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

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What roles can't site collection administrators do that farm administrators can?

Trying to clearly distinguish what the roles that Farm Administrators, Site Collection Administrators and also Site Collection Owners each have. Moreover what roles can't site collection ...
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Servers listed with “Upgrade Available” over and over

We have installed CU's for SharePoint and I've run psconfig to upgrade the environment. After running, the servers list as "No action required" and everything is well. Untill the next day... I checked ...
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My Site Settings: Language Options not applied

On a SharePoint 2013 Server CA Services Applications > User Profile Service > Setup My Sites: The Language Options check box: Allow user to choose the language of their personal site Checking in ...
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Central Administration access denied on single box

In our farm, we have deployed Central Administration to multiple servers and we're using a load balancer to redirect requests to one of those servers. Now for some reason, one of the servers ...
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SharePoint creating web application on APP instead of WFE

I have one APP and one WFE server. Microsoft SharePoint Foundation Web Application service is stopped on APP but is running on WFE. When I go to CA to create a new Web Application, in the URL ...
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Is System Account user should be Domain Admin or Local Admin user too?

I've installed SharePoint 2010 SP2 on windows server 2012 r2(Domain Controller) and during configuration wizard i determined one of my regular AD users("SPFarm" user in Domain Users group) as my farm ...
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hasn't been shared with you (_admin/FarmCredentialManagement.aspx)?

When I go to (Configure service accounts) I get the following message: *> _admin/FarmCredentialManagement.aspx "Sorry this site hasn't been shared with you".* I've added my account in domain as ...
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SharePoint 2010 Configuration wizard fails at step 2

We have installed SharePoint 2010 on one of our local Dev server. The issue that we are facing is during running configuration wizard. When i start running configuration wizard it fails at step 2 ...
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Not all content in new MySites gets the specified permissions

I've changed the MySite Settings in Central Admin so that only my AD group called "DOMAIN\All employees" is added to the Read Permission Level setting. I've removed "All" and "All Windows". Now users ...
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SMTP setting in SharePoint 2010

I want to use my organization SMTP server for sending emails from SharePoint. I know we have to do certain setting in central admin but i am confused whether i need to install n configure SMTP ...
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Cannot login to the central administration, while the web applications are running well

I am trying to connect to the central administration using the following URL Servername:31546/, but I will get the following error: Service Unavailable HTTP Error 503. The service is ...
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App pool time outs CRL checks

I am running SharePoint 2010 Enterprise sp1 April 2012 CU on a farm without internet connectivity. After every IIS reset the app pool takes forever to spin up. I have tried pointing the following ...
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How to get SharePoint Farm Architecture of UAT/Test & Production Environment from Central Administration or elsewhere in SharePoint 2013?

How to get SharePoint Farm Architecture of UAT/Test & Production Environment from Central Administration or elsewhere in SharePoint 2013?
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Timeout while creating applications from Central Admin

For the last few days I have been unable to create a new application through central administration. The creation times out. I have searched high and low through the internet. Every other site says ...
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Sharepoint 2013 - SQL Server connection stopped working shortly after database server rename

We have an issue that has been solved, but I am trying to find an explanation. Our Sharepoint 2013 was working fine connected to a SQL 2012/Windows 2012 machine via a SQL Server Alias. We had to ...
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Central admin no longer available, asks to set up new farm

I have a development Sharepoint 2010 enterprise edition. My account has full control and SPShellAdmin credentials on the SQL database farms. Last spring I developed some custom web parts for my ...
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How to extend SharePoint 2013 server Central Administration

I'm a newbie to administering SharePoint and I want to extend the Central Administration web application so that others can access it throughout LAN or internet then apply some user policy for it's ...
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What is the advantage of using local server admin account on the SharePoint 2010 server over sp_farm account?

What is the best practice and advantage of having the local server admin accounts(user accounts) on the SharePoint 2010 server(to login and check the logs) over the sp_farm & sp_admin account. ...
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Incoming Email Drop Folder Settings

I have two SharePoint Foundation environments (a test and production) that are near identical in configurations. When I look at incoming email settings in both environments, they are the same (IIS6 ...
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Solution “Not deployed” yet actions are successful

I have an odd problem with a farm where solutions are marked as "Not deployed" yet looking at the last operation it shows "Deployed Successfully" and lists all the servers as being successfully ...
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“Launch the Farm Configuration Wizard” link missing for Farm Admin

I have two service accounts as below. Setup - This is part of local admin and I used this to install SharePoint Farm - This is my farm administrator and it is not part of local admin When I log in ...
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SPCA SMTP settings - log file?

