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

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Migrate SP2010 Site Collection from one farm to another (but RBS is enabled on the source Site collection)

How to migrate SP2010 Site Collection from one farm to another (but RBS is enabled on the source Site collection)? I tried regular steps on moving site collections between farm but that did not work....
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Same base URL across Site Collections

For growth and performance reasons, I need to distribute my Webs across several Site Collections. Still, I want the URL of these Webs to appear as though they are in the same place. Here is an ...
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Synchronize user regional settings across site collections

We have a company web application that is divided into multiple site collections though the average user only sees this as a single "website" because they are linked with a single global navigation. ...
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How to add event receivers to all the lists in a site collection?

What is the best practice around adding event receivers across all the lists in a Site Collection?
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Problem Creating Site Collection

We are getting this error when attempting to create new sitecollections based on our sitedefinition. Any ideas of what can be wrong? Successfully applied template "STCommunitySite#0" to web at URL ...
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Why can the local administartor access a site collection?

I'm stumped by an access phenomenon because I am not sure how the permisssons for accessing a site collection work in this specific scenario: Even though I shouln't be able to do so, I am accessing ...
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How to get host header on which site collection is being hosted?

For example my site collections structure is as follows: http://testserver1.com/sites/sitecollection1 http://testserver1.com/sites/sitecollection2 http://testserver1.com/sitecollection3 http://...
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Best Implementation for MySite

I'm currently looking into adding the MySite feature to my SharePoint setup at my business, and have a few questions: Should I make my MySite in a separate "MySite" collection away from the main site ...
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Recommended Site Collection Size and Recycle Bin Setting

I'm working in the SharePoint Online - Dedicated environment. Based on some documentation that I have read concerning limitations of Web Applications, Content Database sizes I've gathered the ...
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property similar to SPQuery listitemcollectionposition for spsitedataquery

I am using SPSiteDataQuery to get all matched items from all lists in site collection. Results set is really large, so I want to limit the results to 1000 or 10K, process these items and then iterate ...
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Remove a single user from all site collections in a web application using powershell

Is there a way I can choose to remove a single user from all site collections within a single web application using powershell. There are number of user profiles whose domain account has been blocked ...
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query all list items in site collection, any way to optimise this code or make it better?

I am going through all the lists in site collection, where list contains content type MvContentType, and for all list items in this list (this list only contain this content type, so all items have ...
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Manage Content and Structure Custom Errors After Upgrade

I upgraded to SharePoint 2010 and now I can not get access to the content and structure section located under "Site Actions". The runtime error appears telling me that an Application error occurred on ...
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Changing a site Collection URL

When I created my site collection we called it /sites/teama. The business has changed the name of teama to teamb. How can I change the URL for our site collection.
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Can't browse to second site collection (except locally)

I have created a new site collection in the same web application, using "Support" to give me the URL "http://someserver/sites/Support" I can browse this locally on the server, but when I try to browse ...
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How do you do an intelligent redirect at the sub-site and site collection level?

I need to migrate an entire site collection to another site collection. For various reasons, this process could take several days. We plan to migrate one sub-site at a time. While this process is ...
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Site Collection: Configure Audit Settings: Selected audited events only remain checked for a few minutes

Under Site Collection Administration -> Site Collection Audit Settings, I can enable events to audit, click OK. Then I go make changes; update a list item, delete a document, check out an item. I can ...
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In SharePoint 2010 - Does SPSiteCollection.Add create the default groups?

Referring to http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en/sharepointdevelopment/thread/b73dd31b-1ec9-4f44-8cb2-80b2f6796eb5 Does SharePoint 2010 create default groups when site collection is created ...
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Irregular behavior in SharePoint Designer based workflows

I am using SharePoint Designer 2010 to build list workflows. However, workflows that I have built and tested are unpredictably disappearing from the list of WFs available to run in the browser UI. ...
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How to activate feature using powershell script?

I need to activate specific feature to all site collection which is inside the particular web application using powershell script?
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How do I query items that are sourced in another site collection?

I have a set of site collections (call it 'Personals'). Each of these site collections has a page on the root site that wants to display a feed of 'announcements'. These 'announcements' need to be ...
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Is there a way to keep track of all changes in a SharePoint site collection?

My company is soon rolling out a SharePoint-based intranet. During the first few weeks of the rollout I would like to keep close track of all the content that is added and edited on the sites. Is ...
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Moving a subsite between site collections

My users have created a sub site. They have done some work to it. They have now decided that it should site in the deparment it was created but another one as they will be looking after the site going ...
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How to add a Custom Column to a Site programmatically

I'm programmatically creating Site Collections. The only thing I'd like to add to the newly created Site Collection are some Custom Columns that I've added manually in other examples.. The code I'm ...
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How to create a site collection programmatically: permissions problem?

I'm encountering some problems while creating programmatically a Site Collection.. I tried in many ways, but without fortune. First of all, I must say that the account I'm using is: Farm ...
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How to make Internet facing SharePoint website to cater different geographical locations?

