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

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Moving Site Collections between Content DBs

I have a very huge Content DB with over 500+ site collections. I want to split it into many databases that I can done using Powershell. I have two questions: Whats will happens to users working ...
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site collections visibility problem

I have a SharePoint 2010 site that I believe is using the included SQL version instead of the 2008 R2 that I had installed so my DB size limit appears to be 4gb. I have created a second content DB ...
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Site collection creation cancelled partway - now I can't delete or use it

Unfortunately we had a situation where an IISRESET was performed by one user whilst another was creating a site collection - now the site collection can't be deleted. When I go to central ...
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Copy-SPSite destination database size issue

I am using the Copy-SPSite command to copy a site collection to an other site collection (differente contentDB). The source contentDB is around 50GB, but during the copy the size of the target content ...
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Retrieve all site collections

I want to retrieve all site collections in an Online tenant through Visual Studio: I can do it via Powershell: get-sposite on-premise server : Get-SPSite on-premise again: var sites = ...
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Sharing Groups between site collections/web applications

I am currently setting up an enterprise search centre and have run into the problem of users from the intranet not having access permission. I was wondering if there is a way to copy/share across the ...
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Remove-SPWeb - content database

Does the command Remove-SPWeb remove the web also from the content DB? I have a site collection with 10 webs, the size is around 100GB, I wish to remove some webs and reduce the size of the content ...
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Full Control User Cannot View Items in a List

User wants to view uniquely secure items on 2 lists (List A/List B) I went ahead and inherited permissions the lists from the top level site. Lists A and B say Manage Exceptions because all the ...
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Site and Site Collection features available on SharePoint 2013 install

I'm looking for a list of all the Site Features and Site Collection features provided by Microsoft and available on SharePoint 2013 to install. I did an extensive search and was not able to find any. ...
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Create new site collection in existing web application with different existing content DB

I have a SharePoint 2010 root level site collection SC1 in web application WEBAPP1. I want to create copy of that site collection in same web application WEBAPP1. Apart from Import/Export, ...
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How can I export to file the User Information List for a site collection?

I would like to export the User Information List to a file including the ID of each user. It doesn't matter if the solution is in C#/PowerShell/SharePoint UI.
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Share/access list Content across all Site Collections in Office365

We are using Sharepoint 2013 in Office 365 for our Intranet. We have 5 different sub-companys each having their own site collection. In those site collections they all have their lists/libraries. ...
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Share a Site Collection through Powershell SharePoint 2013

I cannot find the Powershell commands to share a site/site collection with a user or group of users. Same as Site Settings > Site Permission. Can you help me? Thanks
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OOTB Site Collection Map WebPart SharePoint 2010

Is there any OOTB web part in SharePoint that can pull out the list of all Site Collections present in the Web Application? I have multiple site collections under my domain. ...
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how to check if any site collection is associated with web application

I have created Web Application with Powershell. I want to check if any site collection is associated with web application using powershell? How it can be checked?
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How to rename site collection?

I want to change the title of a site collection. If I do this in the site settings and get the title via powershell it still shows the old name? Is there another way to do this?
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How do I remove a site when the remove-spsite returns “object reference not set to an instance of an object” error

I have a 2010 SharePoint farm with 5 site collections. Because we're using TFS with multiple team project collections in the 2010 farm, I need to take a phased migration approach to move the content ...
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Using SharePoint 2013 Online, how do I run getSubwebsFilteredForCurrentUser on sibling site collections and display in a single page?

The page containing the results belongs to one of the sibling sites and I would like to be able to loop through the site collections dynamically without providing a list of collections first.
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Can't display Site

I Built a SQL server and another server for IIS & SharePoint. I installed everything without an issue, got to the Central admin page. Created a Web Application, then created a site Collection. ...
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Show library in another site collection

I want to show a document library on a site in another site collection. Is there any other way then using the page view webpart? I've tried with jQuery and the load function but this showed no ...
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Get SPWeb by ID without Site Collection?

I have a list of SPWeb IDs and would like to open the associated SPWeb objects. However, I do not know in which Site Collection they are (I DO know that they are in the current Web Application ...
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Move-SPSite 403 Forbidden

I performed a move-spsite on a site collection. Now when I try to link the site (/sites/mySiteCollection) I get 403 Forbidden. (I am site collection administrator). The move operation ended with no ...
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Why do I get a runtime error when I try to create an new subsite?

I am trying to create a new community site as a subsite to a host-headed site collection. I've specified name, valid URL, community Site template and to use the same permissions and navigation as ...
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How to place My Sites inside another site's URL but still keep them logically isolated?

I'm setting up SharePoint 2013 as a company intranet site, and we want to implement My Sites; I know the best practices call for placing them in their own web application and content DB, but we'd ...
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How to verify if current user is a SCA (Site Collection Administrator)?

