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SharePoint Server is the Microsoft product "SharePoint Server".

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Cannot find site lookup info for request Uri - Error

I am getting the following error numerous times in the ULS on both our SP 2013 web front ends: Cannot find site lookup info for request Uri http://<server IP address>/ Process: w3wp.exe Name: ...
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“Open in Explorer” fails despite a number of common fixes

I have an extranet solution in SharePoint 2013, running on Windows Server 2012 r2. When I try to use the "open in explorer" command in any SharePoint document library, I get the following message: "...
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SharePoint 2013 Managed Metadata accepting invalid terms

I currently have a problem regarding our Managed metadata field. At this point, our field is accepting invalid terms in the term set but is a valid term in the term store. Below are screenshots that ...
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The UPDATE permission was denied on the object 'AllListsAux', database 'spContent', schema 'dbo'

Insufficient SQL database permissions for user 'Name: NT AUTHORITY\IUSR SID: S-1-5-17 ImpersonationLevel: Impersonation' in database 'spContent' on SQL Server instance '###' The UPDATE permission ...
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Automatically deploy SPFx app on new site collections in SharePoint 2019

I have SPFx app that contains an Application Customizer. I would like to have this app either a) deployed tenant wide or b) automatically added to a site collection when it is created For a) there ...
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Formula in spreadsheet being converted to a custom list

I am currently trying to take an existing spreadsheet and replicate this as a SharePoint list. The spreadsheet contains the following columns: Received - This will be a number column with 0 decimal ...
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SharePoint 2010 list Item Query

We have a big list in SharePoint 2010. I'm gonna query SharePoint 2010 list item in the web part based on country. I used CAML and JS. I have got errors in different browser" Internet explorer says ...
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Sharepoint 2013 : The Server was Unable to Save the Form at this Time. Please Try Again

I have a Sharepoint 2013 installation, single server farm. I have created a site, added user to the site with View & Restricted Read permission. I have created a Issue Tracker in the site, broke ...
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SharePoint 2013 calendar in IOS renders differently

Most of the time Sharepoint Calendar in IOS renders differently as shown in the below screenshot which causes a problem in changing views between month/week/day view programmatically and also manually....
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Can someone explain the way SharePoint auditing trimming and cleanup works?

I know each web application has its own Audit Log Trimming timer job. I see the default is set for it to run monthly. Now, as you dive into site collection settings for auditing, I see: Automatically ...
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How to set sitepages as blog post list default pages(Newpost.aspx,EditPost.aspx,Post.aspx)?

We need to set our custom master page for blog site without applying to system master page(Settings Page), We tried by edit the existing blog pages using designer to change masterUrl - default.master ...
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Connect to Office - Add to SharePoint Sites - When do SharePoint Sites get synchronized?

We are having trouble with the Add to SharePoint Sites functionality. It often doesn't work as we expect it to work. Hence I'll try to describe what we are doing, then I'll try to formulate my ...
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sharepoint workflow rest api add role assignment exception

I develop a workflow and i want to grant unique permission on item in list using sharepoint rest api http://sp_site/_api/web/lists/getByTitle('Test')/items(1)/breakroleinheritance(copyRoleAssignments=...
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How to provision External content Type using CSOM

Is it possible to provision External Content type and list using CSOM?
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New-SPConfigurationDatabase Failed in SharePoint workgroup installation

I installed SharePoint 2013 on fresh windows server 2008 R2 SP1 in standalone mode. SharePoint prerequisites installed automatically from net. After I configured SharePoint, My Distributed Cache ...
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Back up & Restore Tenants in a Multi Tenant SharePoint 2013 environment

I have a SharePoint 2013 environment with Multi-Tenancy configured. I have various tenants provisioned in the environment. Is it possible to backup and restore a tenant from one environment to another....
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Ribbon & expanding a grouped list stuck on “loading”

The ribbon on one specific site in a site collection will not load, it stays on loading, and two lists I have that use grouping will not expand, they also stay on loading. This is only happening on ...
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Change default Index location of Search Service Instance on SharePoint 2013

My purpose is to move search index folder from drive C to drive D. I've already changed location of all search components to drive D as described here and here. But The Default Index location of ...
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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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Web application not creating in MOSS 2007

When I click on create new web application in central admin it's throwing below error. I created web application through STSADM command, It created web application but there are no files in IIS ...
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SharePoint 2016 cross farm services, Tagging is not working in consumer farm

I have cross farm environment, SharePoint 2016 Nov PU 2016 level. We have UPA, MMS and Mysites in Publishing Farm. In consuming farm we have content web application. Now issue is Tagging in site ...
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Fail of export of unchanged view due to unexpected error reported by Excel

A view, which has several times successfully been exported to Excel suddenly fails due to unexpected error reported by Excel. Creating a new view omitting some fields solves the problem, however ...
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Build SharePoint project without SharePoint installed

I am working on an automated deployment POC for SharePoint projects. We are using jenkin jobs to download the source code from GIT repository and BUILD it where SharePoint is not installed and copy ...
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Disable “Open this link on a phone” feature in SharePoint 2016

Is there a way to disable the QR code feature in the item context menu? Without messing with CSS/JavaScript? Open this link on a Phone
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SharePoint 2013 site is not opening in Android Mobile

I am having site in SharePoint 2013, it is working fine in all browser. but when I access it on android mobile. it keeps me asking for credential again and again!!! There is no anonymous access. ...
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Unknown error while trying to lock file error while editing document from SharePoint document library

