A site collection is made up of one top-level site and all sites below it.

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When would you want to create a new Managed Path?

Could someone explain when or why I would want to generate a new managed path in a SharePoint Web Application? Bismarck
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Advanced Search button, Create Page, Modify Pages Library Setting are missing from one SharePoint Site Collection

In my Share Point 2007 server farm there is more than 150+ site Collections are created but in one SharePoint Site Collection there is some problem from this evening: Advanced Search button is ...
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Deleting a SharePoint site does not delete data from content database

If I delete a SharePoint site collection, the entries for its documents are not deleted from the alldocs, alldocstreams and alldocversions table of content database. I thought, when a site collection ...
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Restore-SPSite : Access Denied

Restore-SPSite : Access Denied You do not have permission to perform this action or access this resource. This is the error I get when trying to restore a Site Collection backup from the integrated ...
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Search results page URL not showing current site

I'm working on a custom search based, by copying osssearchresults.aspx and making a few changes. My Publishing Site with workflow sitecollection has a few sites at the root, for different languages ...
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How can I tell if I have a site collection?

I'm trying to use InfoPath from my local PC, with my SharePoint 2010 site located on a remote server. I have all the admin privileges you could imaging, having built the remote server, so I should be ...
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All sites are read only, even for site administrators

Every site in the collection is now read-only. I can still change settings in the central admin site but am unsure what has changed. This affects everyone, users with write permission, even site ...
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Cannot delete orphaned Sharepoint 2007 site

I have a site collection that is listed in Central Admin > Application Management > Site Collection list. When I click on the link there, no details are shown on the right hand side. The site ...
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NullReferenceException when creating new site collection

Running a SharePoint 2010 farm. Whenever I attempt to create a new site collection I get the following error "Object reference not set to instance of an object" which is generated from a generic ...
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Translation for non-supported site collection templates

I installed Polish language pack for Sharepoint, but unfortunately blog sites are not supported. Is there any way to provide translations for particular site collection templates, which are not ...
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How to detect when user goes from one site collection to another in the same web application?

I have a several site collections in the same web application and I need to handle events when user goes from one site collection to another. I need it for specific actions, like setting "lcid" cookie ...
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Finding pages that are pending approval across an entire site collection

I am in the process of creating an administrative view which allows our intranet authors to view all the pages across the entire site collection that are awaiting their approval. As our site ...
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Document Migration in a Single Farm from site collection to site collection

We currently have a single SharePoint 2010 farm with multiple site collections. We have Team sites and then the main portal site. The plan is to extend our web application into a new Zone for the ...
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Backup and Restore SharePoint 2010 SiteCollections

I am getting an error "Backup version is different" while restoring SiteCollections from one web application to another on the same SharePoint server farm. Following are the steps I was executing when ...
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Is List created in top level site (parent site) visible is Child Site

I created a custom list in a top level site of site collection, which is the parent site. Is it possible that this list is visible in a child site?
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Unable to see a web part page in Form Library since view panel is missing

After creating a WebPart Page 'abc.aspx' under site collection 'MySiteCol' , I was unable to view it under form library. Although it showed 1 item, but the no file was visible inside it. Also the ...
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Why I cannot see my site collection from internet?

I have a site collection under /sites and I'm extending the whole web application to be mapped to an specified valid static ip address. from a remote computer with internet access i cannot see the ...
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Unable to delete group without being site collection administrator

I have a Sharepoint Group (SPGroup1) whose owner is User1. User1 has full control over the root web site (and all its sub-sites), however it is not a site collection administrator. When I log in as ...
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Creating a site in the root of the web application with same name as managed path

I am quite new to MOSS. I have created a site collection at the root of the web application and created new site named as "sites". So the URL for the newly created site reads as ...
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Moving Site Collection to different server

I have a site collection that is located on our project server that needs to be incorporated to our main SharePoint Enterprise server. As a little more background, the project server was setup first ...
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Powershell (or sts command) for moving SC databases

I have 5 sc in 1 database (Database1). (Databases have been created for each sc). Now the task is to move 4 of the sc database from Database1 and put them into different database (where they belong). ...
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Why can't I access a site I've just imported when central admin says I'm a site collection administrator?

This is a slightly unusual situation. I have a MOSS 2007 farm. I do a database backup and restore to our dev farm and then do a database attach to our 2010 farm. I'm secondary site collection ...
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404 Error after Deleting Content Database (With no Site Collections)?

After detaching a database in SharePoint then subsequently deleting in SQL Server I have been getting 404 Errors at my root site collection default.aspx page, and a few other random site collections ...
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How do I obtain a list of large files in a site collection?

Without jumping the gun and writing some extravagant Web Services CAML query or PowerShell script (which may be optimal here), I would like to ask if anyone knows how to obtain a list of large files ...
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WSS/BPOS Is there an easy way to copy site-collections?

