Questions tagged [2016]

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SharePoint 2016 Windows explorer prompt issue

I migrated a site from SharePoint 2013 server to already existing SP2016 server. Here are the steps I took to migrate: 1. Backed up and restored the DB to DEV SP2016 server 2. Created a new web app in ...
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The logo I created is of poor quality when uploaded to my site (SP 2016)

I made a logo in PowerPoint, saved it as a PNG and uploaded to SP 2016. When I bring up the picture on my computer it looks fine. When I upload it to SP, the quality is poor and it looks bad. The size ...
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“Send an Email invitation” should send mail with user added in bcc list

In SharePoint 2016 On prem evnironment, while providing permission to user, we keep check the send an email invitation, the requirement is that we want end users should not see the other members who ...
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Filtering a list by input date between 'start date

I have a MeetingTopic list (things to discuss at a meeting), with a StartDate field and an EndDate field. I am trying to create a page that takes a date parameter (MeetingDate) and presents all topics ...
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Microsoft.SharePoint.SPItem.this[string].get returned null

I was create Console Project and getListItems in C#, in List items there are empty values, how to skip them so that an error does not appear and by the way this did not happen before, appeared only ...
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Document Library 'New' button

SharePoint 2013/2016 question. Ok I was able to change the content type for my library so that when you go to new document (ribbon --> files --> new document) the correct word template opens when ...
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Using unmanaged dlls in sharepoint farm solution

I have a SharePoint 2016 project with several application pages (farm solution). In my code, I use un-managed dlls with DllImport attribute. To use them, I copy these dlls to System32 folder. Is ...
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SSRS 2016 native mode fail to connect SharePoint list datasource

We are using SP2016 with SQL 2016 standard (13.0.5026.0 SQL Server 2016 Service Pack 2 (SP2)). SSRS feature is enabled in SQL server and service started. I am able to browse the SSRS portal with http:/...
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Install SSRS SP mode after SP2016 is setup not working

We are using SP2016 on-premise with SQL 2016 enterprise edition. After everything is setup we realize we also require SQL Reporting service enable on the farm. Hence, on our application server we ...
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Unable to share files from on-prem OneDrive

We've upgraded from SP2013 to SP2016 and when users try to share a file from OneDrive, it sends an email to the user that the file is shared with them but it doesn't change the permissions on the file....
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Anonymous List Search

We have a SharePoint site that allows for anonymous user access. Normally these users have a limit to the areas they can access/view and they are able to use the site search to find content as well. ...
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ClientContext showing data as undefined

I had some code similar to this one for getting data from property bag. However, I am getting some error that my variables are undefined. Even site and web are shown as undefined. What could be the ...
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Can a user be given read only access to all items when Item-level Permissions are enabled?

In a list with these settings: Read items that were created by the user Create items and edit items that were created by the user Is it possible to grant read only permission to view all items? ...
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Workflow Status sometimes invisible on SharePoint 2016

I have an approval workflow in a library on SharePoint 2016. At different times during the day, several files are automatically transferred to the library. An approval workflow starts when each file ...
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Security Group not showing up when creating an Audience in SharePoint 2016 on-premises

This security group is showing up in people picker but it doesn't in the Select Security Group or Distribution Group window when you are creating an audience in Central Administration. This group is ...
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SharePoint 2016 wrong parent content type

i have a big problem with sharepoint and my content types which i create with the element.xml schema. I have two content types. Content Type 1: 0x0100680417ddb3154267b4a1dca0832770e8 Content Type 2: ...
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New Language pack not working properly

Installed a new Language pack in SP2016 server. Everything is working fine except one drive. One drive opens blank for the new language. On console I am getting below error: Script error for "odsp-...
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Update current navigation without getting access denied error

Using native SharePoint 2016. user can access the page. /AreaNavigationSettings.aspx After the user changes the navigation and then click 'OK' it shows the "AccessDenied.aspx". When we go back to ...
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Customize People address book to show group description

We are using SP2016 on-premise. Is there any way I can show the attribute of SharePoint groups (e.g. group description) in People picker address book? The problem is our workflow need to assign to a ...
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how can i filter a list in a view on a page without breaking pagination?

I have an app part placed on a page in which i want to filter the data in the list to show. The data needs to be filtered by multiple conditions. i have most of the filtering done, but filtering by ...
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Configure a SharePoint 2016 Web Application with Forms Based Authentication with a LDAP membership provider

I am trying to Configure a SharePoint 2016 Web Application with Forms Based Authentication with a LDAP membership provider, I followed the same steps mentioned in the below articles. https://blogs....
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An exception occurred when trying to issue security token

I am trying to run SharePoint 2013 workflow on SharePoint 2016 farm but it is not working. I am logged in as SharePoint Setup account (the one which installed SharePoint) and it is a local admin. I ...
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SharePoint 2016 InfoPath form - When trying to access a submitted form, why might I be getting a blank Word document?

I created an InfoPath form for users to submit requests through a form library. Users seem to have no issues submitting the form, but when anyone else tries to view the form, all that comes up is a ...
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How to view the work of individual SharePoint Office Online Server(OOS) 2016 co-authors?

