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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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What does iisreset command do in backend

I am curious to know what the iisreset command does and executes in the back end. Is there any service which is stopped and started again or is it something related to worker process? Can someone ...
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Is it possible to host a provider-hosted SharePoint app on a SharePoint server?

I have a situation where getting additional servers will be impossible. Could I potentially host a provider-hosted app on the same server as SharePoint? What problems might I run into?
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IISReset attempt failed

I have tried to do a iisreset in my server, but it fails.. Attempting stop... Internet services successfully stopped Attempting start... Restart attempt failed. The IIS Admin Service or the ...
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with host name web site not work in sharepoint 2013 and win 2012 r2 (iis 8.5)

i created a new web sit in default zone it created with wfe server name now its work when i browse with servername but for intranet zone i added hostname in aam, and also i added hostname in iis ...
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Explain like I'm 5. Alternate access Mapping problem

Assume http: has 2 forward slashes I have a web application: http:/spintranet.domain.something-xxx.org (This is the host name, this is what is typed into the url) I have a dns record for ...
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IIS (8) application Initialization versus a warm-up script

Is the IIS (8) application Initialization really a better alternate then having a PowerShell script running as an scheduled task to keep the loading times down after an IISreset / server restart / ...
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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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Difference between Administrator and WSS_Admin_WPG [duplicate]

What is difference between Administrator and WSS_Admin_WPG, on the SharePoint Server Machine Is Administrator rights on Server Machine enough to do all activities on SharePoint server , Power ...
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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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What kind of IIS 6.0 configuation is needed with a MOSS SharePoint 2007 system

I admin a MOSS SP2007 service pack 3 (32 bit) farm of 1 sql server (shared) and 1 machine that runs all of sp2007 (windows 2003, 32 bit). The VM has allocated to it 2 CPUs and 8 GB of memory. Recent ...
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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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2 web sites running on same port and without host header

I have created a web application on port 443 https and configured to use windows authentication and without any host headers, providing no host header is requirement for Apps development, I have ...
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Alerts not working on SP 2010 on SBS 2011 which also runs Exchange 2010

we have Sharepoint 2010 & Exchange 2010 on our SBS 2011 server. I cannot get the alerts to work on SP. I have followed all the guides I've found without success. One thing I've noticed is they all ...
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Site is not opening with IE

I have a Claims-Based web application with a site collection. I can not open the site from IE (neither from SharePoint Designer, it prompts for credentials) but it works fine from Chrome. What can ...
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Error 401 SharePoint Provider Hosted App

I'm trying to work with high trust apps on SharePoint 2013. I'm using Visual Studio 2013 Update 3, SharePoint 2013 Enterprise SP1. I've followed this 2 links : Create a basic provider hosted app ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...