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

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_vti_bin/UserProfileService.asmx - All of the sudden getting “Cannot connect to server”

We are on multi server farm (1 app server and 2 wfe) The url works in app server and regular client browser. However, does not work from WFE. So I am getting errors in InfoPath "An error occured ...
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Getting “Cannot use the changeToken from one object against a different object” calling CrossListQueryCache

We have a custom web service hosed in the ISAPI\ folder. We are getting the SPSite of a different site collection in the same Web Application using the url (and making sure it is exposed after use). ...
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how do you update a taxonomy metadata field where the fields Name contains a space in it

Here is the following specifics in question. I have the following taxonomy field and its associated Note field. The taxonomy field is defined with a space value in it. Taxonomy Field - ...
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inserting into a multi choice managed meta data column using lists.asmx

Guys i have a problem when inserting an item into a list with a multichoice taxonomy column. I can insert terms that are already in the taxonomyhiddenlist but i cant get it to add terms that are not ...
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Access the SharePoint online webservice from a console application

I tried to access a SharePoint Online web service i.e (/_vti_bin/Lists.asmx). I used the code sample provided in the following article : ...
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Add items to Sharepoint Online list using Web Service provided by sharepoint

I want to add a new item to a sharepoint list using /_vti_bin/Lists.asmx web service. I have used the following code SharePointListService.Lists currentListService = new ...
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User Profile Information in InfoPath 2013 using Claims Based Authentication

When attempting to retrieve User Profile Information within InfoPath 2013 using the User Profile Service Web Service (GetUserProfileByName) under Claims Based Authentication, I am getting the expected ...
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custom web service with SOAP

I have a requirement to be able to pull data from a repeating table on an InfoPath form and put it into a report. I found a solution file on Codeplex that will read the data out of the repeating table ...
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Sharepoint sites/pages/documents viewed by the current user, Client Object model

I need to gather information about the current logged in user All recent Documents viewed (hyperlink)(throughout SP, includes one or many site collections) All recent Links navigated best case ...
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How to copy a list structure?

I want to test some code for inserting items into a list, but I don't want to insert the items into a list that has production data. So I'd like to make another list that has the same column names ...
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How to get all fields which are present in display form?

I want to list down all the fields which are present in SPList in the Display form. Also I want to know the display order for the fields. How can I get this information? In further detail... I ...
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Create a list instance of a custom list using the web service api (Lists.asmx)

I've been looking a lot at the AddList and AddListFromFeature methods (http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/lists.lists.addlistfromfeature(v=office.12).aspx) but can't really see if it is possible ...
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How to get datetime from SharePoint 2007 web services

How can we get a datetime value of a listitem from SharePoint 2007 using web services? (so we cannot use SharePoint server-side object model or CSOM). The site could use any regional settings / ...
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SharePoint 2013 Using SPSite in Custom WCF Content Enrichment Webservice

I have to write a content enrichment webservice which retrieves data from an specific SharePoint Site (SPSite). But my code doesn't run, if i make a new SPSite Object. Also no logging information in ...
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oAuth: How to get the SPUser when you only have the token?

Goal: I try to get the preview of Documents working when documents are hosted in SP2010 and crawled by SP2013. Context: To render a document, the index creates a link that returns an iframe that ...
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InfoPath 2010 webservice connection error - 401 unauthorized - user profile service

The form works sometimes and doesn't other times, or it throws an error and still pulls the appropriate data. All loopbacks have been disabled for all wfe and app servers. I saw that some are adding ...
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ProfileService.svc endpoint ID different than in IIS

On one of our environments, we can't figure out why the SP endpoints for the ProfileService.svc are listed at the following url for all 4 app servers: ...
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CopyIntoItemsLocal is not returning any results

I am trying to use CopyIntoItemsLocal to copy a text file from one folder to another one in the same sharepoint site location. Request <soapenv:Envelope ...
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Server not accepting gzip encoding for GET requests

I'm sending different HTTP requests to a SharePoint server, always inserting a header to request compression, but it only works on POST requests to web services, not for GET requests for actual files: ...
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How to update Modified By and Created By via web services in SP2013?

How to update the values of Editor or Author fields in a SharePoint list (not a document library) item via web services? I did read somewhere that updating the fields would be possible for lists (but ...
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SharePoint Server Throws exception when doing a long operation

I have a SharePoint application with SP server 2010 installed, everything is working well, but there is a special method which is performed in 12 - 14 minutes. What's done in this method is that i'm ...
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Get user by Id using web services

How to get user by id (server side SPUser.ID, client side PrincipalInfo.UserInfoID) using SharePoint web services? How it works with SP2007? Do later versions make it easier? How does solution differ ...
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Copy.asmx vs DocumentService.asmx to Upload files and related questions

I have two applications which does the same thing - upload files to SharePoint folder; one is a Windows service and the other one is a batch file. I wrote the application deployed as a Batch File ...
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Sharepoint Webservice get another user's phone number?

I'm developing an Infopath form. I'd like to only use a webservice if possible. Of course with code I can tap right into AD. But not what I need for this project. I'm looking around I've check out ...
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SP 2007/2010 Web Services: How to update a choice field that uses a non-XML character?

