Questions tagged [central-administration]

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

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How to access my “Outgoing E-Mail Settings” from code?

Is it possible for me to pull the values that are in: Central Admin -> System Settings -> Configure outgoing e-mail settings from my code behind using the object model?
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Site collection owners and site collection administrators. Can anyone explain the difference in plain english

Just found this on MSDN and I'm confused. the Owners group of a site is not the same as the site collection owners, which themselves are called site collection administrators in the Central ...
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What is causing this error :- Restore-SPSite : <nativehr>0x80070003</nativehr><nativestack></nativestack>

I want to restore a site collection to my staging environment , and when i typed the following power shell command :- PS H:\> Restore-SPSite http://ggvstg01:12160/discussionforum/GeneralDiscussi ...
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Why is central admin time different from server time?

I have seen this question asked before (not here) but have never seen anyone with a genuine answer, usually people provide lots of info surrounding how Sharepoint has a different timezome for each Web,...
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SharePoint Central Admin not opening

I have installed sharepoint site on my local machine with standalone installation. After that i have changed my machine name then my sharepoint site was not opening. Then i revert the changes to ...
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Health Report with Alerts

I would like to create an alert on the central admin Health Reports list (http://server:8080/Lists/HealthReports/AllItems.aspx) if that is possible. I have created an alert with: Change Type=All ...
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Application Pool is auto stopped when browse web application in IIS7

When I browse to Central Administration I get repeated authentication requests and am unable to view the page. I get the following error: Service Unavailable HTTP Error 503. The service is ...
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Enable Business Data Web Parts in site

I am using SharePoint Server 2010 and we do have Enterprise licenses. But what feature AND WHERE must be turned on in order to show the Business Data Web Parts like in the image below. Something ...
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Unexpected error in Central Admin Site

Sometimes my Central Administration site throws an unexpected error while accessing it for the first time of the day. Later on refreshing the browser, the central admin home page lands correctly and ...
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Site Collection Administrator has left the building

We have an issue with some of our SharePoint MOS (2007) installs - the SCA has left the organisation and taken his privileges with him, and we need to reassign his role to someone else. Is there any ...
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Environment not sending mail

I changed the SMTP Server in Outgoing E-mail Settings (Central Admin). But now is not sending mail. Do you have any idea what that might be? Do I need to make more changes?
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Always getting access denied for all loginaccounts

I'm in a middle of a process of setting sp_accounts to sp services and for some wrong behaviour I'm always getting access denied when enter the webapp for all accounts. Claims service could be the ...
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How do I update an already existing wsp on farm? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Update-SPSolution does not Deploy Solution I have a wsp that is already deployed on the farm. I made some code changes. I cannot use the Add-SPSolution command because I ...
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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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Getting acces to Central Administration

I work in a company with SharePoint. My permission level is: "Full control". However there are few things I need to change but I do not have an acces. For example: Editing Master Page in SharePoint ...
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Deleted Site Collection is still visible in View All Site Collection in Centeral Administration

I have deleted one of my site collection and when I check under View All Site Collection in Central Administration the deleted site collection is still appearing. How can I remove that site from ...
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How to check SharePoint Cumulative Updates

I have two web servers installed SharePoint 2007, my intention is to check is the Cumulative Updates for SharePoint 2007 installed on both servers is the same. I've check the SharePoint version from ...
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Central Administration cannot connect to configuration database

I made a script for batch uploading files, which I successfully used to upload more than 900 files (few gigs of data). Today I prepared another set of files and everything was working fine, but ...
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SharePoint Add-in - Modify App Domain Name

I have come across situation where I need to change App domain name which we set in early steps of configuring environment for SharePoint add-in while creating isolated app domain. I read somewhere (...
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Product Configuration wizard error

Manage server in this farm not showing my SharePoint 2010 server. All SharePoint site are working fine. As the SharePoint server not showing, i cant see services under Manage service on server. ...
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Restore Central Administration Site

looks like I accidentally deleted my Central Administration site running on port 43709. From the looks of it I still have the content database that has the info but I can't seem to be able to restore ...
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Need help specifying the location of a Custom Action

