A usually large collection of data organized especially for rapid search and retrieval (as by a computer).

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Access database claims “Failed to retrieve list data” with all columns indexed

I have an Access 2010 database which is feeding into my SP site. On it, there is are two search functions. One will bring up the view in DataSheet mode, the other will bring up in a regular report ...
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Migrate Workflow Manager 2013

Anyone can provide an official article / good resource on how to migrate SharePoint 2013 workflows from one farm to another?
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How do I create a column that auto generates a number in sequence?

There are multiple users key-ing information regarding candidates on our Recruitment Database. However, I want a "Candidate number" field automatically generated every time a new line item is created. ...
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Connect to excel external data source using BCS

I want to know the steps of connecting to excel external data source. I have done using Connect With SQL External Data Source Now i want to know how can i connect to excel external data source
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SharePoint 2013 content database size for single site collection

We have a web application with single site collection and one document library, mainly used for uploading supporting business documents (.pdf, .doc and .xml). Current content DB size is 160 GB with ...
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Ms Access Web DB (Access Services) GotoControl functionality broken

I am developing a web database in Access 2010 and uploading it to our Sharepoint 2010 server. I found a bug in a simple macro command that only exists in SharePoint. The command is "Gotocontrol" in ...
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Simplest way to connect a Visual Studio SharePoint App to my external Database

Hi all new to developing for SharePoint. As the title indicates I want to connect my Visual Studio SharePoint App that I have created to my external database. I have created the app and it works in ...
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List Employee Certifications

My company has about 30 employees and I'm trying to create an easily-accessible method for everyone to view each other's certifications (type, cert #, exp. date, etc.) but I'm not really sure what the ...
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How to get config database server programatically?

I would like to use C# to get the server name and instance (e.g. myserver/instance1) where configuration database of the local farm resides. I don't want to use PowerShell. Is there a way to do this ...
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Sharepoint 2010 and 2013 on same SQL Server

We have a Sharepoint 2013 installed with SQL database Cluster and our old Sharepoint 2010 databases should also be moved to the new SQL database Cluster but not migrated to Sharepoint 2013. I have ...
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Restoring the config database

So, restoring the config database is not recommended, but what happens if you do it anyway? In theory, things could be out of sync, but in actuality, what exactly could get out of sync? So, for ...
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How can I link infopath form's data to access database?

I have already created a form in info-path 2010 ( blank form template) and shared it on share point successfully now all I want is whenever a person fills out a form theses data automatically stored ...
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The search request was unable to connect to the Search Service (using windows SharePoint services search on 2007 SP)

The search service was proving to be problematic and ran the sharepoint products and technologies configuration wizard. This ran through until step 9 and wouldn't finish after hours so dropped it ...
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How to bring down/reduce the SharePoint DB Server memory usage?

For our SharePoint 2013 application, we are using 2 Web Servers 2 APP 2 DB One of the DB server memory usage is about 78%. (Windows Server 2012 with 16 GB RAM, where sqlserver.exe takes upto 9 ...
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Database is in compatibility range and upgrade is recommended

In my farm I installed the SharePoint 2013 directly, and I didn't had any older SP system in the farm. I am not sure why i get the following error message : The following databases have versions ...
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SharePoint_Config_Log fast increase in size

the SharePoint_Config_Log size is taking a lot of space really fast i need to make stop at least make go slower. am i missing anything?
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Subscription settings: database is too old, but version is latest

The SP1 was installed and a couple other cumulatives and on monday I installed the August Cumulative Update, now the subscription setting database wont launch. I even re-created the service ...
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Restore content database 2013

I am trying to restore a SharePoint site with a backed up content database. I restored the backup of the content database to Sql server, then when i created the web application i entered the restored ...
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confused about database attach upgrade from 2010 to 2013

I am in the process of a test upgrade from 2010 to 2013. I have set up a new test farm and I want to start attaching databases to the test farm but I have a few questions I can't figure out. What ...
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Is it possible to deploy a Sharepoint Foundation content database to Azure SQL Services?

We are starting a new project and to be costly effective we need to use Sharepoint Foundation 2013. We are planning to deploy both Sharepoint and Database to cloud. For Sharepoint we will use a ...
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Does sharepoint online support external Data sources

We are looking to migrate to sharepoint online from our current on premise installation and currently have one question that is still unanswered. We use custom WebParts (which we will need if we ...
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Is reading from SP Databases supported through Open Specifications?

Microsoft has documented certain things as part of their Open Specification. This includes SharePoint, like MS-UPSSDSP (PDF) which is documented as Specifies the User Profile Social Data Stored ...
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SharePoint Foundation 2010 with SQL Server 2008 R2 SP2 - compatibility?

I have to upgrade SharePoint Foundation 2010 databases SQL Server 2008 R2 to SP2. If SharePoint Foundation 2010 is full compatibility with SQL Server 2008 R2 SP2?
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Two content databases for the one SharePoint application. Can I kill one?

