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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 $managedMetadataField.SetFieldValue($...
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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 ...
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PowerShell farm administration using local account

I have a 2 server setup, one frontend and one db. Is it possible to use local account from frontend to administer the farm through Powershell? Because it is a local FE account, I cannot simply add it ...
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Finding our global admin

We have a sharepoint site with some sub teamsites. I only have admin rights for one of the sub sites. Is it somehow possible for me to see the name or mail of our company/global admin?
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So we have a partner admin in our office 365 program

Who handles all our new users in our office 365, and they practically handles everything. Including all users, permissions etc. in o365 and sharepoint. We then recently hired a guy who by coincidence ...
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why i should not perform a Restore-SPSite for a copy of a site collection on the same content database

I have read these links which talks about using Backup-SPsite && Restore-SPSite:- link1 link2 and they both mentioned that restoring a copy of a site collection's back-up file file using ...
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copy a site collection by backup & restore it to a new URL

I am currently working on a site collection of type team site , and I did many customization and I create many sub sites inside it. Now our customer requested to have another site collection with the ...
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Copy a subsite from one site collection to another using site templete, will copy all the site collection columns to be defined as a subsite columns

I am working on SharePoint server 2013 web application and i have a site collection of type team site named "business functions", and it have three subsites. where all the columns were defined inside ...
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Limit the words in a Multi-line Text box of a OOB List input form and screen tip to show remaning words

Can anyone tell me if there is a way to limit the words to 200 words in a Multi-Line Textbox in a SP List's OOB input form without using InfoPath? and also a screen tip area where it shows how many ...
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Accessing asp.net application from IIS that has Sharepoint configured

I have a custom asp.net application in IIS and this machine has SharePoint 2010 configured on it as well. For some reasons I can only access the asp.net application from local machine and it couldn't ...
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how to exchnage the urls for 2 web applications

I have two web applications that can be accessed by the following urls: http://servername/ http://servername:8090/ Now I want to swap the web applications urls. So I am thinking of the following ...
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Sharepoint “Company administrator” - person has left, what now?

So the user who originaly had the account is no longer around. The user is even deleted. How do I edit the account Sharepoint considers "company administrator"? I have another account that's Global ...
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Change external admin in sharepoint to inhouse

My company has an IT company running their sharepoint site. This seems a bit overkill, as it's only used for document storage(500-1000 office docs) - so all this company is doing is handing out ...
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Recommended height and width for promoted links background images

I want to create some images to be defined as background images for promoted links. However, I did not find any articles or documentation that define the recommended height and width for these ...
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Accessing the built-in prompted link background images

I have added a group of promoted links inside my team site on SharePoint server 2013. I am not sure how I can see all the available background images that are inside the 15\templates\images folder and ...
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Connect-SPOService : Could not connect to SharePoint Online

I've followed these steps on technet but had no success: https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/fp161372.aspx PS Command: Connect-SPOService -Url "https://<mydomain>-admin.sharepoint.com" ...
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Why any Administration Group account Log into SP as system account?

Every time I create a new Web application and site collection and setting any "Admins group user" as SC administrator or WebApp Adminstrator , when a Log into the new site with this user I see this is ...
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Change user profile sub type with powershell

How to change the user profile sub type for an account with powershell? The UI way: Edit user profile in the CA. Change the subtype to custom subtype and save So far I have this code. $site = ...
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SharePoint Server 2010 July 2015 CU install status shows superseded

I just installed the SharePoint Server 2010 July 2015 CU (uber update) and now in central admin, under 'Manage Patch Status', a lot of updates now say 'Superseded'. I can't find much info as to what ...
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Can not remove a managed account from sharepoint CA, it shows that it is associated with deleted application pools [duplicate]

I want to remove a managed account from my managed accounts list , where this managed account is not associated with any managed services or application pools. so i wen to "CA >> Security >> ...
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Modifying the build-in site columns ,, should this always be avoided

I have a team site collection inside SharePoint server 2013. Now I added a new issue tracking list, where the build-in site columns such as priority, status, description,comments,assigned to etc ...
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Remove-spdeletedsite will raise the following error “unable to find the specified path” [duplicate]

I run the following command:- get-spdeletedsite which showed me a list of deleted site collections, now i run the following to remove the deleted sites as follow:- remove-spdeletedsite 032*********...
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timer jobs are showing “N/A” for their last run & schedule incremental search are not firing [duplicate]

I have SharePoint enterprise server 2013 with SP1, and i check my timer jobs and many of them are showing "N/A" beside their last run time, as follow:- now i run the following command :- Start-...
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What are the day to day activities a sharepoint admin do on regular basis [closed]

What are the day to day activities a sharepoint administrator does, please do provide a detailed description.
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Content database “Version” in table != (get-spfarm).buildversion

How is this possible? The Content database with the version 15.0.4719 was generated with this server, of version 4569. I only noticed it because I tried taking a backup and mounting it to another ...
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how to fix this problem “No audience was found based on your search request. Refine your search text.”

