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I got this error when trying to do Restore-SPSite on a SharePoint Farm that did not match the schema version of the backed-up Site Collection. After installing the correct CU to my target environment the Restore-SPSite worked without issues. Found this in the ULS log to pinpoint the issue : Microsoft.SharePoint.SPException: Schema version of backup ...


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Your web application is using claims based authentication and you can't get rid of that part from Central Administration unless you use a classic based authentication for a web application (in SP 2013 that is possible only using PowerShell when creating a new web application). To remove that part from the user names in InfoPath, Excel, etc. you have to ...


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A valid admin site in Office 365 is always https://tenant-admin.sharepoint.com Tenant is the .onmicrosoft.com name that you choose when registering for a subscription. Tenant Account Setup Whether you choose a vanity domain, change the name of your public website, the admin url always remains: https://tenant-admin.sharepoint.com


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Users with read permission doesn't have the right to read files and documents in draft mode and minor versions. Users with contribute permission level can see draft mode and minor versions. That's why you need to publish files before visitors (with read permission only) can access the updated major version (1.0, 2.0, 3.0 and so on). If you don't have a ...


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When a site collection is deleted from GUI, the deleted site collection is stored in the SPDeletedSite object to be able to restore it back within 30 days using Restore-SPDeletedSite cmdlet. So to remove the site collection permanently from SPDeletedSite object, you should use Remove-SPDeletedSite cmdlet as the following Remove-SPDeletedSite -Identity a ...


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We dont have a Central admin in Office 365. We have an admin site for SharePoint specific service applications, you can navigate to it via below url https://tenantname-admin.sharepoint.com/ You need SharePoint admin permissions for that. Tenantname is the .onmicrosoft.com name that you choose when registering for a subscription. Nice overview of SPO ...


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Query 1: How can I get acces to SharePoint central administration (do I have to be a site admin?) Two sets of users are allowed to perform administrative functions for Microsoft. 1. Members of the administrators group for the local server computer. This can be done from "Active directory users and computers" program. Open "Active directory ...


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Rafal, You can use: Microsoft.SharePoint.Administration.SPAdministrationWebApplication centralWeb = SPAdministrationWebApplication.Local;


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Start Central Administration as Administrator (right-click -> Run as Administrator) Not sure why this will help, but it has something to do with how Central Admin trims some links depending on if the IE process is running as local admin or not


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Check with your IT department. You probably already got an SMTP server that you can use. Then it is just a question of configuring SharePoint for outgoing mail from Central Administration > System Settings > Configure outgoing mail settings The whole setup (including if you do not have an SMTP server) are described pretty well on Technet here. If you ...


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Granular restore operations require the use of Powershell as no UI in Central Administrator exists. This cmdlet is used to restore sites, list, and libraries exported with “export site or list” option in central administrator or using export-spweb cmdlet. For Example: import-spweb -identity http://contosoweb/ -path \\appserver\bu\list.cmp Note: You can’...


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Above scenario should work, as you are deleting the existing site collection then you will not see the Duplicate GUID problem. You may need to refresh the config db, in order to update the record ( very less chances) $db = Get-SPDatabase | where {$_.Name -eq "DatabaseName"} $db.RefreshSitesInConfigurationDatabase()


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Ok Paul, you will need help from Share-point admins (someone with server access to the Sharepoint farm). You need someone with SharePoint admin privilege to open Central Administration and update the Primary\Secondary site administrator. I don't have any 2007 running so steps here are from sp2013 but it is very similar. Open Central admin Open application ...


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We faced the same issue in our development environment few days back, we were getting it; from the newly created web applications. We were not creating web appplications daily, so we dint know the solution, I noticed the error stack trace and noted "EnsureHttpThrottleSettings" and found that CA is trying to do update using the GET request. Run to below ...


