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Application Server Administration job failed for service instance Microsoft.Office.Server.Search.Administration.SearchServiceInstance
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I managed to fix this error by following these steps: Stop the Windows SharePoint Services Timer service (Found in Windows Services) Navigate to the cache folder In Windows Server 2008, the ...

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How to update a renamed Active Directory User in the SharePoint People Picker
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To update the name in SharePoint People Picker and other lists, execute the following PowerShell Command: $web = (Get-SPSite https://Environment).rootweb $web | Set-SPUser -Identity "DOMAIN\username" ...

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how to know Exact Document Library size
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I created this simple PowerShell script to calculate for a single Document Library what the size in MB is for all the files inside: $total = $null; ((get-spweb http://WebApplication/SiteCollection/...

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What is a Service Account and a Managed Account in SharePoint
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Service accounts are accounts in Active Directory or you local system that are used by a Service (example: running the SQL Server Agent, Running the Search Crawler, ...). Managed accounts are Service ...

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Contact details not showing user information
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This might be a long shot, but in SharePoint 2003 I remember some web parts needed the user to have visited the site collection / site / page before the information became available. In other words, ...

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SharePoint 2010 - The type initializer for '<Module>' threw an exception
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In order to fix this error, I performed an IIS reset using command prompt: Open command prompt as administrator; type: iisreset /noforce; retry loading the page. This fixed the error for me.

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"Cannot connect to the configuration database" Error while accessing SharePoint Central Admin 2010
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Do you have access to the SharePoint 2010 Management Shell? Because the SharePoint Farm Account got deleted and then recreated, the SID will probably be different. Because the SID in Central Admin ...

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SharePoint Server Search Error: Internal server error exception
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Solution To solve this issue I : created a new Query Component on the Application Server APP01; performed an index reset to rebuild the index; executed a full crawl. After this the search is again ...

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On website AD login, how to remind user to change his AD password which is due for expiry?
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If you are open to using an already existing webpart, I suggest: ITaCS Change Password web part It lets users change their password and as far as I can remember, it also shows when the password is ...

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Copy picture from Document Library to Mysite Profile Picture
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Does the solution provided here work for you? http://social.technet.microsoft.com/forums/en-US/sharepointcustomizationprevious/thread/40dd844f-3182-4fa1-b779-ebfba8c1d45e from the link: #My Site ...

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Alert on document library comes through 3 times
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Could you please verify how many times you have set an alert on a library? It is possible you have created the same alert 3 times on a library causing you to receive the alert 3 times. In the top ...

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How to change active directory password using Code?
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Here's an opensource webpart that enables users to change their password: ITaCS Change Password web part I use this webpart myself and am satisfied about it. The source code is available for viewing....

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How to get the SharePoint Web Applications Portal Super User Account and Portal Super Reader Account?
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Technet documentation concerning configuring the object cache user accounts: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff758656.aspx Using the SharePoint 2010 Management Shell you can verify if the ...

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Update user profile for user whose account name has changed in AD
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What I did to force SharePoint to use the changed Account Name: In Central Administration go to the User Profile Service Go to Manage User Profiles and search for the useraccount. Delete the ...

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Remove System Account and User Groups from people search results in O365
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I think this might be possile using SharePoint Result Sources using a Search Query that excludes Active Directory User Groups or any other object located in a certain Organization Unit (OU) Configure ...

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PowerPoint Web App problem with Google Chrome
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Please try the same operation with a recent version of Internet Explorer. According to the Browser Support sheet, Internet Explorer is better validated to support everything SharePoint has to offer: ...

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SharePoint Server 2010 upgrade: An error occurred while enabling Enterprise features
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I resolved this error by changing the SharePoint 2010 Timer account to a local administrator account. At first it was configured to use my SharePoint Farm Account "SP_Farm". I changed the SharePoint ...

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Powershell and site collection
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For SharePoint 2013 I found the following PowerShell code in an article about Host-named Site Collections. I think the PowerShell code is the same for SharePoint 2010: Creating a root site collection ...

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Search always return no result for contributors and reader, while it will work well for site collection administrate
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Have you broken permission inheritance anywhere in the site collection? When permission inheritance is stopped anywhere within site collection, then ASPX pages (and its content) in that site ...

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User unable to upload document to library
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What browser and browser version is the user using? Is the user using a 32 bit or 64 bit browser? In order for a user to use SharePoint's full functionality, it is advised to use Internet Explorer 7, ...

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In a site with two servers where can I expect to see my ULS log entry?
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It is possible to use the PowerShell commandlet Merge-SPLogfile to combine trace log entries from all farm computers into a single log file on the local computer. However, this might be a time ...

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Implementing Sharepoint Without the Ribbon
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To completely remove the ribbon you best create a new masterpage called NoRibbon.master. In this new masterpage add the following code: style="display:none" Find the following code line in the ...

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Allow only certain users access to a site
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This is a theoretical answer that I've not validated nor tested. I don't have a test environment to test this theory. Trying this on a SharePoint environment might very well break it beyond repair! So ...

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Help option not working after migration from SharePoint 2007 to SharePoint 2010
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In SharePoint 2010 Central Administration, go to System Settings > Configure Privacy Options: Make sure the option External Web-Based Help is set to Yes (Recommended).

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Sharepoint asks for log in multiple times
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In what internet zone is your SharePoint site accessed? The normal zone for your SharePoint is the Local Intranet zone. You can add your SharePoint site to this zone using manual Internet Explorer ...

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People picker: Error - The user does not exist or is not unique
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It is also possible this user has been deleted in Active Directory and re-created afterwards with the same username and group. The problem is that when a user is recreated with the same details (...

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Powershell How to unlock all sitecollections
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According to this TechNet article for SharePoint 2010, the PowerShell code to lock or unlock a Site Collection is as follows: Set-SPSite -Identity "<SiteCollection>" -LockState "<State>" ...

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Use Outlook distribution list as SharePoint security group
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It is not possible to use Outlook distribution list as a SharePoint security group. However you can convert the Outlook distribution list to an Active Directory Security group. Next you can import the ...

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Drag and drop email attachement to library (explorer view) failing
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There can be several causes for incorrect functioning of the Explorer view. Some things you can check: Make sure you have enabled and started the “web client” service on the client machine (...

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SharePoint Foundation 2010 - Automatically add the parent folder name to a column
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Lectori salutem, I solved this question by installing a third party addon "Advanced Workflow Actions for SharePoint Designer 2010" by iLove SharePoint URL: http://ilovesharepoint.codeplex.com/...

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