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Microsoft Sharepoint is a software platform and family of software products used 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 and collaboration. SharePoint has a Microsoft Office-like interface, and it is closely integrated with the Office suite.

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Hi all, i have a customer migrating on sharepoint online.
He choose sharepoint online cause he hasn't enough resources on local ict site, and has a good promo about office 365 licenses.
My question is simple, sharepoint online has a network security module available?
i know is a strange requst (talking about cloud resources) but my customer has 10 different branch office, and we want to make available sharepoint online only for public ip of these 10 offices.
can i configure sharepoint online to accept connection only by 10 public ip (for local office) and by devices with a personal certificate (for mobile devices?)
really thanks
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H we have i sharepoint appp - and a need to retire a DNS server. We have an entry in DNS we cant point to a new DC DNS server and we want to retire old dns server

Ok After digging a bit deeper into sharepoint we have found that its a custom app - please read:

Now the issue is in our zone there is no wildcard CNAME entry - there are no entries at all other that the pointer to the name server.

so is it a matter of just deleting the zone - recreating on the new DNS Domain controller - and creating a CNAME wildcard - not sure how these sharepoint apps work - can a SharePoint person help?  thanks
Hi EE,

We are doing an in-place upgrade of a SharePoint 2010 SQL instance and we want to do some database integrity analysis post upgrade.

Since we have limited number of people to look check the database integrity post upgrade what would be the most important databases to review?

Any assistance is appreciated.

Thank you
Hello Everyone,

Got a quick question as we are planning to raise install DC 2016 and raise (once all DC 2008R2 gone) FFL/DFL to 2016.  
Which FFL/DFL does SharePoint 2013 support, i.e. can I raise the FFL/DFL from 2008R2 to 2016 without making a change to the existing SharePoint 2013 --> 15.0.4841.1000 server (2012R2)?
For example, we have Exchange 2013 CU14 Build 15.00.1236.003 and the only requirement to run under 2016 AD is SP1 which was released in version CU4 Build 15.00.0847.032 so based on this matrix ( we don't have to worry about updating Exchange (just for this reason) right now.
I am trying to find a similar matrix for SharePoint 2013.
Configuration database version: 15.0.4841.1000
Thanks again for any/all insights and suggestions.
What are these type of DNS entries - greyed out folder appears to be zone file I cant modify the DNS servers listed in them - says new DNS server is not authorative - and also there are no A host records in the zone - pic attached - its to do with a SharePoint carousel type app on our SharePoint intranet if that helps
Dear Experts,

When someone creates a group iwith permissions in Sharepoint and your not aloud to access that group, Is it perhaps possible to check who made that group?


Peter Kiers
What is involved with RE-IP of Sharepoint 2013 on-premise?
Hi all,

The company I work for runs an on premise 2008 AD. We also have an Office 365 E3 license with user account information from the AD synced to O365 using Azure AD Connect service. We want to migrate our on premise file services to Sharepoint Online, but one requirement is that we are able to map the sites in Widows file explorer on the local workstations (either as a library or mapped network drive). Whilst we can map the sites as drives (by opening the site in IE and viewing in Explorer etc), it appears that the security association times out after a week. The only way we have found to re-establish the security association, is to repeat the afore mentioned steps of logging in via IE (far from ideal).

I’m aware that Microsoft have recently made changes so that the life time of security tokens for Sharepoint Online can now be extended (which will negate the need to re-authenticator every week), but I have seen conflicting information as to whether this can be achieved without an additional Azure AD license. Can anyone shed light on a solution, or point me to a well documented KB on how to extend the security tokens lifetime. At the moment, it’s delaying our adoption of Sharepoint Online (much to the irritation of my users).


Hi guys

I'm in the process of learning Sharepoint online. Along with that, I'm trying to set up a document management system for one of our departments. I've got membership to Pluralsight, but I find that the tutorials on there are not covering the content I am looking for.

