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can not update fresh installed( SharePoint enterprise 2013 with SP1) farm with july-2020CU

I've sharepoint 2013 farm with SP1 installed in win server R2 and there was error during sharepoint installation and I edit 'Iglobal \ oserver.msi' with orca and it goes right and installed after ...
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JSOM: get_isSiteAdmin () is not distinguishing between users and administrator of site collection

if (user.get_isSiteAdmin()) { document.cookie = "licence=yes"; } I am using user.get_isSiteAdmin() but its always giving value false I can not give "...
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SharePoint External Sharing: Enabled in Admin Center, but not possible anyway

in our SharePoint-Online tenant, external sharing isn't possible anymore from one day to another. No one changed something in the admin settings and the settings should be set correctly: The enduser ...
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How i can hide the “Apply Label” inside our site pages's properties

I have created a communication modern site, and i created a custom site pages content type which include a managed metadata site column named "Properties", but now when i create a new modern ...
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No 'Advanced' option showing for sharing permissions

When I clink on sharing options, no 'Advanced' options appear so I can not get to the 'Stop Inheriting permissions' screen. Is it due to my device or a setting do you think?
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Can we create a duplicate of our site collections

We have a SharePoint online classic team site which contain 60 sub-sites and 2 levels of sub-sites. and i want to create a copy of this site collection to use it as a test site. but i am not sure what ...
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How to allow Contributor users to manage the permision for the document library's files and folders

I have the following requirements:- we need to have around 10 users who can contribute to a document library, mainly add,edit,delete files and folders. but only 2 contributor users out of the 10 ...
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Unable to approve a pending app request

I want to add a SharePoint app inside our site, where from the SharePoint store i added the app, as follow:- then i received the following :- after that i requested the app:- but i am not sure how ...
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Can i reference a user/group inside SharePoint if our admin hide them from the AD global address list

Our system admin wants to hide some users/groups from the AD global address list to prevent those users from showing when sending emails through outlook. so my question is if we can still reference (...
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Closing the entire site collection except a couple of lists using Site Policies

I am trying to close a site collection in SharePoint 2013, however, I need to have a couple of lists in one of the subsites open Is this possible using Site Policies? Or what would be the best ...
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Custom permission level (Contribute + Ability to share individual files/folders)

I know that inside any SharePoint online site we can allow contributors to share individual files/folder, by checking this check box:- But in our case we do not want all the contributors to be able ...
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Move custom list items which are inside a list view to another custom list

I have 2 custom SharePoint online lists, one list for active items and the other for archived items (items with status closed + have been modified for 2 years), where the 2 lists have the same content ...
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Get-spproduct -local stuck

I launched a get-spproduct -local command through PowerShell with the farm account, however, it ran now for almost one hour. Got the same behaviour with stsadm -o localupgradestatus. It just runs and ...
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Can we force the “Allow only users in specific security group to share externally” to only work with sharepoint and not on onedrive

As per my knowledge if we define that only users inside specific security group can share with external users, as follow:- then this will be applied to SharePoint sites + onedrive personal sites. now ...
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Retrieve site collection admins

When we login into sp online tenant site, we can see site coll admins of sites to which we donot have access. Is it possible to retrieve primary and secondary admin of all site collection without ...
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Get list of all hyperlink targets within site

On one of my sites, some of the links are to an "external" web site (actually internal but not part of, or a subsite of, this one). I need to change all of those, but I can't see any way to find them ...
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Unable to add a script editor web part inside a Survey's create form inside a communication site, although we have enabled custom script on it

I have a survey list inside our communication online site, now using power-shell i have enabled custom scripting on the site Set-SPOsite <SiteURL> -DenyAddAndCustomizePages 0 one days ago, but ...
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Misterious DefaultSPGroupsAsync Feature

In SharePoint Online, as part of the Modern Team site, there is a DefaultSPGroupsAsync Web feature with the ID e233eb34-e720-4ff9-9f53-a5aabc706d12. Does anyone know what this feature is supposed ...
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Disallow Classic Team Sites to Join Office 365 Groups

