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SharePoint frontend connectivity issue

I have 2 frontend servers in my SharePoint 2019 farm and one of them hosted our custom API but if restart or shutdown one of them, all SharePoint will be down. The 2 frontend servers have same ...
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How to make a new list item with an attachment add the attachment to a certain folder within a document library?

Good day, I need to figure out how to do the following: User fills out an infopath form for a custom list. The user has the option to attach an attachment to the form. If the user attaches an ...
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Adding a new server to the farm

I am currently trying to add a new web front end server to my SharePoint Farm. However I am faced with an issue, the update 'SharePoint Server 2013 (KB2899494)' is present in my farm, so in order to ...
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Sharepoint online/365 integration (Upload files) on React app hosted on Azure and WebApi C# .Net Core 2.2

I'm struggling since some weeks ago trying to interact/automate a way to upload files from a Web App created in React and upload files to a Sharepoint Online Site – in a specific folder. The WebApp is ...
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External Application accessing a Sharepoint Server

I have a specific scenario, wherein I have an application built ASP.net MVC accessing a SharePoint server. Now my SharePoint server has a configuration where there are 2 Web Front End servers and 2 ...
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Deploying application on with 2 Front End Server and 2 Database servers which are clustered

I have following questions with regards to multiple servers in Farm configuration. I want to create a web application , will it be created across both the Web Front End Servers? If I want to restore ...
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Basic Knowledge of SharePoint as a Front-End Developer [closed]

I'm working on Sharepoint as Front-end Developer for now 4 years but now I feel I didn't have basic knowledge about this technology. Below are some questions in my mind and your input is really ...
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Cannot see "conver role in this Farm" in Central Admin of WFE server after Upgrade SharePoint 2016 [closed]

I installed sharepoint 2016 but in Central Admin, System setting I cannot see option “Convert role in this Farm”. So I recently applied January 2018 CU to my environment which consists of 1 WFE and 1 ...
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Add List Webpart to Oslo Masterpage

SharePoint 2013 In a subsite I'm developing that uses the Oslo masterpage, it seems that the structrual navigation (side navigation) is used on top while the global navigation (Seattle's top bar) is ...
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Content Search Webpart is not displaying after adding ddl.ClearSelection()

I'm having issue on asp:dropdownlist and search result display. One of the issues is "Cannot have multiple values on DropDownList", so, I looked it up and most of the suggestion were the use of ...
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Can we fully customize the Front without being stuck with Microsoft layout habits?

I'm going to be the Tech Lead for a new project targeted 200 company's high people. The main aspect is to favor UI/UX. Indeed, the targeted audience is about 60 years old and expect a very high-...
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SSRS Install SharePoint 2013

I am installing SSRS on my SP 2013 farm. 2 web front ends and 2 app servers. I am confused as to what I need to install on what and if I need to install it on all servers. Run in SharePoint mode. Its ...
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SharePoint Front End CPU spikes

Our web front ends are spiking quite often to 99%. I have looked at the worker process in IIS and noticed a pattern of the requests coming in. We have a user that has been adding web parts for list ...
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Will the new SharePoint FrameWork increase speed?

I don't have a benchmark but it seems to me SharePoint Online is getting slower. This is a fresh new SPOnline Tenant, (News) images being pulled from a Picture Library Is it me or is this just super ...
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Access the central admin or application with WFE server name

I have created a farm in sharepoint 2016. In this farm, I have an Application server, a WFE server and a SQL server. Application server whose name is SPAPP10 and I created application whose adress is ...
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Web Application are being created in Application, Front-end and Distributed Cache Server in SharePoint 2016 Min Role Topology

Just trying to explore Min Role Topology in SharePoint 2016. Services running on my servers Now I have noticed that web applications are being created on Application, Front-end and Distributed Cache ...
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Configure Reporting Services on SharePoint backend SQL server

So currently I have an Integration mode installation of Reporting Services on my SharePoint backend SQL server, however this cannot be configured because the SharePoint backend SQL server must be ...
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Bringing an out-of-date front end server online in the farm

So, some mistakes were made, and one of our 2 front-end servers in our SP2013 farm was reverted (VM snapshot deleted) to a state that is about 2 years old. Now I'm wondering what might need to be ...
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Image renditions not working anymore

On a SP 2013 on-prem publishing site, we are using Image Rendition. Suddenly Image renditions are not working anymore when trying to edit renditions from the ribbon on an article page. I can still ...
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How to check if my SharePoint SQL server is a SharePoint web front end?

How to check if my SharePoint SQL server is a SharePoint web front end?
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What does this code getQueryStringParameter do?

I would like to know what this code does? I am using it almost all the time but I don't know what it does. function getQueryStringParameter(paramToRetrieve) { var params = document.URL.split("?")[1]....
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Sharepoint list item bug in text column, part of written values get erased

My problem is this - Environment - I have a Sharepoint (2010) and a Custom list. The list items have couple columns, but only one of them has weird bug that randomly happens to different users. This ...
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How many front end servers?

