Exporting Variations

MOSS 2007 had an OOB capability of exporting a publishing page to a .cmp file to enable offline translations scenarios. In case your translation team does an offline translation of the WCM site, the exported .cmp contained the required xmls for translation and you could import the translated xmls back to the destination variation. This…


SharePoint Server 2010 wsp deployment stuck on deploying

  Ever faced with a situation where the wsp job gets stuck on deploying. If yes, please check if all the servers in farm are on the same timezone. I faced a scenario where one of the servers was accidently changed by the developers to a different time zone and it cause the wsp deployment…


Word 2010 error on opening

  If you encounter error while opening a word file from SharePoint 2010 Document library, you need to try and uncheck the Protected View setting under word option.


MySite Host Template on SharePoint 2010

  If you have encountered “Error in PortalCrawl Web Service” when the MySite url (e.g sps3://mysite:567/ ) is being crawled then the most likely cause of the error is due to a) Permission error . Permission needs to be given to the crawl account to the UPA. The permission is “Retrieve People Data for Search…


Missing “I like it” and Tags on SharePoint 2010

  While working on Profiles and Metadata Service Federation between 2 farms I noticed that the “I like IT” button was missing in the child farm. After spending significant amount of time troubleshooting the Linking I found that I had missed to select the below checkboxes after creating the connection to “Service Application” in the…


Admin Approved InfoPath forms migrating from MOSS 2007 to SharePoint Server 2010

Admin approved form from MOSS 2007 get deployed as features within the 12 features hive under folders named with GUIDs. These need special handling to be moved to SharePoint 2010. The following steps need to be performed. a) Export the Admin approved IP templates using stsadm command. using stsadm -o exportipfsadminobjects command export the IP…