Questions tagged [site-collection]

A site collection is made up of one top-level site and all sites below it.

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unable to remove deleted site collection “Unable to find specified file”

I am facing a strange problem on my SharePoint Enterprise 2013. I have previously deleted some site collections from central administration. Now I want to remove them permanently. So I run the ...
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Site Collections

Can a Site Collection contain another Site Collection? If you have an answer, please give also an authoritative source of information.
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Farm Setup account unable to access site collection

I used account SP_Setup to install SharePoint. This account is not only the site collection administrator but also added in "Owners" group in that site collection but when I try to open site ...
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SharePoint 2010 subsite doesnt open

We have 3 SharePoint Front ends server and I can access top level site and other site collections. But there is 1 SharePoint subsite that I cant access from central administration and also if any ...
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Disable Folders in SharePoint Online

G'day Guru's It seems it has been a couple of years since this topic was raised, and Sharepoint has changed a lot since then. I have turned off the 'New Folder' option in Advanced Settings for all ...
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How to trigger some custom c# code when a new site collection is created? Feature Stapling, delegated control?

I am using sp 2013. I have some custom code which is adding some webpart to the welcome page. I would like to execute this code for each new site collection depending on a template (mysites). Someone ...
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Is it possible to create site collection after creating new content database in Sharepoint 2019 CSOM (C#)?

I'm working on SharePoint 2019 environment. I have just created site collection programmatically (CSOM) using MSDN Link However, I want to create a content database through CSOM and point this newly ...
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Add a user with full control rights on multiple site collections from one import csv

I have aa Excel sheet which have multiple site collection sites (around 600) of same web application. I want to add a user with full control rights on all the site collections from Excel sheet. My ...
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Adding an extra url to a HNSC

In our intranet we have one web application with an empty root site collection and one Host Named Site collection with this url http://test which is in use and it is functioning without problem. Now ...
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Why do I get a runtime error when I try to create an new subsite?

I am trying to create a new community site as a subsite to a host-headed site collection. I've specified name, valid URL, community Site template and to use the same permissions and navigation as ...
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file not found error while accesing a restored site collection

We have 2 environments for SharePoint 2013: production and test environment I did a backup for a site collection in the production environment and I restored it in the test environment. but when I ...
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Error Creating Site Collection without UPA

I am trying to create a new site collection in my sandbox environment via central administration and receive the below error: UserProfileApplicationNotAvailableException_Logging :: ...
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SharePoint 2013 Permissions for multiple site collectins

Is it possible to set up permissions groups to have permissions in multiple Site Collections? If so, how is this managed?
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(SOLVED) Newly Created Site Collection Throws 500 Internal Server Error

I've been getting an 500 error everytime I tried to access the site. I've tried the solution posted in here but the SecurityTokenServiceApplicationPool is running normally. I also checked the event ...
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Create new site collection in existing web application with different existing content DB

I have a SharePoint 2010 root level site collection SC1 in web application WEBAPP1. I want to create copy of that site collection in same web application WEBAPP1. Apart from Import/Export, Restore/...
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Can we do full and incremental back ups of sharepoint site collection using powershell commands

We are using STSADM commands to use full and incremental back ups of sharepoint 2013 site collection. Planning to do using Powershell commands now but i don't see incremental and full back powershell ...
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Query site collection property bag in SPFx extension

I am building an SPFx Application Customizer for a Powell365 project, and trying to have it use custom properties from the current site collections's property bag. I already managed to get these ...
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How to remove site collection feature “web template feature of exported web template xxx”

I have several site collection features that start with the name web template feature of exported web template. When I use get-spfeature I am unable to see anything with a displayname that matches and ...
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SharePoint 2013 - A list, survey, discussion board, or document library with the specified title already exists in this Web site

I am getting this error while creating SharePoint site with a specific site template GLOBAL#0 and SRCHCENTERFAST#0. I am able to create site with other templates. A list, survey, discussion board, ...
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CSOM Iterate all SiteCollection in an SPO Tenant

I am trying to iterate over all site collections in a SharePoint Online Tenant. I found this code on the web and adapted it to my needs: context = SharePointContextProvider.Current....
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Export all Site Collection Usage Reports in one click

My manager wants me to export the every Excel and PDF file from the Site Collection Usage Reports every month. Is there a way to download or export the data in one click?
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can access central administration but unable to access newly created site

I was able to install SP 2010 on my Windows 7 64 bit machine using this link I am now able to access the SharePoint Central Administration at port 24469. Something like: http://mymachinename:24469/...
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Dont have access to “Popularity Trends” but can access “Popularity and Search Reports”

So I am trying to see the popularity trends for my Sharepoint 2013 online site, and no matter where I try to access it for, top level site or subsites, I get the "Access denied, request access" page. ...
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Managed Property for Site/Subsite that document lives on?

