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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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how to allow Write-Host command to write into a file (notepad) rather than in the screen

I run the following script in SP PowerShell Add-PSSnapin Microsoft.SharePoint.Powershell -ea 0; $web = get-spweb 'http://tvstg01/kb/customerservice/' $list = $web.lists['Customer Service']; ...
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How to allow access to SharePoint farm to users from specific AD group(s) only

The case: SharePoint 2013 Enterprise on-premises Windows Authentication There are about 20 AD domains in the company Several thousands users There is an AD group (that consists of another AD groups ...
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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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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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When to create a new site collection and when to create a new sub site

We have a SharePoint 2013 Web Application, which contains two Site Collections:- Team Site. Enterprise Wiki. And I have created 2 Site Collections because of the following differences:- Each ...
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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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How do I archive Infopath forms uploaded into Sharepoint 2007 when my Sharepoint site runs low on storage?

I have designed system where users submit Infopath forms to a Sharepoint 2007 site. The Infopath forms allow users to also attach pdfs in their submission. My problem now is that the Sharepoint site ...
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Kerberos for multihop remoting powershell

I am trying to set up a remote powershell session to a sharepoint server in order to do remote management. I am running as a user with full mgmt rights at the sharepoint server If I use Credssp 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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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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Blog Site RSS Web Part not shown

In Sharepoint 2013 a Blog Site RSS Web Part is not showed until the SC Admin account(s) navigates to the landing page for the first time. Any idea why this way? Or if it's possible to force it. ...
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Opening document from Search results - This action couldn't be performed because Office doesn't recognize the command it was given

Hi I am trying to open an Office document by clicking on the search results document title, however an error box pops up saying: This action couldn't be performed because Office doesn't recognize the ...
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Can not disable verbose loggin on sharepoint server 2013

I had some exception on my SharePoint server, so I went to CA >> Monitoring >> Diagnostic logging >>select all categories >> select Verbose After fixing the problem I went ...
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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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what is causing this error “UserAgent not available, file operations may not be optimized. ”

I am working on an enterprise wiki site collection inside SharePoint 2013, and sometimes especially when modifying the wiki page name , users will get the following exception :- I checked the logs ...
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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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Move database to new SQL Server

My client has asked me to move all the Database used by the SharePoint Farm to a new SQL Server Machine. I came across this article ...
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time out during solution installtion [duplicate]

I am trying to install a product named "Bamboo Wiki Publisher" insdie my sharepoint 2013 enterprise server. but the installtion fail and the installtion wizard showed the following error:- ***** ...
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what need to be done when we change the manage account password from the Active directory

We have changed the passwords for the SP manage accounts inside our active directory. So I login to the SP server, then i changed the application pool identify passwords accordingly. Then I went to ...
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How do you enable Enterprise Search Center for individual site collections?

Currently I've setup an Enterprise Search Center from central admin for the farm, but what I need is the ability for each site collection owner to create their own Enterprise Search Center site. So ...
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How to change what web parts are available to use in a site?

When adding a web part to a Web Part page, the only option I have are Lists and Libraries category. I'm looking to add a Content Editor web part, but that is not available. Is there a setting under ...
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using Windows update tool to update my sharepoint 2013 server, will show many unnecessary updates

I have the following:- Windows server 2008 R2. SharePoint enterprise server 2013 sp1. SharePoint Designer Today I ran the windows update and it showed that there are 28 important update with total ...
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SPSecurityTokenService.Issue() failed: System.ArgumentException: Cannot get Membership Provider with name xxxxx

Really need help with this issue. I've been struggling for about 4 hours today with this issue and no luck.. Tried everything and every article out there but obviously missed something. Here's the ...
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Permissions error setting up SharePoint 2010 PowerShell account privileges

SharePoint Foundation 2010 SP1 on Windows Server 2008 R2 Std SP1 (Domain Controller) in a simple farm with a single SQL Server 2008 SP1/Windows Server 2008 Std SP2 backend I realise installing SP on ...
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Scheduling tasks for SharePoint Online

As we are venturing into the Office 365/SharePoint Online world, there will be the need to run some routine maintenance scripts on schedule. For example, adding a service account as an administrator ...
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Setting up Quota for Subsites

I expect to have 1000+ subsites in a site-collection and would like to setup a quota for the subsites, is that possible in SharePoint 2007 & how ?
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Site collection Disaster Recovery?

One of the Site collection Administrators has deleted the Site Collection mistakenly, so we want to restore it back. What would the best approach ? Some of the SQL stuff: SQL Full backup -> Every ...
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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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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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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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Restrict Site collection admins to view documents in Shared Document Library

Is there any way to restrict site collection administrators to view or edit the documents in shared documents library. If yes, then please let me know. Thanks.
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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 ...
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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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Site Collection Administrators permissions missing

I've run into a situation where my main administration account is missing the site collection administrator rights. The account in question did: Create the site collections. Stands as primary site ...
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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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What is causing this error :- Restore-SPSite : <nativehr>0x80070003</nativehr><nativestack></nativestack>

I want to restore a site collection to my staging environment , and when i typed the following power shell command :- PS H:\> Restore-SPSite http://ggvstg01:12160/discussionforum/GeneralDiscussi ...
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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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Error while opening sharepoint list in datasheetview and exporting to excel

I have a List which is having around 14000 items in it.while opening that list in datasheet view it is giving error . Below is a summary of the issue: After selecting datasheet view : "Cannot ...
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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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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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can't create .aspx in Sharepoint Designer

I am the global admin and I can't create new aspx forms in the Sharepoint Designer. I am able to create html and css files but if I try to create a new Form in a List it says Server Error: access ...
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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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Sharepoint server 2013 professional , is showing SharePoint foundation core patches

I have SharePoint server 2013 professional , as shown below:- But when I checked the patches inside central administration web aplication, I found that I have many SharePoint foundation patches, as ...
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How to check SharePoint Cumulative Updates

I have two web servers installed SharePoint 2007, my intention is to check is the Cumulative Updates for SharePoint 2007 installed on both servers is the same. I've check the SharePoint version from ...
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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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Error: This site has not been shared with you, when creating new site collection

I am logged in as a the SharePoint service account, and I tried to create a new team site of type team site, but I am getting the following error : This site has not been shared with you. ...