Web.config is the main settings and configuration file for an ASP.NET web application (which SharePoint is dependent on). The file is an XML document that defines configuration information regarding the web application.This file stores the information about how the web application will act. The ...

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Sharepoint 3.0 Federation Configuration Wizard Error

I've been able to debug my external STS and I see that passive federated mode is NOT being used with my sp2013 app and an external STS. I've been working on. FYI, I do have the STS working with ...
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Best practice to edit web.config of a web application?

I would like to build something in C# to edit the web.config of the web application. I would like to enable the blob cache for the image renditions. What is the best practice to edit the web.config ...
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Web Part Error: A Web Part or Web Form Control on this Page cannot be displayed or imported

I have created 4 custom web-part for SharePoint 2010. It was working fine till now. But now due to some reason I have to move my web-application from one port to another. I have done it successfully ...
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Added a connection string in web.config file, but still there is a problem in connecting to it

I have added the connection string in web.config file, still I can't see the data. i.e. there is no connection to DB, is there another web.config file overriding this?
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Is it possible to have a configurable parameter in a SharePoint 2013 (on-premises) Farm solution?

I am developing a SharePoint 2013 custom WebPart using Visual Studio 2012 where on Page_Load event, I am calling a method RunProc() which executes a SQL Stored Procedure in some other server. When I ...
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WCF endpoints in SharePoint web.config

I have a SharePoint site that makes calls to a public web API (Melissa Data) using a WCF client. I have the endpoints configured in the web.config like so: <system.serviceModel> ...
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After retracting a solution the Sharepoint 2010 farm displays error

"The DataSourceID of 'TopNavigationMenuV4' must be the ID of a control of type IHierarchicalDataSource. A control with ID 'topSiteMap' could not be found."
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Best way to handle shared configuration settings between Web Parts?

Let's say I have several web parts as part of a solution, all of which need to look up certain information in some list. Within the code, they need to know the name of the list to use TryGetList (or ...
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Recreate web.config for Central Administration

I was experimenting with SharePoint 2010 in a VM. After trying my hand with custom app development, I decided I wanted to free up the space used by Visual Studio and so I uninstalled it. After I ...
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WebPart: Could not find default endpoint element that references contract

We have a custom WebPart solution (SharePoint 2013 SP1) that needs to communicate with a Web Service that is not located on our SharePoint farm. I went through the regular motions of adding a Service ...
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Problem in loading assemblies files for a third party tool when accessing the central administration site

I have installed a clipboard manager third party tool named "KWizCom". then i removed the web application which have this tool. but now the Central administration site become inaccessible. so to know ...
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Programmatically view web.config

I used the SPWebConfigModification class to modify the web config (so I thought)*. I went through and looked at all the web configs that I knew of (layouts hive, config hive, iis virtual directories) ...
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“Page cannot be displayed” when uploading a file greater than 180MB

On our SharePoint 2013 Enterprise install (SP1), we are experiencing issues when uploading files greater than 180MB. When the dialog box states that the file is being uploaded, after approx 60 ...
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Unable to create new Web Application - Corrupted Site in IIS and SecureToken Service errors

I'm not able to create new Web Application, after do that the page in CA when I was creating Web App shows error that "Internet Explorer cannot displayed the websitebe" In IIS Site has a few less ...
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Syntax for including maxJsonLength in a standalone web.config for a Sharepoint Farm solution?

We encountered the following error in Javascript in a Sharepoint project: Error during serialization or deserialization using the JSON JavaScriptSerializer. The length of the string exceeds the ...
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Webconfig entries are added on each deployment

I have an issue, basically everytime I deploy a solution it adds 3 entries of safecontrols which basically do not exist in my project anymore. Before they were there, but not anymore. Each time after ...
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Entries in the web config are constantly added

I have an issues with the web config entries for safe controls, for some controls i have added a safe control to the file. I've done this in visual studio 'Safe control entries'. But any time i deploy ...
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Accessing web.config file of central administration

Pretty simple problem, but can't find a solution. Mostly because most of examples of reading web.config asks to use web application name, which is empty string for central administration. So is there ...
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Seperate Web.Config file at Site Collection levels

In SharePoint, Web.Config file is only one as per One Web Application. Now, I have a One Web Application, Inside it different site collections, Now if i change something in web.config file it will ...
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Problem inserting web part - is not registered as safe

A Web Part or Web Form Control on this Page cannot be displayed or imported. The type could not be found or it is not registered as safe. I've looked at my web.config and I can see the entry ...
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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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Problem to modify web.config in runtime

I'm trying to modify the web.config file when the feature is activated with the code below: public override void FeatureActivated(SPFeatureReceiverProperties properties) { SPWebApplication webApp ...
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SharePoint and WebService integration after migration

My scenario is: A 2010 environment that function as it should, with custom webparts. A 2013 environment where I did the migration from 2010. I extracted the farm-solutons from the 2010 environment ...
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SharePoint Application Page Cannot Find web.config

I am developing a custom SharePoint Application page. This page has a button which calls a web service. I managed to get it to run just fine, and was also able to deploy it successfully. However, in ...
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NuGet package for Sharepoint 2013 app

I work on an app for SharePoint 2013 Foundation. I created it via New Project > Templates > Visual C# > Office/SharePoint > Apps menu. Template is called App for SharePoint. Now I want to connect to ...
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SPWebConfigModification adding child nodes in undesired order

I have some code that uses SPWebConfigModification to add a couple of nodes to the system.webServer/modules section. What I want to do is add a <remove name="MyModule" /> and then an <add ...
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Register user controls (ascx) in web.config?

