Error logged on SharePoint Server:

  • The Execute method of job definition Microsoft.Office.Server.UserProfiles.UserProfileImportJob threw an exception. More information is included below. Generic Error.
Resolution:

Open up Services.MSC and check the following 2 services:

  • FIM (ForeFront Identity Manager)

Make sure that both services are started. If not manually start them.

After that login to the SharePoint Central Administration and make sure that they are running.

Once the services are running the above error logged should no longer show in event viewer.

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