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Questions tagged [sharepoint]

Microsoft SharePoint is a software platform and a family of software products developed by Microsoft for collaboration and web publishing combined. These capabilities include developing web sites, portals, intranets, content management systems, search engines, wikis, blogs, and other tools for business intelligence. This family of products include: Microsoft SharePoint Server, Microsoft SharePoint Foundation, Microsoft Search Server, Microsoft SharePoint D

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Is metadata an argument for using SharePoint over file shares?

I am trying to compile a list of reasons (if they exist) for using SharePoint over sticking to classic file shares on a Windows file server. I read somewhere that SharePoint has meta data (which I ...
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How we can have the ability to build a new sharepoint server which have the same sharepoint patches installed

we have couple of sharepoint 2013/2016 farms, and they all shared these architecture :- one sharepoint application server which have sharepoint server installed. one database server which have the ...
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Using Azure Conditional Access to control downloading from SharePoint/OneDrive

I'm trying to use Azure Conditional Access to control downloading from SharePoint/OneDrive, but i'm completely new to this. I wish to be able to use OneDrive (the business app) AND to download/sync ...
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Is AppFabric 1.1 compatible with Windows Server 2016?

So I am trying to install Sharepoint Server 2019 on a box with Windows Server 2016 that is not connected to the Internet. You can see the software and hardware requirements here: https://docs....
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Commvault job details displaying wrong SharePoint version

I was checking my environment in detail this morning and noticed that the job details for our SharePoint SQL backups in Commvault are displaying the wrong SharePoint version. It's saying SharePoint ...
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MS Edge truncating source files, Sharepoint 2016

With the latest Edge updates this (or last) month we have experienced several issues with formatting and some JS. Looking into it today I can see that Edge appears to be truncating some files that it ...
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SharePoint sites not working after try to upgrade to TFS 2018

I'm a newbie at TFS administration, learning how to help the TFS administrator. We've upgrading from TFS 2015 to TFS 2018. I started on our experimental TFS server. I ran the update to TFS 2018 to ...
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Leveraging Local AD Groups with Azure AD Connect for Sharepoint in Office 365

We have an on-premise Active Directory that is using Azure Active Directory Connect to synchronize User and Group objects to Azure AD/Office 365. Our organization is interested in beginning to use ...
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SharePoint - HAProxy reverse-proxy (issue with SSL)

UPDATE BELOW I decided to use HAProxy as reverse-proxy for SharePoint sites and without SSL everything works fine, but with SSL I can't start haproxy.service. I was trying with many configurations, ...
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Sharepoint 2016 Backup Database Permissions

We have a VMware Windows Server 2012R2 server VM running Sharepoint Server 2016. It connects to a separate dedicated SQL Server 2016 for all its DB needs. Whenever our Veeam Backup & Replication ...
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Service account access to SharePoint online

I've got a ASP.NET web site, which runs in a custom app pool using an AD service account. The web site which is only available on the internal network is supplied by a third party vendor, as such we ...
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Windows Server GPO Sharepoint

Is there a way to have our organisations office365 sharepoint files automatically synced with a client PC? If not, is there any other solution for accessing a file repository for a group/team of ...
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Sharepoint online force langauge everywhere

Sharepoint Online has been on Swedish language. Now I am trying to force English everywhere. Azure AD Connect is syncronizing users to AAD, changing the AD-Attribute preferredLanguage to en-US did ...
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RequestedSecurityToken is not issued in usernamemixed call

Am developing server side code (CRM Plugin) which talks to SharePoint Online (REST API) from Dynamics 365 CRM Online. Am not getting the //t:RequestedSecurityToken, as our Security team is having some ...
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Is it possible to map an O365 Sharepoint folder as a drive on a VM (for all users of the VM)?

Is there a good way to map an O365 Sharepoint folder as a drive (for all users of an Azure VM)? Ideally, a way where frequent re-authentication by a specific user is not required and the users's ...
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Uninstall SharePoint during decomission of SBS2011?

I've read that you should uninstall Exchange from SBS2011 when you're going to decommission the server to remove some unnecessary objects from AD, which would be problematic if left around when ...
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Justify our domain

Not sure if this is outside the realm, asking serverfault about going server-less, but I'm not sure where to ask this. I'm a sys admin for a medium size nonprofit who wants to not only eliminate our ...
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Sharepoint 2016 Alerts and Workflow emails not working using SMTP

I'd like to ask for your help in Sharepoint 2016 topic. My main problem is that alert/workflow alert emails doesn't go out. Every other emais sent out from Sharepoint works for example invitations, ...
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AD FS - Having Federated Web SSO, the Account partner fails to login to SharePoint, whereas Resource partner is OK

When implementing Federated Web SSO design between to access SharePoint in resource partner organization and when seemingly doing everything correctly as within step-by-step tutorial Windows Server ...
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Move SharePoint Farm SQL Database to Always On Availability Group

I'm working on an environment wherein I've a SharePoint Farm that uses a single SQL server as a backend. Lately I've configured that SQL server to be a part of an availability group and I want to ...
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adfs asking admin credentials why?

Iam working as a system admin, my company got the sharepoint project. So we need to install sharepoint server with ADFS configuration. But why ADFS asking domain administrator password during the ...
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why adfs configuration required domain administrator password

I plan to configure ADFS in my sharepoint server. i have seperate AD DC. While configuring adfs in sharepoint it require my DC Admin password, Shall i give the admin password to configure, if this ...
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TFS User Profiles Username Does Not Match Active Directory

We are using TFS V.15. It's my understanding TFS sits on top of SharePoint and SharePoint gets user updates from Active Directory. I was under the impression TFS users get updated from TFSJobAgent.exe....
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How to change “Issued to” in Server certificates (for self-signed certificate)?

