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Recreate User Profile Service Application error

Posted By:      Posted Date: October 12, 2010    Points: 0   Category :SharePoint

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

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