Questions tagged [2016]

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Upgrade / migration / site -> site collection question in Sharepoint 2010 and Sharepoint 2016

Hoping for some thoughts / guidance on the approach for this. I'm in the middle of a project to upgrade / migrate a SP2010 environment to SP2016. Due to the gaps in versions, the approach we're taking ...
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Access denied after upgrade from SP 2016 to SP 2019

I've been preparing an upgrade from SharePoint 2013 to 2019. So far I've managed to attach the database to 2016 and successfully upgraded it. I was able to use the site collection without any ...
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Calculate number of days from date to today [duplicate]

I have tried and looked for the answer to calculate the number of days from a date to today's date and getting an error. Calculated columns cannot contain volatile functions like Today and Me. ...
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SPFx web part cdnBasePath: possible to use server relative URL to make switching between environments easy?

Scenario: SP 2016 on-premises. We have set up a centralized App Catalog site, and have settled on the solution of using a document library called "AppFiles" on the App Catalog site as our "CDN" to ...
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Open in Explorer no longer works

A couple weeks ago a user reported that they could no longer open document libraries in Windows Explorer, when using IE as a browser. I verified I could also not do this. After restarting machines - ...
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Sharepoint 2016 File Checkout and file check in Java

I am trying to check out and checking file using rest api, but getting 400 Bad Request. Following is my code: String urlM = "https://sharepoint.com/sites//_api/web/GetFileByServerRelativeUrl('/...
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Sharepoint 2016 On Prem Single sign on with Web API

We have a SharePoint 2016 on premise site which uses both the forms based authentication and windows authentication. We are planning to add SharePoint framework web parts(SPFx) to the site. For that ...
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Jquery not loading on inital page load for suitebar links

I am trying to edit the SharePoint 2016 suitebar links and want to replace "sites" with a custom name and link. I have been able to edit the name via CSS but need to edit the link using JavaScript as ...
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Metadata Navigation and column filtering

We have a document library with metadata navigation enabled. Some columns in the library are eligible column types for metadata navigation and others aren't. The column filtering via the column ...
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Using Alternate CSS URL in sub site

I have a sub-site that uses a custom master page that inherits our main css file. I then updated the setting "specify a CSS file to be used by this site and all sites that inherit from it" in the ...
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Setting lookup value variable in SharePoint 2010 workflow

I am looking to set a variable in a SharePoint 2010 workflow in a SharePoint 2016 Enterprise env. as a lookup value. The issue that I am having is that the variable data is coming from the EditForm....
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Sharepoint 2016- How to add a calendar from sharepoint 2013 on to the new page in sharepoint 2016?

We have a team calendar on the previous SharePoint 2013 which is still currently in use. However I am now creating a new SharePoint site in a modern 2016(?) and I can't find a way to paste it into ...
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NotFound coming back from SubmitFile

Hi I've got a hightrust application on sharepoint 2016. On development the submitfile worked although the website and the sharepoint site were both on the same server. Moving to staging and the ...
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Crawls successful, but cannot get ANY search results SharePoint 2016

We are finishing up building a fresh SharePoint 2016 on-premise solution. Everything is working except search, which seems completely broken. As far as we can tell all service account permissions ...
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Javascript to change attributes of native ribbon buttons? (Or another way to select a default ribbon tab when opening forms)

I would like my list forms to open with the browse tab selected by default, to avoid the annoying intrusion of the edit tab drop downs. I've spent most of the day googling and trying various client-...
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Workflows Rolls Back to Previous Version After Migration

I just migrated to SharePoint 2019 from SharePoint 2016. Issuses I am having is for another post. One issue that has been a deep thinker are my SharePoint 2010 workflows. The workflows keep sending ...
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Calendar Content Query on 3 lines

I have a design requirement based on a custom design created by a UX team to show the 3 most recent calendar entries on 3 separate div elements on a SharePoint 2016 Site Page. Each should only pull ...
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SharePoint 2016 on premise integration with Lync or Skype for business

Is there any chat solution available for SharePoint 2016 on premise? I believe Lync was used for this purpose but its last version was Lync 2013 which I am not sure if supported by SharePoint 2016. ...
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Calculated Column Working Not Working

I have a calculated column that worked in SharePoint 2007, 2010, 2013, and 2016. But now in SharePoint 2019 the calculated column is not appearing right in the column instead of showing the employees ...
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What is ListItemCollectionPosition in SharePoint when doing pagination

I am developing a visual web part in SharePoint 2016 which is reading data from a list and displaying in ascending order using column Name. I have read many tutorials especially the following but ...
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Send alert to external unpaid users

I have a customer list with email column for each customer In the list, there is a paid status for the annual subscription, if the customer pay the Paid status will be changed to true! These ...
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SharePoint migration 2010 to 2013, User Profile Mismatch/issue

I have migrated SharePoint 2010 to 2013 and then 2013 to 2016 with Database restore method. I am facing issue, We have unique permission in every list item. While checking I found that migrated list ...
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Validation on column between 2 values

I am using SharePoint 2016. In a list, I created a column hostname of type single line of text. I would like to limit the values between r000xxx and r399xxx where (x= any letter). What's the right ...
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What is the definition of “Custom Action” in PnP?

I am an Admin for SP2010, SP2013 and SP2016 on-premise farm and I never use SP online before. Recently I am checking the ability of SharePoint PnP PowerShell and found it also support SP2016 on-...
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Install workflow manager on 2 servers

Anyone tried to install workflow manager farm on 2 servers! Is it possible? Will it work?
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Is it possible to conditionally assign a Task to different Groups?