What are the possibilities to know how many WFE servers there are in a SharePoint 2013 farm? Is it only possible through the Central Admin, and how can I see this?
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Incoming Email Service with multiple frontend server

I am running SharePoint 2013 foundation with two frontend servers. I have this Microsoft SharePoint Foundation Incoming Email Job started on both frontends(say FE1 and FE2). Now my SMTP is configured ...
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Best practice for maintaining web.config files with multiple front-end servers

How are people handling the maintenance of the individual web.config files when dealing with multiple SharePoint front-end servers (FES)? Microsoft recommends that you should not update your IIS ...
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How to tackle error raised in 1 WFE out of 3 WFE?

Someone had asked this question but proper answer is not known, can anyone say what will be the proper answer for this? We have a SharePoint application spread on 3 WFE server. Now one component is ...
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Sharepoint doesn't recognize credentials on server browser

Something weird happens. When I try to connect to central administration from sharepoint application server it asks me about credentials. I try to log in with farm administrator permissions, but it ...
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Multiple WFEs conflicts with a sitecollection

Just a qucik one, what could be the possible cause of error, or where to look for fixing this error. We got multiple front-ends, and everything is working fine. BUT, on the third WFE users cannot ...
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What's the fastest way to develop custom native-looking SharePoint pages?

I'm trying to develop a couple of custom application pages for SharePoint 2010 that will be accessible from the central administration page as a part of my application, basically serving as a front ...
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Custom composed look do not appear in "change the look"

I've got: - custom master page - custom color palette - custom font schema - and made a preview file --> deployed to farm In the "composed look" list everything looks right. But when I go to "...
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Why can our Web Front Ends not browse the site?

We have recently set up our SharePoint 2013 environment. We have a Central Admin server and 2 load balanced Web Front Ends (the load balancing might not be fully set up yet though). On the Central ...
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SharePoint 2010 Network load balancing Issue

I have setup a windows NLB on two web front ends WFE1 and WFE2. I have set WFE1 as priority 1 and when user browses the site they hit WFE1. This works fine. To test a fail over scenario I stopped ...
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Only 10 app pools per web server?

I'm reading the software limits for SharePoint 2013, and find that only 10 app pools per web server is supported. It's a threshold limit type, meaning I can exceed it, but probably I would lose in ...
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Adding New Web Front End to Farm

Please Help. Is it possible to add a front end web server to a farm but not replicate the IIS sites from the first WFE? I would to have some sites on one server and some sites on the other. Can this ...
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Solution's deployment status failed

Last I night I was trying to deploy a custom timer job on production servers, I added solution easily using STSADM, but when I tried to deploy it using CA it returned with deployment status as Failed. ...
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SharePoint 2010 One of two web front ends have broken Audience on web parts

I have encountered a problem with Audiencing in our SharePoint 2010 farm. Hopefully someone out here has encountered this before. We have 2 web front ends (web1 and web2) 1 app server (app1) and a ...
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Problem with connectivity and OWSTIMER.exe

Our stagging environment is on a single server with 3 virtual servers, Database Server K2 Workflow Server WebFrontEnd Server Now time to time I am getting this exception for a webpart in event log, ...
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Lost navigation when testing on one Web Front-End server taken off Load balancing?

Last week we experienced a phenomenon which didn't make sense (to me). We have an environment with one SQL Server and two Web Front-End servers in the Farm. Upon deploy one WFE were removed from Load ...
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Listview in a webpart: popup only appear once

The problem I am having a problem, with a Listview that gets included in a Webpart. When I am trying to make a, action on a list item, I get the dropdown. If I let et close and try to open it again ...
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JavaScript Client object model, rename folder

I am trying to rename a folder inside a Document library. Right now I get my item and everything is good but when I try to rename it using set_item('title', 'NewFolderName') it crashes and unwinds the ...
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Can't connect to Sharepoint site after power outage

This is a weird issue. We host our Sharepoint 2010 stuff on a local VMWare setup. There was a power outage in the building this weekend and since then, our SP site has been inaccessible (our servers ...
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Does an extra WFE help with 'out of memory' problems?

General question: Does adding an extra WFE help if the existing WFE is running out of memory during normal day to day operations? My Case We have a WFE with 10 Web Applications (A Portal, Coporate ...
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Why do I keep seeing the same message in my ULS logs?

The following messages continuously repeat in my ULS logs for one of the farm front end web servers. During this time, the site experienced incomplete page renderings or 404s. I removed this WFE ...
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how to identify webparts by their element in the DOM

I'm working on some DOM scraping in SP and I want to tighten up my logic around web-parts. Namely, is it safe to say that anything with a attribute of 'webpartid' is a webpart? Some sample ...
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Move a hidden web part between zones using the user interface

I have a Publishing page with a number of web parts - upon changing the page layout recently, some of the web parts disappeared (because the web part zones changed). Is it possible to move these web ...
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SharePoint2010 chrometype modification

I am setting up a webdesign and the headers of the webpart titles is to be designed with an image which has bowed corners. The issue is that the webparts can have dynamical widths. I used FireBug to ...
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Access denied when trying to add front end to server farm. Why?

I'm trying to add another front end server to my wss server farm. For some reason, the 'SP product and technologies configuration wizard' is failing at step 2 - throwing an access denied error. In my ...
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Has anyone optimized the front-end (css/javascript files) of a SharePoint site

So it seems to be that Sharepoint's front-end optimization is non-existant. For example, http://dfs.us.dell.com/Pages/DFSHomePage.aspx, according to YSlow, is serving up 14 separate JavaScript files, ...
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