When syncronization the AD thumbnailPhoto into SharePoint UserProfile Service is not working

1. incremental import

2. check Sync DB

Select sAMAccountName,SPS_MV_OctetString_PictureURL from MMS_Metaverse with(nolock) Where SAMAccountName like ‘%UserName%’

3. Check Profile DB

Select NTname,PictureURL from UserProfile_full with(nolock) where NTName like ‘%harmeet%’

if nothing there… run below script

4. powershell script

Update-SPProfilePhotoStore -CreateThumbnailsForImportedPhotos 1 -MySiteHostLocation http://mysite


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if someone delete the ‘Users Phots’ Picture library below message can be shown.

Your personal site does not contain a picture library named ‘Pictures


reference from : (Ryan’s answer)







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