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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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Configure the maximum number of co-authoring authors in SharePoint 2013 at Farm Level

With the help of below script and based on my requirement I am able to set my limit for co-authoring the authors for sharepoint documents at site collection level $siteurl = "SiteURL" $mysite=new-...
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Outgoing Email Office 365

I need to migrate, my actual smtp server, to smtp.office365.com I have configured the SMTP at the domain (mydomain.xxx.xxx), and all goes good. Because the email can be sent when I create a test TXT ...
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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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SharePoint 2013 Workflow Service Application not visible in Central Admin nor in Get-SPServiceApplication

I found this posting Sharepoint 2013 Workflow Manager Missing Service when looking for an answer to the very same symptom -- and when I saw Andrew Connell answering figured I was saved! But, no ...
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500 Internal Server error after SP setup

I just created a new farm using SP 2016 single server role, I tried to open the central admin, but am getting "This site can’t be reached" in Chrome and "Runtime Error" in IE, when I saw the trace ...
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Preferred server for timer jobs not available and OOB timers jobs not runnings

In my environment when I go to CA > Manage Content DB settings; the preferred server for timer jobs in the dropdown is not shown and is empty. Also OOB timer jobs which have job lock type of content ...
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Audit Central Administration changes

Is there any kind of auditing for changes made to Central Administration? i.e. when a web application was created and by who. and also auditing for Site Collection created and deleted
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SP2016 Central Admin error: DataBinding: 'System.Data.DataRowView' does not contain a property with the name 'FixServerConfirmation'

I have just set up SharePoint 2016 On-Premise on a single server farm (dev environment) in my organisation (I have also installed feature pack 2). Everything is set up central admin up and running but ...
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Unable to cast object of type 'Microsoft.SharePoint.WebControls.SPLinkButton'

Suddenly, early morning when I accessed our on-premise SharePoint site, I unable to access the site pages or every list listview pages. I checked into ULS Viewer and found the following issue. ...
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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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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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“The requested operation could not be completed due to a file system limitation” error while deploying a solution in SharePoint

I am getting following error while trying to deploy solution from SharePoint Central Administration: The requested operation could not be completed due to a file system limitation It happened ...
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Sharepoint Central Admin not opening on default url

I've installed sharepoint on my windows pc. When I try to open central admin using Windows key and run as administrator, browser opens correctly. Even, url is shown correctly, but nothing show up ...
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Microsoft SharePoint Foundation Web Application Service stuck on starting

Microsoft SharePoint Foundation Web Application Service stuck on starting I tried this command and got the error below Command: stsadm -o provisionservice -action start -servicetype spwebservice ...
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How to implement a team site( document library, search, views dashboards) with No server access, No Sharepoint designer access

I am new to sharepoint, and have started a project and Just finished to gather requirements. I have also read about sharepoint and I have a big picture of it. This is my development environment and ...
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User Profiles in DEV and PROD have different Number

I have DEV and PROD SharePoint 2010 Server environments. DEV is a copy of production a few months old. The User Profile configuration is, I believe, identical. Same sources, same FIM. However, the ...
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Session Expired Issue for IE browser in FBA Web Application

we have extend session timeout with the help of couple of posts : http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hh147183%28v=office.14%29.aspx http://jasear.wordpress.com/2011/01/10/sharepoint-2010-set-...
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Create a new Central Administration Content Database

Currently the Content Database for my Central Administration site has exploded to over 50GB, and expands to over 100GB everynight (leaving 50GB of free space). After much investigating I have ...
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Many timer jobs inside our sharepoint on-premises 2013 is showing “N/A” for the “Last Run”

We have an enterprise sharepoint on-premises 2013. but recently i have noted that many jobs inside the sharepoint central admin site are having their "Last Run" = "N/A" as follow:- Now the timer ...
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Does the “Storage Used” number for the site collection inside the sharepoint central admin give accurate number

2 day ago I did a migration for our sharepoint on-premises team site collection 2013 (which contain 69 sub-sites) to sharepoint online, using a third party tool named sharegate. and during the ...
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Run time error when browse Central administration in sharpeoint 2016 app server

central administration not working suddenly where all search components deployed and below error in event viewer Application information: Application domain: Trust level: Full ...
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Removing user from People Picker, by not deleting/disabled user in AD

I have a question in regards with removing the user from people picker. I'm using LDAP syntax filter (&(objectCategory=person)(objectClass=user)(!(userAccountControl:1.2.840.113556.1.4.803:=2))) ...
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Unable to connect SharePoint 2010 Central Admin. HTTP 403 Forbidden

Recently when I am trying to go Central Admin SP2010 I received an error in IE. HTTP 403 Forbidden while login using Farm Account. There are no DB permission change that i am aware off. I could not ...
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Search Host Controller Service stuck in Starting SharePoint 2016

I have tried to Stop it and again start using Powershell and through Central Admin. No luck in Powershell and by Central Admin I got Timeout Error with Correlation ID. When checking this in ULS log ...
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How to Create Organization Chart Free and without Code

I have trying to create an organization chart for my site but there is no free substitute for it. As i stumbled upon organization browser it only shows the current user hierarchy and i want to display ...
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Showing ellipse type of text in SharePoint 2013

I have created SharePoint term set field and mapped to profile ask me about section.if i select more then 5 terms it shows ellipse type of tags when displaying.it converts automatically . i have not ...
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How we can get Sharepoint 2016 InfoPath Forms Services in Central admin?

