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Upgrading from a previous version of SharePoint.

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Disable site collection health check rule

Is there anyway of disabling/bypassing a site collection health check rule. For example, I want to bypass Missing Site Templates rule when I upgrade a site collection in SP 2010 mode to SP 2013. For ...
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Upgrade SharePoint 2007 to SharePoint 2010 never complete (stuck)

I am trying to upgrade SharePoint 2007 web application to SharePoint 2010, I am using attach and de-attach method. Below is the content database information: Database Size: 66 GB Site Collections:...
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Not being prompted to Migrate from SharePoint 2010 to 2013

I'm currently working on a project to migrate a SharePoint 2010 project to 2013 then eventually to 2016. I've found several sites that have told me all I need to do is load project solution on visual ...
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Upgrade feature to add new site columns in site and in content type

We have a SP feature that add site columns to site and same columns to site content type. Need to upgrade feature to add new site columns in site and in content types as well. Followed exact steps ...
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Blank survey response because of the page security validation has timed out

One of our customers reported that after the migration to SharePoint 2013, he started receiving blank survey responses despite that most of the survey questions are mandatory. We checked number of ...
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Database contains a site that is not found in the site map

This error is in the upgrade log for mounting a copy of a content database in a different farm. This error is being thrown for one site collection (all other site collections are fine). This site is ...
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Master Page Upgrading SharePoint 2013 to 2016

I have done plenty of research and cannot find a clear answer. Of course you can expect some issues when performing SharePoint migrations but I cannot find a direct answer on the issues that may ...
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Deploy and install a SharePoint Hosted Add-in to all site collections (sites and subsites) at once in SharePoint Online(Office 365)

I have many site collections that use a SharePoint Add-in common for most of the pages in sites and subsites. Each time when I create a new version of add-in and upload in appcatalog, I have to ...
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Sharepoint Hosted app update issue

I have deployed my hosted app in test site environment with version 2.0.0.0 In the same version I have one list named Employee. Now I renamed the list name as Employees raise the version 3.0.0.0 and ...
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SharePoint 2010 to 2013 Upgrade Blog Category Link Issues

The Problem: We upgraded from SharePoint 2010 to 2013 and it went very well overall. One issue that I've found is that if I open the blog subsite and select a category, it correctly returns all the ...
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Is the only supported way to convert users to claims using a web application?

According to Microsoft documentation, Migrate from classic-mode to claims-based authentication in SharePoint 2013, the way to upgrade a classic-authenticated users would be to attach a database to a ...
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extended SharePoint server 2010 lists have problem with columns that have customized forms for their data gathering with InfoPath 2010

our server is upgraded from 2007 and we have problems there that force us to decide to move sites to the new 2010 web application. after that we have problem with excel services that solutions and ...
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SharePoint 2010 masterpage project messes up the SharePoint 2013 site

We are upgrading SharePoint 2010 projects to 2013. Currently working on master page project. This project has an module with the masterpage file, code in this file is copy paste of v4.master with ...
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sharepoint 2013 autohosted -upgrade package

Hello i started to developing sharepoint 2013 on my office 365 account- autohosted apps. And it looks that every small change in project in visual studio and deploying it to online account deletes ...
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Field types error when ribbon is shown

We upgraded our MOSS 2007 to SharePoint 2010 yesterday. Everything seemed fine until I chose Show Ribbon from the site menu. Now I get an error like this: "One or more field types are not installed ...
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Visual Upgrade and CQWP

We have upgraded two similar farms (one development and one test). The branding/design is identical and both farms are using Visual Upgrade. The farms have different versions of ContentQueryMain.xsl....
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Custom list definition solution migrated and not rendering the Sharepoint:Formfield controls

I have a NewForm.aspx and EditForm.aspx from a custom list defined by a WSP where the SharePoint:FormField controls stop to render after the page is loaded for the first time after deployed (not ...
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Upgrading to SharePoint 2016, Missing WebPart Removal

