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

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Rename sitecollection

Im trying to rename a site collection by changing the url by using this PowerShell $site = get-spsite -identity http://xxx:9000/sites/SCOne $site.Rename("http://xxx:9000/sites/SCOneNew") I got this ...
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what is the Sites on the base site collection of SharePoint online?

when I created a Sharepoint site collection on the root. it comes out as https://mydomain.sharepoint.com/**sites** What are this Sites means? Is it possible to create a site's collection without ...
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SharePoint Group Site Collections and other type of Site Collections

When I go to my SharePoint onliine and on top left corner select app-launcher and choose SharePoint, I can see several site collections some of them are associated to SharePoint Groups and some of ...
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Sharepoint Site to create new project

I want to create a Sharepoint site so that I may automate the creation of new site from within my site. For example, a firm has several projects. A Project Manager tries to create a new site from the ...
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Set StorageQuota on existing site collection using CSOM and Powershell

Is there a way to set storage- and resource-quota on existing site collection using CSOM and Powershell? there is no MaximumStorageLevel property like at SiteCreationInformation using Powershell Set-...
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Making documents as Records and Approach for its Management

I am having a requirement to make the documents/items in my doc lib,lists as records after 8 months is reached[from the date of document creation] in my publishing site collection. But the issue is, I ...
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Analytics - Build metrics for SharePoint

I would like build metrics for my time, I tried researching on this and found out that we can use the Popularity Trends in Site Settings Page, Unfortunately the analytics is broken for our farm and ...
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Web Application and Site Collection

Recently, I was asked like why do we have a web application? What's the use of it? After listening to my answer I was questioned on the same as why can't we do the same for a site collection directly? ...
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Permission problem on SharePoint team sites?

A user can add permissions in this site collection. However a user can't add permissions in a different site collection. I would like to know why it is not working. The user has full control on both ...
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Lost Access to Site Collection

I have a content database with multiple site collections. Out of nowhere(as far as I am concerned) two site collections became inaccessible. I can't browse them(server or client), I can't delete them(...
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What is really going on during Backup-SPSite?

Can anyone explain in detail what is really going on(under the hood) during exexuting Backup-SPSite powershell cmdlet ? Backup-SPSite http://server_name/sites/site_name -Path C:\Backup\site_name.bak
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While creating a site collection in SharePoint 2016 , getting error

Whenever I am trying to create a site collection in SharePoint 2016 , I am getting below error. "Error while creating the workspace. Please contact your user helpdesk.Feature definition with Id ...
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Get-SPWeb: Access is denied. (Exception from HRESULT: 0x80070005 (E_ACCESSDENIED))

I'm having issue with Get-SPWeb: I did everything suggested at Error - Get-SPWeb in Powershell but still not working. weird thing is: it worked before. Did MS change something? the account i use ...
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Is there a way to allow my Subsite to inherit the same Master page from its parent site collection

I have a site collection of type Team site, where i did some customization for the seatle.master master page using SharePoint designer 2013. Then i have created a sub-site under the site collection,...
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A duplicated name Audience was found

Whenever I try to activate the "SharePoint Server Publishing Infrastructure" feature in my site collection with Team Site template I get the message on the page saying that A duplicate name ...
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What is the effect of granting users “Restricted Interfaces for Translation” permsion on a site

I have a team site collection, and i grant users the following permission "Restricted Interfaces for Translation" but seems users can not view the site and its lists, and they will get the following ...
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How to get a list of all pages where document, page appears in content across the site collection

I would like to ask, is it possible to use some script (maybe Powershell), or anything which can help to find page or document within the entire Site Collection so it gives you the complete list of ...
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Activating SharePoint Server Publishing Infrastructure

I am thinking about activating the SharePoint Server Publishing Infrastructure for our site collection, but worry what it could possibly cause. What, if any issues could this cause to content already ...
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Recursive Enumeration of Sites, Subsites, and Application Templates Used

I am migrating my WSS 3.0 installation over to 2010 and then eventually to 2013 and am in need of a stsadm command that will show me a list of sites in the site collection, a list of subsites within ...
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Restore-SPSite reports “No content databases are available for this operation…”

I've run a site collection backup using Backup-SPSite. I then deleted the Site Collection using CA. Then tried to restore is using Restore-SPSite. Got the error "No content databases are available ...
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Is there a newer version than “2013 experience version will be used” when creating a new site collection inside offcie 365 [duplicate]

I am working on a new site collection inside office 365. now when i select to create a new private site collection , i got this dialog:- where it mentioned that the "Template Selection" will be "2013 ...
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How can I sync up users data in site collection and user information list

Few USER ID's are different in User Information List compared to site collection. If I hover over on a user in Pages library, the user id is 10. And the same user id is 20 in User Info List how can ...
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Disabling folder creation in sitecollection SharePoint online

Is it possible to disable folder creation for the whole site collection instead of only on library?
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Site collection owners and site collection administrators. Can anyone explain the difference in plain english

Just found this on MSDN and I'm confused. the Owners group of a site is not the same as the site collection owners, which themselves are called site collection administrators in the Central ...
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Deleting a corrupted Site Collection

I have a site collection which is corrupted, it was not deleted correctly and now I cannot fully remove it. It does not appear in the Central Admin, but it does with Powershell. Compatibility level ...
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How to avoid site collection larger than 200gb

I have a question regarding some sort of document system. Basically I have to set up a simple environment for storing and managing the documents. We are talking about some sort of a small approval ...
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Main site collection checked out to a user?

