server and the SQL box.  This is a split back-to-back extranet topology and there is a one way trust between the extranet domain and the internal domain.  The administrator account is an internal domain account.  I receive the following two Forefront errors every five seconds in the event log after starting the User Profile Synchronization Service Application:

.Net SqlClient Data Provider: System.Data.SqlClient.SqlException: HostId is not registered
   at Microsoft.ResourceManagement.Data.Exception.DataAccessExceptionManager.ThrowException(SqlException innerException)
   at Microsoft.ResourceManagement.Data.DataAccess.RetrieveWorkflowDataForHostActivator(Int16 hostId, Int16 pingIntervalSecs, Int32 activeHostedWorkflowDefinitionsSequenceNumber, Int16 workflowControlMessagesMaxPerMinute, Int16 requestRecoveryMaxPerMinute, Int16 requestCleanupMaxPerMinute, Boolean runRequestRecoveryScan, Boolean& doPolicyApplicationDispatch, ReadOnlyCollection`1& activ

Reporting: Deliver User-Friendly Reports from Your Application with SQL Server Reporting Services


SQL Server 2000 Reporting Services--a server-based reporting platform built on the .NET Framework and integrated with SQL Server 2000--lets you easily add reporting from diverse data sources. Using Visual Studio and Reporting Services you can integrate reports from any data source that has an OLE DB, ODBC, or ADO.NET provider into your Web applications. This article explains how it's done.

John C. Hancock

MSDN Magazine August 2004

ASP.NET: Nine Options for Managing Persistent User State in Your ASP.NET Application


ASP.NET provides many different ways to persist data between user requests. You can use the Application object, cookies, hidden fields, the Session or Cache objects, and lots of other methods. Deciding when to use each of these can sometimes be difficult. This article will introduce the aforementioned techniques and present some guidelines on when to use them. Although many of these techniques existed in classic ASP, best practices for when to use them have changed with the introduction of the .NET Framework. To persist data in ASP.NET, you'll have to adjust what you learned previously about handling state in ASP.

Steven Smith

MSDN Magazine April 2003

Need Form Application to allow user to review spreadsheets and email

I need an application to allow a user to see a list of documents/spreadsheets in a directory, click a link to the file, have it open, then review it, close it, then from the form choose to accept or deny it, then have it emailed to a recipient contained in a db or list any good ideas how to accomplish this?  maybe a windows form?    

Critical Error with User Profile synchronization timer job

Hello! We are currently running SharePoint 2010 on Windows 2008 R2 servers. Our User Profile Service and User Profile Sync Service are currently running, and profile imports work fine when kicked off from Central Admin. However, the profile sync timer job always fails with the following Application Event error: Event 6398, SharePoint Foundation The Execute method of job definition Microsoft.Office.Server.UserProfiles.UserProfileImportJob (ID 340e8ca2-6f3b-4bd8-80f2-0fe011709805) threw an exception. More information is included below. Generic failure Looking at the ManageUserProfileServiceApplication.aspx log, indeed the only imports visible are ones which have been kicked off manually in Central Admin. The failed scheduled imports are not even recorded to this log. The ULS entry associated with this error is as follows: 08/31/2010 17:11:17.32  OWSTIMER.EXE (0x0CD0)                    0x0C04 SharePoint Foundation          Timer                          6398 Critical The Execute method of job definition Microsoft.Office.Server.UserProfiles.UserProfileImportJob (ID 340e8ca2-6f3b-4bd8-80f2-0fe
ASP.NetWindows Application  .NET Framework  C#  VB.Net  ADO.Net  
Sql Server  SharePoint  Silverlight  Others  All   

Hall of Fame    Twitter   Terms of Service    Privacy Policy    Contact Us    Archives   Tell A Friend