Multitenancy refers to a principle in software architecture where a single instance of the software runs on a server, serving multiple client-organizations (tenants).

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What is the unique identifier of a tenant in SharePoint Online?

Consider a provider-hosted SharePoint add-in installed in a SharePoint Online tenant. When the add-in is activated and contacts its dedicated server-side website I'd like the add-in to uniquely ...
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DotNetAssembly based BDC Model on Multi-tenant SharePoint 2013 farm

We have a BDC setup in partitioned mode on our Multi-tenant SharePoint 2013 farm. Is there any way to create DotNetAssembly based BDC Model and deploy on this farm and use on specific tenant or on ...
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Programatically check if a user is a Global Admin

I do have a client context ClientContext context and current user: var currentUser = context.Web.CurrentUser; context.Load(currentUser); context.ExecuteQuery(); I can also use rest API.
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Sharepoint Multi-Tenancy with separate database per tenant

I currently have 1 customer setup with multi-tenancy using a site subscription with a set of features. The assumption at the time was that i would share a content database with other tenants. The ...
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Get-SPSiteSubscriptions belonging to a specific Web Application

I have 2 Web Applications in my On-Premise SharePoint farm configured for Multi-Tenancy. Each web application contains a list of Tenants. When I execute Get-SPSiteSubscriptions in PowerShell, I get ...
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Implementing Single Sign On in SharePoint 2013 On-Premise Multi-Tenant environment using OAuth with other websites or systems

Can anyone please provide a detailed walk through with steps for implementing Single Sign On in SharePoint 2013 On-Premise Multi-Tenant environment using OAuth with other websites or systems?
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Membership Methods invoked by web.EnsureUser

Can someone please tell me what are the Membership methods called by the web.EnsureUser method. I know there are methods like GetUser (and its other overload), FindUsersByName, FindUsersByEmail, ...
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Suffix for URL of Tenants in Multi Tenancy in SP 2013

I have a Multi Tenant SP 2013 on-premise farm. We have one web application with multiple tenants. Since we use Host Named Site Collections for Multi Tenancy, we give a new host name for every tenant. ...
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Import-SPSiteSubscriptionSettings

Has anyone used Import-SPSiteSubscriptionSettings PowerShell successfully? If so, can you please provide me with the detailed steps to use it? The Technet article is not so helpful for me. Any help ...
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Issues with Single Farm, Multiple Web Applications and Workflows for FBA Users

General Info We have three Web Applications on a single SharePoint Farm. Each Web Application has its own FBA (SqlProvider) Database, ConnectionString, Membership and Role Providers with distinct ...
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Item Option (Parameter / Switch) in Backup-SPFarm & Restore SP-Farm for Multi-Tenant SharePoint 2013 Farm

I have a SharePoint 2013 Multi-Tenant Farm. Every tenant has a dedicated Content DB. I am trying to backup a particular Tenant using the following command, found in the Understanding multi-tenancy in ...
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Back up & Restore Tenants in a Multi Tenant SharePoint 2013 environment

I have a SharePoint 2013 environment with Multi-Tenancy configured. I have various tenants provisioned in the environment. Is it possible to backup and restore a tenant from one environment to ...
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User Does Not Exist or Is Not Unique Error in SelfServiceSiteCreate

I am building a Console application in which I am programmatically trying to create a site collection in a tenant, using SharePoint object model. The code is as follows. But I am getting an error ...
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Access Services - Creating Access App, Secure Store Access Denied

I'm trying to set-up Access Services in SharePoint 2013, in a multi-tenant environment. I've followed Anne's guide With the following adjustments: I did not set-up a new SQL instance just for ...
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Adding FBA User in SharePoint with SharePoint and SQL on Different Servers

I have a SharePoint 2013 multi tenant environment, configured to use FBA in Azure. Since it is in multi tenant mode, the DB names are dynamic and identified based on the tenant name, since it follows ...
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On-Prem SharePoint Tenancy – how to create one?

According to docs etc. there is default farm-wide tenancy created which is required by Apps, via App Mngmt Service and Site Subscription Service. I have created an SP farm with the default tenant and ...
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Custom Membership Provider returning null within SharePoint when called through Membership.Providers

I have developed a custom membership provider (say, with the name TestMemProvider) and have registered the same in the 3 web.config files for SharePoint in a Forms Claims based web application with ...
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Questions based on tenants in SP 2013 Office 365

I have set of question based on tenants answer of which is not correctly known till now. Please reply inline. What is the proper meaning of tenant in SP 2013 Office 365? Do we need a tenant to ...
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Can you create a multitenant provider hosted app without using the office store?

