SQL Server is a relational database server used in SharePoint

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RBS won't work with default “0x” SID credentials

I'm trying to get RBS to work without having to specify credentials for each user (SID) in the RBS tables. MSDN notes that default credentials starting with 0x can be used: Each credential entry ...
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Is it possible to link existing Sharepoint 2010 lists to SQL server databases?

I created a SQL server database and added a table to it. Then I used Sharepoint Designer 2010 to create an external Content Type using this table. Now I can alter the according Sharepoint list which ...
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How to connect a local database in a sandbox environment?

I have the following scenario: I am very new to Sharepoint 2010 development. In order to practice I had to create a sandbox. Therefore I was instructed to do the following steps: Get Windows 8 ...
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Stuck backup process - Backup or restore is already running

From a few days I'm not able to performe backup. Backup always stuck on the same level - eg backup files have 10GB in jobs I see running backup proces and that it, backup stuck. When I delete that job ...
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Sharepoint data base management

Dose anyone know a tools for SharePoint content data base management (add/remove,attach ... the content database )
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Error in User Profile Service connection (it was working fine before)

I noticed the following error on that page where you define connection for User Profile Service Synchronization. An error has occurred while accessing the SQL Server database or the SharePoint Server ...
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Restore farm backup and rename databases?

I'm using the Backup-SPFarm PowerShell cmdlet to backup our SP 2010 Server farm and all of its associated databases. We want to test our restore process, and I'm wondering if it's possible to restore ...
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Submitting list data to SQL

I'd like to submit data from a Sharepoint List to my SQL Database. I want the user to be able to create a new list item, attach a file and then once added it will write to an SQL Database. How would ...
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Is it suggested to restart SQL servers regularly?

In my experience, all Microsoft products need to be restarted regularly to keep the memory allocation healthy. But I always think it is an unofficial practice until I see this article: ...
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Expand SharePoint Calendar Recurring Event in SSIS Project using CAML

Is it possible to expand recurring SharePoint calendar events using a CAML query in a SharePoint List Source using the SharePoint adapter off of Codeplex? I have been searching all day and found many ...
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Creating a BCS conectivity with Sharepoint Designer 2010 with MS SQL server 2005 (Externall Table)

When I tryied this Link and Connect with server 2005 : http://kowalski.ms/2010/07/20/sharepoint-server-2010-supplementing-user-profile-imports-using-bcs/ Get a lot of errors with tables(No One ...
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How to use SQL tables as SharePoint lists?

We are creating a new SharePoint site for an existing application (.NET & SQL). Now, we need to create few lists and use existing SQL tables as SharePoint lists. Is this possible, how to do it, ...
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Row-Wrapping… What limit?

Currently at site collection level on this instance of which is single on both counts, row-wrapping is set to 6. I want to increase this to 7. Traffic is based on 300 or so office employees of which ...
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Can multiple MS-Access 2007 front ends be linked to an SQL Server 2008 backend on Sharepoint?

I have several computers at different locations, each with their own copy of an MS-Access 2007 front end. Each copy links to an SQL-Server 2008 back end on a server. I would like to migrate the back ...
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Timestamp in Sharepoint external content type not matching value in SQL table

I have an external content type in SharePoint 2010 pulling data from a SQL 2008R2 DB using BCS. All the data comes back fine but the Time stamp column is off by 2 hours when I compare the values ...
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Should we run SharePoint 2013 on Windows Server 2012 or 2008 R2

We are getting ready to start a project to bring up a brand new SharePoint 2013 Intranet/Extranet site and was wondering if we should be using Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 or Windows Server 2012. I know ...
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Claim Based authentication on SharePoint 2013 and “Integrated Security”

I have a problem with a SharePoint 2010 application that now runs on SharePoint 2013. The application has been converted and seems to have no problem "from a code" point of view. The problem comes ...
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Backup/Restore which content database?

I have seen a few posts about backing and restoring SharePoint content databases from both Central Admin and using PowerShell. My question is relatively simple I hope..... There are a number of ...
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How can I archiving gmail hosted emails on SharePoint Server

I have my email hosted on gmail cloud server, and I am about to get SharePoint 2013. I would like to use SharePoint to archive my gmail email on-premise. Can you advise on what I should do?
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Office Web Apps can't read/edit Powerpoint or read Word, but Excel reads/edits fine

A brief overview: I have a Sharepoint 2010 installation on Windows Server 2008 R2, with Office Web Apps installed. The Central Admin SQL Database in on the local server, but the SQL database that ...
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Is the IIS role necessary on a dedicated SQL server?

I haven't been able to find anything on this. I'm looking into only the bare necessities for a dedicated SQL server being used by a SharePoint farm. Is the Web Server (IIS) role necessary for a ...
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Should I perform scheduled content DB SQL backups in addition to scheduled granular backups?

