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How to modernize a classic site other than a classic team site on SharePoint online

I have couple of site collections on my tenant which are created based on different classic templates like Document center, eDiscovery Center, Blank Site, Project Web App Site, Publishing Site , ...
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No SharePoint administrator access for merged tenant

My account have SharePoint administrator role access on tenant A. Recently we merged with tenant B. Should I automatically be granted with the access to the SharePoint sites under tenant B? If not, ...
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Error on Central Admin's 'Check Database Status'

The default instance was upgraded to SQL 2019 for the server on which our SPinstance for SP2013 Enterprise resides. Our SP lives on a named instance. ULS logs: System.NullReferenceException: Object ...
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As an Admin, is there a way to empty the recycle bin of multiple SharePoint Online sites at the same time?

We have a lot of sites and available resource is an issue. Other than individual site owners clearing down the site recycle bins, is there a way for a SharePoint admin to empty the recycle bins of ...
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Crawler crawls only top level address

When I run a full crawl shows only 7 items with 0 errors. instead of crawling the entire web application it only crawls top URL. I have already checked IIS Response header for ...
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Identify issues in SharePoint server after running u2u caml Query builder

Before running the U2U caml query builder application on my WFE server, all seems to be working fine, here all means: I have created a console application, which was running fine, but after the above ...
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Team Site Permission Not Showing New Group

I have a Modern Team Site and have default permission groups (Owner, Member, Visitor). For the new requirement I have created a new group with new permission level (New Group Test). But when I add ...
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Set SiteDefinedSharingCapability property

Does anyone know how to set the SiteDefinedSharingCapability property for a OneDrive site? This is what I am trying to do: Set-SPOSite -Identity https://contoso-my.sharepoint.com/personal/site_name -...
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Hide Column from Document Set

I would like to hide the "Delete Document" column of my content-type "create new word document set", but I cannot do it in the settings because it has a gray background. Does any ...
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Hide document set columns

I have a column (Process) in the document set that should remain displayed on the overview page (screenshot) where all the documents can be found. When I edit the properties (2. screenshot), however, ...
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Restrict document set

when I create a document set, I only want certain document types to be created (see screenshot). How can I restrict the fact that only Word files can be created in the document set? Best regards ...
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Hiding of standard functions

Is it possible to hide the buttons "Share", "Upload", "Export to Excel" for the user? Above image shows the view when user is accessing document library.
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SharePoint Notifications Issue

I have set up SharePoint to set up alerts when Excel Spreadsheets have been edited, but all the user that receive instant alerts every time any change has been made. These are the settings I have in ...
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Is there a comparison chart of privileges between Office 365 tenant admin, Sharepoint admin , site collection admin and site owner?

Is there a comparison chart of privilages between Office 365 tenant admin, Sharepoint admin , site collection admin and site owner ?
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How to edit or customize the look book in sharepoint online?

I am site admins (not farm admin) for a SP online hosted share point site, which was created using look book which is mentioned below. https://lookbook.microsoft.com/details/e6e86025-a8fd-4e3e-bb2e-...
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SharePoint on-prem list is skipped during migration

I'm migrating a SharePoint on-prem list to the SPO list using SharePoint Migration Tool. While the migration list get skipped, below is the message: "SharePoint on-premise list 'CommentHistory' ...
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an not install service pack1 for language pack (kb2880554 ) SharePoint server 2013

I've SharePoint 2013 farm with service pack 1 installed for SharePoint kb2880552 and can not install service pack1 for language pack it gives Error expected version of this product was not found in ...
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OpenText installation fail during deployment process SP 2013?

I am trying to integrate the OpenText with SharePoint 2013, and all wsp's deployed on 3 out of 4 servers, I noticed that the main server Application01 stop the Share Point Timer and FIM services, and ...
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Web Application in SharePoint Central Administration

we have one issue that AD group(everyone) has been added in SharePoint Central Admin policy for web application level due to that all users have full control to access the all site, though user has ...
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Documents in SharePoint Library are not getting open in MS office 365 Client - SHAREPOINT ADMIN

We have setup the SharePoint Server with 1 App Server, 1 Web Front Server and 1 DB Server. This is for production setup. All the ports were closed in these production servers. Only we have opened the ...
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Unable to set sharepoint workflow job property

I'm trying to to run the below command but error which I have never seen before. I have ran this many times never got this error. stsadm -o setproperty -propertyname "job-worfklow" -propertyvalue "...
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How to find office web apps server in existing farm