I'm trying to upgrade our on-prem SharePoint environment from 2013 to 2016. A goal of mine is to get rid of all the errors my predecessors had simply ignored during upgrades (from 2007, to 2010, to ...
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People Picker Field Displaying Extra "X" After Upgrade

We have recently upgraded from SharePoint 2007, to 2010 and then to SharePoint 2013. In this process we also converted from Classic to Claims authentication. I have verified that both the web ...
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Installing of any wsp fails with message: Name cannot begin with the ' ' character, hexadecimal value 0x20

Installation of any WSP fails with message: Name cannot begin with the ' ' character, hexadecimal value 0x20 The problem is that sharepoint doesn't report which file is causing trouble. And we have ...
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Unexpected Error with no Correlation ID

I have just created a new SharePoint 2010 farm. The topology is a single WFE with a separate SQL server back end. Both servers are utilising Windows Server 2012 R2. I attached a backup of one of our ...
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Windows OS upgrading from 2008R2 to 2012 on SharePoint 2013 hosted servers

Can Windows OS be upgraded on SharePoint hosted servers? Will the SharePoint Farm be effected?
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Missing Site Templates error while Visual upgrade from SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2013

I am trying to Visual upgrade from SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2013 and in one site getting few Missing Site Templates errors like below: Failed Health Rule Missing Site Templates: - http:/...
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Upgrade sites from SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2013

I have upgraded database from SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2013 and only 2 site collections giving below error: Feature upgrade action 'CustomUpgradeAction.VideoAndRichMedia' threw an exception ...
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ReportingService Databases running in compatibility range, upgrade recommended

We are running a stand alone SharePoint 2013 install. I have gotten the following message regarding various databases within the install on different occasions and I am always able to resolve them ...
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You do not have permission to run the RECONFIGURE statement

I am attempting to upgrade a SP2010 content database to SP2013. Once I get to 100% of the Mount-SPContentDatabase, etc, I am presented with the error: Mount-SPContentDatabase: user does not ...
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SharePoint Online Development

I'm developing add-ins for Sharepoint Online and I got a question. Did Microsoft ever said that my add-in code will always be supported ? I'm wondering because they are always pushing new features to ...
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Upgrade Status failed but June 2016 CU Build number listed

I've upgraded our sharepoint farm to the latest June 2016 CU and there were errors. The upgrade status shows 5 Errors. Errors with missing features that we fixed by uninstalling them (4 error messages ...
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Upgrading site collection to SharePoint 2013 taking long time

I m upgrading a site collection from SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2013. Content DB size is 50GB and the upgrade job is running for more than 12 hours now. Is this normal? The upgrade status page is ...
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Performance issues in SharePoint site

We have a web app that was migrated from SharePoint 2007 to 2010 and then to 2013 using Database attach and restore method. What we have seen is that the performance is not quite what we expected on ...
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Derived method 'RequiresWebPartClientScript' in type 'Microsoft.SharePoint.Taxonomy.TermProperty' error

I have a SharePoint 2013 server (15.0.4420.1017) which is RTM release. A few days ago IS guys installed Windows updates on this server and now I am getting following error when I try to open any site ...
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Can I "force update" a SharePoint Add-in installed through the Office Store?

Consider a Sharepoint Add-in hsoted on the Office Store. The add-in is installed by a customer to her Sharepoint 2013 on premise or to his Sharepoint Online hosted in Office 365. Is it possible for ...
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Getting System.Xml.XmlException error trying to re-add app server to our farm

We upgraded one of our servers with SP1, then July 2015 Cumulative updates but were getting errors. So we disconnected the server from farm and re-upgraded with no errors. But when we try to reattach ...
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Bringing an out-of-date front end server online in the farm

So, some mistakes were made, and one of our 2 front-end servers in our SP2013 farm was reverted (VM snapshot deleted) to a state that is about 2 years old. Now I'm wondering what might need to be ...
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Issue with SharePoint 2013 Upgrade