We have an automated process that provisions Classic Team Sites in SharePoint Online for the purposes of migration of the legacy sites. We have noticed that these classic team sites can be joined to ...
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Misterious GroupHomepage Feature

In SharePoint Online, as part of the Modern Team site, there is a GroupHomepage Web feature with the ID e3dc7334-cec0-4d2c-8b90-e4857698fc4e. This feature does not exist even in SharePoint 2019. ...
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Misterious MUIWeb Feature

In SharePoint Online, as part of the Modern Team site, there is a MUIWeb Web feature with the ID 9eabd738-48b1-4a40-a109-aa75458ed7ea. This feature does not exist even in SharePoint 2019. Does ...
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Misterious MaintenanceLogs Feature

In SharePoint Online, as part of the Modern Team site, there is a MaintenanceLogs Web feature with the ID 8c6f9096-388d-4eed-96ff-698b3ec46fc4. This feature does not exist even in SharePoint 2019. ...
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Misterious DefaultSPGroupsSiteMaster Feature

In SharePoint Online and SharePoint 2019, as part of the Modern Team site, there is a DefaultSPGroupsSiteMaster Web feature with the ID d5a4ed08-27b9-4142-9804-45dec6fda126. This feature does not ...
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Misterious TemplateExtensions Feature

In SharePoint Online, as part of the Modern Team site, there is a TemplateExtensions Web feature with the ID de12eebe-9114-4a4a-b7da-7585dc36a907. This feature does not exist even in SharePoint 2019. ...
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Misterious WebPageLibrary Feature

In SharePoint Online, as part of the Modern Team site, there is a WebPageLibrary Web feature with the ID d5a4ed08-27b9-4142-9804-45dec6fda126. This feature also exists in SharePoint 2019. Does ...
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Default Site Collection Administrators

I have a DEV Office 365 that was not setup by me. I am trying to create new site collections via PowerShell. Somehow, I see a bunch of AD groups and users automatically added as Site Collection ...
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1 Hosted App Domain for 2 seperate Farms

I am working with SharePoint 2013 Enterprise on-premise and am new to provider hosted (self-hosted) Apps. I have multiple single server developer instances: myDev01, myDev02, myDev03, myDev05, etc. I ...
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“An Error Occured while running detection” when i try to patch out sharepoint server 2013

we have a SharePoint enterprise server 2013 and i installed the CU for March 2020 from Microsoft website @ https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4484280/march-10-2020-cumulative-update-for-...
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Is there a way to move files/folders from one site to another site and have the exact permission as the source (migrate the related security settings) [duplicate]

I have a new project to move files from multiple SharePoint modern team sites to a single SharePoint online document library. and my main concern is how we can preserve the permission for the files/...
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Approaches we can use to move all the Files/Folders from different team sites into a single team site and preserve the versions and permissions

we have around 30 modern team sites and we want to move the the files and folders from the 30 modern team sites into a single team site document library, and we want to preserve the Versions and ...
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Is it safe to “Get-PnPProvisioningTemplate -Out template.pnp”

I have a communication site collection inside our SharePoint online tenant. and i want to export this site and create a new site based on the exported template, so i am planning to run this command:- ...
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Users are getting Access Denied inside SharePoint workflow 2013, although they have contribute on the list

We have a SharePoint 2013 workflow inside SharePoint designer 2013, as follow:- but when the user create or update a list item and the workflow got triggered, the workflow will stuck on the "started" ...
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Delete or Reset our current root online site collection

I start migrating our sharepoint on-premisies sharepoint site to sharepoint online, but the migration broke and i am half way. so can anyone advice if i can delete or reset the root site collection, ...
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Use App Password to Authenticate with PowerShell PnP

Suppose you have a tenant with MFA enabled. The same tenant allows users to create private app passwords like on the screenshot below. Question: Is it possible to use this app password to ...
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What does ExternalServicesEnabled tenant property do?

