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An alias is an alternate name that can be used to make a connection. The alias encapsulates the required elements of a connection string, and exposes them with a name chosen by the user.

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SharePoint shared service with same database alias

I have SP2016 and SP2013 On-Premises farms. I would like to consume User Profile Application from SP2016 on SP2013. All the configuration was done successfully but I have SQLAlias with same name (...
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Can we create SQL Server Alias for existing SP 2013 environment?

Can we create a SQL Alias for already existing SharePoint 2013 environment? If so what the necessary steps to be taken?
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SQL Server Alias for SharePoint Servers in a FARM

We are trying to create a SQL Alias as given on this link SQL ALias We have 2 SQL Servers, one is the main server and other is the Mirror. The DBA alter these servers at any time. What we need to ...
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Configure SP2013 to connect to SQL alias Name after Installation

I have a SP2013 farm which has 1 WFE,1 App Server and 1 SQL. While configuring,SQL Server Name was used to connect to SharePoint(in SharePoint Product configuration Wizard) and CA site has been ...
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Unable to create SharePoint Farm via SQL Alias

I am trying to create SharePoint 2013 farm using SQL Alias. I did create SQL alias ahead of time and I was able to verify connectivity using a udl file and that is working without any issue. However, ...
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Using SQL Alias to change Database Server name for SP2013 Farm

I need a temporary workaround, I have a farm SharePoint configured and running, it's pointing to DNS name of a Database Server, let's say server01.domain.com. I need the farm to point temporarily to ...
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Do SharePoint Servers need external adapters in Hyper-V?

I have two servers on Hyper-V in a development environment. One has AD and SQL. One has SharePoint 2013. Each server has two network adapters, one internal only and one external. On the AD&SQL ...
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Creating SQL Alias after configuring SharePoint 2013 farm

I am trying to configure sql alias in SharePoint farm. I have followed various articles about configuring it through cliconfg.exe and it looks fine. I have rebooted server and all the services. When ...
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using Mount-SPContentDatabase to change from dbname to db alias

Is it possible to change the content database of a site from a machine name to a SQL alias in SharePoint 2013? The SharePoint admin content database is correctly configured. But I have a site(s) that ...