SQL Server is a relational database server used in SharePoint

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SQL Server 2012 - service account error

I am getting the following 2 errors when trying to install SQL server 2012 on Windows Server 2012. These occur at the server configuration page. Access is denied. The SQL Server service account ...
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Installation of SQL database on local machine as opposed to Virtual machine

I have configured Virtual machine to install Sharepoint 2010. The virtual machine is configured as; a. OS: Windows Server 2008 b. Active Directory Configured (Domain Name as "DOMAINNAME" is ...
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SharePoint 2010 - Force to use non-1433 SQL Port

In my farm, I was using the standard 1433 port for SharePoint to communicate with SQL. Our project lead came down with the order to change the SQL port to a non-standard port from 1433. I went ...
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Auto-Update Statics On/Off

MS recommends disabling auto-create statistics on SP DBs (ref). What about auto-update statistics? Looking at our TFS installation, for the SP DBs, these two options are disabled for you when TFS is ...
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Content Database Is Not Listing In SQL Management Studio

I have created a new SP web application and the content database name which I have given is WSS_Content_Test. Application created successfully(I checked out and found IIS Website and App pool is ...
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BCS connection with SQL DB and Sharepoint list passing parameters

Is there way to pass parameters to BCS connection between sharepoint list and sql table and populate the list with the sql table data which agrees to a certain scenario(according to the passed ...
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list updation in list loadvent

I have a custom list that contains a row of data. The data in the list is created from the data in the table in the SQL table. I need to check the data in database table and the data in the list is ...
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SP2010: What happens when starting several Content deployment jobs at the same time?

what happens if I start several content deployment jobs synchronously in different site collections by ContentDeploymentJob.Run()? Are the jobs definitely executed one after another? Thanks!
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Does Sharepoint 2010 Enterprise work on SQL Standard version?

We are planning to get a backup server at Amazon EC2. As per my finding, Amazon supports only SQL Standard version. Can someone please help me with the above question. And, will any services be ...
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External list not implementing TimeSpan field

I am developing an external content type with sharepoint designer, based on a microsoft sql server table. One of the columns has the time(0) format. This is interpreted by sharepoint designer as ...
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SQL Server Agent in my Web Farm

Im trying to setup some scheduling in my SharePoint 2010 Farm, where I have 2 WFE's and 1 DB server. In attempting to setup a scheduled task, I received the error "The SQL Agent service is not ...
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All about SharePoint licences

My question is regarding the licensing of the SharePoint, basically there was already a topic done about it, but it had just bunch of references to website which i already saw and i still didnt get my ...
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Problem with connectivity and OWSTIMER.exe

Our stagging environment is on a single server with 3 virtual servers, Database Server K2 Workflow Server WebFrontEnd Server Now time to time I am getting this exception for a webpart in event ...
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How can i retreive data from Web Server to my Intranet SP site

Would you please let us know the steps to connect a external Web Service that has specific attribute (GetAttributeProductsByID , GetAttributeProductsByName ... etc ) with an Intranet Sharepoint site ...
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Cannot install SQL Server (2012) PowerPivot for SharePoint, always fails Sharepoint Version check

Trying to install a fresh install of Sharepoint 2010 (w/ SP1) Enterprise Evaluation and SQL Server 2012 PowerPivot for Sharepoint. The prerequisites clearly show that Sharepoint 2010 SP1 is needed, ...
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Problem with PowerShell script in Tasks Sheduler Windows Server 2008 R2 - SharePoint Shell Access?

I have a problem with PowerShell script in Tasks Sheduler in Windows Server 2008 R2. I try to run Sheduler Tasks which run batch file which run PowerShell script to Backup Farm and while I choose "Run ...
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How to Create Analysis service Data Source for SharePoint Dashboard designer?

We don't have data warehouse, we want to add Reports in SharePoint dashboard designer from SharePoint list as data-source, but Reports accepts only analysis service as Data source. So can anyone ...
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Does the membership seeder tool to add new FBA users, use the createuser method?

Does the membership seeder tool to add new FBA users, use the createuser method? Here is the link from where I downloaded it: http://cks.codeplex.com/releases/view/7450
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InfoPath 2010: Populating drowdown from SQL on load form

I have a data connection to SQL database already set and for the form to query the database on form load. In the dropdown list property I have it pulling from an external data source and in the ...
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Cloning a SharePoint Server 2010 (Virtual Machine) production box?

Here is the long and short: Goal: To clone a SharepointProd VM retaining all the webapps and sites in order to debug a custom solution. We have two virtual machines: spTest and spProd. spTest is ...
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VS2010 then SP2010

Goal: Using Sharepoint 2010 in my client computer with Windows server 2008 Problem: Should I install Visual Studio 2010 first then install Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 64-bit and then install SQL ...
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Migrate Sharepoint 2007 to 2010

So right now there's a SharePoint 2007 site filled with data. I have to migrate EVERYTHING properly from the SharePoint 2007 site to a new server that has SharePoint 2010 and Windows Server 2008 ...
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SQL Server 2008 Installation on SP 2010

I'm installing SP 2010 on Virtual Machine Windows Server 2008 R2. My Question: Is it necessary to install SQL Server 2008 (or R2) before installing Sharepoint Server 2010? Plus, when installing SQL ...
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SharePoint Business Connectivity Services (BCS) Login failed for user 'NT AUTHORITY\ANONYMOUS LOGON'

I am running SharePoint 2010 with SQL 2012, I am trying to get Business Connectivity Services (BCS) running but I am facing a double-hope authentication issue. Every time I try to connect to the ...
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DispForm.aspx taking 5+ minutes to load on SP2010 Server, high CPU utilization

We have one list that has about 55 columns. Most of these are very simple columns (number, text, choice), though there are four that are Lookups to another list. All four lookups columns lookup ...
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Upgrading from SQL 2005 to SQL 2008R2 with RBS support

I am looking at setting up Sharepoint 2010 in our local test environment and our current test SQL server is running SQL 2005. I am just wondering if it is possible to upgrade the database later to SQL ...
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Attaching and restoring document library files from a .mdf config database file?

