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Trying to add another application server

I'm trying to add another application server and running into a problem on the products config wizard. It is indicating I am missing KB2553048 on the local server as well as the existing servers in ...
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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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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 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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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 2007 Antivirus Protection

What antivirus products have you used in SharePoint 2007 (WSS v3 and MOSS 2007) implementations? I've had quite a bit of experience with Forefront Security for SharePoint and its my default ...
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How could a SharePoint Web Application just disappear?

I clearly have incomplete information on this situation, but all I know is that we had a web application in SharePoint Server 2007 that mysteriously disappeared today. It was our main app, running on ...
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How to trouble shoot the SharePoint 2007 Farm Performance Issue?

Issue: It is taking more than 250ms to respond also sometime it throws DB connectivity Error, throws low memory alerts every now and then. Environment Details: In our SharePoint 2007 Farm, ...
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SiteCollection Feature Upgrade Access Denied for Farm Admin

My solution contains Site Collection scope features and has been deployed to Site Collections that the farm administrator has not been granted any explicit permissions. If the farm administrator ...
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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 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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Why don't I gain disk space back when emptying the site collection recycle bin?

I'm trying to recoop some diskspace on a test SharePoint environment of mine. I've removed as much content as I can in the portal and also emptied the site collection recycle bin but the free space on ...
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Sharepoint Adding a new web front-end

I'm asking the question to avoid disaster for when I actually do the work. I'm planning to Add a new SP 2010 Web front end to my farm and decomission the old one. My question is basically the ...
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split up the processing time by components

is there a way to split the processing time by individual components? means that How much time client browser takes to establish the connection with the server. How much time IIS takes to ...
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Can a backup of a site be made without Admin tools?

A site owner wants to backup their content themselves to feel more confident about their data in the SharePoint site as well as control the frequency of those backups. Is there a tool that will allow ...
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Disallow access to SharePoint sites by default for Domain Administrators

Because BUILTIN\Administrators appears in the list of Farm administrators and the local Administrator group contains the Domain Administrators group, any domain admins get access to my SharePoint ...
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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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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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What is the advantage of using local server admin account on the SharePoint 2010 server over sp_farm account?

What is the best practice and advantage of having the local server admin accounts(user accounts) on the SharePoint 2010 server(to login and check the logs) over the sp_farm & sp_admin account. ...
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Backup Sharepoint 2013 site using powershell or stsadm

I am trying to take backup of of my sharepoint 2013 site http://something1:6060/ using powershell or stsadm but getting some errors. Using Powershell command:Backup-SPSite "http://something1:6060/" ...
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Best Paid SharePoint Admin Tools [closed]

I would like to know best SharePoint Paid Admin Tools out there. Please NO vendors. As of now I really dont have any hard requirements. Just normal day to day Admin activities. SharePoint hasn't grown ...
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Page Permissions Help Need - Asking for Password 3 times

Ok so I have a page on our team site that only Management can see so I stopped inheriting permissions and set up its own permissions, this is the structure. User A Contribute, Limited Access User B ...
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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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Activate SharePoint Central Admin from console

I've accidentally disable the Central Admin service on my sharepoint server and now I can't find a way to re-activate it. Is there any way to do this using one of the SP command line utilities?
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stsadm migrateuser: The user does not exist or is not unique

I'm running: stsadm -o migrateuser -oldlogin "domain1\user" -newlogin "domain2\user" -ignoreidhistory and getting the error "The user does not exist or is not unique". The users exist in both ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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My permissions have changed - again!

Three colleagues and myself have Full Control of our top level site. I don't often log into our site, however, a week ago I did and noticed I no longer had rights, however, my colleagues' rights were ...
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Enabling incoming email for SharePoint document library without Active Directory or Exchange?

This is a high level question. Can I enable incoming email for SharePoint without any involvement from Active Directory or Exchange? From what I have read, integration with Active Directory or ...
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How to get the SharePoint Web Applications Portal Super User Account and Portal Super Reader Account?

I was trying to resolve "cache is not configured" issue on SP2010 production box and came across the solution being discussed in one of the SharePoint chick blog The problem is before I try out the ...
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Backup-SPFarm or Backup-SPSite to backup a site collection and it's content database

Should I use Backup-SPFarm or Backup-SPSite to backup a site collection with it's content database? Dont both of them backs up with it's content database?
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What's the sense in forcing to digitally sign the Infopath 2010 forms?

Whenever I create an Infopath Filler Form in Infopath Designer 2010 and attach C# code there, for example, to show a messagebox on a button click, I am getting: InfoPath cannot open the selected ...
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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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Change the Central Administration administrator

How do you change the Central Administration Administrator in SharePoint 2010 ?
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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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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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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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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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Web Apps, Site Collections and Webs

in our organisation we use wss 3.0 for out intranet. SharePoint usage has grown in recent months and the intranet itself is great. It consists of: 1 WFE; 1 SQL; 1 WebApp; 1 Root Site Collection; We ...
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Specific content datatbase for a site collection

We have two content databases in a webapplication. We would like to have a site collection in a content database (Content_DB1) and rest of the site collection should be created in the another content ...
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Duration is not getting updated in the PKS Web-Application

We have a PKS enabled web-application in our environment, everything looks fine however the Duration (Single line in text) field is in PKS Podcasts List is not getting updated correctly while ...
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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 ...