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SharePoint Timer Service OWSTIMER.Exe taking more memory in sharepoint 2016 development server

Hi I have a SharePoint 2016 development server and below process is taking more memory in win 2016 server C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Web Server Extensions\16\BIN\OWSTIMER.EXE How ...
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Move document library with versions and permissions

I have two site collections in the same web application. One of documents library in the first site collection need to be moved to the second site collection with versions and permissions setting Is ...
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How to Save related data in custom lists

I suppose to create 3 custom lists and each one has parent and child relationship, the first list has some columns example: departmentID,departmentName; Second list has: employeeID,employeeName,...
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“This shouldn't take long” showing long time while try to upload document to the document library

SharePoint 2016 Standard Edition When I try to upload an document to the document library, it shows "This shouldn't take long" for longtime. Approximately it takes 5 mins to show metadata forms. ...
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SharePoint 2016 javascript reference 403 forbidden

This past March we installed a SharePoint 2016 instance on our 2012 server and have been using it without issue for 7 months now. Last week I came into work to find the list views functionally stopped ...
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Sharepoint Number of queries report doesn't show custom result source with hits

I'm using SharePoint OOTB popularity and search reports , in number of queries report I wanted to show hits which are triggered from the custom result source which I have created and configured to ...
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Deploy a SharePoint solution (WSP) to a SharePoint 2016 MinRole Server with decicated “Search” role

Apparently it is not possible to deploy a "classic" SharePoint solution (WSP) to a SharePoint 2016 MinRole server which is running a dedicated search role. Most likely this is caused by the fact that ...
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microsoft.workflow.deployment.config wizard has stopped working

microsoft.workflow.deployment.config wizard has stopped working When I am trying to uninstall the Workflow manager it's showing this error and I could not do anything
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SharePoint - cannot change users e-mail address (SIP address?)

We have a SharePoint user (SP2016 on prem) and we need to change his email address. SharePoint user profile is up to date with the correct email address. But when I click on the user within a ...
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Install office online for SharePoint

I am going to install the office online for SharePoint 2016 What are the considerations that I should take care during installation? Is it need independent server? Can I install the workflow ...
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Request Failed - HTTP Error -1

I'm using Sharepoint 2016 with C# on the backend with some Silverlight. I'm getting this error as a user with an admin account. If I use another admin account, all web parts load as expected. It ...
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create link to open files (xlsx, pdf, docx) in browser in Office 365

I have created a custom page It makes an ajax call and then results are shown in the page $.ajax({ url: _spPageContextInfo.webAbsoluteUrl+"/_api/web/lists/getbytitle('Document Library Name')...
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Show custom webpart as responsive

We have SharePoint 2016 with a custom visual web parts, we want to show these web parts responsive in the mobile view Do we need to use bootstrap? If yes it should be in the web part it self or ...
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One or more required office components failed to complete successfully error during uninstallation of SharePoint 2016

I am trying to uninstall SharePoint 2016 as it is consuming a lot of RAM (Requires 16 gb and I have only 8 gb of RAM). I want to install SharePoint 2013 on my system. But, whenever I am trying to ...
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Always on or fail over cluster in SP 2016 why?

I have a task to install SP 2016 farm 2 DB server, 2 wfe and app server! The 2 database in one Data center, Which installation type should I use for database server, always on or fail over cluster, ...
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How to add a footer to the Oslo master page when SPM tags are present in SharePoint 2016?

Many questions on this site ask how to add a footer to the Oslo master page, and it is advised to change the contents of the DeltaPlaceHolderFooter tag. However, on my site, the Designer is activated,...
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Restore config databases in SharePoint

Is it possible to restore SharePoint config database on a different farm or the same farm using database backup and restore
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SharePoint Hybrid Search - Find published News in SPO

SharePoint Online provides publishing "SharePoint News" in modern sites. If you use SharePoint Hybrid Search you can find content from SPO on premise and vise versa. I would like to provide a ...
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Web Parts auto-adjust to web part zone

We have developed some custom web parts in SharePoint 2016. We have developed these web parts as Visual Web Parts but with JavaScript/jQuery/REST API/PNP JS. We have used bootstrap for responsive ...
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Get the list of searched queries along with user who searched for it in Office 365

Is there a way to find out the list of searched queries and users who searched it in Office 365 admin centre? I tried checking https://protection.office.com but that doesn't seem to have this
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Can I switch SharePoint to https and do not enforce TLS 1.2?

I am currently using http and I have not enabled TLS 1.2. Can I switch all web applications to https through IIS and AAM and leave the registry settings without any change (not enforcing TLS 1.2)? Is ...
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Sending email through SharePoint designer 2013 workflow

I'm trying to send an email to a person who submitted a new project request as part of a SharePoint Designer workflow using a project detail page (PDP) in Microsoft Project Server 2016. Email ...
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Update SP farm order

I am going to patch my SharePoint 2016 farm 8 SharePoint servers and I have important question Do I need to install the binaries on all servers first then run the config wizard? Or else it doesn't ...
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number of views for each list item

I have a list for announcement, I need to count the number of views for each item! How can show the total number for each item view in the display form? is it possible without coding!!
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Error when opening in browser some ext (.docx, .docm, .xlsx, .pptx) using Office Online Server on-prem linked with SharePoint 2016 on-prem

