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SharePoint Workflow manager SQL Alias

I recently performed a separation of machines (from standalone to small farm). We choose the SQL Alias approach in order to keep everything as it is (I moved SQL Server to a new machine and add an ...
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Create a SharePoint Farm using SQL Azure

I have an on-premise installation of SharePoint 2013. I need to create a new farm (Using either SharePoint Configuration Wizard or Powershell) in SQL Azure. Using Configuration Wizard, it keeps ...
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SSRS integrated report refreshes after idle time

I’m experiencing an issue with a SSRS 2012 report integrated with SharePoint 2013 and it’s usage in Chrome and Firefox. The issue presents itself when the following conditions are met. 1. User ...
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SharePoint code generating SQL, how can I trace this back to my code?

Looks like my SharePoint code is generating SQL, it runs 3 to 4 times per page request. It all adds up to approximately 4 seconds from what I can see on the developer dashboard. I'm using spmonitored ...
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Locked Row in database for key on Infopath Submission for Contribute Permission + below w/ Custom Event Reciever (ItemUpdating)

Basic Rundown of Process: I am creating a Process wherein an InfoPath form is Submitted to a Library, certain managers will then have the ability to change a drop-down to either Approved or Rejected, ...
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Get rid of Duplicates in SQL Report Drop down Parameter (SharePoint Report embedded)

Is it possible to have a drop down parameter only show a unique value if I have multiple values? If I have 5 items with 123, I only want 123 to show up once in the drop down. Currently I have a ...
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User can't refresh data in Sharepoint List after SQL View Def changed

I am trying to support a user who uses a SharePoint 'report' (ie Excel SS). The report is based on an SQL Server 2008 View. The view definition was altered to source data from different tables within ...
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Backup from SP 2013 on SQL 2014 to be restored on SP 2013 on SQL 2012

I need to backup a SP 2013 site with SQL 2014 to be restored on SP 2013 with SQL 2012. I currently have a content DB backup but it is not working because of the different versions. Will it work if i ...
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SharePoint External Content Type error: An entry has been added to the Windows event log of the server.

I have an External Content Type list connecting an SQL server in SharePoint 2013, and the data is not submitting/saving in the front-end of SharePoint using InfoPath. The error message is the ...
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Stored procedure to retrieve Name given Login Name

I have a hybrid database and SharePoint setup. I store some data inside my custom tables on the database. One of the tables requires a report to be generated based on a stored procedure. I do not ...
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Change sharepoint database in the same machine

I installed sql server 2012 on windows server 2008 R2 and sharepoint server 2013 stand alone, but there was sql server 2008 r2 on the server and it seems that my sharepoint database installed on ...
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Dashboard in sharepoint online - from list /sql azure datasource

Just wondering if anyone has done this and how did they go? What will be the best way to present a dashboard/charts in sharepoint online from data coming from a list or sql azure? Thanks for any info ...
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Sharepoint 2010 - frequently freezes

We have serious problem with Sharepoint 2010 - system freezes for some minutes (2, 5, 10, 15..). This may occur once or twice a day, but may be 2 - 3 hours successively. CPU usage on SQL Server drops ...
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500 Internal error - Timeout expired

I am getting "500 Internal Server" error while accessing my webapplication in SharePoint 2010. After some tracing I found that the actual error is : "Timeout expired. The timeout period elapsed ...
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SharePoint Workflows and Lists, External Housing Dilemma

So I have a client who has arranged for their SharePoint environment to be housed and managed to by an external entity (not my contracting group) and we have limited access to administrative ...
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Is it possible to run/ install sharepoint on MySQL

as in the title you can read, I wonder if it is possible to install and run SharePoint (does not matter what version) on an other SQL-Platform than Microsoft? For example: MySQL, Oracle SQL, etc. ...
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Call SQL procedure from Workflow - Sharepoint 2013

Is there a way to call an procedure stored on SQL server from SharePoint 2013 workflow?
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Copy-SPSite destination database size issue

I am using the Copy-SPSite command to copy a site collection to an other site collection (differente contentDB). The source contentDB is around 50GB, but during the copy the size of the target content ...
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What to do when SharePoint Lists and SSRS isn't enough?

