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Do I have to run Register-SPWorkflowService for each site collection?

As part of my SharePoint Server 2013 setup I sometimes need to integrate the new workflow infrastructure into the farm. I've followed the documentation starting from the SharePoint side of things: ...
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Should we create large number of folders within a list?

For a list having 50K item it is more convenient for user to create folders to segregate list items logically. But if we consider performance, is it recommended to create large number folders of ...
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Token life time and expiration

Can I get a good explanation of following terms: WindowsTokenLifetime ServiceTokenLifetime LogonTokenCacheExpirationWindow ServiceTokenCacheExpirationWindow What does WindowsTokenLifetime minus ...
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Performing a search that is not security trimmed

I'm trying to documents of a certain content type that has a certain tagging (the documents are spread over several site collection). To get some performance I'm trying to do it with a KeywordQuery. ...
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Handling workflow errors

Environment: 2013 Enterprise, Workflow Server on WFE, SPD 2013 This seems like a pretty simple question coming from a programming background, but I just can't find any information on it. When ...
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sharepoint 2013 rest api upload image

I want to upload image or create image in Sharepoint 2013 document library using rest api (Javascript) my code to get bite array from input type file element is var reader = new FileReader(); ...
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How can I get suffix matching in a search in SharePoint 2013?

I'm new to SharePoint 2013 and I'm quite puzzled, that it seems to be impossible to search for the middle part of a string. Simple example: I've added a lot of documents (PDFs, ...) from our Windows ...
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Can I add a start workflow link to a column in a list view?

I would like to add a link directly to a start workflow page in a column so that users don't have to go through several clicks to start a workflow. The link needs to change based on the item ID for ...
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Difference Between Sequential Workflow & State machine workflow?

What is the difference between Sequential Workflow and Stater machine workflow? What context should I take account to when choosing one of them?
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compatibility range mismatch between the Web server and database “WSS_Content”,

Follwing is my code which uses RunWithElevatedPrivileges in a visual web part SPServiceContext serverContext = SPServiceContext.GetContext(currentSite); UserProfileManager profileManager = new ...
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SharePoint 2013 email templates

I have a SharePoint 2013 instance that I would like to modify the default email template. I want to put my company's logo as a header and the company contact info as a footer on every email that is ...
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Get list item “Likes” using JSOM or REST API's?

How can you retrieve a list items "Likes" using the JSOM or REST API's? I know there is the following method: SP.Social.SocialFeedManager.getAllLikers(postId), but in testing I was not successful ...
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Document Library WebPart open to specific folder

Is there a way to have a Document Library WebPart open to a specific folder? I've been playing around for a few hours and I don't see a decent option.
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UserAgent not available, file operations may not be optimized

I have two sites that were originally migrated from SPS2003. It worked well in SharePoint 2007 and even on SharePoint 2010, however when we migrated it to SharePoint 2013, the home page throws ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflow Manager 1.0 Causes High CPU on Server

I installed Workflow Manager 1.0 on my test SharePoint server following these links: Installing Workflow Manager 1.0 Install and Configure Workflow for SharePoint 2013 Blog on how to install ...
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No windows identity for DOMAIN\USER

In my SharePoint 2013 environment (1 WFE, 1 APP, NTLM, Nintex Workflow, Claims to Windows NT Token Service (c2WTS) is standard with local system) are lots of (Every seconds a few) claims ...
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SharePoint 2013 Enterprise Search Errors

Issue: When performing any type of search whether that be from the Enterprise Search Center or from Query Rules to test a query, the page results in an error. Error on Manage Query Rules and ...
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SharePoint 2013 + Office Web Apps: Cannot view PDFs on mobile devices

I am working on a SharePoint 2013 solution on premise with office web apps on premise. When users are on a mobile device and try to open a pdf document from search they are greeted with the following ...
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Initiate workflow on SharePoint 2013 when initiator is granted access only through Active Directory group

Has anyone successfully achieved the following: Using SharePoint 2013, in the browser, create a custom list or library Grant Full Access or Contribute access to this list or library for an Active ...
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Friendly URL and Content Deployment

SharePoint 2013 has introduced Friendly URLs and is implemented using Managed Meta Data Service. The Content Deployment will complain Metadata Navigation is not supported Deactivate Metadata ...
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Cannot find site lookup info for request Uri - Error

I am getting the following error numerous times in the ULS on both our SP 2013 web front ends: Cannot find site lookup info for request Uri http://<server IP address>/ Process: w3wp.exe Name: ...
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SharePoint Dev and Prod running on same Farm

We have a weird requirement today to have the Same Environment for SharePoint Development and Production. What could be the potential disadvantages to having such an environment?
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Query Builder for Result Source not working in Central Admin

I'm trying out Result Sources at the Search Service Application level (i.e. within Central Admin). When I create a new source I can click the link to Launch Query Builder, but the Search Result ...
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Remote Event Receiver on updated will be fired multiple time

If someone ever had a similar experience, i'm trying to update word document in the document library and the problem is that my ItemUpdated is triggered multiple times. I think that last clientContext....
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How can I get rid of the columns header when the style 'Boxed' was selected?

