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

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Require Checked Out not saving changes when opened with explorer

I have an Access Database sitting in a SharePoint 2010 library for the guys that are in charge of inventory. I showed them how to open with explorer so they don't have to save a local copy to make ...
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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 ...
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Added a connection string in web.config file, but still there is a problem in connecting to it

I have added the connection string in web.config file, still I can't see the data. i.e. there is no connection to DB, is there another web.config file overriding this?
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SharePoint 2013: Event ID 2: Session “SharePointDiagnostics” failed to start with the following error: 0xC0000035

We're on 2013 CU 3/15 and I'm seeing this error once/twice a day on one of our front end servers. Event ID 2: Session “SharePointDiagnostics” failed to start with the following error: 0xC0000035 ...
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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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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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Is it possible to run/ install sharepoint on MySQL

as in the titel you can read, I wonder if it is possible to install and run sharepoint (does not matter what version) on an other SQL-Plattform than Microsoft? For example: MySQL, Oracle SQL, etc. ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...