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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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Is there any info on whether nested Document Sets will ever be supported?

Document sets are a very elegant way of treating as a single unit many related documents and other content items - just about everything except for other Document Sets. A few competing products have ...
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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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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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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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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 [on hold]

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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Upgrade SQL Server 2012 to 2014 or 2016 for Sharepoint Server 2016 instance

I have a Windows Server 2012 R2 with Sharepoint Server 2016 installed but the SQL server version is 2012. What do I need to do to upgrade the database to 2014 or 2016. Everything is installed in the ...
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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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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 ...
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SP2016 - on prem - Doc id does not change

As said in subject SP2016 on prem. Doc library has a list of documents that have flagged approvals or rejections. When I edit the doc, upload same name doc the doc ID never changes. Version will ...
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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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2013 to 2016: Upgrade all DB's? Or just Content Databases?

I am in the process of completing a Farm Upgrade from 2013 to 2016. I have the new 2016 Farm built and configured, and am ready to transfer the databases. I know that I don't need to move the ...
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how to choose from a domain group for a Person or Group field?

is it possible to fill in a person or group field using a domain group? or using audience? i have a nintex form that allows the input of a person into the person or group field. this field needs to ...
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Search does not work

After adding alias for the server, the search stopped returning the value. Alias added to DNS, registered alternative configuration on Intranet and Search Service Application: Server Name Mappings. ...
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Upgrading to SharePoint 2016 UPSA is missing all mapped properties

We're attempting to upgrade our existing SharePoint UPSA from 2013 to 2016, where we are using an AD import sync. After the database are attached to 2016, the mapped properties for AD to the ...
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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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List all site collections in Home Page

Considering I have these site collections for my web application https://server:12345/projects/project1 https://server:12345/projects/project2 https://server:12345/projects/project3 Is there a way ...
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SharePoint forms: custom JavaScript or StratusForms? [closed]

Having just learned about Microsoft killing InfoPath support by 2023 and wanting to enhance my forms in quite a few ways not InfoPath cannot really offer, I just decided to migrate to another solution....
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2016 Farm - Central Administration service running in all Min Role servers

I have newly built SharePoint 2016 farm with Front End, App and Distributed Cache servers. 1st Issue: In all servers Central Administration is running, CA supposed to be run only on App server? 2nd ...
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Problem with timer jobs not being scheduled

I had setup a new 2 server SP 2016 Farm and was having a problem with most of the Timer Jobs (to include my custom timer jobs) not being scheduled and showing "N/A" for their last run time. I had ...
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break folder inheritance REST

I am trying to break inheritance using Rest. But I am getting error Undefined. I am using below code : var url = _spPageContextInfo.webAbsoluteUrl; var headers = { "Accept": "...
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Office Online Server “Edit in Browser” not working for Users on an Extended FBA Web App

Setup: Sharepoint 2016 Farm (running FP1) Office Online Server We have 1 web applications, with 2 zones (default and internet) The default zone has windows auth, while the extended internet zone ...
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Set Target Audiences for Page Viewer (Web Part) using Powershell

Looking to set the Target Audience for one of the Page Viewer WebPart created in site collection for SP 2016. I've created a SP group which is suppose to be added as a target audience using ...
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Sharepoint on premise 2016

I want to develop dashboard on Sharepoint on premise 2016 which will have list to display count of approved documents,count of uploaded documents and other counts.I have separate lists of approved ...
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Problem with date range filter

I have implemented date range filter on my SharePoint 2016 list using date filter web part. The complete procedure you can find here But after this implementation my list search box vanished. Even ...
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Moving properties in Manage User Properties

So I have a list of properties, I need to put them all in an order that they were for the old site but I am having problems when trying to move certain properties past other ones where rather than ...
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How to add columns to a specific folder in SharePoint 2016 document library?

