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  1. Dave Melton says:

    Works awesome. We also use this PS command. ‘Update-SPProfilePhotoStore -MySiteHostLocation http:/// -CreateThumbnailsForImportedPhotos 1′

  2. Praveen says:

    Thanks Harmeet Good Article explained step by step

  3. sam says:


    I have the same issue, MySite is pulling the Pictures right but People search doesn’t. Please help.

  4. vivek says:


    What does it mean to have no import option at all from AD from step 5-D?

    Please help 🙁


  5. Worked, however, in the newsfeed there are no pictures.

  6. BJ says:

    Hi Harmeet – Great instructions…I see the thumbnailPhoto in MIIS, but I don't see it past there…could you tell me where I should look from here



  7. Hrishi says:

    Thanks for the step by step article. I have Oct 2011 CU and still facing the issue.

    Executing above command did not help



  8. Moi says:

    Thanks, but the Update-SPProfilePhotoStore -CreateThumbnailsForImportedPhotos 1 -MySiteHostLocation http://mysite don(t work for us. What version have you to have -CreateThumbnailsForImportedPhotos ? It doesn't exist in documentation ….

    3 days we are looking through that prob

  9. Manish says:

    Thanks Harmeet, helped alot!

  10. @Harshi – Do you know at what stage are you failling?

    Do you see the picture being imported in MIIS client?

  11. Anonymous says:

    Nice write-up! helped me a lot. worked like a charm

  12. Anonymous says:

    @Hrishi. I was also at the Oct 2011 CU and i had to apply the December 2011 CU to get that command to work

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