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

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How to create a site collection programmatically: permissions problem?

I'm encountering some problems while creating programmatically a Site Collection.. I tried in many ways, but without fortune. First of all, I must say that the account I'm using is: Farm ...
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How to make Internet facing SharePoint website to cater different geographical locations?

I have a SharePoint Foundation hosting account. I want to provide SharePoint to private teams through an Internet facing site. There needs to be a selector page at the root domain where users can ...
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How do I navigate back form a subsite to the site collection

I've created a site collection and under it I created a site (both with the Team Site template). The site collection has a link to the site but the site doesn't seem to have any back link to its ...
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Applying wsp solution file to Sharepoint site collection programmatically

I am trying to deploy a sitecollection with a content database attached to each site collection. I was able to deploy site collections with individual content databases for each sitecollection, ...
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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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New Site Collection isn't secure (i.e. SSL) like our other

I created a web app (sharepoint2.xyz.com), then extended it (AAM) to sharepoint.xyz.com. I also created a Site Collection called sharepoint2.xyz.com with our subsites under that (to mimic our 2007 ...
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Disable certain list templates

We have a specific requirement, where we have to create dedicated site collection for hosting discussion boards. How we can disable all list and library templates and level only discussions, so users ...
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Restore-SPSite reports “No content databases are available for this operation…”

I've run a site collection backup using Backup-SPSite. I then deleted the Site Collection using CA. Then tried to restore is using Restore-SPSite. Got the error "No content databases are available ...
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How can I get the root site collection from SPContext.Current?

With SPContext.Current I can get the current site or current web. However, I would like to get the root site collection for my current web application. I know that I can get the web application from ...
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Error when importing site: BLANKINTERNET#0 vs. BLANKINTERNET#2

I've been working on a SharePoint 2010 site in a development area for a while, and now I've come to export individual sites (rather than the entire site collection) so that I can import them onto my ...
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Dev instance of SP2010 is done - How do I move site collections?

I prepared dev from scratch (1 app, 1wfe, 1 db server). I would like to import all of the site collection from production to dev. Some of the site collection databases are large (like 30gb). Certainly ...
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What is the difference between site collection subsites and rootweb subsites?

If I create site collection at http://server/sitecollection and if i create 3 sites: http://server/sitecollection/site1 http://server/sitecollection/site2 ...
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new install > website is not comming after adding ups

I followed microsoft step by step process on adding "user profile service app", did the very last step as well. iisreset. Now the web application's site collection is not comming Also, user profile ...
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How to provide navigation with multpli site collections and site collections as sub sites?

We have split up a site with a massive amount of sub sites into some site collections and in the URL hierarchy some sub sites are site collections, i.e: top level -> Site collection 1 | SC2 | SC3 ...
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Nested Managed Paths

Should be an easy one for the sharepoint pros out there: Is it possible to nest a managed path under another managed path...all the theory i know up to this point tells me to no, but so far but ...
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How to best duplicate a site?

I'd like to confirm the "best practices" of what I am trying to achieve. Currently, I have 1 SP 2010 application with 1 site that has users, (grouped appropriately) that have different permissions ...
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Site collection size > 300GB SharePoint 2010

The image url is: http://social.microsoft.com/Forums/getfile/57642/ I believe you are understanding the site collections and the sites from the above picture. [All site collections are using their ...
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User Alerts Malfunctioning on only one Site Collection

There's an issue with user alerts not functioning in one site collection (on SharePoint 2010). Apparently, the alerts were working and somewhere down the line they stopped. I couldn't find out ...
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Site Collection Not Selectable in Central Administration After Moving Site Using SQL .bak File

I've inherited a SharePoint site as sql .bak file. I took the following steps to create the site: Create a Web Application Create a root site (no template) Delete the default database: ...
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Unable to create site collection programmatically

This problem is somewhat related to this Creating a Site collection programmatically throws exception 0x80070005 question. I cannot create site collections programmatically in Claims-based ...
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Display all site collections on web application home page

I have a web application in my SP 2010 farm with the url as: http://servername I have 3 site collections in this web application as: / /sites/it /sites/finance When I browse to the url ...
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How to get full home page address of a site collection?

