SharePoint Timer Job Locks and Scope

Job Locks - Farm Scope (SPJobLockType.Job)   Jobs which have a lock of type Job run once per farm (per iteration). Examples of this type of job include the Password Management job, CEIP data collection job, and the Delete Job History job. Jobs with this scope typically take an action effectin... [More]

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Sharepoint Field Types - Elements.xml

Sharepoint Field Types - Elements.xml Single Line of Text:field id="{FDDC4E38-25E0-4FD9-92E7-D17F34A5AB12}" description="My Content ID of Item" staticname="ContentID" name="ContentID" displayname="ContentID" type="Text" group="Sample Site Columns" sourceid="http://schemas.microsoft.com/sharepoint/v... [More]

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Run all SharePoint 2010 Health Rules At Once

Here is a simple PowerShell script to execute all farm health check immediately: # check to ensure Microsoft.SharePoint.PowerShell is loaded $snapin = Get-PSSnapin | Where-Object {$_.Name -eq 'Microsoft.SharePoint.Powershell'} if ($snapin -eq $null) { Write-Host "Loading S... [More]

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Missing Site Templates in SharePoint 2010

If you have activated SharePoint Server Publishing Infrastructure feature on the site collection level,  when you try to create a new sub-site on SharePoint 2010, there are only two site templates available by default: Publishing Site with Workflow and Enterprise Wiki.  Where are the other... [More]

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Inbound Email Not Starting SharePoint Workflow

This is a common problem that SharePoint Administrators run into all the time.  The fix is quite easy as well.  Run this stsadm command on the web front ends to see what the property value is: stsadm -o getproperty -pn declarativeworkflowautostartonemailenabled If property value is set t... [More]

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There are no people or groups to show in this view

There are no people or groups to show in this view... One of the great out of the box web parts is the Site Users web part.  It allows you to dynamically display who has access to that site.  You can configure it to show one of the following: Show people and groups with direct permis... [More]

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Bring back the Quick Launch on a Web Part Page

Okay so we've all seen this before. We want a new Web Part page on our Sharepoint 2010 site. We go to All Site Content > Create > Web Part Page> Create and Viola! A WebPart Page is created. But notice something different about the page? The Quick Launch menu is missing. Not good for those ... [More]

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One Or More Field Types Are Not Installed Properly. Go To List Settings Page To Delete These Fields

One or more field types are not installed properly. Go to List settings page to delete these fields. Error while viewing Manage Content and Structure Page. In a SharePoint 2010 publishing site,  when you go to Site Settings -> Manage Content and Structure menu, you will get an error message... [More]

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PerformancePoint 2010 UI Missing with SSRS Report After Aug CU

While working on a customer site, I ran into this problem. After the farm was patched to SP2010 SP1 and the August 2011 Cumulative Update, the normal PerformancePoint 2010 blue UI with the SSRS parameters located at the top was gone. It had been replaced with the typical SSRS report fo... [More]

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Error occurred in deployment step 'Activate Features': Unable to locate the workflow's association data

Whenever you develop Sharepoint 2010, Project server 2010 or Infopath 2010 workflows using Visual studio 2010 you may face the error which says “Error occurred in deployment step 'Activate Features': Unable to locate the workflow's association data. To restore the association data to the workf... [More]

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