Spawned from this question. I have been able to add a new link to my Central admin page under the Monitoring->Timer Jobs section. My problem is that I have been unable to figure out how to add it ...
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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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Central Administration cannot be found

When I select CA , It says "The webpage cannot be found". I also did configuration with sp wizard and it failed.What should I do?
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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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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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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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Form based authentication FBA - keeps getting “Make sure your user name and password are correct”

I'm using Sharepoint 2013 Foundation. I have followed a few tutorials on getting the Form Based Authentication to work: http://sharepointsolutions.blogspot.com.au/2012/08/configuring-forms-based-...
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Programmatically get the central administration site SPWeb using server object model

Like in the title - is there a method of getting it without supplying the URL?
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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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Move database to new SQL Server

My client has asked me to move all the Database used by the SharePoint Farm to a new SQL Server Machine. I came across this article http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc512725(v=office.14)....
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ULS Logs are not being trimmed

We've configured our ULS Logs to be a maximum of 50GB, via Central Admin => Monitoring => Configure Diagnostic Logging. When clicking OK at that page, it will trim all logs on all servers to 50GB. ...
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Why is Central Admin on App server?

Why is Central Admin on an application server by default? It seems like if you wanted your app server to truly be an app server, then you wouldn't have it serving any sites. This seems like it could ...
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App Pool of Central Administration is not starting

I have started a SharePoint server which was down for last 4 months. Now, the problem is that whenever I am trying to open SharePoint Central Administration, Service Unavailable: HTTP Error 503 is ...
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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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Error while opening “configure app urls” in central admin sp2013

App Management Service & Microsoft Sharepoint Foundation Subscription Service are running but it still shows error as follows. Error message : Settings or services required to complete this ...
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SharePoint Admin account permissions failed

Per best practice, I created Windows user and added to the Administrators group (sp_admin) to install SharePoint 2010 and installed the product under that account. However, after running the ...
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How to check if a list is email enabled or not?

I am preparing the inventory for one migration project I am working on. For this I need to get all the email enabled lists. I know it is possible using powershell get Email enabled List but ...
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What is diffrence between SPContentDatabaseSequence and SPContentDatabaseSequence2

When i am inside Mange Content Database settings page inside my farm, i see 3 different Schema Version for my content db as follows: I understand the first listing that is Microsoft.SharePoint....
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Using SharePoint with Google Apps for Business email

I am trying to get SharePoint's email features to work with Google Apps (alerts, emails generated by workflows, etc). Google Apps uses port 587 for smtp and I know that the default smtp port cannot ...
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Web Analytics Reports force update

What jobs do you need to run to update the metrics for Web Analytics Reports? It looks like they update daily, but I am unsure what jobs to kick off to see it update more regulary.
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No permission to retract/uninstall from CA, but from PowerShell

I have a weird permission-related problem. My account is entered as a local administrator, just to be on the safe side. If I want to retract or remove solutions within the CA I am getting either an ...
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Upgrade Required SharePoint_Config

When I go to "Manage Servers in Farm" from Central Admin, I see a red alert that says "Upgrade Required" against web front end. When I run the stsadm command stsadm.exe -o localupgradestatus , I ...
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SharePoint 2010 Central Administration link not working

I have problem on a SharePoint 2010 Server installation where the Central Admin icon/link (the one in start menu) isn't working. It opens a browser with a URL to the root address of the server, then ...
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Read acces to central administration

I would want to have read access to the central administration of our sharepoint environment. Now my administrator refused this, because he would have to give me too much rights. I do respect his ...
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Users Getting IIS Home Screen Instead of Home page

I have one user which is getting the IIS home landing page instead of our SharePoint home page. When I log onto her from a different machine everything seems to be working fine. If she types in ...
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Weird error when creating a site collection from a Claims authentication WCF service

I'm having trouble adding a new site collection, from a service hosted in a claims enabled SharePoint web application. The authentication works just fine (I can confirm the identity of the user while ...
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How do debug Sharepoint 404 errors

I made a configuration change to my SharePoint 2010 Web Application (earlier question) that enabled Anonymous access and now my site returns 404 errors!? Even when I change the setting back it does ...
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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 ...