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How to configure Incoming and Outgoing emails in SharePoint Server 2010

Setup Info SharePoint 2010 Server Name: sp2010-1.contoso.com DC and Exchange Server 2010 on same...

Author: Paresh Gandhi Date: 04/22/2010

The search service is currently offline. Visit the Services on Server page in SharePoint Central Administration to verify whether the service is enabled. This might also be because an indexer move is in progress.

When the user tries to do a search on a SharePoint site the following error is thrown: The search...

Author: Paresh Gandhi Date: 12/21/2009

stsadm restore fails with error: The site collection could not be restored. If this problem persists please make sure the content databases are available and have sufficient free space.

This issue may occur because of any of the following reasons: If the computer that is running...

Author: Paresh Gandhi Date: 12/07/2009

After installation of SP2 for WSS 3.0, the HH Mode site collection throws error: The object was not found. (0x80041201)

After you install SP2 for WSS 3.0 the crawl and in turn the search does not work for host header...

Author: Paresh Gandhi Date: 11/18/2009

The site owners are not able to create the page on a site (example: http://sharepointsite). They get "Access Denied" message, as soon as they click on create page

  1. For a site having Team Site template applied The issue can happen if the Master Pages gallery...

Author: Paresh Gandhi Date: 09/09/2009

Home Page · Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 · Office SharePoint Server 2007 · Windows SharePoint...

Author: Paresh Gandhi Date: 07/07/2009

'Request Timed Out' error when starting the Web Application Service

When you try to start the web application service from the central admin site, you get "Request...

Author: Paresh Gandhi Date: 06/12/2009

Spell check does not work on any of the list items on a SharePoint web application.

When users try to run spell check on any of the list items in a SharePoint web application they get...

Author: Paresh Gandhi Date: 06/09/2009

Search results do not contain URL for an individual post in the posts list on a blog site.

On a SharePoint Server 2007 blog site, you have a posts lists, which has several posts in it. When...

Author: Paresh Gandhi Date: 06/09/2009

Configuration Wizard fails at 2nd step throwing the error "Incorrect syntax near the keyword 'in'"

In a SharePoint Farm where SQL Server is installed on one machine and SharePoint is on another, when...

Author: Paresh Gandhi Date: 06/04/2009

Using what logic does SharePoint creates/restores site collections in a content database?

Imagine a scenario where you have 4 content databases attached with 1 web app. Database Name...

Author: Paresh Gandhi Date: 06/01/2009

Online presence of the users in normal view(allitems.aspx) is not visible, but it is visible in a datasheet view.

On a SharePoint site's document library, online presence of the users in default view...

Author: Paresh Gandhi Date: 05/03/2009

Non-admin users get privileges of the SharePoint System Account and SharePoint UI shows 'Welcome System Account' on a SharePoint Site.

On a WSS 3.0 / MOSS 2007 web application, when non-admin users browse to any Site, they get...

Author: Paresh Gandhi Date: 03/13/2009