Recently was tasked with updating passwords on an older SharePoint 2007 farm. The fun part, Windows Server 2003 was the host OS. I hit a wall right out of the gate when I tried to run my STSADM command. [...]
As we all know, digging through SharePoint groups looking to see what users are in each, is no fun. To solve this, I created a new List, and added the groups I wanted to monitor. Then, added a little PowerShell [...]
How do you use PowerShell to export a list of all the sites in a Site Collection?
Scenario: User works in the office for a few weeks, then leaves. Same user returns a year later. The user account was never removed from SharePoint, but the user was unable to access sites, where permissions were directly granted. Sites [...]
Was trying to modify the Search Service Topology and ran into a few errors. Crawl component cannot be dismounted SharePoint Search Application Topology Status stuck in Recovering Both errors were cleared up by running the SharePoint Configuration Wizard on the server in [...]
When trying to enable a feature on a site, I was greeted with this following error: The parent content type specified by content type identifier 0×01 does not exist. Long story short, the CTYPE feature was not enabled on the site. [...]
What to find out who lasted updated a form template? Scenario: end user: “My InfoPath form has stopped working!” me: oh, did anyone make a change to the form? end user: “umm, not that I know of?!?!” Inspection Time: Open [...]
Simple question, how do you hide or remove a button from the ribbon in SharePoint? In my case, I needed to remove the Upload Document and Open with Explorer buttons for my Form Library. Open your site using SharePoint Designer. [...]
If you click on a Site Object and SPD displays Building the report…, simply click on another Site Object, and click your original Site Object again.
Recently deleted a SharePoint Designer workflow and did a database restore to get it back. Then I learned something new (thanks to a smart coworker), deleted workflows are saved to the sites recycle bin! WHAT! Sure enough, I navigated over [...]