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SP2013: How to install certificate on 2 frontend servers?

I am using sp2013. I have an acceptation environment and a production environment. On the accept environment I have installed the certificate successfully, but on production not. On production I got ...
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Is there a way to display a warning message inside my enterprise wiki page layout , when the page status is Rejected

I am working on a publishing site collection using the Enterprise wiki template. Currently I got this behavior regarding the versioning setting. For the library I specify that the library content ...
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Display Search box on an external list

I have an external list on a sharepoint site, from a BDC connector on sharepoint 2013. I want an inline Search box so that a search can be done on that list only. When i go into the web part and ...
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Downloading documents displayed in SPGridView - SP 2013 foundation

I display a selected set of documents in the document library within a SPGridView in a webpart. The documents should be downloadable and i use LinkButton for this purpose. A method is used on the ...
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Restrict access to full list/database, but have a search form to show results

Not sure whether my keywords are completely off, i'm quite new to SharePoint and have been using Lynda to get a quick grip of the program. I have a brief which requires a frontend search/filters page ...
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Set spesific web application url on site logo - javascript

Is there a way to fetch the URL on a specific web application with JavaScript? I've got several environment, and each of those have several web application running ex: Environment 1 www.domain.com ...
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How can I hide the page header (title) for just a specific page

I'd like to hide the header on my homepage (the <h1 id="pageContentTitle" .. > element.) I could use some CSS like #pageContentTitle{ display:none; } But because my CSS is referenced in the ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Publishing subsites fail to be created

I have successfully created 12 subsides in the past, however now when I try in the UI they will not create. In SP Designer they will create but when you try to add pages there are errors. Has anyone ...
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Modifying the layout for my Content Search web part

I have added a content search web part, and I select the following layout settings:- The output was very poor regarding the layout:- So can I do the following modifications:- To have the items ...
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sp2013: Wildcard before and after search keyword in a list?

I am using sp2013. I have created a list. Inside this list I can search. When I search on a keyword it checks only if the results are compare. I would like to show also results where the keyword ...
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Workflow not starting - 40100: Unauthorized.TrackingId

I've created a very simple (2013) list workflow in SharePoint Designer and successfully published it to my farm (single server). I've confirmed that the workflow is correctly registered with the list ...
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Hide Columns Field to users/ But shows for the admins 2013

I am trying to build a "Ticket" custom list for a department, upon when a user request they'll see specific columns. But as for other columns that is only meant for admins uses are to be hidden to ...
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How to create a user in SQL database table for FBA in SharePoint 2013 without creating a dedicated IIS Site

I am trying to configure Form Based Authentication on my SharePoint Dev machine. The purpose is to add an external user to a table (using a registration page).The provider used is ...
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Catch on drop event in document library

I am trying to write a JSLink file that hooks to the event "ondrop" (or whatever it is called) from a document library. The reason behind this is, we want a jquery dialog to open when someone drags a ...
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SharePoint 2013 OOTB Blog webpart zones

I've run into a problem after creating a OOTB blog in our environment where the web part zone "Blog navigator" and "Left" are floating into each other, giving the blog a strange look when trying to ...
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Rating setting is not working inside my publishing site collection [on hold]

I am using a Publishing site of type Enterprise wiki, and I went to the library setting and I changed the Rating settings to use “Likes” instead of “Star Rating”, but nothing changed and still I am ...
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Event receiver not firing when item added by workflow

event receiver not firing when item is added by workflow. Its working perfectly when we manually add item to list. I am using SP Designer 2013. When we add item through workflow, it shows that item is ...
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Can you make users follow something?

We currently have groups of users that we'd like to push news out to their newsfeed. Obviously, their newsfeed is personal, but we've been selling it as the one stop shop for news pertinent for them. ...
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List Item Attachment Folder Hierarchy

Looking to implement a default folder structure for attachments to custom list items. I haven't really seen anything that would indicate that list item attachments can be organized like this out of ...
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News Feed Web Part in the main landing page

I need to add a news feed web part on the landing page of the SharePoint 2013 Site. I have activated the hidden feature 6928B0E5-5707-46a1-AE16-D6E52522D52B and can add the news feed web part. However ...
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Sandbox Solutions on a SharePoint VM that also acts as a Domain Controller

I have dozens of 'Microsoft SharePoint Foundation Sandboxed Code Execution Worker Process Proxy' processes running. A new one seems to appear every 10-15 seconds until my memory is completely spent. ...
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SharePoint 2013 User Profile Sync exclusion filters

I'm trying to figure out if there is anyway to create an exclusion filter for importing expired only profiles from Active Directory through the synchronization connection for user profiles. The ...
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execute workflow on feild change

I have a list of proposals and I want to trigger a workflow based on if the status goes from Active or Submitted to Archived I created a workflow with an if status = archived but It will trigger the ...
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Display documents in Read only mode - SharePoint 2013

I'm using SharePoint 2013 foundation, In my Visual WP, theres a SPGridView showing sharepoint documents in the document library with a few customizations. There is a link to read the document. When ...
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Development in Team: Provider Hosted Apps

