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October Cumulative Updates for SharePoint 2013

October 2013 Cumulative Update Packages for SharePoint Foundation 2013 and SharePoint Server 2013...

Author: Praveen Hebbar Date: 10/30/2013

Upgrading from WSS 2.0 to SharePoint 2013

There is no direct approach/method to upgrade from WSS 2.0 to SharePoint 2013. The changes between...

Author: Praveen Hebbar Date: 10/30/2013

Default Site Templates in SharePoint Server 2010

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Author: Praveen Hebbar Date: 10/04/2013

MOSS 2007 - Find the default view url for all lists in a web app using PowerShell

param( $url = $(Read-Host -Prompt "WebApp Url"))# Default View for lists in All Sites#...

Author: Praveen Hebbar Date: 08/30/2013

Work Management Service Application

The Work Management Service Application provides functionality to aggregate tasks to a central...

Author: Praveen Hebbar Date: 08/22/2013

Service Pack 2 and the June Cumulative Update

A follow-up from last week's post about the release of SP2 for Office and SharePoint 2010: The...

Author: Praveen Hebbar Date: 08/05/2013

Retrieve the list of Content Types in MOSS 2007 using PowerShell

  MOSS 2007...

Author: Praveen Hebbar Date: 07/18/2013

“The installation of this package failed” error while installing April 2013 CU (KB 2726992) for SharePoint 2013

There have been issues reported where the installation of April 2013 CU for SharePoint 2013 fails...

Author: Praveen Hebbar Date: 06/17/2013

SharePoint – Key Descriptions

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Author: Praveen Hebbar Date: 06/04/2013

Intermittent "HTTP 403 – Forbidden" error while trying to browse to a SharePoint web app

Consider a scenario where you receive the following error when you browse to a SharePoint web app...

Author: Praveen Hebbar Date: 04/30/2013

“Sorry, something went wrong” error message when users try to navigate to Site Collection Features page

Users receive the following error message when they try to navigate to Site Collection Features...

Author: Praveen Hebbar Date: 04/30/2013

Get a list of web templates and IDs in a SharePoint site

  # Find the template name of SharePoint site using PowerShell $web = Get-SPweb http://SiteUrl...

Author: Praveen Hebbar Date: 04/03/2013

March 2013 Public Update (PU) for SharePoint Server 2013 is here

The March 2013 Public Update (PU) for SharePoint Server 2013 and SharePoint Foundation 2013 have...

Author: Praveen Hebbar Date: 03/18/2013

Warm up script in PowerShell for SharePoint 2010 Environment

  # Warm up script for web apps along with the site collections within them in SharePoint...

Author: Praveen Hebbar Date: 03/11/2013

Farm Communication in SharePoint

  The information provided in this article is available at Plan security hardening for...

Author: Praveen Hebbar Date: 02/27/2013

SharePoint 2013 Prerequisites fails with MSI Installer error code 1603 while installing AppFabric 1.1

When installing SharePoint 2013 prerequisites on Windows Server 2008 R2, the prerequisite installer...

Author: Praveen Hebbar Date: 02/21/2013

Retrieve timer job history for a specified time range using PowerShell

    # Retrieve timer job history for a specified time range # Initial settings $Wa =...

Author: Praveen Hebbar Date: 02/14/2013

Create a new Search Service Application in SharePoint 2013 using PowerShell

  The search architecture in SharePoint 2013 has changed quite a bit when compared to...

Author: Praveen Hebbar Date: 02/06/2013

Running PowerShell on MOSS 2007

  If you are running MOSS 2007 on Windows Server 2003 the you have to download and install...

Author: Praveen Hebbar Date: 01/21/2013

Issue found with .NET Framework 3.5.1 Security update KB2756920

After installing the update KB2756920 on a Windows Server 2008 R2/Windows 7 RTM  computer...

Author: Praveen Hebbar Date: 01/15/2013

Potential Issues with KB 931125

  The KB 931125 package that was posted to Windows Update and WSUS on December 11, 2012, was...

Author: Praveen Hebbar Date: 01/15/2013

SharePoint 2010 Management Shell does not load with Windows PowerShell 3.0

  Let’s say that you install PowerShell 3.0 by by installing the Windows Management Framework...

Author: Praveen Hebbar Date: 01/15/2013

Windows PowerShell Command Builder 2.0 is here !!

    This is an updated version of the Windows PowerShell Command Builder Windows...

Author: Praveen Hebbar Date: 11/22/2012

October 2012 Cumulative Update Package for WSS 3.0, MOSS 2007, SharePoint Foundation 2010 and SharePoint Server 2010 have been released

    October 2012 Cumulative Update Package for WSS 3.0 and MOSS 2007 have been released...

Author: Praveen Hebbar Date: 11/20/2012

Issues Uploading Large Files To SharePoint

  To begin with, the Support for Large Files was one of the enhancements made in Windows...

