Microsoft Tech Blogs

These are blogs on various products that Microsoft has and I have worked on :)

Weird Webpart Error on one WFE

Hey All, So I was working with my customer and suddenly in one of the environment with SharePoint...

Author: Ketaanh Shah Date: 06/12/2013

Document Set Site-collection restore to non-root site collection errors File not found

So I was helping a friend of mine where he reported a problem about the restore: He moved the site...

Author: Ketaanh Shah Date: 10/10/2012

SharePoint Error after migrating to SP 2010 from MOSS 2007 Item is no longer available

We migrated our SharePoint 2007 WCM Publishing site collection to SP 2010 and we used DB attach in...

Author: Ketaanh Shah Date: 08/10/2012

Content Type Hub and Content Type Inheritance

I was trying to find details on why my out of the box Content Types (Publishing Pages, etc.) were...

Author: Ketaanh Shah Date: 06/15/2012

MOSS_Export phase FIM Full Sync Eats up all Memory

Keywords for search:- SharePoint 2010; MOSS_Export; Full Sync; Out of Memory; FIM; Hello All, I have...

Author: Ketaanh Shah Date: 05/31/2012

The server method ValidateTerms failed on EditProfile Page

We have a content Farm and Enterprise Services (ESS) Farm (where UPA is hosted), content Farm...

Author: Ketaanh Shah Date: 04/04/2012

AssociatedOwnerGroup in SharePoint

Every Site has 3 Site Groups that are associated Site Groups: Visitors (AssociatedVisitorsGroup),...

Author: Ketaanh Shah Date: 07/01/2011

Page class SP 2010 Sandbox Solution

We were trying some simple code in SharePoint 2010 and with a Sandboxed solution, the same code...

Author: Ketaanh Shah Date: 06/23/2011

Sharepoint 2007 DirectoryNotFoundException

Yesterday we were working on one of the site-collection and it was having some issues on the...

Author: Ketaanh Shah Date: 07/14/2010

SharePoint 2010 Remove the IE 6.0 warning

Recently there was a question asked on our internal DL around removing the IE 6.0 warning that pops...

Author: Ketaanh Shah Date: 06/26/2010

Getting Application error when Multiple Images Upload

My customer was trying to do a Multiple Upload of Images in SharePoint 2007 and unfortunately it was...

Author: Ketaanh Shah Date: 06/01/2010

MOSS 2007 Search Scopes Lost after Restore

We were trying to restore a backup of one of our Site collections from PROD onto our TEST VM and...

Author: Ketaanh Shah Date: 04/19/2010

SharePoint 2010 Content Type Subscriber Timerjob

By now most of us know that in SharePoint 2010 we have Metadata Services which help us manage the...

Author: Ketaanh Shah Date: 04/03/2010

Sharepoint 2010 Content Deployment

This is a very small and simple blog that I thought of writing for content deployment in SharePoint...

Author: Ketaanh Shah Date: 03/28/2010

Following are some of the important SharePoint 2010 links: SP2010 End User Training:...

Author: Ketaanh Shah Date: 03/15/2010

How to find who created a site on a MOSS 2007

How to determine (find) who created a site on a MOSS 2007 One of my colleague had asked query...

Author: Ketaanh Shah Date: 03/13/2010

Site Collection Administrator on a FBA getting Access Denied

Site Collection Administrator on a FBA getting Access Denied errorsSite Collection Administrator on...

Author: Ketaanh Shah Date: 03/13/2010

Audiences in Inter Farm SSP (Sharepoint 2007 / MOSS)

Audiences in Inter Farm SSP (Sharepoint 2007 / MOSS) We were doing some brain storming on Sharing...

Author: Ketaanh Shah Date: 03/13/2010

Programmatically provision hostheader site collection (MOSS/Sharepoint 2007)

Programmatically provision hostheader site collection (MOSS/Sharepoint 2007) I was looking for a...

Author: Ketaanh Shah Date: 03/13/2010

Modifying SPThemes.xml Programmatically to deploy new Themes MOSS 2007

Modifying SPThemes.xml Programmatically to deploy new Themes MOSS 2007 (WSS 3.0) One of my colleague...

Author: Ketaanh Shah Date: 03/13/2010

MOSS Publishing warmup script

Programmatically loop thru Publishing site collection or rather WARMP UP Script for FBA siteI wanted...

Author: Ketaanh Shah Date: 03/13/2010

Host header (actually Host Named) site collection in MOSS

Host header (actually Host Named) site collection in MOSS (some details)If you search on the web on...

Author: Ketaanh Shah Date: 03/13/2010

Disable Event handlers during Content Deployment (Sharepoint 2007/MOSS)

Disable Event handlers during Content Deployment (Sharepoint 2007/MOSS)When we are doing a content...

Author: Ketaanh Shah Date: 03/13/2010

MOSS / Sharepoint 2007 Custom Error Page and Access denied Page

MOSS / Sharepoint 2007 Custom Error Page and Access denied Page In case if you are interested in...

