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Linq to sql timeout

I have set command timeout property to zero in my code (means it is not limited), but still my timerjob timeouts, how to prevent time outing ? Is there any more actions should I take to increase ...
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Sharepoint 2010 and 2013 on same SQL Server

We have a Sharepoint 2013 installed with SQL database Cluster and our old Sharepoint 2010 databases should also be moved to the new SQL database Cluster but not migrated to Sharepoint 2013. I have ...
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Move SharePoint 2007 databases

I have a SQL 2008 server I need to migrate the SharePoint databases to a new SQl 2008r2 server. Not heavily used, I believe I want to do the following: 1.Shutdown SharePoint 2.backup the databases ...
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SQL Server Developer edition and SharePoint

Can you use SQL Server Developer Edition with SharePoint 2013? Would each service account need a license? Has anyone done this before?
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SharePoint Transaction Log Size in High Availability Group

I know SharePoint Config transaction logs tends to grow quickly when in Full Recovery mode, we have been cleaning it out by swapping the database recovery to simple mode, running a backup, the ...
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SQL Union of two task lists in Access - how to get the correct “Assigned to”?

As you all probably know, a Sharepoint task list has an "Assigned To" column. When I import a task list, I get a table for the list and another table, "UserInfo" with the users for that list. When I ...
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Restore content database 2013

I am trying to restore a SharePoint site with a backed up content database. I restored the backup of the content database to Sql server, then when i created the web application i entered the restored ...
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Is there a good way to connect to a SQL Server using Windows authentication from a Sharepoint 2010 event hander?

Inherited some legacy code that makes use of SQL authentication which I want to eliminate. When I tried using Windows auth, the connection seemed to be getting created using ANONYMOUS LOGIN. is there ...
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Updating a SharePoint list via an Access query and VBA code exhausts system resources

My apologies: I asked this on StackOverflow already but have received no responses. I am hoping that reposting on a site more oriented to SharePoint might lead to more insight. For reasons beyond my ...
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Efficiency of SQL updates/queries versus dealing with lists

I'm doing a lot of operations on very large custom lists, comparing them to SQL tables and updating items in the lists based on those tables. Currently this is a pretty slow process because it takes ...
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SP2013 Failed to create the configuration database

When installing SP2013 I got this error: Failed to create the configuration database An exception of type Microsoft.Sharepoint.SPException was thrown. Additional exception information: The ...
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Custom message for those who don't have access

How can I provide a custom message to a user who doesn't have access to a folder in Microsoft Online SharePoint? Appreciation in advance.
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Is it possible to deploy a Sharepoint Foundation content database to Azure SQL Services?

We are starting a new project and to be costly effective we need to use Sharepoint Foundation 2013. We are planning to deploy both Sharepoint and Database to cloud. For Sharepoint we will use a ...
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Mapping a different SQL server to a SP farm

I want to map a new SQL server and content DBs to my SP farm. What are the steps to achieve this and what are the things i have to take care off?
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What do I have to consider when modifying 'wss_minimaltrust.config'?

I have an issue which makes me go mad for quite a while. It probably has to do with permissions and CAS. In the referenced question I explained that I tried out a number of approaches, running against ...
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How to deploy an EventReceiver which writes to SQL Server correctly

following scenario. I have a client machine on which I have all the permissions for: SQL-databases (db_owner) Full access to a Sharepoint Application. Created a Sql-account (db_owner) and included ...
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How to grab a value from cache and pass it to an SQL Stored Procedure

I am designing a website that queries an SQL database when opened, providing a list of bills for the given user. I am using a custom SQL query with a Data Source/Data View and in the Command & ...
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How do I use Sharepoint 2010 as an SQL backend for web content?

Given web pages hosted in a SharePoint 2010 document library, what is the simplest way to use SP as an SQL backend such that some Javascript on each page could add/query data from a single table on ...
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SQL DB 2008 R2 SP2

We have Principal DB ex: DB1 and Mirror DB ex: DB2. Webanalytics Service App has 2 DB's created ReportingDB and StagingDB. I have noticed that the mirroring has been suspended and not happening for ...
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How to get “.sql” files to be searchable in SharePoint Foundation 2013?

What sort of black magic and secret handshakes do I need to do to get .sql files searchable with SP Foundation 2013? Specifically, how do I get files with the ".sql" extension be both indexed and ...
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How to choose the right datatype when creating external content types?

assuming I want to create a SPList using external content types, in my case SQL server tables. When I create my ECT in Sharepoint Designer 2010 SQL data types are mapped to the List as follows: ...
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Are third party solutions really that superior to BCS?

Let us assume it is my task to establish a bidirectional connection between a SharePoint List and a SQL-database. According to Paolo Pialorsi's Developer Manual for SharePoint 2010, BCS (Business ...
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Where are List View definitions stored?

Where can I find the raw definition within the Content database of a View on one of my Lists. I've found the list in AllLists and the View, I think, in AllDocs. But from there the trail is cold. I ...
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Limits of Running Foundation, Server 2012, SQL 2012 Express

What are some of the major limitations of using SharePoint Foundation 2013, it's compatibility with Server 2012 Standard, and the limitations of SQL 2012 Express?
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SQL TempDB size

I've read it on a number of different sources, and saw it presented by multiple people at different events: "Temp DB should be pre-sized to 20% of your biggest content" As I'm doing a 2010 farm ...
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Mounting content database from 2010 to 2013 murders Views and Indexes in the Database

Well this is fun. I have content database from a SharePoint 2010 and I´m trying to mount it on my SharePoint 2013 SP1 farm. At around 26% I get a the error Mount-SPContentDatabase : Operation ...
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SQL Error: “All queries combined using a UNION, INTERSECT or EXCEPT operator must have an equal number of expressions in their target lists.”

