SharePoint Central Administration (the CA) is a web application that typically exists on a single server in the farm.

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Audit Central Administration changes

Is there any kind of auditing for changes made to Central Administration? i.e. when a web application was created and by who. and also auditing for Site Collection created and deleted
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Sharepoint Central Admin not opening on default url

I've installed sharepoint on my windows pc. When I try to open central admin using Windows key and run as administrator, browser opens correctly. Even, url is shown correctly, but nothing show up ...
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Is it possible to create a Service Application backup using Central Administration on a different server

Is it possible to create a Service Application backup using Central Administration on a server that is not running Central Administration? Let's say I have a SharePoint farm consisting of 3 servers: ...
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Configuring an In-comming email setting is showing “The SMTP service is not installed”

I want to have the ability to send emails to a list inside SharePoint 2013. so I tried accessing my custom list setting, but under the communication section I did not find any link to configure the ...
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Creating a copy of site collection for testing/development SharePoint Online

Is there a way to copy my current site collection in order to use that copy as a testing environment in SharePoint Online?
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ADFS user names not resolving in Central admin

I have set up our default SP web app and my sites in our QA environment to use ADFS. I have also created a custom claims provider to resolve the ADFS names in the people picker. I have two outstanding ...
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central admin page does not open properly

After installing SharePoint 2013. I had open the central admin page, But it does not have any image and CSS style.
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PowerPivot Performance Dashboard - How do I customize it?

I am a farm administrator and the performance dashboard that I see for all the PowerPivots hosted is good but I need to customize it a bit. My question is, when I try to connect to the SSAS cube which ...
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SPContentDatabase.Sites.Count differs from SPContentDatabase.CurrentSiteCount

I'm tracing an issue regarding broken site collections which are shown for our mysite webapplication. They're listed in central administration, but I can't load them using Get-SPSite $url. They're ...
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Unable to open App permission (Central Admin->Apps->App Management->App permission)

I am unable to open App permission (Central Admin->Apps->App Management->App permission). It shows error The remote server returned an error (503) service unavailable. I am also unable to add ...
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SharePoint 2013 WFE Configuration Failed - Could not find part of the path

I am trying to join two WFE's to a new farm, but when I run PSCONFIGGUI it fails on step 4. Failed to connect to the configuration database In the error it then states An exception of type ...
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central admin “The server farm account should not be used for other services” error and timer service fail to start

As per above image, I remove user from farm admin group,which assign in timer service account But though it's fail to start "Timer service" and another error regarding "SP timer service" is ...
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SharePoint 2010 subsite doesnt open

We have 3 SharePoint Front ends server and I can access top level site and other site collections. But there is 1 SharePoint subsite that I cant access from central administration and also if any ...
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Unknown Host -Unable to locate the server named “Server1” .The server does not have DNS entry Error in SP 2013 SP1

I have installed SP 2013 SP1 on my development server and Central Admin was created successfully. But when I navigate to the Central Admin or any web application url[root site collection & other ...
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Why SharePoint 2013 keep ask me credential when I click 'Manage web applications' in Central Administration

I have a virtual machine which is Windows Server 2012 and Sharepoint 2013. This is what I did: • Log in the box • Open the sharepoint central admin , • Click ‘Manage web ...
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Two primary domainnames for one WebApplication

Can a SharePoint 2013 OnPrem environment handle two primary domainnames, A and B? Reason: Company is going to merge next year, current employees need to continue working with name A. A new team needs ...
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Outgoing email in CA from port 443

I want to set SMTP setting in outgoing email in CA but that SMTP is working on port 443. Will it work? I read one article which said that SharePoint outgoing email only works on port 25 and you have ...
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Where is 'Operations' in Central Administration 2013

I have been able to find a lot of resources for what I need IF what I was using was SharePoint Central Administration 2010 because there is a lot of reference to 'Operations' link which doesnt exist ...
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Cant find Timer Account SharePoint 2013

To solve a problem in upgrading to Enterprise I am trying to learn/find how to do the following. I can not find on the internet where that is for Sharepoint 2013 When I changed the Timer account to a ...
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Only allow Application server IP or WFE server also?

We have two load balanced WFEs and two application servers. Email was not being sent even though SMTP is defined in central administration. Turns out Exchange (or probably firewall) was blocking it. ...
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Sub Domain vs non Sub domain Host Header Web Apps

Is there any advantage to using sub-domains in Host Header Web Apps? Example: http://portal.contoso.com and http://mysites.portal.contoso.com vs. http://portal.contoso.com and ...
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Blank Sharepoint Administration Page after install

I have installed SharePoint Server 2013 on Windows Server 2012 R2 (just as a practice). However, I am getting a blank Central Administration page. So far, I have: Did a clean install three times ...
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Opening profile site causes unexpected error

I face this kind of problem in our client which use SharePoint 2010. Seems like UserProfileService works fine and all profiles are up to date and synced with AD. One person profile is causing the ...
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Changing owner of subsite/teamsite

