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

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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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Session Expired Issue for IE browser in FBA Web Application

we have extend session timeout with the help of couple of posts : http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hh147183%28v=office.14%29.aspx ...
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Create a new Central Administration Content Database

Currently the Content Database for my Central Administration site has exploded to over 50GB, and expands to over 100GB everynight (leaving 50GB of free space). After much investigating I have ...
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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Not able to log onto central administration

I have installed SharePoint Foundation 2010 on my Windows 8 machine by editing the config file. At the product configuration stage, it did not ask me to enter any login credential or database details, ...
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2010 records management permissions

Backstory: Our company has a migrated 2007 to 2010 site collection. The site collection has a fair number of sites underneath it. One of the subsites is starting to use in-place records management. ...
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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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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 ...
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Revert Restore-SPFarm

We have a SharePoint test server and SharePoint live server. They are on the same network The administrator for each is the same Active Directory account. I know this is wrong but as a programmer ...
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Sharepoint 2013 News feed web part giving 404

SharePoint 2013 news Feed is giving following error "SharePoint returned the following error: The remote server returned an error: (404) Not Found. Contact your system administrator for help in ...
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Getting Access Denied error when I try to edit a Health Analyzer Rule

Not sure what changed on my site, but I've tried logging into our Web Front End as several different domain accounts that are all listed in the Farm Administrators group. Whenever I try to Edit a ...
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custom timer job is not listed in central admin sp 2010

I have created a custom timer job for deleting an item automatically after it reaches its expiry and i have created an event receiver also to activate and deactivated my timer job, i have set ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...