We have installed Office Online Server OOS with SharePoint 2016. Multiple people can co-author the document. We want to see what each author typed or wrote into the document. After the whole document ...
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System.IO.FileNotFoundException: Failed to find the Sql script file

Getting below error while running SharePoint configuration wizard on SharePoint 2016 Farm. 07/29/2019 14:14:04 15 ERR Task upgradebootstrap has failed with an unknown exception 07/...
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Get error when try to start workflow with PowerShell

We are using SharePoint 2016 on-premise. I setup a list workflow (Designer 2010 workflow) to send email to "assigned to" field in the item. Then I prepared a PowerShell script to loop through the list ...
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SharePoint 2016: How to restore the Popularity Trends for the few months

Good Day, I found the problem with popularity trends last week. They were empty since February of current year. Until February, everything had been fine. I have enabled the popularity trends via this ...
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Cannot form a correct IconUrl in Html master page

We are using SharePoin 2016 on-premise. I have uploaded our custom favicon to site assets at Url: https://sharepoint.com/sites/abc/SiteAssets/images/Logo48x48.png In my HTML master page I added this ...
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SharePoint 5000 item limit threshold in sharepoint 2016

I know the issue is quite old and solved too many times, but for my case the solution should be faster and sophisticate as much as I can. The case is, my sites are migrated from SharePoint 2013 to ...
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Cannot start service SPSearchHostController on computer

I have some difficulties to start SPSearchHostController on computer. I have restarted the Server and IIS reset. "An attempt to start/stop instance of service Search Host Controller Service on ...
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SharePoint 2016 Calculated Column Link Problem

Good day, I have a project and a very tight deadline. I have developed a tool for managing events. The system was developed in SharePoint 2010 which was migrated to 2016. I used a calculated column, ...
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What's new in SP2016 regarding Information Rights Management?

According to New and improved features in SharePoint Server 2016, Information Rights Management is labelled as new feature in SP2016. However I cannot find anything new compare to SP2013. Clicking the ...
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SharePoint Migration - Product / patch installation or server upgrade required

I migrated SharePoint from 2013 to 2016 and then 2019. I used the database prefix SP_Intranet. After migration to 2016, I removed SP_Intranet_Config and SP_Intranet_CentralAdmin + non-migrable ...
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Should PnP or SCOM replace the snapin for SharePoint 2016 onprem

We currently have SharePoint 2013 and are now moving to SharePoint 2016. As part of this we are looking whether or not to retire the use of the PowerShell snapin - Microsoft.SharePoint.PowerShell in ...
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How to prevent the creation of a task item when the value of column Date is a Holiday

Using SharePoint 2016 on-premises and I have a task list where I would like to prevent the creation of new items when the value of column Date is a Holiday. How can I do this?
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SharePoint 2016 - How to add custom link/button in SuiteBar

I want to add custom link or button in suitebar in master pages - oslo and seattle. Here:
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Configure SharePoint 2016 in a single server

I have installed SharePoint 2016 and SQL in the same server. While configuring Central Admin through SP Management shell i am getting error saying.. Cannot connect to the database master at SQL Server ...
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Get SharePoint 2010 workflow history for a list item

Every time I create a list item, a SharePoint 2010 Workflow runs. This workflow sends an e-mail to a specific user. I've created a page with a CEWP and I would like to show a sort of "log" of e-mails ...
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Check if user is in AD group using Javascript

I need to check if user is part of an AD Group with Javascript. I've created a SP group and I added an AD Group to it and I am part of this group. I removed my user from Site Administrators and Site ...
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Will 2013 composed looks migrate to 2016?

If we are using the "database attach" method of migrating sites from 2013 to 2016, will the composed looks / branding migrate over easily? Or are there any incompatibilities we will need to look out ...
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Workflow not firing off

I have a workflow that sends an email when a field is set to “yes” in an infopath form. The workflow itself just says if fieldx=yes then send email. But workflow did not fire. The field has “yes”, so ...
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PnP js call returns “Item does not exist”

I'm running a small code to upload file in a SharePoint 2016 document library and to change a metadata. Sometimes (but really often) my code returns error "Error making HttpClient request in ...
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2016 - Upload multiple files with REST API and PNP [closed]

I'm developing a multiple files upload form on SharePoint 2016. My goal is to prevent duplicate files name, so my idea is to upload files in a document library, change a metadata of these files and ...
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SharePoint 2016 Survey answers empty after migration

After migrating a survey (2010 to 2016) responses from January through April contain no data. It reads that the survey was complete by specific users but no data carried over so all choice fields and ...
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Custom Navigation bypass SharePoint Group and use AD Groups

I have a custom SharePoint 2016 on prem Navigation with links only certain people can see. Currently I am using a SP Group and manually updating it when there is a new hire with their AD account. ...
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Popularity Trends report not available

We have to recreate our search service application due to some errors in previous one. But since the change popularity trends report for files started coming empty. We tried to get it through script. ...
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osssearchresults.aspx page have problem on handling URL query string

I am setting up a SharePoint 2016 on-premise (Enterprise) environment. Right after I setup the first Search Service Application, I create a new site collection with Enterprise search center template. ...
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When try to build search query it always return 0 item

I am using SharePoint 2016 on-premise. I want to setup a result source on a site collection to return ONLY the content within this site collection. I create a new Result Source. Then in the Build ...
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Identify all approved documents and pages

I am looking at identifying all documents that have been approved. Our documents are bound to a content type One way to do this would be to copy some reference to a document in a generic list This ...
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Upload and Download Only in a Document Library in SharePoint Online?

How do I create a Document Library with Upload and Download only permissions in SharePoint Online? I do not want the users to be able to edit online, unless they save the file (download the file) to ...