I've developed a complicated InfoPath web form for reporting outages. This system will be maintained by someone with little technical skill, so in a lot of places the form populates its dropdowns from ...
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Create Design Package - Access Denied

I need to create a design package for a site collection, but when I try to create it (from Design Manager), I get a 403 Forbidden Error I am site collection administrator.
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Bind SQL data with SharePoint Gridview

I'm developing a SharePoint solution, In an Application Page, I want to place SPGridView and I have to bind it with SQL server data. Is it possible and if yes, how?
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Sharepoint Versions table

I have a question about the table above, versions. The information in usernames is that the user who installed the update/roll up/first installation? Kind Regards
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Conceptually, how are lists different from SQL tables?

Total noob question here, but I've just started learning Sharepoint, having only had .NET experience in the past and I'm trying to understand conceptually the difference between a list and just an SQL ...
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How to restore SharePoint from SQL backups?

I have been tasked with restoring our SharePoint instance for our Disaster Recovery Procedure. We store our backups of SharePoint onto tape via Netvault, we use the SQL plugin and also backup the ...
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Building a GUI in SharePoint 2013

I’m planning on building some business processes that use SQL as the data source and allow SharePoint 2013 users to interact with the data. I’m not sure how to give the users a GUI inside SharePoint. ...
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I have a list built on external content using bdc with a custom filter, I get the data but not the filter

SPD 2013, SP Enterprise 2013, SQL 2008 So I have a BDC connector setup with a SQL backend, I then built a Exernal Content List off that. I then inserted a content control webpart and inserted some ...
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Sharepoint 2013 with SQL Authentication

I'm trying to get Sharepoint 2013 to install correctly with SQL Authentication. The domain environment I am running this under, service accounts are not easy to come by and have to be renewed every ...
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RBS Configuration on another content database Fail

I faced a problem while configuring RBS on another content database after installing it on a content database. The problem is that inside the log file I found the expression "Configuration completed ...
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Enabling RBS on more than content database (Different site collection)

I am trying to enable RBS on different content database but first the RBS that I installed was installed by wizards, not using cmd as mentioned in the msdn article about installing and configuring ...
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Site traffic SQL query?

Is it possible to query a SQL DB to find out most accessed page, information on the user ( country of orgin etc ). I need this for 2010 and 2013.
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SharePoint reporting services integration

I am using the SharePoint report services integration. I deployed a report to a document library, but when I try to view the report (form SP), I receive this error: login failed for user 'nt ...
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CAML vs LINQ vs SQL

So LINQ is a front end to CAML so of course CAML is faster, and CAML is a front end to SQL so of course SQL is faster. However what would be a good test to see where and when to use each of these on ...
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Access full URL (including domain) from SQL

I'm aware MS recommends PowerShell etc but I'm using TSQL (nolock). Everywhere I'm looking in the database I'm seeing "sites/something" rather than "http://domain-one.com/sites/something". The only ...
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SP 2010 , SP 2013 and SQL Database

Can Sharepoint 2010 and Sharepoint 2013 use the same database (SQL 2012) ?
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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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Emptying SharePoint Recycle Bin

Our SharePoint 2007 installation has a particularily immense First-Stage Recycle Bin. I wrote a PowerShell script a while back that deletes old items. Just for fun, that's posted below. UPDATE2: ...
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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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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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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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How to stop SQL time out issue

I keep getting "System.Data.SqlClient.SqlException: Timeout expired. The timeout period elapsed prior to completion of the operation or the server is not responding." 9 out of 10 times when I try to ...
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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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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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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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Workflows and SQL Server Databases

Is it possible to create a workflow that is started by activity in a SQL Server database that is outside of SharePoint? Using a WebPart to put and modify data in a database isn't a problem. ...
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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 & ...