So, I have a Choice field in a list with a couple choices similar to the following: M & P: Deliverable M & P: Action Item And what I am attempting to do is update these fields using the ...
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How to authenticate user in sharepoint online using javascript

I have one sharepoint online 365 site. In that one public site will be there. In that there is sign-in option. Generally When ever user clicks on signin it will redirect to microsoft login page. But i ...
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Consuming web services with claims-based authentication - SoapServerException

We have an application that periodically pulls data from a SharePoint list and integrates with another application. We've been using it for more than a year without a problem. Recently, however, we ...
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How can I get a list of all user alerts set on a site collection in SPO?

I need to retrieve a list of user alerts set on a particular site collection in SharePoint Online. This is possible through the web UI under Site Settings -> User Alerts, but requires that I choose ...
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Uploading a document to a SP 2010 server via VB6

I'm currently trying to upload a file to a SharePoint 2010 server from within a VB6 application. Unfortunately I can't use any .NET or other additional libraries. I've read a couple of suggestions ...
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Use SharePoint 2013 “like” button as a “Sign up” button for events

I'm trying to create an SP 2013 list which I'm planning to use as Events calendar and hope you'll be able to help me with some ideas. The idea is the following: Everyone will be able to create ...
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Secure Webservice to write data IN & OUT of sharepoint list

We have a SharePoint 2010 portal running and now we decided to integrate with the existing ERP application. It works like there is a Request generate through SharePoint 2010 custom form and then a ...
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Lists.GetVersionCollection in SharePoint 2010

I am trying to pull version history for a specific column in a list and cannot get the syntax for the method correct. I keep getting the error, Exception of type ...
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Create C# web service that returns SharePoint ListCollection

I want to create a WebService that returns the SharePoint ListCollection in JSON format. I have tried by using following code: ClientContext ctx = new ClientContext("mySite"); ctx.Credentials = new ...
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CAML In clause - Value does not fall within the expected range

I get a 'Value does not fall within the expected range' error from the following CAML. <Query> <Where> <In> <FieldRef Name="ID"/> <Values> ...
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Sharepoint 2010 Jquery/knockout.js

Bit of background, we have a large SharePoint environment (500k users) which has multiple authentication providers (AD/Custom Claims) in order to simplify user management, I wrote a farm solution ...
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Call WebService different WebApplication returns 401

I am trying to access a WebService from some JQuery code in WebApplication1. In WebApplication1 I am authenticated as alvmad user. When I try to access to the SharePoint Lists.asmx webservice of ...
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Upload document to Sharepoint 2013 Online using webservices

I have a client who is implementing customer portals in Sharepoint 2013 Online. The current program distributes documents to the customers by mail. Now we have to upload the documents to the customer ...
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Make GetListItems web service method ignore views entirely

The documentation for GetListItems says that if a viewName is not specified, it will use the default view for the list. Is there any way to get all the list data regardless of what view is specified? ...
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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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Transfer Multiple people picker column's value from one site to another

I have a column of multiple people picker called Likes in 2007 sharepoint site which stores n number of people. Now i want to programmatically transfer it's content to sharepoint 2010 site. Problem ...
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Is there a version of Sharepoint that many users could access from their home computers?

I need to build a SharePoint site that many users can access from their home computers or mobile devices. I am fairly new to SharePoint so I don't even know if this is possible.
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Current user doesn't change in webservice after another user signs in

The context: I have this web service hosted in SharePoint. [ServiceContract] public interface IUserService { [WebInvoke(UriTemplate = "/GetCurrentUser", Method = "GET", BodyStyle = ...
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'Attempted to perform an unauthorized operation' while calling SocialDataService.asmx

I am calling methods of the SharePoint webservice - Lists.asmx and SocialDataService.asmx via a C# application. While calling methods of the Lists.asmx works perfectly fine, methods of the ...
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BCS create an item returns: The remote server returned an error: (500) Internal Server Error

I am using a SAP web service and I am using BCS to get the external data. However, when I try to create a new item via code I get this error: Stack trace: The remote server returned an error: (500) ...
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SharePoint Lists web service UpdateListItems not updating items

I developed a MS Excel-AddIn with a WPF User Control to display and update MS SharePoint List Data. I used Lists Web Service to communicate with the list data. I can load list data to my Excel ...
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Access SharePoint 2010 List remotely from a WPF Client using Lists Web Service

I recently developed a WPF client application from my local machine to access a SharePoint 2010 List from a remote SharePoint Server. I thought that I should use custom NetworkCredentials object to ...
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Populate Sharepoint list from a web service

Sharepoint / Sharepoint Designer 2007 I have a sharepoint blog site and I need to add a company to each new post. I created a list "Company" and a lookup column in "Posts" that uses the "Company" ...
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Does Anyone Have Lists.AddWikiPage Examples?

In SharePoint 2010, Microsoft quietly added a new service called AddWikiPage to the Lists web service. It almost appears that this is still meant as a pre-production service. I am able to call this ...
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How can I pull in properties of a user based on their email address?

EDIT: Another way of asking this same question, I guess, is: is there an out of the box web service to which I can pass an email address as a parameter, and get other properties for that user back as ...
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SharePoint Lists Web Service Proxy Unauthorized Error

I am trying to get data from a SharePoint list by using SharePoint Lists Web service. I have a MS Office Excel Add-In with a WPF User Control inside it. I used the following code to make a proxy ...