Quite often I use site collections per calender year. They contain team sites with task lists and datawebsites(multipage meetingsites). When you copy the individual websites they do exactly what I ...
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Web Apps, Site Collections and Webs

in our organisation we use wss 3.0 for out intranet. SharePoint usage has grown in recent months and the intranet itself is great. It consists of: 1 WFE; 1 SQL; 1 WebApp; 1 Root Site Collection; We ...
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Specific content datatbase for a site collection

We have two content databases in a webapplication. We would like to have a site collection in a content database (Content_DB1) and rest of the site collection should be created in the another content ...
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Error 403 Forbidden - when a site collection is locked as readonly

I got an an error 403 Forbidden when I browse a site collection that I set to readonly (locked). MOSS 2007 without SP2. Is it related to SP2 installation ?
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Deleting a site having subsites?

How to delete a website which is having subsites in sharepoint 2010? I dont like to go to down level and start up deleting? i would like to delele site and subsites at a time?
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How can I list the site collections under a given url path?

Given a path, e.g. http://sp2010/departments/, how can you get a list of site collections that are underneath it (which have been created through the central administration site)? Basically want to ...
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Corrupted site collections

I ran a stsadm -o enumsites and received 2 error messages in the output. It generates the error: The system cannot find the path specified. (Exception from HRESULT: 0x80070003). I know the URL of ...
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Width and height is 0 for images in a Picture Library Slideshow Web Part after export/import of site collection

I recently exported/imported an SP2010 site collection from Dev to Prod. The site collection had about 90 sites, which were all driven from a site template. Once the export/import had taken place, I ...
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Creating a site collection in Central Admin's Web Application

Is it a bad practice to create a site collection in Central Administration's web application? Since it can only be created through PowerShell (not through the UI), it makes me think there is probably ...
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How to display a database table in a page, based on the current Site Collection Subsite

being new to the Sharepoint scene, I was wondering what the best approach was in this situation. I have a few customers, who all login into the Main Home site, and then get a link to their resp. ...
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External content types across site collections

I have used Sharepoint designer 2010 to make SQL server tables available as external content types (and lists) for a site collection but what about across multiple site collections--can this be done?
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Convert a basic site to a full site in SharePoint 2010?

I'm not quite sure of the best way to ask this. I have some sites that I would call basic sites (SharePoint Foundation 2010 was WSS) that have very basic functionality and then I have other sites ...
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Is Data Purged when a site is removed?

So I have been asked the following question: When a site collection or one of it's web sites are deleted, is this data purged from the database, or is this data otherwise marked as deleted but kept ...
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Enable audit setting for a production site collection

Shall we recommand to have an audit settings enabled for a production site collection? if so, what are all the things that we have to consider before that? what would be the maximum size of an ...
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stsadm createsite “User cannot be found” error

I'm trying to create a site collection via stsadm. I do: STSADM -o createsite ` -url "<url>" ` -title "<title>" ` -description "<desc>" ` -lcid 1033 ` ...
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Any reason not to create a new content database for each site collection?

When creating a site collection in stsadm there are 2 commands I could use: createsite and createsiteinnewdb, where the latter creates a new content database for the site collection. Reading around ...
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Which site template to use for embedding existing applications?

I'm currently going through the SharePoint Planning and Architecture documentation, planning a SharePoint installation. I'm on the section "Determine Sites and Subsites". One of the things suggested ...
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How to enable Content Query Web Part on SharePoint Server 2010 Standard?

I'm working with a new site collection in SharePoint Server 2010 Standard created using the Blank Site template. I would like to add a Content Query Web Part to one of my web part pages, however, ...
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Can I move a Variation root to another site collection?

Here is my problem. When I set up the portal the requirement was simple - just one site collection. I set up the site collection under the root and added some variations. Looks something like ...
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Rules of thumb for when to use a site, a subsite, or a site collection?

I am developing a company website/portal in SharePoint, and am trying to figure out the best way to organise it into site collections, sites and subsites -- I'm confused by the terminology I think. ...
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Is it possible in MOSS to have every newly created site collection only search within the site collection?

Is there a configuration setting or anything that could be done so that when a newly created site collection can only search within itself and nothing outside of that scope? All those site collections ...
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Move an existing Site Collection to a new Content Database

We have 5 Content DBs for a Web Application which has 50+ Site Collections. I want to move an existing Site Collection from one content DB to another. Is that possible, if so how ?
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Turning off Content Approval for an entire site collection - Once

I'd like to turn off Content Approval, for all libraries, (Page, Document, Images) once, at a Site Collection level and, hopefully, it will be automatically set across the entire site collection. ...
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Remove default.aspx from the root site MOSS url

When we request our root SharePoint MOSS site, we see a redirect to default.aspx. Is it possible to change this within MOSS to just show the domain name and not append default.aspx?
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How can you fix a site with duplicate (mirrored) document libraries? [closed]

I have a site with 2 document libraries that are identical. When I change one the other is updated. When I add a document to one it is added to the other. This site collection was created from a site ...
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How do you fix site collection permissions when only site collection admins can access the site?

I have a site collection and the only way for people to access the site is by adding them to the site collection administrators group. I have several SharePoint Groups setup with varying permission ...