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2 SPWebApplications still needs upgrade after upgrade?

Just upgraded 2010 SP Server builds in order to match another farm we have. downloaded and install exe hotfix on SP box and then ran PSConfig to complete. I still have 2 web applications that are ...
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MySite upgrade to 2013 - is it possible to do silent initialization for all users?

We're upgrading a on premise farm to 2013. We've created a new MySite Host in the 2013 farm, and a new user profile service application. We have attached and upgraded the content database with the ...
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Psconfig after upgrading SharePoint license?

Is it mandatory to run the psconfig wizard after upgrading SharePoint licence from Trial to Enterprise?
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Disable site collection health check rule

Is there anyway of disabling/bypassing a site collection health check rule. For example, I want to bypass Missing Site Templates rule when I upgrade a site collection in SP 2010 mode to SP 2013. For ...
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Get Web Part name from GUID

We're migrating from SP2007 to SP2010 and are seeing some error messages about missing web parts during the upgrade, but the error messages only list the GUID and not the web part name. Is there a way ...
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Subscription settings: database is too old, but version is latest

The SP1 was installed and a couple other cumulatives and on monday I installed the August Cumulative Update, now the subscription setting database wont launch. I even re-created the service ...
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Content databases not automatically upgraded by Mount-SPContentdatabase

We have been told that a good process for accelerating the process of upgrading a farm (say installing a Service Pack) is: Detach all content databases. Install the Service Pack or Cumulative ...
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Sharepoint 2010 to 2013 upgrade problem

We ran into the problem when upgrading SharePoint portal with custom solution from 2010 to 2013 version using database attach procedure. Problem is that after mounting content database to SharePoint ...
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sharepoint app upgrade process with database -error temporarily unavaiable

hello i recently began to develop apps for sharepoint 2013 online on my office365 account. And i am getting more familiar with upgrade process. So I know how to upgrade app for sharepoint online. Only ...
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Having Trouble Upgrading From Trial

I have a SharePoint 2010 Trial install, I'm trying to upgrade the license type to Enterprise, but am running into an error and cannot determine any details. I go to the upgrade and migration section, ...
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Web and its child webs not showing in default navigation after 2007 > 2010 upgrade

I have a single site collection that was previously a MOSS 2007 site. This site collection has about 15 webs, and some of those have a number of subwebs underneath them. The top navigation bar is set ...
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Can custom site-definitions be upgraded in SharePoint 2013?

I have a site-collection on SharePoint 2013 which is using the SharePoint 2010 experience version and does include a website which is based on a custom site-definition. When i try to upgrade this ...
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Error when running configuration wizard sharepoint 2007

I am trying to run the configuration wizard to upgrade our SharePoint environment, which consists of one front end server and one SQL Server. I am getting this error. An exception of type ...
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Central Admin CSS is messed up after upgrade to SharePoint 2010

I have just finished upgrading to SharePoint 2010 but my central admin doesnt have any pictures. It looks like the CSS is messed up. Any ideas? Many thanks
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Add a new Field to a SharePoint List with XML

i had create a list programmatically on Feature_activated. Now i want to add a new Field to my list with an XML File on UpgradeActions from the Feature. I know the solution for add a Field with C#. ...
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Database Update Status “ Needs Upgrade” Sp2013

I am in the process of upgrading sp2013 farm to SP1 upgrade soon. To prep for that i was going though datbase status page in central admin and saw the following: With that info on hand i was ...
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Upgrade Sharepoint 2013 solution

I have a Sharepoint solution installed. I want to install a newer version of the solution as an upgade which I did using : Update-SPSolution –Identity MySolutionName.wsp –LiteralPath ...
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How to remove Feature from site?

Someone in my company installed a test feature on a live site. Now I'm trying to clean up this test feature, and am not sure where all to look to get rid of the one feature that I have left. This is ...
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No 'edit' button on sharepoint 2010 after upgrade from 2007

I've upgraded a SharePoint 2007 (12.0.0.6421) database to SharePoint 2010 (no SP's or anything yet) and I noticed that there is no edit button that brings up the ribbon to edit a page in the upgraded ...
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CAML query on Workflow History list 2013 after upgrade

I've just performed a 2010 > 2013 upgrade. A customisation in the original solution is querying the hidden 'Workflow History' list. There seems to be an issue with the field 'WorkflowInstance' in ...
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"Task upgrade has failed with a PostSetupConfigurationTaskException An exception of type Microsoft.SharePoint

I have SharePoint server 2013 , and i run the configuration wizard, it worked successfully but at the last step i got the following error:- "Task upgrade has failed with a ...
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What is diffrence between SPContentDatabaseSequence and SPContentDatabaseSequence2

When i am inside Mange Content Database settings page inside my farm, i see 3 different Schema Version for my content db as follows: I understand the first listing that is ...
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How to upgrade page layout from SP2010 to SP2013?

I am migrating some sites from SP2010 farm to SP2013. One of site collection contain a site content type page. When user create a new page in specific page library, it will generate a new page based ...
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SharePoint 2010 Visual Upgrade Required Pre-SharePoint 2013 Upgrade?

When upgrading to SharePoint 2013, should the SharePoint 2010 content database have all site collections using the 2010 Visual Upgrade? We currently have a few sites that are still running on the 2007 ...
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Web Part Namespaces include class name in SharePoint 2010

My client is upgrading from WSS 3.0 to SharePoint 2010 (yes, I know the year is 2014, but baby steps). I am migrating my custom solutions to work in in 2010. My current issue is the way SharePoint ...
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Determining Sp2013 Sp1 Update Approach

We are trying to upgrade our Sp2013 Standard server with SP1. I read through the Technet document about 2 different recommended approach. ...
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What Hotfix am I missing and where?