Currently we have a series of scheduled granular backups for the site collection level that use the PS "Backup-SPSite" command (e.g. https://myportal.com). I test these backups frequently, and have ...
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Extracting browser-compatible InfoPath 2013 form submission data into a SQL Server 2008 Database as well as a SharePoint 2013 list

We are looking at using InfoPath 2013 to capture simple sets of data without the need the need for writing custom applications. However, we still need the information to be stored in a SQL Server 2008 ...
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Critical error in event log after installation: Login failed for user

The following error will occur in the event log after starting my Windows Server 2012 server with SharePoint 2013 (Farm installation, not stand-alone): SQL Database 'SharePoint_Config' on SQL ...
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SQL Write Access when using SPExport API

We have developped a tool in C# which use the SharePoint SPExport API. We discover that when we EXPORT some Sharepoint websites, SQL read transactions are growing (normal) but also WRITE ...
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Migrated 2010 Databases, but some DBs can no longer be pointed to due to alias

Here's our scenario. We successfully migrated our SharePoint 2010 Foundation databases to another server using this method and this article. The key point is that we set up an alias from our existing ...
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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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Orphan Site Reported After Running Test-SPContentDatabase

I'm upgrading from 2010 to 2013 and when I ran the Test-SPContentDatabase (on destination WFE server pointing at original content DB) command I got the following error relating to an orphan site: ...
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Sharepoint 2013 - SQL Server connection stopped working shortly after database server rename

We have an issue that has been solved, but I am trying to find an explanation. Our Sharepoint 2013 was working fine connected to a SQL 2012/Windows 2012 machine via a SQL Server Alias. We had to ...
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Project Web App is stuck on: Waiting for resources

While trying to unprovision a PWA in order to move the DB to a new SQL Server. I followed the following article: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff961887(v=office.14).aspx After the ...
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“Invalid License Data. Reinstall is required” error when installing SharePoint 2013 after Sql Server 2012 on the same machine

I've already installed SQL Server 2012 on my machine. Then I tried to run the SharePoint 2013 Foundation installer but I received the following error before I even reached the splash screen menu: ...
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What exactly does it mean that storing “large blobs in the database reduces performance”?

To someone who knows database internals this may be an easy question, but can someone explain in a clear way why storing large blobs (say 400 MB movies) in the database is supposed to decrease ...
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Installing SharePoint 2013 on local Domain

I'm trying to install SharePoint 2013 for our company. We already have a Domain Controller running on a separate Windows Server 2003. I am creating a separate server (Windows Server 2008 R2 x64) to ...
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Sharepoint server farm across WAN

I have a general question regarding Sharepoint setup. Currently, my company's setup is as follows: Active Directory domain controller SQL Server Sharepoint 2010 server Secondary AD Domain ...
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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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Which database my current SharePoint server is using

I was told by the DB adminsitrator that the current SharePoint server on staging is connected to database named SV002\SPS, but when i create a new application the database server name will ...
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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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WSS 3.0 search stops working

I have a strange problem, which I have been trying to figure out now for almost 6 months. Sometimes search stops returning results. I have tried looking for anything in the C:\Program Files\Common ...
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Problems Connecting to SQL Server external list

I'm a newbie. I was exploring how to view/edit SQL Server database tables in Sharepoint. After some research I did a two-step process Create an external content type (using Sharepoint Designer) to ...
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SharePoint Onine List as Datasource to Excel Services / Business Intelligence in SPO

Trying to join 2 SharePoint Custom Lists sources into an excel Services Graph. If so, any BI option for formating list data on an SPO page? Possible now under SPO 2013 A3 license? Confused about ...
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How to provide highly available, disaster recovery solution for SharePoint 2013 deployment?

We need to provide highly available, disaster recovery solution for SharePoint 2013 deployment. For this purpose, we've to build environments for two data-centres, one would be primary DC1 and another ...
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Performance Point Time Intelligence Filter is Interpreting the Time Dimension Wrongly

I have a SQL Server with the Submit Date field having dates in the format YYYY-MM-DDThh:mm:ss. Similarly, I configured SSAS to connect to the SQL Server Table and created a cube on top of it. Then, ...
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List item storage in SQL

So I'm having some performance issues with some large queries against SharePoint (yes, I'm already using CAML), so I decided to take a peek at the SharePoint database despite the dire warnings never ...
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Sharepoint 2010 Data Sources with Windows Authentication

This is two part questions: Does SharePoint 2010 support Trusted_Connection(Integrated Security=Yes;) when connecting to SQL Servers 2008/2012 for retrieving custom list? If it does how can I set it ...
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Using InfoPath inBrowser forms, create reports from captured data, and present those reports back in SharePoint

I'm using SharePoint 2010 and I have access to InfoPath and BCS services. I’m looking to use InfoPath forms that are accessed IN-BROWSER through SharePoint to capture data, and use that data to ...
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Become a SharePoint Developer

I'm a BI developer with SQL server as a primary tool and I started learning to become SharePoint developer. What benefit from BI developer's perspective can it provide business value as a ...
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Migrate Sharepoint 2007 and database from two separate servers to one physical server

I'm looking for any advice on the best way to migrate a SharePoint 2007 installation and a database. The current setup is a server running SharePoint 2007 with the database stored on a separate SQL ...
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how to work with form based authentication in SharePoint 2010 three tier architecture?

I am working on SharePoint2010 site created on three tier architecture. I want to use the form based authentication method. I have prepared the form based authentication on web application but ...
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How to sync a Sharepoint 2010 list with data from a table in SQL server

I have a table in SQL server 2008 and a list in sharepoint 2010 that has a few columns from this table and a few other unrelated columns as well. This SQL server table keeps changing and I want to ...
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SQL Database Login Failed

The SharePoint logs, as well as in the event viewer keep popping up the following error: 'SQL database login for 'DBTable' on instance 'DatabaseServer' failed. Login failed for user ...