When I am trying to edit the document which is opened from SharePoint document library I am getting "Unknown error while trying to lock file" error. I am able to view the document by clicking on the ...
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Digitally Signed Word 2013 Document can be modified in SharePoint 2013 document library, without invalidating Digital Signatures

i created SharePoint 2013 Document library named "Issue Vouchers" i designed a template for my library with an empty signature line. My template contains various "Document Properties" embedded in ...
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Assign task to 300+ users

I have a need to assign tasks where 300+ individual users have to acknowledge that the content of a SharePoint list has not changed and that they've read the list. Each user must complete this on ...
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Authenticate to SharePoint REST API from external service

I am trying to figure out how to authenticate calls to our on premises SharePoint 2013 REST API. So far, I've come across a lot of blogs that show you how to do it for SharePoint online. Here's one ...
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Sharepoint in Explorer-View can't display images “because the file is empty”

I am administrating a SQL Server 2014 for our Sharepoint 2013. Currently users are facing the following issue: Using the Explorer View, some images randomly (at least I can't find a pattern until now)...
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SharePoint 2013 - Unique permissions for claims

This is about SharePoint 2013 On-Premise environment. We've a scenario in which certain content is authored in source site collection and published to a target site collection via cross-site ...
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Heading and links not showing in Global Navigation

I am creating a site in SharePoint 2013 and I'm having a bit of trouble with the Global Navigation. Here is what it looks like: This dropdown is showing all sub-sites as well as a manual link (...
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Cannot connect to SharePoint 2013 from visual studio 2013 when creating an app

I m trying to create a new SharePoint app from vs2013.I have the vs2013 ultimate edition and all the needed updates installed.When I press Finish in the process i got this message One paradox is ...
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Sharepoint Excel Error IE9 - Workbook is larger than the maximum workbook size allowed to be opened in the browser

A few of my users who are using ie9 for a SharePoint housing a few excel files around 19mb are experiencing a recent issue where they cannot see 'read-only or edit' options; (this is enabled to open ...
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The following location is not accessible, because it is in a different site collection: [infoPathFilePath].xsn

I am using sharepoint 2010. We have webApplicationA. On this webapplication I have stored a infopath form in the FormServerTemplates library. This is the url of this xsn file: http://WebApplicationA....
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How to get the Site last modified date and last accessed date in Sharpeoint 2007 webservice

I am generating a site details report. I am getting major details but not able to get few details like last modified, last accessed, Author (Creator), Created Date through web service. There access ...
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Using Rest API call to get list item in SharePoint 2010 workflow

I am trying to get list item using REST API syntax in SP Designer workflow. The url format is as follows: https://example.com/_api/web/lists/GetByTitle('List%20Name')/items(2952)?$select=...
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Promote site collections as extranet sites in SP2016

I have a single web application which should be used by internals and external partners. Some sites should be available for externals, some not and therefore I have created managed paths: https://...
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Hiding system fields in the document library

I am using SharePoint 2016 and want to hide created, created by, modified and modified by fields. This is in the document library view and not the new, edit or display forms (i.e. if you click on a ...
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SharePoint Site Error: Server is too busy

Recently, I ran in to a problem, where a document that is stored in a SharePoint site was published through social media, the document URL was something like this: https://site/subsite/documents/...
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What is SharePoint (on-prem) authentication realm?

Could anyone clearly explain what is Sharepoint authentication realm (the one set by Set-SPAuthenticationRealm cmdlet)? In what cases do I need to set this realm equal for 2 (or more) farms, and in ...
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Sharepoint 2016 restrict user logon domains

Given lack of centrally managed infrastructure in the past when our company first started, our office has 4 different AD domains through out the Pan-America region. We've been trying to centralize ...
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How to Determine when a user was given permission to a site or list?

I'm looking to see if there is a way in powershell or some other method to determine when a user was given permission to a site or list and/or who granted the user permission. I have ran the effective ...
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Is it recommended to configure automatic password change to SharePoint Farm account?

We have automatic password change feature in SharePoint 2013. We have different managed accounts. Farm Account, application pool accounts and service accounts are created as managed accounts. Are ...
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Sharepoint site keeps refreshing endlessly

When I entered the public ip address of my sharepoint site in chrome, it keeps refreshing non-stop. I entered my username & password, but it keeps refreshing and prompting for my credentials ...
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SCOM Sharepoint Monitoring for SharePoint 2016 : How to install and configure a SCOM to monitor a SharePoint 2016 farm

I am looking for explicite examples/documentations/good practices describing the way to install, configure and use SCOM to monitor SharePoint 2016 Farm Thanks,
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How to check the file is used by another process?

In sharepoint from Document library i was read the file and Download the file using FileStream object. Sometime it was downloading. Sometime i will receive the following error. The process cannot ...
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Unable to create site due to feature stapler activated branding

I am trying to create a new site (SPSite), in a SharePoint 2016 portal environment, using the following code: SPWebApplication webApplication = SPWebApplication.Lookup(new System.Uri("http://...
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Unable to write SPDistributedCache call usage entry

I'm getting this error in my LOGS quite a lot. 11/27/2017 09:11:03.10 w3wp.exe (0x1638) 0x0DBC SharePoint Foundation General ajji6 High ...
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Email alerts on Sharepoint not working

when configuring the 'Alert Me' option in library I'm receiving an error that states "You do not have an address. Alert has been created successfully but you will not receive notifications until valid ...