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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what does the following Farm build version relate to (15 0 4641 1000)

I have SharePoint server 2013 installed inside windows server 2008 r2. and i have updated the SharePoint server 2013 using windows update to use the latest CU. so the final CU which i have installed ...
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Can we install sharepoint server 2013 in window 8? [duplicate]

I am bit confused about SharePoint installation. Is there a way to install SharePoint on Windows 8. Because I searched google and some experts are saying we can install and someone are against this. ...
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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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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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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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Pointing to a new database server

Our QA team cloned the VM we are using to test our sharepoint mods. Their cloned version now needs to point to the database on the new box (rather than the developer test sharepoint db). I ...
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How to display the custom user profile property in the Details section on the editprofile.aspx page

Environment: SharePoint 2010 Part-A: Is it possible change the user profile property order across the sections? Let's say 1. We have a custom property group called "custom group" 2. It has the ...
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Duration is not getting updated in the PKS Web-Application

We have a PKS enabled web-application in our environment, everything looks fine however the Duration (Single line in text) field is in PKS Podcasts List is not getting updated correctly while ...
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why Search Schema inside a site collection will be showing properties from other site collections

I am working on a sharepoint server 2013. and i have one web application and 6 site collections. now i went to a site collection , which is of type "Enterprise Wiki" , then i navigate to "Site Setting"...
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Exclude wiki pages from search based on field value

I am working on SharePoint Server 2013 enterprise edition. I have an Enterprise wiki site collection. In the library there is a managed metadata column named Status with these options: Draft ...
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Does the custom 404 error page cover all error pages?

I'm new to SharePoint administration and have updated my custom error pages per this guide. It works just fine for the 404 page, but should this also cover all other SharePoint error pages (like say, ...
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How to change default view for SharePoint Document Folder

I would like to change the default view for a SharePoint list. Currently, it organizes the list by the name alphabetically. I want it to organize it by time modified (newest to oldest). I already ...
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Configuration SetUp for 2 Tier farm

we are currently planning to set up a 2 tier SharePoint 2013 Enterprise farm. Two tiers with a MySQL Cluster (we are not touching this, we get it as a service) with 2 Servers in Layer 1 (Server1 ...
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will the workflow that get started by a Retension Policy , run for each item inside the list

I am working on SharePoint 2013 site collection. and i want to be sending emails & update list items if the item has a status of "New" & its review date = Today. To achive this i did the ...
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Is there a way to allow external users to send emails to my list

I am working on SharePoint server 2013, and i have added an Announcement list. then i configure the announcement list to receive in-coming emails,so currently our domain users can send an email to the ...
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The search application 'Search Service Application' on server did not finish loading. View the event logs on the affected server for more information

we have applied some windows 2008 r2 security updates + SP 2013 security updates, to our SharePoint server 2013. but some updates failed . Now i checked the SP logs and i found these errors:- 10/22/...
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Configuring Connection from Sharepoint List Filter Web Part to List View Web Part

For some reason I can't get a selectable connection to pass the filter values to the list view web part. I select the web part to pass the filter values to, but then the Connection Box comes up empty ...
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Blocking Farm account from retrieving audit for specific site collection [For QA tests]

I would like to know if there is a "trick" to block the capacity of FARM account user to retrieve audit from specific site collection while that FARM account user is able to retrieve audit from other ...
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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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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 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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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. Update:...
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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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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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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 = ConfigurationManager....
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Anonymous web view configuration problem

I got this problem when trying to set the anonymous access for my local environment. i got this sp2010 running on my windows 7-64. and when i try to set the authentication providers. the button is ...
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Quick Reference Guide for Site Settings?

Is there a "quick reference" guide or "cheat sheet" type document for each of the available options within the "Site Settings" page in Sharepoint 2007 ? The settings page that I'm talking about is ...
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How to set up a SharePoint 2010 developer machine?

As the release date for the public beta of SharePoint 2010 is coming closer and closer, I'm wondering how to set up a developer machine for it. I've heard that for developing on SharePoint a 64 bit ...
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SharePoint 2016 Issues

I am in the process of setting up a fresh SharePoint Server for the very first time. I have completed the installation, but am encountering a few issues that don't seem to want to be solved. ...
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Can a user add users a group without having “Manage Permissions” permission on a site?

In SharePoint Online, you can add a user as owner to a group even if they have no access to a site. However, I can't seem to find a way to allow them to really "own" the group (view and add members, ...
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Provider hosted add-in configuration before first run

I am new in sharepoint development, my first work is a provider hosted add in. When the app is installed – or before the first run – needs some configuration. How can I make a configuration page for ...
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“Invalid data has been used to update the list item. The field you are trying to update may be read only.”

I have created a custom content type based on the built-in "Event" content type. which have two columns "Start Time" and "End Time" of type Date and Time. now i can add a new item using the quick edit ...
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Changing the Local settings & Time format inside the regional settings for my site collections

I have a web application which contain 3 site collections, now users were complaining that the date format inside the list items are being displayed on different formats, some items have dd/mm/yyyy ...
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Column 'TaskDueDate' does not exist. It may have been deleted by another user

I have the following Power-Shell script to copy an item from one list named "Action" to another list named "Risk Issue":- $web = get-spweb "http://***/businessfunctions/UserSupportDelivery/" $list = $...
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how i can configure my sharepoint web application to only be accessable from https

I'm working on a SharePoint 2013 web application. Currently the web application can be accessed using http only and if I try to access it using https I will get "Page not found" error". Our customer ...
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Navigation using Managed Metadata (Term Store) OR Add metadata navigation on custom page layouts

I am working on a SharePoint 2013, where i created a new Enterprise wiki site collection. the requirement we get from our customer is as follow:- we need to add 6 metadata columns for the wiki page, ...
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Can not show “Save site as template” link again, even after i disable the “SharePoint Server Publishing”

I have a team site collection inside SP2013. now inside the team site collection i created a new sub site of type team site also . now for the new subsite i can save the subsite as template by ...
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“Require that this column contains information” Versus setting a column as Required inside the content type

I spend the whole day trying to understand what are the differences between setting a column as "Require that this column contains information" = Yes inside the column definition, and setting it as ...
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System Configuration for SharePoint server

I need to identify the system configuration for SharePoint server, for the first phase We use it for DMS and considering to take more leverage on later stage. Currently DMS will be accessible ...