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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 Hybrid Site Following InternalError

I have configured a test farm for Hybrid OneDrive and Sites using the Hybrid Wizard picker. The App Launcher is working (although extremely slow to load) and profile redirection from search results is ...
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Get description out of 'Hyperlink or Picture' column in search template

I have a simple list with a column of type 'Hyperlink or Picture' named 'TestHyperlink'. I've created a Managed Property at the Search Service Application screen for this column so it can be used ...
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SP 2016 Enterprise - Article page not displaying all content

I have an article page with the body only layout. The only fields are the Title and Page Content fields. The Page Content field was only displaying a document library web part. I edited the page to ...
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Adding an Spfx client side webpart on a classic page

I am on SharePount on-premise 2016 with "September 2017 Public Update for SharePoint 2016" deployed and the configuration database is greater than 16.0.4588.1000. The site is running on https I ...
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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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Deploy and host custom asp.net mvc applications in sharepoint 2016 intranet portal

we have developed some applications in asp.net mvc and trying to access these applicatons as from one sharepoint intranet portal that is for our organization - How can we deploye these applicaton in ...
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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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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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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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SharePoint 2016 - Word 2016 Add-in Error

Some users are receiving the following add-in error. If they close out the error the files work just fine. I've searched all over including the add-ins enabled on our Word client and have found ...
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Is the only way to turn off the Newsfeed tile in the SharePoint 2016 and Office 365 app launchers by activating Yammer?

I have a two part question. The first part relates to SharePoint 2016 and the second relates to Office 365: I'd like the ability to globally remove the Newsfeed link in the applauncher for all users ...
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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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Creating theme in SharePoint 2016

I'm new to SharePoint and I have to create custom theme that is required by the client. Can anyone point me the right direction? I'm using SharePoint 2016. Thank you in advance!
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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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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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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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Can I use SPFx 1.7 with Sharepoint 2016 Feature Pack 2 updated to the latest January 2019 patch?

We have an on-prem Sharepoint 2016 server which has been kept up to date with the latest security and feature updates and patches. We want to build a client application using SPFx Web parts, ...
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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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SCOM Sharepoint Monitoring for SharePoint 2016 : How to install and configure a SCOM to monitor a SharePoint 2016 farm

I am looking for explicite examples/documentations/good practices describing the way to install, configure and use SCOM to monitor SharePoint 2016 Farm Thanks,
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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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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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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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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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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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SP2016, SSRS - The connection string is not valid

I installed SSRS 2016 instance on the SP2016 server. Trying to create a Data Source (from the SharePoint page or Report Builder app) by selecting type: Microsoft SharePoint List and connection string ...
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On premises SP 2016 with Office Online Server always open doc in browser regardless of config

I'm working on SP 2016 Enterprise on premises with the April release of Office Online Server. That all works and documents open in the browser. Now I want to exclude a single document library from ...
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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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SP 2016 - Only TTFB slow

We have a pre-production SP 2016 instance (single server) that we are commissioning but for some reason the landing page TTFB is slow. The rest of the resources and page load in reasonable time but ...
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Error Opening InfoPath forms

Client: Windows 10 with Office 2013/InfoPath 2013, using IE 11 to browse SharePoint 2016 Issue:  When you try to open an InfoPath form stored on SharePoint you receive the following message  "...
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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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Can't open document in library with ''é'', ''à'' and other character with accent SharePoint 2016

I just finished the installation of SharePoint 2016 using AutoSPInstaller. Everything works fine except when I want to open any document in a document library which contains the character ''é'', ''à'' ...
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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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Authenticating to SharePoint from fiddler/postman fails with 401

I am trying to follow the guidance in many articles, one by Fabian williams, on how to make queries from Fiddler or Postman, but I keep getting 401 unauthorized. I have SharePoint on prem 2016, with ...
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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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SharePoint 2016 user profile service issue

I have the User Profile service for Sharepoint 2016 completely setup. I run the full import and users were populated. I now update a user in AD and it does not update in SharePoint. The only ...
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Issue while filtering multiple columns if one of the fields is Indexed

I have a list in SharePoint 2016 with over 35k items and around 15 custom Fields. I have a view that displays only around 300 - 400 items. When users filter the view using the column filters, 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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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 ...