Today one of the SharePoint farm was handed over to me but I was not able find the office web apps server. So can anyone tell me how to find office web apps server in existing SharePoint farm.
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How to exclude documents migration which were not accessed in last 'X' years using power shell

I'm copying the files from source site to destination site through the power shell using the below code. Now, my requirement is to exclude the files from source site in copying which were not ...
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SharePoint 2019 setting up an app management server with a single cert

I am setting up server to host our apps on for SharePoint 2019 on prem. According to this document provided by Microsoft, you need to provide a wildcard SSL certificate for the server as each app ...
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Microsoft SharePoint Foundation Subscription Settings Service Application not Created successfully

We need to create "Microsoft SharePoint Foundation Subscription Settings Service Application" in SharePoint 2016. using below power-shell command to create Subscription Services, after long time its ...
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SharePoint online certification related to SharePoint Admin

Having 4 years+ exp on SharePoint 2013 Admin. Now I am learning SharePoint online(O365). I need to do certification on SharePoint online. I found so many exam codes related O365 on Microsoft blog. I ...
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Sharepoint online admin tasks that can be automated

I will soon be getting on a project as sharepoint online admin "(including onedrive, yammer). I am compiling a list of tasks that I can automate to make my job easier. Can you suggest some tasks ...
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Reinstall SharePoint 2013

I have a simple 3 server farm. I would like to reinstall SharePoint on the existing servers. I'm not sure of the steps involved and could use some guidance. There is no search or MMS. No excel ...
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SharePoint 2019 Standard vs. Enterprise, Updates / Release / Patch / Versions and the SharePoint Framework Releases

We have an SP2019 test farm running SharePoint Server 2019 Standard, version 16.0.10351.20000 (October 2019). I have a few questions regarding compatibility between SPFX development and SP2019 on-...
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See pending workflows of entire sharepoint

We have SharePoint 2013 Environment, we have some issue with workflow manager services. because of that no workflows are starting automatically on create/update. Even if I manually start workflow on ...
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Checked Out Required to modified the server work book

We are using SharePoint 2013, users is having office 2016, Now in Document Library --> Open with Explorer -> Right clicked and created Excel Document --> Double clicked to add data in excel. Now here ...
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Current, previous and next KB for SharePoint

Is it possible to know the latest KB (Security update & SP), the previous KB and next KB that has been installed on the server ? I face difficulty to understand because it is not in sequence.
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SharePoint 2010 Foundation Site Action Ribbon not visible for Site Collection Administrator

In SharePoint 2010 foundation, suddenly users can not see Site Action menu, new item, edit item etc. ribbon button are disabled. In list ribbon, only export to excel button is visible. I am also not ...
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Disable automatic redirection after signout in FBA

In my application when the user clicks on signout menu I'm redirecting to default sign out page (_layouts/SignOut.aspx) but this page is not asking for the confirmation to close the browser to ...
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Rename SharePoint Development Server

My SharePoint development server name was "Dev", I was facing many issues as it is Google Standard Domain as mentioned in the following: Chrome is opening Local Host site with HTTPS Now I have ...
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Is SharePoint 2010 SP1 Compatible with SQL 2012 standard Version?

I have a requirement to upgrade SQL server from 2008 to SQL 2012 for my SharePoint 2010 Application. Currently I have SharePoint 2010 SP1 version installed in a server and SQL 2008 R2 enterprise ...
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How can i change the Farm Admin account in the SharePoint 2016

I have installed and configured SharePoint using the "OLDFARMACCOUNT". Unfortunately, i've created all the services including search services using that "OLDFARMACCOUNT". Later i got to know that ...
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How to identify who is the Site Collection Administrators without being one?

Can anyone tell me how to find out who is the Site Collection Administrators of a SharePoint without being a Site Collection Administrators of this SharePoint? This can be really useful for ...
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How to deal with left employee in SharePoint Online?

I am new to SharePoint, I have gone through the article of Microsoft for removing the user from SharePoint (Remove license, delete user from O365 users). Delete a user from your organization https://...
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issue with Style library,Site Assets in a diferent folder.How to fix? help

Since some users can get to the root folder of a sharepoint online site via "open with File Explorer" One of the users directly created a new folder in the root site(were the style library,Site Pages ...
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Anonymous access icon not visible sharepoint 2010

I have a SharePoint 2010 site that I am trying to enable Anonymous Access on. However, the Anonymous Access icon in the Users and Permissions ribbon is missing so I am unable to complete the steps as ...