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A state of synchronized communication between two endpoints across a communications medium such as Ethernet.

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Search app in SP 2013 on premises and Data connection

Looking for a way to setup some sort of ability to search in SP page. I have an Excel data and Access 2003 db (sql feeds excel after some power queries it then feeds db). All 3 options are available ...
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Test connection failed. Details: {0} Error in Power Automate for MS Forms Connector

I have a flow that is working fine but when I try to edit the flow, I am getting the below error. Under the connections section, my connection is connected but in the flow, it shows an error. What ...
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Excels graphs don't refresh in SharePoint

We are using our Excel in SharePoint. In SharePoint I can’t “Refresh connections”. I receive an error message. So the pivot tables and graphs do not update. How can I fix this error? See attached ...
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Newb issues: Connecting from C# Pnp.Framework to SPO

I've been away from SharePoint for 4-5 years and now need to migrate/upgrade an OnPrem site I created back then to SharePoint Online. The application involves a C# Widows Service that updates data in ...
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Across an entire SharePoint-Online/365 site: List all currently open documents + the users that have them open

I'm doing a large migration of about 150GB of files out of a single SharePoint Site (the default "Team Site" for the 365 tenant), and into separate smaller sites. I want to ensure that when ...
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How do I use only service account connections, and not individual connections, in my Forms/SharePoint Flow?

I created a flow with my individual user. For each action within the flow, I chose to use the connection related to a service account (automation_noreply). When I look at the connections listed in the ...
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MS Flow and SharePoint Connections limitation

I have a couple of active MS flows for SharePoint. Today while creating a new flow I got the error "Request to XRM API failed with error: 'Message: Connection reference '...
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Unable to refresh data from Excel documents

I have a library in SharePoint Online. When on the library I use the Export to Excel button within the tab. This downloads the query file which I open, after this I click enable on the security notice ...
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Steps to change web application host header (duplicated question) - share point designer 2013 doesn't work

on this link help how to change web application host name. this is ok. but after change, why i can't login to web application with share point designer. when open share point designer and type new web ...
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Register an app in Azure AD for accessing the SharePoint list

We have a desktop application that needs to be connected to the SharePoint list. When a non-admin user tries they get an error that it needs admin approval. So, we used the admin credentials to add ...
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How to get (all) Sharepoint List data to display in infopath SharePoint List Form

I really hope you can help out! I'm so close to completing my project! I've learned so much just by trial and error, but I'm at a road block. I've established a main data connection to connect my ...
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List parameter not provided for web part connection

I'm new in SP and my goal is to have one list, several qChartViews will show list's data and one DateFilter web part to select date range for all charts. I created a list and defined the list ...
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Script Updating Connection Properties in exported flow/powerapps

Question: Is it possible to update the connection properties of an exported flow/powerapps package via powershell script?
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Get Data from in New Form from other list

I have two lists. All our vehicles are included in a list (cars list). The other list (cars review list) shows which vehicle was inspected and when. When I click on a vehicle in the "cars list" I come ...
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Connected Excel Spreadsheet to SharePoint List

Here is what I have done and what I am trying to do. I have a SharePoint list that I exported to Excel and then created a connection. When I add an item in the SharePoint list the new items are ...
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Powershell connect to SPO, not as SPO admin

I'm trying to connect to a SPO tenant using PowerShell, using MS documentation here: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/powershell/sharepoint/sharepoint-online/connect-sharepoint-online?view=sharepoint-...
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Sharepoint/Infopath problems

I have a problem with a customers InfoPath form after migrating it from SP2010 to 2016 onprem. The choice columns won't work. Every time I try to attach an choice column to the form and try to ...
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SharePoint Windows logging - account was successfully logged on 4624 - why so frequent?

My company has a centralized logging platform for all servers. We recently noticed that the bulk of our events come from SharePoint servers for successful logon events. If I look at "Event Viewer" -> "...
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Cannot connect to SPO site with SP Designer 2013

I cannot connect to a SharePoint Online site from SharePoint Designer 2013. When I try to connect to the site, it asks me to log-in, however, when I enter my credentials, I get this error: I'm sure ...
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"Get form from" connection isn´t available to link a list webpart to an infopath form

Since a security update some web parts don´t display as they used to. I know it is due to the parameter of XLS timeout which I can´t change. Nevermind, I tried to find another solution to display my ...
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How to fill SP Online List with Oracle external data

My Problem is make something or configure something to read Oracle DB12 table and fill the Sharepoint 365 List with the retrieved data. I don't have a Sharepoint On-Premises in my server, So the ...
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Mapping drives to SharePoint folders - connectivity always breaking

Good morning. I work in a group that frequently uses SharePoint 365 libraries and favor accessing materials through Windows Explorer (rather than navigating through the Internet Explorer webpage ...
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Creating web application/site collection sharepoint 2013

I've just set up Sharepoint 2013 and I can access this site and the central administration. I'm trying to make another Web Application, but cannot access this page. I'm not sure if this is the problem,...
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/_layouts/15/closeconnection.aspx?signinasanotheruser=true (Sorry, this site hasn't been shared with you.)

