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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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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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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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SharePoint 2010 - Database Schema

I´m searching for informations about the SharePoint 2010 Database. Are there infomations about the different tables/views etc.? I don´t found any documents about the SharePoint 2010 Databases on msdn ...
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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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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 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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What are the implications of using a shared/default SQL Server instance vs a dedicated/named one for SP2010 DB Role?

I have a database server that hosts multiple minor databases not related to SharePoint and I want to utilize this server for a SP2010 environment database role. What are the implications of ...
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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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How to split a Content Database within site

I have a very large content database & need to split it. Is it possible to split a content database within a site collection? or I need to create a new site collection?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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List of databases used for a sharepoint 2010 farm?

How to find the list of databases are used by a SharePoint 2010 Farm, including content databases, service application databases and configuration database.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Restore Content Database to a different farm (Prod -> Beta -> Dev Servers)

My end goal is to have some code that automatically takes the Content Database backup from Production and automatically nightly restores it on Beta. Can I just do backup and restore sql commands? Or ...
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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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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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Check if user has access to Content database in SharePoint 2010

In my code I'm running under elevated privileges, to access other Web applications. But I get a security error when the web application user can't access the database (when ever I try to access a ...
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Specific content datatbase for a site collection

We have two content databases in a webapplication. We would like to have a site collection in a content database (Content_DB1) and rest of the site collection should be created in the another content ...
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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 ...
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How to force Sharepoint to commit list item changes to the database?

Long story short, I have an event receiver on a list item which listens for the ItemAdded event, makes some additional changes to the newly created item, calls listItem.SystemUpdate() and starts 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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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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Database requirement for fast for sharepoint 2010?

We would like to install Fast for Sharepoint 2010 in our medium scall Sharepoint 2010 Farm and would like to know how many databases are required and what about the other Database requirements? I ...
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Accessing the content database directly

Is accessing a content database is not a 'best practice' or 'advisable' or it 'should' not be done as Microsoft can withdraw their support if it is done? I just want to know if it 'can' be done in the ...
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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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Unable to complete this operation. Please contact your administrator

We are using one API SharepointImporter Tool to upload documents to a SharePoint Site. When we are uploading one archive file we are getting the following problem. Error: Unable to complete this ...
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SharePoint 2007 Web-application is getting crashed due to memory leak

We decided to duplicate an existing web-application (for Podcasting kit), which has site collection only at root level, so created a new web-application (in the same DB instance) and imported (stsadm ...
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Create List from Microsoft Access 2007 database in WSS 3.0 with sync capability

Is there an easier way to - Create a List from a database (.mdb) file on WSS 3.0 Once the list is up, I want to sync it with database. i.e. Any changes I make to the database file offline should be ...
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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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External database connection in web part

So, I have a web part that needs to connect to a different database other than sharepoint. This is a custom web part that I'm writing in VS, not something built with SPD. How can I connect to the ...