So first off, I'm not sure if this can be answered here. Our whole O365, right now has an "owners" account - how do I add another owner, so that mine and the account that first bought O365 have equal ...
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Question regarding Sharepoint 2010 patching

I have SharePoint production and staging environment where production has build version of 14.0.7015.1000 & staging has 14.0.7125.5000. I had observed there are two additional hot fixes applied on ...
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unable to remove deleted site collection “Unable to find specified file”

I am facing a strange problem on my SharePoint Enterprise 2013. I have previously deleted some site collections from central administration. Now I want to remove them permanently. So I run the ...
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DB Sync Large Size

My DB Sync database is very large atm over 20 GB. I applied a patch which was suppose to fix this from- https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/2597150 However, I have checked the DB Sync and it is ...
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which rule is the responsible for throw warning Drives are at risk of running out of free space

In a sharepoint farm in every server i saw below warning message in event viewer The SharePoint Health Analyzer detected a condition requiring your attention. Drives are at risk of running out of ...
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How many front end servers?

What are the possibilities to know how many WFE servers there are in a SharePoint 2013 farm? Is it only possible through the Central Admin, and how can I see this?
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How do I set Root Web properties

I decompiled Microsofts 'CRM 2015 List Component' sandbox solution because I have some strange issues with it and I noticed that it contains tracing code/logic (which can help me to pinpoint the ...
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On-Prem SharePoint Tenancy – how to create one?

According to docs etc. there is default farm-wide tenancy created which is required by Apps, via App Mngmt Service and Site Subscription Service. I have created an SP farm with the default tenant and ...
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how to exchnage the urls for 2 web applications

I have two web applications that can be accessed by the following urls: http://servername/ http://servername:8090/ Now I want to swap the web applications urls. So I am thinking of the following ...
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PowerPivot Management Dashboard Processing Timer Job Fails

Been having an issue with our PowerPivot config that has plagued us. MS Support even has yet to resolve. So with much trial and error, we did successfully configure SSAS in SP mode, the service app ...
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SharePoint and SSL Certificates location

After applying a certificate to a web application, i can run netsh http show sslcert in the Command Promt and it lists all the SSL server certificate bindings on the server. One thing i can notice is ...
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Kill stsadm backup process stuck in the background

I used following command for taking sharepoint 2010 site backup. stsadm -o backup -url http://siteurl -filename d:/filename.bak While backup process running, it doesn't allow any create, update ...
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Microsoft SharePoint Foundation Web Application Service stuck on starting

Microsoft SharePoint Foundation Web Application Service stuck on starting I tried this command and got the error below Command: stsadm -o provisionservice -action start -servicetype spwebservice ...
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Creating site collection - PowerShell vs. Central Admin

I have a PowerShell script in which I first create a new site collection, then fetches the SPWeb object of the sitecollection and then set some properties. Due to a specific error, I have instead ...
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Unable to find Central Administration

I just attempted to install Workflow Manager and since then I have not been able to access CA. All it shows is that the Page Cannot be Found. Both of these are running on the same server and both are ...
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Get slowest page results programmatically?

We can get slowest page report through following path from central administration. CA > Monitoring > View health reports I want to gather this information by code. Please guide me if you have any ...
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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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Content Type Subscriber has its last run = N/A

I tried to publish some content types inside my site collection hub, but the content types were not published correctly, as they did not appear under custom content types at the other site ...
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SharePoint time differs from the time shown and time fetched using powershell scripts

I deleted a sub site at 7/13/2015 10:39 PM as per the server system time. But the entries in the recycle bin of the particular site collection shows 7/14/2015 10:49 AM which is ahead of the original ...
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Accessing Trusted Locations in Performance Point Services Server Throws Error

When configuring Performance Point in Central Admin 2010, accessing either the "Trusted Data Source Locations" or "Trusted Content Locations" in throws the following Errors respectively. An error ...
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We just lost our SQL Server due to lost network drives - and we were able to recover.. but wondering

SharePoint 2007 MOSS SP2. SQL 2005 connected to Network storage. Network storage crashed and we lost all our data. Other problems on the SQL server forced us to create a new VM with a fresh SQL ...
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Timer Job property bag empty

I need to set some properties in the timer job property bag In the FeatureActivated event I use this code to set the property: MyJob job = new MyJob (JobName, webApp); // Set my custom property! ...
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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 implement a team site( document library, search, views dashboards) with No server access, No Sharepoint designer access

I am new to sharepoint, and have started a project and Just finished to gather requirements. I have also read about sharepoint and I have a big picture of it. This is my development environment and ...
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Read ULS Log Path Location from Central Administration

I need to access ULS log path location from central administration through programmatically. I used below code for get folder of logs and able to read all the logs text files. string logfolder = ...
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MissingWebPart Microsoft.Office.Server.Search.WebControls.SearchApplicationShortcutsList

In Sharepoint Health Analyzer I've got a few errors for Missing WebParts in Search (SearchApplicationShortcutsList, FarmSystemStatus, FarmSearchApplicationList, SearchTopologyOverview, ...