I am working on an enterprise wiki site collection inside SP2013. I did the following:- Create new User Profile service. associated the service with the web application as follow:- but the ...
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Navigation using Managed Metadata (Term Store) OR Add metadata navigation on custom page layouts

I am working on a SharePoint 2013, where i created a new Enterprise wiki site collection. the requirement we get from our customer is as follow:- we need to add 6 metadata columns for the wiki page, ...
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Overwrite the same backup file every day

I want to overwrite the same back up file of an sharepoint 2013 site collection by using the below powershell command line command: Backup-SPSite -Identity http://xyz -Path D:\SP_BACKUPS\test.bak ...
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Can we do full and incremental back ups of sharepoint site collection using powershell commands

We are using STSADM commands to use full and incremental back ups of sharepoint 2013 site collection. Planning to do using Powershell commands now but i don't see incremental and full back powershell ...
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On Extending the web application of SharePoint 2013, the sharepoint site gives “HTTP 403 Forbidden” error?

I extended one of the web applications of sharepoint 2013, when I opened the site it is giving me error for the web application from which I extended another one. Means the original web application is ...
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Site collection admin with full control does not have ManageWeb permissions?

I have a user set up as a site collection admin at the root level of my sharepoint site, and all subsites inherit these permissions. I have also verified that my user admin1 has FULL CONTROL rights to ...
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Renaming a subsite (Name & change its URL) will not allow me to save it as templete

I was working on a subsite and i use to save it as templete without any problem, now i decide to change the sub site name and URL , so i rename it from CustomerPortal to CustomerportalTemplete. But ...
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System.InvalidOperationException: The search service is not able to connect to the machine that hosts the administration component.

I am facing a problem on my sharepoint 2013 search service, the problem is as follow:- when i do a search i always get "Nothing here matches your search" even if the entered text match content ...
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CurrentUser.IsSiteAdmin should be true but returns false

Why does CurrentUser.IsSiteAdmin return false for a user that is listed in the site collection admin in SharePoint? I am building an Office 365 app that accesses SharePoint via the REST api. During ...
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how to allow Write-Host command to write into a file (notepad) rather than in the screen

I run the following script in SP PowerShell Add-PSSnapin Microsoft.SharePoint.Powershell -ea 0; $web = get-spweb 'http://tvstg01/kb/customerservice/' $list = $web.lists['Customer Service']; foreach(...
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How to allow access to SharePoint farm to users from specific AD group(s) only

The case: SharePoint 2013 Enterprise on-premises Windows Authentication There are about 20 AD domains in the company Several thousands users There is an AD group (that consists of another AD groups ...
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Can I define a shared security groups for all my sub sites other than the site collection’s security groups

I have created a sub site then I save it as a template. Now I need to define the following permission settings for all the sub sites :- For all the sub sites to define a shared sub sites' admin ...
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When to create a new site collection and when to create a new sub site

We have a SharePoint 2013 Web Application, which contains two Site Collections:- Team Site. Enterprise Wiki. And I have created 2 Site Collections because of the following differences:- Each ...
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How best to optimize large filing system in SharePoint 2013

I'm responsible for a large site collection which functions as an electronic filing system. After 1.5 years of use, the content database is now at 750+ GB (and growing), so I'm concerned about ...
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Can not disable verbose loggin on sharepoint server 2013

I had some exception on my SharePoint server, so I went to CA >> Monitoring >> Diagnostic logging >>select all categories >> select Verbose After fixing the problem I went ...
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Extend FormDigestSettings.Timeout -> Performance impact?

we have item forms where people need a long time to fill out. I many cases the form digest timout is reached and the item not saved. SharePoint writes the log error message ViewStateLog: Failed ...
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Blog Site RSS Web Part not shown

In Sharepoint 2013 a Blog Site RSS Web Part is not showed until the SC Admin account(s) navigates to the landing page for the first time. Any idea why this way? Or if it's possible to force it. ...
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what is causing this error “UserAgent not available, file operations may not be optimized. ” [duplicate]

I am working on an enterprise wiki site collection inside SharePoint 2013, and sometimes especially when modifying the wiki page name , users will get the following exception :- I checked the logs ...
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Kerberos for multihop remoting powershell

I am trying to set up a remote powershell session to a sharepoint server in order to do remote management. I am running as a user with full mgmt rights at the sharepoint server If I use Credssp and ...