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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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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 ...
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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: ...