Author: Ketaanh Shah Date: 03/13/2010

Jscript RichHTMLField control sharepoint Page Layouts

We are working on a Publishing portal (MOSS / Sharepoint 2007) and we had a requirement to allow the...

Author: Ketaanh Shah Date: 03/13/2010

MOSS Presence indicator

Presence indicator problem with Custom Master Page scrollingProblem: I have got a unique problem...

Author: Ketaanh Shah Date: 03/13/2010

MOSS and CEWP

CONTENT DEPLOYMENT, CONTENT EDITOR WEB PART, NOT VISIBLE (MOSS 2007) I was working with today and we...

Author: Ketaanh Shah Date: 03/13/2010

Content Deployment and Audience Targeting in MOSS

Content Deployment and Audience Targeting in sharepoint 2007 (specifically AUDIENCEID the GUID) We...

Author: Ketaanh Shah Date: 03/13/2010

Webtrends and MOSS

Webtrends and MOSS, How do V do it?Lot of times customer are using Webtrends and they want to...

Author: Ketaanh Shah Date: 03/13/2010

Content Deployment basics Sharepoint 2007 (MOSS)

Content Deployment basics Sharepoint 2007 (MOSS) Following are some of the things that I learned...

Author: Ketaanh Shah Date: 03/13/2010

MOSS custom navigation provider

Has there been a customer requirement for you where you wanted to create the left or Top navigation...

Author: Ketaanh Shah Date: 03/13/2010

MOSS publishing sites

I thought of sharing some of the important and useful links for Publishing sites: Following command...

Author: Ketaanh Shah Date: 03/13/2010

MOSS Performance counters

Following are some of the Performance counters that could come handy while doing the...

Author: Ketaanh Shah Date: 03/13/2010

MOSS out of the box webparts

Following is the list of out of the box web-parts available in Sharepoint 2007 (MOSS). This list has...

Author: Ketaanh Shah Date: 03/13/2010

MOSS XSLT weather webpart

One of my Colleagues happen to ask me how do we show the weather web-part on our Sharepoint Portal....

Author: Ketaanh Shah Date: 03/13/2010

MOSS training

So one of my colleagues happened to ask me if we have any public links for end user training on...

Author: Ketaanh Shah Date: 03/13/2010

Sharepoint 2010 on Resource allocation for Sandboxed Solution

Sharepoint 2010 on Resource allocation for Sandboxed Solution The default quota is 300 server...

Author: Ketaanh Shah Date: 03/13/2010

Exploring the Microsoft.Office.Server.Administration.Licensing information

Have you ever had a need to explore whats the expiration date of the trial version of MOSS you are...

Author: Ketaanh Shah Date: 08/12/2009

How to determine (find) who created a site on a MOSS 2007

One of my colleague had asked query regarding how to find out the user who created the site in...

Author: Ketaanh Shah Date: 07/08/2009

Modifying SPThemes.xml Programmatically to deploy new Themes MOSS 2007 (WSS 3.0)

Modifying SPThemes.xml Programmatically to deploy new Themes MOSS 2007 (WSS 3.0) One of my colleague...

Author: Ketaanh Shah Date: 07/01/2009

Sharepoint 2007 WSS 3.0 Feature list with GUID

Following is the list of sharepoint features (out of the box) that are available, I wish I could...

Author: Ketaanh Shah Date: 06/29/2009

I had a requirement to crawl Japanese content and we had an English Install of Sharepoint 2007...

Author: Ketaanh Shah Date: 04/11/2009

Check Approval is enabled on Pages Library/List

I was trying to locate how to check if the Approval is enabled on the Pages library or any other...

Author: Ketaanh Shah Date: 03/25/2009

Javascript RichHTMLField control sharepoint Page Layouts

We are working on a Publishing portal (MOSS / Sharepoint 2007) and we had a requirement to allow the...

Author: Ketaanh Shah Date: 03/12/2009

Running our MOSS sites in IE-7 compat with IE-8

We had worked on some MOSS portal sites and wanted to make sure the rendering is fine in IE-8 also...

Author: Ketaanh Shah Date: 03/10/2009

Basics facts of Publishing Sites

Wish you All A Very Happy New Year 2009!!! I am working on a MOSS publishing site and thought of...

Author: Ketaanh Shah Date: 01/04/2009

Are you trying to find the details of SPList.GetDistinctFieldValues() method wss 3.0

I wanted to use this method but unfortunately I didnt see any details on the SDK, so decided to find...

Author: Ketaanh Shah Date: 10/14/2008

UsageDetails.aspx and SPUsageWeb.aspx (why some sites show UsageDetails.aspx and not SPUsageWeb.aspx)

One of my colleague happen to ask a question (that his customer asked him) about the Site Usage...

Author: Ketaanh Shah Date: 10/08/2008

Service Accounts to be used for Sharepoint 2007 (MOSS)

One of my customers happened to ask me if we have some set of service accounts to be created...

Author: Ketaanh Shah Date: 08/12/2008

What is the support for Virtualization for MOSS (Sharepoint 2007)

As the KB909840, “Hardware virtualization support for SharePoint products and technologies.” It...

Author: Ketaanh Shah Date: 08/09/2008

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