Consequences of complexity–the evilness of the SharePoint 2010 User Profile Service

Hiya A few months back I posted a relatively well behaved rant over the ridiculously complex User Profile Service Application of SharePoint 2010. I think this component in particular epitomises SharePoint 2010’s awful combination of “design by committee” clunkiness, along with real-world sheltered Microsoft product manager groupthink which… Continue reading

More User Profile Sync issues in SP2010: Certificate Provisioning Fun

Wow, isn’t the SharePoint 2010 User Profile Service just a barrel of laughs. Without a bit of context, when you compare it to SP2007, you can do little but shake your head in bewilderment at how complex it now appears. I have a theory about all of this.… Continue reading