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Creating new site columns or renaming existing ones,, which approach I should follow

I have a team site and I have created a new Issue Tracking lists inside it. Then I went to the Issue content type I found these columns defined by default:- Currently I need some of these and I need ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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Customizing the Access Request Email text in SharePoint O365

SharePoint Online (O365) has default Access Request settings on configuring which with a Site Owner's email address, he gets a mail in his mailbox with an option to Accept/Decline the site access ...
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quick launch not appearing under look and feel tab

I am a beginner in sharepoint and learning some youtube videos In the linked video I can see quick launch link under look and feel tab but in my site this is not appearing I dont know the reason ...
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SharePoint Foundation DistributedCache Monitorable Token Cache: Failed to get token from distributed

I am working on an enterprise wiki site collection, currently when users try to add/edit a wiki page sometimes they got the following errors :- :- Sorry, something went wrong An unexpected error has ...
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SharePoint 2013 - Restoring Central Administration

I was following this blog about renaming host headers on web applications. Not thinking clearly, I started to remove the central admin web app from iis before extending the web app again with a new ...
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update the page layout links for all the publishing site collection pages

i have export/import a publishing site collection as a subsite. but i read that the page layout links inside publishing pages are hard coded. and to update all the page layout links i found the ...
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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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Removing Extranet zone from Sharepoint site

Right now my Sharepoint site has two zones, Default and Extranet. Because of this we are experiencing difficulties with our client integration. I want to just unify the zones (make it all "Default" ...
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Sharepoint site does not appear on IIS Manager, error in opening site in a sharepoint designer

I have created a site collection and then create two team sites on sharepoint server. Sites are working fine from central Admin but they are not appearing in IIS manager. Also when I try to edit a ...
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Merging two threads in a MOSS 2007 Discussion Board

I have an email-enabled discussion board on a MOSS site which is working fine except that sometimes people will be using obscure email clients that don't reply with all headers or otherwise operating ...
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Manage sub sites lifecycle

I am looking for options to manage the proliferation of sub-sites under our site collections for our Intranet. Right now the creation of site collections is done by IT, but we want the ability to ...
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Changing service account password

I have just started at an organisation and when I review the Event Viewer it is filled with Event 6641 errors. Basically the error is: Event Type: Error Event Source: Office SharePoint Server ...
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Database requirement for fast for sharepoint 2010?

We would like to install Fast for Sharepoint 2010 in our medium scall Sharepoint 2010 Farm and would like to know how many databases are required and what about the other Database requirements? I ...