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Questions tagged [2016]

For questions completely specific to SharePoint 2016 and **not past or future versions**

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Impact of Master Page from SharePoint 2013 to 2016 [on hold]

What are all the impact would be there in custom master page if we migrate SharePoint 2013 to 2016?
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Replacing the SSIS Sharepoint List Source

Hi I've been trying at this now for a day or so but it's proving really difficult. I've got a basic SSIS package which essentially queries some sharepoint lists (lists with files) and drags out the ...
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Steps to setup SP2016 onprem with React using SPFX

I am trying to setup SP2016 onprem with React, using Yoeman generator @microsoft/sharepoint. I am getting errors when I run gulp serve. Need Help on setting up this project using SPFX. I have ...
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Rest API reload page after form dialog is saved

I am currently using REST API to get list items and display them on HTML via a Content Editor Web Part. We have the list hidden and do not wish to allow users access to it. On there we have the ...
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Remote event receiver firing on changing List name

I have list A that has in it records leading to other lists, they are being added there upon activating given feature on list. Is there a way to fire remote event receiver in a situation when user ...
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When i browse an Html page inside SharePoint web application throw error

Hi I created SharePoint web application and added a new Virtual directory and converted to application in IIS, i just added an HTML file when I try to browse this html file i get below error ...
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Choice Field Dependancies

I have 2 choice fields in a list, with the following values --1 FoodTypes has 5 values (Vegan, Dairy, Meat, Veges, Fruit) --2 FoodItems has 9 values (Soy, Milk, Cheese, Hamburger, Pork, Brocc, ...
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Save workflow history when workflow restarts

Is there anyway to save the old workflow history when workflow restarts? I'm using sharepoint 2016. Thank you all!
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SPUtility.GetSPField MakeReadOnly Not working on Required Person Field

On my edit form I have a required name field that I want to make readonly. Here is what I have in javascript file: $(document).ready(function(){ SPUtility.GetSPField("Name").MakeReadOnly(); ...
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Is there an overview of the list workflows started by a user?

is there any OOTB view or webservice(s) which shows, which workflow instances were started by a user and in which status these instances are? The Workflow History list contains these informations but ...
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Smtp server port open in SharePoint farm

We have new sp farm with 6 servers 2 web. 2 app. 2 dB. Which servers should I open the smtp port on it? App Or web or both! Thank you for your help!
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Test-SPSite (SharePoint 2016)

What say about this test? The Test-SPSite team showed the following SPSiteHealthResult Status=Passed RuleName="Conflicting Content Types" RuleId =befe203b-a8c0-48c2-b5f0-27c10f9e1622, ...
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Office Client opens all files in read only if sharepoint is open via https

Since today all MS Office files (Word, Excel) are open in the word Client application as Read Only mode, if I visit the SharePoint via https. If I Change the URL to http instead the Office files can ...
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CSS's :hover selector works in Chrome but not IE

Solution: Appears that IE does not accept alpha values on hex colours: ie, #61CBFD22 doesn't register because the 22 is the alpha value. #61CBFD registers. I'm trying to increase readability and ...
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Errors in SharePoint 2016 Workflows

A strange thing is noticed in the worker workflow list. There are three workflows in the list and one day workflows started to fail, producing an error: "The item could not be updated in the workflow, ...
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Application updates fail

After applying updates to SharePoint, it fails. Most databases have been updated, but when checking stsadm.exe -o localupgradestatus Microsoft.SharePoint.Administration.SPIisWebSite Status: Unable ...
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SharePoint Designer Workflow Only Sending Email If Triggered Inside the APP Server

I have a list with a workflow customized using SharePoint Designer. It's on the SP2016 platform. If I am inside the Application (APP) server, I load the site, and I create a list item, the workflow ...
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OOTB Workflow Completing Successfully Only If Triggered Inside the APP Server

I have a list with an Out-Of-The-Box (OOTB) workflow. It's a SharePoint 2010 workflow on the SP2016 platform. If I am inside the server, I load the site, and I create a list item, the workflow ...
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SharePoint Link Newly Inserted Login.aspx Page to Project

I deployed my .wsp file in my server. And as my login.aspx is a separate file from my .wsp file, I copy and pasted the file in filepath <D:\InetPub\wss\VirtualDirectories\uat.site1.com.sg80\_forms\...
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Document Library SharePoint 2016 Document URL IS Showing DIR Instead Of Actual Path

So I have an odd situation. I'm working in 2 different document libraries. When I go to grab the URL of a document in one of them I get a basic directory that has the full path sharepoint.com/...
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After upgrade to Sharepoint Server 2016, Showing versionnumber in documents no longer works

I upgraded our sharepoint 2013 environment to Sharepoint Server 2016: (Installed new server(s), imported the WSS_Content DB from old server) We have a document library containing legacy .doc files ...
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Why does Explorer drag/drop error on data copy from subsite list to site list?

