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SharePoint 2007 is a collaboration platform by Microsoft.

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SharePoint SQL DB is nearly 50 GB. Cannot shrink due to lost/expired SA password

Back in June of last year I posted about how our old SharePoint '07 database has grown exorbitantly large. The problem is that C:\ and E:\ are on a single VMDK and the C:\ parition is nearly out of ...
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UnauthorizedAccessException in ASP.NET application after changing application pool identity

I have a SharePoint (MOSS 2007) instance running on Windows Server 2003 and IIS 6. In IIS, I have set up an ASP.NET application via a virtual directory under the SharePoint website. SharePoint is ...
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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 (intranet....
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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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migrate SharePoint to SBS Server

We have a SharePoint 2003 server and we need to migrate that data to SharePoint 2011 on a SBS server. We cannot use the migration tool because one of the servers is SBS and the other is not. We ...
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Can I run sharepoint 2007 native report viewer in synchonous mode?

We are hosting a SharePoint MOSS 2007 environment and installed and use the Native Report Viewer with SSRS 2005. All works fine from the LAN, but from internet, the report viewer displayes a page not ...
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Sharepoint 2007 - Transaction log full

So I have this SharePoint 2007 site that is basically trash. I'm supposed to just toss it, but I'm in need of copying all of the data in form of traditional files and folders from certain projects. ...
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Bigger ProjectServer farm is performing worse

I am using Project Server 2007 sp3 with SharePoint 2007 sp3 and SQL Server 2008 r2. I have recently moved my farm from 2 servers (1 DB and 1 App/Web) to a very big farm having Many Servers, Clustered ...
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A sharepoint solution cannot be removed when a job is scheduled or running

I've been trying to remove my solution from Sharepoint 2007 but getting an error on the Central Admin page and when I do stsadm -o deletesolution -name MySolution.wsp -override from command line it ...
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SharePoint Sites go into read-only when SQL Server Backup is running

I have SharePoint 2007. When the database backups run using SQLCMD, SharePoint sites go into read-only. Users can't add anything to the sites and the buttons are grayed out. On the backend the ...
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Which Sharepoint 2007 databases do I backup for migration to Sharepoint 2010?

This is a follow on question from, Use backup restore then attach in Sharepoint 2007 to 2010 migration. There are 5 databases in the SQL Server Instance for Sharepoint Server 2007: ...
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Use backup restore then attach in Sharepoint 2007 to 2010 migration

The microsoft technet article for using the detach/attach method for migrating from Sharepoint 2007 to 2010 is here, http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc263299.aspx. However, I would like to ...
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IIS 6 prompts for creditials when on server, but not from client

I have a MOSS 2007 farm running on windows server 2003 R2 64 bit and IIS 6. When I try to connect to the farm locally on the server, no matter what site, CA or any of the SharePoint web apps I get ...
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How to share video file (DVD) in company's network to employees without them being able to take it home?

I have small network with 50+ users with SBS 2003, MOSS 2007 and File server (all Microsoft software). We've got some video's that we want to share with users without them being able to save it and ...
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Backup Exec: How to restore Sharepoint content database to filesystem?

I have a problem with Backup Exec 2010 and a Sharepoint 2007 site. I wanted to restore some deleted files from a documentlibrary with Backup Exec. However this was only partial successfully. For some ...
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How do you list all sites/pages on a SharePoint 2007 Web Application that a particular solution (WSP) is referenced?

Is there an stsadm() command (or some other method) that will show everywhere that a Solution is being used. I would like to get the results in a list using either the solution GUID or the fully ...
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SharePoint Upgade Question

My company will be upgrading our SharePoint 2007 site to SP2010 and I know how to do it. But there is one step in the migration step that I don't. The pre-upgrade checker will give you a list of ...
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What Steps are Required to Restore SQL Server 2005 Master Database used with Sharepoint 2007?

The master database on our SQL Server 2005 instance appears to be corrupted. Since this database powers our MOSS 2007 installation, what steps must be taken to restore master and ensure that MOSS ...
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Sharepoint permissions

this is a repost from Stack Overflow, thought some of the server fault guys might have some input on this. Just a general question regarding permissions in Sharepoint. Is there an open-source, free ...
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Sharepoint forms-based to integrated authentication

We have an existing Office SharePoint 2007 server farm doing out of the box NTLM integrated authentication. Our web developer would like a landing page for external users using forms based ...
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Is it possible to change the content database of an existing SharePoint '07 web app?

Disclaimer: I'm very much an accidental SharePoint admin so I greatly appreciate your patience. My SharePoint farm's database server is EOL and about to die. I have managed to get the config database ...
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WSS 3.0 Forms Authentification for RoleManager

I'm trying to set up Forms Authentification with LDAP in SharePoint 2007 (WSS 3.0). I made it to the point where I can see users with prefix ad:<username> but I'm having trouble to get ...
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Sharepoint people-picker with external domain trust

I have a MOSS 2007 server in an environment with both a two way cross forest trust and a two way external trust. Users in the forest-trusted forest happily show up in peoplepicker, but I get nothing ...
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Issue in configuration of SSRS

Windows Server 2003 R2 with SQL Server 2008 R2: During installation accidentally I selected "instance for Sharepoint server". Now I want to install the SSRS, in fact I installed it, by adding features ...
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Can't submit timesheets on Project 2007 and Server 2008R2 new install

I'm trying to test move a SharePoint 2007 and Project 2007 to Server 2008R2 and using SQL 2008 as the backend. I'm setting it up just like I have done numerous times for Server '03 and there are no ...
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What are the dangers/consequences of reducing the SharePoint_Config_log database?

