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Office Web Apps are free web-based versions of four components of Microsoft Office.

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Office Web App deployment error on Windows server 2012 R2

I am using windows server 2012-R2 and which was having Office web apps configured previously. Due to some technical error server crashed and i re-installed it as per MSDN article. Note:- when i run ...
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OWA Web Preview: Content was blocked

I have received an issue that the sharepoint cannot be viewed from searches.error is this: Content was blocked because it was not signed by a valid security certificate. For more information, see ...
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(OWA) Office Web application server show high CPU

We have two OWA servers and one of them is showing high CPU. It remains constantly 99% to 100% it does not go down. I red that I should check load balancing by browsing to the following url: http://...
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Error while Editing Word document in SharePoint 2013 using Office Web Apps

I am using SharePoint 2013 and installed Office Web Apps in a separate server which is not a Domain controller. In my SharePoint site document library i am not able to Edit my Word document. I can ...
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SP 2010 Office Web Apps question

I had a quick question. We are in the process of remediation vulnerabilities in our existing SP 2010 environment (Both Windows and SP) There are two updates below that we need to install for SP 2010 ...
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Use client application when creating new document

I know how to change the setting to open files in the browser versus the web app However, I want to use the client application when creating new file. When I set the "open n client application", ...
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Wopiframe.aspx - SharePoint 2016 - Redirect user to correct location

This issue has been reported many times before but none of the work around works for me. Scenario : User opens a document in office web apps from a document set. When the user want to go back and ...
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WOPI discovery synchronization failed in SharePoint 2016

WOPI discovery synchronization failed in SharePoint 2016 We are facing Proof key sync issue in our environment. After investigating, encountering the below error. "the validation of proof token is ...
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Cannot edit excel workbook in Excel Web App

In our SharePoint 2013 we use OWA. We can open documents in it, but when we try edit excel workbook (old files and also new) in EWA, it shows box with text: You can create a copy in a supported ...
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Issues with OWA server 2013

OWA 2013 server is already installed and office files are working as expected but I am unable to run "Get-officeWebAppsfarm" in OWA server. I had excuted "Get-SPWopiBinding" in sharepoint server to ...
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Office Web App Server 2013 .pdf Preview Error

I have a SP2013 farm with Office Web Apps 2013 and all documents works fine with OWA but there is only one .pdf document that is not working. I'm getting this error. Also word is not displaying this ...
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Apply Software Update to SharePoint and OWA server

I'm using WSUS to manage Microsoft update for SharePoint and OWA server. I'm confusing to choice the updates, WSUS shows me 2 options as images below: i.e: Security Update for Microsoft ...
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Office Web App server high memory usage!

My OWA server memory is 12GB. Recently, it's always high memory usage at > 96%. So it is causing PowerPoint documents cannot load and promptly an error: I've temporary workaround by restart web ...
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Document not open in Browser

There is SharePoint 2013 foundation server and it is beings used for DMS. OOB library with folders are user to save the documents. I have selected the Open document in Browser , but on clicking the ...
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Configuring Office Web App Server for SharePoint 2013

We have a requirement to install and configure Office Web App Server for SharePoint 2013. Our Production environment is already has Office Web App Server 2013 integrated with Lync Server 2013 to use ...
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How to disable new doc menu OWA2013

I want to use Office Web Apps 2013 (WAC 2013) with sharepoint 2013 in order to view doc only ( not editing ) I want to disable the below menu ( forcing users to upload files only )
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Can't open OneNote notebook from within a web part

I have a SharePoint 2013 site collection with the standard Documents library. I now open OneNote and create a new notebook via FILE > NEW > OTHER WEB LOCATIONS. Creating the OneNote Notebook works ...
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SharePoint PDF preview in search

We have two web applications. One is still in 2010 mode and the other is 2013. One (2010) is an external facing web site and the other (2013) is internal. Our prior SP admin had set search up to show ...
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Sorry, there was a problem and we can't open this document. If this happens again, try opening the document in Microsoft Word

We are facing an issue while opening office documents in SharePoint 2013 using Office Web App Server 2013 (OWA 2013). The below errors happens randomly on sites. Somewhere it works and somewhere it ...
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OWA cache site collection

I am provisioning few 2013 farm. Do I need to worry about Office_Viewing_Service_Cache site collection? As I understand OWA requires separate non SP server like workflow. Please suggest.
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server errors with documents in SharePoint server 2013

I am using SharePoint Server 2013 and I am facing some issues with opening the documents: When I created a new Office file (Excel, word...) I received server error: when I opened the documents ...
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Unable to get preview of aspx pages having custom page layout in search in SharePoint Online

We have a publishing site in SharePoint Online which has News Page layout (Custom page layout) associated with default publishing page library. when we are searching any pages, we are able to get ...
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The office web apps doesnt reflect updated internal URL

I have updated the internal and external url for the office web apps farm, but the office web apps preview in the sharepoint web application still points to the old URL of the Office web apps farm, I ...
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How to make an AAM of Intranet zone of web app use the external url of Office Web Apps

The office web app farm is configured with internal url and external url, the sharepoint farm is configured with external-https WOPIZone . The web application has a default zone and an AAM of ...
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Change Internal and external URL's for Office Web Apps Farm

we have configured the OWA farm, but both the internal and external URL's are the same. how do I change the URL's.
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How to configure external url for OWA for SharePoint 2013