I'm getting ready to build out a basic intranet for my company, and on our main site collection I'm getting the message that it is checked out to an individual who does not have owner-level ...
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How to restrict the Provider Hosted App installation on subsite?

I have created a Provider Hosted App for SharePoint On-Premises and SharePoint Online. My requirement is that this app should only installed if its a Site Collection. If it is a Site within a Site ...
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Detached Content Database While Site Collection Upgrade is Running

The content database was detached from SQL server by mistake while site collection upgrade was running, now the database is attached again and the site still showing upgrade in progress but opening ...
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Deleted Site Collection is still visible in View All Site Collection in Centeral Administration

I have deleted one of my site collection and when I check under View All Site Collection in Central Administration the deleted site collection is still appearing. How can I remove that site from ...
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How do roll out customize search page on all other team sites on different site collections?

I created a search page on top level of each site collection. However I would like to know how I can roll it out other team sites on different site collections.
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Event receiver on site collection creation

Are we able to code an event receiver on site collection creation? I have so custom site definitions, i do everything with features. So i need to activate a feature on site collection creation.
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Top Level Site page not found

I'm trying to make a site collection. When I create one and give it a host header, the URL for the top site it gives me after creating the site collection never works. When I visit the URL, it says ...
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How to create a site collection in visual studio with the help of excel

I have been trying to create a site collection using visual studio using C# and I have almost created one. but I want to create a site collection by fetching the details from Excel sheet but I have no ...
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How to move Site Collection to different Path in same Web Application?

I know the process involves backing up the site collection. And restoring it afterwards. I'm looking for specific steps on the restore process. I have a site collection at the root of a web ...
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SharePoint sitemap0.xml Missing Content

I am having issues with certain sub-sites on a SharePoint site not showing up in the sitemap0.xml/sitemap_mobile0.xml files that are generated by SharePoint. Some sub-sites show up and some don't for ...
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Managing Huge Site Collections

I have a situation in my company's environment where site collections are reaching a size of around 500GB. They are used as a repository for documents, so an application stores the documents in there ...
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Remove-spdeletedsite will raise the following error “unable to find the specified path” [duplicate]

I run the following command:- get-spdeletedsite which showed me a list of deleted site collections, now i run the following to remove the deleted sites as follow:- remove-spdeletedsite 032**********...
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Evaluation Site Collection upgrade URL

I performed an evaluation site collection upgrade on my migrated 2010 site collection. The process completed but I am not able to browser my evaluation upgraded site collection. My site collection is ...
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Upgrade Site Collection to SharePoint 2013 Failed - Unsupported Language Pack References

Upgrading one of the site collections from SP2010 to SP2013 failed with the error below: Unsupported Language Pack References The following language packs are referenced from content in this site ...
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Custom URL for sharepoint Online

I have been reading around that it is not possible to change the default Sharepoint Site Collection Url eg. https://mycompany.sharepoint.com/ to something like http://mycompany.com. Is this still true ...
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unable to change site collection administrator after sharepoint 2010 to 2010 migration using content db

I used content db approach for migrating sharepoint 2010 from one server to another. 1.i created new web application on target server. 2.Installed all WSP's on target server. 3. Test-...
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Site collection content database

If a site collection content database size grow up; can I add a second Content Database to it? if No, what's the solution?
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Locate a document (set) across site collection boundaries

I have a scenario where I am investigating mechanisms to distribute storage of documents across multiple site collections. This is primarily due to storage considerations, the best estimate is that ...
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Automatically subscribing a user to sync document libraries

I have a site collection with multiple sub-sites, each with their own document libraries. Once the project is fully under way, there will likely be a couple of hundred document libraries in the system....
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SharePoint 2010 - A Web Part or Web Form Control on this Page cannot be displayed or imported. The type is not registered as safe

I have been stuck on this error and am unable to solve it since the past few days. I have googled all I could, but none of the solutions seem to work for me. I'll go through all the steps I've done ...
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Sharepoint site/subsite get zero in size only

Using the script: Get-SPSite | select url, @{label="Size in MB";Expression={$_.usage.storage/1MB}} | Sort-Object -Descending -Property "Size in MB" | Format-Table –AutoSize I always get zero size on ...
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Display data from different site collections to a page

I have a home page in a site collection site A( root site ) and I want to display content here in this page from two different site collections Site B & Site C. Here what are the approaches to ...
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Site Collection administrator is getting Access Denied error message when editing Page Layout and Site Template Settings

I have an account in Office 365/SharePoint Online and I am creating a new Site Collection with the Template Publishing Portal. I want to be able to add all kinds of different subsite templates below ...
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Site collection & content database considerations, any suggestions for best practices?

We're in the migration planning stages of moving from MOSS 2007 to SharePoint Server 2016 and one thing we want to avoid is having to worry about managing content databases too early. On MOSS 2007, ...