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Administration is the task of keeping our servers running smoothly.

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Move multiple site collections from one content database to multiple content databases

Is there a easy way to divide site collection equally between the number of content databases attached to a single web application? I'm having a single content databases where a lot of sites were ...
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Office 365 Developer tenant: automatic renewal

Quote from Office 365 Developer Program FAQ In April 2019, we transitioned to a new model where your subscription can be renewed perpetually every 90 days if you're actively using it for ...
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Users are not able to create My sites. No new site collections will be created when they edit their profile

I am working on an on-premise farm 2013. now i have configured the My sites under user profile as follow:- now usually when a user access the my-site such as http://servername/my/Person.aspx?...
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Share & Sync a list between two different SharePoint farms

We have our own SharePoint enterprise server 2013, and our customer has his own SharePoint enterprise server 2013. Now I am trying to find an approach which allow us to share & sync SharePoint ...
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Author Versus CreatedBy Versus AuthorOWSUser managed properties

I am building a content search web part inside my team site collection, and i want to show the user how created an issue tracking item inside my web part. but inside the content search web part i ...
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If I (site admin) check in a document, will the user's edits be retained?

My team's document library contains over 200 checked-out files. As we are preparing for a migration from SharePoint 2010 to 2013, I am notifying users of the need to check their documents in before ...
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UserNotFoundException on MySite queued for deletion

I just created a connection filter, which excludes disabled users from the UPS. I did not disable the My Site Cleanup Timer Job. I ran a full profile synch after setting the filter. E-Mails were sent ...
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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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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 ...
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Enable “Community Site Feature” on a subsite site, will prevent users from accessing it unless they have contribute permision on the root site

I am working on an on-premises team site collections 2013. now the site collection have some sub-sites which have unique permissions. and for certain users they only have contribute permission on the ...
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Redirect to my custom page which contain a content search web part is NOT working when i access the sites using the URL defined as intranet zone

I am facing this problem inside my sharepoint 2013 on-premises farms. where i have added a content search web part, then i did the following:- 1- Inside the content search web part's display template,...
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Invitation email when creating an alert on an item will sometimes contain the list + Item title while on other cases will only include the item title

I was facing an issue reported by our customer. here are the current settings:- we have team site inside sharepoint on-premises enterprise 2013. when users creates alters on list items, and they ...
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Which permissions are required to enable the low-trust authentication model on-premises?

Which permissions are required to configure the low-trust authentication model on-premises? I'll want to use low-trust add-ins on-prem. There are good resources available for doing this in PnP: ...
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Need to restore sp site in sharepoint 2013 testing environment

Hope all are doing well. I need to restore sp public facing website from production to testing environment. for this purpose I have taken the backup of Production site using central administration ...
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Missing Content Type: “Enterprise Wiki Page” missing in “Page Layout Content Types”

We have a 2 webapplications. One can create Enterprise wiki sites, the other can't. The ULS says missing contentType with ID ...
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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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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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Are there any drawbacks/Risks of creating sharepoint components such as (Term Sets and Term) by providing their GUIDs

I am working on some sharepoint farms of these types:- SP 2013 on-premises. SP 2016 on-premises. SharePoint Online. Now when I want to move some Pages libraries between farms using the Import-SPWeb &...
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why sharepoint does not send invitation emails to users unless the user who invite other user have at-last “Manage Permission” permission

I am facing this weird behavior inside our sharepoint on-premises 2013 farm, regarding that invitation emails (which should be sent when users add another users to a security group) will not be sent ...
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How to allow Contributor users to mark discussion board items as Featured

I am working on a Discussion Board list inside sharepoint on-premises 2013. and i added a discussion board list inside my team site. where this team site have the publishing features enabled. But i ...
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The remote server returned an error: (500) Internal Server Error

Unexpectedly when I open the the sharepoint web application I encountered the error "The remote server returned an error: (500) Internal Server Error" . May I know what's the issue and how can I ...
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Export then Import a list between 2 farms, when there are users who are no longer exists inside Active directory

I have 2 sharepoint on-premises farms 2013, which are inside the same domain (are integrated with the same Active directory and users), as follow:- FarmA which is an old farm, and it contain a lot of ...
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Restoring a Site Collection

I accidentally deleted one of our Site Templates from our SharePoint Online tenant. I restored it from the Admin Recycle Bin but the site did not fully restore. The UX wasn't applied, and the lists ...
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The Target Page URL for the navigation Term will not be updated incase the old URL contain [ or ]

I am working on a sharepoint enterprise server 2013, and i have the following:- Enterprise wiki site collection , where i have enabled friendly url for my wiki pages inside the Site Navigation ...
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Is there a way to send an alert in-case the Search Service Full crawl execution time exceed certain amount of time

We have a sharepoint server on-premise 2013 enterprise edition. and today i noticed that new content on our site collections are not being indexed (new content will not show on the search results). so ...
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Using Global Workflow + Saving a Site as Templete will create many orphans workflow status fields

I just noticed a problem inside our live sharepoint 2013 sites. now i have a team site collection. and inside this site collection i define the following:- I create a sub-site based on the "Team" ...
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Why my Lookup Column (which is set as required) will chose a Default Value instead of rendering an empty option

I am working on a Team Site collection inside sharepoint 2013. now i define the following:- i created a new list named "Department". i added a new site column "Project Department" of type Lookup ...
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receiving errors while working on Advance look up column in SP 2013