I am trying to create an Approval process for time-off requests for my department. We have three different groups of employees with their own Approvers. I've created Groups containing the approvers ...
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SET-Sharepoint 2016 list multiple lines of text default value

How to set default value in SharePoint 2016 list multiple lines of text field (Enhanced rich text ) using SharePoint designer new form.
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Version history of aspx file unable to load properly

We saved some .aspx file in a SharePoint 2016 on-premise document library. By daily, a new copy of .aspx file is uploaded with same filename (e.g. report.aspx). We found that after open a file in ...
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search suggestion in sharepoint 2016 should come with its belonging icon

In SharePoint 2016 search box webpart, I need search suggestion with its icon like if its a .doc then document icon with text or if its an pdf or xlsx then icon of pdf or xlsx along with search ...
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PnP Powershell - Updating the Search Settings

My site collection on SP2016 looks like: /sites/mySiteCollection /sites/mySiteCollection/TopLevelSite-A /sites/mySiteCollection/Subsite-A1 /sites/mySiteCollection/Subsite-A2 ...
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Office Online Server and SharePoint 2016

We have configured 2 server in office online farm and connected to SharePoint. How to check which Office Online server my request is hitting?
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Failed to decrypt connection password for ConnectionForectName. Please refresh connection credentials

I am trying to configure User Profile Service using AD Import on SharePoint 2016. I am able to create synchronization connection but when I run full synchronization, I get error: Failed to decrypt ...
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App Catalog site for SPFx Webparts only - do we have to set up the shadow app domain?

As a follow up question to this question: So given that we can't use site collection App Catalogs in SP 2016 on-premises, and we must use a centralized farm-wide App Catalog site, a lot of the ...
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SharePoint 2016 webAbsoluteUrl error

When trying to implement the following code in SharePoint 2016, I get the following error: Unable to get property 'webAbsoluteUrl' of undefined or null reference. The developer tool points to ...
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How do you enable/configure a site collection app catalog in SP 2016 on-premises?

After extensive searching, I can't seem to be able to find any information online regarding how to set up a site collection app catalog on SP 2016 on-premises. All the guides are for SP Online / O365. ...
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Search - Server Object Model

We have a web service, implemented on our WFE servers, that performs multiple actions on SharePoint, one of which being the search. Here is how I am doing it: using (SPSite siteCollection = new ...
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Get list of all content type associated with a list

I am using client code using JQuery and rest API where I have a requirement to bind a drop down control with the content type names associated with a particular list. I am working on SharePoint ...
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SharePoint 2016 and Office Online Server SSLOffloaded

We are having SharePoint 2016 (SP16) & Office Online Server (OOS) behind a reverse proxy (ARR) on-premises and offloaded SSL (ssl certificate installed on the reverse proxy only). However, when ...
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Copy.asmx CopyIntoItemsLocal: Value does not fall within the expected range

I've a workflow in which I'm copying file from one library to a folder in another one. It is being done with calling a web service like below: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <...
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Linked Lists with multiple unique identifiers

I have one list that has a fiscal year in combination with a unique number, let's call it a purchase order. So for example: Purchase order: 12345 Fiscal Year: 2023 Within each purchase order number, ...
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Will Yammer work on SharePoint 2016 on premise farm having no internet

I have a SharePoint 2016 on premise farm and want to integrate Yammer. Will it work on server which has no internet access or internet access is always required for Yammer to work on on premise farm?
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PowerBI Desktop and the Gateway - lots of questions!

I currently am running a 2016 SP Server enterprise instance with a separate SQL server for our data. We are looking at using Power BI to replace our current reporting functionality. I'm new to this as ...
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VM snapshots as roll back plan when patching SharePoint Server 2016 farms

I am taking VM snapshots of all SharePoint 2016 and database servers before patching the farm. I am planning that in case there is an issue during or after the patching process at the VM level, I can ...
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(C#) Check SPGroup is empty or not

How to check if there are users in the group or not? string groupName = "Home members"; using (SPSite Site = new SPSite("http://sp/sites/test")) { using (SPWeb ...
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List Style - Preview Pane

On my dev enviornment only, the preview pane list style is not displaying any data. Both prod and dev should be identical, but prod isn't having this issue. The left column that lists all of the item ...
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Search Server: Configuring result source with automatically appended wildcard stopped working

We configured a custom result source to automatically append the wildcard (*) character to the given search term (SP2016 On Premises). It worked alright for several months but all of a sudden stopped ...
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SharePoint 2016 Search API Query

Just wondering if someone can help me with SharePoint 2016 Search query, basically I am trying to query special field values in SharePoint List. Search Query: http://XXXXXX/_api/search/query?...
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Check user in group (C#)

How to check in C# if the current user is in a group or not? Thanks for help. using (SPSite SPsite = new SPSite("http://sp/sites/test")) { using (SPWeb web = SPsite....
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SP2010 Designer reusable workflow cannot associate because blank value parameter is not allowed

It is a SP2016 on-premise farm. I created a reusable 2010 workflow with SP2013 Designer. It is a very simple workflow. It will allow user start the workflow manually, then fill in the Initiation form ...
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Reporting options for 2016 - opinions?

My organization is currently using InfoPath to enter financial data into SharePoint 2010 libraries/lists. Then, this information is utilizing Crystal Reports to then aggregate the information in a ...