Sharepoint Insight by Namwar Rizvi

Sharepoint Tips, Tricks and inside knowledge from real world experience by Namwar Rizvi

How to disable My Site functionality?

Posted by namwar on August 27, 2008

If you want to disable My Site or My Links functionality, here are the steps to follow:

  1. Open Central Administration site
  2. Under Shared Services Administration click your Shared Services Provider (SSP) which is running your  My Site functionality
  3. Under User Profiles and My Sites, click Personalization  Services Permissions
  4. Here you can assign different permission set for different users and groups for Personalization functionality.  For example
    1. To disable My Site functionality for all users click NT Authority\Authenticated Users group and uncheck Create personal site
    2. To disable My Links uncheck User personal features
  5. Click Save
  6. Repeat above steps to individually manage Personalization for different users and groups

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