I have one document library and inside it, have 4 folders. I want to upload a document to a specific folder with custom metadata/ column values. In my case, I want to upload a document in "Key Email ...
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Distributed Cache error in uls logs Unexpected error in Decrypt - Exception 'System.Security.Cryptography.CryptographicException

Hi In WFE servers of SharePoint 2016 in uls logs there are many DCache errors like below and server performance is high w3wp.exe (0x0918) 0x2C48 SharePoint Foundation DistributedCache aa6e5 ...
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Distributed Cache: Unexpected exception in FeedCacheService.IsRepopulationNeeded: Failed to Decrypt data

I'm on SP2016 On-Prem August 2016 CU... I got the following error message on timer job 'User Profile Service Proxy - Feed Cache Repopulation Job': Unexpected exception in FeedCacheService....
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difference in the count of items displayed in site content and actual count of items

I have a list in Office 365 There are 70 items in it But in the site content it keeps showing 76 What is causing this difference? Its not a document library and there are no folders in the list
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Information Management Policy not triggering to run workflow - Sharepoint 2016

I'm trying to get a Workflow to run, triggered by an information policy and its simply not working. I've set up minimal test cases and they aren't working either. Here's what I've tried/tested so far. ...
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How to migrate SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2016 On-premise?

We have current environment set up with SharePoint 2010 on-premise and we want to migrate to SharePoint 2016 on-premise. My question is, is it required to upgrade my custom solution to 2013 first ...
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How do you create custom actions in 2016?

I need to add both a custom ribbon button to change a field value of all selected items in a list/list-webpart and I'm interested in creating a custom action in the ECB (context menu) and hover panel ...
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Is there a way to export ALL files attached to a SharePoint 2016 list at once?

I want to export all the files that are attached to all list items in SharePoint 2016. Is there a way to do this all at once, or does it have to be done one-by-one?
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Sharepoint 2016 Configuration wizard error timeout

Hope someone can help me! I have two servers one for SharePoint 2016 with custom roles and the other SQL 2014. Two days ago There was a problem with my search service. so I delete it completely from ...
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Feature 'f10fa067-3342-4d85-b5ac-92525d3491a7' for list template '10002' is not installed in this farm

I got an error while try to run PSConfig."Feature 'f10fa067-3342-4d85-b5ac-92525d3491a7' for list template '10002' is not installed in this farm" I did not find this feature neither in ...
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Audience in SharePoint 2016

Can we control content using Audience in SharePoint 2016? Use case : I want to display List content using Content Query webpart. But all content will not be visible to all users. Can we control ...
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SharePoint 2016 - Add-SPProfileSyncConnection with ADFS

I want to use the following PowerShell command with ADFS. How can I define to use the right Authentication Provider Instance? My working command, but not working for ADFS: Add-...
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How can i change the Farm Admin account in the SharePoint 2016

I have installed and configured SharePoint using the "OLDFARMACCOUNT". Unfortunately, i've created all the services including search services using that "OLDFARMACCOUNT". Later i got to know that ...
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how to generic text instead of the url of a link

How can I show the URL of a link and display some other text instead of just URL. Currently, the link URL will be shown like this https://www.yahoo.com is it possible to do this instead? link Edit: ...
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displaying pdf causes list items to become invisible on mouse over

in 1 of my pages, i have a list view in 1 column and an embed selector in another column. inside of the embed, i am displaying a pdf file that is stored on sharepoint. the issue that i am seeing is ...
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Workflow task assigned to user in wrong domain

I'm currently tasked with upgrading an app that has two domains, from 2010 to 2016 SharePoint. One of the problems that was present in 2010 version is that when user is present in both domain X and Y, ...
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Can I alert on new items in a specific view

Continuation of question here I've created a filtered view based on a choice column. How can I make an alert that will only trigger the first time a document is uploaded that meets the choice view ...
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Allow users to use “Embed Code” or Script Editor webpart without full control

Is it possible to give users with Contribute permissions the possibility to embed code or insert a script editor webpart? All I can find online is about SharePoint Online but I am working on a ...