I'm faced with an address mismatch in my Self-signed ssl certificate in my sharepoint site. I suspect I have to change the "Issued to" section, which is the common name in my server certificate to ...
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HTTPS shown but website is insecure (apache)

I'm creating a reverse proxy for my sharepoint site using apache server on CentOS. I added SSL certification but my website shows this: Https is shown but my site is insecure! My sharepoint ...
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The backing-file for the real-time session “WSSUSAGESESSION15” has reached its maximum size

Our SharePoint 2013 server is logging the following error message every 5min which is really filling up our Eventlogs. The question is now how we can close/stop this? Log Name: Microsoft-Windows-...
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TFS/Sharepoint trust relationship broken

I have inherited a TFS server that was also hosting a sharepoint collection. I moved the server onto a new domain - let's call the old one DOMAIN and the new one NEW. All seemed to go OK - where I ...
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Sharepoint errror accessing files and opening directories in explorer [closed]

IT replaced my machine with a more powerful one (same OS Windows 7 64 bit Pro) and I no longer can open any MS Office files from Sharepoint. They provide Office 2010 so no solutions from 2013 apply. ...
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Need guidance regarding upgrade to server 2016

This is a very small development system and there is not a dedicated IT resource. It is a single hosting server running 2012 R2 with all its hosted VM servers also running 2012 R2. There are a few ...
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How can I report on who has viewed a file in an Office 365 SharePoint library?

I want to store a bunch of policies in a SharePoint library (Office 365) and want to be able to report on all users who have viewed the document. I could do it like this: https://support.office.com/...
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Word 2010 security warning when opening files from Sharepoint

My office machine has been replaced as the lease expired, they do that by issuing machines on the current lease, previously used by someone else. So I am on the same Windows 7 64bit Pro, running IE 11 ...
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CRM - Serverbased Sharepoint Integration

I am trying to connect our CRM to Sharepoint For this I need to add the CRM as new SPTrustedSecurityTokenIssuer. New-SPTrustedSecurityTokenIssuer –Name "crm" –IsTrustBroker:$false –MetadataEndpoint ...
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Hiding access restricted tiles on sharepoint

I have a sharepoint page with multiple tiles on it. Some of the tiles are access restricted to some users. If restricted user looks at the page they see an "access denied" or an "Error" message on ...
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Post Sharepoint 2013 to 2016 Upgrade - Search Broken

I've recently completed upgrading a Sharepoint 2013 to 2016 upgrade by following the official MS technet guide. (https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc303436(v=office.16).aspx) It is a very ...
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How to disable SharePoint Online file sharing email warnings?

We have disabled the feature that users can share files to other users or external contacts in SharePoint Online. But sometimes they do send a link of a file to a colleague, if they are sure that the ...
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SharePoint 2013 doesn't send emails

My SharePoint 2013 has stopped sending emails suddenly. I have checked my SMTP settings and outgoing email from central admin and have tried to use PowerShell to test it via this command: [Microsoft....
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SharePoint 2013 Alternate Access Mappings to add additional external and internal URL

I'm very new to SharePoint administration. Here's my scenario. I have a sharepoint, that I'm migrating. I'll call the current sharepoint "oldsharepoint", and the one I'm migrating to, "...
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Azure IAAS SharePoint Farm - Custom domain

I have been tasked with figuring out how to setup a SharePoint 2016 farm in AZURE IAAS with VMs. I have a dev farm setup with a virtual network with DC, SQL, Single Farm VM. I have an internal domain ...
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All SharePoint dbs are recovery pending

After a power outage, where everything went down, all SharePoint databases have Recovery Pending status. It was a relatively fresh install and no backups have been made yet (don't shoot me, I'll do it ...
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Adding VM's to Domain

I am trying to configure SP farm, in Azure, following steps mention in this article - https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/mt723354(v=office.16).aspx But after creating Sql VM('sqlVM' ), I am ...
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new server in server farm disconnected pwa to project server web app

we have server farm with SharePoint and Project Server 2013 and we havent any problem in last year but today cant connect any client Microsoft Project 2013 Professional to server PWA /_vti_bin/PSI/...
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Migrating from DropBox to OneDrive/SharePoint

We currently have a DropBox that is used by 60 people. They all use the same login account. We currently use Exchange and would like to make use of the OneDrive and SharePoint option to implement SSO. ...
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SharePoint 2013 cannot log in after windows update

After some updates on Windows Server 2012 Domain Controller, I am unable to login to SharePoint server. It is asking for credentials 3 times and then it displays blank page. Central admin page is ...
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O365 Sharepoint Not Registering Group Change

I've got an Azure AD group called "Employees". It had one member in it. I added the group to a Document List in SharePoint so everyone in the group would have a certain level of permissions in it. I ...
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Force HTTP to HTTPS redirect

I have a site on SharePoint and I have implemented HTTP To HTTPS redirect successfully. However, if user goes to the URL and remove 's' from 'https' then site becomes accessible without SSL. I want ...
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Sharepoint Online auto acceleration not working

I am trying to work out an SSO solution for a customer of mine who is using SharePoint online with Office 365. I have the following test environment: Domain Server (+ certificate services) ADFS ...
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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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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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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 ...