The OOS providing services to the SP 2016 farm has EditingEnabled:False and I can view in browser .pdf/.doc but I can not view in browser docx/docm/xlsx/pptx as it gives me an error of "Sorry, you don'...
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How to disable Request Management on a single WFE vs all WFEs

10 server farm with 5 WFEs with F5 load balancer. We want to disable RM on a single WFE to make it a dedicated crawl target. I have found how to disable RM across the whole farm, and how to disable ...
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Help Icons is not showing in SP 2016

I'm confused why the icons (ex. setting and help) are missing?
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get my posts count in discussion board

how can I get my posts count that I have posted in the discussion board using JSOM or REST API and show the count in HTML div tag
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SharePoint 2016. Change custom upload location to current document set

I have implemented a custom upload button on a modified 'docsethomepage.aspx'. The new page shows the properties of the DS. I would like using javascript to upload the file to this Doc set instead to ...
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Unexpected error occurred while creating or edit list item

I am facing a weird problem with my SP2016 list. Sometimes while creating the item, on save, it is giving unexpected error occurred, but after refresh I can see the new item created. It is giving '...
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Number of views in discussion board

how can show the number of views for each item in a discussion board I need to show the number of views as a new column in a discussion board subject || likes || views test. 5 200 ...
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what are the discussion board alternatives in SharePoint

please let me know if there are any alternatives for discussion board in sharepoint! what's the type of customization can be achieved in the current boring discussion board?
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Copy files using Windows explorer

we are going to move document library files from SP 2010 to SP 2016. Both are in the same domain. We need to move all files with permissions and the last two versions. Will opening both document ...
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SharePoint 2016 on-prem switched to https and Office documents don't open

What am I missing or doing incorrect to make SharePoint https work with OOS?Office Online Server on-prem doesn't work opening files from SharePoint if I switch SharePoint 2016 from http to https, but ...
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UPS on SharePoint 2016 - Trusted Claims Provider or AD LDS

I have got ADFS working fine on a SharePoint 2016 farm. I need to use LDAPCP for the people picker and set the LDAP to point to a domain. So if I use the 'trusted provider' in UPS will it go to the ...
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SharePoint MySite Site Collection not creating for ADFS Users

I have the following Problem: MySite is working fine with User authenticating through NTLM, but now I've changed the configuration, so only ADFS authentication is enabled. The Problem is now, that ...
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Save to draft button in SharePoint

I have a request to add a save draft button in a new form! how to add this button using javascript and when the user clicks it update list item field Draft to yes?
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Cannot connect to SQL Server. domain\sqlservername not found. Additional error information from SQL Server is included below

I get the above error on my server manager where SharePoint (2016 on prem) is running: (SQL 2014 and SP 2016 running on same server Windows 2012 R2) Connection Timeout Expired. The timeout period ...
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read data from external SQL database

What's the best approach for reading data from external SQL database? build web services and call it in web part using ado.net and read data directly in web part using external list and read data ...
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Only Content controls are allowed directly in a content page that contains Content controls

I have SharePoint error in custom page layout I checked this issue in SP logs and found this Only Content controls are allowed directly in a content page that contains Content controls. at ...
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Only manager can view and edit the created items by his team

I have a vacation list and each employee can only view and edit his created vacation items. how can allow the manager to view and edit only requests from his team? is it possible as OOTB? I don't ...
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SP2013 upgrade to SP2016

I have been tasked with an SP2013 to SP2016 upgrade.The second server is ready with Server 2012 R2. We have software assurance licensing to allow for this upgrade. At what point during the upgrade ...
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Do Library Permissions trump Site Permissions?

Given: A User has Read only permission on a site, but has Edit permission on one of the Site's libraries. Is the User limited to Read-only on the library (per Site permission), or are they able to ...
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unable to change the Global Navigation in SharePoint Modern Pages

I wanted to add a link to the Global (Top) navigation in a site collection. I went to the site settings and added a header with link. It is appearing in all site pages except the SharePoint modern ...
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Timer Job Cache Issue

Issue Nutshell version: Timer job WSPs seem to be cached some how.(tried commenting the whole thing out, then I deployed it, activated the feature, then restarted the service/server). More Detail: ...
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Multiple Developers working on same add-in

How multiple developers can work on the same SharePoint add-in (both SharePoint hosted and provider hosted)
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Cannot start / assign workflows; after Publishing the Workflow disappears (Sharepoint Designer 2013 Workflows)

I cannot create new Designer Workflows (2013, very basic: create a workflow history entry). What I tested so far: Okay to be honest: I can create new ones and they are correctly published and ...
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SharePoint memory settings

I am gonna build a new SharePoint 2016 farm, 2 web and app servers 2 DB servers cluster What's the setting required for SQL memory in management studio?
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Repair Automatically Disabled/Greyed out

I'm trying to resolve some issues under monitoring, the main one being " Content databases contain orphaned items". However, the 'repair automatically' is disabled and I don't know how to repair '...
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Is it possible to restrict the maximum subsite level?

We are trying to enforce a flatter intranet structure, and are curious if it's possible to restrict the level of subsites you have. The type of structure we're going for is as follows: Home ...