Stackexchange says this is a subjective question but I don't think it is. I am just trying to discover feasibility here. After a lot of reading online, I was able to successfully convert an app that ...
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“Could not load user profile” on OneDrive after migration to multitenancy

I've been struggling with this issue for a bit as we move toward converting our farm toward a multitenant environment. I was able to make a copy of my current UPS DBs, then use those to create a ...
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Converting User Profile Sync into partition mode

We're in the process of rearchitecting our farm to make it more of a multi-tenant environment, and I was wondering... is it possible to partition an existing user profile application, or do I have to ...
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SharePoint 2010 Multi Tenant - I need Excel Services

We are running SP in Multi-Tenant mode for a few small clients. I need Excel services enabled for two of the tenants. What options do I have and how do I do it? I have been looking at documentation ...
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external content type

We are a tennant in a larger sharepoint setup. I have tennant admin rights. As a test I would like to create a list that originates from a sql table. I followed this guide: ...
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Store Forms Claims when using ADFS (SAML)

I have a number of different software packages where I require a SSO experience. I've rolled out ADFS between all these applications and SharePoint 2013 and it is working well. I am now facing an ...
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Provisioning User Profile Service - Will not start

I've been following Spence Harbar's guide for setting up a multi-tenant install of SharePoint 2013 in a testing environment. I am following his 2010 Guide but replaced the Search Service script with ...
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User account isolation on multi tenant SharePoint publication

Does a multi tenant SharePoint web application stores user accounts on "child" websites or in the root web? I need to provide forms authentication at this multi tenant web application but the users ...
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Using SharePoint UserAccountDirectoryPath with SSRS

I've got a SharePoint 2010 Enterprise multi-tenant setup integrated with a new SSRS 2008 R2 instance in SharePoint-Integrated mode and have FINALLY managed to get everything working. However, there ...
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Intranet & Extranet in SharePoint 2013

In my new company we are moving to SharePoint 2013 in a few months, we currently have a SharePoint 2010 setup but nothing will be migrated to the new environment. I have been asked to provide a ...
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What is an unused managed property in SharePoint 2013 search?

In quite a few pages on Microsoft TechNet describing the new search schemas for SharePoint 2013, they use the phrase, unused managed property. It's not entirely clear what that means in this context. ...
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Adding Users from a Trusted Domain in a Multi-Tenant Setup

According to many sources I shouldn't have to do anything special to get add users from a "internal" two-way trusted domain into SharePoint. And I can add them to the CA web app but not the ...
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Struggling Immensly multi tenancy Sharepoint on Existing Sharepoint Server

Really strugging with this for last month, going to have another crack this weekend but ideally simply need to create multi tenancy sharepoint 2010 all in https using domains similar to below; ...
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Crawling per-tenant BDC data sources

I'm setting up SP2010 in a multi-tenant fashion (following Spencer Harbar's Rational Guide) and I've had great success setting it all up. Multiple tenants and everything. When you configure BDC to run ...
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Multiple My Site Hosts

I have a scenario where two sub-companies of a company should be deemed independent and as such need to not share any of the following Search - Should not rely on security trimming User Profiles / ...
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Limit login attempts to a SharePoint server to a single OU

The setup: Several SharePoint 2010 Foundation web applications, each on individual servers. Default SharePoint authentication mechanism in use Single Active Directory Domain controls user ...
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All users in multi tenant environment

I have a problem with authentication in a multi tenant environment. I have a couple of seperate customers which all have their own SharePoint environment within our hosted environment. In the AD, I ...
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ValidateEntitySecurity failed on multitenant BSC installation

I've got a multitenant BCS service setup. It all seems to work; I've imported my model and it properly lists the entities in the model. But when I try to create an external list based on the model, ...
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PowerShell Attempted to perform an unauthorised operation

I'm trying to add a term store administrator using PowerShell. I'm logged on to one of the farm web servers with a farm administrator account (also happens to be a domain admin account too). I'm ...
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Host Header Site Collections /w multi tenancy

I basically followed the steps in Spence Harbars Guide http://www.harbar.net/articles/sp2010mt1.aspx do create a multi-tenancy farm with host-header site-collections. For some reason I cannot supply ...
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NullReferenceException when running New-SPSite

I'm running the following PowerShell script on my SharePoint server to create a new host-header site collection and a tenant admin site: Add-PSSnapin microsoft.sharepoint.powershell -ea ...
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Two SharePoint Installations on one Server

Is it possible to have two Sharepoint installations on one server? By two installations I mean one is Sharepoint 2010 for Internet Sites and other is Sharepoint Foundation 2010 Any way to do it ...
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Creating partitioned Service Application

I'm looking for best practices on setting up partitioned service applications in SharePoint. Not the default ones, but a custom one. As I understand, a partitioned service application like the ...
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Service App custom groups and multi-instance scenarios

Have you deployed custom Service Application groups and/or deployed multiple instances of a Service Application? If so, I'm looking for specific examples I can use for our OnPrem SharePoint 2010 ...
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Deploying BCS Model To Multi-Tenant Administration Site [closed]

I've got a simple BCS model with a single entity for a test. The entity pulls from a Entity Data Model in a separate assembly. I'm using SharePoint Foundation so I used the feature receiver here to ...
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What is the recommended archiecture to solve multi-tenancy with SharePoint 2010 that requires both http and https?

We want to setup a set of site collections that all have their own unique vanity domain names. There will be 100 or more. For example: www.domain123.org www.domain234.org www.domain456.org etc. ...
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SharePoint Foundation 2010 Multi-tenancy and Active Directory Account Creation Mode

Does anyone know if SharePoint 2010 Foundation multi-tenancy works if you install the farm in Active Directory Account Creation mode? I am able to use STSADM to create host header site collections ...