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SharePoint User Groups
This page contains resources for and a listing of offline Microsoft user groups focused on SharePoint Products and Technologies Table of Contents SharePoint User Group Listing SharePoint Resources on the TechNet Wiki Contribute to and Engage the TechNet Wiki Assist your peers or ask a question...
16 Apr 2016
SharePoint 2016 Farm Admin account Vs Farm Administrator Group in Central Admin.
It is common understanding that when you add a user into Farm Administrator group via Central admin, then it can access everything in the Central Admin and perform all operations. If you are thinking the same way then it is not Correct. As a member of Farm Administrator group, you can perform only...
5 Apr 2016
Wiki: IT Security Portal
Information security is the process of keeping computers and networks protected from theft, corruption, unwanted publication, tampering, or natural disaster, while keeping the information and property accessible and productive to its intended users. This article contains links only to TechNet Wiki...
6 Mar 2016
Event ID: 5586 Generated in the SharePoint Server: SharePoint 2007
Issue: Event ID: 5586 Generated in the SharePoint server. Error: Event ID 5586 generated in SharePoint Server application event logs. Event Type: Error Event Source: Windows SharePoint Services 3 Event Category: Database Event ID: 5586 Date: 09/10/2013 Time: 10:24:22 User...
21 Feb 2016
SharePoint 2010: Import or Export a Site using PowerShell
Table of Contents Introduction Applies To Download PowerShell Script See Also Other languages Introduction This article demonstrates exporting and importing a Site using PowerShell. This script exports a site, and then prompts you to confirm importing it. If you type "y" it...
2 Feb 2016
SharePoint 2007: How to Check Effective Permissions of a User in Each Site in a Site Collection
I've observed that one of a tedious task for a SharePoint site administrator to check permissions of a user in each site in a site collection. Microsoft Admin Toolkit has provided a functionality that can be used to check effective permissions. This can be downloaded at http://www.microsoft.com...
27 Jan 2016
SharePoint: The ultimate White Paper Gallery
Download white papers for SharePoint Server 2007, SharePoint 2010 and SharePoint 2013 in DOC, PDF, and other formats. All the content is free. This page aggregates Microsoft content from multiple sources – feel free to fill in the gaps and add links to other content. To view...
28 Dec 2015
Enter your credentials to connect to the following web service: InfoPath 2007
Issue: User gets the authentication prompt when trying to open the InfoPath form from a SharePoint form library. Background: While submitting the credentials, user can open the form. However, when he try to pull some of the information from the drop down menu, which is custom field, he...
12 Dec 2015
SharePoint 2013: How to edit the Web.config Using PowerShell
While working with clients you get to work on a lot of changes and a lot of modifications to the default configuration of the farm. It is always difficult to work on these changes manually. Recently, I was trying to find a way to modify the Web.config file via a command line utility. Then, I came...
12 Dec 2015
Microsoft User Groups Portal
Welcome to the Microsoft User Groups Portal on the TechNet Wiki. The purpose of this portal is to engage and connect offline Microsoft User Group communities with the online TechNet Wiki community, by encouraging article creation/collaboration and raising awareness of the TechNet Wiki within user...
10 Dec 2015
Direct Import-SPWeb from WSS 3.0/MOSS 2007 to SharePoint 2013
Issue Using Import-SPWeb to import a version 12 (SharePoint 2007/WSS3) SPWeb into a Version 15 (SharePoint 2013) environment fails with the following error: The version of the package 188.8.131.52 is different from thecurrent version this program supports, 184.108.40.206. At line:1 char:1 + Import...
27 Sep 2015
Site Owner Unable to Add/ Remove Users to/ from a Group
I get questions from time to time where people say they cannot add/ remove users to/from certain groups even though they have full control on the site. Matter of fact when they open the group (to add user to the group) the site owner is missing the ‘Add Users’ submenu (as shown on the figure 1). The...
31 Mar 2015
Troubleshooting adding server to the farm SharePoint 2007 (part 2)
Issue As discussed in the previous article Troubleshooting adding server to the farm, after disabling the loopback adapter to get access to the SharePoint site was having issue of browning the site. Error message CS0016: CS0016: Could not write to output file 'c:\WINDOWS\Microsoft.NET...
