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

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How do I troubleshoot an error trying to add a Farm Administrator

Can someone please explain to me HOW to figure out what is causing the unbelievably vague error of "Server Error in '/' Application....turn off custom errors...blah, blah, blah" Of course, I have ...
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Corrupted site collections

I ran a stsadm -o enumsites and received 2 error messages in the output. It generates the error: The system cannot find the path specified. (Exception from HRESULT: 0x80070003). I know the URL of ...
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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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“The requested operation could not be completed due to a file system limitation” error while deploying a solution in SharePoint

I am getting following error while trying to deploy solution from SharePoint Central Administration: The requested operation could not be completed due to a file system limitation It happened ...
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Relation between Property name & Mapped Crawled Properties & Site column

I am working on sharepoint server 2013. now i know this rule:- when i create a new site column , sharepoint will automatically create a managed property for the site column, and this will allow us to ...
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Error while Creating New Web Application

Environment : SharePoint 2010. Description: I am trying to create new web-application through Central Admin. Once I click on 'New' I am getting below error. Steps Performed till now: Verified ...
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My Site Cleanup Job deleting My Site immediately

Our current environment is SharePoint 2010 and have My Sites enabled. The My Site Cleanup Job is also enabled and set to run every hour as set by default. Once an account is deleted or deactivated ...
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CA web form taking very long to respond for job completed

We are using SharePoint 2013 on-premise. In recent few months we found the CA is very slow in respond. For example, I just create a simply team site. It shows me the "Working on it... This shouldn't ...
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SharePoint 2010 Infopath Form Problem using SOAP service

I have a form built for a SharePoint list which when run from InfoPath's preview mode, works fine. It makes a call to a data connection (which has been converted to a connection file and stored in a ...
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Access denied to site collection administrator

I am facing a very strange issue. I have two web applications. Inside those applications are two site collections each. When I log in as site collection administrator I can access all three site ...
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SharePoint 2013 WFE Configuration Failed - Could not find part of the path

I am trying to join two WFE's to a new farm, but when I run PSCONFIGGUI it fails on step 4. Failed to connect to the configuration database In the error it then states An exception of type Sytem....
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Unknown Host -Unable to locate the server named “Server1” .The server does not have DNS entry Error in SP 2013 SP1

I have installed SP 2013 SP1 on my development server and Central Admin was created successfully. But when I navigate to the Central Admin or any web application url[root site collection & other ...
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Blank Sharepoint Administration Page after install

I have installed SharePoint Server 2013 on Windows Server 2012 R2 (just as a practice). However, I am getting a blank Central Administration page. So far, I have: Did a clean install three times ...
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Microsoft SharePoint Foundation Web Application Service stuck on starting

Microsoft SharePoint Foundation Web Application Service stuck on starting I tried this command and got the error below Command: stsadm -o provisionservice -action start -servicetype spwebservice ...
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Unable to find Central Administration

I just attempted to install Workflow Manager and since then I have not been able to access CA. All it shows is that the Page Cannot be Found. Both of these are running on the same server and both are ...
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Database restore fails due to consistent RESTORE command

I have a backup of a sharepoint 2010 farm that I am attempting to restore using Central Admin. One of the reasons for failure is a content database restore that fails, the error is: Object ...
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Set alert in central administration to notify when timer job fails?

Is there a way to set an alert in SharePoint 2010 Central Administration to notify an administrator when a timer job fails? For example, I'd like to be notified when the following job's status equals ...
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Exchange Web Application Adress

Can someone describe all necessary steps that have to be done to completely exchange a web applications url? In my example I want to exchange the url or our my sites app. I don`t want to just add an ...
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How i get to know on which server, web application is running

i have a sharepoint farm consists of 3 servers. I have different web apps deployed on that farm. I want to know on which server a specific web app is running? is there any way to know this through ...
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Central admin has <> less than and greater than tags on top of navigation menu?

Anyone has any idea what these are?! They appear on some of our servers and client servers with a fresh install.
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SharePoint 2013 Health Report List alerts not sending emails, job-immediate-alerts last run time N/A in CA

We are trying to configure email alerts on the Central Admin Health Report list in SharePoint 2013. We get the confirmation email when the alert is first created, but nothing when a new error or ...
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SP 2010 Service Pack 2 - The trial period for this product has expired

Brand new 2010 SP 2 install. Entered Enterprise key, successfully went through config wizard. I configured a couple of different web apps with team sites and both of them give me The trial period ...
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Cental Administration / Search / Team Site — different web applications or single (SPF 2013)?

We have migrated from SPS 2007 to SPF 2013 and didn't using guides, "best practices", migration tools. Now we have only one web application "Central Administration" with CA and content web-sites on it....
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Activate SharePoint 2013 App catalog

I tried to install an app on SP 2013 when I got this message: It is my developer server for a school project so I have all the privileges needed. When I Googled the problem I found this page ...
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SharePoint 2013 Central Administration vs PowerShell Scripting

Which are the admin jobs that can only be done trough PowerShell scripts and not in Central Administration?
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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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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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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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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 completes,...
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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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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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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: Remove-...
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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 Microsoft.Office.Server.Administration....
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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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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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How do I set Root Web properties

I decompiled Microsofts 'CRM 2015 List Component' sandbox solution because I have some strange issues with it and I noticed that it contains tracing code/logic (which can help me to pinpoint the issue)...
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Deployiment Issues - multiple webparts

If my SharePoint Project has multiple web parts, then I should see multiple .webpart files when I deploy the solution and check the webpart gallery, right? If not then what do I do/why is it ...
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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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Where is 'Operations' in Central Administration 2013

I have been able to find a lot of resources for what I need IF what I was using was SharePoint Central Administration 2010 because there is a lot of reference to 'Operations' link which doesnt exist ...
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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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Add and deploy SharePoint Farm Solutions from Document Library using C# code

I have one Document Library in central administration Name "Deployment List" it contains SharePoint Solutions(WSP files). now i want to add and deploy that solution using c# code it already get file ...
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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: http://win-...
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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 ...