ExternalServicesEnabled tenant setting is set to $true defailt. It means that "External Services" are enabled. What would happen exactly if set ExternalServicesEnabled to $false to disable "Extrnal ...
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What does CommentsOnFilesDisabled tenant property do?

There is a tenant property CommentsOnFilesDisabled that has no documentation describing what it does exactly. Does anyone know any additional information? After changing this property at a tenant, I ...
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Email Attestation in SharePoint Online. How does it work?

Does anyone know how exactly email attestation works in SharePoint Online? I have found two settings, but there is no documentation describing what these do: EmailAttestationRequired ...
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Unable to remove a Remote Event Receiver attached to a list using Remove-PnPEventReceiver .Erro “emove-PnPEventReceiver : Access denied.”

I have a remote event receiver which is attached to a list. so i want to remove it, but when i try this PnP script using the Office 365 admin:- Remove-PnPEventReceiver -List "Our Project" -Identity "...
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Duplicate my Communication modern site [duplicate]

We have a live communication modern site, and i want to duplicate this site and all its content into a test site so i can test things before modifying the live. so is this possible inside SharePoint ...
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Can i save a list as template using PnP script inside my modern communication site

I am working on a communication modern SharePoint site. and seems these modern sites, do not allow us to save the list as template. as i want to save our list as template and re-create it inside ...
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Unable to remove a Remote Event Receiver attached to a list using Remove-PnPEventReceiver

I have a remote event receiver which is attached to a list. so i want to remove it, but when i try this PnP script using the Office 365 admin:- Remove-PnPEventReceiver -List "Our Project" -Identity "...
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should we manully clear out the “Workflow History” list inside our online sharepoint site collection

We have two 2013 workflows inside our SharePoint online site collection. The number of items in the "Workflow History" list is now 4,800 items, so the list is near to reaching the threshold. Will ...
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Unable to use a url for a permanent deleted site collection “The site address is unavailable.”

I used to have a site collection of type classic team site with the following URL https:/***.sharepoint.com/sites/businessfunctions/ and using the SharePoint admin center I changed the site collection ...
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SharePoint 2013 ribbon bar issues

We are experiencing an issue with SharePoint 2013. When clicking on the ribbon bar in a page the tabs shows with broken images and buttons like (Save,checkout) is not working when click on it. the ...
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Health Analyzer sees site orphan where there is none

Am I missing something in this message? Database [CentralAdmin] contains a site (Id = [GUID], Url = [/]) whose url is already used by a different site, in database (Id = [Different GUID], name = [...
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Database with ID <guid> was not found in database collection

The error listed in the title is repeatedly showing up in the ULS logs, with four different GUIDs. After failing to find any database with a matching guid via get-spdatabase, it was noticed that the ...
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Unable to open modern team site with SP designer, error “403 FORBIDDEN403 FORBIDDEN403 FORBIDDEN403 FORBIDDEN403 FORBIDDEN”

I have created a modern team site inside our SharePoint online tenant. and using the office 365 admin, who is also the site collection admin, i try to login to the site using SharePoint designer, as i ...
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Show all Flows Attached/Triggered by a SharePoint Online List

We're looking for a way to identify any Flows that are connected to specific SharePoint Online lists. We do have access to Flow Admin Center, but there doesn't seem to be a way to filter the Flows to ...
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What is the latest version for SharePoint Designer 2013 64-bit inside windows 10

I use to have windows 7 which contain sharepoint designer 32-bit, and its version was 15.0.4849.100, as follow:- but inside my windows 10 PC, i installed the sharepoint designer 64-bit from this link ...
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Is there an official web browser for on-premises SharePoint 2013

Is there an official browser for SharePoint on-premises 2013? Where most of the options and features will work? Or there is not such an info? For example if I want to use the "Open with Explorer" ...

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