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500 internal server error

OK, old story, but event viewer says it is all about Security Token Service yet it is running OK. Account it uses also OK and valid. Resetting IIS and rebooting server did not help. claims-based, ...
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Is there a quick way to change the tile layout for site contents to a list view (like it was in 2010/2007)?

The tile layout is a new style that has been implemented in 2013 for most of the content being surfaced. But it makes it difficult to quickly navigate when you have >25 lists and libraries. It would ...
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Cause/Fix for error: Table SPDistributedCacheCalls_Partition22 has 460587008 bytes that has exceeded the max bytes 460175067

Does anyone have a direct cause, and a solution, for this error occurring in the Event Viewer logs in a SharePoint 2013 farm? Occurs on both WFEs where Distributed Cache is running. Table ...
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-Identity parameter in “Enable-SPFeature”

I just want to confirm -identity parameter in Enable-SPFeature -Identity $parameter -Url $spSiteCollection.Url Powershell command. In $parameter parameter, should we need to provide the ID of feature ...
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SharePoint 2013 Integration with Exchange 2010

Is there any documentation with a list of features and capabilities by which SharePoint 2013 can be integrated with Exchange 2010. Any help would be greatly accepted. I work as an SharePoint Admin ...
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Optimize query executions in sharepoint

I was recently asked this question. Would like to know some opininon on what is the best strategy. The SharePoint databases are configured to run on a dedicated instance of Microsoft SQL Server 2008 ...
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“Number of lines for editing” for my announcement new column does not have any effect

I have created a new column for my Announcement App, and I defined the “Number of lines for editing: ” = 1. But when adding new item to the announcement, user can enter more than one line for this new ...
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How to verify if current user is a SCA (Site Collection Administrator)?

I have a NavBar at my master page that will only be displayed to the SCA (Site Collection Administrators). I'm using jquery SPServices to do that validation, but the only examples that i found suggest ...
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Sharepoint Online search not showing the correct title

I have a content search webpart that shows the title of the file and other properties. However in some file its not using the property Title, it looks like its using the title on the first big ...
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Using Single Item template and promoted display template together?

Can I use Item_CommonItem_Body with promoted results ? I am trying and getting this error, Display Error: The display template had an error. You can correct it by fixing the template or by ...
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Do REST only uses search index to retrieve information / do the data have to be indexed - SharePoint

I know that I can use search REST api to fetch data from SharePoint. But is there a way to get a list without having to index the list? I'm having a problem that search (Continues crawl) is to slow ...
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SharePoint 2013 Search Rest API specific document library

How can we search for a specific document library using SharePoint Search through Rest API? We have a couple of document libraries which have thousands of documents with its relevant metadata ...
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Custom entity extraction

I need help with custom entity extraction setting. I created an UTF-8, comma separated .csv file, script with the right dictionary (Microsoft.UserDictionaries.EntityExtraction.Custom.Word.N) and UNC ...
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How can I resize a web part to be the size of a div it is sitting in

I am trying to put some final touches on our main portal page. We are using a wiki page with a 2 column text layout. The left column is 75% of the page and the right column is 25%. In the right ...
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How to check if “State Service application” is running or not

I want to know by some powershell script if "State Service application" is installed or not? I have some other script to run but before running that script, i want to check if "State Service ...
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Cannot resolve symbol 'GetFile'

I have just created an event receiver to ensure that my colour palette is activated on my 2013 Web application. The below code is what I have inside public class ...
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Search is not working - Reset Cache config

I'm using SharePoint 2013 (only 1 server). When I search something, it does not return anything. As I googled it, I found that this could come from the cache configuration. So I have to clear the ...
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Custom Signout and Access Denied Pages Not Working in SharePoint 2013

How do I customize the sign out and access denied pages in SharePoint 2013? After sign out code I ran the power shell script but this doesn't seem to be working. Have I missed anything? Powershell ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Multiple listviews in a page using Tabs

Hi Folks, Please refer the Image. There are two views available for this list. (All Tasks and Active) I've displayed this list in a page(sitepages\sample.aspx) using listview webpart. I'm able to ...
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Creating a subsite using c# and the REST API

Im trying to create a site using the REST API from a console app. I keep getting: "Not well formed JSON Stream" I cant find much on calling the REST API from c# so have been piecing it ...
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SharePoint Claims authentication on external zone : Could not retrieve the IIS Settings. Parameter name: context

SPClaimsUtility.AuthenticateFormsUser(Context.Request.UrlReferrer, txtEmail.Text, txtPassword.Text); This authenticates the user properly and lets me through to a page that needs authentication on ...
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Link Description crawled property in a display template - SP2013

I am a bit of a noob when it comes to display templates, so please bare with me. I am trying to map the link description from a URL column to my display template. However I have no idea what that ...
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AppFabric Caching Service keeps crashing

I got a message from SharePoint that the AppFabric Caching Service was down. When I went to Services to restart it, it restarted fine, but shut down within a few seconds. I went into the Event Viewer, ...
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Starting an Approval Workflow on a list sets the Modified By to the creator of the workflow

I have a SharePoint 2010 Approval Workflow running on a series of SharePoint 2013 lists and libraries. The libraries that have the workflow applied are not having any issues, this issue only applies ...
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SharePoint 2013 product configuration wizard , Could not find file 'C:\inetpub\wwwroot\wss\VirtualDirectories\…local80\web.config'

I have SharePoint 2013 installed on windows server 2008 R2. My current build version is :- Major Minor Build Revision ----- ----- ----- -------- 15 0 4481 1005 And to upgrade my ...
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Is it possible to run single workflow instance for multiple item?

