A "web service" is a software system designed to support interoperable machine-to-machine interaction over the World Wide Web.

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Access content put on legal hold via SharePoint REST service

We currently crawl a lot of SharePoint content into an external search engine index by using the SharePoint REST service. With the introduction of SP 2013, there is a new capability to apply site ...
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return all empty folders in a document library using webservice

For a client I'm looking at the following case: They have all sorts of documents within a document library grouped into folders (multiple levels deep). If a folder doesn't contain a document, the ...
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PasswordNotMatch error in authentication.asmx web service

I am trying to authenticate to SharePoint site using the authentication.asmx web service. The code is as below. public bool Authenticate() { String username = "......"; String password = ...
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SPServices : GetUserProfile with specific param

I want to use the SPService GetUserProfile, but I don't have the accountName, the GUID, the Index or the email... I only have a param which is employeeNumber (I guess this is specific to my ...
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Custom Sharepoint webservice requires web.config to be “touched” regularly

We have a site running on MOSS 2007 which makes calls to custom web service asmx methods on the same domain from the client. At first everything works fine, but after a bit of time has passed the ...
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Application/script for massive upload

I'm using Sharepoint Foundation 2013. Do you know if there is a client application or a script that works with web services to retrieve library list from a Sharepoint site and permit to upload ...
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Where does the Id part of a User field come from?

I am using SP web services (usergroup.asmx.GetUserCollectionFromSite()) to get the user IDs of users that I am programmatically adding to a usermulti field in a list. Apparently this is not the user ...
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Use REST odata webservice to update a project in Project server

I am using a workflow to create a project in project server 2013. This seems like a fairly common operation, but I need to set a few pieces of information when I create the project that are not ...
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Create a list item in a different site collection

I have a List called 'Customers' in a site collection named 'A'. This Customers list is associated with a workflow. Also I have a another site collection called 'B'. It has a list called 'Products'. I ...
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Sharepoint Build in Services MSSQL/MSSQLFT

Does every SharePoint instance include a built-in MSSQLFT? I am asking this because I am writing a tool which sends an MSSQLFT Query over the web services /_vti_bin/search.asmx I want that tool to ...
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Ajax SharePoint Search Query - Filter Results based on Today's Date

I have an ajax call that is pulling back results. I would like to filter that call so that it only pulls back items that are greater than or equal to today's date. How can I do that? The ajax call is ...
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Use Webservice to Add SharePoint Group to A Site - SharePoint 2013

I would like to use the Permissions Webservice in SharePoint 2013 to give the "everyone" SharePoint group Contribute access to a SharePoint site. Does anyone know how to do this?
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Exposing a backend c# field through Sharepoint webservices

I have some static fields which are found inside a singleton which i would like to expose to the Sharepoint webservices such that it would be possible to get the values of these fields through ...
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SharePoint web services and a multilanguage environment

I cam writing a console application that connects to a SharePoint 2010 server and manipulates data using listdata.svc. For example, I look for the 'Announcements' list and edit the 'Title' field. I ...
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Webservice Context User Access is Denied for Secure Store

I am running a web application scoped webservice (WCF). The webservice runs a method to read credentials from the secure store. The method fails with the message: Credentials were not found for ...
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The HTTP request was forbidden with client authentication scheme 'Ntlm'

My sharepoint web services fail when i add forms based authentication to my web application. Currently I work on a desktop application that migrates data to Sharepoint. We employ webservices to ...
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Can we call external web service from SharePoint workflow?

I have a SharePoint 2013 workflow which needs to call a web service outside of SharePoint. The web service is hosted in some server say "http://www.abc.com/Service.svc". Is it possible?
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Updating a Property w/ 2013 REST Api

I have a sharepoint hosted app that is succesfully able to add Read and Create files on the Host site (using the REST Api and SP.RequestExecutor). Now I am trying to figure out how to update ...
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How to call IIS hosted WCF Service from SharePoint 2013 workflow?

I have a WCF service deployed in IIS Website. I am able to invoke the service from web browser using service url - http://localhost/Service.svc/get/hello It returns data in XML format as desired ...
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Custom Web Service - CurrentCulture is incorrect

I have created a custom WCF Web Service in a SharePoint solution and deployed it to a SharePoint 2013 environment. The svc file is located in the ISAPI folder and I am able to call it and use it ...
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Calling SharePoint web services

After some research on calling SharePoint webservices, it seems that using the following URL: https://yoursite.sharepoint.com/_vti_bin/lists.asmx?wsdl would allow me to request data from ...
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SharePoint 2010 UserProfileService GetUserProfileByName - different results for similar input syntax

I have a problem where a call from a browser enabled InfoPath form to the UserProfileService in SP 2010 returns at 500 error: "Warning The following query failed: GetUserProfileByName (User: ...
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Could Not Establish trust relationship for the SSL/TLS secure channel Sharepoint Web services

I am trying to updateList items into a sharepoint list from the xml document stored in my shared drive in remote server. To make that work i wrote down a Powershell Script that utilizes Sharepoint ...
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Can not see /_vti_bin/Lists.asmx?WSDL xml file

I'm trying to add web services with Visual Studio, I always got the following error: The request failed with HTTP status 404: Not Found. Metadata contains a reference that can not be ...
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Webs.GetWeb() returns 401-Access Denied error for user with View Only Permission level

We have a Sharepoint 2013 farm in our labs with which we would be interacting using the MOSS SOAP services and generating reports for a client. To facilitate this, we create a user JohnDoe who has ...
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How to identify the question fields when fetching survey information from the Lists web service?

