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Tool for Site Admins to manage their own Active Directory security groups?

We are deploying a new SharePoint 2010 environment. All access is controlled via Active Directory security groups (placed inside existing SharePoint groups). Due to this, we are looking for a tool ...
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Searching my custom BDC model errors

I wrote a custom BDC model, and it works. I can create a list, look at the items, look at a single item, create external data columns in other lists, etc. Now I created a content source to index ...
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Migrate Web Applications or migrate Site Collection from Development to Live

I have a Web Application in development with 7 site collections. I need to get them all into my production environment. No Web Application exists in production. Is it best to backup and restore the ...
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Want to invoke an SSIS package to process an uploaded file - Do I use Workflow and Powershell?

The scenario is that Excel files are uploaded to a folder in SP2010. When a new file is loaded, I would like to use a Workflow to call the SSIS package that processes that file into a Database and ...
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SP2010 Delete a site through code

I'm using the following code to let users without full access rights on my site deleting it through a custom layouts page (delete site button): SPSecurity.RunWithElevatedPrivileges(delegate() { ...
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“The server returned a non-specific error” when Grouping in a DataView

I am getting a "The server returned a non-specific error" with a DataView in SPD with SP2010. The DataView is working fine up to that, i.e. I have added and removed cols, Filtered and Sorted and added ...
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Migrating site collections from developemnt to live

I have several site collections that have been created in development. I now need to move them to live. In the live environment these site collections do not exists. What is the best way to migrate ...
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Security for SharePoint 2010 site pages

I have three pages in a SharePoint site. Lets say A.aspx B.aspx C.aspx I also have two groups - say ALLACCESS and LESSACCESS now I want A.aspx page should access only by ALLACCESS, no ...
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Is it possible to have a public folder inside a non-public site?

I have a site collection with certain permissions and I want for some people to have access to a folder inside a list (or to an entire list if necessary) without having to authenticate. Is this ...
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2010 SP1 Upgrade throws XPathException: Expression must evaluate to a node-set

I'm stuck with an exception during upgrading SharePoint 2010 to SP1. It happens during provisioning of the central administration web app. I initially ran the configuration wizard and got the ...
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Microsoft.Search.Query, announcement list search scope returns no results

Created a search scope on a discussion list, am querying it, works fine. Created a separate scope (folder related, same site) pointing to an announcement list. I consistently get 0 results when ...
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Obtain Default Content Access Account via PowerShell

As part of farm configuration audit, I need to obtain the current content access account. While I've found several resources for setting the default content access account for search using PowerShell, ...
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How to restart workflow from within it self?

Being new on the whole Sharepoint administration scene, I need a little help from those in the know. I may be doing this "completely" wrong, so apologies if I am and I would really appreciate your ...
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custom attachment field in List

I would like to know, can I create a custom attachment field in a list. I know I already have one attachemnt field in the list, how ever I would like to have one more field, where I can attach files ...
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Do the Portal Super User and Portal Super Reader accounts configured for accessing the Object Cache need to be Managed Accounts?

The TechNet article Configure object cache user accounts doesn't say anything about it. Does anyone know?
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How do I ensure that the task list displays in Gantt view when creating a new site from template?

I have a site with a Task List, which has a custom Gantt view as the default view. The home page of the site, which is not a wiki page, has a List View Web Part for the Task List where the Gantt view ...
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Changing the user account of the SharePoint applicaton pool returns the error “Cannot connect to the configuration database”

I am trying to debug an issue regarding the proxy setting in web.config. Currentley it is set to: <system.net> <defaultProxy enabled="true" useDefaultCredentials="true"> ...
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How to split a Content Database within site

I have a very large content database & need to split it. Is it possible to split a content database within a site collection? or I need to create a new site collection?
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Hiding existing columns completely

I have a solution in which a few site columns are deployed. These columns are used in a few hidden lists, and webparts showing data from these columns have logic which checks the permissions of the ...
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Sharepoint 2010 Analytics Report stopped working

I have setup the web analytics as mentioned in the documentation on MSDN and the reports were working fine initially but they have stopped working for the past 15 days. There were no changes made to ...
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Workflow EventReceiver (how modify init (start) form of approval workflow)

My problem is: I think that I should create event receiver on SP approval workflow. My custom code in that "receiver" should need to do modification to init form (properties) of that workflow. ...
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Display connection information within a ITransformableFilterValues web part

I created a filter web part by extending the ITransformableFilterValues interface, similar to this page: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms499375(v=office.12).aspx. I want to mimic the ...
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Feature Upgrade Retract Deploy Power Shell Commands

I have heard that one way that you can upgrade a feature in SharePoint with new files is to do a retract deploy. I believe this is what Visual Studio 2010 does when you do a Deploy. What are the Power ...
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SqlException when trying to access sharepoint site

I have a local sharepoint server 2010. I'm able to browse through the pages, go to the backend etc. But when it comes to the point that something needs to be written into the SQL-DB (e.g. upload a ...
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How to create a webpart with a picture and some lines of text

I am using SharePoint 2010 Standard edition and on my home page I want to create a webpart which includes a picture on top and under the picture a 10 lines message. Dont know which webpart type I ...
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Creating a Site collection programmatically throws exception <nativehr>0x80070005</nativehr>

I'm migrating a SharePoint customization from MOSS 2007 to SharePoint Server 2010 (Win 2008), which creates the Site Collection programmatically. Problem is I'm unable to create the Site Collection ...
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How to import from FBA (Claim-based) to Active Directory (AD)?

