Tagged Questions

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.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

2
votes
1answer
691 views

Problem in Internet Explorer when Email link is opened in outlook

When I press the Email link in the sharepoint site, Outlook is getting opened normally but the original site URL is getting changed to mailto:xxxxxx@xxxx.com and the message "Internet Explorer cannot ...
1
vote
2answers
2k views

Enabling incoming email for SharePoint document library without Active Directory or Exchange?

This is a high level question. Can I enable incoming email for SharePoint without any involvement from Active Directory or Exchange? From what I have read, integration with Active Directory or ...
0
votes
1answer
538 views

Reconfiguring SharePoint 2010 Portal

We have cloned the SharePoint 2010 Portal (WFE, App Server, Database) to create an Test environment. How do I reconfigure the WFE and App server(Central admin, service application, content databases ...
1
vote
1answer
2k views

Date picker show format differently when publish as a web-based form in SharePoint Library

I have a Infopath form that contain a date picker. I set the date picker's date format to be 'DD/MM/YYYY'. When I preview the Infopath form, the date format is correctly displayed. However, when I ...
0
votes
3answers
655 views

Error in opening sharepoint site using SPSite

I created document using office XML but now i m going to store that document in sharepoint library then it giving me an error like ["The Web application at {siteUrl} could not be found. Verify that ...
0
votes
2answers
383 views

SharePoint 2010 configuration wizard error

The error reads as ok now it clearly states that there is already an iis website of that name but i'm not able toaccess it. what it means is that when i'm trying to find the website on inetmgr.exe ...
0
votes
1answer
181 views

Error : “can't access this page”

I am the only user so far who can see share point page at this time. Have also checked user permissions, anonymous access, and also through group access and all looks right. Can you suggest the ...
4
votes
3answers
919 views

How to configure a two-tier farm

We have 4 servers available for the SharePoint Server 2010 installation. I were thinking that 2 servers will be SQL servers with SQL Server failover clustering and the other 2 to have both Web ...
1
vote
2answers
829 views

Allow a specific file type to be rendered in iFrame

We've been looking at enabling the Permissive File Handling in Central Admin of our SharePoint 2010 on an intranet site collection. However, we're wondering if we can allow specific file types to be ...
0
votes
1answer
788 views

attach content db = 404

On our test/dev environment, I had a web application which I deleted and re-created. Using the Central Admin I re-attached the content database to the re-created web application. Problem is, visiting ...
0
votes
1answer
182 views

Empty tables in WSS 3.0 configuration database

I've been looking through the configuration database of our WSS 3.0 installation and I've noticed that the Databases, Servers, Sites, and VirtualServers tables are completely empty. And yet the site ...
2
votes
2answers
362 views

Configuration File for Features

I am creating some features in SharePoint 2010. I need to have some settings for all the features that I intend to keep in a xml file that should get deployed to 14 hive. On feature activation, ...
5
votes
3answers
4k views

How to configure incoming email in SharePoint Foundations without local SMTP

How I can to configure incoming email in SharePoint Foundations without local SMTP?
0
votes
1answer
168 views

What exactly is the content in “Back up content and configuration settings”?

In Central Administration for SharePoint 2010 when one runs a full farm back up there is an option that allows the user to back up content and configuration settings or just the configuration ...
0
votes
1answer
80 views

Add an additional configuration to the OOB EntWiki site definition?

I want to add an additional configuration to the out of the box Enterprise Wiki site definition. Should I adjust the OOB site definition itself, or is there some way to staple it to the definition ...
0
votes
1answer
948 views

Access denied by “Granular Backup”

When I try to copy a custom list from one of subsites of my weapplication's site collection to another by: Central Administration --> Backup and Restore --> Export a site or list --> Filling ...
0
votes
1answer
302 views

Publishing site: Why are my pages blank but having webparts and controls in editing mode?

