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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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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sharepoint 2013 unable to load user profile

we restored the 2010 user profile DB to 2013,we are getting the issue when we are clicking on like MySite "AboutMe" i am getting the error like "unable to load user profile" i checked the issue i am ...
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Clone SharePoint 2010 Production environment for Test Environment

We have cloned the SharePoint 2010 Production environment(Company Portal, around 3500 users) using VMWare clone feature. The purpose is to Create a Test environment for Restructuring the content, ...
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Can SharePoint 2013 be configured & Installed without connecting to Active Directory

We want to build a public facing web site using SharePoint 2013 . but as the public facing web site will be accessed by public users, so can we configure and install the SharePoint server 2013 , ...
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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 ...
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Reduce Logs of Custom App

We've written an app for SP 2013 that reloads pictures from a library permanently to show a kind of slide show. All for good and this is running well but now we've detected that the app writes loads ...
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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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Is there a way to dynamically configure the remote webapp url of a provider-hosted SharePoint app?

In our scenario we are developing a provider-hosted app for SharePoint 2013. For each on-premise SharePoint installation there will be a separate (remote) web application with a different URL. Hence, ...
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Unable to configure custom apps (from store) in Sharepoint Online

I added a few custom applications from Office store into our O365/SharePoint Online 2013 and they were smoothly installed and became visible in our Site Content. Only problem is that if I try to click ...
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What permissions are needed to develop apps on SPO 365?

I'm new with SPO365, but from what I read, to deploy and test apps I need a developer site (site collection), but I don't have access to create it, neither access to Central Admin. Does my developer ...
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Should “Search Query and Site Settings Service” run on all servers in a SP2013 farm?

I've got a SharePoint 2013 farm of 6 servers configured like this: SQL Server (Clustered) SQL Server (Clustered) Front End (Load balanced) Front End (Load balanced) Search Query, Central Admin, some ...
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Can's download files greater than 4 MB on SharePoint Foundation 2010

My SPF 2010 site has recently been restored from a farm backup after a hard drive failure. Most things are back to exactly the way they were before, but for some reason I am unable to download or open ...
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Web application creation trouble SharePoint 2013

I just have created a host header webApp in SharePoint 2013 (very normal operation) and added an A or AAA entry to the forward lookup zones in my dns and i created a site colelction which i cannot ...
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How to require Kerberos authentication on SharePoint?

I have created an Active Directory Domain Controller-integrated SharePoint site on Azure using the new Create SharePoint Farm feature. I want to change it to require Kerberos. Does anyone know how ...
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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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What do I have to consider when modifying 'wss_minimaltrust.config'?

I have an issue which makes me go mad for quite a while. It probably has to do with permissions and CAS. In the referenced question I explained that I tried out a number of approaches, running against ...
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Hiding Search Results Office 365

I am trying to hide search results for certain posts in a discussion board app from appearing in the search. Is this possible? I have added the field "Private" a yes/no field to the discussions. ...
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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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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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How to create WebPart configuration page

I want to make my WebPart configurable by the configuration page, instead of standard toolpart. What I want to achieve, is that after opening the standard configuration of the webpart (Edit Page=>Edit ...
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Is it necessary to host apps on a different domain?

I am starting with app development on SharePoint 2013 onprem. I want to develop Hight trust provider-hosted apps for my office catalog. After going through some msdn articles (on-premises development ...
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Do we need separate Unattended service account for each SharePoint Server 2013 BI service applications?

SharePoint 2013 - I'm planning to use 'unattended service account' method of Secure Store Service - for Excel, Performance Point and Visio services. I'm about to create Active directory accounts for ...
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Activate SharePoint 2013 App catalog

I tried to install an app on SP 2013 when I got this message: It is my developer server for a school project so I have all the privileges needed. When I Googled the problem I found this page ...
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Failed to connect to the configuration database (Keyset does not exist)

I am trying to configure one of my WFE servers to connect to an existing database using SharePoint Foundation 2010. Every time I try to configure using the SharePoint Products Configuration Wizard I ...
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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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Automated deployment and environment-specific configuration

We are using TeamCity and Octopus Deploy to perform CI/CD with the custom WSP's that we use for SharePoint, and I'm currently trying to solve the problem of how to handle environment-specific ...
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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 ...
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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: ...
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Amending Alternative Access Mapping

An internal SharePoint Administrator of my customer has configured Alternate Access Mapping for an intranet portal. However, when creating a new web application, he entered the URL including SSL in ...
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Aliasing the SQL Server name

I'm creating a new SP 2010 farm that will replace our existing 2007 farm (using the db attach method), and decided I should probably use SQL aliasing with this install. So 2 questions relating to ...
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Remote SharePoint 2010 Test Server running on VM

Currently I'm looking for a way to improve our test environment. I found it very useful to have a remote SP test server. So I created VirtualBox VM images for a domain controller and for a SharePoint ...
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SharePoint 2013 Installation Error [duplicate]

I have a problem in installing SharePoint foundation 2013 on my Window Server 2012 R2. When i run SharePoint Product Preparation tool , i am getting error like "the tool was unable to install ...
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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 2010 Configuring Database Connections without using alias

After migrating all SharePoint databases to a new SQL Server, how can I configure SharePoint to to reference the new SQL Server without using an Alias? The reason we need to avoid using an Alias is ...
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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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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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Why SharePoint is not considering 'dbo.AuditData' table while calculating the site-collection size?

We have a heavy used site collection with a 30GB quota limit on the content DB - WSS_WebApp_Content1, I have verified the 'dbo.AuditData' table and found that it has 1.4c records and is 35 GB in size. ...
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Scaling out Search Crawl service

I have a large content database on a Sharepoint 2010 site collection (130GB). The search crawl component which has a job to index items in the site collection is taking too long and in the process ...
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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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SharePoint repair after unknown failure

Few days ago something happened in my machine (for development - Win7 ver 6.1 (7601 SP1) ) and I saw blue screen two times. STOP 0x0000007A Physical dump fails with status 0xC000009c I scan my HDD ...
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Why can't I create a new issue tracking list alert with a daily or weekly digest?

A site owner in my site collection created a new Issue Tracking list from the default list template, then added a handful of custom columns from the default list of available column types. When they ...
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Best way to turn off SharePoint for clean Point In time backup including the MOSS configuration?

MOSS 2007. Two Web Front Ends Load balanced with MS. One MOSS Server. One SSRS Server which is really a Web Front end. Two SQL Servers Clustered with MS. Content DBs are over a Terabyte so a native ...
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Can I configure LiveID in PROD environment skipping INT one?

I have a problem with the registration test LiveId account via https://login.live-int.com/ I need to get PUID user required in the LiveID integration process with SharePoint 2010. The problem is ...
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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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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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Moving the Sharepoint 2010 configuration Database to a new DB server..?

We were using the database server "OldDBServer" and have copied all the databases on the new database server "NewDBServer". Now, all the reference (like CA admin content DB, content DBs & Service ...
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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 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.