I am on FBA (Claim-based). I need to shift to Active Directory. Is it possible to do it? The reason is that I am missing out on many features which are unavailable on FBA. Any help is appreciated!
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How to copy permissions from one user to another?

Is it possible to copy permissions from one user to another? The reason is that I have to give same level permissions to 50+ users and it becomes very time-consuming to do it for each user. Any ...
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My Site links to internal URL

On any Sharepoint 2010 MySites page there is several links at the top. Upon using a people search in the SharePoint front-end, the search results in the MySites web application. Good, everything looks ...
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Publishing page not displayed in navigation

I have created a publishing page. It is published. In my Current navigation I have pages checked. The page however is not being shown. Other pages are. If I create a custom link to the page it is ...
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Deploying InfoPathForm to Web

I deploy a Infopath form to my SiteCollection with a Module. When i want to deploy my solution i get following error: An object of the type ...
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Calculated field - Get Modify Date when a Particular Column is get Changed

How to get a calculated field with modify date, when one field or column changes in the share point list. For example, If I have a field status, i should get a modify field populated with today's ...
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Error enabling the managing metadata service in central administration

I am getting an error, well, not exactly error but getting message like: The Managed Metadata Service or Connection is currently not available.The ApplicationPool or Managed Metadata Web Service may ...
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Sharepoint Server search indexing phpBB. Removing sid parameter

I'm trying to index a phpBB board. Unfortunately the url always has an sid= parameter attached to it suggesting there is a problem with authentication. I've tried setting both forms and cookie ...
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Migrate from 2007 to 2010 without access to database

one of our customers has a sharepoint 2007 environment in a shared environment. Now they want us to move there sharepoint to 2010 on another server in another domain. Because i'm not very ...
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Secure Data from Farm Admins and Database Admins

I am working with a client whose farm admins and database admins may not be approved to view information in one of the site collections due to governmental regulations. Therefore, he would like to ...
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Show only a subfolder of a document library in a web part

I want to show only a particular folder in the right pane of a page using a webpart in Sharepoint Foundation 2010. Is this possible? When adding the webpart, I could only add the document library. ...
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Can someone explain the ULS18u function that appears in the main pages of some site collections?

This function is then used throughout the page for various reasons. Usually it appears as the first line in other java-script functions. As an example: function toggleBlockOn(elementID) { ...
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Configure a new SharePoint install with existing databases

I'm trying to "clone" my company's SharePoint installation in order to run some experiments. The system is run on a virtual machine, but for some reason the VM will only work in the system were it is ...
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Missing best bet from keywords defined in seperate web application

I have my search center located at portal.domain/searchcenter and "Search Keywords" I have defined at portal.domain show up in my search center results. However, all search keywords I have set up at ...
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Cookie support for SharePoint on mobiles

How does mobile browsers deal with cookies? I'm optimizing a customer's network site to work on mobile devices, and they would like to avoid getting prompted for logins every time they visit the site ...
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Add all users to a group when using UserProfileManager?

When I use the UserProfileManager I get all the profiles when using .GetEnumerator() and looping thru them all with foreach($profile in $AllProfiles). After the loop I can get PropertyConstants like ...
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How can you change the alert text on a pop-up

I am working in the advanced search and am trying to change the message that gets displayed in an alert box (see image below), can anyone help please?
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SQL Reporting Services in SharePoint Mode Prompts for Login

Scenario: We currently have SQL Reporting Services 2008 R2 in a scale-out deployment on two servers. SSRS is configured in SharePoint integrated mode with our SharePoint 2010 servers (configured with ...
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WCF Data Source within SPD

I have had considerable trouble adding a WCF 4.0 application as a data source within SharePoint Designer. I am able to connect to the WCF service as a SOAP Service Connection and find the available ...
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Survey adding text options for all values of a rating scale

When creating a survey you can create a rating scale. Be default you can set the following. Strongly Disagree Neither Agree nor Disagree Strongly Agree Is it possible to set the two options? ...
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How do I show the quick launch menu in a SharePoint foundation blog?

I'd like to display the Quick Launch menu on a blog site above the standard blog navigation on the left hand side (e.g. above the categories and archives webparts), the quick launch menu displays on ...
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send mail from sharepoint calender

I have a calender web part - out of box. I would like to send a notification mail to a particular group members (Always same group), each time I add a new event!! With the Event details like, ...
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Sharepoint 2010 MySites url token back to main site

So here is the scenario I have two SP2010 applications http://intranet.mycompany.org and http://my.mycompany.org. I need to have a link in mysites that will take users back to ...
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Web Template - Receivers Not Firing

I have a custom web template used to provision site collections that activates features with onet.xml and is deployed as a farm solution. I've tried both feature receivers and event receivers (on ...