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Plan my SharePoint backup

I know that my question might be basic for some people, but I need help in creating a backup policy for my SharePoint environment. I have SharePoint server 2013 live, which have the following main ...
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Define a backup job on daily basis

I usually run the following three statements manually inside SharePoint power shell :- Backup-spsite -identity http://tgvsps01 -path T:\back\Team.bak –force Backup-spsite -identity ...
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Unable to get all my SharePoint 2013 CUs installed, using windows update tool

I am facing problems in applying September and October 2014 CUs using windows update. I have the following:- SharePoint server 2013 SP1. Windows server 2008 r2. I use to have SharePoint 2013 since ...
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quick launch not appearing under look and feel tab

I am a beginner in sharepoint and learning some youtube videos In the linked video I can see quick launch link under look and feel tab but in my site this is not appearing I dont know the reason ...
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Different Permissions in Groups

Working in SP13. I created a members group for my site and added the necessary individuals. On the site I created a page that inherited the same group permissions as the parent. However, there is ...
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Cant open excel workbooks in browser sharepoint 2010

Okai I am currently facing an error when i try to open excel files in browser . it gives the prompt "The workbook can not be opened". Upon checking the logs I found the following entries in the log ...
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Creating new site columns or renaming existing ones,, which approach I should follow

I have a team site and I have created a new Issue Tracking lists inside it. Then I went to the Issue content type I found these columns defined by default:- Currently I need some of these and I need ...
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Term store management link invisible to Site Owner

I am owner [ assigned through site owners group] of sub site in a site collection, But I didn't find Term store management link in site administration settings, where us site collection administrator ...
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Users with different permission levels are seeing different page layouts?

I am working on an enterprise wiki site collection. And I have edited the EnterpriseWiki.aspx page layout , where I added some new columns and I have also remove the Page rating. Now users with ...
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Ugrading to the latest CU, do I need to apply all CU's?

I have SharePoint server 2013, with the following build number: 15.0.4481.1005 I want to install the latest updates, where the host server is not connected to the internet. So I need to manually ...
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How to allow contributor users to add web parts

I am working on an enterprise wiki site collection, currently contributor users with the following permission level, cannot add web parts:- I think that assigning them a Design permission will ...
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SharePoint Foundation DistributedCache Monitorable Token Cache: Failed to get token from distributed

I am working on an enterprise wiki site collection, currently when users try to add/edit a wiki page sometimes they got the following errors :- :- Sorry, something went wrong An unexpected error has ...
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SharePoint 2013 - Restoring Central Administration

I was following this blog about renaming host headers on web applications. Not thinking clearly, I started to remove the central admin web app from iis before extending the web app again with a new ...
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SharePoint Foundation 2013 dash after page title

I have a SP 2013 Foundation team site I named Home when I created it. In Title and Description, I have Home entered there. The page title on top of my browser says "Home - Home". I clear out Home ...
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Can you set Project Site administrator programaticaly?

Is there a way to change the Primary Administrator of a Project Server site from C# ?
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update the page layout links for all the publishing site collection pages

i have export/import a publishing site collection as a subsite. but i read that the page layout links inside publishing pages are hard coded. and to update all the page layout links i found the ...
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SharePoint knowledge [closed]

I need to be a SharePoint site admin, the truth is I´ve never used sharepoint before and I don´t know what is needed to become an expert, could you tell me the tools I need to have and the knowledge ...
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How to directly open an empty wiki page with rich text editor

I am working on an Enterprise Wiki site collection, and I want to add a link which directly open an wiki page with rich text editor directly. As follow:- Currently if I want to open this page I have ...
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Restore a copy of the same site collection insdie the same web application

I have an enterprise wiki site collection , and i back up the site collection ( i will name it SiteA) , the i have create a new site collection (SiteB) of type enterprise wiki . What i want is to ...
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SharePoint configuration Wizard failes at step 9 - “Failed to add the service connection point for this farm”

I am facing an issue with SharePoint 2010 Products Configuration Wizard. I have installed SP1 and then June 2011 CU but after installation when I tried to run the "SharePoint 2010 Products ...
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SharePoint Administrator as a career?

Am working in a IT firm in India. Recently I was offered to work as a SharePoint Admin, until now I was learning about SharePoint. I wanted to ask does SharePoint Administrator have a good career ...
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Primare SiteCollection Administrator missing privileges?

I've run into a situation where my main administration account is missing the site collection administrator rights. The account in question did Create the site collections. Stands as primary site ...
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Modify Global Search Center URL

I unfortunately did not add /pages to my url, so the search function doesn't work for me. I couldn't find a way to do it without using a powershell terminal. The solution that I found was this : ...
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Mail server settings not changing

Having a strange issue with SP 2010 Foundation. In central admin we have an outgoing mail server set But in powershell if you call (get-spwebapplication)[1] | ...
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Removing permission granted for excel services

When setting up Excel services with an unattended service account, one step is to grant the account access to the web application(s) database that will use the service with PowerShell. $webApp = ...
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Access to all site collections

I need to give users access to manage all site collections. Where is the best place to specify this? I would like one place to give users access to all site collections.
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Sharepoint 2013 News feed web part giving 404

