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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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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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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 ...
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Workflow Migration from a SharePoint 2007 web-application

We have a custom workflow in a SharePoint 2007 web-application and would like to use the same workflow in another web-application (SharePoint 2007). How can we achieve this? do we have any migration ...
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How to Trace JAR file execution is hosted on IIS6.0 Server [closed]

We are using few JAR files in our web-application hosted on IIS6.0 Server and those files are used in somepages, we want to trace the execution of those files (both in client and server side) however ...
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Mysite Migration from SharePoint 2007 to SharePoint 2010 without a Content DB migration

We have 3000 and add users in our SharePoint 2007 farm and they do have their Mysites, Now we want to migrate only 200 users mysites (including the contents) to SharePoint 2010 farm. Want to perform ...
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Central Administration pointing to wrong port

When I log into WSS 3.0 Central Administration it is pointing to an old tcp port which was used for testing. How do I configure this to open to my main site?
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What is the best way to manage the permission Hierarchy?

Our current practices are composed of only using Active Directory groups for large swaths of access, such as the top site collection permissions. Any other permissions are to be handled within ...
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Enable audit setting for a production site collection

Shall we recommand to have an audit settings enabled for a production site collection? if so, what are all the things that we have to consider before that? what would be the maximum size of an ...
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Why SharePoint is not considering 'dbo.AuditData' table while calculating the site-collection size?

We have a heavy used site collection with a 30GB quota limit on the content DB - WSS_WebApp_Content1, I have verified the 'dbo.AuditData' table and found that it has 1.4c records and is 35 GB in size. ...
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My Calendar Webpart is not displaying the local time

My Calendar webpart (OOB) is showing US time irrespective of the customer location, is that expected? if so, how it could be resolved ? Note: Our servers are in US however customers are in throughout ...
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Personal site URL in User Profile - SSP?

User has deleted his Mysite E.g., Site Action -> Site settings -> Delete this Site. however his mysite site-collection URL is still present in the User profile in SSP. Is that expected ? Update: ...
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Search in SSP giving error

While accesing Search scoped in SSP of web application, I am getting the following error: "The search service is currently offline. Visit the Services on Server page in SharePoint Central ...
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Performance Metrics and CA Configuration & Content DB?

When can we expect a maximum number of SQL connections for the Central Administration Configuration & Content DB? and what are all the important tables in these databases that an administrator ...
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Performance tuning and Manage Farm-Level Search Settings

Below options are available under "Manage Farm-Level Search Settings" in Central Administration Connection time (in seconds): 60 Request acknowledgement time (in seconds): 60 I would like to know ...
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Multiple Application Server

I am novice in SharePoint. Let me ask the reason why there is a need of multiple (specifically four) application server in a SharePoint farm. Actually we have a client and this is their ...
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Error when doing basic tasks in SharePoint Central Admin (2010) After moving VM

'System.Collections.Generic.List' is an unexpected token. Expecting white space. This error occurs when trying to provision a new web application among other things. The ULS logs don't give any ...
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wopi: how to show a file as read only

A document library has a file named "aa.docx" where the user "user1" has modified permissions. I want to show it to the user without the "Edit document", as if it's readonly. Is it posssible? With URL ...
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How to re-register Workflow Service in workflow manager 1.0?

I am using SharePoint 2013 Management Shell to re-register my Workflow Service due the following error I am having in Sharepoint Designer 2013: Microsoft.Workflow.Client.ActivityValidationException: ...
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SQL Database 'Project_Content' on SQL Server instance 'XXX' not found - after removing project server

I keep getting this error in event viewer. I reckon project server was installed before on the farm and it has been removed but it seems its still looking for the content database see error below SQL ...
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“Cannot connect to the configuration database” after changing app pool identity in SharePoint 2010?

The main web application on port 80 was running on sysadmin account in application. I changed identity to Domain user account. Added that user to config and admin databases as db owner and ...
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Windows could not start the “sharePoint Search Host Controller”

SharePoint search host controller service did not start. When I tried to manually start it i got the following error:- Here are the related logs:- 2/22/2014 12:40:23.02 hostcontrollerservice.exe ...
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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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SP2013 - <nativehr>0x80070003</nativehr><nativestack></nativestack>

I successfully restored a backup from another farm a few of weeks ago using restore-spsite. I had to delete that site collection, now I want to restore it again with that same backup file. The 2 ...