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Windows Server 2012 Sharepoint 2013 Active Directory - what are the user limitations?

I was wondering if you guys know if there is any limitation as far as how many users I can have on my sharepoint 2013 site if I'm running server 2012 foundation, I think I saw somewhere that there was ...
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Opensearch Connector for SharePoint 2013 Foundation not returning any results

I want to connect the SharePoint search to the local windows 7 search via an opensearch connector. But when I search for something it always return no results but the search on wbsite link works. The ...
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Issue with IE10 passing domain information

I currently administrate a sharepoint site located on our university's intranet. I have program participants who are located at another school across town and need to access our sharepoint. The ...
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Event ID 5586 on SP Foundation and SQL Express

I have a brand new Hyper-V VM with Windows 2012, fully updated up to today (11 Sept 2013). I installed SharePoint Foundation 2013 and additionally MS SQL Express 2012 on the same instance. In my ...
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NGINX Reverse Proxy Sharepoint 2010 authentication fails

When presented with the Windows forms based authentication after entering the users credentials I am prompted again for a username and password. This just keeps prompting you, I see no errors in the ...
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SharePoint 2013, Cannot Open Documents in Office 2010 or Office 2013

I have a SharePoint 2013 Foundation site running on Server 2012. A few days ago an overzealous consultant changed the security certificate on this server in error. From that point forward, even ...
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One SSL Certificate for multiple servers?

Forgive my ignorance, but is it possible to have one SAN certificate that covers multiple servers and services? For example, say I wanted one cert for Lync and SharePoint, each with multiple SANs that ...
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Seperate SQL databases for Web Applications? Or host both web apps on same SQL?

Ok, my Hyper-V Server 2012 looks like this: we currently have 2 VM's in production, one is running SharePoint 2010, and the other is hosting the SQL Server 2008 R2 for SharePoint. We're getting ...
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Project Server 2012 Setup Claims there is a Previous Version - it's not

I have set up a test environment with this software on the Server: Windows Server 2012 Standard SQL Server 2012 SharePoint Server 2012 Enterprise Language Pack for the SharePoint Server Team ...
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Has anyone used tools like (Chef, Salt, Puppet, CfEngine) to configure a 2008 Win Server with Sql? [closed]

I have been looking into tools to automate the creation of servers. For two different reasons: Production Development machines I love the idea of the immutable server. I have seen the tools ...
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Create Project Web Application Site With Powershell

I'm trying to figure out how to create a Project Web App site (for Project Server 2010) using Powershell commands, and I'm running into an error that I haven't been able to find any help on. Here's ...
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SharePoint 2013 User Profile Sync - PreferredName Issue

In the 2010 world, you used to be able to set the SharePoint user property PreferredName to import an Active Directory user property. In 2013, I can still set the property to import from Active ...
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SQL Server 2008 r2 SP2 IA64 Vs x64 Vs x86 [closed]

I want to install SQL server 2008 r2 on a windows server 2008 64x inside a VM . but I currently have three different files inside the SQL server 2008 ISO image the files ends with IA64 , x64 , x86 ; ...
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What servers do I need to set up the following simple scenario? [duplicate]

I've founded a start-up recently and am about to add a little structure to it, regarding management, communication and data. I am a software developer and do not know any details about server ...
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NGINX as Load Balancer to IIS web servers

I am trying to set up a simple software load balancer based on NGINX for two IIS web servers. Here is the NGINX configuration file I have created for the load balancing: http { include ...
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Unable to connect App & Database servers in Sharepoint 2010 farm

I have total of three machines connected to a machine which is promoted as Domain Controller (192.168.2.3). Machine 1 - WFE1 (192.168.2.4, Default Gateway - 192.168.2.3, DNS Server - 192.168.2.3) ...
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Smartcard Sharepoint Password prompt