I want to create an attractive dashboard, along with the ability for this department to upload content which then results in a table filled with details, like an Excel sheet that has columns. Above each of those columns will be a search column that when typed, will used jquery to filter the table in real-time as you type. Something like this:

My point is, where do I start. Any decent tutorial sites that take you from the basics to the more complicated content?  Also, how long do you think it could take for something like this to be implemented with a beginner like myself?

Thanks for helping
I have an exchange 2013 server on prem with a second server running as a dag server.  This is also a hybrid O365 deployment.  I started getting a warning that one of the wild cards certs we purchased was about to expire, so find another one, installed it on both servers.  Since I've never done this before I thought i'd test it on the dag server first.  when i went to reassign the smtp service i received an error that said "the certificate will not be used for external TLS connections with a FQDN of "dag server" because the ca signed cert "thumbprint" takes precedence.

I googled this and get varying answers, but if this is what happens on the dag, i'm now a little frightened to try switching this out on the primary exchange server.  

I can't seem to find anyone who has actually changed out certificates on an exchange server like this, or when they do it on youtube or whatever, they don't get any errors.
Has anyone ever loaded another cert and reapplied it to the smtp service?  I really don't want to bring down this thing.
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I need to display two views in SharePoint for a business function that imports data and documents.  There will be a document view which is related to a document library and a dataview for parts that will go into a database.  How can I accomplish this?
Hi! I need to use site template from my old SharePoint 2010 site in SharePoint 2013 environment.

I've created a site template in SP 2010, downloaded it to SP 2013 solutions gallery, activated it.

Then when I try to create new site my template does not show up in Custom tab of Select a template window.
Please help

I have an Sharepoint Online site which will be the new Intranett. Many people are going to use Documents and to make the transition smooth I would like to set the landing page (on the subsites) to Documents

I have several Subsites and everyone should have Documents as their Landing Page.
Have tried several different approaches but come up empty everytime.

So, How can i, IN SHAREPOINT ONLINE, set the landing page for each subsite to be Documents ?
I have a multi view InfoPath form associated with a SharePoint custom list.  The form basically has four tabs at the top where clicking each one switches the form view.  The first tab is set as the default view in InfoPath.  The problem comes when you're on let's say the forth tab and click on the SharePoint Edit icon the page refreshes to put you in edit mode but the InfoPath form defaults back to the first view.  I have to click back on the tab I was on to make the change.  

Is there a way to have the InfoPath form not lose its current view when going into Edit mode?

Thanks for the help!
We are looking at deploying a couple of AD user accounts for external parties, and grant them access to a specific site. They do not have access to other sites, or services such as email or VPN, however, we want to maintain the same strict password policy.

How can we enable the user to reset their password should it expire (or they wish to change it at anytime).

Our standard offsite users (with email accounts) would use OWA which lets them reset their password, however an expired password trying to access sharepoint just gets denied?

Is there a solution to allow users to reset their own passwords? Or, is there a better and simple way to authenticate external users rather than using AD accounts?
I am using SharePoint 365, Forms, Flow.

I have a list that is going to receive its items via Flow when a Form is submitted.

One of the fields on the form is "Position" - it is a drop down field with a list of positions, for example, "HR Manager", "Accountant", "IT Manager", "Helpdesk Specialist", etc.

When the respondent fills out and submits the form, the field "Position" on the list gets updated with the value selected on the form.

Also on the list is a field called "Position Code". I need for this field to get populated with a code based on whatever goes in the "Position" field. (For instance, in the respondent chose "HR Manager", I need the "Position Code" field to get updated to "01"

I have a "Position Code" list that has all of the codes and their corresponding values that could be used as lookup.

How can I get the "Position Code" field to update automatically when the item gets created (via form submission / flow) and the "Position" field is populated. It seems like a calculated value would be the best way, but I can't seem to find / figure out how to lookup from another list based on the value of another field.)

The fields in question are all "Short Text" in type.

