Questions tagged [site-collection]

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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How to redirect user to other site collection in same web application?

I have a web application named : "WebApplication:8000" in that I have created four site collections in that web application. WebApplication:8000 (Root) WebApplication:8000/sites/team1 WebApplication:...
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SharePoint 2010 performance with SQL Server RBS

The SharePoint 2010 capactity planning document states that a database for a single sitecollection should not exceed 200 GB. However, if I use SQL Server RBS I can keep the physical database size ...
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Displaying a library on a different site (same collection) in SP2013

On my root site, I have a Document Library which contains a lot of important documents. For this Library, on its owning site I can create a webpart which views the folders and items in a nice manner. ...
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SharePoint - 500 INTERNAL SERVER ERROR

If I want to browse to my site address i get this message: 500 INTERNAL SERVER ERROR this is what i see in event viewer: The World Wide Web Publishing Service (WWW Service) did not register the URL ...
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How do I disable themes on a site collection?

I want to disabled themes on a site collection in SharePoint 2010 and am not sure how to go about doing so.
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cant find webapplication scoped feature anywhere

I developed a Custom Timer Job Feature using WSP Builder but for some reason I am not able to find it so that I can activate it. I know I can activate it using stsadm but why cant I find it in Site ...
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Get root parent site of current site

Is there a way to get the root parent site, no matter how many levels deep you are in sub-sites? For example, in this structure: - MySiteCollection - MyRootSite - MySubSite - ...
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Deleting a SharePoint site does not delete data from content database

If I delete a SharePoint site collection, the entries for its documents are not deleted from the alldocs, alldocstreams and alldocversions table of content database. I thought, when a site collection ...
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Can I move a Variation root to another site collection?

Here is my problem. When I set up the portal the requirement was simple - just one site collection. I set up the site collection under the root and added some variations. Looks something like http://...
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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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is there “Self-Service site creation” settings in SharePoint online

I am working on a SharePoint online tenant, and i am trying to find where i can configure the Self-Service Site Creation setting, which we use to have inside our on-premises farms, as follow:- so is ...
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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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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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Conflict results for users with “restricted read” permission inside my site collection

I have a team site collection inside my SharePoint 2013. Now some users have restricted read permission inside this site collection. Now from my previous experience with permission I realize that ...
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Backup site SharePoint 2013

I have web app, call it Company, on one of it's site collections I have a site, call it IT. I need to take IT site and make it as new site collection. I read here, SharePoint 2013 - restore a single ...
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Disclaimer Popup Request

I'm searching for a solution with third party web parts, but at this time I don't find anything that is aligned with my search. The target: When a user login in to the portal (link to home or link ...
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Creating site collection - PowerShell vs. Central Admin

I have a PowerShell script in which I first create a new site collection, then fetches the SPWeb object of the sitecollection and then set some properties. Due to a specific error, I have instead ...
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Changing URL for site collection

We have a SharePoint 2010 intranet site, what is the easiest way to change URL for a site collection(team site)?we do not want to create another SC, we just want to change the URL, we are looking for ...
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SPSite.Exists always returns false

I am trying to determine if a site collection exists, but the SPSite.Exists method always seems to return false regardless if the site collection exists or not. Snipp: bool exists; Uri uri = new Uri(...
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Restrict Site collection admins to view documents in Shared Document Library

Is there any way to restrict site collection administrators to view or edit the documents in shared documents library. If yes, then please let me know. Thanks.
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Can I change my public site collection into a 'normal' site collection?

My xxxx-public.sharepoint.com has very limited features compared to my other site collections that are not public. I have spent a while working on the public website but now I need access to features ...
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Getting entire tree with webs, subwebs and lists fails if there is no access to atleast one teamsite

So I have a collection of some teamsites and subsites with their lists. And if I for example as a user don't have permissions for one subsite, then I have an exception after sending a request: ...
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Search multiple site collections

I have 7 site collections and would like to return search results from all of them. That currently only works for the first site collection I created while setting up the farm. Whenever I search ...
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What roles can't site collection administrators do that farm administrators can?

Trying to clearly distinguish what the roles that Farm Administrators, Site Collection Administrators and also Site Collection Owners each have. Moreover what roles can't site collection ...
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Copy user accounts across site collections

I am writing an archival Feature for a SharePoint 2010 list using C#. I have it copying the list items and all version history over to the new site collection but the Modified By and Created By fields ...
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How to create a new site collection and open it in SPD?

