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Connect-SPOService : Could not connect to SharePoint Online

I've followed these steps on technet but had no success: https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/fp161372.aspx PS Command: Connect-SPOService -Url "https://<mydomain>-admin.sharepoint.com" ...
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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 ...
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Why any Administration Group account Log into SP as system account?

Every time I create a new Web application and site collection and setting any "Admins group user" as SC administrator or WebApp Adminstrator , when a Log into the new site with this user I see this is ...
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Change user profile sub type with powershell

How to change the user profile sub type for an account with powershell? The UI way: Edit user profile in the CA. Change the subtype to custom subtype and save So far I have this code. $site = ...
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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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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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Should i have the “Microsoft SharePoint Foundation Web Application” role active on all servers in a large farm?

I've checked the resources at Microsoft TechNet, MSDN and Bing but I’m not aware of any information regarding the best practice about the configuration for the "Microsoft SharePoint Foundation Web ...
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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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Can not remove a managed account from sharepoint CA, it shows that it is associated with deleted application pools [duplicate]

I want to remove a managed account from my managed accounts list , where this managed account is not associated with any managed services or application pools. so i wen to "CA >> Security >> ...
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Modifying the build-in site columns ,, should this always be avoided

I have a team site collection inside SharePoint server 2013. Now I added a new issue tracking list, where the build-in site columns such as priority, status, description,comments,assigned to etc ...
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Remove-spdeletedsite will raise the following error “unable to find the specified path” [duplicate]

I run the following command:- get-spdeletedsite which showed me a list of deleted site collections, now i run the following to remove the deleted sites as follow:- remove-spdeletedsite ...
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timer jobs are showing “N/A” for their last run & schedule incremental search are not firing [duplicate]

I have SharePoint enterprise server 2013 with SP1, and i check my timer jobs and many of them are showing "N/A" beside their last run time, as follow:- now i run the following command :- ...
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What are the day to day activities a sharepoint admin do on regular basis [closed]

What are the day to day activities a sharepoint administrator does, please do provide a detailed description.
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Content database “Version” in table != (get-spfarm).buildversion

How is this possible? The Content database with the version 15.0.4719 was generated with this server, of version 4569. I only noticed it because I tried taking a backup and mounting it to another ...
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how to fix this problem “No audience was found based on your search request. Refine your search text.”

I am working on an enterprise wiki site collection inside SP2013. I did the following:- Create new User Profile service. associated the service with the web application as follow:- but the ...
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Saving a subsite as Templete raised the following exception :- Error exporting the site field named “HashTags”

I use to work on a subsite and i use to save it as a Template without any problems, but today i rename the subsite name and i chnage its url, in addition to that i add/remove some columns, but when i ...
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Navigation using Managed Metadata (Term Store) OR Add metadata navigation on custom page layouts

I am working on a SharePoint 2013, where i created a new Enterprise wiki site collection. the requirement we get from our customer is as follow:- we need to add 6 metadata columns for the wiki page, ...
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Overwrite the same backup file every day

I want to overwrite the same back up file of an sharepoint 2013 site collection by using the below powershell command line command: Backup-SPSite -Identity http://xyz -Path D:\SP_BACKUPS\test.bak ...
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Can we do full and incremental back ups of sharepoint site collection using powershell commands

We are using STSADM commands to use full and incremental back ups of sharepoint 2013 site collection. Planning to do using Powershell commands now but i don't see incremental and full back powershell ...
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On Extending the web application of SharePoint 2013, the sharepoint site gives “HTTP 403 Forbidden” error?

I extended one of the web applications of sharepoint 2013, when I opened the site it is giving me error for the web application from which I extended another one. Means the original web application is ...
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Site collection admin with full control does not have ManageWeb permissions?

I have a user set up as a site collection admin at the root level of my sharepoint site, and all subsites inherit these permissions. I have also verified that my user admin1 has FULL CONTROL rights to ...
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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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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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Renaming a subsite (Name & change its URL) will not allow me to save it as templete

I was working on a subsite and i use to save it as templete without any problem, now i decide to change the sub site name and URL , so i rename it from CustomerPortal to CustomerportalTemplete. But ...
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System.InvalidOperationException: The search service is not able to connect to the machine that hosts the administration component.

I am facing a problem on my sharepoint 2013 search service, the problem is as follow:- when i do a search i always get "Nothing here matches your search" even if the entered text match content ...
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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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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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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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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 ...