turn off an option of advanced configuration in sharepoint 2010 foundation

I have a SharePoint 2010 Foundation and an option turn off  without anyone touching.

the option "allow document library items can be downloaded to clients without connection" it set up as disabled without anyone touching.

Any Idea?

Thanks.
limmontreefreeAsked:
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FastFngrzCommented:
I've never heard of a bit getting flipped without a good reason... usually a human reason :)

I would audit your list of people that have Full Control to the document library in question.  Also audit your list of Site Collection Administrators.  Make sure that only a few people have the ability to turn it off, and question them the next time it happens.

It's possible that the content database is corrupt and that's creeping in, but you'd likely see more problems than just that if there was database corruption.

There's an ugly auditing feature that can be enabled and queried via PowerShell (See http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en/sharepoint2010general/thread/53e79142-88c9-48f1-b5a5-a6259c9f6f97) that might catch your culprit, but it would be hard.

An easier audit would be to narrow the time window in which the option gets turned off, and then go through the associated IIS logs to determine who/what/where/when actually was visiting the _layouts/listedit.aspx page that enables turning it on/off!  

Use "findstr /s /c:"_layouts/listedit.aspx" C:\inetpub\logs\*.log  to search the IIS logs to expose who's been visiting List (including document library) settings.

Good Luck!
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Justin SmithSr. System EngineerCommented:
This is a stretch, but are you using Firefox?

Verify in Site Settings - Search and Offline Availability, that offline is enabled.
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FastFngrzCommented:
Are you saying that this option turns off without anyone claiming to have turned it off? Or are you saying that you would like it turned off by default when a new document library is created?

It would be easy enough to write a powershell script to enumerate all existing document libraries in a webapp/site collection/site and flip that bit on or off, depending on what you want.
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limmontreefreeAuthor Commented:
ACH1LLES: --> I'm using Internet Explorer 9 and my problem is The property "offline Avaliability" automatic is set "Disabled", and don't know why. But this is a problem becouse the users can't sincronize the site with sharepoint workspace.

I don't want the "OFFLINE AVALIABITY" BECAME TO  DISABLED.  BUT NOW THAT IS APPENING.

FastFngrz, sorry my bad english, I say "that this option turns off without anyone claiming to have turned it off" --> That is the problem.

thanks
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Justin SmithSr. System EngineerCommented:
I thought you are saying the option on the LIBRARY is disabled?  Is that not the case?  I'm telling you you have to turn on the option for the SITE before you can turn it on on the library.
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limmontreefreeAuthor Commented:
Hello again:

In the SITE is enabled the option, and is enabled in teh document gallery too. and works fine during some days. but one day without anybody touch, the option is dissabled in the document gallery. and the users can't sincronize from workspace
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limmontreefreeAuthor Commented:
One thing more,

The firt time happened, I obtain another error in the event viewer saying that the sharepoint  user password for service account was expired, then i renew  teh password.

Thanks  
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FastFngrzCommented:
Is this still an issue?  (the expiring service account, that is) BTW: you should set your service accounts to have non-expiring passwords, unless you have a 2008 Domain mode, then SharePoint can reset password via managed accounts.

Anything in the IIS logs to help?
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limmontreefreeAuthor Commented:
I set the user Acount to "password not expire" and at the moment no more events about that.

In the IIS events nothing important.

Many thanks
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FastFngrzCommented:
So in your IIS logs, you cannot locate any instances of a user (even you!) visiting a URL with _layouts/listedit.aspx in it?  Very unusual...  I'd expect to see that when you visit that page to see what the setting was..
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limmontreefreeAuthor Commented:
I looked in the windows even viewer folder IIS,

Exactly where do you want I look in?

Thanks
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FastFngrzCommented:
On the C: drive, in C:\inetpub\logs there are a bunch of W3SVC* folders... each one corresponding to a SharePoint Web Application (and some that don't!) ..

If you opened an elevated command prompt (run as administrator) and execute
findstr /s /c:"_layouts/listedit.aspx" C:\inetpub\logs\*.log

You'll get all the entries where listedit.aspx was called... the client name, client ip and date/time too!
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limmontreefreeAuthor Commented:
Sorry for the late I haven0t found time to restart the issue.

And today i found that in one site without notbody touch has activated the versions option...

Soon i´ll look the IIS and post it.

thanks
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FastFngrzCommented:
I'll bet you just have a case of too many chef's in the kitchen. Either that or someone is out to make you look foolish. Either way the iis logs will identify the culprit.
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limmontreefreeAuthor Commented:
Thanks
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limmontreefreeAuthor Commented:
Finally, change multiple passwords and has not passed, I think, that someone was trying to annoy.
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limmontreefreeAuthor Commented:
Thaks everybody
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