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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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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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SP 2013 How to create new FBA sql users with PowerShell?

I set up SharePoint 2013 with FBA users (SQL). I'd like to know if it's possible to create new users using PowerShell script ? What I tried but did not work : ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Restore content database 2013

I am trying to restore a SharePoint site with a backed up content database. I restored the backup of the content database to Sql server, then when i created the web application i entered the restored ...
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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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Updating a SharePoint list via an Access query and VBA code exhausts system resources

My apologies: I asked this on StackOverflow already but have received no responses. I am hoping that reposting on a site more oriented to SharePoint might lead to more insight. For reasons beyond my ...
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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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SP2013 Failed to create the configuration database

When installing SP2013 I got this error: Failed to create the configuration database An exception of type Microsoft.Sharepoint.SPException was thrown. Additional exception information: The ...
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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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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 & ...
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How to get “.sql” files to be searchable in SharePoint Foundation 2013?

What sort of black magic and secret handshakes do I need to do to get .sql files searchable with SP Foundation 2013? Specifically, how do I get files with the ".sql" extension be both indexed and ...
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How to choose the right datatype when creating external content types?

assuming I want to create a SPList using external content types, in my case SQL server tables. When I create my ECT in Sharepoint Designer 2010 SQL data types are mapped to the List as follows: ...
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Are third party solutions really that superior to BCS?

Let us assume it is my task to establish a bidirectional connection between a SharePoint List and a SQL-database. According to Paolo Pialorsi's Developer Manual for SharePoint 2010, BCS (Business ...
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Where are List View definitions stored?

Where can I find the raw definition within the Content database of a View on one of my Lists. I've found the list in AllLists and the View, I think, in AllDocs. But from there the trail is cold. I ...
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Limits of Running Foundation, Server 2012, SQL 2012 Express

What are some of the major limitations of using SharePoint Foundation 2013, it's compatibility with Server 2012 Standard, and the limitations of SQL 2012 Express?