SharePoint 2010 Management Shell does not load with Windows PowerShell 3.0

  Let’s say that you install PowerShell 3.0 by by installing the Windows Management Framework (WMF) 3.0 from Description of Windows Management Framework 3.0 for Windows 7 SP1 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2506143 Description of Windows Management Framework 3.0 for Windows Server 2008 SP2 http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2506146 However, after you install WMF 3.0 and PowerShell,…

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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 Foundation 2010 and SharePoint Server 2010…


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…

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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 types, you will…

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Unable to send emails to lists and document libraries in SharePoint 2010

This post describes an issue with incoming e-mail to lists and document libraries after installing the April 2012 CU for SharePoint 2010. Those of you who have installed the April 2012 CU for SharePoint Server 2010 on the farm and configured incoming emails on document libraries or lists would have encountered this issue, User sends…

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SharePoint 2010 takes the first 3 property restrictions into account irrespective of the number of property restrictions specified in the search query

  Using the Enterprise Search keyword syntax in SharePoint Server 2010, you can build a search query that uses multiple property restrictions to narrow the search focus based on the specified condition. However, SharePoint will only take the first 3 property restrictions into account irrespective of the number of property restrictions specified in the search…


Post-October 2011 CU- Running the ‘Update-SPProfilePhotoStore’ PowerShell command fails with a ‘The pipeline has been stopped’ error

After you apply the October2010 Cumulative Update for SharePoint Server 2010 (14.0.6112.5000), the profile picture import can run into some issues. Profile picture is not imported or updated after running a full synchronization. The ULS logs will show the following entry: SavePictureToLibrary: Error processing the photo URL picture_GUID.jpg for user 1: System.UriFormatException: Invalid URI: The…

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My Links in SharePoint 2010

  In MOSS 2007, we’re used to seeing a link in a drop-down box at the top right of our SharePoint sites, called My Links. At first glance, it seems that this functionality has been removed from SharePoint 2010. It’s still there, sort of. There are MY LINKS in SharePoint 2010, but sort of HIDDEN….

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Configuring Claims and Forms based Authentication for use with an ASP.NET Membership Provider in SharePoint 2010

  The steps included in this post are: Configure SQL for membership store Create a new Web Application with ‘Claims-based authentication’ Modify the Web.config files       a. Configure the web.config of the web application to use ASP.Net membership provider         b.  Configure Central Admin to use the ASP.Net membership provider         c.  Configure the Security…

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