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Resolution via SharePoint 2010 management shell Launch shell and and add these lines: $w = get-spwebapplication http://yourwebapplication $w.HttpThrottleSettings $w.Update()


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If you can add users to the FBA Pack, but you can't login, that means that your SharePoint web application web.config/machine.config membership settings are good, but your SecurityTokenService web.config settings are not. Check your SecurityTokenService web.config membership settings and compare them to your web application web.config/machine.config ...


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Check in the Event Viewer if there are SQL permission error. Open Event Viewer (click start and search it) Expand Windows Logs and than click Application (in the left side) Check if there are critical error like this with the following details SQL Database DATABASE_NAME on SQL Server instance SQL_INSTANCE not found. Additional error information from SQL ...


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NO! Your SharePoint Farm Account does NOT need local admin privileges. So don't give it them! But when you configure user profile service application, you need to have local admin permission on your SPFarm account. But this is only temporary. When the first user profile sync have successfully run, you could (and should) remove local admin permission. If you ...


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it took me 2 days, but I figured it out. It turned out quite simple: Everything with the code was ok. The problem is that the feature had to be activated by default in the Administrative Web site(the feature was scoped as Web). If you have a problem like this, you just add the following code to the Feature Manifest as a Feature attribute: ...


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In my experience, the only heavy load on the server is the initial implementation of the policies and expiration. The first run can go on for a while if you have a lot of files to remove. There are 2 timer jobs that run this process, the first marks documents for expiration that meet retention policies and the other comes through and cleans them up. The ...


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Yes, it will automatically update the password everywhere it used except the SQL server's services. I would recommend following as per my experience. Change the Farm admin account password in AD In the Central admin on change password page use the option " Use Existing password" Now update the SQL Server Service account.SharePoint will not update it ...


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There is no traditional central admin in SharePoint online as we do not have full control in Office 365. In Office 365 / SharePoint-Online we have the admin center where we have the all the options which Microsoft allow us( very limited as compare to on-prem.). you can access it on this url https://portal.office.com/adminportal, from here click on ...


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Looks like the server is not warmed up first time. SharePoint app pools recycle every night, or they get cranky. But because they recycle every night the first person to hit SharePoint each morning has to wait for the app pools to warm back up, which makes them cranky Reference - Using PowerShell to warm up SharePoint 2013 Download the below ...


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You may already have restored this site before. In that process you also delete the site first, which you can find running the command... >Get-SPDeletedSite You'll see the site (or sites) listed, like this: WebApplicationId : 009c1289-392b-43a6-8222-146117074738 DatabaseId : 88efc46f-5a2b-4171-81cb-7577da65bac3 SiteSubscriptionId : 00000000-...


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The incoming email handler for SharePoint has never really been all that great. This is not an uncommon issue and Microsoft doesn't really have any documentation why. The setup requires the IIS 6 SMTP Management stuff to be installed (I would check that first). Secondly, I would walk through all the configuration steps in the TechNet guide to make sure ...


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To disable the verbose logging level, you shouldn't left blank both drop down.you should select reset to default on both drop down. It will bring the logging level to medium. You can set this via Powershell as well. The Clear-SPLogLevel cmdlet resets the Windows event logging and trace logging levels for the specified categories to the default values. If ...


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Two easy options i am thinking about. Method # 1 Make the changes on the AAM and Update the IIS bindings. Yo may need to IIS reset at then end. Method # 2 Detach the Content Database from web App A & web App B Now attach Content DB from Web app A to Web App B & From web B to Web App A.


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With the March 2016 CU, this definately is not occurring. The PictureURL value, after uploading and saving to an alternate user, shows with the correct identity for the MThumb URL (which is what is displayed in the UPSA).


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From Central Admin: Click the gear icon and click Site Contents Find the Resources list From here you can delete the link like any list item


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Completing removing a solution requires two steps: Retracting the solution (can be done from the the CA, or with Uninstall-SPSolution) Removing the solution (also, can be done from the CA, or with Remove-SPSolution Using Remove-SPSolution -force as you did leaves your farm in a corrupted state where the solution is still activated (actually the ...


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