The list view threshold is a value defined in Central Administration that limits the number of items that may be viewed or acted upon at a time, and is intended to prevent a performance impact that may be incurred if such an action is taken. This may be bypassed at the administrator's discretion by ...

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What are good ways around the List View Threshold?

I'm trying to use data from a SharePoint list in SSRS (Reporting services). The report isn't too big - only a few dozens rows, but for each row I need to add data from a second list, which (currently) ...
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How to deal with list thresholds?

Our client has a news functionality in our intranet based on the standard blog template in SharePoint 2013. The Posts list contains about 4,600 blog posts and the Comments list contains nearly 6,300 ...
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“View exceeds list view threshold” even when it doesn't

I have a document library in SharePoint Foundation 2010 which contains over 10,000 items, arranged in folders such that no folder contains more than 2000 items. I've created a public view called '...
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List View Lookup Threshold Exception not thrown when submitted without Query element

SharePoint 2010 includes a list view lookup threshold as part of its resource throttling. Columns that count as a lookup include Lookup, taxonomy (managed metadata), and User (PersonOrGroup) The ...
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Filters on a large list exceeding throttle limit

On a SharePoint 2010 Server installation, I have a list with more than 5000 items. I created an indexed column and a view based on this column which is returning 100 items only, so far less than the ...
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Is it recommended to store high volume transaction data in SharePoint Lists?

I need to devise a solution strategy for an internal application that will take inputs from rfid tags and those records will to be stored "somewhere". Now this somewhere needs to be choice a between a ...
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Dealing with List View Threshhold

I have a document library list that went over 5000 items, which is my List View Threshhold limit (Under Central Admin, website, general settings, Resource Throttling). I also have several views on my ...
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BCS External Content Type with 20,000+ items (O365)

We have a large database of 20,000+ items on a local database that we need to get into Sharepoint Online 2013 in O365 to use as metadata for various documents in multiple locations. New entries and ...
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How to fix 5000 Limit for Views but without breaking Alerts

So recently I saw the infamous message about getting close to the 5,000 item limit. After spending a couple of days doing some testing, it seemed like the best option would be to simply Index the ...
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Can I have a library with more than 5000 items in it?

I have created this document library for my organization where there will be a huge number of documents that will be uploaded. I am aware that this thresh hold limit can be increased from central ...
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Multiple Lookup Columns return no items CAML Query SharePoint Views

I have a document library that has reached it's 5000 view limit and I'm trying to retrospectively create views on indexed lookup columns. I can successfully return views that are customised in ...
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List with > 5000 items working with Paging?

Not sure if this is a bug or something; I have a List that contains around 12,000 items in SharePoint Online. I was experimenting with it and it seems to still show items using a View with Paging ...
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Error in my custom webpart: The attempted operation is prohibited because it exceeds the list view threshold enforced by the administrator

I am using sharepoint 2010. I have created a custom webpart. In this webpart it is possible to add a new item. Before I add this new item, I need to select some values from drop down boxes. In the ...
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SharePoint List View Threshold Error on Delete and Re-load of Data

Foremost, I am not an administrator of SharePoint site and have very limited controls on my page. Earlier, I had created a list (custom list with Datasheet view). I had created over 20 views (one ...
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Error - while exporting a Sharepoint List (Export to Excel)

Colleague of mine is facing the below issue while trying to export the SharePoint List which has more than 10 000 items. However I was able to export the complete List without any issues. Note: He is ...
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How to query list with >5000 items in SharePoint Online?

I want to query a list in SharePoint Online which has >5000 items. How can I do it? Right now it is showing me thresh hold limit error when I am trying to query the list.
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List Treshold - > 5000

I have custom list with 9000 items. I created index column on AccountNo and created a view with Filter (AccountNo equal 2090) and it should return 36 records. However, I am getting following error ...
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Why am I NOT receiving an SPSiteDataQuery throttled exception?

I am unsuccessfully attempting to cause an SPQueryThrottledException locally in order to debug a problem a customer is having. I'm using SPSiteDataQuery to query several sites which contain 4000 to ...
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SPQuery works on libraries under the list view threshold, but not over

So I am building a webpart which enumerates all doclibs in the current web, grabbing all checked out files and listing them in a table, allowing a user to apply some required metadata and check in ...
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Retrieving list Items programmatically from CAML via Client Side object Model when a Document Library has more than 5000 items

I have a SharePoint provider hosted app that stores documents with metadata in a Single Document Libraray programmatically via CSOM. I have a requirement to display the list items in a MVC web app ...
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How to run ReST query to a list when the item count is more than the List View Threshold?

I have a list that contains around 16000 items and will be growing. The List View Threshold is set to the default value of 5000 (SP 2010). I have nothing to do with the SP list views and UI for this ...
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GetListItems returns only open items

I'm using SharePoint 2010 SOAP interface with Perl. Sometimes it is necessary to crawl through closed items and remove attachments, but GetListItems returns only active items. How to I get all items ...
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Increase the web application List View threshold value what will be the impact?

if we increase the web application List View threshold value what will be the impact ? what is the best practise to do this settings. In our scenario users are uploading documents to a document ...
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Increase list view threshold view in SharePoint Online

Can Increase list view threshold view in SharePoint Online which by default is 5000?
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List view threshold shows as exceeded even when it is not

I have a list that exceeds the 5000 item limit. I created a view that is limited to 500 total items returned but I still get the error: The attempted operation is prohibited because it exceeds the ...
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SharePoint big list limitations

I have a scenario where there might be potentially more than 25 thousand documents in a single document library. Can a single document library SharePoint handle that number of items? What would be ...
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Number items in the list, what is the threshold value when we apply view to share-point online?

