Mapping a SharePoint Profile Field to Active Directory

This section covers the steps necessary to configure a SharePoint profile field to pull content from an AD field, and points out some of the other connectivity options.

Prerequisites for this next configuration exercise are as follows:

• Verify that there are one or more AD accounts that have the Mobile field populated. This field is available by opening Active Directory Users and Computers, locating the user’s name, right-clicking the user’s name and clicking Properties, and then accessing the Telephones tab and verifying that there is an entry in the Mobile field. In a test environment, simply enter in a fictitious mobile number and click OK.

• A User Profile service application needs ...

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