One of the request inputs is out of range Error with Azure Table Storage

I wanted to document this error here because I recently went nearly blind trying to solve it, and I never did find the exact cause when Bing'ing for it.  Unfortunately it's a pretty generic error so it may very well have been out there, but it seems there are several reasons for it.  In my…

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Some Easy PowerShell to Export the Token Signing Certificate from SharePoint 2010

I know this has been a pain of varying magnitudes for folks over the last couple of years, so I thought I would share some nice PowerShell I stumbled upon recently.  It allows you to export the token signing certificate of the local SharePoint farm's STS.  You can then use this for things like getting…

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Doing The Mash with Excel Web App and SkyDrive

Hey folks, I just wanted to pass along some really very cool new features of the Excel Web App and SkyDrive.  There's a new site up called Excel Mash Up (http://www.excelmashup.com/) that has some really interesting ways that you can upload Excel workbooks to SkyDrive and then embed them in your web site.  It also…

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Where Are My Share-n-Dipity Posts?

Hey folks, just an FYI that, in case you haven’t noticed, things have gone a little quiet on the blog.  Nothing sinister at play here, we’ve just covered a LOT of stuff over the last couple of years and we’re well into the SharePoint 2010 product cycle.  In addition, I changed focus a few weeks…

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Retrieving REST Data Using NTLM From a Dual Auth Site in SharePoint 2010

The title of this post actually makes this sound a lot more complicated than the final solution.  It's really a case of combining the techniques I discussed in two previous posts:  http://blogs.technet.com/b/speschka/archive/2010/09/25/retrieving-rest-data-in-a-claims-based-auth-site-in-sharepoint-2010.aspx and http://blogs.technet.com/b/speschka/archive/2011/04/01/retrieving-data-from-a-multi-auth-site-using-the-client-om-and-web-services-in-sharepoint-2010.aspx.  The short version of the scenario is this – some folks wanted to do a something like a health check ping…

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The CASI Kit Announcement from SharePoint Conference

Just wanted to update folks with the announcement made at the SharePoint Conference yesterday regarding the CASI Kit.  I have decided to release everything for it – full source code to the base class, the web part, and all of the sample projects – up to CodePlex.  If you go to casikit.codeplex.com now you can…

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Facebook DataView WebPart Code from SharePoint Conference

For those of you who attended my SPC 351 session at SharePoint Conference today (Hitting the Ground Running with Claims Authentication), there was a request for some source code.   As promised, I'm attaching a zip file with the source to the Facebook DataView WebPart I demonstrated.  It's based on using ACS to log into a…

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Working with Social Tags in SharePoint 2010

NOTE:  Please download the attachment to get a Word doc with this posting in human readable format. I had an interesting request recently from someone that wanted help essentially being able to migrate social tags between two different farms.  There are some things out of the box that can help you do this, and some…

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