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Questions about SharePoint App bar

The SharePoint App bar is a bit confusing to me as the site admin and to the end users, where it is not clear what each section is trying to show. Here are our three issues/questions:- The "My ...
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Extend logs for SharePoint on-premsies and Online more than 90 days

Is there a way to preserve the logs files for more than 90 days for SharePoint online and SharePoint on-premises and define specific site collection/s to have this extended logs? Thanks
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Run Deploy.ps1 when install mattercenter will raise this error "The underlying connection was closed: An unexpected error occurred on a send."

We want to install MatterCenter from GitHub MatterCenter as per this documentation @ Matter Center for Office 365 - Build and deployment guide , but when i execute Deploy.ps1 it will return this ...
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Connect-SPOService : The sign-in name or password does not match one in the Microsoft account system

I am running this power shell command: $username = 'admin***@M*****.onmicrosoft.com' $password = '******@@' $cred = New-Object -TypeName System.Management.Automation.PSCredential -argumentlist $...
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Connect-SPOService ... Error "The underlying connection was closed: An unexpected error occurred on a send"

I want to connect to SharePoint online SharePoint admin center using this code: Connect-SPOService -url $TenantAdminUrl -Credential $SPCredential but I keep getting this error: Message: The ...
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Can't delete Azure/Office 365 organization

I am trying to close an Microsoft 365 organization that I have made for testing purposes. I have followed this Microsoft Docs guide. So far I have deleted all the users, and canceled all the active ...
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Can we define a modern team site as the root site for our tenant instead of the default communication site

We have a new tenant created on June 2019, and it comes with a root communication site. Now we want to have this root as a modern team site, mainly because we want to embed and show other Office 365 ...
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Migrate SharePoint 2010 sites to SharePoint online (migrate the sites as-is)

We want to do a migration from SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint online using a tool named ShareGate. first thing we want to do, is to migrate the sites as-is. and we are planning to enable custom ...
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Self-site provisioning. Redirect to a custom form

In SharePoint Central Administration, in the "Site Creation" seciton, I have setup a redirect to a custom form: This form is just a simple modern page: The idea is to prevent users from ...
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SharePoint Admin Roles

Is it possible to restrict a SharePoint Admin service account to perform limited set of actions in the tenant. IT is not keen to provide Admin role outside IT, but ready to do it if somehow access can ...
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If we rename the SQL server machine name, will this new name get reflected inside the SharePoint On-premsies "Manage content database settings" screen

Inside our SharePoint on-premises 2013 "Manage content database settings" screen, we got this info:- where it mentioned that the database server name is SPSQL, but our system admin is ...
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Create a new guest account and then inviting the guest account to a SharePoint site is not working

We have a SharePoint site named "tgbtgb" which only allow sharing with existing guests, as follow:- Now we wanted to invite a new external user. so we did these steps:- Inside azure portal ...
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Can not access a user's online one drive site's document library inside ShareGate

We have the following online OneDrive site for a user:- and we want to migrate some local files to the highlighted folder:- but when i try to access the Documents library inside ShareGate migration ...
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Grant permissions to a Shared Mailbox, which contain Mail-Enabled Security Group

We have the following case in our Office 365 tenant:- One Shared Mailbox. Inside the Shared Mailbox, we declare a Mail-Enabled Security Group as a Member of the Shared mailbox. The Mail-Enabled ...
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Alerts set by end users on the SitePages is not working .. No alerts emails will get sent when creating new page

We have a SharePoint online site, and users are reporting that alerts are not been fired/sent after creating modern pages. For example i went to the site-pages library >> click on Alert Me >&...
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Grant user Contribute on the Site Vs Edit

We have a modern team site inside our online tenant >> and we disable members from sharing consent, as follow:- so i am trying to figure out what are the differences between having a user with ...
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Grant Contribute Vs Edit on a single folder

We have a Modern Team site inside our SharePoint online site, and we granted everyone except external Red-Only on the site. Now inside some folders inside the Documents document library, we want to ...
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how i can create a Managed Property & Crawl Property for a List column of type Choice which allow multiple selection

I have a Choice list column which allow multiple selection with internal name = Category. now since this is a list column not site column, so no managed property nor crawl property will get auto ...
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File not found when i try to view or edit a word document inside a document library inside sharepoint onpremises 2010

We have a SharePoint on-premises 2010 >> and we can view and edit PDF & Excel files, but if we click on a word document :- we will get this error:- I checked the services and i can see ...
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Drag and drop a folder of 55 GB inside a document library inside SharePoint online

I have a large folder containing images, videos and documents of size 55 GB and it contain 7 main folders. now i drag and drop the large main folder inside SharePoint online document library and the ...
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Read Permission user cannot access SharePoint Page

I have granted the permission for user as a Read in SharePoint Online but when user tries to access the URL it shows Access Denied. And I have deleted the user from group and added back still same ...
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Is there a way to have 3 levels of navigation links for Hub site navigation

I am building hub site navigation, and seems i can only have 2 levels.. so is there a way to extend this and have 3 levels of sub-links inside hub site navigation links? Thanks
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One of our sites got a Group named "Hub Visitors" what is this sharepoint group

I have created the following sites hierarchy :- DMS Departments (linked to DMS Hub) Learning (linked to Departments hub) Communication and Privacy (linked to ...
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Associated Hubs Vs Associated child Hubs

We have the following sites hierarchy > of hub sites and child hub sites:- DMS Departments (linked to DMS Hub) Learning (linked to Departments hub) ...
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How we can assoaociate a Hub site with Hub site

We have the following sites hierarchy that we want to build inside our company:- *Root Site* *Departments* **HR** HR Central HR Users HR Managers ...
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Migrate from file shares to SharePoint Online, move files and preserve the source permissions

