Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Could not load user profile in SharePoint 2013

   Could not load user profile in SharePoint 2013                                                          


  Explanation: After we create MY site, when user try to browse the site. Get the Error” Could not load user profile”

   Cause: When an end user tries to access their personal My Site, he might encounter this error message. This error occurs when the SP admin does not connect a User Profile service application with the Web application that hosts My Sites, or disconnects a User Profile service application from the Web application that hosts My Sites

   Solution: Follow the below steps to resolve the issue.

·       In Central Administration-Click Application Management.

·       In the Web Applications section, click Manage web applications.

·       On the Web Application Management page, click the Web Application that hosts My Sites, and then, in the Manage section of the ribbon, click Service Connections.
                 

·       In the Configure Service Connections Associations dialog box, ensure that a User Profile service application is selected and set as the default
                                                             


Please Comment if you need Any Help.Your Feed back is always Welcome.I Am Happy to Help !!!!!

Sign In As a differant user in SharePoint 2013

Sign In As a different user in SharePoint 2013:
                 


 Description: As many of the people observe that the Sign in As Different user option Disable in the SharePoint 2013.Its there in SharePoint 2010.

why to Sign in as a Different User: Developers/ IT administrators, often have to log in with a different user account to test their solutions or customizations, or get a higher-level permissions in a SharePoint site. Even though the menu option is missing, there are several workarounds that can be used to log in as a different user in SharePoint 2013.Check the below Methods to get the sign in as different user.

 Work Around 1:
·       Change the siteurl with yours(URL of you want to sign in) and it will ask you for the new username and password
                         http://siteurl/_layouts/closeConnection.aspx?loginasanotheruser=true

    Work Around 2:

·       Open internet explorer by  using "run as different user" option  (Shift+ right click) by entering the username and password that you like

 Work Around 3:Follow the below to get done. This is the most Useful and easy to get the option in All the sites.

·       Go to the below path
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Web Server extensions\15\TEMPLATE\CONTROLTEMPLATES\

             

·       Look for the welcome.ascx
·       Edit the page with notepad. Go to bottom of page. Follow screen shot
·       Put this code in welcome.ascx page and save.
<SharePoint:MenuItemTemplate runat="server" ID="ID_LoginAsDifferentUser"
Text="<%$Resources:wss,personalactions_loginasdifferentuser%>"  
Description="<%$Resources:wss,personalactions_loginasdifferentuserdescription%>"  
MenuGroupId="100"   Sequence="100"   UseShortId="true"   />
        
                    


                              
                          

·       Now look for the Option. This time it would show in all the web sites.
              

 Note: Take a backup of welcome.ascx page before modification.

Please Comment if you need Any Help.Your Feed back is always Welcome.I Am Happy to Help !!!!!

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