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Questions tagged [sharepoint-farm]

A SharePoint farm is a collection of one or more SharePoint servers or SQL servers that work in concert to provide a set of basic SharePoint services that support a single site.

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Why doing Backup-SPFarm for our sharepoint 2013 will update the sql databases “Last Database backup”

we have SharePoint enterprise 2013, and i run the following command to do a farm backup:- Backup-SPFarm -Directory \\****\backups\ -BackupMethod full -BackupThreads 10 -Force now on the generated ...
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Sharepoint Event Receiver Not Firing on ItemAdded

I have set up a local development environment on sharepoint for the sake of testing event recievers. I can build and deploy the following code. However when I deploy the following code it does not ...
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SP2016 Central Admin error: DataBinding: 'System.Data.DataRowView' does not contain a property with the name 'FixServerConfirmation'

I have just set up SharePoint 2016 On-Premise on a single server farm (dev environment) in my organisation (I have also installed feature pack 2). Everything is set up central admin up and running but ...
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Recommended .gitignore for sharepoint solutions [closed]

I've inherited a heavily customized SharePoint 2013 environment that makes heavy use of farm solutions. I'm trying to implement Git as a source control for our environment so that we can have better ...
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Event Viewer Error with Event ID 3: WebHost failed to process a request repeating continuously

Below is the error details. Please suggest the solution for same. This is on SharePoint 2016 Environment configure on Windows Server R2 Sender Information: System.ServiceModel....
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Can SharePoint 2013 be Installed across multiple domains for a three-tier farm without configuring domain trust?

Can SharePoint 2013 be Installed across multiple domains for a three-tier farm without configuring domain trust? Ex: Domain A : Application servers and database servers. Domain B : ...
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How we can get a list of all the updates and patches which have been installed inside sharePoint farm 2013 and 2016 on-premises

I am working on some SharePoint 2013 and SharePoint 2016 on-premises farms. and on some farms we install a full CU each 6 month, then we run the product configuration wizard. for those farms we do the ...
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power-shell script to backup our sharepoint farm is not working as expected

I have the following powershell script to backup our sharepoint 2013 on-premises farm + backup the content database + a site collection. as follow:- Add-PSSnapin "Microsoft.SharePoint.PowerShell" #...
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How to Add Web Server to Server Farm?

This is my first time creating a multi-tier server farm for our company and I am trying to add our Web Server to our SharePoint server farm. When I try to run the product configuration from our Web ...
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how to minimize database latency issues for increase sharepoint web front end servers issues

how to minimize database latency issues for increase sharepoint web front end and applications servers performance I have a large scale of sharepoint farm and in peak time there is issue of Sql server ...
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Clone existing sharepoint 2013 server and join to same farm

i have one staging SharePoint 2013 + Project server 2013 server installed and there is two web applications working on it . I want to clone this server in order to create another webfront end server ...
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ItemEventReceiver lifetime

When I register an ItemEventReceiver to a List in a SharePoint farm, when & where will it get instantiated, and when & where will its event-handling-methods be called? The options I could ...
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Syncing Production and Development environments

We have SharePoint 2013 Production and Development environments. Prod is on premise whereas Dev is on Cloud. We have Web, App, OWA & SQL servers in both farms. Apart from Hardware specs ...
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Is there a way to change the Date format inside SharePoint sites to be shown as DD MMM YY (i.e. 25 March 2017)

I am working on a sharepoint farm on-premises 2013. currently we set the following for the regional settings:- Where all the date fields are being shown in this format dd/mm/yyyy for example ...
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How to access a sharepoint site object from an outside farm using powershell?

like the title says, I am trying to access an spsite (specifically a list on the site collection) from an outside farm through powershell. Essentially what I am trying to accomplish is to use the ...
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Steps need to taken care when entire farm is down in SP 2016

Recently came across the situation that entire farm is down and came to know that service is unavailable. IIS reset did not help. App Pool restart also done. Server space was cleaned and had enough ...
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Backup-SPFarm is not progressing for around 40 minutes. latest stage is “Verbose: [IndexController] Waiting for second phase backup for index ”

I have the following:- sharepoint farm 2013 on-premises. i have the following back.bat file:- "%SYSTEMROOT%\system32\windowspowershell\v1.0\powershell.exe" -Command Start-Process "$PSHOME\...
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Get the Report of Site Collection Changes without enabling Auditing

I have come ac-crossed to annoying requirement , Where I need to get the report of changes made in site collection with out enabling "Audit" feature in SharePoint 2013 Can any one help me or guide me ...
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Unable to Install SharePoint 2016 in Multi Farm Mode

I have SQL server 2014SP1 in Server "A", And SharePoint 2016 in Server "B". In configuration wizard at the creation of the database , When I give Server "A" database name and username.I get error "...
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SharePoint CU update installation order in Server Farm

There is a SharePoint 2013 Farm where a SharePoint Cummulative Update (CU) / Uber Package needs to be installed. The SharePoint Farm consists of the following 3 servers: 1 Web Front End Server 1 ...
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STSADM solution is not deployed. It is upgraded in the configuration database.

