Category Archives: Installation

OneDrive for Business sync problems?

This happened to me a couple of days ago and some of my co-workers had the same problems: OneDrive for Business Error “Incompatible Office products are installed on your machine.” or when opening an Office Document within the OneDrive for Business local Folder: “Sorry, we can’t perform this action. Incompatible Office products are installed on… Read More »

FTC to CAM: Content Types, Site Columns and declaritive XML

So, remember a while back, when SP2013 was first released and there was this TechNet Article stating something on Sandboxed Solutions being deprecated? Well that was changed soon after off course. But still Vesa “vesku” Juvonen has been posting some great articles on moving from FTC (Full Trust Code Solutions) to the new CAM (Cloud App… Read More »

Configuring SharePoint 2013 Search REST API for anonymous users (AUTOMATED)

Waldek has posted on this topic already, and has an extensive post available. This post only contains a simple automated solution. The issue/goal here is: “One of the great capabilities of SharePoint 2013 is the Search REST API. Unfortunately it’s disabled for anonymous users by default. Find out how to enable SharePoint 2013 Search REST… Read More »

SharePoint 2010 SP1

So we have released the first Service Pack for SharePoint 2010, both Foundation and Server. You can find all of the details listed here <– must read this first !!! Update Foundation first: SharePoint Foundation 2010 Service Pack 1 Service Pack 1 for SharePoint Foundation 2010 Language Pack June 2011 CU for SharePoint Foundation 2010 Then… Read More »

April 2011 CU for SharePoint 2007 and 2010 has been released

Read more here: KB 2512783 – WSS 3.0 KB 2512782 – MOSS 2007 KB 2512804 – SharePoint Foundation 2010 KB 2512800 – SharePoint Server 2010 KB 2512801 – SharePoint Server 2010 with Project ServerAs you see there is a separate Full Server Package for SharePoint Server 2010 with Project Server which simplifies patching of… Read More »

Microsoft SharePoint Online Code Analysis Framework (MSOCAF)

At Microsoft SharePoint Online, as a part of the validation and verification process, a tool is used: MSOCAF. “MSOCAF analysis executes a set of rules against the custom solutions, prior to submission for deployment approval into the pre-production and production environments. The MSOCAF application is built using an extensible framework so that the SharePoint Online… Read More »

SharePoint 2010 August Cumulative Update

Microsoft just released the SharePoint Foundation Cumulative Update for August 2010. SharePoint Foundation 2010: kb2266423 – Download SharePoint Server 2010: kb2352342 – Download (Updated to point the urls to the correct hotfixes) via:

SharePoint and Web.config modifications

Ever since MOSS 2007 we all know the Web.Config Modifications Manager within the SharePoint API. But today I stumbled upon this PowerShell commandlet: Add-WebConfiguration. This commandlet is from the IIS7(.5) powershell module WebAdministration. The short version is, you can use this in you deploy script to do Web.Config modifications Example for an AppSettings Configuration Key:” Add-WebConfiguration… Read More »

SharePoint 2010 Site recycle bin released

The SP2010 team released the Admin tool we have all be waiting for: The SharePoint Site Recycle Bin for SharePoint 2010 is available for download at “The SharePoint Site Recycle Bin is a SharePoint Foundation 2010 solution package that when deployed to a Microsoft SharePoint Foundation 2010 or Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 server farm… Read More »

Custom SPJobDefinition and “Access denied” error

If you create a custom SPJobDefinition and use a Feature Event Receiver to deploy and install this (Timer) SPJobDefinition you receive an error when you call the Update() method: “Access Denied” How to code and install a SPJobDefinition Paul Kotlyar found this on the subject: “Upon detailed investigation of Microsoft.SharePoint.dll  I discovered that SharePoint guys added a… Read More »

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 »