The logical entity environment governed by SharePoint, usually containing several servers in the farm. Use this tag for farm management questions.

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Unable to perform A full Farm Backup

I have SharePoint 2013 server, containing one web application and three site collections. I want to perform my first full farm backup, so I wrote the following command inside SharePoint PowerShell: ...
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Connect to Remote SharePoint Farm with C#

I have a SharePoint Farm with 25 servers. I was asked to build a new server out of the SharePoint to pull the information from SharePoint Farm and store in SQL Server in different server outside of ...
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Must each content database in the farm have a unique name?

I'm wondering if a specific content database in the farm can always be identified by only its name? For example, if my farm consists of multiple SQL Server instances, must each content database in ...
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SharePoint configuration wizard will raise Microsoft.SharePoint.PostSetupConfiguration.PostSetupConfigurationTaskException was thrown

I have SharePoint 2013 server , but when i run the product configuration wizard, it raised the following error "Microsoft.SharePoint.PostSetupConfiguration.PostSetupConfigurationTaskException was ...
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what does the following Farm build version relate to (15 0 4641 1000)

I have SharePoint server 2013 installed inside windows server 2008 r2. and i have updated the SharePoint server 2013 using windows update to use the latest CU. so the final CU which i have installed ...
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Farm Solution Vs Sandbox solution

Is there anyone here can explain for me, which is better to use, and why?. In my opinion Sandbox solution is using for site collection and farm solution using for the all web application. Is that ...
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Interests of having 2 SP2013 server

I'm currently working with 3 servers in dev env. The objective is to replace the current all-in-one SP server. This is what I planned : One for SQL Database (because SQL uses a lot of RAM) One for ...
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Server services on a farm

I have installed a SharePoint farm *SP2013 Windows 2012 R2. I have 2 servers, 1 front end and 1 web application. The database is located in another server. I was thinking about what services should be ...
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BCS around connecting Farm(a) to Farm(b) for XL sheets

I have been requested to find the best possible solutions around how to connect a set of XL sheets Farm(a) to a set of dashboards Farm(b). My guess would be based on best practice to make use of BCS. ...
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2 SharePoint 2013 servers in a farm

I will have 2 SP servers in 1 farm and the customer asked that the servers be on the NLB. I installed the services and web app on the 1st server and the question is: Should I install the same ...
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Restore farm backup and rename databases?

I'm using the Backup-SPFarm PowerShell cmdlet to backup our SP 2010 Server farm and all of its associated databases. We want to test our restore process, and I'm wondering if it's possible to restore ...
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Adding a farm solution to my home page have affected all the pages inside my library

I have created the following farm solution, to enable navigating the term store :- protected override void OnInit(EventArgs e) { var request = HttpContext.Current.Request; ...
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Read SPPersistedObject written by another solution?

I'm developing two essentially independent SharePoint solutions. The first one stores an SPPersistedObject in SPFarm.Local with some important information. I need to be able to read it using the ...
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What exactly is a SharePoint Farm?

I know this seems like a trivial question and I have seen various explanations provided on the web, but they mostly seem pretty vague, so I would appreciate if someone could clear a couple of things ...
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Restore site to new server from full farm backup

We currently have a full farm backup from a previous install of sharepoint made using the backup and restore feature. We can no longer use the server for sharepoint as it is now being used for ...
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Steps to change SP_Farm account in SharePoint 2010?

In one of the SharePoint 2010 environment, sp_Farm account is responsible for the below services and we would like to change the password of the account. Farm Account Microsoft SharePoint Foundation ...
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Sharepoint 2010 on a Sharepoint 2013 farm? Beneficial?

Here is an article that shows how to present SharePoint 2010 on a SharePoint 2013 farm: http://nikpatel.net/2012/10/13/understanding-sharepoint-2010-experience-in-sharepoint-2013/ If I do the process ...
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Trying to attach to Farm but for Passphrase SharePoint 2010

My Front End Server Crashed for one of my SharePoint 2010 (Version 14.0.4762.1000) Farms. I restored the Farm via my backup system. However, I am unsuccessful trying to connect to the original Farm ...
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Not able to deploy custom web template at farm scope

I have developed a custom Web Template based on "BDR#0" in SP 2013. It works perfect and I can deploy it using Site scope feature. The web template is developed by adding a Module in VS 2012 which ...
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storing persistant data at farm level for a timer job

Ive created a timer job and a application page so i can set some custom values that the timer job uses. Im currently storing the values in the farm.properties hastable so that the timer job can ...
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Backup-SPFarm hangs silently on MOSS 2013

I have a 3-server SharePoint 2013 farm (db, app, web) set up and working enough to put in some demo content, and am trying to configure backups. I've successfully backed up using Central Admin but I'm ...
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web analytics web service and data processing service in farm

I have 4 wfe and 2 app servers in my farm. There is only one publishing portal on this farm. I provisioned the web analytics service application through central admin. Now i want to start the "Web ...
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Using a development farm or standalone for developing against SP2010 Standard and Enterprise features?

When doing development for SharePoint 2010 Standard and Enterprise features, should we use a farm or a standalone setup? Please note that a similar question was asked ,but this aspect was not taken ...
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Farm Based Custom Timer Job Feature

I am trying to create a custom timer job where feature is farm scoped and will run on a farm level, I am not able to find any decent tutorial that tells how to create a farm based custom timer job ...
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Cross Farm Service Applications - Need a reference sheet or table

This is more of a lazy question I assume :) , but I get lost at times when trying to come up with a SharePoint 2010 solution to a particular business requirement essentially when it involves working ...