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

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.

Properties

Article ID: 2752606 - Last Review: 10/12/2012 03:30:00 - Revision: 1.0

Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013

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