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Questions tagged [self-service]

Self-Service Site Creation is a feature which is enabled by administrators and allows users to create their own top-level Web site. The user does not need administrator permissions on the server or virtual server, only permissions on the Web site where Self-Service Site Creation is hosted. The user simply enters some basic information and the new top-level Web site is created with the user as the owner and administrator.

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“Custom Script” settings at the SharePoint admin Center - How it works exactly on classic and modern sites [duplicate]

one of the most confusing topics in sharepoint online is to understand how the "Custom Script" setting works. let me start from this link which i read Enabling scripting capabilities, where i ...
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IS Self Service Site creation work in the Cross farm configuration

We have a problem with UPA in cross farm scenario in SharePoint 2016 ( April 2018 CU). We configure the UPA in Farm A (where everything is working as expected). MySites also in Farm A Build a Trust ...
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is there “Self-Service site creation” settings in SharePoint online

I am working on a SharePoint online tenant, and i am trying to find where i can configure the Self-Service Site Creation setting, which we use to have inside our on-premises farms, as follow:- so is ...
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Creation of personal My Site Site error

When users visit the My Site root page, they are greeted with the "We're Almost Ready!" message. Their My Site page is never created. When I check a users Personal Site Instantiation State, it shows ...
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Confusing settings and behavioure for my User Profile service inside my on-premises sharepoint farm 2013 [closed]

I am working on a sharepoint enterprise farm on-premises. and inside the farm i find these settings regarding the User Profile Service which have been set previously by our customer. central ...
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Create Site Permissions to Restricted Read users

I have give all users of my tenant "Restricted Read" permissions on the root site collection so that they cannot create site collections and sub-sites in the tenant. When any such user logs into the ...
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Set “Prompt users to create a team site under” link in self service site creation management using Powershell?

I want to set "Prompt users to create a team site under" link in self service site creation management under central admin using Powershell ?
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User Does Not Exist or Is Not Unique Error in SelfServiceSiteCreate

I am building a Console application in which I am programmatically trying to create a site collection in a tenant, using SharePoint object model. The code is as follows. But I am getting an error ...
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Self-Service Site Provisioning (Mysites/personal sites) using Apps for SharePoint 2013 on prem

Self-service site provisioning in SharePoint online is comprehensively explained in this post but do we have similar process for on-premise installations? I would really appreciate deep insights on ...
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What is the difference between Remote Provisioning and Self-Service Site Provisioning

I am looking to use one of these techniques for site provisioning. Both look very similar to me (having read a couple of blogs online), when would i use one over the other and are there any major ...
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How to check if current user is permitted to create personal site and create it on demand

Given the following situation: Within our company's farm the creation of MySites / PersonalSites is limited to members of a special AD Group ("MysiteCreator"). This group has been given the ...
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Programmatically create site collection self service site creation

Good Day, I'm sitting with the following issue. I'm creating a site collection programmatically... all was working fine on my dev server, until I deployed to test server. When I run the code on the ...
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Any way to figure out whether a site was created via Self-Service Site Creation or “regularly”?

Is there any way to figure out whether a site was created by a user, using self-service site creation or by an admin by Central Administration or PowerShell? I tried looking through the SPWeb....
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From templates to remote provisioning (with self-service site creation enabled)

How to allow users to apply branding to new site collection (when self-service site creation is enabled) without having any code, solutions or features running server-side? The requested ...
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Create site collection remotely on-premises with end user privileges

How can we programmatically and remotely create a new top-level site collection when Self-service site creation is enabled (any user in corporate network can create a site collection) we do not have ...
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My Sites and Host Named Site Collections

I want to go with the new recommendations for SP2013 to use one web application for the SharePoint farm. The full article is here on MSDN: Host-named site collection architecture and deployment (...