Synchronization is the coordination of events to operate a system in unison.

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How to sync a SQL database with a SharePoint List?

I need to sync an already existing SQL Database to a SharePoint 2010 list. Two way sync would be great but one way sync is also alright. Any documentation in this regard would be of a great help. ...
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Transferring files between 2 SharePoints

I need to sync files between 2 SharePoint sites. The 'origin' SharePoint is our internal SharePoint we all use. We have a subsite for each client. The second SharePoint is semi-public/accessible to ...
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SharePoint 2010 User Profile Synchronization: BCS + WCF

I'm here because I'm trying to implement a scenario of user profile synchro with bcs connecting to wcf service. Here is the context: A remote web service is returning a full list of employee infos. ...
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Sharepoint 2013: AD users not found on people/user picker, but they shows up only in Central Admin site

I'm having problem with my SharePoint 2013 people picker. It doesn't shows any AD users at all. But strangely, when I pick/search people in its Central Administration site, all my AD users are shown. ...
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Update List from Excel using VBA

I'm in the enviable position of having to support a client who wants to maintain and manipulate a complicated business spreadsheet in Excel, and then push a selection of that data to a list in ...
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Get ContentType in ItemAdding Event Handler

I need to change a field in the item being added based on its content type. This needs to happen before the item has been added - hence ItemAdding event receiver. Using ItemAdded is no good since the ...
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Connect/Push Outlook calendar to SharePoint (not vice versa)

I've received several requests from my user-base, whether it was possible to publish an Outlook calendar to SharePoint, based on an existing Outlook calendar. Scenario A team has a shared (not on ...
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Sync Error (0xE4010646) for OneNote Notebooks on Sharepoint 2010

Environment: We have SP 2010 and Office 2010 products. Problem: Our OneNote notebooks that are stored on SP started to get error 0xE4010646 on 11-18-11 and would not sync any new information. Note ...
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User Information List not sync'd with User Profile database

I have a bunch of site collections for my single web application and when I run Full Synchronization of users using the User Profile Synchronization service the information in each site collection's ...
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Sharepoint application with offline support

I want to create an application (C#) that can work with Sharepoint in offline mode (read/add/modify documents) and sync with the server whenever a connection is established. What is the best solution ...
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Powershell scripts: Create user profile synchronization service using sharepoint active directory

In sharepoint 2013 I have to create user profile synchronization connection using sharepoint active directory through scripts. I have created the user profile service using powershell after that is ...
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How to automatically update files from SharePoint Designer?

I develop a SharePoint solution and I need to update files everytime. I find a solution for the files in the Site Assets library. I go on the library (or the list), I click on the ribbon, "Library" ...
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Maintaining permissions across a SharePoint 2007 and SharePoint 2010 site?

We're currently mid-way through migrating to SharePoint 2010. As we have a large test schedule ahead of us we're currently running two test deployments side by side - Our SharePoint 2007 test ...
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Update CRM from User Profile

We currently have Sharepoint 2010 setup to use AD to get useraccounts, and a BCS connection to provide extra information to the User Profile of users. The data from AD is very basic: only username and ...
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request timed out error while creating User profile service application after long time

in order to configure my sites in sharepoint 2013, we need to start user profile synchronization service. while starting that service it should populate user profile application. for me it is not ...
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Synchronized AD group won't appear in SharePoint site

I wan't to add three users who are on a new AD on another Domain Name that the one I use habitually, on my test server there no problemes and after I add a connection to the new domain and I launch a ...
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Synchronisation Service doesn't update Job Title

A user's Job Title field isn't updating in the User Profile (and therefore an old value is showing-up in the People Search). Interestingly, I can see the Job Title property changing when I view it ...
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Communication options with SharePoint and the world

I have just started with SharePoint. Made a CRM system for our own company with help of the SharePoint suite found in Office365. This is mostly a 'getting to know sharepoint' exercise. Now I'm ...
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Sharepoint 2013 and Exchange 2010 : synchronization

I'm starting to use Sharepoint 2013 and trying to synchronize tasks with Exchange (we have an Exchange 2010) by clicking on the "Sync to Outlook" button in my profile. But I get the followed error: ...
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Provisioning User Profile Service - Will not start

I've been following Spence Harbar's guide for setting up a multi-tenant install of SharePoint 2013 in a testing environment. I am following his 2010 Guide but replaced the Search Service script with ...
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Import User profiles from AD not working

I intend to import user profiles from AD to SharePoint 2010 but I can't do it. See the process that I am following below: When I got to User Profile Service Application -> Configure Synchronization ...
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How do you import user profiles without using User Profile Synchronization Services

I was told by a SharePoint MVP, that it was possible to run a SharePoint 2010 environment without using the "User Profile Synchronization Service" (which we are not able to use in our environment). ...
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Sharepoint sync on ubuntu

Is it possible to have "Team sites" from sharepoint synced on an ubuntu machine? I am searching for a OneDrive for busnesses sync alternative to run on my ubuntu laptop.
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How to take document libraries on the road for use when disconnected

My team and I are starting to use a Sharepoint site (2007 if it matters) to keep versions of documents, instead of emailing them back and forth, and having to manually know who has the lastest copy or ...
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Supplementing User Profile with information from BCS

I've got my external content type and BCS all sorted and working - the list view of the external list shows 100% in the site and the external content type shows under my BCS service application. Now ...
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Sychronizing a List and a Term Set

In an application I'm building in SP 2013, I would like to have several lists with lookup fields, attachments, workflows, etc., but also be able to reference them via tag fields (at least like a ...
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How exactly do SharePoint 2010 List Views behave?

