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Site usage report from Database

I have a SP 2007 site where site usage is enabled and I can check the usage for last thirty days. I wanted the usage details for last 6 months for which I went to SharePoint Designer but my SPD is ...
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New-SPconfigurationDatabase: Invalid Address on single SP2010 install

Can anyone please help me with this as I'm sure im missing something small. I am installing SP2010 on a Win7 Prof machine. All components on one machine. SQL2008R2 installed and all the features are ...
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Empty tables in WSS 3.0 configuration database

I've been looking through the configuration database of our WSS 3.0 installation and I've noticed that the Databases, Servers, Sites, and VirtualServers tables are completely empty. And yet the site ...
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Insufficient SQL database permissions for user “”

I'm working with SharePoint 2007 and when I start the search service I keep getting the following error: Insufficient SQL database permissions for user '' in database Test_ConfigDB on SQL Server ...
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Restore User Profile Data to another farm

I've been setting up a test farm for a customer where I'll be looking to restore the UPSA databases from production, mainly the profile one, there isn't too much else I'm interested in other than ...
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How does SharePoint store versions of customised pages?

While a page is uncustomised (previously known as unghosted) it is stored on the file system, however once it is customised (previously known as ghosting) it is copied to the DB. Source 1 and Source 2 ...
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How to Connect to SQL database using Sharepoint 2010/Office 365

How do you get into the Central administration page and create a secure store application ID? I am trying to connect to an external database and cannot do so with my current credentials. I have a ...
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Storage Location of Installed Features

Are features installed on a site stored in any of the databases? I know the assemblies installed to the GAC from a .wsp are not, however are the features themselves stored in a database?
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Move databases to another server

I have tried moving all databases to another server, but I forgot to change the default database server in Central Administration. From Googling it, I found out that stsadm or psconfig could help me ...
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Does anyone know which database table Job Titles are stored in on WSS 3.0?

I need to edit the job titles of users in an installation of WSS 3.0. There doesn't seem to be an easy way of doing this as an administrator. Users can edit their own details via the ...
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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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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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WSS_Logging database size

Our sharepoint server 2010 WSS_Logging database is about 100GB and counting ... (Farm DB ~1TB / ~100 000 pages viewed per day / ~5000 unique users per days) I've reduced retention and logging ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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). ...