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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 ...
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Central Admin and SSP URLs Not Redirecting to Default.aspx

SP SO ladies & gents, I have an issue that came up on our production server where when you navigate to Central Administration myhost.gov:8080/ or a Shared Service Provider it will not show ...
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What is the proper way to change your site collection's URL to a friendly name?

I have an internal portal in a SharePoint 2007 application containing one site collection with six subsites. The Subsites are functional areas within the portal which users may navigate to. Pages ...
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Update-SPSolution stops IIS Application Pool from another Web Application

I'm trying to figure out a wierd problem, maybe yous guys can help. I'm deploying a web part using powershell (Update-SPSolution) in a build definition. The deploy works, but every time one ...
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External List Error : The query against the database caused an error

I got an SQL Server 2008 R2 and a SharePoint Server. I have put up a BCS between the two servers. Reading data through a External List. This worked fine yesterday. But to day I got this error: The ...
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Correct NTFS permissions for SharePoint 2007

When deploying new web apps from Central Admin, I am finding that the permissions given to the IIS folders (under \Inetpub\wwwroot\wss\Virtual Directories\web-site-name) only allow accounts with Local ...
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SSL certificate for MOSS public site?

I have a sharepoint web application accessible online (public IP) thru windows auth on port 81 and extended to port 80 and is accessible anonymously. now i need to secure the portal using SSL. https ...
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The server could not complete your request : Opening a site in SharePoint 2013 designer

I work in SharePoint Designer 2013. I want to open my site I received the following error. Then I clicked "Details". But details are empty. I researched same issue on the net and I found this ...
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Sharepoint designer won't connect to localhost

I use IIS 6 with windows7 I installed Sharepoint Designer 2007. http://localhost is functioning allright. Now my problem: When in SharePoint Designer I try to open http://localhost I get the error ...
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Error accesing configure service account page in central admin

recently i migrated sharepoint farm from one domain to another. i manually changed application pool identity in IIS which is bad practice which i later realized. now that i read some articles and get ...
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Config error: The requested service could not be activated

I am trying to deploy and use a web part developed in SP2010 that requires connecting from a SP2010 server to a SQL server. I get the following error (greatly abbreviated): The requested service, ...
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Sharepoint 2010 fails to run elevated code as IIS pool identity account

I changed the IIS pool identity service account for my SharePoint 2010 web application thus replacing the default "Network Service" account (using SharePoint Administrator.) The pool service account ...
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IIS hangs when debugging with Visual Studio

I keep having this ridiculous issue that's driving me mad. I happen to debug some code with Visual Studio (attached to all w3wp) and let's say I get an exception and VS is set to catch all exceptions. ...
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How do I add an already existing web application to Sharepoint?

I created a virtual directory for the Default Site in IIS that referred to the directory where my web site was located. Everything was working well, since the Default Site listened to Port 80, the ...
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Requirments for running my web application under https

I have created a new web application that uses https. After that I added a new site collection to it, but my question is "will SharePoint web application and the site collection works under HTTPS out ...
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Deploying Sharepoint 2010 solutions to sharepoint 2013 giving me error

does anyone have any suggestions where to look for guides when deploying sp 2010 solutions to 2013, I've tried everything and keep gettin the error : Error occurred in deployment step 'Recycle IIS ...
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Why WCF service does not work in sharepoint web part?

I have created a web service using WCF which gets the data from SQL into sharepoint. I have hosted it in IIS. It works fine when I call the service in the browser. I can see the wsdl. I used an ...
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Rename SharePoint 2010 Web Server [duplicate]

Can someone help me by providing the correct set of steps to rename a SharePoint 2010 Web server machine name? It's a two-server farm. Are there know issues associated with this? I've researched this ...
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Custom Web Part's Active Directory connection only working from server

I have a custom web part that utilizes a dropdown combobox with items populated from AD. While it used to work, now I am unable to see anything populated in the dropdown unless I view the web part ...
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Steps to deny anonymous access to _vti_pvt directory iis7

The service.cnf file found in the _vti_pvt directory has the default permission settings which may lead to an unauthorized access to the file What are the steps to deny anonymous access to _vti_pvt ...
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Sluggish Sharepoint Application

I have Sharepoint 2010 application that runs smoothly during certain times of day however, whenever it feels like: the CPU usage hits 100%; the ASP Request Execution Time indicator flashes a warning; ...
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What are _formsweb.config files? SP2010 Claims [Access Denied]

I'm hoping someone will have experience with this. I'm stumped! I have two SharePoint 2010 (Enterprise) farms: development and production. Each farm has 3 servers: SPSQL-Dev, SPSQL-Prod ...
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IIS Log files are not getting generated for the “SharePoint Web Services” webapplication in SharePoint - 2010?

IIS Log files are not getting generated for the "SharePoint Web Services" webapplication in SharePoint - 2010, even though Logging is enabled at the IIS level. Is that an expected behavior? or this ...
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Does SharePoint 2007 need IIS 6 compatibility?

Just a quick one... If I'm installing SharePoint 2007 to run on top of IIS 7, do I need to enable the IIS 6 compatibility features in IIS 7?
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IIS Error - Invalid Path

I am new to IIS and trying to set up a site on it. I am trying to set up Microsft.Hosting.SharePoint2010.Services. I keep getting the following error. Here are my Basic Settings. The physical path ...
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How to track the Http Protocol on the Server

We do have many client specific tools (i.e. Httpwatch, Wfetch...) to track the Http Protocol however I want to track http protocol (headers) on the server end. I mean to say that, How server ...
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Error while publishing Provider-Hosted MVC App to catalog site

I am tying to publish SharePoint 2013 Provider-Hosted MVC App to my site. I am getting this error message: Parser Error Message: Could not load type 'Microsoft.SharePoint.WebControls.ListMenu'. ...
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“The resource cannot be found.” error 404 when there is a “dot” at the end of the url in sharepoint

I'm trying to handle “The resource cannot be found.” error 404 when there is a dot at the end of url in sharepoint 2010 site. I found this link ...
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Best way to force traffic to Web Front End?

