SQL Server is a relational database server used in SharePoint

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Resolving permission error in sql for username domain\computerName$

I'm trying to resolve a permission error on our sharepoint sql server. The login for the user that has failed is the WFE computer name on the farm config db. What permission or role can I grant that ...
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Export(or map) List data to external MSSQL table

There are many references about External Lists, where you make a Sharepoint list from SQL database table. In my case, I need to do the opposite - I have SharePoint list, and I want to map it to an ...
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Creating SQL Alias after configuring SharePoint 2013 farm

I am trying to configure sql alias in SharePoint farm. I have followed various articles about configuring it through cliconfg.exe and it looks fine. I have rebooted server and all the services. When ...
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Using SharePoint WSS_Content database to find permissions changes?

I've noticed there are a few tables that may be able to help me put together an "Audit Log" of sorts for permissions changes in our SharePoint site. However, I'm unsure of how to join up the tables ...
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What versions of SQL Server does Sharepoint 2010 and 2007 support?

We have two SharePoint environments - 2010 and 2007. We are looking to upgrade our SQL Cluster to SQL Server 2014 and are looking to see if 2010 and 2007 support it. I could not find any ...
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Changing sql server service and sql server agent service startup account in SQL Server hosting SharePoint DB

i have a sharepoint deployment with one SQL Server (running on VM) hosting the config DB and another SQL Server (Physical Host because VM was running out of space) to host the huge Content DBs. I need ...
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Can we save few of list items in a separate database?

I have a different requirement that For suppose myCustomList having 40 columns and every 10 columns are similar kind of data. So, I want to save those each group of 10 columns into a specific table[my ...
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SharePoint 2007 crawler is not stopping

I recently tried to start a full crawl after my colleague mentioned that some of the files are not visible in the search. Normally the crawler start full crawl every week. so i manually tried to ...
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Calling infoPath form code from a Web Service to populate a drop down list

Using a web service solution to retrieve SQL data I'm wanting to return the list of values that I've collected and call the InfoPath form code to populate the drop down options. How do I call the form ...
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Is it possible to have 2 Sharepoint 2013 Farms using the same SQL Server instance?

Can 2 SharePoint Farms use the same database instance? I know SharePoint can use DBs that have non-standard names (as in the case of databases that have been pre-staged). I'm not asking if they can ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Online SQL Server Connect

We have a sharepoint 2013 online tenant. We have some sql server databases that are on premise. For this query we want to connect sharepoint 2013 online to those databases and read information from ...
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SharePoint SQL Reporting

how can I do a simple report on SharePoint 13? (reading data by a SQL Server). Is there a way to put the data directly into a list? I heard about BDC how does it work? Thanks
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Constant SharePoint 2010 read/writes to TEMPDB

We have a SharePoint 2010 farm consisting of 4 servers (1 WS, 2 Apps, 1 DB). Things appear to run smoothly except that we are noticing a surprisingly high number of IOPS hitting TEMPDB. We are talking ...
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Can setting MAXDOP to 1 decrease performance?

I was looking at my client's UAT farm and found out that MAXDOP was set to 0 on SQL Server instance hosting SP databases. Before setting this value to 1, I measured response times of most commonly ...
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External Data Editing and Modification

Can data in a SQL database be modified (new, delete, edit) through a SharePoint out-of-the-box feature or custom built feature?
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Add SQL Analysis Services to a existing SharePoint Farm

Our SharePoint Farm is based on a failover SQL cluster (MS SQL 2012 Standard). The problem is, that the Analysis Services were not installed with the database engine. If I'm understanding right, it's ...
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How to archive the AuditData table on a contentDB?

I have a content db whose audit log is getting really big (60GB) and it's starting to effect the DB. I know I can go in and delete entries via Powershell, but I wanted to archive this table before I ...
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How is DocumentSet Capture Version data stored in Content Database

Is it possible to know how a "DocumentSet Capture Version" data is stored in SQL Server Content Database ? (Not using OM but directly).
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SharePoint 2013 + Reporting Services + Kerberos

How to configure SharePoint 2013 with Reporting Services for delegations if I get data for Reporting Service from other SQL server that ShqrePoint database? I found below blog but I'm not sure about ...
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Error while creating aspnet.db for Form Based Authentication

I want to install SharePoint 2013 FBA Pack for user password management. When I followed the instruction to prepare my system, I can not create a aspnet.db. I got the following error message: Setup ...
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SharePoint 2013 FBA Pack without SQL server Management Studio

I used of "prerequisites installation" option for install all of prerequisites for SharePoint 2013. This option just installed SQL server 2008 R2 without SQL server Management Studio. After SharePoint ...
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Change default Calendar events to have dropdowns populated by SP Lists

I figured out how to change the fields in a calendar to add extra info about events. Is there a way that I can take the fields that popup when I try to add a new event and get a dropdown table based ...
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Unable to perform A full Farm Backup

I have SharePoint 2013 server, containing one web application and three site collections. I want to perform my first full farm backup, so I wrote the following command inside SharePoint PowerShell: ...
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How to decide between native SharePoint Lists or External Content Types?