When I use SPContext.Current.Site.Url it returns "http://servername" I need the full homepage URL which is "http://servername/SitePages/Home.aspx" Does anyone know how to get this programmatically?
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Reusable content across site collection for rich text editor

Is it possible to have access to the root site collection's Reusable Content list in all its web sites? If not, how do you add the list to a web site? I'm trying to put some common UI elements in this ...
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Use a different CSS for system pages

Is there a way to apply a different CSS file to system pages in a SharePoint 2010 site collection? We don't want to modify the master page and weren't sure if there's any other solution. Thanks. ...
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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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Publishing feature in Sharepoint 2010: Groups

Someone told me a while ago that it isn't recommended to delete the groups that are created when activating the publishing feature on sitecollection-level. Anyone who has an idea why? I'd like to keep ...
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Iterate Site Collection Administrators across web app

How can I find out all the sites where the user is a primary site collection administrator or a secondary site collection administrator. We have around 200+ site collections and growing and hence ...
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User groups at the site level

I have a created two side by side sites, A and B, and wanted to create a group in site A and another unrelated group in site B. But then discovered that in the page "A > People and Groups > All ...
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Locate a document (set) across site collection boundaries

I have a scenario where I am investigating mechanisms to distribute storage of documents across multiple site collections. This is primarily due to storage considerations, best estimate is that ...
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Why can't I create site collections in some CDBs?

I currently have my SharePoint 2010 server set up with twelve content databases. In each is or should be one site collection at the moment, but as I went through to set up each one five of them gave ...
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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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Single Library Storage for multiple Site collections

We are building portal based on SP 2010 platform which will mainly be a e-learnig site with SharePointLearning Kit. There will be ca. 100 school site collections. We will also have about 23 gigabytes ...
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How to move Site Collection to different Path in same Web Application?

I know the process involves backing up the site collection. And restoring it afterwards. I'm looking for specific steps on the restore process. I have a site collection at the root of a web ...
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Moving large document libraries to new site collections

I have a site collection with a dozen or so document libraries in it (total size about 300GB's). The goal is to move each of these document libraries into it's own site collection (and content ...
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Best way to migrate a site collection from Enterprise to Foundation?

I have a site collection on an Enterprise server that I need to migrate to a server that only has Foundation on it. I have disabled all Enterprise-only features, and attempted a backup and restore, ...
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SharePoint 2010 Javascript Client Object Model cross site collections?

I've read some unofficial things online that using the Javascript client object model to retrieve content from other site collections is not allowed due to prevent the equivalent of "cross site ...
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Can I merge multiple TFS Site Collections into one?

I apologize if this question makes no sense but I'm struggling to figure out how SharePoint and TFS interact, so my terminology might be all wrong. I'm managing a small TFS2010 deployment, a single ...
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List all Site Collections in a Farm

I want to be able to see the number, names, url of all site collections there are in a given farm. Would there be a powershell command to do that?
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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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Get root parent site of current site

Is there a way to get the root parent site, no matter how many levels deep you are in sub-sites? For example, in this structure: - MySiteCollection - MyRootSite - MySubSite - ...
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Is it possible to create Site Collection such that URL should not have “/sites” in SharePoint foundation 2010?

I want to create Site Collection such that Site collection should not contain "/sites" in its URL(Except root Site Collection) in SharePoint Foundation 2010. Is it possible to do it?
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Automatically turning on a feature on a new site collection

Is it possible to turn on a custom feature atomically when you create a new site collection? I have a branding feature that I want to be turned on by default for each site collection made.
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When to choose web application vs SiteCollection vs Subsite?

In SharePoint you have the following types of objects: Web application (1) A container in a configuration database that stores administrative settings and entry-point URLs for site collections. ...
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Cross Site Collection Navigation

We are using SharePoint for our Intranet. We will have a site collection for the Intranet. Then a site collection for each department in the business. I.E. HR, IT, Finance. We are creating a custom ...
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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 ...