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Need help getting My Sites running

Posted By:      Posted Date: October 22, 2010    Points: 0   Category :SharePoint

I am setting up a 3 server farm - two load balanced front ends and one app server.  All servers are Win08 R2 and connecting to SQL 08 R2.

I have done everything I've found to configure the MySites but they do not work.  When I attempt to connect, I get the following error:

User Profile Application Proxy failed to retrieve partitions from User Profile Application: Microsoft.Office.Server.UserProfiles.UserProfileApplicationNotAvailableException: No User Profile Application available to service the request. Contact your farm administrator.   

The user profile service is running, a profile sync has been run, and a profile exists for the account which I am using to authenticate.  A host site has been setup using the Enterprise My Site Host template and a service connection exists between the MySite and the Profile service app.  The app pool for the site is running under a sp10-mysite account which is in the local admin group of all three servers.  Self service site creation is on for the web app.

In the My Site Settings, I do not have a Perferred Search Center because I haven't set that up yet.  The My Site Host is set to the correct url (mysite...edu).  The personal site location is mysite...edu/personal and read permissions level includes All Users and All Authenticated Users.

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Hi Everyone,

I am running Windows 7 and I have gone into Control Panel and activated all of the IIS Functions.

The web application I am running was downloaded from the net (and has worked on other machines previously).  Once I downloaded it, I moved it into C:/inetpub/wwwroot/code/main.asp

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