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

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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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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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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: ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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Central Admin Access Via hostname:port or Server:port

I went to central admin via the host name (http://portal.company.com:75000) and went to "Site Actions > Site Permissions" then clicked on "Check Permissions" and a dialog box poped up to enter ...
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file not found error when I go to user.aspx

Getting following error when I go to central Admin area and click on Site Actions > Site permission. The page is http://SPServer.com:5600/_layouts/user.aspx. TopNavBar.ascx does exist. btw, we did not ...
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Access denied by “Granular Backup”

When I try to copy a custom list from one of subsites of my weapplication's site collection to another by: Central Administration --> Backup and Restore --> Export a site or list --> Filling ...
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add users to central admin but don't allow them acces to change security or permissions?

Is it possible to give users access to Central Admin but deny them access to change security or permissions. For example, they can do everything from creating a web application, service application, ...
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Reconfigure Central Admin Configuration in MOSS 2007

We currently are looking to build out a single farm MOSS 2007 instance. We took an image of the production instance, along with SQL server, and built the dev instance off of this. The issue is this ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Custom Action Location on Central Administration

I want to add a custom admin application page in central administration. I successfully deployed a custom Group on the default Central Administration Page with the Elements.xml. But now, I have some ...
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Solution deployed in Central Administration, but Web Part missing

I have WebApp at URL http://AUrl/ I have deployed solution with single file in _layout. And then removed that solution and installed upgrade with new web part in it. I can see in Central ...
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Issue while exporting site

We are facing an error while exporting a site: The object of type Web and URL that was configured as part of the Export Settings does not exist. Verified the below options: Ran the Powershell ...
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unable to provision a new Central Administration web application

I was facing a problem when accessing the Central administration web application that it keeps raisng “File not found” inside my SharePoint server 2013 , although the web application is running inside ...
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Upgrade Required SharePoint_Config

When I go to "Manage Servers in Farm" from Central Admin, I see a red alert that says "Upgrade Required" against web front end. When I run the stsadm command stsadm.exe -o localupgradestatus , I ...
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accident restore central admin with other site

I accidentally restored central admin with another site. Can I get restore central admin back? Central admin run on port 2013 and I restored it with another using command Restore-SPSite -force. ...
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On premise SharePoint central admin on Internet

Is it possible to create internet zone or publish central admin on Internet for SharePoint on premise enterprise environment.
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Determine Central SharePoint Administration for SP site

I have access to one Central SharePoint Administration application which does not seem to list the web application for which I need Central SharePoint Administration access. What is the fastest way ...
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How to add new service application with Central Adminstration

I want to excel document into my webpart in sharepoint 2013. First, I added a webpart in my page as follows. Then I clicked "Click here to open the tool pane." and I added workbook URL and OK. But ...
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SharePoint 2010 Central Admin won't accept any passwords

I have a clean install of SharePoint 2010 on a clean install of 2008R2. I created my config DB and Central Admin DB with powershell scripts. Now the only way I can access central admin is to add the ...
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SITE_2 The application ‘/’ does not exist IIS error - SharePoint 2013

During stopping the service Microsoft SharePoint Foundation Web Application on an App server I haven't been able to get it started. When I try to stop it it gets stucked in STOPPING and when I try to ...