[KBA-01301] Unable to synchronize pictures to and from Active Directory - Security Center 5.2

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Security Center 5.2
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2014-01-16

[KBA-01301] Unable to synchronize pictures to and from Active Directory

This article explains why you might not be able to upload pictures to Active Directory from Security Center and vice versa.

Summary

While configuring the Active Directory role in Security Center, you specify an attribute for the Picture field. After the synchronization process, you notice that the pictures were not uploaded to the specified attribute in Active Directory. When running the synchronization process again, no pictures are downloaded from the specified attribute either.

For example, you enter the photo attribute for the Picture field:

After the synchronization process, the photo attribute is created in Active Directory, but does not contain a value: