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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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Can we restrict adding our custom React web part to the site collection home page only

I have developed a custom web part using these steps for our SharePoint online communication site:- md spfx-MyModalPopup cd spfx-MyModalPopup yo @microsoft/sharepoint Chose SharePoint online + ...
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This link is broken. Delete it and share the item again

One of our SharePoint sites had a lot of documents shared for over a year via direct access links. Now, when we check the document's links, we get this error: This link is broken. Delete it and share ...
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Cloud Hybrid Search and custom schema and query rules

The docs don't seem to mention what to do about having custom managed properties, query rules, etc., when configuring cloud hybrid search. Do I understand correctly that these configurations will need ...
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Lookup column which reference a list that have 2 million records is not working, the lookup keeps loading forever

I have a Parent list which contain over 2 million records:- and inside another list (Child list) i have a lookup field which reference the above parent list, as follow:- and inside the Parent list i ...
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SharePoint database admin account accidentally deleted

The SharePoint database admin accidentally deleted. How to reinstate this admin account? I created a new account with db_owner in database. But looks like it was not setup properly. It shows below ...
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Avoid SharePoint Collection Admin from Accessing Certain Lists

I have created certain lists on SharePoint with only users can be able to see their entry. However, it turns out that the SharePoint Collection Admin can be able to view user's list entries. Is there ...
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Removing SharePoint Online Site's Left Tool Bar

I have a SharePoint Online site that was created using the 'Communication site' template. I want to remove the left toolbar as shown in the below screenshot. I couldn't locate any option under 'Site ...
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I want to set an Access Policy for our external users, so what is the license needed

We have an Office 365 tenant, but when i tried to define an access policy for unmanaged devices, i got this message:- so what are the needed license and how i can get it? Thanks
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Can we set an expiry date when we share a site with external users

We have a modern communication site, and we want to share the site with external users >> but we need to expire the invitation to the site after 180 days, is this possible? So the external users ...
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Is there any limitation from SharePoint online on indexing large PDF files

I want to start a new project, which basically include uploading large PDF files and be able to search them. when i say large PDF files i am referring to either in respect to number of pages which can ...
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Create Blob - NotFound - Specified Container does not exists

I am working on a workflow that has been built by another user, now when i run the flow >> after around 2 hours >> i will get this error on a "Create Blob" action, as follow:- ...
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Can I get list of all sharepoint site specific user have access on? [duplicate]

Can I get list of all sharepoint site specific user have access on ? Like i want to get list of all type of SharePoint site in my O365 tenant, user have some kind of permission on. I need this work to ...
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Which license inside Power automate allow the service account to run more than 5000 items inside Apply to each

Currently our service account has this free license for power automate, and hence inside any Apply to each we can not process more than 5,000 items: So what is the minimum license needed to be able ...
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Can we remove the SharePoint word from the upper banner for all our sharepoint sites

We have a SharePoint online tenant, and we need to remove the word SharePoint from all the upper banners for all the sites, so first question is this possible per site, then is this possible for all ...
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Which is the best collaboration template for a department with multiple teams SharePoint Online

We are migrating from SharePoint 2016 to SharePoint Online and we were given a choice between a Team template and a Communication template. Our department has multiple teams, hundreds of team pages, ...
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Inside our SharePoint online tenant, is there a way to view all the Nintex workflows for all the sites, or at-least for a site?

I am working on a SharePoint online tenant for a new customer, now the customer is using Nintex workflow, but I am trying to know how many Nintex workflows they have. Now if I go a list >> I ...
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Office 365 DNS Hosting Provider Update

I have migrated my DNS Hosting from Cloudflare to Azure. Also, I have manually updated the DNS Hosting Provider on the Office 365 admin portal, but the portal still shows DNS Hosting Provider as ...
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Check the User permission on a list item which has unique permission will show None if the user is added through office 365 group

I have a list item which has unique permission >> and we have created a new Office 365 group and add 6 members inside it >> then i assigned the Office 365 group to the list item with ...
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Do I need to install Updates from September 2020 individually or I can directly install July 2021

