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Need to access a database…what is the best/proper/recommended way

Here is the setup. I have a SQL Server database that i need to query. I want to display the information in a Telerik/Devexpress chart control on either an application or site page. Here is what i ...
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SP2010: Is modifying of admin content DB stored procedure permissionssions allowed?

I'm having a problem in production environment with help pages. Basically the problem is that the application pool account for some reason does not have permissions to run the required stored ...
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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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Enormous database log files - Why are they not being truncated after a SharePoint backup runs?

I've performed a full Farm backup and also a full Site Collection backup using Central Administration site but there are still several enormous database log files 4GB - SharePoint_AdminContent 53GB ...
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Using linq to get aggregated total of distinct values from csv items in datatable

I am going to use linq to get datapoints for chart created in sharepoint from datatable this is datatable with 2 columns "task" and "users" task users task 1 john task 2 mike, ...
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Renaming SP2010 Service Application DBs

Does anyone have any experience of renaming the SP2010 Service Application Databases. They were created and I don't recall an option to manually name them (as you can with Content DBs). They are in ...
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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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Linq Data Context - connect from web part as application pool identity

I have an assembly with linq to sql mappings and I'd like to utilize it in my webpart. But when I try following: DataList dataList = new DataList(); dataList.DataSource = DB.Foo; ...
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Attach restored content DB to same web application

I have an issue with a customer DB with it being corrupted. This has been the case for a while and hence no way to revert to a backup because all the backups have the corruption as well. I am however ...
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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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Additional databse - best practices

Our system needs to synchronize data with external systems by web services. We want additional database to keep needed data and then be able to access it. I wonder how to resolve issue with database ...
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Update a list via SQL with MOSS2007?

How can I go about applying an update statement to a on MOSS2007 deployment? Essentially I'd like to write something similar to the following across it: update <list_name> set ...
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How to know the GUID of a Database?

I follow this step by step http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff681014.aspx for reset the User Profile Synchronization Service but I need the GUID of the synchronization database. I searched a ...
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Database Attache Upgrade Fail?

I ran the mount-spcontentdatabase and it failed. The test-SPContent Database didn't produce anything in the log that would fail the upgrade. Also, the error report didn't have anything that would ...
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How to corrupt content database?

I am working on a solution using which Site Admins can check and repair corrupt DB. I need sample corrupt DB for testing. Any ideas how to corrupt content database?
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Extra database server in farm

Recently I was looking at Central Admin > Operations > Servers in Farm and noticed an extra database server. It is the same name as the actual database server with "-Common" appended to the end. This ...
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Web Front End servers in the server farm are not consistent in the services they run

I have successfully configured a SharePoint farm of 4 nodes but I got intermittent database connection failure errors. I have to restart SharePoint services and IIS to fix the database errors. Mostly ...
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The Search Service Application crawl DB default has grown to 60GB

Our Search Service Application was installed but never configured with rules. Our default Search Service Application Crawl DB has grown to 60GB. We attempted to create a new Crawl Database and ...
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Changing to SQL alias after installing MOSS

Our network admin installed MOSS using the SQL Server address instead of using the SQL alias. How can we change this after the fact? We tried using a simple stsadm commmand to change server name but ...
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How to move SQL user database to SharePoint?

I have a SQL and a Access database which I need to import to SharePoint. These database contains information collected from my Internet site like registration info, usernames etc. Is this possible ...
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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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Sample/Demo Database for SharePoint 2010

I'm looking for a sample/demo database for SharePoint 2010 in order to be able to demo SharePoint. Does anyone know of such a thing? Ideally it should have already created and populated lists and ...
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Completely empty content database

Anyone come across the following issue? WSS3 installation using WID, the content database for the site was empty. All of the tables were there but each table was empty, AllUserData, Sites, etc. Allll ...
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SilverLight webpart reading data from a external server through sharepoint

Let's hope i'll be clear enough. Ok. I have a request to create a silverlight webpart, that'll be 'fed' with data that comes from a third server. This external server can't (security issues) be ...
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database size would exceed your licensed limit of 4096 MB per database

We are using sharepoint server 2007 and if i create any files and folders the sharepoint site is throwing some error "Exception from HRESULT: 0x80040E14" and i checked event viewer.here also some ...
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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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SharePoint 2010 Install test.. changing mind on service accounts and undoing Wizard created services/dbs?

