SharePoint: Adding User Profile when Using Local Accounts
Manually adding Local Accounts to Shared Services Profiles Just a note about odd behaviour when using local accounts with SharePoint... You are most likely to run into this within a test VPC... Shared Services -> User Profile and Properties, View user Profiles: Clicking New Profile displays an edit screen where you can add a manually entered profile. If you complete the form, and then go back and check it you will find that all of the data, except for the Account Name is gone. The trick is to click New Profile, enter the Account Name (as entered in Windows in Local Users and Groups), and click Save. Then edit the profile and add the rest of the data.