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Programmatically adding user profile properties fails when adding a multivalued property

Posted By:      Posted Date: October 27, 2010    Points: 0   Category :SharePoint

I have written a console application that adds a custom section to the User Profile Properties and then adds properties under that section. The code works fine when adding CoreProperties of type string (Single Value) and mapping each property to an Active Directory field. However the code always fails when mapping a string (Multi Value) property to an AD property. I have researched the errors I present below but cannot see what the solution might be.


    private static void AddCustomProperties(string strUrl)
      Console.WriteLine("Adding custom properties under section '" + DisplayName + "'.......");
      using (SPSite siteColl = new SPSite(strUrl))

        SPServiceContext serviceContext = SPServiceContext.GetContext(siteColl);
        UserProfileConfigManager upcm = new UserProfileConfigManager(serviceContext);
        CorePropertyManager cpm = upcm.ProfilePropertyManager.GetCoreProperties();
        ProfilePropertyManager ppm = up

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