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Application Server Failed - Service Applications?

My only application server has failed, though I had configured Central Administration with high availability (it's accessible from my web front end server). I tried Googling my problem, though most ...
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In managed .NET CSOM, why do we have to load list to get items when we are already loading the web?

We are using managed .NET CSOM. We are loading the web. But when we try to fetch list names using web.lists, we get error. To resolve we have to load web.lists. Why do we have to load list to ...
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GroupWise to SharePoint document library exportation

I want to migrate the document library of GroupWise to SharePoint. I have no idea how I can make this migration. I have around 300 users and I should also take care of user permissions. My idea was to ...
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Open Custom Action Ribbon Button in a New Tab

I have a few custom actions running on both the edit and new forms of a specific list in SharePoint 2013 Standard. I'd like these custom actions, which are a link to a web url, to open in a new tab ...
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Sharepoint project site template

We want to create a custom site template for our projects. A good idea would be a modification of project site template which is already offered in SharePoint. We are an IT company so have you come ...
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ReferenceError: SPClientTemplates is not defined

I am trying to use the client-side People Picker and I can't get it to initialize the people picker due to SPClientTemplates not being defined. I am following MS documentation line by line but cannot ...
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Draggable / floating Web Part Properties dialog

I have a pretty tight design that has a fixed width. However, when editing a Web Part, the dialog gets cut off or sometimes doesn't get display at all because of the frame's overflow. I would like to ...
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Geolocation - enter latitude and longitude directly

The GeoLocation feature allows users to enter longitude and latitude directly through a window when setting up or editing an item. I would like to be able to either a) calculate the geolocation from ...
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2013 Publishing Site Template Creation Tutorials or Help?

I'm working on a (my first 2013) Publishing site and am trying to find information or a tutorial on how to add the controls to a custom template. For example, I downloaded the free ShareBoot Template ...
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How to add custom application with SP2013

I created a custom application thanks to this site. So I have a .aspx and a .aspx.cs files (and a aspx.designer.cs). As I'm not a developer, my question is : How to add this "custom" application ...
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how to check if domain group has any kind of permissions to web after ensure

I am adding user to web, he might be added or might not be. I want to only give him permissions if he already doesnot have/has. How can i check. SPSite site = new SPSite(webUrl); ...
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Does writing a custom RBS provider force one to put SharePoint into unsupported state?

It is well known that modifying a content database directly by running SQL queries results in an unsupported state. However, it is possible to develop custom RBS providers. Note that when an item is ...
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FBA Active Directory Security Groups Not Working SP 2013

So I have in active directory one security group, lets call it "Shrpt_Users". Within SharePoint I have granted this Active directory group read rights to my sub site: "Advertising". My user ...
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For which fields get snippets created when editing a page layout in SP 2013?

As mentionend in the topic. When editing a page layout in a given enviroment I'm missing some snippets for fields in design manager, I want to add to the page layout. Maybe there is a mistake in the ...
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How do I check if a collection is empty?

I can't figure out how I can do a simple null check on a Collection variable in a workflow. The variable is populated by a GetDynamicValueProperties activity, so it can (and will be, under certain ...
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Access denied by Business Data Connectivity error for anonymous users when accesing external list

I have created an external content type which displays the data from the SQL table. And the external list's data I am displaying the web part. The site is to be made available to the anonymous users. ...
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How to add a custom action to the list items display form ribbon? [duplicate]

How to add a custom action to the list items display form ribbon? Onclick of this it should open a application page in modal popup.
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How to add a custom action to the list ribbon?

How to add a custom action to the list ribbon? The custom action should open a sitepage in modal popup.
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What governs the decision to use server object model or client object model or javascript object model or REST?

What governs the decision to use (in SharePoint 2013)?: server object model (ssom) client object model (csom) JavaScript object model (jsom) REST
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What is difference between listdata.svc and clients.svc in SharePoint?

What is difference between listdata.svc and clients.svc in SharePoint? Both are webservices and can be used to fetch list items.. I have read that any serverside object model or clientside object ...
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Where can I get the SharePoint SDK for Windows Phone 8.1

I want to interact with my SharePoint 2013 Foundation environment. For my purpose I need the CSOM in my application. But I cant find the SharePoint SDK for Windows Phone 8.1. Cant find any information ...
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How can I include a thread from a Discussion Board on a page?

I have a feature on my SharePoint 2013 site that allows a user to create a list item, and then a workflow that sends out an email with details about that item. What I would like to do now is turn the ...
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SharePoint 2013 - Redundancy for Central Administration

Please let me know if I'm not understanding SharePoint completely, but if in a server, there is only one application server (the server that hosts CA).... and this app-server goes down, CA is ...
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Check Out & Open dialog box being hidden under other items on my screen

When opening a pdf file in SharePoint 2013 the "check out & open" dialog box is usually a couple layers deep on my screen so I have to minimize everything on top of it to get to this dialog box. ...
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InfoPath submission gives error

I am working on the infopath form. Whenever I try to submit the form I get the following error: The form cannot be submitted to the following location: form url There is a problem with the Web ...
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Remove Check Out Information Panel from Office Files

I have a SP2013 Publishing Site, where end users have Restricted Read access - and I've made sure the Permission level does Not have the option to 'Use Client Integration Features'. However, when we ...
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Problem in displaying seconds from a SharePoint datetime column using XSL

I have a SharePoint 2013 datetime column. By default it would display as MM/dd/YYYY HH:mm TT format (1/25/2010 6:55 PM). I'm using an external XSL file (as I can't use calculated column) to format ...
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Does adding custom code to native SharePoint aspx files automatically result in an unsupported state?

