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On website AD login, how to remind user to change his AD password which is due for expiry?

We are using SharePoint 2010. The website is an intranet portal with AD username authentication. When user opens the site in IE, the login window popsup. When user enters username and password and ...
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SharePoint 2013 Cumulative Update (October 2013) Order of Installation on App & Web Servers

While configuring cumulative updates for SharePoint 2013 on App and WFE Servers can we install CU on both App and WFE servers simultaneously? Or we should complete the installation on App Server first ...
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Why is SharePoint 2013 Designer workflow people picker field from the list item showing wrong user?

We have a standard SharePoint 2013 list that contains several columns. One of the columns is your typical People Picker column. Let's call it the Employee Name column When we send out an email via a ...
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SharePoint Maximum ListView Threshold

What is the maximum listview threshold that can be set on a SharePoint list? What i mean to say is, threshold above the default value that is 5000. And are there any effects on the performance of a ...
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SharePoint Server 2013 Prerequisites installer on Win Server 2012 R2

I'm trying to install the Prerequisites by running the prerequisiteinstaller.exe but i'm stuck at this Application Server Role, Web Server (IIS) Role: configuration error I have tried the ...
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Sharepoint 2013 - Can I use Visual Studio 2012 express edition for web-parts and app parts?

I am new to SharePoint 2013. I want to develop the app and web parts using visual studio 2012 express edition. Can I use vs 2012 express edition to create app and web parts for SharePoint 2013? Can ...
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Sharepoint Server 2013 installation: why ArpWrite action fails?

Installation of prerequisites for Sharepoint 2013 server x64 (on Windows Server 2008R2, 12-core physical server) succeeded, but Sharepoint breaks installation and installation rollbacks on the ...
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Visual Studio 2012 Breakpoints do not hit

I have developed a simple visual webpart for SharePoint 2013 in Visual Studio 2012. The .apsx page only has one label. Then I say deploy and attach to process w3wp and refresh the webpage where I have ...
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Visual Studio 2013 remote development

I've a Sharepoint 2013 installation in a Server 2008 machine. My development machine runs Windows 7 and I've got Visual Studio 2013 installed. I want to create a sharepoint 2013 project but I have ...
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Email notifications from document library do not get sent

I have set up email notifications for 2 accounts in a document library. Both accounts have Full Control on that library. After setting up the alerts, the 2 accounts recieved 2 informational emails ...
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Configuring SSL certificate for SharePoint 2013 on Windows Server 2008

I'm trying to configure my SSL certificate for my SharePoint site. I'm using this site : http://blogs.msdn.com/b/fabdulwahab/archive/2013/01/21/configure-ssl-for-sharepoint-2013.aspx I'm stuck on step ...
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Incoming e-mail stop in “drop” folder

I have library configured to receive attachments. I configured the SMTP and SharePoint to receive e-mail, in my old scenery SharePoint 2010 this worked, but in migrated SharePoint 2013 don't work. The ...
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Is accessing SharePoint content Database in code advisable?

I want to know if it is a correct thing to access SharePoint content database in code i.e (using custom SQL queries)? If not can anyone provide me with an explanation why shouldn't it be done?
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Deleting SharePoint survey results on daily bases

I have created a survey where users can indicate which sandwich they want to eat for lunch. Now I want the results to be deleted on a daily bases. Is this possible? I can't seem to find any options to ...
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Single Sign On between two web applications?

In my SharePoint 2013 Server farm I have two web applications: Simple intranet portal (http://portal) My Sites (http://portal:8080) Problem is that users have to authenticate to each application. ...
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REST API along with startswith and tolower function method in SharePoint 2013

I would like to bind all users into textbox autocomplete event. I done with below script but it is consider case sensitive expression while searching the results. $("#txtselectuser").autocomplete({ ...
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BreadCrumb Sharepoint 2013

I have 4 level sites in my Sharepoint Map, (the parents are not clickable links). When I add my BreadCrumb, it brings me the parents as links so I can click but I don't have content on the default ...
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SharePoint Silverlight media player not working properly

I have created a custom webpart to show list of video files in asp:gridview from asset library and play on the same page using Silverlight Media Player, below is code of gridview design - ...
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Sharepoint infopath condition on list/item permissions

Is it possible to create an action in a SharePoint Infopath form which checks item permissions for the current user? SharePoint workflows set permission on individual list items for various users, ...
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Update AD password for username in SharePoint 2010

we are using SharePoint 2010. Need reference articles for foll. requirement: There is a webpart with 3 textbox's for username, original password and new password. We need to allow user to be able to ...
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search box above every column of list in sharepoint 2010

The problem I am having is that I want to show search box above every column in list in my sharepoint site. But the number of columns in each list are different. Is there a dynamic way to do so?? I ...
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SharePoint 2013 - Custom save button - Handling click using Javascirpt

We have created a custom list with a cutom edit form using Visual Studio 2013. At the bottom of the page, we need to add a button which will perform custom tasks and submit the form for update. I'm ...
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Create Edit Control Block (ECB) on View with JSLink

I have a question about ECB: In Sharepoint 2013, how to create Edit Control Block (ECB) in view with JSLink. I use JSLink to modify the default view, but I can't display the ECB context menu with ...
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SharePoint 2013 Custom CSR Render Mode for NewForm (also for DispForm and ViewForm) renders input controls apart from labels

For several weeks I am developing some features for my new projects on SharePoint 2013 using new technology called Client Side Rnedering (CSR). Until now there have been almost no issues except lack ...
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SharePoint 2010 search crawl log error

I want to get us out of the search crawl log error "The Share Point item being crawled returned an error when attempting to download the item". As per few article I did the changes in registry, ...
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“The server was unable to save the form at this time. Please try again”, when adding new announcement [closed]

