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Questions tagged [architecture]

Architecture denotes the high-level structure of a software system. This is not just limited to servers but also covers other infrastructure aspects such as n/w topology, firewalls, server specifications and its roles, integration with other co-existed products such as Active directory and so on.

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Information Architecture with Hubsites

I have a question about Information Architecture and the best practice of setting up Hub sites with company wide site collections. The idea is to have a company wide landing page for each department. ...
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Multiple Tenants (Production, pre-production, integration, development) recommandations [closed]

I will be developing web parts (SharePoint Framework) that are going to be hosted in SharePoint Online. I can't deploy directly in the production environment. I need to develop in a development ...
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Design small company website in using office 365 sharepoint online

Looking design architecture and idea to Design small company website in using office 365 sharepoint online. Time sheet (employee time entery) Employee information Leave request management Without ...
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Convert/Change the built-in root site collection into a communication hub site

when we start a new office 365 project, we will have a classic team site created for us at the root https://ourcomapnyname.sharepoint.com/. but now we want to follow the flat structure of sites and ...
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How to protect API key with SPFx / Sharepoint Online web parts

I'm trying to develop a widget for deployment on Sharepoint Online. The issue is that I need to retrieve personal information for the user from my REST API - however to do so I need to sign the ...
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Many drawbacks and problems when i enable the “Community Site Feature” inside my team sites

this week i have faced many problems when i enable the "Community Site Feature" on my team sites inside my on-premises 2013 farm. now we have the following structure:- 2 site collections of type Team ...
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Can anyone suggest books for SharePoint project development and administration in SP2010 and SP2013 [closed]

I am looking for resources to know about implementation of concepts in SharePoint in real world project right from architecture design. Free/purchased books to learn architecture design, development ...
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When/How to use asp.net MVC inside Sharepoint on-premises and Sharepoint online

I know in SharePoint things can be done in many ways and using many technologies. But now I am a bit confused on when/how I can/should/most-appropriate to use ASP.NEW MVC inside SharePoint on-premises ...
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2 farms (portal and BI) different authentication

I am new to this company and they have 2 farms for SharePoint 2010 (regular portal and Business Intel). The portal authentication is windows ntlm and BI farm is setup with kerberos. There are no ...
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When to use Event Receivers and when to use Workflow to implement a business scenario

I want to implement a business scenario for our custom list inside sharepoint enterprise server 2013, to manage our project management projects. The business scenario is as follow:- Contributor users ...
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Search Service Application with multiple Content Sources having high CPU utilisation but low RAM usage

We have a SharePoint 2013 Farm with 3 tier architecture(1 WFE,1 APP Server & 1 DB Server). We have configured search service application with 3 Content Sources, each linked to one web application. ...
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Best approach to add an Admin Section to my enterprise wiki site collection

I am working on a sharepoint 2013 enterprise server. and i added a new enterprise wiki site collection to it. now i did the following inside the new site collection:- I added 4 custom lists named; ...
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Centrally maintainable projects

I am trying to come up with a technical architecture for the below requirement. We have a requirement where a site/workspace/app needs to be automatically created per project. Per project a ...
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Designing Extranet Farm - SharePoint 2016

I am in the process of designing SharePoint 2016 environment for our organisation. We have so many intranet web applications and also has many anonymous public facing sites existing in different Farms ...
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best appraoch to deply an event recevier which span multiple subsites

I am working on SharePoint server 2013 web application. And I need to create an event receiver on my lists items. The event receiver will check if the user who create an item is within a specified ...
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Configuration SetUp for 2 Tier farm

we are currently planning to set up a 2 tier SharePoint 2013 Enterprise farm. Two tiers with a MySQL Cluster (we are not touching this, we get it as a service) with 2 Servers in Layer 1 (Server1 ...
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Location for an Event Receiver on Visual Studio solution

I have a feature that deploys a site in a folder in the root of the parent site. When we want to uninstall this feature, the only way to remove the files it deploys is by programmaticaly remove them ...
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Powershell/task scheduler OR timer job(Farm solution) OR workflow/retention policy . when i want to implement a background jobs

I am working on a SharePoint 2013 site collection. And I have an Issue Tracking list, where I want to perform these actions on it once a day (at 12:05 AM):- Check if a column named "Review Date" of ...
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How to increase SharePoint performance?

Our SharePoint has 2 WFE server and we are facing performance issue. What are the things that have to be considered to increase performance?
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Using Sharepoint to replace DFS/Personnal network drive

I work in a business of more thant 15,000 persons. Normaly we are running local NFS for our offices but we are looking to merge everything in one single Sharepoint and replace personal drive and ...
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New to SharePoint (Office365): Best practice to organize my site

We have migrated from Google Apps to Office 365 and now i need to organize a few things. We have a few customers and each one will have a set of documents, a wiki and maybe a worklog (i'm using some ...
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A Different SQL Server for Reporting Services

Is it possible to configure SharePoint to use one SQL Server setup with Database Engine Services for configurations and content databases and another SQL Server setup with SharePoint Reporting ...
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Proper Architecture and role for SP server

we are (small office with 30 user) testing SharePoint for improving in document and workflow management. we have five server (appserver, fileserver, DC and 2 kerio server) running on Esxi so i add new ...
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Managing & Maintaining sites for our departments

