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

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SharePoint Online Admin Center Url

I'm looking to validate a sharepoint online admin url, will this always be username-admin.sharepoint.com. Would it be safe to say that if a url ends with -admin.sharepoint.com is valid admin site? ...
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How to check SharePoint Cumulative Updates

I have two web servers installed SharePoint 2007, my intention is to check is the Cumulative Updates for SharePoint 2007 installed on both servers is the same. I've check the SharePoint version from ...
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Upgrade Required SharePoint_Config

When I go to "Manage Servers in Farm" from Central Admin, I see a red alert that says "Upgrade Required" against web front end. When I run the stsadm command stsadm.exe -o localupgradestatus , I ...
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accident restore central admin with other site

I accidentally restored central admin with another site. Can I get restore central admin back? Central admin run on port 2013 and I restored it with another using command Restore-SPSite -force. ...
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On premise SharePoint central admin on Internet

Is it possible to create internet zone or publish central admin on Internet for SharePoint on premise enterprise environment.
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quick launch not appearing under look and feel tab

I am a beginner in sharepoint and learning some youtube videos In the linked video I can see quick launch link under look and feel tab but in my site this is not appearing I dont know the reason ...
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Determine Central SharePoint Administration for SP site

I have access to one Central SharePoint Administration application which does not seem to list the web application for which I need Central SharePoint Administration access. What is the fastest way ...
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Editing default master Broke Central Admin

My environment is SharePoint 2010. I was working on some master page changes and accidently I opened default master from (C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Web Server ...
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How to add new service application with Central Adminstration

I want to excel document into my webpart in sharepoint 2013. First, I added a webpart in my page as follows. Then I clicked "Click here to open the tool pane." and I added workbook URL and OK. But ...
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Back up and restore creating .bak not .cmp

When creating a back up of a site using Central administration in Sharepoint, it used to create a couple of files, one being a .cmp. Now it creates a folder filled with .bak files. Am I doing ...
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Users Getting IIS Home Screen Instead of Home page

I have one user which is getting the IIS home landing page instead of our SharePoint home page. When I log onto her from a different machine everything seems to be working fine. If she types in ...
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SharePoint 2013 - Restoring Central Administration

I was following this blog about renaming host headers on web applications. Not thinking clearly, I started to remove the central admin web app from iis before extending the web app again with a new ...
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Corrupted site collections

I ran a stsadm -o enumsites and received 2 error messages in the output. It generates the error: The system cannot find the path specified. (Exception from HRESULT: 0x80070003). I know the URL of ...
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SITE_2 The application ‘/’ does not exist IIS error - SharePoint 2013

During stopping the service Microsoft SharePoint Foundation Web Application on an App server I haven't been able to get it started. When I try to stop it it gets stucked in STOPPING and when I try to ...
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Deployiment Issues - multiple webparts

If my SharePoint Project has multiple web parts, then I should see multiple .webpart files when I deploy the solution and check the webpart gallery, right? If not then what do I do/why is it ...
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Forced due to logging gap - SP 2013 Foundation w SP1 - Configure search

I'm trying to configure search for Foundation via the Farm Config Wizard within Central Admin. I'm reading that this is the only way to do it. When I run the wizard, it is "Working on it" for about ...
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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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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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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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Revert Restore-SPFarm

We have a SharePoint test server and SharePoint live server. They are on the same network The administrator for each is the same Active Directory account. I know this is wrong but as a programmer ...
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How to enable central administration new Web application ribbon

I have a fresh sharepoint 2013 installation and when I logged in with my credentials, the new web application icon was disabled in the web applications window.
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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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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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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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Cental Administration / Search / Team Site — different web applications or single (SPF 2013)?

