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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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Push Custom Tile to All Users

Custom Tiles can be added to the Office 365 ribbon, and users can choose to add this to their app tiles. Is there a way which an administrator can forcefully pin the tile app to all users?
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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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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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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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SharePoint configuration Wizard fails at step 9 - “Failed to add the service connection point for this farm”

I am facing an issue with SharePoint 2010 Products Configuration Wizard. I have installed SP1 and then June 2011 CU but after installation when I tried to run the "SharePoint 2010 Products ...
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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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how i can fix the Health Analyzer's Configuration problem “Missing server side dependencies”

I am working on SharePoint server 2013 enterprise , and i run the Health Analyzer, but i got this error "Missing server side dependencies" as shown below:- and here is the full description of the ...
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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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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 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 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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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 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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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 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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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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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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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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“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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In App Settings for Admins of SharePoint 2013 App

I am working on a SharePoint 2013 app that I wish to deploy in the Market Place. Is it possible to have an admin section of the app to allow the Site Administrators to add custom content ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Can we do full and incremental back ups of sharepoint site collection using powershell commands

We are using STSADM commands to use full and incremental back ups of sharepoint 2013 site collection. Planning to do using Powershell commands now but i don't see incremental and full back powershell ...
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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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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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SharePoint Installation Error : Application Server Role ,Web Server Roll Configuration Error

I am installing SharePoint 2013 in my windows server 2008 r2 , And Coming across to the below issue .Can any one help me what is the issue and how can I solve this.
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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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Programatically check if a user is a Global Admin

I do have a client context ClientContext context and current user: var currentUser = context.Web.CurrentUser; context.Load(currentUser); context.ExecuteQuery(); I can also use rest API.
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“backup-spsite : You must specify a filename for the backup file” + “You need to have Machine administrator priviliges to run this cmdlet”

I use to run these commands to backup our sharepoint site collections and our farm without any problem:- backup-spsite http://****01/sites/home/ -Path E:\Back\BFH.bak Backup-SPFarm -Directory \\**...
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Windows could not start the “sharePoint Search Host Controller”

SharePoint search host controller service did not start. When I tried to manually start it i got the following error:- Here are the related logs:- 2/22/2014 12:40:23.02 hostcontrollerservice.exe (...
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Our “Popularity Trends” always show 0 views inside sharepoint 2013

We have a SharePoint 2013 on-premises server. and the users have reported that the "Popularity Trends" report will always be empty:- so i read this link @ https://briantjackett.com/2013/08/...
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Is it normal that our sharepoint on-premises 2013 does not have WSS_Loging database

we have a sharepoint farm 2013 (license type = SharePoint Server with Standard Client Access License) , now we are facing an issue that the "Usage reports" for our sites will always be empty (0 views)....
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Migrating SP2013 from windows server2008R2 to windows server2012R2 keeping sharepoint version same

I have SharePoint 2013 farm set up on windows server2008R2 and now I want to move that to windows server2012R2. How to do that? FYI: I have 3 servers in the farm- one for Active Directory, another ...

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