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External Sharing Matrix

This matrix was put together by my fellow PFE colleagues Kevin Kirkpatrick. You can view his blog...

Author: Sal Rosales Date: 03/26/2018

SharePoint Online External Sharing Demystified (Part 1): Don't allow sharing outside your organization

Hi everyone, a lot of customers have questions about SharePoint Online external sharing of sites....

Author: Sal Rosales Date: 03/26/2018

SharePoint Online External Sharing Demystified (Part 2): Allow sharing only with the external users that already exist in your organization's directory

Hi this is the 2nd of 4 blogs on SharePoint Online External Sharing of sites. Here is a mini table...

Author: Sal Rosales Date: 03/26/2018

SharePoint Online External Sharing Demystified (Part 3): Allow Users to Invite and Share with Authenticated External Users

Hi this is the 3rd of 4 blogs on SharePoint Online External Sharing of sites. Here is a mini table...

Author: Sal Rosales Date: 03/26/2018

Hi this is the 4th of 4 blogs on SharePoint Online External Sharing of sites. Here is a mini table...

Author: Sal Rosales Date: 03/26/2018

Powerpivot and the Unattended Service Account

My customer had a tough time understanding how the Unattended Service account relates to the actual...

Author: Sal Rosales Date: 12/14/2016

SharePoint 2013 and PowerPivot 2012: why are there so many data model databases?

Problem: My customer sent me a screenshot of their SQL Server Management studio Analysis Services...

Author: Sal Rosales Date: 08/10/2016

Fast Search for SharePoint 2010: Crawl running but not crawling content

This is an oldie but goodie in the sense that I just resolved this yesterday but my customer is...

Author: Sal Rosales Date: 07/19/2016

PowerPivot 2008 R2 and SharePoint 2010: We cannot locate a server to load the workbook Data Model

Problem: Customer was experiencing the error below when trying to view a PowerPivot workbook in...

Author: Sal Rosales Date: 01/05/2016

SharePoint 2010: cannot add user from a trusted domain to a site

Problem: customer could not locate any users from a specific trusted domain when using the people...

Author: Sal Rosales Date: 01/05/2016

PowerPivot for SharePoint: Failed to render chart

Problem: on a SharePoint 2010/PowerPivot 2008 R2 environment, users would receive a 'Failed to...

Author: Sal Rosales Date: 01/05/2016

SharePoint 2010: Who is deleting my workflows??!!

Problem: The issue was that someone with SharePoint Designer access deleted some workflows. No one...

Author: Sal Rosales Date: 01/05/2016

Project Server 2010 errors when trying to input new Issues and Risks after migration from Project Server 2007

Problem: User is receiving a correlation ID when trying to access a PWA of a newly migrated site....

Author: Sal Rosales Date: 01/05/2016

SharePoint 2016 on-premises update Ignite recap

HI everyone, I was fortunate enough to attend the Ignite conference last week in Chicago it was a...

Author: Sal Rosales Date: 05/13/2015

SP 2013: RMS Configuration not working: The required Active Directory Rights Management Service Client (MSIPC.DLL) is present but could not be configured properly. IRM will not work until the client is configured

Problem: Every time customer tried to configure SharePoint to connect to the AD RMS server this...

Author: Sal Rosales Date: 04/27/2015

Update on InfoPath: Will be supported in SharePoint 2016 and Office 365

Lots of my customers have been asking about the future of InfoPath. Especially after it was...

Author: Sal Rosales Date: 02/11/2015

SharePoint 2013: Cannot Remove Server from Farm: cacheHostInfo is Null

Problem: Customer was trying to remove a server from the farm via the ‘Remove Server’ link in...

Author: Sal Rosales Date: 02/11/2015

SP 2010: People picker slow

Problem: People Picker was hanging for about 2 minutes when searching for a user in the Grant...

Author: Sal Rosales Date: 10/10/2014

Problem: When clicking on the Help links in Central Ad,min” There is a compatibility range...

Author: Sal Rosales Date: 10/10/2014

SP 2010 and FAST Search: inconsistent search results between Search Center and search.asmx service

Problem: When querying a specific term ie "book reports" via a search web service at url...

Author: Sal Rosales Date: 10/10/2014

SharePoint Conference 2014: what do you want to know?

HI everyone, I will be attending the SharePoint conference next week. For those of you who have been...

Author: Sal Rosales Date: 02/25/2014

SharePoint 2010: Content Database not upgraded

Problem: Every time customer would run Upgrade-SPContentDatabase on a specific Content Database it...

Author: Sal Rosales Date: 08/15/2013

SharePoint 2010: Missing user profile from user profile service

Problem: a single user profile would not appear in the user profile store (Central admin >>...

Author: Sal Rosales Date: 08/15/2013

SharePoint 2013: Workaround: Cannot add web part to Community Portal page

Requirement: Customer wants to add a Content Editor web part to Community Portal page Problem: When...

Author: Sal Rosales Date: 08/15/2013

FAST Search for SP 2010: How to check to see if Advanced Filter Pack is enabled

This tip came about because we came out with security patch that only affected FAST Search for...

Author: Sal Rosales Date: 03/13/2013

SP 2010: When trying to ‘reassign’ or ‘request change’ on Workflow it does not set original task as complete or create another task.

