Software Technical

SharePoint 2013: Critical Event 6398, Microsoft.Office.Server.UserProfiles.UserProfileImportJob

My event log has been spamming with messages from Event ID 6398, SharePoint Foundation reading:  The Execute method of job definition Microsoft.Office.Server.UserProfiles.UserProfileImportJob (ID c20274aa-c269-485a-bad8-cd7f539090cc) threw an exception. More information is included below. Access to the requested resource(s) is denied Following various instruction online I restated the FIM services. For those of you wondering what FIM Services […]

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Office 365: Directory Synchronization Isssues

Yes!  In Office 365 at last and now synchronizations are failing The followin message is shown in the forefront identity manager: stopped-server-down And with the event id of 655 the following message is shown: Failed credential provisioning ping. Error: Microsoft.MetadirectoryServices.ServerDownException: Failed even after 5 retries. Action: ProvisionCredentials, Exception: Unable to communicate with the Windows Azure […]

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O365: Forefront Identity Manager & Office 365 DirSync Failing

I encountered an issue where both Forefront Identity Manager and Office 365 DirSync both failed to start. My investigation of this after I received an email from which had informed me that Windows Azure Active Directory did not register a synchronization attempt from the Directory Sync tool. First I attempted to do was start the Microsoft Online […]