SQL Server is a relational database server used in SharePoint

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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 ...
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Migrating Windows Sharepoint Services 3.0 from Windows 2003 x86 / MSEE to Windows 2008 R2 x64 / SQL Server 2008

I am having a helluva time with this one. I am attempting to migrate a 5 year old VM running Windows 2003 Windows Sharepoint Services 3.0 that was deployed as a standalone (thus to MSEE) to a ...
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View SQL data from CRM into Sharepoint 2010 BCS failing

I'm trying to view CRM Customer data from the SQL database in SharePoint so that I can use it in surveys etc. I followed these instructions (amongst others) ...
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How can I tell SP installation of an existing SQL server

I wish to install SharePoint 2010 standard server but to "show" it the location of an existing SQL server, rather than have the prerquisites installation install its own sql version on the same ...
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Installing SSRS on the Sharepoint Box as opposed to the SQL Box?

We currently have two SQl boxes (2008 R2) with multiple instances on them. One for test and the other for production databases. We also have two sharepoint servers (2010 Enterprise). One in the DMZ ...
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Migrate Access to SQL Server for SharePoint Integration & Reporting

I'm hoping to get some feedback on this multi-parted problem. The end goal with this problem is to create reports within SharePoint from data contained in some db. Currently, an Excel report exists ...
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Claim SQL server space after content deleted from SharePoint

We have a site collection with its own database where we have been testing migration of a department's shared drive content (about 40GB) via a third party tool. The test migrations went fine. Before ...
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Mysterious Error 3355 - SQL machine not available every day at the same time

One my users reports that he cannot access our Sharepoint MOSS 2007 installation at midnight each night. I look in the Event Viewer and every day this error appears at 12:25:20 am: I'm confused by ...
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Installing RBS

OK I have posted other questions about this but no answers were given so I deleted them and thought I would try one last time before calling it a day... I am trying to install RBS for SharePoint ...
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Reporting Server Integration with Sharepoint Server 2010

I have a Sharepoint server 2010 Enterprise in a public domain and a SQL2008 standard in a local domain (with an installation of sharepoint 2010 to support report integration). Does Microsoft support ...
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Move Sharepoint 2010 and SQL from one server to 2 different servers

I am moving a server that has Sharepoint 2010 Standard and SQL 2008 R2 installed to 2 different servers. Could someone explain in detail, what are the steps to achieve this? What are the things that ...
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Moving Sharepoint to New Server

I am running a Sharepoint Server 2010 Stardard on a Windows 2008 R2 server. This server also has SQL Server 2008 R2 installed. I want to move the Sharepoint and SQL to 2 completely new machine. What ...
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Ideal Server Specs for Sharepoint Server

We are about a month to the deployment stage of our Sharepoint Server. What would be an ideal specification (memory, HDD, etc.) for the Sharepoint Server that will serve about 130 employees. We are ...
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SharePoint 2010 Licensing with 10k employees

I am doing my homework and I need to get rough costs for licensing SharePoint 2010 for company with 10,000 employees. I made an assumption that a company runs on Windows Server R2. The SharePoint 2010 ...
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Backup via SharePoint or backup via SQL Server?

How should I backup my 2010 SharePoint server? As I see it there are 3 choices: Full Farm backup Site collection backup SQL Server backup We're only doing backups using points 1 (occasionally) ...
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SQL Server New or Existing for a Sharepoint Installation

We have a Sharepoint farm that uses a SQL Server. I need to create another Sharepoint farm. Can i reuse the same SQL Server or do i need a new one?
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Dataview Web part and SQL - Way to use trusted connection?

As I'm sure you're already aware one of the biggest weaknesses of the data view web part is that it exposes connection strings for SQL Server connections. Instead of using a web service to pass my ...
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SharePoint with SQL Server 2008 R2 Express Edition (max 1GB RAM)

I am planning to launch a light-weight app on a dedicated virtual sharepoint - Windows Server Web Edition 2008 - SQL Server Express Edition 2008 R2 - SharePoint Foundation 2010 When the 1GB RAM ...
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Problems faced for a VPC

UPDATE : Original question was solved by giving proper authentication method to the current user in IIS. Would like to change my question like this: When I browse my site I am getting following ...
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Use REST to sum a column?

