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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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.
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Are there any way to change the Membership Provider & Role Manager through code or Powershell

I know that you can specify the Membership provider and Role manager for a web application on creation, but I need to update it after creation. any clue.
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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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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 > ...
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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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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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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 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: ...