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Theres a good planning guidance for this on TechNet: Plan for site maintenance and management Ask users what they want in IT-managed sites. Perform periodic surveys to determine what your users need from the site. Use usage logs and reports to find out which areas of the site are being used, and then correlate that with user surveys to find out what can be ...


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No, it's not possible, but you can use the javascript csom to accomplish this. Here's an example: var clientContext = new SP.ClientContext.get_current(); var web = clientContext.get_web(); var listCollection = web.get_lists(); var list = listCollection.getByTitle("MyList"); var viewCollection = list.get_views(); var view = ...


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I can follow up on your own answer with these articles from Kimberly Tripp: Database Maintenance Best Practices Part I – clarifying ambiguous recommendations for Sharepoint Database Maintenance Best Practices Part II – Setting FILLFACTOR Database Maintenance Best Practices Part III - Transaction Log Maintenance


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In my opinion, it is a good practice if you can afford it, but it is not strictly necessary. I mean: If you are using SQL Server with SharePoint, you should stop SharePoint services first. That WILL have a performance impact. If you have a timeslot allowed for maintenance, reboot the machine once a month or every 2 months. Adjust this frequency along time ...


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no need for any of those! you just need to add it to web.config http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj653752(v=vs.110).aspx and http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms228094(v=vs.85).aspx somthing on the lines of: <appSettings> <add key="SQLConnectionString" ...


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There is app_offline and here is a good extension of this for sharepoint: http://spoffline.codeplex.com/ "SharePoint Offline displays a friendly error messasge that enables farm administrators to take a web application offline and display a custom message" I think this is a nice elegant way, and it also supports a schedule, so you don't have to rush ...


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It seems like somewhere inside your webpart an exception is thrown. I would suggest you to wrap all your code inside CreateChildControls and client_DownloadStringCompleted methods with try..catch something like that: try{ ... } catch (Exception ex){ this.Controls.Add(new LiteralControl(ex.Message+"; "+ex.StackTrace)); } It is a good practice to ...


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This 'bug' is fixed by: Copy the web.config file in the "12\Config" folder and paste it in "12\Templates\Layouts". And you can run the SharePoint Products and Technologies Configuration Wizard again. I've found that this bug as happened to me and this is the blog that fixed it for me. Source: ...


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Like Project 2007, it's not supported to uninstall Project from a farm because the Database Schema is updated. Removing it anyway may reset all your IIS customizations as well, as well as creating problems / inconsistencies with your SP farm. What is the purpose of uninstalling it?


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My first port of call would be SQL Server Management Studio. This is available even with the Express version (download the "with tools" edition, or download SSMS as separate package). Is 16GB a reasonable size for your database? It is quite easy to set up a database with a FULL recovery model and no log backup schedule, which can result in huge database ...



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