A deployed service is called a service application in SharePoint

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Should i have the “Microsoft SharePoint Foundation Web Application” role active on all servers in a large farm?

I've checked the resources at Microsoft TechNet, MSDN and Bing but I’m not aware of any information regarding the best practice about the configuration for the "Microsoft SharePoint Foundation Web ...
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How do you register web.config changes to SharePoint service applications, they way you can for web applications?

The SPWebConfigModification class can be used for updating content web applications and also central administration. This can be applied to the SPWebApplication and also SPWebService classes. ...
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Sharepoint 2010: How to stop and start (restart) a service application?

In central admin, I have a list of services - excellent, and the status of each service - excellent. Now how to I stop and start them?
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SharePoint 2010: When to provision two Search Service Applications?

I am working in a single farm with two distinct web applications. Each web application's content needs to be isolated from the other. Should I provision two Search Service Applications or use a ...
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Secure Store Service App Error

I am trying to setup Secure Store Server and after successfully creating the Service and the Proxy I am greeted with this error when I attempt to manage it. Cannot complete this action as the Secure ...
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Publishing Managed Metadata and Using it with UPS

We have a publishing and collaboration Farm, published a Managed Metadata Service and given Full Access to the collabortion Farm. In the Collaboration Farm, created a User profile Property and ...
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When should I do custom Service Application?

We have a great feature in SharePoint 2010 as possibility to make custom Service Application. What is the best practise how to anylize then should we make custom service application and when we ...
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FAST Search Crawl DB sizing

Do we follow the standard (5% of content IIRC) sizing metrics for Crawl DBs when using FAST as our search server, within our Content SSA; or are there separate metrics for FAST (ie. is the crawl ...
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SharePoint 2010 Service Applications and Search

I am considering using a custom Service Application to meet a feature requirement of one of my clients. There is also a requirement that the data stored by the Service Application be searchable. ...
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Managed Metadata Service Connection (local workstation) help

On local w7 64 bit system. I am trying to hook up the managed meta data service connection. It is asking for some url or address and not sure what to enter for local workstation.. Example Url: ...
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Information and tutorials about developing a SharePoint Service Application

I'm looking for information and tutorials on how to develop a SharePoint Service Application with the SharePoint Service Application Framework. The Internet seems to be full with information about how ...
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Disable a Specific News Feed Activity Using the Client Object Model

Hello and thanks for reading. I've been working with the out-of-box SharePoint 2010 News Feed portion of My Sites, and I am planning to deploy it to many users. I am building a console application ...
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Should I have separate application pools for Service Applications?

So I've looked high and low for a best-practice, and a practical practice to this: Should I separate each of my service applications in a SharePoint 2010 installation into different application pools? ...
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Can not create a user profile synchronization connection

I have a new SharePoint 2010 server farm that I'm trying to configure. Installation went fine. But I'm having trouble getting the user profiles to import. I've created the User Profile service ...
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Why is the Create a new service application button disabled and the link not active in Central Admin?

When I go to manage service applications in Central Administration and try to create a new service application like: New > Create a new service application, the link isn't active. My issue is I would ...