Questions tagged [windows-server]

Windows Server is a brand name for a group of server operating systems released by Microsoft Corporation.

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How do I get Powershell SharePoint Cmdlets installed to my SharePoint 2013 server?

I want to run some powershell commands on a SharePoint 2013 server. Unfortunately, I can't even seem to step up to the plate at all. Are the cmdlets not installed? I am running this powershell window ...
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MIM sync error in DELTAIMPORT showing server encountered errors

I am trying to configure MIM in production environment, In the lower environments i have not faced any issues. But in production environment i am unable to sync. Please help me solve this issue. MIM ...
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Installing SharePoint 2010 on Windows Server 2019

I am trying to install SharePoint 2010 with SQL Express 2008 on Windows Server 2019. The pre-requisites installer runs, works and passes. When I run the installer, it instantly errors telling me that ...
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How do I set up SharePoint Server with an Azure SQL Database Server?

I am trying to create a SharePoint Server environment. I have an Azure subscription, so I created a Windows Server 2019 virtual machine and set up Active Directory. I also created an Azure SQL ...
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setting up DNS and applying SSL certificate on sharepoint server 2016

So i have installed SharePoint server in a multi shared minrole environment for our environment. Currently the SharePoint site url bears this format http:\\servername, however they want the more ...
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SharePoint 2019 - Windows OS Server upgrade

Can we perform an in-place OS upgrade (From Windows Server 2016 to Windows Server 2019) on a server that hosts SharePoint 2019? This is a DEV server, so it is a single server setup.
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How to solve the issue of Local Users and Group is missing in Computer Management in the server?

I am attempting to install SharePoint 2019. I had a new VM where I installed the Prereqs and created the User Accounts. I need to assign the spAdmin account to the Administrator group however I cannot ...
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Can any "Windows Server 2008 R2" or "Silverlight" or "Forefront endpoint" updates affect sharepoint farm

We have windows server 2008 R2 + SharePoint enterprise farm 2013. Now as part of our security policy, we need to install security updates for windows,silverlight & Forefront endpoint each 6 months....
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Why windows update tool is showing non-security updates for sharepoint 2013

We have windows server 2008 R2 and sharepoint enterprise farm 2013. now as i know that around 3-4 years ago Microsoft decided not to distribute SharePoint updates (except for security fixes) via ...
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web server (iis) role configuration error Sharepoint 2016 in Windos Server 2016

I´m trying to install Sharepoint Server 2016 in Windows Server 2016, but the error I show in the image is happening. Does anybody know why?
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Does SharePoint 2013 require server role "Http Activation" enabled along with its feature role?

I see "HTTP Activation" at both server role and under features as well. Is it needed to be enabled under server role as well. Please suggest.
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SharePoint 2016: appfabric error on windows server 2012 data center R2

Hi we are having this error. For a long time we tried to uninstall it and reinstall. It solved the problem but now an error 1603 comes. If any one can help us with it we will be so thankful.
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SharePoint Claims Authentication Unable to Create Security Token

I am troubleshooting SharePoint 2016 on Windows Server 2016, Security Token Service via this guide Similar Warning is generated in Event Viewer every minute: Security Token Service timed out [...
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SharePoint 2016 installation: Error 1310

Clean Windows 2012R2 Standard (not even in domain), during installation of SharePoint 2016 next error occurs: Product: Microsoft SharePoint Foundation 2016 Core -- Error 1310. Error writing to ...
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Migrating system using old components

I am currently investigating the migration of a system which consists of: A server which contains - Windows 2012: Windows Service communicates with Exchange API to read room availability SharePoint ...
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Consolidating 2 Application Servers to just 1

I'd like to consolidate our current 2 application servers to just one, due to license compliance. The result of that final SharePoint 2013 farm architecture would ideally be - 1 WFE, 1 App, 1 SQLDB &...
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SharePoint 2010 production WFE server not responding every 2 months I am doing force restart from physical location.What could be the reason?

