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Questions tagged [2016]

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

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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 ...
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Share a navigation term set across 5 of 20 site collections in SharePoint 2016

I have about 20 SharePoint 2016 on-prem site collections and I want to share a navigation term set across 5 of those collections. Currently, I copy/paste the term set, and then move it from one site ...
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Search query rules and anonymous access

i am having a problem with Sharepoint 2016 search query rules and anonymous users. The problem is the following: Add a query rule Test it while logged in to sharepoint, it works totally fine Test ...
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I added a custom .css to my master page, now 2016 on-prem site flickers

I made a copy of Seattle.html and created my own master page. Next, I added a link to the .css in my style library and then applied the master page to the site. After doing that, my 2016 on-prem ...
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Installation of updates 2016

I plan to install updates on SharePoint 2016. The steps are as follows: Create a backup of the farm and databases; Install updates for SharePoint; Disable the distributed cache service; Disable ...
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SharePoint permissions: Restrict users from deleting site elements

Can anyone please tell me how to prevent users from deleting site elements, i.e. letters, comments, tasks, etc.? I am using SharePoint 2016.
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Cannot find MissingFeature to remove it from a Content Database

We are trying to clean up our Content Databases to remove errors such as MissingFeature. However we can't find these mission features using normal means, or any article I've yet found. An example is ...
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ERROR CanUpgrade [SPConfigurationDatabase] failed

The following errors are showing up in the logs a couple times per day: ERROR CanUpgrade [SPConfigurationDatabase] failed SharePoint Foundation Upgrade SPUpgradeSession ERROR Exception: Login failed ...
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Credential-connect to project server 2016

I get an error in thecontext.ExecuteQuery();line while trying to connect to the server. Console.WriteLine("Please enter your username for PWA"); userName = Console.ReadLine(); ...
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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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Secured Store Upgrade - no target applications migrated - any help?

I am upgrading 2013 to 2016, copied Secured store DB and Created Secured store connecting it to the DB with passphrase, but after all done the target applications, are missing, any help would be ...
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Search not working properly - SP Enterprise 2016

I've created a new SP Enterprise 16 dev environment. I've run a crawl and everything seems to be indexing correctly via central administration. However, things will not populate in the site search, ...
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Migration from Single Farm Instance to Mini Role Instance

Is it possible to convert a running single farm instance (SharePoint 2016) into a mini role instance and then add new server to this farm?
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SP Checkbox Selection Cleared After Closing Browser

I have a Settings page which have some checkbox settings as follow: In my development environment, the selections stay even after reopening the browser. However, when I bring it to a live ...
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Get URL to site collection from site collection GUID

Using SharePoint Search Query Tool I have found out that some old "ghost" instances of my site collections exist on some servers in a big farm. When I use the search functionality in SharePoint I get ...
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Restart the SharePoint site

When you try to reload the site (SharePoint-80) you get a message like the screenshot. How to fix? Error: failed to write configuration file
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What is DataFormWebPart.PrepareAndPerformTransform: Finished performing GetXslCompiledTransform method

Hi in SharePoint 2016 Production farm in WFE Servers SharePoint Logs file size increasing very fast and I found below entries repeatedly for every request to page, recently we applied Windows Server ...