A configuration is an arrangement of functional units according to their nature, number, and chief characteristics. Often, configuration pertains to the choice of hardware, software, firmware, and documentation. The configuration affects system function and performance.

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SharePoint 2013 Request managment Verus having a load balancer

the higher management ask me to provide a high level description about what are need in case we want to define two SharePoint servers inside the same Farm . so if one SharePoint server is down the ...
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TaxonomyClientService GetTermSets - Error The maximum string content length quota (65535) has been exceeded while reading XML data

I'm using the TaxonomyClientService to retrieve the TermSets using the GetTermSets call, the code works fine except one of the result is getting big and I'm receiving this error The maximum string ...
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Configuration details

I just inherited a SharePoint farm and am trying to sort through everything and figure out whats going on. Are there any tools built-in or 3rd party that can show me the current configuration details? ...
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Error running SharePoint 2010 Product Configuration Wizard after SP2 and July 2013 CU Update

I am having a problem upgrading my local SharePoint 2010 Development environment. I recently installed Service Pack 2 for SharePoint 2010 (KB2687453) and the SharePoint 2010 Cumulative Update Package ...
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RegularExpressionValidator is not allowed on this page or could not be found or it is not registered as safe

I ran into a really bizarre error today. We've created a custom page layout which sub classes PublishingLayoutPage to provide a custom contact us form with some basic validation controls. Everything ...
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Can we install sharepoint server 2013 in window 8? [duplicate]

I am bit confused about SharePoint installation. Is there a way to install SharePoint on Windows 8. Because I searched google and some experts are saying we can install and someone are against this. ...
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Configuration information and permissions

So there's lots of articles about pros/cons of different configuration options, e.g. http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee855123(v=office.12).aspx We are using a combination of property bags ...
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Sharepoint 2010 and TMG configuration

I have a SharePoint 2010 Portal that uses claims based authentication with NTLM. The portal was published to TMG with site name something like staff.portal.com I have also installed certificates in ...
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Show link only to specific group

I have a page in which several sharepoint groups have access to. Picture a department page in sharepoint. On this page we have several webparts that we would like everyone to see. My question is, how ...
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Sharepoint Custom Configuration

Please let me know how do I store custom configuration XML files in SharePoint? Like the way we do in ASP.NET applications with App.config.
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SharePoint Error when I run PSConfig

I am getting the following error when I attempt to manually run PSConfig following an update on this server from the June/July 2012 CU to the April 2013 CU (this is from the logfile): 06/10/2013 ...
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Sharepoint configuration - create new server farm System.InvalidOperationException

Getting the below error: Failed to create the configuration database. An execption of type System.InvalidOperationException was thrown. Additional exception >information: An error occurred ...
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Error occured in deployment step 'install app for SharePoint': The System Account cannot perform this action. Deploying App - On-Premises Farm

Yes this question is the same as : This question How ever none of the proposed solutions work for me. I've tried swapping the account in Central Admin (did not work) I've created a new AD account, ...
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Is there a way to make data linked to by BCS look like a document library?

Is there a way to make the data linked to by BCS look like a document library? Basically, I'm storing some archival type documents in cheaper storage than a SharePoint document library, but I would ...
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The Machine Translation Service is not running when it should be running error message

I get this error in Central Administration. The Machine Translation Service is not running when it should be running It tells me to do the following: "From the Central Admin UI, navigate to manage ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflow Configuration Error (Authentication)

I am a newbie when it comes to server configuration and maintenance. I installed a copy of SharePoint 2013 for evaluation purposes and got everything up and running okay, but have run into issues ...
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Web.config was wiped out by Visual Studio

Upon trying to edit our web.config file on our SharePoint 2010 Enterprise server via "wss\VirtualDirectories\80", Visual Studio started up to load the file for editing and then threw an error, ...
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Excel Services Error in SharePoint 2013 - Unable to Open/Edit Excel Files

Every time I click on a excel file I am receiving a popup message mentioning - We're sorry. We ran into a problem completing your request MS Word is working fine though. I performed all the ...
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Config file throws error while deploying

I've created a new config-file "TimerJobs.config" which stores all my values for the timerjob (of course...) This file is located under the Layouts/random folder. The problem I'm having, is when I ...
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SharePoint authentication after demoting a domain controller

I have an issue in regards to a domain controller being demoted. SharePoint is not installed on this DC. When the dc is demoted in sites and services for AD SP has kittens and can't auth at all. ...
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70-667 MS SharePoint Exam training materials [duplicate]

Could someone please help me with the best training materials for 70-667,Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Configuring Exam? I searched in internet but unfortunately couldnt get any downloadable materials.
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How to programmatically access values on “My Site Settings” page

I'm working on an automated SharePoint 2013 production environment deployment. I'm searching for a programmatic means of manipulating all values found on the "My Site Settings" page of CA. Reverse ...
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How to change the from address name in the outgoing email settings in SharePoint 2010?

