Questions tagged [site-collection]

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

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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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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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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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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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Adding users as members to a subsite is also adding them to the parent site

I am using my companies SharePoint online server and we have a parent site /testplatform with several subsites within it /testplatform/test1, /testplatform/test2, etc.. When adding users as members (...
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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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Tenant level mapping to crawled property

I have mapped a crawled property ows_DocumentType to RefinableString00 in the SPO Admin console, and I can confirm that all my Site Collections see this mapping. How do I create the columns on these ...
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Cannot Create New Site Collection

Getting the Error below: Event log message was: 'The site template was not provisioned successfully. Delete this site collection in Central Administration, and then create a new site ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Site Title Not Showing Up in Sites Web Part

I have a weird issue showing up on my tenant. I have a hub site (newly created) called Project Hub and I associated a new site collection (called Issue Tracking System) with this hub site. I am using ...
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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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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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Custom Search page for Guest users

I reconfigured my SharePoint Online Site Collection (Communication Template) to use custom search results page and different Search center URL. In Site Collection Administration > Search Settings I ...
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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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Unable to use a url for a permanent deleted site collection “The site address is unavailable.”

I used to have a site collection of type classic team site with the following URL https:/***.sharepoint.com/sites/businessfunctions/ and using the SharePoint admin center I changed the site collection ...
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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 & ...
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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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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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Access a document library in a site from another site with same site-collection

Suppose I have two sites (under the same site collection), first is ABC.sharepoint.com/teams/siteA and second is ABC.sharepoint.com/teams/siteB and I have document library with documents and its ...
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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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Create a content type which can be used on every websitecollection

Is there a way to create global content types? I can create a content type on my websitecollection and it is also available and usable in the subsites. However, I want to create a general content type ...
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Is it possible to make a group a site collection owner in SharePoint Online?

I have a SharePoint Online site collection and I have a SharePoint group on the main site in that site collection that I would like to make a site collection owner. Is this possible, maybe through ...
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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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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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Find references to URL in SharePoint on premises

Is there a Powershell script, or query, or an area in Central Administration, or in the Site settings etc, where I can check what pages reference a certain URL? e.g. http://mydomain/sites/collection1/...
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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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CSOM - Get all site collections for a Web Application

How to get all site collections for a web application using CSOM(SharePoint on-premises). There are ways to do the same for SharePoint online. But I couldn't find a way to do it for SharePoint on-...
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Create Subsites based on Location or Department?

SharePoint 2016 - SharePoint Online firewalled Am I missing something here? My organization is built with an HQ and 5 other locations across the province. Our SharePoint is strictured with each ...
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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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Site Collection creation using microsoft flow

Is it possible yet to have a site collection created using Microsoft flow? I have a list of sites and when a new item is created in that list I would like to have a new site collection created for it....
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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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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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(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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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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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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Fetch all site collections using CSOM

We are trying to fetch all site collections in our SP Online tenant using the below code. SPOSitePropertiesEnumerable prop = null; prop = tenant.GetSitePropertiesFromSharePoint("0", true); ...
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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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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 create SharePoint site collection for classic template such as 'COMMUNITY#0' using Rest API

I am looking to create classic site collection using Rest API. I able to create modern site such as communication using below API https://myowntestdomain.sharepoint.com/_api/SPSiteManager/create But ...
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Make a SharePoint site the subsite of another SharePoint site

I have a SharePoint Team site, SiteA, that is on the top level (it is not a subsite of any other site). It is not connected to an Office 365 group. I have another SharePoint Team site, SiteB, also on ...
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Retrieve site collection admins

When we login into sp online tenant site, we can see site coll admins of sites to which we donot have access. Is it possible to retrieve primary and secondary admin of all site collection without ...
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How to copy a missing Site collection feature from one site to another site

I'm using SharePoint 2016 On- premises server. From site collection ( Farm A) I've saved a site as a site template and uploaded the file in the solutions of site collection (Farm B), and activated it....
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Sharepoint 2016 onpremise how to change central admin url domain?

I Installed Sharepoint 2016 on premise in a Windows Server 2016, however the installation used the machine's name to generate the url, so currently when I open my Central Administration of Sharepoint ...

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