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 web....

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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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How to create a Rest wcf service on SharePoint?

I'm trying to make a WCF Rest service inside SharePoint. but it doesn't work and I get 404 :( I set the svc file like that <%@ ServiceHost Language="C#" Debug="true" Service="MyNamespace....
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How to verify that requiressl=“true” is functioning

My team is developing a component for SharePoint 2010, it has one Web Application scoped feature, all it does is add the following into web.config: <httpCookies requireSSL="true" /> And <...
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Web.config error when adding new server to production SP 2013 Foundation farm

First off, I've been scouring the posts here and elsewhere looking for a solution to this issue, and I appreciate any help. The closest I have found is here, but the answer was not followed-through. ...
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Sharepoint FBA: web.config AD Distinguished name path

I'm trying to set up FBA on a SharePoint 2013 farm. I am to the point of modifying the security token service web.config file. Here i am using this Technet article. I am confused about this part: (...
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encrypting connection strings in a web.config

I am creating a web part which needs to access a stored procedure from the database.And i have given the connection string in the web.config of the sharepoint site. But my client also wants the ...
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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 seems ...
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Sharepoint 2010 Foundation - Disable cross-domain origin restriction

I am currently trialling an application designed to allow access to our SharePoint 2010 foundation instance, externally via a cloud based product. Testing for this has been going ok. Bar not being ...
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SharePoint 2010 WFEs (2) in same farm require different compatability modes

I have a SP 2010 Farm with 2 WFEs. The WFEs are load balanced and users, when they get switched (round robin, usage based polling on load balancer) they have to go in and deselect the compatibility ...
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web.config allows www redirects but not myportal

I have shortcut/redirects in the web front-end that redirects properly but when I try to add a shortcut/redirect for the myportal site, the redirect does not work. They are both in the same domain ...
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IIS Custom Error Page for common error

I have SharePoint 2013 Enterprise on Windows 2012. Configure as website. I have also configure Page Not found (error 404) on my SharePoint. Now Situation is that when there is error as below on ...
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SharePoint 2013 WCF giving error, “Server Error in '/' Application. Configuration Error”

I am creating sharepoint hosted WCF. And I have created is as mentioned in the following blog, http://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/24194.sharepoint-2013-create-a-custom-wcf-...
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Could not load the Web.config configuration file. The given key was not present in the dictionary.

I'm trying to launch debugging on Visual Studio 2012 and it shows me this error message : By googling a little bit, I read that I should remove the 10 directory located in : C:/users/username/...
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Failed to apply web.config mods through central admin

I’m trying to set the authentication provider for a newly created web site (Application Management -> Authentication Providers). I try to set it to either Forms or Windows (the setting doesn’t matter)....
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Best practice for calling web service from Sharepoint List Item Event Receiver

What is the recommended way to introduce the invocation of an ASP.NET web service from a SharePoint list item event receiver (specifically, a MOSS 2007 document library)? I don't want to tightly ...
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SharePoint 2013 “Runtime Error”

I'm receiving this error when trying to check-in a document in a document library (it's only occurring on this document library). Server Error in '/' Application. You must fill out all ...
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System.Web.HttpValueCollection.ThrowIfMaxHttpCollectionKeysExceeded() in SharePoint 2010

I'm getting the exeption in the title on a page that has a long ListView. There are something like 400 rows and for each row there are somethig like 10 controls per row. I found in internet that I ...
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WebPartPageUserException when setting PageParserPath

I get the following error when setting a specific Page Layout as a PageParserPath (Page Layout allowing inline script): <PageParserPath VirtualPath="/_catalogs/masterpage/MyPageLayout.aspx" ...
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SharePoint Online Turn off customErrors to view more about the error not working

When deploying a provider hosted SharePoint App on SharePoint online via an Azure web page, I get a Runtime error message, instructing me to turn off customErrors to view more about the error. I have ...
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Cannot open office files on SP 2013 using IE 11

I have a working Web App with FBA and a site containing a document library with office files. When using IE11, whenever I click on any of the files, I am prompted to login. After entering credentials, ...
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What configuration files change when installing SharePoint 2013?

SharePoint is installed on the root Folder of IIS, sub-sites are in a folder under the root, and it's running on a Server 2008 R2 machine. To start, i'm asking this question because after installing ...
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Programmatically created SPWebApplication's WebParts not registered as safe

I am having a frustrating issue with a programmatically created web application in which a programmatically deployed solution's web parts are not registered as safe when adding to a programmatically ...
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Applying Web.config Modifications Without STSAdm

I have a solution where I am including a webconfig.Name.xml modification file in the CONFIG mapped folder. The problem is, it is only applied if I add a post-build step of: stsadm -o ...
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enabling viewstate in webparts

I am using viewstate in my webparts ViewState["CurrentPageNo"] = 22; But this is not working on my production environment as enableview state is false in web.config. How can we enable it on ...
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Adding a large modification to web.config in a SharePoint Web Part

Through various sources on the web, I've seen simple ways to modify web.config from a SharePoint feature. However they are typically one liners. But if I need to add a WCF Binding such as this: ...
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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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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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SPSecurityTokenService.Issue() failed: System.ArgumentException: Cannot get Membership Provider with name xxxxx

Really need help with this issue. I've been struggling for about 4 hours today with this issue and no luck.. Tried everything and every article out there but obviously missed something. Here's the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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“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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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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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 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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Verify whether some node exists in SP web.config

Is any way how to find you whether some node exists in web config? SPWebConfigModification? or some other class? I belive there must be way how to find it out. Thanks.
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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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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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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 ...