I work in an organization that uses smartcard login. Passwords are not be used. When opening an attachment in Sharepoint, we are prompted with a username/password dialog. Clicking cancel will allow ...
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Cannot Access new Sharepoint 2013 Collection

I just finished installing SharePoint 2013 on our dev machine. I'm in the CA, and I can create new site collections just fine. Problem is, I cannot access them from any account, including the ...
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Can download with Firefox, can't download with curl (NTLM authentication)

I want to download a file from a SharePoint server (url). I manage to download it using Firefox. I can't manage to download it using curl. Sounds surprising, but the same URL works on Firefox, fails ...
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To backup sharepoint, do I just have to backup the SQL database?

Sharepoint is basically running SQL Server under the hood as I understand it. Is backing up sharepoint as simple as just backing up the underlying SQL Server databases? Or do I also need some files ...
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SharePoint 2013 Active Directory Group not working

Just setup a new 2013 SharePoint...Put a handful of users in an AD group that was then put in the SP site members group. Works perfect for most people, but some are getting access denied messages to ...
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SharePoint 2013, Server 2012, IIS IP Address binding generates 404

I recently have been trying to set up SSL in SharePoint 2013. It has been working just fine using a wildcard cert, host headers, and binding to All Unassigned. However, I now have a need for another ...
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Sharepoint High Disk I/O - WSS_Search_SBS2011.mdf

Have a low specced server I've been troubleshooting (it is above MS's minimum specifications for SBS2011) One of my next steps is disabling what I can of Sharepoint as it is not used. Here are ...
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Sharepoint Health Analyzer 404 errors

I have recently taken over a new installation of Sharepoint 2013, comprising of a database server, two app servers hosting the central admin site and two web servers. The central admin site and other ...
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SharePoint 2010 - MSSQL 2008 connectivity

Our SharePoint server has some issues connecting over to the MSSQL instance (different server ). The error message is :Cannot generate SSPI context .(Microsoft SQL Server )-even when trying to ...
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Sluggish Sharepoint Application

I have Sharepoint 2010 application on a VM with 4GB RAM. There is no search crawl schedule setup on it. it runs smoothly during certain times of day however, whenever it feels like: the CPU usage hits ...
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Sharepoint: Organizing an Intranet site hierarchy

Not totally sure this should be here or in Stackoverflow, but I look at it not from a developers point of view but from an admins. In the past we had a pretty anemic intranet - now with SharePoint ...
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Restore (or re-add) SharePoint - 80 Website that was deleted from IIS6

In the IIS Manager the website SharePoint - 80 was deleted. What is the best way to restore the site settings? I tried to add it manually and point at the folder doesn't seem to work, are there ...
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Sharepoint 2010 server farm

Here is my current Sharepoint 2010 setup. I have 3 VM's running on the same server. The 3 VM's are as follows (all Windows 2008 R2) 1) Active Directory server 2) Sharepoint server 3) SQL Server ...
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Request format unrecognized error in SharePoint 2010 keeps coming back in custom webservice

We have a SharePoint 2010 installation where we installed a custom web service (using a .wsp) from a third party (so no access to the source). After installation everything worked fine. When we ...
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creating site collections using SharePoint management shell 2013

I am creating Site Collections for Testing SharePoint. I am using Host Named Site Collection to do that instead of the path based site collection addressing. For that Got a reference to the HNSC ...
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SBS2011 SharePoint 2010 - Word/Excel prompting for password

I am accessing the built in SharePoint 2010 on SBS2011 via Microsoft Office Excel and Word (opening a file from WebDAV http file mapped drive in Explorer). When saving a file, I get prompted from ...
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SharePoint Online Office Map

I'm setting up an assets list in SharePoint Online with all the information for Computers, Monitors, Phones, and other things. What I would like to do is add a Room number that links to the office ...
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DB access account for SharePoint 2013

I am installing SharePoint Server 2013 on Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 with SQL 2012 on a VMware. During the SharePoint Configuration Wizard, I need to provide a DB access account. The VM is not part ...
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Replacing a server seamlessly