I have a .wsp deployed in a farm server, and I'm trying to upgrade the solution, but I keep getting this error : "solution is not deployed. It is upgraded in the configuration database. To deploy to ...
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How to move web app data between farms

I have SharePoint Prod and Sharepoint Dev farm envirenment, In my SharePoint Dev I have already "Site1b" an older copy of webapp "Site1a" from Prod and I would like to update it How should I proceed?
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How to retrieve Farm Metadata and Farm Topology Metadata's Objects and their properties

I want to retrieve Farm Metadata properties like ServersInTheFarm, WebApplications, SiteCollection and Content Database. In the Same way I want Farm Topology Metadata properties. How Can I retrieve ...
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Slowness on the first load of Sharepoint Site

I have installed new SharePoint 2013 Farm on a single server (windows server 2012 R2) (VM, 8 processors, 12GB RAM) I created one Web application defined it in DNS and it's working fine. A part of ...
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Is there any harm if i use the sharepoint farm account (managed account) to create site collections,lists, columns

we have configured a new sharepoint 2013 on-premise farm.and i used the sharepoint farm account as the service account inside the configuration wizards. Now i want to start creating site collections, ...
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What is the Minimum permission the Configuration Wizards' Service Account need to have on the Database

we have installed a new sharepoint enterprise server 2013. and now i want to run the "Central Administration >> Configuration Wizards". where i am asked to select the Service Account which will be ...
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Create SharePoint 2016 dev and test environment (cloning)

Our company decided to organize the environment for development and testing for SharePoint 2016. At first I thought to clone a half of VMs of servers of a farm of sharepoint in our normal test vlan ...
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Configure SQL always on Configuration for SharePoint 2013 Server Farm

Configured SharePoint 2013 farm with SQL server 2012 AOAG group. When the SQL database fails over to the secondary instance . I get a message as follows We apologize for any inconvenience, but we'...
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replace SharePoint 2013 SQL server instance with Availability group

I have a 4 server SharePoint farm. Two Web Front servers FE1, FE2 TWO App servers APP1, APP2 TWO SQL servers SQL1, SQL2 for SQL server Always on. I need to replace the current SharePoint SQL ...
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SharePoint 2013 Downgrade from Enterprise to Standard

While setting up a Sp 2013 farm we used a enterprise key by mistake. Now 3 weeks later we realised the goof up. Is it possible to downgrade from enterprise to standard. As creating new farm from ...
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Do i need to set up SPN for SQL Server

We have already set up our SharePoint farm. We would like to configure kerberos and hence create SPN's. At this point should we go ahead and create SPN's for SQl server also or can it be skipped?
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Server farm for Small Non-profit

Good morning (And afternoon for some), I have been tasked with setting up a SharePoint environment for a small non-profit that I am interning at. There will be 550 users and we will be using ...
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SharePoint central administration first login not accepting credentials

I have created a SharePoint farm on a VM with Windows 2012 R2. After installation and configuration , during the first login into the central administration page it is asking for my credentials but it ...
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Is there any risks of upgrading our SQL server 2008 R2 from SP2 to SP2

We have the following settings insdie our farm :- SharePoint Enterprise server 2013, on separate windows server 2008 R2 VM. SQL server 2008 R2 with SP2, on separate windows server 2008 R2 VM. now we ...
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Web App Level Feature not showing in SharePoint 2013

I have a SharePoint 2013 site configured for FBA and Multi Tenancy. In our case, we have a Multi Server Farm, which has a Web Front End, App Server, Search Server, Workflow Server and DB servers. We ...
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How to License a SharePoint 2013 Farm?

I am planning 1 web front end server and 1 application server in a Test and Production farms. So, I will have a total of 4 servers. Do I need 4 instances of SharePoint 2013 license Enterprise edition ...
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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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Add https binding for existing OWA farm

The site is externally accessible by a https url i.e. https://intranetsite and the OWA is configured for http://intranet How do I add OWA https bindings for https://intranetsite? And can I use the ...
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SP2013 and workflow manager 1.0 (SPOF - High Availability) server Topology

Regardless of the fact that it is not recommended to install workflow manager on SP farm, or the hardware resources. I want to know, if I installed the SP on only 3 servers (all are web front and ...
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Create a SharePoint Farm using SQL Azure

I have an on-premise installation of SharePoint 2013. I need to create a new farm (Using either SharePoint Configuration Wizard or Powershell) in SQL Azure. Using Configuration Wizard, it keeps ...
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Install 2 farms on same server

I have installed SharePoint 2013. Now, I have to install a new SharePoint 2013 farm on the same server. Is possible to have 2 SharePoint farms on one server? With one SQL server With one domain With ...
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remove domain prefix for sharepoint 2013 login

I have Sharepoint 2013 farm which has a two way trust relationship with another domain. The user is forced to type the domainname\user to login . IS there a way that the user does not need to ...
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Is it possible to get SPGroup's Web application Name Directly using Powershell?

I'm trying to get The name of the The content_Db (WebApp) where a specific group lives. I've been trying to get these info by looking into the SqlDb. but I only could find Site ID reference. is ...
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CRUD between two Sharepoint farm

Please give advice for this case. I have two separated SharePoint sites: The first site is in one SharePoint farm. On this site we contain the private data and we use this site as the internal site. ...
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Is it a good practice to have 2 SQL Severs for a SharePoint site?

Is it a good practice to have 2 SQL Severs for a SharePoint site? If yes, can you recommend me link(s) for how to add it?
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Some of the files failed to copy during deployment of the solution

I tried to deploy a solution to our server, but it seems that there are two WFE servers (I am not sure about this if they are both WFE or WFE and application server. How can I see the difference?). ...
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Get Current Licence type for SharePoint Farm using C#?

As the question says, I want to fetch the license type for my current SharePoint farm in my C# code i.e. current license SharePoint Server with Enterprise Client Access License I want to get the ...
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How to export wsp file from sharepoint 2007 and import it to sharepoint 2010

How to export a wsp file from sharepoint 2007 and import it to sharepoint 2010. Also what all are things that we should keep in mind before & after the process
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Photo export not working for my site in high trust environment

There is a two way trust between the two farms. When I am trying to start the user profile synchronization service The user profile service is working and the profiles have imported successfully. 1....
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Service instance quantity

On a clean farm (one WFE\APP server and one back-end (SQL)) after installing SharePoint binaries i ran some configuration scripts. One of them contains command Install-SPSerivce which, according to ...