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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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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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New Site Collection isn't secure (i.e. SSL) like our other

I created a web app (sharepoint2.xyz.com), then extended it (AAM) to sharepoint.xyz.com. I also created a Site Collection called sharepoint2.xyz.com with our subsites under that (to mimic our 2007 ...
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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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Website cannot be found

I have installed SP 2007 where nine domains are being hosted. Everything has been working correct until now. Right now, some of the domains cannot be displayed. I tried to edit the site in designer ...
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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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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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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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Problems faced for a VPC

UPDATE : Original question was solved by giving proper authentication method to the current user in IIS. Would like to change my question like this: When I browse my site I am getting following ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Sharepoint site does not appear on IIS Manager, error in opening site in a sharepoint designer

I have created a site collection and then create two team sites on sharepoint server. Sites are working fine from central Admin but they are not appearing in IIS manager. Also when I try to edit a ...
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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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reusing a webpart in another solution in sharepoint 2010 results a “500 INTERNAL SERVER ERROR”

I have a webpart that was used in an old visual studio solution as a stand alone project. I copied this webpart project to a new visual studio solution, deployed the webpart to the new web ...
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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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Opening Excel services session returns “Safe handle has been closed”

Has anybody else had problems with Excel Services in SP2010? I am trying to programmatically access Excel web services. To connect to Excel services, I am direct linking to the ...
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How to Trace JAR file execution is hosted on IIS6.0 Server [closed]

We are using few JAR files in our web-application hosted on IIS6.0 Server and those files are used in somepages, we want to trace the execution of those files (both in client and server side) however ...
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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 ...