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Can not access the value of a Calculated column inside my power-shell script

I am working on sharepoint 2016 on-premises farm. and i wrote the following power-shell script to update the items of a list:- >> $web = get-spweb "http://servername/offices/Departments/IT/" &...
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How to get Search Service Application Paused state via PowerShell?

For maintenance you can do Suspend-SPEnterpriseSearchServiceApplication and Resume-SPEnterpriseSearchServiceApplication. Besides the UI saying Paused by system, how do I figure out whether the SSA is ...
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SharePoint 2016 Installation Error

I am installing SharePoint 2016 and came across the below error . Can any one help me in knowing what might be the issue
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“Enforce relationship behavior” for my lookup column will be missing, if the Target lookup list and the current list are not on the same web

I am facing this scenario inside my SharePoint server 2013 & sharepoint server 2016. and i am not sure if there is a way to get it fix. i have a site collection of type team site. i added a list ...
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yammer in a multiple networks scenario: the global admin does not become yammer admin

I am in a situation where we need to keep separate yammer networks. On the main one connected with me as a global admin everything works. If I create a dummy user for the other domains and make them ...
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Is there a way to move Documents between 2 document libraries and preserve the original Modified,Created,Created by and modified by values

I have the following inside my sharepoint On-premises Enterprise server 2013:- team site collection inside the team site i have created a sub-site. now both the root web and sub site have document ...
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How i can move my root web to be defined as a sub-site inside the same site collection

I have a site collection of type team site inside my On-Premise sharepoint enterprise server 2013. Now inside the team site root web i have added 2 lists (Discussion board + Issue list). Now i want to ...
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How much a site collection can store if i do not specify any Qoute when creating it

I am working on an on-premise sharepoint enterprise server 2013. currently i have the following info:- i have one web application + one content database. I have 10 site collections. now when i ...
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Unable to access SharePoint when VPN client is connected

My organisation has SharePoint 2013 on prem. The site runs good on all client workstations but when user is connected to external network using VPN Client, SharePoint is not accessible. It gives a ...
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AppFabric installed & Configured : Unable to Install SharePoint 2013

I had installed app-fabric and configured it.But I am unable to install SharePoint 2013 and encountering below error.Can anyone help what might be the issue.
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Share Point Installation Error :The tool was unable to install Application Server Role, Web Server (IIS) Role

I had installed all the pre-requisites required for SharePoint 2013 installation.But I come across to the error The tool was unable to install Application Server Role, Web Server (IIS) Role. Also I ...
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Is there a way to deny the global administrator access to a specific folder/library?

I need to find a way to deny specific users who are global administrators access to a specific library on our SharePoint site. Human Resources wants to create a library that only a select group of ...
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Unable to deactivate the “Video and Rich Media” site collection feature “Cannot deactivate the feature because the Video Set content type is in use. ”

I have created a new site collection of type enterprise wiki under sharepoint server 2016. now i by mistake enable the "Video and Rich Media" site collection feature. so immediately i click to ...
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Not asking you to solve but I'd like some pointers on error 6842 [closed]

Google search didn't yield anything fruitful. I think it's because if I configured the way most formally trained developers do, they know you have to do x,y, and z. Whereas I have 0 knowledge and am ...
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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 it necessary to have the Publishing features enabled, to be able to Add and Use Content Search WebPart

I am working on sharepoint server 2013. and i have added a Team site collection under the root http://servername/ and i did not enable the publishing site collection feature. now i wanted to use the ...
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User Profile Sync Service Frustration

I try to provision the UPSA on my single server farm. I have a SQL 2008 R2 and a SP2010 Server on the same maschine. (Version: 14.0.5130.5002) Loopback Check is disabled and I use NTML Auth in ...
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Is it possible to develop Event Receivers for sharepoint 2016 using MS Visual Studio Professional 2012

I have installed a new version of visual studio 2012 professional. and inside it i am able to create solutions for sharepoint 2010 only, as follow:- so can anyone adivce what i need to install to be ...
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Company administrator is shown as ID in Sharepoint Online

By default every site collection has the Company Administrator group assigned as the primary administrator, that's clear. When I have a look at the permissions on office.com, then I can see the group ...
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what is the realtion between changing my office 365 “Release preferences” and “site collection upgrade settings”

we are working on a sharepoint office 365. and i am trying to understand how our upgrade process is working. now there are 2 areas which manage the upgrade:- from the admin under this url https://...
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Sql Server Reporting Services Missing in SharePoint Central admin

-I had configured the reporting services for my sharepoint farm and also I see all the features are added to existing sql server -But I still see missing my Sql reporting service in SharePoint ...
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Unable to configure PowerPiviot Service to existing SharePoint farm

I am configuring PowerPiviot service to existing sharepoint farm.And I see 2 errors below . Can any one do let me know how can I solve this below erros
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Managing SharePoint security updates inside Office 365 compared on on premise

I have worked on any on premise SharePoint 2013 servers. and I also follow this approach when installing SharePoint security update or full CUs:- If our customer have test & live environments. We ...
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unable to access my sharepoint sites collection using server IP address

I am working on a SharePoint Server 2013 inside Windows Server 2008 R2. Now some users, due to DNS limitations and network access, can not access our SharePoint sites using the server name such as ...
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what is the recommendation about installing Sharepoint security updates

I have a SharePoint on-premise enterprise server 2013. and one of the most confusing issues i have faced is how we need to manage the sharepoint security and non-security updates. now i am working ...
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what is covered inside the Backup-SPFarm?

