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SharePoint Central Administration (the CA) is a web application that typically exists on a single server in the farm.

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User Profile Synchronization - not stopping

Does anyone have any idea how to fix this issue? Our User Profile Stopped working about two weeks ago therefore none of our AD content is being updated across to our SP site which we rely on for ...
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My SP-SITE has no owner

I changed the password of the administrator account and then when I log on with the administrator account on my sharepoint sp-site I can't do anything, so i try to get all owner of all sp-site As you ...
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SP2013 Central Admin Website disappear after moving the DB data file to another drive

I asked DBA to move all the SP databases to D: drive instead of the default system drive C: After that, I cannot access the Central Admin Website. In the IIS manager, the CA website disappeared as ...
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Central administration service stopped

I stopped the central administration from the Application server, and now I can't configure anything on SharePoint. Is there a way to restart it again? I have only one application server.
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Site Collection and IIS Site Exist but Site is down

Problem: Had a user ask me why a specific site we have is down. I checked and the site is giving a "Site Cant Be Reached" error. So I checked in SharePoint administration site to ensure that it was a ...
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Does SharePoint Online have a Central Admin section like SharePoint 2013 / 2016?

I've logged in to SharePoint Online in Office 365, but I'm not able to see Central Admin section. I want to know if a Central Admin section is available on SharePoint Online or, if not, how we can ...
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How to disable Mysite feature from sharepoint 2013?

Our public facing website has developed on sharepoint 2013, we have mysite feature enabled and around 40,000 user profiles are their in Mysite. We now don't want any user to be able to browse Mysite ...
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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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Changing password of farm account from Central Adminstration

I have a single server farm and I want to change farm admin password. It is being used to run different services such as timer job, central admin, SQL Server, Search etc. Plus it is also being used ...
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Access the central admin or application with WFE server name

I have created a farm in sharepoint 2016. In this farm, I have an Application server, a WFE server and a SQL server. Application server whose name is SPAPP10 and I created application whose adress is ...
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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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SP 2013 Central Administration White Screen of Death

I have an on-premises installation of SharePoint 2013 on a development server, with a dedicated SQL Server instance on another server. Recently, my Central Administration site would stop loading and ...
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SharePoint farm admin not able to deploy solution

I am trying to deploy a solution globally I have added the solution using powershell It is showing up under "Manage Farm Solutions" When I open the solution and click on deploy now, it says access ...
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Disable Site Collection Quotas & Locking Entirely

We have our SP 2010 site collection configured with the following quota template settings: Unchecked: Limit site storage Unchecked: Send warning email when site storage reaches... Sandboxed Solutions ...
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add alias email with office 365 small business premuim

In the past few days, we were able to add alias email for a primary email , but now the icons for add alias email is hidden , so we can't add an alias email Why this icons is hidden for us ? Is there ...
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Can I add a non-Admin user in O365 access to Sharepoint Admin User Profile service?

I wanted to give another department head access to be able to update the user profile service (specifically update Manager Field)? Is this possible or any other way to do it?
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Is it neccessary to have .Bak extension while restoring Sharepoint 2013 site

As we know there are 2 options to take backup of a site collection. Central Administration and Powershell If we take Backup using central administration we first have to create one folder in any ...
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Error in web.config of sharepoint central admin in SP 2013 on-prem

am getting the below error after running the config wizard of my sp 2013 server farm Log Name: Application Source: SharePoint 2010 Products Configuration Wizard Date: 12/9/...
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Suddenly am getting “Cannot open database requested by the login. The login failed.”

My virtual machine was working fine, and everything was OK, suddenly, when I tried to connect to central administration, I started having an error saying connection closed and 200 OK http status. ...
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Need to restore sp site in sharepoint 2013 testing environment

Hope all are doing well. I need to restore sp public facing website from production to testing environment. for this purpose I have taken the backup of Production site using central administration ...
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Stop web application after upgrade

I've upgraded to SharePoint Foundation 2013 from a SharePoint 2007 (via SharePoint 2010). Now I've three web application started on my server and I would like to stop previous SharePoint web ...
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How to rename the sites directory in SharePoint 2013

I have to rename the /Sites directory to /Tasks. Eg. http://pc18:1818/sites/task1 to http://pc18:1818/tasks/task1. Is this Possible? How can I do this?
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SharePoint Blank Page

This entire week I countered a Blank page problem in my SP environment. Some sites and Central admin returns blank page. I checked all of below items loop back was correctly configured Browser ...
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Alternate access mapping is not working properly?

