ChangeTypes Enumeration

ChangeTypes Enumeration

SharePoint 2007
Defines the type of change made on an object.

Web Service: User Profile ChangeWeb Reference: http://<Site>/_vti_bin/UserProfileChangeService.asmx

[GeneratedCodeAttribute("wsdl", "2.0.50727.42")] 
public enum ChangeTypes

 Member nameDescription
AddAn object was added to the user profile store. 
AllMultiple operations were performed on an object in the user profile store.  
DeleteAn object was deleted from the user profile store. 
MetadataThe metadata of an object was modified in the user profile store.  
ModifyAn object was modified in the user profile store.  
NoneNo change was made to an object in the user profile store. 

Objects can be of the following types:

  • SingleValueProperty

  • MultiValueProperty

  • Anniversary

  • DLMembership

  • SiteMembership

  • QuickLink

  • Colleague

  • PersonalizationSite

  • UserProfile

  • WebLog

  • All

  • None

An SPChange object contains information about the type of change, as represented by the ChangeTypes enumeration.

The User Profile Change Web service namespace is an arbitrary name for a reference to the UserProfileChangeService.asmx Web service in Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007.

The User Profile Change Web service provides a user profile interface for remote clients to read and create user profiles.

To use the User Profile Change Web service library, you must generate a proxy class in either Microsoft Visual C# or Microsoft Visual Basic through which you can call the various Web service methods.

You access the Web Services Description Language (WSDL) for the User Profile Change Web service endpoint through UserProfileChangeService.asmx?wsdl.

The following example shows the format of the URL to the User Profile Change Web service WSDL file.


If you do not have a custom site, you can use the following URL temporarily:


It is recommended that you create a custom site, and then use the URL that includes the custom site in the URL format.

The following table describes each element in the URL.

URL element



The name of the server on which Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 is deployed.


A custom Office SharePoint Server 2007 site that the server administrator creates.


The name of the Web service endpoint. For User Profile Change Web service, it is UserProfileChangeService.asmx.

For more information about the WSDL format, see the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) WSDL specification at

For more information about the change tracking object model for the user profile store, see User Profiles Change Log. For a code example about how to find what changed in a user profile within a period of time and how to access the change log remotely, see How to: Get Recent User Profile Changes Using the Change Log and How to: Use the Web Service to Modify User Profile Data.

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