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Questions tagged [sharepoint-server]

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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Result Type to decide Display Template not working

Display template I have created a display template and uploaded it to _catalogs/masterpage/Display Template/Search. The related .js file is created. The display template file is published. Result ...
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unable to identify what is the below script for in SharePoint 2013 master page

Scrolling through the master page, I found a piece of code, which I am not able to identify, it was for. Can someone help me in it? <script type="text/javascript">//<![CDATA[ var ...
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SP13 - How to stop sync ListItem[where item is updated] in variation list

I have two sites "/EN" - (source) and "/DE" (target). Where i add ListItem in list on "/EN" Site, he go to "/DE/". I want where i edit the same ListItem in "/EN", content in listItem does not change ...
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Add columns in SharePoint list error with special characters

It throws error when I try to create and add column in list which contains special characters such as '&'. I tried following: DisplayName="a&b" Name="a&b" -------- throws ...
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SharePoint external list (sql) with multi lined text field

I have an external content type with one of the fields having huge text in it. (SQL type: varchar(MAX)). When I create the external list and open a new form, the field is a single line textbox and it ...
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Page not found error for a single user

Is there any particular reason why only a single user gets Page not found error for a SharePoint site. He has Full control access and is able to access other SharePoint sites from PROD farm.
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Modified Date in Site Contents was shown wrongly

a list no one has touched for over a year might say "Modified 23 hours ago". It seems as though lists and libraries are being "touched" by some background process, changing the modified time ...
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SharePoint 2016: People Picker “Currently Unavailable” with Word 2016

I made a column in sharepoint for people or groups. Using quick parts i then added that into a word template for a content type. when i click edit template eveything works great however if i then go ...
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Timeout issues when provisioning service applications SharePoint 2016

I am facing issues with a newly created SharePoint 2016 environment. The farm has 1 WFE, 1 app server, 1 search and 1 SQL server. All servers have 16-20 GB RAM. SharePoint 2016 install is complete ...
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Catastrophic error happen

The site collection cannot create a team site. It says "catastrophic error"log tells nothing. Window viewer also gives no clue. I am wondering if any one has any solution. We have tried all the ...
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Server is busy when trying to restore previous version for SharePoint Designer workflow

We are using 2010 workflow in sp2013 and when trying to restore previous version of workflow facing How to fix this issue?
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Return current local datetime in XSL feed from RSS

I am currently using xsl to feed weather from rss.weather.com.au. Everything working fine but as soon as i add reference exslt it will not work and show error "Failed to apply XSLT to the content". I ...
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Use a sharepoint list as a repeating section in another list form

I have a SharePoint List, e.g List A with few column. I have another list B with few columns. I am designing an InfoPath form off of List A and I want to display few columns from List B as a repeating ...
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SharePoint backward compatability with Chrome

The UI of the ribbons and certain styles on the SharePoint forms seems to not appear very well on chrome, while JQuery workaround can always be applied, is there any fixes that can be applied to the ...
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Changing calender view with month scope sp2013

I want to change the calender view to a week view. I know the default way through the webpart setting. But the week view scope is to big. Is it possible to get just one part of the month view like in ...
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Get ID of term in user profile properties Manage metadata field column

My Environment Setup In user profile I have a column with name as MyLocation and this is managed metadata field. My managed Metadata Term set name which i have linked to this is "Location". My ...
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Build accordion based on list on the wikipage

I am trying to create accordion based on the list. It work fine with publishing page with page layout but not working if it wiki page. This is the step: 1. Add webpart and add the existing list. 2. ...
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Fill Target audience field in a list using PowerShell - Sharepoint 2013

I need to set target audience field in a list while populating the list with data. How can I achieve this using PowerShell command. I found this article. But it didn't worked as it throws Column '...
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Error when clicking on SharePoint Designer in SharePoint 2010

When we click on SharePoint designer the error I get is: "This content cannot be displayed in a frame" 'To help protect the security of information you enter into this website, the publisher of ...
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Unable to change the list view using “All items” drop down list in SharePoint ribbon

I have created the promoted links list in SharePoint 2013.I unable to change the view of the list by clicking the "All Items" drop down box in the SharePoint ribbon. After deactivating the "Metadata ...
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Share & Sync a list between two different SharePoint farms

We have our own SharePoint enterprise server 2013, and our customer has his own SharePoint enterprise server 2013. Now I am trying to find an approach which allow us to share & sync SharePoint ...
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Retrieve SharePoint 2013 site collection information using CSOM

I have been trying to retrieve SharePoint site collection inside a different ASP.NET web application using CSOM as follows. using (var context = new ClientContext("https://sharePointSite/")) ...
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Watson Bucket in SharePoint

A bit of background: Watson is a Microsoft customer feedback technology. When a crash, hang or other tracked failure event occurs, Watson program is activated and the dialog appears, where you can ...
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Include actual error in SP2013 error page

SharePoint 2013 gave us a wonderfully useful new error page that looks like this: As any 2013 admins know, clicking the "Technical Details" link just gives you a correlation ID that you have to track ...
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Outlook add-in needs file explorer to run

I have made an outlook add-in that saves e-mails to a document folder through mailItem.SaveAs(@"\\\mysite\mylist\randomnumber.msg"). Sometimes, the email doesn't get saved, and show below error. ...
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Setup Live ID as an authentication provider for SharePoint 2013 On Premise

I am trying to create new identity provider for my on-prem SharePoint site that can authenticate windows live id. I have followed the steps explained in this blog. It ask for a prompt to select login ...
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How to create custom action using SharePoint hosted app

Is it possible to create "custom action" under the "Site Action" menu in "HOST WEB" using SharePoint Hosted App.? We do not want to follow the native method of packaging all the necessary files ...
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How to highlight hyperlink to SP custom list when new item appears in that list?

I created a hyperlink in SharePoint 2013 webpart area which redirects to custom list in SharePoint. That custom list will contain some announcements for SharePoint users. I need a solution to ...
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The HTTP request is unauthorized with client authentication scheme 'Ntlm'. The authentication header received from the server was 'Basic Realm=“”'

I am trying to display Outlook calendar in Sharepoint 2013 on premise. I have done following things in Calendar Overlay added Outlook Web Access URL and Exchange WebService URl. But still i am getting ...
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Security Token For HttpSend Activity in SP2013 (On-Premise) for calling external Web API

I have an On-Premise SharePoint 2013 site configured for Multi Tenancy with FBA. I have a SP 2013 workflow. In that, I need to call a Web API from another IIS site, built using ASP.Net MVC. To be able ...
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Continuous Build & Integration for SharePoint 2013

I have a SharePoint 2013 Multi Tenant On-Premise Farm. We have some custom WSPs for various modules, which contain Site Columns, Content Types, Lists and Event Receivers. I was wondering if there is a ...
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SharePoint 2013 - Federated Search + Open Search + Making refiners work

I have configured Federated Search in SharePoint 2013 with a result source using OpenSearch Protocol. This result source can be anything like bing, google, twitter etc. E.g. of approach - http://...