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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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Conflict results for users with “restricted read” permission inside my site collection

I have a team site collection inside my SharePoint 2013. Now some users have restricted read permission inside this site collection. Now from my previous experience with permission I realize that ...
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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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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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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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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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Content database “Version” in table != (get-spfarm).buildversion

How is this possible? The Content database with the version 15.0.4719 was generated with this server, of version 4569. I only noticed it because I tried taking a backup and mounting it to another ...
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Error when activating the “SharePoint Server Publishing Infrastructure” site collection feature inside my online team site collection

i am working on an office 365 project. and i have created a new team site collection. but when i tried to activate the "SharePoint Server Publishing Infrastructure" site collection feature , i got the ...
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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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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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Remove and replace site collection admin powershell

I would like to remove user x from all site collections and replace with user y using powershell. Does anyone have a script that works? Google hasn't been helpful this time :-(
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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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Register-SPWorkflowService : Failed to query the OAuth S2S metadata endpoint

I have the following:- windows server 2012 R2. SharePoint server 2016 i install workflow manager 1.0 on the same sharepoint server. now i want to register the workflow with the sharepoint server, so ...
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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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'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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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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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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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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How I should approach patching our SharePoint servers, to make sure I will not face un-expected problems

I am managing 2 SharePoint servers 2013, which are installed inside windows server 2008 R2, as follow:- Dev Farm. Which have both sql server & SharePoint on the same VM. Live Farm. Which have 2 ...
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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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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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Unlike on-premises i can not save a team sub-site as template when its root site have the Publishing features enabled

I have the following inside my SharePoint Online and SharePoint On-premises. Inside the source on-premises, I have a team site collection named PM where I enable the publishing features on the site ...
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SP2013 - <nativehr>0x80070003</nativehr><nativestack></nativestack>

I successfully restored a backup from another farm a few of weeks ago using restore-spsite. I had to delete that site collection, now I want to restore it again with that same backup file. The 2 ...
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SharePoint Patching using an admin account

I inherited a SP 2013 environment recently in a company which has very strict policies & security measures on everything. I am being told that I will not be provided with the any service account ...
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Migrating our SharePoint 2013 on-premises farm to an Office 365

I have worked on many SharePoint 2013 & SharePoint 2016 on-premises farms. and currently one of our customer who uses SP 2013 on-premises, want to migrate SharePoint to Office 365 (SP online). now ...
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Available approaches we can implement inside SharePoint Server 2013 On-Premises to allow external user (non-AD) to login and use our sites

We have the following inside our sharepoint server 2013 enterprise on-premises:- An enterprise Wiki Site collection, which have enterprise wiki sub-sites representing our customers. Now, we want our ...
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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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Site collection locked & stucked in read only mode

I do have a SharePoint (2013) site collection that is stuck in read only mode due to a backup that was either interrupted or didn't terminated properly. I'm unable to unlock from : Site Quotas and ...
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Accessing the new Alternative access mapping URL will ask for the username 3 times, then will show a blank white page

We have a sharepoint farm on-premises 2013 and we have defined 2 alternative access mapping urls for our web application, as follow:- http://www.OurIntranet.intra Zone = Internet https://www....
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Are there any risks or drawbacks if i Import the same Pages library inside 2 site collections

I have 2 farms which are of type sharepoint 2013 on-premises 2013 enterprise. and inside FarmA i have a wiki pages library which contain many wiki pages for policies and procedures for IT departments. ...
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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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SharePoint 2013 too many content databases

I joined a company where there are 10 content databases created for 10 site collections(SP2013 version). All the databases together has less than 80GB content. Well I don't know why they created ...
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“Audit log reports” link is missing inside my sharepoint enterprise wiki site collection's site settings

I have a sharepoint server 2013 on-premises. ad i have 2 site collections of these types:- Enterprise wiki site collection. Team site collection, which have the publishing features enabled at the ...
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How i can copy term sets from on farm to another and preserve the term sets GUIDs

I have 2 sharepoint farm 2013 for 2 different customers. now i want to export a wiki page list from one farm and then import it to another farm. now the wiki page list is inside an enterprise wiki ...
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Service Account not logging to ULS

I have one web application run by the spPortal. I noticed an error was thrown and a correlation id was given to me, but no logs were appearing in ULS for any request to this web app. I saw that logs ...
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Can i force Google Chrome and FireFox to have the ability to directly edit the documents inside document libraries as in the IE case

I am working on an on-premises 2013 farm. now i have many documents libraries which have they setting as follow for editing documents:- now when i edit a document on IE i will get this dialog, which ...
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Move Wiki Pages from one Page library to another using the the “Content and structure” module will set the approval statuses for the pages as “Draft”

I have an enterprise wiki site collection inside my sharepoint on-premises 2013. and inside the site collection i created another enterprise wiki sub-site. now on both the root site and the sub-site, ...
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Is there a way to only Export certain wiki pages inside a Pages library using the Export-SPWeb

I usually export list and libraries using the following command:- Export-SPWeb -Identity "http://frontend2/commercial/" -ItemUrl "Pages" -Path "c:\exportfile.cmp" -nofilecompression -...
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Why my Date field is showing corrupted layout when i click on the calendar icon

I have a team site inside my sharepoint 2013 on-premises site. and i have a Date field inside my custom list, but when i click on the calendar icon i got this corrupted layout, as follow:- so can ...
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why we need to login to Microsoft to be able to use the OneDrive client application

We have sharepoint on-premises 2013, and i want to be able to sync documents inside the sharepoint document libraries with my PC. so from this link https://support.office.com/en-us/article/OneDrive-...
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Why when i click on the “Sync” button inside my document library, the SharePoint workspace's account configuration wizard will be opened

I have an enterprise on-premises sharepoint server 2013. now i have a site collection of type team site. and i have enabled the publishing features inside it. now inside the document library ,i click ...