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What cannot be developed for Sharepoint Server 2010 in 32-bit workstation? and in 64-bit workstation?

Before, I was developing remotely on Microsoft Sharepoint Server 2010 machine (Windows Server 2008 R2 Datacenter and all servers 64-bit) accessing it over internet through RDP from Windows XP SP3 ...
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How to rename top level site URL in SharePoint Server?

How can I rename the top level site URL website name in SharePoint server 2010? moss10/my/personal/ PS /SitePages/Home.aspx Website name: PS How to Change PS to PSSOFT? Please Explain ...
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Database Statistics Timer Job got hangs on initialized state

Env: MOSS 2007 SP2 64 bit architecture, 4 wfe and1 app server, wins server 2003, Sql 2005 . I have a site collection in web app which is reached 50 GB. Due to this, the Site collection is not ...
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Remove server (that no longer exists) from 2010 farm? [closed]

I had a virtual server we'll call spTest. It had to be rebuilt, so someone renamed it spTst and created a new virtual server they named spTest. Then they deleted spTst. SpTest seems to be working, I ...
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Should I patch my intranet SharePoint?

SharePoint patching is a hassle and takes a lot of time to test and deploy, My SharePoint is an intranet site (within my organization's premises). Some fellow IT admins advised me to patch only ...
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How to report bugs, give suggestions and feedback on Sharepoint, SPD, Infopath?

I am continuously bumping against annoying bugs (and/or inconveniencies "by design") in Sharepoint Server 2010, its related tools and services like: Infopath Designer 2010, Microsoft Sharepoint ...
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Will 3rd party tools like Feature Admin void Microsoft technical support?

Based on my research, it seems like the Microsoft tools would be supported, and the others MAY or may not be supported depending on what exactly they do and how they are written. Does anyone know? Is ...
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What are the relationship between administrators groups of domain, dev computer and of Sharepoint services?

I know-know I can search and read but anyway I would need to ask in order to escape possible typos, personal misunderstandings and to better remember. I develop on a machine with installed ...
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“404 FILE NOT FOUND” on my username entries

In Sharepoint 2010 Central Administration --> Security --> Manage the farm admii nistrator group (Central Administration : Site Settings : People and Groups - Farm Administrators), when I click on my ...
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Why can the local administartor access a site collection?

I'm stumped by an access phenomenon because I am not sure how the permisssons for accessing a site collection work in this specific scenario: Even though I shouln't be able to do so, I am accessing ...
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How to check SharePoint Cumulative Updates

I have two web servers installed SharePoint 2007, my intention is to check is the Cumulative Updates for SharePoint 2007 installed on both servers is the same. I've check the SharePoint version from ...
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Unable to Navigate to ASMX

I've created a custom webservice and I have deployed it to the server (ISAPI), it shows up as a webservice on my local machine when I try to select a web reference from Visual Studio. However I can't ...
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How to copy People and group from one site to another

I need to copy People and group from one sharepoint site to another. I dont want to backup the entire site. Any pointers would be appreciated. Thanks, Lav
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Configuring the sp application to DNS

i have a old application (wignet) which points to http://rootsite/subsite1 .There are around 10 subsites (subsite2,subsite3,subsite4) .Now i have created a new sp application ...
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How to change SPWebApplication.Status (Ready|Offline)

SPWebApplication.Status can be Ready or Offline. Pleae note - This is SPWebApplication.Status, NOT content database How can you set this via Central Admin and/or command line? What effect does this ...
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User Profile Sync Service Frustration

I try to provision the UPSA on my single server farm. I have a SQL 2008 R2 and a SP2010 Server on the same maschine. (Version: 14.0.5130.5002) Loopback Check is disabled and I use NTML Auth in ...
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Sharepoint output list of users

I would like to output the users of a group, for 40 groups, or for every group within the SharePoint Portal. I would like to do this programatically through powershell or a command line tool for the ...
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how to show infopath form in an email

is it possible to have a form in an email? I'm needing to create a form that will be sent to a user based on a workflow variable. This email will have two field in it that will need to be filled out ...
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Farm Fault Tolerance in Sharepoint 2010

I'm new to Sharepoint admin so my question might be noobish, but I'm trying to find out if I can setup two SP servers in a fram to handle the same WebApp without extra tools (like NLB). The ideia is ...
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SharePoint 2010: Application Server Administration Service Timer Job

One of our customers has a large SharePoint 2010 farm which was having problems with 100% CPU usage for a large part of every minute (15 seconds) when the Application Server Administration Service ...
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Sharepoint Installation Accounts Issue

OK guys, i need your help! My point is: I formatted my dev machine a few days ago, as so i needed to reinstall everything. Logged in as mammoth\marcos.natan, my user account, i installed SQL Server ...
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Is there a PowerShell CmdLet or SharePoint CmdLet that allows reading a Content List?

My eventual goal is to be able to check on new items added to a Content List but I was trying to figure out if there was a CmdLet that could let me access the Content List in a SharePoint Site. I ...
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Blocking SQL queries when crawling

I am facing a problem where my content database has grown very large, and whenever I initiate a crawl, the the crawler executes a very complex SQL query on the content database, and this query blocks ...
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Is there a way to execute commandline-arguments via code from a feature/webpart (Sharepoint 2010)?

