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

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Programmatically determine free port in a webpart

When we create a new web application in SharePoint from Central Admin,we see that a free port is automatically populated. Is there a good way to determine the free ports like SharePoint does?
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Enable Business Data Web Parts in site

I am using SharePoint Server 2010 and we do have Enterprise licenses. But what feature AND WHERE must be turned on in order to show the Business Data Web Parts like in the image below. Something ...
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STSADM.exe, PowerShell v2.0 and Management Shell

What is the difference between the three? STSADM.exe PowerShell v2.0 Management Shell I understand you can run powershell scripts in the management shell, but I thought I remember reading that ...
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MySites giving a Internet Explorer cannot display the webpage as the central admin server name has been added incorrectly

Currently I have a front end web server. When I hit http://frontendserver1:3000 I get the Stay Connected page appear. Clicking on My Profile (in the image) works fine. Clicking on My Colleagues ...
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SharePoint Admin account permissions failed

Per best practice, I created Windows user and added to the Administrators group (sp_admin) to install SharePoint 2010 and installed the product under that account. However, after running the ...
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Delete Site on Central Administration

I did an oopsie with central administration on SharePoint 2010. Instead creating site collection, i create a site within the ca. I tried to delete it by go to site setting > sites and workspaces > ...
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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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SharePoint 2010 Central Administration over SSL

How can you change the SharePoint 2010 Central Administration site so that it works over SSL, rather than a random port over http? Other sites on the server may also use SSL, so would use a host ...
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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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SharePoint Admin Port Configuration

Is there a particular configuration file from which the administrative port number of a SharePoint installation can be read from? What I want is to get the administrative port number of a given SP ...
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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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All sites are read only, even for site administrators

Every site in the collection is now read-only. I can still change settings in the central admin site but am unsure what has changed. This affects everyone, users with write permission, even site ...
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AdditionalPageHead Control not appearing in admin.master

I have an AdditionalPageHead Control in my solution in MOSS, <Control Id="AdditionalPageHead" Sequence="1" ControlSrc="~/_controltemplates/BinaryJam.MyWebApp/jQueryControl.ascx" /> it ...
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Central Admin Pages showing a 404 Error

I have an issue where I am getting a 404 error for some of the central admin pages but others work fine. Here are the pages that give a 404 that I have identified so far: ...
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HTTP Error 503. The service is unavailable

After installing Sharepoint 2010 I am getting an error in Central Administration: "HTTP Error 503. The service is unavailable" Everthing was working fine, but after some time the central admin ...
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How do I clean up missing server side dependencies from a “dirty” installation?

After a rather hasty (unavoidable) migration/reconfiguration of a SP 2010 Foundation box, I am left with an error in CA regarding a number of missing Features, SetupFiles, and WebParts. I redeployed ...
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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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Activate SharePoint Central Admin from console

I've accidentally disable the Central Admin service on my sharepoint server and now I can't find a way to re-activate it. Is there any way to do this using one of the SP command line utilities?
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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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Migrate entire web application

I have one SharePoint Farm with two servers: SERVER1 SERVER2 I have one web application "SharePoint 80". The alternate access mappings (AAM) for this app are pointing to http://server1 I want to ...
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how to check how many users are currently logged in sharepoint foundation 2010

how to check how many users are currently logged in Sharepoint foundation 2010
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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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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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sharepoint foundation 2010 -Trial period for this product is about to expire

sharepoint foundation 2010 Central Admin SharePoint Health Analyzer -- view issues Trial period for this product is about to expire , should i be worried or is it just a bug
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Weird error when creating a site collection from a Claims authentication WCF service

I'm having trouble adding a new site collection, from a service hosted in a claims enabled SharePoint web application. The authentication works just fine (I can confirm the identity of the user while ...
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Deploying a WSP to application server with stopped Web Application Service

Maybe this will be obvious to someone with more medium to large farm experience than I have. I've got a custom Central Admin (.aspx) page that gets deployed to the \TEMPLATE\ADMIN directory. I also ...
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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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Sharepoint 2007 features are not available

I have installed sharepoint 2007 and configured. After finishing that. I am not able to get some of the features in central admin to name few under central admin--> operation 1. Content and ...
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Load-balanced URL for Central Administration?

We have six servers in our SharePoint 2010 farm. Two servers have the Central Administration application. We would like to have a load-balanced URL for CA but beforehand would like to know the ...
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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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Central Administration test

I would like to expose some additional features in my WebPart when it is added to the Central Administration site. I tried testing for SPAdministrationSiteType.TenantAdministration, but it didn't ...
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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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Where do I set the password for WSS SQL account

Recently I did a password reset for the sharepoint administration accounts. When trying to access the shared services administration page I get the error: "Cannot connect to the configuration ...
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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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With FBA, why do providers need to be registered in Central Admin web.config?

I have a web application that uses forms-based authentication. As part of the process of setting this up (e.g. these instructions), I need to register the FBA membership and role providers in Central ...
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Creating a site collection in Central Admin's Web Application

Is it a bad practice to create a site collection in Central Administration's web application? Since it can only be created through PowerShell (not through the UI), it makes me think there is probably ...
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How do debug Sharepoint 404 errors

I made a configuration change to my SharePoint 2010 Web Application (earlier question) that enabled Anonymous access and now my site returns 404 errors!? Even when I change the setting back it does ...
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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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Central Administration - Should I see all sites created?

When I open Central Administration am I supposed to see all the sites that have been created on my intranet? Our Sharepoint intranet connects to the default 80 port ...
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Can't open Sharepoint 3.0 Central Administration

Hiii...i'm new on this sharepoint. i have installed project server 2007 in my windows 2003 server. it works previously but yesterday after i installed some microsoft updates, i can't open sharepoint ...
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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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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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Can't move or access WSS Central Admin

We have several WSS Servers: WSS1 WSS2 WSS3 WSS4 SharePoint thinks that Central Administration is on WSS3 and that it can be access via SSL on port 22641. The problem is that central ...