My team and I are developing a provider hosted app. Our code source is team foundation server. Everybody has its own SharePoint Server and all have a common AD. For the provider hosted app we created ...
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User Permissions

I'm developing an app for SharePoint 2013 and need to assign different permissions for different users. Do I create groups in the app web or the host web? Can someone steer me in the right ...
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Feature error when deploying a master page with visual studio 2013

I am new in working with VS13 to edit master pages, when I try to deploy it gives an error: Error 30 Error occurred in deployment step 'Activate Features': Feature with Id ...
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Setting SPWeb.AlternateCssUrl via CSOM or JS

According to this Microsoft Office 365 Blog post the SharePoint CSOM (.Net, REST, JS) has been enhanced to support setting SPWeb.AlternateCssUrl: ...
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SP2013 Error - PersistedNavigationTermSetSyncJobDefinition

I'm using SP2013 with two App Server + a SQL server. I have a strange error on my two app server in the event viewer, and I can't find anything on google about it : Execute method of job ...
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Drop down menus for SharePoint 2013 that actually work!

I know this forum has many examples of Javscript, HTML drop down menus but none of the examples given actually work. The below example is the closest I can get but it stops working as soon as go to ...
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Sharepoint 2013 how to modify the view selector menu in list view webpart to only show specific view?

How to modify the view selector menu in the list view webpart to show only certain views and not all of the views? Regards, Alamzeb
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Show Document Icon in a SPGridView

I'm using SharePoint 2013 foundation.I have created a CAML query to get fields. I capture the results coming from the CAML query in a SPListItemCollection and then bind to a SPGridView. <FieldRef ...
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How do I craft a URL to open a Word document in the Word client app? SP2013 Online

I have a client hosted application that points to a number of documents in a Sharepoint 2013 Online Document Library. I have figured out how to craft the url's such that the document opens in the ...
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Custom web part (filter) act similarly to the OOTB Text Filter

I'm writing a custom web part (which is a filter), because I need lots of customizations, so none of the OOTB filter would work for me. I'm now trying to write one similar to the OOTB text filter ...
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Libraries and Alerts

Is it best to load all documents into one shared documents library, tag them appropriately so they pull into the correct site page, and add folders with special permissions for different reports that ...
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How to import large Term set CSV file?

I am importing a csv file with 1 term set and approximately 12,000 terms. When I begin the import, it says something like "Please wait while we import your terms", and about 5 minutes later the popup ...
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How to hide items from the “Destination Library” dropdown list, inside the “Upload Image” dialog

Is there a way to control which items are displayed inside the “Destination Library” dropdown list inside the “Upload Image” dialog box ?
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REST updating List field

Using REST Api, how would I go about updating a plain number column within a list? Is there any faster way of doing so aside from doing a GET, then a separate POST? Seems there could be a faster way ...
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How do you properly write to a managed metadata column from JSOM? (SharePoint 2013)

I am trying to write the value of a managed metadata column across several documents in a document library at once using JSOM, but for some reason the way I'm trying only writes the value to the first ...
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Survey, validate today's date question

We have a private survey. The date the survey was completed is to appear in an Exported Excel sheet. To do so, I have added a Date Field question in the survey named something like "Today's date" ...
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Sharepoint 2010 to 2013 Upgrade (License Migration)

I have been having a hard time finding an answer to this anywhere. I know the licensing model has changed from SharePoint 2010 to 2013. If we already have SharePoint 2010 licenses for our servers and ...
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Confirm SharePoint Web site in use or its deletion

Easy question for earning easy point. SP 2013 on premise. We had external consultants deploying a graphical solution. I have tested the function send email warning for deletion of unused sites and I ...
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SharePoint 2013 user cannot delete item via context menu but he can delete from ribbon

My issues are: User is unable to delete item using right click and delete in 2013; after click, delete error page requires log in. When I modify the list and click ok, it shows error action ...
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Using Content search web part to retrieve items from another site collection

I have a web application that contains two site collections(team site + enterprise wiki), with the following URLs:- -http://applicationname/teamsite -http://applicationname/enterprisewiki Now I ...
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SharePoint Online API(JSOM or REST) to get the site collection expiration date

We are looking for client side SharePoint API(JSOM or REST) to get the site collection expiration date. We searched a lot and we are not able to find an api to get site collection expiration date. ...
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CSOM programming - for regular user

Should I as a SP Admin be concerned about when a professional contract developer uses CSOM? I just want to make sure the code is good. What is your opinion?
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How to change default attachment folder when creating pages

When we create a page on our intranet, we can attach documents, or pictures. All files are by default stored on the Documents library of the site where you are. Is there anyway to change the default ...
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AAM redirect http https double auth

I use SP2013, and I set AAM to redirect http to https. When I browse http://mysite it asks for credentials, then redirect to https://mysite and asks for credentials again. So the redirection works ...
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Test lync presence without having lync installed [duplicate]

I've created a content search web part that use lync presence. Is there a way to test lync presence ( away, offline, online.. ) on specific users without having lync installed in the environment?
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how to add external users to sharepoint 2013

I have a sharepoint 2013 site and I got the users from an active directory, now I have to add external users but I can't add these to the active directory of the company, how can I do it? I have ...