I have a SharePoint 2010 farm (14.0.6114.5000) that is logging a large amount of errors in the event log. It's been happening for a while, longer than I've been with this customer. I've seen a few ...
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Using workflow and BCS to sync external data - CRUD

I'm new to SharePoint and trying to get BCS working with external content. I need to "replicate" native list to an external SQL DB for my project. So I use the crated/changed workflow start options ...
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Performance: SQL query vs SPListItemCollecion

A project I'm working on has me pulling lots of data from another SQL database (via a c# webpart) and I'm curious about the best approach to make it as speedy as possible. The two thoughts I had were ...
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2010: How to connect to a SQL database on the same SQL server as the SharePoint databases?

In the code behind of an application page, I need to query a SQL table from a database which is on the same server and instance as the SharePoint content and config databases. Is there an easy way to ...
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InfoPath 2013 form causes “Server out of memory” error when viewing list item

I have a rather large (200+ field) InfoPath form on a custom list that is full of drop-downs referencing other lists on the same site, along with some textboxes and checkboxes. There's not much in the ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Workflow question (using to publish text in various SQL Data Bases), is possible?

First Question: I Need Create one workflow to publish news, and other texts in other SQL. Is it possible? The workflow is: Step One: The Writer send the text with the sharepoint blog (for ...
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SQL Injections with SharePoint 2010 CAML Queries

IBM Appscan has detected that some pages in our system are vulnerable to SQL Injection. The report shows which URLs are vulnerable, so I checked the pages based on the URLs, but most of the pages ...
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Sharepoint 2010 enterprise search sql syntax

sorry for the bad English. So i'm using SharePoint 2010 server Enterprise Search and I'm building a custom search webpart and result page. Using the SQL syntax: Select (whatever i need) from scope() ...
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Errors executing bulk query when updating a Sharepoint Linked List from Access

I have a Sharepoint list that is a Linked List with MS Access (2010). It has just under 5,000 items (4,864), thus meaning it avoids the reduction in functionality lists of greater than 5,000 items ...
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SP 2010 Modifying the “Last Modified By” column in SQL Management Studio

Let me preface by saying that I have read this page by Microsoft: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/841057/en-us I have not understood it completely which is why I am here, We are currently in a tough ...
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Using SP 2013 web site for getting data from users to MS SQL server

I need some help. How to realise form based functionality. I got about 200 ppl in my workgroup and I need to collect some information from them. All my data stored at MS SQL server and it suppost to ...
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Sharepoint 2010 Configuring Database Connections without using alias

After migrating all SharePoint databases to a new SQL Server, how can I configure SharePoint to to reference the new SQL Server without using an Alias? The reason we need to avoid using an Alias is ...
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Upgrading SP 2010 site collection to SP 2013 with SQLExpress

I'm in the process of upgrading 2010 - 2013. I have two servers, bith with SQL Express (not my decision). I was wondering what was the best way to move the current 2010 sites to 2013? I have been ...
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SharePoint DB Server - CPU usage 1 to 5%. RAM is almost 100% at all the time [closed]

On the SQL server box. I bumped the RAM to 24 GB and allocated 20GB for SQL Server. Now the performance looks like attached print shot. I see there is barely 1 GB RAM available and only 31 Free. Is ...
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Give users access to BDC using SQL Authentication

I have a web part using an external list through an external content type which uses Business Data Connectivity with SQL Server Authentication through the use of a Secure Store Service key. ...
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Best practice for taking SharePoint data and putting it into an SQL database?

I need to do some reporting across site collections. In order to do this I intend on writing a service layer that crawls SharePoint and puts information about document libraries and files into an SQL ...
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Creating a search box in SharePoint that will search an external database

Is there a way to create a search box in SharePoint that searches an external SQL database that is connected to SharePoint?
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We cannot locate a server to load the workbook data model

This is the error that appears when I try to refresh data. I have been struggling with this issue for a few weeks. Researching in internet but with no luck. My sharepoint site is 2013 and SQL Server ...
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SP_Admin SQL Permissions

I'm trying to create a web application using powershell and I'm getting a log in error with the SP_Admin account. I'm not sure if I've made a mistake when I was setting up the environment, I might ...
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Application pool identity account giving login error for sharepoint search page

I am getting a "Login failed for user " error when try to search on my SharePoint site. The site is loading fine, but its the search page thats throwing the error. Event viewer info Process ...
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Are documents in SP2010 saved directly to MS SQL Database

When I Upload a document e.g. Word or Excel documents to a document list. Are the files saved directly binary to an SQL database? If yes, could someone give me a url by MS, where I can find further ...
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Migrate documents from SQL Server to SharePoint document library with the meta data?

I'm new in SharePoint and I have a requirement to migrate millions of documents stored as BLOB's in SQL Server to a new SharePoint Document library. Can you suggest the best approaches for the same?
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How to include custom managed metadata in FullTextSQLQuery searches?

I am using SP2010 and spservices jquery library to make sql search queries to the search service. I created a managed metadata called DocumentGUID which is mapped to the document guid crawled ...
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Export all of Sharepoint 2010 data (list, webapp data, etc. )

I need to export all of Sharepoint 2010 data (list, webapp data, etc.) in to a easy to import file. Meaning I have "SiteName" with lists and webapp data, and I need all the information of that site in ...