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A Content Database is an SQL Server database where the content of a SharePoint intranet (extranet, public web) is stored.

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Site Collection not visible when moved from Production to DR

My WSS_Content database contain 13 site collections. I restored this database from Prod to DR and except one, all site collections are working. In view all site collections in CA, the site is ...
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Migrating My Site content database from Sharepoint Server 2019 to Sharepoint Subscription Edition

I am upgrading the content databases from My Site hosted on Sharepoint 2019 farm to Sharepoint subscription edition. When I run Test-SPContentDatabase, I get the following error message: Database ...
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SharePoint Health Analyer false positive on missing SPDataAccess role assignment

the SharePoint Health Analyzer in my SharePoint 2019 farm is throwing lots of false positives that some service accounts are lacking the SPDataAccess role in ~all content databases. Alas, this is not ...
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Due to some reason Admin content database is corrupted

Due to some reason Admin content database is corrupted and therefore my central admin site showing message 500 INTERNAL SERVER ERROR Is there any way to remove and add new Admin content database? What ...
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Login error using Unattached Content Database Data Recovery

Within the CA of my farm I am trying to connect to retrieve a missing folder and contents using the farm admin account on UnattachedDbSelect.aspx page. After putting in my correct SQL server and ...
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SharePoint 2019 crawl host named site collection failed

A couple of days ago, one of our clients moved a content database from production to development. The migration went smoothly, but there's an issue: the search results within site collections are not ...
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Does Sharepoint online have manage content databases similar like Sharepoint 2013 or 2016

I am new to SharePoint. I would like to migrate WSS_Content databases from SharePoint 2013 to SharePoint online. How can I do it? Is there any way to migrate those databases to SharePoint online. Or ...
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If we rename the SQL server machine name, will this new name get reflected inside the SharePoint On-premsies "Manage content database settings" screen

Inside our SharePoint on-premises 2013 "Manage content database settings" screen, we got this info:- where it mentioned that the database server name is SPSQL, but our system admin is ...
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Access Denied for all sites collections in same content DB while other content DB`s Sites are ok

Env: SharePoint 2016 on-prem I have 3 content database under 1 Web Application. there is 1 content database (have 6 site collections) suddenly became "Access Denied" including sites ...
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If we create SharePoint Content Database High Availability, is anything to be done from SharePoint Side?

I got a requirement from my client that one of content database needed high availability mode. As I know This could be done by SQL DBA Team, If we create SharePoint Content Database High Availability, ...
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Can items deleted in a SharePoint Document Library be saved in a Database for audit purposes?

I would like to know if items in a document library that are deleted are able to be saved to a database... this would be for audit purposes. Or does the recycle bin (1st and 2nd level) only hold items ...
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SharePoint On-Prem Content database vs SPO content database

I have over 300 site collections with it's own content databases (1:1 relation. each site has it's own CD). Now while moving to spo 365 can I have it in the same architecture? I can't find any article ...
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Content database size discrepancy/inconsistency - why?

I'm trying to check a content database's size. I want to use Powershell, but the method I've found examples of online is giving me a result that is inconsistent with other ways of looking at the ...
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Large document library

My client uses SharePoint 2016 on prem. The last couple of months they started using third party software that send client files to one SharePoint library. For each client, a sub folder is created in ...
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Mount-spContentDatabase: Some Or All Identity References Could Not Be Translated

I'm trying to move a wss 3.0 application to a 2010 foundation server. What I've done so far: Restored wss3 content database to SQL Server used by spf2010 server (it's on a separate achine). Created ...
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Chinese characters in SharePoint content DB

I'm using Sharepoint 2013 and having a problem and I found some records in UserData table that seem to have Chinese characters in the column. The column where I see this is the tp_ColumnSet. This ...
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Content database more than 350GB with only one site collection

I just started a project with a customer. They have a content DB in SP2010 that is more than 350 GB and just one site collection (20000 subsites!!!). The Test-SPContentDatabase command did not ...
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SP2007 (All)UserData nvarchar field content garbled for choice fields

In our SharePoint 2007, one of our lists field is configured as such: <Field Type="Choice" DisplayName="Standard" Required="FALSE" Format="RadioButtons" ...
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When custom column deleted, internal name still exists

I have an app that pulls data from custom column by internal name. If I create the column and delete it, than create it again, SharePoint still has the internal name saved and then appends a 0 to the ...
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A parameter cannot be found that matches parameter name "NoB2BSiteUpgrade"

I tried to use the mount database with NoB2BSiteUpgrade like below Mount-SPContentDatabase "MyDatabase" -DatabaseServer "MyServer" -WebApplication https://sitename -...
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Upgrade-SPContentDatabase in parallel as part of CU upgrade

I am updating our 2013 environments to the October 2020 CU to patch a vulnerability reported by our security team. The last time we patched CUs in the production environment, the Upgrade-SPContent ...
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Clean orphaned site collection SharePoint 2019

I have a Web app(SharePoint 2019 on-premise, App server and DB server) with each site collection having its own content database. One of the demo content DB is deleted using MSSQL Server Management ...
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SharePoint2016: Content Database in "Error" status, do not appear with Get-SPContentDatabase

I am stuck with this urgent issue, same as Harris' issue here. In Central Administration, under "Manage Content Databases", for my main WebApplication, here is the two content databases I ...
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Can i create new Web Application with Copy of existing Web Application Content database in Same SharePoint Farm?

