User Profile Synchronization Errors In SharePoint 2013

Applies to: SharePoint Server 2013, SharePoint Foundation 2013

Summary: Permission and the errors when creating the user profile synchronising job of SharePoint 2013.

During testing of SharePoint 2013 I experienced the Application Event Log errors below.  When the errors occurred I was unable to run a User Profile Synchronization with Active Directory.

Event ID 6398, category Timer

The Execute method of job definition Microsoft.Office.Server.UserProfiles.UserProfileImportJob (ID 0afab701-a201-4df9-bfc7-590838da8809) threw an exception. More information is included below.

Generic Failure

Event ID 1004, category None

Detection of product ‘{90150000-104C-0000-1000-0000000FF1CE}’, feature ‘PeopleILM’, component ‘{1C12B6E6-898C-4D58-9774-AAAFBDFE273C}’ failed. The resource ‘C:Program FilesMicrosoft Office Servers15.0ServiceMicrosoft.ResourceManagement.Service.exe’ does not exist.

Event ID 1001, category None

Detection of product ‘{90150000-104C-0000-1000-0000000FF1CE}’, feature ‘PeopleILM’ failed during request for component ‘{1681AE41-ADA8-4B70-BC11-98A5A4EDD046}’


The resolution is to grant read access to the Network Service account to the c:Program FilesMicrosoft Office Servers15.0 folder

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