Sohail Sayed's Blog

Fixing error "The file |0 does not exist." when calling the endpoint "/_api/v1.0/files/root/children" in SharePoint online

We came across an issue where we were getting an error when calling the...

Author: Sohail Sayed Date: 04/28/2017

Fixing error “The Request uses too many resources.” In CSOM / REST operation

Added a new blog post on SharePoint Developer Support Team Blog. Below is the link...

Author: Sohail Sayed Date: 10/19/2016

Approving list items through REST call in SharePoint 2013 Workflows using HttpSend Activity fails

REST services in SharePoint 2013 have become really powerful and enable to do a wide range of...

Author: Sohail Sayed Date: 09/09/2015

Calling BCS FindFiltered method on BCS from Client Object Model throws An exception of type 'Microsoft.SharePoint.Client.ServerException' occurred in Microsoft.SharePoint.Client.Runtime.dll but was not handled in user code

Recently I cam across an interesting issue from a customer where customer was calling the...

Author: Sohail Sayed Date: 09/09/2015

Permissions considerations when calling O365 APIs

Recently I did a small Proof Of Concept Application that called the Office 365 APIs to access data...

Author: Sohail Sayed Date: 04/23/2015

Reassign workflow task using the workflow web service - AlterToDo method

SharePoint provides a web service workflow.asmx. This is available under /_vti_bin/workflow.asmx and...

Author: Sohail Sayed Date: 04/09/2015

The magic of Hyper-V

Last few days i have been witnessing the power of Hyper-V - the microsoft virtualization solution...

Author: Sohail Sayed Date: 12/18/2010

Lookup field across sites

Came across this really useful blog from Sahil Malik....

Author: Sohail Sayed Date: 12/18/2010

Modifying Sharepoint Application Pages in the RIGHT WAY

So many time we come across scenarios where we need to modify the functionality Sharepoint...

Author: Sohail Sayed Date: 12/18/2010

Access denied within SPSecurity.RunWithElevatedPrivileges

Learned something really interesting (and a few lessons) in the last few days. We were doing an...

Author: Sohail Sayed Date: 10/31/2010

Failed to initiate the upgrade sequence - Error while upgrading from Microsoft SharePoint Foundation 2010 to Microsoft Sharepoint Server 2010 in Windows 7

Ran across this peculiar error today when I was upgrading from Microsoft SharePoint Foundation 2010...

Author: Sohail Sayed Date: 09/28/2010

Sandboxed Solutions in Sharepoint 2010

Have been looking at Sharepoint 2010 last few days and came across Sandboxed Solutions. I have been...

Author: Sohail Sayed Date: 09/26/2010

Creating and opening documents in sharepoint using a silverlight control hosted in sharepoint site

Recently I was working on a SharePoint – Silverlight integration project. I have to confess that it...

Author: Sohail Sayed Date: 10/01/2009