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

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SP central admin Cannot connect to the configuration database after reinstalling sql server 2008 r2

I have just re-installed SQL Server 2008 R2 in my Windows Server, but after installing the SQL Server, I am unable to open my central admin. On opening the central admin its showing me the message - ...
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Accidentally Delete the server farm from SharePoint Central Admin - SBS 2011

I cannot access anymore the Central Admin page and I encounter error using configuration wizard. how can i create new farm or restore my backup farms? What should i do?
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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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Lost Password for Central Administration

I have installed SharePoint 2010 Enterprize and I have a account named administration. Unfortunately I cannot access to SharePoint central administration due to lost password. Is there any way to ...
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SPTraceV4 Being Disabled

I have a SharePoint Foundation 2010 environment where the SPTraceV4 service keeps being disabled. I narrowed down the issue to when the "Health Analysis Job (Hourly, Microsoft SharePoint Foundation ...
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Read acces to central administration

I would want to have read access to the central administration of our sharepoint environment. Now my administrator refused this, because he would have to give me too much rights. I do respect his ...
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Deleted Service Application, Service Instance(s) Remain

The User Profile Synchronization Service was not properly configured and was stuck in "Stopping" state. I was able to delete the User Profile Service Application but the User Profile Service ...
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Anyway to know who the admin user is?

The person who installed and managed our Sharepoint environment (2007) left the company a few months back. We thought we had the appropriate access for all the sharepoint services, but have found 1 ...
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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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unable open sharepoint central admin

Following are the two unexpected errors i found in the log file Please help me out its urgent....... Unexpected System.NullReferenceException: Object reference not set to an instance of an object. ...
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Database of the central admin no longer exists

how can I reaccess or restore only the central admin BD (MOSS 2007) if the database and the server no longer exists? (Bd on a old server) All others webapps still work (bd on a new server) but when I ...
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How can I create web application, site collection, and sites automatically with batch file and power shell

Is there any way that I can create a web application, site collection and sites using poweshell and batch file automatically? So, User has to click on executable batch file which will create the web ...
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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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Feature Administrator in SharePoint 2010, Exam 70 - 667

I came across this question which seems very confusing to me while preparing for 70 - 667 exam, You configure a SharePoint Server 2010 Service Pack 1(SP1) Farm. You need to ensure that a ...
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Custom Central Admin page - access denied

I created a custom application page which is deployed to the web applications section in central admin, following this guide: How to: Deploy an Application Page to Central Administration I am a farm ...
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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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Customize Analytics Report in Sharepoint-Online (Office 365)

When I go to my site's analytics page, (www.mydomain.com/sites/mysite/_layouts/WebAnalytics/Report.aspx), I am able to see analytics data. For some reason, I have to go there instead of ...
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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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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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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 ...