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Administration is the task of keeping our servers running smoothly.

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Number of documents inside a document library will be different when viewed from “Site Content” & “Open with Explorer”

I have a document library inside my modern communication team site. now from "Site Content" the document library has 6802 items as follow:- now i went to the document library using classic interface >...
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When users try to create a classic team site, they got this error “you are not allowed to create team sites at https://**.sharepoint.com/”

Inside our SharePoint admin center >> Settings >> i define the following settings for site creation (mainly to allow end users to create classic team sites), as follow:- But when users try to create ...
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PnP commands to disable the “Documents” feature from users' Delves pages

when users access their Delve accounts inside office 365 there is an option to disable the "Documents" features, as follow:- Changing this option will disable the "Documents" feature for the login ...
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Are there any limitation about the number of sub-folders we can have in sharepoint document library

I got a question from our customer about how many sub-folders levels we can have inside sharepoint online document library. now based on my knowledge there is not any limit. now i am not discussing if ...
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Assigning “Contribute” permission instead of “Edit” to the SharePoint Modern Team site's Site members

I have created a new SharePoint Modern Team site and i got 3 security groups created for us, as follow:- but the problem i am facing is that the "Site members" will have Edit permission, while i want ...
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Conflict results inside our search's “Managed Properties” & “Crawled Properties” sections

I have a site column of type Choice named "Topics", and i want to check if SharePoint Online has created "Managed Properties" & "Crawled Properties" for the site column. From admin center site >...
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Removing user from People Picker, by not deleting/disabled user in AD

I have a question in regards with removing the user from people picker. I'm using LDAP syntax filter (&(objectCategory=person)(objectClass=user)(!(userAccountControl:1.2.840.113556.1.4.803:=2))) ...
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How does sharepoint online store the documents versions. does it only store the differences between versions

I am not sure how does sharepoint online managed the versions for the documents inside document libraries? For example let say that i have a document with 50 pages and the document is on version 1, ...
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Can i run “DemoteNewsArticle” & “CommentsEnabled” commands without altering the ModifiedBy and Modified fields and without sending users alerts

I am working on a SharePoint online classic team site. and from time to time I run these remote power-shell commands:- 1- To un-post a modern page from being shown as News:- $clientSidePage = Get-...
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Can office365 admin view a hidden library and its content?

I have a simple question and I think I already have the answer but its just to confirm. I am an admin on sharepoint, and we have a office365 admin as well. The thing is, my team work with sensitive ...
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SharePoint Event Viewer Issue.The pre-login handshake failed or the server was unable to respond back in time. Event ID 3355

Cannot connect to SQL Server. server not found. Additional error information from SQL Server is included below. Connection Timeout Expired. The timeout period elapsed while attempting to consume the ...
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Why the incremental crawl is not running on schedule

I am working on a sharepoint farm 2013 on-premises. and i am facing a problem that my incremental crawl is not running on the schdule. I have a single search service:- and i define the search to run ...
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Can I clear any pending users' alerts emails

I am working on a sharepoint farm 2013. and i wanted to arrange the documents inside our document libraries, by creating additional libraries, create folders, remove duplicate documents, etc.. and ...
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User recognized in one site but not in another one

I have a SharePoint 2016 site, http://contoso.com, where I have user CONTOSO\myuser added to a specific groups. The user is recognized and can access and everything is well. Then I have another site ...
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Best field type to store videos & Audios duration

I am working on a custom list inside our sharepoint on-premises 2013. and the custom list will store information about videos and audios (i am not doing to upload the actual audios and videos). and I ...
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Adding an Index column on my list for the “Modified” column, did not allow me to show more than 5,000 items on the list view

I am working on a SharePoint 2013 on-premises farm, and i have a document library which have 5651 documents, and i got this message that the library exceeds the threshold:- and when non-admin users ...
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Save online team site as Template (without content) will preserve site pages but not lists items

I am working on a classic online team site. and i have a subsite which contain these main components:- 3 custom lists which contain items. i added many modern site pages inside the built-in ...
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Prevent Site Collection Administrator from viewing library documents

Is there any way to prevent a site collection administrator from accessing a document library? (Or at least from seeing the documents within it?) I have created a document library with read/write ...
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Distributed cache service instance port 22233 is already in use

We are supporting SharePoint 2013 live environment, with distributed cache service instance is running fine, Suddenly received the Event viewer with cache cluster is down and restart it. I restarted ...
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SP online : administrator or not?