I was under the assumption that once I create a list, I can drop it on as many sites/pages I wanted and they would behave as views of the original list and stay in sync. In other words, If I were to ...
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UserSync not working

I'm getting crazy trying to activate UPSS in my environment. First I tried to use SharePoint Active Directory Import in order to synchronize my AD users to SP. After reading some articles concerning ...
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Synchronize SharePoint 2013 Calender with Microsoft Exchange Server

How to do two-way Synchronization between SharePoint 2013 Calender with Microsoft Exchange Server?
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People picker not working after machine rename Foundation 2010

Silly me forgot to rename my foundations 2010 test server's machine name prior to installing SharePoint. I used STSAdmin to perform a server-rename after changing the machine name, but now local users ...
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Ability to create users inside SharePoint 2010

We have a very simple SharePoint Server 2010 SP1 installation. We created and configured everything manually, and only set up what we really needed. So there is no user profile service in SP, and we ...
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Schedule import of local folder to Sharepoint library

We have Sharepoint Server 2010 Enterprise SP1, inside this normal Document Library. We have application that stores files directoly to local server c:\files\*.pdf . Is there any code-less solution ...
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I get auto-logged-out in SharePoint when I access my tasks with Outlook. (and the other way around)

The problem occurs when I sync a task-list in SharePoint 2010 with Outlook 2007. Outlook asks for authentification, so use my Windows-domain username and password (that same as I use in SharePoint). ...
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How to reset a user's permissions

I need to reset the permission granted to a user in a Sharepoint 2013 farm. That is: revoking any permissions ever granted to this user (Read, Collaboration, etc...) for any sites, lists, folders, etc....
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Javascript + SPServices while executing the code doesn't show a loading modal nor modifies a button attribute

basically this is my code $('#saveButton').click(function(){ showLoadingDiv(); $('#saveButton').attr('disable','disable'); }); function showLoadingDiv(){ ...
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Blog Posts list Connect to Outlook disabled

I´m on SharePoint 2010, IE10 "Connect to Outlook" Button is disabled on blog post list. I noticed, that in some type of Lists this option is disabled even if site feature "Offline Synchronization for ...
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FIM throwing massive errors on AD Synchronization

since 5 days we are running into massive errors, when our AD synch is running. The error code from the event viewer looks like this: EventID 6801 The extensible extension returned an unsupported ...
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FIM Synchronization Service doesn't start

Having problems with FIM Sychronization Service, its fails to start with following message in Application logs The server encountered an unexpected error and stopped. "BAIL: MMS(9948): sql....
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manage user properties and adding new mappings

Can anyone let me know if i need to do full AD synch after adding a new mapping in manage user properties. I created a mapping between the mobile user profile property and AD however the mobile ...
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Displaying calendar items' description in Outlook

I've connected a Calendar from our Sharepoint 2010 site to my Outlook 2010. Calendar items are displayed but I can't see the description field set from the Sharepoint side. Is there any way to do it?
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Workflow and timer job synchronization

I have a SP 2010 workflow that prompts information from the users, and a timer job which reads data from a constantly-updated DB. They both add data to another list item that stores the most recent ...
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Syncing Content On SharePoint Online

We have a hybrid SharePoint enterprise environment with SharePoint 2013 on-premise & SharePoint Online. For many sites we have a requirement to keep content in-sync between some document ...
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Correct usage of getListItemChangesSinceToken() in JavaScript

I'm working on a Sharepoint hosted App, that accesses List Data from the Hostweb as I outlined here: EventListener for List changes in Sharepoint Hosted app I want to use the ...
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Calender integration

I want to integrate office 365 calender to any other third party calender. So that third party authorized person can create,update meeting schedule between Office 365 and third party tool using that ...
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Change sync rate between SP and Outlook calendars

So I can connect my SP calendar to Outlook, but it takes forever to update the other when I add an event either in SP or in Outlook. I could manually update in outlook to get and push changes ...
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Add new synchronization connection - NeedsFullImport Error

We are trying to setup a new sychronization connection on Sharepoint 2013 however after having filled in our account details and selecting User OU's, when pressing OK the following error is displayed ...
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Can't sync MS Project with Project Task List

As the title says I'm not able to sync my MS Project plan with a SharePoint Task List. I created the list and synced it, then I made some changes and want to sync again, which throws the following ...
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Managed Metadata and Word 2010 sync issue

We have a document library with a unique content type that contains a managed metadata type column called "Document Type". When bulk documents are uploaded this column is set to a default value called ...
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Problem syncing user profile information to Site Collection

SharePoint 2010 Server - I've got a Site Collection where the user profiles aren't getting updated from the farm profile store. Especially I noticed that photos I've uploaded to the user profiles are ...
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SharePoint 2013 permission level

Is it possible to create access / permission level where user can view / create / upload files Online, but not sync a folder / library?