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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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. ...
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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 = ...
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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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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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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 ...
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sharepoint 2013 64bit Event 3759 Database not empty

I've recently just created a brand new sharepoint 2013 app server and I've been running into the following error in my event log pretty consistently at one hour intervals. My event log keeps telling ...
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Add local users to a site collection

What do I have to do, to add local users to a site collection? The web application is running with classic mode authentication. Active Diretory users do not have any problem to logon. But local users ...
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SP 2010 Service Pack 2 - The trial period for this product has expired

Brand new 2010 SP 2 install. Entered Enterprise key, successfully went through config wizard. I configured a couple of different web apps with team sites and both of them give me The trial period ...
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Activate SharePoint 2013 App catalog

I tried to install an app on SP 2013 when I got this message: It is my developer server for a school project so I have all the privileges needed. When I Googled the problem I found this page ...
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Failed to connect to the configuration database (Keyset does not exist)

I am trying to configure one of my WFE servers to connect to an existing database using SharePoint Foundation 2010. Every time I try to configure using the SharePoint Products Configuration Wizard I ...
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Automated deployment and environment-specific configuration

We are using TeamCity and Octopus Deploy to perform CI/CD with the custom WSP's that we use for SharePoint, and I'm currently trying to solve the problem of how to handle environment-specific ...
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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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Error running SharePoint 2010 Product Configuration Wizard after SP2 and July 2013 CU Update

I am having a problem upgrading my local SharePoint 2010 Development environment. I recently installed Service Pack 2 for SharePoint 2010 (KB2687453) and the SharePoint 2010 Cumulative Update Package ...
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Error occured in deployment step 'install app for SharePoint': The System Account cannot perform this action. Deploying App - On-Premises Farm

Yes this question is the same as : This question How ever none of the proposed solutions work for me. I've tried swapping the account in Central Admin (did not work) I've created a new AD account, ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Recommendations on browsing sites on a virtual SharePoint 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 have a configurable parameter in a SharePoint 2013 (on-premises) Farm solution?

I am developing a SharePoint 2013 custom WebPart using Visual Studio 2012 where on Page_Load event, I am calling a method RunProc() which executes a SQL Stored Procedure in some other server. When I ...
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Where to save farm-wide settings and configuration data?

I guess we've all been there. We want to store some settings for our WebPart / List / Custom App / Timer Job. Where do we save it? Multiple options exist: The various existing property bags ...
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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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Managing & Maintaining sites for our departments

I want to build sites (sub sites or site collections) for each of our departments, named:- HR. Finance Operations The entire sites will share the following :- Each site will have four lists:- ...
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my web application is corrupted how to create a new content database using same web application?

My web application is corrupted, how do I create a new content database using the same web application? What can I do ? I need to use same web application but with a new content database, I don't ...
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Windows could not start the “sharePoint Search Host Controller”

SharePoint search host controller service did not start. When I tried to manually start it i got the following error:- Here are the related logs:- 2/22/2014 12:40:23.02 hostcontrollerservice.exe ...
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Unable to create new Web Application - Corrupted Site in IIS and SecureToken Service errors

I'm not able to create new Web Application, after do that the page in CA when I was creating Web App shows error that "Internet Explorer cannot displayed the websitebe" In IIS Site has a few less ...
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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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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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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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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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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. ...