User profiles help identify connections between users in an enterprise, such as their common managers, workgroups, group membership, and common web sites.
They can also contain important information about a user, such as the products the user works on, the user's interests or areas of expertise, and the user's place in the organization's structure.
In February, we shared our vision on the evolution of Share Point, outlining our plans for continued cloud innovation with Share Point in Office 365, and providing a glimpse of the work underway to deliver our next on-premises server release, Share Point Server 2016.
With Ignite just a few weeks away, we’re getting ready to share more details on the innovation we’re bringing to Share Point 2016.
We also want to confirm our commitment to delivering on-premises releases of Share Point for the foreseeable future.
We envision a future where we will continue to have customers who choose a combination of on-premises, cloud and hybrid deployments for many years to come.
Summary: Learn how to import user profiles from Active Directory to Share Point Server 2013 by using the Active Directory import tool for Share Point Server 2013 and Share Point Server 2016.
You can use the Share Point Active Directory import option (AD import) as an alternative to using Share Point profile synchronization to import user profile data from Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) in your domain.
For more information, see Synchronize user and group profiles in Share Point Server 2013.In particular we are focused on delivering value to customers as part of their on-premises deployments, while at the same time making it easier to take advantage of cloud innovation thru hybrid deployments of Share Point Server with Office 365.With that backdrop, Share Point Server 2016 will deliver enhancements and new capabilities in three major areas: Making decisions faster and keeping in contact are critical capabilities for increasing effectiveness in any organization.Summary: Find resources about how to plan for user profiles for Share Point Server 2013.A user profile is a collection of properties that describes a single user, and also the policies and other settings associated with each property.You have to update a Share Point Add-in if you add functionality, fix a bug, or make a security update.