Installation is the process of getting the software binaries onto a system.

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Adding WFE to farm?

I am on step 2 installing SP on App/CA server. Do I need to install the whole sp thing on WFE if I want to add a WFE. Or What is the correct approach?
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Why does New-SPConfigurationDatabase Fail?

I am doing a Farm installation of SP 2010 in a VirtualBox instance for the purpose of local development. I am using Server 2008 R2, SQL Server 2008 R2. Since the instance of SQL server is local and ...
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Brand new SP 2010 setup

I googled for SP 2010 enterprise setup with sql enterprise and got bunch of links. I would like a good legit link that has been proven to work. Can someone please provide a link that really worked and ...
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Install instructions for SharePoint 2010 SP1

I have started the install process for SharePoint 2010 SP1. The instructions I found on Microsoft stated that I should download the package and then start it. However it appears that the install ...
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Installation of SharePoint 2010

I've Googled for installing sharepoint 2010 and found that there are many versions of it - Foundation, SharePoint Server, Designer, Workspace, etc., and also there are various OS - Win Vista, Win 7 ...
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Pointing to a new database server

Our QA team cloned the VM we are using to test our sharepoint mods. Their cloned version now needs to point to the database on the new box (rather than the developer test sharepoint db). I ...
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Create a PerformancePoint Services App with custom database name via PowerShell

It seems New-SPPerformancePointServiceApplication cmdlet does not have -databaseName parameter as other cmdlets to create a service apps. I wonder if it is possible to create PerformancePoint services ...
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Running SharePoint on a Domain Controller

We are tring to test a SharePoint Solution. In order to reduce the number of servers that we use, is it possible to run a Domain Controller on the same machine as the SharePoint Web Site?
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How i can know the updates that have been applied inside SharePoint server 2013

We have SharePoint server 2013 , and the latest cumulative updates which i have manually applied was on October 2014, where i download it from the following site Link. after that we were doing the ...
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will any commulative update change the farm build number

I am working on SharePoint server 2013, with the following build number, which represents October 2015 CU:- PS C:\Users\staging.user> (get-spfarm).buildversion Major Minor Build Revision ----- ...
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The search application 'Search Service Application' on server did not finish loading. View the event logs on the affected server for more information

we have applied some windows 2008 r2 security updates + SP 2013 security updates, to our SharePoint server 2013. but some updates failed . Now i checked the SP logs and i found these errors:- ...
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What is the installation order to add new language pack to an existing SharePoint farm?

I'm running an existing SharePoint 2013 (SP2010 should work the same) farm on a typical 3 tier topology. 1 WFE, 1 APP and 1 SQL. I'm running on Windows Server 2012 R2 English. SharePoint Server base ...
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When starting User profile synchronization does SharePoint check if one managed accounts have “Replicate directory changes” permission?

I'm trying to start User Profile synchronization service but I'm stuck on starting. Does SharePoint check if one of the managed accounts have replicated directory changes permission? Can user ...
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How do I change a SharePoint 2013 Foundation Installation to not install/modify the “Default Web Site”

I have a web server, running IIS, with an existing web application running under the "Default Web Site". When I installed SharePoint 2013 on the same web server, I noticed it modified the existing ...
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Products Preparation Tool does not progress past the “Configuring Application Server Role, Web Server (IIS) Role” stage

Products Preparation Tool does not progress past the "Configuring Application Server Role, Web Server (IIS) Role" stage. After days searching for a fix and finding nothing that will work I am ...
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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 ...
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Problem with Registration for SP:s Workflow 2013

Goal: Install SP Workflow 2013 in my SharePoint 2013 Problem: I have followed a guide line ...
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Error on configuring AppFabric on Windows server 2012.

I'm tyring to configure AppFabric on Windows svr 2012 r2. I installed it my machine but when I try to run sharepoint 2013 prerequisites installer, it returns me a error.
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Can not restore my site collection .No content databases in the web application were available to store your site collection.

I want to change the URL of my team site collection, to do so i have back-up the site collection from inside the old URL, and i want to restore it to the new URL. so i did the following:- -i create ...
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How to manage future updates for my APPs and site collections

My SharePoint 2013 environments are as follow:- I have three environments; Development, staging, production. Currently I have developed an intranet for our company, on the development env, then I ...
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SharePoint 2013 Request managment Verus having a load balancer

the higher management ask me to provide a high level description about what are need in case we want to define two SharePoint servers inside the same Farm . so if one SharePoint server is down the ...
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Installing prerequisites giving me errors

I've been trying to install the prerequisites for Server 2010 but I keep getting errors in the installer.exe I've tried downloading them manually and using the arguements.txt but that didn't work. ...
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Installation of this product requires operating system supplemental language support

I'm trying to install Sharepoint foundation 2010 in a Windows 7 enviroment, following the steps of http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee554869%28office.14%29.aspx. But when I start the step ...
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How to force standalone install?

