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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'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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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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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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change SharePoint logo?

I am using SharePoint Server 2007 on Windows Server 2008. I want to change SharePoint logo to my deportment logo, and also change some layout styles (like colors). I want to find an easy to follow ...
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How can I change the logo (not the site image) at the top of my SharePoint site?

I have recently been assigned as a SharePoint Administrator and while I have managed to figure many things out on my own, I seem to be stumped with how to change the logo/text located near the top of ...
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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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F5 Networks iRule/Tcl - Escaping UNICODE 6-character escape sequences so they are processed as and reinserted as the 6-character sequence?

We are trying to get an F5 BIG-IP LTM iRule working properly with SharePoint 2007 in an SSL termination role. This architecture offloads all of the SSL processing to the F5 and the F5 forwards ...
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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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Why to make a domain Certificate we need to make active directory certificate in domain controller?

Guys I am Working On SharePoint 2013 and in central administration all my subscription is up and running.Now as per the msdn document I am following it says to create the Domain Name Certificate.So I ...
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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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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 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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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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Can we safely use two servers for installing a number of Microsoft Servers (Sharepoint, Exchange, OWA, Skype etc)

Ignoring speed and performance issues, and this would be for under 20 users, what would be the best minimal topology and order for installing these five MS 2016 application servers on top of Win2012R2 ...
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SharePoint 365 Share Sub Folder but root folder not visible

We have the following folder structure: Folder A ------------Folder A.1 ------------Folder A.2 ------------Document A.1 I want UserA to be able to see Folder A.2 but nothing else in that folder. So ...
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Delete an individual user profile from Office 365/Sharepoint Online MySite, using Powershell

I'm trying to work out a process that would allow my helpdesk to delete an individual user's profile from Office 365 sharepoint online using powershell. It's easy to connect to our Sharepoint Online ...
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Office 365 Mounted Workspaces disconnect after 2 hours - How to work around?

I'm trying to get my sharepoint workspaces on office 365 to mount like network drives. I can achieve this following microsoft guidelines, but after a while this fails. The user has to login again to ...
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Issues with syncing one drive intiailly

I manage this business with about 30-50 computers and mobile devices all with one drive/sharepoint through office 365. When I try and setup a new sync on computers, about half the time I get file ...
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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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Third-party SSD solutions in ProLiant Gen9 servers

has anyone experience with using consumer SSDs like the Samsung 850 Pro in an HP ProLiant Gen9 server with a Smart Array P440ar controller? Judging by various reports about older versions (Gen6 to ...
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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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Weird cut and paste behavior with mapped drives to Sharepoint online library

So I mapped a network drive to a Sharepoint document library- I actually asked a question about this here. I found users have the following problem: They browse to the drive in explorer They cut ...
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I can't map a network drive to sharepoint

On a Windows 8 client. I can browse to my sharepoint site in 365 without issues: https://myPublicserver.sharepoint.com But when I try to map a drive to that address I get this error: "The folder you ...
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install self signed cert on user computers

I'm currently running a test Sharepoint 2013 server. Not all users are within the internal network. They can bypass the self signed cert warning for Sharepoint easily but the Office Web Apps cert ...
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Passing AD identity from Sharepoint Online to Analysis Services Tabular on an Azure VM

We are presenting charts & reports in Excel Services hosted in SharePoint Online. The Excel files in turn connect to an Analysis Services Tabular Model hosted in an Azure VM. In order to use ...
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Does 2012 R2/TFS/SQL need limits set so it doesn't eat up disk space with logs?

