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

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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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sync Ad custom atrbute with userprofiles

I have tried and failed to use the built-in UI to map some custom properties from an AD over to SharePoint. That is when I went over to a Powershell script that can do the same. The problem I'm ...
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User Profile pictures changing after updating another profile

SharePoint 2013 + February 2016 CU We have an issue when uploading pictures to User Profiles in Central Admin. The steps to recreate the problem are: Choose a profile to edit (not your own) from ...
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OrphanApp message in Health analyzer

The health analyzer shows a lot of [OrphanApp] messages. E.g. [OrphanApp] App [d7cce181-a109-415d-9ee0-ff1f77d110c0] is orphaned in the database [xxx] on site collection ...
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Import .cmp file to webapplication

I have exported my site with Central Admin to .cmp Now I use Import-spweb to import it to another webapplication like this : `Import-SPWeb http://srvdev:7070/Linstance/ -Path C:\Bak\Linstance.cmp ...
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Solution deployment stuck on deploying sharepoint 2013

those are the properties of my wsp : I use SPSD to deploy my solution, there is no error on SPSD log and SP log . I Restarted the SharePoint Timer service and the administration services on all my ...
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How to add a new extension in SharePoint 2010 file type management AUTOMATICALLY?

I'm trying to figure out how to add a new file type in the file type list manager. I do know the procedure to add a new type manually using the SharePoint 2010 Central administration. I did it to add ...
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PowerPivot Performance Dashboard - How do I customize it?

I am a farm administrator and the performance dashboard that I see for all the PowerPivots hosted is good but I need to customize it a bit. My question is, when I try to connect to the SSAS cube which ...
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SPContentDatabase.Sites.Count differs from SPContentDatabase.CurrentSiteCount

I'm tracing an issue regarding broken site collections which are shown for our mysite webapplication. They're listed in central administration, but I can't load them using Get-SPSite $url. They're ...
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Unable to open App permission (Central Admin->Apps->App Management->App permission)

I am unable to open App permission (Central Admin->Apps->App Management->App permission). It shows error The remote server returned an error (503) service unavailable. I am also unable to add ...
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SharePoint 2010 subsite doesnt open

We have 3 SharePoint Front ends server and I can access top level site and other site collections. But there is 1 SharePoint subsite that I cant access from central administration and also if any ...
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Why SharePoint 2013 keep ask me credential when I click 'Manage web applications' in Central Administration

I have a virtual machine which is Windows Server 2012 and Sharepoint 2013. This is what I did: • Log in the box • Open the sharepoint central admin , • Click ‘Manage web ...
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Cant find Timer Account SharePoint 2013

To solve a problem in upgrading to Enterprise I am trying to learn/find how to do the following. I can not find on the internet where that is for Sharepoint 2013 When I changed the Timer account to a ...
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Sub Domain vs non Sub domain Host Header Web Apps

Is there any advantage to using sub-domains in Host Header Web Apps? Example: http://portal.contoso.com and http://mysites.portal.contoso.com vs. http://portal.contoso.com and ...
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Opening profile site causes unexpected error

I face this kind of problem in our client which use SharePoint 2010. Seems like UserProfileService works fine and all profiles are up to date and synced with AD. One person profile is causing the ...
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unable to remove deleted site collection “Unable to find specified file”

I am facing a strange problem on my SharePoint Enterprise 2013. I have previously deleted some site collections from central administration. Now I want to remove them permanently. So I run the ...
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DB Sync Large Size

My DB Sync database is very large atm over 20 GB. I applied a patch which was suppose to fix this from- https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/2597150 However, I have checked the DB Sync and it is ...
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which rule is the responsible for throw warning Drives are at risk of running out of free space

In a sharepoint farm in every server i saw below warning message in event viewer The SharePoint Health Analyzer detected a condition requiring your attention. Drives are at risk of running out of ...
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On-Prem SharePoint Tenancy – how to create one?

According to docs etc. there is default farm-wide tenancy created which is required by Apps, via App Mngmt Service and Site Subscription Service. I have created an SP farm with the default tenant and ...
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PowerPivot Management Dashboard Processing Timer Job Fails

Been having an issue with our PowerPivot config that has plagued us. MS Support even has yet to resolve. So with much trial and error, we did successfully configure SSAS in SP mode, the service app ...
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SharePoint and SSL Certificates location

After applying a certificate to a web application, i can run netsh http show sslcert in the Command Promt and it lists all the SSL server certificate bindings on the server. One thing i can notice is ...
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Remove-spdeletedsite will raise the following error “unable to find the specified path” [duplicate]

I run the following command:- get-spdeletedsite which showed me a list of deleted site collections, now i run the following to remove the deleted sites as follow:- remove-spdeletedsite ...
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timer jobs are showing “N/A” for their last run & schedule incremental search are not firing [duplicate]

