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

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The load balancer is not provisioned - BDC Exception in SharePoint 2013

When I click on 'Business Data Connectivity Services' link on 'Manage Service Application' page of Central Administration, I get the following error : "The load balancer is not provisioned. Verify the ...
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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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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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Staff directory webpart broken after a manual synchronization

On the main page of my SharePoint 2010 I have a Staff Directory web part that uses the User Profile service to sync with Active Directory. I noticed that it was not synchronizing correctly as some ...
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Search Server Express fails to provide results after changing content source to FQDN

I have SP Foundation site which is running Search Server Express. When the site collection, IIS, and SSE are configured for a FQDN rather than the default machine name, the crawling service ...
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Error when trying to send email from sharepoint 2010 workflow

When I try to send an email from a workflow I get the famous error "The e-mail message cannot be sent. Make sure the outgoing e-mail settings for the server are configured correctly". I have added the ...
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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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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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Need help specifying the location of a Custom Action

Spawned from this question. I have been able to add a new link to my Central admin page under the Monitoring->Timer Jobs section. My problem is that I have been unable to figure out how to add it ...
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Always getting access denied for all loginaccounts

I'm in a middle of a process of setting sp_accounts to sp services and for some wrong behaviour I'm always getting access denied when enter the webapp for all accounts. Claims service could be the ...
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How to get all SharePoint Web Applications in the Central Administration Page from code behind

How can I have the list of all existing SharePoint Web Applications and their site collections from code behind .
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Accidentally Application Server removed from the SharePoint 2010 Farm

I have one serious issue if any one can guide. My SharePoint 2010 server is working with 3-tire concept like WFE1, WFE2, APPSP1, APPSP2 & NLB with CLUDB. Accidentally I found some issue & ...
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Unable to login to site even though I am administrator of the site collection

I created one site collection and gave the site collection administrator as my name. But when I navigate to that site and try to login that site it is giving me an error that Access Denied. For all ...
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Move database to new SQL Server

My client has asked me to move all the Database used by the SharePoint Farm to a new SQL Server Machine. I came across this article ...
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Using SharePoint with Google Apps for Business email

I am trying to get SharePoint's email features to work with Google Apps (alerts, emails generated by workflows, etc). Google Apps uses port 587 for smtp and I know that the default smtp port cannot ...
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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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Unable to configure Send to connection

I have 2 site collections and I am trying to configure send to connection from site 1 to site 2. Site 1 is in UK SharePoint farm and site 2 is in US SharePoint farm. I've tried creating a send to ...
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How to grant permissions to Webapp Web Analytics Reports in Central Administration

My management department asks for access on the Web Analytics reports for the whole web application. I tried giving them the permissions to see Web Analytics, but they are still not able to login into ...
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Search Service Application is inaccessible - “Access denied for SharePoint Farm Admin”

I am unable to access Search Service Application in Central Admin 2010 with SharePoint Farm Administrator credentails. I was able to access SSA with SharePoint Farm Admin credentials since SharePoint ...
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Security Error in WSS 3.0

I don't know what I did but when I click on the Job Definitions link in Central Admin I get a Security Error. I ran the Configuration Wizard and get this. 02/15/2012 11:20:29 6 ERR ...
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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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SharePoint 2010 central admin configuration wizard remotely

I'm trying to open the Configuration Wizard page in SharePoint 2010 Central Administration from a remote computer in the net, but all I get is a blank page. Are there problems opening the central ...
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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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Can't activate administrator approved form to a site collection. List Item Validation Error

When I try to activate any form to a specific site collection, I get List Item Validation Failed error. If I change the site collection to a different one it works. The error occurs even when I try to ...
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Access Denied on Custom Page deployed to Central Administration

I deployed a custom application page to central admin. http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff798467.aspx If I am a farm administrator and the central admin site collection administrator I can ...
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Any way to Central Administration?

