Yvan's Blog

Some feedback on what I learn in my daily job as an escalation engineer at Microsoft

Thread safety in custom claims providers

Hello, I'm the author of open source claims provider LDAPCP (http://ldapcp.codeplex.com/) and I...

Author: Yvan Duhamel Date: 05/21/2014

How to implement Active Directory resolution with SAML authentication in SharePoint 2010?

If you configured SharePoint web application in claims mode with federated authentication (with an...

Author: Yvan Duhamel Date: 03/28/2012

Supply XML parameters in a SOAP Service Connection with SharePoint Designer 2010

SharePoint Designers allows to create a data source based on a web service, and then use this data...

Author: Yvan Duhamel Date: 11/29/2010

You get a System.Security.SecurityException when you try to start the User Profile Synchronization Service

Symptom Under certain condition, you may see this error message when you try to start the FIM...

Author: Yvan Duhamel Date: 06/29/2010

How to bypass MySite redirection introduced with the SP2 when you display user details?

SharePoint SP2 has introduced the systematic redirection to the MySite when you display the details...

Author: Yvan Duhamel Date: 02/08/2010

Workflow locks because of OnWorkflowItemChanged event handler

Version fran├žaise. SharePoint workflow functionality comes with a set of specific activities and...

Author: Yvan Duhamel Date: 11/25/2009

How to easily justify the text in SharePoint 2007 RichHtmlField control and content editor webpart?

Version fran├žaise. Both RichHtmlField control and content editor webpart allow you to write content...

Author: Yvan Duhamel Date: 11/23/2009

Consider the following scenario: As a site collection administrator, you use object model to get...

Author: Yvan Duhamel Date: 05/27/2009

AJAX Postbacks not working with any masterpage other than default.master

Consider the following scenario: You develop a webpart using AJAX that works fine with SharePoint...

Author: Yvan Duhamel Date: 05/19/2009

Unable to activate a form template even as a site collection administrator

Administrator approved InfoPath forms templates are managed in central administration website and...

Author: Yvan Duhamel Date: 05/19/2009

Some key differences between stsadm export and backup operations

It's not obvious to understand key differences between a backup and an export. Although they are...

Author: Yvan Duhamel Date: 05/18/2009

Configuring your Sharepoint farm using psconfig.exe

There are some scenario requiring utilisation of psconfig.exe command line tool instead of the...

Author: Yvan Duhamel Date: 11/24/2008