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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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 2010 Configuration Wizard error step 2 of 10 on Windows 7

Following are the error details from the log file The ServerBindings or SecureBindings property was not found for IIS schema IIsWebServer An exception of type System.InvalidOperationException was ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Electronically Signing Emails From Built-in Workflows

Is there any way to electronically sign an email that originates from one of the built in SharePoint workflows? We have an internal policy that restricts users from following links in emails that are ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Do i have to run Register-SPWorkflowService for each site collection?

As part of my SHarePoint Server 2013 setup I sometimes need to integrate the new workflow infrastructure into the farm. I've followed the documentation starting from the SharePoint side of things: ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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SP2010 psconfig fails trying to configure farm after installing language packs

I'm using the AutoSPInstaller script. This is what I run: Start-Process -FilePath $PSConfig -ArgumentList "-cmd upgrade -inplace v2v -passphrase FarmPassPhrase -force -wait" -NoNewWindow -Wait But ...
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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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How to Configure a SharePoint Site in IIS

I have created new site in SharePoint using WSS, but when i try to browse the site from IIS i get no page found... but i have one site that is in central administrator that is running fine... i have ...
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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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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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Local farm is not accessible, cmdlets with featuredependencyid are not registered

So after moving all my databases to the new SQL server I run this on my SharePoint central admin box, http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc512725(v=office.15).aspx#Man Everything goes through ...