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Sharepoint 2007 Backup Solutions? [closed]

SharePoint 2007 comes in with a built-in backup facility, but I've heard bad things about it. Namely, you can backup but not restore the configuration database, and generally that restoring is always ...
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Stopping Microsoft Office 2010 from integrating with Subversion server as if it's Sharepoint

We have an Apache Subversion server that we store (amongst other things) all of our documentation on. We have a lot of Word, Excel, PDF etc. documents in svn, and all of our users use TortoiseSVN as ...
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Slow Sharepoint Server 2010

I have a sharepoint 2010 installation that is running really slowly. The installation is set up as follows, I have a domain controller (Server 2008 64 bit) with active directory and DNS set up I ...
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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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Maximum size of SharePoint content databases

Another question from talking to the SharePoint gurus while teaching MCM yesterday. The SharePoint guidelines are that content databases above 100GB are not supported. Without getting into the reasons ...
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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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Risks involved in setting up Kerberos authentication for WSS Reporting Services

We have an established Intranet based on WSS with two front ends and a database. Currently all authentication is NTLM. We have installed Reporting Services In Integration Mode. RS works as long as ...
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Sharepoint 2010 - “We did not find any results for” keyword

I have a single-server deployment of Sharepoint Foundation 2010 (via Microsoft Search Server 2010 Express). When it comes to searching content in a basic Sharepoint site the stand-alone search page ...
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WSS3.0 to SharePoint Foundation 2010 upgrade

I've got a Windows 2003 x86 server with a small WSS3.0 installation. Now we've bought a new server with Windows Server 2008 x64 and installed SharePoint Foundation 2010 on it. I wish to transfer the ...
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Windows Sharepoint Services Login Problem

I am wanting to try out Windows Sharepoint Services on my Windows 2008 Box at home. The Windows 2008 Server is a domain controller. I have installed IIS 7, Active Directory, SQL 2008 Standard and ...
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How do you get SharePoint back in sync when you change a user's sAMAccountName?

I have observed on SharePoint 2010 that if you change the sAMAccountName of a user after the user has logged into a SharePoint site collection, the tp_Login field in the UserInfo table does not get ...
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Remotely from Chrome or IE page loads ~60seconds, from Firefox or IE on local machine - instantly

The problem: If i access SharePoint from Windows 7 with IE8 or Chrome5 - I must wait for like a minute to get a response. If i use other Windows 7 with IE8, just the same - just wait a MINUTE. If i ...
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Dealing with moved documents and sites in Sharepoint

My organisation has recently restructured, and as a result, we have to move a bunch of team sites in our Sharepoint 2007 Intranet (MOSS). This is going to result in changed URLs and broken links in ...
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SharePoint issues after account SID changed

I have a problem with SharePoint. Basically the SID of my Windows Account changed (not sure why, still investigating) and SharePoint simply doesn't know me anymore - I get access denied messages and ...
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Installing Sharepoint 2007 on Windows Server 2008 R2

we are using in our lab a clean installation of Windows Server 2008 R2 which is running as Hyper-V instance. Today we wanted to install a clean installation of Sharepoint 2007 with SP1 on this machine ...
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Compatability error Installing Sharepoint w/ SP1 on Windows 2008 R2 RC

I am trying to install sharepoint 2007 enterprise with SP1 on Windows Server 2008 R2 RC 64 bit. I am getting a compatibility error. Here is the text: [Window Title] Program Compatibility Assistant ...
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Identifying HTTP requests

So I'm looking to remove IIS from a few servers we used to have WSUS running on but machines are still contacting it (albeit very few) and I can't fathom where some of the requests are coming from. ...
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Sharepoint error 403 access forbidden

I am new to sharepoint and after creating a new web application this is what i'm getting - The website declined to show this webpage HTTP 403 Most likely causes: •This website requires you to ...
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Distribution lists in Sharepoint

I'm looking to move all of our Exchange Public Folder contents to a WSS 3.0 server including several contact lists. The problem I've run into is that the distribution lists that have been created in ...
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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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Sharepoint and ADL-DS

Can I install SharePoint 2010 on Windows Server 2008 and using the Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services (formerly ADAM) for Authentication and autorization? Do I loose something in ...
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SharePoint metadata not visible to users

I'm working on a dynamic page that does data lookups based on metadata in the term store. So I have a Managed Metadata column set up and I can use it to query lists and such with no problem. I also ...
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Replication keeps popping up on SharePoint databases

My typical discovery scenario: We receive an alert that the transaction log is growing quickly. We are in Simple Recovery so I go to check it out. Log is already sized to 100GB and is at 80% ...
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Sharepoint 2007 hard disk failure

Tonight we have experienced an HD failure that does not make MOSS to start correctly anymore. We have backups and we have a new sharepoint 2010 farm that we have configured last week because we were ...
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Sharepoint site settings add on ssl port number?

WSS 3.0 IIS6/WinSever2003 CAG We have several WSS sites on a SharePoint WSS box that talk to the outside, all of which are SSL enabled. So you get a CAG(Citrix Access Gateway) to translate the 443 ...
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Installing SharePoint Server 2010 on Windows 7 x64

I'm trying to install SharePoint Server 2010 on my Windows 7 x64 environment for development. I'm using the RTM .iso from MSDN. When I try to install, I get an error that my environment isn't ...
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Disabling X-FRAME-OPTION: SAMEORIGIN HTTP Response Header on SharePoint/PowerPivot xlsviewer.aspx

I need to frame a page being served by SharePoint 2010's xlsviewer.aspx but this page is setting the HTTP response header X-FRAME-OPTION to SAMEORIGIN, so IE8 refuses to render the page in a frame on ...