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Managing Quotas and Content Databases with multiple Site Collections

Five content DBs are associated with a webapplication and each content DB can store upto 50GB. We have configured a couple of site quotas as follows: basic_quota (1GB) collab_quota (2GB) ...
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How can I get rid of the ListFormWebPart in a custom form?

I'm pretty new to SP, but I had to bite the bullet and create a custom new form for a custom list schema. I mirrored the field structure with textboxes and such, added some custom javascript, ...
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Telerik alternative [closed]

When acquiring a greater software license our company must present at least two alternatives to the software we want to buy. We want to use Telerik for extended editor functionality and image ...
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Unable to use Shared Columns from Document Sets in Quick Parts

I am trying to use metadata from a document set in a document which is an "Allowed Content Type" document. The content type has its own site columns which are listed in "Quick Parts" but the columns ...
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How can I make a link in zone 2 (left) open in zone 0 (right)?

I'm pretty new to SP, so I'm not looking for complicated SP Developer tool solutions. I can't help but think what I want to do should be easy. Is it? BACKGROUND I've created a "site" within the ...
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Using the Search API with SharePoint Foundation 2010 - 0 results

I am having trouble getting any search results to return using the search API in SharePoint 2010 Foundation. Here are the steps I have taken so far. The Service SharePoint Foundation Search v4 is ...
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Authentication & Authorization in SharePoint 2007

User Steven has the Active Directory account however his profile is not yet populated into SSP User profiles. NT Authenticated users have the access permission on "Shared Documents - Document Library"...
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Feature Activation Error(Cannot Add Dll to GAC)

We have created a feature, which has 2 application pages. One is to activate the user control and the other one is for database configuration. For the database configuration, the user has to provide ...
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Can workflow send e-mail to SP Groups?

I'm trying to send an email with attachment using Useful Sharepoint Designer Custom Workflow Activities from Codeplex. I've put my recipients in an SP group but when I try to email to that group I ...
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“Person or Group” fields shows HTML instead of Display Name only

In Sharepoint Designer, I have a Data View Web Part which pulls data from a list. (In a normal situation) if I select a Person or Group field explicitly within the CAML for the Data Source, the ...
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How Can Can I Disable Verbose Logging?

I tried to disable verbose logging through Central Administration (SharePoint 2007) however it is not getting updated, still it is using Verbose, what would be the reason and how to fix this? Do I ...
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Problem adding child nodes using SPWebConfigModification

I'm using SPWebConfigModification to update web.config. I've got the following scenario: <configuration> <configSection> <sectionGroup> <childnodes /> </...
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SharePoint 2010 - Which template should I use for an intranet?

I need to select a root site template for an intranet wih the following requirements: SharePoint 2010 Small company Approx 40 users Subsites (Probably Site Collections) projects Finance HR Requires ...
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Introduce a new WFE in the existing SharePoint 2007 Farm?

We would like to introduce a new WFE in the existing SharePoint 2007 Farm, due to the business requirement, which already has 8WFEs and separate servers for Index, Query & admin. what would be the ...
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Non Document Centric SharePoint Workflow

SharePoint workflow by nature is document centric in that you have to have a 'thing'; A object for the workflow to run on. This object can be a document, form or simple list item but this thing has to ...
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Site collection Disaster Recovery?

One of the Site collection Administrators has deleted the Site Collection mistakenly, so we want to restore it back. What would the best approach ? Some of the SQL stuff: SQL Full backup -> Every ...
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SPSiteDataQuery vs. Recursive SPWeb.Lists Performance

I'm looking for the best performing means of querying for site data within a site collection. I need to query for all of the lists in either a particular SPWeb, or a set of SPWeb's, that contain a ...
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Managed MetaData Columns in FASTSearch

I have a FAST Search site collection and, in results.aspx, I'm trying to configure the 'Refinement Panel' web part so it displays my custom taxonomy which I've created in Managed MetaData service. If ...
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SharePoint 2010 Activity Stream

Is it possible to extend the activity stream in SP2010? Out of the box, the activity only contains data from a user's mysite and profile changes. I would like to feed in a user's activity from other ...
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SPListItem.Add method bug. Always create Folder instead of Item

I have created a custom lookup field inherited from SPFieldLookup. It works exactly like SPLookupField but allows user to add new values. These new values gets added in the Lookup list and becomes ...
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Features Overwriting Each Other Changes in Web.config

We've two features both are designed to update (and modify) the web.config. One feature doesn't have any interface it is a SPJob which run on feature activation and copy user controls into web ...
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Unexpected Error for My Interests and Newsfeed Settings [closed]

While accessing My Site -> My Interests and Newsfeed Settings, I am getting this error: Error An unexpected error has occurred. Troubleshoot issues with Microsoft SharePoint Foundation. ...
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ULS Log event email notification

Is it possible to configure Sharepoint such that it emails me whenever an event with exception severity occurs? If yes then how do I configure it?
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What is a SharePoint User Group?

Many people are involved in SharePoint User Groups around the world (attendees, presenters, organisers). If you had to explain what a SPUG was to someone else e.g.: How would you define a user group? ...
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Implementing Security on custom BCS/.net class?

