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

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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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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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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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How do I clean up missing server side dependencies from a “dirty” installation?

After a rather hasty (unavoidable) migration/reconfiguration of a SP 2010 Foundation box, I am left with an error in CA regarding a number of missing Features, SetupFiles, and WebParts. I redeployed ...
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How do I create a second Central Admin in a different language on the same server?

I'm working in Sweden, and have Swedish customers. I'm native in Swedish and my customers have installed their Central Administration in Swedish too. The problem is that I'm not familiar with the ...
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Central Administration cannot be found

When I select CA , It says "The webpage cannot be found". I also did configuration with sp wizard and it failed.What should I do?
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STSADM.exe, PowerShell v2.0 and Management Shell

What is the difference between the three? STSADM.exe PowerShell v2.0 Management Shell I understand you can run powershell scripts in the management shell, but I thought I remember reading that ...
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All sites are read only, even for site administrators

Every site in the collection is now read-only. I can still change settings in the central admin site but am unsure what has changed. This affects everyone, users with write permission, even site ...
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What populates the People Picker / Address Book

I'm sure I already know this... that or it is really simple but what setting, connection or page decides who is shown in the People Picker / Address Book? Is it simply who is in your AD, determined ...
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Why am I still getting quota reached upload error after increasing the quota for a site collection?

A user was trying to upload documents to their site collection and reached the quota limit. I increased the quota for him but he is still getting the same error that the quota has been reached when he ...
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Sharepoint 2010 > Central Admin > Create special permission

I have a business unit "Marketing" and they would like access to Central Admin Search Area. Is it a good thing to share Central Admin with business unit? Could I create a special permission that ...
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Puzzling security issue with SharePoint 2010 Central Admin authentication on Windows 7

I have a really odd issue with SharePoint 2010 central admin on Windows 7 (x64 if that matters). Somehow when I go to Central Admin and hit any of the _admin links I get a password prompt. I looked ...
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How can I find what Crawled Property maps to what field?

I'm looking at the Managed Properties in my search administration and I see several Crawled Properties associated with Search Property Names. Is there any way to determine what fields those Crawled ...
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Application Page deployed to Central Admin does not show

Hi Guys I have this problem: I want to deploy a custom application page to the SharePoint Central Administration. I found these 2 links: ...
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Unable to create content database in central admin

I have a SQL content DB. When i tried to create the DB in central admin i'm getting an error message "there is not enough space on the disk". The mount point where the DB residing has enough space. ...
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Is there a way to execute commandline-arguments via code from a feature/webpart (Sharepoint 2010)?

I mean, for example, something like a deployment. Is it possible to force something like this from within a webpart using the "standard" sharepoint functionality? Using the central-administration is ...
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SPWebConfigModification class will not update Central Admin application's web.config file

Using SharePoint 2010 I am trying to use the SPWebConfigModification class to make some basic changes to web.config files on applications in the farm, including the Central Administration web.config ...
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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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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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After changing AAM SharePoint 2013 Prompting for Credentials

I have SharePoint 2013 foundation. Till now I am connecting with sharepoint website with server name. Now I added new AAM url to connect different url. But when I am trying to access with new AAM ...
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What is diffrence between SPContentDatabaseSequence and SPContentDatabaseSequence2

When i am inside Mange Content Database settings page inside my farm, i see 3 different Schema Version for my content db as follows: I understand the first listing that is ...
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SharePoint configuration Wizard failes 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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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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Services Actions Missing in Central Admin

We recently added a new SharePoint server to the farm and to my surprise the server is not showing any actions in The Page Manage Services on Server .Please see the attached screenshot for further ...
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Error while opening “configure app urls” in central admin sp2013

App Management Service & Microsoft Sharepoint Foundation Subscription Service are running but it still shows error as follows. Error message : Settings or services required to complete this ...
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Web Analytics not working

I have SharePoint Server 2010 with Standard Client Access License and the Web Analytics isn’t populating. I have Web Analytics Data Processing Service and Web Analytics Web Service as started. I get ...
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Authentication Type invisible in “Edit Authentication” Window (Central Administration 2010)

I am facing a strange issue in Central Administration. I was trying to change the Authentication Type of a Web Application by following the steps, Central Administration -> Manage Web Application -> ...
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What are the relationship between administrators groups of domain, dev computer and of Sharepoint services?

I know-know I can search and read but anyway I would need to ask in order to escape possible typos, personal misunderstandings and to better remember. I develop on a machine with installed ...
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Workflow Job Paused in Central admin

the workflow job (in central admin) progress is showing 0% and the status is paused since 3/04/2012. I've tried manually starting the job (by clicking on Run now) but it is still stuck. Is there ...
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Infopath Publishing Issues

I published an Infopath 2007 form with custom code(which have no errors) on central admin like one day back and till now it shows its status as “upgrading” on central admin. I don’t know like why ...
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Deploying a WSP to application server with stopped Web Application Service

Maybe this will be obvious to someone with more medium to large farm experience than I have. I've got a custom Central Admin (.aspx) page that gets deployed to the \TEMPLATE\ADMIN directory. I also ...
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Where can I find all files that are checked out or locked for editing in SharePoint 2010?

I'm simply trying to add a web part to a page for some test development, but I get an error dialog saying, "The file is currently checked out or locked for editing by another user." Is there ...
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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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Farm outgoing email multiple addresses

Is it possible in SP2013 to configure multiple email accounts for the outgoing email? I wish to have one email address for each web application.
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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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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 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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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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Move SharePoint 2010 Farm to New Server

My company uses SharePoint 2010 portal and it is used by more than 3500+ users worldwide. We are planning to move the Farm to another physical location due to end of lease at current location. The ...
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How to Deploy Custom list definition in Central admin so that it appears in all WebApps I create?

I have created a custom list definition with my custom fields Now I want to deploy my feature in farm level i.e 1 When I deploy my solution in central admin as a farm solution that particular list ...
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How to change SPWebApplication.Status (Ready|Offline)

SPWebApplication.Status can be Ready or Offline. Pleae note - This is SPWebApplication.Status, NOT content database How can you set this via Central Admin and/or command line? What effect does this ...
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How do I debug a code-behind page in the Central Administration site

I built a custom timer job and created a configuration page (.aspx) for it. Going through the Central Administration site, I can get the to configuration page. When I enter values and click "OK" to ...
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Central Administration provisioning fails with System.IO.DirectoryNotFoundException

I recently uninstalled MOSS 2007 from my development server and am trying to reinstall it. However I get an error during Step 6 of the post-install Configuration Wizard, and this causes the ...
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Storing farm level data for a web component

I've built a SharePoint user control (not a web part) and am deploying it via Solutions, Features, etc. It's a commercial component and I want to be able to store license information once it's ...
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How to add a custom link to Central Admin quick launch?

I'm attempting add a page for my collection of apps to the Central Admin quick launch in SharePoint 2010: Following SharePoint's out-of-the-box behaviour, a custom action group like this should be ...
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Link to Taxononomy from subweb quicklaunch

Is it possible to create somehow link from some subweb (link is for example placed in quick launch but it's not necessary to be there) to taxonomy page (central administration). For now, I don't know ...
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File Not Found error when accessing site settings through the Web versus server

We just installed Windows Server 2008 R2 with SQL Server 2008 and SP2010 Enterprise. The server is being hosted with a local company so we access it through remote desktop connection for now. For ...
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Outgoing Email Office 365

I need to migrate, my actual smtp server, to smtp.office365.com I have configured the SMTP at the domain (mydomain.xxx.xxx), and all goes good. Because the email can be sent when I create a test TXT ...