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Microsoft® SharePoint 2010: Administrator’s Pocket Consultant by Ben Curry

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Chapter 14. User Profiles and My Sites

The User Profile Service in Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 is a shared service that provides a central location to create and manage various features and capabilities related to information about users in the farm. The features and capabilities managed by the User Profile Service are as follows:

  • User profile properties

  • Audiences

  • Profile synchronization

  • Settings specific to My Site

The information contained within a user profile is used as the basis for all social and personal functions. Administration ...

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