Since ASP.NET 2.0 I usually register reusable user controls in web.config, rather then register it in every page with <%@ Register %> directives. UPDATED See ScottGu's blog for what I mean. Is ...
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Automated deployment and environment-specific configuration

We are using TeamCity and Octopus Deploy to perform CI/CD with the custom WSP's that we use for SharePoint, and I'm currently trying to solve the problem of how to handle environment-specific ...
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The DataSourceID of 'V4QuickLaunchMenu' must be the ID of a control of type IHierarchicalDataSource

I am trying to make a left navigation bar to SharePoint 2010 with this teckniq=http://www.helpmeonsharepoint.com/2012/03/custom-sharepoint-top-menu-and.html I Have got this Error massage: The ...
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SharePoint 2013 autohosted app: Access/Edit the webconfig after deployment

I would like to know if there is the possibility to access the web-config of my autohosted app after it has been deployed. I want to do this for changing some key values e.g. Logging = "False". Is ...
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Sharepoint Web.Config file

I have a 'Custom Connector' sits in GAC, that calls a WCF. I have External Content Type (BDC Model) uses this custom connector. I'm getting an error: Could not find default endpoint element that ...
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Deleted Feature Receiver is Still Running

Here is a complicated one I have been banging my head against for months. I have a SharePoint 2010 site feature with a custom navigation provider. I have created a feature receiver that will add the ...
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Disable users from entering to default page

How to redirect users to http://serverName/Page/default.aspx When they enter http://serverName/default.aspx The first url opens root site, which shows all the contents in SharePoint Site. But I ...
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Error while deleting keys from SPWebConfigModification

I got following error when I tried to remove item from the WebConfigModification. Exception calling "Remove" with "1" argument(s): "Object reference not set to a n instance of an object." I ...
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Access data from web.config in infopath 2013

I want to access the URL from web.config file in sharepoint 2013. I have written the following code : string siteUrl = System.Configuration.ConfigurationManager.AppSettings["strSharepointURL"] + ...
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Restrict access to a hive page

The purpose is to block the Incoming e-mail settings internal page (/_layouts/EmailSettings.aspx) to non-admin users or, simply, to all with an exception account. Via authorization element in web ...
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Workflow consumes WCF Service: Exception is invalid or unrecognized

I have got issue. It's an update from a question that I have asked a week ago: I have a State Machine Workflow that is deployed in my local SP machine. It is attached to a list, and will consume a ...
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Web.config was wiped out by Visual Studio

Upon trying to edit our web.config file on our SharePoint 2010 Enterprise server via "wss\VirtualDirectories\80", Visual Studio started up to load the file for editing and then threw an error, ...
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SharePoint extended web application's web.config

I had an SharePoint Web application at (http ://intranet) and extended it to (http ://internet). Technically it created a new IIS web site for me with a web.config file completely different from the ...
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Server Error in '/' Application. Runtime Error

I am new to SharePoint. I am developing a web part. I that I have created the .aspx page. When I am going to access that page by the URL it throws an error like. Runtime Error Description: An ...
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Add an <assembly> to web.config with SPWebConfigModification

I am trying to add an assembly to configuration/system.web/compilation/assemblies - but with the following code it I get Expression must evaluate to a node-set. private SPWebConfigModification ...
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web.config Entries not Being Removed During Feature Deactivation

I'm writing a web application scoped feature receiver to make changes to web.config using SPWebConfigModification. Adding entries is working well. My problem is removing the entries. When stepping ...
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applicationSettings ignored in web.config

I've written a feature assembly that includes an SPFeatureReceiver. I can successfully deploy the feature's WSP, the assembly goes to the GAC, and the feature (mostly) does what it's supposed to. ...
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Register dotless css Sharepoint 2010

I am trying to get http://www.dotlesscss.org/ installed on sharepoint 2010 server for use for the whole site instead of just an application. I have installed the dll into the GAC and the bin of the ...
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Web service endpoint error for a web part

I'm getting an error from a web part that calls a web service. I think I just need to add the endpoint XML to the web.config. Is there a better way to do this? Can I add the endpoint from Central ...
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web.config entries not deleted when deactivating farm feature

I have application that adds a Farm feature so Sharepoint 2010. When you configure it, some entries are added to the web.config file located in "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Web ...
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How can Solve problems while debugging sharepoint web application?

Everytime I try to run my sharepoint application in debug mode, I get the error bellow:
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How to set and read value from SC web.config file

I'd like to set a value into the sharePoint web config. I build a http module and I Need to read a value from the config file. I registered the module into the config file here: ...
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“YSOD” Stack Trace Shown in Synchronous Event Receivers, instead of SharePoint Custom Error Page

Original Title: <nativehr>0x81020089</nativehr> in ItemUpdating (i.e. Synchronous) Event Receiver Edited Question: In the past when you created an item-based, synchronous event ...
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NTLM Authenticated Application, FBA, and the People Picker

On the Windows Authenticated side of an extended web application with FBA, the people picker is only working when I also enable FBA through Central Administration for the Windows Authenticated web ...