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A configuration is an arrangement of functional units according to their nature, number, and chief characteristics. Often, configuration pertains to the choice of hardware, software, firmware, and documentation. The configuration affects system function and performance.

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(SOLVED) Newly Created Site Collection Throws 500 Internal Server Error

I've been getting an 500 error everytime I tried to access the site. I've tried the solution posted in here but the SecurityTokenServiceApplicationPool is running normally. I also checked the event ...
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"Property Set method not found" error when trying to set DenyAddAndCustomizePages

I'm trying to set DenyAddAndCustomizePages property to 0. I execute the following in SharePoint Online Management Shell: Set-SPOsite https://mycompany.sharepoint.com/ -DenyAddAndCustomizePages 0 But ...
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SP 2016 Configuration Failed - Failed to create the configuration DB

I installed SharePoint 2016 on Windows Server 2016 with SQL Server 2016. I ran the Configuration wizard to create a Single Server Farm but the wizard failed to create the configuration database. Then ...
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SharePoint REST API - HTTP/1.1 500 Internal Server Error - Configuration

I am connecting to SharePoint to query lists, all was well but now I get a HTTP/1.1 500 Internal Server Error for the same request which was ok and tested. I guess the problem is from a configuration. ...
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Adding a content editor web part (which reference a .txt file) will break my list view inside mobile devices

I am working on a SharePoint 2013, and i have a team site collection which have the mobile browser view feature enabled. now inside the team site i have around 10 lists which are working well when ...
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SQL database login for 'ConfigDB' on instance ' failed. + Login failed for user 'NT AUTHORITY\ANONYMOUS LOGON'

I know my question is very similar to this one; SQL database login for 'Config' on instance '' failed. Additional error information from SQL Server is included below However in my ...
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Configuring custom URL binding for Workflow Manager

I have a Workflow Manager farm which consists of 3 dedicated servers for Workflow Managers and 4 Workflow Manager Client (SharePoint installed) servers. The URL for Workflow Manager is like https://...
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SharePoint 2013 - Failed to create data - new/first install

Current setup: Server 2012 in virtual environment: SharePoint 2013 Stand alone version with SQL 2008 R2 Express All updates through windows update are installed All prerequisites installed without ...
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w3wp.exe Search QueryProcessing All query processing components are in 'Failed' status

Thanks to Corona, the cheapest worker and absolute Sharepoint newbie can now get angry with a customer problem. I am grateful for absolutely ANY help. Unfortunately, I'm slowly really desperate. For ...
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Failed to create the configuration database in SharePoint 2016

While installing SharePoint 2016, I face below error in Configuration Wizard Failed to create the configuration database. An exception of type Microsoft.SharePoint.Upgrade.SPUpgradeException ...
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unable to install SP1 for my sharepoint designer, error "The expected version of the product was not found on the system"

I have downloaded SharePoint designer 2013 32-bit on my PC. My PC is is a Windows 7 64-bit with MS Office 32-bit. Now I downloaded the SharePoint Designer from the following link and I chose the 32-...
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Configuring Connection from Sharepoint List Filter Web Part to List View Web Part

For some reason I can't get a selectable connection to pass the filter values to the list view web part. I select the web part to pass the filter values to, but then the Connection Box comes up empty ...
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How do I disable\stop or enable\start Sharepoint 2010 on my Windows 7 development machine

I used the SharePoint 2010 Easy Setup Script to setup my Windows 7 machine for Sharepoint Development. However, I don't want the Sharepoint services hogging up CPU in the background when I'm doing ...
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SharePoint version storage

Will SharePoint store each version as a whole physical copy or just the delta difference in disk? This information is required for sizing considerations.
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SP2019 Server - MinRole - DistCache Complaining about memory usage on wrong server

My newly deployed SP2019 environment set up in MinRole topology (x2 App w/ Search and x2 Web w/ DistCache) is complaining about high / not enough memory for DistCache service on the wrong server. ...
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Uninstall Workflow Manager Help!

Some time ago I thought it was a wise idea to install Workflow Manager for SharePoint 2013. Unfortunately, it's become more of a headache than a help. Long story short, at one point I stood up a ...
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unable to remove deleted site collection "Unable to find specified file"

I am facing a strange problem on my SharePoint Enterprise 2013. I have previously deleted some site collections from central administration. Now I want to remove them permanently. So I run the ...
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Sharepoint 2013 App | Redirect at 404 error

I have a Sharepoint 2013 App (Sharepoint hosted). It is a Single Page Application made with AngularJs (ngRouting) and is RESTful. So url looks like following: appname/viewOrders appname/ordersAmount ...
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Sharepoint Online wiki

First of all: is there a reason why I can't select Sharepoint Online as a forum topic? I hope you can help me out :) Is it possible to remove the possibility to add a wiki page? Because, I want to ...
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Why Get-SPDatabase does not return SharePoint Configuration Database?

After migrating all the SharePoint 2013 databases to a new SQL server (2012) as per Microsoft documentation at how to change database in farms, I can't retrieve the SharePoint configuration database ...
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Create a new farm user

I have a onpremises sharepoint server 2016 and I want to create a new farm user. If I create a new with the sames permissions that the old farm user have is enough to work? Or I have to set up ...
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Windows could not start the "sharePoint Search Host Controller"

SharePoint search host controller service did not start. When I tried to manually start it i got the following error:- Here are the related logs:- 2/22/2014 12:40:23.02 hostcontrollerservice.exe (...
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Best approach for SP2016 on prem configuration for HA

We are a team of 100-150 users and I have to configure a SP2016 on prem farm with HA. Basically our farm is going to have 2 site collections with few large lists. I have been given 2 SP servers and ...
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Quick Reference Guide for Site Settings?

