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The text is due to confusion SharePoint creates by having three different groups which when you create a site collection start out having the same persons, but are in fact different. The three groups are: Site Collection Owners Are controlled via `Central Administration | Application Management | Change site collection administrators' Receive email about ...


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Make sure that you have already configured the “Outgoing e-mail settings”. //Get the site ID Guid siteID = SPContext.Current.Site.ID; protected string GetSMTPHostName() { using (SPSite site = new SPSite(siteID)) { //Get the SMTP host name from “Outgoing e-mail settings” return site.WebApplication.OutboundMailServiceInstance.Parent.Name; ...


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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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In 2010 Go to http://centraladminsite/_layouts/regionalsetng.aspx and change in there. This is hidden by default, but is part of the standard regional site settings.


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You should enable the "SharePoint Server Enterprise Site Collection features" at the site collection level. You can find the "Site collection feature" management link on the Site Actions>Site Settings page under the section "Site Collection Administration".


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2007 version stsadm -o upgradesolution -filename "drag drop the file here" -name "copy the name here including the wsp" -immediate -allowgacdeployment just replace the writing in quotes with what is says! plus put them in quotes. DONT copy past the code above as it will execute and only throw an error, just write it out! that should do the trick ;) hope ...


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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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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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Check whether your credentials for your domain has changed and you did not apply it. If this is the issue, change the following: - Open app pool advance setting > Identity > custom account > Set (give user name and passowrd)


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Yes, look for properties of SPAdministrationWebApplication, you can access it using SPAdministrationWebApplication.Local. Properties are: OutboundMailCodePage OutboundMailReplyToAddress OutboundMailSenderAddress OutboundMailServiceInstance OutboundSmsServiceAccount Namespace: Microsoft.SharePoint.Administration Assembly: Microsoft.SharePoint (...


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Not sure if I understand your question entirely, but if you install a language pack, Central Administration should be available in that language too. For example, If your customer installed the Swedish based version of SharePoint then install the English language pack and you'll be able to run Central Administration in English if you want too. You don't ...


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because when I was installing second server in farm it said that servers must share config database. Way before starting installation or implementation of SharePoint one needs to decide the topology they will follow as advised by Microsoft as best practices. I am actually very surprised by your questions specially when you are installing second server. ...


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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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PowerShell is Microsoft’s next-generation scripting language offering direct access to .NET objects, complex flow and structure capabilities, and an object pipeline that makes passing objects from one command to another extremely easy. Using Powershell in SharePoint 2010, Almost every aspect can be manipulated using any of the more than 500 out-of-the-box ...


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You can change the Central Admin Time Zone from here: Central Admin -> Application Management -> Manage Web Applications -> SharePoint Central Administration v4 (The Central Admin Web Application) -> General Settings -> Default Time Zone


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Central Administration is accessible via the server and via a URL. If you don't have direct server access, then it should be available via URL, provided your host allows it. You'd need to contact them to get the URL for central administration.


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Open up IIS Manager 1. Start > Type INETMGR in the search textbox and run it. 2. When IIS Manager opens click the server name in the "Connections" panel. 3. Expand the "Sites" node. 4. Select "Central Administration" and click "Browse Web Site" in the "Actions" panel. Note the URL and you should be able to access "Central Administration" directly from your ...


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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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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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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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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 users and ...


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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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Alex, Please verify and check the following sections: System Settings > Manage Services on Server Ensure that "Web Analytics Data Processing Service" and "Web Analytics Web Service" is running Monitoring > Review Job Definitions Change the service to "Microsoft SharePoint Foundation Usage" Make sure the "Microsoft SharePoint Foundation Usage Data ...


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This is how it really works: If you have updated just your logic (code) and only need to update your DLL then you can do as @thantos suggests and use Update-SPSolution This command also works for updating your files (_layouts), as long as they are not stored in the database (unghosted). If you have made any changes to any of these: Features, Package, ...


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I had the same problem when running IE on the server and opening the Central Admin URL. Went to all Programs/Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Products/SharePoint 2010 Central Administration and ran that as an Administrator and had no problems adding users. I was also able to add users when I used a workstation to add users via the URL.


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The procedure described in these articles should work just fine. I've done this multiple times. You don't need to install the SQL Management or Client Tools on every SharePoint server. Just us the cliconfg.exe program to setup the alias. You can find more information on my blog at: http://thomasvochten.com/archive/2009/03/using-sql-aliases-with-sharepoint/ ...


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