I have a SharePoint Foundation hosting account. I want to provide SharePoint to private teams through an Internet facing site. There needs to be a selector page at the root domain where users can ...
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How do I navigate back form a subsite to the site collection

I've created a site collection and under it I created a site (both with the Team Site template). The site collection has a link to the site but the site doesn't seem to have any back link to its ...
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Applying wsp solution file to Sharepoint site collection programmatically

I am trying to deploy a sitecollection with a content database attached to each site collection. I was able to deploy site collections with individual content databases for each sitecollection, ...
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How can I export to file the User Information List for a site collection?

I would like to export the User Information List to a file including the ID of each user. It doesn't matter if the solution is in C#/PowerShell/SharePoint UI.
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New Site Collection isn't secure (i.e. SSL) like our other

I created a web app (sharepoint2.xyz.com), then extended it (AAM) to sharepoint.xyz.com. I also created a Site Collection called sharepoint2.xyz.com with our subsites under that (to mimic our 2007 ...
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Disable certain list templates

We have a specific requirement, where we have to create dedicated site collection for hosting discussion boards. How we can disable all list and library templates and level only discussions, so users ...
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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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How can I get the root site collection from SPContext.Current?

With SPContext.Current I can get the current site or current web. However, I would like to get the root site collection for my current web application. I know that I can get the web application from ...
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Error when importing site: BLANKINTERNET#0 vs. BLANKINTERNET#2

I've been working on a SharePoint 2010 site in a development area for a while, and now I've come to export individual sites (rather than the entire site collection) so that I can import them onto my ...
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Dev instance of SP2010 is done - How do I move site collections?

I prepared dev from scratch (1 app, 1wfe, 1 db server). I would like to import all of the site collection from production to dev. Some of the site collection databases are large (like 30gb). Certainly ...
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What is the difference between site collection subsites and rootweb subsites?

If I create site collection at http://server/sitecollection and if i create 3 sites: http://server/sitecollection/site1 http://server/sitecollection/site2 ...
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new install > website is not comming after adding ups

I followed microsoft step by step process on adding "user profile service app", did the very last step as well. iisreset. Now the web application's site collection is not comming Also, user profile ...
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How to provide navigation with multpli site collections and site collections as sub sites?

We have split up a site with a massive amount of sub sites into some site collections and in the URL hierarchy some sub sites are site collections, i.e: top level -> Site collection 1 | SC2 | SC3 |...
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Nested Managed Paths

Should be an easy one for the sharepoint pros out there: Is it possible to nest a managed path under another managed path...all the theory i know up to this point tells me to no, but so far but ...
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How to best duplicate a site?

I'd like to confirm the "best practices" of what I am trying to achieve. Currently, I have 1 SP 2010 application with 1 site that has users, (grouped appropriately) that have different permissions ...
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Site collection size > 300GB SharePoint 2010

The image url is: http://social.microsoft.com/Forums/getfile/57642/ I believe you are understanding the site collections and the sites from the above picture. [All site collections are using their ...
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User Alerts Malfunctioning on only one Site Collection

There's an issue with user alerts not functioning in one site collection (on SharePoint 2010). Apparently, the alerts were working and somewhere down the line they stopped. I couldn't find out ...
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Site Collection Not Selectable in Central Administration After Moving Site Using SQL .bak File

I've inherited a SharePoint site as sql .bak file. I took the following steps to create the site: Create a Web Application Create a root site (no template) Delete the default database: Remove-...
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Unable to create site collection programmatically

This problem is somewhat related to this Creating a Site collection programmatically throws exception 0x80070005 question. I cannot create site collections programmatically in Claims-based ...
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Display all site collections on web application home page

I have a web application in my SP 2010 farm with the url as: http://servername I have 3 site collections in this web application as: / /sites/it /sites/finance When I browse to the url http://...
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How to get full home page address of a site collection?

When I use SPContext.Current.Site.Url it returns "http://servername" I need the full homepage URL which is "http://servername/SitePages/Home.aspx" Does anyone know how to get this programmatically?
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Reusable content across site collection for rich text editor

Is it possible to have access to the root site collection's Reusable Content list in all its web sites? If not, how do you add the list to a web site? I'm trying to put some common UI elements in this ...
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Use a different CSS for system pages

Is there a way to apply a different CSS file to system pages in a SharePoint 2010 site collection? We don't want to modify the master page and weren't sure if there's any other solution. Thanks. ...
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Get SPWeb by ID without Site Collection?

I have a list of SPWeb IDs and would like to open the associated SPWeb objects. However, I do not know in which Site Collection they are (I DO know that they are in the current Web Application though)....
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Publishing feature in Sharepoint 2010: Groups

Someone told me a while ago that it isn't recommended to delete the groups that are created when activating the publishing feature on sitecollection-level. Anyone who has an idea why? I'd like to keep ...