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

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My Site Settings: Language Options not applied

On a SharePoint 2013 Server CA Services Applications > User Profile Service > Setup My Sites: The Language Options check box: Allow user to choose the language of their personal site Checking in ...
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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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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 creating web application on APP instead of WFE

I have one APP and one WFE server. Microsoft SharePoint Foundation Web Application service is stopped on APP but is running on WFE. When I go to CA to create a new Web Application, in the URL ...
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Is System Account user should be Domain Admin or Local Admin user too?

I've installed SharePoint 2010 SP2 on windows server 2012 r2(Domain Controller) and during configuration wizard i determined one of my regular AD users("SPFarm" user in Domain Users group) as my farm ...
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How to show AD Contacts in the SP2010 people picker

is it possible to have the SharePoint 2010 people picker show AD Contacts. We have sub contractors & some full time staff listed as contacts in AD, in order to have their contact information ...
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Why is central admin time different from server time?

I have seen this question asked before (not here) but have never seen anyone with a genuine answer, usually people provide lots of info surrounding how Sharepoint has a different timezome for each ...
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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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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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The Machine Translation Service is not running when it should be running error message

I get this error in Central Administration. The Machine Translation Service is not running when it should be running It tells me to do the following: "From the Central Admin UI, navigate to manage ...
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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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Error installing SharePoint 2010

I try to install SharePoint 2010 on Windows 8. There is a problem on step 7 of Configuration Wizard: 11/04/2012 19:12:28 8 ERR Failed to provision the SharePoint Central Administration Web ...
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SharePoint Integration with Team Foundation Server

I am attemping to get SharePoint Portal integrations on Team Foundation Server 2010 x86 running with a standard single server installation on a WinServer w SP2. I can provide any and all information ...
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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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App pool time outs CRL checks

I am running SharePoint 2010 Enterprise sp1 April 2012 CU on a farm without internet connectivity. After every IIS reset the app pool takes forever to spin up. I have tried pointing the following ...
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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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Solution “Not deployed” yet actions are successful

I have an odd problem with a farm where solutions are marked as "Not deployed" yet looking at the last operation it shows "Deployed Successfully" and lists all the servers as being successfully ...
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Timeout while creating applications from Central Admin

For the last few days I have been unable to create a new application through central administration. The creation times out. I have searched high and low through the internet. Every other site says ...
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Central admin no longer available, asks to set up new farm

I have a development Sharepoint 2010 enterprise edition. My account has full control and SPShellAdmin credentials on the SQL database farms. Last spring I developed some custom web parts for my ...
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How to extend SharePoint 2013 server Central Administration

I'm a newbie to administering SharePoint and I want to extend the Central Administration web application so that others can access it throughout LAN or internet then apply some user policy for it's ...
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What is the advantage of using local server admin account on the SharePoint 2010 server over sp_farm account?

What is the best practice and advantage of having the local server admin accounts(user accounts) on the SharePoint 2010 server(to login and check the logs) over the sp_farm & sp_admin account. ...
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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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Is there a way to remove/delete/hide the activity from “activities I am following” section?

Is there a way to remove/delete/hide the activity from "activities I am following" section? I do not want to hide the entire section itself like mentioned in this URL - ...
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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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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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Backup and restore site collection without their data

I have finished my implementation and testing on the staging server, and now I want to back-up then restore my two site collections inside the production server. But when I did the same step from ...
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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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Central Admin UI no longer working at all

I have sharePoint 2010 installed in a dev environment. I am a developer who is reasonably new to SP. All of a sudden central admin no longer works up until yesterday I was getting there using: ...
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How to remove the Central Admin web app?

How to remove the Central Admin web app from IIS? I am using SharePoint 2010 on Windows Server 2012. I know I can remove an app with the SharePoint 2010 Management Shell by issuing: ...
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Add settings to Web Part

Going to Web Part Gallery we can see a list of Web Parts. Clicking on "Edit" we can see a couple of settings that can be changed. Can I add my own settings here, so they can affect all the instances ...
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SharePoint 2013 suddenly start raising the following error:- HTTP Error 503. The service is unavailable

The SharePoint server 2013 was working well inside windows sever 2008 r2, but suddenly I start getting the following error when trying to access the sharepoint administration UI:- Service Unavailable ...
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Extended app not showing in central admin

I currently have an SP2010 internet website with claims. It's working well and I'd like to extend it to an intranet. So I extended my existing webapp and disabled anonymous access. the thing is, even ...
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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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Just set up Item Level Auditing in SP2010, can see months of audit data

I'm fairly new to SharePoint administration... Up until this point, I've been mostly a front-end guy (custom lists, dashboards, all that jazz) and while I've had occasion to go into Central Admin or ...
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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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Error Running SharePoint 2010 Product Configuration Wizard

I'm encountering an error when running the SharePoint 2010 Product Configuration Wizard that setups up central admin. I'm installing SharePoint on a Windows 7 Dev Environment (OS: Enterprise SP1). The ...
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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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SharePoint 2010 FBA Access Denied for Forms Users

I setup SharePoint 2010 FBA using ASP Net Membership database following the article: Step by Step Guide to Configure SharePoint 2010 Forms Based Authentication with SQL. I configured all web.config ...
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Can't enter to central administrator or any page windows 7

I have installed a sharepoint foundation on a windows 7 computer, but when i try to enter to any page, for instance the main page. I have a 401/unauthorized error. I also can't enter to the central ...
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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 Reset Sharepoint 2010 Web Analytics reports [duplicate]

I have been testing Sharepoint Foundation 2010 web application, now its time to move site to Live. Customer is asking to reset the web analytics counter to 0. I tried stopping web analytics data ...
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Local administrator privilege is required to update the Farm Administrators' group

I perform an upgrade of SP from WSS SP2 to SPF 2010 SP1. In WSS SP2, I was able to update the farm administrators. In SPF 2010 SP1, I keep receicing the following in the ULS logs: Local ...
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Session Expired Issue for IE browser in FBA Web Application

we have extend session timeout with the help of couple of posts : http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hh147183%28v=office.14%29.aspx ...
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Error: HTTP service “BdcService” too busy

I am trying to access the bdc-service of a sharepoint server via central administration. This is getting me the error: The HTTP service located at ...
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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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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 Central Admin not opening

I have installed sharepoint site on my local machine with standalone installation. After that i have changed my machine name then my sharepoint site was not opening. Then i revert the changes to ...
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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: ...