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Does the custom 404 error page cover all error pages?

I'm new to SharePoint administration and have updated my custom error pages per this guide. It works just fine for the 404 page, but should this also cover all other SharePoint error pages (like say, ...
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How is the document upload into a library working (big picture)?

I am interested in learning how the document upload into a Document Library works. Is there a good explanation or description available or can anybody deliver? I need to know how it works from the ...
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SharePoint Online Management Shell, Search commands

I am having an issue with the global search center on Office 365, I have set the Global Search Center URL in the admin portal however it is not being picked up by all sites. I am still being taken to ...
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best appraoch to modify a site collection url inside sharepoint 2013

I have a site collection (of type enterprise KB) under the following URL http//servername/customer/questions where the customer is a wildcard managed path. now I want to change the site collection URL ...
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Long list Offfice 365 users with colors? [closed]

How to seen on E2 or E3 license in same View but with colors? Now is plain white list
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SharePoint accounts being created in SQL with $ at the end

I'm getting the following error: (EVENT ID 3760) SQL Database 'WSS_Content' on SQL Server instance 'SQLSERVER01' not found. Additional error information from SQL Server is included below. Cannot open ...
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Get-SPLogEvent returns nothing

I use Get-SPLogEvent PowerShell command in order to retrieve ULS logs by following below link. https://technet.microsoft.com/en-ie/library/ff607589.aspx However, it returns nothing; neither error ...
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500: Internal Server Error in /_vti_bin/ListData.svc

Unable to access /_vti_bin/ListData.svc for a single site collection. Others site collection are ok. Whenever I am hitting this URL, I am getting following error in response. <div id="content"> ...
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Error in Central Administration: Ribbon <Tab> node must have a <Scaling> subnode.

We have SharePoint 2013 (MOSS), in Central Administration I navigate to Application Management -> Manage service applications. When I click on the Secure Store Service (or when I select the Secure ...
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Sharepoint administration

We have a SP 2010 Enterprise Environment for leveraging the BI Features of SharePoint 2010. WEAPP30 is the SharePoint App Server. WA30 is the SharePoint SQL Server. WA35 is the SQL Analysis ...
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SharePoint 2013 site setting links are pointing to other app server

We have recently deployed and configured a SharePoint 2013 Farm. In this farm we have 2 WFE and 2 App servers and 1 database server. Basically it is 3 tier architecture. We have created a web ...
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How to use Portal site connection in SharePoint 2013

Is Portal site connection working in SharePoint 2013? I add another site collection but it seems not showing anything in my navigation.
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what is covered inside the Backup-SPFarm?

I am working on sharepoint enterprise server 2013. and at 5 am each day i have a scheduled task to do a full farm backup , using the following command :- Backup-SPFarm -Directory \\FileServer\Back ...
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Is there any risks of upgrading our SQL server 2008 R2 from SP2 to SP2

We have the following settings insdie our farm :- SharePoint Enterprise server 2013, on separate windows server 2008 R2 VM. SQL server 2008 R2 with SP2, on separate windows server 2008 R2 VM. now ...
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Users with Restricted Read Permission can not view lists

I have a Team Site inside my SharePoint 2013 enterprise server. and inside the site i created 4 lists, and i define the following :- Inside the first three lists (ListA , ListB, ListC) i define that ...
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Programatically check if a user is a Global Admin

I do have a client context ClientContext context and current user: var currentUser = context.Web.CurrentUser; context.Load(currentUser); context.ExecuteQuery(); I can also use rest API.
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Allow access to sharepoint has some users just the week

Is there a way to block the use of SharePoint for multiple users on the weekend and allow them to enter only during the work week?
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Kerberos for Central Administration

So I am at the moment trying to setup kerberos authentication for the central administration of sharepoint. I did already get it to work for normal site collections where it works without any problem. ...
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No events received through the Management Activity API while the Compliance center is showing events

I'm facing a strange issue on the Management API Side, I don't receive events for the activities I do (admin level or site collection level) When I look for the activities on the Compliance Center ...
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What steps are required to allow custom workflows in my SharePoint list?

I am not an administrator for SharePoint just a user. I have in times past used custom workflows and custom ASPX pages for my sharepoint sites. I am in anew organization and they do not allow custom ...
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How I should approach patching our SharePoint servers, to make sure I will not face un-expected problems

I am managing 2 SharePoint servers 2013, which are installed inside windows server 2008 R2, as follow:- Dev Farm. Which have both sql server & SharePoint on the same VM. Live Farm. Which have 2 ...
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if i want to free some space on my Dev machine can i shrink the WSS Logging database

I am working on my Dev machine, and i am running out of space, now i check the WSS Logging database and i find that it have 34% of its size as a free space :- so are there any harm if i shrink it ? ...
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Restore a Content Database from spbr0000 using Powershell

I have took a backup of our live content database using the following command:- Backup-SPFarm -Directory \\servername\f -BackupMethod Full -Item WSS_Content_ea05******15e8 -Verbose which ...
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Is there a way to know if a Sharepoint 2013 farm was upgraded from earlier versions

We are working on a new project with one of our customers, and they have on-premise SharePoint server 2013 with SP1 and January 2016 cumulative update installed. But i am trying to know the history of ...
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Are there any risks of running (Get-SPContentDatabase <content database name>.Repair($false) on live database

I am working on SharePoint server 2013 enterprise , and i run the Health Analyzer, but i got this error "Content databases contain orphans items" :- Here is the full description of the problem when ...
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how i can fix the Health Analyzer's Configuration problem “Missing server side dependencies”

