Shane Bartholomeusz

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Category: SharePoint

SharePoint – Object Already Exists Error


We recently encountered the following error in our SharePoint 2010 environment while trying to remove an existing Web Application.

An object of the type Microsoft.SharePoint.Administration.SPIisWebsiteUnprovisioningJobDefinition named “Unprovisioning XXXXX” already exists under the parent Microsoft.SharePoint.Administration.SPWebService named “”. Rename your object or delete the existing object.


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How to identify SharePoint Web Part types

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To identify the Web Parts in your SharePoint environment, you can use the built-in SharePoint Maintenance Mode function.


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How to use SharePoint 2013 AutoSPSourceBuilder

Here's a quick guide on using AutoSPSourceBuilder ( to automate a SharePoint 2013 installation.

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