We have migrated from SPS 2007 to SPF 2013 and didn't using guides, "best practices", migration tools. Now we have only one web application "Central Administration" with CA and content web-sites on ...
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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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Health Report with Alerts

I would like to create an alert on the central admin Health Reports list (http://server:8080/Lists/HealthReports/AllItems.aspx) if that is possible. I have created an alert with: Change Type=All ...
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Wrong hyperlink is generated for custom central administration action group image

I have a custom action group deployed to central administration; something like "Contoso IT" in this picture: The problem is that that for some reason, the hyperlink for "Contoso IT" (the title) is ...
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People Picker Only Returns User Search Results For One Account

We currently have SharePoint 2010 running a single server farm, single domain. We have it configured to authenticate using ADFS 2.0. Users have no problem authenticating, but we have noticed a very ...
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Sharepoint 2013 News feed web part giving 404

SharePoint 2013 news Feed is giving following error "SharePoint returned the following error: The remote server returned an error: (404) Not Found. Contact your system administrator for help in ...
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Unable to activate Feature in sharepoint 2010

I created a timer job which will send a mail to all the user.It was working fine in dev server.So ,I change the "SITE URL" in SOLUTION properties to prod server url(http://*_prod) and added solution ...
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Service Application Stuck in “Stopping” State - How to force-stop?

In this case it's (of course) the User Profile Service Application. How can I force it to stop? I've tried: stsadm -o provisionservice -action stop -servicetype "M ...
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SharePoint web services web site error Service Unavailable HTTP Error 503. The service is unavailable

I am working on SharePoint 2013 , and inside the IIS i have noted a question mark icon beside the "SharePoint Web Services" website, and when i browse the http & https , from IIS->select the ...
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Custom Page in Central Administration fails to load

The Scenario is: I have a custom page in the central administration. I created it, deployed it(it worked ok) and now, on one of the servers I tried to access it(some time passed after I created it). ...
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SharePoint Content Databases with PowerShell

Is there a way to get the current maximun number of site collections from a current database, and then be able to increase this by 1. I want to do this specifically in PowerShell for SharePoint. ...
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Getting Access Denied error when I try to edit a Health Analyzer Rule

Not sure what changed on my site, but I've tried logging into our Web Front End as several different domain accounts that are all listed in the Farm Administrators group. Whenever I try to Edit a ...
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custom timer job is not listed in central admin sp 2010

I have created a custom timer job for deleting an item automatically after it reaches its expiry and i have created an event receiver also to activate and deactivated my timer job, i have set ...
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Question about backup and restores

I'm getting ready to backup my dev server and restore what i need on my production server for the first time. What I want to know is if I do a backup/restore in the future to add updates and modules ...
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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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Office 365: am I part of farm administrators group?

Is there a definitive check that I can do to determine if my admin account indeed is a member of the Farm administrators group? I'm familiar with SharePoint 2010 but new to SharePoint 2013/Office ...
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Application Page throws exception when code behind is added

I created an Application page within the Central Administration. Then I added some Controls to it (TextBox, Button - all ASP controls). Then I tried to add an event handler for the button click event. ...
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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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what is the approximate average time required to create a new web application in SharePoint 2013?

We have quad core 3.2ghz 16gb ram i5 machine. On this vm workstation is installed. Settings-> 12gb ram 2 processors (1 core per processor) SharePoint 2013 is installed on this vm. It takes ...
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Creating Sharepoint App -> central admin error

I am creating a SharePoint app , everything went fine . But when I configure Application url, I get below error: Sorry, something went wrong Settings or services required to complete this request ...
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Extending Claims Application - Cannot View Afterwards

I am trying to extend a claims based application (which uses a custom token provider) to enable SharePoint Search on SharePoint Foundation 2010. After I extend the application to use windows login I ...
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Activate SharePoint 2013 App catalog

I tried to install an app on SP 2013 when I got this message: It is my developer server for a school project so I have all the privileges needed. When I Googled the problem I found this page ...
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Central administration access denied

We're having a weird problem with Central Administration. The farm consists of several servers, of which 2 are running central administration, loadbalanced. Now some times, when logging in to CA I'm ...
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SharePoint 2013 Central Administration vs PowerShell Scripting

Which are the admin jobs that can only be done trough PowerShell scripts and not in Central Administration?
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why “SPUserCodeV4” service stop automatically

Whenever I make "SPUserCodeV4" starting using service.msc , it stops automatically. Do you have any idea about whyit behaves this way? And even if it is shown on the Central Administration -> System ...
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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 ...