I am working on SharePoint server 2013 enterprise , and i run the Health Analyzer, but i got this error "Missing server side dependencies" as shown below:- and here is the full description of the ...
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An unexpected error has occurred. when creating a new site collection

I am working on SharePoint server 2013, and i created a new web application, then i try to create a new site collection at the root of the web application, and i chose the Team Site template.. now ...
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my sharepoint farm stop working after applying a hot fix (KB 3114508)

I have a SharePoint server 2013, with build number 15.0.4763.1000, now our system admins install windows security updates each month on our servers, and seems one of the updates named MS16-004 caused ...
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Information management policy timer job is showing “N/A” for the Last Run Time

I want to run a timer job named "Information Management Policy", so i went to "Central Administration" >> "Job Definition". then i run the timer job manually, but it showed "N/A" beside the last run ...
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Missing Content Type: “Enterprise Wiki Page” missing in “Page Layout Content Types”

We have a 2 webapplications. One can create Enterprise wiki sites, the other can't. The ULS says missing contentType with ID ...
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SPAdminv4 Must be stopped to Run Various tasks

This is a very bizarre issue. Let me tell you our environment. SharePoint 2013 Enterprise, three server farm. Database, App, and WFE. A migration from 2010 happened about 6 months ago. In order to ...
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Server issues Start-SPServiceInstance not working, but .Provision() Seems to be

We are having some pretty severe and bizarre issues. Luckily this is our quality environment. Three server farm. The issue is on the Web-Front-End. Sharepoint 2013 Enterprise. Some of the oddities ...
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Site Collection Administrator Access Denied SharePoint Online

I am currently a site collection administrator and I am also a SharePoint Global Administrator however I am seeing the access denied message all over the site. I am getting the message if I try to ...
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Is there a way to allow external users to send emails to my list

I am working on SharePoint server 2013, and i have added an Announcement list. then i configure the announcement list to receive in-coming emails,so currently our domain users can send an email to the ...
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my document library is not receving emails , the in-comming email setting is not working

I am working on SharePoint 2013 , and i want to be able to send emails to a document library. so i did the following on our SharePoint server:- I install the SMTP service on the SharePoint server. I ...
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Configuring an In-comming email setting is showing “The SMTP service is not installed”

I want to have the ability to send emails to a list inside SharePoint 2013. so I tried accessing my custom list setting, but under the communication section I did not find any link to configure the ...
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Procedure to restore site collection from a sql db of a different farm

I need to restore a site collection from a SQL DB of a different farm. This SQL DB holds only a single site collection. Both (destination and source) farms are identical except that they are in ...
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will any commulative update change the farm build number

I am working on SharePoint server 2013, with the following build number, which represents October 2015 CU:- PS C:\Users\staging.user> (get-spfarm).buildversion Major Minor Build Revision ----- ...
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how I can know if I have missing CU using “get-spproduct -local” command

I have SharePoint 2013 with build number = 15.0.4763.1000 which represents October 2015 CU. now we have installed the security updates for December 2015. but when I run the product configuration ...
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Microsoft.SharePoint.PostSetupConfiguration.PostSetupConfigurationTaskException was thrown

i have SharePoint 2013 with build number = 15.0.4763.1000 which represents October 2015 CU. now we have installed the security updates for December 2015. but when i run the product configuration ...
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Access Issue for “Robots.txt” in SharePoint WCM site

I have enabled robots.txt on my SharePoint site by activating the Search Engine Sitemap Site Collection Feature as mentioned in this post. I also edited the robots.txt through "Search Engine Sitemap ...
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Changing the Local settings & Time format inside the regional settings for my site collections

I have a web application which contain 3 site collections, now users were complaining that the date format inside the list items are being displayed on different formats, some items have dd/mm/yyyy ...
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why the Issue tracking list has its Description field's internal name as “Comment”

I have added an Issue tracking list inside my team site collection. and when i checked its built-in fields, i have noted that the Description field internal name is "comment" instead of being ...
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Server was renamed without running Rename-SPServer. Now what?

SharePoint 2013. SharePoint and SQL are installed on the same box. Service Pack 1 was installed. At this point, prior to running the config wizard, someone decided that it was a good time to rename ...
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If I (site admin) check in a document, will the user's edits be retained?

My team's document library contains over 200 checked-out files. As we are preparing for a migration from SharePoint 2010 to 2013, I am notifying users of the need to check their documents in before ...
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Access denied setting managed metadata field

I'm trying to set a Managed Metadata field for a file in a Library. My code is working fine with many other site collections except for one. When I try to set ...
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Push Custom Tile to All Users

Custom Tiles can be added to the Office 365 ribbon, and users can choose to add this to their app tiles. Is there a way which an administrator can forcefully pin the tile app to all users?
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SharePoint solutions comparison

I just took over a SharePoint project from a 3rd party company. It's on live for a while and I will be adding new features to the project from now on. There are 3 identical SharePoint farms for DEV / ...
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unable to remove deleted site collection “Unable to find specified file”

I am facing a strange problem on my SharePoint Enterprise 2013. I have previously deleted some site collections from central administration. Now I want to remove them permanently. So I run the ...
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Using Sharepoint to replace DFS/Personnal network drive

I work in a business of more thant 15,000 persons. Normaly we are running local NFS for our offices but we are looking to merge everything in one single Sharepoint and replace personal drive and ...