UPA administrator cannot change the synchronization connection settings in SharePoint Server 2013

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Symptoms

A User Profile Application (UPA) administrator cannot change the synchronization connection settings in Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013. Additionally, the administrator receives an "Access denied" error message.

Cause

This issue occurs because the UPA administrator role does not have permissions to change the synchronization connection settings in SharePoint Server 2013.

Workaround

To work around this issue, log on to the Central Administration website as a farm administrator.

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Article ID: 2752606 - Last Review: October 12, 2012 - Revision: 1.0
Applies to
  • Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013
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