I had created list in O365 share-point online site, and about 6k items were there, But when I applied view group by some field it will showing only 5k items, Is there any solution to get all items by ...
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Cannot retrieve all items from large SharePoint list via Excel data connection

I have a large SharePoint 2010 list (~60,000 items) in which the list view threshold has been turned off. Recently, we've encountered the problem that exporting the list to Excel only yields a subset ...
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delete large list in SharePoint2010

I have a List in sharePoint with 64095 items , I want to delete list completely , but I can't delete list beacuse of number of items. The error message is similar to: The attempted operation is ...
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Threshold error when trying to change URL of the Site

I have a weird problem. This happens on a sub site in a site collection and both sub site and site collection does not have any big lists that exceed the threshold. However when site collection ...
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Listview threshold in sharepoint 2013 via console application

I found so many questions about list view threshold in SharePoint. As Microsoft recommend items should not exceed 5000 (configurable in central admin). So i tried a sample piece of code to check where ...
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How to fix a broken List View Threshold

I've read a lot on this site about how to avoid excessive list view thresholds (LVT), but I've got a situation where a SharePoint 2010 client has already exceeded their LVT, so I am unable to create ...
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threshold plan ahead approaches

I would like to ask which are the approaches being used to plan list implementation taking scalability into account. I know that we can create indexes, subfolders, multiple views and so on, but that ...
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Understanding list view threshold (I expected an exception)

I created a list with numerous lookup columns (more than 12) and many many list items (more than 30.000). The "All List Items" view works perfectly. This is expected However I expected a sorting on ...
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SP2013 List view threshold changed

I am migrating a site from SP2010 to SP2013. In the old farm there is a document library contain 11,000 pages. About a year ago when user browse the old farm site the error "The attempted operation ...
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Sharepoint list view threshold maximum limit?

I have a client who has already exceeded default sharepoint threshold. Is understand that it is not advisable to increase the default limit but in my case i am left with no other option than to ...
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How can I reproduce this error: The attempted operation is prohibited because it exceeds the list view threshold enforced by the administrator

I am using sharepoint 2010. I have a list view threshold with 5000 items on the production environment. I exceeded this limit and got this error: The attempted operation is prohibited because it ...
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Delete list in Sharepoint 2013 larger than 5000

I have created a sharepoint list in 2013 by importing an access 2013 table which has 7414 records and have set the list to sync with the table held on my local PC. I want to start over again but when ...
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Sharepoint List Threshold even when returning less then 5000 records

I work for a company that creates software that interfaces with Sharepoint using Web Services. We have run into an issue at a few clients where we are hitting the threshold limit on document ...
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Sharepoint large document library - best practise

I work for a company that creates software that interfaces with Sharepoint through web services (this is due to the backwards compatibility needed for Sharepoint 2007). How we setup sharepoint to ...
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Over 5000 items in SP 2010, what happens?

We have a SP site, and it have around 5400 items. I'm trying to figure out what happens to the SP site when the item count is over 5000(threshold). After searching on the internet, I can't find all ...
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How to get count of list items in SharePoint 2010 if count is more than List View Threshold value?

I have more than 10000 items in my list. I have default List View Threshold value as 5000.I want to get the count of items programmatically. How can I get the count? I think here SPListItemCollection....
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How can I configure a View filter/index to go around the item threshold?

I want to create a paginated view that shows me ALL the items, 30 items at a time. I have a list with 8000 items. The item limit is 5000 items, so I got this error on the "All Items" view: This ...
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How to delete a view that is over the list-view threshold?

I created a view that will not display because it contains over 5000 entries. Now I cannot edit it or delete it. Anyway to get rid of it?
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Indexing a column in all content types that use it

I'm wondering if it's possible to add an Index to a column in every Item of a specific Content Type. I'm still having issues with the List View Threshold in an Intranet Site Collection so that CQWP's ...
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Limit to the amount of values you can have in a lookup field?

Is there a limit to the amount of values I can lookup? When I search for the topic I only get hits on the number of lookup fields you can have in a list. I have tested this a bit and it was ...
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How to use an index with list view threshold

I have a list with 20,000 records that I have been trying to deal with. Threshold is at the default 5k. I was under the impression that if I index a column, filter on it, and my results are under 5k, ...
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Threshold limit reached with a calendar month view

I'm perfectly aware about the threshold thing. I know I need to reduce my query. However, here, it's for a calendar... I use the below query: <query> <Query> <Where> <...
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Attempted operating is prohibited because it exceeds the list view threshold enforced by the administrator

I am trying to access a SharePoint library via Outlook. To do this, I went to the document library, clicked on Library Tools > Library > Connect to outlook. In outlook I get the error: Can error ...
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List View Threshold - Date Filter

We have a list with ~6000 items and an indexed column Date Created. There are two filtered views: Items Younger Than 30 Days Filter: Greater Than [Today] - 30 This view works correctly. Items ...