We need some guidance on where we should house data for an application that will have all the data entry performed through SharePoint. Our team is building a HelpDesk ticketing system in SharePoint. ...
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Move BI Center (Excel, PerformancePoint, PowerPivot) to other SQL server - SharePoint 2013

What way would be the best to move BI Center to other SQL server in SharePoint 2013? Thanks,
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SQL Server 2014 Features Required for SharePoint Foundation 2013

I'm migrating a simple SharePoint installation (WSS 3.0 with internal DB) to SharePoint Foundation 2013 backed by SQL Server 2014. SQL Server 2014 seems to have a lot of options about which features I ...
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Configuring Windows Server 2008 R2 for SharePoint Server 2013 installation

I've a server running Windows Server 2008 R2 and I want to install SharePoint Server 2013 as evaluation. I don't have any experience with Windows Server roles, features and services. I want to know ...
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Sharepoint 2013 and SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 2

I've tried to research this, but I'm not seeing anything relevant to installing Service Pack 2 for SQL Server 2012. Our DBA's want to apply this to out SharePoint 2012 SQL Server, but I can't find ...
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Who has permission to see what?

We just encountered a problem in our site - 95% of the security permission settings that we had in place were lost. We have added them back manually and suspect we have added them back 95% correctly ...
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SharePoint: Perform a query to load data into external list and display the results in a list within the webpart

I am relatively new to coding and I am trying to complete a project in Sharepoint. I have a webpart which includes Peoplepicker. When the submit button is pressed the first username passed is used as ...
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How to fill up values from sql into a newform.aspx

I have a list that has fields like, name, position, year of birth. This information is stored in a database (read only). When a user opens list's form (an OOTB form) , I want to go to the database, ...
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Can we use SQL Server as a primary data storage for SharePoint 2013?

Is it possible to use external SQL Server as a primary data storage for SharePoint 2013? Having this implemented we can generate reports, query data and it would become very very powerful to use. Or ...
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Login failed. The login is from an untrusted domain and cannot be used with Windows authentication

I am using Sp2013 Standard server, with 1 APP, 1 WFE, 1 Workflow and 1 Clustered SQL. Everything was all great until Monday Morning (7-28-14). Thats when Event Log started to fire off following ...
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Populate field in a form depending on value on another from database in SP2010

I have a List with three fields, all three text boxes. The first field is an ID, which when populated needs to trigger a DB query to pull corresponding title and description from a table in SQL Server ...
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Usage and Health Data Collection using SQL Authentication

I'm having an issue with trying to set my Usage and Health Data Collection to use SQL Authentication. I have tried setting my database credentials to SQL Authentication using both Powershell and ...
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How to install SharePoint 2013 Installation with SQL Server Authentication

I'm just curious about the steps required to install Sharepoint 2013 using SQL Server Authentication. Also if there are any drawbacks that i might not be aware of. Here are some steps i currently ...
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SharePoint Designer SQL Server Connections, Connection Strings

Forgive me as I am new to SP Dev. I have a DB server that I use RDP to connect to via VPN from a local laptop. I know the name of the DB server. The DB (SQL Server 2008) is set up to use Windows ...
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Local farm is not accessible, cmdlets with featuredependencyid are not registered

So after moving all my databases to the new SQL server I run this on my SharePoint central admin box, http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc512725(v=office.15).aspx#Man Everything goes through ...
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Is this do-able in SharePoint 2010?

I'm very new to SharePoint so please forgive me if its a dumb question. I have a SQL Server database storing a set of manual tests and grouping information of the tests. I want to have a list to ...
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Adding more fields to SQL membership Provider for form-based authenticaiton

I have set up form-based authentication for SharePoint 2013 with .NET SQL Membership Provider. It is working fine but I have requirement to add more fields for the users. Will I have to write my own ...
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Changing sql servers crashes sharepoint

So I have two SQL servers, server A and Server B. Server B is the newest one and the one we are moving things to. I have moved over all the content databases and changed everything in central admin ...
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Access SQL Server data in SharePoint Online list

I have an existing Asp.Net solution which stores data into SQL Server 2008 database. I would like to reference that SQL server data in SharePoint Online list. What would be the best way to do it? ...
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Can local SQL Server data be made available in SharePoint Online

We have a SharePoint Online account and local data in a SQL Server instance. The data from the SQL Server is available as an OData feed in SharePoint and can be worked with in Excel Power Query. We ...
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SQL Server Standalone and Sharepoint connected to a domain

I am currently in the process of setting up a client that wishes to use SharePoint. They currently have a Enterprise version of SQL Server 2012 running in a standalone environment and is not connected ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Foundation, Windows Server 2012 and SQL Server 2012 Licensing

I'm trying to figure out the exact licensing and costs i need for a client that wants to run Sharepoint Foundation. Here is the scenario 1 Server Running Windows Server 2012 + Sharepoint Foundation ...
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Querying Published Access 2010 Web Database from SQL Server

I have a published Access 2010 Web Database on my SharePoint 2010 site. The forms and tables all work as expected, but I would like to query this database from SQL Server. Is this possible? ...
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SharePoint Foundation 2010 with SQL Server 2008 R2 SP2 - compatibility?

I have to upgrade SharePoint Foundation 2010 databases SQL Server 2008 R2 to SP2. If SharePoint Foundation 2010 is full compatibility with SQL Server 2008 R2 SP2?
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Sharing same SQL server for a SP2010 and SP2013 farm. Viable?

We are planning to migrate SP2010 to SP2013. Due to we have no spare SQL server (we do have separated APP and WFE servers), I am planning to install SP2013 on existing SQL instance with different DB ...
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Find a farm's database server and instance in PowerShell

How can I find the SQL server name AND instance where my databases are stored using PowerShell? Assuming I am not using an alias and can't check cliconfg. In servers in farm, I can see the server ...
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What is the sql database user implications for SharePoint?

I am interested to know about the SQL database users under SQL->Security and their server roles and its implications for SharePoint users.