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What is the correct way to block all HTTP Headers (ASP.Net and SharePoint) from a particular web application extension?

I have been involved in two projects recently which have required the removal of all HTTP Headers which can identify the site as either an ASP.Net site or as a SharePoint site. This is normally as a ...
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Application Pool is auto stopped when browse web application in IIS7

When I browse to Central Administration I get repeated authentication requests and am unable to view the page. I get the following error: Service Unavailable HTTP Error 503. The service is ...
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Anyone manage to deploy a WSP without it forcing an IISReset?

I'm working in SharePoint 2010 and have been unable to deploy (or retract) my WSP without causing an IISReset. Here's my situation: The solution contains: Fields One content type A page layout ...
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Login with facebook in SharePoint

How to login in SharePoint site with facebook login. i follow the steps from this site. http://ovaismehboob.wordpress.com/2011/09/07/configuring-facebook-authentication-in-sharepoint-2010/ but there ...
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When do we need an IISreset after deployment?

Is there any good articles out there to explain when we need to do an IISreset after deployment? We are using SharePoint as an internet facing site, and try to not do an IISreset if it is not ...
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401 - unauthorized on root site collection

Just installed my SP2013 Foundation Preview and i receive a 401 Error if im trying to access the server with a domain account. I added it to the Server Roles as Owner, Member and Site Collection ...
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How to convert the SharePoint requests to Lowercase in the IIS processing pipe line

Wants to convert the SharePoint requests to Lowercase in the IIS processing pipe line, it should not invoke additional request to change/convert the requested URL into lowercase but the same request ...
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Windows Auth + Anononymous + Custom Application in SP Web App in IIS = SPContext.Current.Web.CurrentUser - null for authenticated users

The Issue There is a forum application (YetAnotherForum) that is integrated with SharePoint and allows posting (and other things) for authenticated users in SharePoint. It has a customized ...
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New Sharepoint Install non-functional over WAN, but works on LAN

I recently installed Sharepoint with SQL Server Express for a low-cost solution to our small companies lack of a collaboration tool. It is configured and working properly across all aspects of our ...
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Failed to detect if this server is joined to a server farm

Hi As I said in one of my previous question, I have got a virtual Machine Image (VMWARE) for MS server 2003 with MOSS 2007 setup. Where they changed both IP and host name. Following problems I face ...
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SharePoint 2010 - Custom Error Pages 404

I want to configure a custom 404 page for my SharePoint 2010 environment. My first task was to create a custom 404 page (htm). and save it under c:\inetpub\custerr\en-US\404Custom.htm After this I ...
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Difference between Application Pool and WebSites in IIS

While learning SharePoint, I noticed that, an IIS manager consist of Application Pool tab and Websites tab. Both includes the names of web application created. I could not understand the difference ...
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The Security Token Service is unavailable

I have to problems left on my dev machine. 1. The Security Token Service is unavailable 2. Get the user profile sync serve started. I am getting the following error every 5 minutes in my event log ...
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Pro's and Con's to moving inetpub on WFE

So i've read alot of articles on how to reconfigure the IIS logs to an alternate drive for SharePoint. One question that comes up in my head is are you able to move the inetpub folder to another ...
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How to register a new http module n the web config

I built a http module. I copied into the GAC . Then, I put into the WebConfig file lke this : <httpModules> .... <add name="MyAssembly" type="MyAssembly.Global"/> ...
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Does installing sharepoint on local computer limit other .net development

we have sharepoint on a dev computer, but I was wandering if I install it on my local machine will sharepoint overtake iis? will there be any limitations when doing other web applications development? ...
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SharePoint - 500 INTERNAL SERVER ERROR

If I want to browse to my site address i get this message: 500 INTERNAL SERVER ERROR this is what i see in event viewer: The World Wide Web Publishing Service (WWW Service) did not register the URL ...
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Change the name of a SharePoint 2007 app server machine

I have an Microsoft SharePoint / Project 2007 environment set up on two VM servers: APP01 Windows Server 2008 R2 / IIS 7 / SharePoint Server2007 SP3 / Project 2007 SP3 DB01 Windows Server 2008 R2 / ...
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SharePoint 2010: Integrating ASP.Net

I just had a question about integrating ASP.NET into SharePoint. I don't mean to continue beating the subject since there are a lot of posts/sites talking about it, however I am still unsure about the ...
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Workflow Manager Configuration Wizard blocked ports

I am running the Workflow Manager Configuration Wizard for Sharepoint 2013 workflows, but I am getting the flowing errors, I can't find anything on Google so I am hoping that someone here knows what ...
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How to find which user last visited a site or recently downloaded a file available on SharePoint?

Is there a way to find who visited the site at last and who downloaded file recently in SharePoint? Also can we log who are the users that used/accessed the file? Can anyone provide some guidance on ...
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Video streaming sharepoint foundation

I have IIS Media Services 4.1 on my Windows 2008 R2 machine and I want to make video streaming on my Sharepoint foundation site. Let me know how can I do that using IIS Media Services? or is there ...
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Assembly binding failure for all old Microsoft.SharePoint (version 12.0.0.0) dlls

My SharePoint 2010 dev box seems to have gone crazy today. I started to get an error when using U2U's CAML builder and trying to connect to a site using the Object Model. The error message is as ...
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MOSS 2007 Windows Authentication NTLM problem in IE7 with IIS7.5

Having recently migrated from MOSS 2007 to MOSS 2007 x64, we are having problems connecting to the Windows Authenticated (NTLM) authoring site using IE7. The domain name is exactly the same but the ...
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mime types and sharePoint sites. f4v files windows can not open this file?

