A SharePoint site collection is a hierarchical set of sites that can be managed together.

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Set-SPSite with UserAccountDirectoryPath to specific OU could be ignored by site collection

I've had the case with SharePoint 2010 site collection what was set during creation to use UserAccountDirectoryPath to specific OU. It created w/o exceptions but wasn't following the restriction ...
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How many root site collections we can create

I have a simple question just to remove my confusion. In one web application, can we create multiple root site collections ? I have 3 different custom web templates, and for each template, I want to ...
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Retrieve toplevel site's subsites using REST _api

I'm currently working on an iOS app which uses _api-services to retrieve data stored in documents libraries of a SharePoint Online. Consuming _api/web/Lists/ works well so far. At the moment the REST ...
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Programatically determine who created a site collection

Is there a way, preferrably with Powershell, to determine who created a site collection? I'm not interested in who the site collection admins are, but who the actual creator of the site collection ...
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Single Site Collection growing above 200 GB limit

What is the recommended approach when a single site collection (on a Content Database) is growing above the 200 GB limit? All files are stored in the same site collection, within different sites and ...
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Site Collection Limitations

Is it possible to have multiple content DB for a site collection? If so how to link the content DB?
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Restore sitecollection from backup is not working

I have a problem while restoring a backup file on another server. Servers build versions are the same. I'm executing the Restore powershell command. And it is giving me the following error: ...
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Security question regarding document in siteassets of a site collection being accessed in subsites

I created a site collection that has about 50 subsites under it. Each subsite has individual security. I put a link to a document in the main collection's site assets so that I would only have to ...
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Sharepoint 2013 App access cross site collections

I'm using SharePoint 2013 and I wrote an AppPart that needs items of a list other than it's host site collection. But it keeps popping up an error indicating that my request has been failed. Access ...
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Xslt file not overriden on sub sitecollection

I have modified the ContentQueryMain xsl file and want to override it when I deploy. So far it works fine, but I have multiple site collections where I also need to override the ContentQueryMain xsl ...
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Restore deleted web application in SharePoint 2013

I have one web application on port 6666. But by mistake that web application got deleted and now i want to recover that web application along with the site collection which was there on 6666 port web ...
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Sharepoint site reports NOT visited

I am brand new to web analytics. And was wondering if it is possible to get a list of reports in a sharepoint site that have NOT been open in a period of time (and if possible to be able to change the ...
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SharePoint 2010 performance with SQL Server RBS

The SharePoint 2010 capactity planning document states that a database for a single sitecollection should not exceed 200 GB. However, if I use SQL Server RBS I can keep the physical database size ...
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how can a webapplication may have site collection like host-headers?

When I try to find the site collection on the dev system I could see the below and wondering how can a webapplication may have site collection like this? Get-SPWebApplication http://spdev01 | ...
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Set group as secondary owner of a Site Collection

All is in the subject. Is it possible to use an AD group (instead of a user) as the secondary owner of a Site collection ? Both in graphical mode and with powershell (New-SPSite ... ...
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Performance with a large number of sites in a sitecollection

In the sharepoint 2010 capacity planning document there is a supported limit of 250000 sites per sitecollection. There is however the following note in the document for this limit: Deleting or ...
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SharePoint 2010 - Prevent Site Collection from being crawled by Google

From the SharePoint Ribbon, for SharePoint 2010, how do we prevent a new blank site from being crawled by Google or any public search engines on the web? Thanks!
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What roles can't site collection administrators do that farm administrators can?

Trying to clearly distinguish what the roles that Farm Administrators, Site Collection Administrators and also Site Collection Owners each have. Moreover what roles can't site collection ...
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Sharepoint Site permission issue

We have a web application based on SharePoint. Every Saturday night Site collection permission default groups gets deleted automatically and it is difficult to find the cause of this issue. We have ...
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Entity (External Content Type) cannot be found with Namespace = 'http://server1', Name = 'user_information'

I restored site collection backup from one farm to another. I am displaying data from this content type on one of my publishing site page. I had already created this external content type before ...
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Site collection not created programmatically only in LIVE Server

I am using SharePoint 2007 and was not able to create site collection and add sites pro grammatically using c# code. Some times it creates the site collection and some times it doesn't. works fine ...
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How to set SiteMapDataSource StartingNodeUrl

I've a SharePoint Web application in which I've two site collections, Now I've taken a telerik OrgChart Control and an ASP SiteMapDataSource like this in a web part <telerik:RadOrgChart ...
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Add PHP Intranet Site to sharepoint

I have been given files for a whole PHP Intranet portal to add to sharepoint and i have no idea how its done. The site runs on port 82. The database i'm using is MS-SQL server 2008. Can anyone help me ...
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SP2010 or SP2013 [closed]

We have application1 developed in SP2010 and there is a link provided in the site which directs the user to a application2 developed in Java platform. We are looking for option to migrate the ...
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Recover accidentally deleted Site Collection

In the process of cleaning up site collections of a Sharepoint 2007 MOSS farm that should be sub webs I think I accidentally deleted the main site collection of my farm (kill me now). This also ...
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Fix broken link of sub site

I am the admin for a SP2007 MOSS system which is based off of a root site collection at: https://publicsites/ I recently deleted a long existing (but small and seldom used) site collection which was ...
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User was removed from site collection admin

My form is using People Picker control and event receiver to add users to a People/Group field. There's a problem with a user. First I added him to site collection admins, then using the form above ...
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Web Application/Site collection can't displaying Problem

I created a new web application. I try to restore a site collection from a backup. It finished succesfully but when I type the url This page can't be displayed occurs. I think the problem is about ...
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Site collections as content sources?

