Synchronise the Term Store on OnPremise SharePoint

This section contains details on how to set up Term Store synchronisation in an OnPremise SharePoint instance.

If you are using Cloud SharePoint, skip to this topic: Set up the Term Store Synchronization on Cloud SharePoint

Prerequisite for Using the Term Store Synchronisation

If you want to use Term Store synchronisation, you need to enable SharePoint's Managed Metadata service.

  1. Open SharePoint Central Administration and open Manage services on this farm in the System settings.
  2. Next, open Manage Service Application.

  3. Highlight the bar Managed Metadata Service and click Properties.

  4. Make sure that the box This service application is the default storage location for column specific term sets. is checked.

The remaining process is the same as on cloud SharePoint.