I created a new list view with style = 'Boxed' in SP2013. The problem is that this view is showing the columns header in the top when there's no need to do it. So, how can I remove or hide it? I tried ...
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Unable to STOP microsoft sharepoint foundation web application service

I have a multi server farm and I want to stop "Microsoft SharePoint Foundation Web Application Service" in all the other servers except Web Front End server. When i tried stopping this service it ...
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Why is list.GetItems pulling more fields than specified in my CamlQuery?

I am trying to pull back just specific columns in a list using the .NET client object model. (i.e. using Microsoft.SharePoint.Client;) This is the CamlQuery specifying just fields in the DefaultView ...
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Move Workflow Manager to new farm in a new domain

We currently have a SharePoint 2013 farm including Workflow Manager (SharePoint 2013 Workflow). We are planning to move the users to a new domain which means we need to recreate the farm in the new ...
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Custom Signout and Access Denied Pages Not Working in SharePoint 2013

How do I customize the sign out and access denied pages in SharePoint 2013? After sign out code I ran the power shell script but this doesn't seem to be working. Have I missed anything? Powershell ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Distributed Cache cacheHostInfo null

I have setup a development environment for SharePoint 2013 so we can begin testing our 2010 content, however I am running into trouble starting the Distributed Cache service. Note that this is ...
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Read Only in Datasheet view

I have a List that has a column that I changed from single line of text to multi-line text and now when in datasheet mode it tells me and my users the cell is read-only. it works fine in Standard View....
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SharePoint 2013 ADFS login local token cache always expired

We've been setting up a SharePoint 2013 farm in a lab environment here and have hit a very odd issue with Claims authentication via ADFS. The issue is when a user connects to the SharePoint site they ...
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When to use RBS and when not to

We have a large content database (2.5TB) that we're trying to reduce the size of. The business unit will not let us delete old content, citing a legal need to keep all documents for X years. The ...
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Host Web Apps vs App Web Apps

I am little bit confused here and looking for some advise. What I know: When we install SharePoint hosted app it will be installed in your host web as a sub-site within a site collection which is ...
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Setting JSLink SharePoint online

Has anybody successfully set the JSLink for SP Online? I usually set it through Powershell on the view itself but that Command isn't available Online http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/...
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How to turn off MDS on all site collections and sites?

We have got a web application with 400 site collections and multiple sites, is there a way to turn off the MDS feature for entire web application?
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Get User by loginname using powershell

We have the following script that was running on sharepoint 2010 where we had clasic windows authentication. When we moved to SP 2013, the authentication was changed to Claims. The following code ...
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Disable Share and Follow button

I followed the steps below to disable the "share" and "follow" buttons in Sharepoint: Disable Share Button Settings > Site Settings > User and Permission : Site Permission Click Access request ...
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Re-order SP2013 views

How do I re-order the views? E.g. "To be invoiced" to appear where "Current invoice" appears
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SharePoint 2013: Check Workflow status programmatically (javascript)?

I need to be able to get the status of a SharePoint workflow 2013 using javascript. My goal is to start in a loop for all selected items synchronously a workflow. For that I will check if the started ...
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Get if user has permissions to access to a Cloud App for Sharepoint 2013 with JavaScript CSOM or Rest Api

I have developed a Cloud App for SharePoint 2013 on an office 365 server, and I figured out that to set the user permissions(who has access to it) for that app can be find over https://sharepoindomain/...
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SharePoint Wiki Table of Contents

Is there any syntax that when wrapped around content, automatically builds a table of contents towards the top of the wiki, similarly to how the Media Wiki works? I am using SharePoint 2013.
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SharePoint 2013: “Find an Item” search box does not return results

We have 2 web applications, in one of the web application search is working properly and we are able to see search results from "Find an Item" box above the list name. However in the other web ...
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Get the ID and Name from multiple Client side People pickers to store in a list

I have a form which contains 3 client side people pickers, i use the following JS to produce the People Pickers // Render and initialize the client-side People Picker function initializePeoplePicker(...
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How do you set the default empty text with the content by search webpart?

I'm using the content by search webpart. I would like it to display a message when there is no matches, seems simple right? I've pulled my hair out trying to figure this out, and i'd appreciate an ...
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Workflow getting Access denied when calling the rest webservice from subsite

i have following problem. I am using SP 2013 Online and i am trying to access some informations from the sub site, like http://[SPOnlineUrl]/SubSite/_api/web/title. But i will always get the annoying ...
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User Profile Service will not Start

When I provision the User Profile Service it will not start. I started with a clean install of SharePoint 2013 (Build Version: 15.0.4420.1017) on Windows Server 2012. Initially I used PowerShell to ...
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AAM with SearchCentre on it's own Web App

Firstly I am looking for an OOTB way on premises for SP2013 - I can do this by hacking around with additional headers. The purpose is to have multiple web apps using AAM all have a single global ...
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How to get the current time in a SharePoint 2013 workflow?

I have two SP2013 workflows that I built in SP Designer. They both do pretty much the same thing, but for different fields. In both of them I set a DateTime workflow variable to Today. One of them ...
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Increase Limit of 3 Mentions per Post

Using SharePoint 2013 social features/mysite. Just realized that there is a limit of 3 mentions (@ tags) per post in the microblog list for SharePoint 2013. Does anyone know of a way to increase that ...