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Security considerations for AD one way trust from DMZ to corporate LAN

I am a Sharepoint developer and have been asked to deploy a Sharepoint server within a DMZ which will be accessed from a corporate LAN. Currently the DMZ has public IP's (which are protected by a ...
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O365 - Separate topologies

Let's say we have three domains: domaina.com, domainb.com and domainc.com. They have no trust between them. Initial situation Domain A: Active Directory with 2008 R2 & Exchange 2013 Domain B: ...
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Authentication issues using NTLM, SSL, and SharePoint

I am currently experiencing problems with authentication on a SharePoint site. Routinely, user accounts(only one or so at a time) will be locked out and they will get 401 unauthorized errors. The ...
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HTTP/1.1 200 OK with Share Point Server 2010

i have installed the Share Point Server 2010 on our server. The problem is: If i go to the website, were I expect to see the sharepoint site, I get the following message: HTTP/1.1 200 OK Server: ...
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Unable to use “Manage Content and Structure” after removing Project server form the SharePoint farm

We're no longer using Office Project Server, and I've removed it from the farm in which it was installed. However, now that it's been removed, I am unable to access the "Manage Content and Structure" ...
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SharePoint 2010 Search Error 0x800703fa

We have migrated from SharePoint 2007 to 2010. Everything appears to be working correctly except for an intermitent error with search. Occastionally search results will crash for all of our sites ...
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Common document library between two SharePoint sites

Here's what I'm trying to accomplish: Our organization maintains a sharepoint site for our clients, and sometimes we have situations where different clients (with distinct sharepoint sites on the ...
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Project Server 2010 site creation - the database connection string is not available

I am trying to get Project Server 2010 up and running on a Win Server 2008 box. I've got Sharepoint 2010 installed and Project Server 2010 installed. I open SharePoint Central Administration, then I ...
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Moving WSS sites to a new SharePoint 2010 Foundation server

This existing question helps but it doesn't answer all my questions. I have WSS 3 running on Server1 (Server 2003) and its database is DBServer1 (SQL 2008). I have installed SharePoint 2010 ...
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Activating Sharepoint Server Publishing Infrastructure returns “Column Limit Exceeded”

I am getting the following error when attempting to activate the Sharepoint Server Publishing Infrastructure. There are only about 140 columns defined in the entire site collection. I had previously ...
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WSSTRACING.EXE High CPU

I've got a SharePoint 2013 Enterprise Server running on Windows Server 2008 R2 Its CPU load goes high and stays up, the process causing the high cpu usage is wsstracing.exe. checking the logs using ...
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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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WSS Search fills 10 GB limit on SBS server 2011

I've got a SBS Server 2011 Standard SP1 that isn't very busy. 2 Users local and 2 remote. We have sharepoint that has maybe a dozen small documents at most. I've just started getting the following ...
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Can't successfully run Sharepoint Foundation 2010 first time configuration

I'm trying to run the non-GUI version of configuration wizard using power shell because I would like to set config and admin database names. GUI wizard doesn't give you all possible options for ...
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Excel file has disappeared from sharepoint document library

Two days ago an excel came up missing from a document library. This document library only had this file and nows it's gone. When I go to All Site Content->Document Librarys it shows that there is ...
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SharePoint 2010 Server Configuration Error -> “Cannot connect to database master”

I recieve the following error when I try to configure SharePoint 2010 Server: "Cannot connect to the database master at SQL server at [computer.domain]. The database might not exist, or the current ...
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Sharepoint tagging like serverfault?

Does a Sharepoint plug-in / add-in exist that will support serverfault-style tagging for documents? Key features: Users can add their own tags just by typing them Autocompletion whilst typing shows ...
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Creating multiple tags for a document in SharePoint 2007

I'm creating a document library and was hoping to add a Tags column to the main view. I'm having trouble figuring out how to make it actually work like a normal Keyword or Tag should. A document ...
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Error “403 Forbidden” on Sharepoint Search Settings Page

Hello I thought I had solved this nightmare by re-entering the values in my SSP properties set up, however accessing the Search Settings page error has reared it ugly head again. Now all solutions ...
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SharePoint emails going to old distribution group

I recently made a change in outgoing smtp via SharePoint central admin. I have a workflow that sends email to a distribution group which has been working great. After the smtp change distribution ...
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Distributed Cache Service in SharePoint - what SharePoint features/roles are dependent on it?

Can somebody explain me if Distributed Cache Service in SharePoint Server 2013 are required part of SharePoint deployments from Microsoft point of view? Any other features or SharePoint deployment ...
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How can I tell what version of SharePoint a site is using, from the outside?

how can I tell what version of SharePoint a site is using, without being able to see the admin panel? Is there anything, perhaps in the source of the pages, that would give me a clue?
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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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Can I use Powershell script on Win8 machine to copy files from xxx.sharepoint.com?