I have about 20 f4v files. As a test I copied them to a folder, pointed a new iis site to them, add a video mime type and I am able to play them from web browser url. I'm trying to do the same from ...
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Users Getting IIS Home Screen Instead of Home page

I have one user which is getting the IIS home landing page instead of our SharePoint home page. When I log onto her from a different machine everything seems to be working fine. If she types in ...
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SharePoint WSP Deployment Best Practices

I'm building a few WSPs (a custom web part and a branding wsp both scoped to site collection level) using WSP builder on VS2010. Our SharePoint 2007 Farm contains two Web applications. I'd like to ...
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Running SharePoint on .NET 4

I installed .NET 4 on the server I would be installing SP 2010, and everything worked out just fine. Later, I learned that just putting 4 on a machine doesn't change the IIS setting from .NET 2 to ...
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SharePoint 2010 application crashes - Attempted to read or write protected memory?

Often, we are facing the below issue with SharePoint 2010. System.AccessViolationException: Attempted to read or write protected memory. This is often an indication that other memory is corrupt. at ...
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Changing the user account of the SharePoint applicaton pool returns the error “Cannot connect to the configuration database”

I am trying to debug an issue regarding the proxy setting in web.config. Currentley it is set to: <system.net> <defaultProxy enabled="true" useDefaultCredentials="true"> ...
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Embedded JScript in masterpages works in Windows 2003 / fails in 2008

My colleague just reported that he developed a master page with embedded JScript using Windows Server 2003. The same master page fails to execute the JScript when used on a Windows Server 2008 ...
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SharePoint 404 not found after IIS hardening

Environment: Windows Server 2012 SharePoint 2013 IIS 8 I have deployed the Sharepoint 2013 site in the App server(Windows 2012). We have seperate DB server. My site was working fine. Until I ran ...
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Is availability of port 80 a must for a SharePoint?

I have got this Dev env where only read access is provided. While browsing through default ports, i found that port 80 is assigned for Commerce Server and not SharePoint. So my query is if any other ...
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Error installing SharePoint 2010

I try to install SharePoint 2010 on Windows 8. There is a problem on step 7 of Configuration Wizard: 11/04/2012 19:12:28 8 ERR Failed to provision the SharePoint Central Administration Web ...
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how to check current value of UploadReadAheadSize

Is there any way I can find out what's the current value or file size limit of UploadReadAheadSize for IIS on windows server 2003.
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relationship between Site Collections in a web application

I have around 4 SiteCollections in a web application in Sharepoint 2007, I wonder if one site collection is for customer A, and second is for Customer B, will they be assessed using same IIS website ...
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SMTP folder location

I have a sucessful implementation of incoming email in my environment. I encountered an issue today however, after a change I made to the location of the SMTP "Badmail, Drop, Pickup and Queue" folders ...
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Virtual directory under sharepoint site

We have read-only content which is basically on network share. I'd like to be able to display it in my sharepoint site and be able to access it without sharepoint as well, so I created virtual ...
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How do I use X-Forwarded-For header with SharePoint?

The WFEs for our OnPrem SharePoint farm sit behind an F5 load balancer. As a result, client requestor IPs are not captured in the IIS logs as everything appears to come from the F5. One way to get ...
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How to restart IIS on all servers of farm from SharePoint Application Page

SharePoint provides an option in Create New WebApplication page that says Restart IIS Automatically. This restarts IIS on all servers of the farm. What can I do to trigger this programmatically from ...
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Resetting IIS takes website down even though load balancer is being used

I have 2 load balanced WFEs. When I take one of them offline then website still works which means load balancer is working. But when I do IIS reset on one of those machines then the website doesn't ...
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IIS 8 error page?

Just created a new (and the first) web application for a new SharePoint environment. When I try to access the main address it takes me to what appears to be an IIS 8 error page. The strange thing ...
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Is it possible to implement SSL/HTTPS on a SharePoint site thats not running on port 80?

I'm finding this concept a rather confusing perhaps or may be this is a very basic question. I have a sharepoint web application running on port 90 and have got a SSL certificate. Lets say : ...
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Change SQL Server Port for existing SharePoint 2010 environment - Howto

I have a SharePoint 2010 environment configured with SQL Server 2008R2. Currently SQL Server is running on 1433. I am willing to change the existing SQL server port from 1433 to some non standard ...
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SharePoint Application Pool (w3wp.exe) at Almost 100% CPU utilization

On one of my SharePoint servers (that has 24 CPU cores and 134 GB of RAM) the worker process for our main SharePoint application will occassionally reach 98% - 100% CPU utilization and bring the whole ...
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Is there a way to tell if an IIS site is connected to SharePoint?

I'd like to run a script report back what IIS Sites are SharePoint and which ones are normal sites. Using the following command in powershell, I get a long list of properties of the application pool, ...
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Is it possible to add SP to existing default website?

We are using MS Server Essentials 2012. There are already a few administrative webs it has for cert mgmt etc. The main one the users use is the one created when you setup Remote Access. I'd like to ...
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Custom 404 page unique to a site collection

Is it possible to create a custom 404 page which is unique to a site collection? Usually, the 404 page is common for all site collections in a web application. Is there any way around this? One a ...
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How can I debug sharepoint app attaching to IIS?

I built a HTTP Module, insert the DLL into the GAC, changed the webConfig Now , if on visual studio , I Attach to process W3WP , Open the web page where the module must work, I notice that ...
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Resources on the authentication cycle of SP2010

I'm trying to find in-depth resources on the authentication cycle. Things like: which HTTP requests are done in the process of authentication (mostly with claims based auth) which events can we ...