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PassPhrase is not valid in SharePoint 2013. Powershell not connecting to SharePoint farm to reset passphrase

I have removed Project server instance from my SharePoint 2013 farm. After that when I tried to run the configuration wizard, I found that the old passphrase is not valid. When I open powershell, the ...
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Sharepoint Foundation 2013 Recycle bin cannot see deleted item

The title is similar to other problems with Recycle bin but I'm not found the answer to them. Correctly if I'm wrong. I'm the admin on our Sharepoint (Foundation 2013), (new at all of the SharePoint) ...
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SharePoint Server 2010 July 2015 CU install status shows superseded

I just installed the SharePoint Server 2010 July 2015 CU (uber update) and now in central admin, under 'Manage Patch Status', a lot of updates now say 'Superseded'. I can't find much info as to what ...
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SharePoint central administration first login not accepting credentials

I have created a SharePoint farm on a VM with Windows 2012 R2. After installation and configuration , during the first login into the central administration page it is asking for my credentials but it ...
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Need to recover SharePoint site without backup [closed]

Our SharePoint 2013 site is not working. and we don't have a latest backup files. Below error is showing again and again. Is it possible to recover that site. Error: UserAgent not available, ...
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can not install a security update “Error occured while running detection”

i want to manually install the following security update inside my sharepoint server 2013 farm :- https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/kb/3114733 now i download the .exe file but when i try to run ...
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Unable to referecne a column by its Internal name. Column does not exist. It may have been deleted by another user

today i created a new site column named "Business Category" inside my issue tracking list inside SP2013 server. the column type is a dropdownlist . now the internal name for the column is "...
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Move SharePoint application between servers

I have a MS Search Server 2010 application in a development server and want to move it to a live environment. Currently all services & the databases reside on one server. I want to use a dedicated ...
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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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How to automatically change notifications for access requests in SharePoint Online?

We have a SharePoint Online environment and many sites associated with it. As we know the access request for a site can only be sent to one admin (Not even to a SharePoint or AD group), we are having ...
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Error in Central Administration: Ribbon <Tab> node must have a <Scaling> subnode.

We have SharePoint 2013 (MOSS), in Central Administration I navigate to Application Management -> Manage service applications. When I click on the Secure Store Service (or when I select the Secure ...
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AADSTS90093:Calling principal cannot consent due to lack of permissions

I have created native app on my organization's azure portal and access it with ADAL for SharePoint Hosted App. It is working for our organization but when It comes to external user it fails to get ...
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can i access a Custom Property for a term set inside my Search Serivce Query Builder

I am working on an enterprise wiki site collection. and we need to implement an expiry policy for the wiki pages, so if the wiki page is set to be expired or a it is linked to a certain term , then to ...
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how i can know which site collection the managed property (inside the Query builder) belong to

i am working on sharepoint server 2013. and i want to define a new Result Source. so i went to "Central administration" >> "Managed Services" >> "Search service" >> "Result Sources". then i created a ...
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what are the differences between “Not Contains” and “Not Equal” inside my query builder for a Managed metadata site column which allow multiple values

I want to refine the default search service result source. so i did the following steps; i went to "Central Administration" >> "Managed Service" >> "Search Service" , then i copy the default "local ...
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Exclude wiki pages from search based on field value

I am working on SharePoint Server 2013 enterprise edition. I have an Enterprise wiki site collection. In the library there is a managed metadata column named Status with these options: Draft ...
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Copy and refine the default Search Result inside my Search Service 2013. what is the correct appraoch to follow

I am working on a sharepoint 2013 server.now i want to exclude all the pages that are linked to a certain term from the search result. to do so i did the following steps:- i went to "Central ...
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Relation between Property name & Mapped Crawled Properties & Site column

I am working on sharepoint server 2013. now i know this rule:- when i create a new site column , sharepoint will automatically create a managed property for the site column, and this will allow us to ...
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Can i limit the number of concurrent users playing a video?

I would like to know if it's possible to limit the number of users who can play a video using the video web part in SharePoint 2013 SP1.
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SharePoint configuration Wizard fails at step 9 - “Failed to add the service connection point for this farm”

I am facing an issue with SharePoint 2010 Products Configuration Wizard. I have installed SP1 and then June 2011 CU but after installation when I tried to run the "SharePoint 2010 Products ...
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stsadm migrateuser: The user does not exist or is not unique

I'm running: stsadm -o migrateuser -oldlogin "domain1\user" -newlogin "domain2\user" -ignoreidhistory and getting the error "The user does not exist or is not unique". The users exist in both ...
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Does the custom 404 error page cover all error pages?

I'm new to SharePoint administration and have updated my custom error pages per this guide. It works just fine for the 404 page, but should this also cover all other SharePoint error pages (like say, ...
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Can i create a security group with the proper permissions and have farm account run only as a service account?

On my SP 2007 environment I been trying to have my administrators not use the farm adm account for their administration and use their own credentials. So we started by creating a security group with ...
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Poor performance on SharePoint site (IE6, Proxy, Windows Auth)

This is a very strange issue I am having. My client is experiencing poor performance (20 sec per page load or so) when accessing their SharePoint 2007 site that is hosted somewhere externally by a ...
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How is the document upload into a library working (big picture)?