I want to add some custom code to one of the native SharePoint's aspx files in the hive (14\TEMPLATE\LAYOUTS). Specifically, I wish to implement a Page_LoadComplete event that does some additional ...
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Workflow List Association

I'm having trouble getting SharePoint 2013 to recognize list workflows. We exported and imported (Export-SPWeb / Import-SPWeb) a site to maintain lists and general functionality. Initially the ...
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Can't checkout Project (mpp) or Visio (vsdx) files

I have library with 'require checkout' set that contains mpp and vsdx files. I have MS Project and Visio 2013 (SP1) installed locally. If I choose edit for one of the mpp files, it simply opens in ...
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Why do I get “Cannot Complete This Action” when I add a Discussion Category?

I created a subsite with a template that had the Community Features turned on. When I go to add a Category in the Discussion Board, I get the following error message. Why does this happen?
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Return CurrentItem from context.Templates.Item JSLink

Any ideas on how to return from the Custom Item method when using JSLink (as if it was never called)? I want to do a check in this method and hide the row if the condition fails. I know I can do a ...
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What is the best way to create a subsite where newly hired employees can fill out forms on the site?

I am creating a subsite on my company's sharepoint server and wish to have all relevant forms available to be filled out on the site itself without the user needing to have certain software (i.e ...
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List as external datasource in Access

Trying to work with a list as an external datasource in Access. I have set up a list and turned on "allow management of content types." We've set up several different content types some of which ...
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upload.aspx inheriting custom masterpage

I have been developing a custom master-page based off of SharePoint 2013 html to master page converter. The SharePoint site will be used as a simple document portal for customers. My problem comes ...
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Creating separate pages for list items

I’m looking to see whether there is an easier way to automate a task I am currently going to have to end up doing manually. I have a list which contains all of the companies suppliers, I then have ...
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Replicate Dynamics CRM 2013 security

What do you think is the best approach to replicate Dynamics CRM 2013 (on-premises) security into SharePoint 2013 (on-premises)? I know there are couple tools/plugins out there for the purpose but ...
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How to Change Sharepoint URL?

I'm having an issue, I want to change (Edit) the SharePoint address (URL). If that not possible then redirect the an old SharePoint site to a new SharePoint site.
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Pinned live tile for a SharePoint Site with notification from resent tasks

I am trying to create a pinned Live tile for a SharePoint Site which contains a notification from tasks which asigned to the user in a Task List. Is it possible to create it? appreciate all kind of ...
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Results Permissions on Survey

On a Sharepoint 2013 Survey list, I want that everybody can submit their responses. However results should only be visible by specific set of users. I found this helpful link but what I need doesnt ...
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“Sorry this site hasn't been shared with you” only for root site

Has anyone come across a situation (in SP2013) where accessing http://myserver.domain.com/ Gives "Sorry this site hasn't been shared with you", yet any other address, including the address of the ...
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Possible to add a workflow on a website mailbox?

In SharePoint 2013 it is possible to create a website mailbox? Is it possible to add a workflow onto it? What I want is the following: The Postbox got an E-Mail and at this time the workflow must ...
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Show the Results of a SQL Query in SharePoint 2013

I need to display the results of a SQL query within SharePoint 2013. I have written the query, which is saved as a view within SSMS however can't see an obvious way to simply display the results, ...
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SharePoint 2010 to 2013 Upgrade Blog Category Link Issues

The Problem: We upgraded from SharePoint 2010 to 2013 and it went very well overall. One issue that I've found is that if I open the blog subsite and select a category, it correctly returns all the ...
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Picture Library Slideshow

I've added one Picture Library Slideshow web part to my home page of our SharePoint 2013 team site. But I don't like the appearance of this web part (for example size of pictures, next Pause icons , ...
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Error: The security validation for this page is invalid

I have as simple function to just upload 1 document in 1 library. I made a REST service as part of a SharePoint solution which I deploy/debug against sp2013. However the list.Rootfolder.Files.Add ...
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Create an InfoPath global variable that resets yearly

I have a field in an InfoPath form. This field should have the next format 01-2014, 02-2014, etc and when we enter 2015 year it should be established to 01-2015, 02-2015. So what I need is a ...
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Can the “Script Editor” webpart retrieve values from a list?

I am trying to edit the "Post.aspx" page of my blog. Here are the steps that I am trying to take: I go to any random blog post. I click on "edit". I then click on "Add Web Part" on the Right hand ...
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create a custom ListDefinition based on a custom Content Type

I have created a custom content type that inherits from the Basic Page content type. I want to create a custom ListTemplate that will store pages, the library must use my custom content type I ...
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SharePoint 2013 App. Workflow Permissions for an app web

I have prepared environment to host apps on SharePoint on-premises, then I have configured workflow manager to work through HTTP and implement simple SharePoint-hosted app with a workflow. My ...