Is there a managed property that will contain the URL for the site or subsite that a document lives on? I want to pull all documents from a site collection and have them contain a link to the Document ...
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Move site collection to production making dev. Content DB as Production DB

We have a SharePoint 2013 farm, development environment where one site collection alone is residing in a separate DB server. Now we plan to move this site collection to production with the existing ...
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creating a site collection is taking too long

I have a SharePoint server with 10GB RAM & sql server with 10GB of RAM. now i want to create a new site collection inside our SharePoint server 2013, so i wrote the following command:- New-SPSite ...
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How to use Portal site connection in SharePoint 2013

Is Portal site connection working in SharePoint 2013? I add another site collection but it seems not showing anything in my navigation.
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New-SPSite - Could not find user when using SAML Claims

I have a Host Header web application https://example.com (SharePoint 2013) where users will login from ADFS using SAML Claims. I am in the process of provisioning multiple site collections for ...
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Cannot access site collection on new web server hosting SharePoint

I want to add another Web Server to host my SharePoint Server 2013 sites. What I want to achieve is that even if one of the servers is down, the sites are still accessible via the second web server. ...
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Programmatically create content database in C# (SP 2013)

The goal is to have a web user interface with the option to create new site collections with new Content Database. With the admin user I can manually in the CA create new Content Databases. I can ...
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Site creation from template - Feature not activated error

I have created a site collection in my testing environment and once i satisfied with it. I created a template (worked fine) Import to another site collection and tried to create a sub site with the ...
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Copy the Entire SharePoint Online Site Collection to another Office 365 Tenant

I've developed a Site Collection for one client of mine (custom pages, webparts, lists, libraries modified master pages, customized settings, custom people groups, SPD workflows etc.). Now I have ...
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SPO Modern Site Custom Theme

Is it possible to create a custom theme in Modern sites and deploy it only at the site collection level? Just like we have option to create a site collection app catalog?
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Creating Site Collection - Access Denied

I am remotelly installing SP 2013 via AutoSPInstaller and I am having trouble during script while its try to create site collection. -------------------------------------------------------------- ----...
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Do taxonomies exist only at the site collection level? Or at the sub-site level as well?

I have a question about taxonomies. Do they exist at only the site collection level? Or can you specify unique taxonomies at the sub-site level as well?
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Unknown Host -Unable to locate the server named “Server1” .The server does not have DNS entry Error in SP 2013 SP1

I have installed SP 2013 SP1 on my development server and Central Admin was created successfully. But when I navigate to the Central Admin or any web application url[root site collection & other ...
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Limit of unique permissions per site collection

How many items/documents/folders with unique permissions can you have per site collection? I am aware of the boundaries of 5,000 scopes per list/library and 5,000 members per scope. I assume it is ...
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Access denied to site collection administrator

I am facing a very strange issue. I have two web applications. Inside those applications are two site collections each. When I log in as site collection administrator I can access all three site ...
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Retrieve all site collections

I want to retrieve all site collections in an Online tenant through Visual Studio: I can do it via Powershell: get-sposite on-premise server : Get-SPSite on-premise again: var sites = webapp.Sites....
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How to create root site collection with custom web template using PowerShell

I have found a PowerShell script to create a site collection with the template "STS#0", but i want to create a root site collection with a custom template, what will be the possible PowerShell command?...
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What is the difference between site collection storage and site storage?

I don't know the difference between storage for site collection and storage of site. Can anyone please explain the difference between site collection storage and site storage?
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How to get total number of users who have permission on each site collection?

I have a web application with multiple site collections created on it (45 in total). I need to determine how many users with permissions (any permission) exist on site collection. I am looking for ...
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Can I create a root site immediately under a wildcard managed path?

We setup a wildcard managed path /projects in our web application. Is it possible to setup a root site for http://www.abc.be/projects?
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Create new site collection using CSOM with LCID 1031 not supported

Creation of a new german site collection (LCID 1031) from CSOM fails with error "Locale 1031 is not a supported locale" (see attached code). On the same tenant with the same account the creation of an ...
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Error “Move-SPSite : Execution Timeout Expired.”

I want to move a 30GB Site Collection to another content database. This should be done with PowerShell with the Move-SPSite command. After about 40 Minutes the job stops with the following error ...
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How to find if a Site Collection is deleted in SharePoint Online

I'm using Tenant.GetDeletedSiteProperties method to find deleted Site Collections. Is there any other way to find if a Site Collection is deleted in SharePoint Online (without using SharePoint Online ...
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Get user activity for specific site collection

Is there anyway to get user activity within a date range for a given SharePoint site collection? Seems like the Management API get's for all SharePoint only. It needs to be from C#.
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How to refine search using existing Site Collection columns

I want to refine the search based on existing site collection columns. How i do that: Any suggestion or good article on this topic. As i am pretty new to search? My requirement is that, my client is ...
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Can i have a reusable workflow to look up information from a top site level list, and use that workflow across subsites

Hi and thanks for reading. I have an imported list at the top site level, "Staff Info". I'm having trouble creating a reusable workflow that I can use in subsites, (Document Center & Team sites) ...
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What is the REST endpoint URL to get list of site collections?

If I go to SharePoint 2013 site, click on Admin -> SharePoint, you will see a list of site collections (the link is https://somename-admin.sharepoint.com/_layouts/15/online/SiteCollections.aspx) What ...