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Microsoft SharePoint 2013 Administration Inside Out by CA Callahan Randy Williams Chris Givens, Milan Gross, Brian Alderman, and Javier Barrera

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Chapter 11. Configuring User Profile Services

Understanding the UPS

Planning the UPS

Configuring the UPS

Managing the UPS

Configuring My Sites

Configuring Audiences

The User Profile Service (UPS) service application is responsible for importing and maintaining the profile information on each user as well as a number of related features such as My Sites and Audiences. This service is one of the core services in Microsoft SharePoint 2013, and it would be difficult to imagine a SharePoint farm without it. With the addition of new social features and enhanced social collaboration in SharePoint 2013, the UPS becomes even more important because it directly supports microblogging, Microsoft SkyDrive Pro, and task aggregation. In this chapter, we will explain ...

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