I am sharepoint administrator on this site and i cant fully use "document library settings" like i cant save document library as a template or even edit permissions I expected that i would see ...
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Disabling Site Creation from end users, will still allow them to create sharepoint sites through creating new Office 365 groups

I am working on a SharePoint online tenant, and inside the SharePoint admin center site >> Setting page, i disable site creation as follow:- So i thought that in my case only sharepoint admins (the ...
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Where does the user image get saved?

In Dynamics CRM 2011, if you click: Settings > Administration > Users Then select an existing user, I see the following form: If I hover over the user image, it allows me to add a new image. ...
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Search Administration: Long load-time of “System Status” Webpart

I have two SharePoint 2016 Farms where i can reproduce the following issue: Farm needs a minimum of two Servers to reproduce. Example: WFE01 holds CentralAdministration, APP01 hosts all Search ...
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Username's skype status is showing “Presence unknown” on a site collection, while it is working well on the other site collections

I have the following problem, inside our sharepoint on-premises 2013, which we did NOT configure any user profile managed service for it. on our root site collection, i have noted that certain user ...
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Can we define 2 different permissions settings (on who can add terms) inside 2 different term sets that are inside the same Group

I am working on sharepoint online tenant, and inside my site collection, i created 2 term sets that are inside the same term group as follow:- but i am facing this problem:- that i want to ONLY allow ...
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Failed to find the XML file at location '15\Template\Features\' even though it exists

Does anyone know why I might get this error even though the file definitely exists on all SharePoint servers? Failed to find the XML file at location '15\Template\Features\SyntergyReplicator\...
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SharePoint 2013 Search Crawl Issue with https web application and local DNS

We have a Multiple server SharePoint farm with 2 Wfes and 3 App servers. We have configured SharePoint search and have a web application under 443 port https enabled. and we are accessing the root ...
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Unable to access the main site collection (inside SharePoint on-premises server) outside the server network

I am facing this problem inside our customer's on-premises sharepoint server 2013:- when i try to access the main site collection using the servername http://serverABC/, from the sharepoint server ...
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Is it possible to change SharePoint 2013 Web Services port for service application web services?

I'm trying to satisfy DoD STIG ID IISW-SI-000219 which states that all web sites must be bound in site bindings to an assigned IP and an assigned host name and that those sites using HTTP must use ...
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Modern Site Page - Hiding total page Views and Like option in Office 365 SP Online

I have noticed this new feature in SharePoint Modern Site pages in my O365 SP Online site. Can someone tell me on what basis this page-view is calculated (e.g - weekly, monthly or it shows the total ...
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My SharePoint Online Management shell is not showing anymore inside my “All Programs”, when i created a new user profile inside my PC

I have windows 7 64-bit. and i install SharePoint management shell long time ago, and it used to appear under my "All Programs" menu. now last week my user profile got corrupted, so our system admin ...
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How i can know the email addresses which have received a user notification email when an item is added to a list

We have sharepoint online tenant, and some users have set user alerts on a discussion board list, to receive emails when anything is changed. But some users are reporting that they are not receiving ...
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is there “Self-Service site creation” settings in SharePoint online

I am working on a SharePoint online tenant, and i am trying to find where i can configure the Self-Service Site Creation setting, which we use to have inside our on-premises farms, as follow:- so is ...
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Access Request Settings is raising the following error “Members cannot share this site because this site is missing a default members group.”