18 Mar 2015
Edward van Biljon
Table of Contents Introduction Solution Details Looking at the query string in greater detail Script Details & how to amend Further usage See Also Introduction Whilst writing an article about the Instant List Filter (hosted on CodePlex) I started wondering if there was an "Out of the...
23 Feb 2015
The CodePlex Corner: SharePoint Instant List Filter
Edward van Biljon
Table of Contents Link to SharePointReviews.com product review "End User – Developer" scale Potential pitfalls / problems Tutorials Conclusion The link to the Instant List Filter is https://instantlistfilter.codeplex.com/ This edition of the CodePlex Column delves into the SharePoint...
23 Feb 2015
SharePoint 2007: Write an IIS Warm Up Script for a SharePoint Intranet Site
What is a Warm-Up Script In a SharePoint production environment hosted in IIS, AppPool recycling on a daily basis is considered good practice. But as an after-effect of AppPool-recycle, when the first user hits the sites of the corresponding SharePoint Web application, slowness is experienced....
27 Dec 2014
SharePoint 2010: Using code to find custom columns in lists within a site
Edward van Biljon
Table of Contents Introduction Alternate approaches Reference Introduction You want to create a report of lists that references custom column, this can be achieved by going through all the lists by OOTB way, however that would be a cumbersome process when there are too many lists. Here is an...
6 Sep 2014
Email the Approval Status to "Created By"/"Modified By" user from Visual Studio workflow
Below is the code snippet to send an email about the approval status to the user who submitted/created the list item in a SharePoint list. Assume that the Visual studio workflow is attached to the list and will trigger the workflow when the item is edited in the list. if (workflowProperties...
5 Sep 2014
SharePoint 2010: Set Unique Permissions on List Views
Table of Contents Introduction Workaround Steps Hide the List Introduction You want to set unique permissions on a SharePoint List View. Many SharePoint experts will say, "it's one of SharePoint limitations!". However, there is a workaround here. Workaround Permissions...
28 Aug 2014
SharePoint 2013: View GUID via PowerShell
Issue View from the View drop down on SharePoint list disappears. Background We had a user who had an issue with a view loading slow, very slow on a SharePoint list. This view was set as default view for the list. We noticed that there were close to 50 odd webparts on the page that was...
28 Aug 2014
SharePoint 2007: PowerShell script to Identify Duplicate Files in Your MOSS Environment
I recently came across the customer requirement to check for duplicate files in their MOSS environment. The content database grows and sometimes it grows even faster if users store the same file at various locations instead of using links to documents. Credits As blueprint I have used this blogpost...
18 Jul 2014
Troubleshooting large list in SharePoint 2007
Aulakh Amardeep- MVP SharePoint Server
We never forgot about the basic in our life which we have learnt, but sometime there are some things which were left behind in our day to day experiences and sometimes they are regarded as stepping stone. I am taking about a learning experience I had yesterday whilst working with a user who was...
10 Jul 2014
The CodePlex Corner: Sushi
Table of Contents Link to SharePointReviews.com product review "End User – Developer" scale Potential pitfalls / problems Tutorial Conclusion and relevant links The link to the project is https://sushi.codeplex.com/ The project that this edition of the CodePlex Corner is...
14 May 2014
SharePoint 2007: User Profile Syncronization - Importing Differents OUs
For a client who was still working with SharePoint 2007 I had to configure the User Profile Synchronization. They had one Active Directory with several OU (organizational units). Lets take an example; In the AD we have these three OUs: OU=Accounts - Standard User OU=Accounts - Restricted User...
19 Apr 2014
SharePoint 2007 / 2010 Tutorial: Using the SharePoint List Field Manager
Table of Contents Installing the SharePoint List Field Manager Activating & using the SharePoint List Field Manager Best Practice / Suggestions Best Practice #1: Setting up a List Admin Page Additional Links This TechNet article is an introductory tutorial the CodePlex Project: SharePoint List...
15 Apr 2014
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