Service refers to a set of related software functionalities that can be reused for different purposes, together with the policies that should control its usage.

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What is the difference between a service and an application in Sharepoint 2013?

What is the difference between a service and an application in Sharepoint 2013? Thank you in advance.
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Is it necessary to install latest updates of SharePoint 2013

I would like to know what's the best practice for installing the latest patches, like CUs or SP 2013 SP1, installing on my development, staging and production environment. Currently we are developing ...
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Server services on a farm

I have installed a SharePoint farm *SP2013 Windows 2012 R2. I have 2 servers, 1 front end and 1 web application. The database is located in another server. I was thinking about what services should be ...
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AppFabric Caching Service keeps crashing

I got a message from SharePoint that the AppFabric Caching Service was down. When I went to Services to restart it, it restarted fine, but shut down within a few seconds. I went into the Event Viewer, ...
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Account logon errors in security log after password change

We recently changed the password of Farm admin account on our WFE servers. After that , there are multiple audit failure occurrence relating to this account daily. The audit failure means that an ...
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Error code 0x81020030 when calling UpdateListItems of Lists.asmx web service

My problem is very similar to this one (in what I'm calling) but I'm receiving a different error. The XML I feed the service and the response is as follows; <Batch OnError="Continue" ...
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Service asking credential

I have mapped SharePoint ISAPI folder and create service in it. When accessing it ask me for credentials. I want this service not to ask for credentials. How can this be done? ...
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Word Automation Service Error 10

I am converting .docx document to .pdf. But it is not able to convert. I have checked in SharePoint database, it gives error code 10 What to do for that?
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App Management Service stuck on Starting/Provisioning

I am now doing my third setup of my SP 2013 system, and I have been using Todd Klint's notes mostly, but when I get to creating the App Management Service App and starting the App Management Service ...
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Convert classic authentication to claims (ADFS) considerations

      I have a question because what I would like to ask is not very well documented on the Internet. I have recently been working on a migration of a classic auth. NTLM ...
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SharePoint 2013 User Profile Can't Sync with AD

I used to have SP13 sync with AD until I deleted the Service application, and now no matter what I do, the synchronization service won't start and I'm getting this error in event log: The Execute ...
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Installation of custom SPWindowsService

In my solution I have Windows Service, that I want to control from SharePoint. I implemented custom SPWindowsService and SPWindowsServiceInstance, it works from tests (Start, Stop and deploy ...
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Which Service Applications are Required?

I'm looking to upgrade our 800-person Intranet from SharePoint (Standard) 2010 to 2013. It is a publishing site, with a single site collection and consists of two servers only, Web server and Database ...
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Editing a web part page - Get ServiceActivationException error message

Create a web part page by Site Actions > More Options > Filter by Page > Click Web part page > then Create Enter a name add to Pages Document Library click Ok, Within the page click Add Web Part Add ...
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How to change the Backup Service user

I am trying to use our BACKUPNAS as the backup storage. We only allow certain users to access the backup folders, and I wonder: How can I define which domain user will be used for the backup ...
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AppFabric crashing on SharePoint 2013

SharePoint 2013 running on Windows Server 2008 R2, updated with the latest CUs (March, April, June, see http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint/jj891062.aspx). All O.S. updates installed. It's ...
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SharePoint 2010 Workflow stuck in starting status?

We have a SP 2010 workflow on a Document Library which sends an email notification out to certain users when a property is changed for a document. This workflow was working fine up until 2 weeks ago ...
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where to put the state service?

So i'm trying to plan out my services in my 2013 build, in this build i will be doing a tier approach, where as before in my old 2010 design, every thing was on one box. One of the services i'm ...
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SharePoint 2007 “Secure” Custom Web Service

I have the following Problem. I have an ASP.NET Web Service which contains several administrative methods like creating a site/list/group for a client application. Some of these methods do this using ...
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SharePoint 2013 Distributed Cache “cacheHostInfo is null” with “Remove-SPDistributedCacheServiceInstance”

I am attempting to remove a server as a cache host in my SharePoint 2013 environment. Currently the service shows as Stopped on the server that I am attempting to remove from the cache cluster. I ...
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SSP for SharePoint 2010

As far as I know SSP (Share Service Provider) is a thing of SharePoint 2007 and in SharePoint 2010 it has been redesigned as SharePoint 2010 service application, but I came across this question online ...
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Unable to remove a managed account?

All suggestions and answers are really appreciated. I have Sharepoint installed on a Test computer and I did something very stupid. I deleted a service account domain\spupsync ( was using it for user ...
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SharePoint Server Search 14 service disabling itself after SP1 install?

A couple of weeks ago I installed SP1 and the June 2011 CU on my SharePoint 2010 environment and since then the service "SharePoint Server Search 14" has been changing its Startup Type from Automatic ...
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SP2010: Kick-Off Workflow via a Windows Service

I know triggering workflows within SharePoint can be started manually/automatically? In the realm of being fired off automatically, I know capabilities of starting workflows if documents are added to ...
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How to know the GUID of a Database?

I follow this step by step http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff681014.aspx for reset the User Profile Synchronization Service but I need the GUID of the synchronization database. I searched a ...
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User Profile Service = “An unexpected error has occurred.”

This is for a new SP 2010 install. I have a server running SP 2010. In IIS I have created an empty web site, "share.example.com". In SP Central Admin, I have created a web application bound to the IIS ...
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SharePoint Timer service keeps failing

This is the error I keep getting: The Windows SharePoint Timer service terminated unexpectedly. It has done this 7 time(s). The service then restarts and fails 5 minutes later and continues in this ...
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TaxonomyPicker.ascx failed in SharePoint 2010

Is TaxonomyPicker.ascx is SharePoint Default user control ? or 3 rd party user control ? becasue i received event logs Load control template file /_controltemplates/TaxonomyPicker.ascx failed: ...
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Service Application Stuck in “Stopping” State - How to force-stop?

In this case it's (of course) the User Profile Service Application. How can I force it to stop? I've tried: stsadm -o provisionservice -action stop -servicetype "M ...
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Sandboxed web part failing with “No available sandboxed code execution server could be found”

I'm deploying a web part as a component of a sandboxed solution from Visual Studio 2010 to Windows 7 SharePoint Foundation Server 2010 on my development box, and I receive the following error when ...
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User authenication being lost on remoting call

My administration page and webpart make calls to a service via .Net remoting. I've added AD credential checking to the service and discovered that the calls being made from both the admin page and ...