The SharePoint farm and the Office Web App farm is configured for the internal url, but it hasn't been configured for the external url. How do I configure the external URL now? should I be ...
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Issue with hyperlinks with Office Web App Previews in Chrome and Firefox

I have a powerpoint file in my SharePoint 2013 site which has hyperlinks in it. I am able to see the powerpoint preview in OWA (Office Web Apps). However when I click the hyperlink in the OWA ...
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Opening docx or pptx files in Office Web Apps 2013 results in the error "Sorry, Word Web App ran into a problem opening this document

The problem I am facing matches exactly with the problem I have found here. They provide solution also but I am not able to understand it. Can someone please explain it in detail? Following is the ...
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OWA error: Sorry, there was a problem and we can't open this document

I am not able to open Word documents using Office Web Apps. When trying to open it I'm getting this error- I have run ULS logs on OWA server. ULS Logs- WOPICheckFile,WACSERVER BadRequest [current ...
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Microsoft office web app(OWA) server 2013 installation issues

I want to use Microsoft office webapps server 2013(OWA) with my sharepoint 2013.Although I am maintaing my sharepoint 2013 server on another machine since that is the requirement for the installation ...
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Using Office Web Apps to only view documents in SharePoint 2013

I set up Office Web Apps. I can view documents successfully. We only want to use Office Web Apps for viewing only. I ran the following commands to hide Office Web Apps New and Edit functionality: #...
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OWA could not read setting from server. The destination is unreachable

I get an error Could not read setting from server. The destination is unreachable While running the following cmdlet. New-OfficeWebAppsMachine -machineToJoin ServerH The OWA farm works fine with ...
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Are there any limitations in using Office Web Apps with SharePoint Foundation 2013?

We have the requirement of deploying Office Web Apps on SharePoint Foundation 2013. So, I am just curious to know whether there are any limitation, drawbacks etc in using Office Web Apps with ...
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Office Web Apps Server - XML Page doesn't work - The Webpage cannot be found

I have an issue with Office Web Apps Farm. I created an SharePoint environment (DC+SQL Server, SharePoint Server and Office Web Apps Server). All went well until i had to configure OWA Server. OWA ...
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Get a document image preview of specified size

In our app we got previews from urls like: https://sharepoint_server/_layouts/15/WopiFrame.aspx?sourcedoc=...&action=imagepreview But the received images are too small. In particular, I want to ...
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Office Web App - Excel - Open in Excel

I have a very strange situation. I have a Excel 97 (.xls) upload in 2 different libraries. One library is in PROD and one library is in TEST. I can preview .xlsx without any problem. The problem is ...
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How to identify spreadsheets created in Web Apps?

We've hit the snag of not being able to use PowerView with Excel Web Apps: http://blogs.technet.com/b/excel_services__powerpivot_for_sharepoint_support_blog/archive/2014/08/06/power-view-sheets-not-...
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How to update SharePoint 2013 Office Web Apps: arguments for New-OfficeWebAppsFarm

I have development, test, and production SharePoint 2013 farms, all with Office Web Apps (OWA) 2013 servers connected to each. I want to apply the May 2013 OWA update but the process here says to "...
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At what point do you need to load balance office web apps?

Ive been tasked with investigating and implementing an office web apps solution for my company and I was wondering if I could get some advice on something. The company is fairly small, upper limit of ...
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How to disable OWA for creating new documents

Which WOPI-binding do I need to remove to disable creation of documents using OWA.
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Outlook mail/Notification in SharePoint

My Customer wants me to show the Outlook Emails(or Email subject only) from his Office365 OWA to his SharePoint Online (intranet Portal). I tried to call the OWA in I-frame but it showing error, ...
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SharePoint 2010 OWA Error when opening a Word Document

We are having an issue for OWA when opening a word document, but it affect few documents only. Here is the error: I have followed this blog. And I deleted the Cache but it did not resolve the issue. ...
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SharePoint 2013 Error on Office Web Apps

I have the Office Web Apps installed and configured to use "HTTPS" and SharePoint 2013 also use "HTTPS". Both have SP1 installed. When I execute the command Get-SPWOPIZone I get the result: "external-...
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Sharepoint-Office Web Apps Server error on New-SPWOPIBinding -All:$

I am trying to bind my SharePoint 2013 to Office Web Apps Server. The bind works with: New-SPWOPIBinding -ServerName MyOfficeWebAppsServer but it doesn't with New-SPWOPIBinding -ServerName ...
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Sharepoint List to Outlook

Apologies if this has been covered somewhere in the forum. I would like to create a job list in SharePoint (essentially a custom list). I would like to update the list via Outlook Task list, if ...
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SharePoint 2013 and Office Web Apps - Unable to view documents after successful set up and config

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj219455(v=office.15).aspx We have followed the TechNet article carefully and we have been successful, however, Office documents do not open in OWA. I get ...
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Create Document Opens OWA on some sites

We have our Office for Web Apps server working and on some subsites, when you hit 'Create Document' it opens the menu to choose the Word/Excel/PowerPoint/One Note type and all works fine. On other ...
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Connect SharePoint Online to OWA App

Is it possible to connect a SharePoint Online calendar to the OWA App for iPhone? If so, how? If not, what's the best way to get online/offline access to SharePoint calendars from an iPhone?