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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 = ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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) { ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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. ...
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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 ...
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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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, ...
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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 ...
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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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Sharepoint Mysite Documents

Relative Sharepoint newby here so be gentle! :-) We have had a request to try to hide the documents section on user's my site pages. I have been trawling through pages and pages of sharepoint stuff ...
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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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Are there any way to change the authentication type to claims based in code without using Powershell?

I'm creating an application that changes the authentication type to Claims based, but I'm trying not to use powershell. any advice?
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Tutorial to move WSS 3.0 DBs from Windows Internal to SQL 2005 Instance

I have found or have been told about a few ways to move WSS 3.0 databases from the Windows Internal Database to SQL Server 2005. As I read them, however, I find I have more questions. Two I found ...
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Two SharePoint Installations on one Server

Is it possible to have two Sharepoint installations on one server? By two installations I mean one is Sharepoint 2010 for Internet Sites and other is Sharepoint Foundation 2010 Any way to do it ...
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View PDFs in web browser

When I go to view a PDF on the web, say a 1040 form at the IRS, when I open it it opens in my browser. When I open a PDF file from my sharepoint 2010 instance, however, it prompts me to download the ...
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SP2010 - TMG publishing rule error: _vti_inf.html*

I'm getting an error related to URL http://server:80/_vti_inf.html* when i test the firewall rule for SharePoint 2010 connection on TMG server . All other path connections to SP site are fine. ...
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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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Read configuration section in WebApplication scoped code with CAS

I'm testing some code here, trying to get it to work with CAS. I have a configuration file at a file location with some WCF definitions. I load this code with: var config = ...
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Changing from Network Service to a Domain Farm Acct

I am attempting to avoid re-installing a farm that was built very quickly using the network service acct for the set up of a single stand alone 2010 environment. The issue I am running into is the ...
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how can we check the current SharePoint Installation type?

how can we check the installation type of a SharePoint server if it's Farm or Standalone /Foundation or MOSS
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NTLM vs Kerberos

I just want to know the difference between NTLM and Kerberos. When to use NTLM and Kerberos and when not to use it? Why do you need to use Kerberos for authenticated feeds? Our admin is asking me why? ...
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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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How to have settings per web part instance

We have developed a Sharepoint 2010 Visual Web Part. This web part adds some extra functionality to Sharepoint but depends on a custom database we've created to index some stuff in a scheduled job. ...