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Questions tagged [2016]

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

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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 ...
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What's the encryption type of content db [duplicate]

Dears, is there encryption for content database in SharePoint? If yes, what's the type of this encryption? Thanks
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Excel broken links - migrating from File storage to SharePoint 2016

Good day Guys Do anyone have experience in using 3rd party tools to manage or fix links between excel sheets when moving them over from normal file storage to SharePoint 2016 on-premise. it is my ...
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Unable to find the correlation id in SharePoint log 16 hive

We have an application based on SharePoint 2016.It is generating the log file in 16 hive but SharePoint generated correlation id we are unable to find in log file. We perform following things: I ...
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XsltViwerWebPart in SharePoint 2016

As documentation link https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dotnet/api/microsoft.sharepoint.webpartpages.xsltlistviewwebpart?view=sharepoint-server I added the Microsoft.SharePoint.WebPartPages reference ...
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Deploy custom ASPX page in Sharepoint 2016 On-Premise

How do I deploy custom ASPX pages to SharePoint 2016? I mainly have experience in 2007/2010 setups, so I know "things have changed" in SharePoint 2016 on premise. I know in the old days you could ...
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Update the selected view in list view webpart using C#

Please help me to reflect the view changes to the web part pages programmatically using C# Is it possible ?
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The getLimitedWebPartManager is not a function

In the context of my previous questions: Updated the selected view in list view webpart how can I get the xml format for my list view web part I encountered an error when running this line: var ...
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How to enable Audit setting in SharePoint all Site collections using Power shell script?

How to Enable all the SharePoint site collection Audit setting using power shell script. Can you Please give me some example Script to enable the Audit settings?
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Running retention policy against folders

I have retention enabled for folders. It is set to run a workflow on any folder after it is a day old. and to run it once a day. However it doesn't appear to be working. I have both the "Information ...
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Powershell script to deploy/move a wsp/solution file from local drive to SharePoint 2016

I am new to an On-Prem environment. I am trying to automate the deploying or moving of Farm based solution and wsp packages from a local drive to SharePoint 2016 site collection. I am a newbie to ...
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Office Online Server: We couldn't find the file you wanted. It's possible the file was renamed, moved or deleted

I am having a issue with my SharePoint and Office Online Server. Below is the setup SharePoint2016 on premise. One server is the DB server and another is the SharePoint server I have installed the ...
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How to add non-field related text to “Add a file” dialog on SharePoint 2016 libraries

I would like to add some text to the "Add a file" dialog to help users determine which content type to use for their file. The content type descriptions shown after selecting a type are insufficient - ...
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how can I get the xml format for my list view web part

I need to add a list view web part in web part page using JSOM, I don't know how can I generate the XML for list view, not the content editor var siteUrl = '/sites/MySiteCollection'; var ...
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Embed Power BI report on SharePoint on-prem page, with SP List as data source and repeatable deployment?

I have asked a similar question about PowerView/PowerPivot, but I have not gotten an answer, and through further research, I'm starting to think I can't get done what I want to get done using ...
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Can't upload files to OneDrive in modern view

This is an on-prem SharePoint 2016 server. Attempting to upload a file results in a status of "uploading 1 item" that never completes. This happens when using the upload button as well as dragging-...
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SharePoint Client Object Model - Javascript or .Net?

We currently have a SharePoint 2010 environment and planning to migrate to SP 2016(Q2 2019). For SP 2010 we have developed a component to developers that want to consume SharePoint infrastructure. ...
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Site usage details for SharePoint 2016 sites programmatically

In SharePoint 2016 we can get the site usage report from Site Settings-> Popularity and Search Reports But I want to get the site usage details programmatically(PowerShell/C#). I am not able to ...
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Configuring Enterprise Search Center to work with two remote SSAs

We have two farms, one dedicated crawl farm and one that hosts content. We have two SSAs(SSAWebApp1 & SSAWebApp2) on the crawl farm, one for each web app(WebApp1 & WebApp2) on the content ...
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SharePoint 2016 Content Organizer

Currently administering a SharePoint 2013 farm with 2 front end servers prioritising traffic via a load balancer. Can anyone with SharePoint 2016 knowledge advise me as to whether SharePoint 2016 ...
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File Drag and Drop Prompt Metadata Properties Dialog in Sub Folder in SharePoint 2016

I used this solution to add a Meta-Data Dialog for a DocLib in SharePoint 2016 https://sharepoint.stackexchange.com/a/158373/48328 Works fine so far, but only in the root folder and not in sub ...
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Changing Default Zone AAM creates 500 error

I was setting up an SSO (ADFS claims) solution on a small pilot farm (3 servers: 1 WFE, 1 APP/CA, 1 dedicated search/crawling). The farm had already been initially configured to have 2 web ...