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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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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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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Can't install Sharepoint Foundation 2010 on Windows 7

I'd really like to prepare development environment for Sharepoint 2010. This is what I did: I installed Windows 7 x64 I installed VMWare Workstation Created a VM domain controller based on Windows ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Configuring Personal Site Quota Per User

Initially, I would like all users to have the default Personal Site quota, which is 100 MB. Per user request, I would like to increase this quota to 500 MB for that individual user only. Is this ...
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Cloning a SharePoint Server 2010 (Virtual Machine) production box?

Here is the long and short: Goal: To clone a SharepointProd VM retaining all the webapps and sites in order to debug a custom solution. We have two virtual machines: spTest and spProd. spTest is ...
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Problem with setting Farm Account

I am currently trying to setup a farm for my fresh sharepoint installation (before i run the configuration wizard) and set a local account for the farm admin. I ran this cmd using sharepoint ...
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Outgoing Email Not Configured

I performed an upgrade from WSS SP2 to SPF 2010 SP1 on Windows Server 2012 RTM I have decided to install SMTP Service on the this server. I configured outgoing email. How do do I resolve this ...
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Skip part of page during crawl

Is there any way to mark parts of a page not to be indexed by Microsoft Search Server Express 2010? For example all pages have footer, and I wan't be able to do something like <div ...
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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 ...
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Design considerations for uploading documents into MOSS 2007

I am working on a design document for one of my projects in MOSS 2007. There is a requirement to create a custom interface to upload document along with metadata to a document library. I am not sure ...
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Configuring Mobile Account Using Google SMS

The procedure to configure a mobile account for SP uses SMSOffice.com. Is it possible to configure mobile account to use Google SMS service? If you have done this please provide some insight. If ...
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Script Error message when uploading images

We are facing script error while trying to upload images to one of the News archive web part in the share point site The error says " An error has occurred in the script on this page"
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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, ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...