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Setting up a Power View Reports in SharePoint

    Creating a Power View Report Report library   Activate the Power the PowerPivot Integration Feature SharePoint Central Administration -> Manage farm features and clicking on Active     Ensure the Power View Integration Feature and PowerPivot Feature integration for Site Collection features is activated     Add a Power Pivot Library Name Type Power in the Search bar     Add a PowerPivot Gallery document library. Click on “add an app” link Give the Library a Name You will notice New Document option

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SharePoint Designer 2013: App Management Shared Service Proxy is not installed

SharePoint Designer 2013: App Management Shared Service Proxy is not installed Scenario: When compiling the workflows in SharePoint Designer 2013 and publishing the workflow I faced the following Errors were found when compiling the workflow. Further details on the error revealed Microsoft.SharePoint.SPException: App Management Shared Service Proxy is not installed. Approach: In order to resolve that I did the following: Go To Central Administration > Manage Services on Server Check if App Manage Service is running Central Administration > Application Management > Manage Service Application.

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Install and Configure Workflow manager for Project Server 2013 and SharePoint 2013

  The following blog is a quick handy guide I use to install and setup workflow manager with project Server 2013 and SharePoint 2013. In my instance I had to setup up workflow Manager in a SharePoint Farm. I identified to setup the Workflow Manager on the SharePoint Application Server in the SharePoint Farm. In my case I am configuring Workflow Manager on https.   Pre-requisites: Please read the following article prior Planning your Deployment The Setup The first step is the download the Workflow

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SharePoint 2013 Configuring Host Site Name Content Type Hub

What is a Content Type Hub? A Content Type Hub will help you manage content types centrally and publish content types to sites in your SharePoint Farm. How to Configure a Content Type Hub? To configure a Content Type Hub you will need the following: A SharePoint Site create off a Team Site Template. In my example I am going to create a SharePoint Site to be hosted under something like this http://ecm.lewis.com/cthub Creating a Content Type Hub requires the following pre-requisites. Web Application is

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SharePoint 2013 Search Host Controller Service stuck on “Starting”

Problem After installing SharePoint 2013 sometimes I found the Search Host Controller Services hung on “Starting”. After much fact finding I came across the following that helped resolve my problem. Resolution Run a SharePoint Management Shell in Administrative Mode Run the following command: $SA = Get-SPServiceInstance | Where {$_.Status -like “Provisioning”} $SA.Unprovision() $SA.Provision() After running the above scripts the Search Host Controller Service started. Blogged by: Gordon

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SharePoint 2013 Pre-requisite Installer failed

When I was installing SharePoint 2013 Pre-requisites, the installation failed to progress past the “Configuring Application Server Role, Web Server (IIS) Role” stage. Error received # The source files could not be downloaded. Although my server was connected to the internet. I then followed the article located here. http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2765260 This blog explains my experience in resolving this issue. There were basically two Methods. Method 1 Install the hotfix that is described in Microsoft Knowledge Base (KB) article 2771431. For more information about hotfix 2771431, click

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