I am facing issue with SharePoint 2013 site upgrade. Scenario is follows: I took backup of database from 2010 environment Attached it to 2013 web application Now the site was accessible in ...
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Excel Mobile Viewer Feature removal troubles in 2013 upgrade

I am in the process of upgrading from SharePoint Server 2007 to Server 2013, and Excel Web Services is throwing a spanner in the gears. I have 3 environments: SharePoint 2007 (SQL 2005) in ...
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Impact of upgrading Sharpoint 2013 to Sharpoint 2013 Service Pack 1 on SSRS Reports

Hope you all are doing well! We have a BI System that consists of SQL server Reporting Services 2008 R2 and we have deployed the reports on Sharepoint 2013. We were planning to upgrade the Sharepoint ...
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Upgrading sharepoint 2007 to 2013

We have a sharepoint 2007 site with some custom coding as a solution and web parts, now I want to upgrade that site to sharepoint 2013. I have read about Avepoint tool, which migration tools do you ...
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Setup and Upgrade verbose log flooding

I'm a developer that was charged with correcting an intermittent problem with searching on our production 3 APP, 2 WFE SharePoint 2010 farm - I corrected this by restarting the 'Search Query and Site ...
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Redirect during upgrade

Thinking through my process that I have outlined for a migration from 2010 to a 2013 farm...I'm looking at how I can keep users out of the farm while I do the work of converting the web application to ...
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"Field type ContentTypeIdFieldType is not installed properly" while opeing v4.master page in designer?

I have upgraded SharePoint 2007 Enterprise to SharePoint 2010 Foundation. After update, I went designer and trying to open V4.master page. it is throwing below error. I tried all other pages too and ...
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Central Admin Site blank after I restore my database

We are upgrading from 3.o to SharePoint 2010. We have restored content database. We are able to connect to our sharepoint sites however when we connect to SharePoint Central Administration there are ...
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Sp2013 Sp1 Upgrade and Workflow Servers

I just completed Upgrading Sp2013 Server, farm is healthy and all the services are working as expected. At the mean time i was going through the upgrade logs from last week and found out pretty ...
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Data Refresh Error after upgrade PowerPivot from 2008R2 to 2012

after upgrading PowerPivot for SharePoint I cannot refresh the data in all the workbooks. Error appears when opening a workbook in the gallery or in the Scheduled-Data-Refresh. 1. Gallery / ...
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MySite upgrade to 2013 - is it possible to do silent initialization for all users?

We're upgrading a on premise farm to 2013. We've created a new MySite Host in the 2013 farm, and a new user profile service application. We have attached and upgraded the content database with the ...
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Content databases not automatically upgraded by Mount-SPContentdatabase

We have been told that a good process for accelerating the process of upgrading a farm (say installing a Service Pack) is: Detach all content databases. Install the Service Pack or Cumulative update. ...
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How to catch Upgrade event for a SharePoint Hosted App?

Our SharePoint Hosted App has a configuration file needs to be updated during App upgrade. I understand that event-handling code can't be used for SharePoint Hosted App. It will be painful for an ...
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SP2010 upgrade to 2013 behaviour for link correction within office documents

I am currently testing upgrade methods from SP2010 Server to SP2013 Server using the detach, attach and upgrade method. At some point in the process it seems to have edited all links within office ...
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Mounting content database from 2010 to 2013 murders Views and Indexes in the Database

Well this is fun. I have content database from a SharePoint 2010 and I´m trying to mount it on my SharePoint 2013 SP1 farm. At around 26% I get a the error Mount-SPContentDatabase : Operation ...
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upgrade from WSS3 to SPS2010: ErrorWebPart

So I am doing a trial migrate a site collection from wss3 (with Search Service) to SPS2010 (on a different box). I used a backup copy of the contentdatabase from the wss3 sql server and restore the ...