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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Product/Patch Installation or Server Upgrade Required - SharePoint 2010

OK, so I really only post here when I'm down to the last of my nerve trying to solve a problem, and this one definitely fits that bill. Here's the background: I work as a contractor for a large ...
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How to allow contributor users to add web parts

I am working on an enterprise wiki site collection, currently contributor users with the following permission level, cannot add web parts:- I think that assigning them a Design permission will ...
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Alerts on upgraded Sitecollection, 2013

After successfully upgrading SharePoint 2010 to 2013, we noticed that you can set up Alerts on any lists or libraries and get an instant email notification that the Alert has been created, but no ...
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SharePoint 2013 Service Pack 1 appears to delete the contents of wpresources

I downloaded SP 1 Mark 2 for both Foundation and Server on 2 different farms. In both cases, the contents of C:\Program Files\Common Files\microsoft shared\Web Server Extensions\wpresources were ...
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Remote SharePoint 2010 Test Server running on VM

Currently I'm looking for a way to improve our test environment. I found it very useful to have a remote SP test server. So I created VirtualBox VM images for a domain controller and for a SharePoint ...
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People picker not able to fetch one user

I am trying to fetch user in people picker. However, in the Production Environment it is failing to resolve one of the user in few of the sitecollection. When I try to get the same user in other ...
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Can not restore my site collection .No content databases in the web application were available to store your site collection.

I want to change the URL of my team site collection, to do so i have back-up the site collection from inside the old URL, and i want to restore it to the new URL. so i did the following:- -i create ...
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Backing up in bulk for Service Providers

We are a service provider hosting several hundred SharePoint sites and we are trying to figure out the best way to do our backups so that they are viable and helpful. The problem is that when we do a ...
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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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SharePoint 2010 MySites only allow users to edit their own site

In my current SharePoint 2010 development environment I have MySites running for all users for their profiles where they can update and add information about themselves as they need. For some reason ...
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Date picker show format differently when publish as a web-based form in SharePoint Library

I have a Infopath form that contain a date picker. I set the date picker's date format to be 'DD/MM/YYYY'. When I preview the Infopath form, the date format is correctly displayed. However, when I ...
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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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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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SharePoint audit

What's the best approach for auditing a MOSS 2007 farm and ensuring it's correctly configured, which service accounts are in use.
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Publishing Managed Metadata and Using it with UPS

We have a publishing and collaboration Farm, published a Managed Metadata Service and given Full Access to the collabortion Farm. In the Collaboration Farm, created a User profile Property and ...
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SP 2010: Scopes not updated for Web Applications using Claims BAsed Authentication

I have configured a web application with Claims Based Authentication because it needs to use FBA. I've created a search scope in the central admin to query all documents in my web app: contentclass = ...
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Where/How do I find my Farm ID for SharePoint 2007?

I am interested in finding the Farm Id of my Farm. Where is it located or how do I otherwise find it?
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How do I remove Project Server 2010 once installed into the SharePoint 2010 Farm?

I'm sure the information for such an administrative task is out there. I'm just having trouble finding it. Any one know where this particular piece of documentation is?
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SharePoint 2007 Web-application is getting crashed due to memory leak

We decided to duplicate an existing web-application (for Podcasting kit), which has site collection only at root level, so created a new web-application (in the same DB instance) and imported (stsadm ...
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Subsite Migration from SharePoint 2007 to SharePoint 2010

We want to Migrate a subsite from SharePoint 2007 to SharePoint 2010 without doing a content DB Migration, we tried with "import/export" commands and failed. Please let me know if we have any other ...
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System crashes while accessing SharePoint 2007 Links

User is running on XP, IE6.0 with Office 2003. Whenever tries to access any of the SharePoint 2007 Links, Either system goes down or application closes automatically. Have you ever come across such ...
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Architecture of the Audience Compilation?

I went through the SharePoint Escalation team blogs and understood the basic architecture of the "User Profile Import" and still would like to know the architecture of the "Audience Compilation" and ...
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What is the dependency of a Shared Service Provider on Search?

Or asked another way, if I manually stop the Office SharePoint Server Search server called OSearch in the Services Control Panel, what in my SSP would break? The Technet Deployment guide states the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Setup and Upgrade verbose log flooding

I'm a developer that was charged with correcting an intermittent problem with searching on our production 3 APP, 2 WFE SharePoint 2010 farm - I corrected this by restarting the 'Search Query and Site ...