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

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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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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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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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Limits of Running Foundation, Server 2012, SQL 2012 Express

What are some of the major limitations of using SharePoint Foundation 2013, it's compatibility with Server 2012 Standard, and the limitations of SQL 2012 Express?
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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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Error occurred in deployment step 'Install app for SharePoint': The System Account cannot perform this action

We have installed SharePoint server 2013 in windows server 2008 machine. For development environment we have visual studio 2012 on windows 7 machine and installed office development tools to develop ...
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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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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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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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What are the list of Windows Services needed for SharePoint 2013?

What are the Windows Services that needs to be running for SharePoint 2013 ? Like SharePoint Administration SharePoint Timer Services SQLServer Can anyone provide a complete list of mandatory ...
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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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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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Error copying temporary solution file to solutions gallery

When I try to save as basic teamsite in SP2013 I get the following error: [InvalidOperationException: Error copying temporary solution file to solutions gallery: _catalogs/solutions/test4.wsp] ...
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What is the Best Way to Set Up a Development Server for Sharepoint?

Let me qualify my question with these points: There is only one developer. The developer is the server administrator. The production server is Windows 2008, iis7.5, Sharepoint 2010 Enterprise, and we ...
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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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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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Is there any alternatives to SharePoint 2013 for hosting Access 2013 Web Apps in house?

I am developing a solution for a small business which has the need to host all the data in-house and I was considering delivering it as an Access 2013 Web App. Since they don't want to have their ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Sharepoint 2013 Foundation, Windows Server 2012 and SQL Server 2012 Licensing

I'm trying to figure out the exact licensing and costs i need for a client that wants to run Sharepoint Foundation. Here is the scenario 1 Server Running Windows Server 2012 + Sharepoint Foundation ...
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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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The remote server returned an error: (503) Server Unavailable

I installed SharePoint Server 2013 on Windows Server 2012. My SharePoint Administration page looks perfect. The problem is that my user side web page gives me a problem. After I complete the wizard ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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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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 download the SharePoint Designer from the following link. and i chose the 32-bit ...
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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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Your client does not support opening this list with Windows Explorer

When I try to open a document library or list with Windows Explorer, I often encounter the following error: Your client does not support opening this list with Windows Explorer The error happens ...