Please note that this article applies to the Share Point Server 2013 Preview release.
Things are likely to change between now and the final release of Share Point Server 2013. In the meantime, give the Share Point team a break when it comes to fit and finish in the UI :). When Share Point 2010 shipped many were extremely happy, that after years of being asked for it, Microsoft finally decided to implement a mechanism to “write back” profile properties to Active Directory.
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Under Central Administration Manage Service Applications Select “User Profile Service Application” and then select Delete from the ribbon bar Select “Delete data associated with the Service Application” Press “OK” Press “OK” Under Central Administration If you do not have “User Profile Service” installed then you will have more options than the couple of options listed below.
This method provides numerous advantages over the Forefront Identity Manager based approach (which is still available, more on that at a later date) for certain common scenarios.