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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 versions are too great, and the hardware requirements differ so much between versions that a direct, in-place upgrade is not possible or supported. You can, however, perform a series of database attach...
30 Oct 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 with the following error: “The installation of this package failed” If you navigate to the temp file location (open windows explorer and type %tmp% in the address bar) and open the log file, “OPatchInstall...
17 Jun 2013
SharePoint – Key Descriptions
Also posted @ http://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/20023.sharepoint-key-descriptions-and-terminologies.aspx In this article, I plan to provide information about some of the basic components of SharePoint and the terms that we hear day-in and day-out. Please be advised that most...
4 Jun 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 The website declined to show this webpage HTTP 403 Most likely causes: This website requires you to log in. This issue is intermittent. Strangely, if we create a copy of the web.config file, rename...
30 Apr 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 page: Sorry, something went wrong An error occurred during the compilation of the requested file, or one of its dependencies. Could not write to output file 'C:\Windows\Microsoft.NET\Framework64\v4.0.30319...
30 Apr 2013
Get a list of web templates and IDs in a SharePoint site
# Find the template name of SharePoint site using PowerShe ll $web = Get-SPweb http://SiteUrl Write-host “ Web Template :” $web . WebTemplate ” | Web Template ID:” $web . WebTemplateId $web .Dispose() # To get a list of all web templates, use the following PowerShell code function Get-SPWebTemplateWithId...
4 Apr 2013
Farm Communication in SharePoint
The information provided in this article is available at Plan security hardening for SharePoint 2013 (TechNet) and SharePoint 2013 Ports, Proxies and Protocols - An Overview of Farm Communications See this table for commonly used ports and protocols in farm communication. Service Application Communication...
28 Feb 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 fails with the following error Appfabric installation failed because installer MSI returned with error code:1603 This is a generic MSI error message and does not give any indication about how to get the...
21 Feb 2013
Retrieve timer job history for a specified time range using PowerShell
# Retrieve timer job history for a specified time range # Initial settings $Wa = Get-SPWebApplication " http://WebAppUrl " # Supply the web app url here $From = " 2/13/2013 12:00:00 AM " # mm/dd/yyyy hh:mm:ss $To = " 2/14...
14 Feb 2013
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 KB2687535 - October 2012 CU for WSS 3.0 KB2687533 - October 2012 CU for MOSS 2007 Note This is build 12.0.6668.5000 of the cumulative update package October 2012 Cumulative Update Package for SharePoint...
20 Nov 2012
Issues Uploading Large Files To SharePoint
To begin with, the Support for Large Files was one of the enhancements made in Windows SharePoint Services SP 1. By default, the maximum size for uploading files is set to 50 MB. The maximum file size that it can go up to is 2,047 megabytes. Now it is obvious that any cap on the maximum file size...
15 Nov 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 browser, go to 'View - Source' and search for “ctx.listTemplate”. The ‘Pages’ Library will show – “ctx.listTemplate = 850” and the ‘Images’ library will show “ctx.listTemplate = 101”. For other template...
6 Sep 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 to browse to a site or other actions within a site. When you look at the ULS logs you would normally be looking for an "access denied" error message. Additionally, you must have also observed...
16 Aug 2012
User Profile Synchronization Database Growing Out of Control
In SharePoint Server 2010, the profile synchronization database keeps growing after each sync. This seems to be expected behavior at the time of writing this post. If you review the Database Types and Descriptions ( http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc678868.aspx ) article on TechNet...
13 Dec 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 that the site owners can typically create on their site List/Library Description Availability Libraries Site templates Document Library Create a document library when you have a collection of documents...
14 Jul 2011
Usage Reporting in SharePoint (WSS or MOSS)
SharePoint (WSS or MOSS) have built-in usage reporting feature. Usage reporting is a service that enables site administrators, site collection administrators, and Shared Services Provider (SSP) administrators to monitor statistics about the use of their sites. Usage reporting also includes usage...
2 Nov 2010
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