I've bought Sharepoint Host and the Servers are outside of my country. Is there anyway to enter to Central Administration?
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Central Admin unexpected error

I accidentally tried to enable a web app solution on the central admin web app. It errored and did not enable. I closed CA and now when I try to open I get an unexpected error when traced points to a ...
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Sharepoint Installation Accounts Issue

OK guys, i need your help! My point is: I formatted my dev machine a few days ago, as so i needed to reinstall everything. Logged in as mammoth\marcos.natan, my user account, i installed SQL Server ...
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Outgoing Email Not Configured

I performed an upgrade from WSS SP2 to SPF 2010 SP1 on Windows Server 2012 RTM I have decided to install SMTP Service on the this server. I configured outgoing email. How do do I resolve this ...
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How do I troubleshoot an error trying to add a Farm Administrator

Can someone please explain to me HOW to figure out what is causing the unbelievably vague error of "Server Error in '/' Application....turn off custom errors...blah, blah, blah" Of course, I have ...
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Content Subscriber Timer Job is not publishing content types to all site collections in a web application with multiple content databases

Scenario: We have a web application that has multiple site collections and multiple content databases? (30 Site collections, 3 content databases) For example purpose lets name the content databases ...
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Central Administration, FBA, and the People Picker

I have a web application using Windows Authentication, which is extended with Forms Based Authentication. That's all fine and dandy. The problem is I can't get the people picker to pull my FBA users ...
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How do I update an already existing wsp on farm? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Update-SPSolution does not Deploy Solution I have a wsp that is already deployed on the farm. I made some code changes. I cannot use the Add-SPSolution command because I ...
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SharePoint 2007: Items in Search Administration cannot open

The application I working on is developed on top of SharePoint 2007 environment, the issue I faced is in CA's Search Administration, all the items like Content Source, Scope and etc cannot click, when ...
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SharePoint CA Not Going to Default.aspx

All, I've been dealing with this issue for several days now. When I hit our Central Admin site http://abc.gov:47855 I'm getting HTTP 403 Forbidden (see image below) however, I am able to hit CA by ...
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What can be scenarios of Blob cache suffering from sync and / or corruption issues

I was reading answer to this question I wonder what can be possible scenarios any type of Cache in sharepoint suffering from corruption issues. EDIT Please only mention your personal experiences, ...
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Moss Timer job deployed in one web application but running in a different web application

I can't believe Timer Jobs and SharePoint can be this un-predictable. I deployed my Timer job feature solution to web application A and activated feature, it worked for 3 days in same web application ...
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can't see infopath form approved and enabled by central administration

following this processes: http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint-server-help/demo-deploy-an-administrator-approved-form-template-HA010205047.aspx I am trying to upload a form containing some C# ...
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What do I have to do prior to site creation of a “Report center” template?

I have a SSRS service installed, I have Sharepoint 2010 Enterprise Edition. As I read on the internet, I should activate the Report Server Central Administration Feature in site settings > Manage ...
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Changing System Account of Central Admin on MOSS 2007

I've been trying to change the System Account used on my MOSS 2007 with Sharepoint 3.0 Central Admin. I've followed the instruction on this page as instructed but the Central Admin, when opened, still ...
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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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How to access my “Outgoing E-Mail Settings” from code?

Is it possible for me to pull the values that are in: Central Admin -> System Settings -> Configure outgoing e-mail settings from my code behind using the object model?
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Delete Unused Search Application Databases

Can you please let me know if there is any process of deleting the unused search service application databases using Power shell .Even i deleted the search service application the databases are still ...
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Site collection owners and site collection administrators. Can anyone explain the difference in plain english

Just found this on MSDN and I'm confused. the Owners group of a site is not the same as the site collection owners, which themselves are called site collection administrators in the Central ...
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Site Collection Not Selectable in Central Administration After Moving Site Using SQL .bak File

I've inherited a SharePoint site as sql .bak file. I took the following steps to create the site: Create a Web Application Create a root site (no template) Delete the default database: ...
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Central administration is displayed wrong

Just after installation of sharepoint 2010 I opened central administration it looked weird, like no styles and js had been loaded. A screenshot of CA and js-errors in console is presented here: ...
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No health reports available though features enabled

How do you enable health reports on a SharePoint 2010 server? Under Central Admin, I go to Monitoring, click View Health Reports, and it says: A health report is not available for this site. Usage ...
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SharePoint 2010 People Picker Issues

I recently performed a database attach upgrade from a SharePoint 2003 system to SharePoint 2007, then up to SharePoint 2010. Everything is running well, for the most part. But one of our biggest ...
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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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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 ...