I have created a SharePoint Designer 2010 approval workflow and I am starting this workflow on item created. Now when I am adding multiple items it is starting workflow for each item but I want to ...
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How to force sharepoint to stop returning search results for defunct claims provider?

I had installed a custom claims provider, and used it to search for and add some users via the claims picker. Now, I have removed the claims provider, and via powershell, removed the corresponding ...
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Create Sharepoint forms from Word (or different program)?

We have about 5,000 Word documents in which the first page is a table created in Word with project information (client, owner, construction date, budget, location, size etc.) Is there a way to import ...
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Adding branded Quick Launch Menu to a 2013 Custom Layout Page

I have build an html master page with bootstrap header and footer, referenced JS and CSS. Not much in the way of snippets apart from a search box in my header. All good Ok, now I have created some ...
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Webpart added to webpart page using modules is not visible in edit page

I am provisioning a webpart to a webpart page in sandboxed solution. here is the module's element.xml <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <Elements ...
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After creating Managed Metadata Service using PowerShell

I have created Managed Metadata service application using PowerShell. The MMS was created and started successfully. My Question is, Will this new MMS be added as connected service to the central admin ...
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SP2013 movies won't play in MAC Safari

I am running a SP2013 dev environment on Azure. Everything is working fine apart from not being able to play back videos in Safari for OSX. Scenario: 1/ Upload movie (MP4) into assets library by ...
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Why can't I sort the Search Results Web Part by a Managed Property?

I have a Search Results web part which shows items from my custom list. The custom list contains a site column called Idea Date. I've been trying for days to get this Search Results web part to sort ...
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Error in Management Reporter 2012 when you publish a report to SharePoint: “Unable to create the related report link”

Solutions tried so far: A common cause of this error is that the service account running the Management Reporter Process Service does not have the Design permission on the SharePoint library ...
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Network Monitoring in Sharepoint?

Is there a network monitoring tool that displays in sharepoint? I'd like to be able to see some server status/network traffic kind of info. I'm interested in something free but am willing to spend ...
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How to add custom group in list setting page?

I want to add one custom action in my custom group. I have done following for that <Elements xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/sharepoint/"> <CustomActionGroup ...
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How do you access the urls in a Managed Metadata Menu to have them open in a New Window?

I have a PowerShell Script that can build a 3-level Menu SharePoint 2013 MetaNavigation Menu of Links and Labels. The menu is driven by a CSV file with 4 entries: First-level Label, Second-Level ...
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WCF endpoints in SharePoint web.config

I have a SharePoint site that makes calls to a public web API (Melissa Data) using a WCF client. I have the endpoints configured in the web.config like so: <system.serviceModel> ...
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How does SharePoint search work across site collections

At the beginning I thought that each site collection have its own search, and that the search centre for each site collection will only search the contents within a site collection. But when I test ...
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Custom List Display Form doesn't apply to all users

I created a custom Display Form but only system admin can see this change. I set the disp form as default disp form and checked in. What else should I do? Thank you.
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Change Order of user profile properties above “Show More” link in User profile page (Person.aspx)

I want to change the order of user profile properties above "Show More" link. As i know we can change the order under "Show More" link using PowerShell. My Question is how we can change the order of ...
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How to change text encoding when inserting values inside a sharepoint list using powershell?

I'm using french words with special characters like "é" "à" etc. When I trying to insert text in my list fields using powershell, it does insert the values but the characters aren't well encoded. For ...
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SharePoint 2013 Datepicker Not Rendering Correctly

I’m having a problem with my Calendar datepicker in Sharepoint 2013. It’s like it is missing some CSS. And I get the below error in my console : Resource interpreted as Stylesheet but ...
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SharePoint Rest Api Filter not working and restrict to a site collection

The rest query is as follows, I want to get most viewed pages. I have used ViewsLifeTime property. This query returns some pages (unwanted) which their ViewsLifeTime is null. ...
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How to retrieve AD Informations from Custom Application Page (Using VB)

I've just created a new application page (aspx with VB). I can't find any solution to gather their AD informations (specific attributes) without asking them their password twice (first time when they ...
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How can I check-in multiple files at once SharePoint 2013?

I've been doing a lot of reading and research today, but haven't been able to find a solution that works for me. Up until yesterday, our sales team was able to mass-check out files for tracking, fill ...
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Switch language using JavaScript

I want to have 2 buttons, one En and the other Es, to change the display language for current user in SharePoint 2013, I have seen some articles talking about OnSelectionChange, but it doesn't work ...
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How to convert GlobalBreadCrumbNavPopout to Text based breadcrumb

Hi is there a way to convert GlobalBreadCrumbNavPopout text based bread crumb below in SharePoint 2013? Site1 > Test > LastSite You help is appreciated. Thanks and Regards!
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Usage Reports empty

I want to see the usage reports but the graphics shows noone view sites.(In site settings > Popularity Trends ) In crawling I make it continuously. How can I make it work?
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Programmatically provision a new Managed Metadata Service Application

What is the class available in SharePoint API to programmatically provision a new Managed Metadata service Application or How to provision a new Managed Metadata service application Programmatically ...