SharePoint 2013 news Feed is giving following error "SharePoint returned the following error: The remote server returned an error: (404) Not Found. Contact your system administrator for help in ...
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Browse button issue - Asset Picker

I just did a Backup - Restore of a site collection from one farm to another. On the destination after the restore, the "Browse..." is no longer working - the one that is used to navigate within ...
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I cannot figure out the differences between setting the Submission policy (Open, Close) for the Metadata navigation service

I have created a metadata managed service, and for one the the term sets I define the Submission policy to be Open, instead of Close, as follow:- But nothing have changes, I thought that specifying ...
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Alerts on upgraded Sitecollection, 2013

After successfully upgrading SharePoint 2010 to 2013, we noticed that you can set up Alerts on any lists or libraries and get an instant email notification that the Alert has been created, but no ...
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Upgrade site collections job failing 2013

I'm currently upgrading some 2010 site collections to 2013. When trying to upgrade it from the GUI, nothing happens and the timer job Upgrade site collections job keeps failing over and over again. ...
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SharePoint web services web site error Service Unavailable HTTP Error 503. The service is unavailable

I am working on SharePoint 2013 , and inside the IIS i have noted a question mark icon beside the "SharePoint Web Services" website, and when i browse the http & https , from IIS->select the ...
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SharePoint 2013 Service Pack 1 appears to delete the contents of wpresources

I downloaded SP 1 Mark 2 for both Foundation and Server on 2 different farms. In both cases, the contents of C:\Program Files\Common Files\microsoft shared\Web Server Extensions\wpresources were ...
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Pause a custom workflow

Is there any easy way to pause an SPD workflow OOTB? I got a workflow attached to a list and need to update all the items in the list with an additional column, and the workflow is set to start upon ...
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PassPhrase is not valid in SharePoint 2013. Powershell not connecting to SharePoint farm to reset passphrase

I have removed Project server instance from my SharePoint 2013 farm. After that when I tried to run the configuration wizard, I found that the old passphrase is not valid. When I open powershell, the ...
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404 for single webapplication after another webapplication was removed

I'm getting 404 for a specific webapplication which stopped working after removing another webapplication. The webapplication that got deleted had it's own IIS website and it's own application pool. ...
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Remove users from User Profiles after applying a LDAP Filter

In our test environment i did a full AD import, forgetting to add a filter to get only a single specific department. So now i got all user instead of the one department i wanted. What would the ...
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SharePoint 2013, Metadata with extra information

I need to have Custom list that will contains list of People (not SP users) with basic information and to have one metadata field with extra information attached (years). Example: FirstName | ...
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Can the Search Keywords page (listkeywords.aspx) be given direct access without making the user a Site Administrator?

I would like to grant access to the Site Settings -> Search Keywords page ( /_layouts/listkeywords.aspx) to a specific user so he can accomplish some admin tasks, but I do not want to make this user a ...
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Error in restoring a sharepoint2013 site collection using powershell command

We have requirement to restore an existing site collection in share point 2013 to a new site in share point 2013 and for this we have taken back up of the old site collection using this power shell ...
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How to install webpart from outside the server?

I would like to deploy a webpart on my sharepoint portal, but I don't have full access to the server sharepoint is installed on. However, I have the "full control" authorization on all the subsite I ...
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Mounting content database from 2010 to 2013 murders Views and Indexes in the Database

Well this is fun. I have content database from a SharePoint 2010 and I´m trying to mount it on my SharePoint 2013 SP1 farm. At around 26% I get a the error Mount-SPContentDatabase : Operation ...
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How to organize wiki pages in Sharepoint 2007

What is the best way to organize wiki pages on sharepoint 2007 ? I want to organize & categorize wiki articles in an orderly fashion, using article categories, for instance : Animals |____ ...
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Apropriate rights to access “manage site features”

I am fairly new to sharepoint, and I am currently trying to add features to an existing wiki. I would like enable metadata navigation, and thus need to enable this feature, as it is curently turned ...
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wrong supervisor process in sharepoint 2010 list item approval process?

we looked and seems if you can determine why the manger Workflow approval keeps skipping user Supervisor "immediate superviosr"? I cannot figure it out. Please be careful testing on the list as these ...
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SP2013 - API for Administration

We are in the process of standing up a web application that would handle provisioning of SP2013 site colleciton and management of its life cycle (lock/unlock, manage permission, quota, etc..). The ...
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How to show user first name + last name in top bar in sharepoint 2013

In sharepoint in topest bar shown the active directory user name. I want to show user first name + last name instead of it. How I can do that? thanks
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UserNotFoundException on MySite queued for deletion

I just created a connection filter, which excludes disabled users from the UPS. I did not disable the My Site Cleanup Timer Job. I ran a full profile synch after setting the filter. E-Mails were sent ...
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Managing the “Managed Metadata Service” on multiple environment

I Have added a Managed metadata service to my web application, and then I added a term store hierarchy inside my staging server. And I link the “Wiki Category” site Column , inside my enterprise Wiki ...
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Creating a List , document library, content type as Features using VS , VERSUS using CA to create these

In the past I have used the Central administrator to add lists, document libraries, apps, site collection, etc. and I did not use the visual Studio to create any of these items. But now as I gained ...