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Metalogix ControlPoint 8.5 - Administration Guide

Preface Configuring the Environment in Which ControlPoint Will Run The ControlPoint Configuration Site Managing Your Farm List Managing Your ControlPoint License Granting ControlPoint Access to Web Applications and Content Databases Configuring ControlPoint Services Using Discovery to Collect Information for the ControlPoint Database Cache Using Sensitive Content Manager Services Setting Sensitive Content Manager EndPoints and Managing Scanning Preferences Managing ControlPoint Configuration and Permissions Modifying ControlPoint Configuration Settings
Changing Default Settings for Actions and Analyses
Supress "Item is inherited - no processing done" Message(SkipNotDoneMsg) Maximum Line Items in Real-time (REPCAP) "Use Cached Data" Default Value (CACHEDREP) Abort Report Processing on Error (ABORTREPORTONERROR) Display "Include users with AD group membership" Parameter (SHOWADGROUPS) Copy/Move Default Temporary Location (TEMPLOCATION) Time to Retain Page Data in Cache (CACHEREPORT4) Time to Retain Temporary UI Objects in Cache (UICACHEDURATION) Number of Reports to Keep in Memory After Drill-Down (RVSESSIONSKEPT) Exclude Web Application(s) from Statistics List (DASHBOARDWAPEXCLUDE) Number of List Items to Display in Selection Grid (DISPLAYSINGLELISTITEMS) Use Activity Min. Date as Start Date (UseActivityDbDate) Show unique permissions only" Default Value (SHOWUNIQUEPERMONLY) Duplicate Files Report Limit (DuplicateFilesReportLimit) Users to Exclude from Reports (EXCLUDEDUSERS) Eliminate Claims Prefix from Username in Reports (UseCleanedLoginNameInReports) Maximum Number of Orphaned Users to Delete Per Scheduled Batch (OrphanDeleteBatchSize) CSV Delimiter Character (CSVDELIMETER) Largest Active Directory Group to Expand in Reports (MAXMEMBERS) Maximum Number of Users to Act On (MAXUSERSFORACTION) Hide the "Set User Direct Permissions" Action in Permissions Management (PREVENTUSERPERMS) Prevent Set Site Collection Quotas (PreventSetSCQuota) Show Nested Active Directory Groups (PROCESSADHIERARCHY) Hide Interactive Analysis Link (RESTRICTSL) Use Minimum Activity Date as Start Date (USEACTIVITYDBDATES)
Changing Default Settings to Improve Application Performance Audit Log Configuration Settings Changing Settings for Anomalous Activity Detection Restricting Functionality for Members of the Business Administrators Group Changing Default Settings for ControlPoint User Groups Changing Settings to Improve Discovery Performance Changing Settings to Accommodate Special Environmental Factors Changing Default Settings for Navigation Managing Site Provisioning Settings Specifying Global Settings for ControlPoint Policies Setting Preferences for the ControlPoint Scheduler Miscellaneous and Custom Configuration Settings Special-Purpose Configuration Settings
Changing Trace Switch Logging Levels Archiving SharePoint Audit Log Data Troubleshooting
ControlPoint Log Files Troubleshooting Configuration Errors Troubleshooting the ControlPoint Application Interface Troubleshooting Discovery Troubleshooting SharePoint Users and Permissions Troubleshooting Site Provisioning Troubleshooting ControlPoint Operations

Properties Dialog: Total Users with Permissions Displays as "Incomplete"


After clicking [Calculate Totals] On the ControlPoint Properties dialog, the number of Total Users with Permissions is followed by (Incomplete).


An exception was encountered when Active Directory users were being counted.  Possible reasons include:

·The ControlPoint Service Account does not have access to an entire Active Directory group or one or more accounts within an Active Directory group.

·Networking problems have been encountered.


Review the ControlPoint Administration log (xcadmin) to determine the cause of the exception.


Users with Permissions Granted Through a Claim are not Showing Up in Permissions Analysis Results


One or more users who have permissions to SharePoint objects through a claim are not being included in permissions analysis results.

Possible Reason

If your SharePoint farm includes claims-based authentication, permissions granted through a claim may not be reliably reported because SharePoint only retains permissions information for an augmentation claims-based user for a limited time after the user logs in.

The same behavior can be observed in SharePoint. For example, the SharePoint Site Permissions > Check Permissions feature may or may not show permissions granted through an augmentation claim, depending on when the user last logged in.


Troubleshooting Site Provisioning


Site Provision Request Workflow Failed on Start


The SharePoint workflow associated with Site Provisioning is configured to start automatically but the Workflow Status column of the Site Provisioning Manager grid, shows a status of Failed on Start.

Possible Reason

Configuration information for the SharePoint workflow components that support automatic starting must be added to ControlPoint.


For SharePoint 2010:

1Open the ControlPoint web.config file, which is located in the following directory: C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Web Server Extensions\14\TEMPLATE\LAYOUTS\Axceler.

2Locate and uncomment the following sections:



For SharePoint 2013 or later:

You may need to start the workflow manually.  You can access the Workflow page for the Site Creation Requests list via the [Workflow] button on the Manage Provisioning Requests page.  


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