I mean, for example, something like a deployment. Is it possible to force something like this from within a webpart using the "standard" sharepoint functionality? Using the central-administration is ...
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Renaming SP2010 Service Application DBs

Does anyone have any experience of renaming the SP2010 Service Application Databases. They were created and I don't recall an option to manually name them (as you can with Content DBs). They are in ...
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accordian view for webparts

is there an out of the box feature / other that will allow me to create a view to give an "accordion" effect to hide and show webparts? example: section1 webpart 1 webpart 2 webpart 3 ...
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View All Site Content Link goes to Content of Incorrect Site

Can you explain why a View All Site Content link would go to the wrong place? I've never seen this before, but a friend reports it happening on a test farm. What could explain most everything else ...
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Change the Central Administration administrator

How do you change the Central Administration Administrator in SharePoint 2010 ?
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My Site - User Profile service

I have few short questions about relations between "My Site" and UP/UPSync services. Can I, normally, use User profile service without having My Site configured? Can I, normally, use User profile ...
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Permissions error setting up SharePoint 2010 PowerShell account privileges

SharePoint Foundation 2010 SP1 on Windows Server 2008 R2 Std SP1 (Domain Controller) in a simple farm with a single SQL Server 2008 SP1/Windows Server 2008 Std SP2 backend I realise installing SP on ...
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Changing the Sharepoint farm admin account

What are the drawbacks of changing the farm admin account in SharePoint 2010 installation. OR is it possible to change the farm admin account.
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What can i use instead of SPWebApplication in SharePoint 2003?

I've discovered that class SPWebApplication doesn't exists in SharePoint 2003 API(Microsoft.SharePoint.dll, version 11, namespace Microsoft.SharePoint.Administration). But is there any analog of it? ...
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Farm Restore never completing?

I started restoring in new environment with central admin GUI. Now It is still showing me "Completing Restore" at SharePoint Search Index place. I was waiting since 4 hours. I checked Restore log ...
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Check permission for a user belonging in diff group in 2007

In SP2010 we have an option to check user permission incase user has many permission levels. How do we achieve the same in SP2007? I did install Microsoft SharePoint Administration Toolkit for it as ...
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Multiple instances of Sharepoint 2010 on one machine - development and staging

We will soon have multiple sharepoint 2010 projects underway. For the first project we brought up two virtual machines - one for development and one for staging. We're about to start another project, ...
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Can i create a security group with the proper permissions and have farm account run only as a service account?

On my SP 2007 environment I been trying to have my administrators not use the farm adm account for their administration and use their own credentials. So we started by creating a security group with ...
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Feature Admin tool gives AccessDenied error

I'm using the Feature Admin Tool to discover faulty features on my SharePoint 2010 farm. However, when I click the "Find Faulty Feature in Farm", it throws this error: --------------------------- An ...
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How to determine service pack version installed in SP2010

The title is kind of self-explaining as I am trying to figure out which service pack version that is installed on my SharePoint.
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Adding an extra WFE and keeping spthemes.xml and docicon.xml in sync

In our farm we have several features that add extra themes. These features automatically update the spthemes.xml file in the template\layouts\LCID directory on activation (and remove the lines on ...
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Advanced Search button, Create Page, Modify Pages Library Setting are missing from one SharePoint Site Collection

In my Share Point 2007 server farm there is more than 150+ site Collections are created but in one SharePoint Site Collection there is some problem from this evening: Advanced Search button is ...
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SharePoint Admin Port Configuration

Is there a particular configuration file from which the administrative port number of a SharePoint installation can be read from? What I want is to get the administrative port number of a given SP ...
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Sharepoint 2010 web application zones and AAM configuration

Is it possible in Sharepoint 2010 to achieve the following goal: On single Web Application add two urls (through AAM), one is usual http://site.com and another is SSL-enabled https://my.site.com and ...
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NullReferenceException when creating new site collection

Running a SharePoint 2010 farm. Whenever I attempt to create a new site collection I get the following error "Object reference not set to instance of an object" which is generated from a generic ...
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Is there a way to remove/delete/hide the activity from “activities I am following” section?

Is there a way to remove/delete/hide the activity from "activities I am following" section? I do not want to hide the entire section itself like mentioned in this URL - ...
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SharePoint Web Application / IIS Issue

I created a SharePoint web application on my vm193 virtual machine. I chose the 7777 port number and named the application Sharepoint AppDev Training. Under the URL, I used http://appdev. I created a ...
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SharePoint 2010 SP1 and CU in SharePoint Server(Enterprise)

We planned to apply SharePoint 2010 SP1 and CU for SharePoint Server(Enterprise). Is it necessary to install SharePoint 2010 Foundation SP1 before applying SharePoint 2010 SP1 for SharePoint Server? ...
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SharePoint 2010 application crashes - Attempted to read or write protected memory?

Often, we are facing the below issue with SharePoint 2010. System.AccessViolationException: Attempted to read or write protected memory. This is often an indication that other memory is corrupt. at ...
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SharePoint very slow at Logging Correlation Data step in page trace

wondering if I configured something wrong. I just installed SharePoint on my laptop and it's running very slowly. It seems to be stuck at the Logging Correlation Data step. What exactly does this ...
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MOSS2007 active DBs

Whats the best way to tell which dbs are being used in your farm? Having moved and changed db servers over time, i now have dbs everywhere, wanting to do a clean up?
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How does Membership show in Mysite - SharePoint 2010 - Part-2?

User's membership is not getting populated in the Membership tab on Mysite in our SharePoint 2010 environment. It was working fine until we provisioned a new UPA (used the existing profile and social ...