SP 2016 Window 10 IE 11 When I try to drag/drop files/folders from a SP Parent site library to a Sub site library (I am the owner of all) using Windows Explorer (WE), I get error "Can't read from the ...
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Share a navigation term set across 5 of 20 site collections in SharePoint 2016

I have about 20 SharePoint 2016 on-prem site collections and I want to share a navigation term set across 5 of those collections. Currently, I copy/paste the term set, and then move it from one site ...
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Search query rules and anonymous access

i am having a problem with Sharepoint 2016 search query rules and anonymous users. The problem is the following: Add a query rule Test it while logged in to sharepoint, it works totally fine Test ...
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I added a custom .css to my master page, now 2016 on-prem site flickers

I made a copy of Seattle.html and created my own master page. Next, I added a link to the .css in my style library and then applied the master page to the site. After doing that, my 2016 on-prem ...
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Installation of updates 2016

I plan to install updates on SharePoint 2016. The steps are as follows: Create a backup of the farm and databases; Install updates for SharePoint; Disable the distributed cache service; Disable ...
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SharePoint permissions: Restrict users from deleting site elements

Can anyone please tell me how to prevent users from deleting site elements, i.e. letters, comments, tasks, etc.? I am using SharePoint 2016.
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Cannot find MissingFeature to remove it from a Content Database

We are trying to clean up our Content Databases to remove errors such as MissingFeature. However we can't find these mission features using normal means, or any article I've yet found. An example is ...
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ERROR CanUpgrade [SPConfigurationDatabase] failed

The following errors are showing up in the logs a couple times per day: ERROR CanUpgrade [SPConfigurationDatabase] failed SharePoint Foundation Upgrade SPUpgradeSession ERROR Exception: Login failed ...
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Credential-connect to project server 2016

I get an error in thecontext.ExecuteQuery();line while trying to connect to the server. Console.WriteLine("Please enter your username for PWA"); userName = Console.ReadLine(); ...
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Authenticating to SharePoint from fiddler/postman fails with 401

I am trying to follow the guidance in many articles, one by Fabian williams, on how to make queries from Fiddler or Postman, but I keep getting 401 unauthorized. I have SharePoint on prem 2016, with ...
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Secured Store Upgrade - no target applications migrated - any help?

I am upgrading 2013 to 2016, copied Secured store DB and Created Secured store connecting it to the DB with passphrase, but after all done the target applications, are missing, any help would be ...
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Search not working properly - SP Enterprise 2016

I've created a new SP Enterprise 16 dev environment. I've run a crawl and everything seems to be indexing correctly via central administration. However, things will not populate in the site search, ...
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Migration from Single Farm Instance to Mini Role Instance

Is it possible to convert a running single farm instance (SharePoint 2016) into a mini role instance and then add new server to this farm?
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SP Checkbox Selection Cleared After Closing Browser

I have a Settings page which have some checkbox settings as follow: In my development environment, the selections stay even after reopening the browser. However, when I bring it to a live ...
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Get URL to site collection from site collection GUID

Using SharePoint Search Query Tool I have found out that some old "ghost" instances of my site collections exist on some servers in a big farm. When I use the search functionality in SharePoint I get ...
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Restart the SharePoint site

When you try to reload the site (SharePoint-80) you get a message like the screenshot. How to fix? Error: failed to write configuration file
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What is DataFormWebPart.PrepareAndPerformTransform: Finished performing GetXslCompiledTransform method

Hi in SharePoint 2016 Production farm in WFE Servers SharePoint Logs file size increasing very fast and I found below entries repeatedly for every request to page, recently we applied Windows Server ...
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Is SharePoint 2016 compatible with Windows Active Directory functional domain/forest level 2012R2?

I would like to know if there is any documentation from Microsoft stating that SharePoint 2016 is compatible with Windows Active Directory functional domain/forest level 2012R2
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Wait for Date Field to Equal Today not triggering

I have a workflow that is supposed to send reminders when a date field in the item becomes Today's date. For that reason I have the condition: Wait for Document Next Review Date to equal Today ...
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Is it possible to reference the same .css in various master pages across site collections

I have about 10 site collections on SharePoint 2016 on-prem that I want to brand with our custom .css. I have the .css working great in one of the site collections, but I'm curious about how to apply ...
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SharePoint 2016 - Product / patch installation or server upgrade required

This is a production SharePoint 2016 MinRole farm with 2 servers (AppSearch & FEDistCache). After a network outage, in the Health Report I am getting the following configuration Error: Title: ...
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People Picker Resolves empty single space for “AllUsers(Windows)” or “NTAUTHORITY\AllUsers”

When leaving the PeoplePicker after entering single space, it automatically resolves to "AllUsers(Windows)" or "NTAUTHORITY\AllUsers". Why this issue happening? Please give your solutions/...
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To install the missing Assembly\file (SharePoint 2016)

Is recorded in the log error: Could Not load file or Assembly Microsoft.The value of the application server.Caching.Client, version=1.0.0.0, culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=31bf3856ad364e35" ...
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Error in removing SharePoint Solution

I am trying to remove the user solution. I used site.Solutions.Remove(Solution) But I am getting error The security validation for this page is invalid. Click Back in your Web browser, ...
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CSRListForm and PreSaveAction or PreSaveItem

I've used PreSaveAction successfully in the past, but now I'm working with a CSRListForm and neither one of these will fire off. Even if I use just a simple alert message. I know the CSRListForm ...
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How to remove the word “SharePoint” in the upper left corner of SP 16 On-Prem instead of just hiding the text

For a SharePoint 2016 on-prem site, I've figured out how to hide the word "SharePoint" in the upper left corner of a site collection, but I'd like to take that a step further and actually remove the ...
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Error in workflow

The Filter workflow worked fine, but at one point it failed: the item in the workflow could not be Updated, perhaps because one or more columns for this item must contain data of a different type....
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“Databases running in compatibility range, upgrade recommended” when NeedsUpgrade=False

SharePoint Health Analyzer warning: Databases running in compatibility range, upgrade recommended. Explanation: The following databases have versions that are older than the current SharePoint ...
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[SP2016][Office Online Server] Web Apps don't work on SharePoint https sites

I have issues with my lab environment where I have set redirection from http to https. Everything works fine until I try to open documents in web apps. I am getting error that there was a problem and ...