I am struggling to resolve following issue. We have 3 tier farm, In that WFE server hosted central admin site but every 2-3 months(its approximately) not responding while accessing through remote ...
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Installing a new environment SharePoint 2016 on my company

I need to install a new server in my company, which is configured with Windows Server 2016 and other Microsoft products (SQL Server - Active Directory - Microsoft SharePoint 2016), my question is: ...
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How Often Do Windows Servers Need to be Restarted?

Our system team said that they recommended restarting all servers at least once a month. I found this old thread on serverfault and I wanted to learn your opinions. Should I restart SharePoint servers ...
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Preparing SharePoint 2013 farm for Windows OS patching

I have a SharePoint 2013 farm where OS patches were not applied for a long time and now we want to close this gap. Just to clarify - we will not install any SP/Office patch, it will be mostly security ...
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Setting "NtfsDisable8dot3NameCreation" on Win Server 2012 running SharePoint 2013

I have a public SharePoint 2013 site with publishing feature as well as custom applications deployed. Recently we had a security audit on the server by and independent security analyst to identify ...
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Install SharePoint 2013 Foundation on 32 bit system

Is this possible? There is only one download where neither 64 or 32 is stated (but it definitely runs on 64 bit. So it is either a 64/32 bit combined or 32 bit is not supported). Second, it requires ...
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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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Can't login to VM SharePoint 2016 from the network

I set up a virtual demo environment for a single SharePoint 2016 farm. I followed the steps on this open guide: https://github.com/CriticalPathTraining/SharePoint2016VmSetupGuide What it's achieved ...
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Not able to edit sharepoint list in infopath inside windows server 2012r2

I am able to edit the sharepoint list form in my local machine using infopath desinger 2013. But if I try to edit the same inside server, windows server 2012R2, then it is giving, Infopath cannot ...
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Any concerns about Windows Server 2016 to build out a new SharePoint 2016 farm?

I want to build a new SharePoint 2016 medium sized farm using the new MinRole farm topology. I am planning to use: - 2 servers for Front-End with Distributed Cache - 1 server for Application plus ...
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What order should servers be truned on after system update

System admins contacted me with notification they will update some features on physical machine on which my virtual machines with SharePoint BackEnd, FrontEnd and SQL servers are. I want to check does ...
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Is it possible to install SharePoint 2013 on Windows Server 2016

I suspect that SP2013 is not officially supported on top of Windows Server 2016, but I'm interested to install it in such scenario for testing purposes. It seems that prerequisites installer fails ...
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Moving sharepoint from one Windows Server 2012 R2 to another

I have created sharepoint sites in my Windows server 2012 R2. Now I wanted to install windows server R2 in another Machine(Computer) and then move my sharepoint sites plus farm there. Is that ...
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Can't access sharepoint site from different PC

I have checked other related questions but I did not get the answer. I have created the SharePoint site (Name is ProjectSite) for a Project. I have specified the port number as 1993 during SharePoint ...
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How to proceed for Installation of SharePoint Server 2013

Can someone please guide me through installation of SharePoint server 2013? I am absolutely new to this installation and don't have any networking and programming knowledge. I went through the ...
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SharePoint 2016 and Windows Server 2016

Does it make sense to install SP2016 on Windows Server 2016? I already know some benefits of Windows Server 2016. They are: it is just newer, will have longer support terms, has new ADFS 4.0, new IIS ...
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SharePoint 2016 for 5000 users and 30 Tera byte data

I have a requirement to create a SharePoint 2016 plan for 5000 users and 30 TB data to be used, I need help with the approach for design and deployment. How many Windows servers and SQL servers would ...
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HowTo setup a SharePoint development machine

I'm looking for a decent howto on setting up a development machine for SharePoint. I'm not so interested in how to setup SharePoint, as there are many such howTos out there. I'm rather asking which ...
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Could un-install sharepoint designer from sharepoint servers affect the dll, patches, updates that are being used by sharepoint service [duplicate]