Thanks in advance for any guidance you can provide me.
We have MS Word SOP's that require users to sign off after reading them.  The SOP text will be locked but their is a table the users fill out with their name will be editable.  

This document works fine on our local file server but I want to put this on Office 365 SharePoint so it will be accessible through the web for our remote workers.  

When I try this, the functionality is reduced where the Word app will be able to edit but the O365 web version of Word can't.

The Word documents were created by the same version of office Word 2016

I would also like users to be able to access these SOP's from their iPhone and be able to edit (sign off)

Is this possible?  It seems like an easy thing but Office 365 doesn't work as I would expect with sharing and editing.

Thanks in advance
I need to migrate my file server, sharepoint to office 365. I want to run a hybrid system, of users either connecting to 365 or on premise. i have a .local for my AD i need to know the steps on how to do it. secondly i need to know if there will be downtime during migration.
I have created a records center in sharepoint. I create a 2010 workflow that says
2010 workflowwhen I run the workflow on a file, it successfully copys the file, however it fails during the copy step with the following error, preventing the file from being deleted.
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How do I add a sharepoint calendar to my outlook 365 OWA email account calendar?
In the process of migrating a SBS 2011 domain to Servre 2016, Exchange and SharePoint were removed to clean up AD.  However, a short time later several SP users cried ouch that some of their data had not been moved.  By then, the backups for the server had been aged off.  SharePoint was re-installed, but it also crashed all of the web services on the server.  Certainly getting those going would be great, but after a whole lot of time and energy, we tried a different tack: created a new, fresh SBS and am attempting to attach the content database from the original server.

The obvious way to do this, I believe, would be to back up the database, create a new instance on the new SBS, and import the data.  Well, that didn't go so well.  The attempt to back up the database on the old server keeps failing.  So plan B -> copy the data base to the new SBS, attach it as content database, but of course it has no usable credentials on the new server.

Here are my questions:

1. How do I take ownership of the database with credentials from the new server?
    I looked at some of the PowerShell commands but they require -identity and I can't come up with that from IE where I am supposed to see it I think.

2. How can I get it to backup on the old server, and would import then solve the problem?
    I have no idea why I am getting an error on backing this up; the newer content database backs up just fine.

3. How can I fix the web services on the old computer?
    Well this …
Infopath Forms need to change the form's approval status in bulk (Multiple forms, on Sharepoint 2010 site.

I am currently trying to change the name of a document library with powershell.

Find some script using get-sposite but this does not relate to SP online.

Background :
I have a document library that fills up with scanned in files. I plan on storing these on a montly basis for historical reasons.
Given document library is called agreements today.

So what i looking for :
Script to "rename" the existing document library
Create a new docoument library with the same name (agreements) (this way I do not need to manipulate the scanner and where it stores the documents)
This needs to be done once a month.
The historic archive should be named (Agreements) and given month and year (ex. Agreements Aug 2018)

How in the wide world is this possible with Sharepoint Online.

After much frustrating searches I do not see how this could be achieved. All thoughts and possible scenarios are very welcome :)
Is it possible to create your own colour combinations in Sharepoint outside of the preset ones? The pull down menu as in the attachment gives you a few combinations but is there way to select your own colours and create your own theme?

I'm trying to duplicate a feature and use the original feature for the live production site - then use the duplicate for a testing site.

How would I go about
   - copying an existing site feature
   - renaming it
   - making it so it is it's own separate feature  (So if the duplicate is changed the original one isn't changed.)

There's only 1 farm.  I've set up a duplicate site to develop with.
The feature is a site feature on the farm that is Active on 1 site.
What I need to do is copy it, rename it and make the copy active on the test site, same farm.    
The new test feature will be modified in the development site.  And while modifying it I don't want it to change the feature on the live site.
Using SharePoint 2016 - On Premise.


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Microsoft Sharepoint is a software platform and family of software products used 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 and collaboration. SharePoint has a Microsoft Office-like interface, and it is closely integrated with the Office suite.