'User Profile Synchronization Service' started. But there are many reason why this
service wont start. Following are some points to check before doing something crazy
like re-install the farm.
- The farm is running either the Standard or Enterprise version of SharePoint Server
2010 and you have run the farm configuration wizard. Profile Synchronization does
not work on a stand-alone installation for SharePoint Server 2010.
- If you are using Microsoft SQL Server 2008, Microsoft SQL Server 2008 with Service
Pack 1 (SP1) with Cumulative Update 2 (CU2) ()
- The WCF hotfix ()
for Windows Server 2008 R2 is installed.
- An instance of the User Profile Service application exists and is started. For more
information, see .
on WFE servers.. if not add the user account to the administrators group and Re-boot
system ( resetting IIS and Timer service may also work.. if not you have to re-boot)
both "Replicating Directory Changes" and "Replication synchronization"
service account identified. you can configure logon account by rightclick on service
> properties > log on .
Note: that the services may not be running. it will automatically
start when the User Profile Sync starts.