I have two sharepoint farms; Live & Test. both have the following software specification. sharepoint enterprise server 2013, with SP1. installed inside windows server 2008 R2. now when i build ...
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Best approach for un-installing SharePoint Designer 2013 from my windows server 2008 R2

I have two SharePoint farms; Live & Test. both have the following software specification. SharePoint enterprise server 2013, with SP1. installed inside windows server 2008 R2. Now when I built ...
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unable to install SP1 for my sharepoint designer, error "The expected version of the product was not found on the system"

I have downloaded SharePoint designer 2013 32-bit on my PC. My PC is is a Windows 7 64-bit with MS Office 32-bit. Now I downloaded the SharePoint Designer from the following link and I chose the 32-...
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Make web app from hyper-v available on client machine?

We are experiencing some issues with the Microsoft Edge browser, and I need to test some things on my local development environment. I am using Windows 10 and my SharePoint 2013 is on a Hyper-v image. ...
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Best Practice Tips upgrade Win server 2010 to Server 2012 R2 along with SP2010

I have installed SharePoint 2010 in Windows server 2008 and i want to migrate to Windows server 2012 R2 Suggest any Pre-Cure step for Preventing from crash? I have All site collection backup from ...
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Can I use 22536 port for SharePoint Apps development

I am running SharePoint on Windows Server 2012 on my local Virtual Machine. SharePoint site on that server is installed on port 22536. I am trying to setup environment for SharePoint App development ...
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SharePoint 2010 project templates missing in Visual studio 2015 Enterprise Edition

On windows server 2012 we have installed Visual studio 2015 Enterprise Edition but unfortunately, I can't see the SharePoint 2010 project templates. Can anyone help me out to get those templates? ...
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Move SharePoint 2013 WEB server to NEW server

How to move SharePoint 2013 WEB server to new server? Having two tire structure. WEB server (OS - Windows 2012 STD) SQL server (OS - Windows 2012 STD) I need to move web server only to new server, ...
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Error while creating new web application in SharePoint 2013

I try to creating web application in SharePoint 2013 using SharePoint Central Admin Windows server 2008 R2 enterprise. following error: Specified value is not supported for the domainName parameter.
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Unknown Host -Unable to locate the server named "Server1" .The server does not have DNS entry Error in SP 2013 SP1

I have installed SP 2013 SP1 on my development server and Central Admin was created successfully. But when I navigate to the Central Admin or any web application url[root site collection & other ...
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Search Office 2007 files with WSS 3.0

We have a Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 farm that consists of 4 servers: Admin Server Search Server Web Front End 1 (Load-Balanced) Web Front End 2 (Load-Balanced) A user has reported that Office ...
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Starting SharePoint in the browser

I'm new to SharePoint. I installed SharePoint Foundation 2013 on Windows Server 2012 (virtual machine). After the installation, Internet Explorer started and this message came up: It is connecting to ...
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will installing sharepoint enterprise 2013 on windows server 2012 R2 requires more specifications compared to windows 2008 R2

I have installed SP 2013 SP1 on windows server 2008 R2 many times. and now i will do my first SP 2013 installation inside windows server 2012 R2 instead of windows server 2008 R2. so i need to know if ...
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Do I need to Stop Sharepoint to use Windows Server Full Backup?

I think my question says it all. I want to do a full server backup of the entire machine (Windows Server 2008) using the OS's built in "Windows Server Backup". My server runs the SQL for Sharepoint ...
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Could Not Establish trust relationship for the SSL/TLS secure channel Sharepoint Web services

I am trying to updateList items into a sharepoint list from the xml document stored in my shared drive in remote server. To make that work i wrote down a Powershell Script that utilizes Sharepoint ...
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Set-SPAppDomain local

How can I set a local domain for: Set-SPAppDomain "mydomain" Set-SPAppSiteSubscriptionName -Name "mydomain" "mydomain" is just an example. Now for the second command I'm getting this error: ...