I have a NavBar at my master page that will only be displayed to the SCA (Site Collection Administrators). I'm using jquery SPServices to do that validation, but the only examples that i found suggest ...
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propogate item added in announcement list in site collection to all sub sites' announcement list

In my site collection i have an announcement list. and in my site collection some 600+ sub sites exist. sharepoint admin uploads an announcement into this rootweb's announcement list. now is there ...
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CSOM Iterate all SiteCollection in an SPO Tenant

I am trying to iterate over all site collections in a SharePoint Online Tenant. I found this code on the web and adapted it to my needs: context = ...
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Deleted site collection missing from recycle bin

We have been having some issues with restoring deleted site collections in our stage and prod 2010 SP1 environments. We have all of the default recycle settings configured, and have enabled the ...
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Restrict Site collection admins to view documents in Shared Document Library

Is there any way to restrict site collection administrators to view or edit the documents in shared documents library. If yes, then please let me know. Thanks.
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Not able to add Users to Site Collection in SharePoint 2013

I am having big issues in adding users to a site collection to giving them access. Let me describe to you my problem: I have created a site collection and can set the site collection ...
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Programmatically create content database in C# (SP 2013)

The goal is to have a web user interface with the option to create new site collections with new Content Database. With the admin user I can manually in the CA create new Content Databases. I can ...
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Can I change my public site collection into a 'normal' site collection?

My xxxx-public.sharepoint.com has very limited features compared to my other site collections that are not public. I have spent a while working on the public website but now I need access to features ...
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People or group type columns are not displaying values

I have a list where columns that are people or group type do not display any values. Only users with Site Collection Administration access can see the values. Users with contribute access can't see ...
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Newly created site collection only available on one WFE

In our farm setup we have multiple WFE servers, these are server 21 and server 31. When i create a new web application to run on port 84, and then i create a new site collection, i can access this ...
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A Web Application, multiple Site Collections and multiples databases

It's possible have a Web Application with many Site Collections and multiple databases? One database per Site Collection? All this in a existing SharePoint 2013 Thank you guys.
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Sharepoint 2013 and managed Paths

I am new to SharePoint and accidently deleted the managed path to my site collection (and in the process of trying to fix I think I might have changed a few more things as now when I create a new site ...
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Architecting and SharePoint 2007 Upgrade to 2010

I'm planning a migration/upgrade to SharePoint 2010 from 2007 for our intranet. I'm researching best practices for information architecture to best optimize performance and organization. The farm is ...
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How Feature stappling will effect the existing site collections?

I have added a Farm scope feature stapler that staples an existing feature and that existing feature deploys master page. When i create a new site collection, the master page deploys automatically. I ...
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Restore Search Content DB under search site collection in SP2010

Below is my scenario:- I have a main application(http://dev.example.com/en/) and it has its own content DB. I have search application inside the main application as a site ...
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Programmatically create site collection self service site creation

Good Day, I'm sitting with the following issue. I'm creating a site collection programmatically... all was working fine on my dev server, until I deployed to test server. When I run the code on the ...
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How to refine search using existing Site Collection columns

I want to refine the search based on existing site collection columns. How i do that: Any suggestion or good article on this topic. As i am pretty new to search? My requirement is that, my client is ...
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Adding an extra url to a HNSC

In our intranet we have one web application with an empty root site collection and one Host Named Site collection with this url http://test which is in use and it is functioning without problem. Now ...
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Most user friendly way to browse document libraries for saving documents

We are trying to figure out the most user friendly way to save office documents to different site collection document libraries. The locations appear fine when we click "Save As" for recent folders. ...
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Programmatically enable Auto-approval for permission requests on community site collection

I've done some searching and cannot find a solution anywhere. I'm creating community site collections via event receiver. I need to enable "Auto-approval for permission requests" on each site ...
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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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Setting up RBS for 2nd Site Collection

Few days ago I follow Microsoft's article (http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee663474.aspx) on Setting up RBS for SP2010. It's all working fine for the Sales Site collection. Now, Legal ...
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Activities involved in recreating SharePoint Site Collections

When researching SharePoint solutions online, I occasionally see a suggestion to simply recreate a site collection, rather than attempt complicated in-depth troubleshooting. Can anyone please advise ...
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SP2013 Foundation, Primary Site Collection Administrator no domain user

I am new in SP Foundation, I have to create a new Site Collection from the Central Administration. I have to set the Primary Site Collection Administrator with a local user, I have no domain and my SP ...
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Give Permission to Another Members

I created new site collection. I want to share the site collection to other members. I add to "Everyone" in the .../Members groups. But other members can't see. Where should I give authority to ...
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Copy Site Collection in same Web Application

How can I copy a Site Collection to the same Web Application? I have got Public Site, so I can't save this as a template, or can I?