The process of building and configuring a SharePoint farm consisting of at least one SharePoint server and a SQL instance.

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error on sharepoint farm configuration

I am new in sharepoint platform ,face problem on farm configuration. Failed to product configuration on sharepoint 2013 .Want to create a new server farm.After given necessary information on ...
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SP 2013 Service account for Service App and App pool

I'm configuring my three-tier SP 2013 farm and I'm getting confused with all the information I'm finding online about the service accounts. I've read this conversation and I have some additional ...
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Critical error in event log after installation: Login failed for user

The following error will occur in the event log after starting my Windows Server 2012 server with SharePoint 2013 (Farm installation, not stand-alone): SQL Database 'SharePoint_Config' on SQL ...
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How to get SharePoint Farm Architecture of UAT/Test & Production Environment from Central Administration or elsewhere in SharePoint 2013?

How to get SharePoint Farm Architecture of UAT/Test & Production Environment from Central Administration or elsewhere in SharePoint 2013?
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Farm Setup account unable to access site collection

I used account SP_Setup to install SharePoint. This account is not only the site collection administrator but also added in "Owners" group in that site collection but when I try to open site ...
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SharePoint 2010 - Trying to reconnect to a Different /Old Farm but forgot the Farm Passphrase

I am trying to recover a farm and reconnect to old the Old Farm, ie., the Original Configuration Database. I unfortunately forgot the Farm Passphrase when it asks for it. Is there anyway possible at ...
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How can other users access SharePoint on a virtual machine on my computer?

I am configuring VirtualBox to run Sharepoint 2013 to be able to share some files with some other people (not many, so performance shouldn't be an issue). How are the other people going to connect to ...
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create a content/configuration database using local account with powershell

so someone set up a sharepoint dev environment for me using SP2010 on Windows 2008 R2, and SQL 2008 R2, but they didn't install it as a stand alone which is what I was going after. There is no domain ...
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Adding New Web Front End to Farm

Please Help. Is it possible to add a front end web server to a farm but not replicate the IIS sites from the first WFE? I would to have some sites on one server and some sites on the other. Can this ...
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Single Farm with ForeFront AUG or 2 Serparate Farm to secure intranet/extranet Farm?

We're planning of setting up a two separate farm (internet farm and intranet/extranet farm) for security purposes. My question is that, if we use the Edge Topology (using the ForeFront AUG) is't okey ...
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Total Recovery of Sharepoint Environment

I've often been told that the best and safest backup I could get, thinking in terms of our disaster recovery plan is a complete farm backup. However, in Beginning Sharepoint Administration by Gran ...
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Server farm configuration resources

Since making a shift from front end development/branding to solution development, I have had a lot of tasks that involve at least a beginners understanding of farm configuration and server basics. ...
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Problem with configuring the farm

i have a sharepoint server, when it comes to configuring the farm, sharepoint does not accept my account for the Database Access Account, i get "The username is invalid. The account must be a valid ...
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Local administrator privilege is required to update the Farm Administrators' group

I perform an upgrade of SP from WSS SP2 to SPF 2010 SP1. In WSS SP2, I was able to update the farm administrators. In SPF 2010 SP1, I keep receicing the following in the ULS logs: Local ...
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move from standalone installation to a small farm (SharePoint Server 2010)

One of our clients has a sharepoint standalone installation (few web apps with several site collections + user profile service, web analytics, search). They requested to move db to a new server. I'm ...
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Language is not supported during “Creating content DB” step

I'm encountering a problem during the installation of sharepoint in my farm. When it tries to create the DB the exception raised is "Language is not supported". I think everything on the machines is ...
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SharePoint 2010 farm dynamic scalling

Is it possible to provide dynamic scaling in sharepoint farm? I mean is it possible to dynamically add/remove WFE VM's when load is increasing and disabling them when it's going down? If it can't be ...
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Sharepoint 2010 Farm plan

I have a task where I have to propose a farm layout for new project. There will be about 70000 users, and no more than 100 site collections. I estimated requests per second value on 4,66. There will ...
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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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Best Practice when creating services

What is the best practice when going through "Configure your SP farm" Services portion? Where all the services are checked and either will use existing managed account or ask you to create new managed ...
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SharePoint 2010 Farm Setup : Virtualize the SQL Server 2008 or NOT?

2 years back when I was working on SharePoint 2007 , virtualization of SQL Server was not recommend due to performance and clustering issues. When it comes to SharePoint 2010 , I see most of the MVPs ...