Is there a "quick reference" guide or "cheat sheet" type document for each of the available options within the "Site Settings" page in Sharepoint 2007 ? The settings page that I'm talking about is ...
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Sharepoint 2016 Configuration wizard error timeout

Hope someone can help me! I have two servers one for SharePoint 2016 with custom roles and the other SQL 2014. Two days ago There was a problem with my search service. so I delete it completely from ...
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Unable to access the site Using Alternate Name after Alternate Access Mappings

My server name is "dev" and I need to change the name to access the site Locally and as well as on LAN. I changed the alternate name by using AAM to "abc": On the Local Server, it says This page can'...
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SharePoint 2013 Health Check and Post Install Checks

I have to verify a SharePoint 2013 install for an external company and have never done this before. Looking to compile a detailed check list with things people have commonly came across to cause ...
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Office Web App 2013 configuration error

I'm trying to create a binding between SP2013 server and Office Web App 2013 server using the below PS Script: New-SPWOPIBinding -ServerName "OWAServerName" But I get the below error: WARNING: The ...
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Sharepoint 2013 updating failure due to health usage log in mirroring mode

I have our environment setup where we aren't using health data logging however I continue to get messages that state that the health data database is in secondary mode when attempting to update. I get ...
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Is there a way to show documents across different site collections in Modern UI on SharePoint Online?

The highlighted content web part does work with this question, sort of. But is there a Content Search Web Part equivalent in Modern UI on SharePoint Online? My main requirement is to show a list of ...
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ERROR CanUpgrade [SPConfigurationDatabase] failed

The following errors are showing up in the logs a couple times per day: ERROR CanUpgrade [SPConfigurationDatabase] failed SharePoint Foundation Upgrade SPUpgradeSession ERROR Exception: Login failed ...
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best appraoch to modify a site collection url inside sharepoint 2013

I have a site collection (of type enterprise KB) under the following URL http//servername/customer/questions where the customer is a wildcard managed path. now I want to change the site collection URL ...
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"Invalid data has been used to update the list item. The field you are trying to update may be read only."

I have created a custom content type based on the built-in "Event" content type. which have two columns "Start Time" and "End Time" of type Date and Time. now i can add a new item using the quick edit ...
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SharePoint authentication after demoting a domain controller

I have an issue in regards to a domain controller being demoted. SharePoint is not installed on this DC. When the dc is demoted in sites and services for AD SP has kittens and can't auth at all. ...
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What can be done before Content Database is connected?

Soon we'll be grading our SharePoint environment in an overnight upgrade... I'm currently prepping our servers to make the transition as painless as possible, but what sort of configuration can be ...
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Unable to add webpart to shared version of the page

I am trying to add webpart to a page which is shared. When I go to Site Actions--> Edit Page, it says Version: You are editing the Shared Version of this page When I try to add the webpart the ...
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SharePoint_Config_log.ldf size is too big

I have an environment where I stopped having enough disk space, while checking the huge folder sizes in my server, I noticed SharePoint_Config_log.ldf reached 17GB. Do I just delete it? How to deal ...
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Does the custom 404 error page cover all error pages?

I'm new to SharePoint administration and have updated my custom error pages per this guide. It works just fine for the 404 page, but should this also cover all other SharePoint error pages (like say, ...
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How to set up a SharePoint 2010 developer machine?

As the release date for the public beta of SharePoint 2010 is coming closer and closer, I'm wondering how to set up a developer machine for it. I've heard that for developing on SharePoint a 64 bit ...
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If there any option inside sharepoint document libraries to allow multiple users to work simultaneously on the same .xls file tabs

We are working on a sharepoint 2013 team site. and inside the document library we have a .xls file which contain 5 tabs. so now oor users are asking if multiple users can work simultaneously on the ...
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SharePoint 2010 Configuration Wizard error step 2 of 10 on Windows 7

Following are the error details from the log file The ServerBindings or SecureBindings property was not found for IIS schema IIsWebServer An exception of type System.InvalidOperationException was ...
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Content database "Version" in table != (get-spfarm).buildversion

How is this possible? The Content database with the version 15.0.4719 was generated with this server, of version 4569. I only noticed it because I tried taking a backup and mounting it to another ...
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Error when running SharePointDSC.Reverse

Version of DSC ReverseDSC v. 1.9.2.6 SharePointDSC.Reverse Error Specified PSDSCRunAsCredential (NDC\svjsirdspfarm) is the Farm Account. Make sure the specified PSDSCRunAsCredential isn't the ...
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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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Error occured in deployment step 'install app for SharePoint': The System Account cannot perform this action. Deploying App - On-Premises Farm

Yes this question is the same as : This question How ever none of the proposed solutions work for me. I've tried swapping the account in Central Admin (did not work) I've created a new AD account, ...
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Error configuring Sharepoint 2016

I have an error while configuring Sharepoint. How do I unblock WCF data services and AppFabric files and reinstall them?
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Can we set Alerts on the site level? so any modification to the site's lists will send an email

We have a sharepoint server 2013 on-premises. and i know that users can set alerts on the lists and list's items(from Alert Me). but can we set alert on the site level, so any modification to the site'...
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My Sites Link not appearing

This is SharePoint 2010 environment. I am trying to configure My Sites in a test environment, I have the User Profile successfully running and have created My sites web application and site collection ...
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Do I have to run Register-SPWorkflowService for each site collection?

As part of my SharePoint Server 2013 setup I sometimes need to integrate the new workflow infrastructure into the farm. I've followed the documentation starting from the SharePoint side of things: ...
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SharePoint performance optimization

I'm trying to optimize SharePoint performance, like Response Time of web requests. I have FE hosts on which are installed IIS+SP. They receive requests and communicate with BE WCFs hosts. From ...

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