SharePoint 2013 NewsFeed Picture Upload Problem


The Newsfeed is not working on Mysite in SharePoint 2013

– Unable to upload pictures to SharePoint 2013 newsfeed

Trying to upload images to NewsFeed in SharePoint 2013

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Cause:

  1. The user profile service account does not have Full Control permission on User Profile service.
    2. The distributed cache service account does not have Full Control permission on User Profile service.
    3. The user profile service account does not have Full Control permission on my site web application.

Solution:

To correct this issue, complete the following steps:

  1. Log onto the SharePoint 2013 Central Administration site as a farm administrator
  2. Navigate to ‘Manage Service Applications’

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  3. Highlight the User Profile Service Application
  4. Click the ‘Permissions’ ribbon toolbar button:

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  1. Add the account that is used to run the User Profile Service Application and give it full control
  2. Click OK

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  1. Open the SharePoint 2013 Management Shell by right-clicking and choosing ‘run as administrator’Issue the following PowerShell commands:

$webApp = Get-SPWebApplication http://<MySiteURL&gt;
$ webApp.GrantAccessToProcessIdentity(“domain/User Profile Service Application Account”)

Get-SPWebApplication

GrantAccessToProcessIdentity

At this point, the newsfeed should be up and running successfully:

 

Add multiple accounts with profile photos to SharePoint 2013


SharePoint 2013: Create 2000 Domain Accounts with Profile Photos for a Development Environment

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It can be important to have a development environment that is as close to a production environment as possible. Having realistic development (or staging) environment helps business users visualise what an end product (or solution) will look like when deployed.

The following PowerShell (and accompanying name files) demonstrates creating 2000 unique Active Directory domain accounts, including setting different locations, departments, phone numbers and gender (male or female). Each domain account has a photo uploaded to Active Directory. Finally, SharePoint User Profile synchronization is configured, to import the users and their photos