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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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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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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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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 ...
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List of Solution packages are in the solution store

How to find a list of Solution packages are in the solution store in sharePoint 2007 using Powershell?
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How to track the Http Protocol on the Server

We do have many client specific tools (i.e. Httpwatch, Wfetch...) to track the Http Protocol however I want to track http protocol (headers) on the server end. I mean to say that, How server ...
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Work email for a sharepoint 2010 user group [closed]

I would like to have a work email for my sharepoint 2010 user group, do not see any direct options. how to set that?
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SMTP setting in SharePoint 2010

I want to use my organization SMTP server for sending emails from SharePoint. I know we have to do certain setting in central admin but i am confused whether i need to install n configure SMTP ...
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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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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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Is it safe to remove SharePoint\system SPUser from a custom sharepoint user group?

is it safe to remove SPUser "SharePoint\system" from a custom SharePoint user group? <User ID="1073741823" Sid="S-1-0-0" Name="System Account" LoginName="SHAREPOINT\system" Email="" Notes="" ...
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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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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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Windows Powershell stsadm

I am quite new to windows powershell. I have tried to run the following command "stsadm -o setadminport. I get the error that the Term stsadm is not a recognized cmdlet, function etc. My reading ...
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SPWebConfigModification is throwing an error

I am trying to update the web.config file through Powershell using the SharePoint class "SPWebConfigModification" however facing the issue mentioned below, please help me to fix this. ...
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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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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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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 ...
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How to configure / assign server resources (RAM, CPU) among the SharePoint applications in my farm

How can i assign a specific resources percentage to a specific SharePoint applications in my farm, what i want is to assign: X RAM + X CPU to application A and Y RAM + Y CPU to application B, and ...
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sharepoint 2010 site collections disappeared

We have a staging server on client's environment. It worked well for several month. But the last time I connected there I noticed that 3 of 4 site collections disappeared there from 1 Web App. I ...
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InfoPath Form Not enabled on all site collections

hi i have two site collections site a site b site a was created after the initial configuration of info path service info path designer works great with site b but when i use it with site a. it ...
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Installing webpart

I'm a beginner on Sharepoint and I want to ask if I can install webpart at our subsite. I only have access to our subsite's MOSS. Thanks
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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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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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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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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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SP2010 - TMG publishing rule error: _vti_inf.html*

I'm getting an error related to URL http://server:80/_vti_inf.html* when i test the firewall rule for SharePoint 2010 connection on TMG server . All other path connections to SP site are fine. ...
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New web app creation fails to create IIS site on secondary node

Sharepoint 2010 RTM In central admin - I attempt to create a new App (IIS website) the pop up screen accepts my input and goes to work, but eventually it times out and displays a message that ...
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How to determine what pages are using a particular web part? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I find in which (sub)sites a WebPart/Feature is used? After an upgrade to SharePoint 2010, we've had a few web parts with issues. We're a pretty wide ranging ...
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Is it possible to migrate a SharePoint implementation from an older to newer machine?

We have a test server that is old and is not enough to put into production. Also, something happened to the Shared Services in our Administrative Services and does not allow certain things that ...
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Audience Domain Theory clarification?

We are facing an issue with Audience and the senario follows. We have two Domains namely Domain_One and Domain_Two in the same forest. Both are Trusting each other. Both the domain has its own set ...
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Trimming audit events

We'd enabled all types of audit events for our production web-application and ended up with an issue with DB as auditData table grown to 50GB. Now, we want to reduce the size of the AuditData table. ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Restoring my site collections to production environment, how to delete all the site collection test data

I did the following :- Inside my Development environment. I have created a new SharePoint application 2013. Containing two site collection ; community site & team site. I have backup these two ...
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SharePoint Farm containing two servers, how to configure one server to work in case the other went down

I have SharePoint 2013 server. And the customer required to have two servers inside the same farm. So in case one server went down to have the other server working. So how I can configure such a ...
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Restore-SPFarm : Cannot find the proper backup files to restore. Verify that the directory name is valid and that the backup file exists

I have backuped a sharepoint 2013 web application from my development environment, which created the following :- XML file named spbrtoc And a folder contain .bak files named spbr0001. So on my ...
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missing dispform.aspx and editform.aspx on list

I am getting a 404 webpage not found error when I try to get to a list in sharepoint. When I look in Sharepoint designer I notice that the dispform and editform.aspx forms are missing. Is there a way ...
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Rename-SPServer and Hostname

For Rename-SPServer, MSDN says: The Rename-SPServer cmdlet changes the name of the server for internal use within SharePoint Products. The server itself must be manually renamed. Now the ...
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What does a server resource quota of 0 mean?

In SharePoint Online it is possible to configure a value for server resources. In our environment we have 1300 "units" of this available. We have 1 public site and 1 private site. Does a server ...
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Auto-Update Statics On/Off

MS recommends disabling auto-create statistics on SP DBs (ref). What about auto-update statistics? Looking at our TFS installation, for the SP DBs, these two options are disabled for you when TFS is ...
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Why is my Admin user magically transformed to SHAREPOINT\system?

I have an administator, which also is Farm Administrator in my Sharepoint environment. It is synced via UPSA and have all the properties I need do display content the right way. However - when I check ...
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Unable to configure Send to connection

I have 2 site collections and I am trying to configure send to connection from site 1 to site 2. Site 1 is in UK SharePoint farm and site 2 is in US SharePoint farm. I've tried creating a send to ...
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How to give permissions(administering permissions) to different users in sharepoint

How to give permissions(administering permissions) to different users in sharepoint LIKE for a user, for a manager, for a system engineer and so on. I want differences in their accessibility to the ...
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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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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 ...