I configured alternate access mapping in SharePoint 2013 with my machine IP while accessing the site collection using IP it's working fine on the Internet explore, but in chrome, images are not loaded....
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unable to resotre a site collection “Restore-spsite : No content databases are available for this operation ”

I have backup my site collection found on the root. then i wanted to resote it on a different location, so i did the following steps:- 1.using the central administration , i delete the site ...
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cant edit work mail in central admin

In the admin site (https://-admin.sharepoint.com/), click on User Manage Profile Service: User Profile Service Application> Manage User Properties search Work email. Scroll down to find Work email, ...
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SharePoint 2016 SSA categories count showing 0

All Categories in Search Service Application shows count zero. Due to this Managed Property is not able to create from Crawled Properties using PowerShell, as here in this case SharePoint category has ...
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moving my site collection from root to a new managed path

I am working on a Team site collection inside SharePoint enterprise server 2013. and the publishing infrastructure site collection and site features are enable. now i want to move the site collection ...
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Why “Custom Script” and “Enable Customizing Master Pages and Page Layouts” are disabled by default inside sharepoint office 365

I am working on a new Office 365 SharePoint 2013 online site collection. now when i investigate the admin options i found that these 2 options are disabled inside my Office 365:- 1- "Custom Script" ...
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Upgrade site collections inside my online central administration

I am working on an Office 365 sharepoint online server. and inside the SP admin center . i found an option to Upgrade site collection/s:- First question. now i am not sure what do Upgrade exactly do ?...
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Setting App Catalog site URL in central admin

We want to set the URL for an existing app catalog site via central admin under manage app catalog. However we do not want to disrupt any SharePoint services running. Will setting this url cause any ...
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Sharepoint Keeps my login session

I have a very peculiar with my On Premise Sharepoint 2016 Public Website. I built this site from scratch and had it in testing for a while until it was time to make it public and launch for my ...
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How to rename and show user profile properties in PowerShell

I need to Rename, make editable, and show the existing userprofile property in User's Profile page by using PowerShell scripts, I tried this: if ((Get-PSSnapin -Name Microsoft.SharePoint.PowerShell -...
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Retention policy in SharePoint 2013 on premise

This is a question from SharePoint 2013 administrators who are already working with retention policy. I suppose to make a Shared Library with high capacity for my users so they can transfer their ...
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How to create a subsite inside the subsite by using Powershell scripts?

I need to create a Site collection under that I need three subsites, For example, Demo, is site collection inside that I need to create Departments, Contact, etc. Then inside department subsite, I ...
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Sharepoint Farm - How to change Hostname and Ips of the VM's

I am going to snapshot the virtual machines containing my Sharepoint Farm and put them on a different VM. (When I say snap shot, I'm talking about copying the entire virtual machine one at a time - ...
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I can't activate features while deploying solutions in SPSD(SharePoint Solution Deployer)

I download the SPSD from CodePlex http://spsd.codeplex.com/, Then I dropped the solution files in solution folder,Then I changed the Defaul.xml for deployment configuration,Then eveything deployed ...
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Cannot login SP2010 CA but able to login all other sites

We are using SP2010 on-premise. On last weekend the server (both SharePoint and SQL are installed in same machine) was patched for some security hotfix and .net framework. On Monday, we found we no ...
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How to export and add a OOTB(out of the box) Programmatically?

I customized the OOTB web parts in SharePoint 2013 server, I need to move my web parts to another server without taking site backup, I tried Export options it's working fine ,But It's very difficult ...
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Why I can't see Sites link under Resources header in Office 365 Admin Center?

I have logged in on my company's Office 365 Admin Center and I would like to create a site collection, but I don't see the link Sites under Resources. Why can't I see that while I can perfectly see it ...
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How to take a site collection backup without Active directory and permissions?

I need to move our site collections from one server to another which have different AD and Domain, Please suggest any idea for better migration?
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How to move the profile page customization from one server to another server?

I customized the Mysites OOTB web parts and master page in SharePoint 2013, I need to move our changes to one server to another server which have different domain, It tried exporting and importing web ...
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Unable to access the site after restoring the site collection backup in SharePoint 2013?

I have a site collection with several subsites, All page layouts are customized as farm solutions by using visual studio application pages, I tried to restore my site collection backup to another ...
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Removed Farm solutions using (Remove-SPSolution) are still showing inside my site collection “Site features”

I am working on deploying an event receiver inside my sharepoint 2013 sites using visual Studio. now i deploy the farm solution using visual studio successfully. Then i wanted to remove the farm ...
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High Availability in SharePoint 2013 Central admin

I have 2 apps servers and 2 WFE servers, I would like to have high availability configuration for SharePoint central admin. So that if one apps server goes down, another apps server will be active. I ...
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Sharepoint 2013 App Server2 Product Configuration

I have installed SharePoint 2013 set up in my app server2.Now i am running prodct config wizard in apps server 2.When i running the product config wizard,its showing few option like "Do not use this ...
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Custom master page not working for visitor user in Sharepoint 2013?

I have created custom master page with css files using design manager method.the users with member permission can see all the styles in the site pages and master page, but the user with visitor ...
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Unable to restore the Site collection Backup in sharepoint 2013?

I have tried to Restoring the Site collection backup by using Power shell command,it throws an error message Restore-SPSite : The operation that you are attempting to perform cannot be completed ...
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Global Admin can't access SharePoint Admin

I've set one Office 365 account to Global Administrator. When that user tries to access SharePoint Admin page (domain-admin.sharepoint.com), he gets "Access Denied". What could be the problem?
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Does SharePoint provide a hierarchical search results inside my site collections?

Sometimes I face scenarios inside my SharePoint server 2013 that I cannot understand. Recently I realize the following inside my SharePoint web applications search scope. Now I have three site ...

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