I want to build sites (sub sites or site collections) for each of our departments, named:- HR. Finance Operations The entire sites will share the following :- Each site will have four lists:- ...
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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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Enterprise wiki site collection VS wiki library

I am in a point to decide which approach I should follow for building a wiki site for our company , the wiki need to have the following features: Create wiki pages and add related metadata info. This ...
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Metadata Vs Dropdown Vs Lookup column

Seems that SharePoint provides multiple ways to manage information, and I am confused on when to use metadata, dropdown or lookup column. Now I have these requirements:- Inside our document library ...
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need guidance on new streamlined topology for design sharepoint 2013 Farm for internet faced sites

For internet based share point web application it has below statistics Total Number of Search Queries : 1928 Total Number of Daily Unique Visitors: 800 No of page views per daily : 3334 How i ...
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Modifying a site column at the list level versus creating new site columns

I have the following questions on when/why to use these approaches:- To create a new site column Or to use the same site column, but modify it at the list level. I have these business case scenarios:...
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how to manage sub sites that have been created using a template in a centralize way

I am facing problems in understanding how i should be managing sub sites that have been created using a template. now i have followed the following process :- I created a new sub site (the sub site ...
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When to create a new site collection and when to create a new sub site

We have a SharePoint 2013 Web Application, which contains two Site Collections:- Team Site. Enterprise Wiki. And I have created 2 Site Collections because of the following differences:- Each Site ...
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Creation of dynamic site collection and sub-sites

We are having an enterprise system where organization wide operations are maintained. Recently we decided to provide collaboration features for each operation maintained in the system using SharePoint ...
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Consolidate multiple SharePoint 2010 Farms including Shared Services Farm into one farm

In an existing environment there are seven farms where one is a shared services farm for search, managed metadata and user profiles. The reason for six different SharePoint 2010 farms is ...
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Can SharePoint code interact with a remote SharePoint server

We plan on having some scheduled services run alongside our SharePoint environment. These services include pulling data from a remote system into SharePoint, and sending out timed notifications based ...
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Architecting and SharePoint 2007 Upgrade to 2010

I'm planning a migration/upgrade to SharePoint 2010 from 2007 for our intranet. I'm researching best practices for information architecture to best optimize performance and organization. The farm is ...
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Plan farm with three SP2013 servers: all services running on servers

I'm about to deploy a medium SharePoint 2013 farm. I have five servers in total, I'll use 2 of them for the database (high-availability). I have to plan the distribution of SharePoint role/services ...
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Sharepoint develop roadmap

I would like build some service for our team, import some file, parse file, save to sp list, and make some actions with list (for example list peoples who have value more N), build charts and etc. ...
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Restore to operation in seconds on failure?

My customer have a requirement on SharePoint Server to restore itself on failure within seconds. I’m told that it should work as Hotel electricity backup in a Nigerian Hotel: If the power fails, ...
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SharePoint two tier fault-tolerant

The time has come to install SharePoint 2013 Enterprise, but before I do I would like a 2nd opinion. My current plan is to have 4 servers - two SQL configured with AlwaysOn AG and 2 load balanced WFE ...
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Site Collection Structure for Multiple Stores

Our organization has a large number of centrally managed stores. In order to control security, apply storage templates, etc. we decided to implement a "flat" architecture, using independent site ...
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SharePoint JavaScript Object Model Security and Permissions

I am writing an application whose logic executes in the browser using JSOM. The application might have permissions that exceed that of those who access the application. Let's say the application ...
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Intranet logical architecture in SharePoint 2013

So, I am building a Intranet portal. I got my Physical architecture build thanks to tips from stackexchange users. Now i got som other thoughts. What is a preferred logical architecture for a ...
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Thoughts on a SharePoint 2013 architecture?

My task is to build an Intranet environment. What should be the may thoughts when building a SharePoint topology from the ground, for a Intranet site with 1000-1500 users. My idea is to use the ...
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Single web application or mulitple?

I am very new compare to experts here. I have read several articles and discuss forums. However I am worry there are some potential risk I cannot foresee. Could you give me some suggestion on the wb ...
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Cannot iterate subfolders of a very large folder

I have working code that is to iterate lots of folders in our (rather large) document archive, but one folder (which happens to have a very large amount of subfolders) does not allow me to iterate it. ...
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Would a Access / SharePoint work well in this scenario?

Our organization has a small MySQL database that tracks when customers had their propane tanks checked. We can then query the information on demand for our insurance company, which ultimately is the ...
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Logical Architecture of SharePoint

I have a requirement to implement an Enterprise portal in SP 2013. The total number of users are 5000 and out of this 5K users, 500 are concurrent users. they will access my site and perform ...
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Determining the number of servers per farm needed

I'm studying for the 668 and don't understand why I need 4 SP servers for these farms based on the requirements.
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Web Application or Site Collection Architecture for My Sites in SharePoint 2013

I am designing a solution for our client which have the following 'Areas' Teams Committees My Sites Projects (MS project server) Apps I see the best approach is creating a Web Application (WA) for ...
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Is one Web Application Architecture preferred over several Web Applications?

In almost all of the SharePoint projects I’ve participated in, the general architecture is three different web applications for intranet, cooperation and mysite. This has been the standard setup in ...