For some reason the from address on the list or library notifications I get are always prefixed with an "Administration". although I have the from address set up as CustomerPortal@MyCompany.com in ...
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Configuration failed: FileNotFoundException but not found in log

On a Windows Server 2012, I configured as a domain controller and installed SQL Server, then tried to install SharePoint, but I get a FileNotFoundException at the end of configuration: Strange ...
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How can we configure WSS 3 to disallow user authentication from select OUs?

I'm working with a web admin who has recently improved our WSS 3 deployment such that selected user OUs (e.g. service accounts, domain admins) in our Active Directory forest are explicitly ...
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Add Event Receiver on two custom lists?

So I have a question: I have an event receiver, that should be hired for a specific list. So I changed the ListUrl property on the elements.xml of the event receiver. But now I need the same event ...
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Foundation Unreachable on Network

I've set up two virtual machines on the same computer; one is Server 2003 running MOSS and the other is Server 2008 running Sharepoint Foundation. I am able to browse the 2003 MOSS site from any ...
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Move SharePoint 2010 Farm to New Server

My company uses SharePoint 2010 portal and it is used by more than 3500+ users worldwide. We are planning to move the Farm to another physical location due to end of lease at current location. The ...
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Do i have to run Register-SPWorkflowService for each site collection?

As part of my SHarePoint Server 2013 setup I sometimes need to integrate the new workflow infrastructure into the farm. I've followed the documentation starting from the SharePoint side of things: ...
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Unable to connect configuration database after change domain

Because of unexpected reformat and upgrade to server, I now have a new AD and i have difficulty connection back to my sharepoint. Due to AD user that i used to connect server farm changed, i cant ...
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Multiple login prompts are driving users nuts

What are the typical causes of multiple login prompts on sharepoint sites? We have a production site where users who login outside of the domain (from home) are prompted multiple times (3 or so ...
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Is there a definitive guide on various application pool identities and their permissions level?

Is there a definitive guide on how to configure various application pool identities in SharePoint 2010? Also, is there a way to reset all my app pools to the correct identity, in case they are all ...
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Workflow configuration by custom config file

I'm currently researching workflow configuration possibilities delivered by Sharepoint 2010 (I am meaning the Visual Studio development side). The kind of configuration I'm meaning is the one done by ...
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Programmatically configure the values included in a managed metadata property

I've got a managed metadata property in PowerShell: Get-SPEnterpriseSearchMetadataManagedProperty Looking on MSDN I can't decide which property's responsible for the UI equivalent of "Include values ...
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SharePoint timer service for backup/restore

for performing backups, SharePoint timer service should have read/write permission. How i check if SharePoint timer service have read/write permission?
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Search Document in “Pending”

Does SharePoint search the documents which are in state "PENDING" or "Draft" and which requires approval?
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applicationSettings ignored in web.config

I've written a feature assembly that includes an SPFeatureReceiver. I can successfully deploy the feature's WSP, the assembly goes to the GAC, and the feature (mostly) does what it's supposed to. ...
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Are there any risks when allowing only HTTPS traffic to a SP site?

We'd like to do away with any pesky additional AAMs, and also not have to worry about extending our web applications more than we need to - our implementation is very straightforward, and having extra ...
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Opening SharePoint Central Admin throws an error

I am getting the following error when trying to access my SharePoint site admin via Start > Microsoft Office Server > SharePoint Central Administration Exception Details: ...
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Search webpart not giving results for subsites

We have a webpart to search documents that is not searching the sub-site of the site where the search webpart is placed Any suggestion on why the webpart does not give results of the documents ...
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SkyDrive configuration on SharePoint 2013

How can I configure SkyDrive on SharePoint 2013? When I click on skyDrive nothing comes up.
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Macro message and Document Information panel error popup's on server

We use Moss 2007. We have documents in a page where we can create documents on the server. While creating new document, after Microsoft word gets opened, a pop up is showing up for all users The ...
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Unable to add webpart to shared version of the page

I am trying to add webpart to a page which is shared. When I go to Site Actions--> Edit Page, it says Version: You are editing the Shared Version of this page When I try to add the webpart the ...
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Writing to and reading from owstimer config file

My question is regarding writing to and reading from owstimer configuration file. Could anyone provide any of examples how to do so? I tried searching but didn't find any good examples. Also to note ...
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SharePoint 2010 Configuration Wizard error step 2 of 10 on Windows 7

Following are the error details from the log file The ServerBindings or SecureBindings property was not found for IIS schema IIsWebServer An exception of type System.InvalidOperationException was ...
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How to create ConfigurationList in SharePoint site for EventReceiver?

I want to create ConfigurationList which should store/display information like, with 2 columns(Title & Value). For Example: ContentTypes: 101;107 Event Types: Add;Update;Delete Location: ...
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Mysite fails after changed content database?

I have a test environment which has a different URL and a different database server than the production environment. I’ve taken a backup of the production content database of mysite and attached it to ...
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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 ...
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Move database to new SQL Server

My client has asked me to move all the Database used by the SharePoint Farm to a new SQL Server Machine. I came across this article ...
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Sharepoint Search not working when system language of windows 7 set to German

Using SharePoint 2007, when the "search: This site" in share point is used with default windows 7 (English UK) system language its displaying results. However, when other language is used as default ...