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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“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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attach content db = 404

On our test/dev environment, I had a web application which I deleted and re-created. Using the Central Admin I re-attached the content database to the re-created web application. Problem is, visiting ...
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Is it possible to change display of shared with?

I would like to change settings of SharePoint. When I click shared with button on top, it's displaying Name of users instead of Group that are created in SharePoint Site. Thanks for help,
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Is there an equivalent construct for SPPersistedObject that can be used in SharePoint Online (e. g. provider-hosted add-in)?

I'm developing a SharePoint app. There is a requirement to move away from using lists to store configuration data. When comparing SharePoint Online to SharePoint 2013, there doesn't seem to be an ...
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Traffic Light Status in SP 2013 List

Is it possible to create a traffic light status in SP 2013 list without any custom coding?
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SharePoint authentication after demoting a domain controller

I have an issue in regards to a domain controller being demoted. SharePoint is not installed on this DC. When the dc is demoted in sites and services for AD SP has kittens and can't auth at all. ...
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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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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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Copy and refine the default Search Result inside my Search Service 2013. what is the correct appraoch to follow

I am working on a sharepoint 2013 server.now i want to exclude all the pages that are linked to a certain term from the search result. to do so i did the following steps:- i went to "Central ...
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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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User alerts with external email domains not working

I have setup SharePoint outgoing email address in a specific domain i.e. officemail.com. Any alert setup using the same domain email address works fine. Any user with a different email domain does ...
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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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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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SharePoint Search: Exclude lists and listitems from search results

I'm very new to MOSS 2007 search and just started playing around with the configuration. At the moment the index contains nearly everything a site has to offer. After testing the search on my ...
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Migrating content databases

I've just moved one of our SharePoint 2013 environments over to a new SQL server and I tested one of the content databases was able to connect and this was fine but I cannot figure out how to update ...
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how can i know the wiki pages that are referencing a document inside my enterprise wiki site collection

I am working on an enterprise wiki site collection and I have two libraries; “Page” which contain the html wiki pages & “Documents” which contain uploaded documents. Now on some wiki pages users ...
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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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Failed to create the configuration database in SharePoint 2016

While installing SharePoint 2016, I face below error in Configuration Wizard Failed to create the configuration database. An exception of type Microsoft.SharePoint.Upgrade.SPUpgradeException ...
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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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best appraoch to modify a site collection url inside sharepoint 2013

I have a site collection (of type enterprise KB) under the following URL http//servername/customer/questions where the customer is a wildcard managed path. now I want to change the site collection URL ...
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“Property Set method not found” error when trying to set DenyAddAndCustomizePages

I'm trying to set DenyAddAndCustomizePages property to 0. I execute the following in SharePoint Online Management Shell: Set-SPOsite https://mycompany.sharepoint.com/ -DenyAddAndCustomizePages 0 ...
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How can I add the Edit/View/Share icon to a list item? SharePoint 2013

How do I add this ellipsis icon so the item can be edited more easily?
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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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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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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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“The server was unable to save the form at this time. Please try again.” … when submitting the Create form

I am facing this strange problem inside my sharepoint 2013 enterprise server, where users are able to view the Create new item link and Create form, but when they try submitting the create form , they ...
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Users with Restricted Read Permission can not view lists

I have a Team Site inside my SharePoint 2013 enterprise server. and inside the site i created 4 lists, and i define the following :- Inside the first three lists (ListA , ListB, ListC) i define that ...
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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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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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Product Configuration wizard error

Manage server in this farm not showing my SharePoint 2010 server. All SharePoint site are working fine. As the SharePoint server not showing, i cant see services under Manage service on server. ...
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Are there any risks of running (Get-SPContentDatabase <content database name>.Repair($false) on live database

I am working on SharePoint server 2013 enterprise , and i run the Health Analyzer, but i got this error "Content databases contain orphans items" :- Here is the full description of the problem when ...
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An unexpected error has occurred. when creating a new site collection

I am working on SharePoint server 2013, and i created a new web application, then i try to create a new site collection at the root of the web application, and i chose the Team Site template.. now ...
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Global workflows will not work well on a restored site collection

I have a site collection of type team site inside my SharePoint server 2013, where inside this site collection I did the following:- I publish a workflow globally, using SharePoint designer 2013. I ...
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my sharepoint farm stop working after applying a hot fix (KB 3114508)

I have a SharePoint server 2013, with build number 15.0.4763.1000, now our system admins install windows security updates each month on our servers, and seems one of the updates named MS16-004 caused ...
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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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Automatically update a list column based on specific criteria (change the item Status if the Item Review Date is met)

I am working on an issue tracking list inside SharePoint server 2013. And I have two columns as part of the list:- Review Status. with these choices; New, in-progress, Need Review. Review Date, of ...
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How will the CreatedBy & ModifiedBy fields get populated incase we allow external users to send emails to a sharepoint 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 from external users (users not defined inside our ...
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Configuring the value of [Today] in sharepoint

I am trying to change the time zone settings that [Today] should follow. It is currently taking UTC-8 and I want to change that to UTC timezone. I tried changing the regional settings timezone at ...
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trouble with domain zone for addins in SharePoint2013 server

I'm following this guide https://www.nothingbutsharepoint.com/2013/02/13/configure-an-environment-for-apps-for-sharepoint-2013-aspx/ to configure my SP Server to run Addins. I'm stuck in the step to ...
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what is the exact behavoiur for the “Save e-mail attachments” under the “Incoming E-Mail Settings” inside my announcent list

I am working on SharePoint Server 2013, and i have the following :- I configured my environment to allow sending emails to our SharePoint lists. I added a new Announcement list , and i set 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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my document library is not receving emails , the in-comming email setting is not working

I am working on SharePoint 2013 , and i want to be able to send emails to a document library. so i did the following on our SharePoint server:- I install the SMTP service on the SharePoint server. I ...
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why the “In-comming email settings” is missing under the “Library settings >>Communication”

I am working on SharePoint 2013 , and i want to configure in-coming email to my custom list. so i went to "library setting >> communication section" but i can not find any link to configure the In-...
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Configuring an In-comming email setting is showing “The SMTP service is not installed”

I want to have the ability to send emails to a list inside SharePoint 2013. so I tried accessing my custom list setting, but under the communication section I did not find any link to configure the in-...
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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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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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My SharePoint server 2013, is not running any of the “Timer Jobs”

I have SharePoint 2013 server with SP1. And I have noted that all the Timer jobs are not running, for example inside the Gradual Site Delete, it show last run as “N/A”, even I have try to run it ...
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One SQL PowerPivot instance for SharePoint for two separate SharePoint Farms?

Can I use one SQL PowerPivot instance for SharePoint for two separate SharePoint Farms? I use SharePoint 2013 SP1 and SQL 2012.
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Configuring Windows Server 2008 R2 for SharePoint Server 2013 installation

I've a server running Windows Server 2008 R2 and I want to install SharePoint Server 2013 as evaluation. I don't have any experience with Windows Server roles, features and services. I want to know ...
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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 ...