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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Sharepoint service applications - Purpose of each component

When working with SharePoint 2010 Service Applications, you must create a lot of "plumbing" code. There is a service, a service instance, a service proxy, a service application, and a service ...
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Managed Metadata Service Application and Crazy Behavior

Good afternoon everyone. I've been working on the implementation of a SharePoint 2010 farm for over a week know, which is far longer than I should have been working on it. I'm running into a ...
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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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adding a new server to the farm and run an existing Service Application on it

Event though my question is somewhat development-related, I believe it's more of an IT Pro question, so please keep reading if you're not a developer! I am developing a custom Service Application. I ...
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How to programmatically determine which application pool a service application is using?

Is there a way to programmatically determine which application pool a service application is using? Further i would like to get the information about the service account the app pool is using.
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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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Migrate Service Applications

I would like to know the approach to migrate following SharePoint 2010 service applications from one farm to another: Managed Metadata Project Service application BCS Secure Store Service ...
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What is a service application and a service account in plain english?

I am finding it difficult to find a plain non/semi technical description online of what these are used for. I come from a programming background but don't have a lot of administration experience. ...
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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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Identify Started Service App by Powershell

I am using the following Powershell script in hopes of identifying Started service applications by server. Spot checking the results shows something unexpected. For instance, I know Lotus Notes ...
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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 ...
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User profile is not getting started after SP1 on sharepoint 2010 environment?

We are neither able to start or reprovision the user profile application after installing the SP-1 on the sharepoint 2010 enterprise environment. Is it a known issue?
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Tutorial for implementing a SharePoint Service Application based on a Windows Service

I'm looking for a tutorial or some other information on how to implement a SharePoint Service Application which is based on a Windows Service. Unfortunately there is not much information to find ...
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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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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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Additional Managed Metadata Service

I am deploying a small farm and am going to be using a taxonomy. Should I create a new Managed Metadata service application instance or just use the default? What are the advantages/disadvantages?
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Configuring MaxReceivedMesageSize for Search ServiceApplication

Browsing the SearchService application logs through the Central Administration I noticed an error occured while crawling one of my Content Sources. There's the description: The maximum message size ...
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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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MidTier process account should have 'Full Read' permission on all associated SPWebApplications

I'm getting a Health Rule throwing the error in the title. Full details on this: MidTier process account should have 'Full Read' permission on all associated SPWebApplications It also gives a ...
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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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Adding Apps Problem at the Sharepoint Store

I try to add app at Sharepoint Store but I just get errors. I've done the following error: "Sorry, we can't seem to connect to the SharePoint Store. Try again in a bit." Now this error occurs ...
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Start application proxy

Access Services Web Service Application Proxy and Excel Services Application Web Service Application Proxy are showing stopped. But their parent Services show "Started". I tried Stop and restart ...
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Storing settings for a service application

I created a custom service application which needs to store some settings. I've been able to create a manage.aspx management page which is usable in Central Admin. But what I don't know is where I ...
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What is a query server in SharePoint farm?

As per my understanding a farm consists of: SharePoint Server Database Now the above SharePoint Server can be one of the following roles: WFE Application Server So basically a SharePoint farm ...
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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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Web Analytics not working

I have SharePoint Server 2010 with Standard Client Access License and the Web Analytics isn’t populating. I have Web Analytics Data Processing Service and Web Analytics Web Service as started. I get ...
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Service Application causing heavy load

I've developed a custom service application which causes quite some load on a server. It processes a PDF document and performs OCR and some more recognition on it. For this we're using a third party ...
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December CU SP 2010

My question is during December CU installation period(In sharepoint servers)..any outage???(i agree while running psconfig after the installation, there will be outage...but during December CU ...
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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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Good tutorial for my first Custom Service Application in SharePoint 2010?

I found this one, but it has a step that says to "Select the “WCF Service” project template...", which wouldn't make sense for adding a New Item (at least that doesn't sound right to me). I'm curious ...
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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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How to force a hyperlink which reference a visio drawing to display the visio drawing inside the browser

I have a site collection of type "Publishing>>Enterprise wiki", and I have the Visio Graphics service application enabled (I have enterprise SP license). Now if I open the document library, and I ...
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Can find (Excel services application & Visio graphics service ) inside the Service application menu

I have installed a new SharePoint server , and I wanted to create a new Visio graphics service and Excel service application, so that users can view excel & Visio documents inside their web ...
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Secure Store Service Application not available in SharePoint 2010 Standard

We have migrated from SharePoint 2010 foundation to SharePoint 2010 standard. Now, the problem is we are looking for Secure Store Service on 'Services on Server' page in Central Administration, but we ...
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SP2010, The search request was unable to connect to the Search Service problem

i was having this error and i still cant solve it. btw, SP2010 running on win2k8r2. I enabled the Indexing Service and still unable to get it running. i suspect some network account issue and I ...
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OWA Virtual Paths

I'm learning the ropes as an admin and have been installing services the past day or so in my test environment. I chose during the installs of SP and OWA to install to a secondary drive and not use my ...
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Unabe to create Search Service Application

When creating a new Search Service Application the job seems to stop half way through. The search service application is created but displays an error in the Service Application page and the search ...
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SharePoint 2010-move central admin site

We will planning to move central admin site from app server-1 to app server -2. my Query : any know issues or possible impact due to change the CA host from server to another. can we run config ...
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“There is no default service endpoint for service application” w/Custom Service Application

I'm working on putting together a custom service application and I'm seeing the aforementioned error: "There is no default service endpoint for service application" The full stack trace is below: ...
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SharePoint 3 tier Service Application with EF

I'm looking for some best practices on how to setup a three tier application design with a SharePoint Service Applications. A case example: suppose I have customers, each customer has a set of ...
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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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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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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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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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Permission issue creating site collection from service application

We have a custom service application set-up which is tasked with the creation of site collections. It uses the blank site template for this, on which we want to activate several of the out of the box ...
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Application Discovery Load Balancer Service EndpointFailure (topology.svc)

Short Version: How can I change the "ServiceEndpointUri" of Application Discovery and Load Balancer Service Application Proxy? After changing the servers, it shows the computer name of an old server ...
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Sharepoint Web / Service Application / Pools for Security and Isolation Concerns

I have multi part question in regards to setting up the topology for my company and am curious about best practices. We are creating a SharePoint farm that will be used by different divisions in the ...