We have a particular site collection that is becoming a problem (with huge amounts of content, large lists etc), and it is massively interfering with the indexing process. Whilst ideally we would sort ...
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Custom Permission Level Using Powershell For Subsite

I am doing the following using powershell. I am creating a site collection with 4 subsites and 5 custom groups. Site Collection : Parent Child Site : One Child Site : Two Child Site : Three There ...
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What are things litigators should know about SharePoint for document production purposes?

I am an attorney who does litigation. I am also very unfamiliar with the basics of SharePoint -- I only know that it is being used by more and more offices, and soon will be used by mine. Does ...
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How to activate “SharePoint Server Publishing Infrastructure ” in sharepoint 2013 hosted on office 365

I don't see SharePoint Server Publishing Infrastructure listed in the site features list. but If i try to enable "SharePoint Server Publishing" I get an error saying that the Infrastructure plug in ...
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SharePoint 2010 Site Collection Quota - changed but not taking effect?

I have users getting the Site Collection Quota exceeded error message in SP2010. I have increased the limit in Central Admin to 80gb out of which only 5gb are being used. BUT they are still getting ...
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Display a text in site collection's page from a document

If you have a word document containing a text that is "My captain oh captain". The document is located at a list inside a site collection. I wonder if it possible to take the text "My captain oh ...
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Should “BI Center Site” be used for any areas that will include a mixture of data content

We have a SP farm set up and it is in it's infancy. Our department is BI. There are 10 products within our company, each with different management and BI needs, therefore we'd like to create a site ...
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Is it possible to create a new User Group subsite level only

Whenever I create a new user group in a subsite, the same user group is getting added at the top level site as well. Is it possible to create a new User Group on the subsite level only, either ...
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Opening a newly created site collection with SharePoint Designer 2010

I don't know what I'm doing wrong but I can't seem to open my newly created site collection in SPD 2010. I created the site in Central Administration but when I open SPD and click "Open Site", it ...
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Getting Error Restoring Site Collection

I see this is a pretty common error, but I'm still not able to solve it. I have a SharePoint 2010 site collection in my prod environment, which I backed up using the stsadm backup command, and I'm ...
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WPF how to get site collection from SharePoint?

This is my first post on this forum, so hello everyone. On Site Settings->Site Collection Administration->Site Hierarchy there is list of sites created on SharePoint. I would like to get this list to ...
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Root site collection token in appending html

I have following code builder.AppendFormat("<img style='border:0; left:-0px !important;position:absolute;' id='AddQuickTagImg_{0}' alt=\"{1}\" src='<% $SPUrl:~sitecollection/Style ...
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Create site collection remotely on-premises

Is there any way to create a site collection remotely in an on-premises environment where self-service site collection creation is enabled? There should be no custom web services or logic installed ...
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Moving Sharepoint site/Content DB

I've got a question regarding moving a sharepoint site. Basically a user has created a Site collection on a wrong content DB and I'm now having to move it. The problem I have is that content on the ...
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Call jQuery and other scripts for the entire site collection

I want to be able to use jquery and other javascript files across my entire site collection. If I create a new site, it should already be calling jQuery. I don't want to have to worry about whether ...
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“Site collection audit settings” missing SharePoint Foundation 2010 [duplicate]

It should be under Site Collection Administration from what I've read, and I see it on my SP2010 Enterprise server. Does auditing not exist on SharePoint 2010 Foundation? This is my list at the top ...
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Converting web to Sitecollection guidelines

What are the points should be considered before converting web to Sitecollection in SharePoint 2010?
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Best way to copy site collections

I am looking in to copying a whole SP 2013 collection to a new one. (target URL could be in the same server or farm, though unlikely) I want to mention that, this is meant to be a 'copy machine' to ...
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sps 2003 migration to moss 2007

Hi I am trying to migrate a sps 2003 web app to a moss 2007 server. The sps 2003 is running on windows server 2003 32bit with MSSQL 2000 and the new moss 2007 is running on windows server 2008 r2 ...
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SharePoint 2013 language

I want to be able to change my SharePoint sites to the dutch language. They suggested i download this: http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=30347 But this is English and the ...
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Connect Calendars in 2 different Site Collections

Is it possible OOTB or is there a third party solution to displaying a calendar onto another calendar in a seperate site collection or web app?
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Page layout not available in one of the subsite

I have a site collection with many sub sites. I have created several page layouts at top level which are all available in all sub sites except one. That page layout is published. In all other sub ...