We want to migrate around 2 TB of files and folders from windows servers to 5 SharePoint online new sites (each site represents a department). so my question is how we can do the migration while ...
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After patching our SharePoint 2013 using March 2022, we got this weired farm build number 15.0.5429.1000 instead of 15.0.5431.1000

We successfully patch our SharePoint 2013 using March 2022 ans we successfully run the product configuration wizard. But we got this weird farm build number 15.0.5429.1000 (when we run the below power ...
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What is the best approach to follow if users want to see all the content they have access to

We have SharePoint online >> and a user wants a way to see all the content he have access to.. so how SharePoint online support this?
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Will users with Office 365 E3 get a license for Microsoft viva

Some users inside our organization want to use the licensed version of Microsoft Viva, and they have E3 license as follow:- So will they get a license version of Microsoft Viva, since they are E3 ...
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Allow users to specify for how long they want the shared file to be accessed by external users

We revived a requirement to implement the following scenario:- Contributor user shared a file with external user. the contributor users can specify for how long they want the file to be shared. Is ...
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Share a file with specific user/s and allow them to access it for one time only

I received a requirement to allow sharing a file with specific external user/s and allow them to access it for one time only.. so can we achieve this ?
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How to disable app bar on SharePoint online modern site

I would like to disable app bar on SharePoint online modern site with PowerShell command, not able to perform the same due to an error. Neither CSS scripting is also working for me. Any assistance or ...
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Can we set the share permissions on all sites to only allow external users if they are invited by email and requires MFA code sent to their emails

I am working on a tenant which have 400++ sites, and we need to force this permission settings:- Set the share permissions on all sites to allow for only external users if they are invited by email ...
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SharePoint Choice field with "Allow 'Fill-in' choices:". Should the Fill-in choice be saved inside the Choice field options?

We have a SharePoint field named "options" of type Choice and which allow Fill-in, as follow: Now if we create a new list item and we type-in a new choice (for example "MY NEW CHOICE&...
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How can I get all site collections and sub-sites inside a PowerShell script?

I am building a PowerShell script to loop through all site collections and their sub-sites to get all users who are defined inside the related site owner group. Currently, I have this script where I ...
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I want to auto-install SharePoint 2013, 2016 and 2019 without having internet connection, is this possible?

We want to migrate a lot of SharePoint 2010 environments to 2019. And to do so we need to arrange for 3 environments;SharePoint 2013, 2016 and 2019. So to fasten this process can we write a power ...
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User who have Read or Contribute permission on the list can not search, they will get "we could not find any search result"

We have a team online sub-site and inside the sub-site we have a custom list. now if a user who have read or contribute permission on the list try to search an item which the user can view or ...
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What is the maximum site collection limit for SharePoint 2019 Server Farm(On premise)

I am new in Sharepoint 2019, Just wanted to know sharepoint 2019 Server farm limits. Maximum Site Collections limit per server farm Maximum Sites Contain by a web application pool in IIS.
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External Sharing setting per site collection, can we define unique settings for the "Allow only users in specifc domain..." option

On the Tenant level we have 2 settings for external sharing:- To restrict by security groups and/or by domain. and also on each site collection level, we got these settings for the "Limit ...
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Can i set our root site collection to be the SharePoint start page

Currently when the user clicks on the SharePoint App icon:- the user will be redirected to the SharePoint start page https://***.sharepoint.com/_layouts/15/sharepoint.aspx . so is there a way to ...
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Inside my PnP Search Result web part, how i can show the Term title instead of the Term GUID

I have a site column of typed managed metadata named ContactCustomerName, which is linked to a term set. and inside our PnP Search Result web part i am showing the value of the related managed ...
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Why Managed Properties for our site columns are not mapped to any crawl property

I have created the following site columns inside our root site collection: and we added some test data inside the related list which have the above site content type and site columns. after 24 hours ...
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How to change our root site collection from been Team(classic experience) to be a modern communication site

We have a tenant that has its root site collection as Team(classic experience):- and this site is not currently been used, all the work is been done on other site collection. so i want to change the ...
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When to create a site scoped Content type and when to create the content type on the content type publishing site

In SharePoint we have 2 options to create content types: Inside the site level, so the content type will only be available to that site. Inside the Content Type publishing site. so the content type ...
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How i can make a copy of our SPFx web part one version for UAT other for Development inside the same App Catalogue

I have developed an React SPFx web part for our Development SharePoint online site. I want to make another copy of the same SPFx to add it inside the UAT site collection. So my question is; what are ...
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I am able to define filters inside my "PnP - Search Filters" using managed properties which are not defined as Refinable inside the Search Schema

I added the PnP Modern Search web part from this link @ https://github.com/microsoft-search/pnp-modern-search/releases . and inside the "PnP - Search Filters" i defined 2 managed properties (...
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Although i am the SharePoint & global admin, i am unable to upload a .css file inside our root site collection's style library [duplicate]

Although i am the SharePoint & global admin, i am unable to upload a .css file inside our Online root site collection's style library, i will get this error:-
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External User as SharePoint Administrator

We have added a new guest account and granted him the SharePoint administrator role. But when the user try to access the SharePoint online admin site, the user will get that external sharing is ...
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Can i donwload an App from the App Catalog and install it inside another tenant

I have developed a custom SPFx web part and upload it inside a tenant, as follow:- now i want to install the same App inside another tenant, so can i simply download the above sppkg App and install ...
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Can we move the "Translate this page" menu to be inside the Communication site top navigation

We have the following communication site collection inside our SharePoint online tenant, which have the "Translate this page" menu as follow: So my question is if we can move the "...
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