Problem: Customer had a site that was migrated from MOSS 2007 to SP 2010, when they would try to...

Author: Sal Rosales Date: 03/13/2013

WSS 3.0: PSCONFIG failing

Problem: Another case of SharePoint Technologies and Configuration wizard (PSCONFIG) failing....

Author: Sal Rosales Date: 12/10/2012

Project Server 2010/SP 2010: Search Service Application in SharePoint does not crawl PWA data

Problem: My customer discovered that they could not crawl any data from task list within the PWA...

Author: Sal Rosales Date: 12/10/2012

Project Server 2010: Cannot create new issues or risks

Problem: The first problem was that I am not very familiar with Project Server. Even though...

Author: Sal Rosales Date: 12/07/2012

SP 2010: PSCONFIG fails with missing security updates that are actually installed

Problem: Customer was trying to run SharePoint Technologies and Configuration wizard (PSCONFIG) to...

Author: Sal Rosales Date: 12/07/2012

SharePoint 2010: Exception occurred while submitting data into the Stager

Problem: In the ULS logs we found this error: Exception occured while submitting data into the...

Author: Sal Rosales Date: 10/17/2012

SharePoint 2010: Web part errors accessing external web sites

Problem: Today a string a errors appeared on web parts within a customer’s sharepoint 2010 farm such...

Author: Sal Rosales Date: 10/16/2012

SharePoint 2010: No new ULS logs being generated

Problem: Customer discovered that the ULS logs had stopped generating. Within the Logs file there...

Author: Sal Rosales Date: 10/11/2012

Powershell: How to convert a ‘Single line of Text’ column to ‘Multi-line of Text’

Problem: Customer needed a way, via PowerShell to convert a column from single line of text to...

Author: Sal Rosales Date: 10/02/2012

Tough Mudder 2012

Problem: My job involves me sitting behind a computer and using my brain a lot, therefore, very...

Author: Sal Rosales Date: 07/03/2012

SP 2010: 500–Internal Server Error after installing Office Web Apps

Problem: Customer installed Office Web Apps, runs PSCONFIG and then sees the dreaded 500-Internal...

Author: Sal Rosales Date: 06/13/2012

SP 2010: Access Services ‘Unexpected error occurred while running macro’

Problem: End-user created a web site from the Projects Web Database site template and upon browsing...

Author: Sal Rosales Date: 06/12/2012

SP2010: Internal server error–500 on My Sites web application

Problem:   This customer would try and browse to their My Site web application but would...

Author: Sal Rosales Date: 06/12/2012

SP 2010: Calendar not displaying data when accessing via a formatted URL

Problem: User clicks on a preformatted URL like this:...

Author: Sal Rosales Date: 06/12/2012

SP 2010: How to redirect InfoPath form to a custom Thank You page

Problem: Although Info path gives you the ability to create a custom message after submission, lots...

Author: Sal Rosales Date: 03/16/2012

MOSS 2007: An update conflict has occurred, and you must re-try this action. The Object SPWebApplication….SPUpdatedConcurrencyException

Problem: User could not create a new web application in MOSS 2007. When creating user would receive...

Author: Sal Rosales Date: 03/16/2012

SP 2010: List does not exist

Problem: When a Site Owner tries to access ‘Manage Content and Structure’ link they receive the...

Author: Sal Rosales Date: 03/16/2012

MOSS 2007: User cannot check-in or check-out documents. Receive ‘Cannot perform this operation. The file is no longer checked out or has been deleted.’

Problem: When checking in a document user receives the following error and is not able to check-in...

Author: Sal Rosales Date: 03/16/2012

SP 2010: User cannot import spreadsheet or export list to spreadsheet

Problem: Site owner receives the following error when trying to use the ‘Import...

Author: Sal Rosales Date: 03/16/2012

Project Server 2010: In FireFox 9.0.1 and 8, when browsing to Project Center (/projects.aspx) “The Web Part requires MS Internet Explorer 7.0” message displayed

Problem: 1. User browses to Project Center (/projects.aspx) using FireFox 9.0.1 and 8 2. Browser...

Author: Sal Rosales Date: 03/16/2012

SPS 2010 - Problem binding SSL certificates on SharePoint servers

Problem: User had a 4 server (2 WFE/2 APP) SharePoint 2010 farm and IIS 7.0. User was able to...

Author: Sal Rosales Date: 03/14/2012

WSS–Search is not working, no results being returned

Problem: Search is not working on your WSS 3.0 farm. Customer was receiving "No results were...

Author: Sal Rosales Date: 03/14/2012

SP 2010: How to copy workflows from one site collection to another

Problem: Customer needed to copy a workflow from one list/document library on a site collection to...

Author: Sal Rosales Date: 03/14/2012

Kerberos causing continuous prompting

Problem: Customer migrated to new hardware/software, from a SharePoint 2010 NTLM authentication farm...

Author: Sal Rosales Date: 03/14/2012

Hello out there. let the games begin

Hi everyone, My name is Sal Rosales and I joined PFE (Premier Field Engineering) in August 2011. I...

Author: Sal Rosales Date: 03/09/2012

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