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Best practice for maintaining web.config files with multiple front-end servers

How are people handling the maintenance of the individual web.config files when dealing with multiple SharePoint front-end servers (FES)? Microsoft recommends that you should not update your IIS ...
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Check access to site for ADFS SiteMinder user in sharepoint 2010

My web is an archive of reports, arranged by categories (each its own site with its own database) and reports (libraries in each site). Logon is done via SiteMinder and ADFS, so the individual ...
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Can't debug SharePoint 2010 on a SP 2010 farm environment

I'm told I can't debug on a farm environment - one admin server, one web server, one SQL database, all separate boxes. But it seems like something you'd need to be able to do, so I'm looking for ...
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GetFieldByDisplayName error in CAML query

I'm developing a web-part for SharePoint 2010. I've to sort a SPGridView so I use SortExpression. I execute a CAML query in this way and then I bind data to SPGridView: SPQuery query = ...
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Unique Permissions on Custom List Forms

I have a custom list with several custom SharePoint 2010 forms, and each form is tied to a different step in the approval process. I need to be able to set unique permissions on each individual form ...
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How to create Enterprise Wiki page using ECMA Script in Sharepoint 2010

i need to create Enterprise wiki page with some dynamic text on page.this page should me create using ECMA script.
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How to set specific Subsite Templates in a Site Collection

Through Site Settings>Page layouts and site templates>Subsite Templates is possible to define a list of template that the user can use to create a Subsite. Instead of achieving this through user ...
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Modal pop up not getting displayed properly

I have created the modal dialog box using the following javascript code : <script type="text/javascript"> function popThisUp() { var options = { url: ...
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Reminder email Workflow Help

I'm looking to create a calender workflow in sharepoint 2010. I want the workflow to send an email to people regarding a calendar event. I would like the email to be sent 7 days before the event is ...
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SharePoint SOAP services, WSDL lacks schema definition

Fetching the WSDL from my SharePoint 2010 server, it appears that in the WSDL definitions the schemas lack any substance on the type of the returns. Here would be an example: <s:element ...
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Sharepoint 2010 farm restore "CREATE DATABASE Permission denied in 'master'

I am attempting to restore a farm backup to a new SharePoint install. The OSW timer service is running under farm account. farm account has db_accessadmin, db_datawriter and db_securityadmin ...
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minimum permissions required for user to fire powershell commands for sharepoint remotely

I want to perform read/write operations on SharePoint 2010/2013 using PowerShell commands remotely. Commands will be New-SP<> , Remove-SP<> and Get-SP<> i.e. all read/write operations on ...
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Cross Domain SPServices

I have two SharePoint web apps site1.spnet.local and site2.spnet.local. Im looking to make some cross domain spservices requests using a reverse proxy. The reverse proxy appears to be transforming ...
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How to dynamically disable/enable pages depending on certain variable?

I need to disable a page(and it's link, which is in left side navigation menu) when certain variable in a table in home page is equal to 3. How do I do this? Is it do-able through workflow?
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Documents Being Unapproved

I have a strange thing happening on one particular area of my sharepoint site. Users are reporting that they upload and approve a document, that works fine, then some time later that document somehow ...
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Create a Cross Site Lookup in a declarative way

I can declare a lookup field with this line: <Field ID="{3EA24157-1C11-41CB-AA01-5EEEF93C2603}" Name="NewField" DisplayName="New Field" StaticName="NewField" ...
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How to hide certain links displayed (using anchor tag)?

I have created a horizontal navigation link using html on my site master page (Home | Products | About Us | Contact ) What I want to do is hide some of the links based on the user's ...
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How to hide welcome drop down menu from the ribbon in sharepoint 2010?

I am currently working on the masterpage of my sharepoint site and I want to hide the welcome drop down menu that appears on the top right corner of my sharepoint site and all the tabs. In place of a ...
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lookup another lookup

I've 3 lists. List B looks up List A and then I need to create a lookup in List C that lookups List B but also get values in List B that are lookups of List A. How is this achievable? Thanks
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Business Data Connectivity Service Application Stuck in “Stopping” State

My existing BDC service application is not working and it is giving below error in log when i am accessing it: The BDC Service application Business Data Connectivity Service is not accessible. The ...
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How to generate reports from Form Library documents?

I'm fairly new to SharePoint 2010 and have no formal coding experience, so bear with me. I just created and uploaded an InfoPath form to a Form Library in SharePoint 2010. The form works well. ...
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Change how list web part is displayed

We have some executives who need to have a list setup exactly the way they want it and I have not been able to find anyway to do this after multiple days of searching. Is it possible to make a ...
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Customizing SharePoint 2010 Survey

I have this Customer Satisfaction Survey with 3 questions. Users want a modification that whenever a question is answered, instead of clicking next button for the subsequent question, the question ...
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Reasons why a Lookup field doesn't work

I'm struggling with the declarative creation of a lookup field: <Field ID="{3EA24157-1C11-41CB-AA01-5EEEF93C2603}" Name="NewField" DisplayName="New Field" StaticName="NewField" ...
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Does matching column type or length to data type make a difference to performance?

