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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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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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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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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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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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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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Move select sites from one SharePoint 2010 farm to another SharePoint farm

I'm trying to move specific SharePoint sites (not site collection) from one SharePoint 2010 server farm to another SharePoint 2010 server farm, we don't want to move the entire site collection and we ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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Sharepoint Document Library not receiving emails

I have created a sharepoint document library which is email enabled. However when i send email to the designated email address from anywhere, i dont receive the email & attachment in the list. I ...
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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 ...
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How do you clone a sharepoint 2010 front end server and then add the clone to the farm?

We have a SharePoint 2010 farm with one front-end server. This server is a VMWare virtual machine. Let's call it SERVER1. We want to add a new front-end server to this SP farm to enable load ...
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How do I get Sharepoint to retrieve data from another database?

I would like Sharepoint to present the content of a view from another server. There is no need to modify the data, but sorting would be nice. Can I accomplish this without (too much) coding?
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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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Export Exchange Public folders to a network drive, sharepoint, or a PST

I have a single user who is using 110Gb of data in public folders, and the Exchange admin (me) is persuading them to put that data elsewhere. What options are there for exporting this data? What ...
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Sharepoint - restore single document from database level backup

Have a single Sharepoint webserver backed by a SQL 2005 server. The sharepoint server has a messed up document in a document library and I have a SQL database backup from the day before. What are my ...
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View Web Analytics reports in SharePoint Foundation 2010 Central Administration

I want to look at Web Analytics reports older than 30 days in SharePoint Foundation 2010. According to TechNet, I should be able to: Log onto Central Administration as a member of the Farm ...
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SharePoint Workflows: Failed on Start (retrying)

I tried to add items in OEM Ticket but i got the error: "Failed on Start (retrying)". I traced it and got these errors: 10/12/2014 16:57:07.83 w3wp.exe (0x194C) 0x1930 SharePoint ...
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SharePoint - Automatic Logon

Hopefully you can help with two issues (both of which could probably be solved with the same solution) I have a SharePoint 2010 website. When users access the site, they need to click the "Sign ...
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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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Change SharePoint 2010 WebfrontEnd server type to Application Server

I have add 4 servers to farm, 1 with central administration type. Have forgot to set Application servers roles for two servers. Need to change type of 2 servers to Application Servers. Is it possible ...
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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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SQL Server Express and SharePoint

We have a client that would like to use SQL Server Express with SharePoint instead of forking out a minimum or $7000 for SQL Standard. I know SQL Standard is the best option here, but the price tag is ...
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Problem with “Open in Windows Explorer” on SharePoint 2007

Our setup is the following: Server: Windows Server 2008 running Sharepoint 2007 with GetOrganized on top. Client: Windows Server 2008 acting as a terminal server for employees. On this server we ...
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Sharepoint 2007: Edit vs Read Only Mode

Sorry about the title, dont' really know what it should be. If I open a doc in read only mode I'm able to press save and then it opens up a save as box and the default directory is the directory on ...
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In SharePoint, why can I “multiple document upload” a 47,297 byte file, but not a 47,298 byte file?

It's strange. I can upload a document named 47k.txt that is 47,297 bytes using the "Multiple Document Upload" feature. If I do any of the following to the file, the upload fails: Add a single ...
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Sync keepass database file with cloud storage and multiple users [closed]

The scenario is: I've been using my keepass file in my onedrive pro folder on my pc. However, I really need my coworker to have simultaneous access to the file as well. We have a windows 2003 file ...
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Permissions error setting up PowerShell account privileges for SharePoint 2010

SharePoint Foundation 2010 SP1 on Windows Server 2008 R2 Std SP1 (Domain Controller) in a simple farm with a single SQL Server 2008 SP1/Windows Server 2008 Std SP2 backend I realise installing SP on ...
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Document shared in sharepoint online to be redirected to ADFS for authentication

Document shared via SharePoint, will provide link as tenantname.sharepoint.com/<path to the document>. Which is expected behavior, however user accessing from Mobile devices / Tablets are ...
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Apache Reverse Proxy for Sharepoint Remembers Credentials

I'm facing a weird problem with my Apache reverse proxy setup for a Sharepoint server. When I log into the Sharepoint via proxy and then someone else opens the Sharepoint via proxy, he is already ...
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Set up a two-machine-development environment

I took over a SharePoint developing virtual machines images (VMWare) after a colleague quit. It is a two machines developer environment, one with SharePoint Server, the other one with SQL. When I ...
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Is my understanding of Microsoft data interaction correct?

I am creating diagram to help our Tier 1 and 2 staff understand the flow of data from ADUC as well as other databases in our company. I'm trying to get a good grasp of how a users data is accessed by ...
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SharePoint OneDrive & CIFS

I'm working on a project that includes moving users away from their network shared folder to SharePoint. Is there any option to have a user's SharePoint OneDrive cloud space live inside their existing ...
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How to find which template is used for a site or a page in SharePoint

How/where can I find the template used for a SharePoint site or page. I have a page I want to resemble, but I don't know where to find the template for that page and site?
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Users fail to authenticate into Sharepoint 2010 when there are accent marks in the Lotus Notes user name

I posted this on StackOverflow but was told this is a more appropriate forum. Our Sharepoint users use their email address and Lotus Notes password to log in. This is working just fine except for one ...