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Questions tagged [orphan]

Orphan is a technical term describing a state of an item without a parent. A term in term store can be orphaned if its parent have been removed, and the term is in used in a list item.

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What happens to checked out items when an orphaned user gets removed?

So we are in the process of cleaning up old orphaned users who are getting sent email alerts. Is there any downside to removing these orphaned users from a site? What happens to any files checked ...
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Orphaned app in health analyzer

We had an orphaned site in a content database, and the health analyzer indicated as such. This orphan site was cleaned up via Powershell. However, this did not clean up the health analyzer warning. It ...
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Using Global Workflow + Saving a Site as Templete will create many orphans workflow status fields

I just noticed a problem inside our live sharepoint 2013 sites. now i have a team site collection. and inside this site collection i define the following:- I create a sub-site based on the "Team" ...
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OrphanApp message in Health analyzer

The health analyzer shows a lot of [OrphanApp] messages. E.g. [OrphanApp] App [d7cce181-a109-415d-9ee0-ff1f77d110c0] is orphaned in the database [xxx] on site collection [a702dcca-0c41-43f4-9fb3-...
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Remove Orphans site collections inside my content database raised the following:- Exception calling “Repair” with “1” argument(s)

I run the product configuration wizard on my SharePoint server 2013, after a hot fix installation:- psconfig.exe -cmd upgrade -inplace b2b -wait -force but i received the following exceptions, ...
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SharePoint 2013 Manage Metadata Term Store Orphaned Terms Delete

I'm Facing a problem with Orphaned Terms, I cannot delete them from term store management tool under Managed Metadata Service Application. Is there is anyway to clear it? I try to delete them using ...
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Deleting an Orphaned Info-path Item in browser based infoPath form Library in SharePoint 2010

We have an orphaned info path item in form library. There is no record of that item when we open in the explorer view. While trying to delete it using power shell, an error is occurred saying - access ...
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Orphaned roleassignments - just a case of bad luck?

I notice on SharePointExchange there has been a lot of discussion in relation to various orphaned SP objects but nothing about Content Database role assignments orphans. In our farm virtually every ...
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How orphan objects get created in content and configuration database?

I searched so many sites but not able to find the reason of creation of orphan objects in content and configuration database. Please help.
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Search Service App deleted, How to remove databases and stop services

I'm working on SharePoint 2013, configuring the Search Service. I created a Search Service Application through Powershell with some wrong setting and I tried to delete everything to start over again: ...
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Sharepoint 2010 to 2013 Migration: site collection won't appear even after detaching/reattaching content DB

I cannot for the life of me get a site collection to appear after attaching the database. Running into a problem that I can't find a solution for. I'm migrating a 2010 SP install to 2013, and I'm ...
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SharePoint 2013: remove orphan site entry from database

We were moving some sites onto new database, one of the site restoration interrupted and resulted in having one orphan entry in the database. We are not able to restore the site backup with the same ...
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Cannot delete orphaned Sharepoint 2007 site

I have a site collection that is listed in Central Admin > Application Management > Site Collection list. When I click on the link there, no details are shown on the right hand side. The site ...
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Removing orphaned sites

I have done an in-place upgrade of a SharePoint 2007 farm to SharePoint 2010. I am now trying to run: stsadm -o enumallwebs This command fails with the following error message after enumerating a ...
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Remove broken resource relationships between pages and page layouts

We have a page layout that we want to delete from a site collection but according to moss it is still referenced by some publishing pages. The pages that are apparently using the page layout are no ...