Tag Archives: SharePoint 2010

UTILIZE SYMANTEC SYSTEM RECOVERY 2011 TO PROTECT YOUR SHAREPOINT 2010 ENVIRONMENT

As SharePoint evironments grow and become more widespread, business’ reliance upon the uptime of critical systems continues to grow as well. Having a rock solid backup and immediately restorable solution is paramount. Purpose built to “Save the Day” and formerly known as Backup Exec System Recovery (BESR), Symantec has an answer – System Recovery 2011. 

SHAREPOINT 2010: SP1 + June CU – .NET 4 = SUCCESS!

I installed SharePoint 2010 Service Pack 1 and the June 2011 CU tonight on a fairly new farm, but with a complicated User Profile Synchronization configuration. After installing the patches, everything appeared to work fine. However, when I went to do a Full User Profile Sync, I saw some of these errors… System.Reflection.TargetInvocationException: Exception has […]

SHAREPOINT 2010 – CANNOT IMPORT SOME PROFILE PROPERTY DATA TYPES FROM BCS.

SharePoint’s User Profile Synchronization service is by FAR it’s most complicated and painful part to deal with. It is a bear to setup, modify, and maintain. To add to that, if you are importing supplemental User Profile Properties from a BCS connection, like SQL, then you should know that importing URL and Person data types […]

SHAREPOINT 2010 – EDIT DOCUMENTS AT THE SAMETIME

Office 2010 and SharePoint 2010 allow you to edit documents at the same time. Just select ‘Edit in Microsoft [Word, Excel, etc]’ in the context menu of the document that you want to edit and you will be collaborating with any other users that are using that document. Check out this video that shows you […]

SHAREPOINT 2010 – USER PROFILE SYNC ERRORS

I recently setup a User Profile Synchronization service to sync with AD and then use BCS for supplemental profile properties. I ran into several issues with the User Profile Synchronization service. Here are a few errors and the solutions for them… Events 1001, 1004, and 1015 Errors • The resource ‘C:Program FilesMicrosoft Office Servers14.0SQLDatabaseSettings.sql’ does […]

SHAREPOINT 2010 – SERVICE PACK 1 IS NOW AVAILABLE!

Service Pack 1 for SharePoint 2010 is now available! Get it here! What’s new for SharePoint Server? • Improved support for Internet Explorer 9. • Recycle bin: Lets you restore a site collection or a web that was deleted. • Remote Backup Systems (RBS) and shallow copy can decrease downtime and increase efficiency by moving […]

SHAREPOINT 2010 – MIGRATING LISTS AND KEEPING METADATA

I recently had a project where I needed to migrate a 2007 sub-site from WSS 3.0 to SharePoint Server 2010 Enterprise. I needed to move all of the lists and keep the metadata (Created Date, Created By, etc) in tact. Here’s how I did it… Move Content DB from MOSS/WSS to SP2010 using the attach […]

SHAREPOINT 2010 – LIST CANNOT BE DISPLAYED IN DATASHEET VIEW

If you are running the 64-bit version of Office, then you will most likely see this error when you try to view a list in the Datasheet View… “The List Cannot be Displayed in Datasheet view…” This is because SharePoint expects the 32-bit version of the Access ActiveX plugin. In order to fix this, download […]

OFFICE 2010 AND SHAREPOINT 2010 SP1 COMING IN JUNE!

Microsoft announced today that Service Pack 1 for Office 2010 and SharePoint 2010 will be released by the end of June. Among the list of added features and improvements is the support for Chrome and IE9 for SharePoint. That is just one of the improvements being added. Stay tuned for more info coming as TechEd […]

SHAREPOINT 2010: USING THE SOURCE PARAMETER IN THE URL

Have you ever wanted to send a user to a form to fill something out, but you wanted them to be redirected to another page when they were done?  You can do just that with the Source parameter in the QueryString.  Let’s say that you have a link to a form… http://SPServer/Lists/MyList/Forms/NewItem.aspx And let’s say […]

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