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

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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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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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New web app creation fails to create IIS site on secondary node

Sharepoint 2010 RTM In central admin - I attempt to create a new App (IIS website) the pop up screen accepts my input and goes to work, but eventually it times out and displays a message that ...
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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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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 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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Why is Central Admin on App server?

Why is Central Admin on an application server by default? It seems like if you wanted your app server to truly be an app server, then you wouldn't have it serving any sites. This seems like it could ...
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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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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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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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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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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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User Profiles in DEV and PROD have different Number

I have DEV and PROD SharePoint 2010 Server environments. DEV is a copy of production a few months old. The User Profile configuration is, I believe, identical. Same sources, same FIM. However, the ...
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No permission to retract/uninstall from CA, but from PowerShell

I have a weird permission-related problem. My account is entered as a local administrator, just to be on the safe side. If I want to retract or remove solutions within the CA I am getting either an ...
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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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Create a new Central Administration Content Database

Currently the Content Database for my Central Administration site has exploded to over 50GB, and expands to over 100GB everynight (leaving 50GB of free space). After much investigating I have ...
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Storing settings for a service application

I created a custom service application which needs to store some settings. I've been able to create a manage.aspx management page which is usable in Central Admin. But what I don't know is where I ...
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How to prevent a Sharepoint 2010 application from Globally Deploying? [duplicate]

I have a Sharepoint 2010 application that consists of Sharepoint application pages and donot contain any web parts. So when I deploy the wsp of the application from the central administration the ...
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how to fetch list of users who have taged a list item with “I Like it” tag

i want to programatically fetch all users(list of users) who have a tagged a sharepoint 2010 custom list item "i like it". this thread shows how to get count of user who have tagged a list item with ...
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Problem with i:0#.w|/domain name

I have got a problem, with user logon. Befor a logon name I have got i:0#.w| and next i xave got a loigin name. How to get only Login name ? Because this i:0#.w| I have got everywere in info Path, In ...
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SharePoint configuration and content databases

Can 2 servers in SharePoint farm have their own SQL server database? Or they must share database? because when I was installing second server in farm it said that servers must share config database. ...
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Security Exception attempting to deploy a solution

I must have upset SharePoint somehow as I can't use the Central Administration to deploy an installed solution. Everything I do returns the wonderful '[SecurityException: Access denied.]' error. ...
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Allow a specific file type to be rendered in iFrame

We've been looking at enabling the Permissive File Handling in Central Admin of our SharePoint 2010 on an intranet site collection. However, we're wondering if we can allow specific file types to be ...
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Error installing SharePoint 2010

I try to install SharePoint 2010 on Windows 8. There is a problem on step 7 of Configuration Wizard: 11/04/2012 19:12:28 8 ERR Failed to provision the SharePoint Central Administration Web ...
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Sharepoint Adding a new web front-end

I'm asking the question to avoid disaster for when I actually do the work. I'm planning to Add a new SP 2010 Web front end to my farm and decomission the old one. My question is basically the ...
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SP2013: Create a new Service Application button is greyed out in CA

I am in the central admin of SP2013 onpremise. I logged in as a farm account. I can create webapplications, sitecollections etc. But now I try to create a new service application, but the button is ...
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Backup a site collection using central administration never ends

I want to backup and enterprise wiki site collection inside my SharePoint 2013. so i did the following:- central administration --> backup and restore-->Granular backup --> Perform a site ...
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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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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 ...