I have used DBCC ShrinkFile on a SharePoint_Config_log database and I'm wondering what the consequences of this action may be? The log file was growing upwards to >11 GB for an 8GB database and space ...
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I can't view the default SSP's "Shared Services Admin Site" and I cannot make any changes to a newly created SSP through the "Site Actions" tab

I'm trying changed the "Search Settings" of a SharedServicesProvider so that I can change what kind of things can be searched in a SharePoint site, but I'm hitting a roadblock here. For the default ...
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Moving article between sites in MOSS 2007

We are avid useres of the wiki functionality in our sharepoint 2007 server. Now we want to restructure the information hierarchy. This means its required to move articles between sites (meaning ...
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Windows Phone 7 and Sharepoint

Do I need to install/configuge the (entire and expensive) Windows Sharepoint Server (is the 2007 version sufficient?) or am I fine with Sharepoint Services 3.0 in order to work with the sharepoint ...
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Sharepoint with Apache reverse proxy using a subdirectory

Our team is new to Apache. We have a SharePoint 2007 app that sits on our internal server, at an address we'll call http://internal.site.com. We are required to use Apache as a reverse proxy from the ...
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SharePoint WSS3.0 how much free space should I be running with

My Sharepoint WSS 3.0 box is running into various issues and I notice it has less that 3GB free HDD space. what is the recommended amount for a sharepoint server to keep free and available? This is ...
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Managing SharePoint permissions via Active Directory?

My company has thousands of employees organized thoroughly via Active Directory. I have confidence in the accuracy of the Department and Title information displayed in the user profiles. I'm helping ...
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Sharepoint 2007 Not updating Username, resulting in not sending email notifications

We are running Sharepoint 2007 here and I recently changed a number of details for one user's account in Active Directory (she changed her last name). I left her account name the same (lets say ...
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SharePoint Document Library Search - Title property indexed only up to 64 characters

I am trying to get the Title property indexed as a crawled property, and then merged into the Title managed property - though I can't seem to find it as a choice in the crawled properties. I searched ...
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Update Sharepoint 2007 MySites layout and web parts for already deployed MySites

We are looking to change our users' MySite home pages to make them more useful. I can find information on how to update the MySite template used to deploy new MySites, but I need to make the changes ...
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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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Is there a way to allow administrators to change or reset user passwords?

We have a custom MembershipProvider implementation using form-based authentication (FBA) under Sharepoint 2007. I've searched high and low on Google, but only found: Active directory and FBA ...
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List all documents (webparts) and sites using a certain solution in sharepoint 2007

I would like to uninstall a Sharepoint application template (GroupBoard Workspace to be exact) but I want to make sure nothing currently relies on it. I don't see any functions within stsadm that ...
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Create a Sharepoint 2007 Page Layout that can be used to create new pages

I am trying to replace some of the, frankly dreadful, out of box page layouts in Sharepoint 2007. I have followed the documentation provided by Microsoft but this does not result in my page layout ...
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How can I delete all alerts for a user in Sharepoint 2007 without visiting every site?

A user leaves the organisation. Their account is removed from active directory. Their user object does not get removed from Sharepoint, and their alerts remain in place. This generates ...
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Recover Sharepoint 2007

here is the scoop: have backups of all config and content databases do NOT have master and msdb backups Need to restore baseline functionality ASAP. What is the best way to approach this?
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Sharepoint 2007 Document Library - lost ability to rename documents

I administer a Sharepoint 2007 site. All the following occur for any user, including the farm admin user, so I am assuming this has nothing to do with permissions. On one document library only, the ...
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Exchange Server 2007 - Windows Integrated Authentication

I'm trying to get Exchange Server 2007 to work with Windows Integrated Authenticated unsuccessfully. At the moment it's working with Basic Authentication. I followed the instructions in here but ...
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If I add a new user to my sharepoint site as contributor, do I need to recrawl?

I have a sharepoint 2007 site. If I add a new user to either my custom contributor or Reader groups of site, I need to re-crawl the content in order for them to see the search results. Is it normal ...
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Unable to open documents from SharePoint 2007

I have a number of individuals (all from the same external group) who are unable to open documents from our extranet site, which is running SharePoint 2007. The exact error is: No connectivity with ...
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Display Document Library Folder contents on a different Sharepoint 2007 Site

What I want to do seems incredibly simple, but I am getting nowhere quickly searching and reading about this. I need to list some policy documents on a Sharepoint page on our corporate intranet. ...
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Allowing Sharepoint to relay email through Exchange

I have written a Sharepoint 2007 web part that sends a field from a form to a specified email address. I have got the form working as I require, but at present it can only send to internal email ...
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Unextending Sharepoint 2007 Web Application from a zone

When our Sharepoint was migrated from Sharepoint 2003 to Sharepoint 2007 (both fully paid versions), the consultants who carried it out extended each web app into two IIS sites/zones (e.g. the ...
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Sharepoint causing 2nd login when downloading documents

We have Sharepoint 2007 setup with Integrated Windows Authentication and it works fine for the most part. When users access the site, the dialog comes up and has them type in their username/password ...
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Sharing Sharepoint documents outside intranet

My company utilizes Sharepoint 2007 internally to store and share documents. Now, however, we would like to include our customers in more of the development. Therefore we want to be able to share our ...
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