I have SharePoint enterprise server 2013 with SP1, and i check my timer jobs and many of them are showing "N/A" beside their last run time, as follow:- now i run the following command :- ...
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Content Type Subscriber has its last run = N/A

I tried to publish some content types inside my site collection hub, but the content types were not published correctly, as they did not appear under custom content types at the other site ...
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Accessing Trusted Locations in Performance Point Services Server Throws Error

When configuring Performance Point in Central Admin 2010, accessing either the "Trusted Data Source Locations" or "Trusted Content Locations" in throws the following Errors respectively. An error ...
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We just lost our SQL Server due to lost network drives - and we were able to recover.. but wondering

SharePoint 2007 MOSS SP2. SQL 2005 connected to Network storage. Network storage crashed and we lost all our data. Other problems on the SQL server forced us to create a new VM with a fresh SQL ...
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Timer Job property bag empty

I need to set some properties in the timer job property bag In the FeatureActivated event I use this code to set the property: MyJob job = new MyJob (JobName, webApp); // Set my custom property! ...
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Content database “Version” in table != (get-spfarm).buildversion

How is this possible? The Content database with the version 15.0.4719 was generated with this server, of version 4569. I only noticed it because I tried taking a backup and mounting it to another ...
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install reporting services on sharepoint 2013 stand alone

Is reporting services install on sharepoint 2013 stand alone? I install sql server feature and add-in Microsoft sharepint, when I complete create service I give an error: The database engine ...
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Subsite creation disabled in Central Admin, but users can still create subsites

I verified that the settings in Central Admin were disabled so that users could not create their own subsites. However, they are still creating their own subsites. Is there a setting in each site that ...
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Timer job runs multiple times

I have a timer job that run multiple times, even though I have specified the SPJobLockType to SPJobLockType.Job. My constcrutors look like this public TimerJobTest() { } public TimerJobTest(string ...
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New Search Scope

I'm creating a new search scope which is set to include all content from a specific sub site. I am aware that I need to wait for the scheduled (or manual) update to run before the scope is ready ...
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Unable to access configure managed account in SP 2013

I have a test lab and on the host machine I installed AD, SQL and Sharepoint 2013. Everything went fine until I wanted to configure managed accounts through Security Tab. I got this error message: ...
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Problem while installing SP solution “Timeout error CodePlex.SharePointInstaller.InstallException: Timeout error”

I am trying to install SP solution inside my SharePoint 2013, but during the installation i got the following exception :- ***** Bamboo Core V2 (Prerequisite Component) ***** ***** ERROR ***** ...
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Missing departement in user profile

I have a user whose account does not display department in the user list in a site SharePoint 2010. For example, user2's departement does not appear in the list. But this departement information ...
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Site Collection 403 forbidden

I created a new SP2013 Web application and I mounted two old content DB. Now I am getting error 403 while opening some sites from the browser. Sites were working fine, there are no locks and I am ...
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Powershell PS1 clone SP permissions Exception

I have found this nice PS1 that clone permissions from a SPUser To Other. When give inputs Many things goes wrong but I have non idea what. Has Anybody any idea about this issue? PS ...
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Attempted to perform an unauthorized operation

Hi, When I try to add a mapping to RefinableString00, it tells me: "The settings could not be saved because of an internal error: Attempted to perform an unauthorized operation." I am working on ...
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Add server to farm - missing patch / different versions numbers on the same update

I was going to add a new server to our SharePoint farm today to scale out the search service application to it's own server. Installing prerequisites, installing SharePoint 2013 - everything went on ...
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Service Application stuck on stopping! How can i resolve this issue?

Hi guys I accidentally installed two User Profiles Services, now i can't uninstall one, an d it's stuck on stopping state. Someone can help me?
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Error when doing basic tasks in SharePoint Central Admin (2010) After moving VM

'System.Collections.Generic.List' is an unexpected token. Expecting white space. This error occurs when trying to provision a new web application among other things. The ULS logs don't give any ...
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How to change title of Central Admin in Create by AutoSPInstaller

In the top left hand corner of my Central Admin site seem to be a title that got set some home. I want to change it but cannot find any setting for this. What I am talking about is "SharePoint - ...
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Search service application error in SharePoint 2013

I want to configure search service application in SharePoint 2013. When i go to CA > manage services is shows below view. On the place of started or stopped it shows 'error'. I'm using admin ...
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SQL Database 'Project_Content' on SQL Server instance 'XXX' not found - after removing project server

I keep getting this error in event viewer. I reckon project server was installed before on the farm and it has been removed but it seems its still looking for the content database see error below SQL ...
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Sorry this site hasn't been shared with you

In SharePoint 2013, I am the administrator for central admin and all site which I have created so far. Now, I am facing the above mentioned error when I access the site. The problem exits still now ...
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“Cannot connect to the configuration database” after changing app pool identity in SharePoint 2010?

The main web application on port 80 was running on sysadmin account in application. I changed identity to Domain user account. Added that user to config and admin databases as db owner and ...