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

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SharePoint Online Admin Center Url

I'm looking to validate a sharepoint online admin url, will this always be username-admin.sharepoint.com. Would it be safe to say that if a url ends with -admin.sharepoint.com is valid admin site? ...
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How do I access a Service Application field in Central Admin using CSOM from JavaScript?

In Central Admin you go to Service Applications and you will see a list of applications. For example: Access Services 2010. When you click Access Services 2010 a list of fields is displayed as ...
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Usage Reports empty for SharePoint Online tenancy

My company has a SharePoint Online tenancy with a Business Essentials license. A lot of the SharePoint administration is handled through the Central Administration module, however this module is not ...
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Changing Ranking Model for Business Essentials licensed SharePoint Online tenancy

All of the documentation I've found refers to changing the Ranking model using the Central Administration module, or by using the SharePoint Online Management Shell. Due to my company's Business ...
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ContentDB is not mount with new release showing old data in list and libraries

I normally do my local machine developments in to another server which is having same environment i have begin working locally by restoring the local .wsp solution backup and .bak site collection ...
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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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Error while opening “configure app urls” in central admin sp2013

App Management Service & Microsoft Sharepoint Foundation Subscription Service are running but it still shows error as follows. Error message : Settings or services required to complete this ...
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After SharePoint site restore not update the content DB

I got the SharePoint 2013 site collection back and solution wsp and restore them in new environment. It is done. But when I go to the sharepoint list and update the list with front end custom web art ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflow Service Application not visible in Central Admin nor in Get-SPServiceApplication

I found this posting Sharepoint 2013 Workflow Manager Missing Service when looking for an answer to the very same symptom -- and when I saw Andrew Connell answering figured I was saved! But, no ...
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How to get Central Admin Farm Administrators in Site Collection level using jQuery in SharePoint 2010

How to get the Central Admin Farm Administrators group in Site Collection level using jQuery in SharePoint 2010
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Servers in Farm: Upgrade Required

I am trying to clean up issues on SharePoint 2013. My Farm is an in place 2010 to 2013 upgrade. In Central Admin under "Servers in Farm" (/_admin/FarmServers.aspx) my Server is reporting that I have ...
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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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What is the “database link” icon in Edit User Profile page?

In SP2013 on-premise, in the CA's Edit User Profile page (/_layouts/15/ProfAdminEdit.aspx). Some properties have a "Database link" icon. What is the meaning?
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Outgoing Email Office 365

I need to migrate, my actual smtp server, to smtp.office365.com I have configured the SMTP at the domain (mydomain.xxx.xxx), and all goes good. Because the email can be sent when I create a test TXT ...
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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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Application Pool is auto stopped when browse web application in IIS7

When I browse to Central Administration I get repeated authentication requests and am unable to view the page. I get the following error: Service Unavailable HTTP Error 503. The service is ...
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SharePoint 2016 workflow management service application is missing

First of all, the work management service application is not in the new service creation list (manage service application). When I try to create a SharePoint 2013 workflow, I am not getting the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Remove IIS Binding For SharePoint 2013 Site

I have a SharePoint 2013 site that has two port 80 bindings in IIS: one with a host name, one without (IP addresses are unassigned in both bindings). I would like to remove the port 80 binding that ...
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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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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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What is causing this error :- Restore-SPSite : <nativehr>0x80070003</nativehr><nativestack></nativestack>

I want to restore a site collection to my staging environment , and when i typed the following power shell command :- PS H:\> Restore-SPSite http://ggvstg01:12160/discussionforum/GeneralDiscussi ...
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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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SharePoint 2010 site is not opening with Alternate access mappings

My SharePoint site is not opening with any of public urls configured in Alternate access mapping. Steps i followed, I have added one public url for intranet zone eg: "http://www.example.com" I have ...
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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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Product Configuration wizard error

Manage server in this farm not showing my SharePoint 2010 server. All SharePoint site are working fine. As the SharePoint server not showing, i cant see services under Manage service on server. ...
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Kerberos for Central Administration

So I am at the moment trying to setup kerberos authentication for the central administration of sharepoint. I did already get it to work for normal site collections where it works without any problem. ...
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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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SearchAdminDatabase in Not Responding

While trying to patch this SP 2010 farm I came across this (take a look at the picture). Is there any way to fix this? The DB is there alive and well on the SQL
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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 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 Health Analyzer doesn't refresh

I'm trying to fix some issues that I found on the SharePoint Health Analyzer. However when I solve (or at least try to solve) one of them and I click Reanalyze Now, nothing happens. By this I mean ...
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how i can fix the Health Analyzer's Configuration problem “Missing server side dependencies”

I am working on SharePoint server 2013 enterprise , and i run the Health Analyzer, but i got this error "Missing server side dependencies" as shown below:- and here is the full description of the ...
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Conflict Content Databases names inside my sharepoint farm

I am using SharePoint server 2013, and i am facing problems on understanding how to manage my SharePoint content databases:- currently i have a single content database, with name = ...
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Web Application scoped features not visible in Central Admin after installing solution with WebApplication scoped resources

In an effort to use WebConfigModifications less, I am trying to move some binding redirects and safe control entries into the solution manifest. The DeploymentTarget of the assembies is ...
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Audit Central Administration changes

Is there any kind of auditing for changes made to Central Administration? i.e. when a web application was created and by who. and also auditing for Site Collection created and deleted
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Sharepoint Central Admin not opening on default url

I've installed sharepoint on my windows pc. When I try to open central admin using Windows key and run as administrator, browser opens correctly. Even, url is shown correctly, but nothing show up ...
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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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ADFS user names not resolving in Central admin

I have set up our default SP web app and my sites in our QA environment to use ADFS. I have also created a custom claims provider to resolve the ADFS names in the people picker. I have two outstanding ...
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Is it possible to create a Service Application backup using Central Administration on a different server

Is it possible to create a Service Application backup using Central Administration on a server that is not running Central Administration? Let's say I have a SharePoint farm consisting of 3 servers: ...
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Configuring an In-comming email setting is showing “The SMTP service is not installed”

I want to have the ability to send emails to a list inside SharePoint 2013. so I tried accessing my custom list setting, but under the communication section I did not find any link to configure the ...
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Creating a copy of site collection for testing/development SharePoint Online

Is there a way to copy my current site collection in order to use that copy as a testing environment in SharePoint Online?
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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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central admin page does not open properly

After installing SharePoint 2013. I had open the central admin page, But it does not have any image and CSS style.
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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 ...