I have a team site inside my SharePoint 2013. then i have added an Announcement app to the site, but then i try to add a new announcement i am getting the following error :- The server was unable to ...
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SharePoint 2013 Web analytics

So SharePoint 2013 has some changes to the way the web analytics works, it moves it into the search service from what I read but from there I'm confused. I've been doing lots of reading it sounds like ...
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SharePoint 2010 FormDigest issue: InvalidFormDigest

I'm getting weird error with publishing pages and form digest. When publishing page is in Published state __REQUESTDIGEST hidden field value is "InvalidFormDigest". I also have Notes web part on this ...
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Save site as template in SharePoint 2013

I have one SharePoint 2013 site, which I need to setup on another server. In 2010 there was an option to save site as template in site actions, which is not there in 2013. How can this be achieved? ...
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Best practice SharePoint 2010 with SP1 and IE11, compatibility mode on or off?

I am using sharepoint 2010 with SP1. We would like to push on all our workstations IE11. But we don't know if we turn for the sharepoint sites compatibility mode on or off. What is the best, on or off ...
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The Security Token Service is unavailable

I have to problems left on my dev machine. 1. The Security Token Service is unavailable 2. Get the user profile sync serve started. I am getting the following error every 5 minutes in my event log ...
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Broken Lists Cannot Be Deleted

There are a few lists in a SharePoint Server 2010 development environment that are broken. Due to this situation, clicking the lists in the SharePoint Web interface throw .NET exceptions, and viewing ...
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How can I ScrollTop in SharePoint 2010 with JQuery

I try to scroll the SharePoint page after the page loaded. Using the following code: $(document).ready(function(){ $('html, body').animate({scrollTop: $('#WebPartWPQ1').offset().top}, 1000); }); ...
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Undo wrong installation of SharePoint 2013 Service Pack

I installed Service Pack 1 of SharePoint 2013 Foundation instead of Service Pack 1 of SharePoint 2013 server. I have SharePoint 2013 server installed. How can I undo this? I tried going to Control ...
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In a site with two servers where can I expect to see my ULS log entry?

I'm using SPDiagnosticsService to write an entry to the ULS logs. On a load-balanced environment with 2 front-end servers I can't find the entries at all, but it works fine on my local dev environment ...
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Sp2013 Standard Server Sp1 Upgrade Roll Back Plan

I have SharePoint 2013 Standard Edition installed in our servers 1 App, 1 WFE, 1 Workflow Server. Very soon we are moving on to a plan to upgrade the farm with Sp1 upgrade. Before doing that i need to ...
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Migrating SharePoint Content database from 2010 to 2013

Source Environment: 1.) SharePoint 2010 2.) 1 site collection 3.) 8 sites in that site collection. The requirement i have is to move the site collection along with all the data from 2010 to 2013. ...
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Bug in SharePoint 2013 : adding a enterprise wiki page

When I view my site content and go to the pages library ( Enterprise wiki template ) I can add a new Enterprise wiki page from the ribbon ( select new than enterprise wiki page ). It redirect me to a ...
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Configure Custom claim provider to work with Search 2013

We configure custom claim provider in our SharePOint 2013 environment. The custom claim provider for people picker behave as what we expected except it except it both pick up from Custom claim ...
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How to limit the file upload size for a specific document library in SharePoint 2010?

I want to limit the file upload size for a specific document library in SharePoint 2010. I do know that the upload size is for the entire web-application rather than a specific site/sub-site/library. ...
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Accessing subsite of Sharepoint 2013 locally from server keeps asking authentication

I have a public site abc.com and a subsite abc.com/sites/def inside Sharepoint Server 2013. When I access the subsite from outsite (internet), it works fine. When I access the subsite locally from ...
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Which is the best possible way to connect to SharePoint Sites using Client Object Model

I came across a complex situation (imo) which is why I am asking this question. I am developing an application where in, I connect to all SharePoint Sites specified by user and all its sub sites using ...
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Recursive call for SPListItem Update method when called from a event receiver ItemUpdated

I have fallen in a serious problem about the SPListItem Update method. When I make a event receiver to intercept SPListItem change or update with SPItemEventReceiver ItemUpdated method, the event is ...
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How to work with SharePoint Roles Claim?

I'm working with a Claims-base authentication and I'm wondering what kind of roles I can put for a Claim of the type: http://schemas.microsoft.com/ws/2008/06/identity/claims/role
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Need site inventory tool for SharePoint 2007 that doesn't require server access

We're migrating from 2007 to 2010 and I need a full inventory (site, libraries, lists) so I can remove stuff that's no longer being used. However, everything I've found so far requires server access. ...
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SP2010: How to automatically check in a document after X amount of time

In SP2010 I'm looking for a way to automatically check in a document using a system account if the user leaves it checked out for X amount of days. I imagine I'll probably have to use a VS workflow ...
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Displaying the sharepoint server date and time under the username

I am trying to display the server date and time under the username inside my SharePoint 2013 server. I did the following :- On the master page I added the following “currentdate” Div :- ...
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Parent terms missing in breadcrumb path

I have a site collection named "Faculty" and a subsite named "General". For "General", I have multiple pages in that subsite. The content of the quick launch navigation for the subsite is based on a ...
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Copy contents from excel to SharePoint List

I have an excel and I need to import those datas to sharepoint list. So I click on datasheet view and try to copy the contents and the problem is I have Person/Group column type which is not allowing ...
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Sharepoint Error: Distributed cache service is not running in this deployment

I installed sharepoint 2013 on windows server 2008 R2 SP1 in standalone mode. When I ran configuration wizard, I encountered an Error (Failed to create sample data) and I fixed it with a solution ...