Using a virtual machine (Oracle VirtualBox with Windows 7 and Sharepoint Server 2010), when I create a new site-collection in SCA, I can't open it with Sharepoint Designer. When I try, it says: ...
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Display a list of subsites?

Is it possible to display a clickable, self-updating list of subsites on the top-level site? Also, is it possible to further sort the list according to the subsite category? if it is, how can you ...
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Backup-SPFarm or Backup-SPSite to backup a site collection and it's content database

Should I use Backup-SPFarm or Backup-SPSite to backup a site collection with it's content database? Dont both of them backs up with it's content database?
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Corrupted site collections

I ran a stsadm -o enumsites and received 2 error messages in the output. It generates the error: The system cannot find the path specified. (Exception from HRESULT: 0x80070003). I know the URL of ...
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Migrate Site Collection to new farm without UPS causing issues

We are in the process of migrating to a new domain/datacenter, and have rebuilt a development farm in the new DC. The farm is very simple in that it does not require many services and service apps (...
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Can i manually publish a content type hub field to a single site?

For reasons unknown, I'm currently having an issue where a single sitecollection in my SP2016, doesn't receive updates from the Content Type Hub - Neither content types nor fields. Every other site ...
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Why don't my site collection administrators see the site collection administration settings for the site?

I'm having an issue where on most of our existing site collections the users specified in the "Site collection administrators" setting under "Site Settings" > "Users and Permissions" do not have the ...
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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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Enable the QuickLaunch Fly Out Menu in subsite only

I am using Sharepoint 2013 and I want to apply the QuickLaunch Fly Out in one subsite only. I followed the post The Right Way to Enable the QuickLaunch Fly Out Menu in SharePoint 2013 It worked, but ...
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Is it possible to setup an email address for a site collection in SharePoint 2013?

Is it possible to set up an email address (using Central Admin, Powershell, .NET dev, any other form) for outgoing email from a site collection in SharePoint 2013?
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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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An unexpected error has occurred. when creating a new site collection

I am working on SharePoint server 2013, and i created a new web application, then i try to create a new site collection at the root of the web application, and i chose the Team Site template.. now ...
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Remove Orphans site collections inside my content database raised the following:- Exception calling “Repair” with “1” argument(s)

I run the product configuration wizard on my SharePoint server 2013, after a hot fix installation:- psconfig.exe -cmd upgrade -inplace b2b -wait -force but i received the following exceptions, ...
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One site collection with many libraries vs. many site collections with one library each

At the moment we have a list on a global site collection (with about 200 entries). These items represent countries (simplified) - so it's not that often, that new items have to be added or old itmes ...
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Access Denied when access another site collection properties

I have two site collections: http://company - this is main portal http://company:200 - this is personal sites. On a personal sites collection, in its root web properties we stores Guid of main ...
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Publish a site template to multiple site collections

I have two team site collections inside my SharePoint web application 2013. Inside the first site collection I saved one of the sub-sites as a template, and I am able to create new sub-sites based on ...
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Finding all personal sites in my site collection through REST API

I want to know if there is any way I can get the entire list of My Sites (personal sites) with in the My Site collection for a tenant. So I'm looking for all sites under https://{tenantName}-my....
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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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How to get all the custom content types in MOSS 2007 site or site collection level using powershell script?

I tried using $site.rootweb.ContentTypes but it returns all the content types in the site. I only want to return the custom content types that are created by users. Please someone help me out....
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How to identify if the current site is a subsite or site-collection from UI

Assuming that I have the admin access for the current site, how do I identify if the current site is a subsite or a site collection?
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What happens when you create an Explicit Inclusive managed path vs root SC subweb?

Hard to fit the exact question into the title, but given the following: If you have a managed path with explicit inclusion i.e. http://foo.com:123/bar and you attempt to create a web on your root ...
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Source content DB Size after moving site collections

I have one content DB (Source content DB) with 500+ site collections in it. Recently i have moved all site collections to 10 different content DBs (using Move-SPSite command) in order to improve ...
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Moving Site Collection to a different Web Application

I have been configuring a SP 2013 site, and I have a My Site Host Site Collection on its own Web Application. But now I find out I can't use two distinct URLs (our "main" site, portal.company.com may ...
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Not able to create site collection in sharepoint 2013

I have created New Web application using PowerShell with Windows Authentication mode using spadmin account. Application successfully created. but when I try to do create Site collection for the same ...

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