Started to look into Publishing site pages. I have a few pages of a publisihing site filled with web parts and controls in editor that I fail to see. They are saved, checked in and published (few ...
0
votes
2answers
3k views

Problem managing User Profile Service

I had a brand new Sharepoint Farm... I tried to installa User Profile Service and everying goes well. When i tried to access to the Manage Area, I get an "unexpected exception". If i look inside the ...
0
votes
2answers
2k views

Cannot connect to the configuration database

I don't really know what to do. I was trying to get some bcs working, and because they were not, I've decided to restart the server. After it restarted I was unable to go on any site / page or on the ...
2
votes
3answers
1k views

Cannot connect to the configuration database Error

I am having a bit of a strange issue. I am able to connect to the Central Admin page just fine but when I try to connect to any page on the site I get the following error. Exception information: ...
1
vote
2answers
62 views

Where to put a dev-only value?

I'm using Ninject in a SharePoint feature. I've got it working via an HttpModule. I need to tell Ninject whether I want to use my real or "fake" implementations. I'm thinking about using a ...
2
votes
3answers
460 views

Sharepoint Server 2010 development environment setup error

*Tears hair out* I've been following this - http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee554869.aspx walkthrough to set up Sharepoint Server 2010 on my local machine (Windows 7 64-bit). Sharepoint ...
0
votes
1answer
251 views

Access to host-named site collection in one Web Application

I've created host-named site collection in a Web application by using the following PowerShell: $dbName = "Content_Testing" $aPool = "WebAppPool" $waName = "Web Application Testing" $web = ...
0
votes
1answer
103 views

SharePoint on Amazon Web Services

I'm installing SP2010 Enterprise on AWS EC2. I have downloaded SharePoint and installed it. My problem is getting through the Configuration Wizard. I'm creating a new server farm. I'm having ...
1
vote
2answers
51 views

Customizing a feature: Site Options? Config List? Something else?

I'm developing a feature that renders a link on the user's screen, and I need that link's destination URL to be configurable by site collection administrators (SCAs) who are not developers. Where ...
0
votes
2answers
3k views

Risks of using Permissive vs. Strict for Browser File Handling

We have some web sites in our SharePoint 2010 site collection that need to display SWF files (to play FLV videos). For SharePoint to render the videos, we go to the web application in Central Admin > ...
4
votes
2answers
7k views

How do I disable\stop or enable\start Sharepoint 2010 on my Windows 7 development machine

I used the SharePoint 2010 Easy Setup Script to setup my Windows 7 machine for Sharepoint Development. However, I don't want the Sharepoint services hogging up CPU in the background when I'm doing ...
0
votes
1answer
4k views

System.Security.Principal.IdentityNotMappedException Some or all identity references could not be translated

When running the configuration wizard I got this problem SharePoint Products Configuration Wizard An error has occurred while validating the configuration settings. An exception of type ...
2
votes
7answers
3k views

Failed to detect if this server is joined to a server farm

Hi As I said in one of my previous question, I have got a virtual Machine Image (VMWARE) for MS server 2003 with MOSS 2007 setup. Where they changed both IP and host name. Following problems I face ...
0
votes
1answer
206 views

Sharepoint 2010 - database reconfiguration after failure

We had major database crash and our master database got broken. Probably it will be rebuild so then we will have to configure logins and user mappings for sharepoint databases. Is there some kind of ...
1
vote
2answers
927 views

Hovering over presence indicator doesnt bring pop up

I have some strange behavior. When im on user profile and i hover over the "prescense indicator" i do not get a pop up, as strange as it my seen ... How could it be? Do i need to activate maybe ...
1
vote
2answers
871 views

FeatureInstalled event receiver acessubg spweb

I am trying to add a propertie to a WebAplication on FeatureInstalled event receiver. public override void FeatureInstalled(SPFeatureReceiverProperties properties) { ...
1
vote
2answers
445 views

A way of setting custom configuration properties that can be changed via power shell

I have a few custom settings for my feature that I am creating. I want a way to populate these values on install with some default values. However if needed an admin should be able to change the ...
2
votes
3answers
1k views