We are running SharePoint 2016 Server with Security update 4484476 for the 64-bit version of SharePoint Enterprise Server 2016 (August 2020 Patch (Language Independent Files) Security update 4484473 ...
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limitation on the Lookup field if the list which is been referenced exceed certain number of items

I have a Parent SharePoint online list which is been referenced by 2 lists using Lookup fields. now the parent SharePoint list has 174858++ items as follow:- and when i create new items inside the ...
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Stuck at SharePoint2016 config Wizard

I already followed the tutorial and instructions but still cannot create database from SharePoint Config wizard. Even I used SharePoint 2016 Management Shell, but still : "Cannot connect to ...
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Create a copy of a site collection (modern communication site)

I have a modern communication site collection which I used as the development site collection >> and this site contains 3 lists >> the lists refer to each other using lookup fields. Now I ...
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Can we defined limited access to unmanaged devices and also to certain users who use managed devices

Inside SharePoint online we can define limited access on unmanaged devices: but in our case we need to define limited access to certain users even if they access the sites from managed devices, is ...
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SharePoint 2019 shows blank pages after the KB5001945 Security Update

After installing the SharePoint 2019 KB5001945 Security Update, today all document libraries and lists show nothing but a blank page. This occurs even on the Central Admin site. Does anyone know the ...
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How to delete in use content type

I have received a request today to hide/delete a site content type. I thought it is an easy task but it's making me sick. Every time I try to delete the content type I am getting the below error ...
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upgrade the license for a user from E1 to E3

I have one user who have the E1 license as follow:- but i need to grant this user E3 license .. how i can do so? as i can not find any option to do the upgrade? Thanks
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How to change the position of search box in SharePoint Online?

I have an existing site where its menu showing on left navigation with search box. Here I want to keep the menu bar on the left side but search box on top of the page as below: In above screenshot ...
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How do I create a new group?

In my SharePoint, I have no "site permissions" tab under settings. I am unsure how to create a group other than the following way: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint/customize-...
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Minimum Office 365 subscription to have Office on the web,SharePoint & Exchange

We need our users to have the following:- Office online. NO need to download desktop apps. SharePoint Exchange email accounts. so what is the minimum subscription needed? will Office 365 E1 https:/...
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Can we force limited-access to a group of users even if they access SharePoint from managed devices

I am reading this link which describe how to set limited-access to users who access sharepoint from un-managed devices https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint/control-access-from-unmanaged-...
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To use this setting, get a subscription to Enterprise Mobility + Security and assign a license to yourself. Manage subscriptions

I want to set un-managed devices control policy. Unfortunately, when i tried to do so, i got the below error:- To use this setting, get a subscription to Enterprise Mobility + Security and assign a ...
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What are the options in SharePoint online if we want to extract the logs related to Lists & Libraries and send them to a group of people

We have SharePoint online site collection which contain 1 custom list and 1 document library. Now we need to extract the audit logs related to these list and library and send it to a group of people. ...
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In SharePoint online how we can enable Configure audit settings for a site collection

In SharePoint 2010, 2013 & 2016 on-premises we use to work with Audit setting using the approach mentioned in this link @ configure-audit-settings-for-a-site-collection-f5a346d0-ee0f-4412-a5e6-...
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If we add some presentation using modern web parts, can we prevent external users from copy, print or download the presentation

We added some presentations using modern web parts mainly File Viewer modern web part, can we prevent external users from copy, print or download the presentation directly from the web part? or if ...
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Is it recommended to create Office 365 groups to manage the users permissions on SharePoint sites

In on-premises world, we use to create security enabled distribution lists to manage the user permissions inside SharePoint sites. but inside Office 365 we get these options for granting user ...
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What is the purpose of adding additional domain/s to our Office 365 tenant domains?

Inside our Office 365 tenant's Domains page >> we have the option to add additional domains beside the default domain as follow: So what is the purpose of this step? will our Office 365 tenant ...
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What are the steps needed to change our Office 365 domain name

We have a newly added Office 365 tenant, and we chose a domain name as follow: We added users to the tenant + 15 SharePoint sites + 10 Yammer communities. But we need to change our Office 365 tenant'...

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