On out-of-the-box Windows Server 2012, I installed SharePoint 2013. I was not asked any database question, and SharePoint was working fine. Then I made the server a domain controller and decided to ...
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Can I delete the Document Conversions User Account

I have looked over the site, but couldn't find the answer to this... I just installed SharePoint 2010 on my Windows 7 machine for development. I restarted the machine and a new user was added, ...
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Installing a custom webservice

I am trying to install some (old) bespoke software which contains Sharepoint webservices. Unfortunatly I don't have the documentation for this software, if there ever was any. I have been reading up ...
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When installing a solution from 3rd-party, every step goes fine, except to activate its feature

It is deployed successfully, but when activate it, come up with this error msg: "Feature with Id '1170444c-cb9f-4409-9271-82f46a90b23a' is not installed in this farm, and cannot be added to this ...
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Accounts Needed for Installing SharePoint

I am installing SharePoint on my local machine. What accounts are needed to install SharePoint? It seems ubiquitous that you need the following accounts. SP_Admin (Account you install SP with) ...
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HTTP 500 Internal Error after installing SharePoint 2010

I'm encountering HTTP 500 Internal Error after installing SharePoint 2010. I ran SharePoint 2010 Central Administration at the first time and got it. I ran IISRESET but there was any changes. Also, I ...
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Sharepoint 2007 features are not available

I have installed sharepoint 2007 and configured. After finishing that. I am not able to get some of the features in central admin to name few under central admin--> operation 1. Content and ...
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Failed to create sample database (SP2010)

Env: OS: Win2008 R2 (running inside VirtualBox) RAM: 2GB Installed all available Windows Updates My fresh SP2010 prerequisites and installation went well. Later while running the SharePoint Product ...
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SharePoint 2013 AppFabric Installer Skipped

Trying to install SharePoint 2013 in VirtualBox and for some reason the AppFabric installation is always skipped. All other prerequisites have been installed. I referenced the following post: ...
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Blank Sharepoint Administration Page after install

I have installed SharePoint Server 2013 on Windows Server 2012 R2 (just as a practice). However, I am getting a blank Central Administration page. So far, I have: Did a clean install three times ...
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Server Type Option missing While Installation SharePoint 2013

I am having a machine installed with windows server 2012 standard with Sql server 2008 with sp1. While installing SharePoint I see "Installation Type(Farm and Standalone)" missing. Can any one ...
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windows server AppFabric installation error

i have 2 windows server 2008 r2 on vmware. one of them is Domain the other one is joined to domain that it's name is "win sharepoint" i am trying to install sharepoint 2013 on "win sharepoint" i ...
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Which is better, on-premise or cloud? [closed]

I am writing a proposal for a medium sized company (less than 20 users) that includes sharepoint. I have already set up a server running Server 2012. Currently, the company has been using dropbox for ...
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Sharepoint 2013 server local to domain

I installed Sp 2013 farm into a local machine e now I Installed Active Directory with domains controller. SP Central admin doesn't work now. Should I re install everything or is there any workaround? ...
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Error configuring Workflow 1.0 on Sharepoint 2013

I'm new to SharePoint so I may not be clear in my wording (terminology and all). I'm trying to get an on-premise installation of SharePoint 2013 Server. I've successfully installed SharePoint, set ...
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Access Denied on installing WSP having Web Application scoped Feature

As the title says. I am trying to deploy a solution through central admin which has a Web Application scoped feature. As soon as I try to install it, it goes to access denied page. Strangely, when I ...
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Privilege Level Required to Install and Maintain Sharepoint 2013

I am not a Sharepoint expert by any means, and really have zero experience with it. I am however one of our network administrators and domain administrators. The question has come up of how high of ...
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Installing SharePoint Foundation 2013

I am trying to install Sharepoint Foundation 2013,launching the setup only causes opening a splash.txt file I am using windows server 2012 standard ├ędtion, SQL Server 2014 What am I missing here ...
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SP1 says “the expected version of the product was not found on the system.”

Just installed SharePoint on a brand new vm server so I can add it to the dev farm. Restarted the machine. I am trying to run sp1 from kb2460045 and getting the above error message. I have no tracking ...
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Install SP 2010 Server and Add

I would like to add additional sharepoint to my existing farm. The farm is sp1 with June 2013 CU. I just got the VM machine with windows 2008 r 2 on it. Do I need to install June 2013 CU after I ...
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Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 encountered an error during setup

Here's the error which occurs while installing the binaries No product configuration wizard yet! Just good old Windows Installer 2014/05/16 23:49:06:025::[1880] MSI(INFO): 'Action start 23:49:06: ...
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Activate SharePoint 2013 App catalog

I tried to install an app on SP 2013 when I got this message: It is my developer server for a school project so I have all the privileges needed. When I Googled the problem I found this page ...
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Failed to connect to the configuration database (Keyset does not exist)

I am trying to configure one of my WFE servers to connect to an existing database using SharePoint Foundation 2010. Every time I try to configure using the SharePoint Products Configuration Wizard I ...
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SharePoint 2010 Configuration wizard fails at step 2

We have installed SharePoint 2010 on one of our local Dev server. The issue that we are facing is during running configuration wizard. When i start running configuration wizard it fails at step 2 ...
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SharePoint 2013 Installation Error [duplicate]

I have a problem in installing SharePoint foundation 2013 on my Window Server 2012 R2. When i run SharePoint Product Preparation tool , i am getting error like "the tool was unable to install ...
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An error occurred while running detection. Cannot install .exe files (SP1, or any other KB)

I'm having a strange problem, on the server running Central Admin(Server 1), I cannot install any .exe files, they all go straigh to "An error occurred while running detection" after I accept the ...
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SharePoint Server 2010 installation fails due to dbwrap timeout error

Installing SharePoint Server 2010 on a Windows 7 (x64) Ultimate machine. All required items have been installed. But the installation fails on dbwrap.exe time out that I find in the setup.exe file. in ...