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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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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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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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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ServiceApplications vs. ServiceApplicationProxies

What exactly is the difference between ServiceApplications (e.g. SearchServiceApplication) and the corresponding ServiceApplicationProxy (e.g. SearchServiceApplicationProxy) ? What is the difference ...
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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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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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Web.config files are not identical on all machines in the farm. SPWebService

This rule is talking about a difference in web.configs between 2 servers in my farm. The failing service is SPWebService, so it must be talking about the "SharePoint Web Services" web app in IIS ...
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10 Application pool limit question

Does this limit include service apps as well? I'm currently sitting at 3 application pools for our web applications and 7 application pools for services. Also, is it possible to change which ...
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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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Excel Services Service Application

I have just installed SharePoint 2013 enterprise edition and now I am trying to create the new Excel and Access Service Applications. I am having two issues: When I click on New service application ...
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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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Cannot delete “Search Service Application” - Event ID: 3355

I'm unable to remove the "Search Service Application" and I'm open to any ideas. This is what I've tried so far (Unsuccessfully): Delete via Central Admin Delete via PowerShell ...
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Services vs Service Application

What is the difference between Services and Service Applications in SharePoint with regards to Distributed Cache? Why is Distribution Cache Service applicable only on Services Level and not as a ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Thesaurus in SharePoint

In a SharePoint 2013 on-prem environment, I am trying to set up thesaurus. I am doing this for a Norwegian site. I can successfully import the .csv thesaurus file, but I am not satisfied with the ...
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Contact service applications from SP Hosted App

Is it possible to contact service applications like Managed metadata service from sp hosted app? I want to create a metadata field, and get user info from user profile in sp hosted app. Is there a way ...
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Share Service Applications from a SharePoint 2010 farm to a 2013 farm

I know that out of the box a SharePoint 2013 farm cannot consume Service Applications from a 2010 farm. Are there any third party solutions that enable this? I have tried searching online, but have ...
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Does every service application have an application pool associated with it?

I was working on writing a script to list the app pool for each service application and I got to the State Service and Usage and Health and Data Collection Service and don't see any app pool property ...
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A failure was reported when trying to invoke a service application:EndpointFailure: Affected Endpoint MetadataWebService.svc

SharePoint 2013 farm with 3 web front end 2 web app and 2 workflow server.we have scheduler running sharepoint warm up scripts at 2am in the morning to beat the morning rush hour traffic. Couple of ...
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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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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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System.InvalidOperationException: The search service is not able to connect to the machine that hosts the administration component.

I am facing a problem on my sharepoint 2013 search service, the problem is as follow:- when i do a search i always get "Nothing here matches your search" even if the entered text match content ...
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Cannot 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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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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My site “integration” with portal is not working.

I am using SharePoint 2013 Enterprise, on premise. I have just finished installing SharePoint in a farm with 4 SharePoint servers: 2 front-end and 2 application (back-end) servers. I installed ...
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Find out which application pool project service application is running

How do I find out which application pool as well as the managed account my project service application is running?
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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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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 ...