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Website is online but isn't responding to connection attemps

I am attempting to install SharePoint in a 3 tier farm using hyper-v My farm hasn't been configured by wizard and when I try to create a new site Collection it creates successfully, except when I ...
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Unable to access our SharePoint 2013 site when using VPN

When I'm using the Company's computer to login to our SharePoint site I'm unable to log in. I get the error message that it's unable to recognize the user. But when I'm using my personal computer ...
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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 ...
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SharePoint 2010 Crawl failing on Applicaton Server, but Succeeding on WFE

I have a client using SharePoint 2010, and whose crawl has stopped working. Crawl is running from an APP server. When targeting the local application server as a crawl component in the Search ...
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Change of subsite address and now points to an error

I've managed to change the subsites address to 'Home.aspx' by mistake and need to change it back to something, what's the best way to do this? doesnt let me access the subsite anymore
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SharePoint Developement | Necessary to open visual studio with “Run as Administrator”?

I have created new environment for SharePoint development, added developers as domain user in AD. In my comapny there is a policy that no one has administrative prevelages. When I start Visual studio ...
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Cant open excel workbooks in browser sharepoint 2010

Okai I am currently facing an error when i try to open excel files in browser . it gives the prompt "The workbook can not be opened". Upon checking the logs I found the following entries in the log ...
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Users with different permission levels are seeing different page layouts?

I am working on an enterprise wiki site collection. And I have edited the EnterpriseWiki.aspx page layout , where I added some new columns and I have also remove the Page rating. Now users with ...
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Can you set Project Site administrator programaticaly?

Is there a way to change the Primary Administrator of a Project Server site from C# ?
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How to directly open an empty wiki page with rich text editor

I am working on an Enterprise Wiki site collection, and I want to add a link which directly open an wiki page with rich text editor directly. As follow:- Currently if I want to open this page I have ...
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Mail server settings not changing

Having a strange issue with SP 2010 Foundation. In central admin we have an outgoing mail server set But in powershell if you call (get-spwebapplication)[1] | ...
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Removing permission granted for excel services

When setting up Excel services with an unattended service account, one step is to grant the account access to the web application(s) database that will use the service with PowerShell. $webApp = ...
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Sharepoint 2013 News feed web part giving 404

SharePoint 2013 news Feed is giving following error "SharePoint returned the following error: The remote server returned an error: (404) Not Found. Contact your system administrator for help in ...
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Browse button issue - Asset Picker

I just did a Backup - Restore of a site collection from one farm to another. On the destination after the restore, the "Browse..." is no longer working - the one that is used to navigate within ...
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Upgrade site collections job failing 2013

I'm currently upgrading some 2010 site collections to 2013. When trying to upgrade it from the GUI, nothing happens and the timer job Upgrade site collections job keeps failing over and over again. ...
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404 for single webapplication after another webapplication was removed

I'm getting 404 for a specific webapplication which stopped working after removing another webapplication. The webapplication that got deleted had it's own IIS website and it's own application pool. ...
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Error in restoring a sharepoint2013 site collection using powershell command

We have requirement to restore an existing site collection in share point 2013 to a new site in share point 2013 and for this we have taken back up of the old site collection using this power shell ...
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How to install webpart from outside the server?

I would like to deploy a webpart on my sharepoint portal, but I don't have full access to the server sharepoint is installed on. However, I have the "full control" authorization on all the subsite I ...
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How to show user first name + last name in top bar in sharepoint 2013

In sharepoint in topest bar shown the active directory user name. I want to show user first name + last name instead of it. How I can do that? thanks
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Invalid RunAs Account

Only the system account is working (without the domain). This error is weird. I am very sure that the format is correct and the user is existing in Active Directory. This error message is not very ...
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Unable to access SharePoint when VPN client is connected

My organisation has SharePoint 2013 on prem. The site runs good on all client workstations but when user is connected to external network using VPN Client, SharePoint is not accessible. It gives a ...
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SPSite.Usage.Storage is wrong and I can't find the “large” files

A user's MySite is over the default quota of 100MB. PS C:\> $site.Usage.Storage 106731646 So the user currently has round about 106MB in his personal site. The problem is: He doesn't. Database: ...
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Backup and restore site collection without their data

I have finished my implementation and testing on the staging server, and now I want to back-up then restore my two site collections inside the production server. But when I did the same step from ...
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SharePoint Disaster Recovery

I'm working on a Disaster recovery strategy for one of my clients. There are various recommended approaches like cold, warm and hot standby. I'm trying to setup a DR strategy that is similar to Hot ...
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After change SQL Aliases with SharePoint but Configuration Wizard doesn't work?