Author: Praveen Hebbar Date: 11/15/2012

List Template types and IDs in SharePoint

To identify the template Id of the list, navigate to the list and go to the 'All Items' view. In the...

Author: Praveen Hebbar Date: 09/06/2012

PermissionMask check failed - Decoding the permission mask values seen in the ULS logs

  As an administrator, you must have had users complaining about permission issues while trying...

Author: Praveen Hebbar Date: 08/15/2012

Unable to send emails to lists and document libraries in SharePoint 2010

This post describes an issue with incoming e-mail to lists and document libraries after installing...

Author: Praveen Hebbar Date: 06/28/2012

"The return URL specified for request redirection is invalid" error when using forms authentication

  In SharePoint Server 2007, when you try and login to a forms-based site the...

Author: Praveen Hebbar Date: 05/21/2012

SharePoint 2010 takes the first 3 property restrictions into account irrespective of the number of property restrictions specified in the search query

  Using the Enterprise Search keyword syntax in SharePoint Server 2010, you can build a search...

Author: Praveen Hebbar Date: 05/04/2012

Disable Resource Throttling on a List-by-List Basis (PowerShell method)

  Here is the PowerShell method to disable Resource Throttling on a list by list basis: $webapp...

Author: Praveen Hebbar Date: 04/18/2012

User Profile Synchronization Database Growing Out of Control

    In SharePoint Server 2010, the profile synchronization database keeps growing after...

Author: Praveen Hebbar Date: 12/13/2011

Post-October 2011 CU- Running the 'Update-SPProfilePhotoStore' PowerShell command fails with a 'The pipeline has been stopped' error

After you apply the October2010 Cumulative Update for SharePoint Server 2010 (14.0.6112.5000), the...

Author: Praveen Hebbar Date: 11/22/2011

  In MOSS 2007, we’re used to seeing a link in a drop-down box at the top right of our...

Author: Praveen Hebbar Date: 10/11/2011

Configuring Claims and Forms based Authentication for use with an ASP.NET Membership Provider in SharePoint 2010

  The steps included in this post are: Configure SQL for membership store Create a new Web...

Author: Praveen Hebbar Date: 09/07/2011

Lists, Libraries, Templates, Web Parts and Site Actions in MOSS 2007

Default Lists & Libraries Available The following table shows all of the lists & libraries...

Author: Praveen Hebbar Date: 07/14/2011

Key Descriptions

Heya folks…..Thought that it would be a  good idea to have a list of the definitions (and...

Author: Praveen Hebbar Date: 06/17/2011

MOSS-ActiveX controls

    List of MOSS 2007 ActiveX Controls   Diagram Launcher   Server...

Author: Praveen Hebbar Date: 05/17/2011

PowerShell and PSConfig

    Just like the PSConfig command, we can also use PowerShell to configure the SharePoint...

Author: Praveen Hebbar Date: 05/16/2011

Description field of a workflow history list is truncated when the number of characters used goes beyond 255

In Windows SharePoint Services, the description field of a workflow history list is truncated when...

Author: Praveen Hebbar Date: 05/11/2011

Event ID 8311, certificate validation errors in MSS 2010

Technorati Tags: Event ID 8311,certificate validation,local trust relationship,claims...

Author: Praveen Hebbar Date: 05/10/2011

Database layer in SP 2010

     Configuration Database The configuration database handles all...

Author: Praveen Hebbar Date: 12/28/2010

Quote of the day: Anyone who eats three meals a day should understand why cookbooks outsell sex...

Author: Praveen Hebbar Date: 12/28/2010

SharePoint 2010 is now mirroring-aware

SharePoint 2010 has built in support for database mirrors, and allows you to define a failover SQL...

Author: Praveen Hebbar Date: 12/28/2010

New Databases in SharePoint 2010

  New Databases SharePoint Shared Services became deprecated in SharePoint 2010, and instead we...

Author: Praveen Hebbar Date: 12/27/2010

Quote Unquote

Quote of the day: A timid person is frightened before a danger, a coward during the time, and a...

Author: Praveen Hebbar Date: 12/22/2010

How to Setup Mail Enabled Document Libraries in SharePoint 2010

E-mail is an integral part of any SharePoint installation as it is the backbone of communication...

Author: Praveen Hebbar Date: 12/21/2010

Inside a SharePoint Content DB

  Below are some of the basic tables within a content database and a very high level diagram on...

Author: Praveen Hebbar Date: 12/20/2010

Setting up load balancing on a SharePoint farm running on Windows Server 2008

    Install Network Load Balancing Feature on each Web Front End   On each front...

Author: Praveen Hebbar Date: 12/17/2010

Fantastic 40 Application Templates for SharePoint (WSS & MOSS)

  What are Application templates Application templates are out-of-the-box custom scenarios...

Author: Praveen Hebbar Date: 12/17/2010

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