Receiving error messages on OOB properties in User Profile thus unable to edit fields:
i.e. Skills field
Error Message: There was a problem retrieving data for this field. Updating values in this field is disabled temporarily. You can still update values in other fields.
The user profile service is started and we have provisioned a Metadata Service Application and associate it with the same web application we are using for the User Profile Application. We have also associated our MySites web application with the User Profile
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