If i was designing a database table I would look at data types and field lengths for storage and processing efficiency. As SharePoint is not itself a database, but uses SQL Server tables in an ...
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Add or Remove List Item Permissions Without a Workflow

I have a list in SharePoint 2010 that has custom SharePoint forms built for different situations depending on an approval process where each item is approved by two different people. Once the item is ...
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SharePoint Document Library Web Service Name in SP 2010

The task is to get SP Document Library Items title and display it on UI (I am using Console App). For List we have SP Web service like :http://server-name/S1/_vti_bin/lists.asmx For Document Library ...
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Sharepoint Restore - Requested registry access is not allowed

I attempted to restore a farm backed up from server A to server B (SP 2010). When I run the restore, I get the error: "Requested registry access is not allowed". Not sure which key I need to change ...
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Using Authentication.asmx Login gives HTTP 500 error

I try to login to SharePoint 2010 via Authentication.asmx service from native C++ application and get HTTP 500 response.I saw HTTP 500 before in case of malformed SOAP request but what's wrong with it ...
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Index reset needed when adding Crawl Component + CrawlDB?

I've added a second crawl component and a second CrawlDB to my Search Service Application in SP 2010. The topology is online where the second crawl component is attached to the new CrawlDB. Do I ...
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Progress bar in multiple file upload not getting updated

I am using this link to upload multiple files to my sharepoint library. I created a visual web part and referenced the required libraries as shown below : <SharePoint:CssRegistration ...
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Force Document to Open in Read Only

I have a Document Library that has word documents in it. When users go to open a document they are prompted with a message letting them know they are about to open a document. It asks them "How ...
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Share Service Applications from a SharePoint 2010 farm to a 2013 farm

I know that out of the box a SharePoint 2013 farm cannot consume Service Applications from a 2010 farm. Are there any third party solutions that enable this? I have tried searching online, but have ...
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500 Internal error - Timeout expired

I am getting "500 Internal Server" error while accessing my webapplication in SharePoint 2010. After some tracing I found that the actual error is : "Timeout expired. The timeout period elapsed ...
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Set a Lookup reference to a Field that already exists

I need to set the lookup reference to a field that already exists (of type lookup) that is not pointing to yet. I can get the lists and the fields but I don't know how link to each other. Can you ...
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Datasheet view content types read only

We have a document library with 5 different content types. After bulk upload some documents an user can't change the content type in datasheet view. He gets the error message "column is read only". ...
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Designer 2010: URL Link to Name in Email Not Displaying Latest List Update

I need help with a Designer workflow problem. I have two lists in a single site. When updating an item on LIST 1 the workflow updates certain fields on LIST 2. It copies NAME1 field from LIST 1 ...
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SharePoint Workflows and Lists, External Housing Dilemma

So I have a client who has arranged for their SharePoint environment to be housed and managed to by an external entity (not my contracting group) and we have limited access to administrative ...
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How to Attach Information to the Beginning of Each Paragraph in a Single Entity?

I am using SPServices to append information from a SharePoint (2010) list onto a page. This information is a summary written by a user, so it can contain multiple paragraphs or it can contain one, ...
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Need help with escalating a 2010 Approval Workflow

We have a 'request form' section on our SharePoint 2013 Online intranet site wherein people can request an official form be made for internal use. These requests need to be approved/rejected before ...
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No of items in search scope and content source is diferent for same site

I can see 685 items crawled in crawl log of content source but when I add same site in search scope, then item count which I am getting is only 2. Stucked with this.. Please let me know what is going ...
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Validate custom form using sharepoint designer 2010

I'm creating a form using sharepoint designer 2010, by inserting New Items forms, and editing as necessary the design. Previously I was using asp:TextBox and validating through ...
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Lookup list does not exist error

While looping through my sharepoint's list fields, I found that there are some "in-built" Sharepoint fields (for example, Check In Comment) that are lookup fields. However, when I try to use ...
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How to show comment in Task List View?

I have a document library (lib). There is an approval workflow (WF) on it. Whenever a new document is added, the WF will start. In the workflow, before a task is assigned, I set values for the task ...
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How to find the web part: Error while executing web part: System.StackOverflowException: Operation caused a stack overflow

uls ERROR: Error while executing web part: System.StackOverflowException: Operation caused a stack overflow. How can I find out which web part is throwing this error? [This is not the kind of ...
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Is there a way to view web usage reports for a specific page?

I know how to get to the Site Usage Analytics, but my teammate is asking if we can discern how many hits specific pages are getting. For Example, we have a sub-site which features many reviews by ...
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How to do a text change located in quick launch

Will changing the name of a link under quick launch mess up my settings in which that link needs to gain access to a page? The link goes where it needs to go...I just want to change the name under ...
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Content Editor as Aggregator for PDFs SP2010

It's a bit complex so I hope I explain it right and I would really appreciate any insight. Unfortunately right now I can't use Designer or add any custom web parts. So I have to work with CEWP and the ...
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Use VS or Front end technology - webpart to display depending on another list

Im building an application that has a few pages and parent child relationships. The pages go in order: Create subsite, choose teams, create teams. I have two unrelated lists on one page (created in ...
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Filtering a Lookup field using REST not working in Sharepoint 2010

I'm trying to filter a column of type lookup from a list using this method. /_vti_bin/ListData.svc/Collections()?$expand=Departments&$filter=Departments/Title eq 'Sales' And its outputting the ...