I'm implementing a custom BCS Model to get data from a backend system. As the backend uses it's own user management, I'm accessing it through a service account. All of this works well and allows me ...
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WSP Solution Features Folder Subfolders

Today I was asked if I could build my wsp solutions in such a way as to not load all of the features (list definitions, content types, etc.) directly in the FEATURES folder of the 12 hive. They would ...
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Event handlers on User Information List

Has anyone ever tried adding an event handler to the User Information List of a site collection? Or for that matter, an alert? I'd try it out, but was just wondering if there were any issues I should ...
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Move an existing Site Collection to a new Content Database

We have 5 Content DBs for a Web Application which has 50+ Site Collections. I want to move an existing Site Collection from one content DB to another. Is that possible, if so how ?
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CAML query filter for HTML BR tag

I am trying to create a CAML query that selects all list items that do not have just a BR tag in them. Whenever I create a query filter: <And> <Eq> <FieldRef Name="ThreadId" /&...
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How do I programmatically reorder fields in a custom content type?

This is the code I wrote to reorder fields in a custom content type: //get the content type SPContentType listContentType = myList.ContentTypes[MyContentTypeName]; //get the field name to put first ...
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SharePoint Learning Kit database error

I have installed the Microsoft SharePoint Learning Kit but when I'm configuring the SLK it gives the following error: 'CREATE DATABASE permission denied in database 'master'.' Does anybody know what ...
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Implementation of IAlertUpdateHandler

Has anyone implemented IAlertUpdateHandler interface successfully? Actually I've to suppress alert subscription notification email. I've following code in PreUpdate method: public bool PreUpdate(...
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Why does my SharePoint page’s custom content type change to “Page” when editing?

I have a custom SharePoint 2007 publishing portal site definition with custom content types for the different page layouts. When editing a page (either in the root of the site or a subsite) using a ...
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CSS Files in _Layouts or Document Library?

There's been a lively conversation (such as it can be in 140 chars) lately about whether it is better to put CSS files on the disk in the _layouts folder or to store them in a Document Library in the ...
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Custom XML Document Content Type with ASP.NET Forms in MOSS 2007/WSS 3.0 [closed]

I'd like to create a custom content type in SharePoint 2007 (WSS 3.0) that inherits from the existing XML Document content type (i.e. an InfoPath form) but I want to use custom ASP.NET forms to edit ...
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Convert SharePoint 2007 features in VS2010 feature designer

Does anybody have experience moving SharePoint 2007 features from VS2008 to VS2010 using the new feature designer? I currently have a C# class library project that has a "12" folder with a bunch of ...
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Unexpected text 'var _spUserId=1' in welcome control on custom Master Page

I have a custom Master Page. But I when I view it in FireFox I have some additional text after the Welcome Control. It's not there in Internet Explorer. The Text is: Welcome,.... var _spUserId=1 ...
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Updating web.config revert previous updates

I've a SPJob Scheduled with a package (wsp) installation which update web.config and a Application Page which also build to update web.config. The problem is when I install the package it ...
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How to change the Master Page URL?

How to change the sub-site master page URL while creating it (sub-site) ? By default, it uses "default.master" is on its "master page gallery" list, want to change the master page url in such a way ...
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TransferToSuccessPage() when SPLongOperation is running

I am using SPLongOperation() , the scenario is: Splongoperation operation=new splongoperation(); operation.begin(); try { /// all working... } catch(exception excep) { sputility....
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Upload Multiple Files - random error [closed]

In the Upload Document dialog box, when I click Upload Multiple Files..., I get Microsoft .NET Framework error dialog box. When I click on Details button, it gives the following error message: ...
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Modification of '_layouts/upload.aspx'

Interesting dilemma here maybe some can weigh in on. I have a requirement to disable the "overwrite existing files" checkbox when uploading a single or multiple documents to a document library. The ...
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Using Claims Based Authentication to integrate with an ASP.Net application

I have been Googling a problem that I have with trying to integrate the web application that I am working on with SharePoint 2010. The web application is a wiki style tool that allows users to log ...
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Problem when using 'sign in as a different user'.

I have a standard website (one Web Application and one Site Collection) with some custom pages and webparts. The issue I'm having is that when I try to switch users, using the "Sign In As a Different ...
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How can I compare WFEs to ensure a WSP was deployed succesfully?

I'm a sharepoint 2007 administrator. We are running with two WFE and deployed a wsp package recently, we suspect that the deployment was not completely successful. we would like to compare the WSPs ...
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SPUtility.TransferToSuccessPage() throwing Exception

in my application page when i m using Sputility.transffertosuccesspage ,its throw an exception, " Unable to evaluate expression because the code is optimized or a native frame is on top of the call ...
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How to get “Send e-mail when ownership is assigned?” functionality on a Non Issue Tracking or Task list?

I have created a Custom SharePoint list and I want to be able to add the ability to send an e-mail to the person who the list item is assigned to just like the Issue Tracking and Task lists do. How ...
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Get User who created list item

In IAlertNotifyHandler implementation I need name of the user who created/add the current item/document to the list (for which this alert is being sent). What is the way to do this?
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Anonymous BDC Authentication problem

We are using SP 2007 Enterprise and it's Business Data Catalogue to return data in web parts on our external web site to anonymous users (or am trying to in any case). I haven't found any concrete ...
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How to fix “Unable to delete user profile” exception

MySiteCleanup: Unable to delete user profile (UserX). Exception: Microsoft.Office.Server.UserProfiles.DSInvalidDomainNameException: The format of the specified domain name is invalid. ---> ...

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