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Migrating content from one content database to another

We have a content database on our live moss server. It contains one site collection with several sub-sites. I'm using the stsadm export command to produce a cmp file, then moving this to our test ...
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Increase number of content database for one site collection

I am using SharePoint 2013. Is there any way to create more than one content database for one site collection? Is there a way to increase the size limit of a content database using RBS or any ...
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Content Database(Size) when using RBS

When using RBS what is the total size limit that can be uploaded to SharePoint? Is there any size limitation concerning the data? When I right click on my content database that enable RBS it shows ...
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How SharePoint works with Infopath and an Access database?

I have a database already created in Access. It has a form which uses queries with macros to export an excel with the information chosen from the form. SharePoint would be the perfect tool to share ...
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creating a new “Access Web Database” or publishing an existing Access Database to SharePoint 2010

What are the limitations of either creating a new "Access Web Database" or publishing an existing Access Database to SharePoint 2010? I'm trying to decide if i should publish an existing Db or ...
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Install the ADOMD.NET setup on SharePoint Database server

One question related to the PerformancePoint feature: If I install the ADOMD.NET 10 setup file on the SQL Server 2012 connected with our SharePoint 2013 farm... it will cause any error in the web ...
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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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A Web Application, multiple Site Collections and multiples databases

It's possible have a Web Application with many Site Collections and multiple databases? One database per Site Collection? All this in a existing SharePoint 2013 Thank you guys.
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Architecting and SharePoint 2007 Upgrade to 2010

I'm planning a migration/upgrade to SharePoint 2010 from 2007 for our intranet. I'm researching best practices for information architecture to best optimize performance and organization. The farm is ...
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How to retrieve Sharepoint List in Sharepoint App? “List does not exist at site with URL”

I have my app and my list in my site contents like so: From my app, I'd like to read, write, and manipulate the data from TestList. The contents of TestList are like so: I've been trying to ...
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Rename database pointer in SharePoint 2010

I've run into a problem regarding the naming of the database server on our SharePoint 2010 installation. I've used the FQDN, where it's best pratice to use the NETBIOS name of the SQL server ...
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How to Enumerate ALL SharePoint MOSS databases

I want to enumerate all databases used by my SharePoint 2007 system. The stsadm -o enumcontentdbs only handles content db's but I also want the names of the SSP, Search and any other databases used by ...
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My site and properties from external sources

We have an on premise SharePoint 2013 farm. In setting up mysite, we will only retrieve username and picture from AD, all other properies for profiles we need to get from another database that is ...
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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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How do I reduce the size of the config log file?

Our Small Business Server 2008 installation has recently run out of drive space on the C drive. While working to free up space I noticed that SharePoint_Config__log.LDF is 4.4GB. The associated ...
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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 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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How to stop SQL time out issue

I keep getting "System.Data.SqlClient.SqlException: Timeout expired. The timeout period elapsed prior to completion of the operation or the server is not responding." 9 out of 10 times when I try to ...
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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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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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How to change the database server in SharePoint server 2010?

I have SharePoint Server 2010 installed on Server A (all the roles are on the same machine),and now I need to add a new server B which must be the new database server, so I need to move all the ...
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SharePoint still holding a reference to Managed Meta data site columns even after deleting and cleaning database

I am facing some weird issue during the custom farm solution deployment in staging. I am receiving below error when activating the one of the features which deploys custom managed metadata fields as ...
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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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Workflows and SQL Server Databases

Is it possible to create a workflow that is started by activity in a SQL Server database that is outside of SharePoint? Using a WebPart to put and modify data in a database isn't a problem. ...
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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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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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Which versions of sharepoint support sqlserver read commited snapshot isolation?

I have been unable to find out if Sharepoint 2010 or 2013 (or even 2007) are able to take advantage of this MSSQL feature to improve the performance of the database operations invoked by Sharepoint ...
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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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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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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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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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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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how to add data connections in infopath codebehind

I'm trying to add multiple data connections to an infopath form in the codebehind. I see that I can connect to a db file , but not straight to sql server. Is this possible? Thanks,
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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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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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Why SharePoint is not considering 'dbo.AuditData' table while calculating the site-collection size?

We have a heavy used site collection with a 30GB quota limit on the content DB - WSS_WebApp_Content1, I have verified the 'dbo.AuditData' table and found that it has 1.4c records and is 35 GB in size. ...