change and fill profile fields in sharepoint 2013


  • is it possible to fill the personal information directly from active directory in order the user is not required to complete the data like job title ,email , ... and is it possible to add fields in basic information ,contact information and details?
    Tuesday, March 28, 2017 9:59 AM

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  • Map user profile properties

    In this procedure, you determine how the properties of SharePoint Server user profiles map to the user information that is retrieved from the directory service. You should have identified how you will map user profile properties on the User profile properties data sheet in the User Profile Properties worksheet.

    You will come back to this procedure in later phases to map user profile properties to information that is retrieved from business systems and to map how user profile properties in SharePoint Server can be used to write information back to the directory service. If you have not yet reached these phases, ignore the parts of the procedure that deal with business systems and exporting data.

    To map user profile properties  
    1. Verify that the user account that is performing this procedure has the following credentials:

      • The user account that performs this procedure is a farm administrator or an administrator of the User Profile service application.

      • The user account that performs this procedure is a member of the Administrators group on the computer that is running SharePoint Server.

    2. If the user account that is performing this procedure is a farm administrator, complete these steps. Otherwise, if the user account is not a farm administrator go to the next step:

      1. On Central Administration, in the Application Management section, click Manage service applications.

      2. On the Manage Service Applications page, select the User Profile service application.

    3. On Central Administration, on the Manage Profile Service page, in the People section, click Manage User Properties.

    4. On the Manage User Properties page, right-click the SharePoint Server property that you want to map to a directory service property, and then click Edit.

    5. To remove an existing mapping, in the Property Mapping for Synchronization section, select the mapping that you want to remove, and then click Remove.

    6. To add a new mapping, do the following:

      1. In the Add New Mapping section, in the Source Data Connection list, select the data connection that represents the external system to which you want to map the SharePoint Server property.

      2. In the Attribute list, select the name of the attribute in the external system to which you want to map the property.

        You can only map a user profile property to an attribute of an external system if the data types are compatible. If an attribute that you want to map to a user profile is not listed when you try to create a new mapping, it might be due to a data type mismatch between the user profile property and the attribute. For more information about which data types are compatible, see User profile property data types in SharePoint Server 2013.
      3. In the Direction list, select the mapping direction.

        A direction of Import means that the value of the attribute in the external system will be imported into SharePoint Server and used to set the value of the SharePoint Server property. A direction of Export means that the value of the property in SharePoint Server will be exported to the external system and used to set the value of the attribute in the external system.

        You cannot edit a mapping. To change the direction of a mapping, you must first remove the mapping with the old direction, and then create a mapping in the new direction and add the mapping.
      4. Click Add.

    7. Click OK.

    8. Repeat steps 4 through 7 to map additional properties

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    Tuesday, March 28, 2017 12:17 PM
  • Default user profile property mappings for Active Directory Domain Services

    The following table describes the user profile properties that are automatically mapped when you import user profiles from Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS).

    When you upgrade from SharePoint Server 2010 to SharePoint Server 2013, the user profile mapping property WorkEmail retains the default mapping to mail (that is "WorkEmail" maps to "mail"), however when a new synchronization connection mapping property is created in SharePoint Server 2013, the new mapping defaults to the ProxyAddress property (that is, "mail" maps to "ProxyAddress").  After the upgrade process has been completed successfully, the mapping properties can be manually changed based on your organizational requirements.

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    • Edited by Stark365 Tuesday, March 28, 2017 12:20 PM
    Tuesday, March 28, 2017 12:20 PM
  • Hi maria1368,

    As Stark365 mentioned, we can import user data from Active Directory to SharePoint server via profile synchronization.

    And, We can add fields (user profile properties) in Basic Information/Contact Information/Details on Edit Details page.

    To achieve that, we need to make the user profile properties display on the Edit Details page.

    Central Administration > Manage service application > User Profile Service > Manage User Properties.

    Information about user profile property details:

    Best Regards,

    Linda Zhang

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    Thursday, March 30, 2017 8:49 AM