I have a team sub-site inside my sharepoint online team site, now the team sub-site has a unique permission with one security group, and the security group has Contribute permission . now when i ...
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Can a Snap shot for the SharePoint application server and/or to the SharePoint database server affect the migration process

I am using a third part tool named share-Gate to migrate our SharePoint on-premises 2013 sites to SharePoint online. Now during the migration process, i am planning to do the following from sharepoint ...
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Where is the “Item Level Permissions” in SharePoint?

Usually it was : From the web site parameters --> Advances setting and it was the second option. But I cant find it anymore. Where is this ?
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How we can get a list of all the updates and patches which have been installed inside sharePoint farm 2013 and 2016 on-premises

I am working on some SharePoint 2013 and SharePoint 2016 on-premises farms. and on some farms we install a full CU each 6 month, then we run the product configuration wizard. for those farms we do the ...
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Disable SharePoint Online from sending emails during site collections migrations

I want to migrate sharepoint on-premises sites 2013 into office 365. Now inside the on-premises sites i already have some list workflows which get fired when items and created and updated. so i do not ...
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Will sharing and inviting external users to use office 365 SharePoint online, can be done without paying additional license fees

I am having the following problem in understating how the license for sharepoint online works when it comes to external users sharing. now i heard many customers mentioning the following:- They want ...
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Confusing markups and links for the “Share” & “Get Link” between the Classic experience and Modern experience

Seems in sharepoint online not only the differences between "Share" and "Get Link" is confusing, but also accessing those options inside the Classic experience and Modern experience is confusing. For ...
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How do you give a user access to all content on SharePoint Online

On-premise SharePoint would allow a user to be given access to all content (read access) on a farm through the Web Application user policy from Central Admin. Is there a way to do this in SharePoint ...
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Syncing Users' information between SharePoint and Active Directory, when Users' accounts on SP & AD are not similar

I am facing a problem regarding the users' information inside the userdisp.aspx Page, not being in-sync with Active Directory. Now we have the following settings:- SharePoint 2013 on-premises farm ...
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'Get-SPUser –Web | Set-SPUser –SyncFromAD' return an error “Cannot get the full name or e-mail address of user” on leaver users

I have an Enterprise Wiki site collection inside my sharepoint on-premises farm 2013. now the site have been for around 4 years, and as we did not configure the User Profile service. so many of the ...
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If I want to create Web Parts using SPFx, do I need to be an O365 Admin User?

I'm working on learning to use SPFx, and I'm following Microsoft's guide (Up to Part 3). Will I need to be elevated to an O365 Admin for my company in order to continue? Or will I be able to gain ...
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Is there a way i can view others Users Alert settings

I am the farm admin and the site collection admin for an on-premises sharepoint team site. now some users are complaining that they are not receiving any alerts on a discussion board list, when items ...
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Got confused on the “Site Creation” options which we have inside SharePoint online administration settings

I am working on SharePoint online tenant, and I want to allow end-users (non-admin users) to be able to create and manage their own site collections. so inside my SharePoint Online admin site, I found ...
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Custom STS Showing ID instead of UserName as Account Name when Authenticated

I have a custom STS installed on SharePoint that uses a CAC card for authentication. I have a separate database and a custom Claims Provider I am using to authenticate users. I am having an issue ...
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Migrating users' alerts from SharePoint on-premises 2013 to SharePoint Online. is this a supported operation

I am planning to migrate our On-Premises SharePoint 2013 enterprise farm to office 365 (SharePoint online). For migrating the sites, I am planning to do the following main tasks:- Develop and deploy ...
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In Office 365, what are the minimum permission for developers to be able to develop provider hosted-app

I am working on Office 365 project, and i have 2 developers working as an out-sourced inside the project. now i want those 2 developers to be ale to developer and test some Provider-Hosted ...
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Can I host my remote event receiver inside a trial Azure account for demo and testing purposes

I want to do a demo for one of our clients about SharePoint online. now our customer already have a free basic office 365 with one admin user. so I have created some site collections with lists and ...