SharePoint Server 2010 Supplementing User Profile Imports Using BCS

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The User Profile Service Application is used to synchronise data from Active Directory to the profile database maintained by SharePoint. The profile database contains rich information about end users that can be displayed in sites. The User Profile service application maps Active Directory fields to fields in the user ’s profile. On a scheduled basis, this information is […]

SharePoint Server 2010 Enterprise Service Application Publishing and Consuming Farms

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As I’ve been getting to grips with SharePoint Server 2010 I’m really starting to appreciate how modular and how WAN friendly the product is. Our organisation is a large multinational with major regional sites around the world, unfortunately not every regional site has SharePoint Administrators available for their disposal. With that in mind we wanted […]