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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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 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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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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How to Configure FAST Search in Sharepoint 2010

Friends, Can anyone please refer me to some links or step-by-step guide on HOW TO CONFIGURE FAST SEARCH for Sharepoint 2010. After configuring it what settings need to be made in Central Admin to ...
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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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No log on as batch - but sites still work

So I came across an interesting error today. I've got a SharePoint 2010 server setup and running a few web applications. Each of these web applications are configured with their own app pools and ...
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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. ...
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“Failed to create sample data” while running configuration wizard

Fresh install of SharePoint 2010 Enterprise on a fresh Server 2008 R2 VM - default single-server isntallation. Installation succeeded so I ran the SharePoint Products Configuration Wizard. I had to ...
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Is it possible to unextend a web application from a specific WFE?

I have a scenario that I can't seem to find a good solution to. I have two servers in my SharePoint farm, one of them is the legitimate web front end that external users connect to, the other is not ...
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Multiple authentication modes within one WebApplication

I've one web application on SharePoint 2010. I've root site collection MainSite. Also I have another site collectionSubSite hosted on http://MainSite/SubSite. Question: Is it possible to have ...
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Remove SQL Dependencies from SP Standalone Cloned VM

I have made a copy of a standalone SP 2010 VM -> VM_2. I've renamed it, defined another IP. Now VM_1 and VM_2 run simultaneously. I've added following line to hosts file: MY_NEW_IP VM_1 VM_2 to ...
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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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Sharepoint 2010: Custom Timer Job Configurable Properties

I would like to know if it is possible to have configurable properties for a timer job that can be managed via Central Administration, prior to the job actually running. Let me paint a usage ...