I am wanting to access survey information via the Lists web service and display the questions contained in the survey. The result contains a large number of Field nodes some of which are the ...
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Request for the permission of type 'System.Net.WebPermission error only for sandboxed solutions

I have created a farm solutions to access external webservice an created a webpart. After deployed the solution it works fine. Then requirement has been changed. So I changed the application to ...
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Best practices - SharePoint 2013 code activies vs. custom web service

For example I need to declare an item as a record. Apparently there is no REST API for record management. So no declarative workflow activity and REST service calls. That leaves me with a custom ...
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Could not find endpoint element with name 'WeatherSoap' and contract 'WeatherService.WeatherSoap' in the ServiceModel client configuration section

I have tried days to solve this damn error. I am calling the same service in asp.net and it works fine, but when I call it in a sharepoint solution it does not work. This is the error that I receive ...
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Access external web service from SharePoint

One of my client have a SharePoint site and there they have set of sharepoint lists. A webservice they have and given access for me. What I need is to access the web service and get the data. At ...
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error 404 for REST web service

I have deployed a REST service in a local SharePoint 2013 with Visual Studio 2012. Anyway, when I try to access the svc url: http://mylocalpc/_vti_bin/adsvc/Service.svc I get error 404 file not ...
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How do I call SharePoint 2010 REST API from C# if that site has claims based auth?

For example, this site is secured via Claims Auth (It has both FBA and Windows Auth). My guess my issue is security. I ultimately want to use the credentials that my IIS app pool is running under. ...
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Update existing page-layout of sharepoint publishing page using sharepoint services

I want to update the page-layout of existing page using sharepoint default api. I don't want to use sharepoint object model or powershell script.How to do that?
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Update page-layout when copy page from one site to other using CopyIntoItems method of copy service

I am copying page from SharePoint MOSS site to 2013 site using CopyIntoItems method of copy service. But I'm not able to change the page-layout. It copies page from 2007 site to 2013 with same ...
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Web service timeout issues

I've seen some posts on timeout errors but nothing I think that will help me. I have a custom web service running on a sharepoint server. It creates site collections and is being called through a ...
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How to dynamically set credentials when calling a REST web service with code in Infopath

Our SharePoint is configured to use Claims Based Authentication. We want authenticated users in SharePoint to fill a form and some fields will be automatically filled with their personal data. We ...
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Taxonomy.asmx returns sometimes 'No credentials are available in the security package'

I've created a WCF WebService which connects to the Taxonomy service from SharePoint with a 'Service Reference' in Visual Studio 2010 to the ...
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Authenticate mobile client via a high trust sharepoint app using web api

I want to implement a high trust sharepoint mvc app (provider hosted) that is using ASP.NET Web API web services .I want to consume these web services from a client eg iphone app,mobile ...
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Site Usage Information from Webservice

Is it possible to access site collection usage information via web services? We are looking to get information on last time a site was used so this can be added into a report. I thought that this ...
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Problem with DWS Webservice and VS 2010

I have a problem since I switched from VS2013 to VS2010 for a compatibility problem. The problem is that I have my root site "Accueil" and a subsite "PiCRM" and my program can only create folders ...
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Call SharePoint WCF web service protected by claims based authentication

I'm using SharePoint 2010 as a document store for a front-end .NET application. The SharePoint farm is using Claims Based Authentication. I want to call a WCF web service on the farm with a ...
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How to Block End Users from running Scripts against my Farm

We have been experiencing issue where users are running Powershell Scripts against our production Farm using Web services, provided site owners access provileges they have. we want to set some sort of ...
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Lists.asmx doesn't return column data when title contains special characters

I'm using the Lists.asmx web service to retrieve list items. When field names contain a "?" character (i.e. "Opinion?"), the data returned for that field is null. The InternalName becomes ...
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Change View Name Using js SPServices

I am attempting to write a Javascript function that uses SharePoint Web Services and the SPServices jQuery library to update the name of a view using the Views.UpdateView method. I have successfully ...
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Query indexed documents through SOAP web service

We currently use SOAP web services in our application to access document libraries and lists in SharePoint through Java & XML. Is there a SOAP call for retrieving search results from indexed ...
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Mounted Office 365 sharepoint workspaces lose connectivity - how to fix?

I'm trying to get my sharepoint workspaces on office 365 to mount like network drives. I can achieve this following microsoft guidelines, but after a while this fails. The user has to login again to ...
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Impersonate external web service call

I created a web service running on different machine/IIS than my SharePoint application node (the double hop issue kicks in). I expose this web service to other services in our company. Below code ...
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Listing all checked out files

As a site administrator I have to list all checked out files in the site collection. Looking at the DB is looks like the tp_CheckoutUserId field in AllUserData might be a key to this query. Is it ...
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Why don't Lists and Libraries show up in SharePoint Designer?

I have a SharePoint 2010 site that works correctly, and a subsite that does not. When I open the subsite in SharePoint Designer, the "Lists and Libraries" view says "There are no items to show in ...
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SharePoint 2013 Site Collection creation from a custom web service

I am trying to create a site collection via code, from a webservice. The code is as follows: try { String Url = String.Empty; ...