I am site collection administrator and can access all the sites in my web app. But when I want to change login as another user like below: http://testing:10020/_layouts/15/closeconnection.aspx?...
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Computer connections in IIS log records

Anyone knows why some of the the IIS log records of the SharePoint 2013 WFEs contain client computers' names in the cs-username field? Aren't all connections supposed to be established together with ...
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Embed Contact Card of Site Owner onto his Teamsite

as said in title i want to embed a small window (Webpart) onto a teamsite, showing the contact Card of the sites owner (like: width - 400 pixel). The window should be linked dynamicly to the site ...
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View of document library from the parent site on the child site

I am using SharePoint 2016 online version. The scenario is I have built a parent site called 'Project Home' which has a library 'All Projects Documents'. There are three different child site: Project ...
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Javascript to submit Web Part without click

From a previous question, I am able to populate a textbox with a value I can use to reference another list. However, in order for this functionality to be as user friendly as possible, I would like ...
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Visual Studio "Connect to SharePoint" Dialog stays blank

I'm facing a strange problem here. Yesterday everything worked fine when debugging a SharePoint app in Visual Studio but today I'm stuck. Every time I want to debug the app in Visual Studio the "...
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Connect the controls of SharePoint Visual Web part to MySQL

I have a claims based FBA sharepoint website in sharepoint 2010 where a users data is stored in MYSQL like all there usersid's and password . Now i want to connect some visual webpart controls to ...
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Unable to open Excel documents on SP 2010 website

As of today one specific user is having issues opening Excel documents from a Sharepoint 2010 site. Whenever he tries to open one he gets the following error message. The screenshot is in Dutch but ...
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One of the Application server can not connect to DB server

We have a SharePoint 2013 Farm with 4 Application serves, 4 Web Front End Servers and 5 DB servers. Everything was running fine. Few days back we identified that the App-server on which Search was ...
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How to add SharePoint List as one of the data connection type in SSRS report?

I want to create a report with SSRS that consumes data from SharePoint list. When I add a new shared data source in the Business Intelligence Studio, all the options other than the SharePoint List are ...
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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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SharePoint Connection Error, Microsoft Visual Studio

I am receiving a SharePoint Connection Error when connecting to Visual Studio 2012 Sandbox or Farm Solution when I create a new project. Here is the Error. SharePoint 2013 on Premise, Alternate ...
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connection from one list to another

I have one list for inserting the data and one of the fields is connected to another list where I have supplier details. After one item was inserted into the list what I also see is in front of the ...
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Infopath Can't Get Selected Document Data

I'm a newbie in Sharepoint Development. I tried to create a document library using InfoPath. I wanted to get "Created By" column data and use it on a field in Infopath. I followed the steps from this ...
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Filter library with vision graph

I am working with SP 2013 and Vision 2013. What I like to achieve is to have a connection between a Visio graph and a SharePoint Library. So far I managed to create such a connection but what is ...
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How to exclude expired users from AD sync?

I am using sp 2010. I would like to exclude expired users from the AD sync connection. How can I implement this? NOTE I mean Expired date and not Disabled.
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Why I cannot get the UPS AD connection in powershell?

I would like to get the AD connection from the UPS in powershell. But the object "ConnectionManager" is null. What I am missing? If I go to: Central Administration -> Application Management -> ...
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Cannot Connect to the Machine Translation Service

I have created my Machine Translation service and was able to start the service without any error. However, when I am trying to create or configure a Variation label and reach the 3rd step Translation ...
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Data Connection Files

I have been asked to provide an explanation why we have files in two places for Administrator Approved templates. We have not been deleting the data connection files in the SharePoint Data Connection ...
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SP13: Connecting Calendars

I have 4 calendars that I have overlaid into one calendar. I want to be able to add an event in the overlay calendar (call it Calendar #1). Based on the information entered into Calendar #1 (i.e. ...
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Connection Formula - Current and Previous Member

I am using SharePoint 2013 and PerformancePoint Dashboard Designer 2013. I have a Filter and a Chart in a Dashboard Page. When I select a member in a Filter, I want the Chart to display data for ...
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Create Connection beetween TextFilter and List

I have created a text filter webpart on my page and a list webpart app on the same page. If I edit the filter webpart it says that the filter is not connected and I should open the webpart editing ...
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Using BDC to connect and extract list data from another web application?

Can BDC on SharePoint 2010 be used to connect to another SharePoint 2010 web application?
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What is best way manage SharePoint webpart access to database?

I have my custom webpart, which have access to database. I need to configure data source, catalog, username and password, which allows webpart a access database. I don't want that users can see, what ...
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Problem connecting Visual Studio 2013 to SharePoint 2013

I'm having a big issue in connecting Visual Studio 2013 to SharePoint 2013. When I create a project in VS2013, I choose SharePoint Empty Project and then the URL of my SharePoint site, when I click on ...
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Add new synchronization connection - NeedsFullImport Error

We are trying to setup a new sychronization connection on Sharepoint 2013 however after having filled in our account details and selecting User OU's, when pressing OK the following error is displayed ...
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What is the ConsumerConnectionPointID to use when adding an SSRS Report Viewer Web part declaratively?

I'm having trouble connecting my custom web part to my report viewer web part when using XML markup. My custom web part implements ITransformableFilterValues, so in order to pass values to the SSRS ...
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