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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

Cannot Perform Operations on Central Administration

Issue

·Message: Action is not Valid for Central Administration

OR

·Central Administration was included within the scope of the selection but is missing from search or analysis results

OR

·Central Administration is missing from the Customize Selection list of available items

Reason

Because the Central Administration Web application, site collection and site serve a special purpose, many ControlPoint operations cannot be performed on Central Administration.  If Central Administration is within the scope of a selection (for example, you selected the entire farm), ControlPoint will automatically exclude it from the operation.

 

Copy/Move Insufficient Permissions Message

Issue

When attempting to perform a copy/move operation, one of the following messages displays:

Access Denied.User must be in Site Collection administrators permission group or Web Application Policy with Full Control!

OR

Only farm administrator can create new Site Collection.

Reason

When ControlPoint default security is in effect, you must be either be a member of the Site Collection Administrator's group or have Full Control permissions in the Web application policy at both the source and destination location.  This applies to all copy/move operations, including Copy/Move Lists and List Items.  (ControlPoint Application Administrators can, however, override ControlPoint default security.

If the copy/move operation involves the creation of a new site collection, you must be a farm administrator at the destination location.

 

Newly-Created Site Does Not Show Up in Manage SharePoint Groups Picker/Cannot be Scheduled

Issue

For the Manage SharePoint Groups action, a newly-created SharePoint site does not show up :

·in the model or dependent group picker

OR

·after making an association, in the dependent grid.

Possible Reason

After a site is created, SharePoint typically requires several minutes to "catch up" with the operation, so it may not display in the ControlPoint group picker immediately.

Once the site is visible in the group picker, an association can be made; however, the group will not display in the dependent grid—and cannot be scheduled—until Discovery is run.

Resolution

·If the site does not display in the group picker, wait several minutes then refresh the page.

·If, after an association is made, the group does not display in the dependent grid, you can:

§wait for the next nightly Full Discovery to be run

OR

§run an interactive partial Discovery on the Web application containing the newly-created site.

 

Cannot Run Activity Analysis Using Real-time Data

Issue

I would like to run an activity analysis using real-time data, but the option is not available.

Reason

The Discovery task accumulates and caches activity data that is collected by the nightly SharePoint Usage Analysis tasks. Therefore, activity data is as current as the last time Discovery was run.

 

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