We have recently had an issue where outgoing emails stopped being sent from a public website. Is there any way to see a log of changes made to outgoing SMTP settings? We want to see how long emails ...
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How to replace the server name in the web application URL

I have a server named sv002, and I have created an intranet web application at the root of this server. So currently I am able to access the web application using the following URL: - http://sv002. ...
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Can not find “Gradual Site Delete” inside my central administration

I wen to CA->monitoring-> job definition , but i can not find any job named Gradual Site Delete. can anyone advice ?
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Unable to create a new web application. Updates are currently disallowed on GET requests

I have login to the central administration of SharePoint 2013, and I have tried to create a new web application, after setting the web application values (port, database ip ,etc) and I click on OK ...
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Form based authentication FBA - keeps getting “Make sure your user name and password are correct”

I'm using Sharepoint 2013 Foundation. I have followed a few tutorials on getting the Form Based Authentication to work: ...
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Restoring my site collections to production environment, how to delete all the site collection test data

I did the following :- Inside my Development environment. I have created a new SharePoint application 2013. Containing two site collection ; community site & team site. I have backup these two ...
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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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Difference between Administrator and WSS_Admin_WPG [duplicate]

What is difference between Administrator and WSS_Admin_WPG, on the SharePoint Server Machine Is Administrator rights on Server Machine enough to do all activities on SharePoint server , Power ...
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Central Admin UI no longer working at all

I have sharePoint 2010 installed in a dev environment. I am a developer who is reasonably new to SP. All of a sudden central admin no longer works up until yesterday I was getting there using: ...
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Add settings to Web Part

Going to Web Part Gallery we can see a list of Web Parts. Clicking on "Edit" we can see a couple of settings that can be changed. Can I add my own settings here, so they can affect all the instances ...
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SharePoint 2013 suddenly start raising the following error:- HTTP Error 503. The service is unavailable

The SharePoint server 2013 was working well inside windows sever 2008 r2, but suddenly I start getting the following error when trying to access the sharepoint administration UI:- Service Unavailable ...
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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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Programmatically get the central administration site SPWeb using server object model

Like in the title - is there a method of getting it without supplying the URL?
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How do I change App catalog for a web application?

In Central Administration, I created an app catalog for my Web application at an URL: https://mysharepointsite/sites/appcatalog When I click the link and try to access the App catalog, I get errors ...
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Extended app not showing in central admin

I currently have an SP2010 internet website with claims. It's working well and I'd like to extend it to an intranet. So I extended my existing webapp and disabled anonymous access. the thing is, even ...
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Restore from Production to Development

I have two different servers with Sharepoint 2010 standard edition setup. I have two different SQL database servers(DEV_Content and PROD_Content) for these two environments. I would like to create ...
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Powershell-registered Managed Accounts not showing up in Central Admin

I'm trying to set up a work laptop for SharePoint development. To get it up and running quickly, I used my corporate domain user account as the first managed account. Now, I want to use a local ...
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Just set up Item Level Auditing in SP2010, can see months of audit data

I'm fairly new to SharePoint administration... Up until this point, I've been mostly a front-end guy (custom lists, dashboards, all that jazz) and while I've had occasion to go into Central Admin or ...
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SharePoint Central Administration web access

New to SharePoint and Server administration. I've deployed my SharePoint farm on a virtual PC. I am using Cloudshare. I can remotely access my team site over internet using external address but not ...
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Web Application scoped features not visible in Central Admin after installing solution with WebApplication scoped resources

In an effort to use WebConfigModifications less, I am trying to move some binding redirects and safe control entries into the solution manifest. The DeploymentTarget of the assembies is ...
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Can't enter to central administrator or any page windows 7

I have installed a sharepoint foundation on a windows 7 computer, but when i try to enter to any page, for instance the main page. I have a 401/unauthorized error. I also can't enter to the central ...
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AD Security Group not resolving in People Picker

I created a new global AD Security Group and tried to add it to my Farm Admins group in Central Admin. It worked no problem. When I try to add it to a site in any other group outside of Central Admin, ...
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How to Reset Sharepoint 2010 Web Analytics reports [duplicate]

I have been testing Sharepoint Foundation 2010 web application, now its time to move site to Live. Customer is asking to reset the web analytics counter to 0. I tried stopping web analytics data ...
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Sharepoint 2010 and TMG configuration

I have a SharePoint 2010 Portal that uses claims based authentication with NTLM. The portal was published to TMG with site name something like staff.portal.com I have also installed certificates in ...
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Session Expired Issue for IE browser in FBA Web Application

we have extend session timeout with the help of couple of posts : http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hh147183%28v=office.14%29.aspx ...
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How can I access/set stsadm properties from code?

I'm trying to set the ChangeLogRetentionPeriod stsadm property from code, which is normally set from the SP powershell. What is the best way to go about setting this property from code? Background: ...
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how to add items to managed metadat

I've added an new term in the 'taxonomy term store'. The new terms show in the columns that are using managed meta data. I'm querying the Lists/TaxonomyHiddenList/AllItems.aspx list for id's, but ...
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Sharepoint Web analytics configuration wrong web application

I've tried to configure Sharepoint web analytics on the web application on my development machine but without success. I've followed various guides on the internet including runing some timer jobs and ...
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Hide / Disable My Site, My Profile and Social Tags

I was following these steps to disable social-related functionality on SharePoint 2010 Publishing site, using Central Admin: ...