I want to retrieve items from a SharePoint list using REST, and then sum one of the columns. I'm brand new to REST, and didn't see a way to do this on MSDN. Is it possible to sum a column in a REST ...
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Not able to see reports in SharePoint site

I have a SharePoint site containing more than 100 reports.But i am not able to see few reports.When i browse the report it executes for 15 to 20 mins then it gives blank page with error at the bottom ...
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SP SQL maintenance - as logs is growing

Should there be a process in place to shrink the log and the db for sp databases? I noticed some of the log files are in GBs. Should the db in Full or simple mode? Are there any standard or good ...
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Dataview Web Part only works when pulling 110 lines or less of SQL

I recently started playing with the data view web part in SharePoint Designer. I've added a new data source and added a custom query. Unfortunately my queries appear to be limited to returning 110 ...
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Update a list via SQL with MOSS2007?

How can I go about applying an update statement to a on MOSS2007 deployment? Essentially I'd like to write something similar to the following across it: update <list_name> set ...
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SharePoint 2010 new server farm with shared SQL Server

Here is the situation I'm planning an upgrade from MOSS 2007 to MOSS 2010. My goal is to provision the minimum amount of new hardware. My Thought was to just setup new WFE's and re-use the existing ...
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SharePoint 2010 Farm Setup : Virtualize the SQL Server 2008 or NOT?

2 years back when I was working on SharePoint 2007 , virtualization of SQL Server was not recommend due to performance and clustering issues. When it comes to SharePoint 2010 , I see most of the MVPs ...
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Import a SQL Server table into a SharePoint list to use in InfoPath

I need put the SQL table (with over 20000 records) into a SharePoint list, and use it in InfoPath.
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Content Database showing 0 (zero) site collection after content database attach

I have two server farms, Server farm 1 and Server farm 2. Server farm 2 runs SharePoint 2010 Enterprise with SQL Server 2008 R2 Enterprise and Server 1 runs SharePoint 2010 Enterprise with SQL Server ...
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Which identity is being used and authenticated while connection to SQL Server with Windows Authentication?

SQL Server Windows authentication uses application's process identity or thread identity to connect. So, for a solution deployed to a SharePoint farm which identity will be used to connect Current ...
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Looking up a value in SQL to set a value on the InfoPath Form

Looking up a value in SQL to set a value on the InfoPath Form. I have a data connection setup in my form. If I use this connection alone, in a control by itself, it pulls in data from my SQL server. ...
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SharePoint 2010 - Generate reports from SharePoint Database?

It is possible to generate reports from the SharePoint Database with informations like current users, teamsites, websites etc. ? I heard maybe it is possible with the WSS-Logging Database. Are there ...
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Moving Sharepoint Foundation 2010 from SQL Express 2008 R2 to SQL Server 2008 R2

We have a very small Sharepoint Foundation 2010 farm with a library and some workflows. We want to build this originally on one server using SQL Server Express 2008 R2. However, there is a chance ...
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SharePoint 2010 installation - sql server

Simple question... Is it a requirement that SQL SERVER be installed on the same machine SharePoint is on? This is for a development installation... I.e. could I have SharePoint setup on one VM and ...
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Backup Plan for a VM based sharepoint website

I developed a doc sharing website for my company using Sharepoint2010 and SQLServer 2008 R2. The website is on a virtual machine powered by Hyper-V Now, I am thinking the disaster recovery plan. ...
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Not able to configure ssp on MOSS 2007 server

I am not able to configure ssp on MOSS 2007 server. I found that OFFICESERVERS service was not running. I checked system event log I got this error: The SQL Server (OFFICESERVERS) service terminated ...
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SQL Hardening, BCS, and ECT (SharePoint 2010)

Currently running into some errors when trying to setup External Content Types with SharePoint 2010. The goal is simple which is to connect to a SQL Server and pull information into SharePoint to an ...
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Form for user to input data and submit to run sql command

We're looking for an quick and easy way for an HR person to enter data into a couple fields and then have them click submit and have it execute some SQL Update query on the database. We don't need to ...
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SP2010 Install on virtual [closed]

I started to work on a home based play project where I wanted to created at least 2 VM (using vmware). Server 2k8 went good. then I moved on to setup AD (DC) and completed this piece. next step was to ...
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Does SharePoint need to be installed on the database server?

Or more specifically, how much of SharePoint needs to be installed on the database server? I have a SharePoint environment I'm getting ready to move into production but I'm a bit paranoid that the ...
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Always Sync Form Library Columns data with SQL Server 2008

How do I set a "always-sync" connection between a Form Library and a Database (in SQL server 2008)? Scenario: I have a Form library that use InfoPath form. In the form library, there are multiple ...