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Requirements to move farm servers

We have SharePoint 2016 on VM and we need to move to different Call center and move all VM's also to another VM . Any specific requirements need to consider before moving the SharePoint Farm?
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VM snapshots as roll back plan when patching SharePoint Server 2016 farms

I am taking VM snapshots of all SharePoint 2016 and database servers before patching the farm. I am planning that in case there is an issue during or after the patching process at the VM level, I can ...
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Anyone try running SharePoint Designer on a Mac using virtual machine software (VMWare, Oracle Virtual Box, etc)?

What's the experience and performance like if so and what is your Mac setup? I've switched from a Mac to a Surface Pro (fully loaded) with two 4k monitors and I'm surprised how clunky/sluggish this ...
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SharePoint Backup/ VM Snapshot

We are discussing backups for SharePoint 2013 and one idea has been floated is using snapshots of our VMs that host all of our parts of SharePoint 2013 (SQL, IIS, SharePoint Server, Windows Server). ...
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Whats the best practice method for automatically backing up a vmware workstation windows server with sharepoint?

I have a dev machine running on VM ware workstation.It is on my local host machine and running windows server 2012 with SP 2013 single server farm. I want to be able to automatically create backups ...
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How do I connect visual studio to my SharePoint server which is on a vm

I have a SharePoint server on a vm, all correctly set up and ready to be designed. Rather than use SharePoint designer I wanted to use visual studio's new add on sharepoint connection and use that to ...
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Unable To Connect To SharePoint DB on Virtual Machine

I am trying to install SharePoint 2013 Foundation on a virtual machine I have (vmware with Windows Server 2012) and connect the SharePoint to SQL Server which installed on a different virtual machine (...
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SharePoint Clone VM

What all changes would be required to clone a SharePoint VM? Following is the scenario: There is a production environment VM containing one WFE server and one database server. We want to clone this ...
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SP2010 minimum hardware req on vSphere

I had a read on https://www.vmware.com/files/pdf/solutions/SharePoint_2010-Best-Practices-Guide.pdf and there are some statements like (page 10) "Allocate the minimum requirement for production ...
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Is it OK to pause the SharePoint dev VM?

We have installed SharePoint 2013 on a VM for development. At end of day we pause the VM. Does this have any adverse impact on any SharePoint services? Or is it good practice to shut down the VM ?
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SharePoint Server 2013 Prerequisites installer on Win Server 2012 R2

I'm trying to install the Prerequisites by running the prerequisiteinstaller.exe but i'm stuck at this Application Server Role, Web Server (IIS) Role: configuration error I have tried the following:...
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Run SharePoint 2013 VM from Windows 7 host

Is there any way I can run a SharePoint 2013 VM from Windows 7 host machine. The host machine details are: O/S: Windows 7 Professional with SP1 Processor: i7 RAM 16GB
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SharePoint server 2013 is running too slowly on VM workstation

I have the following specification for my development environment; Host Machine:- Windows 7 professional. Core i7 (8 processes). VM workstation. 32 GB RAM. 700 GB hard disk. On the VM:- Windows ...
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How many processes & RAM I should assign to my SharePoint VM development environment

I have a machine with the following specifications:- 32 GB RAM Core i7 with 8 processes. 670 GB hard disk. Windows 7 professional. Inside the machine I installed VM workstation 9.0 . And I have ...
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Suggested virtual disk setting for VMWare VM used as a development environment for Sharepoint 2013

I want to set up my development environment for sharepoint 2013 on a VM; my environment specification are as follow:- • A laptop with windows 7 professional 64x • The laptop has 670 GB harddisk • ...
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SharePoint 2010 Development Setup

Is it possible to develop in Visual Studio on the host machine while F5 deploying/debugging a SharePoint WSP to a VM with SharePoint 2010 installed? I have had significant issues with Visual Studio, ...
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SharePoint 2013 Standalone VM for Development good enough?

I'm building a VM for SP 2013 development. Will be developing Solutions, WebParts, Custom forms, Dataviews, Business Data Connectivity, Custom Fields, inline Jquery, SSRS reports for deployment into ...
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Lost instances of services on Sharepoint Foundation 2010 Server after a VM Clone

I needed a new Sharepoint Foundation 2010 server (on server 2008 R2 X64), so I cloned it to save time. It screwed up my production server. The clone worked, and I renamed the server, but it added ...
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How do I tune a SharePoint 2010 farm on VMWare?

We have a large SharePoint 2010 farm running on VMWare ESX cluster. Based on the hardware underpinning this environment and the given load (which is light), we feel like the servers are responding ...
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