Setup: Hyper-V 2012 R2 host, primary guest is TFS single server installation w/ SharePoint (includes SQL for TFS ops) This question was posted on StackExchange SharePoint WRT the SharePoint aspect ...
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Saving OneNote files to Linux server (no SharePoint) [closed]

Our users really like MS OneNote but recent versions ONLY allow saving files to the cloud (not acceptable for our business docs), or to a local SharePoint server. Since we're trying to get rid of ...
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/SharePoint/IIS/SMTP - emails are stuck in mailroot/Queue

I'm trying to configure SharePoint outgoing email to send e-mails via SMTP within the IIS pickup directory. Emails are just going into the mailroot/queue folder and stay there. They never actually get ...
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SharePoint Extended Web App 404 on One WFE only

I have a SharePoint farm with two WFEs. I have 1 web app with anonymous access enabled and windows authentication and 1 site collection within the web app. I have extended the web app to internet ...
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SharePoint Multiple Domain Name Best Practice

Simple question - what is the best practice to implement a sharepoint web application that needs to be accessible through two domain names (hostnames, i.e abc123.com and www.abc123.com)? From my ...
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Adding users to a group in a Forest trusted Domain

I am doing a cross forest migration for DC-A to DC-Z. on DC-A there's a SharePoint 2007 and I would like migrated users on Forest -Z to access SharePoint on Forest -A. What I have done so far is ...
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SharePoint 2010 not accessible

My complete SharePoint 2010 site is not accessible. However, the admin site is. The database is still OK. Error: Cannot open database "WSS_Site_Content" requested by the login. The login failed. Login ...
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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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Is it safe to have SQL Server auto-shrink turned on?

There are many SQL Server options that can be enabled for databases, and one of the most misunderstood ones is auto-shrink. Is it safe? If not, why not?
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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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Workflow Manager Config won't recognize open ports

Good afternoon, all! I'm trying to get Workflow Manager installed so I can do some dev. The Configuration for Service Bus section of the Config Wizard has a problem seeing the open ports on the ...
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Sharepoint Search crawl not working

Search Crawling is error out on my MOSS 2007 installation. I get the following error for all the web apps I have following error in Crawl logs. http://mysites.devserver URL could not be resolved. ...
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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 upgrade From wss 3.0

I am in the middle of a TFS2010 with WSS3.0 upgrade to TFS2013 update2 with Sharepoint2013 SP1. I have successfully upgraded the content databases from WSS3.0 to Sharepoint foundation 2010. But in the ...
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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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“Limited Access” permission de-selection

How do I de-select the "Limited Access" permission in SharePoint when it's not editable? When I create a new user or new group the "Limited Access" permission is already selected and cannot be ...
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SharePoint 2010 deployment problem after added a new server to existing farm

I have SharePoint 2010 farm with one server. I'm developing some features in a sharepoint farm solution (not sandbox because there are some user rights problem). All feature scopes are set to "Site". ...
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SharePoint Foundation 2010 Existing files after upgrade are read only

Over the weekend we upgraded our server, including SharePoint. Previously we were using WSS3.0 on Server 2008R2. We moved to SharePoint Foundation 2010 on Server 2012R2. We also have Exchange 2016 ...
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What are the differences between Site Administrators configured in the two locations of SharePoint?

In SharePoint it is possible to configure the Primary and Secondary site collection administrators from SharePoint Central Administration. It is also possible to configure them from the Site ...
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Grant Sharepoint Access to all employees

What's the easiest way to grant access to all the employees of our company to sharepoint portal. There are some general sites which all employees have read access. So Do I have to create an AD group ...
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Working ADFS webapplication proxy. No SSO from webbroser to MSOFBA

We're implementing an WebApplication Proxy (WAP) on Windows server 2012R2 for our organisation to replace the authenticatin/SSO features of TMG. Currently we have a working WAP with SSO for: - ...
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Sharepoint 2013 intermittent 401 Unauthorized

I see intermittent HTTP/1.1 401 Unauthorized from all WFE, all SiteCols, various Browsers It affects only Images that would otherwise load with a 304 not modified Response and some XMLHTTP requests. ...
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w3wp process using 100% cpu and not attached to any of the application pool

SharePoint server 2010 is having 2 w3wp process which is not attached to any of the application pool in the system(IIS -> Worker Process Not listing) and not listing using appcmd command. But it is ...