Change photos stored in Active Directory

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I have several users who want to change their photos stored in Active Directory. Those photos are being used in MS-Outlook 2010. Please let me know if it is possible to clear the cache of images and sync it again with Active Directory. Thank you.

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Change photos stored in Active Directory


The path must be set to Export when synchronizing against the actual thumbnail photo attribute. That's achievable setting a correspondence because transfer however this kind of map won't work against this attribute.

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In buy to synchronize person profile photos between Microsoft SharePoint Server, AD DS, as well as Perspective 2010 by using the particular Microsoft Perspective Social Connotation, you must set the Data Re origin Connectedness for your Picture geographical area map to Export.

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Change photos stored in Active Directory


Hello Hillary Hanks,

You can  use the PeopleZen tool to synchronize  photos from active directory.This is a free tool .So download without adoubt.Then install it in the following directory:

C:Program FilesCommon FilesMicrosoft SharedWeb Server Extensions14TEMPLATELAYOUTSroxority_PeopleZenadpic2010

Before launching PicImportADtoSP2010.exe ,review and customize the PicImportADtoSP2010.exe.config XML file which provides the following setting for customization.

  • ConnUser, ConnPass, ConnAuth

EmptyByDefault: This is not necessary to be changed. This is strictly responsible for fetching the humbnailPhoto/jpegPhoto property data.

For more information about setting please go to:

With Best Regards

Shifflett Laurel

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