We have a new 2010 Environment. Ran through quick on our install.. with the likely intention of having to do it again anyways. To keep thing simple, only have two service accounts. The farm admin ...
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MOSS 2007 to Sharepoint 2010 migration

Steps followed for Migration: Backup up of production database Create New Web Application on SP 2010 farm. Restore Production Database on SP 2010 Farm. Create Solution in SP 2010 with Name Space ...
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SP2010 Display data from a database with List controls

What would be the best/easiest way to retrieve data from a database (Customer info) and display it on a custom page but with the controls of a list: like sort, filter, views and search in the list? ...
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Replicating database tables as SharePoint lists

We have a legacey application that is running with a SQL backend. We want to end of life the old application and use SharePoint 2010 instead. In my my mind we have a few options of what we could do. ...
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How can I solve “A SharePoint database named [xxx] already exists” when upgrading from SharePoint 2003 to 2007?

I am trying to upgrade a SharePoint 2003 web application to MOSS 2007 through the database attach method. I am following these steps as outlined by Microsoft: Create web application in MOSS 2007 ...
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Splitting a Content Database into two or three?

I have a SharePoint Farm in which the main Portal Web Application uses a single WSS_Content database, which has grown a lot to about 150 GB. I know I can now put it offline and attach a new one, but ...
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move a database to a different drive on the same server? [closed]

I'm trying to figure out how to point the database of my existing Sharepoint foundation install to the D: on my server. It was installed on the C: We just upgraded the D: to hold a lot more and need ...
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What is a safe way to reconnect a server from another farm to the network?

I have VMWare image clone of our virtual Sharepoint web frontend. All the connections are the same (same farm basically), same exchange server, same sql server. I am afraid to connect this box to the ...
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MOSS2007 active DBs

Whats the best way to tell which dbs are being used in your farm? Having moved and changed db servers over time, i now have dbs everywhere, wanting to do a clean up?
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FBA in hosted SharePoint

Does anyone have details on how to create Forms based Authentication using SharePoint 2010? I have a scenario where i want users to login and view information relating to them from a database. This ...
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SharePoint database maintenance for the non-DBA

Question ported from Serverfault as it is specific to database maintenance for SharePoint administrators: For SharePoint administrators, SQL Server is often a black box that is installed as a ...
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How do I clean up missing server side dependencies from a “dirty” installation?

After a rather hasty (unavoidable) migration/reconfiguration of a SP 2010 Foundation box, I am left with an error in CA regarding a number of missing Features, SetupFiles, and WebParts. I redeployed ...
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How do I perform database disk usage analysis and selective replication?

I have a SharePoint 2007 database that is 16GB in size and I want to know why, and how I can reduce the size. Ideally I would like a trimmed replica to use as a developer workstation that retains a ...
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Database size differs between Sharepoint and SQL

We have configured RBS in our sharepoint 2010 environment, when we calculate the database size from sharepoint its shows 90GB however the database size in SQL server is around 25GB and RBS size is ...
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Move SharePoint 2003 Portal Server database to SQL server on different domain forests

We have an old installation of SharePoint 2003, with a basic setup:- Server 1: SharePoint Portal Server Web Applications on Windows Server 2003. Server 2: SQL Server 2008 hosting config and content ...
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Connecting Web part to external Database

I'm trying to connect a web-part running in Sharepoint 2007 site to an external Sql Server 2005 database. I get a System.Secutity.SecurityException with "Request Failed" message when I attach debugger ...
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SharePoint Farm SQL Server tempdb/Crawl DB disk configuration

We've identified I/O latency on SQL Server portion of our farm. We see tempdb and CrawlDB are biggest offenders. We have 2 extra Raid 1 disks available to us. Let's call them X: and Z:. The ...
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Two seperate Sharepoint Servers pointing to the same Content Database

Is it possible to have two seperate sharepoint web servers pointing to a single content database on a seperate server? I do not want to do this concurrently. If I switch one web server off, then ...
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Powershell (or sts command) for moving SC databases

I have 5 sc in 1 database (Database1). (Databases have been created for each sc). Now the task is to move 4 of the sc database from Database1 and put them into different database (where they belong). ...
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moss 2007 content db migration to sharepoint 2010

I am in a middle of content database migration of MOSS 2007 built on SQLServer 2005 to SharePoint 2010 with SQLServer 2008 R2. This is what I've done. Installed SP 2010 Standard Edition ...
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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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fill a dropdown with data from a list using client object model

how can i fill a sharepoint 2010 dropdown with data from a list using client object model? i am trying to create an aspx workflow association form and want the initiator to choose an option from an ...
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Which database will feature stapling affect?

We are testing feature stapling and need to revert to a point before the feature stapling was run. To do this do we just need to restore the content database, or do we also need to restore the ...
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Sharepoint 2007 farm performance goes down?

Our sharepoint 2007 farm is not working properly and we are facing a huge performance hit, some times it throws an unexpected error too. What all are the points to check? i.e like Depth of the ...