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  Asked By: Amos    Date: Jul 21    Category: Sharepoint    Views: 3991

Has anyone written a tool designed to allow you to import some non-AD SharePoint Profile properties into SharePoint? I have some other data sources that I need to use to get data into profiles but didn’t know if there were any widely available tools for this sort of thing.

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Answer #1    Answered By: Vance Hardin     Answered On: Jul 21

nteresting timing… I’m about to embark on a project to do the same thing  (populating from PeopleSoft).

There were a few things we found too regarding the User Info list/table in portals and WSS sites. I have everything jotten down in a few disorganized notes that I planned to post about later… I’ll reply to the group once I do that. In my mind, it’s not just updating the profile  database that’s necessary… you need to keep the User Info table in sync as well (via the API, not going to the table directly).

 
Answer #2    Answered By: Kareem Flynn     Answered On: Jul 21

I just posted some research info I pulled up before I started on my project. May help you in your project as it sounds like we’re both about to start building similar processes/tools.

http://feeds.feedburner.com/AndrewConnell?m=338

 
Answer #3    Answered By: Tyron Calderon     Answered On: Jul 21

There will be some .NET sample code for this in the SharePoint Portal Server 2003 Discovery Kit when it is released by MS.

 
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