SharePoint 2010 - Errors In The Manager Reporting Structure

After installing service pack 1 for SharePoint 2010, I saw this error pop up in the Health Analyzer:


This is not necessarily a commentary on your company's leadership.

User Profile stuff in 2010 is such a pain (although there are upsides) that I probably winced a little when I saw it. Fortunately, the solution is pretty straightforward and it's provided in the Remedy section of the alert. You can also find information on it here.

I did modify the PowerShell commands slightly.

$upap =  Get-SPServiceApplicationProxy | ? {$_.TypeName -like "*User Profile Service Application*"}
Add-SPProfileLeader $upap [Domain]\[UserName]

You'll see the following after executing "Add_SPProfileLeader":


Run a full crawl, go back to Health Analyzer have click "Reanalyze Now" on the target error and you should see the problem go away.