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Is SharePoint Auditing something separately licensed? [migrated]

I am trying to get a solution for an internal company request. We have a set of reports that are used throughout the company, and we want to track who/when(maybe where) downloaded one of these Excel ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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'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 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 - how to create a lookup field that is text instead of a drop-down (or similar)? [migrated]

In sharepoint, I have a list (staff) and a document library and have successfully made a custom lookup column/field from the document library pointing to the staff list (staff id column). This ...
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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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Why are changes lost when users check-in documents in SharePoint?

Here is what some users are doing: Checkout a document from SharePoint Edit the document in Office (e.g. Excel or PowerPoint) Save the document. Check-in the document The document library is ...
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Sharepoint Central Administration stuck / high CPU usage

I'm using WSS 3 and I recently added a new web application to my SharePoint Server. After adding it, I wasn't able to open the Central Administration site. I also noticed that there was a w3wp.exe ...
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how to identify and eliminate previously assigned port

We are running Sharepoint WSS3.0 2007 standard. We used to allow a sister division to utilize this product. I have moved them to a Google site. Now, I believe I want to make certain that the port is ...
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Service hanging for some time then respond

Well I had several SharePoint 2007 web application that works as an archive storage space. I built a solution that uses SharePoint and deploy it on each web application. This solution has a viewer ...
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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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Push an MS SQLServer database table to SharePoint 2010

I have a database table on my local MSSQL Server that I need to give my remote customers read only access to. They run SharePoint 2010 and would like to access the table using this, I have a login to ...
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Users on company domain accessing a SharePoint site or SharePoint drive mapping results in prompt for credentials

Overnight, seemingly, SharePoint on a server in our domain has stopped automatically logging in users via Windows Authentication, in two instances: a local intranet site that is SharePoint ...
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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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Sharepoint 2010 cannot get to search results page

I am running SharePoint 2010 on a single server set-up. (enterprise I believe). I thought I had search set-up properly, but I cannot get to the search results page. It just throws an internal error, ...
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Multiple logins for separate hosts behind Web Application Proxy 2012

We're running SharePoint 2013 and allow external access via Microsoft's Web Application Proxy. When I connect to SharePoint from it, the profile images do not load because they are served up from the ...
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Correlation id Sharepoint 2010

I have some problem with my Sharepoint 2010. When I try select from existing assignments, I getting the following error: I try investigate this in event viewer, I tried using PowerShell to find out ...
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how do i combine multiple powershell scripts in a guided install (for example with wix) but without the trail (ARP etc.)

I am working on a project where we need to repeat certain steps with powershell to deploy stuff. i would like to create a process/install guidance (steps supported with UI) with WIX but after the msi ...
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What would automatically cause a sessionState-related change in the web.config of a WSS 3 instance?

On our production SharePoint (WSS 3) installation we recently encountered various issues, the root cause of which we narrowed down to this (apparently automatic) change in the web.config: Before ...
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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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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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Dump all files on a SharePoint server

So, we have just started rebuilding one our new customers' IT infrastructure, and they are moving away from SharePoint. Now, is there any way to dump the all the files from the SharePoint server in ...
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Can SharePoint 2013 and Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 run on the same server?

We have a new Windows 2012 server with SQL Server 2012 and Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 running on it. I have been asked to install SharePoint 2013 on this server also. I know GP 2013 now uses SSRS for ...
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Sharepoint - Announcement Permissions

I've got a strange situation. I've been added to a support role that has an older install of Sharepoint (2007). One of my users approached me to ask me about a strange issue. When she opens the ...
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Creating a new Active Directory account with an InfoPath form

I am setting up a business partner portal in our Sharepoint server. There will be an AD group with permissions limited to viewing and possibly contributing to the specific business partner site and ...
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What's your best practice Recovery Model for SharePoint databases

Paul Randal asked some really nice questions about best practices for SharePoint SQL databases. Today, while helping a customer to maintain SharePoint installation he asked me a question about best ...
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Sharepoint 2010 - Uploads take so long they time out

I am trying to upload a 5MB file to our Sharepoint site. It is unbearably slow when it works, but most of the time it just spins for a while until it times out. I have increased the timeout on IIS but ...
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Reset crawled content for one content source in MOSS

I'm using MOSS 2007 and I want to wipe out the search index and do a full re-crawl of one of my content sources. I see the link to 'Reset all crawled content' but I don't want to have to re-crawl the ...
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IIS ARR and SharePoint 2013

I am trying to access SharePoint 2013 over the internet using an IIS ARR for rewriting and SSL offloading. Currently, when I access SharePoint via my internal network using the following URL ...
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Sharepoint 2007 - Webpart - Add New Item

We are using SharePoint Server 2007 to maintain a calendar. There is a view that contains a webpart (Agenda, see picture) with a 'Add New Item' (Nieuw Item Toevoegen) button. On the left side, you ...
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Changing farm account in Sharepoint 2010

After changing the the farm account to a domain user account I get the following error when trying to access the Central Administration page: "Cannot connect to configuration database" After I ...
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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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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 ...