I have an old SharePoint 2007 Sub-Site migrated across to my SharePoint 2010 environment via the DB Attach method. I've noticed that whoever did the DB attach has brought over 2 copies of the Database ...
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BCS Question (scenarios when data source is unreachable)

I have a few real-world (hopefully simple) BCS questions for on-premise database and SharePoint Online (O365) connected by OData web service: In the scenario where the data source is ...
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Sharepoint 2013 database maintenance

I have debugged my solution over and over again. I have installed new site collection and I have remove those. Today, central administration had message: "Missing server side dependencies." I made ...
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BCS Question (changing data source of a web service)

We are going to be building a Web Service (on-premise) to connect our data to SharePoint online (o365) using BCS and OData. If we migrate our database from one location (in Oracle) to another (e.g. ...
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Playing with SP Database, will it break SP directly?

I am ready about SharePoint databases and what could happen if someone messes with them, all I've seen is that they can affect the upgrade of SharePoint because messing with them could change the ...
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Infopath Form does not work in Sharepoint

I have a form that has 3 Data Connections. Main Data Source (Active Directory) Secundary Data Source (SOAP Web Service) Secundary Data Soruce (SQL Database) I fetch data from AD, from a Web Service ...
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Can multiple MS-Access 2007 front ends be linked to an SQL Server 2008 backend on Sharepoint?

I have several computers at different locations, each with their own copy of an MS-Access 2007 front end. Each copy links to an SQL-Server 2008 back end on a server. I would like to migrate the back ...
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SharePoint 2010 Form Integration with iPad App

This might be an odd question and honestly I don't know if it is possible or not. I have a client that is wanting an iPad App form which we developed to be synced/integrated with a SharePoint 2010 ...
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How to check whether Content Database is read-only or not?

How to check whether Content Database is read-only or not using client context ? we can easily get using server object model but how to do this with Client Object Model
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How to clear WSS_UsageApplication content?

We've been using Sharepoint 2013. My question / problem is : The database is about 35 Gb and a shrink db on an SQL level didnt help. How to clear WSS_UsageApplication content?
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What is best way manage SharePoint webpart access to database?

I have my custom webpart, which have access to database. I need to configure data source, catalog, username and password, which allows webpart a access database. I don't want that users can see, what ...
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Is it Possible for data to flow thusly?: Infopath form to Access database to Sharepoint list

We have a department that could solve their issue with a post-it. Instead, they would like a form where people could enter data, and the data would pass to an Access DB, which would be tied a SP 2010 ...
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InfoPath forms and some services do not work after database restoration!

Last they some of my SharePoint server databases stuck in restoring state. After I solved those databases issue. Now some of my SharePoint features do not work. For example Infopath forms can not be ...
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Sharepoint 2010 databases are in restoring state

I have a single server in my SharePoint 2010 server farm. Today some of users complained about that some of Infopath forms can not be opened. When I checked the SOL Server Management Studio I saw that ...
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Does 'Web Access Database Sharepoint site' created in Sharepoint 2013 sync/work with Microsoft Access 2010

Will I face any compatibility issues when I use MA 2010?
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Sharepoint 2010 Configuring Database Connections without using alias

After migrating all SharePoint databases to a new SQL Server, how can I configure SharePoint to to reference the new SQL Server without using an Alias? The reason we need to avoid using an Alias is ...
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Migrated 2010 Databases, but some DBs can no longer be pointed to due to alias

Here's our scenario. We successfully migrated our SharePoint 2010 Foundation databases to another server using this method and this article. The key point is that we set up an alias from our existing ...
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another object in this farm already contains the same id

I want to create a debugging web application and another one for UAT. The two applications should use identical content databases. I made a backup from our live content database and did a restore ...
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SharePoint DB Server - CPU usage 1 to 5%. RAM is almost 100% at all the time [closed]

On the SQL server box. I bumped the RAM to 24 GB and allocated 20GB for SQL Server. Now the performance looks like attached print shot. I see there is barely 1 GB RAM available and only 31 Free. Is ...
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How to query Oracle db to display table/view?

Using SharePoint 2010, how can you connect to Oracle db to query a view and display the table in SharePoint?
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SettingsServiceDB “Database is too old and upgrade is required”

I have ran this command after an update PSConfig.exe -cmd upgrade -inplace b2b -force -cmd applicationcontent -install -cmd installfeatures all databases are updated except BdcServiceDatabase, ...
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What exactly does it mean that storing “large blobs in the database reduces performance”?

To someone who knows database internals this may be an easy question, but can someone explain in a clear way why storing large blobs (say 400 MB movies) in the database is supposed to decrease ...
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WSS_Web Analytics Service Application database not found error

I have received the following error for a while: A critical incident has occurred where a database was not found on server . Event ID: 3760 Event Description: SQL Database 'WSS_Web Analytics ...
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Which database my current SharePoint server is using

I was told by the DB adminsitrator that the current SharePoint server on staging is connected to database named SV002\SPS, but when i create a new application the database server name will ...
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Unable to upgrade WSS_Search_ServerName database

I have got the following error in SharePoint 2010 Central Admin: The following databases require upgrade because their versions are older than the backwards compatible range: ...
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Built-in database limits for Foundation 2013

When I install Sharepoint Foundation 2013 as a stand alone installation, it uses a 'built-in' database. What is the maximum database size here?
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Sharepoint 2010 Data Sources with Windows Authentication

This is two part questions: Does SharePoint 2010 support Trusted_Connection(Integrated Security=Yes;) when connecting to SQL Servers 2008/2012 for retrieving custom list? If it does how can I set it ...