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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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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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how to limite the size of WSS_Content

is there a way to limite the size of the Wss_Content_dataBase, because my Wss is non stopping growing with no reason. Is there a way with CA or I have to do it with SQL . And is there any logical ...
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My sites is related to User Profiles?

I need to know whether my sites is related to user profiles or not. Will we face any difficulties without using my sites? I referred this link https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff382643.aspx ...
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Central Admin Site 500 Error After Database Move

I followed the directions to move my database server to another this went fine and all other sites are up and running just when i try to go to the central admin site i get an immediate 500 error. I ...
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Get Sharepoint Central administration from SpFarm Object

I have requirement to create the termGroup in TermStore. private void ProvisionTermGroups(SPFarm farm) { DebugWriter.Write("Started processing of term groups", this); ...
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Central Administration Service is stopped on one of the server

I am basically a SharePoint developer but also an Admin by accident. I have 2 SharePoint(2013) servers (CompanyNameWeb and CompanyNameApp) and 2 SQL Servers in Production envt. Central admin url is ...
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How to restore the farm Backup? [closed]

I need to Restore the farm backup in SharePoint 2013,So please share the steps for restoring process.
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SharePoint 2013 CA Review job definitions page displays file not found

When I click on SharePoint 2013 CA -->Monitoring--> Review job definitions page, it displays file not found and all the timer jobs are paused.How to fix this?
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What is the correct method to change the SP_Admin password?

I need to change the sp_admin password in my domain. I have attempted to make the change in my test bed domain but once I do I cannot access my SharePoint farm. I started Central Management > ...
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Central Administration: entries in service application menu “new” limited?

what is the reason that the menu service application => new in CA is showing only App Management Business Data Secure Store ? And can we get the metadata service into this menu anyhow?
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Issue with SharePoint 2013 Farm password change

I am facing issue in Farm password change in SharePoint 2013 I was trying From central administration --> security settings --> manage accounts --> change passwords error message is Unable to ...
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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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Central Admin Error Due to Low Disk Space

The C:\ drive of the server where the central admin is hosted has been consumed unexpectedly by the service account. Currently, it is holding 24 GB of files. When I browsed through files I found that ...
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How to edit/remove the Resources-links on Central Admin start page

In SP2013, on prem: On Central administration's start page you can add you own links to the right (under the title "Resources"). I have done so, but accidently linked to the wrong location. How do I ...
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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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Error accessing the Secure Store Service Application in Sharepoint 2013

From the Central Administration in Sharepoint 2013, we have a stange error when we do this : Click on Manage Service Application Click on Secure Store Service Application Click on New option in the ...
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How do I change the Managed Account the Application Discovery and Load Balancer Service Application service application is using?

The question seems straight-forward, but my scenario actually isn't due to circumstances. I'm using SharePoint 2013 in a Farm setup. I'm getting this error from Central Administraton --> Security -->...
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How to repair Central Admin site icons

We're running SharePoint 2013 and had our main app server crash & burn. No problem, I figure - just run the psconfig wizard and bring up the CA site on a secondary app server. Ran the wizard, no ...
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cloned SharePoint web front end server not working

We have cloned our web front end server & SharePoint site stopped working but central admin is working
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Change sharepoint 2013 central admin language

I have installed a DEeutsch version of SharePoint 2013 -x64 mistakenly and want to change the central admin page's language to English. I have installed the language pack,. The 1033 folder exists. ...
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Should we install central admin on Search server?

We have 3 servers - one for web and app, one for search and one for sql. Should we install central admin on search server as well?
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How to setup Out going email in Sharepoint foundation on windows7 machine

Trying to set alert on discussion post. The SharePoint development environment has set up on windows 7 machine with installed SharePoint 2010 foundation. I have to set up Outgoing E-Mail Settings ...
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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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How do I access a Service Application field in Central Admin using CSOM from JavaScript?

In Central Admin you go to Service Applications and you will see a list of applications. For example: Access Services 2010. When you click Access Services 2010 a list of fields is displayed as shown ...
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Usage Reports empty for SharePoint Online tenancy

My company has a SharePoint Online tenancy with a Business Essentials license. A lot of the SharePoint administration is handled through the Central Administration module, however this module is not ...
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SharePoint 2013 Central Administration - 404 error after weeks of working fine

http://centraladmin:2020 has worked for weeks with no issues. No updates or farm configuration changes have been made. All services, app pools, web sites, and sql are running just fine. All other ...
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Changing Ranking Model for Business Essentials licensed SharePoint Online tenancy

All of the documentation I've found refers to changing the Ranking model using the Central Administration module, or by using the SharePoint Online Management Shell. Due to my company's Business ...
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Can't login to newly created webapp / site coll

I have created a new Farm sp2013 onpremise. I have two virtual machines (VMs),one with domain controller/AD and one with a sharepoint installation. After the CA configuration wizard there is a ...
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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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Servers in Farm: Upgrade Required

I am trying to clean up issues on SharePoint 2013. My Farm is an in place 2010 to 2013 upgrade. In Central Admin under "Servers in Farm" (/_admin/FarmServers.aspx) my Server is reporting that I have ...
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What is the “database link” icon in Edit User Profile page?

In SP2013 on-premise, in the CA's Edit User Profile page (/_layouts/15/ProfAdminEdit.aspx). Some properties have a "Database link" icon. What is the meaning?
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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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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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