I am interested in learning how the document upload into a Document Library works. Is there a good explanation or description available or can anybody deliver? I need to know how it works from the ...
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CurrentUser.IsSiteAdmin should be true but returns false

Why does CurrentUser.IsSiteAdmin return false for a user that is listed in the site collection admin in SharePoint? I am building an Office 365 app that accesses SharePoint via the REST api. During ...
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SharePoint Online Management Shell, Search commands

I am having an issue with the global search center on Office 365, I have set the Global Search Center URL in the admin portal however it is not being picked up by all sites. I am still being taken to ...
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best appraoch to modify a site collection url inside sharepoint 2013

I have a site collection (of type enterprise KB) under the following URL http//servername/customer/questions where the customer is a wildcard managed path. now I want to change the site collection URL ...
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An introduction to SharePoint 2010

I've been a member of Stack Overflow for a while and have this week been given a project of having a play around with SharePoint 2010 to see how it works basically, as we're looking to use it to ...
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Long list Offfice 365 users with colors? [closed]

How to seen on E2 or E3 license in same View but with colors? Now is plain white list
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SharePoint accounts being created in SQL with $ at the end

I'm getting the following error: (EVENT ID 3760) SQL Database 'WSS_Content' on SQL Server instance 'SQLSERVER01' not found. Additional error information from SQL Server is included below. Cannot open ...
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Get-SPLogEvent returns nothing

I use Get-SPLogEvent PowerShell command in order to retrieve ULS logs by following below link. https://technet.microsoft.com/en-ie/library/ff607589.aspx However, it returns nothing; neither error ...
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500: Internal Server Error in /_vti_bin/ListData.svc

Unable to access /_vti_bin/ListData.svc for a single site collection. Others site collection are ok. Whenever I am hitting this URL, I am getting following error in response. <div id="content"> ...
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Sharepoint administration

We have a SP 2010 Enterprise Environment for leveraging the BI Features of SharePoint 2010. WEAPP30 is the SharePoint App Server. WA30 is the SharePoint SQL Server. WA35 is the SQL Analysis (...
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SharePoint 2013 site setting links are pointing to other app server

We have recently deployed and configured a SharePoint 2013 Farm. In this farm we have 2 WFE and 2 App servers and 1 database server. Basically it is 3 tier architecture. We have created a web ...
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How to use Portal site connection in SharePoint 2013

Is Portal site connection working in SharePoint 2013? I add another site collection but it seems not showing anything in my navigation.
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what is covered inside the Backup-SPFarm?

I am working on sharepoint enterprise server 2013. and at 5 am each day i have a scheduled task to do a full farm backup , using the following command :- Backup-SPFarm -Directory \\FileServer\Back -...
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Is there any risks of upgrading our SQL server 2008 R2 from SP2 to SP2

We have the following settings insdie our farm :- SharePoint Enterprise server 2013, on separate windows server 2008 R2 VM. SQL server 2008 R2 with SP2, on separate windows server 2008 R2 VM. now ...
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Programatically check if a user is a Global Admin

I do have a client context ClientContext context and current user: var currentUser = context.Web.CurrentUser; context.Load(currentUser); context.ExecuteQuery(); I can also use rest API.
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Users with Restricted Read Permission can not view lists

I have a Team Site inside my SharePoint 2013 enterprise server. and inside the site i created 4 lists, and i define the following :- Inside the first three lists (ListA , ListB, ListC) i define that ...
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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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Allow access to sharepoint has some users just the week

Is there a way to block the use of SharePoint for multiple users on the weekend and allow them to enter only during the work week?
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Kerberos for Central Administration

So I am at the moment trying to setup kerberos authentication for the central administration of sharepoint. I did already get it to work for normal site collections where it works without any problem. ...
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No events received through the Management Activity API while the Compliance center is showing events

I'm facing a strange issue on the Management API Side, I don't receive events for the activities I do (admin level or site collection level) When I look for the activities on the Compliance Center (...
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Error - Get-SPWeb in Powershell

I am running this simple command from powershell under a user context, who has db_owner and SharePoint_shell rights to the SharePoint_config database. I get the following error: PS C:\Windows\...
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How I should approach patching our SharePoint servers, to make sure I will not face un-expected problems

I am managing 2 SharePoint servers 2013, which are installed inside windows server 2008 R2, as follow:- Dev Farm. Which have both sql server & SharePoint on the same VM. Live Farm. Which have 2 ...
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What steps are required to allow custom workflows in my SharePoint list?

I am not an administrator for SharePoint just a user. I have in times past used custom workflows and custom ASPX pages for my sharepoint sites. I am in anew organization and they do not allow custom ...
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Information management policy timer job is showing “N/A” for the Last Run Time

I want to run a timer job named "Information Management Policy", so i went to "Central Administration" >> "Job Definition". then i run the timer job manually, but it showed "N/A" beside the last run ...
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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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if i want to free some space on my Dev machine can i shrink the WSS Logging database

I am working on my Dev machine, and i am running out of space, now i check the WSS Logging database and i find that it have 34% of its size as a free space :- so are there any harm if i shrink it ? ...