1.I have one web application 'WebAppA.company1.com' in production SP Farm with a content database Wss_Content_DB1 and i taken backup and restored in staging as Wss_Content_DB2 and mounted to ...
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SP2013 and Powershell : Export mapping between SPContentDatabase and Sites to CSV

TL;DR : I'm trying to get all the SPSites (preferably only the URLs) contained by each SPContentDatabases mounted on each one of my WebApps into a csv. In the edit, I explain how I could break the ...
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Remove Project Server Completely from SharePoint 2016

My SharePoint 2016 environment have MS Project Server. I want to remove MS project Server from my environment completely and cleanly. I want to remove its database schema, service application, ...
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A SharePoint 2007 Content Database has been migrated but SharePoint is still trying to access the old Database server

We had a legacy SharePoint 2007 which was using an old version of SQL Database. The Content Database was then migrated to a different SQL Server that was running on a newer version. This has caused ...
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You cannot call a method on Null valued expression at: $File = $Web.GetFile([Guid]$Result.Id)

I have queried AllDocs table using Powershell and can see GUID values of Id, SiteId and WebId, But I am getting Error: You cannot call a method on Null valued expression at this line below: $File = $...
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Storing data to a separate SQL database instead of content database

Our team is planning to move away from storing to SharePoint content database and save the data instead to an own designed SQL database. The goal is to use SharePoint just as an interface. My task is ...
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Upgrade-SPContentDatabase fails after installing updates

After installing the latest Cumulative Update for SharePoint 2016, I tried to upgrade content database but It gives an error each time. 100.00% : SPContentDatabase Name=WSS_Content Finalizing the ...
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How to programmatically upload file to host named site collections?

I am new to SharePoint, I want to know how host named site collections, path based site collections, and their files are stored in SharePoint databases. How to upload files to host named site ...
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Setting up a "garage sale" on sharepoint

Our company is looking to sell a number of retired electronics (computers, etc). Previously we would have someone manually monitor and make sales, however this has proven to be inefficient in a large ...
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Remove MS Project Server from SharePoint 2016

Background: We are currently running SharePoint 2016 Enterprise. We also apply the monthly cumulative patches every month as well. After the patches are applied we run the “ps config” using this ...
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Can we use SQL Server 2016 for SharePoint 2013?

I have a SharePoint 2013 Foundation single server farm. My current SQL version is "SQL Server 2008 R2". I have another server with SQL Server 2016 version and I want to move all content databases to ...
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Cannot Delete content Database (having no sites) using SSOM SharePoint 2019

I'm trying to delete a content database (having no sites) using below code: _oDB.Delete(); where "_oDB" is object of SPContentDatabase and the content database exists. However, I'm getting below ...
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Is it possible to create site collection after creating new content database in Sharepoint 2019 CSOM (C#)?

I'm working on SharePoint 2019 environment. I have just created site collection programmatically (CSOM) using MSDN Link However, I want to create a content database through CSOM and point this newly ...
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Migration of SharePoint 2013 to SharePoint 2016 [closed]

After Mounting the database on SharePoint 2016, below is an error I'm getting: Could not load file or assembly 'VDR_Mail_Event_Solution, Version=1.0.0.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=...
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migration sharepoint 2010 to 2013

I try to migrate site collection from SharePoint 2010 to 2013. But I can't see my site in the new URL, I have a default SharePoint site. PS C:\Users\svc-bpm-sysadmin> Test-SPSite -Identity http://...
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Restoring a database on multiple server architecture with two front end servers

I am having a multiserver architecture with two front end servers. I want to restore a content database in one of the web application and it should reflect on both the site collections. But when i ...
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Error "Move-SPSite : Execution Timeout Expired."

I want to move a 30GB Site Collection to another content database. This should be done with PowerShell with the Move-SPSite command. After about 40 Minutes the job stops with the following error ...
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Sharepoint databases structure

I need to know how the structure of databases of Sharepoint works, what is any databases, when they are created and this kind of stuff... I'm using a Sharepoint 2016 on premises.
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2013 to 2016: Upgrade all DB's? Or just Content Databases?

I am in the process of completing a Farm Upgrade from 2013 to 2016. I have the new 2016 Farm built and configured, and am ready to transfer the databases. I know that I don't need to move the ...
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Sharepoint site still down even after restore the content databse to new web app

We’ve a major issue in our main intranet portal. It’s down with a lot of errors that were not fixed by investigating on event viewer and ULS logs. However, I’ve restored the content database to a ...
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Same web application with content db in two separate database servers

Is it possible to have same web application with two site collections having content databases in two different SQL servers? If so, can farm back and restore method from CA be used for restoration?
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Low free space on a SharePoint Content DB

We have to upload up to 133 video files to a SharePoint 2016 Site but there is a very low free space in the content DB. There are multiple sites for the same content DB but only 1 site collection is ...
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can you shrink db when dbo DoscStreams is almost full?

I am not an expert in SharePoint server maintenance and i received an notice that one of the database has reached it 93% usage of disk space. i know from research that dbo.DocStreams contains the ...
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Mount-SPContentDatabase rollback after upgrade

We need to move/use a content database from old to new web application. Scenario goes like: Detach content database from Old Web Application with Windows Classic Authentication mode Attach content ...
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Can i get when the sharepoint databases have been backuped using "Get-SPDatabase"

I have 2 on-premises farms 2013 & 2016. and i want to get all the sharepoint databases names,if they need updates and when they have been backup-ed, now i find this script to get the name and ...
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Get List of Site Collection under Content Database

Is there a way I could view the list of Site Collection under a specific Content Database? Doing it one-by-one on Central Admin is not desirable since there's a lot.
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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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