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

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Central Administration access denied on single box

In our farm, we have deployed Central Administration to multiple servers and we're using a load balancer to redirect requests to one of those servers. Now for some reason, one of the servers ...
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SharePoint 2010 Configuration wizard fails at step 2

We have installed SharePoint 2010 on one of our local Dev server. The issue that we are facing is during running configuration wizard. When i start running configuration wizard it fails at step 2 ...
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Powershell-registered Managed Accounts not showing up in Central Admin

I'm trying to set up a work laptop for SharePoint development. To get it up and running quickly, I used my corporate domain user account as the first managed account. Now, I want to use a local ...
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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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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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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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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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Problems with WebApplication after Host Header name is given [closed]

I have created a Web App with Host Header and created a Site collection in it. There was no error message or any problems pertaining while creating web app or site collection but problem comes when I ...
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How to reduce Web analytics reporting DB size

SharePoint 2010 web analytics reporting DB for our public facing site has grown over 30 GB over the last year. We are using Google Analytics for analytics purposes and would like to retain only last ...
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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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Why I not able access my Site(SharePoint) , however I able to Access My SharePoint 2010 central administrator?

Following is my log details Microsoft.Office.Server.Administration.SetupLicensingException: There is no known SharePoint Server Product installed. at ...
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List of Solution packages are in the solution store

How to find a list of Solution packages are in the solution store in sharePoint 2007 using Powershell?
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Exception loading SharePoint dependent assembly using reflection [closed]

I've created a custom Central Admin .aspx page that inherits from the OperationsPage base class, which is defined in Microsoft.SharePoint.ApplicationPages.Administration.dll. Naturally, I added a ...
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SMTP setting in SharePoint 2010

I want to use my organization SMTP server for sending emails from SharePoint. I know we have to do certain setting in central admin but i am confused whether i need to install n configure SMTP ...
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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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Cannot login to the central administration, while the web applications are running well

I am trying to connect to the central administration using the following URL Servername:31546/, but I will get the following error: Service Unavailable HTTP Error 503. The service is ...
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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 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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Not able to access Sharepoint Central Administration

I installed Sharepoint Server 2010 on Windows Server 2008 R2 machine (inside VMWare). The installation was successful and by default the site was opened The site URL is something like: ...
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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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WFE's out of Synch

I have 2 SharePoint WFE Servers, due to some changes by my previous administrator, one of the WFE is out of synch. Can you please suggest.. what could be the issue? Example: When a create a new web ...
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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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hasn't been shared with you (_admin/FarmCredentialManagement.aspx)?

When I go to (Configure service accounts) I get the following message: *> _admin/FarmCredentialManagement.aspx "Sorry this site hasn't been shared with you".* I've added my account in domain as ...
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Incoming Email Drop Folder Settings

I have two SharePoint Foundation environments (a test and production) that are near identical in configurations. When I look at incoming email settings in both environments, they are the same (IIS6 ...
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How can I access/set stsadm properties from code?

I'm trying to set the ChangeLogRetentionPeriod stsadm property from code, which is normally set from the SP powershell. What is the best way to go about setting this property from code? Background: ...
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Unable to get trusted domain users in CA people picker?

I have 2 trusted domains. I am able to add those users into local administrator group. But I could not able to search them in CA people picker in 2010?. How to get them into there.
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Configuring the sp application to DNS

i have a old application (wignet) which points to http://rootsite/subsite1 .There are around 10 subsites (subsite2,subsite3,subsite4) .Now i have created a new sp application ...
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SharePoint 2010 - Read list item from Central Adminstrator list

I have created list (say List1) on Central Administration Site. I would like to read the title value from that list programmatically. How can I do it? I don't want to hard code the URL of central ...
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If I have a wsp that is “Globally Deployed” in Central Admin > Manage farm solutions, where will it show up in my sites?

I figured it would show up under Galleries > Solutions or Site Collection Administration > Site Collection features in the site settings but I'm not seeing it in either of those locations. ...
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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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How Specify Application Pool and Identity When Creating Central Admin

I notice when executing the cmdlet New-SPCentralAdministration I am not able to specify the app pool name or its identity. What happens is the the cmdlet creates a new application pool with the ...
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Edit Web Application description

Is there a way to edit the Description property of a Web Application after the application has been created? I can't seem to find any way of doing so via any of the administration options in 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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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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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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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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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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Servers listed with “Upgrade Available” over and over

We have installed CU's for SharePoint and I've run psconfig to upgrade the environment. After running, the servers list as "No action required" and everything is well. Untill the next day... I checked ...
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How to get SharePoint Farm Architecture of UAT/Test & Production Environment from Central Administration or elsewhere in SharePoint 2013?

How to get SharePoint Farm Architecture of UAT/Test & Production Environment from Central Administration or elsewhere in SharePoint 2013?
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“Launch the Farm Configuration Wizard” link missing for Farm Admin

I have two service accounts as below. Setup - This is part of local admin and I used this to install SharePoint Farm - This is my farm administrator and it is not part of local admin When I log in ...
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How to replace the server name in the web application URL

I have a server named sv002, and I have created an intranet web application at the root of this server. So currently I am able to access the web application using the following URL: - http://sv002. ...
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Can not find “Gradual Site Delete” inside my central administration

I wen to CA->monitoring-> job definition , but i can not find any job named Gradual Site Delete. can anyone advice ?
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Restoring my site collections to production environment, how to delete all the site collection test data

I did the following :- Inside my Development environment. I have created a new SharePoint application 2013. Containing two site collection ; community site & team site. I have backup these two ...
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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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Restore from Production to Development

I have two different servers with Sharepoint 2010 standard edition setup. I have two different SQL database servers(DEV_Content and PROD_Content) for these two environments. I would like to create ...
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SharePoint Central Administration web access

New to SharePoint and Server administration. I've deployed my SharePoint farm on a virtual PC. I am using Cloudshare. I can remotely access my team site over internet using external address but not ...
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AD Security Group not resolving in People Picker

I created a new global AD Security Group and tried to add it to my Farm Admins group in Central Admin. It worked no problem. When I try to add it to a site in any other group outside of Central Admin, ...
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how to add items to managed metadat

I've added an new term in the 'taxonomy term store'. The new terms show in the columns that are using managed meta data. I'm querying the Lists/TaxonomyHiddenList/AllItems.aspx list for id's, but ...
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Sharepoint Web analytics configuration wrong web application

I've tried to configure Sharepoint web analytics on the web application on my development machine but without success. I've followed various guides on the internet including runing some timer jobs and ...
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Hide / Disable My Site, My Profile and Social Tags

I was following these steps to disable social-related functionality on SharePoint 2010 Publishing site, using Central Admin: ...