Introducing Bulk UPA Custom Profile Properties Update API

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In this video we'll demonstrate the new Bulk UPA Custom Profile Properties Update API, which enables you to import easily and efficiently additional attributes to SharePoint Online user profiles. You can use this API to update user profile properties, which are not imported from the Azure Active Directory. Source code for the demonstrated code sample is available from PnP Code Gallery.

Video covers following topics

  • Where to find more source code for the demonstrated sample
  • What are the requirements for user profile properties in SharePoint Online to be able to import information
  • How to start user profile bulk import job
  • How to check the status of user profile bulk import job
  • How possible exceptions are handled for the execution

You can read more information around this API from a blog post at 

  • Demo presenter: Vesa Juvonen

Addition resources

See following additional links around the covered topics and for additional documentation around the user profile manipulation in SharePoint Online. Some of the below references will still need updates after release of this API.


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