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Administration is the task of keeping our servers running smoothly.

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Is it possible to migrate a SharePoint implementation from an older to newer machine?

We have a test server that is old and is not enough to put into production. Also, something happened to the Shared Services in our Administrative Services and does not allow certain things that ...
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Workflow Migration from a SharePoint 2007 web-application

We have a custom workflow in a SharePoint 2007 web-application and would like to use the same workflow in another web-application (SharePoint 2007). How can we achieve this? do we have any migration ...
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How do I remove Project Server 2010 once installed into the SharePoint 2010 Farm?

I'm sure the information for such an administrative task is out there. I'm just having trouble finding it. Any one know where this particular piece of documentation is?
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Unable to complete this operation. Please contact your administrator

We are using one API SharepointImporter Tool to upload documents to a SharePoint Site. When we are uploading one archive file we are getting the following problem. Error: Unable to complete this ...
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HTTP 403 error when enabling query logging in SharePoint 2007

When attempting to enable search query logging from the Shared Services Provider of my SharePoint 2007 farm, IIS returns the HTTP 403 error page. My account has full-control rights at the farm and ...
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How to Trace JAR file execution is hosted on IIS6.0 Server [closed]

We are using few JAR files in our web-application hosted on IIS6.0 Server and those files are used in somepages, we want to trace the execution of those files (both in client and server side) however ...
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List of Solution packages are in the solution store

How to find a list of Solution packages are in the solution store in sharePoint 2007 using Powershell?
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Subsite Migration from SharePoint 2007 to SharePoint 2010

We want to Migrate a subsite from SharePoint 2007 to SharePoint 2010 without doing a content DB Migration, we tried with "import/export" commands and failed. Please let me know if we have any other ...
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Mysite Migration from SharePoint 2007 to SharePoint 2010 without a Content DB migration

We have 3000 and add users in our SharePoint 2007 farm and they do have their Mysites, Now we want to migrate only 200 users mysites (including the contents) to SharePoint 2010 farm. Want to perform ...
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SSP Personal Features for Everyone

How may I grant Everyone Use Personal Features access to our SSP, we are not using AD to authenticate users, so NT Authority\Authenticated Users will not work in this situation. I want to enable My ...
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Central Administration pointing to wrong port

When I log into WSS 3.0 Central Administration it is pointing to an old tcp port which was used for testing. How do I configure this to open to my main site?
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Database migration problem

We have recently migrated our MOSS databases from MS SQL Express 2005 to MS SQL 2008 both intances running on the same Windows 2003 server. After "successful" migration we switched the 2005 server ...
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What is the best way to manage the permission Hierarchy?

Our current practices are composed of only using Active Directory groups for large swaths of access, such as the top site collection permissions. Any other permissions are to be handled within ...
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How to track the Http Protocol on the Server

We do have many client specific tools (i.e. Httpwatch, Wfetch...) to track the Http Protocol however I want to track http protocol (headers) on the server end. I mean to say that, How server ...
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Executing a new instance of a timer job before the previously running instance has finished executing

I have a timer job that invokes a WCF service that invokes a single threaded API internally. TO ensure that my system does not fail, i want to ensure that only a single instance runs at a time. I am ...
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How SharePoint 2007 forms the Mysite URL ?

How SharePoint 2007 forms the Mysite URL (i.e /personal/firstname_lastname or /personal/domainName_firstname) ? and what is the use of the registry key "PersonalSiteURL" ?
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How to make a user profile as an Active user profile?

User account exists & active in AD however the user profile is showing under "Profile Missed from Import" in SSP, how to make this user profile as an Active Profile ?
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Audience Domain Theory clarification?

We are facing an issue with Audience and the senario follows. We have two Domains namely Domain_One and Domain_Two in the same forest. Both are Trusting each other. Both the domain has its own set ...
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User has changed his name in the active directory and wants see his mysite with the new URL

Question : User has changed his name in the active directory and wants see his mysite with the new URL. Can we follow the steps given below: ○ Take the backup of the existing site collection (...
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Administering SharePoint with PowerShell

I have a limited knowledge on Powershell, but from what I've seen, it can be very useful in admin/dev tasks. What would I have to develop to get a nice toolset for WSS/Stsadm administration? Is ...
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Trimming audit events

We'd enabled all types of audit events for our production web-application and ended up with an issue with DB as auditData table grown to 50GB. Now, we want to reduce the size of the AuditData table. ...
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Enable audit setting for a production site collection

Shall we recommand to have an audit settings enabled for a production site collection? if so, what are all the things that we have to consider before that? what would be the maximum size of an ...
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Search in SSP giving error

While accesing Search scoped in SSP of web application, I am getting the following error: "The search service is currently offline. Visit the Services on Server page in SharePoint Central ...
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My Calendar Webpart is not displaying the local time

My Calendar webpart (OOB) is showing US time irrespective of the customer location, is that expected? if so, how it could be resolved ? Note: Our servers are in US however customers are in throughout ...
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Regional Settings in My Site

What is the difference between the below two steps to change the "Regional Settings" in My Site? Site Actions -> Site Settings -> Regional settings -> Locale My Settings -> My Regional Settings -> ...
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Personal site URL in User Profile - SSP?

User has deleted his Mysite E.g., Site Action -> Site settings -> Delete this Site. however his mysite site-collection URL is still present in the User profile in SSP. Is that expected ? Update: ...
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Can a backup of a site be made without Admin tools?

A site owner wants to backup their content themselves to feel more confident about their data in the SharePoint site as well as control the frequency of those backups. Is there a tool that will allow ...
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System crashes while accessing SharePoint 2007 Links

User is running on XP, IE6.0 with Office 2003. Whenever tries to access any of the SharePoint 2007 Links, Either system goes down or application closes automatically. Have you ever come across such ...
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Performance Metrics and CA Configuration & Content DB?

When can we expect a maximum number of SQL connections for the Central Administration Configuration & Content DB? and what are all the important tables in these databases that an administrator ...
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Performance tuning and Manage Farm-Level Search Settings

Below options are available under "Manage Farm-Level Search Settings" in Central Administration Connection time (in seconds): 60 Request acknowledgement time (in seconds): 60 I would like to know ...
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Architecture of the Audience Compilation?

I went through the SharePoint Escalation team blogs and understood the basic architecture of the "User Profile Import" and still would like to know the architecture of the "Audience Compilation" and ...
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What do these SharePoint Services do?

I stopped the SharePoint services below which were running on the SharePoint 2007 Server (Single server mode) however all the web-applications are still accessible and I am able to perform ...
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Installing document sets site collection feature not available

I have setup SharePoint 2010 on my local developer machine (Windows 7) so that I can use Visual Studio to make solutions. However, when I go into the "Site collection features", I do not see Document ...
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How to verify the Site Collection quota size?

One of the site-collection administrators wants to verify the Site Collection quota size (he does not have access to Central Administration.) Is there a way to achieve this?
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ULS Log event email notification

Is it possible to configure Sharepoint such that it emails me whenever an event with exception severity occurs? If yes then how do I configure it?
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What is the dependency of a Shared Service Provider on Search?

Or asked another way, if I manually stop the Office SharePoint Server Search server called OSearch in the Services Control Panel, what in my SSP would break? The Technet Deployment guide states the ...
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How can I get the total number of sites in a site collection?

Is there any way to know the total number of sites in a site collection? Any tool to how the tree of sites with total number of sites or something similar?
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Disallow access to SharePoint sites by default for Domain Administrators

Because BUILTIN\Administrators appears in the list of Farm administrators and the local Administrator group contains the Domain Administrators group, any domain admins get access to my SharePoint ...