We have a Symantec backup system that runs through all of the instances on a SQL2008 box and backsup data, I would like to restore a corrupted document library and am wondering as to how I would ...
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Populate Data From SharePoint List to a SQL Table

Is there a way that i can populate a custom share point list into a table in SQL server Database . I have a custom list which i modified it and made it as an info path form and on submit i want that ...
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File size too large with RBS and SharePoint 2013

since i set up my SP2013 Foundation Preview with SQL Server 2008 R2 Express i wanted to use the RemoteBlobStorage. It works seemingly fine just now. The only problem is if my files which im uploading ...
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Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 (RTM)upgrade query?

Will SharePoint Server 2010 SP1 be compatible for an upgrade to SQL Server 2008 R2 SP2 CU2 from Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 (RTM)? If we upgrade(from Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 (RTM)) Is there any ...
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Backing up all sharepoint web applications?

I have a sharepoint farm hooked to a named instance of SQL2008. I have a web application (it is also extended to another web app) that I would like to back up. Here is what I am trying to achieve: I ...
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Event Receiver Item Added for Multiple Files uploaded

I am trying to add few details for a item that is added to a list to SQL database table using a stored procedure, it works perfectly but when I upload multiple files it adds all of the items into the ...
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powerpivot configration

i installed sql server 2008 and SharePoint 2010 and finished the installation of the pivot but when i clicked start - 1 all programs -sql server 2008 - configuration tools - (but the only thing exist ...
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What benefits do I get by upgrading to SQL Server 2012 Enterprise?

With SharePoint Server 2010 Enterprise edition, what additional benefits do I get using SQL Server 2012 Enterprise edition as opposed to SQL Server 2008 R2 Enterprise edition?
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SQL Server 2008 Install / Data Location

Am about to try and install SQL Server 2008 R2 for the second time. How and when during an install can I configure my data to be held on the D:/ drive as opposed to the default C:/ drive?
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Recommended SQL Server 2008 R2 instance features for Sharepoint Foundation 2010

Are there any recommended SQL Server 2008 R2 instance features for Sharepoint Foundation 2010 please? Is there any specific SQL feature that should be enabled please?
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Change SQL Server Port for existing SharePoint 2010 environment - Howto

I have a SharePoint 2010 environment configured with SQL Server 2008R2. Currently SQL Server is running on 1433. I am willing to change the existing SQL server port from 1433 to some non standard ...
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Passing parameters to stored procedure in data view web part

I have a stored procedure which accepts 2 parameters. The stored proc is executed as EXEC MySP N'Val1, Val2', N'A,B,C' I inserted a Data View Web-Part and tried to get data from stored procedure. ...
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Should I regularly backup and shrink my content databases through SQL?

I've been contending with hard disk space on my SharePoint 2010 (with SQL 2008) environment for a while and I've just recently found out a few things that I think might help. Should I be regularly ...
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Add a server to SharePoint Admin user?

I need to add one of our production servers (that hosts SQL Server 2008) let's say XXX to SharePoint Admin in SharePoint 2010. How can I do that? I agree that a server is not a user or a group. Let ...
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Connection to external data source using windows authentication (NTLM)

I'm trying to connect to an external SQL server DB programmatically from a SharePoint WebPart. The problem is that I'm not able to authenticate to the DB although I gave access to application pool ...
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Should I use lots of SharePoint Lists or a SQL Database to store the data for my new bespoke application?

I am working on a project to create a new bespoke intranet website for around 50 users. The data volumes are relatively small, but in order to model the data I need to store (about the 100 or so ...
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Create reports from SharePoint lists

We currently have SharePoint 2010 Standard with SQL Server 2008 R2 Enterprise, and Visual Studio 2010 Ultimate for development. As I understand it, to be able to create reports from SharePoint lists I ...
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Moving SharePoint databases to a new Server

I followed instructions from the Move All Databases (SharePoint Server 2010) article. I have a SQL alias set up on the original database server and the new database server.  I can connect to the ...
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Move database without creating alias

when we started with Sharepoint we installed everything on a sqlserver that was used for non-sharepoint activities to. Now however we decided to seperate those from each other. Management decided that ...
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Remote BLOB Storage Filestream Issue

I had to enable Remote Blob Storage on my farm. I'm following this tutorial: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee663474.aspx#enable And also this one: ...
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Cannot connect to the configuration database

During usage yesterday my SharePoint services locked up the entire server and forced me to end process SharePoint tasks and stop SharePoint services. The problem was attributed to Office Web Apps, so ...
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Two Server Sharepoint Farm Topology

I'm working on creating a product for Sharepoint and have set up a server farm consisting of two machines running Server 2008 R2. I want to set up SQL2008 on one Machine, and SharePoint 2010 on the ...
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Remote BLOB Storage and Sharepoint 2010

I have a SharePoint Server 2010 documents library. Library's size - 20 Gb. Size increases each year by 1-2 GB. It stores files ranging in size from 1 to 50 MB. Files rarely change. Should I use the ...
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Cannot connect to the configuration database

I don't really know what to do. I was trying to get some bcs working, and because they were not, I've decided to restart the server. After it restarted I was unable to go on any site / page or on the ...