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

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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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SP2013 Foundation, Primary Site Collection Administrator no domain user

I am new in SP Foundation, I have to create a new Site Collection from the Central Administration. I have to set the Primary Site Collection Administrator with a local user, I have no domain and my ...
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Application Page throws exception when code behind is added

I created an Application page within the Central Administration. Then I added some Controls to it (TextBox, Button - all ASP controls). Then I tried to add an event handler for the button click event. ...
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SharePoint 2010 Central Administration link not working

I have problem on a SharePoint 2010 Server installation where the Central Admin icon/link (the one in start menu) isn't working. It opens a browser with a URL to the root address of the server, then ...
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what is the approximate average time required to create a new web application in SharePoint 2013?

We have quad core 3.2ghz 16gb ram i5 machine. On this vm workstation is installed. Settings-> 12gb ram 2 processors (1 core per processor) SharePoint 2013 is installed on this vm. It takes ...
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Not able to create a web application and site collection in SharePoint 2013

I am not able to create a site collection or web application from Central Administration in SharePoint 2013. It gives me server error. One month back I was able to create but now I am unable to create ...
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Central administration access denied

We're having a weird problem with Central Administration. The farm consists of several servers, of which 2 are running central administration, loadbalanced. Now some times, when logging in to CA I'm ...
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Request Timed out When uploading Infopath form to Central Admin even if size is not exceeding

I am trying to upload administrator approved infopath 2010 form to Central Administration it returns Requset Timed Out Error. In LOG File I found "No assembly manifest found" message. I have Checked ...
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why “SPUserCodeV4” service stop automatically

Whenever I make "SPUserCodeV4" starting using service.msc , it stops automatically. Do you have any idea about whyit behaves this way? And even if it is shown on the Central Administration -> System ...
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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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Not all content in new MySites gets the specified permissions

I've changed the MySite Settings in Central Admin so that only my AD group called "DOMAIN\All employees" is added to the Read Permission Level setting. I've removed "All" and "All Windows". Now users ...
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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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SPCA SMTP settings - log file?

We have recently had an issue where outgoing emails stopped being sent from a public website. Is there any way to see a log of changes made to outgoing SMTP settings? We want to see how long emails ...
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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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How do I change App catalog for a web application?

In Central Administration, I created an app catalog for my Web application at an URL: https://mysharepointsite/sites/appcatalog When I click the link and try to access the App catalog, I get errors ...
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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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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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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 2013 Central Admin - Subsite

I am planning to develop a solution that will deploy a few central administration pages. However, the whole solution will do some specific tasks and I need to create a custom site for that. I was ...
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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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Restore SharePoint 2010 Site - Different schema version

I have a backup of a SharePoint site (14.0.6114.xxxx December 2011 CU??) and I tried to restore it to a different farm with version 14.0.6106.xxxx April 2011 CU???. As expected I got the schema ...
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code of approval workflow in c#

I have a task to make approval workflow between three lists . When i add item to first list ,workflow should check second list and and assign tasks to specific people that on active directory(and they ...
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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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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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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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What can be scenarios of Blob cache suffering from sync and / or corruption issues

I was reading answer to this question I wonder what can be possible scenarios any type of Cache in sharepoint suffering from corruption issues. EDIT Please only mention your personal experiences, ...
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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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Delete Unused Search Application Databases

Can you please let me know if there is any process of deleting the unused search service application databases using Power shell .Even i deleted the search service application the databases are still ...
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User Profile Application Proxy failed to retrieve partitions from User profile application - Cant access application either

I am experiancing an issue where ever so often the sharepoint (2010) site keeps throwing security errors(The security validation for this page is invalid) iisreset fixes this shortly but ...
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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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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 ...