I am confused if my request is possible. The company I work for uses Office 365 and they gave us Sharepoint. We access SP by going to xxx.sharepoint.com on the Internet. I am thinking of writing a ...
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Using URL rewrite module for http to https redirect

Following ruslany's suggestion on the URL Rewrite Tips page here, I'm trying to use URL Rewrite to redirect http:// requests for my site to https://. I've written and tested the rule using a test site ...
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Sharepoint - tracking downloaded files

Is there an easy way in WSS to track when files are downloaded from a site?
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Sharepoint Document Library not receiving emails

I have created a SharePoint document library which has email enabled. However, when I send email to the designated email address, I don't receive the email & attachment in the list. I have done ...
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UNC access to TFS SharePoint doesn't work

We are using TFS2010 with the SharePoint document portal. We are trying to access the files in SharePoint using UNC paths (e.g. \\tfs2010\sites\DefaultCollection\MyProject) and it just plain doesn't ...
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can't add sharepoint users from trusted domain

I have a very strange problem with our Sharepoint 2007 implementation. I went in today to grant access to a user and was greeted with "The user does not exist or is not unique." Let me start off by ...
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sharepoint 2013 user profile sync permissions problems

I’m trying to stand up a new SharePoint 2013 farm. I've got an issue where we aren't syncing all of the user properties between sharepoint and AD, and it’s the email properties in particular that I’m ...
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enable-spfeature publishingsite causes all sharepoint pages to say “access denied”

We're trying to enable the SharePoint Server Publishing Infrastructure on a SharePoint 2013 site, but as soon as we run enable-spfeature publishingsite -url http://companyweb all http://companyweb ...
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SharePoint notification email being marked as spam in Exchange 2013

Two disclaimers. First, I apologize if this has been asked, but I couldn't quite find the article I was looking for. Second, if this is OT for Stack, I apologize. Moderators, feel free to remove. ...
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Windows Hosts DNS query for _ldap._tcp.domaincontroller, is this normal?

To make this easier to wrap my head around, here's what I'm using in my examples: deecee = my domain controller dctoo = another domain controller internal.foo.bar = the full DNSDomainName of ...
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How to sync OneNote files with SharePoint (free edition)

I read on the OneNote docs that they recommend that you do NOT sync your OneNote files with a file server using offline files. Instead, MS recommends syncing with a SharePoint server. I see that ...
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Access Denied Error in PagesListCPVEventReceiver post SharePoint SP2 upgrade

I am seeing the following errors from one of the SharePoint Web Front Ends after the SP2 upgrade. Has anyone else seen this error or a solution? Event Type: Error Event Source: Windows SharePoint ...
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Can I Map a Network Drive on a server to itself (SharePoint Server)?

I'm running a Windows 2012 64bit Server R2, computer name server-01, and I want to map a network drive to a path located on the same server. (This is needed for SharePoint 2013 development.) ...
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SharePoint 2010 not seeing Active Directory users

I'm pretty new to Active Directory and SharePoint but I was given to understand they are supposed to play well together. Now I have successfully set up AD with multiple user accounts that work on ...
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SharePoint link to Cognos TM1 Server causes 403

We have a strange issue where a direct link from SharePoint to a Cognos TM1 URL causes a 403, however if we refresh or paste-in the link directly it works. The cause might be related to the leading ...
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How Do I Restrict Views of a Custom List by Group in Sharepoint 2007?

I'm pretty new to Sharepoint and what I would like to do is create a huge master list of all our employees and then make different "views" on that person depending on the persons group For example: ...
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SharePoint 2013 mobile commenting/replies

we have an on premise SharePoint 2013 server and we're looking for a solution that will allow a manager to post and announcement, and have other employees post replies. The tough part is it needs to ...
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Many huge files in Sharepoint… Any “stubbing” or “shortcutting” software exist?

I'm in an industry that uses a lot of scanned documents and large attachments (100MB), and I see our Sharepoint database growing quickly. What options do I have for managing this rapid growth? Can ...
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2 Domains - 1 ADFS - 1 SharePoint - 1 Authentication way

I'm wondering if this if possible: I have 1 AD Domain: InternalDomain. I want to create a secondary domain: CustomersDomain. I would like my SharePoint to be able to authenticate users from both ...
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ADFS & WAP with SP 2013 - Login redirect to blank page

I set up ADFS and WAP on server 2012 R2 in order to login into SharePoint 2013. I follow several how-to, and all seems fine except one thing : When I log into ADFS form, its ok, then I land on a blank ...
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MOSS BDC Configuration Problem

Has anybody ever seen this error when working with the MOSS BDC? Runtime Error in method AddBDCApplication.OnLoad of type System.InvalidOperationException.The exception was ...
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SharePoint Governance, is it purely for the academics?

Governance around the different workloads associated to SharePoint seems to be a pretty hot topic, however all of the guidance comes across as more academic/theory. Is Microsoft making too big a deal ...
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What should I look for before deleting a SharePoint site

As we are writing our governance plan, I am not find many examples of SOPs for deleting a site. We are a small operation and will want to review each delete manually, so what are the gotchas to ...
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SBS 2011: can't open web-based Sharepoint Designer

We installed SBS 2011 (Sharepoint 2010) a couple of years ago and it's running fine. We never used Sharepoint features. Now we wanted to explore Workflow features so I went to http://sites and logged ...
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SharePoint Forms Site Administrator Access Denied

I have an ssl web app with default and internet authentication providers. The default zone is setup to use windows authentication type. I've setup the internet zone to use forms. I'm using Active ...
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SharePoint - standard version enough for simple forms? [closed]

I'm trying to figure out winch version of SharePoint (and CAL) I need. I haven't even used SharePoint yet - so please bear with me here. From what I've read - the price jumps substantially from ...
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Can SharePoint local drafts folder be eliminated as an option at check out?

When checking out documents using Office 2007 from a SharePoint library, the user is offered to copy the document to their local drafts folder. Is there a way to disable this option? I want all ...