SharePoint 2013 Incoming Email – a discussion of some of the requirements

 – Cross posted from my post on the SharePoint Team blog, where you'll find blogs from a great bunch of knowledgeable SharePoint support engineers.               http://blogs.msdn.com/b/spses/archive/2015/03/04/requirements-for-sending-email-to-sharepoint-libraries-including-x-headers.aspx ———————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— There have been some questions around E-Mail requirements for sending email to a SharePoint list or library, and specifically around the need for the x-sender and x-receiver header…

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Mapping a drive to a SharePoint library (Connect to Server) from Mac OSX Finder does not allow drag and drop of files into a SharePoint document Library

If you have ever tried mapping a drive to a SharePoint document library, from a MacBook Air or MacBook Pro – essentially any Mac OSX 10 device, you have probably noticed that it doesn't work! My experience was with a MacBook Air and MacBook Pro, both with OSX 10. What you might not be clear…

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Playing Windows authenticated SharePoint 2013 Videos from a Mac OS X device and Safari browser – Solution

The Problem: You are Unable to play videos from an authenticated (Windows Authentication) SharePoint site on a MacBook (OS X) running the Safari browser.  This was reproduced on SharePoint 2013 by editing a page and selecting Insert -> Video -> From Computer. The video may say “Loading” or may just never start playing.   What…

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SharePoint 2013 Profile Pictures no longer display in MySites after moving MySite URL or changing web applications

You may have run into this innocently enough, just trying to get a better URL for your MySite users.  Or you have migrated and, for whatever reason, had to use a new URL for MySites.  For example: your MySite Host was http://portal.company.com and you have changed it to http://personal.company.com.  Any change to the URL will cause the issue….

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My Quick Deploy Job is causing 4958 and 6398 errors in the application log every 15 minutes

  The SharePoint Content deployment topic has been well documented, but I recently ran into an issue which, I was surprised to find, was not covered. In SharePoint 2007, when you set up a new Content Deployment Path, you automatically get a new job named “Quick Deploy job for Path ‘<your Path name>’ This job…

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