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Questions tagged [2016]

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

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SharePoint 2016 March 2019 Update

I joined in a company two weeks ago and my first assignment is to apply March 2019 updates on SharePoint 2016 farm. We have 2 App, 2 WFE, 2 Cache, 2 Search servers and 1 SQL Server. I am not sure how ...
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Is using a tool named “Symantec Backup Exec / Veritas Backup Exec” a good appraoch to backup sharepoint application servers and its databases

I am reviewing our backup policy for sharepoint on-premises farms 2013 & 2016. where our IT admins mentioned that they backup all Microsoft applications such as exchnage,sharepoint, sql server, ...
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SharePoint 2016 on-prem Sync doesn't work

So, according to Microsoft articles, SharePoint 2016 can only sync files for offline use with groove.exe. Those connections must be initiated from OneDrive for Business (groove client) by pasting the ...
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Add column names dynamically to `select` method in SP PnP JS

In the select method of SP PnP JS how can I add column names dynamically? For e.g. can the below code sp.web.lists.getByTitle("My List").items.select("Col1", "Col2"); be written something like this ...
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Errors 6398 SharePoint Foundation (SharePoint server 2016)

In Event Viewer, how is the fix? 1. The Execute method of job definition Microsoft.Office.Server.UserProfiles.LMTRepopulationJob (ID ed957eb1-d6cc-42a9-869f-70e357421418) threw an exception. ...
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Creating component in SPFx webpart from command line

Is there any way to generate component in React from command line (similar to Angular's ng generate)?
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Granting permissions to workflows SharePoint 2016 - Your tenant administrator has to approve this app

I am trying to grant workflows permissions to user profiles, in order to use User Profiles properties in SharePoint Designer workflows 2013 mode. I am following the steps here: https://www.c-...
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Infopath template does not uptade in FormServerTemplates library

We have a problem with an Infopath form template. We add a new "promoted column" in our template but this new column is not available in the Sharepoint library where this template is used. We ...
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“Projects” cannot be used as a site name. Site names cannot contain certain reserved words and cannot begin with an underscore

I'm getting the following error when trying to create a library called Projects: "Projects" cannot be used as a site name. Site names cannot contain certain reserved words and cannot begin with an ...
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List column loses its values

I have a text column with email validation This column is bound to a list/content type. One of the other columns in the list is a multi select lookup column. The values for the multi select column ...
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How to update workflow status column?

I have an approval workflow that has the status "Failed On Start (retrying)" but it it appears to be running and is creating tasks for the approvers. How do I update the status to say "In progress"? ...
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Hide Search Results Style Resources Readers Group

Currently on SharePoint Enterprise 2016. I have documents uploaded to a site collection that I don't want visible to everyone. I changed the library settings to remove the library from being ...
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User cannot be found. error only on some folders inside a site

I am the admin of SP2016. I have created folders inside my site. When I access sharepoint via browser, I'm able to enumerate through all the flders/files. I'm trying to write a program via CSOM. Via ...
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How to add an attachment to a list using REST API?

Searching for how to use javascript or jquery to add an attachment to a list item? Been having a hard time with this. Any good tutorials or articles?
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Can i get when the sharepoint databases have been backuped using “Get-SPDatabase”

I have 2 on-premises farms 2013 & 2016. and i want to get all the sharepoint databases names,if they need updates and when they have been backup-ed, now i find this script to get the name and ...
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Remove fields from approval task

Is it possible to remove the fields "Status", "Solicitado por (Created by)", "Comentários consolidados (Consolidated comments)" and "Data de conclusão (due date)" with Sharepoint designer 2013? I can ...
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2013 to 2016 Migration Errors

Before the command Mount-SPContentDatabase, there were no errors Test-SPContentDatabase, I checked for These errors appeared after the command Mount-SPContentDatabase -name WSS_Content –WebApplication ...
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SharePoint 2016 Internally Hosted w/ External Users

This question is about an internally hosted SharePoint 2016 server. Information about how to do this with the SharePoint Cloud/SAAS is abundant and clear. I would like to set up an internally hosted ...
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How to fix: Tables rearranging on sharepoint pages, after save

I have encountered a bug when editing our publishing sites. Within the editor or content of the page, we use tables to list certain specifications. Sometimes, after saving, the tables rearrange, ...
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Sharepoint 2016 showing “Full Day” for multi day event Issue

I have a group calendar on my siteand I noticed that when an event takes more than 24h, the calendar visualizes it as being all day (no matter what time the event starts or ends) Example: Event start: ...
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Audience Targeting to other Site Collection

Scenario: Site Collection A - Everyone landing/home page Site Collection B - Finance Site Collection C - HR Site Collection D - IT Each of the site collection has unique permission and groups. ...
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Add new update in farm

I have SharePoint farm with workflow manager! We are planning to update our farm with the latest update Will I need to rerun the register cmdle, after applying the update? Thanks
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Tasks CT Validation rules

We are using SharePoint designer to build task approval workflow with task content type. I need to perform validation on the content type fields before submit the task ex: I need to make sure the ...
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SharePoint 2016: OOTB workflows don't work anymore

We are encountering a strange behaviour with the OOTB SharePoint Workflows. Mainly, we use the Approval Workflow, but the problem seems to occur with the other available workflows. Everything worked ...
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Page Edit Mode for Lists in SharePoint 2016

We recently upgraded to SharePoint 2016 (way late). Before our upgrade, when we were in a list view, we used the Page ribbon to edit the page, then we would Edit Web Part, and in the resulting dialog, ...
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Sharepoint 2016 on-prem Cross site sharepoint hosted app call

i have developer site with my sharepoint hosted app. From this app i want to load list data (via rest) from different site. Developer sitecollection: http://sps1-dev:8087/sites/devsite Sharepoin ...
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Restrict user from viewing other subsites

Is there a way I can restrict the users to see other sub-sites that they don't have access to in Site Contents or Quick Links? Example: Employee A = has access to Sub-site A, B and C. Should not see ...
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Manage Custom permissions in SharePoint 2016

my options for permissions are View, Add, Change, Delete, Administration, Development. Is there an easy way to give a user View, Add, Change & Delete without adding them to each of those groups ...
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Convert app to use JWT

We have a Sharepoint on Prem app, that is authenticated/authorized via ADFS ADFS returns SAML tokens. I would like to know if SP Server supports JWT's Hopefully without custom code.
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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 ...