Monthly Archives: July 2010

Download a solution from your Farm (SP2100)

Wanted to download a solution from my farm. So did it with PowerShell: param([string]$folder) write-host “” write-host -f Green “Get Solutions from Farm – Stef van Hooijdonk – v1.0” write-host “” $snapin=”Microsoft.SharePoint.PowerShell” if (get-pssnapin $snapin -ea “silentlycontinue”) { write-host -f Green “PSsnapin $snapin is loaded” } else { if (get-pssnapin $snapin -registered -ea “silentlycontinue”) {… Read More »

Claims Based authentication and the Outlook social connector don’t work together

Following the updates on the Outlook social connector and the Facebook plugin for the Outlook social connector there is one little snag! When using a SharePoint 2010 Web Application for your portal/mysites with Claims Based authentication the Outlook social connector cannot connect to it! UPDATE: SP2010 CU1 fixes this! With Fiddler you will see that… Read More »

Usefull tools for Claims Based authentication and SharePoint 2010

If you want to create a your own Security Token Service that is compatible with SharePoint 2010 have a look here and download the Windows Identity Foundation (formaly known as Geneva)  SDK: This will install 4 VS 2010 Project Templates on which you can base your Custom STS, I used the first one : Part of a… Read More »

Claims based authentication and SharePoint 2010 QFE

When using SharePoint 2010 with a Claims Based Authentication Web Application you will receive an issue in your Central Administration Healt analyser: “Web Applications using Claims authentication require an update” Just install this hotfix: ( the first recorded SP2010 update? ) More info on the issue:

Claims Based authentication and the PublishingCache

If you are using Claims Based Authentication on your WebApplication then the Publishing Cache doesn’t work properly. Have a look into your Developer Dashboard to see what is going on: The warning and critical error are: 7362 – Warning Publishing Cache 7363 – Critical Publishing Cache Why is this? Because with Claims Based Authentication the Cache… Read More »