I am working in SharePoint 2013, I received errors while I was working on Advance look up. Two errors one after the other: System.InvalidOperationException: Sequence contains no matching ...
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admin access for user profile

I have an admin in India and I need to give him access so he can run a script to create user's mysite. I gave him farm admin access and looks like i can't add AD group to mysite web application user ...
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what are the differences between “Not Contains” and “Not Equal” inside my query builder for a Managed metadata site column which allow multiple values

I want to refine the default search service result source. so i did the following steps; i went to "Central Administration" >> "Managed Service" >> "Search Service" , then i copy the default "local ...
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Information management policy timer job is showing “N/A” for the Last Run Time

I want to run a timer job named "Information Management Policy", so I went to "Central Administration" >> "Job Definition". Then I ran the timer job manually, but it showed "N/A" beside the last run ...
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Server issues Start-SPServiceInstance not working, but .Provision() Seems to be

We are having some pretty severe and bizarre issues. Luckily this is our quality environment. Three server farm. The issue is on the Web-Front-End. Sharepoint 2013 Enterprise. Some of the oddities (...
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copy a site collection by backup & restore it to a new URL

I am currently working on a site collection of type team site , and I did many customization and I create many sub sites inside it. Now our customer requested to have another site collection with the ...
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Navigation using Managed Metadata (Term Store) OR Add metadata navigation on custom page layouts

I am working on a SharePoint 2013, where i created a new Enterprise wiki site collection. the requirement we get from our customer is as follow:- we need to add 6 metadata columns for the wiki page, ...
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Renaming a subsite (Name & change its URL) will not allow me to save it as templete

I was working on a subsite and i use to save it as templete without any problem, now i decide to change the sub site name and URL , so i rename it from CustomerPortal to CustomerportalTemplete. But ...
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Setup and Upgrade verbose log flooding

I'm a developer that was charged with correcting an intermittent problem with searching on our production 3 APP, 2 WFE SharePoint 2010 farm - I corrected this by restarting the 'Search Query and Site ...
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Sharepoint server 2013 professional , is showing SharePoint foundation core patches

I have SharePoint server 2013 professional , as shown below:- But when I checked the patches inside central administration web aplication, I found that I have many SharePoint foundation patches, as ...
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SharePoint Foundation 2013 dash after page title

I have a SP 2013 Foundation team site I named Home when I created it. In Title and Description, I have Home entered there. The page title on top of my browser says "Home - Home". I clear out Home ...
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Mounting content database from 2010 to 2013 murders Views and Indexes in the Database

Well this is fun. I have content database from a SharePoint 2010 and I´m trying to mount it on my SharePoint 2013 SP1 farm. At around 26% I get a the error Mount-SPContentDatabase : Operation ...
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How to organize wiki pages in Sharepoint 2007

What is the best way to organize wiki pages on sharepoint 2007 ? I want to organize & categorize wiki articles in an orderly fashion, using article categories, for instance : Animals |____ ...
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Apropriate rights to access “manage site features”

I am fairly new to sharepoint, and I am currently trying to add features to an existing wiki. I would like enable metadata navigation, and thus need to enable this feature, as it is curently turned ...
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Approaches to managing PowerShell for every day menial tasks

PowerShell is a very powerful tool to handle many aspects of a SharePoint farm. On the one hand there is the set of commands typically used by the administrators of the infrastructure. These people ...
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Trying to add rules to search scope results in “Error: The search service is currently offline.”

SharePoint 2007 Farm Environment. 1 Web Front End and 1 Index Server. Running version 12.0.0.6557. The problem arises on any site collection not part of the main portal. For example if I go to site ...
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Database Statistics Timer Job got hangs on initialized state

Env: MOSS 2007 SP2 64 bit architecture, 4 wfe and1 app server, wins server 2003, Sql 2005 . I have a site collection in web app which is reached 50 GB. Due to this, the Site collection is not ...
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SharePoint 2010: Application Server Administration Service Timer Job

One of our customers has a large SharePoint 2010 farm which was having problems with 100% CPU usage for a large part of every minute (15 seconds) when the Application Server Administration Service ...
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How does Membership show in Mysite - SharePoint 2010 - Part-2?

User's membership is not getting populated in the Membership tab on Mysite in our SharePoint 2010 environment. It was working fine until we provisioned a new UPA (used the existing profile and social ...
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Unable to add “Embed Code” inside the root site. Error “This HTML cannot be inserted because you don't have access to add scriptable Web Parts..”

I am working on a new office 365 tenant, and the tenant already has a root site collection of type "Classic Team site" created for us. but a sharepoint admin (who is also the root site admin), ...
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Why my list view which is filtering items based on an Indexed column, and which will return 2950 items, will show threshold error for end users

I am facing this strange and UN-logical behavior inside our custom list view. now we have a sharepoint enterprise farm 2013. and the list threshold for the web application is set to the defualt which ...
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build a test sharepoint server 2013 which mimic the live server

I am working on a new project for our customer who have sharepoint 2013 Enterprise server. and our customer has only a live server. so i want as a first step to do the following:- create a new VM ...
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Changing the filed type from “checkbox” to “Radio Button” has overridden the “ShowInNewForm” property

We have a sharepoint on-premises farm 2013. I have a choice column which display the choices as check-boxes and it contain one option only, as follow:- but doing so have caused issues when filtering ...