Accessing connection string in custom job

I have configured connection string in my IIS since I'm reusing it through my sharepoint solutions and custom services running next to sharepoint sites. I'm using following snippet throughout my ...
2
votes
2answers
135 views

Get default db instance

I'm writing web service which will be part of my sharepoint solution. This service will save and read some data from custom db which will reside on the same mssql instance as sharepoint. I'd like my ...
5
votes
2answers
12k views

Central Administration cannot connect to configuration database

I made a script for batch uploading files, which I successfully used to upload more than 900 files (few gigs of data). Today I prepared another set of files and everything was working fine, but ...
2
votes
3answers
5k views

SharePoint 2010 change authentication type to Kerberos from NTLM

I have installed SharePoint 2010 Standard edition on a machine along with a VM inside of SQLServer 2008 R2 as (Tier 2) ...By default its on NTLM and classic mode authentication. When I tried ...
1
vote
1answer
335 views

Custom settings file

Is is possible to use a custom settings file in SharePoint? Where do I place the .config file, containing the settings - I can only get it to read the default values defined in .settings file. ...
2
votes
1answer
267 views

How to configure cloned MOSS 2007 environment?

We are undertaking a process of cloning our QA environments to a new environment. Machines and urls will be changed. How we can configure these changes in central admin level in new environment? For ...
2
votes
1answer
204 views

ASP.NET Runtime error page in pages doc lib

In Pages document library (Publishing Portal), if we try to restore version history without document checkout, the following error is thrown "You must first check out this document before making ...
0
votes
2answers
2k views

How should I set up my database instances for multiple SP2010 installs?

I'm setting up three SharePoint instances. We have a single database instance (DB\SP2010) that will hold all the databases for these three SP instances. Will this be overly confusing? Is there some ...
0
votes
1answer
164 views

Error enabling the managing metadata service in central administration

I am getting an error, well, not exactly error but getting message like: The Managed Metadata Service or Connection is currently not available.The ApplicationPool or Managed Metadata Web Service may ...
0
votes
0answers
191 views

Modify URL Of the my profile tabs (overview, … , … )when mysite is created

I would like to modify the URL of my profile tabs (Overview, content, Tags and Notes...) when the mysite is created. Initially, If Person A Clicks on MySite it is going to create Person A MYSite and ...
0
votes
2answers
50 views

Recommendations on browsing a virtual SharePonit 2010 development environment

I currently have SharePoint 2010 installed on a virtual machine running Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard. This setup works fine except when browsing the site from the virtual machine which doesn't ...
0
votes
2answers
2k views

Is it possible to migrate and attach a wss 3.0 configuration database to a new Foundation 2010 front-end?

We are preparing to migrate from WSS 3.0 to 2010. WSS is currently on a x86 operating system, so migrating to a x64 operating system will be involved as well. My co-worker's thought is to turn up a ...
1
vote
1answer
97 views

Documenting SharePoint manual configuration steps with build releases

With every build release for a custom SharePoint solution (E.g. public facing site, intranet) there will be many manual configuration steps that needs to be done. (E.g. adding a new navigation item, ...
1
vote
4answers
834 views

Hosting multiple internet facing sites on a single server

Is it possible to have multiple internet facing SharePoint sites running from the same server? I.E., different domains, completely unrelated content. Bonus question: If this is possible, and I have ...
1
vote
3answers
2k views

Sharepoint 2010 web application zones and AAM configuration

Is it possible in Sharepoint 2010 to achieve the following goal: On single Web Application add two urls (through AAM), one is usual http://site.com and another is SSL-enabled https://my.site.com and ...
1
vote
1answer
243 views

Sharepoint 2010 XML schemas

When developing in Sharepoint I noticed you eventually end-up editing lots of XML files: Feature.Template.xmls, Package.Template.xmls etc. Although VS is helpful with auto-completion, I don't really ...
1
vote
1answer
278 views

Finding the location of the SharePoint Configuration Database in API

I'm building a .NET Health Analyzer Custom Rule which checks a few vital signs of another custom application I have built, however if the application is also deployed on a server that is also hosting ...