In SharePoint 2016 central admin infopath form services option missing. How we can get this option in Central admin ?
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The remote server returned an error: (500) Internal Server Error

Unexpectedly when I open the the sharepoint web application I encountered the error "The remote server returned an error: (500) Internal Server Error" . May I know what's the issue and how can I ...
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How do I let the OneDrive app automatically list libraries you are assigned to?

So, I'm setting up Sharepoint to create a cloud file server and I'm having trouble automating library syncing with local OneDrive applications. For example, I created a few libraries (i.e. Financials, ...
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Moving central administration from not existing host site

I have SharePoint 2010 environment with multiple servers and the server on which central administration was configured were removed. So now when I try to access central administration through "Start" ...
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Search Application {id} is not ready

I'm using SharePoint 2013 and currently troubleshooting why content isn't getting indexed. When viewing Central Admin > Services on Server, SharePoint Server Search status is "Started" but when ...
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Weird Permissions Issue on SharePoint 2013

I'm seeing some strange behavior from my 2013 Central Admin site. If I login from my laptop with my admin account, I have full access to everything. If I RDP to the server (using the same admin ...
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Get the Report of Site Collection Changes without enabling Auditing

I have come ac-crossed to annoying requirement , Where I need to get the report of changes made in site collection with out enabling "Audit" feature in SharePoint 2013 Can any one help me or guide me ...
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Create high trust for SharePoint Add-ins in SharePoint on-premises

I had configured app domain for on-premises ,And I am looking for the next level to generate the Certificate for high trust . Can any one guide me how can I generate certificate for developers
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Sharepoint (MOSS) 2007 - Central Admin Issue

We have SharePoint 2007 installed. We are facing issue in central admin when we try to do any operation related to web applications. Below are the issues noticed: • When we tried to change web ...
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Sharepoint Outgoing Mail returns false

Sharepoint 2016, Outgoing Email: TLS set to No. on CA and SMTP. Failed attempt 1 sending mail to recipients: sharepoint@thepfs.biz. Mail Subject: Test subject Sharepoint. Error: SmtpException ...
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Errors were encountered during the configuration of the Search Service Application.

I'm creating Search Service Application using administrator account. It shows error Errors were encountered during the configuration of the Search Service Application.
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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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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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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 Edit Properties on SharePoint Service Provider

I am trying to assign an indexer on our SharePoint Service Provide. However, every time I go to edit properties on the SSP. I get this: An unhandled exception occurred in the user interface....
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Authentication Provider screen throws error about invalid attribute

I have a SharePoint 2013 installation, current through the April 14, 2015 cumulative update for SharePoint Foundation 2013 (KB2965261) patch. In Central Admin, I am trying to toggle the ...
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Error while Creating New Web Application

Environment : SharePoint 2010. Description: I am trying to create new web-application through Central Admin. Once I click on 'New' I am getting below error. Steps Performed till now: Verified ...
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My Site Cleanup Job deleting My Site immediately

Our current environment is SharePoint 2010 and have My Sites enabled. The My Site Cleanup Job is also enabled and set to run every hour as set by default. Once an account is deleted or deactivated ...
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CA web form taking very long to respond for job completed

We are using SharePoint 2013 on-premise. In recent few months we found the CA is very slow in respond. For example, I just create a simply team site. It shows me the "Working on it... This shouldn't ...
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SharePoint 2010 Infopath Form Problem using SOAP service

I have a form built for a SharePoint list which when run from InfoPath's preview mode, works fine. It makes a call to a data connection (which has been converted to a connection file and stored in a ...
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Access denied to site collection administrator

I am facing a very strange issue. I have two web applications. Inside those applications are two site collections each. When I log in as site collection administrator I can access all three site ...
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SharePoint 2013 WFE Configuration Failed - Could not find part of the path

I am trying to join two WFE's to a new farm, but when I run PSCONFIGGUI it fails on step 4. Failed to connect to the configuration database In the error it then states An exception of type Sytem.IO....
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Unknown Host -Unable to locate the server named “Server1” .The server does not have DNS entry Error in SP 2013 SP1

I have installed SP 2013 SP1 on my development server and Central Admin was created successfully. But when I navigate to the Central Admin or any web application url[root site collection & other ...
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Blank Sharepoint Administration Page after install

I have installed SharePoint Server 2013 on Windows Server 2012 R2 (just as a practice). However, I am getting a blank Central Administration page. So far, I have: Did a clean install three times ...