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

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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 http://mysites....
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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 issue)...
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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 032*********...
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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 :- Start-...
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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 collections....
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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, ...
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Subsite creation disabled in Central Admin, but users can still create subsites

I verified that the settings in Central Admin were disabled so that users could not create their own subsites. However, they are still creating their own subsites. Is there a setting in each site that ...
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Timer job runs multiple times

I have a timer job that run multiple times, even though I have specified the SPJobLockType to SPJobLockType.Job. My constcrutors look like this public TimerJobTest() { } public TimerJobTest(string ...
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New Search Scope

I'm creating a new search scope which is set to include all content from a specific sub site. I am aware that I need to wait for the scheduled (or manual) update to run before the scope is ready ...
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User Profile Service Application not available on central admin services

I'm setting up an app store in sharepoint and the user profile service is required. The creation of this service is not available in the manage services on server. How can I enable this as on option ...
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SharePoint 2013 People and Groups missing from Site Settings

I'm trying to access People and Groups from Site Settings in the root of my site collection but it doesn't appear in the options (In fact most of the options are missing) I fear that one of our other ...
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Database restore fails due to consistent RESTORE command

I have a backup of a sharepoint 2010 farm that I am attempting to restore using Central Admin. One of the reasons for failure is a content database restore that fails, the error is: Object ...
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Set alert in central administration to notify when timer job fails?

Is there a way to set an alert in SharePoint 2010 Central Administration to notify an administrator when a timer job fails? For example, I'd like to be notified when the following job's status equals ...
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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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Confusion over timer job's last run time in Central Administration

This is creating little confusion for me. My timer job is scheduled to run between 5 am to 7 am but after a check I found the last run time is 8:32 pm ! I understand this is a daily job that runs but ...
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Unable to access configure managed account in SP 2013

I have a test lab and on the host machine I installed AD, SQL and Sharepoint 2013. Everything went fine until I wanted to configure managed accounts through Security Tab. I got this error message: ...
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Problem while installing SP solution “Timeout error CodePlex.SharePointInstaller.InstallException: Timeout error”

I am trying to install SP solution inside my SharePoint 2013, but during the installation i got the following exception :- ***** Bamboo Core V2 (Prerequisite Component) ***** ***** ERROR ***** ...
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Missing departement in user profile

I have a user whose account does not display department in the user list in a site SharePoint 2010. For example, user2's departement does not appear in the list. But this departement information ...
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VM Snapshot recovery of MOSS 2007?

Has anybody ever recovered their MOSS 2007 farm from VM snapshots from the night prior? MOSS VM, 2 WFE VMs and a SQL 2005 blade. Say SharePoint becomes corrupted and we just can't fix it. Any good ...
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What is the difference between “Permission Policy” and “Permission Level” in SharePoint?

I have been going through various permissions available in SharePoint and I can find two ways to set permissions — Permission Levels and Permission Policy. I am able to assign users Permission Level ...