I have a SharePoint server at easyname.domain.com I want to upgrade that server's OS and hardware by building a new system with better components. The problem is, when you install SharePoint, a ...
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WSS 3.0 not functional after Windows Updates

We recently ran a bunch of Windows Updates on a server that hosts WSS 3.0. Since then, Sharepoint doesn't load anything. Currently I get a Service Unavailable message when browsing to it. When I ...
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Powershell and sharepoint and updatelistitems() exception

I've got an issue where I keep getting "Exception calling "UpdateListItems" with "2" argument(s): "Exception of type 'Microsoft.SharePoint.SoapServer.SoapServerException' was thrown." whenever I ...
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“Service Unavailable” when browsing to static HTML page in non-application IIS website on Windows 2003 (possibly SharePoint WSS 2.0 related?)

Background: My client has an old Pentium III Windows 2003 server whose 16/36 GB disks are dying. On it he has a database-driven web site and email application that needs further customization by a ...
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Kerberos issues after new server of same name joined to domain

Environment: Windows Server 2012, 2 Domain Controllers, 1 domain. A server called Sharepoint1 was joined to the domain (running Sharepoint 2013 using NTLM). The fresh install for Sharepoint1 (OS and ...
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How to disable multiple form submit (POST) in IIS

We had a major SharePoint outage a few months back because a user wedged their keyboard in such a way as to cause the Enter button to be pressed indefinitely. The user was on a customized people ...
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How to block a user from accessing SharePoint that's on a group with permissions to access

Example: I added to Readers my 'DOMAIN\domain users' on SharePoint. I want to prevent user JOHN to access my SharePoint site, is there any way of doing that in SharePoint, without going into AD? Like ...
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Cannot install SQL Server (2012) PowerPivot for SharePoint, always fails Sharepoint Version check

Trying to install a fresh install of Sharepoint 2010 (w/ SP1) and SQL Server 2012 PowerPivot for Sharepoint. The prerequisites clearly show that Sharepoint 2010 SP1 is needed, which we have ...
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Sharepoint 2010 moving site collection to different database error

I am trying to move a site collection from one content database to another content database. First I used the following PowerShell command: New-SPContentDatabase -Name New_DB -WebApplication ...
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Intranet faster over the VPN than internal network

We're running a SharePoint 2007 intranet hosted internally. Whilst sitting at the desk hardwired in the office, browsing/file copying/downloading from the site is acceptable but slow. Pings and Trace ...
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Optimal Instance Size for EC2 Sharepoint Server

I'm surprised that I can't find any info about this, but I'm not a Windows admin and just a novice EC2 user. I have a client who wants to stand up a Sharepoint server on EC2 for internal use. The team ...
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SharePoint 2010- Cant add Users to groups

Okay on my SharePoint server, when i want to grant a user permission to lets say the Owner's group, i go and search for the user in A.D find Him, and when i add him i get this error: Server error in ...
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Moving SharePoint to new server but retaining hostname

I am trying to make WSS3 accessible on a new server. Currently it resides on a Win2003 SBS server. I have migrated to a Win2008 R2 server, but I am having difficulty accessing the site outside the ...
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Cannot change sharepoint site adminstrator in WSS Website

I have a single (VM) server hosting: TFS 2010 , Report Server 2008 r2, SQL Server 2008 and Sharepoint (Extensions) for TFS Web integration. I cannot change the web adminstrator (primary or ...
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Dedicating Network Adapters

I am looking for some clear instructions (a blog or something similar) on how one would go about setting up a dual network adapter in such a way so that: One network adapter is used for user ...
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Sync SharePoint contact list to all Exchange users personal contact list

We have users who have centralised their contacts in a SharePoint list. They would like to access this list on their phones, synchronised over ActiveSync. Is there any way to l sync from a ...