I have been having a hard time with my SharePoint servers, it just doesn't seem to want to match all of the other servers hotfixes I tried almost everything that I could think of as well as upgrading ...
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Sp2013 Standard Server Sp1 Upgrade Roll Back Plan

I have SharePoint 2013 Standard Edition installed in our servers 1 App, 1 WFE, 1 Workflow Server. Very soon we are moving on to a plan to upgrade the farm with Sp1 upgrade. Before doing that i need to ...
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How to catch Upgrade event for a SharePoint Hosted App?

Our SharePoint Hosted App has a configuration file needs to be updated during App upgrade. I understand that event-handling code can't be used for SharePoint Hosted App. It will be painful for an ...
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What is the best practice for redirecting users when sites are being upgraded?

We have an upgrade to an application coming up which requires a site collection to be deleted and recreated. In terms of managing the existing users experience during upgrade what would be the best ...
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SharePoint 2010 to 2013 Upgrade Blog Category Link Issues

The Problem: We upgraded from SharePoint 2010 to 2013 and it went very well overall. One issue that I've found is that if I open the blog subsite and select a category, it correctly returns all the ...
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Error on Upgrade to sharepoint 2013

I'm trying to upgrade a webApp from 2007 to 2013. Following this tutorial: Tutorial The migration process to 2010 works perfectly . But When I try to do the same process to 2013, it breaks on 30% ...
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Upgrading from WSS 3.0 to 2013 Foundation - Lost functionality in grid sorting/filtering

We have successfully ported a 3.0 site (single server) to a SP 2013 site (farm/single server), but during user review, one of the items we noted was that the grids (for example, a document library ...
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SharePoint 2013 product configuration wizard , Could not find file 'C:\inetpub\wwwroot\wss\VirtualDirectories\…local80\web.config'

I have SharePoint 2013 installed on windows server 2008 R2. My current build version is :- Major Minor Build Revision ----- ----- ----- -------- 15 0 4481 1005 And to upgrade my ...
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Broken DatePicker Calendar Popup

I'm having problems with the DatePicker in SP2013. The control shows fine, but the calendar popup is broken because of a missing stylesheet (the complete sprite sheet image is visible etc.). The css ...
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confused about database attach upgrade from 2010 to 2013

I am in the process of a test upgrade from 2010 to 2013. I have set up a new test farm and I want to start attaching databases to the test farm but I have a few questions I can't figure out. What ...
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SharePoint Server 2010 upgrade: An error occurred while enabling Enterprise features

While trying to upgrade from SharePoint Server 2010 to SharePoint Enterprise 2010, I kept getting the following blocking error: An error occurred while enabling Enterprise features. Refer to the ...
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Is the only supported way to convert users to claims using a web application?

According to Microsoft documentation, Migrate from classic-mode to claims-based authentication in SharePoint 2013, the way to upgrade a classic-authenticated users would be to attach a database to a ...
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WSS 3.0 to Sharepoint Foundation 2010: Potential Upgrade Blocking Issues

I am running the pre upgrade checklist for WSS 3.0, and I get the following Potential Upgrade Blocking Issues: I have run the Sharepoint Cleanup Tool it found some invalid things and we removed ...
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Updating WSS 3.0 from 12.0.6425.1000 to SP3 and beyond?

I am trying to update my install of WSS 3.0 (installed on Server 2008 R2 x64) to the newest version I can find, I am currently on 12.0.6425.1000. I went and downloaded SP3, however when I run try to ...
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Moving Site Template (.stp) files to SharePoint 2010

MOSS Site Template (.stp) files are no longer supported in SharePoint 2010. So how do you import .stp files? Isha Kapoor's blog post describes these steps: First you need to create a site in ...
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SharePoint 2013 editions

I am researching upgrade scenarios for SharePoint 2013 and cant find any official information. So the questions are: Am I right saying that SharePoint 2013 Foundation cant be upgraded to ...
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SP1 says “the expected version of the product was not found on the system.”

Just installed SharePoint on a brand new vm server so I can add it to the dev farm. Restarted the machine. I am trying to run sp1 from kb2460045 and getting the above error message. I have no tracking ...
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After attach SP2010 content DB to SP2013, can I let the site in SP2010 mode forever?

I need to migrate a SP2010 farm to SP2013. The old sites layout were customized to fit our company website style. After test migrate to sp2013, I found that all layout change to the default style. By ...
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keeping infopath after an update

I have heard that they are no longer going to use InfoPath in sharepoint. I have numerous InfoPath forms I was just wondering how that would affect them with upgrading. My thinking is I won't be able ...
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Upgrade site collections job failing 2013

I'm currently upgrading some 2010 site collections to 2013. When trying to upgrade it from the GUI, nothing happens and the timer job Upgrade site collections job keeps failing over and over again. ...
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Need help with DNS and URLS for database attach upgrade to 2013 from 2010

this is a basic question I guess. I am doing a upgrade from 2010 to 2013. I am just a bit unsure about the best way to set up a test server without end users being able to access it. In the Microsoft ...
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The following files have been customized from their default and may present some unexpected visuals or behavior after upgrade

I migrated a SharePoint 2010 site collection containing a custom site definition to SharePoint 2013 using database attach, but I'm getting the following issue: "The following files have been ...
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Migrating attachments 2003->2010

Whats the easiest way to merge attached files from Sharepoint 2003 to Sharepoint 2010? We are upgrading. I can copy the list but not the files attached because they are still connected to the old ...
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Remove reference to Publishing Feature from site template

I have a custom site collection which I package as a wsp to deploy as a custom solution template to multiple sites. Accidentally, years ago I've activated Publishing Features in my site template and ...