I have moved database to new SQL server, "Server2", and we did SQL Aliases in all SharePoint servers, like this post Using SQL Aliases with SharePoint It happened almost 1 year ago. Now I am trying ...
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Unable to add a Application Server to the existing SharePoint Farm

I have a SharePoint application server and DB Server which is running well . Now as a part of Requirement we want to install Sharepoint on to the DB Server as well. After Installing and connecting it ...
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code of approval workflow in c#

I have a task to make approval workflow between three lists . When i add item to first list ,workflow should check second list and and assign tasks to specific people that on active directory(and they ...
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Moving some SharePoint administration outside of Central Administration?

Are there any out of the box or third-party tools for sharing some Central Admin-type administration tasks with site owners? I have a client who has a SharePoint 2013 Enterprise Edition site where ...
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Run Publishing.Administration - method as a Farm Admin

I need to call a method from publishing.administration-Namespace as a farm admin. To be specific: ContentDeploymentJob.GetAllJobs(); When I try to run that code I get the exception that the code can ...
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Site collection administrators / owners question

I'm stuggling over a somewhat architectural question which concerns site collection admins and owners. To begin with, I found the thread answerd by Per Jakobsen (here Site collection owners and site ...
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How to check the versions of Sharepoint Server, services and patches of my Office 365 portal?

I am reading a lot that Office 365 has been patched, upgraded and now migrated to Server 2012 (and Office 2013). How can I determine the versions of Sharepoint Server, services, etc. on which my ...
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List icons greyed out

I have a site collection for which I am a Full Owner and also have an account which is the site collection admin. I can create lists, but cannot get to the list settings. I have the same problem with ...
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503 after SP-Solution upgrade

i am well aware that when using SP-Solution Upgrade the sharepoint server throws a error 503. this isnt the problem what i need to find out without testing is does the 503 affect the entire farm or ...
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Reconfiguring SharePoint 2010 Portal

We have cloned the SharePoint 2010 Portal (WFE, App Server, Database) to create an Test environment. How do I reconfigure the WFE and App server(Central admin, service application, content databases ...
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Peoplepicker-searchadforests for MOSS SP2 in FBA site?

My Sharepoint farm on XXXdmz.org and all my staff on XXX.org domain. XXX.org is the one way trust domain. I am able to find and add XXXhq.org users in "Local ussers and groups", but not able to find ...
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“404 FILE NOT FOUND” on my username entries

In Sharepoint 2010 Central Administration --> Security --> Manage the farm admii nistrator group (Central Administration : Site Settings : People and Groups - Farm Administrators), when I click on my ...
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SharePoint Security Model(Please Help me in this) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: List Security in Sharepoint I am exactly looking for.. Like I don't have permissions to go for the central admin or writing any code behind I have only production ...
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SharePoint 2010 & Powershell

I want to learn Powershell with SharePoint 2010, please let me know if there are resources available on the Internet.
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SSP Personal Features for Everyone

How may I grant Everyone Use Personal Features access to our SSP, we are not using AD to authenticate users, so NT Authority\Authenticated Users will not work in this situation. I want to enable My ...
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HTTP 403 error when enabling query logging in SharePoint 2007

When attempting to enable search query logging from the Shared Services Provider of my SharePoint 2007 farm, IIS returns the HTTP 403 error page. My account has full-control rights at the farm and ...
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Setup an item level auditing for a sharepoint document library

I would like to setup an item level auditing (Opening or viewing or downloading) for a SharePoint 2007 document library without enabling audit for the entire site-collection. This link may help us ...
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Regional Settings in My Site

What is the difference between the below two steps to change the "Regional Settings" in My Site? Site Actions -> Site Settings -> Regional settings -> Locale My Settings -> My Regional Settings -> ...