Microsoft pushied an article recently talking about using LDIF file in the SharePoint's user profile synchronization.
Configure profile synchronization using a Lightweight Directory Interchange Format (LDIF) file (SharePoint Server 2010) http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff959234.aspx
Currently I am unable to obtain the required "Replicate Directory Change" permission set up by the AD admin. So I thought of exploring this alternative since I still have AD search permission right now.
So far, I was able to set up the MOSSLDAP-LDIFMA, and use an import.ldif file to add, remove and update user profiles. However, there are some problems that I can't resolve. One of key problems is, the LDIF-imported records can't be
sync'd with login-based records.
In my environment, when a user login SharePoint via Windows authentication, a new profile would be added, under the account name "domain\username". Meanwhile, when an LDIF record imported, there will be another profile created under the account
name "domain:domain\username", or "domain:username". That is, there would be two profiles for each user.
Based on my understanding, it is very likely the user profil
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