I have a SP 2010 farm with a 3-tier structure consisting of 1 DB server, 1 App Server and 1 Web Front End. When I create a Web New Web Application called "Search_WebApp", I notice that it creates the ...
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Is the IIS role necessary on a dedicated SQL server?

I haven't been able to find anything on this. I'm looking into only the bare necessities for a dedicated SQL server being used by a SharePoint farm. Is the Web Server (IIS) role necessary for a ...
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Sharepoint port numbers

Are these numbers just numbers chosen for the purpose of telling web apps apart? i.e. does the choosing of these port numbers follow some sort of protocol or is it simply just to distinguish between ...
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Potential security loopholes when using anonymous access in IIS 6

I had no luck in googling information related on security loopholes when using anonymous access in IIS. So I'm going to throw the question out here... Maybe it is a very common practice for using ...
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SharePoint Web Application / IIS Issue

I created a SharePoint web application on my vm193 virtual machine. I chose the 7777 port number and named the application Sharepoint AppDev Training. Under the URL, I used http://appdev. I created a ...
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How to refresh after edits to fldtypes.xsl?

After I make an edit to my custom \LAYOUTS\XSL\fldtypes.xsl file, such as these, how do I make the system immediately load the new file? I know I can get it loaded immediately with an iisreset. I ...
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Unable to create new Web Application - Corrupted Site in IIS and SecureToken Service errors

I'm not able to create new Web Application, after do that the page in CA when I was creating Web App shows error that "Internet Explorer cannot displayed the websitebe" In IIS Site has a few less ...
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when i changed the IIS application pool's and sharepoint services's Service Account i start receving the following error “403 FORBIDDEN”

For security reasons we wanted to chnage the service accounts username for all the IIS application pools and SharePoint service , so we created a new user named "Staging.user", and i define it as a ...
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Could not load file or assembly 'DLL' or one of its dependencies. Access is denied

Hi im having an issue migrating our .NET 2.0,1.0 and 0.0 WebForms application in our new SharePoint 2013 where it always prompt in every applications. Could not load file or assembly 'App_Code' or ...
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Experience downtime after recycle app pool. Is this normal?

This question may have been answered already but why is there downtime when I recycle an app pool? Is it because recycling restarts the app pool? I know that when recycling occurs, the worker process ...
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Application pool identity account giving login error for sharepoint search page

I am getting a "Login failed for user " error when try to search on my SharePoint site. The site is loading fine, but its the search page thats throwing the error. Event viewer info Process ...
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Isolate web.config files for different SharePoint web applications?

We're in SharePoint 2010 and using C#. We've encountered and issue where we need to have separate web.config files for different web applications. The base web.config file that resides in ...
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Alternate Access mapping, reusing IIS sites from other Zones

If I extend an site, e.g. siteA to siteB in another Zone, but do not add any bindings to the new site in IIS, but add bindings to siteA to also serve siteB, does this have any consequences? Is ...
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One or two web applications on IIS serving http and https?

I have a SharePoint 2010 installation at my customer looking a bit odd. We have three web applications (intranet, mysite and cooperation) in three different web applications on the IIS serving ...
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What's next after 2010 upgrade?

I've done a attach upgrade from a 2007 db to 2010 following the MS guide and all went ok. However, I have no idea what to do next. When I navigate to the root web page I just get the default site, ...
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Solution Layouts/BigLettersFolder, in ScriptLink ends as layouts/bigletterfolder, and return 404

In some VS Sharepoint 2013 solution I have set up as follow: In mapped Layouts I have folder jQueryTest, and jquery.js in it. I have Scirpt Element with Elements.xml with: <?xml version="1.0" ...
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Redirect to http after certificate removal?

I'm trying to use AAM do redirect a webapplication that was used the run over HTTPS but now is just gonna run over basic HTTP. I notice that using AAM for this is not working. I have removed the ...
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SharePoint warmup script implementation

I've implemented the SPWarmup script from Codeplex on development and production environment. This script (that can be found here https://spbestwarmup.codeplex.com/) is working well, when I run it ...
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SharePoint 2013. why Anonymous user Identity need to be 'IUSR'?

Environment: SharePoint 2013, IIS 8. No images and CSS displayed in the Central Admin. In firebug, its authentication failure. I checked in the IIS, the Anonymous user Identity was set to ...
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Redirect a PDF referencing old 2007 site

We have a SharePoint 2010 site that has numerous documents migrated over from our old SharePoint 2007 site. These documents that were migrated to 2010 (PDFs) have links in them that reference old ...
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IIS site stopped SP is working, while IIS site started SP is not working

I can't understand at all why thing goes wrong like that. I have a SP2013. Evertyhing's ok. My website returns a Service Unavailable error. I stopped the IIS site, and my site is up ... and if I ...
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IIS Applications created on App servers and WFE Servers

I am running SharePoint Foundation 2010. In my testing environment I've got 1 app server and 1 WFE. When I create a new web application, it is creating entries in both the APP and WFE IIS. Is this ...