I am working on sharepoint enterprise server 2013. and at 5 am each day i have a scheduled task to do a full farm backup , using the following command :- Backup-SPFarm -Directory \\FileServer\Back -...
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Why patching our servers have increment the farm build number even i did not run sharepoint product configuration wizard

I was working on a sharepoint server 2013 for one of our customers around one year ago. last time i have installed a full CU was on 29 January 2016 and i run the product configuration wizard, and ...
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Full Crawl inside my sharepoint server 2013 never stop

I am facing a problem that the full crawl never ends. now i have never similar problem since we have deployed the live sharepoint around 3 years ago. but last week i have noticed that new contents are ...
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how to allow Contributor users to be able to add/edit/delete list items but prevent them from modifying site pages

I am working on a sharepoint enterprise server 2013 sites mainly of type Team Sites. some of them have the publishing infrastructure enabled and the other do not have these features enabled. and ...
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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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What is the best share point architecture?

I want to know the best architecture for SharePoint. We have our public facing website developed on SharePoint 2013 and we have following servers: 1 Production 2 Front end 2 Database (Using ...
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SharePoint certification 70-331 vs 70-448

Currently I am working on SharePoint 2013 environment for over a year! I am willing to get the SharePoint certification and I want to know the difference between the 70-331 and the 70-488 ...
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can I configure FBA for two webapplication in same sharepoint farm

I'm new to SharePoint2013 Administration. I have SharePoint 2013 farm with 4 Web applications; one Web application is configured for FBA authentication. My question is: how can I configure FBA for ...
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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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unable to send emails inside my ItemAdded() Event reciever using c# MailMessage()

I have an event receiver which get fired when a new discussion board item is added. inside the event receiver i am sending email to certain users group, as follow:- public override void ItemAdded(...
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Best approach to allow all our employees to Read a site and send them an email when a new discussion item is added

I am working on a sharepoint server 2013, and inside it i create a team site collection with a Discussion Board list on its main page. now i am trying to define the following 2 requirments:- to allow ...
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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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SharePoint Configuration Failed cannot open WordAutionService DB

I was installing SharePoint 2010 in Windows 7 , SharePoint Configuration Wizard failed to open DB of WordAutmationService . Can any one help me in knowing what is the issue and why it encountered ,And ...
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Are there any differences if i create a new Sharepoint User Group from the site collection level or from the sub site level

I am working on a sharepoint server 2013. and i am a bit confused on what is the right approach of creating new SharePoint user groups. now i have the following:- Team site collection http://...
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Can i define more than one user group inside the “Group Owner” field for a User Group

I have a user group inside my sharepoint server 2013 on-premise. now i want to grant 2 users groups to be inside the "Group Owner" field:- now seems that i can only define one user or one user group ...
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Are there any differences between passing a localID as 1033(US) or as 2057(UK) when creating a new sub-site using SPWeb.Add() inside my event receiver

I am working on a SharePoint Enterprise server 2013 . and i have an event receiver which get fired when an item is updated, and the event receiver will create a new sub-site using the following line ...
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Updating MS Project (.mpp file) SubProject from its the master project inside a Document library, will raise an error that the SubProject is Read-Only

We have a document library inside a SharePoint enterprise server 2013 Team site. and inside this document library we have uploaded some Project plans. where we have master project plans and sub-...
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An unexpected error has occurred. when creating a new site collection

I am working on SharePoint server 2013, and i created a new web application, then i try to create a new site collection at the root of the web application, and i chose the Team Site template.. now ...
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SharePoint 2010 Configuration Failed : Failed to Create Configuration DB

While Configuration of SharePoint Configuration Wizard , Unexpectedly I came across below exception I had opened the log file and I see the below error information.Can any one help me ion knowing for ...
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“Open in the client application” Vs “Use the server default (Open in the client application)” inside the document library advance settings

I am working on a SharePoint 2013 enterprise server, and I have the following:- Team site collection , with the “Open Documents in Client Applications by Default” site feature activated, as follow:- ...
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why my subsite url is showing “…” inside it url when i access the subsite from “Site Settings” >> “look and Feel” >> “Title, Description, and Logo”

I am facing a strange behavioure inside my sub-site. now i have a sub-site of type team site and i can access the sub-site using the following URL:- http://servername/PMO/Programmes/PojectA/ now i ...
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SharePoint 2010 Installation Error

I am trying to install SharePoint 2010 in windows 7 ultimate ,And i face the bellow error.Can any one help me in knowing does it really required 20008 r2 to install standalone Thanks & Regards, ...
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Is there any drawbacks if i want set a default value for the built-in Title column , and why this site column is added inside the “_Hidden” group

I want to add a defualt value for the built-in site column named Title. now i went to "site collection>>site settings>>site columns" but i can not find the Title column. so i went to "site collection>>...
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Can i limit the number of concurrent users playing a video?

I would like to know if it's possible to limit the number of users who can play a video using the video web part in SharePoint 2013 SP1.
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Kerberos for multihop remoting powershell

I am trying to set up a remote powershell session to a sharepoint server in order to do remote management. I am running as a user with full mgmt rights at the sharepoint server If I use Credssp and ...